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Ray Mears

Born: November 8, 1926
Alma Mater: Miami (OH) (1949)

Career Record (major schools): 15 Years, 278-112, .713 W-L%
School: Tennessee (278-112)
Official NCAA Record: 399-135, .747 W-L%

Conference Champion: 3 Times (Reg. Seas.), 0 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 3 Years (0-4), 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
1962-63 Tennessee  SEC 24 13 11 .542 1.82 -0.63
1963-64 Tennessee  SEC 24 16 8 .667 7.15 0.75
1964-65 Tennessee  SEC 25 20 5 .800 15.69 0.21 8
1965-66 Tennessee  SEC 26 18 8 .692 13.54 1.32
1966-67 TennesseeR SEC 28 21 7 .750 13.69 2.69 8 8
1967-68 Tennessee  SEC 26 20 6 .769 14.78 4.70 4
1968-69 Tennessee  SEC 28 21 7 .750 10.97 2.74 20 17
1969-70 Tennessee  SEC 25 16 9 .640 3.27 -0.25 6
1970-71 Tennessee  SEC 28 21 7 .750 10.53 2.83 8 17
1971-72 Tennessee R SEC 25 19 6 .760 7.80 2.39 19
1972-73 Tennessee  SEC 24 15 9 .625 6.16 4.16 14 14
1973-74 Tennessee  SEC 26 17 9 .654 10.28 4.71
1974-75 Tennessee  SEC 26 18 8 .692 14.77 3.73 15
1975-76 Tennessee SEC 27 21 6 .778 12.91 6.33 9 7 13
1976-77 TennesseeR SEC 28 22 6 .786 15.00 8.03 16 7 15
Career Tennessee 390 278 112 .713 10.56 2.91 (Official NCAA: 399-135)

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Ernie Grunfeld (1977)
Bernard King (1976-1977)

Games
1966-67 Tennessee 28 (#8)

Win-Loss Percentage
Career .713 (#60)