The best college basketball coaches of all time are the winningest and most decorated people ever to grace the sidelines of an NCAA college basketball court. From past legends of the game to those coaches currently in their prime, these top ten will always be remembered as the best leaders and most brilliant minds ever to steer teams into the NCAA history books.

  1. "You develop a team to achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone. All of us alone are weaker, by far, than if all of us are together." - Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University Men's Basketball
  2. "It's about doing it in a way that it can't be done any better. That is the goal every day." - Geno Auriemma, University of Connecticut Women's Basketball

  3. "What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it" - Dean Smith, University of North Carolina Men's Basketball

  4. "Don't give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you." - John Wooden, UCLA Men's Basketball

  5. "The guys that make game winners are the guys that are not afraid to miss them." - John Calipari, University of Kentucky Men's Basketball

  6. "Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching, I've learned from making mistakes." - Rick Pitino, University of Louisville Men's Basketball

  7. "It's harder to stay on top than it is to make the climb. Continue to seek new goals." - Pat Summitt, University of Tennessee Women's Basketball

  8. "In order to achieve to achieve positive results, one must work for them, not hope for them." - Bob Knight, Indiana University Men's Basketball

  9. "Players play, tough players win." - Tom Izzo, Michigan State University Men's Basketball

  10. "A person really doesn't become whole, until he becomes a part of something that's bigger than himself." - Jim Valvano, North Carolina State University Men's Basketball