Golden Bears Basketball

Team History

Golden Bears Basketball QuickFacts

(through 2018-19)

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, 2017

12

U SPORTS national championships won by Alberta:
1994, 1995, 2002

3

Appearances by Golden Bears at Nationals

15

Consecutive appearances by Golden Bears at Nationals:
1994-1996, 1998-2000, 2016-2019

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

24-13

5

-

UBC

Carleton

2007-08

Don Horwood

16-6

24-13

2

t7

UBC

Brock

2008-09

Don Horwood

13-9

18-15

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

2016-17

Barnaby Craddock

14-6

25-13

1

t7

ALBERTA

Carleton

2017-18

Barnaby Craddock

19-1

26-6

2

t7

Calgary

Calgary

2018-19

Barnaby Craddock

15-5

23-10

t3

t7

Calgary

Carleton

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



Cumulative Totals (1972/73 to 2018/19)

Conference: 565-321 (.638)

Conference Placing (#1-2-3): 13-7-9

Overall: 972-659 (.596)

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

1994-95

Scott Martell

1969-70

Dick DeKlerk

1995-96

Greg DeVries

1970-71

Dick DeKlerk

1996-97

Darren Semeniuk

1971-72

Marty Lyons

1997-98

Darren Semeniuk

1972-73

Wallace Tollestrup

1998-99

Nick Masglisceau

1973-74

Terry Valeriotte

1999-00

Nick Masglisceau

1974-75

Doug Baker

2000-01

Nick Masglisceau

1975-76

Doug Baker

2001-02

Stephen Parker

1976-77

Doug Baker

2002-03

Phil Scherer

1977-78

Keith Smith

2003-04

Phil Sudol

1978-79

 

2004-05

Phil Sudol

1979-80

Brent Patterson

2005-06

Dean Whalen

1980-81

Ken Haak

2006-07

Alex Steele

1981-82

Leon Bynoe

2007-08

Alex Steele

1982-83

Leon Bynoe/Fred Murrell

2008-09

C.G. Morrison

1983-84

Mike Suderman

2009-10

Harvey Bradford

1984-85

Mike Kornak

2010-11

Daniel Ferguson

1985-86

Gerry Couzens

2011-12

Daniel Ferguson

1986-87

Mike Kornak

2012-13

Kenneth Otieno

1987-88

 

2013-14

Jordan Baker

1988-89

Sean Chursinoff

2014-15

Kenneth Otieno

1989-90

Sean Chursinoff

2015-16

Mamadou Gueye

1990-91

Rick Stanley

2016-17

Mamadou Gueye

1991-92

Mike Frisby

2017-18

Mamadou Gueye/Lyndon Annetts

1992-93

Rick Stanley

2018-19

Brody Clarke

1993-94

Murray Cunningham/Greg DeVries