Bucknell Bison basketball

Bucknell Bison basketball history

Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA)
Sojka Pavilion
Patriot League

Current head coach: Nathan Davis (2015-)

  • Assoc. HC: Paul Harrison (2015-)
  • Asst: Branden McDonald (2022-)
  • Asst: Lamont Moore (2021-)
  • DPD: Johnathan Brown (2016-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  8  (1987, 1989, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2013, 2017, 2018)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  2-8
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  3  (2012, 2015, 2016)
  • NIT Overall Record:  1-3
  • Premo-Porretta National Championships:  1  (1901)

Conference Titles (MASCN, Middle Atlantic, ECC, Patriot League):

Award Winners:




Bucknell head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Nathan Davis 2015-Pres 117-95 4 2 0
Dave Paulsen 2008-15 134-94 4 2 0
Pat Flannery 1994-2008 233-179 3 2 0
Charlie Woollum 1975-94 318-221 7 2 0
Jim Valvano 1972-75 33-42 0 0 0
Don Smith 1964-72 82-105 0 0 0
Gene Evans 1962-64 15-29 0 0 0
Ben Kribbs 1952-62 97-124 0 0 0
Jack Guy 1947-52 29-80 0 0 0
J. Ellwood “Woody” Ludwig 1943-47 36-29 0 0 0
John Sitarski 1942-43 5-8 0 0 0
Malcolm Musser 1917-18, 19-20, 25-26, 32-42 110-99 0 0 0
John Plant 1926-32 59-49
Moose McCormick 1923-25 2-9
Clarence Glass 1920-23 29-25
Henry Benfer 1918-19 13-3
George Cockill 1914-17 26-19
D. Schaffner 1913-14 4-8
H.E. Zehner 1912-13 4-13
C. Fulmer 1911-12 10-6
George “Doc” Hoskins 1908-11 21-14
no coach 1895-1908 98-28

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


NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA. 

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