Tarleton State Texans basketball

Tarleton State Texans basketball history

Tarleton State University (Stephenville, TX)
Wisdom Gymnasium
Western Athletic Conference (WAC)

Current head coach: Billy Gillispie (2020-)

  • Asst: Zach Settembre (2022-)
  • Asst: Noah Croak (2022-)
  • Asst: Joseph Jones (2021-)

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 Tournament Appearances:  14  (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Final Four:  2  (2005, 2015)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  22-14

Conference Titles (Texas Intercollegiate, Lone Star, WAC):

  • WAC Regular Season Championships:  0
  • Lone Star (Div II) Regular Season Championships:  6  (2002, 2004, 2006, 2011, 2014, 2015)
  • TIAA (Div III) Regular Season Championships:  5  (1977, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1991)
  • WAC Tournament Championships:  0
  • Lone Star (Div II) Tournament Championships:  3  (2004, 2013, 2014)

Award Winners:




Tarleton State head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Billy Gillispie 2020-Pres 24-27 0 0 0
Chris Reisman 2018-20 39-22 0 0 0
Lonn Reisman 1988-2018 653-261 11^ 14^ 0
records incomplete 1961-88 186-498 0 0 0
junior college pre-1961

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 Tarleton State program was at either the Division II or Division III level; TSU moved up to Division I prior to the 2020-21 season

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.