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Big Eight Conference Coaches

Known as: Big Eight Conference, Big Seven Conference, Big Six Conference

Record: 68 Years, 7013-5521, .560 W-L%
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

NCAA Tournament: 105 Teams (139-110), 20 Final Fours, 2 Championships

Ranked in AP Poll: 53 (Preseason), 69 (Final), 1039 (Total)

66 Coaches

Rk Coach From To Yrs G W L W-L% CREG CTRN NCAA FF NC School(s)
1 Phog Allen 1929 1956 28 596 421 175 .706 16 0 4 3 1 Kansas
2 Dana Altman 1991 1994 4 122 68 54 .557 0 0 1 0 0 Kansas State
3 Glendon Anderson 1960 1971 12 302 141 161 .467 0 0 0 0 0 Iowa State
4 Tom Apke 1982 1986 5 140 59 81 .421 0 0 0 0 0 Colorado
5 Tom Asbury 1995 1996 2 56 29 27 .518 0 0 1 0 0 Kansas State
6 Sam Aubrey 1971 1973 3 78 18 60 .231 0 0 0 0 0 Oklahoma State
7 Charlie Black 1929 1932 4 72 32 40 .444 0 0 Nebraska
8 Bill Blair 1977 1981 5 136 67 69 .493 0 0 0 0 0 Colorado
9 Dave Bliss 1976 1980 5 139 77 62 .554 1 1 1 0 0 Oklahoma
10 Larry Brown 1984 1988 5 179 135 44 .754 1 2 5 2 1 Kansas
11 William Browne 1933 1940 8 151 64 87 .424 1 0 0 0 0 Nebraska
12 Jerry Bush 1955 1963 9 213 81 132 .380 0 0 0 0 0 Nebraska
13 Joe Cipriano 1964 1980 17 450 253 197 .562 0 0 0 0 0 Nebraska
14 Chili Cochrane 1943 1943 1 20 6 14 .300 0 0 0 0 0 Kansas State
15 Charles Corsaut 1929 1933 5 82 42 40 .512 0 0 Kansas State
16 Frosty Cox 1948 1950 3 61 27 34 .443 0 0 0 0 0 Colorado
17 Bruce Drake 1939 1955 17 382 200 182 .524 6 0 3 2 0 Oklahoma
18 George Edwards 1929 1946 18 318 159 159 .500 3 0 1 0 0 Missouri
19 Howard Engleman 1947 1947 1 14 8 6 .571 0 0 0 0 0 Kansas
20 Cotton Fitzsimmons 1969 1970 2 54 34 20 .630 1 0 1 0 0 Kansas State
Rk Coach From To Yrs G W L W-L% CREG CTRN NCAA FF NC School(s)
21 Tim Floyd 1995 1996 2 67 47 20 .701 0 1 2 0 0 Iowa State
22 Jack Gardner 1940 1953 10 228 147 81 .645 3 0 2 2 0 Kansas State
23 Harry Good 1947 1954 8 185 86 99 .465 2 0 0 0 0 Nebraska
24 Gus Guydon 1974 1974 1 21 11 10 .524 0 0 0 0 0 Iowa State
25 Leonard Hamilton 1987 1990 4 119 56 63 .471 0 0 0 0 0 Oklahoma State
26 Paul Hansen 1980 1986 7 196 107 89 .546 0 1 1 0 0 Oklahoma State
27 Dick Harp 1957 1964 8 203 121 82 .596 2 0 2 1 0 Kansas
28 Joe Harrington 1991 1996 6 157 72 85 .459 0 0 0 0 0 Colorado
29 Jack Hartman 1971 1986 16 464 294 170 .634 3 2 7 0 0 Kansas State
30 Hank Iba 1958 1970 13 333 168 165 .505 1 0 2 0 0 Oklahoma State
