Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball

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Nevada Wolf Pack
2013–14 Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team
Nevada Wolf Pack athletic logo
University University of Nevada, Reno
Conference MWC
Location Reno, NV
Head coach David Carter (4th year)
Arena Lawlor Events Center
(Capacity: 11,784)
Nickname Wolf Pack
Colors

Blue and Silver

            
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
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Alternate jersey
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Team colours
Alternate
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
2004 (WAC)
Conference tournament champions
1984, 1985 (Big Sky)
2004, 2006 (WAC)
Conference regular season champions
1920 (PCAA)
1927, 1928, 1932, 1938, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961, 1964, 1966 (FWC)
1984, 1985 (Big Sky)
1997 (Big West)
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012 (WAC)

The Nevada Wolf Pack basketball program is a college basketball team that represents the University of Nevada, Reno. The team is currently a member of the Mountain West Conference, which is a Division I conference in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The program began in 1913 and has won 18 regular season conference championships and 4 conference tournament championships.

Background information[edit]

Conference Affiliations[edit]

Team history[edit]

  • All-Time Record: 1222–1106 (.525%) as of March 3, 2013
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances: (1) - 1946
  • NAIA Tournament Record: 2–1
  • NCAA Tournament Record: 4–6
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances: (6) – 1984, 1985, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • NIT Record: 4–4
  • NIT Appearances: (5) – 1979, 1997, 2003, 2010, 2012
  • CBI Record: 0–2
  • CBI Appearances: (2) – 2008, 2009

Regular Season Conference Championships (19)[edit]

  • PCAA: (1) - 1920
  • FWC: (10) - 1927, 1928, 1932, 1938, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961, 1964, 1966
  • BSC: (2) - 1984, 1985
  • WAC: (6) - 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012

Conference Tournament Championships (4)[edit]

  • BSC: (2) - 1984, 1985
  • WAC: (2) - 2004, 2006

Postseason results[edit]

NCAA Division I tournament results[edit]

The Wolf Pack have appeared in the NCAA Division I tournament six times. Their combined record is 4–6.

Year Round Opponent Result
1984 First Round Washington L 54–64
1985 First Round North Carolina State L 56–65
2004 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
Michigan State
Gonzaga
Georgia Tech
W 72–66
W 91–72
L 67–72
2005 First Round
Second Round
Texas
Illinois
W 61–57
L 59–71
2006 First Round Montana L 79–87
2007 First Round
Second Round
Creighton
Memphis
W 77–71OT
L 62–78

NCAA Division II Tournament results[edit]

The Wolf Pack have appeared in the NCAA Division II tournament four times. Their combined record is 1–6.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1957 Regional Semifinals Cal State Los Angeles L 69–75
1961 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
UC Santa Barbara
Chapman
L 57–78
L 63–68
1964 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Cal Poly Pomona
Seattle Pacific
L 71–99
L 74–76
1966 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Fresno State
San Diego
L 78–127
W 74–71

NAIA Division I Tournament results[edit]

The Wolf Pack have appeared in the NAIA Division I Tournament one time. Their combined record is 2–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1946 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Morningside
West Texas State
Southern Illinois
W 56–40
W 60–46
L 58–66

NIT results[edit]

The Wolf Pack have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) five times. Their combined record is 5–5.

Year Round Opponent Result
1979 First Round
Second Round
Oregon State
Texas A&M
W 62–61
L 64–67
1997 First Round
Second Round
Fresno State
Nebraska
W 97–86
L 68–78
2003 First Round Texas Tech L 54–66
2010 First Round
Second Round
Wichita State
Rhode Island
W 74–70
L 83–85
2012 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Oral Roberts
Bucknell
Stanford
W 68–59
W 75–67
L 56–84

CBI results[edit]

The Wolf Pack have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) two times. Their combined record is 0–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
2008 First Round Houston L 79–80
2009 First Round UTEP L 77–79

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]