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Wisconsin Badgers

Location: Madison, Wisconsin ▪ Colors: Cardinal & White
Record: 116 Years, 1491-1158, .563 W-L%

Conferences: Big Ten and Western
Conference Champion: 17 Times (Reg. Seas.), 2 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 20 Years (29-19), 3 Final Fours, 1 Championship
NCAA Champion: 1941

Ranked in AP Poll: 10 Times (Preseason), 13 Times (Final), 208 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.

116 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 2013-14F Big Ten 30 8 .789 19.69 10.19 73.5 64.0 20 3 12 Lost National Semifinal Bo Ryan (30-8)
2 2012-13 Big Ten 23 12 .657 18.76 9.73 65.0 55.9 23 17 18 Lost Second Round Bo Ryan (23-12)
3 2011-12 Big Ten 26 10 .722 19.04 8.24 64.0 53.2 15 9 14 Lost Regional Semifinal Bo Ryan (26-10)
4 2010-11 Big Ten 25 9 .735 18.77 9.42 67.9 58.6 10 16 Lost Regional Semifinal Bo Ryan (25-9)
5 2009-10 Big Ten 24 9 .727 17.84 7.66 67.1 56.9 11 16 Lost Second Round Bo Ryan (24-9)
6 2008-09 Big Ten 20 13 .606 12.43 8.43 63.8 59.0 25 25 Lost Second Round Bo Ryan (20-13)
7 2007-08RT Big Ten 31 5 .861 19.59 6.73 67.3 54.4 6 6 Lost Regional Semifinal Bo Ryan (31-5)
8 2006-07 Big Ten 30 6 .833 19.28 6.95 70.2 57.9 9 1 6 Lost Second Round Bo Ryan (30-6)
9 2005-06 Big Ten 19 12 .613 13.14 7.24 71.1 65.6 15 Lost First Round Bo Ryan (19-12)
10 2004-05 Big Ten 25 9 .735 16.76 9.61 67.4 60.2 21 18 20 Lost Regional Final Bo Ryan (25-9)
11 2003-04T Big Ten 25 7 .781 18.96 7.49 68.4 57.0 15 10 10 Lost Second Round Bo Ryan (25-7)
12 2002-03R Big Ten 24 8 .750 17.48 6.51 70.3 59.3 18 21 Lost Regional Semifinal Bo Ryan (24-8)
13 2001-02R Big Ten 19 13 .594 10.09 9.22 67.0 65.7 Lost Second Round Bo Ryan (19-13)
14 2000-01 Big Ten 18 11 .621 14.90 12.08 59.4 56.6 19 10 25 Lost First Round Brad Soderberg (16-10)
Dick Bennett (2-1)
15 1999-00F Big Ten 22 14 .611 16.67 12.50 59.9 55.8 Lost National Semifinal Dick Bennett (22-14)
16 1998-99 Big Ten 22 10 .688 17.28 10.37 62.1 55.2 11 18 Lost First Round Dick Bennett (22-10)
17 1997-98  Big Ten 12 19 .387 7.18 9.22 60.5 62.6 Dick Bennett (12-19)
18 1996-97 Big Ten 18 10 .643 13.20 9.41 Lost First Round Dick Bennett (18-10)
19 1995-96  Big Ten 17 15 .531 7.89 7.80 Dick Bennett (17-15)
20 1994-95  Big Ten 13 14 .481 8.27 6.94 17 13 Stan Van Gundy (13-14)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
21 1993-94 Big Ten 18 11 .621 15.00 9.86 12 Lost Second Round Stu Jackson (18-11)
22 1992-93  Big Ten 14 14 .500 8.08 6.72 Stu Jackson (14-14)
23 1991-92  Big Ten 13 18 .419 8.40 7.78 Steve Yoder (13-18)
24 1990-91  Big Ten 15 15 .500 9.14 8.36 Steve Yoder (15-15)
25 1989-90  Big Ten 14 17 .452 8.66 9.39 Steve Yoder (14-17)
26 1988-89  Big Ten 18 12 .600 13.98 11.23 Steve Yoder (18-12)
27 1987-88  Big Ten 12 16 .429 3.30 8.70 Steve Yoder (12-16)
28 1986-87  Big Ten 14 17 .452 4.98 8.27 Steve Yoder (14-17)
29 1985-86  Big Ten 12 16 .429 4.13 10.61 Steve Yoder (12-16)
30 1984-85  Big Ten 14 14 .500 3.51 7.35 Steve Yoder (14-14)
31 1983-84  Big Ten 8 20 .286 2.73 6.30 Steve Yoder (8-20)
32 1982-83  Big Ten 8 20 .286 1.06 7.85 Steve Yoder (8-20)
33 1981-82  Big Ten 6 21 .222 -5.03 4.34 Bill Cofield (6-21)
34 1980-81  Big Ten 11 16 .407 5.07 9.23 Bill Cofield (11-16)
35 1979-80  Big Ten 15 14 .517 11.94 9.80 Bill Cofield (15-14)
36 1978-79  Big Ten 12 15 .444 Bill Cofield (12-15)
37 1977-78  Big Ten 8 19 .296 Bill Cofield (8-19)
38 1976-77  Big Ten 9 18 .333 Bill Cofield (9-18)
39 1975-76  Big Ten 10 16 .385 John Powless (10-16)
40 1974-75  Big Ten 8 18 .308 John Powless (8-18)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
41 1973-74  Big Ten 16 8 .667 13 John Powless (16-8)
42 1972-73  Big Ten 11 13 .458 John Powless (11-13)
43 1971-72  Big Ten 13 11 .542 John Powless (13-11)
44 1970-71  Big Ten 9 15 .375 John Powless (9-15)
