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1959-60 Coaches

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National Champion: Ohio State
Final Four: California, Cincinnati, New York University and Ohio State

Consensus Player of the Year: Oscar Robertson

AP First #1: Cincinnati ▪ AP Final #1: Cincinnati

Coaches

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games ▪ All stats are through the season in question
1959-60 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
Bob Spear Air Force Ind 12 10 .545 Lost First Round 1958 43 25 .632 1 43 25 .632 1
Eugene Lambert Alabama SEC 7 17 .292 1957 49 49 .500 199 121 .622 4 2
Ned Wulk Arizona State BIAA 16 7 .696 1958 46 29 .613 1 135 99 .577 1
Fred Enke Arizona BIAA 10 14 .417 1926 498 309 .617 1 512 329 .609 1
Glen Rose Arkansas SWC 12 11 .522 1934 251 135 .650 2 2 251 135 .650 2 2
George Hunter Army Ind 14 9 .609 1959 28 19 .596 28 19 .596
Joel Eaves Auburn SEC 19 3 .864 11 1950 162 83 .661 166 126 .568
BIll Henderson Baylor SWC 12 12 .500 1942 197 213 .480 3 3 1 197 213 .480 3 3 1
Don Martin Boston College Ind 11 14 .440 1954 80 86 .482 1 80 86 .482 1
John Burke Boston University Ind 14 10 .583 1960 14 10 .583 14 10 .583
Harold Anderson Bowling Green State MAC 10 14 .417 1943 312 159 .662 1 454 200 .694 1
Chuck Orsborn Bradley MVC 27 2 .931 4 1957 94 20 .825 94 20 .825
Stan Watts Brigham Young MSAC 8 17 .320 1950 190 121 .611 3 3 190 121 .611 3 3
Placido Gomez Brooklyn Metro NY 5 13 .278 1954 59 66 .472 59 66 .472
Stanley Ward Brown Ivy 13 12 .520 1955 56 92 .378 56 92 .378
Ben Kribbs Bucknell Mid-Atl 10 11 .476 1953 78 98 .443 78 98 .443
Tony Hinkle Butler Ind 15 11 .577 1927 419 272 .606 419 272 .606
Pete Newell California AAWU 28 2 .933 2 Lost National Final 1955 119 44 .730 4 4 2 234 123 .655 4 4 2
Bob MacKinnon Canisius Ind 10 13 .435 1959 11 16 .407 11 16 .407
Orvis Sigler Centenary (LA) Ind 12 12 .500 1960 12 12 .500 51 59 .464
George Smith Cincinnati MVC 28 2 .933 1 Lost National Semifinal 1953 154 56 .733 3 3 2 154 56 .733 3 3 2
Norm Sloan Citadel Southern 15 8 .652 1957 57 38 .600 57 38 .600
David Polansky City College of New York Metro NY 4 10 .286 1953 44 40 .524 44 40 .524
Nat Holman City College of New York Metro NY 0 4 .000 1920 423 190 .690 2 2 1 423 190 .690 2 2 1
Press Maravich Clemson ACC 10 16 .385 1957 33 65 .337 33 65 .337
Howard Hartman Colgate Ind 11 12 .478 1950 115 119 .491 115 119 .491
Jim Williams Colorado State MSAC 13 10 .565 1955 67 76 .469 67 76 .469
Sox Walseth Colorado Big 8 13 11 .542 1957 49 45 .521 49 45 .521
Archie Oldham Columbia Ivy 9 14 .391 1959 12 35 .255 12 35 .255
Hugh Greer Connecticut Yankee 17 9 .654 Lost First Round 1947 252 88 .741 7 1 252 88 .741 7 1
Sam MacNeil Cornell Ivy 13 10 .565 1960 13 10 .565 13 10 .565
Red McManus Creighton Ind 13 11 .542 1960 13 11 .542 13 11 .542
