Father Knows Best: Dad-Son, Coach-Player Tandems Test Family Bond

There probably are more problems than perks for sons playing under their father at a major university. "It was difficult for him, but not for me," Al McGuire said of his son, Allie, playing under the fiery Hall of Fame coach at Marquette.

Naturally, the biggest source of consternation stems from playing time for a son who isn't an all-conference candidate. Adolph Rupp Jr., who was known as Herky, scored 11 points in nine games in two varsity seasons for Kentucky under his legendary father (1959-60 and 1961-62). "If I think he can help us, he'll play," the elder Rupp said. "If not, not even his mother could persuade me to use him."

Former Texas A&M coach Tony Barone had similar sentiments. "On the court, I throw out the father/son thing," Barone said. "He's got to compete just like any other player. Off the court, it's not so easy."

By any measure, it's difficult to compete under the microscope of playing for a dad. "It was sort of tough love in our family," Jim Harrick Jr. said of playing for his father at Pepperdine in the mid-1980s. "He (his dad) kind of ruled with the iron hand. But I wouldn't have traded that (experience) for anything."

It wasn't quite as strident at Tennessee for the Houston clan. "I'll always have Wade Houston as a motivator wherever I play after this," son Allan said during a standout college career under his father before becoming an NBA All-Star with the New York Knicks. "I'll have the things my father provided. I never want to put pressure on my daughter or son. If he had put pressure on me, I might have been a good player. But who knows how much I would have liked it--or loved the game like I do."

Homer Drew was fond of having a son compete under him when Valparaiso generated national headlines in the late 1990s. "It was very easy for me to coach him," Homer Drew said of Bryce Drew, Valpo's all-time leading scorer. "It's harder for the son because if the coach gets on some players, Bryce hears it--and the coach is also his dad. I admire how Bryce was able to handle some of these things. It was truly an enjoyable family affair. He is an even better son than basketball player."

Said Bryce: "I usually hung around the court after practice for a while so the guys (teammates) could vent frustation about coach before I heard it. I would take some of the comments personally because he's my dad first."

In the small-school ranks, Jerry Meyer, son of all-time winningest coach Don Meyer (at all levels), established the all-time college assists record with 1,314 in 148 games (8.9 apg) for David Lipscomb (Tenn.) and Minnesota-Duluth from 1989-90 through 1993-94 before Lipscomb moved up to the NCAA Division I level. He had a national single-season record 424 assists as a sophomore in 1990-91 before transferring to UMD for his senior campaign. Jerry went on to become the chief analyst and scout for the Rivals.com basketball recruiting coverage.

Here is an alphabetical list of major-college schools that have had a significant father-son, coach-player combination:

School Career Record Father/Coach Son/Player, Position Summary of Career Together
Air Force 32-40 Bob Spear Bert Spear, G Bert, a three-year starter, averaged more than 9 ppg each season. He was a backcourt running mate of eventual NBA championship coach Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs.
Air Force 30-80 Reggie Minton Reggie Minton Jr., G Reggie Jr. averaged 8.3 ppg and 2.2 apg from 1992-93 through 1995-96. He was co-captain of the Falcons his senior season.
Akron 66-77 Dan Hipsher Andy Hipsher, F Dan, who was named to the MAC All-Freshman team (8 ppg and 4 rpg), led the Zips in scoring as a sophomore in 2000-01 (14.2 ppg in six games) before receiving a medical hardship after undergoing back surgery. He led them in rebounding as a sophomore in 2001-02 (6.3 rpg with 12.6 ppg) and as a junior in 2002-03 (5.8 rpg with 9.5 ppg) before finishing his career in 2003-04 (6.4 ppg and 3.7 rpg).
Akron 23-36 Dan Hipsher Bryan Hipsher, G Bryan averaged 2.1 ppg, 1.4 rpg and 1.6 apg as a freshman in 2001-02 before playing sparingly in 2003-04.
Alcorn State 82-40 Davey Whitney Davey Whitney Jr., G Davey Jr. averaged 6.2 ppg from 1982-83 through 1985-86. Alcorn won or shared the SWAC regular-season title his last three seasons. As a senior, he was named to the first five on the all-league team by being the Braves' second-leading scorer (13 ppg) and top assists man (4.7 apg). They participated in the NIT his last two years.
Arizona 60-18 Fred A. Enke Fred W. Enke, G Fred W., a future NFL quarterback, was a three-time All-Border Conference first-team selection from 1945-46 through 1947-48. The Wildcats participated in the 1946 NIT after their first of three consecutive league championships.
Arkansas State 9-17 Dickey Nutt Logan Nutt, G Logan averaged 1.6 ppg and 1.1 apg as a freshman in his dad's final abbreviated season with ASU in 2007-08 before transferring to a junior college.
Ball State 46-55 Jim Holstein Jim Holstein, F The younger Holstein averaged 4.2 ppg from 1973-74 through 1976-77. He was the Cardinals' sixth-leading scorer as a junior (5.2 ppg).
