NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt men’s basketball head coach Jerry Stackhouse earned men’s basketball coach of the year from the Tennessee Sports Writers Association, it was announced Monday by the organization. The award is voted on by media members and sports information directors from around the state of Tennessee.
The latest award for Stackhouse adds to his growing resume, which includes the Southeastern Conference’s co-coach of the year and the Ben Jobe National Minority Coach of the Year.
In his fourth season in Nashville, Stackhouse led the Commodores to 22 wins – their fifth-most victories in the last 30 seasons.
Vandy’s 11 SEC wins tied for the fourth most in the conference this season and is just the third time in the last 30 seasons the Dores have won 11 or more SEC games.
Vanderbilt won 14 games at Memorial Gymnasium, the Commodores’ most since the 2015-16 season. Stackhouse led the Commodores to the NIT quarterfinals for a second-consecutive season.