Doggie Julian Dartmouth Ivy 14 9 .609 1951 151 114 .570 3 2 345 195 .639 5 4 1
Tom Scott Davidson Southern 5 19 .208 1956 40 84 .323 140 149 .484
Tom Blackburn Dayton Ind 21 7 .750 1948 277 106 .723 1 1 277 106 .723 1 1
Irvin Wisniewski Delaware Mid-Atl 7 16 .304 1958 24 41 .369 24 41 .369
Hoyt Brawner Denver MSAC 13 11 .542 1949 143 158 .475 143 158 .475
Ray Meyer DePaul Ind 17 7 .708 Lost Regional Semifinal 1943 287 153 .652 5 4 287 153 .652 5 4
Bob Calihan Detroit Mercy Ind 20 7 .741 1949 169 144 .540 169 144 .540
Maury John Drake MVC 11 14 .440 1959 20 29 .408 20 29 .408
Vic Bubas Duke ACC 17 11 .607 18 Lost Regional Final 1960 17 11 .607 1 1 17 11 .607 1 1
Red Manning Duquesne Ind 8 15 .348 1959 21 26 .447 21 26 .447
John Brooks East Tennessee State OVC 9 14 .391 1958 29 42 .408 29 42 .408
Paul McBrayer Eastern Kentucky OVC 14 8 .636 1948 172 125 .579 2 172 125 .579 2
Bud Kennedy Florida State Ind 10 15 .400 1957 36 63 .364 36 63 .364
John Mauer Florida SEC 6 16 .273 1952 98 102 .490 343 271 .559
John Bach Fordham Metro NY 8 18 .308 1950 175 110 .614 2 175 110 .614 2
Lyles Alley Furman Southern 9 16 .360 1946 178 170 .511 178 170 .511
William Reinhart George Washington Southern 15 11 .577 1936 269 144 .651 1 449 245 .647 1
Tommy Nolan Georgetown Ind 11 12 .478 1957 40 49 .449 40 49 .449
Whack Hyder Georgia Tech SEC 22 6 .786 13 Lost Regional Final 1952 110 112 .495 1 1 110 112 .495 1 1
Red Lawson Georgia SEC 12 13 .480 1952 67 158 .298 67 158 .298
Robert Hulton Gettysburg Mid-Atl 15 11 .577 1959 28 24 .538 28 24 .538
Hank Anderson Gonzaga Ind 14 12 .538 1953 107 108 .498 107 108 .498
Bill Scott Hardin-Simmons BIAA 8 18 .308 1952 109 130 .456 2 109 130 .456 2
Floyd S. Wilson Harvard Ivy 12 11 .522 1955 64 77 .454 64 77 .454
Roy Leenig Holy Cross Ind 20 6 .769 16 1956 83 43 .659 1 83 43 .659 1
Guy Lewis Houston MVC 13 12 .520 1957 44 58 .431 44 58 .431
John Evans Idaho State Ind 21 5 .808 Lost First Round 1960 21 5 .808 1 21 5 .808 1
Dave Strack Idaho Ind 11 15 .423 1960 11 15 .423 11 15 .423
Harry Combes Illinois Big Ten 16 7 .696 1948 217 80 .731 3 3 1 217 80 .731 3 3 1
Branch McCracken Indiana Big Ten 20 4 .833 7 1939 295 123 .706 4 4 2 295 123 .706 4 4 2
James McDermott Iona Ind 13 5 .722 1954 86 60 .589 86 60 .589
Glendon Anderson Iowa State Big 8 15 9 .625 1960 15 9 .625 15 9 .625
Sharm Scheuerman Iowa Big Ten 14 10 .583 1959 24 22 .522 24 22 .522
Tex Winter Kansas State Big 8 16 10 .615 1954 117 53 .688 3 3 1 142 78 .645 3 3 1
Dick Harp Kansas Big 8 19 9 .679 Lost Regional Final 1957 72 31 .699 2 2 1 72 31 .699 2 2 1
William Bertka Kent State MAC 7 16 .304 1958 27 43 .386 27 43 .386
Adolph Rupp Kentucky SEC 18 7 .720 1931 628 113 .848 11 11 4 628 113 .848 11 11 4
Dudey Moore La Salle Mid-Atl 16 6 .727 1959 32 13 .711 223 83 .729 1 1
George Davidson Lafayette Mid-Atl 12 13 .480 1956 83 43 .659 1 1 83 43 .659 1 1
