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Evansville Purple Aces

Location: Evansville, IndianaColors: Purple, White & Orange
Record: 43 Years, 663-545, .549 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).

47 Seasons

SRS back to 1949-50
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
1 2015-16 MVC 25 9 .735 8.10 -0.39 74.3 65.3 Marty Simmons (25-9)
2 2014-15 MVC 24 12 .667 3.36 -0.07 70.9 65.6 Marty Simmons (24-12)
3 2013-14 MVC 14 19 .424 -3.12 1.20 69.4 72.2 Marty Simmons (14-19)
4 2012-13 MVC 21 15 .583 5.26 2.91 69.2 65.9 Marty Simmons (21-15)
5 2011-12 MVC 16 16 .500 3.46 3.56 73.5 72.7 Marty Simmons (16-16)
6 2010-11 MVC 16 16 .500 -0.30 1.80 66.3 67.1 Marty Simmons (16-16)
7 2009-10 MVC 9 21 .300 -4.61 1.82 64.8 68.9 Marty Simmons (9-21)
8 2008-09 MVC 17 14 .548 1.87 2.29 67.1 65.7 Marty Simmons (17-14)
9 2007-08 MVC 9 21 .300 -4.62 2.07 59.5 65.5 Marty Simmons (9-21)
10 2006-07 MVC 14 17 .452 5.13 4.55 68.7 68.2 Steve Merfeld (14-17)
11 2005-06 MVC 10 19 .345 -2.08 3.54 65.3 71.0 Steve Merfeld (10-19)
12 2004-05 MVC 11 17 .393 0.81 2.91 70.9 73.0 Steve Merfeld (11-17)
13 2003-04 MVC 7 22 .241 -3.68 3.25 67.7 74.6 Steve Merfeld (7-22)
14 2002-03 MVC 12 16 .429 -0.71 2.97 70.0 73.7 Steve Merfeld (12-16)
15 2001-02 MVC 7 21 .250 -8.36 0.68 67.6 76.6 Jim Crews (7-21)
16 2000-01 MVC 14 16 .467 -1.68 1.77 68.9 71.5 Jim Crews (14-16)
17 1999-00 MVC 18 12 .600 2.68 0.98 69.0 67.3 Jim Crews (18-12)
18 1998-99 MVC 23 10 .697 5.89 3.73 75.8 71.8 Lost First Round Jim Crews (23-10)
19 1997-98 MVC 15 15 .500 1.70 -0.37 70.0 66.8 Jim Crews (15-15)
20 1996-97 MVC 17 14 .548 2.80 3.89 63.4 64.5 Jim Crews (17-14)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
21 1995-96 MVC 13 14 .481 3.62 1.92 72.0 70.3 Jim Crews (13-14)
22 1994-95 MVC 18 9 .667 13.41 -0.26 77.0 Jim Crews (18-9)
23 1993-94 MW Coll 21 11 .656 5.87 -1.57 Jim Crews (21-11)
24 1992-93 MW Coll 23 7 .767 8.84 -0.88 Lost First Round Jim Crews (23-7)
25 1991-92 MW Coll 24 6 .800 12.65 1.35 Lost First Round Jim Crews (24-6)
26 1990-91 MW Coll 14 14 .500 -2.09 -1.26 Jim Crews (14-14)
27 1989-90 MW Coll 17 15 .531 3.81 2.91 Jim Crews (17-15)
28 1988-89 MW Coll 25 6 .806 12.16 1.39 Lost Second Round Jim Crews (25-6)
29 1987-88 MW Coll 21 8 .724 8.21 -0.13 Jim Crews (21-8)
30 1986-87 MW Coll 16 12 .571 -1.00 -0.37 Jim Crews (16-12)
31 1985-86 MW Coll 8 19 .296 -5.88 -0.73 Jim Crews (8-19)
32 1984-85 MW City 13 16 .448 -1.94 1.69 Dick Walters (13-16)
33 1983-84 MW City 15 14 .517 -0.73 0.12 Dick Walters (15-14)
34 1982-83 MW City 13 16 .448 -6.03 -3.92 Dick Walters (13-16)
35 1981-82 MW City 23 6 .793 9.28 -1.44 Lost First Round Dick Walters (23-6)
36 1980-81 MW City 19 9 .679 2.07 -2.89 Dick Walters (19-9)
37 1979-80 MW City 18 10 .643 1.04 -2.51 Dick Walters (18-10)
38 1978-79 Ind 13 16 .448 -5.07 -3.47 Dick Walters (13-16)
39 1977-78 Ind 1 3 .250 -6.77 6.23 Bobby Watson (1-3)
40 1951-52-nm OVC 7 20 .259 Arad McCutchan (7-20)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
41 1950-51-nm OVC 23 7 .767 Arad McCutchan (23-7)
42 1949-50-nm OVC 14 14 .500 Arad McCutchan (14-14)
43 1948-49-nm OVC 14 11 .560 63.4 59.8 Arad McCutchan (14-11)
44 1927-28 Ind 14 3 .824 John Harmon (14-3)
45 1926-27 Ind 16 4 .800 John Harmon (16-4)
46 1925-26 Ind 8 3 .727 John Harmon (8-3)
47 1924-25 Ind 11 2 .846 John Harmon (11-2)