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1969-70 Coaches

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National Champion: UCLA
Final Four: Jacksonville, New Mexico State, St. Bonaventure and UCLA

Consensus Player of the Year: Pete Maravich

AP Preseason #1: South Carolina ▪ AP Final #1: Kentucky

Coaches

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games ▪ All stats are through the season in question
1969-70 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
Carnie Hatch Abilene Christian Southland 10 16 .385 1970 10 16 .385 10 16 .385
Bob Spear Air Force Ind 12 12 .500 1958 153 152 .502 2 153 152 .502 2
C.M. Newton Alabama SEC 8 18 .308 1969 12 38 .240 12 38 .240
Tom Young American Mid-Atl 11 12 .478 1970 11 12 .478 11 12 .478
Ned Wulk Arizona State WAC 4 22 .154 1958 190 156 .549 5 2 279 226 .552 5 2
Bruce Larson Arizona WAC 12 14 .462 1962 120 112 .517 120 112 .517
John Rose Arkansas State Southland 14 9 .609 1970 14 9 .609 14 9 .609
Duddy Waller Arkansas SWC 5 19 .208 1967 31 64 .326 31 64 .326
Bob Knight Army Ind 22 6 .786 1966 91 37 .711 91 37 .711
Bill Lynn Auburn SEC 15 11 .577 1963 108 75 .590 108 75 .590
George Fisher Austin Peay OVC 5 21 .192 1964 62 100 .383 62 100 .383
Bill Menefee Baylor SWC 15 9 .625 1962 103 113 .477 103 113 .477
Chuck Daly Boston College Ind 11 13 .458 1970 11 13 .458 11 13 .458
Charles Luce Boston University Ind 14 10 .583 1967 42 52 .447 42 52 .447
Bob Conibear Bowling Green State MAC 15 9 .625 1969 24 24 .500 24 24 .500
Joe Stowell Bradley MVC 14 12 .538 1966 84 48 .636 84 48 .636
Stan Watts Brigham Young WAC 8 18 .308 1950 332 238 .582 5 4 332 238 .582 5 4
Gerald Alaimo Brown Ivy 6 20 .231 1970 6 20 .231 6 20 .231
Don Smith Bucknell Mid-Atl 6 17 .261 1965 68 73 .482 68 73 .482
Tony Hinkle Butler Ind 15 11 .577 1927 558 394 .586 1 1 558 394 .586 1 1
Bob Miller Cal State Los Angeles PCAA 18 8 .692 1970 18 8 .692 18 8 .692
Ralph Barkey California-Santa Barbara PCAA 12 14 .462 1967 48 56 .462 48 56 .462
Jim Padgett California Pac-8 11 15 .423 1969 23 28 .451 23 28 .451
Bob MacKinnon Canisius Ind 9 13 .409 1959 119 139 .461 119 139 .461
Joe Swank Centenary (LA) Ind 8 16 .333 1969 17 34 .333 119 137 .465
Tay Baker Cincinnati MVC 21 6 .778 1966 94 39 .707 1 1 94 39 .707 1 1
Dick Campbell Citadel Southern 8 16 .333 1968 32 42 .432 32 42 .432
Bobby Roberts Clemson ACC 7 19 .269 1963 82 116 .414 82 116 .414
Edward Ashnault Colgate Ind 14 11 .560 1968 35 41 .461 35 41 .461
Jim Williams Colorado State WAC 14 9 .609 1955 221 163 .576 4 1 221 163 .576 4 1
