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E.A. Diddle

Born: March 12, 1895
Alma Mater: Centre (1921)

Career Record (major schools): 42 Years, 759-302, .715 W-L%
School: Western Kentucky (759-302)

Conference Champion: 10 Times (Reg. Seas.), 4 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 3 Years (3-4), 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
1922-23 Western Kentucky Ind 14 12 2 .857
1923-24 Western Kentucky Ind 18 9 9 .500
1924-25 Western Kentucky Ind 14 8 6 .571
1925-26 Western Kentucky Ind 14 10 4 .714
1926-27 Western Kentucky Ind 19 12 7 .632
1927-28 Western Kentucky Ind 17 10 7 .588
1928-29 Western Kentucky Ind 18 8 10 .444
1929-30 Western Kentucky Ind 16 4 12 .250
1930-31 Western Kentucky Ind 14 11 3 .786
1931-32 Western Kentucky Ind 23 15 8 .652
1932-33 Western Kentucky Ind 22 16 6 .727
1933-34 Western Kentucky Ind 36 28 8 .778
1934-35 Western Kentucky Ind 27 24 3 .889
1935-36 Western Kentucky Ind 30 26 4 .867
1936-37 Western Kentucky Ind 23 21 2 .913
1937-38 Western Kentucky Ind 33 30 3 .909
1938-39 Western Kentucky Ind 25 22 3 .880
1939-40 Western Kentucky Ind 30 24 6 .800 NCAA Tournament
1940-41 Western Kentucky Ind 26 22 4 .846
1941-42 Western Kentucky Ind 34 29 5 .853
1942-43 Western Kentucky Ind 27 24 3 .889
1943-44 Western Kentucky Ind 22 13 9 .591
1944-45 Western Kentucky Ind 27 17 10 .630
1945-46 Western Kentucky Ind 34 15 19 .441
1946-47 Western Kentucky Ind 29 25 4 .862
1947-48 Western Kentucky Ind 30 28 2 .933
1948-49 Western Kentucky OVC 29 25 4 .862 3 5 Reg. Season Champion; Tournament Champion
1949-50 Western Kentucky OVC 31 25 6 .806 14.22 4.87 7 8 Reg. Season Champion
1950-51 Western Kentucky OVC 29 19 10 .655 9.74 4.43
1951-52 Western Kentucky OVC 31 26 5 .839 10.92 6.23 11 Reg. Season Champion; Tournament Champion
1952-53 Western Kentucky OVC 31 25 6 .806 10.51 2.40 8 17 Tournament Champion
1953-54 Western Kentucky OVC 32 29 3 .906 15.60 2.83 3 8 Reg. Season Champion; Tournament Champion
1954-55 Western Kentucky OVC 28 18 10 .643 6.45 2.89 20 Reg. Season Champion
1955-56 Western Kentucky OVC 28 16 12 .571 4.66 4.92 Reg. Season Champion
1956-57 Western Kentucky OVC 26 17 9 .654 3.68 0.68 12 Reg. Season Champion
1957-58 Western Kentucky OVC 25 14 11 .560 3.79 -0.86 16
1958-59 Western Kentucky OVC 26 16 10 .615 4.80 -0.72
1959-60 Western Kentucky OVC 28 21 7 .750 6.03 -0.85 18 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1960-61 Western Kentucky OVC 26 18 8 .692 4.10 0.85 Reg. Season Champion
1961-62 Western Kentucky OVC 27 17 10 .630 3.40 -1.36 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1962-63 Western Kentucky OVC 21 5 16 .238 -10.31 -5.75
1963-64 Western Kentucky OVC 21 5 16 .238 -8.80 -4.95
Career Western Kentucky 1061 759 302 .715 5.25 1.04

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Losses
1945-46 Western Kentucky 19 (#2)
Career 302 (#100)