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Gary Williams is the former head basketball coach (and player/alumnus) at the University of Maryland. Gary spent 22 of his illustrious 33 year coaching career guiding his alma mater. A Washington Metro area icon, Gary brought Maryland Basketball back from sanctions following the Len Bias fallout to two decades of national prominence and a coveted National Championship in 2002.
Gary holds the all-time career wins record at Maryland with 461 wins. His 192 wins in the ACC is also a Maryland record and places him as the third all-time winningest coach in ACC history. A former two time ACC coach of the year and national coach of the year, Gary has been inducted into the Baltimore Sports Hall of Legends, University of Maryland Alumni Hall of Fame and Greater Washington Sports Hall of Champions. Williams led Maryland to the NCAA Tournament fourteen times (seventeen over his career) reaching seven Sweet Sixteens, two Final Fours, and one National Championship. The two Final Fours and National Championship stand as the first in Maryland history. To honor his achievements and contributions to Maryland, the University plans to rename their basketball court to "Gary Williams Court at Comcast Center" this season. Prior to returning to his alma-mater, Williams was the head coach at The Ohio State University, Boston College University and American University.
A native of Collingswood, NJ, Gary and his wife, Dana continue to reside in Maryland. He has three grandchildren.