Anthony Packer Lehigh Mid-Atl 6 16 .273 1951 78 119 .396 78 119 .396
Jay McCreary Louisiana State SEC 5 18 .217 1958 22 51 .301 22 51 .301
Peck Hickman Louisville Ind 15 11 .577 1945 324 119 .731 2 1 1 324 119 .731 2 1 1
George Ireland Loyola (IL) Ind 10 12 .455 1952 106 106 .500 106 106 .500
Bill Gardiner Loyola (LA) Ind 12 13 .480 1960 12 13 .480 12 13 .480
William Donovan Loyola Marymount WCC 19 8 .704 1953 101 108 .483 101 108 .483
Brian McCall Maine Yankee 19 4 .826 1959 34 11 .756 34 11 .756
Kenneth Norton Manhattan Metro NY 13 11 .542 1947 213 119 .642 2 1 213 119 .642 2 1
Eddie Hickey Marquette Ind 13 12 .520 1959 36 18 .667 1 1 377 179 .678 4 4
Jule Rivlin Marshall MAC 10 13 .435 1956 72 46 .610 1 72 46 .610 1
Bud Millikan Maryland ACC 15 8 .652 1951 160 89 .643 1 1 160 89 .643 1 1
Matt Zunic Massachusetts Yankee 14 10 .583 1960 14 10 .583 49 22 .690 1 1
Bob Vanatta Memphis Ind 18 5 .783 1957 74 24 .755 135 68 .665 1 1
Bruce Hale Miami (FL) Ind 23 4 .852 10 Lost First Round 1955 91 55 .623 1 91 55 .623 1
Richard Shrider Miami (OH) MAC 8 16 .333 1958 40 36 .526 1 1 40 36 .526 1 1
Forddy Anderson Michigan State Big Ten 10 11 .476 1955 87 49 .640 2 2 1 261 128 .671 4 4 3
Bill Perigo Michigan Big Ten 4 20 .167 1953 78 100 .438 119 127 .484
Edgar Diddle Middle Tennessee OVC 9 14 .391 1957 41 54 .432 41 54 .432
John Kundla Minnesota Big Ten 12 12 .500 1960 12 12 .500 12 12 .500
Babe McCarthy Mississippi State SEC 12 13 .480 1956 85 39 .685 85 39 .685
Country Graham Mississippi SEC 15 9 .625 1950 122 141 .464 122 141 .464
Sparky Stalcup Missouri Big 8 12 13 .480 1947 174 150 .537 174 150 .537
Dobbie Lambert Montana State Ind 11 14 .440 1958 41 35 .539 41 35 .539
Frosty Cox Montana MSAC 7 17 .292 1956 56 62 .475 203 151 .573 3 3
Bobby Laughlin Morehead State OVC 5 14 .263 1954 97 71 .577 2 1 97 71 .577 2 1
Birney Crum Muhlenburg Mid-Atl 8 18 .308 1955 79 69 .534 79 69 .534
Cal Luther Murray State OVC 12 11 .522 1959 22 26 .458 22 26 .458
Ben Carnevale Navy Ind 16 6 .727 Lost First Round 1947 198 100 .664 5 3 250 111 .693 6 4 1
Jerry Bush Nebraska Big 8 7 17 .292 1955 56 83 .403 183 141 .565 1
Bill Olson New Hampshire Yankee 9 14 .391 1957 31 56 .356 31 56 .356
Presley Askew New Mexico State BIAA 20 7 .741 Lost First Round 1954 85 77 .525 2 120 114 .513 2
Bob Sweeney New Mexico MSAC 6 19 .240 1959 9 38 .191 9 38 .191
Lou Rossini New York University Metro NY 22 5 .815 12 Won National Semifinal 1959 37 13 .740 1 1 1 154 84 .647 2 1 1
Taps Gallagher Niagara Ind 13 12 .520 1932 407 215 .654 407 215 .654
Everett Case North Carolina State ACC 11 15 .423 1947 331 96 .775 5 4 331 96 .775 5 4
Frank McGuire North Carolina ACC 18 6 .750 1953 145 54 .729 2 1 1 247 90 .733 4 3 2
Charles Johnson North Texas MVC 7 19 .269 1960 7 19 .269 7 19 .269
