What coach has won most NCAA basketball championships?
|Rank||School||# and Coach(es)|
|1||UCLA||11 – John Wooden (10), Jim Harrick (1)|
|2||Kentucky||8 – Adolph Rupp (4), Joe B. Hall (1), Rick Pitino (1), Tubby Smith (1), John Calipari (1)|
|3||North Carolina||6 – Frank McGuire (1), Dean Smith (2), Roy Williams (3)|
|4||Duke||5 – Mike Krzyzewski|
How many coaches have won a NCAA basketball championship?
Of course, coming out on top over the other 67 teams in the field is no easy task. Only three active coaches — MIke Krzyzewski, Roy Williams and Jay Wright — have won multiple national championships. They all remain far behind John Wooden, who is atop the leaderboard.
Who won March Madness 2020?
Here are the programs which have won the NCAA men’s basketball championship:
|2020||Canceled due to Covid-19||—|
|2019||Virginia (35-3)||85-77 (OT)|
|2017||North Carolina (33-7)||71-65|
What is the highest seeded team to ever win a title?
The highest seed to ever make the championship is an 8, which has happened twice. The first came in the first NCAA tournament under the modern format, when 8-seed Villanova beat powerhouse 1-seed Georgetown for the 1985 championship.
Who is the oldest active college basketball coach?
Rick Pitino, 68, returned to college coaching this past season at Iona, leading the Gaels into the first round of the men’s NCAA Tournament. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, 66, is the oldest coach in the Big Ten.
Who is the most famous basketball coach?
NBA’s 10 Greatest Coaches of All Time
- Phil Jackson. Jackson is greatest coach of all time.
- Red Auerbach. Auerbach was the “Godfather of the NBA.” He was the man of the Boston Celtics for over 30 years as a coach and an executive. …
- Gregg Popovich. …
- Pat Riley. …
- Larry Brown. …
- Lenny Wilkens. …
- Chuck Daly. …
- Rudy Tomjanovich. …