Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens basketball

Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens basketball history

University of Delaware (Newark, DE)
Bob Carpenter Center
Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)

Current head coach: Martin Ingelsby (2016-)

  • Assoc. HC: Bill Phillips (2016-)
  • Asst: Corey McCrae (2016-)
  • Asst: Torrian Jones (2016-)
  • DBO: Danny O’Connor (2016-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  6  (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2014, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-6
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  1  (2000)
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-1
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2012)
  • CBI Overall Record:  0-1

Conference Titles (Mason-Dixon, Middle Atlantic, ECC, America East, CAA):

Award Winners:




Delaware head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Martin Ingelsby 2016-Pres 95-87 0 1 0
Monté Ross 2006-16 132-184 1 1 0
David Henderson 2000-06 85-93 0 0 0
Mike Brey 1995-2000 99-52 2 2 0
Steve Steinwedel 1985-95 163-121 1 2 0
Ron Rainey 1976-85 91-147 0 0 0
Don Harnum 1971-76 69-57 0 0 0
Dan Peterson 1966-71 69-49 1^ 0 0
Irv Wisniewski 1954-66 111-154 0 0 0
Fred Emmerson 1949-54 67-41 2^ 0 0
Joseph Brunansky 1946-49 24-30 0 0 0
D. Kenneth Steers 1945-46 7-9 0 0 0
William Murray 1944-45 3-9 0 0 0
Edmund Prince 1943-44 7-9 0 0 0
E. Emery Adkins 1941-43 14-23 0 0 0
F.L. Stewart 1940-41 7-9 0 0 0
Steve Grenda 1938-40 13-19
Lyal W. Clark 1937-38 6-10
Gerald Doherty 1930-37 43-74-1
J.J. Rothrock 1927-30 17-33
Frank Forstburg 1925-27 6-23
Williams McAvoy 1909-18, 22-25 59-82
H.B. Shipley 1918-22 35-19
unknown 1907-09 9-13
Samuel Saunders 1905-07 9-9-1

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


^ These conference titles came when the Delaware program was at either the NAIA or NCAA Division II level; Delaware moved up to Division I prior to the 1957-58 season

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