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'Nova Coaching Records

Villanova has had only eight coaches over the years. Here is a look at how they performed ...

Seasons Coached at Villanova:

Coach

Seasons

Al Severance

25

Rollie Massimino

19

Jay Wright

16

Jack Kraft

12

Steve Lappas

9

George Jacobs

7

Michael Saxe

6

John Cashman

3

Wins at Villanova:

Coach

Wins

Al Severance

413

Jay Wright

386

Rollie Massimino

357

Jack Kraft

238

Steve Lappas

174

Michael Saxe

63

George Jacobs

62

John Cashman

21

Villanova Winning Percentage:

Coach

Win %

Jack Kraft

0.715

Jay Wright

0.706

Al Severance

0.673

Michael Saxe

0.670

Steve Lappas

0.613

Rollie Massimino

0.597

George Jacobs

0.525

John Cashman

0.447

Big East Conference Wins (Regular Season):

Coach

BEW

Jay Wright

177

Rollie Massimino

110

Steve Lappas

87

Big East Winning Percentage (Regular Season):

Coach

Big East Win %

Jay Wright

0.641

Rollie Massimino

0.579

Steve Lappas

0.551

Big East Conference Wins (BET):

Coach

BET

Jay Wright

18

Rollie Massimino

13

Steve Lappas

10

Big East Conference Wins (Combined):

Coach

BEWC

Jay Wright

195

Rollie Massimino

123

Steve Lappas

97

Big East Championships:

Coach

BE Titles

BER

BET

Jay Wright

7

5

2

Rollie Massimino

2

2

0

Steve Lappas

2

1

1

Big 5 Wins:

Coach

Big 5 Wins

Jay Wright

52

Rollie Massimino

41

Jack Kraft

27

Steve Lappas

15

Al Severance

9

Big 5 Winning Percentage:

Coach

Big 5 Win %

Jay Wright

0.813

Steve Lappas

0.682

Jack Kraft

0.563

Rollie Massimino

0.554

Al Severance

0.375

Teams Ranked in Final AP Poll Top 10:

Coach

AP  Top 10

Jay Wright

6

Jack Kraft

3

Steve Lappas

2

Rollie Massimino

0

Al Severance

0

Teams Ranked in Final AP Poll Top 20:

Coach

AP   Top 20

Jay Wright

8

Jack Kraft

6

Al Severance

4

Steve Lappas

3

Rollie Massimino

1

Teams Ranked in VUSports Top 25 All-Time 'Nova Teams:

Coach

VUSports Top 25

Jay Wright

8

Jack Kraft

7

Al Severance

4

Rollie Massimino

4

Steve Lappas

3

NCAA Tournament Appearances:

Coach

NCAA Apps

Jay Wright

12

Rollie Massimino

11

Jack Kraft

6

Steve Lappas

4

Al Severance

4

NCAA Tournament Wins:

Coach

NCAA Wins 

Jay Wright

21

Rollie Massimino

20

Jack Kraft

11

Al Severance

4

Steve Lappas

2

NCAA Tournament Winning Percentage:

Coach

NCAA %

Rollie Massimino

0.667

Jay Wright

0.656

Jack Kraft

0.611

Al Severance

0.500

Steve Lappas

0.333

NCAA Tournament Finishes:

NCAA Tournament Finishes

Titles

Runner-Up

Final Fours

Elite Eight +

Sweet Sixteens

Sweet Sixteen +

Jay Wright

1

0

2

3

2

5

Rollie Massimino

1

0

1

5

0

5

Jack Kraft

0

1

1

3

2

5

Al Severance

0

0

1

2

2

4

Steve Lappas

0

0

0

0

0

0

NIT Appearances:

Coach

NIT Apps

Jack Kraft

5

Rollie Massimino

4

Jay Wright

3

Steve Lappas

3

Al Severance

2

NIT Wins:

Coach

NIT Wins

Jack Kraft

8

Steve Lappas

6

Rollie Massimino

5

Jay Wright

4

Al Severance

1

NIT Winning Percentage:

Coach

NIT %

Steve Lappas

0.750

Jack Kraft

0.571

Jay Wright

0.571

Rollie Massimino

0.556

Al Severance

0.333

NIT Championships:

Coach

NIT Titles

Steve Lappas

1


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