Little Rock Trojans basketball

Little Rock Trojans basketball history

University of Arkansas-Little Rock (Little Rock, AR)
Jack Stephens Center
Ohio Valley Conference (OVC)

Current head coach: Darrell Walker (2018-)

  • Asst: Charles Baker (2018-)
  • Asst: Preston Laird (2019-)
  • Asst: Julius Hodge (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  5  (1986, 1989, 1990, 2011, 2016)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  2-5
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  3  (1987, 1988, 1996)
  • NIT Overall Record:  3-4

Conference Titles (Atlantic Sun, Sun Belt, Ohio Valley):

Award Winners:




Little Rock head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Darrell Walker 2018-Pres 51-65 1 0 0
Wes Flanigan 2016-18 22-42 0 0 0
Chris Beard 2015-16 30-5 1 1 0
Steve Shields 2003-15 192-178 5 1 0
Porter Moser 2000-03 54-34 0 0 0
Sidney Moncrief 1999-2000 4-24 0 0 0
Wimp Sanderson 1994-99 85-58 1 0 0
Jim Platt 1990-94 55-60 0 0 0
Mike Newell 1984-90 133-60 3 3 0
Ron Kestenbaum 1979-84 85-52 2 0 0
Happy Mahfouz 1967-79 122-176 0 0 0
Cleve Branscum 1965-67 23-28 0 0 0
Bill Ballard 1961-65 44-55 0 0 0
no team 1956-61
Woody Johnson 1953-56 25-44
John Kincannon 1951-53 19-30
Jim Bearden 1950-51 7-13
John Floyd 1949-50 1-20
David Sibley 1948-49 7-15
Deno Nichols 1947-48 11-12
George Haynie 1946-47 4-7
Herman Bogan 1942-44, 45-46 38-24
no team 1939-41, 44-45
no coach 1941-42 6-5
Alvin E. Longstreth 1931-39 21-73
John A. Larson 1930-31 9-15

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

OTHER NAMES: Little Rock Junior College (prior to 1956); athletic programs known as Arkansas-Little Rock until 2015

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