Sox Walseth Colorado Big 8 14 12 .538 10 1957 203 147 .580 3 3 203 147 .580 3 3
Jack Rohan Columbia Ivy 20 5 .800 1962 123 94 .567 1 1 123 94 .567 1 1
Dee Rowe Connecticut Yankee 14 9 .609 1970 14 9 .609 14 9 .609
Jerry Lace Cornell Ivy 7 16 .304 1969 19 29 .396 19 29 .396
Eddie Sutton Creighton Ind 15 10 .600 1970 15 10 .600 15 10 .600
George Blaney Dartmouth Ivy 13 12 .520 1970 13 12 .520 13 12 .520
Terry Holland Davidson Southern 22 5 .815 5 15 Lost First Round 1970 22 5 .815 1 22 5 .815 1
Don Donoher Dayton Ind 19 8 .704 Lost First Round 1965 130 43 .751 5 3 1 130 43 .751 5 3 1
Dan Peters Delaware Mid-Atl 16 9 .640 1967 58 35 .624 58 35 .624
Stan Albeck Denver Ind 13 11 .542 1969 15 35 .300 15 35 .300
Ray Meyer DePaul Ind 12 13 .480 1943 444 245 .644 6 5 444 245 .644 6 5
Jim Harding Detroit Mercy Ind 7 18 .280 1970 7 18 .280 43 35 .551 2
Maury John Drake MVC 22 7 .759 19 14 Lost Regional Final 1959 190 123 .607 2 2 1 190 123 .607 2 2 1
Bucky Waters Duke ACC 17 9 .654 1970 17 9 .654 86 50 .632 1
Red Manning Duquesne Ind 17 7 .708 11 1959 178 109 .620 1 1 178 109 .620 1 1
Tom Quinn East Carolina Southern 16 10 .615 1966 60 69 .465 60 69 .465
John Brooks East Tennessee State OVC 15 11 .577 1958 154 159 .492 1 1 154 159 .492 1 1
Guy Strong Eastern Kentucky OVC 12 10 .545 1968 35 33 .515 35 33 .515
Jim Lynam Fairfield Ind 13 13 .500 1969 23 29 .442 23 29 .442
Al Lobalbo Fairleigh Dickinson Ind 13 10 .565 1970 13 10 .565 13 10 .565
Hugh Durham Florida State Ind 23 3 .885 11 1967 71 34 .676 1 71 34 .676 1
Tommy Bartlett Florida SEC 9 17 .346 1967 63 40 .612 63 40 .612
Edward Conlin Fordham Ind 10 15 .400 1969 27 24 .529 27 24 .529
Ed Gregory Fresno State PCAA 14 12 .538 1970 14 12 .538 14 12 .538
Frank Selvy Furman Southern 13 13 .500 1967 44 59 .427 44 59 .427
Wayne Dobbs George Washington Southern 12 15 .444 1968 31 45 .408 31 45 .408
Jack Magee Georgetown Ind 18 7 .720 1967 53 42 .558 53 42 .558
Whack Hyder Georgia Tech Ind 17 10 .630 1952 256 224 .533 1 1 256 224 .533 1 1
Ken Rosemond Georgia SEC 13 12 .520 1966 62 64 .492 62 64 .492
Robert Hulton Gettysburg Mid-Atl 8 18 .308 1959 165 129 .561 165 129 .561
Hank Anderson Gonzaga Big Sky 10 16 .385 1953 244 231 .514 244 231 .514
Paul Lambert Hardin-Simmons Ind 17 9 .654 1967 57 47 .548 57 47 .548
Robert Harrison Harvard Ivy 7 19 .269 1969 14 37 .275 14 37 .275
Paul Lynner Hofstra Mid-Atl 13 13 .500 1966 66 61 .520 66 61 .520
Jack Donohue Holy Cross Ind 16 9 .640 1966 73 47 .608 73 47 .608
Guy Lewis Houston Ind 25 5 .833 20 12 Won Regional Semifinal 1957 254 133 .656 6 6 2 254 133 .656 6 6 2
