VMI Keydets basketball, 1960–69

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The VMI Keydets basketball teams represented the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. The program began in 1908, and played their games out of Cormack Field House, nicknamed "The Pit". The Keydets were members of the Southern Conference. Their primary rival is The Citadel.

Contents: 1959–601960–611961–621962–631963–641964–651965–661966–671967–681968–69


1959–60[edit]

1959–60 VMI Keydets men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1959–60 record 4–16 (3–11 SoCon)
Head coach Weenie Miller
Home arena Cormack Field House
Seasons
1959–60 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Virginia Tech 12 1   .923     20 6   .769
West Virginia 9 2   .818     26 5   .839
William & Mary 10 5   .667     15 11   .577
The Citadel 8 4   .667     15 8   .652
George Washington 7 5   .583     15 11   .577
Furman 6 7   .462     9 16   .360
VMI 3 11   .214     4 16   .200
Richmond 2 12   .143     7 18   .280
Davidson 0 10   .000     5 19   .208
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1960; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
December 3
no, no
William & Mary L 78–79  0–1
(0–1)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 5*
no, no
at Bridgewater L 68–70  0–2
Nininger Hall 
Bridgewater, Virginia
December 8
no, no
George Washington L 77–90  0–3
(0–2)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 10*
no, no
Hampden–Sydney W 108–96 3OT 1–3
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 14
no, no
at West Virginia L 76–91  1–4
(0–3)
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
December 18*
no, no
at Kentucky Wesleyan
All-America Tournament
L 90–102  1–5
 
Owensboro, Kentucky
December 19*
no, no
vs. Middle Tennessee
All-America Tournament
L 61–74  1–6
 
Owensboro, Kentucky
January 6*
no, no
Virginia L 71–83  1–7
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 9
no, no
at The Citadel L 53–74  1–8
(0–4)
The Citadel Armory 
Charleston, South Carolina
January 11
no, no
at Davidson W 70–38  2–8
(1–4)
Johnston Gym 
Davidson, North Carolina
January 16
no, no
at Richmond W 77–76 OT 3–8
(2–4)
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
January 19
no, no
Virginia Tech L 93–95 OT 3–9
(2–5)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 1
no, no
at West Virginia L 71–101  3–10
(2–6)
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
February 5
no, no
The Citadel L 45–76  3–11
(2–7)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 9
no, no
Davidson W 72–60  4–11
(3–7)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 11
no, no
at George Washington L 78–95  4–12
(3–8)
 
Washington, D.C.
February 12
no, no
at William & Mary L 67–89  4–13
(3–9)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, Virginia
February 15
no, no
Richmond L 58–64  4–14
(3–10)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 19
no, no
at Virginia Tech L 71–100  4–15
(3–11)
War Memorial Gymnasium 
Blacksburg, Virginia
1960 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
February 25
no, no
vs. West Virginia L 83–90  4–16
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1960–61[edit]

1960–61 VMI Keydets men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1960–61 record 5–17 (3–11 SoCon)
Head coach Weenie Miller
Home arena Cormack Field House
Seasons
1960–61 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
West Virginia 11 1   .917     23 4   .852
Virginia Tech 12 3   .800     15 7   .682
The Citadel 10 3   .769     17 8   .680
William & Mary 9 6   .600     14 10   .583
Furman 6 7   .462     15 11   .577
Richmond 5 11   .313     9 14   .391
George Washington 3 9   .250     9 17   .346
VMI 3 11   .214     5 17   .227
Davidson 2 10   .167     9 14   .391
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1961; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
December 1*
no, no
at Kentucky L 56–72  0–1
Memorial Coliseum 
Lexington, Kentucky
December 3*
no, no
at Pennsylvania L 80–84  0–2
The Palestra 
Philadelphia
December 8
no, no
Davidson W 72–68  1–2
(1–0)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 10
no, no
at William & Mary L 58–66  1–3
(1–1)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, Virginia
December 13*
no, no
at Virginia W 75–63  2–3
Memorial Gymnasium 
Charlottesville, Virginia
December 17
no, no
George Washington L 86–90  2–4
(1–2)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 29*
no, no
at Richmond
Richmond Invitational
L 90–100  2–5
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
December 30*
no, no
vs. Virginia
Richmond Invitational
L 68–76  2–6
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
January 5
no, no
at West Virginia L 72–87  2–7
(1–3)
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
January 7
no, no
The Citadel L 69–70  2–8
(1–4)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 12
no, no
at Virginia Tech L 63–78  2–9
(1–5)
War Memorial Gymnasium 
Blacksburg, Virginia
January 14
no, no
at Richmond L 62–69  2–10
(1–6)
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
January 17
no, no
at George Washington W 93–77  3–10
(2–6)
 
