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Dave Bliss

Born: September 20, 1943
Alma Mater: Cornell (1965)

Career Record (major schools): 28 Years, 526-328, .616 W-L%
Schools: Oklahoma (77-62), Southern Methodist (142-101), New Mexico (246-108) and Baylor (61-57)
Official NCAA Record: 526-328, .616 W-L%

Conference Champion: 3 Times (Reg. Seas.), 4 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 11 Years (8-11), 0 Final Fours, 0 Championships

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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
1975-76 Oklahoma  Big 8 26 9 17 .346 -0.23 1.88
1976-77 Oklahoma  Big 8 28 18 10 .643 6.81 4.06
1977-78 Oklahoma  Big 8 27 14 13 .519 7.18 6.48
1978-79 OklahomaRT Big 8 31 21 10 .677 8.26 4.19 16 16
1979-80 Oklahoma  Big 8 27 15 12 .556 5.07 2.87
1980-81 Southern Methodist  SWC 27 7 20 .259 -5.99 3.53
1981-82 Southern Methodist  SWC 27 6 21 .222 -2.48 7.87
1982-83 Southern Methodist  SWC 30 19 11 .633 3.05 3.05
1983-84 Southern Methodist SWC 33 25 8 .758 8.33 0.91
1984-85 Southern Methodist SWC 33 23 10 .697 11.57 3.32 10 2
1985-86 Southern Methodist  SWC 29 18 11 .621 5.44 1.96
1986-87 Southern Methodist  SWC 29 16 13 .552 8.60 3.03
1987-88 Southern MethodistRT SWC 35 28 7 .800 11.12 0.47
1988-89 New Mexico  WAC 33 22 11 .667 10.68 4.90
1989-90 New Mexico  WAC 34 20 14 .588 10.49 4.64
1990-91 New Mexico WAC 30 20 10 .667 8.14 2.42
1991-92 New Mexico  WAC 33 20 13 .606 10.19 4.97
1992-93 New MexicoT WAC 31 24 7 .774 8.96 3.30 21 21
1993-94 New MexicoR WAC 31 23 8 .742 9.55 0.93
1994-95 New Mexico  WAC 30 15 15 .500 6.43 5.25
1995-96 New MexicoT WAC 33 28 5 .848 11.55 3.43 23 23
1996-97 New Mexico WAC 33 25 8 .758 14.67 3.67 17 9 11
1997-98 New Mexico WAC 32 24 8 .750 14.89 5.08 11 8 18
1998-99 New Mexico WAC 34 25 9 .735 7.96 0.74 20 11 25
1999-00 Baylor  Big 12 29 14 15 .483 2.20 4.59
2000-01 Baylor  Big 12 31 19 12 .613 7.42 2.60
2001-02 Baylor  Big 12 30 14 16 .467 6.23 5.08
2002-03 Baylor  Big 12 28 14 14 .500 6.04 5.44
Career Overall 854 526 328 .616 7.22 3.59 (Official NCAA: 526-328)
Oklahoma 139 77 62 .554 5.42 3.90
Southern Methodist 243 142 101 .584 4.96 3.02
New Mexico 354 246 108 .695 10.32 3.58
Baylor 118 61 57 .517 5.47 4.43

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Jon Koncak (1985)

Games
1987-88 Southern Methodist 35 (#7)
Career 854 (#47)

Wins
1987-88 Southern Methodist 28 (#5)
1995-96 New Mexico 28 (#8)
1996-97 New Mexico 25 (#10)
Career 526 (#48)

Losses
1981-82 Southern Methodist 21 (#10)
Career 328 (#58)

Win-Loss Percentage
1995-96 New Mexico .849 (#9)