Danny Miller Idaho State Big Sky 13 11 .542 1968 31 41 .431 50 85 .370
Wayne Anderson Idaho Big Sky 10 15 .400 1967 50 52 .490 50 52 .490
Harv Schmidt Illinois Big Ten 15 9 .625 1968 45 27 .625 45 27 .625
Jerry Oliver Indiana Big Ten 7 17 .292 1970 7 17 .292 7 17 .292
James McDermott Iona Ind 12 12 .500 1954 195 163 .545 195 163 .545
Glendon Anderson Iowa State Big 8 12 14 .462 1960 136 140 .493 136 140 .493
Ralph Miller Iowa Big Ten 20 5 .800 7 Lost Regional Semifinal 1965 95 51 .651 1 1 315 184 .631 2 2
Joe Williams Jacksonville Ind 27 2 .931 4 Lost National Final 1967 65 39 .625 1 1 1 65 39 .625 1 1 1
Cotton Fitzsimmons Kansas State Big 8 20 8 .714 Lost Regional Semifinal 1969 34 20 .630 1 1 34 20 .630 1 1
Ted Owens Kansas Big 8 17 9 .654 1965 122 40 .753 2 2 122 40 .753 2 2
Frank Truitt Kent State MAC 7 17 .292 1967 35 60 .368 41 80 .339
Adolph Rupp Kentucky SEC 26 2 .929 2 1 Lost Regional Final 1931 833 177 .825 18 18 5 833 177 .825 18 18 5
Tom Gola La Salle Mid-Atl 14 12 .538 1969 37 13 .740 37 13 .740
Hal Wissel Lafayette Mid-Atl 12 14 .462 1968 26 50 .342 26 50 .342
Jack Martin Lamar Southland 15 9 .625 1969 35 13 .729 76 53 .589
Roy Heckman Lehigh Mid-Atl 13 14 .481 1968 32 42 .432 32 42 .432
Jerry Tarkanian Long Beach State PCAA 24 5 .828 19 Won Regional Semifinal 1970 24 5 .828 1 1 24 5 .828 1 1
Roy Rubin Long Island University Ind 16 9 .640 1966 99 28 .780 99 28 .780
Press Maravich Louisiana State SEC 22 10 .688 1967 52 58 .473 145 167 .465 1 1
John Dromo Louisville MVC 18 9 .667 15 1968 60 22 .732 1 1 60 22 .732 1 1
George Ireland Loyola (IL) Ind 13 11 .542 1952 278 186 .599 4 2 1 278 186 .599 4 2 1
Bob Luksta Loyola (LA) Ind 12 14 .462 1969 17 33 .340 17 33 .340
Dick Baker Loyola Marymount WCC 13 13 .500 1969 19 32 .373 19 32 .373
Gil Philbrick Maine Yankee 7 17 .292 1969 17 30 .362 17 30 .362
John Powers Manhattan Ind 18 8 .692 1969 31 17 .646 31 17 .646
Al McGuire Marquette Ind 26 3 .897 8 8 1965 116 53 .686 2 2 116 53 .686 2 2
Stewart Way Marshall Ind 9 14 .391 1970 9 14 .391 9 14 .391
Lefty Driesell Maryland ACC 13 13 .500 1970 13 13 .500 189 78 .708 3 3
Jack Leaman Massachusetts Yankee 18 7 .720 1967 60 39 .606 60 39 .606
Moe Iba Memphis MVC 6 20 .231 1967 37 65 .363 37 65 .363
Ron Godfrey Miami (FL) Ind 9 17 .346 1968 40 38 .513 40 38 .513
Tates Locke Miami (OH) MAC 5 18 .217 1967 45 52 .464 1 1 85 67 .559 1 1
Gus Ganakas Michigan State Big Ten 9 15 .375 1970 9 15 .375 9 15 .375
Johnny Orr Michigan Big Ten 10 14 .417 1969 23 25 .479 62 58 .517
Jimmy Earle Middle Tennessee OVC 15 11 .577 1970 15 11 .577 15 11 .577
