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Harry Combes

Born: March 3, 1915
Alma Mater: Illinois (1937)

Career Record (major schools): 20 Years, 316-150, .678 W-L%
School: Illinois (316-150)

Conference Champion: 4 Times (Reg. Seas.), 0 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 4 Years (9-4), 3 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
1947-48 Illinois Big Ten 20 15 5 .750
1948-49 Illinois Big Ten 25 21 4 .840 4 4 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; NCAA FF
1949-50 Illinois Big Ten 22 14 8 .636 11.29 7.43 16
1950-51 Illinois Big Ten 27 22 5 .815 15.59 7.04 5 5 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; NCAA FF
1951-52 Illinois Big Ten 26 22 4 .846 15.17 4.94 1 2 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; NCAA FF
1952-53 Illinois Big Ten 22 18 4 .818 20.19 6.90 2 11
1953-54 Illinois Big Ten 22 17 5 .773 18.81 7.22 4 19
1954-55 Illinois Big Ten 22 17 5 .773 17.41 6.00 3 18
1955-56 Illinois Big Ten 22 18 4 .818 21.83 7.38 2 10
1956-57 Illinois Big Ten 22 14 8 .636 12.27 6.99 5
1957-58 Illinois Big Ten 22 11 11 .500 5.62 4.52 17
1958-59 Illinois Big Ten 22 12 10 .545 9.25 5.61 18
1959-60 Illinois Big Ten 23 16 7 .696 9.95 7.26 8
1960-61 Illinois Big Ten 24 9 15 .375 2.52 3.81 19
1961-62 Illinois Big Ten 23 15 8 .652 8.10 3.97
1962-63 Illinois Big Ten 26 20 6 .769 13.17 6.53 8 3 8 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1963-64 Illinois Big Ten 24 13 11 .542 10.57 6.95
1964-65 Illinois Big Ten 24 18 6 .750 20.59 9.20 6
1965-66 Illinois Big Ten 24 12 12 .500 7.52 4.65
1966-67 Illinois Big Ten 24 12 12 .500 4.39 4.60
Career Illinois 466 316 150 .678 12.46 6.17

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Win-Loss Percentage
1948-49 Illinois .840 (#7)
1951-52 Illinois .846 (#10)
1952-53 Illinois .818 (#7)
1955-56 Illinois .818 (#10)
Career .678 (#99)