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Gene Smithson

Alma Mater: North Central (1961)

Career Record (major schools): 11 Years, 221-99, .691 W-L%
Schools: Illinois State (66-18) and Wichita State (155-81)
Official NCAA Record: 221-99, .691 W-L%

Conference Champion: 2 Times (Reg. Seas.), 1 Time (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 2 Years (3-2), 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
1975-76 Illinois State  Ind 27 20 7 .741 3.12 -0.08
1976-77 Illinois State  Ind 29 22 7 .759 5.75 1.40
1977-78 Illinois State  Ind 28 24 4 .857 7.13 -1.30 13
1978-79 Wichita State  MVC 28 14 14 .500 2.34 2.80
1979-80 Wichita State  MVC 29 17 12 .586 5.88 3.46
1980-81 Wichita StateR MVC 33 26 7 .788 14.41 2.12 14
1981-82 Wichita State  MVC 29 23 6 .793 13.51 3.14 6 2
1982-83 Wichita State R MVC 28 25 3 .893 11.31 0.74 11 14
1983-84 Wichita State  MVC 30 18 12 .600 4.52 3.45 14
1984-85 Wichita StateT MVC 31 18 13 .581 9.13 4.33
1985-86 Wichita State  MVC 28 14 14 .500 2.91 3.46
Career Overall 320 221 99 .691 7.27 2.14 (Official NCAA: 221-99)
Illinois State 84 66 18 .786 5.33 0.01
Wichita State 236 155 81 .657 8.00 2.94

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Xavier McDaniel (1985)

Games
1980-81 Wichita State 33 (#5)

Win-Loss Percentage
1977-78 Illinois State .857 (#6)
1982-83 Wichita State .893 (#3)
Career .691 (#85)