Wyoming Cowboys basketball

Wyoming Cowboys basketball history

University of Wyoming (Laramie, WY)
Arena-Auditorium, aka “Dome of Doom” or “Double A”
Mountain West Conference (MWC)

Current head coach: Jeff Linder (2020-)

  • Asst: Ken DeWeese (2020-)
  • Asst: Sundance Wicks (2020-)
  • Asst: Marc Rodgers (2021-)
  • Special Asst. to the HC: Shaun Vandiver (2018-)
  • DBO: Tim O’Flannigan (2020-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  1  (1943)
  • Final Four Appearances:  1  (1943)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  3  (1953, 1967, 1987)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  16  (1941, 1943, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1958, 1967, 1981, 1982, 1987, 1988, 2002, 2015, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  9-21
  • NIT Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 1986)
  • NIT Appearances:  8  (1968, 1969, 1986, 1991, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003)
  • NIT Overall Record:  7-8
  • CBI Championships:  1  (2017)
  • CBI Appearances:  5  (2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017)
  • CBI Overall Record:  2-1
  • Helms Foundation National Championships:  2  (1934, 1943)

Conference Titles (MSC/Skyline, WAC, Mountain West):

Award Winners:




Wyoming head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Jeff Linder 2020-Pres 39-20 0 1 0
Allen Edwards 2016-20 60-76 0 0 0
Larry Shyatt 1997-98, 2011-16 117-78 0 1 0
Fred Langley (int.) 2011 1-5 0 0 0
Heath Schroyer 2007-11 50-69 0 0 0
Steve McClain 1998-2007 157-115 2 1 0
Joby Wright 1993-97 53-60 0 0 0
Benny Dees 1987-93 104-77 0 1 0
Jim Brandenburg 1978-87 176-97 3 3 0
Don DeVoe 1976-78 29-25 0 0 0
Moe Radovich 1973-76 24-55 0 0 0
Bill Strannigan 1959-73 179-187 2 1 0
Everett Shelton 1939-59 328-201 8 8 1
Willard Witte 1930-39 135-52 5 0 0
George McLaren 1928-30 29-12 1
Stewart Clark 1924-28 44-26
John Corbett 1915-24 39-41
Ralph Thacker 1913-15 3-7
Leon Excelby 1912-13 2-5
Harold Dean 1909-12 9-13
Elmer Hoefer 1908-09 3-3
Lt. Coburn 1906-08 5-7
W. Yates 1904-06 4-2

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.