Washington, D.C.
January 28*
no, no
Bucknell W 101–79  4–10
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 31
no, no
vs. West Virginia L 91–102  4–11
(2–7)
 
Bluefield, West Virginia
February 4
no, no
at Davidson L 79–88  4–12
(2–8)
Johnston Gym 
Davidson, North Carolina
February 6
no, no
Virginia Tech L 85–86  4–13
(2–9)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 8
no, no
at The Citadel L 83–91  4–14
(2–10)
The Citadel Armory 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 17
no, no
William & Mary L 77–86  4–15
(2–11)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 21
no, no
Richmond W 78–75  5–15
(3–11)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 25*
no, no
at Morris Harvey L 85–88  5–16
 
Charleston, West Virginia
1961 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
March 2
no, no
vs. West Virginia L 71–89  5–17
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1961–62[edit]

1961–62 VMI Keydets men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1961–62 record 9–11 (6–8 SoCon)
Head coach Weenie Miller
Home arena Cormack Field House
Seasons
1961–62 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
West Virginia 12 1   .923     24 6   .800
Virginia Tech 9 3   .750     19 6   .760
Furman 8 5   .615     15 12   .556
George Washington 6 7   .462     9 15   .375
Davidson 5 6   .455     14 11   .560
VMI 6 8   .429     9 11   .450
The Citadel 4 8   .333     8 15   .348
Richmond 5 11   .313     6 21   .222
William & Mary 5 11   .313     7 17   .292
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1962; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
December 2*
no, no
at Clemson L 84–87  0–1
Clemson Field House 
Clemson, South Carolina
December 5
no, no
at West Virginia L 56–90  0–2
(0–1)
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
December 9
no, no
Davidson W 84–60  1–2
(1–1)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 14
no, no
at George Washington L 85–105  1–3
(1–2)
 
Washington, D.C.
December 29*
no, no
vs. George Washington
Richmond Invitational
W 75–67  2–3
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
December 30*
no, no
vs. Georgetown
Richmond Invitational
L 59–67  2–4
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
January 3
no, no
at West Virginia L 79–101  2–5
(1–3)
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
January 6
no, no
Virginia Tech L 75–97  2–6
(1–4)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 10
no, no
The Citadel W 71–69 OT 3–6
(2–4)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 13
no, no
at Richmond L 52–72  3–7
(2–5)
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
January 16
no, no
William & Mary W 74–71  4–7
(3–5)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 31
no, no
George Washington W 80–72  5–7
(4–5)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 3
no, no
at The Citadel W 73–70  6–7
(5–5)
The Citadel Armory 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 7
no, no
Richmond L 81–82 OT 6–8
(5–6)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 10
no, no
at Davidson W 68–66  7–8
(6–6)
Johnston Gym 
Davidson, North Carolina
February 14
no, no
at Virginia Tech L 71–85  7–9
(6–7)
Cassell Coliseum 
Blacksburg, Virginia
February 17
no, no
at William & Mary L 84–102  7–10
(6–8)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, Virginia
February 24*
no, no
at Marshall W 76–65  8–10
Veterans Memorial Fieldhouse 
Huntington, West Virginia
1962 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
March 1
no, no
vs. Furman W 76–61  9–10
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
March 2
no, no
vs. Virginia Tech L 66–70  9–11
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1962–63[edit]

