Texas State Bobcats basketball

Texas State Bobcats basketball history

Texas State University (San Marcos, TX)
Strahan Arena
Sun Belt Conference

Current head coach: Terrence Johnson (2020-)

  • Assoc. HC: Bennie Seltzer (2020-)
  • Asst: Robert Guster (2016-)
  • Asst: Donte Mathis (2021-)
  • DBO: Dylan Johnson (2020-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  2  (1994, 1997)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-2
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  1  (2022)
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-1
  • CIT Appearances:  2  (2017, 2019)
  • CIT Overall Record:  2-2
  • NAIA National Championships:  1  (1960)
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  7  (1951, 1952, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1979)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  21-6

Conference Titles (Lone Star, Gulf Star, Southland, WAC, Sun Belt):

Award Winners:




Texas State head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Terrence Johnson 2020-Pres 39-15 2 0 0
Danny Kaspar 2013-20 119-109 0 0 0
Doug Davalos 2006-13 92-123 1 0 0
Dennis Nutt 2000-06 72-96 0 0 0
Mike Miller 1994-2000 87-79 2 1 0
Jim Wooldridge 1991-94 46-40 0 1 0
Jim Rosebrock (int.) 1991 3-5 0 0 0
Harry Larrabee 1986-91 55-81 0 0 0
Celester Collier 1984-86 12-42 0 0 0
Bob Derryberry 1981-84 48-32 0 0 0
Dan Wall 1977-81 85-34 2^ 1^ 0
Vernon McDonald 1961-77 226-192 1^ 0 0
Milton Jowers 1946-61 281-106 7^ 6^ 0
O.W. Strahan 1920-24, 44-46 22-68 0 0 0
no team 1943-44
Joe B. Cheaney 1935-39, 42-43 60-41 0 0 0
George Vest 1939-42 36-29 0 0 0
Henry “Pete” Shands 1924-35 92-99

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

^ These conference titles tournament appearances came when the Texas State program was at either the Division II or NAIA level; Texas State moved up to the Division I level prior to the 1984-85 season

OTHER NAMES: Southwest Texas State (prior to 2003)

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