By Thad Novak
December 24, 2016
College basketball players come and go, but coaches have a longevity rarely seen in any other sport. Names like Krzyzewski, Knight and Rupp are inextricably linked with the programs they turned into dynasties.
UConn’s Jim Calhoun, who in March became the oldest coach to capture an NCAA championship, now has three such titles on his résumé.
With Calhoun nearing the top five in all-time victories, he has taken his place among the greatest names in the coaching profession.
Read on for more on Calhoun and the rest of the top 100 coaches in the history of the college game.
#11. Lefty Driesell
In his long coaching career, Charles “Lefty” Driesell racked up at least 100 wins at each of the four schools he helmed.
Best known for his days at Maryland—where he won an NIT title and made eight NCAA tournaments with two Elite 8 finishes—Driesell is ninth all-time with 786 wins at the Division I level.