Elon Phoenix basketball

Elon Phoenix basketball history

Elon University (Elon, NC)
Schar Center
Colonial Athletic Association (CAA)

Current head coach: Billy Taylor (2022-)

  • Asst: Greg Herenda (2022-)
  • Asst: Josh Gross (2022-)
  • Asst: Ryan Saunders (2022-)
  • DBO: Luke Boythe (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2013)
  • CIT Overall Record:  0-1
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  1  (1997)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  0-1
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  3  (1952, 1956, 1957)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  0-3

Conference Titles (North State, Carolinas, South Atlantic, Big South, SoCon, CAA):

Award Winners:




Elon head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Billy Taylor 2022-Pres 0-0 0 0 0
Mike Schrage 2019-22 33-52 0 0 0
Matt Matheny 2009-19 151-169 1 0 0
Ernie Nestor 2003-09 67-117 1 0 0
Mark Simons 1993-2003 109-169 0 1^ 0
Bob Burton 1986-93 115-85 0 0 0
Bill Morningstar 1979-86 101-100 0 0 0
Bill Miller 1959-79 329-225 2^ 0 0
Graham L. “Doc” Mathis 1949-59 161-118 1^ 3^ 0
Harold Pope 1948-49 7-22 0 0 0
Garland Causey 1947-48 10-13 0 0 0
L.J. “Hap” Perry 1946-47 16-10 0 0 0
Lacy B. Adcox 1944-46 20-27 0 0 0
no team 1942-44
Horace Hendrickson 1937-42 93-21 2^ 0 0
D.C. “Peahead” Walker 1927-37 123-90 4^
William M. Jay 1926-27 12-10
Frank Corboy 1920-26 51-56
Jack Johnson 1915-20 21-50
Bob “Chick” Doak 1911-14 25-33

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


^ These conference titles and tournament appearances came when the Elon program was at either the NAIA or NCAA Division II level; Elon moved up to Division I prior to the 1999-2000 season

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