North Dakota Fighting Hawks basketball

North Dakota Fighting Hawks basketball history

University of North Dakota (Grand Forks, ND)
Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, aka The Betty
Summit League

Current head coach: Paul Sather (2019-)

  • Asst: Jamie Stevens (2019-)
  • Asst: Zach Horstman (2019-)
  • Asst: Steven Aldridge (2021-)
  • Asst: Randall Herbst (2022-)
  • DBO: Estevan Sandoval (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  1  (2017)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-1
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • CIT Appearances:  5  (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016)
  • CIT Overall Record:  0-5
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  19  (1965, 1966, 1967, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2003)
  • NCAA Division II Final Fours:  3  (1965, 1966, 1990)   
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  29-22
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  3  (1947, 1953, 1954)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  1-3

Conference Titles (North Central, Great West, Big Sky, Summit League):

Award Winners:




North Dakota head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Paul Sather 2019-Pres 30-60 0 0 0
Brian Jones 2006-19 190-217 1 1 0
Rich Glas 1988-2006 335-194 3^ 8^ 0
Dave Gunther 1970-88 332-117 5^ 8^ 0
Jimmy Rodgers 1967-70 39-35 0 0 0
Bill Fitch 1962-67 94-45 3^ 3^ 0
Louis Bogan 1951-62 102-149 2^ 2^ 0
Red Jarrett 1945-46, 49-51 39-26 0 0 0
Harold Cunningham 1946-49 42-43 0 1^ 0
Jack West 1944-45 4-7 0 0 0
no team 1943-44
Clem Leitch 1925-43 224-106 5^ 0 0
Edgar “Dutch” Houser 1924-25 5-13
Paul J. Davis 1919-24 60-18
Harry Caldwell 1918-19 6-2
Andy Gill 1914-18 36-10
Fred V. Archer 1913-14 10-7
Charles Armstrong 1912-13 6-4
Dr. David Dunlap 1908-12 33-17
Dr. George Sweetland 1904-08 29-3

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


^ These conference titles and tournament appearances came when the North Dakota program was at either the NAIA or NCAA Division II level; UND moved up to Division I prior to the 2009-10 season

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