Border Regular Season Champions

Border Regular Season Champions

Full list of BIAA/Border Conference men’s basketball regular season champions, including head coach, by year. Bold means team went on to win the NCAA National Championship the same year. The official name of the conference was the Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association (BIAA). Starting with five schools, the BIAA was active for 31 seasons (1931-62) and centered around programs in the Southwest US (from Arizona, New Mexico and Texas). The former members of the BIAA are spread out amongst a number of conferences at three different NCAA divisions.

NOTE: There was never a men’s basketball tournament in this conference.

Season Champion(s) Head Coach(es)
1931-32 Arizona Fred Enke
1932-33 Texas Tech Dell Morgan
1933-34 Texas Tech (2) Dell Morgan (2)
1934-35 Texas Tech (3) Virgil Ballard
1935-36 Arizona (2) Fred Enke (2)
1936-37 New Mexico State Jerry Hines
1937-38 New Mexico State (2) Jerry Hines (2)
1938-39 New Mexico State (3) Jerry Hines (3)
1939-40 New Mexico State (4) Jerry Hines (4)
1940-41 none none
1941-42 West Texas A&M Al Baggett
1942-43 West Texas A&M (2) Gus Miller
1943-44 New Mexico George White
Arizona State at Flagstaff Frank Brickey
1944-45 New Mexico (2) Woody Clements
1945-46 Arizona (3) Fred Enke (3)
1946-47 Arizona (4) Fred Enke (4)
1947-48 Arizona (5) Fred Enke (5)
1948-49 Arizona (6) Fred Enke (6)
1949-50 Arizona (7) Fred Enke (7)
1950-51 Arizona (8) Fred Enke (8)
1951-52 New Mexico State (5) George McCarty
West Texas A&M (3) Gus Miller (2)
1952-53 Arizona (9) Fred Enke (9)
Hardin-Simmons Bill Scott
1953-54 Texas Tech (4) Polk Robison
1954-55 Texas Tech (5) Polk Robison (2)
West Texas A&M (4) Gus Miller (3)
1955-56 Texas Tech (6) Polk Robison (3)
1956-57 UTEP George McCarty (2)
1957-58 Arizona State Ned Wulk
1958-59 Arizona State (2) Ned Wulk (2)
New Mexico State (6) Presley Askew
UTEP (2) George McCarty (3)
1959-60 New Mexico State (7) Presley Askew (2)
1960-61 Arizona State (3) Ned Wulk (3)
New Mexico State (8) Presley Askew (3)
1961-62 Arizona State (4) Ned Wulk (4)

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