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Evansville Purple Aces

Location: Evansville, Indiana ▪ Colors: Purple, White & Orange
Record: 41 Years, 614-524, .540 W-L%

Conferences: MVC, MW Coll, MW City and Ind
Conference Champion: 6 Times (Reg. Seas.), 4 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 5 Years (1-5), 0 Final Fours, 0 Championships

Ranked in AP Poll: 0 Times (Preseason), 0 Times (Final), 0 Weeks (Total)

Seasons where the school was classified as a major school (i.e., Division I or equivalent).
Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

45 Seasons

SRS back to 1979-80
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
1 2013-14  MVC 14 19 .424 -3.12 1.20 69.4 72.2 Marty Simmons (14-19)
2 2012-13  MVC 21 15 .583 5.26 2.91 69.2 65.9 Marty Simmons (21-15)
3 2011-12  MVC 16 16 .500 3.46 3.56 73.5 72.7 Marty Simmons (16-16)
4 2010-11  MVC 16 16 .500 -0.30 1.80 66.3 67.1 Marty Simmons (16-16)
5 2009-10  MVC 9 21 .300 -4.61 1.82 64.8 68.9 Marty Simmons (9-21)
6 2008-09  MVC 17 14 .548 1.87 2.29 67.1 65.7 Marty Simmons (17-14)
7 2007-08  MVC 9 21 .300 -4.62 2.07 59.5 65.5 Marty Simmons (9-21)
8 2006-07  MVC 14 17 .452 5.13 4.55 68.7 68.2 Steve Merfeld (14-17)
9 2005-06  MVC 10 19 .345 -2.08 3.54 65.3 71.0 Steve Merfeld (10-19)
10 2004-05  MVC 11 17 .393 0.81 2.91 70.9 73.0 Steve Merfeld (11-17)
11 2003-04  MVC 7 22 .241 -3.68 3.25 67.7 74.6 Steve Merfeld (7-22)
12 2002-03  MVC 12 16 .429 -0.71 2.97 70.0 73.7 Steve Merfeld (12-16)
13 2001-02  MVC 7 21 .250 -8.36 0.68 67.6 76.6 Jim Crews (7-21)
14 2000-01  MVC 14 16 .467 -1.68 1.77 68.9 71.5 Jim Crews (14-16)
15 1999-00  MVC 18 12 .600 2.68 0.98 69.0 67.3 Jim Crews (18-12)
16 1998-99R MVC 23 10 .697 5.89 3.73 75.8 71.8 Lost First Round Jim Crews (23-10)
17 1997-98  MVC 15 15 .500 1.70 -0.37 70.0 66.8 Jim Crews (15-15)
18 1996-97  MVC 17 14 .548 2.80 3.89 Jim Crews (17-14)
19 1995-96  MVC 13 14 .481 3.62 1.92 Jim Crews (13-14)
20 1994-95  MVC 18 9 .667 13.41 -0.26 Jim Crews (18-9)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
21 1993-94  MW Coll 21 11 .656 5.87 -1.57 Jim Crews (21-11)
22 1992-93RT MW Coll 23 7 .767 8.84 -0.88 Lost First Round Jim Crews (23-7)
23 1991-92RT MW Coll 24 6 .800 12.66 1.36 Lost First Round Jim Crews (24-6)
24 1990-91  MW Coll 14 14 .500 -2.08 -1.26 Jim Crews (14-14)
25 1989-90  MW Coll 17 15 .531 3.81 2.91 Jim Crews (17-15)
26 1988-89RT MW Coll 25 6 .806 12.16 1.38 Lost Second Round Jim Crews (25-6)
27 1987-88  MW Coll 21 8 .724 8.21 -0.13 Jim Crews (21-8)
28 1986-87 R MW Coll 16 12 .571 -1.00 -0.37 Jim Crews (16-12)
29 1985-86  MW Coll 8 19 .296 -5.88 -0.73 Jim Crews (8-19)
30 1984-85  MW City 13 16 .448 -1.94 1.69 Dick Walters (13-16)
31 1983-84  MW City 15 14 .517 -0.73 0.12 Dick Walters (15-14)
32 1982-83  MW City 13 16 .448 -6.03 -3.92 Dick Walters (13-16)
33 1981-82RT MW City 23 6 .793 9.28 -1.44 Lost First Round Dick Walters (23-6)
34 1980-81  MW City 19 9 .679 2.07 -2.89 Dick Walters (19-9)
35 1979-80  MW City 18 10 .643 1.04 -2.51 Dick Walters (18-10)
36 1978-79  Ind 13 16 .448 Dick Walters (13-16)
37 1977-78  Ind 1 3 .250 Bobby Watson (1-3)
38 1951-52-nm OVC 7 20 .259 Arad McCutchan (7-20)
39 1950-51-nm OVC 23 7 .767 Arad McCutchan (23-7)
40 1949-50-nm OVC 14 14 .500 Arad McCutchan (14-14)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
41 1948-49-nm OVC 14 11 .560 63.4 59.8 Arad McCutchan (14-11)
42 1927-28  Ind 14 3 .824 John Harmon (14-3)
43 1926-27  Ind 16 4 .800 John Harmon (16-4)
44 1925-26  Ind 8 3 .727 John Harmon (8-3)
45 1924-25  Ind 11 2 .846 John Harmon (11-2)