Men's Basketball History

 

 

 

 

Year-by-Year Results

Year Overall WCC Finish

Post-Season

2006-07 21-10 10-4 2nd - -
2005-06 13-16 5-9 t6th - -
2004-05 15-16 7-7 t3rd - -
2003-04 16-16 6-8 5th - -
2002-03 13-15 4-10 t6th - -
2001-02 13-15 8-6 t3rd - -
2000-01 20-12 10-4 3rd - -
1999-00 19-12 9-5 4th - -
1998-99 14-15 8-6 4th - -
1997-98 18-10 8-6 3rd - -
1996-97 16-11 10-4 t-1st - -
1995-96 20-9 10-4 t-1st NCAA Tournament 2nd round
1994-95 21-7 12-2 1st NCAA Tournament 1st round
1993-94 13-14 5-7 t-5th - -
1992-93 19-12 9-5 3rd NCAA Tournament 2nd round
1991-92 14-15 9-5 2nd - -
1990-91 16-13 7-7 t-4th - -
1989-90 9-19 6-8 5th - -
1988-89 20-11 7-7 5th NIT 1st round
1987-88 20-11 9-5 t-2nd NIT 1st round
1986-87 18-14 6-8 t-4th NCAA Tournament 1st round
1985-86 12-16 7-7 4th - -
1984-85 20-9 9-3 2nd NIT 1st round
1983-84 22-10 7-5 t-2nd NIT Quarterfinals
1982-83 21-7 9-3 2nd - -
1981-82 16-11 7-7 t-4th - -
1980-81 14-13 7-7 t-4th - -
1979-80 15-12 10-6 t-3rd - -
1978-79 13-14 6-8 5th - -
1977-78 21-8 8-6 4th - -
1976-77 17-10 9-5 2nd - -
1975-76 10-16 4-8 t-5th - -
1974-75 10-16 4-10 7th - -
1973-74 9-18 4-10 t-6th - -
1972-73 19-7 11-3 2nd - -
1971-72 17-9 11-3 2nd - -
1970-71 11-15 8-6 t-4th - -
1969-70 23-6 11-3 t-1st NCAA Tournament West Regional
1968-69 27-2 13-1 1st NCAA Tournament West Regional
1967-68 23-4 13-1 1st NCAA Tournament West Regional
1966-67 13-13 8-6 3rd - -
1965-66 16-11 8-6 3rd - -
1964-65 14-12 9-5 t-2nd - -
1963-64 6-20 3-9 t-6th - -
1962-63 16-9 9-3 2nd - -
1961-62 19-6 8-4 t-2nd - -
1960-61 18-9 8-4 t-2nd - -
1959-60 21-10 9-3 t-1st NCAA Tournament West Regional
1958-59 16-9 9-3 2nd - -
1957-58 13-11 6-6 3rd - -
1956-57 15-7 10-4 t-2nd - -
1955-56 8-16 6-8 6th - -
1954-55 13-11 6-6 3rd - -
1953-54 21-7 9-3 1st NCAA Tournament West Regional
1952-53 20-7 6-2 t-1st NCAA Tournament West Regional
1951-52 17-12     NCAA Tournament Final Four
1950-51 9-15     - -
1949-50 14-8     - -
1948-49 8-15     - -
1947-48 11-11     - -
1946-47 21-4     - -
1945-46 9-6     - -
1944-45, 1943-44 No games, World War II
1942-43 10-9     - -
1941-42 10-9     - -
1940-41 15-7     - -
1939-40 17-3     - -
1938-39 15-5     - -
1937-38 10-6     - -
1936-37 13-6     - -
1935-36 12-8     - -
1934-35 12-5     - -
1933-34 9-7     - -
1932-33 8-10     - -
1931-32 15-4     - -
1930-31 16-3     - -
1929-30 14-6     - -
1928-29 10-3     - -
1927-28 12-2     - -
1926-27 7-6     - -
1925-26 5-10     - -
1924-25 5-9     - -
1923-24 1-9     - -
1922-23 5-9     - -
1921-22 1-9     - -
1920-21 2-5     - -
1919-20 2-4     - -
1918-19 14-1     - -
1917-18 4-0     - -

 

 

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All-Time Coaching Records

Coach

Years

W

L

Pct.

Kerry Keating 2006-07 to present (First Year) 0 0 --
Dick Davey 1992-93 to 2006-07 (15 years) 251 190 .569
Carroll Williams 1970-71 to 1991-92 (22 years)

344

274

.557

Dick Garibaldi 1962-63 to 1969-70 (8 years) 137 77 .640
Bob Feerick 1950-51 to 1961-62 (12 years) 190 120 .613
Ray Pesco 1945-46 to 1949-50 (5 years)

54

38

.587

George Barsi 1935-36 to 1942-43 (8 years) 111 57 .661
Harlan Dykes 1926-27 to 1934-35 (9 years) 103 46 .691
Russell Wilson 1925-26 (1 year) 5 10 .333
Eddie Keinholz 1923-24 to 1924-25 (2 years) 6 18 .250
Joe Aurreocoechea 1921-22 to 1922-23 (2 years) 6 18 .250
Robert Harmon 1919-20 to 1920-21 (2 years) 4 9 .308
Norbert Korte 1918-19 (1 year) 14 1 .933
Jerry Desmond 1917-18 (1 year) 4 0 1.000

 

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Post-Season History (13-17 overall)

