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College Basketball World Reacts To Shocking Jay Wright News

A closeup of Jay Wright during a Villanova basketball game.

HOUSTON, TEXAS - APRIL 02: Head coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Wildcats reacts in the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at NRG Stadium on April 2, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

After 520 wins as the head coach of the Villanova Wildcats, Jay Wright is calling it a career. The latest move in a massive changing of the guard in college basketball.

On Wednesday night, The Athletic's Shams Charania first got word of Wright's potential retirement, before it was later confirmed by Stadium's Jeff Goodman.

The college hoops world reacted to the two-time national champ's shocking retirement.

"JayWright likely stepping down," tweeted the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. "Massive college hoops news."

"Jay Wright to the Lakers," said Barstool's Big Cat.

"Shoutout to JayWright for the coldest celebration in HISTORY after winning the national championship on a buzzer-beater," tweeted The Athletic's Chris Vannini.

"[JayWright] says his coaching career is Villan-over," commented CBS' Tom Fornelli.

"The price of eliminating suits from coaching college basketball," said David Ubben.

"Fordham head coach Kyle Neptune will succeed JayWright," Jeff Goodman followed-up.

"[JayWright] retiring is absolutely a sign that College Hoops is spiraling towards organizing AAU.." tweeted Dan Dakich. "Betcha next year a Dad comes out of the stands at a coach or ref.."

"JayWright has won 2 NCAA championships since 2016 and is tied with Bill Self among active coaches with the most NCAA titles," noted Adam Zagoria. "He is only 60."

"The only coach who should have not been allowed to coach in a quarter zip was [Jay Wright]," said Bill DiFilippo. "Who wore better suits than any human in recorded history."

Jay Wright leaves the game with a 642-282 record split between Villanova and Hofstra; six Big East Coach of the Year Awards, two Naismith Coach of the Year Awards and two incredible NCAA championships.

One of the best to do it.