Bill Fitch Minnesota Big Ten 13 11 .542 1969 25 23 .521 43 30 .589 1
Joe Dan Gold Mississippi State SEC 6 18 .250 1966 51 74 .408 51 74 .408
Cob Jarvis Mississippi SEC 10 15 .400 1969 20 29 .408 20 29 .408
Norm Stewart Missouri Big 8 15 11 .577 1968 39 38 .506 39 38 .506
Gary Hulst Montana State Big Sky 4 22 .154 1970 4 22 .154 4 22 .154
Robert Cope Montana Big Sky 8 18 .308 1969 17 35 .327 17 35 .327
Bill Harrell Morehead State OVC 13 11 .542 1970 13 11 .542 13 11 .542
Cal Luther Murray State OVC 17 9 .654 1959 178 117 .603 2 178 117 .603 2
Dave Smalley Navy Ind 4 19 .174 1967 28 54 .341 28 54 .341
Joe Cipriano Nebraska Big 8 16 9 .640 1964 96 80 .545 139 115 .547
Rolland Todd Nevada-Las Vegas WCC 17 9 .654 1970 17 9 .654 17 9 .654
Jackson Spencer Nevada WCC 5 17 .227 1970 5 17 .227 5 17 .227
Gerry Friel New Hampshire Yankee 12 11 .522 1970 12 11 .522 12 11 .522
Lou Henson New Mexico State Ind 27 3 .900 6 5 Lost National Semifinal 1967 89 25 .781 4 3 1 156 61 .719 4 3 1
Bob King New Mexico WAC 13 13 .500 1963 146 66 .689 1 1 146 66 .689 1 1
Lou Rossini New York University Ind 12 12 .500 1959 180 117 .606 3 3 1 297 188 .612 4 3 1
Frank Layden Niagara Ind 22 7 .759 17 Won Regional Semifinal 1969 33 20 .623 1 1 33 20 .623 1 1
Norm Sloan North Carolina State ACC 23 7 .767 10 Lost Regional Semifinal 1967 61 46 .570 1 1 203 147 .580 1 1
Dean Smith North Carolina ACC 18 9 .667 7 1962 165 71 .699 3 3 3 165 71 .699 3 3 3
Dan Spika North Texas MVC 18 8 .692 1966 58 69 .457 58 69 .457
Thomas Jorgensen Northern Illinois Ind 13 12 .520 1968 36 37 .493 36 37 .493
Brad Snyder Northwestern Big Ten 9 15 .375 1969 13 17 .433 13 17 .433
Johnny Dee Notre Dame Ind 21 8 .724 13 9 Won Regional Semifinal 1965 96 71 .575 3 1 164 96 .631 3 1
Fred Taylor Ohio State Big Ten 17 7 .708 18 1959 216 87 .713 4 4 4 216 87 .713 4 4 4
James Snyder Ohio MAC 20 5 .800 Lost First Round 1950 290 206 .585 5 2 290 206 .585 5 2
Abe Lemons Oklahoma City Ind 17 13 .567 1956 263 147 .641 6 4 263 147 .641 6 4
Hank Iba Oklahoma State Big 8 14 12 .538 1935 654 317 .674 8 8 3 752 333 .693 8 8 3
John MacLeod Oklahoma Big 8 19 9 .679 1968 39 41 .487 39 41 .487
Paul Valenti Oregon State Pac-8 10 16 .385 1960 91 82 .526 1 1 91 82 .526 1 1
Steve Belko Oregon Pac-8 17 9 .654 1957 162 202 .445 2 1 238 230 .509 6 2
Dick Edwards Pacific WCC 21 6 .778 1964 129 57 .694 2 2 129 57 .694 2 2
John Bach Penn State Ind 13 11 .542 1969 26 20 .565 303 225 .574 2
Dick Harter Pennsylvania Ivy 25 2 .926 13 Lost First Round 1967 60 43 .583 1 60 43 .583 1
Gary Colson Pepperdine WCC 14 12 .538 1969 28 24 .538 28 24 .538