1962–63 VMI Keydets men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1962–63 record 6–15 (6–10 SoCon)
Head coach Weenie Miller
Home arena Cormack Field House
Seasons
1962–63 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
West Virginia 11 2   .846     23 8   .742
Davidson 8 3   .727     20 7   .741
William & Mary 10 5   .667     15 9   .625
Furman 9 6   .600     14 14   .500
George Washington 6 6   .500     8 15   .348
Virginia Tech 6 6   .500     12 12   .500
VMI 6 10   .375     6 15   .286
Richmond 3 13   .188     7 18   .280
The Citadel 2 10   .167     3 20   .130
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1963; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
December 1*
no, no
East Carolina L 66–76  0–1
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 4*
no, no
vs. West Virginia L 74–100  0–2
(0–1)
 
Charleston, West Virginia
December 8
no, no
at Davidson L 62–64  0–3
(0–2)
Johnston Gym 
Davidson, North Carolina
December 11
no, no
George Washington W 74–73  1–3
(1–2)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 15
no, no
Furman W 88–68  2–3
(2–2)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 3
no, no
at West Virginia L 74–86  2–4
(2–3)
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
January 5
no, no
The Citadel W 106–71  3–4
(3–3)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 8
no, no
at Virginia Tech L 70–74  3–5
(3–4)
Cassell Coliseum 
Blacksburg, Virginia
January 11
no, no
Richmond W 79–77  4–5
(4–4)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 15
no, no
at William & Mary L 71–80  4–6
(4–5)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, Virginia
January 26*
no, no
at Marshall L 82–98  4–7
Veterans Memorial Fieldhouse 
Huntington, West Virginia
January 28*
no, no
Clemson L 58–68  4–8
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 1
no, no
Virginia Tech L 66–77  4–9
(4–6)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 5
no, no
at George Washington L 69–81  4–10
(4–7)
 
Washington, D.C.
February 8
no, no
Davidson L 57–64  4–11
(4–8)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 11
no, no
at Furman L 85–91  4–12
(4–9)
Greenville Memorial Auditorium 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 12
no, no
at The Citadel W 70–65 OT 5–12
(5–9)
The Citadel Armory 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 15
no, no
William & Mary L 65–75  5–13
(5–10)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 20
no, no
at Richmond W 85–60  6–13
(6–10)
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
February 23*
no, no
at NC State L 72–88  6–14
Reynolds Coliseum 
Raleigh, North Carolina
1963 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
February 28
no, no
vs. Davidson L 69–108  6–15
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1963–64[edit]

1963–64 VMI Keydets men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1963–64 record 12–12 (7–7 SoCon)
Head coach Weenie Miller
Home arena Cormack Field House
Seasons
1963–64 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Davidson 9 2   .818     22 4   .846
West Virginia 11 3   .786     18 10   .643
Virginia Tech 7 3   .700     16 7   .696
VMI 7 7   .500     12 12   .500
Furman 7 8   .467     11 15   .423
George Washington 5 7   .417     11 15   .423
William & Mary 5 9   .357     9 13   .409
The Citadel 4 8   .333     11 10   .524
Richmond 4 12   .250     6 16   .273
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1964; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
November 30*
no, no
at NC State L 57–69  0–1
Reynolds Coliseum 
Raleigh, North Carolina
December 2*
no, no
at Tennessee L 59–71  0–2
Stokely Athletic Center 
Knoxville, Tennessee
December 6
no, no
William & Mary L 51–56  0–3
(0–1)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 10
no, no
at George Washington W 80–75  1–3
(1–1)
 
