High Point Panthers basketball

High Point Panthers basketball history

High Point University (High Point, NC)
Nido Quebin Arena and Conference Center
Big South Conference

Current head coach: G.G. Smith (2022-)

  • Asst: Linc Darner (2022-)
  • Asst: Eric Gabriel (2018-)
  • Asst: Keith Gatlin (2018-)
  • DBO: Noah Diebel (2021-)
  • DPD: Dexter Gooding (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-1
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  2  (2014, 2016)
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-2
  • CIT Appearances:  2  (2013, 2015)
  • CIT Overall Record:  1-2
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  2  (1996, 1997)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  2-2
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  8  (1939, 1942, 1946, 1951, 1964, 1965, 1969, 1979)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  7-8

Conference Titles (North State, Carolinas, Big South):

Award Winners:




High Point head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
G.G. Smith 2022-Pres 3-3 0 0 0
Tubby Smith 2018-22 45-68 0 0 0
Scott Cherry 2009-18 146-134 4 0 0
Bart Lundy 2003-09 96-87 0 0 0
Jerry Steele 1972-2003 457-412 2^ 3^ 0
J. D. Barnett 1971-72 13-16 0 0 0
Bob Vaughn ** 1966-71 72-68 1^ 1^ 0
Thomas Quinn 1962-66 94-23 0 2^ 0
Virgil Yow 1933-45, 53-62 323-198 0 2^ 0
Bob Davis 1950-53 57-34 0 1^ 0
Ralph James 1945-50 80-33 0 1^ 0
Julian Beall 1931-33 16-21
J.P. Boylin 1927-31 50-32

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 High Point program was at either the NAIA or NCAA Division II level; HPU moved up to Division I prior to the 1999-2000 season

** Listed records and accomplishments do not include wins or appearances later vacated by the NCAA