Ladell Andersen

Alma Mater: 
Class of: 
Hometown: 
Malad, Idaho
  • Compiled a 115-53 record (.685) as coach of the ABA's Utah Stars for two Western Division champions in 1971-72 and 1972-73 (13-8 mark in playoffs)
  • Athletic director at his alma mater for 10 seasons from 1973-74 through 1982-83
  • Assistant coach at Utah under Jack Gardner for five seasons from 1956-57 through 1960-61
  • College career scoring average under Joe Whitesides and Cecil Baker (9.3 ppg)
  • Served in the Air Force for two years before playing with the Denver Central Bankers' AAU team for three seasons from 1953-54 through 1955-56
  • Final Top 20 Rankings (five: AP/UPI/USA)--1962 (18/19), 1964 (NR/15), 1967 (NR/14), 1970 (16/17) and 1988 (19/17/25)
  • All-Americans (four): Utah State's Wayne Estes (1964 and 1965) and Cornell Green (1962) and Brigham Young's Devin Durrant (1984) and Michael Smith (1988).
Record: 

Season

School

Overall

League

Finish

Conference (Division)

Postseason (Record)

1961-62

Utah State

22-7

12-2

2nd

Mountain States

NCAA (1-2)

1962-63

Utah State

20-7

NCAA (0-1)

1963-64

Utah State

21-8

NCAA (1-2)

1964-65

Utah State

13-12

DNP

1965-66

Utah State

12-14

DNP

1966-67

Utah State

20-6

NIT (0-1)

1967-68

Utah State

14-11

DNP

1968-69

Utah State

9-17

Probation

1969-70

Utah State

22-7

NCAA (2-1)

1970-71

Utah State

20-7

NCAA (0-1)

1983-84

Brigham Young

20-11

12-4

2nd

WAC

NCAA (1-1)

1984-85

Brigham Young

15-14

9-7

T-3rd

WAC

DNP

1985-86

Brigham Young

18-14

11-5

4th

WAC

NIT (2-1)

1986-87

Brigham Young

21-11

12-4

2nd

WAC

NCAA (0-1)

1987-88

Brigham Young

26-6

13-3

1st

WAC

NCAA (1-1)

1988-89

Brigham Young

14-15

7-9

5th

WAC

DNP

  • 16-Year College Coaching Record: 287-167 (.630) overall
  • 173-96 (.643) in 10 years at Utah State
  • 114-71 (.616) in six years at Brigham Young
  • 12-2 (.857) in Mountain States Conference
  • 64-32 (.667) in Western Athletic Conference 2-6 (.250) in WAC Tournament
  • 6-10 (.375) in NCAA Tournament
  • 2-2 (.500) in NIT