Colorado Buffaloes basketball

Colorado Buffaloes basketball history

University of Colorado (Boulder, CO)
CU Events Center
Pac-12 Conference

Current head coach: Tad Boyle (2010-)

  • Assoc. HC: Mike Rohn (2010-)
  • Asst: Bill Grier (2016-)
  • Asst: Rick Ray (2020-)
  • DBO: Bill Cartun (2012-)
  • DPD: Zach Ruebesam (2021-)
  • Asst. to the HC: Marge Marcy (2010-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  2  (1942, 1955)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  5  (1954, 1955, 1962, 1963, 1969)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  15  (1940, 1942, 1946, 1954, 1955, 1962, 1963, 1969, 1997, 2003, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2021)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  11-17
  • NIT Championships:  1  (1940)
  • NIT Appearances:  12  (1938, 1940, 1991, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2011, 2017, 2019, 2022)
  • NIT Overall Record:  13-11
  • CBI Appearances: (2015)
  • CBI Overall Record:  1-1

Conference Titles (MSC/Skyline, Rocky Mountain, Big Eight, Big 12, Pac-12):

Award Winners:




Colorado head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Tad Boyle 2010-Pres 254-155 0 5 0
Jeff Bzdelik 2007-10 36-58 0 0 0
Ricardo Patton 1996-2007 184-160 0 2 0
Joe Harrington 1990-96 72-85 0 0 0
Tom Miller 1986-90 35-79 0 0 0
Tom Apke 1981-86 59-81 0 0 0
Bill Blair 1976-81 67-69 0 0 0
Sox Walseth 1956-76 260-246 3 3 0
Bebe Lee 1950-56 63-74 2 2 0
Frosty Cox 1935-50 147-89 5 3 0
Dutch Clark 1934-35 3-9 0
Henry Iba 1933-34 9-8 0
Howard Beresford 1924-33 76-51 2
Joe Mills 1918-24 30-24 3
Melbourne Evans 1917-18 9-2 1
Jimmy Ashmore 1914-17 16-10 2
John McFadden 1912-14 12-7 2
Frank Castleman 1906-12 0-0 1

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.