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Butch van Breda Kolff

Born: December 16, 1951
Alma Mater: Vanderbilt (1974)

Career Record (major schools): 21 Years, 346-229, .602 W-L%
Schools: Lafayette (132-85), Princeton (103-31), New Orleans (32-22) and Hofstra (79-91)

Conference Champion: 8 Times (Reg. Seas.), 2 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 4 Years (7-5), 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
1951-52 Lafayette Mid-3 24 15 9 .625 -2.22 -5.44 Reg. Season Champion
1952-53 Lafayette Ind 25 13 12 .520 -14.23 -6.97
1953-54 Lafayette Ind 27 17 10 .630 -3.50 -5.08
1954-55 Lafayette Ind 26 23 3 .885 1.09 -7.38
1962-63 Princeton Ivy 25 19 6 .760 3.49 -6.87 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1963-64 Princeton Ivy 29 20 9 .690 1.78 -5.86 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1964-65 Princeton Ivy 29 23 6 .793 10.20 -2.18 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; NCAA FF
1965-66 Princeton Ivy 23 16 7 .696 3.98 -2.37
1966-67 Princeton Ivy 28 25 3 .893 17.07 -0.57 3 5 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1977-78 New Orleans Sun Belt 27 21 6 .778 7.16 -0.81 Tournament Champion
1978-79 New Orleans Sun Belt 27 11 16 .407 -5.90 -1.90
1984-85 Lafayette ECC 28 15 13 .536 -7.61 -6.57
1985-86 Lafayette ECC 29 14 15 .483 -11.33 -9.59
1986-87 Lafayette ECC 29 16 13 .552 -4.58 -8.45
1987-88 Lafayette ECC 29 19 10 .655 -2.65 -6.77 Reg. Season Champion
1988-89 Hofstra ECC 29 14 15 .483 -9.36 -9.36
1989-90 Hofstra ECC 28 13 15 .464 -7.61 -5.72 Reg. Season Champion
1990-91 Hofstra ECC 28 14 14 .500 -7.16 -7.91
1991-92 Hofstra ECC 29 20 9 .690 -4.09 -9.99 Reg. Season Champion
1992-93 Hofstra Ind 27 9 18 .333 -11.59 -3.12
1993-94 Hofstra ECC 29 9 20 .310 -17.58 -8.72 Tournament Champion
Career Overall 575 346 229 .602 -3.08 -5.79
Lafayette 217 132 85 .608 -5.63 -7.03
Princeton 134 103 31 .769 7.30 -3.57
New Orleans 54 32 22 .593 0.63 -1.35
Hofstra 170 79 91 .465 -9.57 -7.47

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Games
1963-64 Princeton 29 (#3)
1964-65 Princeton 29 (#4)
1966-67 Princeton 28 (#8)

Wins
1954-55 Lafayette 23 (#8)
1964-65 Princeton 23 (#8)
1966-67 Princeton 25 (#4)

Win-Loss Percentage
1954-55 Lafayette .885 (#3)
1966-67 Princeton .893 (#3)