Year

Tournament, Round

Result

1996 NCAA 1st round, Tempe, Ariz. Santa Clara 91, Maryland 79
  2nd round, Tempe, Ariz. Kansas 76, Santa Clara 51
1995 NCAA 1st round, Boise Idaho Mississippi State 75, Santa Clara 67
1993 NCAA 1st round, Salt Lake City, Utah Santa Clara 64, Arizona 61
  2nd round, Salt Lake City, Utah Temple 68, Santa Clara 57
1989 NIT 1st round at New Mexico New Mexico 91, Santa Clara 76
1988 NIT 1st round at Oregon Oregon 81, Santa Clara 65
1987 NCAA West Regional, Tucson, Ariz. Iowa 99 , Santa Clara 76
1985 NIT 1st round at Fresno State Fresno St. 79, Santa Clara 76 (3 ot)
1984 NIT 1st round at Oregon Santa Clara 66, Oregon 53
  2nd round at Lamar Santa Clara 76, Lamar 74
  Quarterfinals at SW Louisiana SW Louisiana 97, Santa Clara 76
1970 NCAA West Regional, Seattle, Wash. Utah State 69, Santa Clara 68
  Consolation Game Santa Clara 89, CS Long Beach 86
1969 NCAA West Regional, Los Angeles, Calif. Santa Clara 63, Weber St. 59 (ot)
  Regional Semifinal UCLA 90, Santa Clara 52
1968 NCAA West Regional, Albuquerque, N.M. Santa Clara 86, New Mexico 73
  Regional Semifinal UCLA 87, Santa Clara 66
1960 NCAA West Regional, Seattle, Wash. California 69, Santa Clara 49
  Consolation Game Utah 89, Santa Clara 81
1954 NCAA West Regional, Corvallis, Ore. Santa Clara 73, Texas Tech 64
  Regional Semifinal Santa Clara 73, Colorado State 50
  Regional Final USC 66, Santa Clara 65 (2 ot)
1953 NCAA West Regional, Corvallis, Ore. Santa Clara 81, Hardin-Simmons 56
  Regional Semifinal Santa Clara 67, Wyoming 52
  Regional Final Washington 74, Santa Clara 62
1952 NCAA West Regional, Corvallis, Ore. Santa Clara 68, UCLA 59
  Regional Final Santa Clara 64, Wyoming 53
  Final Four, Seattle, Wash. Kansas 74, Santa Clara 55
  Consolation Game Illinois 67, Santa Clara 64

 

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Bronco All-Americans

Year

Player

2007 Sean Denison (honorable mention)
1996 Steve Nash (honorable mention)
  Brendan Graves (1st team academic)
1994 Pete Eisenrich (3rd team academic)
1993 Pete Eisenrich (2nd team academic)
1973 Mike Stewart (Helms Foundation)
1970 Dennis Awtrey (Helms Foundation)
  Dennis Awtrey (1st team academic)
1969 Bud Ogden (Helms Foundation)
  Dennis Awtrey (1st team academic)
1968 Dennis Awtrey (1st team academic)
1955 Ken Sears (Look Magazine)
1942 Bob Feerick (Converse)

 

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WCC Players of the Year

Year

Player

2007 Sean Denison
1997 Marlon Garnett
1996 Steve Nash
  Brendan Graves (scholar-athlete)
1995 Steve Nash
1980 Kurt Rambis
1972 Michael Stewart
1970 Dennis Awtrey
1968 Dennis Awtrey
1955 Ken Sears
1953 Ken Sears

 

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WCC Freshmen of the Year

Year

Player

1997 Brian Jones
1983 Steve Kenilvort
1982 Scott Lamson
1978 Mark McNamara
1977 Kurt Rambis

 

 

WCC Newcomer of the Year

Year

Player

2007 Danny Pariseau

 

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WCC Coaches of the Year

Year

Coach

2007 Dick Davey
1997 Dick Davey
1995 Dick Davey *

1993

Dick Davey
1970 Dick Garibaldi
1969 Dick Garibaldi
1968 Dick Garibaldi
1960 Bob Feerick
1954 Bob Feerick
1953 Bob Feerick
* NABC/Sears District 14 Coach of the Year

 

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Broncos in the NBA

Player

Team(s)

Dennis Awtrey Philadelphia 76ers (1970-72), Chicago Bulls (1973-74, 1979-80), Phoenix Suns (1974-78), Boston Celtics (1978), Seattle SuperSonics (1979, 1980-81), Portland Trailblazers (19891-82)
Bob Feerick Washington Generals (1985-86)
Marlon Garnett Boston Celtics (1998-99)
Bruce Hale Chicago (1946-47), Indianapolis (1947-51)
Harold Keeling Dallas Mavericks (1985-86)
Steve Nash Phoenix Suns (1996-98, 04-present), Dallas Mavericks (1998-2004)
Bud Ogden Philadelphia 76ers (1969-71)
Ralph Ogden San Francisco Warriors (1970-71)
Dick O'Keefe Washington Generals (1947-51)
Marty Passaglia Washington Generals (1946-47), Indianapolis (1948-49)
Stan Patrick Chicago (1944-47)
Kurt Rambis Los Angeles Lakers (1981-88, 1993-95), Charlotte Hornets (1988-89), Phoenix Suns (1989-90)
Nick Vanos Phoenix Suns (1985-87)
Ken Sears New York Knicks (1955-61), San Francisco Warriors (1963-64)

 

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