Top 10 College Basketball Coaches Of All Time


10.Al McGuire


Al McGuire

He was an American college basketball coach and broadcaster, the head coach at Marquette University from 1964 to 1977

9) Denny Crum


 Denny Crum

He guided the Cardinals to two NCAA championships and six Final Fours.

8) Phog Allen


Phog Allen

he served as the head basketball coach at Baker University, the University of Kansas, Haskell Institut

7) Hank Iba


Hank Iba

His squads were known for being methodical and controlling the ball, while also playing tough, man-to-man defense.

6) Adolph Rupp


Adolph Rupp

He is ranked seventh in total victories by a men's NCAA Division I college coach, winning 876 games in 41 years of coaching at the University of Kentucky.

5) Clair Bee


 Clair Bee

who led the team at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York to undefeated seasons in 1936 and 1939, as well as two National Invitation Tournament titles in 1939 and 1941.

4) Dean Smith


Dean Smith

He was an American men's college basketball head coach. Called a "coaching legend" by the Basketball Hall of Fame, he coached for 36 years at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

3) John Wooden


 John Wooden

he won ten National Collegiate Athletic Association national championships in a 12-year period as head coach for the UCLA Bruins, including a record seven in a row.

2) Mike Krzyzewski


Mike Krzyzewski

as the head coach at Duke University from 1980 to 2022, during which he led the Blue Devils to five national titles, 13 Final Fours, 15 ACC tournament championships, and 13 ACC regular season titles.

1) Bob Knight


Knight led his teams to three NCAA championships, one National Invitation Tournament (NIT) championship, and 11 Big Ten Conference championships.

Bob Knight