Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball

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Lehigh Mountain Hawks
2017–18 Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball team
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University Lehigh University
Head coach Brett Reed (11th season)
Conference Patriot
Location Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Arena Stabler Arena
(Capacity: 6,000)
Nickname Mountain Hawks
Colors Brown and White
         
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
Away


NCAA Tournament Round of 32
2012
NCAA Tournament appearances
1985, 1988, 2004, 2010, 2012
Conference tournament champions
ECC: 1985, 1988
Patriot: 2004, 2010, 2012
Conference regular season champions
ECC: 1990 (co-champion)
Patriot: 2004 (co-champion), 2010

The Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball team represents Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in NCAA Division I competition. They have competed in the Patriot League since the circuit became an all-sport conference in 1990.[1] After ending its independent status in 1974, they were a member of the East Coast Conference until 1990.[2] Its home games are played at Stabler Arena.[3] The Mountain Hawks made their fifth appearance in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 2012. The Mountain Hawks are currently coached by Dr. Brett Reed.

The Mountain Hawks men's basketball team is best known for defeating the second seeded Duke Blue Devils in the 2012 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.[4]

Seasons[edit]

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Independent (1901–1974)
1901–02 J. W. Pollard 9–5
1902–03 J. W. Pollard 4–2–1
1903–04 J. W. Pollard 5–2
1904–05 J. W. Pollard 4–5
1905–06 J. W. Pollard 6–6
1906–07 J. W. Pollard 9–2
1907–08 J. W. Pollard 6–1
1908–09 J. W. Pollard 5–5
1909–10 J. W. Pollard 6–2
1910–11 J. W. Pollard 3–4
1911–12 J. W. Pollard 10–4
1912–13 J. T. Keady 12–2
1913–14 S. E. Muthart 12–2
1914–15 S. E. Muthart 9–7
1915–16 Harry Hearing 12–11
1916–17 Roy Geary 15–4
1917–18 Roy Geary 11–9
1918–19 Roy Geary 8–5
1919–20 J. Murphy 5–7–1
1920–21 J. Murphy 6–8
1921–22 Ray Fisher 7–9
1922–23 Jim Baldwin 9–10
1923–24 Jim Baldwin 13–2
1924–25 Jim Baldwin 11–4
1925–26 Charles Lingle 13–1
1926–27 Roy Geary 9–6
1927–28 Roy Geary 10–5
1928–29 Roy Geary 7–7
1929–30 Roy Geary 9–5
1930–31 Roy Geary 4–14
1931–32 Roy Geary 6–11
1932–33 F. C. Bartlett 9–7
1933–34 F. C. Bartlett 5–9
1934–35 G. W. Harmeson 4–10
1935–36 G. W. Harmeson 5–7
1936–37 G. W. Harmeson 5–10
1937–38 Paul Calvert 7–8
1938–39 Paul Calvert 10–5
1939–40 Paul Calvert 5–10
1940–41 Paul Calvert 5–12
1941–42 Marty Westerman 7–8
1942–43 James Gordon 5–10
1943–44 Leo Prendergast 4–12
1944–45 Leo Prendergast 2–14
1945–46 Leo Prendergast 3–13
1946–47 Dan Yarbro 5–13
1947–48 Dan Yarbro 2–16
1948–49 Dan Yarbro 7–11
1949–50 Dan Yarbro 4–14
1950–51 Tony Packer 6–13
1951–52 Tony Packer 7–12
1952–53 Tony Packer 12–8
1953–54 Tony Packer 8–12
1954–55 Tony Packer 10–11
1955–56 Tony Packer 7–11
1956–57 Tony Packer 8–10
1957–58 Tony Packer 8–10
1958–59 Tony Packer 6–16
1959–60 Tony Packer 6–16
1960–61 Tony Packer 5–16
1961–62 Tony Packer 7–12
1962–63 Tony Packer 6–19
1963–64 Tony Packer 5–17
1964–65 Tony Packer 7–13
1965–66 Tony Packer 4–17
1966–67 Pete Carril 11–12
1967–68 Roy Heckman 12–11
1968–69 Roy Heckman 7–17
1969–70 Roy Heckman 13–14
1970–71 Roy Heckman 10–16
1971–72 Roy Heckman 10–14
1972–73 Tom Pugliese 8–17
1973–74 Tom Pugliese 3–21
East Coast Conference (1974–1990)
1974–75 Tom Pugliese 1–23 0–8 5th West/Last
1975–76 Brian Hill 9–15 1–9 6th West/Last
1976–77 Brian Hill 12–15 6–4 3rd West
1977–78 Brian Hill 8–18 5–5 4th West
1978–79 Brian Hill 8–18 4–12 5th West
1979–80 Brian Hill 5–20 2–14 5th West
1980–81 Brian Hill 14–12 6–10 3rd West
1981–82 Brian Hill 9–17 3–13 5th West
1982–83 Brian Hill 10–16 3–11 5th West/Last
1983–84 Tom Schneider 4–23 3–13 9th/Last
1984–85 Tom Schneider 12–19 6–8 6th NCAA Round of 64
1985–86 Fran McCaffery 13–15 6–8 5th
1986–87 Fran McCaffery 15–14 8–6 3rd
1987–88 Fran McCaffery 21–10 8–6 4th NCAA Round of 64
1988–89 Dave Duke 10–18 5–9 7th
1989–90 Dave Duke 18–12 8–6 1st
Patriot League (1990–present)
1990–91 Dave Duke 19–10 10–2 2nd
1991–92 Dave Duke 14–15 8–6 4th
1992–93 Dave Duke 4–23 2–12 8th/Last
1993–94 Dave Duke 10–17 6–8 6th
1994–95 Dave Duke 11–16 5–9 6th
1995–96 Dave Duke 4–23 2–10 6th
1996–97 Sal Mentesana 1–26 1–11 7th/Last
1997–98 Sal Mentesana 10–17 4–8 5th
1998–99 Sal Mentesana 6–22 0–12 7th/Last
1999–00 Sal Mentesana 8–21 3–9 6th
2000–01 Sal Mentesana 13–16 6–6 4th
2001–02 Sal Mentesana 5–23 2–12 8th/Last
2002–03 Billy Taylor 16–12 8–6 4th
2003–04 Billy Taylor 20–11 10–4 1st NCAA Round of 64
2004–05 Billy Taylor 1–28* 1–13* 8th/Last
2005–06 Billy Taylor 19–12 11–3 3rd
2006–07 Billy Taylor 12–19 7–7 3rd
2007–08 Brett Reed 14–15 7–7 4th
2008–09 Brett Reed 15–14 5–9 5th
2009–10 Brett Reed 22–11 10–4 1st NCAA Round of 64
2010–11 Brett Reed 16–15 6–8 4th
2011–12 Brett Reed 27–8 11–3 2nd NCAA Round of 32
2012–13 Brett Reed 21–10 10–4 3rd CBI First Round
2013–14 Brett Reed 14–18 7–11 6th
2014–15 Brett Reed 16–14 10–8 3rd
2015–16 Brett Reed 17–15 13–5 2nd
2016–17 Brett Reed 20–12 12–6 3rd
2017–18 Brett Reed 16–14 11–7 4th
Total: 1,076–1,413–2

