Indiana State Sycamores basketball

Indiana State Sycamores basketball history

Indiana State University (Terre Haute, IN)
Hulman Center
Missouri Valley Conference (MVC)

Current head coach: Josh Schertz (2021-)

  • Assoc. HC: Matthew Graves (2021-)
  • Asst: Bryston Williams (2021-)
  • Asst: Justin Furr (2022-)
  • Special Asst. to the HC: James Schmeits (2015-)
  • Special Asst. to the HC: Brett Putz (2022-)
  • DBO: Darren Angell (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 1979)
  • Final Four Appearances:  1  (1979)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  1  (1979)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  4  (1979, 2000, 2001, 2011)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  5-4
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  4  (1977, 1978, 2013, 2014)
  • NIT Overall Record:  1-4
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2010)
  • CBI Overall Record:  0-1
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2012)
  • CIT Overall Record:  0-1
  • NCAA Division II National Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 1968)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  3  (1966, 1967, 1968)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  5-4
  • NAIA National Championships:  1  (1950)
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  12  (1942, 1943, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1959, 1962, 1963)
  • NAIA Tournament Final Four:  5  (1946, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1953)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  25-12

Conference Titles (Indiana Intercollegiate, Indiana Collegiate, Missouri Valley):

Award Winners:




Indiana State head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Josh Schertz 2021-Pres 11-20 0 0 0
Greg Lansing 2010-21 181-164 0 1 0
Kevin McKenna 2007-10 43-52 0 0 0
Royce Waltman 1997-2007 134-164 1 2 0
Sherman Dillard 1994-97 29-51 0 0 0
Tates Locke 1989-94 50-88 0 0 0
Ron Greene 1985-89 31-82 0 0 0
Dave Schellhase 1982-85 37-48 0 0 0
Bill Hodges 1978-82 67-48 1 1 0
Bob King 1975-78 61-24 0 0 0
Gordon C. Stauffer 1967-75 121-94 1^ 1^ 0
Duane Klueh 1955-67 182-122 2^ 5^ 0
Paul Wolf 1954-55 9-15 0 0 0
John Longfellow 1948-54 120-59 3^ 5^ 1^
John Wooden 1946-48 44-15 1^ 1^ 0
Glenn Curtis 1938-46 122-45 1^ 3^ 0
Walter E. Marks 1927-31, 33-38 90-58 1^
David Glascock 1924-27, 32-33 33-32 0
J. Roy Goodland 1931-32 10-5
Arthur Strum 1923-24 16-7
Birch Bayh 1918-23 57-24
O.E. Sink 1917-18 8-8
Alfred Westphal 1912-17 47-23
Bertram Wiggins 1911-12 4-17
Eddy Conners 1908-09 2-7
John P. Kimmell 1899-08, 09-11 28-72

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 Indiana 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.