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Buster Brannon

Alma Mater: TCU (1933)

Career Record (major schools): 24 Years, 289-296, .494 W-L%
Schools: Rice (85-37) and Texas Christian (204-259)

Conference Champion: 6 Times (Reg. Seas.), 0 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 5 Years (4-6), 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
1938-39 Rice SWC 21 10 11 .476
1939-40 Rice SWC 29 25 4 .862 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1940-41 Rice SWC 24 18 6 .750
1941-42 Rice SWC 27 22 5 .815 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1945-46 Rice SWC 21 10 11 .476
1948-49 Texas Christian SWC 24 4 20 .167
1949-50 Texas Christian SWC 24 13 11 .542 -6.15 -2.10
1950-51 Texas Christian SWC 25 16 9 .640 1.32 -2.13 Reg. Season Champion
1951-52 Texas Christian SWC 28 24 4 .857 7.30 -1.66 12 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1952-53 Texas Christian SWC 24 16 8 .667 1.27 -0.68 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1953-54 Texas Christian SWC 24 10 14 .417 -1.36 2.22
1954-55 Texas Christian SWC 24 17 7 .708 -3.80 -4.75 20
1955-56 Texas Christian SWC 24 4 20 .167 -11.05 3.13
1956-57 Texas Christian SWC 24 14 10 .583 1.78 2.68
1957-58 Texas Christian SWC 24 17 7 .708 5.85 0.23 16
1958-59 Texas Christian SWC 26 20 6 .769 6.47 1.79 14 16 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1959-60 Texas Christian SWC 24 7 17 .292 -4.71 1.12
1960-61 Texas Christian SWC 24 5 19 .208 -11.65 0.13
1961-62 Texas Christian SWC 24 5 19 .208 -3.87 2.59
1962-63 Texas Christian SWC 24 4 20 .167 -9.45 0.46
1963-64 Texas Christian SWC 24 4 20 .167 -13.25 0.32
1964-65 Texas Christian SWC 24 6 18 .250 -8.62 -2.12
1965-66 Texas Christian SWC 24 8 16 .333 -5.72 -2.01
1966-67 Texas Christian SWC 24 10 14 .417 -2.52 -3.98
Career Overall 585 289 296 .494 -3.23 -0.27
Rice 122 85 37 .697
Texas Christian 463 204 259 .441 -3.23 -0.27

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Games
1939-40 Rice 29 (#7)
1941-42 Rice 27 (#9)

Wins
1939-40 Rice 25 (#4)
1941-42 Rice 22 (#6)
1951-52 Texas Christian 24 (#9)

Win-Loss Percentage
1951-52 Texas Christian .857 (#5)