East Coast Regular Season Champions

East Coast Regular Season Champions

Full list of East Coast Conference (ECC) 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 East Coast Conference was active from 1974-75 through the 1993-94 season, forming from members of the Middle Atlantic Conference. When the NCAA created Division I, II and III designations, the 12 biggest programs from the Middle Atlantic left to form the East Coast Conference. Lafayette won the most Big Eight regular season titles (7), followed by Bucknell (5) and Hofstra (4). See also: East Coast Tournament Champions

Season Champion(s) Head Coach(es)
1974-75 American Jim Lynam
La Salle Paul Westhead
Lafayette Tom Davis
1975-76 Lafayette (2) Tom Davis (2)
Saint Joseph’s Harry Booth
1976-77 Hofstra Roger Gaeckler
Lafayette (3) Tom Davis (3)
Temple Don Casey
1977-78 La Salle (2) Paul Westhead (2)
Lafayette (4) Roy Chipman
1978-79 Bucknell Charlie Woollum
Temple (2) Don Casey (2)
1979-80 Lafayette (5) Roy Chipman (2)
Saint Joseph’s (2) Jim Lynam (2)
1980-81 American (2) Gary Williams
Lafayette (6) Will Rackley
Rider John Carpenter
1981-82 Temple (3) Don Casey (3)
West Chester Earl Voss
1982-83 American (3) Ed Tapscott
Hofstra (2) Dick Berg
La Salle (3) Lefty Ervin
Rider (2) John Carpenter (2)
1983-84 Bucknell (2) Charlie Woollum (2)
1984-85 Bucknell (3) Charlie Woollum (3)
1985-86 Drexel Eddie Burke
1986-87 Bucknell (4) Charlie Woollum (4)
1987-88 Lafayette (7) Butch van Breda Kolff
1988-89 Bucknell (5) Charlie Woollum (5)
1989-90 Hofstra (3) Butch van Breda Kolff (2)
Lehigh Dave Duke
Towson State Terry Truax
1990-91 Towson State (2) Terry Truax (2)
1991-92 Hofstra (4) Butch van Breda Kolff (3)
1992-93 none none
1993-94 Troy Don Maestri

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