Houston Christian Huskies basketball

Houston Christian Huskies basketball history

Houston Christian University (Houston, TX)
Frank and Lucille Sharp Gymnasium
Southland Conference

Current head coach: Ron Cottrell (1991-)

  • Asst: Steven Key (1994-)
  • Asst: Jud Kinne (2010-)
  • Asst: Byron Rimm II (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  1  (1984)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-1
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2016)
  • CBI Overall Record:  0-1
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2017)
  • CIT Overall Record:  0-1
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  10  (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  3-10

Conference Titles (TAAC/Sun Belt, RRAC, Great West, Southland):

Award Winners:




Houston Christian head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Ron Cottrell 1991-Pres 508-469 9^ 10^ 0
no team 1989-91
Tommy Jones 1985-89 50-63 0 0 0
Gene Iba 1977-85 128-96 2 1 0
Bob McKinley 1975-77 11-44 0 0 0
Lonnie Richards 1970-75 51-74 0 0 0
Gerald Myers 1967-70 32-43 0 0 0
Peck Vass 1964-67 21-49 0 0 0
Mac Sutton 1963-64 1-7 0 0 0

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 Houston Christian program was at the NAIA level; HCU moved down to the NAIA in 1989 and then returned to Division I prior to the 2008-09 season

NOTE: Prior to September 2022, the school and athletic programs went by “Houston Baptist”

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