Nicholls State Colonels men's basketball

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Nicholls State Colonels men's basketball
2015–16 Nicholls State Colonels men's basketball team
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University Nicholls State University
Conference Southland
Location Thibodaux, LA
Arena Stopher Gym
(Capacity: 3,800)
Nickname Colonels
Colors Red and Gray[1]
         
NCAA Tournament appearances
1976*, 1979*, 1995, 1998
*at Division II level

The Nicholls State Colonels men's basketball team represents Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana.[2][3] The school's team currently competes in the Southland Conference.[4][5] Nicholls State's first men's basketball team was fielded in 1958. The team plays its home games at 3,800-seat Stopher Gym[6][7] and were last coached by J. P. Piper.[8]

Postseason appearances[edit]

NCAA Division I Tournament[edit]

The Colonels have appeared in two NCAA Division I Tournaments in 1995 and 1998. Their combined record is 0–2.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1995 First Round Virginia L 72–96
1998 First Round Arizona L 60–99

NCAA Division II Tournament[edit]

The Colonels have appeared in two NCAA Division II Tournaments. Their combined record is 4–2.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1976 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Lincoln (MO)
Grambling State
Chattanooga
W 97–79
W 90–89
L 78–107
1979 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Southeast Missouri State
Rollins
North Alabama
W 89–74
W 100–87
L 97–103

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nicholls Colors – Nicholls Branding Guide". Nicholls.edu. Retrieved 2016-04-02. 
  2. ^ "Nicholls Colonels 2012-13 Media Guide" (PDF). Geauxcolonels.com. Retrieved 2015-08-28. 
  3. ^ "Nicholls State Colonels team page". cbssports.com. Retrieved 2015-08-28. 
  4. ^ "Nicholls State Colonels team page". espn.go.com. Retrieved 2015-09-07. 
  5. ^ "Nicholls State University". ncaa.com. Retrieved 2015-09-07. 
  6. ^ "Division I Teams By Arena Capacity". bbstate.com. Retrieved 2014-12-27. 
  7. ^ "David R. Stopher Gym". isport.com. Retrieved 2014-12-27. 
  8. ^ "J.P. Piper". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2015-09-07. 

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