List of college men's basketball coaches with 600 wins

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This is a list of college men's basketball coaches by number of career wins across all three divisions of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and both divisions of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).[1][2][3] Mike Krzyzewski is the NCAA Division I leader with 1,033 wins. Harry Statham has more victories than any other men's or women's head coach across all levels and divisions in NCAA or NAIA history with 1,098. Exhibition games are not counted on this list.

College basketball coaches with 600 wins[edit]

Key[edit]

* Active in the 2014–15 season
Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach
600 wins with a NCAA Division I program (or historic equivalent)

Coaches[edit]

Statistics correct as of March 6, 2015.
Rank Name Years Wins Losses Pct. Teams
1* Statham, HarryHarry Statham 49 1,098 475 .698 McKendree (1967–present)
2* Krzyzewski, MikeMike Krzyzewski 41 1,035 316 .766 Army (1975–1980), Duke (1980–present)
3* Miles, DannyDanny Miles 44 1,034 434 .704 Oregon Tech (1971–present)
4* Magee, HerbHerb Magee 48 1,027 403 .718 Philadelphia (1967–present)
5 Meyer, DonDon Meyer 36 923 324 .740 Hamline (1972–1975), Lipscomb (1975–1999), Northern State (1999–2010)
6 Knight, BobBob Knight 42 902 371 .709 Army (1965–1971), Indiana (1971–2000), Texas Tech (2001–2008)
7* Holmquist, DaveDave Holmquist 38 891 353 .716 Fresno Pacific (1974–1977), Biola (1978–present)
8* Robinson, GlennGlenn Robinson 44 890 327 .731 Franklin & Marshall (1971–present)
9 Smith, DeanDean Smith 36 879 254 .776 North Carolina (1961–1997)
10 Rupp, AdolphAdolph Rupp 41 876 190 .822 Kentucky (1930–1972)
11 Calhoun, JimJim Calhoun 39 873 380 .697 Northeastern (1972–1986), Connecticut (1986–2012)
12* Holley, LarryLarry Holley 44 868 516 .627 Central Methodist (1969–1975), Northwest Mo. St. (1977–1979), William Jewell (1979–present)
13* Boeheim, JimJim Boeheim[note 1] 39 858 333 .720 Syracuse (1976–present)
14 Phelan, JimJim Phelan 49 830 524 .613 Mount St. Mary's (1954–2003)
15 Gaines, ClarenceClarence Gaines 47 828 447 .649 Winston-Salem State (1946–1993)
16 Johnson, JerryJerry Johnson 47 821 447 .647 LeMoyne-Owen (1958–2005)
17* Holley, WillieWillie Holley 42 813 527 .607 Mid-American Christian (1974–2015)
18 Sutton, EddieEddie Sutton 37 806 326 .712 Creighton (1969–1974), Arkansas (1974–1985), Kentucky (1985–1989), Oklahoma State (1990–2006), San Francisco (2007–2008)
19* Smith, JimJim Smith 51 786 556 .586 Saint John's (MN) (1964–2015)
19 Driesell, LeftyLefty Driesell 41 786 394 .666 Davidson (1960–1969), Maryland (1969–1986), James Madison (1988–1997), Georgia State (1997–2003)
21 Olson, LuteLute Olson 34 780 280 .736 Long Beach State (1973–1974), Iowa (1974–1983), Arizona (1983–2007)
22 Henson, LouLou Henson 41 779 412 .654 Hardin–Simmons (1962–1966), New Mexico State (1966–1975, 1998–2005), Illinois (1975–1996)
23* Chipman, BobBob Chipman 36 773 329 .701 Washburn (1979–present)
24* Huggins, BobBob Huggins 33 765 312 .710 Walsh (1980–1983), Akron (1984–1989), Cincinnati (1989–2005), Kansas State (2006–2007), West Virginia (2007–present)
25* Massimino, RollieRollie Massimino 39 761 451 .628 Stony Brook (1969–1971), Villanova (1973–1992), UNLV (1992–1994), Cleveland State (1996–2003), Northwood (FL) (2006–present)
26 Diddle, EdgarEdgar Diddle 42 759 302 .715 Western Kentucky (1922–1964)
27 Iba, HenryHenry Iba 41 755 340 .689 Northwest Missouri State (1929–1933), Colorado (1933–1934), Oklahoma State (1934–1970)
28* Moore, SteveSteve Moore 34 754 215 .778 Muhlenberg (1981–1987), Wooster (1987–present)
29* Williams, RoyRoy Williams 27 757 204 .788 Kansas (1988–2003), North Carolina (2003–present)
30 Ryan, BoBo Ryan 31 747 233 .762 Wisconsin-Platteville (1984–1999), Milwaukee (1999–2001), Wisconsin (2001–2015)
31 Allen, PhogPhog Allen 50 746 264 .739 Baker (1905–1908), Kansas (1907–1909, 1919–1956), Haskell (1908–1909), Central Missouri State (1912–1919)
32 Chaney, JohnJohn Chaney 34 741 312 .704 Cheyney (1972–1982), Temple (1982–2006)
33* Hixon, DavidDavid Hixon 38 740 264 .737 Amherst (1977–present)
34* Lightfoot, MikeMike Lightfoot 28 739 269 .733 Bethel (IN) (1987–present)
35 Patterson, PaulPaul Patterson 34 734 375 .662 Taylor (1978–2013)
36* Hodge, RalphRalph Hodge 36 730 441 .623 Olivet Nazarene (1978–present)
37 Tarkanian, JerryJerry Tarkanian[note 2] 31 729 201 .784 Long Beach State (1968–1973), UNLV (1973–1992), Fresno State (1995–2002)
37 Stewart, NormNorm Stewart 38 729 373 .662 Northern Iowa (1961–1967), Missouri (1967–1999)
39 Meyer, RayRay Meyer 42 724 354 .672 DePaul (1942–1984)
40* Kessler, JimJim Kessler 38 720 536 .573 Grace (IN) (1977–present)
41 Haskins, DonDon Haskins 38 719 353 .671 UTEP (1961–1999)
42* Pitino, RickRick Pitino 30 718 251 .741 Boston University (1978–1983), Providence (1985–1987), Kentucky (1989–1997), Louisville (2001–present)
43* Hays, DanDan Hays 37 717 449 .615 Northwestern Oklahoma State (1978–1983), Oklahoma Christian (1983–present)
