Rutgers Scarlet Knights basketball

Rutgers Scarlet Knights basketball history

Rutgers University (Piscataway, NJ)
Jersey Mike’s Arena, aka The RAC
Big Ten Conference

Current head coach: Steve Pikiell (2016-)

  • Assoc. HC: Karl Hobbs (2016-)
  • Asst: Brandin Knight (2016-)
  • Asst: T.J. Thompson (2019-)
  • DBO: Mike Larkin (2019-)
  • DEO: Tom Barrett (2021-)

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Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  1  (1976)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  2  (1976, 1979)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  8  (1975, 1976, 1979, 1983, 1989, 1991, 2021, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  6-9
  • NIT Championships0  (Runner-up in 2004)
  • NIT Appearances:  14  (1967, 1969, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1990, 1992, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006)
  • NIT Overall Record:  16-14

Conference Titles (Mid 3, ECAC, Atlantic 10, Big East, AAC, Big Ten):

Award Winners:




Rutgers head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Steve Pikiell 2016-Pres 98-91 0 2 0
Eddie Jordan 2013-16 29-68 0 0 0
Mike Rice Jr. 2010-13 44-51 0 0 0
Fred Hill 2006-10 47-77 0 0 0
Gary Waters 2001-06 79-75 0 0 0
Kevin Bannon 1997-2001 59-60 0 0 0
Bob Wenzel 1988-97 128-135 1 2 0
Craig Littlepage 1985-88 23-63 0 0 0
Tom Young 1973-85 240-115 4 4 0
Richard Lloyd 1971-73 29-22 0 0
Bill E. Foster 1963-71 120-75 0 0
Donald White 1945-56, 62-63 105-161 3 0 0
Anthony Koult 1959-62 32-37 0 0 0
Warren Harris 1956-59 24-45 0 0 0
Thomas Kenneally 1944-45 11-3 0 0
Frank Hill 1915-43 223-160 1 0 0
George Davidson 1914-15 1-8
Dave Armstrong 1913-14 3-2

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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