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Bud Foster

Born: May 30, 1906
Alma Mater: Wisconsin (1930)

Career Record (major schools): 25 Years, 265-267, .498 W-L%
School: Wisconsin (265-267)
Official NCAA Record: 265-267, .498 W-L%

Conference Champion: 3 Times (Reg. Seas.), 0 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 2 Years (4-1), 1 Final Four, 1 Championship
NCAA Champion: 1941

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

Coaching Record

SRS back to 1949-50
Season School Conf G W L W-L% SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final Notes
1934-35 Wisconsin  Big Ten 20 15 5 .750
1935-36 Wisconsin  Big Ten 20 11 9 .550
1936-37 Wisconsin  Big Ten 20 8 12 .400
1937-38 Wisconsin  Big Ten 20 10 10 .500
1938-39 Wisconsin  Big Ten 20 10 10 .500
1939-40 Wisconsin  Big Ten 20 5 15 .250
1940-41 WisconsinRFN Big Ten 23 20 3 .870 NCAA Champ and Helms Foundation Champ
1941-42 Wisconsin  Big Ten 21 14 7 .667
1942-43 Wisconsin  Big Ten 21 12 9 .571
1943-44 Wisconsin  Big Ten 21 12 9 .571
1944-45 Wisconsin  Big Ten 21 10 11 .476
1945-46 Wisconsin  Big Ten 21 4 17 .190
1946-47 WisconsinR Big Ten 22 16 6 .727
1947-48 Wisconsin  Big Ten 20 12 8 .600
1948-49 Wisconsin  Big Ten 22 12 10 .545
1949-50 Wisconsin  Big Ten 22 17 5 .773 10.71 5.21 15 16
1950-51 Wisconsin  Big Ten 22 10 12 .455 4.00 4.86
1951-52 Wisconsin  Big Ten 22 10 12 .455 2.64 4.05
1952-53 Wisconsin  Big Ten 22 13 9 .591 11.98 8.35
1953-54 Wisconsin  Big Ten 22 12 10 .545 12.36 7.77 18
1954-55 Wisconsin  Big Ten 22 10 12 .455 5.48 6.43
1955-56 Wisconsin  Big Ten 22 6 16 .273 4.65 7.61
1956-57 Wisconsin  Big Ten 22 5 17 .227 -2.10 7.09
1957-58 Wisconsin  Big Ten 22 8 14 .364 -3.47 3.77
1958-59 Wisconsin  Big Ten 22 3 19 .136 -8.82 7.87
Career Wisconsin 532 265 267 .498 3.74 6.30 (Official NCAA: 265-267)

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Gene Englund (1941)
John Kotz (1942-1943)
Don Rehfeldt (1950)

Wins
1940-41 Wisconsin 20 (#7)

Losses
1939-40 Wisconsin 15 (#9)
1945-46 Wisconsin 17 (#4)
1958-59 Wisconsin 19 (#8)

Win-Loss Percentage
1940-41 Wisconsin .870 (#5)