Big Eight Conference Men's Tennis Championship History
    Sponsored by the Big Eight Conference (1912–1996)
School Sponsored Seasons Total Championships Best Finish (Year(s)) Year School Head Coach
Drake 1912– 0   1912 Washington  
Grinnell 1920– 2 1st (1927, 1928) 1913 Missouri  
Colorado 19??– 4 1st (numerous) 1914 Washington  
Iowa State 1912– 1 1st (1946) 1915 Washington  
Kansas 1912– 14 1st (numerous) 1916 Kansas  
Kansas State 1914– 0   1917 Missouri  
Missouri 1912– 2 1st (1913, 1917) 1918 No  Meet N/A
Nebraska 1914– 0   1919 No  Meet N/A
Oklahoma 1920– 35 1st (numerous) 1920 Washington  
Oklahoma State 19??– 16 1st (numerous) 1921 Oklahoma Ben Parks
Washington 1912– 4 1st (numerous) 1922 Oklahoma Ben Parks
1923 Oklahoma Ben Parks
1924 Kansas  
1925 Oklahoma No Coach
This is a table of non conference member participation. 1926 Oklahoma John Mosley
1927 Grinnell  
School Sponsored Seasons Total Championships Best Finish (Year(s)) 1928 Grinnell  
Cornell College 1920 0   1929 Oklahoma John Mosley
Creighton 1920 0   1930 Oklahoma John Mosley
1931 Kansas W. R. Smith
1932 Kansas Wilbur Coen
1933 Kansas Wilbur Coen
1934 No Championship N/A
1935 Oklahoma Leslie Hewes
1936 Oklahoma Leslie Hewes
1937 Kansas Art Voss
1938 Oklahoma Leslie Hewes
1939 Oklahoma Leslie Hewes
1940 Oklahoma Leslie Hewes
Notes 1941 Oklahoma Leslie Hewes
•Need complete results from 1912–1928 to complete sponsored seasons. 1942 No  Meet N/A
1943 No  Meet N/A
1944 No  Meet N/A
1945 No  Meet N/A
1946 Iowa State Harry Schmidt
1947 Oklahoma Walter Mead
1948 Kansas Jim Seaver
1949 Oklahoma Walter Mead
1950 Oklahoma Walter Mead
1951 Oklahoma Walter Mead
1952 Oklahoma Walter Mead
1953 Colorado Dick Gray
1954 Colorado Dick Gray
1955 Oklahoma Walter Mead
1956 Colorado Dick Gray
1957 Oklahoma Don Walraven
1958 Oklahoma State Myron Roderick
1959 Oklahoma State Myron Roderick
1960 Oklahoma Don Walraven
1961 Oklahoma State Myron Roderick
1962 Oklahoma State Myron Roderick
1963 Oklahoma State Myron Roderick
1964 Kansas Denzell Gibbons
1965 Oklahoma Jerry Keen
1966 Oklahoma Jerry Kenn
1967 Oklahoma Jerry Keen
1968 Oklahoma Jerry Keen
1969 Oklahoma Jerry Keen
1970 Oklahoma Jerry Keen
1971 Oklahoma Jerry Keen
1972 Oklahoma Jerry Keen
1973 Oklahoma Jerry Keen
1974 Oklahoma Jerry Keen
1975 Missouri Bill Price
1976 Oklahoma Jerry Keen
1977 Oklahoma† Jerry Keen
  Oklahoma State† James Wadley
1978 Oklahoma State James Wadley
1979 Oklahoma State James Wadley
1980 Oklahoma State James Wadley
1981 Oklahoma State James Wadley
1982 Oklahoma Jerry Keen
1983 Oklahoma State James Wadley
1984 Oklahoma State James Wadley
1985 Oklahoma State James Wadley
1986 Oklahoma State James Wadley
1987 Kansas Scott Perelman
1988 Kansas Scott Perelman
1989 Oklahoma State James Wadley
1990 Oklahoma State James Wadley
1991 Oklahoma State James Wadley
1992 Oklahoma Paul Lockwood
1993 Colorado Ron Smarr
1994 Kansas Michael Center
1995 Kansas Michael Center
1996 Kansas Michael Center
† = Denotes a co-champion.
Source
2011 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Tennis media guide (For the years 1912 through 1928)
Oklahoma Men's Tennis 2010 Media Guide
Big Eight Conference Men's and Women's Fact Book; 1993–94 87th Year/ 31st Edition
The Evening Missourian, May 01, 1918, Page 3
The Evening Missourian, April 11, 1919, Page 2 Info on potential 1919 championship