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Bill E. Foster

Born: August 19, 0030
Alma Mater: Elizabethtown (1954)

Career Record (major schools): 30 Years, 422-398, .515 W-L%
Schools: Rutgers (120-75), Utah (43-39), Duke (113-64), South Carolina (92-79) and Northwestern (54-141)

Conference Champion: 1 Time (Reg. Seas.), 2 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 3 Years (6-3), 1 Final Four, 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
1963-64 Rutgers Ind 22 5 17 .227 -20.94 -11.56
1964-65 Rutgers Ind 24 12 12 .500 -8.93 -10.11
1965-66 Rutgers Ind 24 17 7 .708 -4.90 -9.25
1966-67 Rutgers Ind 29 22 7 .759 3.59 -6.41
1967-68 Rutgers Ind 24 14 10 .583 -5.89 -7.51
1968-69 Rutgers Ind 25 21 4 .840 1.32 -8.22
1969-70 Rutgers Ind 24 13 11 .542 -5.44 -6.26
1970-71 Rutgers Ind 23 16 7 .696 5.40 -5.39
1971-72 Utah WAC 25 13 12 .520 5.25 2.89
1972-73 Utah WAC 27 8 19 .296 1.54 5.95
1973-74 Utah WAC 30 22 8 .733 12.55 4.38 15 15
1974-75 Duke ACC 26 13 13 .500 8.35 7.00
1975-76 Duke ACC 27 13 14 .481 11.03 8.84
1976-77 Duke ACC 27 14 13 .519 10.68 7.95
1977-78 Duke ACC 34 27 7 .794 16.10 7.87 7 7 NCAA Tournament; Tournament Champion; NCAA FF
1978-79 Duke ACC 30 22 8 .733 15.36 8.99 1 1 11 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1979-80 Duke ACC 33 24 9 .727 13.74 8.25 3 1 14 NCAA Tournament; Tournament Champion
1980-81 South Carolina Ind 27 17 10 .630 1.62 -0.74
1981-82 South Carolina Ind 29 14 15 .483 2.11 1.63
1982-83 South Carolina Ind 31 22 9 .710 4.78 1.02
1983-84 South Carolina Metro 28 12 16 .429 3.74 5.01
1984-85 South Carolina Metro 28 15 13 .536 2.16 2.97
1985-86 South Carolina Metro 28 12 16 .429 4.76 4.15
1986-87 Northwestern Big Ten 28 7 21 .250 -5.56 10.04
1987-88 Northwestern Big Ten 28 7 21 .250 0.63 10.21
1988-89 Northwestern Big Ten 28 9 19 .321 5.06 13.33
1989-90 Northwestern Big Ten 28 9 19 .321 4.79 11.09
1990-91 Northwestern Big Ten 28 5 23 .179 -5.85 6.65
1991-92 Northwestern Big Ten 28 9 19 .321 3.72 11.80
1992-93 Northwestern Big Ten 27 8 19 .296 2.34 9.19
Career Overall 820 422 398 .515 2.77 2.79
Rutgers 195 120 75 .615 -4.47 -8.09
Utah 82 43 39 .524 6.45 4.41
Duke 177 113 64 .638 12.54 8.15
South Carolina 171 92 79 .538 3.19 2.34
Northwestern 195 54 141 .277 0.73 10.33

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Mike Gminski (1979-1980)
Jim Spanarkel (1979)

Games
1966-67 Rutgers 29 (#6)
1973-74 Utah 30 (#5)
1977-78 Duke 34 (#2)
1979-80 Duke 33 (#8)
Career 820 (#61)

Wins
1977-78 Duke 27 (#3)

Losses
1990-91 Northwestern 23 (#10)
Career 398 (#12)

Win-Loss Percentage
1968-69 Rutgers .840 (#8)