Kansas Jayhawks basketball

Kansas Jayhawks basketball history

University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
Allen Fieldhouse, aka The Phog
Big 12 Conference

Current head coach: Bill Self (2003-)

  • Asst: Kurtis Townsend (2004-)
  • Asst: Norm Roberts (2003-04, 2012-)
  • Asst: Jeremy Case (2021-)
  • DBO: Fred Quartlebaum (2013-)
  • DPD: Brennan Bechard (2013-)

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Post-Season:

  • National Championships4  (1952, 1988, 2008, 2022)
  • Final Four Appearances:  16  (1940, 1952, 1953, 1957, 1971, 1974, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1993, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2012, 2018, 2022)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  31  (1953, 1957, 1960, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1974, 1981, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2022)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  50  (1940, 1942, 1952, 1953, 1957, 1960, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  114-50
  • NIT Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 1968)
  • NIT Appearances:  2  (1968, 1969)
  • NIT Overall Record:  3-2
  • Helms Foundation National Championships:  3  (1922, 1923, 1952)

Conference Titles (Missouri Valley, Big Eight, Big 12):

Award Winners:




Kansas head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Bill Self 2003-Pres 556-124 16 18 2
Roy Williams 1988-2003 418-101 9 14 0
Larry Brown 1983-88 135-44 1 5 1
Ted Owens 1964-83 348-182 6 7 0
Dick Harp 1956-64 121-82 2 2 0
F.C. “Phog” Allen 1907-09, 19-56 590-219 24 4 1
Howard Engleman (int.) 1947 8-6 0 0 0
Karl Schlademan (int.) 1919 1-0 0
W.O. Hamilton 1909-19 125-59 5
Dr. James Naismith 1898-1907 55-60

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. 

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