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Forddy Anderson

Born: March 17, 1919
Alma Mater: Stanford (1942)

Career Record (major schools): 19 Years, 299-203, .596 W-L%
Schools: Drake (32-23), Bradley (142-56) and Michigan State (125-124)
Official NCAA Record: 368-234, .611 W-L%

Conference Champion: 3 Times (Reg. Seas.), 0 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 4 Years (9-5), 3 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
1946-47 Drake  MVC 29 18 11 .621
1947-48 Drake  MVC 26 14 12 .538
1948-49 Bradley  MVC 35 27 8 .771 7 7
1949-50 BradleyRF MVC 37 32 5 .865 14.15 3.12 1 1
1950-51 Bradley  MVC 38 32 6 .842 11.65 2.56 1 6
1951-52 Bradley  Ind 29 17 12 .586 6.42 2.63
1952-53 Bradley  Ind 27 15 12 .556 5.56 3.48
1953-54 BradleyF Ind 32 19 13 .594 8.46 3.06 7 7
1954-55 Michigan State  Big Ten 22 13 9 .591 11.31 7.90
1955-56 Michigan State  Big Ten 22 13 9 .591 7.96 7.77 16
1956-57 Michigan StateRF Big Ten 26 16 10 .615 11.65 7.58 8 11
1957-58 Michigan State  Big Ten 22 16 6 .727 13.20 4.52 7 17
1958-59 Michigan StateR Big Ten 23 19 4 .826 15.73 5.25 5 7
1959-60 Michigan State  Big Ten 21 10 11 .476 7.42 5.99 11
1960-61 Michigan State  Big Ten 24 7 17 .292 -0.44 5.95
1961-62 Michigan State  Big Ten 22 8 14 .364 2.46 4.37
1962-63 Michigan State  Big Ten 20 4 16 .200 2.26 7.66
1963-64 Michigan State  Big Ten 24 14 10 .583 6.70 5.31
1964-65 Michigan State  Big Ten 23 5 18 .217 -1.32 7.72
Career Overall 502 299 203 .596 7.70 5.30 (Official NCAA: 368-234)
Drake 55 32 23 .582
Bradley 198 142 56 .717 9.25 2.97
Michigan State 249 125 124 .502 6.99 6.37

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Johnny Green (1959)
Gene Melchiorre (1951)
Paul Unruh (1950)

Games
1948-49 Bradley 35 (#2)
1949-50 Bradley 37 (#1)
1950-51 Bradley 38 (#1)
1953-54 Bradley 32 (#3)

Wins
1948-49 Bradley 27 (#2)
1949-50 Bradley 32 (#1)
1950-51 Bradley 32 (#1)

Win-Loss Percentage
1949-50 Bradley .865 (#2)
1950-51 Bradley .842 (#6)