Arkansas State Red Wolves basketball

Arkansas State Red Wolves basketball history

Arkansas State University (Jonesboro, AR)
First National Bank Arena
Sun Belt Conference

Current head coach: Mike Balado (2017-)

  • Asst: Brent Crews (2020-)
  • Asst: Ian Young (2021-)
  • Asst: Casey Stanley (2017-20, 2022-)
  • DBO: Drew Wilson (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  1  (1999)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-1
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  4  (1987, 1988, 1989, 1991)
  • NIT Overall Record:  4-4
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  6  (1958, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  5-7
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  2  (1947, 1949)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  0-2

Conference Titles (Southland, American South, Sun Belt):

Award Winners:




Arkansas State head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Mike Balado 2017-Pres 69-80 0 0 0
Grant McCasland 2016-17 20-12 0 0 0
John Brady 2008-16 121-129 2 0 0
Al Grushkin (int.) 2008 1-3 0 0 0
Dickey Nutt ** 1995-2008 159-187 2 1 0
Nelson Catalina 1984-95 188-139 1 0 0
Marvin Adams 1976-84 110-108 0 0 0
John Rose 1969-76 91-81 2 0 0
Marvin Speight 1963-69 75-67 2 2^ 0
John Rauth 1949-63 191-150 0 4^ 0
J.A. “Ike” Tomlinson 1944-49 51-69 0 2^ 0
Herbert Schwartz 1926-31, 41-42 38-72 0 0 0
Wendell Davis 1936-41 36-60
Tommie Mills 1935-36 14-9
Wayne Campbell 1934-35 11-7
H.F. Parker 1933-34 10-5
Jack Dale 1931-33 20-15

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions

^ These tournament appearances came when the Arkansas State program was at either the NAIA or NCAA Division II level; ASU moved up to Division I prior to the 1968-69 season

** Listed records and accomplishments do not include wins or appearances later vacated by the NCAA.