Columbia Lions men's basketball

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Columbia Lions
2014–15 Columbia Lions men's basketball team
Columbia Lions athletic logo
University Columbia University
Conference Ivy
Location New York City, NY
Head coach Kyle Smith (4th year)
Arena Levien Gymnasium
(Capacity: 3,408)
Nickname Lions

Columbia blue and White

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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Pre-tournament Premo-Porretta champions
1904, 1905
Pre-tournament Helms champions
1904, 1905, 1910
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
NCAA Tournament appearances
1948, 1951, 1968
Conference regular season champions

The Columbia Lions Basketball team is the basketball team that represents Columbia University in New York City, New York, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Ivy League. The team's last appearance in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament was in 1968. The Lions are currently coached by Kyle Smith.[1] Their home games are held in the Levien Gymnasium.

Postseason rusults[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Lions have appeared in the NCAA Tournament three times. Their combined record is 2–4.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1948 Regional Semifinal
Third Place Game
L 76–53
L 66–49
1951 First Round Illinois L 79–71
1968 First Round
Regional Semifinal
Third Place Game
La Salle
St. Bonaventure
W 83–69
L 61–59
W 95–75

CIT results[edit]

The Lions have appeared in one Postseason Tournament (CIT). Their record is 2–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2014 First Round
Second Round
Eastern Michigan
W 58–56
W 69–56
L 72–69


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