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Abe Lemons

Born: November 21, 1922
Alma Mater: Oklahoma City (1949)

Career Record (major schools): 29 Years, 488-299, .620 W-L%
Schools: Oklahoma City (323-220), Texas-Rio Grande Valley (55-16) and Texas (110-63)

Conference Champion: 2 Times (Reg. Seas.), 0 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 8 Years (7-9), 0 Final Fours, 0 Championships

Record includes games as coach of major schools, and does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Coaching Record

Season School Conf G W L W-L% SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final Notes
1955-56 Oklahoma City Ind 27 20 7 .741 7.74 3.04 10 11 NCAA Tournament
1956-57 Oklahoma City Ind 28 19 9 .679 8.85 3.57 9 9 NCAA Tournament
1957-58 Oklahoma City Ind 26 14 12 .538 2.48 0.03
1958-59 Oklahoma City Ind 27 20 7 .741 7.60 -0.44 13 17
1959-60 Oklahoma City Ind 25 12 13 .480 0.02 -0.55
1960-61 Oklahoma City Ind 26 14 12 .538 -0.84 -4.68
1961-62 Oklahoma City Ind 26 14 12 .538 -2.88 -3.09
1962-63 Oklahoma City Ind 29 19 10 .655 5.84 -1.96 NCAA Tournament
1963-64 Oklahoma City Ind 26 15 11 .577 7.11 0.75 NCAA Tournament
1964-65 Oklahoma City Ind 31 21 10 .677 2.69 -0.10 NCAA Tournament
1965-66 Oklahoma City Ind 29 24 5 .828 8.16 -1.99 NCAA Tournament
1966-67 Oklahoma City Ind 26 16 10 .615 1.05 -4.37
1967-68 Oklahoma City Ind 27 20 7 .741 1.74 -4.14 8
1968-69 Oklahoma City Ind 27 18 9 .667 0.91 -2.55
1969-70 Oklahoma City Ind 30 17 13 .567 -2.34 0.26
1970-71 Oklahoma City Ind 25 9 16 .360 -4.91 0.61
1971-72 Oklahoma City Ind 28 16 12 .571 -3.45 -2.93
1972-73 Oklahoma City Ind 27 21 6 .778 1.87 -2.87 NCAA Tournament
1973-74 Texas-Rio Grande Valley Ind 22 13 9 .591 -7.82 -5.87
1974-75 Texas-Rio Grande Valley Ind 24 22 2 .917 -1.70 -11.97 15
1975-76 Texas-Rio Grande Valley Ind 25 20 5 .800 -0.28 -12.44
1976-77 Texas SWC 26 13 13 .500 0.71 0.07
1977-78 Texas SWC 31 26 5 .839 16.05 4.59 12 17 NIT Champ; Reg. Season Champion
1978-79 Texas SWC 29 21 8 .724 12.03 2.46 6 6 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1979-80 Texas SWC 30 19 11 .633 7.80 -0.10
1980-81 Texas SWC 30 15 15 .500 3.30 2.96
1981-82 Texas SWC 27 16 11 .593 8.91 4.41 5
1983-84 Oklahoma City MW City 27 8 19 .296 -6.58 -0.50
1984-85 Oklahoma City MW City 26 6 20 .231 -7.66 2.25
Career Overall 787 488 299 .620 2.29 -1.23
Oklahoma City 543 323 220 .595 1.37 -0.98
Texas-Rio Grande Valley 71 55 16 .775 -3.27 -10.09
Texas 173 110 63 .636 8.13 2.40

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Wins
1965-66 Oklahoma City 24 (#5)
1977-78 Texas 26 (#5)
Career 488 (#67)

Win-Loss Percentage
1965-66 Oklahoma City .828 (#8)
1974-75 Texas-Rio Grande Valley .917 (#2)
1977-78 Texas .839 (#10)