Pooh Williamson

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Pooh Williamson
Williamson in February 2008
Current position
TitleAssistant coach
ConferenceBig 12
Biographical details
Born (1973-09-05) September 5, 1973 (age 45)
Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Playing career
Position(s)Point guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1996–1998Washington State (asst.)
1998–2000Illinois State (asst.)
2000–2001Tulane (asst.)
2001–2004Tulsa (asst.)
2004–2005Tulsa (Interim HC)
2005–2007Wichita State (asst.)
2007–2011Texas A&M (asst.)
2011–2012SMU (asst.)
2012–2013TCU (asst.)
2013–2016Texas Tech (asst.)
2016-2018Memphis (asst.)
2018-presentMiami (asst.)
Head coaching record

Alvin "Pooh" Williamson (born September 5, 1973)[1] is a former college basketball player who is currently an assistant coach at the University of Oklahoma. Williamson was interim head coach at the University of Tulsa and was an assistant coach at Texas Tech University.

Williamson played for the Golden Hurricane from 1991 to 1995, becoming one of their best guards. In 2001, he returned to become an assistant coach before becoming Tulsa's head coach following John Phillips' resignation in December 2004. Williamson finished the 2004-2005 season as Tulsa's head coach before being replaced by Doug Wojcik.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Tulsa (Western Athletic Conference) (2004–2005)
2004–05 Tulsa 7–15 5–13 9th
Tulsa: 7–15 5–13
Total: 7–15

      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. ^ 1996-97 Official CBA Guide and Register, page 322