Kennesaw State Owls men's basketball

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Kennesaw State Owls
2017–18 Kennesaw State Owls men's basketball team
Kennesaw State Owls logo.svg
University Kennesaw State University
Head coach Al Skinner (3rd season)
Conference Atlantic Sun
Location Kennesaw, Georgia
Arena KSU Convocation Center
(Capacity: 4,792)
Nickname Owls
Colors Black and Gold[1]
NCAA Tournament champions
NCAA Tournament Final Four
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
NCAA Tournament appearances
2003*, 2004*, 2005*
*at Division II level

The Kennesaw State Owls men's basketball team represents Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Atlantic Sun Conference. They are currently led by head coach Al Skinner and play their home games at the KSU Convocation Center. During their time as a member of NCAA Division II, they were national champions in 2004.

Former four-year graduate guard Markeith Cummings (2009–13) is the team's all-time leading scorer with 2,048 career points, passing former leader Herman Smith (1986–90, 1,683 points) on November 18, 2012.[2][3]


NCAA Division II Tournament results[edit]

The Owls have appeared in three NCAA Division II Tournaments. Their record is 7–2. They were national champions in 2004.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2003 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Virginia Union
Bowie State
W 74–65
L 70–95
2004 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Columbus State
Francis Marion
Humboldt State
Southern Indiana
W 78–63
W 70–55
W 82–73
W 86–79
W 81–67
W 84–59
2005 Regional Quarterfinals Columbus State L 78–83 OT

NAIA Division I Tournament results[edit]

The Owls have appeared in One NAIA Division I Tournament. Their combined record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1993 First Round Hawaiʻi Pacific L 71–92


  1. ^ Kennesaw State University Athletics Style Guide (PDF). Retrieved April 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Markeith Cummings Becomes KSU's All-Time Scoring Leader in 69-63 Loss to Towson". November 18, 2012. Retrieved December 12, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Aaron Anderson Concludes Career as Kennesaw State's All-Time Leading Rebounder". March 2, 2013. Retrieved December 12, 2014. 

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