Syracuse University Basketball Coaches
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Syracuse University has only had eight coaches in the history of the program, which began in 1900. The first three seasons had no head coach; in 1903 Professor John A.R. Scott agreed to coach the team.

All-Time List of Syracuse Orange Basketball Coaches
Coach
Years
# Seasons
Record
W/L %
NCAA Bids NIT Bids Final Fours National Championships Conference Tournament Championships Conference Championships Top 25 Finishes Top 10 Finishes
John A.R. Scott
1903-1911
8
64-54
.542
N/A
N/A
N/A
0
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Ed Dollard
1911-1924
13
152-58
.724
N/A
N/A
N/A
1
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Lew Andreas
1924-1950
25
358-135
.726
0
2
0
1
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Marc Guley
1950-1962
12
136-129
.513
1
0
0
0
N/A
N/A
0
0
Fred Lewis
1962-1968
6
91-57
.615
1
2
0
0
N/A
N/A
0
0
Roy Danforth
1968-1976
8
148-71
.676
4
2
1
0
N/A
N/A
2
1
Jim Boeheim
1976-present
40
985-342
.743
32
6
5
1
5
10
28
11
Mike Hopkins
2015-2016*
0
4-5
.444
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

*Mike Hopkins was interim head coach for 9 games in 2015-2016 while Jim Boeheim was suspended by the NCAA. Those games are credit to Hopkins, not Boeheim, per the NCAA ruling.

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