31 Moe Iba 1981 1986 6 177 106 71 .599 0 0 1 0 0 Nebraska
32 Maury John 1972 1974 3 57 32 25 .561 0 0 0 0 0 Iowa State
33 Jim Killingsworth 1978 1979 2 53 22 31 .415 0 0 0 0 0 Oklahoma State
34 L.F. Klein 1946 1946 1 20 7 13 .350 0 0 0 0 0 Nebraska
35 Fritz Knorr 1945 1946 2 47 14 33 .298 0 0 0 0 0 Kansas State
36 Lon Kruger 1987 1990 4 127 81 46 .638 0 0 4 0 0 Kansas State
37 Bebe Lee 1951 1956 6 137 63 74 .460 2 0 2 1 0 Colorado
38 Adolph Lewandowski 1941 1945 5 87 24 63 .276 0 0 0 0 0 Nebraska
39 John MacLeod 1968 1973 6 159 90 69 .566 0 0 0 0 0 Oklahoma
40 Hugh McDermott 1929 1938 10 169 104 65 .615 1 0 Oklahoma
Rk Coach From To Yrs G W L W-L% CREG CTRN NCAA FF NC School(s)
41 Louis Menze 1929 1947 19 319 166 153 .520 4 0 1 1 0 Iowa State
42 Tom Miller 1987 1990 4 114 35 79 .307 0 0 0 0 0 Colorado
43 Lynn Nance 1977 1980 4 99 40 59 .404 0 0 0 0 0 Iowa State
44 Danny Nee 1987 1996 10 316 185 131 .585 0 1 4 0 0 Nebraska
45 Johnny Orr 1981 1994 14 418 218 200 .522 0 0 6 0 0 Iowa State
46 Ted Owens 1965 1983 19 530 348 182 .657 6 1 7 2 0 Kansas
47 Doyle Parrack 1956 1962 7 168 71 97 .423 0 0 0 0 0 Oklahoma
48 Ricardo Patton 1996 1996 1 13 4 9 .308 0 0 0 0 0 Colorado
49 Joe Ramsey 1974 1975 2 52 31 21 .596 0 0 0 0 0 Oklahoma
50 Cliff Rock 1944 1944 1 22 7 15 .318 0 0 0 0 0 Kansas State
51 Frank Root 1934 1939 6 110 38 72 .345 0 0 0 0 0 Kansas State
52 Kelvin Sampson 1995 1996 2 62 40 22 .645 0 0 2 0 0 Oklahoma
53 Rick Samuels 1980 1980 1 9 3 6 .333 0 0 0 0 0 Iowa State
54 Sparky Stalcup 1947 1962 16 373 194 179 .520 0 0 0 0 0 Missouri
55 Bob Stevens 1963 1967 5 125 46 79 .368 0 0 0 0 0 Oklahoma
56 Norm Stewart 1968 1996 29 873 581 292 .666 8 6 15 0 0 Missouri
57 Bill Strannigan 1955 1959 5 115 69 46 .600 0 0 0 0 0 Iowa State
58 Guy Strong 1974 1977 4 105 39 66 .371 0 0 0 0 0 Oklahoma State
59 Clay Sutherland 1948 1954 7 151 63 88 .417 0 0 0 0 0 Iowa State
60 Eddie Sutton 1991 1996 6 195 140 55 .718 1 1 5 1 0 Oklahoma State
Rk Coach From To Yrs G W L W-L% CREG CTRN NCAA FF NC School(s)
61 Ken Trickey 1975 1976 2 53 13 40 .245 0 0 0 0 0 Iowa State
62 Billy Tubbs 1981 1994 14 465 333 132 .716 4 3 9 1 0 Oklahoma
63 Bob Vanatta 1963 1967 5 122 42 80 .344 0 0 0 0 0 Missouri
64 Sox Walseth 1957 1976 20 506 260 246 .514 3 0 3 0 0 Colorado
65 Roy Williams 1989 1996 8 269 213 56 .792 5 1 7 2 0 Kansas
66 Tex Winter 1954 1968 15 379 261 118 .689 8 0 6 2 0 Kansas State