Bill Foster (basketball, born 1936)

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Bill Foster
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1936-04-01) April 1, 1936 (age 78)
Hemingway, South Carolina
Playing career
1954–1956 Wingate
Coaching career (HC unless noted)

1962–1967
1967–1970
1970–1975
1975–1984
1985–1990
1991–1997
Marion HS (SC)
Shorter
The Citadel (assistant)
UNC Charlotte
Clemson
Miami (Florida)
Virginia Tech
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
National Invitation Tournament Championship (1995)
For the basketball coach formerly at Duke and South Carolina, among others, see Bill Foster (basketball, born 1930).

Bill C. Foster (born April 1, 1936) is an American former college basketball coach who won over 500 games during a career that spanned 30 years. Foster, a native of Palatka, Florida, compiled an overall record of 532–325 in 30 seasons.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Shorter Hawks (NAIA) (1962–1967)
1962–63 Shorter 16–8
1963–64 Shorter 22–5
1964–65 Shorter 26–5
1965–66 Shorter 24–6
1966–67 Shorter 22–9
Shorter: 110–31
UNC Charlotte 49ers (Division I Independent) (1970–1975)
1970–71 UNC Charlotte 15–8
1971–72 UNC Charlotte 14–11
1972–73 UNC Charlotte 14–12
1973–74 UNC Charlotte 22–4
1974–75 UNC Charlotte 23–3
UNC Charlotte: 88–38
Clemson Tigers (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1975–1984)
1975–76 Clemson 18–10 5–7 4th
1976–77 Clemson 22–6 8–4 T–2nd
1977–78 Clemson 15–12 3–9 T–6th
1978–79 Clemson 19–10 5–7 5th NIT
1979–80 Clemson 23–9 8–6 4th NCAA Elite Eight
1980–81 Clemson 20–11 6–8 T–5th NIT
1981–82 Clemson 14–14 4–10 T–6th NIT
1982–83 Clemson 11–20 2–12 8th
1983–84 Clemson 14–14 3–11 8th
Clemson: 156–106 44–74
Miami Hurricanes (Division I Independent) (1985–1990)
1985–86 Miami 14–14
1986–87 Miami 15–16
1987–88 Miami 17–14
1988–89 Miami 19–12
1989–90 Miami 13–15
Miami: 78–71
Virginia Tech Hokies (Metro Conference) (1991–1995)
1991–92 Virginia Tech 10–18 3–9 7th
1992–93 Virginia Tech 10–18 1–11 7th
1993–94 Virginia Tech 18–10 6–6 4th
1994–95 Virginia Tech 25–10 6–6 T–4th NIT Champion
Virginia Tech (Metro): 63–56 16–32
Virginia Tech Hokies (Atlantic 10 Conference) (1995–1997)
1995–96 Virginia Tech 23–6 13–3 T–2nd NCAA Round of 32
1996–97 Virginia Tech 15–16 7–9 7th
Virginia Tech (A-10): 38–22 20–12
Virginia Tech: 101–78 36–44
Total: 533–324

      National 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

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