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Rice Owls

Also known as: Rice Institute

Location: Houston, TexasColors: Blue & Gray
Record: 102 Years, 1070-1386, .436 W-L%

Conferences: CUSA, WAC, Ind and SWC
Conference Champion: 10 Times (Reg. Seas.), 0 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 4 Years (2-5), 0 Final Fours, 0 Championships

Ranked in AP Poll: 0 Times (Preseason), 0 Times (Final), 8 Weeks (Total)

Seasons where the school was classified as a major school (i.e., Division I or equivalent).

102 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 CUSA 12 20 .375 -8.80 -2.70 75.8 80.5 Mike Rhoades (12-20)
2 2014-15 CUSA 12 20 .375 -2.86 -0.79 64.1 65.8 Mike Rhoades (12-20)
3 2013-14 CUSA 7 23 .233 -9.43 -0.43 61.8 69.4 Ben Braun (7-23)
4 2012-13 CUSA 5 26 .161 -11.12 0.01 60.5 70.9 Ben Braun (5-26)
5 2011-12 CUSA 19 16 .543 1.42 1.10 69.7 66.3 Ben Braun (19-16)
6 2010-11 CUSA 14 18 .438 1.67 2.67 67.1 67.2 Ben Braun (14-18)
7 2009-10 CUSA 8 23 .258 -5.72 1.15 64.0 69.7 Ben Braun (8-23)
8 2008-09 CUSA 10 22 .313 -5.05 3.18 63.8 71.0 Ben Braun (10-22)
9 2007-08 CUSA 3 27 .100 -10.29 2.78 55.9 69.0 Willis Wilson (3-27)
10 2006-07 CUSA 16 16 .500 -1.67 1.43 69.4 69.7 Willis Wilson (16-16)
11 2005-06 CUSA 12 16 .429 -4.00 0.50 67.8 70.1 Willis Wilson (12-16)
12 2004-05 WAC 19 12 .613 6.21 3.07 74.2 70.0 Willis Wilson (19-12)
13 2003-04 WAC 22 11 .667 7.52 3.99 74.1 70.0 Willis Wilson (22-11)
14 2002-03 WAC 19 10 .655 3.29 0.89 74.4 69.6 Willis Wilson (19-10)
15 2001-02 WAC 10 19 .345 -3.01 1.30 65.8 70.1 Willis Wilson (10-19)
16 2000-01 WAC 14 16 .467 2.33 3.71 62.9 63.8 Willis Wilson (14-16)
17 1999-00 WAC 5 22 .185 -9.42 3.26 57.6 68.0 Willis Wilson (5-22)
18 1998-99 WAC 18 10 .643 6.80 1.73 68.3 62.0 Willis Wilson (18-10)
19 1997-98 WAC 6 22 .214 -2.16 5.69 63.3 70.1 Willis Wilson (6-22)
20 1996-97 WAC 12 15 .444 2.03 3.83 66.6 66.4 Willis Wilson (12-15)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
21 1995-96 SWC 14 14 .500 0.75 1.75 68.3 69.3 Willis Wilson (14-14)
22 1994-95 SWC 15 13 .536 0.73 0.91 73.2 Willis Wilson (15-13)
23 1993-94 SWC 15 14 .517 2.34 1.20 Willis Wilson (15-14)
24 1992-93 SWC 18 10 .643 6.17 2.38 Willis Wilson (18-10)
25 1991-92 SWC 20 11 .645 6.41 -0.52 Scott Thompson (20-11)
26 1990-91 SWC 16 14 .533 6.62 5.82 Scott Thompson (16-14)
27 1989-90 SWC 11 17 .393 0.15 2.63 Scott Thompson (11-17)
28 1988-89 SWC 12 16 .429 -3.26 0.86 Scott Thompson (12-16)
29 1987-88 SWC 6 21 .222 -8.81 1.91 Scott Thompson (6-21)
30 1986-87 SWC 8 19 .296 -5.43 4.32 Greg Walcavich (1-7)
Tommy Suitts (7-12)
31 1985-86 SWC 9 19 .321 -4.61 3.14 Tommy Suitts (9-19)
32 1984-85 SWC 11 16 .407 -0.93 5.20 Tommy Suitts (11-16)
33 1983-84 SWC 13 17 .433 -2.66 1.34 Tommy Suitts (13-17)
34 1982-83 SWC 8 20 .286 -5.71 3.21 Tommy Suitts (8-20)
35 1981-82 SWC 15 15 .500 9.33 7.00 Tommy Suitts (15-15)
36 1980-81 SWC 12 15 .444 -1.03 2.31 Mike Schuler (12-15)
37 1979-80 SWC 7 19 .269 -4.75 1.33 Mike Schuler (7-19)
38 1978-79 SWC 7 20 .259 -10.91 3.83 Mike Schuler (7-20)
39 1977-78 SWC 4 22 .154 -6.55 5.13 Mike Schuler (4-22)
40 1976-77 SWC 9 18 .333 -13.76 1.85 Robert Polk (9-18)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
41 1975-76 SWC 3 24 .111 -20.44 0.67 Robert Polk (3-24)
42 1974-75 SWC 5 21 .192 -12.67 -1.79 Robert Polk (5-21)
