Jim Snyder

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Jim Snyder
Born James T. Snyder
(1923-05-08)May 8, 1923
Williston, North Dakota, U.S.
Died August 5, 2013(2013-08-05) (aged 90)
St. Helens, Oregon, U.S.
Resting place
Riverview Cemetery
Williston, North Dakota, U.S.
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Occupation Businessman and former coach
Spouse(s) Beverly Monson (1962–1987, her death)

James T. "Jim" Snyder (May 8, 1923 – August 5, 2013 ) was an American businessman. He was a head coach of the Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team for 26 years (1949–1974). He led his teams to 7 NCAA Tournament appearances (1960, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1970, 1972, and 1974) and one National Invitation Tournament appearance (1969). Snyder's teams compiled a 355-255 record, good for a .581 winning percentage.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Ohio Bobcats (Mid–American) (1949–1974)
1949–1950 Ohio 6–14 3–7 T–4th
1950–1951 Ohio 13–11 4–4 T–2nd
1951–1952 Ohio 12–12 6–6 4th
1952–1953 Ohio 9–13 4–8 5th
1953–1954 Ohio 12–10 5–7 6th
1954–1955 Ohio 16–5 9–5 T–3rd
1955–1956 Ohio 13–11 5–7 T–5th
1956–1957 Ohio 15–8 7–5 T–3rd
1957–1958 Ohio 16–8 7–5 3rd
1958–1959 Ohio 14–10 6–6 T–3rd
1959–1960 Ohio 16–8 10–2 1st NCAA Sweet 16
1960–1961 Ohio 17–7 10–2 1st NCAA 1st Round
1961–1962 Ohio 13–10 9–4 2nd
1962–1963 Ohio 13–11 8–4 T–2nd
1963–1964 Ohio 21–6 10–2 1st NCAA Elite 8
1964–1965 Ohio 19–7 11–1 T–1st NCAA 1st Round
1965–1966 Ohio 13–10 6–6 T–3rd
1966–1967 Ohio 8–15 4–8 T–5th
1967–1968 Ohio 7–16 3–9 T–6th
1968–1969 Ohio 17–9 9–3 2nd NIT Quarterfinal
1969–1970 Ohio 20–5 9–1 1st NCAA 1st Round
1970–1971 Ohio 17–7 6–4 2nd
1971–1972 Ohio 15–11 7–3 T–1st NCAA 1st Round
1972–1973 Ohio 16–10 6–5 4th
1973–1974 Ohio 16–11 9–3 1st NCAA 1st Round
Ohio: 354–245 173–117
Total: 354–245

      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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