The Jay Wright, Villanova Coach Announces his Retirement

Villanova Men’s basketball coach Jay Wright is announced about his retiring on Wednesday night. 

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The first to report about this retirement was likely from The Athletic’s Shams Charania.

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The sources tell Sports Illustrated that Wright had wrestled with the decision privately throughout the offseason.

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This decision will reverberate around a sport already experiencing plenty of coaching turnover.

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  Although, the Hall of Fame coach elected to move on.

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Wright wrote in a statement that now its time for enter a new era of Villanova basketball.

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Wright won 520 games, went to four Final Fours and won national championships in 2016 and 2018 in his 21-year tenure at Villanova.

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Wright was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2021 and also won a gold medal at the 2020 ..

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In his replacement the only two active men’s coaches with multiple NCAA championships,  their name are Bill Self and Rick Pitino.

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Mike Krzyzewski, Men’s basketball’s all-time winningest coached his final season in 2021–22.

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