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

  • Lehigh voluntarily forfeited 13 wins (12 regular season, 1 Patriot League Tournament) during the 2004–05 season for the inadvertent use of an ineligible player.[5]

Postseason tournaments[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Mountain Hawks have appeared in five NCAA Tournaments. Its combined record is 1–5.

Year Date Regional Venue Seed Round Opponent Result
2012 March 16 South Greensboro Coliseum 15 Round of 64 Duke W 75–70
March 18 South Greensboro Coliseum 15 Round of 32 Xavier L 59–70
2010 March 18 Midwest Chesapeake Energy Arena 16 Round of 64 Kansas L 74–90
2004 March 16 St. Louis University of Dayton Arena 16b Opening round Florida A&M L 57–72
1988 March 18 East Hartford Civic Center 16 Round of 64 Temple L 73–87
1985 March 14 East Hartford Civic Center 16 Round of 64 Georgetown L 43–68

CBI results[edit]

The Mountain Hawks have appeared in one College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Its record is 0–1.

Year Date Venue Round Opponent Result
2013 March 19 Arena-Auditorium First round Wyoming L 66–67[6]

NBA draft[edit]

McCollum was the first Lehigh player ever drafted.

Player Draft Round Pick Team
C. J. McCollum 2013 1 10 Portland Trail Blazers

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conference History – Patriot League". 
  2. ^ "ECC gets reprieve on NCAA automatic bid". The Baltimore Sun. February 5, 1991. 
  3. ^ "Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball 2009-10 media guide". Retrieved March 9, 2012. 
  4. ^ Housenick, Tom (March 16, 2012). "NCAA basketball: Lehigh pulls off monumental upset of Duke". The Morning Call. Retrieved March 16, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Notebook: Lehigh University forfeits 13 games in 2004-05 for using ineligible player". USA Today. Associated Press. April 7, 2006. 
  6. ^ "Mountain Hawks drop 67–66 stunner at Wyoming in CBI". Lehigh University Athletics. March 19, 2013. 

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