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Lon Kruger

Born: August 19, 1952
Alma Mater: Kansas St. (1975)

Career Record (major schools): 30 Years, 590-361, .620 W-L%
Schools: Texas-Rio Grande Valley (52-59), Kansas State (81-46), Florida (104-80), Illinois (81-48), Nevada-Las Vegas (161-71) and Oklahoma (111-57)

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

NCAA Tournament: 17 Years (20-17), 2 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
1982-83 Texas-Rio Grande Valley Ind 28 7 21 .250 -9.81 1.36
1983-84 Texas-Rio Grande Valley Ind 27 13 14 .481 0.14 1.31
1984-85 Texas-Rio Grande Valley Ind 28 12 16 .429 -5.21 -2.38
1985-86 Texas-Rio Grande Valley Ind 28 20 8 .714 2.08 -5.34
1986-87 Kansas State Big 8 31 20 11 .645 10.60 7.17 NCAA Tournament
1987-88 Kansas State Big 8 34 25 9 .735 15.79 10.14 14 20 NCAA Tournament
1988-89 Kansas State Big 8 30 19 11 .633 13.63 10.41 NCAA Tournament
1989-90 Kansas State Big 8 32 17 15 .531 12.56 8.81 NCAA Tournament
1990-91 Florida SEC 28 11 17 .393 6.80 9.62
1991-92 Florida SEC 33 19 14 .576 8.62 6.44
1992-93 Florida SEC 28 16 12 .571 10.74 7.74
1993-94 Florida SEC 37 29 8 .784 16.11 9.01 14 14 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; NCAA FF
1994-95 Florida SEC 30 17 13 .567 15.34 11.31 10 6 NCAA Tournament
1995-96 Florida SEC 28 12 16 .429 7.65 11.40
1996-97 Illinois Big Ten 32 22 10 .688 15.64 7.79 15 19 NCAA Tournament
1997-98 Illinois Big Ten 33 23 10 .697 15.21 8.97 18 22 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1998-99 Illinois Big Ten 32 14 18 .438 10.59 11.87
1999-00 Illinois Big Ten 32 22 10 .688 19.73 9.60 16 15 21 NCAA Tournament
2004-05 Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 31 17 14 .548 6.11 5.61
2005-06 Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 30 17 13 .567 7.51 4.51
2006-07 Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 37 30 7 .811 12.98 5.37 19 19 NCAA Tournament; Tournament Champion
2007-08 Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 35 27 8 .771 10.23 4.02 NCAA Tournament; Tournament Champion
2008-09 Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 32 21 11 .656 8.68 4.34
2009-10 Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 34 25 9 .735 12.57 4.82 18 NCAA Tournament
2010-11 Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 33 24 9 .727 14.67 6.00 20 NCAA Tournament
2011-12 Oklahoma Big 12 31 15 16 .484 7.28 6.67
2012-13 Oklahoma Big 12 32 20 12 .625 11.40 7.09 NCAA Tournament
2013-14 Oklahoma Big 12 33 23 10 .697 14.91 8.97 17 21 NCAA Tournament
2014-15 Oklahoma Big 12 35 24 11 .686 18.65 9.94 19 13 13 NCAA Tournament
2015-16 Oklahoma Big 12 37 29 8 .784 19.76 11.14 8 1 NCAA Tournament; NCAA FF
Career Overall 951 590 361 .620 10.37 6.79
Texas-Rio Grande Valley 111 52 59 .468 -3.20 -1.26
Kansas State 127 81 46 .638 13.14 9.13
Florida 184 104 80 .565 10.88 9.25
Illinois 129 81 48 .628 15.29 9.56
Nevada-Las Vegas 232 161 71 .694 10.39 4.95
Oklahoma 168 111 57 .661 14.40 8.76

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Buddy Hield (2016)
Mitch Richmond (1988)

Games
1993-94 Florida 37 (#1)
2006-07 Nevada-Las Vegas 37 (#5)
2015-16 Oklahoma 37 (#10)
Career 951 (#33)

Wins
1993-94 Florida 29 (#2)
2006-07 Nevada-Las Vegas 30 (#6)
2015-16 Oklahoma 29 (#7)
Career 590 (#38)

Losses
Career 361 (#34)