Pat Foster

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Pat Foster

Pat Foster (born June 22, 1939)[1] is a former basketball head coach. Foster coached NCAA men's basketball at Lamar University, University of Houston, and University of Nevada, Reno.[2] At Houston, he succeeded legendary head coach Guy Lewis. Foster also served as athletic director at Lamar from 1983 to 1984.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Lamar (Southland) (1980–1986)
1980–81 Lamar 25-5 8-2 1st NCAA (2nd Round)
1981–82 Lamar 22-7 7-3 2nd NIT (1st Round)
1982–83 Lamar 23-8 9-3 1st NCAA (2nd Round)
1983–84 Lamar 26-5 11-1 1st NIT (2nd Round)
1984–85 Lamar 20-12 8-4 3rd NIT (2nd Round)
1985–86 Lamar 18-12 6-6 T-4th NIT (1st Round)
Lamar: 134-49 (.732) 49-19
Houston (SWC) (1986–1993)
1986–87 Houston 18-12 9-7 T-3rd NCAA (1st Round)
1987–88 Houston 18-13 10-6 T-4th NIT (2nd Round)
1988–89 Houston 17-14 8-8 T-4th
1989–90 Houston 25-8 13-3 2nd NCAA (1st Round)
1990–91 Houston 18-11 10-6 3rd NIT (1st Round)
1991–92 Houston 25-6 11-3 T-1st NCAA (1st Round)
1992–93 Houston 21-9 9-5 3rd NIT (1st Round)
Houston: 142-73 (.660) 70-38
Nevada (Big West) (1993–1999)
1993–94 Nevada 11-17 6-12 T-8th
1994–95 Nevada 18-11 12-6 4th
1995–96 Nevada 16-13 9-9 5th
1996–97 Nevada 21-10 12-4 T-1st (East) NIT (2nd Round)
1997–98 Nevada 16-12 11-5 2nd
1998–99 Nevada 8-18 4-12 5th
Nevada: 90-81 (.526) 54-48
Total: 366-203 (.643)

      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

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