Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles basketball

Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles basketball history

University of Southern Indiana (Evansville, IN)
Screaming Eagles Arena
Ohio Valley Conference (OVC)

Current head coach: Stan Gouard (2020-)

  • Asst: John Spruance (2020-)
  • Asst: Jon Aldridge (2020-)
  • Asst: Chris Moore (2022-)
  • DBO: Keil Ganz (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • NCAA Division II National Championships:  1  (1995)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  28  (1978, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021) **
  • NCAA Division II Final Four Appearances:  4  (1994, 1995, 2004, 2019)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  37-29 **

Conference Titles (Great Lakes Valley, Ohio Valley):

Award Winners:

Southern Indiana head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Stan Gouard 2020-Pres 30-13 1^ 1^ 0
Rodney Watson 2009-20 251-82 0 7^ 0
Rick Herdes ** 2001-09 173-59 3^ 5^ 0
Bruce Pearl 1992-2001 231-46 4^ 9^ 1^
Lionel Sinn 1988-92 64-50 0 1^ 0
Mark Bial 1985-88 55-31 1^ 1^ 0
Mark Coomes 1984-85 18-11 1^ 1^ 0
Creighton Burns 1981-84 40-43 0 0 0
Wayne Boultinghouse 1974-81 111-79 2^ 3^ 0
Jerry Altstadt 1970-74 30-59 0 0

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

^ These national championships, conference titles and tournament appearances came when the Southern Indiana program was at the Division II level; USI moved up to Division I prior to the 2022-23 season

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

FORMER NAMES: Indiana State-Evansville (prior to 1985)