Baylor 50-63 Harry Miller Roddrick Miller, G Roddrick averaged 10.2 ppg, 2.8 rpg and 2.2 apg with the Bears from 1994-95 through 1997-98. His 278 points in 1994-95 was the fourth-highest freshman point total in school history. He was their third-leading scorer as a senior with 11.9 ppg.
Bethune-Cookman 55-45 Clifford Reed Jr. Cliff Reed, G Son was MEAC Rookie of the Year in 2008-09 when he was an all-league second-team selection by leading the Wildcats in scoring, assists, free-throw percentage and three-pointers. He moved up to first-team status the next season (led Wildcats in four statistical categories) and was league MVP as a junior (led team in five categories) when his father was MEAC Coach of the Year before being dismissed during the summer following an internal administrative review. Cliff transferred to Georgia Southern for his senior season after his father was named an assistant coach there.
Boise State 54-54 Bus Connor Steve Connor, G Steve, who averaged 17.8 ppg from 1974-75 through 1977-78, led the Broncos in scoring and assists as a junior (17.3 ppg/5.6 apg) and senior (19.6 ppg/4.4 apg). He ranks among the top five free-throw shooters in school history (79.2%) after pacing Boise State in that category three of his four seasons. They participated in the 1976 NCAA Tournament after capturing the Big Sky Conference championship. Steve was a first five All-Big Sky choice as a senior and second five selection as a sophomore and junior.
Bowling Green 70-44 Jim Larranaga Jay Larranaga, G Jay averaged 11.3 ppg and 2.3 apg from 1993-94 through 1996-97. As a junior, he was the Falcons' second-leading scorer (15.5 ppg). They participated in the 1997 NIT.
Bowling Green 16-16 Louis Orr Chauncey Orr, F Chauncey averaged 1.3 ppg as a freshman in 2011-12.
Brigham Young 84-42 Roger Reid Randy Reid, G/Robbie Reid, G Randy averaged 6.2 ppg and 4.1 apg for a 25-9 team that shared the 1993 WAC regular-season championship and 11.2 ppg and 5.1 apg for a 15-13 club in 1996. Randy (11.8 ppg) and Robbie (6.8 ppg) combined for 18.6 ppg for the Cougars' 22-10 NIT participant in 1994. They collaborated for 18.7 ppg the next season for an NCAA playoff team that also compiled a 22-10 mark.
Bucknell 61-29 Charlie Woollum Bobby Woollum, G Bobby averaged 1.5 ppg from 1986-87 through 1988-89. The Bison appeared in the NCAA Tournament for its first two times in school history after capturing East Coast Conference championships in 1987 and 1989.
California 10-18 Lou Campanelli Kyle Campanelli, G Kyle scored 34 points in 22 games, including four starts, in 1991-92.
UC Davis 5-26 Jim Les Tyler Les, G Tyler averaged 2.4 ppg as a freshman in 2010-11 before his dad joined him the next season. He averaged 9.6 ppg as a sophomore under his father, ranking among the nation's premier three-point shooters.
Campbell 13-41 Billy Lee Brooks Lee, G Brooks, a High Point (N.C.) transfer, led the Atlantic Sun Conference in assists as a junior (5.2 apg) in 2001-02. He finished sixth in the league as a senior (4.3 apg).
Canisius TBD Jim Baron Billy Baron, G Billy started his college career with Virginia before tagging along with his father after a partial season with him at St. Bonaventure in 2011-12.
Canisius 57-30 Nick Macarchuk Jr. Nick Macarchuk III, G Nick III, a part-time starter, had more assists than points while averaging 1.3 ppg from 1984-85 through 1986-87. The Golden Griffins appeared in the 1985 NIT after sharing the North Atlantic Conference regular-season championship. Nick III played his senior year for Canisius in 1987-88 although his father departed for Fordham.
Central Florida 62-61 Kirk Speraw Drew Speraw, G Drew averaged 1 ppg in 2005-06 and 2007-08 through 2009-10. Redshirted in 2006-07.
Central Michigan 21-42 Ernie Zeigler Trey Zeigler, F Trey led the Chippewas in scoring (16.3 ppg) and was runner-up in rebounding (5.4 rpg) as a freshman in 2010-11 before pacing them in both categories the next season. He transferred to Pittsburgh after his father was fired.
Chattanooga 27-32 Henry Dickerson Brian Dickerson, G Brian averaged 1.8 ppg as a freshman in 1999-2000 and 1.5 ppg as a sophomore in 2000-01.
Chicago State 29-58 Kevin Jones Kevin Jones Jr., G Kevin Jr. averaged 6.3 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 2.3 apg and 1.4 spg from 2004-05 through 2006-07.
Creighton 52-22 Greg McDermott Doug McDermott, F Doug was MVC Freshman of the Year in 2010-11 (team highs of 14.9 ppg and 7.2 rpg) after originally signing with league rival Northern Iowa. As a sophomore and junior, he emerged as league MVP and a first-team All-American, finishing national runner-up in scoring as a junior.
