Idaho Vandals men's basketball

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Idaho Vandals
2013–14 Idaho Vandals men's basketball team
Idaho Vandals athletic logo
University University of Idaho
Conference WAC
Location Moscow, ID
Head coach Don Verlin (5th year)
Arena Cowan Spectrum
at the Kibbie Dome
(Capacity: 7,000)
Nickname Vandals
Colors

Silver and Gold

            
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1982
NCAA Tournament appearances
1981, 1982, 1989, 1990
Conference tournament champions
1981, 1982, 1989, 1990 (Big Sky)
Conference regular season champions
1946 (PCC), 1981, 1982, 1989, 1990 (Big Sky)

The Idaho Vandals men's basketball team represents the University of Idaho, located in Moscow, Idaho, in NCAA Division I basketball competition. They currently compete in the Western Athletic Conference. The Vandals are currently coached by Don Verlin and play their home games at the Cowan Spectrum (7,000) at the Kibbie Dome.

Post-season[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Vandals have appeared in four NCAA Tournaments,
with a combined record of 1–4

Year Round Opponent Result/Score Head
Coach
 1981  First Round Pittsburgh L 70–69 OT[1][2] Don Monson
1982 First Round bye [3] #3 seed, West [4]
Second Round Iowa W 69–67 OT [5]
Sweet Sixteen Oregon State L 60–42
1989 First Round UNLV L 68–56 Kermit Davis
1990 First Round Louisville L 78–59

NIT results[edit]

The Vandals have appeared in 1 National Invitation Tournament.
Their combined record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score Head
Coach
 1983  First Round Oregon State L 77–59 Don Monson

CIT Results[edit]

The Vandals have participated in three CollegeInsider.com Tournaments,
with a combined record of 2–3.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score Head
Coach
 2009  First Round
Quarterfinals
Drake
Pacific
W 69–67
L 69–59
Don Verlin
2011 First Round San Francisco L 81–73
2012 First Round
Second Round
UC Santa Barbara
Utah State
W 86–83
 L 76–56

Other postseason[edit]

Idaho also participated in the very first national championship tournament ever held in intercollegiate basketball, the 1922 National Intercollegiate Basketball Tournament, where they lost in the quarterfinals to Kalamazoo College.

Individual records[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Retired numbers[edit]

No. Player Pos. Career No. retired
6 Gary Simmons [7][8][9] G 1955-58 Dec. 5, 1999
43 Gus Johnson [7] F 1962-63 Jan. 30, 1987[10]