Bill Rohr Northwestern Big Ten 11 12 .478 1958 39 28 .582 130 75 .634 3
John Jordan Notre Dame Ind 17 9 .654 Lost First Round 1952 153 78 .662 5 4 168 92 .646 5 4
Fred Taylor Ohio State Big Ten 25 3 .893 3 Won National Final 1959 36 14 .720 1 1 1 36 14 .720 1 1 1
James Snyder Ohio MAC 16 8 .667 Won Regional Semifinal 1950 142 110 .563 1 1 142 110 .563 1 1
Abe Lemons Oklahoma City Ind 12 13 .480 1956 85 48 .639 2 2 85 48 .639 2 2
Hank Iba Oklahoma State Big 8 10 15 .400 1935 528 189 .736 7 7 3 626 205 .753 7 7 3
Doyle Parrack Oklahoma Big 8 14 11 .560 1956 54 65 .454 134 118 .532 4 2
Paul Valenti Oregon State Ind 6 8 .429 1960 6 8 .429 6 8 .429
Slats Gill Oregon State Ind 9 3 .750 1929 514 363 .586 3 3 514 363 .586 3 3
Steve Belko Oregon Ind 19 10 .655 Lost Regional Final 1957 45 58 .437 1 1 121 86 .585 5 2
Van Sweet Pacific WCC 9 17 .346 1953 75 125 .375 81 148 .354
John Egli Penn State Ind 11 11 .500 1955 75 65 .536 1 1 75 65 .536 1 1
Jack McCloskey Pennsylvania Ivy 14 11 .560 1957 46 56 .451 46 56 .451
Duck Dowell Pepperdine WCC 14 11 .560 1956 54 71 .432 54 71 .432
Robert Timmons Pittsburgh Ind 11 14 .440 1954 89 86 .509 2 1 89 86 .509 2 1
Albert E. Negratti Portland Ind 11 15 .423 1956 86 54 .614 1 86 54 .614 1
Cappy Cappon Princeton Ivy 15 9 .625 Lost First Round 1939 253 183 .580 3 2 331 240 .580 3 2
Joseph Mullaney Providence Ind 24 5 .828 14 1958 62 18 .775 62 18 .775
Ray Eddy Purdue Big Ten 11 12 .478 1951 112 109 .507 112 109 .507
Ernest Calverley Rhode Island Yankee 12 14 .462 1958 24 43 .358 24 43 .358
John Frankie Rice SWC 4 20 .167 1960 4 20 .167 4 20 .167
Lester Hooker Richmond Southern 7 18 .280 1953 125 89 .584 140 102 .579
Anthony Kuolt Rutgers Mid-Atl 11 14 .440 1960 11 14 .440 11 14 .440
Skip Hughes Saint Francis (PA) Ind 14 9 .609 1954 118 57 .674 118 57 .674
Jack Ramsay Saint Joseph's Mid-Atl 20 7 .741 Won Regional Semifinal 1956 100 34 .746 2 2 100 34 .746 2 2
John Benington Saint Louis MVC 19 8 .704 15 1959 39 14 .736 60 42 .588
James Weaver Saint Mary's (CA) WCC 15 11 .577 1956 78 51 .605 1 1 78 51 .605 1 1
Ross Giudice San Francisco WCC 9 16 .360 1960 9 16 .360 9 16 .360
Walter McPherson San Jose State WCC 6 19 .240 1950 149 134 .527 1 149 134 .527 1
Bob Feerick Santa Clara WCC 21 10 .677 Won Regional Semifinal 1951 149 105 .587 4 4 1 149 105 .587 4 4 1
Vincent Cazzetta Seattle Ind 16 10 .615 1959 37 16 .698 37 16 .698
Honey Russell Seton Hall Ind 16 7 .696 1937 295 129 .696 310 137 .694
Dan Cunha Siena Ind 3 18 .143 1942 191 171 .528 191 171 .528
Bob Stevens South Carolina ACC 10 16 .385 1960 10 16 .385 10 16 .385
Forrest Twogood Southern California AAWU 16 11 .593 Lost First Round 1951 160 109 .595 2 1 1 210 181 .537 2 1 1
Doc Hayes Southern Methodist SWC 17 7 .708 1948 190 123 .607 3 3 1 190 123 .607 3 3 1
Edward Donovan St. Bonaventure Ind 21 5 .808 9 1954 115 53 .685 115 53 .685
