Stew Morrill (born July 25, 1952, in Provo, Utah, USA) is head coach of the Utah State University men's basketball team. He had previously coached at the University of Montana and Colorado State University before being hired by Utah State in 1998. He is Utah State's winningest coach.
On January 17, 2008, in an 82-78 victory over Boise State University, Morrill logged his 226th Aggie victory, passing E. Lowell Romney to become the winningest coach in Utah State basketball history.
Morrill has a record of 455-224 overall (.670), and 237-86 (.734) with Utah State. His 400th win came in a home victory on January 30 2006 over Hawaii. He has also racked up an incredible home record of 142-12 (.922) in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum as coach of the Aggies.
With Morrill at the helm, the Aggies are one of only three Division I teams to have won at least 23 games in each of the last nine seasons. The other schools are Gonzaga and Kansas. The Aggies guaranteed their ninth season of 23 wins with a 78-58 victory over the University of Idaho on March 8, 2008. Additionally, the Aggies have the fifth best winning percentage in the nation in the time since Morrill took over the program.
Morrill is a Latter-day Saint. When the PA announcer says his name the fans chant, "Stew!
|Montana||1990–91||23-8||(13-3)||NCAA, 1st round|
|Colo. State||1995–96||18-12||(11-7)||NIT, 1st round|
|Colo. State||1997–98||20-9||(8-6)||NIT, 1st round|
|Utah State||1999–00||28-6||(16-0)||NCAA, 1st round|
|Utah State||2000–01||28-6||(13-3)||NCAA, 2nd round|
|Utah State||2001–02||23-8||(13-5)||NIT, 1st round|
|Utah State||2002–03||24-9||(12-6)||NCAA, 1st round|
|Utah State||2003–04||25-4||(17-1)||NIT, 1st round|
|Utah State||2004–05||24-8||(13-5)||NCAA, 1st round|
|Utah State||2005–06||27-6||(8-4)||NCAA, 1st round|
|Utah State||2006–07||23-12||(9-7)||NIT, 1st round|
|Utah State||2007-08||24-11||(12-4)||NIT, 1st round|
GARY WILKINSON NAMED WAC PLAYER OF THE YEAR, STEW MORRILL NAMED WAC COACH OF THE YEAR, WHILE JARED QUAYLE EARNS SECOND-TEAM ALL-WAC HONORS
Aug 23, 2009; LOGAN, Utah, March 8 -- Utah State University issued the following news release: After a dominating regular season that saw Utah...