Chattanooga Mocs basketball

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Chattanooga Mocs
2013–14 Chattanooga Mocs basketball team
Chattanooga Mocs athletic logo
University University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Conference Southern Conference
North Division
Location Chattanooga, TN
Head coach Will Wade (1st year)
Arena McKenzie Arena
(Capacity: 10,928)
Nickname Mocs
Colors

Navy and Old Gold

            
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1997
NCAA Tournament Round of 32
1982, 1997
NCAA Tournament appearances
1981, 1982, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2005, 2009

The Chattanooga Mocs basketball team represents the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in NCAA Division I men's competition. (Women's teams and athletes at the university are known as Lady Mocs.)

History[edit]

The Mocs won the 1977 NCAA Men's Division II Basketball Tournament, while still in Division II. They are also very well known for being the original Cinderella in the NCAA Tournament. During the 1997 tournament they progressed to the Sweet Sixteen by defeating both Georgia and Illinois. They eventually lost to Providence.

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Division I Tournament results[edit]

The Mocs have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament ten times. Their combined record is 3–10.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result/Score
1981 #11 First Round #6 Maryland L 69–81
1982 #10 First Round
Second Round
#7 NC State
#2 Minnesota
W 58–51
L 61–62
1983 #9 First Round #8 Maryland L 51–52
1988 #16 First Round #8 Oklahoma L 66–94
1993 #12 First Round #5 Wake Forest L 58–81
1994 #13 First Round #4 Kansas L 73–102
1995 #15 First Round #2 Connecticut L 71–100
1997 #14 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#3 Georgia
#6 Illinois
#10 Providence
W 73–70
W 75–63
L 65–71
2005 #15 First Round #2 Wake Forest L 54–70
2009 #16 First Round #1 Connecticut L 47–103

NCAA Division II Tournament results[edit]

The Mocs have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament five times. Their combined record is 11–5 and they were National Champions in 1977.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1961 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Austin Peay
Kentucky Wesleyan
L 69–77
L 80–111
1973 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Southeast Louisiana
Transylvania
L 64–67
W 99–86
1975 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Alabama State
Tennessee State
W 107–83
L 81–82
1976 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Rollins
Valdosta State
Nicholls State
Eastern Illinois
Puget Sound
W 86–62
W 86–66
W 107–78
W 93–84
L 74–83
1977 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Valdosta State
UCF
North Dakota
Sacred Heart
Randolph-Macon
W 92–76
W 88–79
W 76–52
W 95–81
W 71–62

NIT results[edit]

The Mocs have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) four times. Their combined record is 3–4.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1984 First Round
Second Round
Georgia
Tennessee
W 74–69
L 66–68
1985 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Clemson
Lamar
Louisville
W 67–65
W 85–84
L 66–71
1986 First Round Georgia L 81–95
1976 First Round Cleveland State L 73–92

CIT results[edit]

The Mocs have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2014 First Round East Tennessee State L 66–79

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