Furman Paladins men's basketball

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Furman Paladins
2018–19 Furman Paladins men's basketball team
Furman Paladins logo.svg
UniversityFurman University
Head coachBob Richey (2nd season)
ConferenceSoCon
LocationGreenville, South Carolina
ArenaTimmons Arena
(Capacity: 4,000)
NicknamePaladins
ColorsRoyal Purple and White[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1974
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1980
Conference Tournament Champions
1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1980
Conference Regular Season Champions
1974, 1975, 1977, 1980, 1991, 2017

The Furman Paladins men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Southern Conference. They are currently led by head coach Bob Richey and play their home games at the Timmons Arena. In 2018, the Paladins entered the College Basketball AP Poll for the first time in program history, coming in at number 23 on December 10th.

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Division I Tournament results[edit]

The Paladins have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament six times. Their combined record is 1–7.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1971 First Round Fordham L 74–105
1973 First Round Syracuse L 82–83
1974 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
South Carolina
Pittsburgh
Providence
W 75–67
L 78–81
L 83–95
1975 First Round Boston College L 76–82
1978 First Round Indiana L 62–63
1980 First Round Tennessee L 69–80

NIT results[edit]

The Paladins have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) two times. Their record is 0–2.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1991 First Round West Virginia L 67–86
2019 First Round Wichita State L 70–76

CIT results[edit]

The Paladins have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) three times. Their combined record is 3–3.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2011 First Round East Tennessee State L 63–76
2016 First Round
Second Round
Louisiana–Monroe
Louisiana–Lafayette
W 58–57
L 72–80
2017 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
USC Upstate
Campbell
Saint Peter's
W 79–57
W 79–64
L 51–77

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Graphic Design Guide". Retrieved April 8, 2016.

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