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Digger Phelps

Born: July 4, 1941
Alma Mater: Rider (1963)

Career Record (major schools): 21 Years, 419-200, .677 W-L%
Schools: Fordham (26-3) and Notre Dame (393-197)

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

NCAA Tournament: 15 Years (17-17), 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
1970-71 Fordham Ind 29 26 3 .897 12.25 0.80 9 9 NCAA Tournament
1971-72 Notre Dame Ind 26 6 20 .231 -7.83 5.69
1972-73 Notre Dame Ind 30 18 12 .600 11.09 7.09
1973-74 Notre Dame Ind 29 26 3 .897 20.75 5.04 8 1 5 NCAA Tournament
1974-75 Notre Dame Ind 29 19 10 .655 14.51 7.14 12 9 14 NCAA Tournament
1975-76 Notre Dame Ind 29 23 6 .793 18.03 5.54 7 5 7 NCAA Tournament
1976-77 Notre Dame Ind 29 22 7 .759 16.09 4.09 14 2 10 NCAA Tournament
1977-78 Notre Dame Ind 31 23 8 .742 18.29 6.49 4 2 6 NCAA Tournament; NCAA FF
1978-79 Notre Dame Ind 30 24 6 .800 18.94 3.31 3 1 4 NCAA Tournament
1979-80 Notre Dame Ind 28 22 6 .786 13.39 2.61 5 3 9 NCAA Tournament
1980-81 Notre Dame Ind 29 23 6 .793 13.27 4.34 10 4 7 NCAA Tournament
1981-82 Notre Dame Ind 27 10 17 .370 1.98 5.44 19 19
1982-83 Notre Dame Ind 29 19 10 .655 11.29 1.68
1983-84 Notre Dame Ind 33 21 12 .636 7.09 1.62
1984-85 Notre Dame Ind 30 21 9 .700 10.96 3.66 NCAA Tournament
1985-86 Notre Dame Ind 29 23 6 .793 17.66 4.16 12 10 10 NCAA Tournament
1986-87 Notre Dame Ind 32 24 8 .750 11.73 6.04 18 18 NCAA Tournament
1987-88 Notre Dame Ind 29 20 9 .690 12.28 3.07 19 NCAA Tournament
1988-89 Notre Dame Ind 30 21 9 .700 11.29 5.53 19 NCAA Tournament
1989-90 Notre Dame Ind 29 16 13 .552 12.01 7.60 17 17 NCAA Tournament
1990-91 Notre Dame Ind 32 12 20 .375 5.58 10.08
Career Overall 619 419 200 .677 11.93 4.81
Fordham 29 26 3 .897 12.25 0.80
Notre Dame 590 393 197 .666 11.92 5.01

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Adrian Dantley (1975-1976)
John Paxson (1982-1983)
John Shumate (1974)
Kelly Tripucka (1979-1981)

Games
1970-71 Fordham 29 (#8)
1972-73 Notre Dame 30 (#4)
1977-78 Notre Dame 31 (#9)

Wins
1970-71 Fordham 26 (#6)
1973-74 Notre Dame 26 (#4)

Losses
1971-72 Notre Dame 20 (#4)

Win-Loss Percentage
1970-71 Fordham .897 (#6)
1973-74 Notre Dame .897 (#4)
1978-79 Notre Dame .800 (#10)