Harvey Murphy

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Dr. Harvey Murphy was a physical education teacher at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. After being appointed the head of the new university's physical education program by acting chancellor Bonnie Cone, Murphy served as the school's first-ever basketball coach from 1965 until 1970. During his tenure, the 49ers won the Dixie Conference championship in 1969 and 1970.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
UNC Charlotte 49ers (Dixie Conference) (1965–1970)
1965–66 UNC Charlotte 6–17 4-6 4th
1966–67 UNC Charlotte 7–21 7-5 3rd
1967–68 UNC Charlotte 5–17 3-9 6th
1968–69 UNC Charlotte 12–10 9-5 T-2nd
1969–70 UNC Charlotte 14–16 10-4 T-2nd NAIA District Playoffs
Total: 44–71

      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


  1. ^ Dr. Harvey Murphy Scholarship. UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services.