St. Louis head coach Rick Majerus got his 500th career win yesterday with a 72-62 victory over Illinois-Springfield. The milestone accompanies his 12 conference regular-season and five conference tournament championships, 11 NCAA Tournament appearances, four Sweet Sixteens, two Elite Eights and one appearance in the national championship game.
Majerus’ career includes 323 victories at Utah, 78 at Saint Louis, 56 at Marquette and 43 at Ball State. In 25 years of coaching, Majerus’ .705 winning percentage is among the top 20 of all active coaches with a minimum of five years as head coach.
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