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1947-48 Coaches

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National Champion: Kentucky
Final Four: Baylor, Holy Cross, Kansas State and Kentucky

Consensus Player of the Year: Ed Macauley

Coaches

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games ▪ All stats are through the season in question
1947-48 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 15 9 .625 1943 64 19 .771 64 19 .771
Floyd Burdette Alabama SEC 15 12 .556 1947 31 18 .633 31 18 .633
Rudy Lavik Arizona State BIAA 13 11 .542 1934 102 116 .468 146 137 .516
Fred Enke Arizona BIAA 19 10 .655 1926 337 154 .686 351 174 .669
Eugene Lambert Arkansas SWC 16 8 .667 1943 98 49 .667 1 1 98 49 .667 1 1
John Mauer Army Ind 8 9 .471 1948 8 9 .471 220 143 .606
Danny Doyle Auburn SEC 12 10 .545 1948 12 10 .545 12 10 .545
Ray Watts Baldwin-Wallace Ind 17 6 .739 1948 17 6 .739 17 6 .739
BIll Henderson Baylor SWC 24 8 .750 Lost National Final 1942 77 47 .621 2 2 1 77 47 .621 2 2 1
Albert McClellan Boston College Ind 13 10 .565 1946 28 31 .475 135 61 .689
Russ Peterson Boston University Ind 10 9 .526 1946 36 18 .667 36 18 .667
Harold Anderson Bowling Green State Ind 27 6 .818 1943 146 31 .825 288 72 .800
Alfred Robertson Bradley Ind 28 3 .903 1921 316 187 .628 316 187 .628
Floyd Millet Brigham Young MSAC 16 11 .593 1942 83 64 .565 83 64 .565
Al Baggett Brooklyn Metro NY 10 10 .500 1948 10 10 .500 38 13 .745
Robert Morris Brown Ind 6 14 .300 1948 6 14 .300 6 14 .300
Jack Guy Bucknell MASCN 5 17 .227 1948 5 17 .227 5 17 .227
Tony Hinkle Butler MAC 14 7 .667 1927 261 136 .657 261 136 .657
Nibs Price California PCC 25 9 .735 1925 364 212 .632 1 1 364 212 .632 1 1
Earl Brown Canisius WNY3 10 15 .400 1947 28 28 .500 72 70 .507 1 1 1
Mo Scarry Case Western Reserve MAC 14 10 .583 1948 14 10 .583 14 10 .583
John Wiethe Cincinnati MAC 17 7 .708 1947 34 16 .680 34 16 .680
Bernard O'Neil Citadel Southern 8 9 .471 1948 8 9 .471 8 9 .471
Nat Holman City College of New York Metro NY 18 3 .857 1920 344 119 .743 1 1 344 119 .743 1 1
Banks McFadden Clemson Southern 6 17 .261 1947 13 30 .302 13 30 .302
Karl Lawrence Colgate Ind 14 5 .737 1942 63 48 .568 63 48 .568
E.D. Taylor Colorado State MSAC 6 15 .286 1946 24 42 .364 24 42 .364
Frosty Cox Colorado Big 7 7 14 .333 1936 127 69 .648 3 3 127 69 .648 3 3
Gordon Ridings Columbia Ivy 20 3 .870 Won Regional Semifinal 1947 35 8 .814 1 1 35 8 .814 1 1
Hugh Greer Connecticut Yankee 17 6 .739 1947 29 6 .829 29 6 .829
Royner Greene Cornell Ivy 16 9 .640 1947 30 17 .638 30 17 .638
Duce Belford Creighton MVC 10 13 .435 1946 19 23 .452 19 23 .452
Elmer Lampe Dartmouth Ivy 12 12 .500 1947 21 27 .438 103 119 .464
Bo Shepard Davidson Southern 19 9 .679 1938 152 111 .578 178 111 .616
Tom Blackburn Dayton Ind 12 14 .462 1948 12 14 .462 12 14 .462
Ellison Ketchum Denver MSAC 18 11 .621 1941 57 51 .528 57 51 .528
Ray Meyer DePaul Ind 22 8 .733 1943 119 34 .778 1 1 119 34 .778 1 1
John Shada Detroit Mercy Ind 7 15 .318 1947 19 28 .404 19 28 .404
Forddy Anderson Drake MVC 14 12 .538 1947 32 23 .582 32 23 .582