Dartmouth 49-31 Doggie Julian Toby Julian, G Toby averaged 4.5 ppg from 1953-54 through 1955-56, including 6.8 ppg as a senior when he was an All-Ivy League second-team selection. He was captain of Dartmouth's 1956 conference champion and NCAA Tournament team that upset highly-ranked West Virginia.
Davidson 77-42 Bob McKillop Matt McKillop, G Matt, who averaged 8.2 ppg from 2002-03 through 2005-06 with a total of 223 three-pointers, became an assistant coach under his dad. He had a career-high 10.7-point scoring average as a sophomore. Opened his junior campaign with a career-high 28 points at Missouri.
Davidson 90-45 Bob McKillop Brendan McKillop, G Brendan contributed three three-pointers in his first college game against Emory in 2007-08. Scored a career-high 24 points in a game at Elon as a junior, canning seven of his team-high 80 three-pointers. Paced the Southern Conference in assist-to-turnover ratio as a junior. Led the Wildcats with 85 three-pointers as a senior.
DePaul 56-22 Ray Meyer Tom Meyer, G Tom averaged 10.3 ppg from 1963-64 through 1965-66, including 14.1 ppg as a senior. The Blue Demons appeared in national postseason competition each of his seasons - NIT in 1964 and 1966 and NCAA Tournament in 1965.
DePaul 34-41 Ray Meyer Joey Meyer, G Joey, who averaged 16.4 ppg from 1968-69 through 1970-71, ranked fourth on the Blue Demons' career scoring list with 1,233 points upon graduation after leading them in scoring as a senior (19.2 ppg). He went on to succeed his father as coach.
Detroit 39-30 Ray McCallum Sr. Ray McCallum Jr., G Ray Jr. averaged 14.5 ppg, 4.4 apg and 1.6 spg as a freshman and sophomore in 2010-11 and 2011-12, leading the Titans in all three categories both seasons.
Drake 37-45 Rudy Washington Rudy Washington Jr., G-F Rudy Jr. averaged 3.8 ppg from 1992-93 through 1994-95. He had a career-high scoring average of 5.2 ppg as a sophomore.
Eastern Illinois 12-17 Mike Miller Joey Miller, G Joey, averaging 10.4 ppg and 2.9 apg, was EIU's runner-up in scoring and assists as a freshman in 2011-12 before transferring to Illinois-Chicago after his father was fired.
George Mason 53-34 Jim Larranaga Jon Larranaga, F Jon, a redshirt freshman in 1999-2000, averaged 13.1 ppg as a senior in 2002-03 to finish his career with a scoring mark of 8.7 ppg. The Patriots participated in the 2001 NCAA Tournament and 2002 NIT.
Georgetown 94-35 John Thompson Jr. Ronny Thompson, G Ronny averaged 2.5 ppg from 1988-89 through 1991-92. The Hoyas were the Big East Conference champion in 1989 and appeared in the NCAA Tournament all four of his seasons.
Georgia 44-19 Tubby Smith G.G. Smith, G G.G. averaged 6.3 ppg and 2.8 apg for two NCAA Tournament teams in 1995-96 and 1996-97 before his father accepted a similar position with SEC rival Kentucky.
Georgia State 35-77 Bob Reinhart Bobby Reinhart, G Bobby averaged 3.8 ppg from 1984-85 through 1988-89 (did not play in 1986-87). As a senior, he was the Panthers' fifth-leading scorer (7.6 ppg) and paced the team in assists with 116.
Georgia State TBD Ron Hunter R.J. Hunter, G R.J. became the most prolific freshman scorer in school history, averaging 17 ppg in 2012-13.
Houston 58-6 Guy Lewis Vern Lewis, G Vern averaged 1.9 ppg for Final Four teams in 1966-67 and 1967-68 after transferring from Tyler (Tex.) Junior College. He distributed a career-high 14 assists against Ohio State in the national third-place game in his final contest.
Howard 37-47 Butch Beard Corey Beard, G Corey averaged 7.2 ppg from 1991-92 through 1993-94. Howard appeared in the 1992 NCAA Tournament.
Illinois State 24-4 Gene Smithson Randy Smithson, G Randy, who did not play in 1976-77 because of a broken foot, averaged 6.7 ppg for 1978 NIT team before his father moved on to Wichita State.
Indiana 100-30 Bob Knight Patrick Knight, G Patrick averaged 1.2 ppg from 1990-91 through 1994-95 (redshirted in 1991-92). The Hoosiers, who won outright or shared the Big Ten Conference title in 1991 and 1993, participated in the NCAA Tournament each of his seasons.
IUPUI-Fort Wayne 9-21 Doug Noll Brad Noll, G Brad averaged 5.6 ppg as a senior in 2002-03. The previous year, he averaged 14.6 ppg and 3.2 apg in the Mastodons' final season at the NCAA Division II level.
Jackson State 45-67 Paul Covington Sr. Paul Covington Jr., G Paul Jr. averaged 3.3 ppg from 1981-82 through 1984-85. He averaged 5.1 apg as a senior.
