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Boeheim surpasses Bob Knight for second all-time in wins

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Anthony Caruso III | Jan 2, 2013, 12:18 AM EST

Syracuse Orange men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim has passed Bob Knight for second place on the all-time Division I men’s college basketball list. Boeheim received this honor following his team’s 78-53 win over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Wednesday night.

This was Boeheim’s 903rd career win. Now only Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski is now in front of him.

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Jim Boeheim (Getty Images)

At the moment, Coach K has 940 career wins. His team also won on Wednesday evening.

The 68-year-old has a career winning percentage of 74.7%. He’s also coaches stars such as Carmelo Anthony, Derrick Coleman, Rony Seikaly, and Hakim Warrick.

He’s coached one national championship team in 2003.

Brandon Triche scored 25 points, while C.J. Fair had 15 and Michael Carter-Williams added 12 points with 10 assists.


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