Buzz Ridl Pittsburgh Ind 12 12 .500 1969 16 32 .333 16 32 .333
Ernie Smith Portland Ind 2 11 .154 1970 2 11 .154 2 11 .154
Joe Etzel Portland Ind 2 11 .154 1970 2 11 .154 2 11 .154
Pete Carril Princeton Ivy 16 9 .640 1968 55 22 .714 1 66 34 .660 1
Dave Gavitt Providence Ind 14 11 .560 1970 14 11 .560 32 44 .421
George King Purdue Big Ten 18 6 .750 3 1966 79 45 .637 1 1 1 181 88 .673 4 2 1
Thomas Carmody Rhode Island Yankee 16 10 .615 1969 26 25 .510 26 25 .510
Don Knodel Rice SWC 14 11 .560 Lost First Round 1967 39 58 .402 1 39 58 .402 1
Lewis Mills Richmond Southern 9 18 .333 1964 73 102 .417 73 102 .417
John Carpenter Rider Mid-Atl 16 10 .615 1967 47 51 .480 47 51 .480
Bill E. Foster Rutgers Ind 13 11 .542 1964 104 68 .605 104 68 .605
John Hiller Saint Francis (PA) Ind 12 12 .500 1970 12 12 .500 12 12 .500
Jack McKinney Saint Joseph's Mid-Atl 13 12 .520 1967 63 42 .600 1 63 42 .600 1
Robert Polk Saint Louis MVC 9 17 .346 1970 9 17 .346 225 128 .637 1
Mike Cimino Saint Mary's (CA) WCC 3 22 .120 1963 54 147 .269 54 147 .269
Don Kennedy Saint Peter's Ind 13 11 .542 1966 87 40 .685 87 40 .685
Dick Davis San Diego State PCAA 13 13 .500 1970 13 13 .500 13 13 .500
Phil Vukicevich San Francisco WCC 15 11 .577 1967 51 51 .500 51 51 .500
Dan Glines San Jose State PCAA 3 21 .125 1967 41 56 .423 41 56 .423
Dick Garibaldi Santa Clara WCC 23 6 .793 12 Lost Regional Semifinal 1963 137 77 .640 3 3 137 77 .640 3 3
Morris Buckwalter Seattle Ind 15 10 .600 1968 49 31 .613 1 49 31 .613 1
Richard Regan Seton Hall Ind 10 15 .400 1961 112 131 .461 112 131 .461
Frank McGuire South Carolina ACC 25 3 .893 1 6 1965 94 54 .635 360 148 .709 4 3 2
Bob Boyd Southern California Pac-8 18 8 .692 16 20 1967 64 39 .621 105 52 .669 1 1
Jack Hartman Southern Illinois Ind 13 10 .565 1967 66 31 .680 66 31 .680
Bob Prewitt Southern Methodist SWC 5 19 .208 1968 23 49 .319 23 49 .319
Larry Weise St. Bonaventure Ind 25 3 .893 17 3 Won National Semifinal 1962 152 63 .707 2 2 1 152 63 .707 2 2 1
Lester Yellin St. Francis (NY) Ind 9 12 .429 1970 9 12 .429 9 12 .429
Lou Carnesecca St. John's (NY) Ind 21 8 .724 14 1966 104 35 .748 3 2 104 35 .748 3 2
Howard Dallmar Stanford Pac-8 5 20 .200 1955 203 190 .517 308 241 .561 1 1
Roy Danforth Syracuse Ind 12 12 .500 1969 21 28 .429 21 28 .429
Harry Litwack Temple Mid-Atl 15 13 .536 Lost First Round 1953 320 163 .663 5 2 2 320 163 .663 5 2 2
Connie Inman Tennessee Tech OVC 10 15 .400 1970 10 15 .400 10 15 .400
Ray Mears Tennessee SEC 16 9 .640 1963 145 61 .704 1 1 145 61 .704 1 1
Shelby Metcalf Texas A&M SWC 14 10 .583 1964 99 73 .576 2 1 99 73 .576 2 1