Season-by-Season Records[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
John G. Griffith (Independent) (1905–1907)
1905-06 John G. Griffith 3-2
1906-07 John G. Griffith 2-2
George Wyman (Independent) (1907–1908)
1907-08 George Wyman 2-5
George Wyman: 2-5
John S. Grogan (Independent) (1908–1910)
1908-09 John S. Grogan 5-9
1909-10 John S. Grogan 5-8
John S. Grogan: 10-17
John G. Griffith (Independent) (1910–1915)
1910-11 John G. Griffith 6-3
1911-12 John G. Griffith 1-12
1912-13 John G. Griffith 2-14
1913-14 John G. Griffith 10-5
1914-15 John G. Griffith 5-9
John G. Griffith: 29-47
Charles Rademacher (Independent) (1915–1916)
1915-16 Charles Rademacher 6-3
Charles Rademacher: 1-11
Hec Edmundson (Independent) (1916–1918)
1916-17 Hec Edmundson 8-8
1917-18 Hec Edmundson 12-1
Hec Edmundson: 20-9
W.C. Bleamaster (NWC) (1918–1919)
1918-19 W.C. Bleamaster 12-2 10-2 1st
W.C. Bleamaster: 12-2 10-2
Ralph Hutchinson (Independent) (1919–1920)
1919-20 Ralph Hutchinson 12-2
Ralph Hutchinson: 12-2
Dave MacMillan (Independent/PCC) (1920–1927)
1920-21 Dave MacMillan 15-4
1921-22 Dave MacMillan 19-2 7-0 1st National - 1st Round
1922-23 Dave MacMillan 16-3 5-3 T-1st (N. div.)
1923-24 Dave MacMillan 12-8 4-6 4th (N. div.)
1924-25 Dave MacMillan 12-7 5-5 T-3rd (N. div.)
1925-26 Dave MacMillan 9-7 5-4 3rd (N. div.)
1926-27 Dave MacMillan 18-5 7-3 T-2nd (N. div.)
Dave MacMillan: 101-36 33-21
Richard A. Fox (PCC) (1927–1936)
1927-28 Richard A. Fox 11-8 4-6 3rd (N. div.)
1928-29 Richard A. Fox 8-10 6-4 2nd (N. div.)
1929-30 Richard A. Fox 6-18 4-12 5th (N. div.)
1930-31 Richard A. Fox 3-19 1-15 5th (N. div.)
1931-32 Richard A. Fox 8-16 2-14 5th (N. div.)
1932-33 Richard A. Fox 16-9 8-8 T-3rd (N. div.)
1933-34 Richard A. Fox 13-13 4-12 5th (N. div.)
1934-35 Richard A. Fox 10-16 4-12 5th (N. div.)
1935-36 Richard A. Fox 10-15 2-14 5th (N. div.)
Richard A. Fox: 85-124 35-97
Forrest Twogood (PCC) (1936–1941)
1936-37 Forrest Twogood 7-19 2-14 5th (N. div.)
1937-38 Forrest Twogood 24-11 12-8 T-3rd (N. div.)
1938-39 Forrest Twogood 12-19 1-15 5th (N. div.)
1939-40 Forrest Twogood 10-15 3-13 5th (N. div.)
1940-41 Forrest Twogood 13-15 4-12 5th (N. div.)
Forrest Twogood: 66-79 22-62
Guy Wicks (PCC) (1941–1942)
1941-42 Guy Wicks 12-16 3-13 5th (N. div)
J.A. "Babe" Brown (PCC) (1942–1946)
1942-43 J.A. "Babe" Brown 14-20 1-15 5th (N. div.)
1943-44 J.A. "Babe" Brown 7-16 5-11 3rd (N. div.)
1944-45 J.A. "Babe" Brown 11-19 3-13 5th (N. div.)
1945-46 J.A. "Babe" Brown 19-8 11-5 1st (N. div.) PCC Finals[11]
J.A. "Babe" Brown: 51-63 20-44
Guy Wicks (PCC) (1946–1947)
1946-47 Guy Wicks 4-24 1-15 5th (N. div)
Guy Wicks: 16-40 4-28
Charles Finley (PCC) (1947–1954)
1947-48 Charles Finley 12-18 3-13 5th (N. div.)
1948-49 Charles Finley 13-15 7-9 4th (N. div.)
1949-50 Charles Finley 14-16 7-9 4th (N. div.)
1950-51 Charles Finley 14-13 6-10 4th (N. div.)
1951-52 Charles Finley 19-11 9-7 2nd (N. div.)
1952-53 Charles Finley 14-11 8-8 2nd (N. div.)
1953-54 Charles Finley 15-8 9-7 2nd (N. div.)
Charles Finley: 101-92 49-63
Harlan Hodges (PCC) (1954–1959)
1954-55 Harlan Hodges 8-18 5-11 5th (N. div.)
1955-56 Harlan Hodges 6-19 4-12 8th
1956-57 Harlan Hodges 10-16 4-12 7th
1957-58 Harlan Hodges 17-9 9-7 4th
1958-59 Harlan Hodges 11-15 6-10 7th
Harlan Hodges: 52-77 28-52
Dave Strack (Independent) (1959–1960)
1959-60 Dave Strack 11-15
Dave Strack: 11-15
Joe Cipriano (Independent) (1960–1963)
1960-61 Joe Cipriano 10-16
1961-62 Joe Cipriano 13-13
1962-63 Joe Cipriano 20-6
Joe Cipriano: 43-35
Jim Goddard (Big Sky) (1963–1966)
1963-64 Jim Goddard 7-19 4-6 5th
1964-65 Jim Goddard 6-19 4-6 4th
1965-66 Jim Goddard 12-14 2-8 5th
Jim Goddard: 25-52 10-20
Wayne Anderson (Big Sky) (1966–1974)
1966-67 Wayne Anderson 13-10 5-5 3rd
1967-68 Wayne Anderson 15-11 9-6 2nd
1968-69 Wayne Anderson 11-15 6-9 3rd
1969-70 Wayne Anderson 10-15 6-9 4th
1970-71 Wayne Anderson 14-12 8-6 2nd
1971-72 Wayne Anderson 5-20 2-12 8th
1972-73 Wayne Anderson 7-19 3-11 7th
1973-74 Wayne Anderson 12-14 5-9 6th
Wayne Anderson: 87-116 44-67
Jim Jarvis (Big Sky) (1974–1978)
1974-75 Jim Jarvis 10-16 4-10 8th
1975-76 Jim Jarvis 7-19 3-11 8th
1976-77 Jim Jarvis 5-21 3-11 8th
1977-78 Jim Jarvis 4-22 1-13 8th
Jim Jarvis: 26-78 11-45
Don Monson (Big Sky) (1978–1983)
1978-79 Don Monson 11-15 4-10 8th
1979-80 Don Monson 17-10 9-5 2nd
1980-81 Don Monson 25-4 12-2 1st NCAA 1st Round
1981-82 Don Monson 27-3 13-1 1st NCAA Sweet 16
1982-83 Don Monson 20-9 9-5 T-3rd NIT 1st Round
Don Monson: 100-41 47-23
Bill Trumbo (Big Sky) (1983–1986)
1983-84 Bill Trumbo 9-19 4-10 8th
1984-85 Bill Trumbo 8-22 1-13 8th
1985-86 Bill Trumbo 10-18 4-10 8th
Bill Trumbo: 27-59 9-33
Tim Floyd (Big Sky) (1986–1988)
1986–87 Tim Floyd 16–14 6–10 6th
1987–88 Tim Floyd 19–11 11–6 2nd
Tim Floyd: 35-25 16-14
Kermit Davis (Big Sky) (1988–1990)
1988-89 Kermit Davis 25-6 13-3 1st NCAA 1st Round
1989-90 Kermit Davis 25-6 13-3 1st NCAA 1st Round
Larry Eustachy (Big Sky) (1990–1993)
1990–91 Larry Eustachy 19–11 11–5 3rd
1991–92 Larry Eustachy 18–14 10–6 3rd
1992–93 Larry Eustachy 24–8 11–3 1st
Larry Eustachy: 61-33 32-14
Joe Cravens (Big Sky) (1993–1996)
1993-94 Joe Cravens 18-10 12-15 3rd
1994-95 Joe Cravens 12-15 6-8 6th
1995-96 Joe Cravens 12-16 5-9 6th
Joe Cravens: 42-41 20-22
Kermit Davis (Big West) (1996–1997)
1996-97 Kermit Davis 13-17 5-11 5th (E. div.)
Kermit Davis: 63-29 31-17
David Farrar (Big West) (1997–2001)
1997-98 David Farrar 15-12 9-7 T-3rd (E. div.)
1998-99 David Farrar 16-11 11-6 3rd (E. div.)
1999-2000 David Farrar 12-17 6-10 3rd (E. div.)
2000-01 David Farrar 6-21 3-13 7th
David Farrar: 49-61 29-36
Leonard Perry (Big West) (2001–2005)
2001-02 Leonard Perry 9-19 6-12 8th
2002-03 Leonard Perry 13-15 9-9 5th
2003-04 Leonard Perry 14-16 9-9 4th
2004-05 Leonard Perry 8-22 6-12 8th
Leonard Perry (WAC) (2005–2006)
2005-06 Leonard Perry 4-25 1-15 9th
Leonard Perry: 48-97 31-57
George Pfeifer (WAC) (2006–2008)
2006–07 George Pfeifer 4-27 1-15 9th
2007–08 George Pfeifer 8-21 5-11 6th
George Pfeifer: 12-48 6-26
Don Verlin (WAC) (2008–present)
2008–09 Don Verlin 17–16 9–7 T-3rd CIT Quarterfinals
2009–10 Don Verlin 15–16 6–10 T-6th
2010–11 Don Verlin 18–14 9–7 T-3rd CIT First Round
2011–12 Don Verlin 19–14 9–5 3rd CIT Second Round
2012–13 Don Verlin 12–18 7–11 6th
Don Verlin: 81-78 40-40
Total: 1267-1412