Washington, D.C.
December 13
no, no
at West Virginia W 68–64  2–3
(2–1)
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
December 15
no, no
Furman W 64–51  3–3
(3–1)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 20*
no, no
at Clemson L 80–100  3–4
Clemson Field House 
Clemson, South Carolina
December 31*
no, no
at Vanderbilt L 71–87  3–5
Memorial Gymnasium 
Nashville, Tennessee
January 4*
no, no
Florida State W 83–72  4–5
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 7
no, no
Davidson L 58–70  4–6
(3–2)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 9
no, no
at West Virginia L 73–75  4–7
(3–3)
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
January 28*
no, no
East Carolina W 86–78  5–7
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 1
no, no
at Davidson L 91–129  5–8
(3–4)
Johnston Gym 
Davidson, North Carolina
February 4
no, no
George Washington W 94–75  6–8
(4–4)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 8
no, no
at Richmond L 90–96  6–9
(4–5)
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
February 11
no, no
The Citadel W 89–88  7–9
(5–5)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 15
no, no
at William & Mary W 70–65  8–9
(6–5)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, Virginia
February 18
no, no
Richmond W 98–83  9–9
(7–5)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 21
no, no
at The Citadel L 77–79  9–10
(7–6)
The Citadel Armory 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 22
no, no
at Furman L 64–70  9–11
(7–7)
Greenville Memorial Auditorium 
Greenville, South Carolina
1964 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
February 27
no, no
vs. Furman W 77–73  10–11
Charlotte Coliseum 
Charlotte, North Carolina
February 28
no, no
vs. Davidson W 82–81  11–11
Charlotte Coliseum 
Charlotte, North Carolina
March 1
no, no
vs. George Washington W 61–56  12–11
Charlotte Coliseum 
Charlotte, North Carolina
1964 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
March 9*
no, no
vs. Princeton
First Round
L 60–86  12–12
The Palestra 
Philadelphia
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1964–65[edit]

1964–65 VMI Keydets men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1964–65 record 8–13 (5–9 SoCon)
Head coach Gary McPherson
Home arena Cormack Field House
Seasons
1964–65 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Davidson 12 0   1.000     24 2   .923
Virginia Tech 9 5   .643     13 10   .565
The Citadel 8 4   .667     13 11   .542
West Virginia 8 6   .571     14 15   .483
George Washington 6 7   .462     10 13   .435
William & Mary 6 8   .429     12 13   .480
Richmond 6 10   .375     10 16   .385
VMI 5 9   .357     8 13   .381
Furman 2 13   .133     6 19   .240
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1965; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
December 2*
no, no
at Florida L 59–68  0–1
Florida Gymnasium 
Gainesville, Florida
December 3*
no, no
at Florida State L 72–76  0–2
Tully Gymnasium 
Tallahassee, Florida
December 9*
no, no
Virginia W 95–75  1–2
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 11
no, no
vs. West Virginia L 73–79  1–3
(0–1)
 
Charleston, West Virginia
December 15
no, no
at Davidson L 69–91  1–4
(0–2)
Johnston Gym 
Davidson, North Carolina
December 17
no, no
at William & Mary L 63–66  1–5
(0–3)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, Virginia
December 29*
no, no
at Centenary
Gulf South Classic
W 91–86  2–5
 
Shreveport, Louisiana
December 30*
no, no
vs. Arkansas
Gulf South Classic
W 72–70  3–5
 
Shreveport, Louisiana
January 2
no, no
at George Washington L 62–70  3–6
(0–4)
 
Washington, D.C.
January 4
no, no
The Citadel W 71–70  4–6
(1–4)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 6
no, no
at West Virginia L 79–87  4–7
(1–5)
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
January 12
no, no
at Richmond L 65–71  4–8
(1–6)
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
January 18*
no, no
at Georgia Tech L 71–82  4–9
Alexander Memorial Coliseum 
Atlanta
January 30
no, no
at Furman W 98–83  5–9
(2–6)
Greenville Memorial Auditorium 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 2
no, no
Davidson L 78–84  5–10
(2–7)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 5
no, no
at The Citadel L 72–84  5–11
(2–8)
The Citadel Armory 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 6
no, no
at Furman W 69–67  6–11
(3–8)
Greenville Memorial Auditorium 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 10
no, no
William & Mary W 61–57  7–11
(4–8)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 16
no, no
Richmond L 80–81  7–12
(4–9)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 18
no, no
George Washington W 87–79  8–12
(5–9)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
1965 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
February 25
no, no
vs. Davidson L 73–86  8–13
Charlotte Coliseum 
Charlotte, North Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1965–66[edit]

