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John Thompson III is the 49th Longest Tenured Coach in the Nation

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Happy Wednesday everybody! Here's a terrific look at the current Division I basketball coaching tenures, from 1 to 351 from Patrick Stevens. Below, I have expertly extracted from that list the current list of the longest-tenured coaches in the new Big East.

2001

29. March 27 Jay Wright, Villanova


2004

49. April 20 John Thompson III, Georgetown


2007

T-98. April 4 Brad Stevens, Butler


2008

T-119. April 8 Buzz Williams, Marquette


2009

153. April 14 Chris Mack, Xavier


2010

T-164. March 29 Kevin Willard, Seton Hall

T-168. March 30 Steve Lavin, St. John's

173. April 6 Oliver Purnell, DePaul

T-194. April 26 Greg McDermott, Creighton


2011

207. March 22 Ed Cooley, Providence