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Nolan Richardson

Born: December 27, 1941
Alma Mater: UTEP (1965)

Career Record (major schools): 22 Years, 509-207, .711 W-L%
Schools: Tulsa (119-37) and Arkansas (390-170)

Conference Champion: 9 Times (Reg. Seas.), 6 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 16 Years (26-15), 3 Final Fours, 1 Championship
NCAA Champion: 1994

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
1980-81 Tulsa MVC 33 26 7 .788 9.58 4.65 NIT Champ
1981-82 Tulsa MVC 30 24 6 .800 13.27 3.64 11 6 10 NCAA Tournament; Tournament Champion
1982-83 Tulsa MVC 31 19 12 .613 5.29 3.08 19
1983-84 Tulsa MVC 31 27 4 .871 12.79 1.47 9 12 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Tournament Champion
1984-85 Tulsa MVC 31 23 8 .742 11.24 3.74 12 18 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1985-86 Arkansas SWC 28 12 16 .429 1.99 2.99
1986-87 Arkansas SWC 33 19 14 .576 9.54 5.17 20
1987-88 Arkansas SWC 30 21 9 .700 11.18 0.61 NCAA Tournament
1988-89 Arkansas SWC 32 25 7 .781 17.26 2.76 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Tournament Champion
1989-90 Arkansas SWC 35 30 5 .857 19.79 3.99 9 3 7 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Tournament Champion; NCAA FF
1990-91 Arkansas SWC 38 34 4 .895 27.27 8.62 2 2 2 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Tournament Champion
1991-92 Arkansas SEC 34 26 8 .765 19.20 8.20 3 2 9 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1992-93 Arkansas SEC 31 22 9 .710 17.72 8.30 8 12 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1993-94 Arkansas SEC 34 31 3 .912 23.88 7.55 3 1 2 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; NCAA FF; NCAA Champion
1994-95 Arkansas SEC 39 32 7 .821 16.85 10.45 1 1 6 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; NCAA FF
1995-96 Arkansas SEC 33 20 13 .606 11.66 8.09 16 16 NCAA Tournament
1996-97 Arkansas SEC 32 18 14 .563 14.68 6.99 13 13
1997-98 Arkansas SEC 33 24 9 .727 16.16 5.78 12 17 NCAA Tournament
1998-99 Arkansas SEC 34 23 11 .676 12.83 6.01 19 17 17 NCAA Tournament
1999-00 Arkansas SEC 34 19 15 .559 12.37 7.76 NCAA Tournament; Tournament Champion
2000-01 Arkansas SEC 31 20 11 .645 16.61 6.16 15 15 NCAA Tournament
2001-02 Arkansas SEC 29 14 15 .483 12.27 10.13
Career Overall 716 509 207 .711 14.25 5.73
Tulsa 156 119 37 .763 10.43 3.32
Arkansas 560 390 170 .696 15.37 6.44

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Paul Pressey (1982)
Corliss Williamson (1994-1995)

Games
1980-81 Tulsa 33 (#5)
1989-90 Arkansas 35 (#4)
1990-91 Arkansas 38 (#2)
1991-92 Arkansas 34 (#9)
1993-94 Arkansas 34 (#7)
1994-95 Arkansas 39 (#1)
Career 716 (#100)

Wins
1980-81 Tulsa 26 (#5)
1983-84 Tulsa 27 (#7)
1989-90 Arkansas 30 (#3)
1990-91 Arkansas 34 (#1)
1993-94 Arkansas 31 (#1)
1994-95 Arkansas 32 (#1)
Career 509 (#58)

Win-Loss Percentage
1983-84 Tulsa .871 (#4)
1989-90 Arkansas .857 (#3)
1990-91 Arkansas .895 (#2)
1993-94 Arkansas .912 (#1)
1994-95 Arkansas .821 (#10)
Career .711 (#62)