1965–66 VMI Keydets men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1965–66 record 5–18 (5–11 SoCon)
Head coach Gary McPherson
Home arena Cormack Field House
Seasons
1965–66 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Davidson 11 1   .917     21 7   .750
West Virginia 8 2   .800     19 9   .679
William & Mary 8 3   .727     13 12   .520
Richmond 9 7   .563     12 13   .480
East Carolina 5 7   .417     11 15   .423
Furman 4 8   .333     9 17   .346
VMI 5 11   .313     5 18   .217
The Citadel 4 9   .308     7 16   .304
George Washington 3 9   .250     3 18   .143
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1966; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
December 1
no, no
vs. West Virginia L 58–69  0–1
(0–1)
 
Charleston, West Virginia
December 4
no, no
Richmond L 73–77  0–2
(0–2)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 8
no, no
at West Virginia L 75–93  0–3
(0–3)
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
December 14
no, no
Davidson L 64–67  0–4
(0–4)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 17*
no, no
at Centenary
Gulf South Classic
L 77–78  0–5
 
Shreveport, Louisiana
December 18*
no, no
vs. LSU
Gulf South Classic
L 70–73  0–6
 
Shreveport, Louisiana
December 20*
no, no
vs. Florida State
Tampa Invitational
L 64–65  0–7
 
Tampa, Florida
December 21*
no, no
vs. Columbia
Tampa Invitational
L 73–80  0–8
 
Tampa, Florida
January 3
no, no
at George Washington W 97–74  1–8
(1–4)
 
Washington, D.C.
January 8
no, no
William & Mary W 89–74  2–8
(2–4)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 10
no, no
Furman W 90–83  3–8
(3–4)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 13
no, no
at Richmond L 88–103  3–9
(3–5)
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
January 15*
no, no
at Georgia Tech L 73–86  3–10
Alexander Memorial Coliseum 
Atlanta
January 17
no, no
at East Carolina L 85–87  3–11
(3–6)
Minges Coliseum 
Greenville, North Carolina
January 29
no, no
East Carolina L 80–93  3–12
(3–7)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 1
no, no
at Davidson L 84–97  3–13
(3–8)
Johnston Gym 
Davidson, North Carolina
February 5
no, no
George Washington W 109–92  4–13
(4–8)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 8
no, no
The Citadel W 80–77  5–13
(5–8)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 12
no, no
at William & Mary L 67–94  5–14
(5–9)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, Virginia
February 14
no, no
at The Citadel L 69–71  5–15
(5–10)
The Citadel Armory 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 15
no, no
at Furman L 72–73  5–16
(5–11)
Greenville Memorial Auditorium 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 19*
no, no
at Virginia L 65–79  5–17
University Hall 
Charlottesville, Virginia
1966 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
February 24
no, no
vs. West Virginia L 80–95  5–18
Charlotte Coliseum 
Charlotte, North Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1966–67[edit]

