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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)

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

NCAA Tournament: 11 Years (8-11), 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
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 Oklahoma Big 8 31 21 10 .677 8.26 4.19 16 16 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Tournament Champion
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 NCAA Tournament
1984-85 Southern Methodist SWC 33 23 10 .697 11.57 3.32 10 2 NCAA Tournament
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 Methodist SWC 35 28 7 .800 11.12 0.47 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Tournament Champion
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 NCAA Tournament
1991-92 New Mexico WAC 33 20 13 .606 10.19 4.97
1992-93 New Mexico WAC 31 24 7 .774 8.96 3.30 21 21 NCAA Tournament; Tournament Champion
1993-94 New Mexico WAC 31 23 8 .742 9.55 0.93 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1994-95 New Mexico WAC 30 15 15 .500 6.43 5.25
1995-96 New Mexico WAC 33 28 5 .848 11.55 3.43 23 23 NCAA Tournament; Tournament Champion
1996-97 New Mexico WAC 33 25 8 .758 14.67 3.67 17 9 11 NCAA Tournament
1997-98 New Mexico WAC 32 24 8 .750 14.89 5.08 11 8 18 NCAA Tournament
1998-99 New Mexico WAC 34 25 9 .735 7.96 0.74 20 11 25 NCAA Tournament
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
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 (#48)

Wins
1987-88 Southern Methodist 28 (#5)
1995-96 New Mexico 28 (#8)
1996-97 New Mexico 25 (#10)
Career 526 (#49)

Losses
1981-82 Southern Methodist 21 (#10)
Career 328 (#64)

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