Gerry Gerard Duke Southern 17 12 .586 1943 103 54 .656 103 54 .656
Chick Davies Duquesne Ind 17 6 .739 1925 314 106 .748 1 1 314 106 .748 1 1
Paul McBrayer Eastern Kentucky Ind 17 7 .708 1948 17 7 .708 17 7 .708
Sam McAllister Florida SEC 15 10 .600 1938 88 61 .591 112 79 .586
Frank Adams Fordham Metro NY 17 6 .739 1945 45 43 .511 45 43 .511
Lyles Alley Furman Southern 11 15 .423 1946 36 28 .562 36 28 .562
George Garber George Washington Southern 19 7 .731 1948 19 7 .731 19 7 .731
Elmer Ripley Georgetown Ind 13 15 .464 1928 124 67 .649 1 1 1 239 140 .631 1 1 1
Roy McArthur Georgia Tech SEC 12 16 .429 1947 24 27 .471 24 27 .471
Ralph Jordan Georgia SEC 18 10 .643 1947 20 13 .606 115 88 .567
Henry Bream Gettysburg MASCN 10 10 .500 1946 28 30 .483 28 30 .483
Joe Hutton Hamline Ind 28 3 .903 1945 82 20 .804 82 20 .804
Wesley Bradshaw Hardin-Simmons BIAA 6 10 .375 1946 16 41 .281 16 41 .281
William Barclay Harvard Ivy 5 20 .200 1947 21 29 .420 21 29 .420
Doggie Julian Holy Cross Ind 26 4 .867 Lost Regional Final 1946 65 10 .867 2 2 1 194 81 .705 2 2 1
Charles Finley Idaho PCC 12 18 .400 1948 12 18 .400 22 31 .415
Harry Combes Illinois Big Ten 15 5 .750 1948 15 5 .750 15 5 .750
John Wooden Indiana State Ind 27 7 .794 1947 44 15 .746 44 15 .746
Branch McCracken Indiana Big Ten 8 12 .400 1939 107 37 .743 1 1 1 107 37 .743 1 1 1
Clay Sutherland Iowa State Big 7 15 8 .652 1948 15 8 .652 15 8 .652
Pops Harrison Iowa Big Ten 15 4 .789 1943 79 30 .725 79 30 .725
Norbert Rascher John Carroll Ind 9 14 .391 1948 9 14 .391 9 14 .391
Jack Gardner Kansas State Big 7 22 6 .786 Won Regional Final 1940 56 50 .528 1 1 56 50 .528 1 1
Phog Allen Kansas Big 7 9 15 .375 1908 460 155 .748 2 2 1 589 195 .751 2 2 1
Harry Adams Kent State Ind 15 8 .652 1947 28 19 .596 34 32 .515
Adolph Rupp Kentucky SEC 36 3 .923 Won National Final 1931 354 71 .833 3 3 1 354 71 .833 3 3 1
Charles McGlone La Salle Ind 20 4 .833 1947 40 10 .800 40 10 .800
William Anderson Lafayette MASCN 12 9 .571 1918 119 73 .620 119 73 .620
Don Ridley Lawrence Ind 22 6 .786 1948 22 6 .786 22 6 .786
Daniel Yarbo Lehigh MASCN 2 16 .111 1947 7 29 .194 7 29 .194
Clair Bee Long Island University Ind 17 4 .810 1932 302 59 .837 355 67 .841
Harry Rabenhorst Louisiana State SEC 8 18 .308 1926 224 159 .585 224 159 .585
Peck Hickman Louisville Ind 29 6 .829 1945 84 21 .800 84 21 .800
Thomas Haggerty Loyola (IL) Ind 26 9 .743 1946 69 22 .758 133 51 .723
Eck Allen Maine Yankee 11 7 .611 1946 30 19 .612 69 39 .639 1 1
Kenneth Norton Manhattan Metro NY 22 6 .786 1947 35 19 .648 35 19 .648
Bill Chandler Marquette Ind 9 15 .375 1931 171 154 .526 211 239 .469
Cam Henderson Marshall Ind 22 11 .667 1936 254 97 .724 254 97 .724
Flucie Stewart Maryland Southern 11 14 .440 1948 11 14 .440 25 34 .424
Lorin Ball Massachusetts Yankee 2 14 .125 1947 6 19 .240 6 19 .240
Blue Foster Miami (OH) MAC 13 15 .464 1943 67 45 .598 67 45 .598
Benjamin VanAlstyne Michigan State Ind 12 10 .545 1927 222 151 .595 222 151 .595
Ozzie Cowles Michigan Big Ten 16 6 .727 Lost Regional Semifinal 1947 28 14 .667 1 1 242 87 .736 4 4 1
Dave McMillan Minnesota Big Ten 10 10 .500 1928 196 156 .557 196 156 .557
