Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks men's basketball

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Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks men's basketball
2014–15 Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks men's basketball team
Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks men's basketball athletic logo
University University of Louisiana at Monroe
First season 1951-1952
Conference Sun Belt
Location Monroe, LA
Head coach Keith Richard (5th year)
Arena Fant-Ewing Coliseum
(Capacity: 7,000)
Nickname Warhawks

Maroon and Gold

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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours
NCAA Tournament appearances
1982, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996
Conference tournament champions
A-Sun: 1979, 1982
Southland: 1986, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996
Conference regular season champions
Gulf States: 1962, 1965
A-Sun: 1980
Southland: 1986, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
Conference division season champions
Sun Belt West: 2007 (share)
For information on all University of Louisiana at Monroe sports, see Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks

The Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks men's basketball (formerly the Northeast Louisiana Indians) program represents intercollegiate men's basketball at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. The school competes in the West Division of the Sun Belt Conference in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and play home games at the Fant-Ewing Coliseum in Monroe, Louisiana. Keith Richard will be entering his third season as head coach.


Conference membership history[edit]


Years Coach Record
1951–1953 Cary Phillips 8-33
1953–1957 Arnold Kilpatrick 58–52
1957–1979 Lenny Fant 326–221
1979–1981 Benny Hollis 33–23
1981–2005 Mike Vining 402–302
2006–2010 Orlando Early 60–92
2010–Present Keith Richard 24–90

All time Conference Record[edit]

Conference Seasons Record
Gulf States 18 100-98
Atlantic Sun 4 23-11
Southland 24 235-145
Sun Belt 7 41-101

Postseason results[edit]

All of their appearances were when the school was still known as Northeast Louisiana and their mascot was the Indians.

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Warhawks have appeared in the NCAA Tournament seven times. Their combined record is 0–7.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1982 First Round Iowa L 63–70
1986 First Round UNLV L 51–74
1990 First Round Purdue L 63–75
1991 First Round Duke L 73–102
1992 First Round USC L 54–84
1993 First Round Iowa L 69–82
1996 First Round Wake Forest L 50–64

NAIA Tournament results[edit]

The Warhawks have appeared in the NAIA Tournament one time. Their record is 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1970 First Round
Second Round
Jackson State
W 78–72
L 83–90

NIT results[edit]

The Warhawks have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) two times. Their combined record is 0–2.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1979 First Round Virginia L 78–79
1988 First Round Arkansas State L 54–70

CBI results[edit]

The Warhawks have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) one time. Their record is 3–0.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2015 First Round
Finals Game 1
Finals Game 2
Finals Game 3
Eastern Michigan
W 71–67
W 71–69
W 71–65
4/3/15 (if necs.)



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