SMU Mustangs basketball

SMU Mustangs basketball history

Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
Moody Coliseum
American Athletic Conference (AAC, The American)

Current head coach: Rob Lanier (2022-)

  • Asst: Cliff Warren (2022-)
  • Asst: Chris Kreider (2022-)
  • Asst: Josten Crow (2022-)
  • DBO: Kyle Condon (2022-)
  • Recruiting: Andre Owens (2022-)
  • DPP: Jordan Glover (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  1  (1956)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  6  (1955, 1956, 1957, 1965, 1966, 1967)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  12  (1955, 1956, 1957, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1993, 2015, 2017)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  10-14
  • NIT Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 2014)
  • NIT Appearances:  5  (1986, 2000, 2014, 2021, 2022)
  • NIT Overall Record:  5-5
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2011)
  • CIT Overall Record:  3-1

Conference Titles (Southwest, WAC, Conference USA, AAC):

Award Winners:




SMU head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Rob Lanier 2022-Pres 0-0 0 0 0
Tim Jankovich 2016-22 125-64 1 1 0
Larry Brown 2012-16 94-39 1 1 0
Matt Doherty 2006-12 80-109 0 0 0
Jimmy Tubbs 2004-06 27-30 0 0 0
Robert Lineburg (int.) 2004 2-3 0 0 0
Mike Dement 1995-04 138-120 0 0 0
John Shumate 1988-95 78-118 1 1 0
Dave Bliss 1980-88 142-101 1 3 0
Sonny Allen 1975-80 61-77 0 0 0
Bob Prewitt 1967-75 88-115 1 0 0
Doc Hayes 1947-67 298-191 8 6 0
Forrest “Whitey” Baccus 1938-42, 45-47 55-71 0 0 0
Roy “Rusty” Baccus 1944-45 11-10 0 0 0
James Stewart 1942-44 18-17 0 0 0
Jimmie St. Clair 1924-38 140-108 2
H.A. Faulkner 1922-24 19-26 0
R.N. Blackwell 1921-22 8-14 0
Burton Rix 1917-21 24-36 0
Dale Morrison 1916-17 12-2

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.