Wisconsin Badgers basketball

Wisconsin Badgers basketball history

University of Wisconsin (Madison, WI)
Kohl Center
Big Ten Conference

Current head coach: Greg Gard (2015-)

  • Assoc. HC: Joe Krabbenhoft (2016-)
  • Asst: Dean Oliver (2017-)
  • Asst: Sharif Chambliss (2021-)
  • DBO: Marc VandeWettering (2017-)
  • Recruiting: Kyle Blackbourn (2016-)

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Post-Season:

  • National Championships1  (1941)
  • Final Four Appearances:  4  (1941, 2000, 2014, 2015)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  10  (2000, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  26  (1941, 1947, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  40-25
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  4  (1989, 1991, 1993, 1996)
  • NIT Overall Record:  3-4
  • Premo-Porretta National Championships:  (1912, 1914, 1916)
  • Helms Foundation National Championships:  4  (1912, 1914, 1916, 1941)

Conference Titles (Big Ten):

Award Winners:




Wisconsin head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Greg Gard 2015-Pres 144-78 2 5 0
Bo Ryan 2001-15 364-130 4 14 0
Brad Soderberg (int.) 2000-01 16-10 0 1 0
Dick Bennett 1995-2000 94-68 0 3 0
Stan Van Gundy 1994-95 13-14 0 0 0
Stu Jackson 1992-94 32-25 0 1 0
Steve Yoder 1982-92 128-165 0 0 0
Bill Cofield 1976-82 63-101 0 0 0
John Powless 1968-76 88-108 0 0 0
John Erickson 1959-68 100-114 0 0 0
Bud Foster 1934-59 265-267 3 2 1
Walter Meanwell 1911-17, 20-34 246-99 8
Guy Lowman 1917-20 34-19 1
Haskell Noyes 1908-11 26-15 0
Emmett Angell 1904-08 43-15 2
James Elsom 1898-1904 25-14 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. 

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