Chandler coached at Iowa State for seven seasons (1921–28) and later coached Marquette basketball for 21 seasons (1930–51). His 193 victories are second all-time behind Al McGuire. Chandler was president of the National Association of Basketball Coaches in 1938 and was instrumental in forming the NCAA Basketball Tournament. His best years came in 1932-33 when he directed the squad to a mark of 14-3 and in the following campaign when Marquette compiled a 15-4 record.
National champion Postseason invitational champion Conference regular season champion Conference regular season and conference tournament champion Division regular season champion Division regular season and conference tournament champion Conference tournament champion