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History

Coach                Years   Seasons Won Lost  Pct. Won Lost Pct.
Grady Higgenbotham   1925-27  2      14  18   .438  --- ---  ---
Victor Payne         1927-30  3      32  20   .627  --- ---  ---
W.L. Golightly       1930-31  1      11   9   .550  --- ---  ---
Dell Morgan          1931-34  3      42  29   .609  15  1   .938
Virgil Ballard       1934-35  1      15   9   .625   9  1   .900
Berl Huffman1935-42, 1946-47  8     121  67   .644  48 26   .649    
Polk Robison1942-46, 1947-61 18     254 195   .566  34 22   .607
Gene Gibson          1961-69  8     100  92   .521  66 46   .589
Bob Bass             1969-71  1 1/2  22  15   .595   9  6   .600
Gerald Myers         1971-91 20 1/2 326 261   .555 180142   .559
James Dickey    1991-present  5   100    49   .671  47 23   .671
Note:  Beginning with coach Polk Robison, conference totals include SWC games only.  The conference marks for Dell Morgan, Virgil Ballard and Berl Huffman are Border Conference.  Robison's record in the Border Conference was 115-68.
MILESTONE VICTORIES
Win #    Opponent        Score    Year
1    at Sul Ross         35-21   1925-26
10   Sam Houston         26-16   1926-27
25   Abilene Christian   42-30   1928-29
50   Abilene Christian   31-25   1930-31
100  House of David      24-23   1934-35
200  New Mexico          34-19   1940-41
300  Marshall College    65-54   1948-59
400  Texas Western       86-66   1954-55
500  at Arkansas         66-64   1961-62
600  TCU                 75-60   1969-71
700  SMU                 72-69   1975-76
800  at SMU              51-48   1980-81
900  Texas A&M           65-58   1986-87
1000 at Ark.-Little Rock 71-62   1995-96
NCAA APPEARANCES BY COACH
Coach         Years  Appearances Record
Polk Robison   4     1954,'56, '61, 1-3
Gene Gibson    1     1962  1-2
Gerald Myers   4     1973, '76, '85, '86 1-4
James Dickey   2     1993, '96   2-2
NCAA APPEARANCES
Year    Round (Region)  Opponent, Result
1954    First (W)   Santa Clara, L, 64-73
1956    First (W)   SMU, L, 67-68
1961    First (MW)  Cincinnati, L, 55-78
        Consolation (MW)    Houston, W, 69-67
1962    First (MW)  Air Force, W, 68-66
        Second (MW) Colorado, L, 60-67
        Consolation (MW)    Creighton, L, 61-63
1973    First (MW)  S. Carolina, L, 70-78
1976    First (MW)  Syracuse, W, 69-56
        Second (MW) Missouri, L, 75-86
1985    First (MW)  Boston College, L, 53-55
1986    First (MW)  Georgetown, L, 64-70
1993    First (MW)  St. Johnpis, L, 67-85
1996    First (E)   N. Illinois, W, 74-73
        Second (E)  N. Carolina, W, 92-73
        Regional Semifinal (E)  Georgetown, L, 90-98
NIT APPEARANCES
1979    First Round Indiana, L, 59-78
1995    First Round Washington State, L, 94-82  

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