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Champion Second Place Third place (tied) Third place (tied)
Connecticut Butler Kentucky Va. Commonwealth
Jim Calhoun Brad Stevens John Calipari Shaka Smart

Active coaches (10+ games)

Rank Coach, Current school
Yrs W-L Pct. Latest Final
All Trn 2011 (seed) All 4 2 1
1 Mike Krzyzewski, Duke 36 27 2-1  (1) 79-23 .775 2011 11 8 4
2 Roy Williams, North Carolina 23 21 3-1  (2) 58-19 .753 2011 7 4 2
3 Billy Donovan, Florida 17 11 3-1  (2) 25-9 .735 2011 3 3 2
4 Brad Stevens, Butler 4 4 5-1  (8) 11-4 .733 2011 2 2 0
5 Tom Izzo, Michigan State 16 14 0-1  (10) 35-13 .7292 2011 6 2 1
6 Jim Calhoun, Connecticut 39 22 6-0  (3) 51-19 .7286 2011 4 3 3
7 Rick Pitino, Louisville 25 16 0-1  (4) 38-15 .717 2011 5 2 1
8 John Calipari, Kentucky 19 13 4-1  (4) 32-13 .711 2011 3 1 0
9 Bill Self, Kansas 18 13 3-1  (1) 28-12 .700 2011 1 1 1
10 Steve Fisher, San Diego State 21 11 2-1  (2) 22-10 .688 2011 3 3 1
11 Ben Howland, UCLA 17 9 1-1  (7) 19-9 .679 2011 3 1 0
12 Tubby Smith, Minnesota 20 16   29-15 .659 2010 1 1 1
13 Gary Williams, Maryland 33 17   29-16 .644 2010 2 1 1
14 Sean Miller, Arizona 7 5 3-1  (5) 9-5 .643 2011 0 0 0
15 Thad Matta, Ohio State 11 9 2-1  (1) 16-9 .640 2011 1 1 0
16 Jim Boeheim, Syracuse 35 28 1-1  (3) 45-27 .625 2011 3 3 1
17 Rick Majerus, St. Louis 23 11   18-11 .621 2003 1 1 0
18 Steve Lavin, St. John's 8 7 0-1  (6) 11-7 .611 2011 0 0 0
19 John Brady, Arkansas State 20 4   6-4 .600 2006 1 0 0
20 Bob Huggins, West Virginia 29 19 1-1  (5) 27-19 .587 2011 2 0 0
T21 Bo Ryan, Wisconsin 12 10 2-1  (4) 14-10 .583 2011 0 0 0
T21 Mike Davis, Ala.-Birmingham 11 5 0-1  (12) 7-5 .583 2011 1 1 0
T23 Jamie Dixon, Pittsburgh 8 8 1-1  (1) 11-8 .579 2011 0 0 0
T23 Bruce Weber, Illinois 13 8 1-1  (9) 11-8 .579 2011 1 1 0
25 Bobby Cremins, Charleston 30 11   15-11 .577 1996 1 0 0
T26 Jay Wright, Villanova 17 9 0-1  (9) 12-9 .571 2011 1 0 0
T26 John Beilein, Michigan 19 6 1-1  (8) 8-6 .571 2011 0 0 0
28 Bruce Pearl, Tennessee 10 8 0-1  (9) 10-8 .556 2011 0 0 0
29 Mike Montgomery, California 29 14   17-14 .548 2010 1 0 0
30 Phil Martelli, St. Joseph's 16 5   6-5 .545 2008 0 0 0
T31 Mike Anderson, Missouri 9 6 0-1  (11) 7-6 .538 2011 0 0 0
T31 Matt Painter, Purdue 7 6 1-1  (3) 7-6 .538 2011 0 0 0
T31 Paul Hewitt, Georgia Tech 14 6   7-6 .538 2010 0 0 0
34 Lorenzo Romar, Washington 15 7 1-1  (7) 8-7 .533 2011 0 0 0
35 Mark Few, Gonzaga 12 12 1-1  (11) 13-12 .520 2011 0 0 0
36 Lon Kruger, UNLV 25 13 0-1  (8) 14-13 .519 2011 1 0 0
37 Rick Barnes, Texas 24 19 1-1  (4) 20-19 .513 2011 1 0 0
T38 Cliff Ellis, Coastal Carolina 33 8   8-8 .500 2003 0 0 0
T38 John Thompson III, Georgetown 11 7 0-1  (6) 7-7 .500 2011 1 0 0
T38 Herb Sendek, Arizona State 18 7   7-7 .500 2009 0 0 0
T38 Trent Johnson, LSU 11 5   5-5 .500 2009 0 0 0
T38 Tom Crean, Indiana 12 5   5-5 .500 2008 1 0 0
T38 Jim Larranaga, George Mason 25 5 1-1  (8) 5-5 .500 2011 1 0 0
T38 Mark Turgeon, Texas A&M 13 5 0-1  (7) 5-5 .500 2011 0 0 0
T45 Tim Floyd, UTEP 17 8   7-8 .467 2011 0 0 0
T45 Ben Braun, Rice 34 8   7-8 .467 2006 0 0 0
47 Jeff Jones, American 19 7   6-7 .462 2009 0 0 0
48 Leonard Hamilton, Florida State 23 6 2-1  (10) 5-6 .455 2011 0 0 0
49 Mike Jarvis, Florida Atlantic 22 9   7-9 .438 2002 0 0 0
50 Pat Kennedy, Towson 31 8   6-8 .429 2000 0 0 0
51 Kevin Stallings, Vanderbilt 18 7 0-1  (5) 5-7 .417 2011 0 0 0
T52 Mike Brey, Notre Dame 16 9 1-1  (2) 6-9 .400 2011 0 0 0
T52 Rick Stansbury, Mississippi State 13 6   4-6 .400 2009 0 0 0
54 Dana Altman, Oregon 22 8   2-8 .200 2007 0 0 0
55 Fran Dunphy, Temple 22 13 1-1  (7) 2-13 .133 2011 0 0 0
56 Stew Morrill, Utah State 24 9 0-1  (12) 1-9 .100 2011 0 0 0