43 1973-74 SWC 11 17 .393 -8.79 -1.75 Don Knodel (11-17)
44 1972-73 SWC 7 19 .269 -8.78 -1.86 Don Knodel (7-19)
45 1971-72 SWC 6 20 .231 -12.43 -0.60 Don Knodel (6-20)
46 1970-71 SWC 14 12 .538 -3.28 -2.90 Don Knodel (14-12)
47 1969-70 SWC 14 11 .560 -3.66 0.11 Lost First Round Don Knodel (14-11)
48 1968-69 SWC 10 14 .417 -4.46 -1.27 Don Knodel (10-14)
49 1967-68 SWC 8 16 .333 -7.39 -1.69 Don Knodel (8-16)
50 1966-67 SWC 7 17 .292 -8.22 -5.93 Don Knodel (7-17)
51 1965-66 SWC 1 22 .043 -13.08 -2.69 George Carlisle (1-22)
52 1964-65 SWC 2 22 .083 -15.32 0.12 George Carlisle (2-22)
53 1963-64 SWC 15 9 .625 2.10 -0.99 George Carlisle (15-9)
54 1962-63 SWC 12 11 .522 -3.25 -1.34 John Frankie (12-11)
55 1961-62 SWC 12 11 .522 1.72 1.90 John Frankie (12-11)
56 1960-61 SWC 11 12 .478 -5.59 -1.63 John Frankie (11-12)
57 1959-60 SWC 4 20 .167 -11.06 0.72 John Frankie (4-20)
58 1958-59 SWC 11 13 .458 1.04 -1.04 Don Suman (11-13)
59 1957-58 SWC 13 11 .542 1.45 -0.43 14 Don Suman (13-11)
60 1956-57 SWC 16 8 .667 4.06 0.92 Don Suman (16-8)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
61 1955-56 SWC 19 5 .792 8.20 -1.10 17 Don Suman (19-5)
62 1954-55 SWC 10 12 .455 -8.32 -3.97 Don Suman (10-12)
63 1953-54 SWC 23 5 .821 11.05 1.75 11 Lost Regional Semifinal Don Suman (23-5)
64 1952-53 SWC 15 6 .714 3.47 -1.92 Don Suman (15-6)
65 1951-52 SWC 9 15 .375 -3.89 0.12 Don Suman (9-15)
66 1950-51 SWC 8 15 .348 -8.30 -1.11 Don Suman (8-15)
67 1949-50 SWC 8 15 .348 -10.64 -3.11 Don Suman (8-15)
68 1948-49 SWC 13 11 .542 54.6 53.5 Joe Davis (13-11)
69 1947-48 SWC 10 14 .417 Joe Davis (10-14)
70 1946-47 SWC 7 17 .292 Joe Davis (7-17)
71 1945-46 SWC 10 11 .476 Buster Brannon (10-11)
72 1944-45 SWC 20 1 .952 Joe Davis (20-1)
73 1943-44 SWC 15 5 .750 Joe Davis (15-5)
74 1942-43 SWC 17 9 .654 Joe Davis (17-9)
75 1941-42 SWC 22 5 .815 Lost Regional Semifinal Buster Brannon (22-5)
76 1940-41 SWC 18 6 .750 Buster Brannon (18-6)
77 1939-40 SWC 25 4 .862 Lost Regional Semifinal Buster Brannon (25-4)
78 1938-39 SWC 10 11 .476 Buster Brannon (10-11)
79 1937-38 SWC 6 17 .261 Jimmy Kitts (6-17)
80 1936-37 SWC 6 10 .375 Jimmy Kitts (6-10)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
81 1935-36 SWC 12 10 .545 Jimmy Kitts (12-10)
82 1934-35 SWC 20 3 .870 Jimmy Kitts (20-3)
83 1933-34 SWC 6 6 .500 Jimmy Kitts (6-6)
84 1932-33 SWC 8 10 .444 Jimmy Kitts (8-10)
85 1931-32 SWC 5 9 .357 Russell Daugherty (5-9)
86 1930-31 SWC 8 9 .471 Russell Daugherty (8-9)
87 1929-30 SWC 7 9 .438 Russell Daugherty (7-9)
88 1928-29 SWC 2 10 .167 Russell Daugherty (2-10)
89 1927-28 SWC 3 9 .250 Russell Daugherty (3-9)
90 1926-27 SWC 0 9 .000 Franklyn Ashcraft (0-9)
91 1925-26 SWC 1 13 .071 Franklyn Ashcraft (1-13)
92 1924-25 SWC 2 12 .143 Patrick Nicholson (2-12)
93 1923-24 SWC 3 17 .150 Franklyn Ashcraft (3-17)
94 1922-23 SWC 10 9 .526 Phillip Arbuckle (10-9)
95 1921-22 SWC 2 12 .143 Howard Yerges (2-12)
96 1920-21 SWC 5 10 .333 Pete Cawthon (5-10)
97 1919-20 SWC 6 6 .500 Leslie Mann (6-6)
98 1918-19 SWC 4 10 .286 Wilbur Tisdale (4-10)
99 1917-18 SWC 10 4 .714 Wilbur Tisdale (10-4)
100 1916-17 Ind 10 5 .667 Robert Cummings (10-5)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
101 1915-16 SWC 12 5 .706 Robert Cummings (12-5)
102 1914-15 SWC 8 1 .889 Robert Cummings (8-1)