1966–67 VMI Keydets men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1966–67 record 5–16 (4–12 SoCon)
Head coach Gary McPherson
Home arena Cormack Field House
Seasons
1966–67 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
West Virginia 9 1   .900     19 9   .679
Davidson 8 4   .667     15 12   .556
William & Mary 8 5   .615     14 11   .560
Richmond 9 7   .563     11 12   .478
The Citadel 6 7   .462     8 16   .333
George Washington 5 7   .417     6 18   .250
Furman 4 6   .400     9 15   .375
East Carolina 4 8   .333     7 17   .292
VMI 4 12   .250     5 16   .238
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1967; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
December 1*
no, no
at NC State L 58–67  0–1
Reynolds Coliseum 
Raleigh, North Carolina
December 3
no, no
Richmond L 74–76  0–2
(0–1)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 7
no, no
at West Virginia L 75–99  0–3
(0–2)
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
December 10
no, no
Furman W 105–96  1–3
(1–2)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 13
no, no
Davidson L 80–82  1–4
(1–3)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 20
no, no
at Richmond L 65–89  1–5
(1–4)
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
December 28*
no, no
at Arkansas State
Arkansas State Invitational
L 71–81  1–6
 
Jonesboro, Arkansas
December 29*
no, no
vs. Kent State
Arkansas State Invitational
W 66–63 OT 2–6
 
Jonesboro, Arkansas
January 7
no, no
at East Carolina L 72–79  2–7
(1–5)
Minges Coliseum 
Greenville, North Carolina
January 11
no, no
George Washington L 62–65  2–8
(1–6)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 14*
no, no
Wake Forest L 70–71  2–9
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 16
no, no
vs. West Virginia L 77–91  2–10
(1–7)
 
Charleston, West Virginia
January 28
no, no
East Carolina W 68–67  3–10
(2–7)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 30
no, no
vs. George Washington L 66–71  3–11
(2–8)
 
Fort Myer, Virginia
February 3
no, no
The Citadel L 70–73  3–12
(2–9)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 7
no, no
at William & Mary L 57–64  3–13
(2–10)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, Virginia
February 11
no, no
at Furman W 71–57  4–13
(3–10)
Greenville Memorial Auditorium 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 13
no, no
at The Citadel L 78–81 OT 4–14
(3–11)
The Citadel Armory 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 17
no, no
William & Mary W 81–67  5–14
(4–11)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 21
no, no
at Davidson L 69–73  5–15
(4–12)
Johnston Gym 
Davidson, North Carolina
February 24*
no, no
Samford L 71–81  5–16
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1967–68[edit]

1967–68 VMI Keydets men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1967–68 record 9–12 (8–7 SoCon)
Head coach Gary McPherson
Home arena Cormack Field House
Seasons
1967–68 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Davidson 9 1   .900     24 5   .828
West Virginia 9 2   .818     19 9   .679
The Citadel 6 5   .545     11 14   .440
VMI 8 7   .533     9 12   .429
Furman 6 6   .500     13 14   .481
Richmond 8 8   .500     12 13   .480
East Carolina 6 7   .462     9 16   .360
William & Mary 4 10   .286     6 18   .250
George Washington 2 12   .143     5 19   .208
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1968; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
December 2
no, no
at Davidson L 73–80  0–1
(0–1)
Johnston Gym 
Davidson, North Carolina
December 4*
no, no
at Samford L 79–80  0–2
Seibert Hall 
Homewood, Alabama
December 7*
no, no
Virginia L 79–84  0–3
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 11
no, no
Furman W 83–80  1–3
(1–1)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 16*
no, no
Old Dominion W 96–88  2–3
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 20
no, no
at William & Mary L 82–96  2–4
(1–2)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, Virginia
December 22
no, no
at West Virginia L 57–77  2–5
(1–3)
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
January 3
no, no
vs. West Virginia W 92–90  3–5
(2–3)
 
Beckley, West Virginia
January 6*
no, no
at Wake Forest L 60–92  3–6
Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum 
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
January 9
no, no
Richmond W 91–85  4–6
(3–3)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 27
no, no
George Washington W 70–58  5–6
(4–3)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 30*
no, no
at Georgia Tech L 70–90  5–7
Alexander Memorial Coliseum 
Atlanta
February 2
no, no
The Citadel W 81–67  6–7
(5–3)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 5
no, no
William & Mary W 68–62  7–7
(6–3)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 7
no, no
vs. George Washington L 59–60  7–8
(6–4)
 