44 Chapman, LarryLarry Chapman 40 714 495 .591 Georgia Southern (1974–1977), Auburn–Montgomery (1977–2014)
45 Robbins, DaveDave Robbins 30 713 194 .786 Virginia Union (1978–2008)
46* Byrd, RickRick Byrd 34 708 366 .659 Maryville (TN) (1978–1980), Lincoln Memorial (1983–1986), Belmont (1986–present)
47 Sauers, DickDick Sauers 41 702 330 .680 Albany (1955–1987, 1988–1997)
48* Slocum, JerryJerry Slocum 40 699 514 .576 Nyack (1975–1987), Geneva (1987–1996), Gannon (1996–2005), Youngstown State (2005–present)
49* Burchard, BobBob Burchard 27 689 234 .746 Columbia (MO) (1988–present)
49* Ellis, CliffCliff Ellis 37 689 434 .614 South Alabama (1975–1984), Clemson (1984–1994), Auburn (1994–2004), Coastal Carolina (2007–present)
51 Montgomery, MikeMike Montgomery 32 677 317 .681 Montana (1978–1986), Stanford (1986–2004), California (2008–2014)
52* Lamar, RockyRocky Lamar 29 676 346 .661 MidAmerica Nazarene (1986–present)
53 Crum, DennyDenny Crum 30 675 295 .696 Louisville (1971–2001)
54 Williams, GaryGary Williams 33 668 380 .637 American (1978–1982), Boston College (1982–1986), Ohio State (1986–1989), Maryland (1989–2011)
55 Bridges, DennisDennis Bridges 36 666 320 .675 Illinois Wesleyan (1965–2001)
56 Wooden, JohnJohn Wooden[note 3] 29 664 162 .804 Indiana State (1946–1948), UCLA (1948–1975)
57* Hunter, LarryLarry Hunter 35 663 392 .628 Wittenberg (1976–1989), Ohio (1989–2001), Western Carolina (2005–present)
58 Van Wieren, GlennGlenn Van Wieren 33 660 219 .751 Hope (1977–2010)
59* Schmidt, RichardRichard Schmidt 34 659 334 .664 Vanderbilt (1979–1981), Tampa (1983–present)
60 Miller, RalphRalph Miller 38 657 382 .632 Wichita State (1951–1964), Iowa (1964–1970), Oregon State (1970–1989)
61 Reynolds, DickDick Reynolds 40 653 426 .605 Otterbein (1972–2012)
62 Penders, TomTom Penders 36 648 438 .597 Tufts (1971–1974), Columbia (1974–1978), Fordham (1978–1986), Rhode Island (1986–1988), Texas (1988–1998), George Washington (1998–2001), Houston (2004–2010)
63 Bartow, GeneGene Bartow 34 647 353 .647 Central Missouri State (1961–1964), Valparaiso (1964–1970), Memphis State (1970–1974), Illinois (1974–1975), UCLA (1975–1977), UAB (1978–1996)
64* Lambert, RandyRandy Lambert 35 645 292 .688 Maryville (1980–present)
65* Beilein, JohnJohn Beilein 33 642 385 .625 Nazareth (1982–1983), Le Moyne (1983–1992), Canisius (1992–1997), Richmond (1997–2002), West Virginia (2002–2007), Michigan (2007–present)
66 Tubbs, BillyBilly Tubbs 31 641 340 .653 Southwestern (TX) (1971–1973), Lamar (1976–1980, 2003–2006), Oklahoma (1980–1994), TCU (1994–2002)
67 Drew, HomerHomer Drew 34 640 427 .600 Bethel (IN) (1976–1987), Indiana-South Bend (1987–1988), Valparaiso (1988–2002, 2004–2011)
67* Ridder, SteveSteve Ridder 26 640 231 .735 Embry-Riddle (FL) (1989–present)
69 Whitmore, DickDick Whitmore 41 639 344 .650 Colby (1970–2011), Thomas (2014)
70 Harshman, MarvMarv Harshman 40 637 443 .590 Pacific Lutheran (1944–1958), Washington State (1958–1971), Washington (1971–1985)
71 Durham, HughHugh Durham 37 633 429 .596 Florida State (1966–1978), Georgia (1978–1995), Jacksonville (1997–2005)
72* Klusman, TomTom Klusman 35 632 373 .629 Rollins (1980–present)
72 Lance, JohnJohn Lance 44 632 340 .650 Southwestern Oklahoma (1918–1922), Pittsburg State (1922–1934, 1935–1963)
74 Anderson, KenKen Anderson 27 631 152 .806 Wisconsin–Eau Claire (1968–1995)
74 Henderson, CamCam Henderson 36 631 242 .723 Muskingum (1919–1923), Davis & Elkins (1923–1935), Marshall (1935–1955)
76 Messbarger, EdEd Messbarger 41 630 518 .549 Benedictine Heights (1957–1960), Dallas (1960–1963), St. Mary's (Texas) (1963–1998), Angelo State (1978–1998)
77 Neer, MikeMike Neer 37 629 346 .645 Rochester (1976–2010), Hobart (2011–2014)
78* Jenkins, SteveSteve Jenkins 33 628 426 .596 Evangel (1982–present)
79* Edwards, MarkMark Edwards 34 627 272 .697 Washington (MO) (1981–present)
80 Sloan, NormNorm Sloan 37 624 393 .614 Presbyterian (1951–1955), The Citadel (1956–1960), Florida (1960–1966, 1980–1989), NC State (1966–1980)
81 Morrill, StewStew Morrill 29 620 291 .681 Montana (1986–1991), Colorado State (1991–1998), Utah State (1998–2015)
81 Nicholson, DeanDean Nicholson 26 620 199 .757 Central Washington (1964–1990)
83 Murphy, TomTom Murphy 35 618 274 .693 Hamilton (1970–2004), SUNYIT (2005–2006)
83 Smith, TomTom Smith 38 618 463 .572 Central Missouri (1975–1980), Valparaiso (1980–1988), Missouri Western (1988–2013)
85 Braun, BenBen Braun 37 615 517 .543 Siena Heights (1977–1985), Eastern Michigan (1985–1996), California (1996–2008), Rice (2008–2014)
86 Steele, JerryJerry Steele 39 609 486 .556 Guilford (1962–1970), High Point (1972–2003)
87* Knight, SteveSteve Knight 33 608 453 .573 William Carey (1982–present)
88* Shovlain, RayRay Shovlain 32 605 430 .585 St. Ambrose (1983–present)
88* Barnes, RickRick Barnes 28 605 314 .658 George Mason (1987–1988), Providence (1988–1994), Clemson (1994–1998), Texas (1998–2015), Tennessee (2015–present)
90 Boots, DaveDave Boots 31 603 291 .674 Augsburg (1982–1988), South Dakota (1988–2013)

