San Francisco Dons basketball

San Francisco Dons basketball history

University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
The War Memorial at the Sobrato Center
West Coast Conference (WCC)

Current head coach: Chris Gerlufsen (2022-)

  • Asst: Michael Plank (2021-)
  • Asst: Jay Duncan (2022-)
  • Asst: Kyle Bankhead (2022-)
  • DPD: Vinnie McGhee (2022-)
  • DBO: Garrett Furubayashi (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  2  (1955, 1956)
  • Final Four Appearances:  3  (1955, 1956, 1957)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  12  (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1979)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  17  (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1998, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  21-15
  • NIT Championships:  1  (1949)
  • NIT Appearances:  6  (1949, 1950, 1966, 1976, 2005, 2014)
  • NIT Overall Record:  6-5
  • CBI Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 2018)
  • CBI Appearances:  3  (2012, 2017, 2018)
  • CBI Overall Record:  4-4
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2011)
  • CIT Overall Record:  2-1
  • Helms Foundation National Championships:  2  (1955, 1956)

Conference Titles (WCC):

Award Winners:




San Francisco head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Chris Gerlufsen 2022-Pres 0-0 0 0 0
Todd Golden 2019-22 57-36 0 1 0
Kyle Smith 2016-19 63-40 0 0 0
Rex Walters 2008-16 127-127 0 0 0
Eddie Sutton (int.) 2007-08 6-13 0 0 0
Jessie Evans 2004-07 45-57 0 0 0
Philip Mathews 1995-2004 139-123 0 1 0
Jim Brovelli 1985-95 132-154 0 0 0
no team 1982-85
Pete Barry 1980-82 49-13 1 2 0
Dan Belluomini 1978-80 44-14 2 1 0
Bob Gaillard 1970-78 165-55 5 5 0
Phil Vukicevich 1966-70 51-57 0 0 0
Peter Peletta 1960-66 114-51 3 3 0
Ross Guidice 1959-60 9-16 0 0 0
Phil Woolpert 1950-59 153-78 4 4 2
Pete Newell 1946-50 70-37 0 0 0
William Bussenius 1945-46 9-12 0 0 0
James Needles 1923-31, 42-44 124-67 0 0 0
Forrest Twogood 1941-42 14-10 0 0 0
Wally Cameron 1932-41 88-95 0 0 0
Phil Morrissey 1931-32 11-5 0 0 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.