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Some ACC Coaches Have A Real History Together

This is kind of cool to consider

NCAA Basketball: North Carolina at Pittsburgh
Among other AC coaches, Roy Williams and Jeff Capel have a history
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We thought it would be interesting to see which ACC coaches had had experiences coaching against each other before joining the ACC. We stretched it a bit in Coach K’s case to see what assistants had either coached with or against him at Duke or other ACC schools.

It’s interesting to wonder what history, say, Jeff Capel and Roy Williams have from the Big 12 and how that informs their games now.

Forgotten fact: Syracuse was an Independent prior to joining the Big East in 1979.

  • Mike Krzyzewski, Duke/Army/MAAC
  • Chris Mack, Louisville/Xavier/AAC (Wake Forest as assistant)
  • Roy Williams, North Carolina/Kansas/Big 12 (UNC as an assistant)
  • Jeff Capel, Pitt/VCU/CAA/Oklahoma/Big 12
  • Jim Larranaga, Miami/George Mason/A10 (Virginia as an assistant)

  • Josh Pastner, Georgia Tech/Memphis/AAC
  • Chris Mack, Louisville/Xavier/AAC

  • Jim Larranaga, Miami/George Mason/A10
  • Jeff Capel, Pitt/VCU/CAA/Oklahoma/Big 12

  • Jeff Capel, Pitt/VCU/CAA/Oklahoma/Big 12
  • Roy Williams, North Carolina/Kansas/Big 12/

  • Jim Boeheim, Syracuse/Big East
  • Leonard Hamilton, Florida State/Washington Wizards/Big East
  • Notre Dame, Mike Brey/Delaware/America East/Big East

  • Virginia Tech, Mike Young/Wofford/SoCon
  • Wake Forest, Steve Forbes/ETSU/SoCon

  • Tony Bennett, Virginia/ Washington State/PAC 12
  • Jim Christian, Boston College/Ohio/MAC
  • Brad Brownell, Clemson/Wright State/Horizon League
  • Jim Larranaga, Miami/George Mason/A10
  • Kevin Keatts, NC State/UNCW/CAA