Coppin State Eagles men's basketball

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Coppin State Eagles
2015–16 Coppin State Eagles men's basketball team
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University Coppin State University
Conference MEAC
Location Baltimore, MD
Head coach Michael Grant (2nd year)
Arena Physical Education Complex
(Capacity: 4,100)
Nickname Eagles
Colors Blue and Gold[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Round of 32
1997
NCAA Tournament appearances
1990, 1993, 1997, 2008
Conference tournament champions
1990, 1993, 1997, 2008
Conference regular season champions
1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2004

The Coppin State Eagles men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. The school's team currently competes in the NCAA Division I in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Before joining NCAA Division I, the Eagles were the 1976 NAIA National Champions.

Postseason results[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Eagles have appeared in the NCAA Tournament four times. Their combined record is 1–4. The 1996–97 team was only the third number 15 seed to beat a two seed in the tournament. The 2007–08 Coppin State team was the first program with 20 losses to play in the NCAA tournament.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result/Score
1990 #15 Round of 64 #2 Syracuse L 48–70
1993 #15 Round of 64 #2 Cincinnati L 66–93
1997 #15 Round of 64
Round of 32
#2 South Carolina
#10 Texas
W 78–65
L 81–82
2008 #16 Opening Round #16 Mount St. Mary's L 60–69

NAIA tournament results[edit]

The Eagles have appeared in the NAIA Tournament one time. Their record is 5–0, winning the National Championship in 1976.

Year Round Opponent Result
1976 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
National Championship
Dowling
Wisconsin–Parkside
Texas Southern
Marymount
Henderson State
W 78–55
W 68–67
W 88–77
W 82–81
W 96–91

NIT results[edit]

The Eagles have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) two times. Their combined record is 1–2.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1991 First Round SW Missouri State L 47–57
1995 First Round
Second Round
Saint Joseph's
South Florida
W 75–68
L 59–75

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