Gary Williams was a graduate from the University of Maryland, where he played basketball for four years.
As a coach of his alma mater, Williams has led the Terps to an NCAA Championship in 2002, the Sweet Sixteen seven times, and the Final Four two times. In his coaching career at Maryland, Williams has led his team to 13 NCAA tournament appearances, including a streak of 11 consecutive appearances.
He won also won an ACC Championship in 2004.
Williams has 418 career victories as Maryland's head coach, making him the school's all-time winningest coach.
Williams is one of the best coaches in college basketball today, if not one of the best coaches of all time.