Paul Gregory Mississippi State SEC 6 12 .333 1948 6 12 .333 6 12 .333
Jim Whatley Mississippi SEC 11 12 .478 1947 18 26 .409 18 26 .409
Sparky Stalcup Missouri Big 7 14 10 .583 1947 29 20 .592 29 20 .592
Max Worthington Montana State Ind 18 9 .667 1948 18 9 .667 18 9 .667
Jiggs Dahlberg Montana Ind 21 11 .656 1938 127 139 .477 127 139 .477
Clyde Barker Muhlenburg MASCN 21 4 .840 1947 40 11 .784 40 11 .784
Ben Carnevale Navy Ind 10 7 .588 1947 26 10 .722 1 1 78 21 .788 2 2 1
Harry Good Nebraska Big 7 11 13 .458 1947 21 27 .438 89 57 .610
Jake Lawlor Nevada Ind 9 16 .360 1943 70 38 .648 70 38 .648
Ed Stanczyk New Hampshire Yankee 5 12 .294 1947 11 23 .324 11 23 .324
John Gunn New Mexico State BIAA 12 11 .522 1948 12 11 .522 12 11 .522
Woody Clements New Mexico BIAA 14 15 .483 1945 55 34 .618 55 34 .618
Howard Cann New York University Metro NY 22 4 .846 1924 307 136 .693 3 3 1 307 136 .693 3 3 1
Taps Gallagher Niagara WNY3 15 9 .625 1932 193 106 .645 193 106 .645
Everett Case North Carolina State Southern 29 3 .906 1947 55 8 .873 55 8 .873
Tom Scott North Carolina Southern 20 7 .741 1947 39 15 .722 39 15 .722
Nick Ragus Northern Arizona BIAA 13 8 .619 1948 13 8 .619 13 8 .619
Dutch Lonborg Northwestern Big Ten 6 14 .300 1928 221 175 .557 273 188 .590
Moose Krause Notre Dame Ind 17 7 .708 1943 53 21 .716 64 35 .646
Tippy Dye Ohio State Big Ten 10 10 .500 1947 17 23 .425 28 30 .483
William Trautwein Ohio MAC 10 10 .500 1939 130 74 .637 130 74 .637
Hank Iba Oklahoma State MVC 27 4 .871 1935 303 81 .789 2 2 2 401 97 .805 2 2 2
Bruce Drake Oklahoma Big 7 13 9 .591 1939 134 91 .596 3 3 1 134 91 .596 3 3 1
Slats Gill Oregon State PCC 21 13 .618 1929 341 209 .620 1 1 341 209 .620 1 1
John Warren Oregon PCC 18 11 .621 1945 48 26 .649 1 1 48 26 .649 1 1
John Lawther Penn State Ind 9 10 .474 1937 143 83 .633 1 1 295 114 .721 1 1
Donald Kellett Pennsylvania Ivy 10 14 .417 1944 46 31 .597 46 31 .597
Doc Carlson Pittsburgh Ind 10 11 .476 1923 319 182 .637 1 1 319 182 .637 1 1
Cappy Cappon Princeton Ivy 12 11 .522 1939 83 68 .550 161 125 .563
Melvin Taube Purdue Big Ten 11 9 .550 1946 23 24 .489 23 24 .489
Frank Keaney Rhode Island Yankee 17 6 .739 1921 401 124 .764 401 124 .764
Joe Davis Rice SWC 10 14 .417 1943 69 46 .600 171 131 .566
Malcolm Pitt Richmond Southern 8 14 .364 1934 167 108 .607 167 108 .607
Donald White Rutgers Ind 14 9 .609 1946 34 28 .548 230 199 .536
Bill Ferguson Saint Joseph's Ind 13 11 .542 1929 240 150 .615 240 150 .615
Eddie Hickey Saint Louis MVC 24 3 .889 1948 24 3 .889 154 75 .672 1 1
Benjamin Neff Saint Mary's (CA) Ind 11 13 .458 1948 11 13 .458 11 13 .458
Pete Newell San Francisco Ind 13 11 .542 1947 26 25 .510 26 25 .510
Ray Pesco Santa Clara Ind 11 11 .500 1946 41 21 .661 41 21 .661
James Freeman Scranton Ind 7 20 .259 1948 7 20 .259 184 51 .783
Jack Reitemeier Seton Hall Ind 18 4 .818 1948 18 4 .818 18 4 .818
Dan Cunha Siena Ind 22 6 .786 1942 56 30 .651 56 30 .651
Frank Johnson South Carolina Southern 12 11 .522 1941 57 38 .600 67 54 .554
Sam Barry Southern California PCC 14 10 .583 1930 230 120 .657 1 1 292 174 .627 1 1
Doc Hayes Southern Methodist SWC 13 10 .565 1948 13 10 .565 13 10 .565
