03/14/11

New Coaches (12)
Patrick Chambers, Boston
John Dunne, St. Peter's
Jim Ferry, Long Island
B.J. Hill, Northern Colorado
Sydney Johnson, Princeton
Edward Joyner Jr., Hampton
Greg Lansing, Indiana State
Josh Pastner, Memphis
Dave Paulsen, Bucknell
Steve Shields, Arkansas-Little Rock
Shaka Smart, Virginia Commonwealth
Brooks Thompson, Texas-San Antonio

The year with the most new coaches in the NCAA Tournament was 1997 with 20.  Since 1985, the year with the fewest new coaches was 2007 with 9.

Coaches returning, but with a new team (8)
Brad Brownell, Clemson (UNC-Wilmington-2003, 2006; Wright State 2007)
Mick Cronin, Cincinnati (Murray State-2004, 2006)
Mike Davis, UAB (Indiana 2001-03, 2006)
Ed DeChillis, Penn State (East Tennessee State 2003)
Mark Fox, Georgia (Nevada 2005-07)
Steve Lavin, St. John's (UCLA 1997-2002)
Sean Miller, Arizona (Xavier 2006-09)
Kevin O'Neill, Southern California (Marquette 1993-94, Arizona 2008)

Brad Brownell and Kevin O'Neill become the 45th and 46th coaches to take at least 3 different schools to the NCAA Tournament.

Consecutive Tournament Appearances
Rick Barnes, 16 (Clemson 1996-1998, Texas 1999-2011)
Mike Krzyzewski, 16 (Duke 1996-2011)
Tom Izzo, 14 (Michigan State 1998-2011)
Bill Self, 13 (Tulsa 1999-2000, Illinois 2001-03, Kansas 2004-11)
Mark Few, 12 (Gonzaga 2000-11)
Bo Ryan, 10 (Wisconsin 2002-11)
Jamie Dixon, 8 (Pittsburgh 2004-11)
Bruce Pearl, 7 (Milwaukee 2005, Tennessee 2006-11)
Jay Wright, 7 (Villanova 2005-11)
John Calipari, 6 (Memphis 2006-09, Kentucky 2010-11)

Most Tournament Wins for this year's tournament coaches
Mike Krzyzewski 77
Roy Williams 55
Jim Calhoun 45
Jim Boeheim 44
Rick Pitino 38
Tom Izzo 35
John Calipari 28
Bob Huggins 26
Bill Self 25
Billy Donovan 22

Final Fours for this year's tournament coaches
Mike Krzyzewski 11 (Duke - 1986, 1988-92, 1994, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2010)
Roy Williams 7 (Kansas - 1991, 1993, 2002, 2003; North Carolina - 2005, 2008, 2009)
Tom Izzo 6 (Michigan State - 1999-2001, 2005, 2009-10)
Rick Pitino 5 (Providence - 1987; Kentucky - 1993, 1996-97; Louisville - 2005)
Jim Boeheim 3 (Syracuse - 1987, 1996, 2003)
Jim Calhoun 3 (Connecticut - 1999, 2004, 2009)
Billy Donovan 3 (Florida - 2000, 2006-07)
Steve Fisher 3 (Michigan - 1989, 1992-93)
Ben Howland 3 (UCLA - 2006-08)
John Calipari 2 (Massachusetts - 1996; Memphis - 2008)
Bob Huggins 2 (Cincinnati - 1992; West Virginia - 2010)
Rick Barnes 1 (Texas - 2003)
Mike Davis 1 (Indiana - 2002)
Lon Kruger 1 (Florida - 1994) 
Jim Larranaga 1 (George Mason - 2006)
Thad Matta 1 (Ohio State - 2007)
Bill Self 1 (Kansas - 2008)
Brad Stevens 1 (Butler - 2010)
John Thompson III  1 (Georgetown - 2007)
Bruce Weber  1 (Illinois - 2005)
Jay Wright 1 (Villanova - 2009)