Florida men’s basketball head coach Mike White was named the SEC Coach of the Year on Tuesday. White has led Florida to a 24-7 overall record and a 14-4 SEC record that includes a home win against SEC regular season champion Kentucky.
White has previously earned conference coach of the year awards at Louisiana Tech. In 2013 White was the Western Athletic Conference Coach of the Year. In 2015 White was named the Coach of the Year in Conference USA.
White and Florida will begin play in the SEC Tournament on Friday. Florida is slated to play at 6:30 ET.