Grand Canyon Antelopes basketball

Grand Canyon Antelopes basketball history

Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ)
GCU Arena
Western Athletic Conference (WAC)

Current head coach: Bryce Drew (2020-)

  • Asst: Jamall Walker (2020-)
  • Asst: Ed Schilling (2020-)
  • Asst: Casey Shaw (2020-)
  • DBO: Peyton Prudhomme (2020-)
  • Recruiting: Kylen Butler (2021-)
  • DPP: Jake Lindsey (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  1  (2021)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-1
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • CBI Appearances:  2  (2018, 2019)
  • CBI Overall Record:  0-2
  • CIT Appearances:  3  (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • CIT Overall Record:  2-3
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  10  (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2007, 2012, 2013)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  5-10
  • NAIA National Championships:  3  (1975, 1978, 1988)   
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  10  (1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1988, 1989, 1990)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  18-7

Conference Titles (CCAA, Pacific West, WAC):

Award Winners:




Grand Canyon head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Bryce Drew 2020-Pres 40-15 1 1 0
Dan Majerle 2013-20 136-89 0 0 0
Russ Pennell 2009-13 72-46 0 2^ 0
Dan Nichols 2008-09 13-14 0 0 0
Scott Mossman 2004-08 65-47 1^ 1^ 0
Leighton McCrary 1990-2004 216-178 1^ 7^ 0
Bill Westphal 1988-90 51-15 0 2^ 0
Paul Westphal 1986-88 64-18 0 1^ 1^
John Shumate 1983-86 58-33 0 0 0
Jay Arnote 1981-83 40-19 0 0 0
Ben Lindsey 1965-81 317-137 0 7^ 2^
Dave Brazell 1951-60, 61-65 151-134 0 0 0
Don Reed 1960-61 12-10 0 0 0
Howard Mansfield 1949-51 2-19 0 0 0

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


^ These conference titles, tournament appearances and national titles came when the Grand Canyon program was at either the NAIA or NCAA Division II level; GCU moved up to Division I prior to the 2013-14 season

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