Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Coach of the Year

The Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Coach of the Year is an annual basketball award given to the Missouri Valley Conference's most outstanding coach. The award was first given following the 1948–49 season.

Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Coach of the Year
Given forthe most outstanding basketball coach in the Missouri Valley Conference
CountryUnited States
History
First award1949
Most recentDarian DeVries, Drake

As of 2017, among current members, Bradley and Drake are tied for the most all–time winners with eight. There have been three ties for the coach of the year (1969, 1973 and 1987); there have been fourteen repeat winners in the award's history. Two coaches have won the award three consecutive times—Maury John of Drake in 1968–1970 and Gregg Marshall of Wichita State in 2012–2014.[1] Every current MVC member has had at least one winner except for Valparaiso, which played its first conference season in 2017–18.

KeyEdit

Co-Coaches of the Year
Coach (X) Denotes the number of times the coach has been awarded the Coach of the Year award at that point

WinnersEdit

Season Coach School
1948–49 Henry Iba Oklahoma A&M
1949–50 Forddy Anderson Bradley
1950–51 Henry Iba (2) Oklahoma A&M
1951–52 Eddie Hickey Saint Louis
1952–53 Henry Iba (3) Oklahoma A&M
1953–54 Ralph Miller Wichita State
1954–55 Clarence Iba Tulsa
1955–56 Alden Pasche Houston
1956–57 Eddie Hickey (2) Saint Louis
1957–58 George Smith Cincinnati
1958–59 George Smith (2) Cincinnati
1959–60 Chuck Orsborn Bradley
1960–61 Ed Jucker Cincinnati
1961–62 Chuck Orsborn (2) Bradley
1962–63 Ed Jucker (2) Cincinnati
1963–64 Maury John Drake
1964–65 Gary Thompson Wichita State
1965–66 Tay Baker Cincinnati
1966–67 Joe Swank Tulsa
1967–68 Maury John (2) Drake
1968–69 Ken Hayes Tulsa
1968–69 Maury John (3) Drake
1969–70 Maury John (4) Drake
1970–71 Bob Polk Saint Louis
1971–72 Gene Bartow Memphis State
1972–73 Ken Hayes (2) Tulsa
1972–73 Denny Crum Louisville
1973–74 Joe Stowell Bradley
1974–75 Lou Henson New Mexico State
1975–76 Ron Ekker West Texas State
1976–77 Ken Hayes (3) New Mexico State
1977–78 Tom Apke Creighton
1978–79 Bill Hodges Indiana State
1979–80 Dick Versace Bradley
1980–81 Nolan Richardson Tulsa
1981–82 Gary Garner Drake
1982–83 Weldon Drew New Mexico State
1983–84 Bob Donewald Illinois State
1984–85 Nolan Richardson (2) Tulsa
1985–86 Dick Versace (2) Bradley
1986–87 J. D. Barnett Tulsa
1986–87 Eddie Fogler Wichita State
1987–88 Stan Albeck Bradley
1988–89 Tony Barone Creighton
1989–90 Rich Herrin Southern Illinois
1990–91 Tates Locke Indiana State
1991–92 Bob Bender Illinois State
1992–93 Rudy Washington Drake
1993–94 Tubby Smith Tulsa
1994–95 Tubby Smith (2) Tulsa
1995–96 Jim Molinari Bradley
1996–97 Eldon Miller Northern Iowa
1997–98 Kevin Stallings Illinois State
1998–99 Jim Crews Evansville
1999–00 Royce Waltman Indiana State
2000–01 Dana Altman Creighton
2001–02 Dana Altman (2) Creighton
2002–03 Bruce Weber Southern Illinois
2003–04 Matt Painter Southern Illinois
2004–05 Chris Lowery Southern Illinois
2005–06 Mark Turgeon Wichita State
2006–07 Chris Lowery (2) Southern Illinois
2007–08 Keno Davis Drake
2008–09 Ben Jacobson Northern Iowa
2009–10 Ben Jacobson (2) Northern Iowa
2010–11 Cuonzo Martin Missouri State
2011–12 Gregg Marshall Wichita State
2012–13 Gregg Marshall (2) Wichita State
2013–14 Gregg Marshall (3) Wichita State
2014–15 Ben Jacobson (3) Northern Iowa
2015–16 Barry Hinson[2] Southern Illinois
2016–17 Dan Muller[3] Illinois State
2017–18 Porter Moser[4] Loyola
2018–19 Darian DeVries[5] Drake

Winners by current member schoolsEdit

School (year joined) Winners Years
Bradley (1948/1955) 8 1950, 1960, 1962, 1974, 1980, 1986, 1988, 1996
Drake (1907/1956) 8 1964, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1982, 1993, 2008, 2019
Southern Illinois (1975) 6 1990, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2016
Illinois State (1981) 4 1984, 1992, 1998, 2017
Northern Iowa (1991) 4 1997, 2009, 2010, 2015
Indiana State (1977) 3 1979, 1991, 2000
Evansville (1994) 1 1999
Loyola (2013) 1 2018
Missouri State (1990) 1 2011
Valparaiso (2017) 0

FootnotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "MVC Men's Basketball Media Guide". Awards (p. 191). Missouri Valley Conference. Archived from the original on 1 March 2010. Retrieved 19 May 2010.
  1. ^ "Marshall Named Top MVC Coach, Again" (Press release). Missouri Valley Conference. March 6, 2014. Retrieved March 9, 2014.
  2. ^ "Hinson Named MVC Coach of the Year" (Press release). Missouri Valley Conference. March 3, 2016. Retrieved March 3, 2016.
  3. ^ "Muller Earns MVC Coach of the Year Honor" (Press release). MIssouri Valley Conference. March 2, 2017. Retrieved March 3, 2017.
  4. ^ "Loyola's Porter Moser earns MVC Coach of the Year honor" (Press release). Missouri Valley Conference. March 1, 2018. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  5. ^ "Drake's Darian DeVries is Missouri Valley Conference Coach of the Year" (Press release). Missouri Valley Conference. March 7, 2019. Retrieved March 7, 2019.