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Oliver Purnell

Born: May 19, 1953
Alma Mater: Old Dominion (1975)

Career Record (major schools): 27 Years, 448-384, .538 W-L%
Schools: Radford (44-42), Old Dominion (57-33), Dayton (155-116), Clemson (138-88) and DePaul (54-105)

Conference Champion: 4 Times (Reg. Seas.), 2 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 6 Years (0-6), 0 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
1988-89 Radford Big South 28 15 13 .536 -14.83 -9.87
1989-90 Radford Big South 29 7 22 .241 -17.14 -9.66
1990-91 Radford Big South 29 22 7 .759 -8.47 -12.47
1991-92 Old Dominion CAA 30 15 15 .500 -3.72 1.59 NCAA Tournament; Tournament Champion
1992-93 Old Dominion CAA 29 21 8 .724 4.98 2.05 Reg. Season Champion
1993-94 Old Dominion CAA 31 21 10 .677 6.37 -2.60 Reg. Season Champion
1994-95 Dayton GMWC 27 7 20 .259 -6.56 4.29
1995-96 Dayton A-10 29 15 14 .517 -0.16 -0.64
1996-97 Dayton A-10 27 13 14 .481 3.54 2.32
1997-98 Dayton A-10 33 21 12 .636 8.80 4.04 Reg. Season Champion
1998-99 Dayton A-10 28 11 17 .393 5.21 5.42
1999-00 Dayton A-10 31 22 9 .710 9.95 3.46 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2000-01 Dayton A-10 34 21 13 .618 9.73 6.14 24
2001-02 Dayton A-10 32 21 11 .656 12.73 3.38
2002-03 Dayton A-10 30 24 6 .800 11.00 5.17 16 16 NCAA Tournament; Tournament Champion
2003-04 Clemson ACC 28 10 18 .357 5.87 11.12
2004-05 Clemson ACC 32 16 16 .500 11.23 8.86
2005-06 Clemson ACC 32 19 13 .594 10.30 4.97
2006-07 Clemson ACC 36 25 11 .694 15.35 7.82 17
2007-08 Clemson ACC 34 24 10 .706 18.05 9.08 15 22 NCAA Tournament
2008-09 Clemson ACC 32 23 9 .719 15.56 6.59 10 24 NCAA Tournament
2009-10 Clemson ACC 32 21 11 .656 15.71 7.90 24 17 NCAA Tournament
2010-11 DePaul Big East 31 7 24 .226 -1.31 7.53
2011-12 DePaul Big East 31 12 19 .387 1.99 4.57
2012-13 DePaul Big East 32 11 21 .344 1.71 5.61
2013-14 DePaul Big East 33 12 21 .364 1.50 7.47
2014-15 DePaul Big East 32 12 20 .375 3.30 7.49
Career Overall 832 448 384 .538 4.47 3.39
Radford 86 44 42 .512 -13.48 -10.67
Old Dominion 90 57 33 .633 2.54 0.35
Dayton 271 155 116 .572 6.03 3.73
Clemson 226 138 88 .611 13.15 8.05
DePaul 159 54 105 .340 1.44 6.53

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Games
Career 832 (#57)

Wins
Career 448 (#89)

Losses
Career 384 (#20)