Active coaches nearing 600 career wins[edit]

Name Years Wins Losses Pct. Teams
Calipari, JohnJohn Calipari[note 4] 23 595 176 .772 UMass (1988–1996), Memphis (2000–2009), Kentucky (2009–present)
Kruger, LonLon Kruger 29 572 351 .620 UTPA (1982–1986), Kansas St. (1986–1990), Florida (1990-1996), Illinois (1996–2000), UNLV (2004–2011), Oklahoma (2011–present)
Self, BillBill Self 22 570 184 .756 ORU (1993–1997), Tulsa (1997–2000), Illinois (2000–2003), Kansas (2003–present)
Larrañaga, JimJim Larrañaga 31 555 381 .593 American International (1977–1979), Bowling Green (1986-1997), George Mason (1997–2011), Miami (FL) (2011–present)
Smith, TubbyTubby Smith 24 548 264 .675 Tulsa (1991–1995), Georgia (1995–1997), Kentucky (1997–2007), Minnesota (2007–2013), Texas Tech (2013–present)
Altman, DanaDana Altman 27 544 302 .643 Marshall (1989–1990), Kansas State (1990–1994),Creighton (1994–2010), Oregon (2010–present)
Kampe, GregGreg Kampe 31 543 408 .571 Oakland (1984–present)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Jim Boeheim's total does not include 108 wins vacated by the NCAA. His career total would be 966 with the vacated victories.
  2. ^ Jerry Tarkanian's total does not include 55 wins vacated by the NCAA. His career total would be 784 with the vacated victories.
  3. ^ Wooden is also a member of the Naismith Hall as a player.
  4. ^ John Calipari's total does not include 42 wins and 2 losses vacated by the NCAA. His career record would be 627–177 with the vacated games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCAA Career Statistics Database". NCAA. Retrieved June 14, 2012. (The NCAA Career Statistics database allows the viewer to obtain coaching records for all NCAA coaches by inputting the individual's name in the linked window.)
  2. ^ "Men's Basketball Winningest Active Coaches (By Wins): Currently," (PDF). NAIA. Retrieved May 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ "NCAA Basketball Coaching Records, as of 2011" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved June 14, 2012.