The Graduates: Boeheim is Head of Class Among Coaches at Alma Maters
No active major-college coach, or retired one for that matter, is anywhere close to Syracuse's Jim Boeheim (890) regarding most victories with their alma mater. After Charlie Coles (266) retired at Miami (OH), North Carolina's Roy Williams (257) passed Central Connecticut State's Howie Dickenman (249) to become a distant runner-up to Boeheim among active mentors in this category.
The runner-up among retired bench bosses in this distinctive department is Missouri's Norm Stewart (634), who was passed by Boeheim early in the 2002-03 campaign. Boeheim is atop the following list of coaches with at least as many Division I triumphs for their alma mater as Lew Andreas (355), who is one of Boeheim's predecessors at Syracuse: