UConn's Auriemma a finalist for Naismith coach of year award
Auriemma is a six-time winner of the award, most recently being honored in 2009. He has guided the Huskies to a 32-0 record as UConn enters the NCAA tournament with an undefeated record for the eighth time.
The winner will be announced on April 4.
The four finalists for the Naismith women's player of the year award will be announced on Friday.