Kansas 52-8 Phog Allen Milton Allen, F-G Milton, a three-year letterman from 1933-34 through 1935-36, played in the 1936 Olympic Trials. The Jayhawks were Big Six Conference champions in 1934 and 1936.
Kansas 44-19 Phog Allen Robert "Bobby" Allen, C Bobby, a three-year letterman from 1938-39 through 1940-41, was an All-Big Six Conference selection as a junior and senior. He was captain of the team his final year. The Jayhawks, Big Six co-champions in 1940 and 1941, finished runner-up in the 1940 NCAA Tournament.
Kennesaw State 25-35 Tony Ingle Golden Ingle, G Led the Owls in scoring (16.6 ppg) and Atlantic Sun Conference in assists (6.1 apg) as a junior in 2005-06 in their Division I debut. Also paced the ASC in assists as a senior with 5.8 apg while averaging 11.1 ppg. Member of Western Kentucky's 2001 NCAA playoff team before transferring and then spending two years on a Mormon Mission in Denver.
Kentucky 38-24 Eddie Sutton Sean Sutton, G Sean averaged 5.9 ppg and a team-high 4.7 apg as a sophomore starter for UK in 1988-89 before he and his father moved on to Oklahoma State.
Kentucky 110-33 Tubby Smith Saul Smith, G Saul led the Wildcats in assists as a junior and senior. The Wildcats won the 1998 NCAA Tournament title his freshman season.
La Salle 95-29 Speedy Morris Keith Morris, G Keith scored 61 points in 62 games from 1988-89 through 1991-92. The Explorers participated in national postseason competition all four of his seasons--three in the NCAA and one in the NIT. They won their second straight MAAC championship in 1989-90 en route to setting an all-time school record for victories with 30.
Long Island 35-75 Paul Lizzo Todd Lizzo, F Todd averaged 1.2 ppg from 1989-90 through 1992-93.
Louisiana-Lafayette 52-38 Jessie Evans Jarret Evans, G Jarret, a J.C. redshirt, averaged 4.1 ppg as a sophomore in 1998-99, 2.6 ppg as a junior in 1999-2000 and 1.4 ppg as a senior in 2000-01. The Ragin' Cajuns appeared in the 2000 NCAA Tournament.
Louisiana State 49-35 Press Maravich Pete Maravich, G Pete, a three-time unanimous NCAA first-team All-American, became the NCAA's career record holder for total points (3,667 in three years from 1967-68 through 1969-70) and scoring average (44.2 ppg). In his senior season, the Tigers had their highest SEC finish (2nd) and only postseason tournament appearance in a 24-year span from 1955 through 1978.
Loyola Marymount 10-17 Ed Goorjian Greg Goorjian, G Greg led the West Coast Athletic Conference in scoring as a senior All-WCAC selection in 1982-83 (26.5 ppg/sixth in the nation) after transferring from UNLV.
Marquette 30-37 Bill Chandler Sr. Bill Chandler Jr., G Bill Jr., a four-year letterman the first half of the 1940s, was co-captain in 1942-43. He averaged 6.7 ppg in 1944 and 10.5 ppg in 1945.
Marquette 78-9 Al McGuire Allie McGuire, G Allie averaged 9.1 ppg and 4 apg from 1970-71 through 1972-73 for three NCAA Tournament teams. He led the Warriors in assists each of his seasons.
Maryland 85-43 Lefty Driesell Chuck Driesell, G Chuck averaged 1.8 ppg from 1981-82 through 1984-85. The Terrapins appeared in three NCAA Tournaments after participating in the 1982 NIT. They won their first ACC Tournament in 26 years in 1984.
Maryland-Eastern Shore 36-78 Thomas Trotter Tee Trotter, G Son ranked among the MEAC's top 10 scorers as a freshman in 2000-01 with a team-high 14.2 points per game before averaging 17.1 ppg as a sophomore. All-MEAC second-team selection as a junior (20.5 ppg and 3.2 apg) and senior (19.3 ppg) had a couple of 40-point games.
Memphis State 38-23 Larry Finch Sr. Larry Finch Jr., G Junior averaged 1.4 ppg as a freshman in 1995-96 and 1.5 ppg as a sophomore in 1996-97 in his dad's final two seasons as coach of the Tigers.
Mercer 55-30 Bill Bibb Brad Bibb, G Brad averaged 1 ppg as a seldom-used backup from 1978-79 through 1980-81.
Mercer 50-66 Mark Slonaker Michael Slonaker, G Averaged 1.4 ppg as a junior in 2005-06 and 1.3 ppg as a senior in 2006-07 after playing sparingly his first two seasons.
Michigan State 36-36 Gus Ganakas Gary Ganakas, G Gary, 5-5, averaged 4 ppg and 1.8 rpg as a three-year letterman from 1970-71 through 1972-73. In his last two seasons, he paired with 5-11 All-American Mike Robinson to comprise one of the smallest backcourts in the nation.
