Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks men's basketball

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Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks men's basketball
2017–18 Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks men's basketball team
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University University of Louisiana at Monroe
First season 1951–52
Head coach Keith Richard (8th season)
Conference Sun Belt
Location Monroe, Louisiana
Arena Fant–Ewing Coliseum
(Capacity: 7,000)
Nickname Warhawks
Colors Maroon and Gold[1]
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours

NCAA Tournament appearances
1982, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996
Conference tournament champions
A-Sun: 1979, 1982
Southland: 1986, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996
Conference regular season champions
Gulf States: 1962, 1965
A-Sun: 1980
Southland: 1986, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
Conference division season champions
Sun Belt West: 2007 (share)
For information on all University of Louisiana at Monroe sports, see Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks

The Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks men's basketball (formerly the Northeast Louisiana Indians)[2] program represents intercollegiate men's basketball at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. The school competes in the West Division of the Sun Belt Conference in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and play home games at the Fant–Ewing Coliseum in Monroe, Louisiana. Former ULM player and alum Keith Richard will be entering his eighth season as head coach.


Conference membership history[edit]


Years Coach Record
1951–1953 Cary Phillips 8–33
1953–1957 Arnold Kilpatrick 58–52
1957–1979 Lenny Fant 326–221
1979–1981 Benny Hollis 33–23
1981–2005 Mike Vining 402–302
2006–2010 Orlando Early 60–92
2010–present Keith Richard 65–92

All-time conference record[edit]

Conference Seasons Record
Gulf States 18 100–98
Atlantic Sun 4 23–11
Southland 24 235–145
Sun Belt 10 70–112

Postseason results[edit]

All of their appearances were when the school was still known as Northeast Louisiana and their mascot was the Indians.

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Warhawks have appeared in the NCAA Tournament seven times. Their combined record is 0–7.

Year Round Opponent Result
1982 First Round Iowa L 63–70
1986 First Round UNLV L 51–74
1990 First Round Purdue L 63–75
1991 First Round Duke L 73–102
1992 First Round USC L 54–84
1993 First Round Iowa L 69–82
1996 First Round Wake Forest L 50–64

NAIA Tournament results[edit]

The Warhawks have appeared in the NAIA Tournament one time. Their record is 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1970 First Round
Second Round
Jackson State
W 78–72
L 83–90

NIT results[edit]

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

Year Round Opponent Result
1979 First Round Virginia L 78–79
1988 First Round Arkansas State L 54–70

CBI results[edit]

The Warhawks have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) one time. Their record is 3–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
2015 First Round
Finals Game 1
Finals Game 2
Eastern Michigan
W 71–67
W 71–69
W 71–65
L 58–65
L 62–63

CIT results[edit]

The Warhawks have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) one time. There record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2016 First Round Furman L 57–58

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "University of Louisiana Monroe Brand Guide". Retrieved June 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ Hunsucker, Adam (February 13, 2016). "ULM welcomes 1986 NCAA tournament team home". The News-Star. Monroe. Archived from the original on February 23, 2016. Retrieved February 22, 2016. 

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