East Carolina Pirates basketball

East Carolina Pirates basketball history

East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum
American Athletic Conference (AAC, The American)

Current head coach: Michael Schwartz (2022-)

  • Asst: Jake Morton (2022-)
  • Asst: Riley Davis (2022-)
  • Asst: vacant (2022-)
  • DBO: vacant (2022-)
  • DPP: Nick Matson (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  2  (1972, 1993)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-2
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CIT Championships:  1  (2013)
  • CIT Appearances:  3  (2011, 2013, 2014)
  • CIT Overall Record:  5-2
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  2  (1953, 1954)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  0-2

Conference Titles (North State, Carolinas, SoCon, ECAC, CAA, Conference USA, AAC):

Award Winners:




East Carolina head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Michael Schwartz 2022-Pres 0-0 0 0 0
Joe Dooley 1995-99, 18-22 86-104 0 0 0
Michael Perry (int.) 2017-18 8-16 0 0 0
Jeff Lebo 2010-17 116-122 0 0 0
Mack McCarthy 2007-10 34-57 0 0 0
Ricky Stokes 2005-07 14-44 0 0 0
Bill Herrion 1999-2005 70-98 0 0 0
Eddie Payne 1991-95 56-58 1 1 0
Mike Steele 1987-91 48-68 0 0 0
Charlie Harrison 1982-87 51-90 0 0 0
Dave Odom 1979-82 40-40 0 0 0
Larry Gillman 1977-79 21-32 0 0
Dave Patton 1974-77 40-42 0 0 0
Tom Quinn 1966-74 102-107 1 1 0
Wendell Carr 1963-66 32-40 0 0 0
Earl Smith 1945-46, 59-63 69-49 0 0 0
Howard Porter 1947-59 182-102 0 2^ 0
Jim Johnson 1946-47 17-10 0 0
John Christenbury 1940-43 25-15 0 0
Bo Farley 1936-37, 39-40 24-18 0 0
Gordon Gilbert 1938-39 17-10 0 0
Joe Alexander 1937-38 8-12
G.I. Mathis 1934-36 18-17
C.K. Beatty 1932-34 12-17
C.W. Porter 1931-32 8-9

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



^ These tournament appearances came when the East Carolina program was at the NAIA level; ECU moved up to Division I prior to the 1964-65 season

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