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Coach/national title(s)/their most notable school/year(s) they won the title

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*Actively coaching in NCAA

The Champ (the wizard of Westwood)

John Wooden 10 (UCLA) '64 '65 '67-'73 '75

Multiple wins

Adolph Rupp 4 (Kentucky) '48 '49 '51 '58

*Mike Kzryzewski 4 (Duke) '91 '92 '01 '10

*Jim Calhoun 3 (UCONN) '99 '04 '11

Bob Knight 3 (Indiana) '76 '81 '87

Two wins

Branch McCracken 2 (Indiana) '40 '53

Henry Iba 2 (Oklahoma A&M) '45 '46

Phil Woolpert 2 (San Francisco) '55 '56

Ed Jucker 2 (Cincinnati) '61 '62

Denny Crum 2 (Louisville) '80 '86

Dean Smith 2 (North Carolina) '82 '93

*Roy Williams 2 (North Carolina) '05 '09

*Billy Donovan 2 (Florida) '06 '07

One win

Howard Hobson 1 (Oregon) '39

Bud Foster 1 (Wisconsin) '41

Everett Dean 1 (Stanford) '42

Everett Shelton 1 (Wyoming) '43

Vadal Peterson 1 (Utah) '44

Doogie Julian 1 (Holy Cross) '47

Nat Holman 1 (CCNY) '50

Phog Allen 1 (Kansas) '52'

Ken Loeffler 1 (La Salle) '54

Frank McGuire 1 (North Carolina) '57

Pete Newell 1 (California) '59

Fred Taylor 1 (OSU) '60

George Ireland 1 (Loyola) '63

Don Haskins 1 (Texas Western) '66

Norm Sloan 1 (N.C. State) '74

Al McGuire 1 (Marquette) '77

Joe B. Hall 1 (Kentucky) '78

Jud Heathcote 1 (Michigan State) '79

Jim Valvano 1 (N.C. State) '83

John Thompson 1 (Georgetown) '84

Rollie Massimino 1 (Villanova) '85

Larry Brown 1 (Kansas) '88

Steve Fisher 1 (Michigan) '89

Jerry Tarkanian 1 (UNLV) '90

Nolan Richardson 1 (Arkansas) '94

Jim Harrick 1 (UCLA) '95

*Rick Pitino 1 (Kentucky) '96

Lute Olson 1 (Arizona) '97

*Tubby Smith 1 (Kentucky) '98

*Tom Izzo 1 (Michigan State) '00

*Gary Williams 1 (Maryland) '02

*Jim Boeheim 1 (Syracuse) '03

*Bill Self 1 (Kansas) '08

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Since the 1st NCAA Tournament the only male coaches to do so were Bobby Knight, former North Carolina head coach Dean Smith and Joe B. Hall of Kentucky, all won as a player and a head coach. Knight at Ohio State in 1960; Smith at Kansas in 1952, and Joe B. Hall won as a player (1949- Kentucky), even though he didn't play in the Championship game and coach (1978- Kentucky).

Also, before the NCAA Tournament, John Wooden led Purdue to National Championship (1932).

Also, Mulkey-Robertson became the first woman to win a national championship as both a player and a coach. She won two titles as a player at Louisiana Tech in the early 1980s.

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Pat Riley is the most known coach who has coached in both the NBA and NCAA. He is currently the coach of the Louisville Cardinals, but has coach in the NCAA for Kentucky and Louisville. He has coached in the NBA for the Lakers, the Knicks and the Heat. He has been a coaching icon.

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