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Gary Colson

Born: April 30, 1934
Alma Mater: Lipscomb (1956)

Career Record (major schools): 24 Years, 375-316, .543 W-L%
Schools: Pepperdine (153-137), New Mexico (146-106) and Fresno State (76-73)
Official NCAA Record: 563-385, .594 W-L%

Conference Champion: 1 Time (Reg. Seas.), 0 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 2 Years (2-2), 0 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
1968-69 Pepperdine  WCC 26 14 12 .538 -11.47 -2.71
1969-70 Pepperdine  WCC 26 14 12 .538 -11.46 -2.51
1970-71 Pepperdine  WCC 25 12 13 .480 -8.71 -5.06
1971-72 Pepperdine  WCC 25 10 15 .400 -7.08 -3.22
1972-73 Pepperdine  WCC 25 14 11 .560 -2.83 -0.89
1973-74 Pepperdine  WCC 26 8 18 .308 -2.16 1.79
1974-75 Pepperdine  WCC 25 17 8 .680 -2.12 0.77
1975-76 PepperdineR WCC 28 22 6 .786 7.75 1.50 20 20
1976-77 Pepperdine  WCC 26 13 13 .500 -5.46 -0.03
1977-78 Pepperdine  WCC 26 7 19 .269 -9.58 0.92
1978-79 Pepperdine WCC 32 22 10 .688 7.32 1.78
1980-81 New Mexico  WAC 26 11 15 .423 3.35 6.10
1981-82 New Mexico  WAC 28 14 14 .500 2.44 5.16
1982-83 New Mexico  WAC 29 14 15 .483 0.53 1.95
1983-84 New Mexico  WAC 35 24 11 .686 6.58 2.64
1984-85 New Mexico  WAC 32 19 13 .594 3.37 0.50
1985-86 New Mexico  WAC 31 17 14 .548 4.14 0.59
1986-87 New Mexico  WAC 35 25 10 .714 5.48 1.24
1987-88 New Mexico  WAC 36 22 14 .611 8.89 6.11 18
1990-91 Fresno State  Big West 30 14 16 .467 0.10 2.34
1991-92 Fresno State  Big West 31 15 16 .484 2.48 2.26
1992-93 Fresno State  WAC 28 13 15 .464 -3.05 2.06
1993-94 Fresno State  WAC 32 21 11 .656 5.38 3.00
1994-95 Fresno State  WAC 28 13 15 .464 2.48 3.74
Career Overall 691 375 316 .543 -0.15 1.25 (Official NCAA: 563-385)
Pepperdine 290 153 137 .528 -4.16 -0.69
New Mexico 252 146 106 .579 4.35 3.04
Fresno State 149 76 73 .510 1.48 2.68

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Games
1978-79 Pepperdine 32 (#8)
1983-84 New Mexico 35 (#3)
1986-87 New Mexico 35 (#9)
1987-88 New Mexico 36 (#5)

Losses
Career 316 (#72)