Morehead State Eagles basketball

Morehead State Eagles basketball history

Morehead State University (Morehead, KY)
Ellis T. Johnson Arena
Ohio Valley Conference (OVC)

Current head coach: Preston Spradlin (2016-)

  • Asst: Scott Combs (2018-)
  • Asst: Dominic Lombardi (2017-)
  • Asst: Cason Burk (2022-)
  • MBO: Ky Klingsick (2021-)
  • MPD: Rodrick Sikes (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  2  (1956, 1961)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  8  (1956, 1957, 1961, 1983, 1984, 2009, 2011, 2021)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  6-9
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • CBI Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 2016)
  • CBI Appearances:  3  (2010, 2014, 2016)
  • CBI Overall Record:  5-4
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  1  (1951)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  0-1

Conference Titles (Ohio Valley):

Award Winners:




Morehead State head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Preston Spradlin 2016-Pres 92-88 0 1 0
Sean Woods 2012-16 77-70 0 0 0
Donnie Tyndall 2006-12 114-85 0 2 0
Kyle Macy 1997-2006 106-144 1 0 0
Dick Fick 1991-97 64-101 0 0 0
Tommy Gaither 1987-91 52-64 0 0 0
Wayne Martin 1978-87 130-120 1 2 0
Jack Schalow 1974-78 45-56 0 0 0
Bill Harrell 1969-74 68-59 2 0 0
Bobby Wright 1965-69 58-38 1 0 0
Bobby Laughlin 1953-65 166-120 4 3 0
Ellis T. Johnson 1936-43, 45-53 176-158 0 1^ 0
Leonard Miller 1943-45 28-9 0 0 0
C. Dewey Downing 1929-36 51-45

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

^ These appearances were in the NAIA Tournament

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