Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns basketball coach Bob Marlin has been named the District 24 Coach of the Year after leading the Ragin' Cajuns to a school-record 27 wins in the 2017-18 season.

The announcement was made today by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).  The award is voted on by fellow coaches.

In addition to the 27 wins, Louisiana also won the Sun Belt Conference regular season championship by four games and set a school record for conference wins (16).  The team reached the 20-victory mark faster than any other team in school history.