Highlights:

Jim Calhoun leads Connecticut to it's (and his) third tournament championship, moving him up to .7286, almost tying him with Tom Izzo, whose Michigan State team lost in the first round.  Connecticut, which did not make the tournament last year, also won under Calhoun in 1999 and 2004.  Calhoun also made the Final Four in 2009.
Butler makes it to the championship game for the second year in a row, allowing Brad Stevens to debut on the list at .733 in fourth place.  Last year, Butler came within inches of beating Duke in the finals when a last second shot bounced off the rim at the buzzer.
Kentucky makes the Final Four for the first time since Tubby Smith led them to the Championship in 1998. This time John Calipari is in charge in his second year at Kentucky. This year (one round better than last year - his first at Kentucky), his winning percentage moves up to .711 from .700, but he actually drops from seventh to eight place on the list.  Calipari becomes the second coach to take three different teams to the Final Four - University of Massachusetts in 1996, Memphis in 2008 and now Kentucky (Though UMass and Memphis were vacated by the NCAA). Rick Pitino was the first to accomplish coaching three different Final Four schools - Providence in 1987, Kentucky in 1993, 1996 and 1997, and Louisville in 2005.
Two years after winning the tournament (North Carolina was not invited in 2010), Roy Williams takes the Tar Heels to the Elite 8.
Three years after winning the tournament, Bill Self and Kansas make the Elite 8, after a second round loss last year and a Sweet 16 appearance two years ago.
Four years after winning the tournament, Billy Donovan and Florida make the Elite 8.  Donovan and Florida did not make the tournament for two years after winning the second of consecutive championships in 2007 and were first round losers last year.
Steve Fisher leads San Diego State to its first two tournament game victories and a Sweet 16 finish.  You have to go back to 1994 and an Elite Eight finish when he coached Michigan to find his last tournament victory.  This year's finish drops Fisher .002 percentage points as he stays at number 10 on the list.
Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino both suffer first round losses, but both remain above .700 on the list.
Leonard Hamilton debuts on the list by taking Florida State to the Sweet 16. &nsp;Texas A&M lost to Florida State in the first round also allowing Mark Turgeon to also debut on the list.  Both coaches have 5-5 tournament records.
Jim Larranaga leads George Mason to a first round win giving him enough to debut on the list at .500 with a 5-5 record.  Larranaga took George Mason to the Final Four in 2006.
A first round win and the arrival of Stew Morrill on the list (by virtue of a first round loss by Utah State) allows Fran Dunphy to rise to next to last place at .133 to Morrill's .100 percentage.





















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