Spokane, Wash. -

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few has been named a finalist for the 2013 Naismith award honoring the 2013 national coach of the year.  Few's team is 31-2 heading into the NCAA tournament and ranked #1 in the nation.  Few is one of four finalists, the winner will be named April 7th at the Final Four in Atlanta.

The Zags open the tournament Thursday in Salt Lake City as a #1 seed taking on Southern University.