Princeton Tigers basketball

Princeton Tigers basketball history

Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium
Ivy League

Current head coach: Mitch Henderson (2011-)

  • Assoc. HC: Brett MacConnell (2013-)
  • Asst: Skye Ettin (2015-)
  • Asst: Lawrence Rowley (2022-)
  • DBO: Chris Mongilia (2016-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  1  (1965)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  5  (1955, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1967)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  25  (1952, 1955, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1976, 1977, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2011, 2017)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  13-29
  • NIT Championships:  1  (1975)
  • NIT Appearances:  7  (1972, 1975, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2016, 2022)
  • NIT Overall Record:  7-6
  • CBI Appearances:  2  (2010, 2014)
  • CBI Overall Record:  3-2
  • Premo-Porretta National Championships:  (1925)
  • Helms Foundation National Championships:  1  (1925)

Conference Titles (Ivy League):

Award Winners:




Princeton head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Mitch Henderson 2011-Pres 185-108 2 1 0
Sydney Johnson 2007-11 66-53 1 1 0
Joe Scott 2004-07 38-45 0 0 0
John Thompson III 2000-04 68-42 3 2 0
Bill Carmody 1996-2000 92-25 2 2 0
Pete Carril 1967-96 514-261 13 11 0
Butch van Breda Kolff 1962-67 103-31 4 4 0
Jake McCandless 1961-62 22-16 0 0 0
Franklin “Cappy” Cappon 1938-43, 46-61 250-181 6 4 0
Wesley Fesler 1945-46 7-12 0 0 0
William Logan 1943-45 20-20 0 0 0
Ken Fairman 1935-38 52-37 0
John Jefferies 1934-35 6-14 0
Herbert “Fritz” Crisler 1932-34 32-11 0
Albert Wittmer 1923-32 115-86 2
J. Hill Zahn 1921-23 36-9 1
James Hynson 1921 3-5
Lewis Sugarman 1920-21 11-4
Frederick Leuhring 1912-20 100-43
Harry Hough 1911-12 8-8
Harry F. Shorter 1908-11 19-28
C.F. Kogel 1907-08 7-10
William Kelleher 1906-07 4-10
Frederick Cooper 1904-06 13-15
William McCoy 1903-04 10-5
William Roper 1902-03 8-7
Augustus W. Enderbrock 1901-02 10-10
Mowbray Forney 1900-01 7-5

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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