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Houston Baptist Huskies
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School Name: Houston Baptist University
Location: Houston, Texas
Arena: Sharp Gymnasium
Capacity: 1,500
Conference: Southland Conference
Head coach: Ron Cotrell

Houston Baptist Huskies, also known as Houston Baptist, HBU or Huskies, refers to the sports teams of Houston Baptist University. With the inception of the athletics program at the university in 1960 until 1990 the Huskies were a part of the NCAA. After playing for seventeen years as a member of the NAIA, the Huskies began play as an NCAA Division I team again in 2007.

After one year of independent status in the NCAA, HBU joined the Great West Conference in 2008. In 2013 the team moved to the Southland Conference.

History=

First year of play: 1963 • All-time record entering 2009-10 season: 673-581 (.537)
Season Overall record Head coach Notes
1963-64 0-5 Peck Vass Competed as Houston Baptist College
1964-65 8-17 Peck Vass Competed as Houston Baptist College
1965-66 9-12 Peck Vass Competed as Houston Baptist College
1966-67 4-20 Peck Vass Competed as Houston Baptist College
1967-68 6-20 Gerald Myers
1968-69 16-12 Gerald Myers
1969-70 10-11 Gerald Myers
1970-71 15-11 Lonnie Richards
1971-72 11-14 Lonnie Richards
1972-73 10-13 Lonnie Richards
1973-74 6-19 Lonnie Richards
1974-75 9-17 Lonnie Richards
1975-76 5-21 Bob McKinley
1976-77 6-23 Bob McKinley
1977-78 7-19 Gene Iba
1978-79 11-16 Gene Iba
1979-80 14-13 Gene Iba
1980-81 18-10 Gene Iba
1981-82 13-14 Gene Iba
1982-83 20-9 Gene Iba
1983-84 24-7 Gene Iba Competed in NCAA Tournament Opening Round
1984-85 21-8 Gene Iba
1985-86 Did not compete
1986-87 18-11 Tommy Jones
1987-88 9-18 Tommy Jones
1988-89 9-20 Tommy Jones
1989-90 Did not compete
1990-91 Did not compete
1991-92 7-23 Ron Cottrell
1992-93 14-19 Ron Cottrell
1993-94 17-16 Ron Cottrell
1994-95 21-13 Ron Cottrell
1995-96 16-14 Ron Cottrell
1996-97 17-15 Ron Cottrell
1997-98 26-6 Ron Cottrell 1998 NAIA tournament (First Round loss)
1998-99 25-10 Ron Cottrell 1999 NAIA tournament (First Round)
1999-00 28-6 Ron Cottrell 2000 NAIA tournament (Second Round)
2000-01 31-5 Ron Cottrell 2001 NAIA tournament (First Round)
2001-02 26-9 Ron Cottrell 2002 NAIA tournament (First Round)
2002-03 31-3 Ron Cottrell 2003 NAIA tournament (First Round)
2003-04 27-6 Ron Cottrell 2004 NAIA tournament (First Round)
2004-05 23-10 Ron Cottrell 2005 NAIA tournament (First Round)
2005-06 27-6 Ron Cottrell 2006 NAIA tournament (Second Round)
2006-07 22-7 Ron Cottrell 2007 NAIA tournament (Second Round)
2007-08 13-15 Ron Cottrell
2008-09 5-25 Ron Cottrell
2009-10 12-21 Ron Cottrell

2010-11 coaching staff

  • Head coach: Ron Cottrell (20th season)
Career record at HBU entering 2010-11 season: 391-229 (.631)
  • Assistant coach: Steven Key (17th season)
  • Assistant coach: Keith Berard (4th season)
  • Assistant coach: Justin Kinne (1st season)

Notable players

Former

  • E.C. Coleman (1969-73)
  • Anicet Lavodrama (1981-85)
  • Álvaro Teherán (1987-89)

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