Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens men's basketball

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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens
2017–18 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens men's basketball team
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University University of Delaware
Head coach Martin Ingelsby (2nd season)
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
Location Newark, Delaware
Arena Acierno Arena at the Bob Carpenter Center
(Capacity: 5,000)
Nickname Blue Hens
Colors Royal Blue and Gold[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
1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2014
Conference tournament champions
NAC/AEast: 1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, CAA: 2014
Conference regular season champions
1992 (NAC), 1998 (AEast), 1999 (AEast), 2014

The Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. The school's team currently competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division I level as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association since 2001. Home games are played at the Acierno Arena at the Bob Carpenter Center.

Notre Dame assistant coach Martin Ingelsby was named head coach May 24, 2016, replacing Monté Ross.[2]

Postseason results[edit]

In seven appearances in postseason tournaments, the Fightin' Blue Hens have not won a postseason game.

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Fightin' Blue Hens have appeared in the NCAA Tournament five times. Their combined record is 0–5. As a member of the CAA, Delaware won the 2014 CAA Tournament to earn the conference's bid to the NCAA Tournament.[3]

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1992 #13 First Round #4 Cincinnati L 47–85
1993 #13 First Round #4 Louisville L 70–76
1998 #15 First Round #2 Purdue L 56–95
1999 #13 First Round #4 Tennessee L 52–62
2014 #13 First Round #4 Michigan State L 78–93

NIT results[edit]

The Fightin' Blue Hens have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2000 First Round Villanova L 63–72

CBI results[edit]

The Fightin' Blue Hens have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) one time. Their combined record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2012 First Round Butler L 58–75

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