Howard Bison basketball

Howard Bison basketball history

Howard University (Washington, DC)
Burr Gymnasium
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)

Current head coach: Kenny Blakeney (2019-)

  • Assoc. HC: Rod Balanis (2021-)
  • Asst: Tyler Thornton (2019-)
  • Asst: Steve Ongley (2021-)
  • Strategy: Daniel G. Marks (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  2  (1981, 1992)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-2
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2019)
  • CBI Overall Record:  0-1

Conference Titles (MEAC):

Award Winners:

Howard head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Kenny Blakeney 2019-Pres 21-46 0 0 0
Kevin Nickelberry 2010-19 96-194 0 0 0
Gil Jackson 2005-10 37-118 0 0 0
Frankie Allen 2000-05 52-93 0 0 0
Willie Coward (int.) 2000 1-18 0 0 0
Kirk Saulny 1998-2000 2-34 0 0 0
Mike McLeese 1994-98 31-78 0 0 0
Butch Beard 1990-94 45-69 1 1 0
A.B. Williamson 1975-90 228-169 3 1 0
Marshall Emery 1966-75 138-91 0 0 0
James M. Thompson 1962-66 47-49 0 0 0
coach unknown 1960-62 36-10
William L. Jones 1959-60 13-21 0 0 0
Thomas A. Hart 1952-59 76-58 0 0 0
coaches unknown pre-1952

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


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