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Florida State University | 1966 -1978
University of Georgia | 1978 -1995
Jacksonville University | 1997 -2005
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Hugh Durham is the first and only coach in NCAA Div. I history to lead two different schools to their lone Final Four appearance. He is also the first and only coach to be the all-time most successful coach at three universities. His career spanned five decades at Florida State University, the University of Georgia, and Jacksonville University. Durham directed the Seminoles to the 1972 NCAA Final Four, losing to UCLA in the championship game. He also guided Georgia to the Final Four in 1983 where the bulldogs lost to eventual champion NC State in the semifinals. Durham was transcendent during his coaching career as he recruited and coached Florida State’s first African American basketball scholarship athlete in 1966-67. When he retired, Durham was the eighth-winningest active NCAA Division I Coach with 633 victories.