Santa Clara Broncos basketball

Santa Clara Broncos basketball history

Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
Leavey Center
West Coast Conference (WCC)

Current head coach: Herb Sendek (2016-)

  • Asst: Jason Ludwig (2016-)
  • Asst: Scott Garson (2018-)
  • Asst: Ryan Madry (2018-)
  • DBO: Will Burkett (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  1  (1952)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  6  (1953, 1954, 1960, 1968, 1969, 1970)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  11  (1952, 1953, 1954, 1960, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1987, 1993, 1995, 1996)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  11-13
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  5  (1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 2022)
  • NIT Overall Record:  2-5
  • CBI Championships:  1  (2013)
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2013)
  • CBI Overall Record:  5-1
  • CIT Championships:  1  (2011)
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2011)
  • CIT Overall Record:  5-0

Conference Titles (WCC):

Award Winners:




Santa Clara head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Herb Sendek 2016-Pres 97-84 0 0 0
Kerry Keating 2007-16 139-159 0 0 0
Dick Davey 1992-2007 251-190 3 3 0
Carroll Williams 1970-92 341-277 0 1 0
Dick Garibaldi 1962-70 137-77 3 3 0
Bob Feerick 1950-62 186-120 3 4 0
Ray Pesco 1945-50 62-44 0 0 0
George Barsi 1935-45 104-63 0 0 0
Harlan Dykes 1926-35 101-48
Russell T. Wilson 1925-26 5-10
Eddie Keinholz 1923-25 7-19
Joe Aurreocoechea 1921-23 22-11
Robert Harmon 1919-21 3-9
Norbert Keefe 1918-19 10-3
Jerry Desmond 1917-18 4-0
unknown 1904-17 68-39

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.