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Jeff Judkins Staff Bio | Women's Basketball, Head Coach

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Jeff Judkins
Department
Women's Basketball

Coaching Statistics

Judkins' Record - As BYU Women's Basketball Head Coach

Judkins Coaching Record      
School Yrs. Record Postseason
BYU 2001-02 24-9 NCAA Sweet 16
BYU  2002-03 19-12 NCAA 1st Round
BYU 2003-04 15-14 DNC
BYU 2004-05 19-11 WNIT 1st Round
BYU 2005-06 26-6   NCAA 2nd Round
BYU 2006-07 23-10 NCAA 1st Round
BYU 2007-08 13-16 DNC
BYU 2008-09 18-11 DNC
BYU 2009-10 23-10 WNIT Quarterfinals
BYU 2010-11 25-9 WNIT Third Round
BYU 2011-12 26-7 NCAA 1st Round
BYU 2012-13 23-11 WNIT Third Round
BYU 2013-14 28-7 NCAA Sweet 16
BYU 2014-15 23-10 NCAA First Round
BYU 2015-16 26-7 NCAA First Round

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ten 20-plus win seasons – most recent, in 2015-16; most wins – (28) 2013-14
  • Eight NCAA tournament appearances – most recent, 2015-16; best finish – Sweet 16 (twice, 2013-14 and 2001-02)
  • Four WNIT postseason tournament appearances – most recent, 2012-13 advancing to Third Round. Best finish, Quarterfinal Round (Elite Eight) 2010-11
  • Four conference coach of the year awards – 2015-16 WCC, 2010-11, 2006-07, 2005-06 - MWC
  • Three conference regular season titles – WCC (2015-16); MWC (2005-06 and 2006-07)
  • Three conference tournament crowns – WCC (2014-15), WCC (2011-12) MWC (2001-02)
  •  Coached six All-Americans – Morgan Bailey, Lexi Eaton Rydalch, Jennifer Hamson, Kristen Riley, Ambrosia Anderson, Erin Thorn
  • Coached six conference players of the year – Lexi Eaton Rydalch, Morgan Bailey, Jennifer Hamson, Kristen Riley, Dani Kubik Wright, Ambrosia Anderson, 
  • Coached two conference defensive player of the year – Jennifer Hamson, Mindy Bonham
  • Coached two conference sixth player of the year – Coriann Fraughton, Kristen Riley
  • Has coached 49 all-conference players
  • 94 players have garnered academic citations
  • Has had one player named to the All-Freshman Team
  • Four players have been named to the All-Defensive Team, while three others have been named Newcomer of the Year
  • Nine players have been named to respective conference championships all-tournament team and two have picked up a tournament MVP award, most recent, Lexi Eaton in 2015 WCC Championships
  • Became BYU’s women’s basketball all-time winningest coach with his 220th career win when the Cougars defeated Pepperdine, 80-56 on Jan. 12, 2012

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Coach (men) – University of Utah (1989-99)
  • Assistant Coach (women) – BYU (2000-01)

 

PLAYING CAREER

  • NBA with Boston Celtics, Portland Trailblazers, Detroit Pistons, Utah Jazz  – Drafted in the second round by the Boston Celtics in 1978, the same year the Celtics selected Larry Bird with the sixth pick overall
  • University of Utah – 1974-78 leading Utah to one conference championship and two berths in the NCAA tournament 
  • While at Utah was a second team Academic All-American, a three-time District VII academic selection and a three-time First Team All-WAC honoree
  • Member of the 1977 United States World Games team that captured the gold medal

 

EDUCATION

  • University of Utah - Physical and Health Education bachelor’s degree, 1978

 

PERSONAL

  • Married to Mary Kay
  • Has five children and 10 grandchildren