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1942-43 Coaches

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National Champion: Wyoming
Final Four: DePaul, Georgetown, Texas and Wyoming

Consensus Player of the Year: Andrew Phillip

Coaches

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games ▪ All stats are through the season in question
1942-43 Season Career at Current School Career Overall
Coach School Conference W L W-L% AP Pre AP Post NCAA Tournament Since W L W-L% NCAA S16 FF W L W-L% NCAA S16 FF
Russell Beichly Akron Ind 18 3 .857 1943 18 3 .857 18 3 .857
Paul Burnham Alabama SEC 10 10 .500 1943 10 10 .500 10 10 .500
Rudy Lavik Arizona State BIAA 10 9 .526 1934 53 65 .449 97 86 .530
Fred Enke Arizona BIAA 22 2 .917 1926 253 123 .673 267 143 .651
Eugene Lambert Arkansas SWC 19 7 .731 1943 19 7 .731 19 7 .731
Valentine Lentz Army Ind 5 10 .333 1940 31 31 .500 31 31 .500
Bob Evans Auburn SEC 1 14 .067 1943 1 14 .067 1 14 .067
BIll Henderson Baylor SWC 6 14 .300 1942 17 23 .425 17 23 .425
Mel Collard Boston University Ind 3 10 .231 1936 60 57 .513 60 57 .513
Harold Anderson Bowling Green State Ind 18 5 .783 1943 18 5 .783 160 46 .777
Alfred Robertson Bradley Ind 8 11 .421 1921 252 165 .604 252 165 .604
Floyd Millet Brigham Young MSAC 15 7 .682 1942 32 10 .762 32 10 .762
Arthur Musicat Brooklyn Metro NY 6 11 .353 1937 63 58 .521 63 58 .521
Rip Engle Brown Ind 9 11 .450 1943 9 11 .450 9 11 .450
John Sitarski Bucknell Ind 5 8 .385 1943 5 8 .385 5 8 .385
Pop Hedden Butler Ind 4 9 .308 1943 4 9 .308 4 9 .308
Nibs Price California PCC 9 15 .375 1925 275 175 .611 275 175 .611
Allie Seelbach Canisius Ind 11 9 .550 1934 89 77 .536 89 77 .536
Kyle Anderson Chicago Big Ten 0 21 .000 1943 0 21 .000 0 21 .000
Bob Ruess Cincinnati Ind 9 10 .474 1943 9 10 .474 9 10 .474
Bo Sherman Citadel Southern 8 5 .615 1943 8 5 .615 8 5 .615
Nat Holman City College of New York Metro NY 8 10 .444 1920 277 91 .753 277 91 .753
Rock Norman Clemson Southern 3 13 .188 1941 14 41 .255 131 132 .498
Karl Lawrence Colgate Ind 5 7 .417 1942 10 16 .385 10 16 .385
John Davis Colorado State MSAC 7 9 .438 1938 35 69 .337 106 122 .465
Cliff Battles Columbia Ivy 8 8 .500 1943 8 8 .500 8 8 .500
Donald White Connecticut Yankee 8 7 .533 1937 79 39 .669 181 151 .545
Speed Wilson Cornell Ivy 7 15 .318 1943 7 15 .318 7 15 .318
Eddie Hickey Creighton MVC 19 2 .905 1936 113 64 .638 1 1 113 64 .638 1 1
Ozzie Cowles Dartmouth Ivy 20 3 .870 Lost Regional Semifinal 1937 128 36 .780 3 3 1 195 62 .759 3 3 1
Bo Shepard Davidson Southern 18 6 .750 1938 78 66 .542 104 66 .612
James Carter Dayton Ind 9 8 .529 1940 34 45 .430 34 45 .430
Ellison Ketchum Denver Ind 11 5 .688 1941 23 30 .434 23 30 .434
Mark Duncan Denver Ind 8 3 .727 1943 8 3 .727 8 3 .727
Ray Meyer DePaul Ind 19 5 .792 Lost Regional Final 1943 19 5 .792 1 1 19 5 .792 1 1
Lloyd Brazil Detroit Mercy Ind 15 5 .750 1931 148 91 .619 148 91 .619
Bill Williams Drake MVC 8 9 .471 1933 113 115 .496 113 115 .496
