San Francisco

Official Name: 
University of San Francisco
Nickname: 
Dons
Mailing Address: 

2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

Telephone: 
(415) 422-6161
Fax: 
(415) 422-2929
Enrollment: 
8,070
Arena: 

War Memorial Gymnasium
Capacity: 5,300
Year Opened: 1958

School Colors: 
Green and Gold
Conference: 

West Coast (since 1953)

Final AP Top 10 Rankings: 

(5) 1949, 1955, 1956, 1958, and 1977

NCAA Division I Tournament Appearances: 

(16) 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, and 1998
21-14 record (.600)
Reached Final Four in 1955 (1st), 1956 (1st) and 1957 (3rd)

NIT Appearances: 

(5) 1949, 1950, 1966, 1976, and 2005
6-4 record (.600)
Finished 1st in 1949

All-Time Winningest Coach: 

Bob Gaillard (eight years from 1971-78, 165-57 record, .743)

All-Time Scoring Leader: 

Bill Cartwright (2,116 points from 1976-79)

All-Time Rebounding Leader: 

Bill Russell (1,606 from 1954-56)

Single-Game Individual Scoring Record: 

Keith Jackson (47 points as senior at Loyola Marymount on 2/13/88)

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

Individual Single-Game Scoring Record Box Score:

Keith Jackson (47 at Loyola Marymount)
February 13, 1988 (senior/14.1 ppg)

1

2

Total

San Francisco

57

52

109

Loyola Marymount

73

45

118

Name

FG

3PT

FT

PTS

Tention

6-9

0-1

1-3

13

DeBortoli

7-10

0-0

3-4

17

Clardy

7-13

0-0

0-0

16

Jackson

20-29

0-0

6-8

47

Mouton

2-3

0-0

3-4

7

Hall

1-4

0-0

0-0

2

Grigsby

1-2

0-0

2-3

4

Ellis

0-0

0-0

0-1

0

Giusti

0-2

0-0

0-0

0

Seager

1-1

0-0

1-2

3

Totals

45-73

3-9

16-25

109

Percentages

.616

.333

.640

Name

FG

3PT

FT

PTS

Armstrong

2-4

0-0

2-3

6

Yoest

10-16

0-0

15-17

35

Gathers

5-15

0-0

8-12

18

Kimble

9-21

1-8

11-11

30

Simmons

4-8

2-2

3-6

13

Mister

0-0

0-0

0-1

0

Fryer

6-9

4-6

0-0

16

Roscoe

0-1

0-0

0-0

0

Slater

0-0

0-0

0-0

0

Totals

36-74

7-16

39-50

118

Percentages

.486

.438

.780

Coach

Seasons

Years

Record

W-L %

Best Season(s)

Record

James Needles

10

1924-31, 1943-44

113-62

.646

1929

21-2

Phil Morrisey

1

1932

11-5

.688

1932

11-5

Wally Cameron

10

1933-42

88-95

.481

1934

8-5

William Bussenius

1

1946

9-12

.429

1946

9-12

Pete Newell

4

1947-50

70-37

.654

1949

25-5

Phil Woolpert

9

1951-59

153-78

.662

1956

29-0

Ross Guidice

1

1960

9-16

.360

1960

9-16

Peter P. Peletta

6

1961-66

114-51

.691

1965

24-5

Phil Vukicevich

5

1967-71

51-55

.481

1968

16-10

Bob Gaillard

8

1971-78

165-57

.743

1977

29-2

Dan Belluomini

2

1979-80

44-14

.759

both years

.759

Pete Barry

2

1981-82

49-13

.790

1982

25-6

Jim Brovelli

10

1986-95

131-155

.458

1993

19-12

Philip Mathews

9

1996-2004

138-122

.531

2000

19-9

Jessie Evans

4

2005-08

45-57

.441

2005

17-14

Eddie Sutton

1

2008

6-13

.316

2008

6-13

Rex Walters

3

2009-11

42-52

.447

2011

19-15

  • All-Time W-L Record: 1,240-894 (.581) from 1924 through 2011.
  • NOTES: USF did not field a formal team in 1945 and from 1983-85
  • USF was 0-4 in 1970-71 when Gaillard succeeded Vukicevich
  • Mathews' record does not reflect a forfeit victory awarded from California for using an ineligible player in 1995-96
  • Evans compiled a 4-8 record in 2007-08 when he was replaced by Sutton as interim coach.