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Frank McGuire

Born: November 8, 1916
Alma Mater: St. John's (NY) (1936)

Career Record (major schools): 30 Years, 549-236, .699 W-L%
Schools: St. John's (NY) (102-36), North Carolina (164-58) and South Carolina (283-142)
Official NCAA Record: 549-236, .699 W-L%

Conference Champion: 9 Times (Reg. Seas.), 2 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 8 Years (14-8), 2 Final Fours, 1 Championship
NCAA Champion: 1957

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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
1947-48 St. John's (NY)  Metro NY 23 12 11 .522
1948-49 St. John's (NY) R Metro NY 24 15 9 .625
1949-50 St. John's (NY)  Metro NY 29 24 5 .828 14.44 3.49 1 9
1950-51 St. John's (NY)R Metro NY 31 26 5 .839 11.25 5.46 5 9
1951-52 St. John's (NY)RF Metro NY 31 25 6 .806 11.42 6.30 1 10
1952-53 North Carolina  Southern 27 17 10 .630 -0.73 -5.31 12
1953-54 North Carolina  ACC 21 11 10 .524 -3.12 -8.08
1954-55 North Carolina  ACC 21 10 11 .476 2.22 2.65
1955-56 North Carolina R ACC 23 18 5 .783 12.09 3.14 4 13
1956-57 North CarolinaRTFN ACC 32 32 0 1.000 14.70 1.12 1 1 NCAA Champ
1957-58 North Carolina  ACC 26 19 7 .731 8.75 1.87 1 13
1958-59 North CarolinaR ACC 25 20 5 .800 8.57 1.85 1 9
1959-60 North Carolina R ACC 24 18 6 .750 14.04 3.21 12
1960-61 North Carolina R ACC 23 19 4 .826 11.82 0.82 4 5 Not eligible for conference tournament
1964-65 South Carolina  ACC 23 6 17 .261 -7.99 2.69
1965-66 South Carolina  ACC 24 11 13 .458 0.97 5.87 10
1966-67 South Carolina  ACC 23 16 7 .696 6.87 1.67
1967-68 South Carolina  ACC 22 15 7 .682 8.96 1.56
1968-69 South Carolina  ACC 28 21 7 .750 8.43 2.61 8 13
1969-70 South Carolina R ACC 28 25 3 .893 19.11 3.70 1 1 6
1970-71 South CarolinaT ACC 29 23 6 .793 15.05 5.60 2 2 6
1971-72 South Carolina Ind 29 24 5 .828 14.32 3.19 12 3 6
1972-73 South Carolina Ind 29 22 7 .759 11.10 4.14 16 16
1973-74 South Carolina Ind 27 22 5 .815 13.42 3.92 10 19
1974-75 South Carolina  Ind 28 19 9 .679 9.51 1.18 7 5
1975-76 South Carolina  Ind 27 18 9 .667 7.09 0.98
1976-77 South Carolina  Ind 26 14 12 .538 4.18 2.98
1977-78 South Carolina  Ind 28 16 12 .571 4.29 2.40
1978-79 South Carolina  Ind 27 15 12 .556 1.70 -0.56
1979-80 South Carolina  Ind 27 16 11 .593 0.68 -0.71
Career Overall 785 549 236 .699 7.97 2.06 (Official NCAA: 549-236)
St. John's (NY) 138 102 36 .739 12.37 5.08
North Carolina 222 164 58 .739 7.59 0.14
South Carolina 425 283 142 .666 7.36 2.58

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Pete Brennan (1958)
Kevin Joyce (1973)
Tom Riker (1972)
John Roche (1970-1971)
Lenny Rosenbluth (1957)
Lee Shaffer (1960)
Bob Zawoluk (1952)

Win-Loss Percentage
1949-50 St. John's (NY) .828 (#7)
1950-51 St. John's (NY) .839 (#7)
1956-57 North Carolina 1.000 (#1)
1960-61 North Carolina .826 (#8)
1969-70 South Carolina .893 (#7)
Career .699 (#74)