The Jay Wright, Villanova Coach Announces his Retirement

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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