45 1969-70  Big Ten 10 14 .417 John Powless (10-14)
46 1968-69  Big Ten 11 13 .458 John Powless (11-13)
47 1967-68  Big Ten 13 11 .542 John Erickson (13-11)
48 1966-67  Big Ten 13 11 .542 John Erickson (13-11)
49 1965-66  Big Ten 11 13 .458 John Erickson (11-13)
50 1964-65  Big Ten 9 13 .409 John Erickson (9-13)
51 1963-64  Big Ten 8 16 .333 John Erickson (8-16)
52 1962-63  Big Ten 14 10 .583 10 6 John Erickson (14-10)
53 1961-62  Big Ten 17 7 .708 John Erickson (17-7)
54 1960-61  Big Ten 7 17 .292 John Erickson (7-17)
55 1959-60  Big Ten 8 16 .333 John Erickson (8-16)
56 1958-59  Big Ten 3 19 .136 Bud Foster (3-19)
57 1957-58  Big Ten 8 14 .364 Bud Foster (8-14)
58 1956-57  Big Ten 5 17 .227 Bud Foster (5-17)
59 1955-56  Big Ten 6 16 .273 Bud Foster (6-16)
60 1954-55  Big Ten 10 12 .455 Bud Foster (10-12)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
61 1953-54  Big Ten 12 10 .545 18 Bud Foster (12-10)
62 1952-53  Big Ten 13 9 .591 Bud Foster (13-9)
63 1951-52  Big Ten 10 12 .455 Bud Foster (10-12)
64 1950-51  Big Ten 10 12 .455 Bud Foster (10-12)
65 1949-50  Big Ten 17 5 .773 15 16 Bud Foster (17-5)
66 1948-49  Big Ten 12 10 .545 54.5 48.1 Bud Foster (12-10)
67 1947-48  Big Ten 12 8 .600 Bud Foster (12-8)
68 1946-47R Big Ten 16 6 .727 Lost Regional Semifinal Bud Foster (16-6)
69 1945-46  Big Ten 4 17 .190 Bud Foster (4-17)
70 1944-45  Big Ten 10 11 .476 Bud Foster (10-11)
71 1943-44  Big Ten 12 9 .571 Bud Foster (12-9)
72 1942-43  Big Ten 12 9 .571 Bud Foster (12-9)
73 1941-42  Big Ten 14 7 .667 Bud Foster (14-7)
74 1940-41RFN Big Ten 20 3 .870 Won National Final Bud Foster (20-3)
75 1939-40  Big Ten 5 15 .250 Bud Foster (5-15)
76 1938-39  Big Ten 10 10 .500 Bud Foster (10-10)
77 1937-38  Big Ten 10 10 .500 Bud Foster (10-10)
78 1936-37  Big Ten 8 12 .400 Bud Foster (8-12)
79 1935-36  Big Ten 11 9 .550 Bud Foster (11-9)
80 1934-35  Big Ten 15 5 .750 Bud Foster (15-5)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
81 1933-34  Big Ten 14 6 .700 Doc Meanwell (14-6)
82 1932-33  Big Ten 7 13 .350 Doc Meanwell (7-13)
83 1931-32  Big Ten 8 10 .444 Doc Meanwell (8-10)
84 1930-31  Big Ten 8 9 .471 Doc Meanwell (8-9)
85 1929-30  Big Ten 15 2 .882 Doc Meanwell (15-2)
86 1928-29  Big Ten 15 2 .882 Doc Meanwell (15-2)
87 1927-28  Big Ten 13 4 .765 Doc Meanwell (13-4)
88 1926-27  Big Ten 10 7 .588 Doc Meanwell (10-7)
89 1925-26  Big Ten 8 9 .471 Doc Meanwell (8-9)
90 1924-25  Big Ten 6 11 .353 Doc Meanwell (6-11)
91 1923-24  Big Ten 11 5 .688 Doc Meanwell (11-5)
92 1922-23  Big Ten 12 3 .800 Doc Meanwell (12-3)
93 1921-22  Big Ten 14 5 .737 Doc Meanwell (14-5)
94 1920-21  Big Ten 13 4 .765 Doc Meanwell (13-4)
95 1919-20  Big Ten 15 5 .750 Guy Lowman (15-5)
96 1918-19  Big Ten 5 11 .313 Guy Lowman (5-11)
97 1917-18  Big Ten 14 3 .824 Guy Lowman (14-3)
98 1916-17  Western 15 3 .833 Doc Meanwell (15-3)
99 1915-16  Western 20 1 .952 Doc Meanwell (20-1)
100 1914-15  Western 13 4 .765 Doc Meanwell (13-4)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
101 1913-14  Western 15 0 1.000 Doc Meanwell (15-0)
102 1912-13  Western 14 1 .933 Doc Meanwell (14-1)
103 1911-12  Western 15 0 1.000 Doc Meanwell (15-0)
104 1910-11  Western 9 6 .600 Haskell Noyes (9-6)
105 1909-10  Western 9 5 .643 Haskell Noyes (9-5)
106 1908-09  Western 8 4 .667 Haskell Noyes (8-4)
107 1907-08  Western 10 2 .833 Emmett Angell (10-2)
108 1906-07  Western 11 3 .786 Emmett Angell (11-3)
109 1905-06  Western 12 2 .857 Emmett Angell (12-2)
110 1904-05  Western 10 8 .556 Emmett Angell (10-8)
111 1903-04  Western 11 4 .733 James Elsom (11-4)
112 1902-03  Western 5 2 .714 James Elsom (5-2)
113 1901-02  Western 7 3 .700 James Elsom (7-3)
114 1900-01  Western 1 1 .500 James Elsom (1-1)
115 1899-00  Western 1 1 .500 James Elsom (1-1)
116 1898-99  Western 0 3 .000 James Elsom (0-3)