James Madison Dukes basketball

James Madison Dukes basketball history

James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)
Atlantic Union Bank Center
Sun Belt Conference

Current head coach: Mark Byington (2020-)

  • Asst: Xavier Joyner (2020-)
  • Asst: Jon Cremins (2020-)
  • Asst: Matt Bucklin (2022-)
  • DBO: Matt Sholtis (2021-)
  • DPD: Calvin Baker (2020-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  5  (1981, 1982, 1983, 1994, 2013)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  4-5
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  5  (1987, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993)
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-5
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2011)
  • CBI Overall Record:  0-1
  • CIT Appearances:  2  (2009, 2015)
  • CIT Overall Record:  2-2
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  2  (1974, 1976)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  0-3

Conference Titles (ECAC, CAA, Sun Belt):

Award Winners:




James Madison head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Mark Byington 2020-Pres 28-21 1 0 0
Louis Rowe 2016-20 43-85 0 0 0
Matt Brady 2008-16 139-127 1 1 0
Dean Keener 2004-08 31-85 0 0 0
Sherman Dillard 1997-2004 93-106 1 0 0
Lefty Driesell 1988-97 159-111 5 1 0
Tom McCorry (int.) 1988 4-7 0 0 0
John Thurston 1985-88 31-44 0 0 0
Lou Campanelli 1972-85 238-118 0 3 (2^) 0
Dean Ehlers 1971-72 16-7 0 0
Cleve Branscom 1969-71 20-17 0 0
Phil Huntsinger 1967-69 19-19 0 0

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


^ These tournament appearances came when the James Madison program was at the Division II level; JMU moved up to Division I prior to the 1976-77 season

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