Barry Dowd Texas-Arlington Southland 8 16 .333 1969 16 34 .320 16 34 .320
Johnny Swaim Texas Christian SWC 10 14 .417 1968 37 37 .500 1 1 37 37 .500 1 1
Don Haskins Texas-El Paso WAC 17 8 .680 Lost First Round 1962 175 58 .751 5 3 1 175 58 .751 5 3 1
Sam Williams Texas-Pan American Ind 8 16 .333 1969 16 33 .327 16 33 .327
Bob Bass Texas Tech SWC 14 10 .583 1970 14 10 .583 14 10 .583
Leon Black Texas SWC 11 13 .458 1968 31 41 .431 31 41 .431
Bob Nichols Toledo MAC 15 9 .625 1966 80 41 .661 1 80 41 .661 1
Jimmy Littleton Trinity (TX) Southland 15 8 .652 1970 15 8 .652 15 8 .652
Ralph Pedersen Tulane Ind 5 18 .217 1965 55 92 .374 55 92 .374
Ken Hayes Tulsa MVC 15 11 .577 1969 34 19 .642 34 19 .642
John Wooden UCLA Pac-8 28 2 .933 4 2 Won National Final 1949 477 139 .774 11 11 7 521 154 .772 11 11 7
Ladell Andersen Utah State Ind 22 7 .759 16 Lost Regional Final 1962 153 89 .632 4 3 153 89 .632 4 3
Jack Gardner Utah WAC 18 10 .643 1954 324 143 .694 6 6 2 471 224 .678 8 8 3
Roy Skinner Vanderbilt SEC 12 14 .462 1959 175 79 .689 1 1 175 79 .689 1 1
Art Loche Vermont Yankee 8 16 .333 1966 55 62 .470 55 62 .470
Jack Kraft Villanova Ind 22 7 .759 9 Lost Regional Final 1962 184 67 .733 4 3 184 67 .733 4 3
Mike Schuler Virginia Military Institute Southern 6 19 .240 1970 6 19 .240 6 19 .240
Howie Shannon Virginia Tech Ind 10 12 .455 1965 90 57 .612 1 1 90 57 .612 1 1
Bill Gibson Virginia ACC 10 15 .400 1964 60 112 .349 60 112 .349
Jack McCloskey Wake Forest ACC 14 13 .519 1967 46 61 .430 192 166 .536
Marv Harshman Washington State Pac-8 19 7 .731 1959 143 167 .461 143 167 .461
Tex Winter Washington Pac-8 17 9 .654 1969 30 22 .577 316 165 .657 6 6 2
Phil Johnson Weber State Big Sky 20 7 .741 Lost First Round 1969 47 10 .825 2 1 47 10 .825 2 1
Walter Funk West Chester Mid-Atl 11 15 .423 1967 37 61 .378 37 61 .378
Dennis Walling West Texas A&M Ind 12 13 .480 1968 40 32 .556 40 32 .556
Sonny Moran West Virginia Ind 11 15 .423 1970 11 15 .423 11 15 .423
John Oldham Western Kentucky OVC 22 3 .880 18 Lost First Round 1965 122 35 .777 3 1 240 118 .670 5 1
Clarence Sonny Means Western Michigan MAC 15 9 .625 1967 47 49 .490 47 49 .490
Gary Thompson Wichita State MVC 8 18 .308 1965 83 78 .516 1 1 1 83 78 .516 1 1 1
Warren Mitchell William & Mary Southern 11 16 .407 1967 37 65 .363 37 65 .363
John Powless Wisconsin Big Ten 10 14 .417 1969 21 27 .438 21 27 .438
Bill Strannigan Wyoming WAC 19 7 .731 1960 148 141 .512 1 1 277 243 .533 2 2
George Krajack Xavier Ind 5 20 .200 1968 25 52 .325 25 52 .325
Joseph Vancisin Yale Ivy 11 13 .458 1957 175 153 .534 2 175 153 .534 2