UAB Blazers basketball

UAB Blazers basketball history

University of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, AL)
Bartow Arena
American Athletic Conference (AAC, The American)

Current head coach: Andy Kennedy (2020-)

  • Assoc. HC: Ryan Cross (2020-)
  • Asst: Philip Pearson (2020-)
  • Asst: Rob Williams (2023-)
  • DBO: Sidney Ball (2020-)
  • DBA: Noah Dartman (2022-)
  • DPD: Aaron Johnson (2023-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  3  (1981, 1982, 2004)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  16  (1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2015, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  10-16
  • NIT Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 2023)
  • NIT Appearances:  13  (1980, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2016, 2023)
  • NIT Overall Record:  18-13
  • CBI Appearances:  1 (2019)
  • CBI Overall Record:  0-1

Conference Titles (Sun Belt, Great Midwest, Conference USA, AAC):

Award Winners:




UAB head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Andy Kennedy 2020-Pres 78-26 0 1 0
Robert Ehsan 2016-20 76-57 0 0 0
Jerod Haase 2012-16 80-53 1 1 0
Mike Davis 2006-12 122-73 1 1 0
Mike Anderson 2002-06 89-41 1 3 0
Murry Bartow 1996-2002 103-83 1 1 0
Gene Bartow 1978-96 368-205 3 9 0

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.