Abilene Christian Wildcats men's basketball

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Abilene Christian Wildcats
2014–15 Abilene Christian Wildcats men's basketball team
Abilene Christian Wildcats athletic logo
University Abilene Christian University
Conference Southland
Location Abilene, TX
Head coach Joe Golding (3rd year)
Arena Moody Coliseum
(Capacity: 4,600)
Nickname Wildcats
Colors

Purple and White

            
NCAA Tournament appearances
1959*, 1960*, 1962*, 1964*, 1965*, 1966*, 1986*, 1987*, 1999*
* at Division II level

The Abilene Christian Wildcats men's basketball team represents Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, United States. In the 2013–14 season, the Wildcats made the jump to NCAA Division I and joined the Southland Conference.[1] As part of their transition from Division II to Division I, they will not be eligible for postseason play until 2018. They are currently led by head coach Joe Golding and play their home games at Moody Coliseum.

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Division II Tournament results[edit]

The Wildcats have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament nine times. Their combined record is 9–11.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1959 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Southwest Missouri State
Western Illinois
L 67–87
W 85–81 OT
1960 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Colorado College
Northeast Missouri State
W 109–65
L 76–79
1962 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Southeast Missouri State
Lamar Tech
L 55–57
L 74–83
1964 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Lamar Tech
Southeast Missouri State
W 73–71
L 87–90
1965 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Doane
Washington (MO)
W 91–50
L 66–69
1966 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Jackson State
Southwest Missouri State
North Dakota
W 94–79
W 63–58
L 62–63
1986 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Southwest Missouri State
Sam Houston State
L 72–94
W 76–60
1987 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Delta State
West Texas State
L 71–88
L 63–67
1999 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
West Texas A&M
Pittsburg State
Truman State
W 102–96 3OT
W 79–59
L 69–76

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ncaa.com/news/ncaa/article/2012-08-25/abilene-christian-moving-division-i-southland-conference-20

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