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Ten threats to Coach K's wins record

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NEW YORK -- Dick Vitale tweeted Sunday about Mike Krzyzewski.

"Never ever," he typed, "will we see this happen again in hoops."

Let the record show that I agree.

Mike Krzyzewski became the winningest coach in Division I men's basketball history late Tuesday thanks to a rare combination of excellence, consistency and longevity, and it's hard to imagine anybody ever catching him because he'll probably eclipse 1,000 victories before he retires and put the record out of reach.

That said, here's a list of 10 possible threats:

(Coaches listed in alphabetical order.)

 Jim Boeheim (Syracuse) -- Age: 66 Wins: 858

 Jim Calhoun (Connecticut) -- Age: 69 Wins: 854

 Jamie Dixon (Pittsburgh) -- Age: 46 Wins: 218

 Billy Donovan (Florida) -- Age: 46 Wins: 396

 Bob Huggins (West Virginia) -- Age: 58 Wins: 692

 Josh Pastner (Memphis) -- Age: 34 Wins: 50

 Bill Self (Kansas) -- Age: 48 Wins: 444

 Shaka Smart (VCU) -- Age: 34 Wins: 56

 Brad Stevens (Butler) -- Age: 35 Wins: 117

 Roy Williams (North Carolina) -- Age: 61 Wins: 645


Gary Parrish is a senior college basketball columnist for CBSSports.com and frequent contributor to the CBS Sports Network. The Mississippi native also hosts the highest-rated sports talk radio show -- The Gary Parrish Show -- in the history of Memphis. He lives in that area with his wife, two children and a dog.
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