Northwestern Wildcats basketball

Northwestern Wildcats basketball history

Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
Welsh-Ryan Arena
Big Ten Conference

Current head coach: Chris Collins (2013-)

  • Asst: Brian James (2013-)
  • Asst: Jon Borovich (2019-)
  • Asst: Talor Battle (2021-)
  • DBO: Chris Lauten (2013-)
  • DPD: JerShon Cobb (2018-)

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Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  (2017)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  1-1
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  (1983, 1994, 1999, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
  • NIT Overall Record:  5-7
  • Premo-Porretta National Championships:  (1931)
  • Helms Foundation National Championships:  1  (1931)

Conference Titles (Big Ten):

Award Winners:




Northwestern head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Chris Collins 2013-Pres 133-150 0 1 0
Bill Carmody 2000-13 192-210 0 0 0
Kevin O’Neill 1997-2000 30-56 0 0 0
Ricky Byrdsong 1993-97 36-76 0 0 0
Bill E. Foster 1986-93 54-141 0 0 0
Rich Falk 1978-86 77-144 0 0 0
Tex Winter 1973-78 44-87 0 0 0
Brad Snyder 1969-73 30-71 0 0 0
Larry Glass 1963-69 61-71 0 0 0
Bill Rohr 1957-63 66-70 0 0 0
Waldo Fisher 1952-57 35-75 0 0 0
Harold Olsen 1950-52 19-25 0 0 0
Dutch Lonborg 1927-50 236-203 2 0 0
Maurice Kent 1922-27 19-62 0

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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