UPDATED: 2023-24 Men’s Basketball Milestone Coaching Wins

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing)

Here are milestone coaching wins from the 2023-24 season. I’ll keep the list updated throughout the year. Please send me anything that I may have missed ([email protected]).

2023-24 Men’s Basketball Coaches Milestone Wins


Steve Schmidt – Mott Community College (NJCAA D2). Schmidt picked up the 800th win of his career on 11/20 vs Community Christian College. Video HERE.


Rick Barnes – University of Tennessee (NCAA D1). With a win vs NC State on 12/16, Barns now owns 787 victories in his career, passing Lefty Driesell for sole possession of the No. 15 spot on the all-time wins list (min. five years at a Division I school). More HERE.


Fran Dunphy – La Salle (NCAA D1). Dunphy won #600 on 11/26 vs Coppin State. Dunphy is just the 43rd NCAA DIvision I head coach to win 600 games in a career. More HERE.

Bob Hoffman – University of Central Oklahoma (NCAA D2). #3 Central Oklahoma beat Lincoln Saturday 12/2 earning Hoffman his 600th career victory as men’s college basketball coach. Hoffman came to UCO in 2019 with 519 career victories. He is 81-42 in his fifth season at Central. Hoffman won 242 games with Oklahoma Baptist, 68 at Texas Pan-American, and 209 at Mercer before coming to UCO. More HERE.

Bob McVeen – Rochester Institute of Technology (NCAA D3) Won #600 on 11/14. His 600 wins are the most in program history and third among active Division III coaches. More HERE.

Todd Raridon – Hastings College (NAIA). 92-76 win on 11/17 marked win #600 for Raridon. More HERE.


Doug Cornelius  – Yuba College (CCCAA). Cornelius won #500 on Friday 12/15 with a win over College of the Redwoods. More HERE.

Greg Tonagel – Indiana Wesleyan (NAIA). Tonagel earned his 500th career win on 10/28. In just the beginning of his 19th season at the helm, Tonagel accomplished the feat needing just 629 games, the fastest at the NAIA level. He surpassed Coach Mike Lightfoot, who reached the feat in 659 games. More HERE.


Earnest Crumbley, Sr – St Petersburg College (NJCAA D1). Won #450 on 11/18 vs Pasco-Hernando State College. All 450 wins have come at St. Petersburg.


Chris Harvey – Salem State University (NCAA D3). Harvey won #350 on 11/16. He began his coaching career at Lasell (2000-05); compiled a 104-36 record for the Lasers, has accumulated 246 wins for the Vikings since taking over in 2007.  More HERE.


Bill Beilein – Niagara County CC (NJCAA D2). Beilein captured win #300 on 12/1, with a 107-64 victory over Finger Lakes CC. More HERE.

John Sparks – Shawnee CC (NJCAA D1). Won his 300th game with a 109-51 vs WKCTC on 11/8. Locker room celebration is HERE.

Darren Stratton – Northern Essex CC (NJCAA D3). Stratton picked up milestone win #300 of his career on 11/30 vs CCRI. More HERE.


LeVelle Moton – North Carolina Central (NCAA D1). Moton led the North Carolina Central University men’s basketball team to a 102-50 victory over St. Andrews University on Friday 12/15 for his 252nd win, passing Floyd Brown as the all-time winningest men’s basketball coach at NCCU. More HERE.


Chris Wright – Langston University (NAIA). The Lions victory on 12/9 gave Wright his 250th career victory, he is now 250-103 in career wins and losses. More HERE.


John Ellenwood – Ashland University (NCAA D2). On 11/22, Ellenwood’s No. 18-ranked Eagles defeated Kent State-Tuscarawas, 98-76, for his 247th win at Ashland – setting a new program record in the process. The previous mark was 246 wins by Roger Lyons (1986-89, 1996-2009). More HERE.


LeSahwn Hammett – Penn State Wilkes Barre (USCAA D2). Won his 200th game on Monday 12/18 vs Central Penn College. More HERE.

Lance Madison – Lamar State Port Arthur (NJCAA D1). Earned win #200 on 11/20. Madison has reached the NJCAA Region 14 Tournament in each of the past 10 seasons. Earned his 100th conference win near the end of last season. More HERE.

Todd McGuinness – Case Western Reserve University (NCAA D3). McGuinness picked up win #200 on 11/11 as the the 13th ranked Spartans defeated Eastern University 82-72 on Saturday to claim the Bill Sudeck Tournament Championship. McGuinness improved to 200-141 as a head coach with 86 of his wins coming during his eight seasons in Cleveland. More HERE.


Rob Krimmel – St. Francis (PA) (NCAA D1). With a win vs Lehigh on 11/29, Krimmel earned his 150th career win as a head coach. More HERE.

Darren Tighe – Dakota State University (NAIA). A victory on 12/2 vs Crown gave head coach Darren Tighe his 150th overall career collegiate victory. More HERE.


Gary Stewart – Stevenson University (NCAA D3). Stewart became the all-time leader in wins at Stevenson on 11/11 with his 139th-career victory, surpassing former coach and current athletic director Brett Adams. More HERE.


David Arseneault Jr. – Grinnell College (NCAA D3). Win # 100 (11/25)for Arseneault also got Grinnell off to its best start since the 2017-18 season (5-1). More HERE.

Mick Cronin – UCLA (NCAA D1). Cronin got win #100 at UCLA on 11/6. Cronin has now guided UCLA to an overall record of 100-36 and has tied the mark for reaching 100 wins faster than any other Bruins’ head coach (tied with Jim Harrick). More HERE.

Jim Hayes – Hameline University (NCAA D3). The Hamline University men’s basketball team gave head coach Jim Hayes his 100th career victory with an 82-75 decision over UW-River Falls at Hutton Arena on Saturday afternoon 12/16. More HERE.

Todd May – Concord University (NCAA D2). May won the 100th game of his career on 11/11 when CU defeated defeated Pitt-Johnstown 78-71.

Eric Musselman – University of Arkansas (NCAA D1). With the Razorbacks win vs #7 Duke on 11/29, Musselman picked up his 100th win as Arkansas’ head coach. He is 100-45 in his fifth year in Fayetteville and 210-79 in his ninth year as a collegiate head coach. More HERE.

Justin Wieck – Minnesota Duluth (NCAA D2). Wieck secured his 100th win at the helm of UMD men’s basketball on 11/25. Wieck took over as head coach of the program in the 2018-19 season, and starts this season off 4-1 in their hunt to return to the NCAA tournament. More HERE.

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