Top College Basketball Coaches with the Most Career Wins (Part II)

January 28, 2020

Eddie Sutton led his team to 806 victories during his career as a basketball coach.

Eddie Sutton

Career Wins:  806

NCAA Tournament Titles: 0

Final Fours: 3

 

Eddie Sutton has held some of the most esteemed jobs in the country and he’s also a true college basketball legend. He began his career at Creighton and then had stopped at Kentucky and Arkansas before landing the job that he is most famous for, Oklahoma State. In 2007, he accepted the interim head-coaching job at the University of San Francisco for the purpose of earning his 800th career win.

 

In total, Sutton took his teams to three Final Fours (two with Oklahoma State and one with Arkansas), won two AP Coach of the Year awards, and was accepted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011.

Roy Williams

Career Wins:  810

NCAA Tournament Titles: 2

Final Fours: 8

 

Roy Williams has accrued over 750 career wins and still holding it down. He’s had only two jobs over the course of his amazing coaching career. He started his career in 1988 at Kansas, where he went on to win over 400 games and have four Final Four appearances.

 

Williams got his “dream job” at North Carolina in 2003 and has since led the Tar Heels to over 390 wins, two national championships, and four Final Four appearances. Williams joined the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007 and the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006. 

Adolph Rupp

Career Wins:  876

NCAA Tournament Titles: 4

Final Fours: 6

 

Adolph Rupp spent his whole 41-year career as head coach at the University of Kentucky. During that time, he transformed the Wildcats into one of the top programs in the country and verified himself as a college basketball legend. Besides his 876 career wins, Rupp coached 44 NBA Draft picks, earned four national titles, had six Final Four appearances, and won five national Coach of the Year honors.