Doug Wojcik

NCAA

NCAA Tourney is a family affair for Wojciks

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has had a special place in Paxson Wojcik’s heart basically since he was old enough to remember. It’s literally been a part of Wojcik’s life since the time he was basically old enough to walk. Wojcik has literally grown up part of the NCAA Tournament. It’s in his blood. After all, Wojcik is the son of Wheeling Central and Naval Academy graduate Doug Wojcik, who is currently an assistant coach at Michigan State University. Read the full story

About Doug Wojcik


Doug Wojcik is a veteran college basketball coach with more than 25 years of experience. Currently, Wojcik is the Assistant Coach for Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans. A Division I head coach for nine years, Wojcik averaged 20 wins per season while compiling an overall record of 178-121 (.595), and an overall conference record of 88-58 (.602). In addition to his teams’ success on the court, all 21 of Wojcik’s senior student-athletes earned their degrees, achieving a nine-year graduation rate of 100 percent.  

In the last three seasons, Michigan State has won two Big Ten regular season championships, the 2019 Big Ten tournament championship and advanced to the 2019 Final Four, a nation’s-best eighth Final Four in 21 seasons. 

Prior to returning to Michigan State, Wojcik spent a season at East Carolina University, and the 2015-16 season at Gonzaga University, where the Bulldogs earned their fourth-straight West Coast Conference regular-season and tournament titles, their 18th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, and a second-straight Sweet 16 berth with a 28-8 overall record. 

Wojcik spent two seasons as the Head Coach at the College of Charleston (2012-14), where he led his team to a 38‐29 overall mark. In his first season, the team posted a 24‐11 record, including a 14‐4 regular-season conference record and an appearance in the Southern Conference championship game. They also defeated No. 21‐ranked Baylor on the road, recorded an impressive 11 road wins (which tied for the second‐most in Division I), and earned a postseason berth to the College Basketball Invitational.

In year two, Wojcik transitioned his second Division I program into a higher‐ranked conference. In its inaugural year in the Colonial Athletic Association, College of Charleston led the league in scoring defense (62.7 ppg) and rebounding margin (+5.5), which ranked 27th and 20th nationally. 

From 2005 to 2012, Wojcik led the University of Tulsa men’s basketball program and became the all‐time winningest coach in program history with 140 career wins, surpassing legendary coaches Clarence Iba (137) and Nolan Richardson (119). He held a career winning percentage of 60 percent and averaged 20 wins per season with the Golden Hurricane.

20 Wins per Season Average • 178-121 (.595) Record

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Tulsa's All-Time Winningest Coach • 100% Graduation Rate

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