Mississippi 50-67 Ed Murphy Sean Murphy, C Sean, who averaged 6 ppg and 6 rpg from 1987-88 through 1990-91, was the Rebels' second-leading rebounder his first three campaigns and paced them in rebounding as a senior. He led them in rejections all four years while setting school blocked shot records for a career (180), season (49) and game (seven). Ole Miss participated in the 1989 NIT.
Missouri 19-54 Bob Vanatta Rob Vanatta, G Rob averaged 4.9 ppg from 1964-65 through 1966-67. He was the Tigers' third-leading scorer with 6.5 ppg as a junior.
Missouri 65-35 Mike Anderson Sr. Michael Anderson Jr., G Transferred together from UAB. Junior averaged 0.5 ppg and 0.4 apg with Mizzou from 2006-07 through 2008-09.
Nevada-Reno 43-61 Jim Padgett Pete Padgett, C Pete, a three-time All-West Coast Athletic Conference first-team selection, had perhaps the best freshman season statistically in WCAC history in 1972-73 when he averaged 16 ppg and 17.8 rpg as an all-league second-team choice. He finished his career with 15.8 ppg and 14.1 rpg, leading the league in rebounding all four seasons.
Nevada-Reno 10-19 Jim Carey Tim Carey, G Tim averaged 3.3 ppg in 1979-80.
Nevada-Reno 37-20 Sonny Allen Billy Allen, G Billy averaged 13.1 ppg and 8.2 apg in 1981-82 and 1982-83 after transferring from SMU. The two-time All-Big Sky Conference selection set a UNR single-season record with 8.6 apg as a junior when he was a second-team choice before moving up to first-team status the next year.
New Mexico TBD Steve Alford Kory Alford, G Redshirt freshman in 2011-12.
New Mexico State 32-24 Ken Hayes Sr. Kenny Hayes Jr., G Kenny scored 44 points in 43 games in 1976-77 and 1977-78 after transferring from a junior college.
Northern Arizona 22-29 Joedy Gardner Joedy Gardner, G The younger Gardner averaged 9.3 ppg and 4.5 apg with NAU in 1979-80 and 1980-81 before transferring to Long Beach State, where he led the 49ers in scoring in 1982-83 (15.7 ppg) and 1983-84 (15.8 ppg).
Northern Illinois 35-83 Ricardo Patton Michael Patton, G Michael scored a season-high 22 points in an 88-78 victory at Akron that snapped the Zips' 22-game homecourt winning streak en route to averaging a career-high 6.8 ppg as a freshman in 2007-08. Finished his career with a scoring average of 4.6 ppg.
Northwestern State 53-72 Mike McConathy Michael McConathy, G Michael averaged 5 ppg and 3.2 apg while shooting 80.1% from the free-throw line from 2006-07 through 2009-10.
Northwestern State 54-71 Mike McConathy Logan McConathy, G Logan averaged 1.7 ppg and 1.4 apg from 2007-08 through 2010-11. Led the Demons by shooting 87.5% from the free-throw line as a senior.
Oklahoma 60-11 Billy Tubbs Tommy Tubbs, G Tommy averaged 2 ppg and 2 apg in 1983-84 and 1984-85 for two Big Eight Conference regular-season champions and NCAA Tournament teams after transferring from Lon Morris Junior College.
Oklahoma State 39-36 Hank Iba Moe Iba, G Moe, who averaged 10.2 ppg from 1959-60 through 1961-62, led the Cowboys in field-goal shooting (45.6%) and free-throw shooting (92.6%) as a junior. He went on to coach Big Eight Conference rival Nebraska to its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 1986.
Oklahoma State 44-19 Eddie Sutton Scott Sutton, G Scott averaged 2 ppg and 1.6 rpg in 1992-93 and 1993-94 for two NCAA Tournament teams after transferring from Transylvania (Ky.). He went on to become coach at Oral Roberts.
Oklahoma State 52-16 Eddie Sutton Sean Sutton, G Sean averaged 11 ppg, 2.5 rpg and 4.4 apg in 1990-91 and 1991-92 for two NCAA Tournament teams after transferring from Kentucky. He led the Cowboys in assists and three-point shooting both seasons. They shared the Big Eight Conference regular-season title in 1991.
Oral Roberts 47-34 Dick Acres Jeff Acres, F/Mark Acres, C Dick coached his sons from midway through the 1982-83 campaign through 1984-85. Jeff, who missed the 1982-83 season because of a knee injury, averaged 12.1 ppg and 6.5 rpg from 1980-81 through 1984-85. Mark, a three-time All-Midwestern City Conference first-team selection, averaged 18.5 ppg and 9.6 rpg and shot 56.4% from the floor from 1981-82 through 1984-85. Mark was a two-time Midwestern City MVP who led the Titans in scoring and rebounding all four seasons. ORU participated in the 1984 NCAA Tournament.
Oregon 47-44 Ernie Kent Jordan Kent, G Jordan redshirted one season before averaging 1.8 ppg and 1.2 rpg as a freshman in 2003-04, 4.8 ppg and 4.4 rpg as a sophomore in 2004-05, and 3 ppg and 4.4 rpg as a junior in 2005-06. Qualified for NCAA championships in 200-meter race before quitting track and basketball as a senior to concentrate on football for the Ducks. He became a sixth-round NFL draft choice by the Seattle Seahawks.
