Golden Bears Basketball

Team History

Golden Bears Basketball QuickFacts

(through 2015-16)

Year men’s basketball began at the University of Alberta

1972

 

Canada West men’s basketball championships won by Alberta

1973, 1974, 1977, 1985, 1990, 1994, 1999, 2000, 2005, 2012, 2014

11

CIS national championships won by Alberta

1994, 1995, 2002

 

3

Appearances by Golden Bears at Nationals

13

Consecutive appearances by Golden Bears at Nationals : 1994-1996, 1998-2000

3

Most conference assists: Jordan Baker (98 Games) 

 

333

Most conference points: Jordan Baker (98 Games)

 

1689

Most conference Rebounds: Jordan Baker (98 Games)

 

907




University of Alberta/Men’s Basketball

Alberta

Winner

Season

Coach

Conf.

Overall

CW

CIS

CW

CIS

1972-73

Bob Bain

16-4

20-16

1

-

ALBERTA

Saint Mary’s

1973-74

Barry Mitchelson

18-2

22-11

1

*

ALBERTA

Guelph

1974-75

Barry Mitchelson

13-7

17-14

4

-

Victoria

Waterloo

1975-76

Barry Mitchelson

NA

NA

4

-

Calgary

Manitoba

1976-77

Garry Smith

16-4

28-15

1

*

ALBERTA

Acadia

1977-78

Garry Smith

9-11

16-23

4

-

Victoria

Saint Mary’s

1978-79

Garry Smith

12-8

18-14

3

-

Victoria

Saint Mary’s

1979-80

Brian Heaney

9-11

12-15

4

-

Victoria

Victoria

1980-81

Brian Heaney

2-18

3-28

6

-

Victoria

Victoria

1981-82

Brian Heaney

5-15

9-25

5

-

Victoria

Victoria

1982-83

Brian Heaney

6-4

20-24

3

-

Victoria

Victoria

1983-84

Don Horwood

4-6

12-19

4

-

Victoria

Victoria

1984-85

Don Horwood

2-8

16-19

1

-

ALBERTA

Victoria

1985-86

Don Horwood

4-6

14-14

5

-

Lethbridge

Victoria

1986-87

Don Horwood

7-3

19-10

3

-

UBC

Brandon

1987-88

Don Horwood

8-12

15-23

4

-

Victoria

Brandon

1988-89

Don Horwood

8-12

16-18

3

-

Victoria

Brandon

1989-90

Don Horwood

13-7

29-10

1

7

ALBERTA

Concordia

1990-91

Don Horwood

9-11

13-20

3

-

UBC

Western

1991-92

Don Horwood

10-10

19-13

4

-

UBC

Brock

1992-93

Don Horwood

11-9

15-18

3

-

Calgary

St. FX

1993-94

Don Horwood

18-2

32-7

1

1

ALBERTA

ALBERTA

1994-95

Don Horwood

16-4

29-5

2

1

Victoria

ALBERTA

1995-96

Don Horwood

14-6

23-13

2

2

UBC

Brandon

1996-97

Don Horwood

14-6

23-11

2

-

Victoria

Victoria

1997-98

Don Horwood

15-5

25-15

3

7

Victoria

Bishop’s

1998-99

Don Horwood

14-6

33-11

1

2

ALBERTA

Saint Mary’s

1999-00

Don Horwood

15-5

28-11

1

5

ALBERTA

St. FX

2000-01

Don Horwood

17-5

28-8

2

-

Victoria

St. FX

2001-02

Don Horwood

19-1

35-3

3

1

Brandon

ALBERTA

2002-03

Don Horwood

15-5

28-10

2

t3

UBC

Carleton

2003-04

Don Horwood

14-6

24-10

4

-

Calgary

Carleton

2004-05

Don Horwood

12-8

25-19

1

t7

ALBERTA

Carleton

2005-06

Don Horwood

10-10

19-19

t5

-

Victoria

Carleton

2006-07

Don Horwood

15-7

23-13

5

-

UBC

Ottawa

2007-08

Don Horwood

16-6

25-13

2

t5

UBC

Brock

2008-09

Don Horwood

13-9

19-14

t5

-

Calgary

Carleton

2009-10

Greg Francis

10-10

12-20

t6

-

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan

2010-11

Greg Francis

16-8

20-12

4

-

UBC

Carleton

2011-12

Greg Francis

14-6

22-13

1

2

ALBERTA

Carleton

2012-13

Barnaby Craddock

14-8

21-13

t5

-

UBC

Carleton

2013-14

Barnaby Craddock

20-2

38-7

1

3

ALBERTA

Carleton

2014-15

Barnaby Craddock

14-6

20-12

t5

-

Victoria

Carleton

 2015-16 Barnaby Craddock 10-10 14-21 t5 - Calgary Carleton

*CIS championship appearance. Titles won by Bears prior to 1972-73 season: CWUAA 1968-69

Cumulative Totals (1972/73 through 2014/15)

Conference: 517-309 (.626)

Conference Placing (#1-2-3): 12-6-8

Overall: 898-630 (.588)

CIS Placing (#1-2-3): 3-3-2


Wardlaw Porteous Trophy

(Golden Bears Basketball MVP)

Born in 1907, Wardlaw Porteous was Acting Head of the Faculty 1944-47 and a Professor in the Faculty of Engineering. He became a full Professor in 1955. Very involved with the development of local radio, Porteous co-founded CKUA radio. Earlier, in 1939-40, he designed and installed stations’ transmission expansion facilities. He passed away in 1968, at which time the Bears Basketball MVP award was named in his honour.

  

Year

Name

Year

Name

1968-69

Andy Skujins

1992-93

Rick Stanley

1969-70

Dick DeKlerk

1993-94

Murray Cunningham/Greg DeVries

1970-71

Dick DeKlerk

1994-95

Scott Martell

1971-72

Marty Lyons

1995-96

Greg DeVries

1972-73

Wallace Tollestrup

1996-97

Darren Semeniuk

1973-74

Terry Valeriotte

1997-98

Darren Semeniuk

1974-75

Doug Baker

1998-99

Nick Masglisceau

1975-76

Doug Baker

1999-00

Nick Masglisceau

1976-77

Doug Baker

2000-01

Nick Masglisceau

1977-78

Keith Smith

2001-02

Stephen Parker

1978-79

2002-03

Phil Scherer

1979-80

Brent Patterson

2003-04

Phil Sudol

1980-81

Ken Haak

2004-05

Phil Sudol

1981-82

Leon Bynoe

2005-06

Dean Whalen

1982-83

Leon Bynoe/Fred Murrell

2006-07

Alex Steele

1983-84

Mike Suderman

2007-08

Alex Steele

1984-85

Mike Kornak

2008-09

C.G. Morrison

1985-86

Gerry Couzens

2009-10

Harvey Bradford

1986-87

Mike Kornak

2010-11

Daniel Ferguson

1987-88

2011-12

Daniel Ferguson

1988-89

Sean Chursinoff

2012-13

Kenneth Otieno

1989-90

Sean Chursinoff

2013-14

Jordan Baker

1990-91

Rick Stanley

2014-15

Kenneth Otieno

1991-92

Mike Frisby

2015-16 Mamadou Gueye