UMass Lowell River Hawks men's basketball

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UMass Lowell River Hawks
2014–15 UMass Lowell River Hawks men's basketball team
UMass Lowell River Hawks athletic logo
University University of Massachusetts Lowell
Conference America East
Location Lowell, MA
Head coach Pat Duquette (2nd year)
Arena Costello Athletic Center
Tsongas Center
(Capacity: Costello Athletic Center 2,100; Tsongas Center 6,496)
Nickname River Hawks
Colors

Persian Red, Pigment Blue, and White

                  
NCAA Tournament champions
1988*
NCAA Tournament Final Four
1988*
NCAA Tournament appearances
1988*, 2001*, 2002*, 2003*, 2004*, 2006*, 2009*, 2010*, 2011*, 2012*
*at Division II level

The UMass Lowell River Hawks men's basketball team represents the University of Massachusetts Lowell in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States. Beginning in the 2013–14 season, the River Hawks will make the jump to NCAA Division I and will join the America East Conference.[1] As part of their transition from Division II to Division I, they will not be eligible for postseason play until 2017-2018. [2] The team is coached by Pat Duquette who is in his second season. [3] The River Hawks currently play most of their home games at the Costello Athletic Center. [4]In 1988, UMass Lowell (then known as the University of Lowell) was the NCAA Division II national champions.

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Division II Tournament results[edit]

The River Hawks have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament ten times, making that tournament's Elite Eight three times. Their combined record is 15–9. They were Division II national champions in 1988.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1988 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Assumption
New Haven
Alabama A&M
Florida Southern
Alaska-Anchorage
W 90–65
W 84–72
W 76–68
W 88–81
W 75–72
2001 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Queens
Saint Michael's
W 85–67
L 69–80
2002 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Bently
Adelphi
W 72–70
L 57–72
2003 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Saint Rose
Bridgeport
C.W. Post
Bowie State
W 91–67
W 86–73
W 65–59
L 62–72
2004 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Bridgeport
Southern New Hampshire
Bryant
Humboldt State
W 84–64
W 67–61 OT
W 63–62
L 82–89
2006 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Bryant
Saint Anselm
Stonehill
W 77–67
W 74–70
L 80–89
2009 Regional Quarterfinals Merrimack L 84–86 OT
2010 Regional Quarterfinals Merrimack L 62–81
2011 Regional Quarterfinals Saint Rose L 68–81
2012 Regional Quarterfinals Bloomfield L 83–91
Former Men's Basketball Coach Stan Van Gundy

Notable Athletes and Coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.americaeast.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14000&ATCLID=206391165
  2. ^ . UMass Lowell http://www.uml.edu/About/quick-facts.aspx.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Pat Duquette Named Head Men's Basketball Coach at UMass Lowell" (Press release). UMass Lowell Sports Information. May 16, 2013. Retrieved May 16, 2013. 
  4. ^ http://www.goriverhawks.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball

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