Jacksonville

Official Name: 
Jacksonville University
Nickname: 
Dolphins
Mailing Address: 

2800 University Boulevard North
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Telephone: 
(904) 745-7402
Fax: 
(904) 745-7179
Enrollment: 
2,350
Arena: 

Jacksonville Coliseum
Capacity: 9,150
Year Opened: 1960

School Colors: 
Green and White
Conference: 

Atlantic Sun (since 1999)
Former Member of Sun Belt (1977-98)

Final AP Top 10 Rankings: 

(1) 1970

NCAA Division I Tournament Appearances: 

(5) 1970, 1971, 1973, 1979, and 1986
4-5 record (.444)
Reached Final Four in 1970 (2nd)

NIT Appearances: 

(6) 1972, 1974, 1980, 1987, 2009, and 2010
6-7 record (.462)
Finished 3rd in 1972 and 4th in 1974

NAIA Tournament Appearances: 

(1) 1965
0-1 record (.000)

All-Time Winningest Coach: 

All-Time Winningest Coach (Division I level): Hugh Durham (eight years from 1998-2005, 106-119 record, .471)

All-Time Scoring Leader: 

Ralph Tiner (2,184 points from 1962-65 when school was classified as a small college)

All-Time Rebounding Leader: 

Artis Gilmore (1,224 in 1970 and 1971)

Single-Game Individual Scoring Record: 

Ernie Fleming (59 points as senior vs. St. Peter's on 1/29/72)

All-American Selections: 
NCAA Consensus First-Team All-Americans: 

Individual Single-Game Scoring Record Box Score:

Ernie Fleming (59 vs. Saint Peter's)
January 29, 1972 (senior/24.4 ppg)

1

2

Total

Jacksonville

54

78

132

Saint Peter's

43

57

100

Name

FG

FT

PTS

Brent

1-6

2-4

4

Fox

8-20

2-2

18

Fleming

22-29

15-17

59

Steward

6-9

4-6

16

Benbow

10-17

3-3

23

O'Riordan

2-2

2-2

6

Scholz

1-4

0-1

2

Baldwin

0-1

2-2

2

Kruer

1-4

0-0

2

Totals

51-92

30-37

132

Percentages

.554

.811

Name

FG

FT

PTS

Holm

0-0

0-0

0

Martmiuk

13-25

8-8

34

Davis

1-3

3-3

5

Anderson

11-24

0-1

22

Fuller

5-8

3-4

13

Cierski

1-3

0-1

2

O'Reilly

1-1

0-0

2

Richmond

6-14

4-5

16

McPherson

3-5

0-0

6

Totals

41-83

18-22

100

Percentages

.494

.818

Coach

Seasons

Years

Record

W-L %

Best Season(s)

Record

John Geilen

5

1949-53

67-32

.677

1949

17-1

Rollie Rourke

7

1954-60

107-47

.695

1956

23-3

Dick Kendall

4

1961-64

51-49

.510

1963

14-12

Joe Williams

6

1965-70

92-61

.601

1970

27-2

Tom Wasdin

3

1971-73

63-18

.778

1971

22-4

Bob Gottlieb

2

1974-75

35-21

.625

1974

20-10

Don Beasley

3

1976-78

37-46

.446

1976, 1978

.500

Taylor "Tates" Locke

3

1979-81

47-39

.547

1980

20-9

Bob Wenzel

6

1982-87

87-87

.500

1986

21-10

Rich Haddad

4

1988-91

41-75

.353

1989

14-16

Matt Kilcullen

3

1992-94

34-50

.405

1994

17-11

George Scholz

3

1995-97

33-28

.541

1995

18-9

Buster Harvey

1

1997

5-17

.227

1997

5-17

Hugh Durham

8

1998-2005

106-119

.471

2001

18-10

Cliff Warren

6

2006-11

92-92

.500

2011

20-12

  • All-Time W-L Record: 898-780 (.535) from 1949 through 2011.
  • NOTES: Jacksonville (FL) moved up to major-college status in 1967 after competing at the junior college level from 1948-49 through 1956-57
  • Wenzel's record does not reflect a forfeit victory awarded from Virginia Tech in 1986-87
  • Scholz was replaced by interim coach Harvey after JU lost its first six games in the 1996-97 season.