Gerry Gerard Duke Southern 20 6 .769 1943 20 6 .769 20 6 .769
Chick Davies Duquesne Ind 12 7 .632 1925 277 98 .739 1 1 277 98 .739 1 1
Spurgeon Cherry Florida SEC 8 7 .533 1943 8 7 .533 8 7 .533
Edward Kelleher Fordham Metro NY 16 6 .727 1924 218 93 .701 228 104 .687
Harold Bruce Geneva Ind 9 12 .429 1943 9 12 .429 9 12 .429
Otis Zahn George Washington Southern 17 6 .739 1943 17 6 .739 17 6 .739
Elmer Ripley Georgetown Ind 22 5 .815 Lost National Final 1928 92 45 .672 1 1 1 174 95 .647 1 1 1
Roy Mundorff Georgia Tech SEC 11 5 .688 1927 173 134 .564 173 134 .564
Elmer Lampe Georgia SEC 4 13 .235 1939 55 46 .545 55 46 .545
Clark Jarnigan Hardin-Simmons BIAA 1 9 .100 1943 1 9 .100 1 9 .100
Earl Brown Harvard Ivy 12 14 .462 1942 20 30 .400 20 30 .400
Jack McDonald Hofstra Metro NY 15 6 .714 1943 15 6 .714 15 6 .714
Hop Riopel Holy Cross Ind 1 5 .167 1943 1 5 .167 1 5 .167
Babe Brown Idaho PCC 14 20 .412 1943 14 20 .412 14 20 .412
Douglas Mills Illinois Big Ten 17 1 .944 1937 99 37 .728 1 1 99 37 .728 1 1
Glenn Curtis Indiana State Ind 13 4 .765 1939 66 28 .702 66 28 .702
Branch McCracken Indiana Big Ten 18 2 .900 1939 87 17 .837 1 1 1 87 17 .837 1 1 1
Louis Menze Iowa State Big 6 7 9 .438 1929 126 122 .508 126 122 .508
Pops Harrison Iowa Big Ten 7 10 .412 1943 7 10 .412 7 10 .412
Chili Cochrane Kansas State Big 6 6 14 .300 1943 6 14 .300 6 14 .300
Phog Allen Kansas Big 6 22 6 .786 1908 395 119 .768 2 2 1 524 159 .767 2 2 1
Donald Starn Kent State Ind 12 12 .500 1934 111 96 .536 111 96 .536
Adolph Rupp Kentucky SEC 17 6 .739 1931 215 57 .790 1 1 215 57 .790 1 1
Obie O'Brien La Salle Ind 13 10 .565 1942 25 21 .543 25 21 .543
A.R. Winters Lafayette Mid-3 7 6 .538 1943 7 6 .538 7 6 .538
James Gordon Lehigh Mid-3 5 10 .333 1943 5 10 .333 5 10 .333
Clair Bee Long Island University Ind 13 6 .684 1932 254 41 .861 307 49 .862
Dale Morey Louisiana State SEC 18 4 .818 1943 18 4 .818 18 4 .818
John Connelly Loyola (IL) Ind 12 10 .545 1943 12 10 .545 12 10 .545
No Coach Loyola Marymount Ind 3 13 .188 1943 3 13 .188 1038 725 .587
Lefty Reitz Loyola (MD) Ind 7 14 .333 1938 76 50 .603 76 50 .603
Samuel Sezak Maine Yankee 9 6 .600 1943 9 6 .600 9 6 .600
Joseph Daher Manhattan Metro NY 18 3 .857 1943 18 3 .857 18 3 .857
Bill Chandler Marquette Ind 9 10 .474 1931 127 102 .555 167 187 .472
Cam Henderson Marshall Ind 10 7 .588 1936 144 55 .724 144 55 .724
Burton Shipley Maryland Southern 8 8 .500 1924 224 168 .571 245 172 .588
Blue Foster Miami (OH) Ind 11 5 .688 1943 11 5 .688 11 5 .688
Benjamin VanAlstyne Michigan State Ind 2 14 .125 1927 178 115 .608 178 115 .608
Bennie Oosterbaan Michigan Big Ten 10 8 .556 1939 49 48 .505 49 48 .505
Carl Nordly Minnesota Big Ten 10 9 .526 1943 10 9 .526 10 9 .526
Dick Hitt Mississippi State SEC 14 8 .636 1940 48 31 .608 48 31 .608
Goat Hale Mississippi SEC 8 10 .444 1943 8 10 .444 28 27 .509
George Edwards Missouri Big 6 7 10 .412 1927 157 142 .525 157 142 .525
Brick Breeden Montana State Ind 17 5 .773 1936 122 75 .619 122 75 .619
