Southeastern Louisiana Lions basketball

Southeastern Louisiana Lions basketball history

Southeastern Louisiana University (Hammond, LA)
University Center, aka The UC
Southland Conference

Current head coach: David Kiefer (2019-)

  • Asst: Riley Conroy (2020-)
  • Asst: Roger Woods (2021-)
  • Asst: vacant (-)
  • Scouting/Special Asst: Dean Baumert (2019-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  1  (2005)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-1
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  1  (2018)
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-1
  • TBC Appearances:  1  (2022)
  • TBC Overall Record:  0-1
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  1  (1973)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  1-1
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  3  (1950, 1951, 1954)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  2-3

Conference Titles (Gulf States, Gulf South, Gulf Star, Sun Belt, Southland):

Award Winners:




Southeastern Louisiana head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
David Kiefer 2019-Pres 35-56 0 0 0
Jay Ladner 2014-19 76-88 1 0 0
Jim Yarbrough ** 2005-14 53-135 0 0 0
Billy Kennedy 1999-2005 80-92 2 1 0
John Lyles 1994-99 49-86 0 0 0
Norm Picou 1992-94 22-32 0 0 0
Don Wilson 1990-92 15-41 0 0 0
no team 1989-90
Leo McClure 1988-89 7-36 0 0 0
Newton Chelette 1984-88 41-57 1^ 0 0
Ken Fortenberry 1975-84 128-132 0 0 0
E. W. Foy 1969-75 65-64 1^ 1^ 0
Bert Barnett 1967-69 15-35 0 0 0
Luther Marlar 1947-67 223-254 0 3^ 0

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


^ These conference titles and tournament appearances came when the Southeastern Louisiana program was at either the NCAA Division II or NAIA level; SLU moved up to Division I prior to the 1980-81 season

** Listed records and accomplishments do not include wins or appearances later vacated by the NCAA