Fort Myer, Virginia
February 10
no, no
at Furman L 73–76  7–9
(6–5)
Greenville Memorial Auditorium 
Greenville, South Carolina
February 12
no, no
at The Citadel W 87–77  8–9
(7–5)
The Citadel Armory 
Charleston, South Carolina
February 15
no, no
East Carolina W 69–64  9–9
(8–5)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 17
no, no
at Richmond L 76–86  9–10
(8–6)
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
February 24
no, no
at East Carolina L 68–79  9–11
(8–7)
Minges Coliseum 
Greenville, North Carolina
1968 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
February 29
no, no
vs. Furman L 52–62  9–12
Charlotte Coliseum 
Charlotte, North Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

1968–69[edit]

1968–69 VMI Keydets men's basketball
Conference Southern Conference
1968–69 record 5–18 (3–11 SoCon)
Head coach Gary McPherson
Home arena Cormack Field House
Seasons
1968–69 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Davidson 9 0   1.000     27 3   .900
East Carolina 9 2   .818     17 11   .607
George Washington 7 5   .583     14 11   .560
Richmond 6 7   .462     13 14   .481
Furman 5 6   .455     9 17   .346
The Citadel 5 8   .385     13 12   .520
William & Mary 3 8   .273     6 20   .231
VMI 3 11   .214     5 18   .217
Tournament winner
As of April 30, 1969; Rankings from AP Poll
Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
November 30
no, no
at Davidson L 72–82  0–1
(0–1)
Johnston Gym 
Davidson, North Carolina
December 2
no, no
at The Citadel L 70–88  0–2
(0–2)
The Citadel Armory 
Charleston, South Carolina
December 5
no, no
Furman W 83–55  1–2
(1–2)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
December 10
no, no
at George Washington L 72–83  1–3
(1–3)
 
Washington, D.C.
December 19*
no, no
vs. Richmond
Big 5 Tournament
L 80–90  1–4
 
Salem, Virginia
December 27*
no, no
at Utah
Utah Classic
L 75–83  1–5
Nielsen Fieldhouse 
Salt Lake City, Utah
December 28*
no, no
vs. Rutgers
Utah Classic
L 72–79  1–6
Nielsen Fieldhouse 
Salt Lake City, Utah
December 30*
no, no
at Indiana State L 53–73  1–7
College Arena 
Terre Haute, Indiana
January 8*
no, no
vs. West Virginia L 65–68  1–8
 
Beckley, West Virginia
January 11
no, no
Richmond L 74–89  1–9
(1–4)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 15*
no, no
at West Virginia W 87–84  2–9
Stansbury Hall 
Morgantown, West Virginia
January 18
no, no
Davidson L 64–66  2–10
(1–5)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 20
no, no
East Carolina L 75–83  2–11
(1–6)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 25
no, no
at Furman L 68–71  2–12
(1–7)
Greenville Memorial Auditorium 
Greenville, South Carolina
January 27*
no, no
Old Dominion W 99–93  3–12
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
January 30
no, no
William & Mary W 72–71  4–12
(2–7)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 5*
no, no
vs. Georgia Tech L 74–87  4–13
 
Salem, Virginia
February 8
no, no
at Richmond L 88–104  4–14
(2–8)
Richmond Arena 
Richmond, Virginia
February 10
no, no
The Citadel L 77–79  4–15
(2–9)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 15
no, no
at William & Mary L 78–83  4–16
(2–10)
Blow Gymnasium 
Williamsburg, Virginia
February 18
no, no
George Washington W 90–86  5–16
(3–10)
Cormack Field House 
Lexington, Virginia
February 22
no, no
at East Carolina L 62–78  5–17
(3–11)
Minges Coliseum 
Greenville, North Carolina
1969 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
February 27
no, no
vs. Davidson L 75–99  5–18
Charlotte Coliseum 
Charlotte, North Carolina
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. 2013–14 VMI Basketball Fact Book (PDF). VMI. pp. 51–52. Retrieved July 25, 2014.