Edward Melvin St. Bonaventure WNY3 12 10 .545 1948 12 10 .545 12 10 .545
Joseph Brennan St. Francis (NY) Metro NY 16 9 .640 1942 90 46 .662 90 46 .662
Frank McGuire St. John's (NY) Metro NY 12 11 .522 1948 12 11 .522 12 11 .522
Everett Dean Stanford PCC 15 11 .577 1939 125 83 .601 1 1 1 333 180 .649 1 1 1
Lew Andreas Syracuse Ind 11 13 .458 1925 322 119 .730 322 119 .730
Josh Cody Temple Ind 12 11 .522 1943 73 57 .562 1 1 224 225 .499 1 1
Emmett Lowery Tennessee SEC 20 5 .800 1948 20 5 .800 20 5 .800
Marty Karow Texas A&M SWC 7 17 .292 1942 32 64 .333 63 80 .441
Hub McQuillan Texas Christian SWC 3 20 .130 1942 66 104 .388 122 174 .412
Ross Moore Texas-El Paso BIAA 13 16 .448 1948 13 16 .448 13 16 .448
Polk Robison Texas Tech BIAA 16 12 .571 1943 59 65 .476 59 65 .476
Johnny Edwards Texas Wesleyan Ind 19 11 .633 1948 19 11 .633 19 11 .633
Jack Gray Texas SWC 20 5 .800 1937 151 65 .699 2 2 151 65 .699 2 2
Jerry Bush Toledo Ind 21 5 .808 1948 21 5 .808 21 5 .808
Clifford Wells Tulane SEC 23 3 .885 1946 60 19 .759 60 19 .759
John Garrison Tulsa MVC 7 16 .304 1948 7 16 .304 7 16 .304
Wilbur Johns UCLA PCC 12 13 .480 1940 93 120 .437 93 120 .437
Joseph Whitesides Utah State MSAC 8 16 .333 1948 8 16 .333 8 16 .333
Vadal Peterson Utah MSAC 11 9 .550 1928 293 168 .636 2 2 1 293 168 .636 2 2 1
Emory Bauer Valparaiso Ind 8 15 .348 1948 8 15 .348 8 15 .348
Robert Polk Vanderbilt SEC 8 14 .364 1948 8 14 .364 8 14 .364
Fuzzy Evans Vermont Yankee 14 6 .700 1947 33 9 .786 33 9 .786
Alex Severence Villanova Ind 15 9 .625 1937 179 85 .678 1 1 179 85 .678 1 1
Frank Summers Virginia Military Institute Southern 3 16 .158 1936 6 30 .167 6 30 .167
Red Laird Virginia Tech Southern 14 9 .609 1948 14 9 .609 57 83 .407
Gus Tebell Virginia Ind 16 10 .615 1931 208 153 .576 287 188 .604
Murray Greason Wake Forest Southern 18 11 .621 1934 143 135 .514 1 1 143 135 .514 1 1
Carl Wise Washington & Lee Southern 7 17 .292 1947 23 24 .489 23 24 .489
Blair Gullion Washington (MO) Ind 10 11 .476 1948 10 11 .476 120 81 .597
Jack Friel Washington State PCC 19 10 .655 1929 372 206 .644 1 1 1 372 206 .644 1 1 1
Arthur McLarney Washington PCC 23 11 .676 Lost Regional Semifinal 1948 23 11 .676 1 1 23 11 .676 1 1
Newman Ertell Wayne State (MI) Ind 8 13 .381 1947 11 28 .282 11 28 .282
Gus Miller West Texas A&M BIAA 11 13 .458 1943 73 50 .593 73 50 .593
Lee Patton West Virginia Ind 17 3 .850 1946 60 9 .870 60 9 .870
E.A. Diddle Western Kentucky Ind 28 2 .933 1923 463 159 .744 1 1 463 159 .744 1 1
Herbert W. Buck Read Western Michigan MAC 12 10 .545 1922 346 163 .680 346 163 .680
Melvin Binford Wichita State MVC 12 13 .480 1943 60 52 .536 60 52 .536
Bernard Wilson William & Mary Southern 13 10 .565 1948 13 10 .565 13 10 .565
Bud Foster Wisconsin Big Ten 12 8 .600 1935 159 131 .548 2 2 1 159 131 .548 2 2 1
Everett Shelton Wyoming MSAC 18 9 .667 Won Regional Semifinal 1940 138 60 .697 4 4 1 138 60 .697 4 4 1
Lew Hirt Xavier Ind 24 8 .750 1947 32 25 .561 32 25 .561
Howard Hobson Yale Ivy 14 13 .519 1948 14 13 .519 226 137 .623 1 1 1
Dom Rosselli Youngstown State Ind 10 14 .417 1948 10 14 .417 10 14 .417