Pacific 76-41 Bob Thomason Scott Thomason, G After redshirting in 1994-95, Scott, 5-8, averaged 4.7 ppg from 1995-96 through 1998-99. He ranked among the nation's leaders in three-point field-goal percentage as a senior (48.6%) when he was the Tigers' third-leading scorer with 8.5 ppg. They participated in the 1997 NCAA Tournament and 1998 NIT.
Pepperdine 52-36 Jim Harrick Jim Harrick Jr., G Jim Jr. averaged a team-high 3.1 apg in 1986-87 after playing sparingly in 1983-84 and 1985-86. He attended a school in Utah in 1984-85.
Pepperdine 37-22 Paul Westphal Mike Westphal, G Mike, a J.C. recruit, averaged 3.3 ppg as a junior in 2001-02 and 8.6 ppg as a senior in 2002-03.
Pittsburgh 28-32 Ralph Willard Kevin Willard, G Kevin averaged 2.9 ppg and 2.4 apg in 1995-96 and 1996-97 before passing up his final year of eligibility to become a coaching intern with the Boston Celtics.
Portland State 6-21 Glen Kinney Skip Kinney, G Skip averaged 8.7 ppg, 2.6 rpg and 2.5 apg as a sophomore in 1978-79.
Purdue 50-10 Piggy Lambert Austin Lambert, G Austin averaged 2.9 for the Boilermakers as a senior in 1935-36 for their 16-4 team.
Rhode Island 38-14 Frank Keaney Sr. Frank Keaney Jr. Frank Jr. was a letterman in the mid-1930s.
Rhode Island 57-11 Frank Keaney Sr. Warner Keaney, C Warner, a unanimous first-team choice as a senior on the All-New England Conference team for URI's NIT squad in 1941, was known for his ability to get rebounds and throw length-of-the-court passes that keyed URI's famous fast break. He was also a first-team pick in 1939-40 after being a second-team choice in 1938-39.
Rhode Island 77-51 Jim Baron Jimmy Baron, G Jimmy averaged 8.7 ppg and led URI with 47 three-pointers as a freshman in 2005-06. Ranked fourth in the nation in three-point field-goal percentage as a sophomore (47.8%) when he averaged 14.6 ppg and 2.2 rpg. All-Atlantic 10 Conference first-team selection as a senior (17.4 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 89.2 FT%, 45.4 3FG%).
Rhode Island 6-14 Jim Baron Billy Baron, G Billy averaged 13 ppg, 4.4 rpg and 2.6 apg in partial season in 2011-12 after transferring from Virginia. Originally chose to stay with URI after his father was fired and wound up at Canisius before deciding to transfer again during the summer.
St. Francis (NY) 7-16 Dan Lynch Sr. Dan Lynch Jr., G Dan Jr. averaged 1.5 ppg in his father's final season in 1968-69.
St. Joseph's 81-42 Phil Martelli Sr. Phil Martelli Jr., G Phil Jr., a walk-on, scored eight points in 34 games from 1999-2000 through 2002-03.
Saint Louis 5-23 Rich Grawer Kevin Grawer, G Kevin, after missing most of his first season because of a knee injury, averaged 3 ppg in 1991-92 before transferring to a junior college after his father was fired. Kevin finished his major-college career at Tulsa.
San Diego State 15-44 Smokey Gaines Darryl Gaines, G Darryl averaged 2.8 ppg in 1985-86 and 7.3 ppg in 1986-87 before transferring to the University of Denver.
San Diego State 27-54 Fred Trenkle Brady Trenkle, G Brady averaged 3.5 ppg in 1994-95, 1996-97 and 1998-99. He redshirted in 1995-96 and missed 1997-98 after being diagnosed with a heart virus.
San Francisco 58-59 Jim Brovelli Mike Brovelli, G Mike averaged 3.5 ppg and 2.3 apg from 1990-91 through 1994-95. He missed the 1991-92 campaign because of a fractured foot. His best season was as a senior when he averaged 6.5 ppg and 3.9 apg.
San Jose State 46-41 Bill Berry Ricky Berry, G-F After playing his freshman season with Oregon State, Ricky averaged 21 ppg, 5.6 rpg and 3.2 apg for the Spartans from 1985-86 through 1987-88 en route to becoming their all-time leading scorer (1,767 points). He was a three-time All-Big West Conference first-team selection.
South Dakota 50-43 Dave Boots Jordan Boots, G Jordan contributed 98 three-pointers in his first three seasons entering senior campaign in 2012-13.
Southeast Missouri State 15-16 Dickey Nutt Logan Nutt, G Logan, a transfer from Ole Miss, scored 19 points in 19 games as a senior in 2011-12 playing with his younger brother, Lucas.
