Joe Ramsey

Joe Ramsey (born June 3, 1943)

Teams coached: Oklahoma Sooners, Millikin Big Blue
Oklahoma record: 31-21 (.596)
Milikin record^: 293-249 (.540)
Overall record^: 314-270 (.538)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CCIW (Div III) Regular Season Champion: (1983, 1989)
  • NCAA Division III Tournament Appearances:  3  (1983, 1988, 1989)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

1975-1996 Millikin
1973-1975 Oklahoma
19??-19?? Robert Morris IL (asst)
1965-1967 Southern Illinois (grad. asst)

Joe Ramsey Facts

  • Joe Ramsey
  • Born June 3, 1943
  • Hometown: Sandoval, Illinois
  • Alma Mater: Southern Illinois University (BA, 1965)
  • The Illinois-native played three seasons at Southern Illinois for Hall of Fame coach Jack Hartman
    • Scored over 1,000 points at SIU; later inducted into the Saluki Hall of Fame (class of 1984)
  • Started his coaching career as a graduate assistant at SIU; was part of the Saluki team that won the 1967 NIT
  • Spent two seasons as the head coach at Oklahoma, going 31-21 overall
  • After OU, Ramsey was the head coach at D-III Millikin University in Decatur, IL for 21 seasons
    • Was 293-249 during his tenure, winning two CCIW regular season titles and three NCAA D-III Tournaments
    • Resigned in 1996 and turned the program over to assistant Tim Littrell

Joe Ramsey Coaching Tree

  • Al Bruehl (Robert Morris IL)
  • Tim Littrell (Milikin)
  • Charlie Spoonhour (UNLV, Saint Louis, Southwest Missouri State)
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