Temple Owls basketball

Temple Owls basketball history

Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)
The Peter J. Liacouras Center
American Athletic Conference (AAC, The American)

Current head coach: Aaron McKie (2019-)

  • Assoc. HC: Monté Ross (2019-)
  • Asst: Chris Clark (2015-)
  • Asst: Jimmy Fenerty (2019-)
  • Asst. to the HC: Mark Macon (2019-)
  • DBO: Raheem Mapp (2015-)
  • DPD: Jason Ivey (2019-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  2  (1956, 1958)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  7  (1956, 1958, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1999, 2001)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  33  (1944, 1956, 1958, 1964, 1967, 1970, 1972, 1979, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2019)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  33-33
  • NIT Championships:  2  (1938, 1969)
  • NIT Appearances:  19  (1938, 1957, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1989, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2015, 2018)
  • NIT Overall Record:  23-17
  • Premo-Porretta National Championships:  (1938)
  • Helms Foundation National Championships:  1  (1938)

Conference Titles (EIC, Mid Atlantic, East Coast, Atlantic 10, AAC):

Award Winners:




Temple head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Aaron McKie 2019-Pres 36-40 0 0 0
Fran Dunphy 2006-19 270-162 3 8 0
John Chaney 1982-2006 516-253 8 17 0
Don Casey 1973-82 151-94 3 1 0
Harry Litwack 1952-73 373-193 4 6 0
Josh Cody 1942-52 122-104 1 0
Ernest Messikomer 1939-42 35-27 0 0
James Usilton 1926-39 205-79 2 0 0
Samuel Dienes 1923-26 39-21
Francois D’Eliscu 1919-23 30-22
Elwood Geiges 1918-19 8-7
Wiliam Nicolai 1913-18 31-26
Fredrick Prosch 1909-13 17-20
Edward McCone 1908-09 8-3
John Crescenzo 1905-08 14-10
Shindle Wingert 1901-05 20-18
John Rogers 1899-1900 14-8
Charles Williams 1894-99 73-32

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.