Southeast Missouri State 32-61 Dickey Nutt Lucas Nutt, G Lucas averaged 7.2 ppg, 1.7 rpg and 3.3 apg from 2009-10 (granted medical redshirt as a freshman because of a broken foot) through 2011-12. Led team in assists and free-throw shooting in 2010-11. Played with his older brother, Logan, in 2011-12.
Southern (La.) 19-13 Roman Banks Tre'lun Banks, G Tre'lun averaged 8.7 ppg, 2.5 rpg and 3.3 apg as a freshman in 2013-14.
Southern California 53-31 Bob Boyd Bill Boyd, F Bill averaged 2.9 ppg and 1.5 rpg for the Trojans from 1972-73 through 1975-76 (missed 1974-75 season because of a broken foot). USC participated in the NIT in 1973 and CCAT in 1974.
Southern Methodist 27-28 Sonny Allen Billy Allen, G Billy led the SWC in assists as a freshman in 1978-79 (9 apg) and as a sophomore in 1979-80 (9.1 apg). He also paced the Mustangs in free-throw percentage both years before transferring with his father to Nevada-Reno. In his sophomore season, SMU tied its highest win total (16) in a 15-year span from 1967-68 through 1981-82.
Southern Methodist 44-45 Mike Dement Michael Dement, G Michael played sparingly under his father during his last three seasons with the Mustangs from 2001-02 through most of 2003-04.
Stetson 59-49 Glenn Wilkes Sr. Glenn Wilkes Jr., G Glenn Jr. averaged 4.5 ppg and 3.3 apg from 1976-77 through 1979-80. He led the Hatters in assists with 4.7 per game as a sophomore in 1977-78.
Stetson 54-64 Glenn Wilkes Sr. Rob Wilkes, G Rob averaged 4.4 ppg and 3.2 apg and contributed 102 three-point field goals from 1989-90 through 1990-93. He led the Hatters in assists with 4.1 per game in his junior and senior seasons.
Temple 52-20 James Usilton Sr. James Usilton Jr., G James Jr. was a member of the Owls' 1938 NIT champion in the first year of the event.
Tennessee 60-68 Wade Houston Allan Houston, G Allan, a four-time All-SEC first-team selection, averaged more than 20 ppg each of his four seasons en route to becoming the Volunteers' all-time leading scorer (2,801 points from 1989-90 through 1992-93). They participated in the NIT in his freshman and junior campaigns.
Tennessee 99-42 Bruce Pearl Steven Pearl, G Steven, after playing sparingly his first two seasons, was in the Volunteers' regular rotation in 2009-10 and 2010-11 when he averaged 1.7 ppg and 1.4 rpg while shooting 51.6% from the floor.
Texas 83-44 Tom Penders Tommy Penders, G Tommy averaged 2 ppg from 1991-92 through 1994-95. He posted career-high marks of 4.5 ppg and 2.1 apg as a sophomore part-time starter. The Longhorns won three Southwest Conference regular-season championships and appeared in three NCAA Tournaments during Tommy's career.
Texas A&M 35-50 Tony Barone Sr. Tony Barone Jr., G Tony Jr. averaged 1.2 ppg from 1991-92 through 1993-94. The Aggies participated in the 1994 NIT.
Texas A&M 16-38 Tony Barone Sr. Brian Barone, G Brian averaged 4 apg and 2.7 ppg in 1996-97 and 1997-98, finishing third in the Big 12 in assists as a sophomore. He transferred to Marquette after his father was fired by the Aggies.
Texas A&M 21-35 Melvin Watkins Marcus Watkins, G Marcus averaged 2.5 ppg and 1.5 rpg in 2002-03 and 2003-04. He transferred to Missouri with his father after Melvin was fired by the Aggies and became an assistant with the Tigers. Curtis played briefly under his father again when Melvin was interim head coach late in the 2005-06 campaign.
Texas-Arlington 22-36 Snake LeGrand Bobby LeGrand, G Bobby averaged 3.9 ppg and 2.6 apg in 1985-86 and 1986-87.
Texas Christian 52-73 Neil Dougherty Neil P. Dougherty, G Neil P. averaged 1.6 ppg and 1.6 apg as a junior in 2005-06 and 3.4 ppg and 2.6 apg as a senior in 2006-07.
Tulane 13-41 Roy Danforth Mike Danforth, G Mike averaged 1.6 ppg in 1977-78 and 1978-79 with the Green Wave after transferring from Syracuse, where he played on the junior varsity squad.
Tulsa 19-32 Clarence Iba Gene Iba, G Gene, who went on to coach Houston Baptist and Baylor in the NCAA playoffs, played sparingly in his dad's last two seasons in 1958-59 and 1959-60 en route to becoming the Golden Hurricane's all-time winningest coach.
UAB 96-35 Gene Bartow Murry Bartow, G Murry, who played sparingly for four NCAA Tournament teams and three Sun Belt Conference championship squads from 1980-81 through 1984-85, sat out the 1982-83 campaign as a redshirt. He eventually succeeded his father as the Blazers' coach before guiding East Tennessee State to the NCAA playoffs multiple times.
