Abilene Christian Wildcats men's basketball

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Abilene Christian Wildcats
2016–17 Abilene Christian Wildcats men's basketball team
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University Abilene Christian University
Head coach Joe Golding (7th season)
Conference Southland
Location Abilene, Texas
Arena Moody Coliseum
(Capacity: 4,600)
Nickname Wildcats
Student section Wildcat Reign
Colors Purple and White[1]
         
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
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NCAA Tournament appearances
1959*, 1960*, 1962*, 1964*, 1965*, 1966*, 1986*, 1987*, 1999*
* at Division II level
Conference tournament champions
Lone Star: 1985, 1986, 1987

The Abilene Christian Wildcats men's basketball team represents Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, United States. In the 2013–14 season, the Wildcats made the jump to NCAA Division I and joined the Southland Conference.[2] As part of their transition from Division II to Division I, they will not be eligible for postseason play until 2018. They are currently led by head coach Joe Golding and play their home games at Moody Coliseum.

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Division II Tournament results[edit]

The Wildcats have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament nine times. Their combined record is 9–11.

Year Round Opponent Result
1959 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Southwest Missouri State
Western Illinois
L 67–87
W 85–81 OT
1960 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Colorado College
Northeast Missouri State
W 109–65
L 76–79
1962 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Southeast Missouri State
Lamar Tech
L 55–57
L 74–83
1964 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Lamar Tech
Southeast Missouri State
W 73–71
L 87–90
1965 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Doane
Washington (MO)
W 91–50
L 66–69
1966 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Jackson State
Southwest Missouri State
North Dakota
W 94–79
W 63–58
L 62–63
1986 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Southwest Missouri State
Sam Houston State
L 72–94
W 76–60
1987 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Delta State
West Texas State
L 71–88
L 63–67
1999 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
West Texas A&M
Pittsburg State
Truman State
W 102–96 3OT
W 79–59
L 69–76

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colors of Master Logo - Office of University Marketing". Archived from the original on March 9, 2017. Retrieved April 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-09. Retrieved 2012-08-26. 

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