Clyde Carpenter Montana Ind 6 3 .667 1943 6 3 .667 6 3 .667
Eddie Chinske Montana Ind 9 6 .600 1943 9 6 .600 9 6 .600
Doggie Julian Muhlenburg Ind 13 8 .619 1937 85 62 .578 85 62 .578
John Wilson Navy Ind 6 8 .429 1927 172 85 .669 172 85 .669
Adolph Lewandowski Nebraska Big 6 6 10 .375 1941 20 33 .377 77 95 .448
Jake Lawlor Nevada Ind 14 4 .778 1943 14 4 .778 14 4 .778
Henry Swasey New Hampshire Yankee 4 14 .222 1938 33 53 .384 33 53 .384
Willis Barnes New Mexico BIAA 3 17 .150 1942 12 30 .286 12 30 .286
Howard Cann New York University Metro NY 16 6 .727 Won Regional Semifinal 1924 233 106 .687 1 1 233 106 .687 1 1
Taps Gallagher Niagara Ind 20 6 .769 1932 165 89 .650 165 89 .650
Leroy Jay North Carolina State Southern 7 9 .438 1943 7 9 .438 7 9 .438
Bill Lange North Carolina Southern 12 10 .545 1940 68 31 .687 1 1 68 31 .687 1 1
Foxy Flumere Northeastern Yankee 7 12 .368 1943 7 12 .368 7 12 .368
Frank Brickey Northern Arizona BIAA 4 8 .333 1941 24 27 .471 24 27 .471
Dutch Lonborg Northwestern Big Ten 8 9 .471 1928 174 124 .582 226 137 .619
George Keogan Notre Dame Ind 12 1 .923 1924 327 97 .769 371 116 .760
Moose Krause Notre Dame Ind 6 1 .857 1943 6 1 .857 17 15 .531
Harold Olsen Ohio State Big Ten 8 9 .471 1923 210 175 .545 1 1 1 243 194 .556 1 1 1
William Trautwein Ohio Ind 11 7 .611 1939 72 34 .679 72 34 .679
Hank Iba Oklahoma State MVC 14 10 .583 1935 167 57 .746 265 73 .784
Bruce Drake Oklahoma Big 6 18 9 .667 Lost Regional Semifinal 1939 59 44 .573 2 2 59 44 .573 2 2
Slats Gill Oregon State PCC 19 9 .679 1929 251 156 .617 251 156 .617
Howard Hobson Oregon PCC 19 10 .655 1936 162 88 .648 1 1 1 162 88 .648 1 1 1
John Lawther Penn State Ind 15 4 .789 1937 99 42 .702 1 1 251 73 .775 1 1
Lon Jourdet Pennsylvania Ivy 14 7 .667 1915 226 143 .612 226 143 .612
Doc Carlson Pittsburgh Ind 10 5 .667 1923 279 143 .661 1 1 279 143 .661 1 1
Cappy Cappon Princeton Ivy 14 6 .700 1939 64 41 .610 142 98 .592
Piggy Lambert Purdue Big Ten 9 11 .450 1917 344 124 .735 344 124 .735
Frank Keaney Rhode Island Yankee 16 3 .842 1921 312 101 .755 312 101 .755
Joe Davis Rice SWC 17 9 .654 1943 17 9 .654 119 94 .559
Malcolm Pitt Richmond Southern 11 5 .688 1934 124 63 .663 124 63 .663
Louis Alexander Rochester (NY) Ind 12 2 .857 1943 12 2 .857 47 21 .691
Frank Hill Rutgers Mid-3 7 9 .438 1916 223 160 .582 415 235 .637
Bill Ferguson Saint Joseph's Ind 18 4 .818 1929 172 104 .623 172 104 .623
Bob Klenck Saint Louis MVC 11 10 .524 1941 22 36 .379 22 36 .379
Louis Conlan Saint Mary's (CA) Ind 12 9 .571 1941 38 27 .585 38 27 .585
James Needles San Francisco Ind 13 9 .591 1924 116 56 .674 116 56 .674
George Barsi Santa Clara Ind 10 9 .526 1936 104 51 .671 104 51 .671
Honey Russell Seton Hall Ind 16 2 .889 1937 101 32 .759 101 32 .759
Dan Cunha Siena Ind 13 6 .684 1942 22 13 .629 22 13 .629
Frank Johnson South Carolina Southern 2 0 1.000 1941 29 18 .617 39 34 .534
Rex Enright South Carolina Southern 11 6 .647 1943 11 6 .647 63 55 .534