UAB 60-39 Mike Davis Sr. Mike Davis Jr., G Junior, a J.C. transfer, averaged 3.5 ppg in 2006-07 before his scoring average decreased the next two seasons.
UNLV 30-7 Lon Kruger Kevin Kruger, G Kevin, an Arizona State transfer, led the Mountain West Conference with 5.1 assists per game as a senior in 2006-07 for the Rebels' NCAA playoff team. The all-league third-team selection and MWC Tournament MVP also contributed 13.5 ppg and team-high 80 three-pointers.
UNLV 77-19 Jerry Tarkanian Danny Tarkanian, G Danny led the Rebels in assists and steals each of his three seasons from 1981-82 through 1983-84 after transferring from Dixie Junior College (Utah). The All-Pacific Coast Athletic Association second-team selection finished second in the nation with 8.5 apg as a senior. UNLV participated in the NIT in 1982 and NCAA Tournament in 1983 and 1984. The Rebels captured the PCAA regular-season championship in 1983 and 1984.
Utah State 48-38 Rod Tueller Tann Tueller, G Tann averaged 2.2 ppg as a senior in 1985-86 after playing sparingly the previous two seasons.
Utah Valley 39-24 Dick Hunsaker Holton Hunsaker, G Holton, an All-Great West Conference second-team selection as a sophomore, averaged 10.8 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 3.3 apg and 1.3 spg in 2010-11 and 2011-12. He had at least 50 three-pointers each season and ranked among the nation's top 40 free-throw shooters.
Valparaiso 88-36 Homer Drew Bryce Drew, G Bryce, who averaged 17.7 ppg, 5.2 apg and 1.5 spg from 1994-95 through 1997-98 en route to becoming the school's all-time leader in scoring and assists, was the Mid-Continent Conference MVP his last two seasons. The Crusaders won the MCC regular-season and league tournament championships all four years.
Valparaiso 33-51 Tom Smith Todd Smith, G Todd averaged 4 ppg and 3.5 apg from 1985-86 through 1987-88. He led the Crusaders in assists in 1985-86 and 1986-87 and in steals in 1985-86.
Villanova 49-26 Alex Severance Dave Severance, G Dave averaged 1.3 ppg and 2.1 rpg for 20-6 squad as a senior in 1960-61. Participated in NIT his first two years (1959 and 1960).
Washington State 31-79 Paul Graham Nick Graham, G Nick averaged 1.5 ppg from 1999-2000 through 2002-03. He started three games as a senior.
Weber State 43-17 Neil McCarthy Aaron McCarthy, G Aaron led the Big Sky Conference in assists as a senior in 1984-85 with 7.2 per game. He played for the Wildcats' conference champion and NIT team the previous year after transferring from SIU-Edwardsville. Aaron previously paced UC Santa Barbara in assists and steals in 1980-81.
Western Illinois 29-28 Jack Margenthaler Matt Margenthaler, G Matt, a transfer from Parkland J.C. (Ill.), averaged 1.9 ppg in 1989-90 and 1990-91 with WIU after originally beginning his college career with Iowa State.
Western Kentucky 69-20 Ed A. Diddle Eddie Diddle, G Eddie averaged 6 ppg from 1948-49 through 1950-51. The Hilltoppers participated in the NIT his sophomore and junior seasons before he was their fourth-leading scorer as a senior (10.2 ppg). Eddie went on to win one of 12 games against his father as coach for OVC rival Middle Tennessee State.
Western Kentucky 20-11 Ralph Willard Kevin Willard, G Kevin averaged 4.6 ppg and shot a team-high 40.6% from three-point range for Sun Belt Conference regular-season champion and NCAA Tournament team in 1993-94. He scored a season-high 18 points in WKU's 78-72 loss to USL in the Sun Belt Tournament final.
West Virginia 77-51 John Beilein Patrick Beilein, G Patrick averaged 7.8 ppg from 2002-03 through 2005-06. The Mountaineers reached NCAA Tournament regional semifinals each of his last two seasons.
Wichita State 43-19 Gene Smithson Randy Smithson, G Randy, a transfer from Cowley County Community College (Kan.), averaged 10.9 ppg for NIT team in 1979-80 and 13 ppg for NCAA Tournament team in 1980-81. The Shockers won the 1981 Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title. He eventually became coach of his alma mater.
Wichita State 25-34 Randy Smithson Reggie Smithson, G Reggie averaged 2 ppg as a freshman in 1998-99 and 1.3 ppg as a sophomore in 1999-2000.
Wisconsin-Green Bay 87-34 Dick Bennett Tony Bennett, G Tony, a three-time All-Mid-Continent Conference first-team selection, averaged 19.4 ppg and 5.1 apg from 1988-89 through 1991-92, finishing as UWGB's all-time leading scorer (2,285 points). He holds the NCAA career record for highest three-point field-goal percentage (.497/minimum of 200 made) and won the Frances Pomeroy Award his senior year as the nation's top player shorter than six feet tall. The Phoenix won the 1991 MCC Tournament and 1992 regular-season title.