Illinois State Redbirds basketball

Illinois State Redbirds basketball history

Illinois State University (Normal, IL)
Redbird Arena
Missouri Valley Conference (MVC)

Current head coach: Ryan Pedon (2022-)

  • Asst: Walter Offutt (2022-)
  • Asst: Rob Judson (2007-13, 2022-)
  • Asst: Andrew Dakich (2022-)
  • Chief of Staff: Mike Mastroianni (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  6  (1983, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1997, 1998)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  3-6
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  14  (1977, 1978, 1980, 1987, 1988, 1995, 1996, 2001, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2017)
  • NIT Overall Record:  11-14
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2014)
  • CBI Overall Record:  2-1
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  5  (1957, 1962, 1967, 1968, 1969)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Final Four:  1  (1967)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  6-7
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  1  (1959)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  2-1

Conference Titles (IIAC, Missouri Valley):

Award Winners:




Illinois State head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Ryan Pedon 2022-Pres 0-0 0 0 0
Brian Jones (int.) 2022 2-5 0 0 0
Dan Muller 2012-22 167-150 1 0 0
Tim Jankovich 2007-12 104-64 0 0 0
Porter Moser 2003-07 51-67 0 0 0
Tom Richardson 1999-2003 56-64 0 0 0
Kevin Stallings 1993-99 123-63 2 2 0
Bob Bender 1989-93 60-57 2 1 0
Bob Donewald 1978-89 207-122 1 3 0
Gene Smithson 1975-78 66-18 0 0 0
Will Robinson 1970-75 78-51 0 0 0
James Collie 1957-70 209-139 0 5^ 0
James “Pim” Goff 1949-57 97-98 0 1^ 0
Joseph Cogdal 1927-49 280-177 8^ 0 0
Don Karnes 1925-27 9-20
Clifford E. Horton 1923-25 8-20
Harrison Russell 1910-23 89-101
George Binnewies 1908-10 17-5
William Bawden 1906-08 10-4
J.P. Stewart 1902-06 20-10
B.C. Edwards 1888-1902 14-2

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 Illinois State program was at either the NAIA or NCAA Division II level; ISU moved up to Division I prior to the 1971-72 season

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

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