Morehead State Eagles men's basketball

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Morehead State Eagles
2016–17 Morehead State Eagles men's basketball team
Morehead State Eagles wordmark.svg
University Morehead State University
Head coach Preston Spradlin[1] (1st season)
Conference Ohio Valley
Location Morehead, Kentucky
Arena Ellis Johnson Arena
(Capacity: 6,500)
Nickname Eagles
Colors Blue and Gold[2]
         
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1956, 1961
NCAA Tournament Round of 32
2011
NCAA Tournament appearances
1956, 1957, 1961, 1983, 1984, 2009, 2011

The Morehead State Eagles men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Postseason results[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Eagles have appeared in seven NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 6–8.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1956 Round of 25
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Marshall
Iowa
Wayne State
W 107–92
L 83–97
W 95–84
1957 Round of 23 Pittsburgh L 85–86
1961 Round of 24
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Xavier
Kentucky
Louisville
W 71–66
L 64–71
L 61–83
1983 Round of 48 Syracuse L 59–74
1984 Preliminary Round
Round of 48
North Carolina A&T
Louisville
W 70–69
L 59–72
2009 Opening Round
Round of 64
Alabama State
Louisville
W 58–41
L 54–74
2011 Round of 64
Round of 32
Louisville
Richmond
W 62–61
L 48–65

CBI results[edit]

The Eagles have appeared in three College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Their combined record is 5–4.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2010 First Round
Quarterfinals
Colorado State
Boston University
W 74–60
L 89–91OT
2014 First Round Illinois State L 67–77
2016 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals–Game 1
Finals–Game 2
Finals–Game 3
Siena
Duquesne
Ohio
Nevada
Nevada
Nevada
W 84–80
W 82–72
W 77–72
W 86–83
L 68–77
L 82–85OT

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preston Spradlin formally introduced as Men's Basketball Head Coach". Morehead State University Athletics. Retrieved 29 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Morehead State University :: Brand and Style Guide". Retrieved April 25, 2017. 

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