Scott Drew

Scott Drew (born October 23, 1970)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Baylor Bears
Current conference: Big 12 Conference
Valparaiso record: 20-11 (.645)
Baylor record: 444-244 (.645)
Overall record: 464-255 (.645)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2003-present Baylor
2002-2003 Valparaiso
1993-2002 Valparaiso (asst)
1991-1993 Butler (student mgr)

Scott Drew Facts

  • Scott Homer Drew
  • Born October 23, 1970
  • Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Alma Mater: Butler University (BA, 1993) / Valparaiso University (MA, 1994)
  • Father is Homer Drew, a Hall of Fame coach best known for the 22 years he spent as the head coach at Valparaiso
  • After graduating from Valparaiso HS (IN), Drew went to Butler where he served as a student manager for two seasons with the men’s basketball team (then coached by Barry Collier)
  • Drew joined his father‘s staff at Valpo as an assistant in 1993, working in that role for the next nine seasons
  • Hired as Baylor head coach in 2003; Drew inherited a program devastated by a scandal involving improper benefits to players by previous coach Dave Bliss, brought to light by the murder a BU player by a teammate
    • Drew’s teams won just 21 total games through the first three years, but by 2008 he had the Bears back in the NCAA Tournament
    • Baylor won the 2013 NIT Championship; Drew had earlier led the Bears to an NIT runner-up finish in 2009
    • Drew became the winningest head coach in Baylor history (202 wins) on March 12, 2014, when the Bears won their opening round Big 12 Tournament match-up with TCU; he now has more than 400 wins at BU
    • Has been to twelve NCAA Tournaments with Baylor, advancing to the Sweet 16 or further on five occasions

Scott Drew Coaching Tree