Daniel Lynch St. Francis (NY) Metro NY 13 8 .619 1949 194 123 .612 194 123 .612
Joe Lapchick St. John's (NY) Metro NY 17 8 .680 20 1937 249 86 .743 249 86 .743
Howard Dallmar Stanford AAWU 11 14 .440 1955 83 65 .561 188 116 .618 1 1
Marcel Guley Syracuse Ind 13 8 .619 1951 130 88 .596 1 1 130 88 .596 1 1
Harry Litwack Temple Mid-Atl 17 9 .654 1953 139 76 .647 2 2 2 139 76 .647 2 2 2
John Oldham Tennessee Tech OVC 13 9 .591 1956 69 45 .605 1 69 45 .605 1
John Sines Tennessee SEC 12 11 .522 1960 12 11 .522 12 11 .522
Bobby Rogers Texas A&M SWC 19 5 .792 1958 45 27 .625 45 27 .625
Buster Brannon Texas Christian SWC 7 17 .292 1949 162 133 .549 3 3 247 170 .592 5 5
Harold Davis Texas-El Paso BIAA 6 19 .240 1960 6 19 .240 6 19 .240
Polk Robison Texas Tech SWC 10 14 .417 1943 237 186 .560 2 237 186 .560 2
Harold Bradley Texas SWC 18 8 .692 Won Regional Semifinal 1960 18 8 .692 1 1 183 86 .680 2 1
Edward Melvin Toledo MAC 18 6 .750 1955 57 82 .410 154 128 .546
Clifford Wells Tulane SEC 13 11 .542 1946 225 132 .630 225 132 .630
Clarence Iba Tulsa MVC 9 17 .346 1950 137 147 .482 1 1 137 147 .482 1 1
John Wooden UCLA AAWU 14 12 .538 1949 229 97 .702 3 3 273 112 .709 3 3
Cecil Baker Utah State MSAC 24 5 .828 8 1951 146 127 .535 146 127 .535
Jack Gardner Utah MSAC 26 3 .897 6 Lost Regional Semifinal 1954 144 49 .746 4 4 291 130 .691 6 6 1
Robert Polk Vanderbilt SEC 14 9 .609 1948 178 101 .638 178 101 .638
Fuzzy Evans Vermont Yankee 9 11 .450 1947 172 117 .595 172 117 .595
Alex Severence Villanova Ind 20 6 .769 17 1937 402 188 .681 4 3 402 188 .681 4 3
Weenie Miller Virginia Military Institute Southern 4 16 .200 1959 9 29 .237 18 45 .286
Chuck Noe Virginia Tech Southern 20 6 .769 1956 75 38 .664 99 84 .541
Billy McCann Virginia ACC 6 18 .250 1958 27 45 .375 83 118 .413
Bones McKinney Wake Forest ACC 21 7 .750 19 1958 37 38 .493 37 38 .493
Chuck Smith Washington (MO) Ind 11 13 .458 1960 11 13 .458 11 13 .458
Marv Harshman Washington State Ind 13 13 .500 1959 23 29 .442 23 29 .442
John Grayson Washington AAWU 15 13 .536 1960 15 13 .536 83 30 .735 3 3
Metz LaFollette West Texas A&M BIAA 11 9 .550 1960 11 9 .550 11 9 .550
Fred Schaus West Virginia Southern 26 5 .839 5 Lost Regional Semifinal 1955 146 37 .798 6 2 1 146 37 .798 6 2 1
E.A. Diddle Western Kentucky OVC 21 7 .750 Lost Regional Semifinal 1923 714 252 .739 2 2 714 252 .739 2 2
Don Boven Western Michigan MAC 13 11 .542 1959 15 31 .326 15 31 .326
Ralph Miller Wichita State MVC 14 12 .538 1952 142 102 .582 142 102 .582
William Chambers William & Mary Southern 15 11 .577 1958 43 36 .544 43 36 .544
John Erickson Wisconsin Big Ten 8 16 .333 1960 8 16 .333 8 16 .333
Bill Strannigan Wyoming MSAC 5 19 .208 1960 5 19 .208 134 121 .525 1 1
James McCafferty Xavier Ind 17 9 .654 1958 48 33 .593 48 33 .593
Joseph Vancisin Yale Ivy 6 17 .261 1957 48 48 .500 1 48 48 .500 1