Montana State Bobcats basketball

Montana State Bobcats basketball history

Montana State University (Bozeman, MT)
Brick Breeden Fieldhouse
Big Sky Conference

Current head coach: Danny Sprinkle (2019-)

  • Asst: Chris Haslam (2013-)
  • Asst: Johnny Hill (2022-)
  • Asst: Andy Hill (2022-)
  • DBO: Colin McGettigan (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  4  (1951, 1986, 1996, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-4
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  2  (1987, 2002)
  • NIT Overall Record:  1-2
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  7  (1946, 1947, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  1-7
  • Premo-Porretta National Championships:  (1929)
  • Helms Foundation National Championships:  1  (1929)

Conference Titles (MIC, MSC/Skyline, Rocky Mountain, Big Sky):

Award Winners:




Montana State head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Danny Sprinkle 2019-Pres 56-33 1 1 0
Brian Fish 2014-19 65-92 0 0 0
Brad Huse 2006-14 107-134 0 0 0
Mick Durham 1990-2006 246-213 2 1 0
Stu Starner 1983-90 110-95 1 1 0
Bruce Haroldson 1978-83 66-69 0 0 0
Rich Juarez 1974-78 40-63 0 0 0
Hank Anderson 1972-74 28-24 0 0 0
Gary Hulst 1969-72 26-51 0 0 0
Roger Craft 1962-69 92-83 2 0 0
Dobbie Lambert 1955-62 88-90 0 1^ 0
Wally Lemm 1954-55 11-16 0 1^ 0
Brick Breeden 1935-47, 48-54 283-198 1 1 (5^) 0
Max Worthington 1947-48 18-9 0 0 0
Schubert Dyche 1928-35 110-92 2
G. Ott Romney 1922-28 145-30 2
D.V. Graves 1920-22 19-13 0
Walter Powell 1919-20 13-0 0
Fred Bennion 1914-19 37-15 0
Joe Markham 1913-14 10-5
Ernest Dockstader 1911-13 13-7
John H. McIntosh 1908-11 19-5
Walter R. Knox 1907-08 8-1
no coach 1901-07 23-13

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



^ These tournament appearances came when the Montana State program was at the NAIA level; MSU moved up to Division I prior to the 1957-58 season, but also appeared in the 1951 NCAA Division I Tournament

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

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