Ernest Holbrook Southern California PCC 23 5 .821 1943 23 5 .821 23 5 .821
James Stewart Southern Methodist SWC 10 8 .556 1943 10 8 .556 10 8 .556
Carroll Reilly St. Bonaventure Ind 8 9 .471 1929 132 76 .635 132 76 .635
Joseph Brennan St. Francis (NY) Metro NY 13 7 .650 1942 29 9 .763 29 9 .763
Joe Lapchick St. John's (NY) Metro NY 21 3 .875 1937 108 34 .761 108 34 .761
Everett Dean Stanford PCC 10 11 .476 1939 89 38 .701 1 1 1 297 135 .688 1 1 1
Lew Andreas Syracuse Ind 8 10 .444 1925 262 84 .757 262 84 .757
Josh Cody Temple Ind 11 11 .500 1943 11 11 .500 162 179 .475
John Mauer Tennessee SEC 14 4 .778 1939 78 26 .750 164 120 .577
Manning Smith Texas A&M SWC 11 11 .500 1943 11 11 .500 11 11 .500
Hub McQuillan Texas Christian SWC 18 9 .667 1942 31 19 .620 87 89 .494
Marshall Pennington Texas-El Paso BIAA 11 6 .647 1937 63 83 .432 63 83 .432
Polk Robison Texas Tech BIAA 13 11 .542 1943 13 11 .542 13 11 .542
H.C. Gilstrap Texas SWC 19 7 .731 Lost Regional Final 1943 19 7 .731 1 1 19 7 .731 1 1
Burl Friddle Toledo Ind 22 4 .846 1943 22 4 .846 22 4 .846
Vernon Haynes Tulane SEC 4 9 .308 1943 4 9 .308 4 9 .308
W.S. Milligan Tulsa MVC 0 10 .000 1943 0 10 .000 0 10 .000
Wilbur Johns UCLA PCC 14 7 .667 1940 33 62 .347 33 62 .347
Delbert Young Utah State MSAC 14 7 .667 1943 14 7 .667 14 7 .667
Vadal Peterson Utah MSAC 10 12 .455 1928 212 138 .606 212 138 .606
Loren Ellis Valparaiso Ind 17 5 .773 1942 21 18 .538 21 18 .538
Norm Cooper Vanderbilt SEC 10 8 .556 1942 17 17 .500 17 17 .500
Alex Severence Villanova Ind 19 2 .905 1937 122 34 .782 1 1 122 34 .782 1 1
Pooley Hubert Virginia Military Institute Southern 8 8 .500 1937 14 19 .424 14 19 .424
Mac McEver Virginia Tech Southern 7 7 .500 1938 38 67 .362 38 67 .362
Gus Tebell Virginia Ind 8 13 .381 1931 146 115 .559 225 150 .600
Murray Greason Wake Forest Southern 1 10 .091 1934 99 91 .521 1 1 99 91 .521 1 1
Adam Sanders Washington & Jefferson Ind 18 5 .783 1941 42 16 .724 42 16 .724
George S. Gummy Proctor Washington & Lee Southern 7 12 .368 1943 7 12 .368 15 21 .417
Bob Kinnan Washington (MO) MVC 9 10 .474 1941 28 31 .475 28 31 .475
Jack Friel Washington State PCC 19 11 .633 1929 283 141 .667 1 1 1 283 141 .667 1 1 1
Hec Edmundson Washington PCC 24 7 .774 Won Regional Semifinal 1921 410 149 .733 1 1 430 158 .731 1 1
Gus Miller West Texas A&M BIAA 15 7 .682 1943 15 7 .682 15 7 .682
Rudy Baric West Virginia Ind 14 7 .667 1943 14 7 .667 14 7 .667
E.A. Diddle Western Kentucky Ind 24 3 .889 1923 365 115 .760 1 1 365 115 .760 1 1
Herbert W. Buck Read Western Michigan Ind 15 4 .789 1922 279 125 .691 279 125 .691
Melvin Binford Wichita State Ind 12 7 .632 1943 12 7 .632 12 7 .632
Dwight Steussey William & Mary Southern 11 10 .524 1940 53 40 .570 53 40 .570
Bud Foster Wisconsin Big Ten 12 9 .571 1935 105 80 .568 1 1 1 105 80 .568 1 1 1
Everett Shelton Wyoming MSAC 31 2 .939 Won National Final 1940 66 23 .742 2 2 1 66 23 .742 2 2 1
Clem Crowe Xavier Ind 6 10 .375 1934 96 79 .549 96 79 .549
Red Rolfe Yale Ivy 6 17 .261 1943 6 17 .261 6 17 .261