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Robert Polk

Alma Mater: Evansville (1939)

Career Record (major schools): 21 Years, 286-229, .555 W-L%
Schools: Vanderbilt (197-106), Saint Louis (72-60) and Rice (17-63)
Official NCAA Record: 355-257, .580 W-L%

Conference Champion: 2 Times (Reg. Seas.), 1 Time (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 1 Year (0-1), 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
1947-48 Vanderbilt  SEC 22 8 14 .364
1948-49 Vanderbilt  SEC 22 14 8 .636
1949-50 Vanderbilt  SEC 25 17 8 .680 3.85 -2.39 18
1950-51 Vanderbilt T SEC 27 19 8 .704 -2.15 -3.28
1951-52 Vanderbilt  SEC 27 18 9 .667 0.98 -1.24 18
1952-53 Vanderbilt  SEC 19 10 9 .526 -1.97 -5.19
1953-54 Vanderbilt  SEC 22 12 10 .545 0.54 0.44 19
1954-55 Vanderbilt  SEC 22 16 6 .727 6.92 -2.33 14 17
1955-56 Vanderbilt  SEC 23 19 4 .826 5.05 -4.64 3 12
1956-57 Vanderbilt  SEC 22 17 5 .773 13.17 1.26 6 8
1957-58 Vanderbilt  SEC 25 14 11 .560 3.54 0.24
1959-60 Vanderbilt  SEC 23 14 9 .609 -0.98 -2.08
1960-61 Vanderbilt  SEC 24 19 5 .792 5.16 -1.80 16
1968-69 Trinity (TX)-nm Southland 24 19 5 .792
1969-70 Saint Louis  MVC 26 9 17 .346 2.40 4.10
1970-71 Saint Louis R MVC 29 17 12 .586 7.07 4.75
1971-72 Saint Louis  MVC 26 18 8 .692 8.61 3.15
1972-73 Saint Louis  MVC 26 19 7 .731 7.65 3.56
1973-74 Saint Louis  MVC 25 9 16 .360 -3.00 3.59
1974-75 Rice  SWC 26 5 21 .192 -12.67 -1.79
1975-76 Rice  SWC 27 3 24 .111 -20.44 0.67
1976-77 Rice  SWC 27 9 18 .333 -13.76 1.85
Career Overall 515 286 229 .555 0.52 -0.06 (Official NCAA: 355-257)
Vanderbilt 303 197 106 .650 3.10 -1.91
Saint Louis 132 72 60 .545 4.54 3.83
Rice 80 17 63 .213 -15.62 0.25

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Games
1970-71 Saint Louis 29 (#8)

Losses
1974-75 Rice 21 (#5)
1975-76 Rice 24 (#1)

Win-Loss Percentage
1955-56 Vanderbilt .826 (#9)