      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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Musick, Phil (March 14, 1981). "Wallace's basket gives Pitt OT win over Idaho, 70-69". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. p. 9. 
  2. ^ Missildine, Harry (March 14, 1981-03-14). "Vandals victimized in overtime". Spokesman-Review. p. 17. 
  3. ^ "UI: To Pullman with a bye". Spokesman-Review. March 8, 1982. p. 19. 
  4. ^ Missildine, Harry (March 8, 1982). "Monson: Pullman isn't home, but it's neighborly". Spokesman-Review. p. 19. 
  5. ^ Missildine, Harry (March 15, 1982). "Next stop, Provo". Spokesman-Review. p. 15. 
  6. ^ "Orlando Lightfoot". University of Idaho Athletics Hall of Fame. Retrieved December 1, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Vandal basketball media guide". University of Idaho Athletics. 2008–09. pp. 83–84. 
  8. ^ "Simmons first Idaho cager with All-American memtion". Spokesman-Review. March 9, 1958. p. 4. 
  9. ^ Missildine, Harry (October 20, 1960). "Glenn Simmons of Twin Falls visits". Spokesman-Review. p. 12. 
  10. ^ "Johnson honored". Spokesman-Review. January 21, 1987. p. D2. 
  11. ^ Spellecy, Denny (March 12, 1946). "Bears take Pacific Coast championship with win over Idaho, 55 to 36". Spokesman-Review. p. 9. 

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