Jacksonville Dolphins men's basketball

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Jacksonville Dolphins
2017–18 Jacksonville Dolphins men's basketball team
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University Jacksonville University
Head coach Tony Jasick (4th season)
Conference Atlantic Sun
Location Jacksonville, Florida
Arena Swisher Gymnasium
(Capacity: 1,360)
Nickname Dolphins
Colors Green and White[1]
NCAA Tournament runner-up
NCAA Tournament Final Four
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
NCAA Tournament appearances
1970, 1971, 1973, 1979, 1986
Conference tournament champions
Sun Belt: 1979, 1986
Conference regular season champions
A-Sun: 2009, 2010

The Jacksonville Dolphins men's basketball team represents Jacksonville University in men's college basketball. The Dolphins compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference, and play their home games at the historic Swisher Gymnasium on the campus of Jacksonville University. They have appeared in five NCAA tournaments, most recently in 1986, and were the national runners-up in 1970. Their current head coach is Tony Jasick.


Conference memberships[edit]


NAIA results[edit]

The Dolphins have appeared in one NAIA Tournament. Their overall record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1965 First Round Central State (Ohio) L 78–57

NCAA tournament results[edit]

The Dolphins have appeared in the NCAA tournament five times and were the national runner-up in 1970. Their overall tournament record is 4–5.

Year Round Opponent Result
1970 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Final Four
National Championship Game
Western Kentucky
St. Bonaventure
W 109–96
W 104–103
W 106–100
W 91–83
L 69–80
1971 Regional Quarterfinals Western Kentucky L 72–74
1973 Regional Quarterfinals Austin Peay L 75–77
1979 First Round Virginia Tech L 53–70
1986 First Round Temple L 50–61 OT

NIT results[edit]

The Dolphins have appeared in six National Invitation Tournaments. Their overall record is 6–7.

Year Round Opponent Result
1972 First Round
3rd Place Game
St. John's
W 94–75
W 87–76
L 77–91
W 83–80
1974 First Round
3rd Place Game
Maryland–Eastern Shore
Boston College
W 73–69
W 85–83
L 63–78
L 77–87
1980 First Round Murray State L 49–53
1987 First Round Vanderbilt L 72–74
2009 First Round Florida L 62–84
2010 First Round
Second Round
Arizona State
Texas Tech
W 67–66
L 64–69

CIT results[edit]

The Dolphins have appeared in two CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. Their overall record is 1–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
2011 First Round
Second Round
East Carolina
W 71–66 OT
L 62–63
2017 First Round Saint Francis (PA) L 76–78


  1. ^ "2018 JU Football Quick Facts" (PDF). Retrieved August 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "Jacksonville Dolphins summary". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2016. Archived from the original on April 23, 2016. Retrieved April 24, 2016.

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