Portland Pilots men's basketball

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Portland Pilots
2016–17 Portland Pilots men's basketball team
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University University of Portland
Conference WCC
Location Portland, OR
Head coach Terry Porter (1st year)
Arena Chiles Center
(Capacity: 4,852)
Nickname Pilots
Colors Purple and White[1]
         
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 appearances
1959, 1996
Conference tournament champions
1996

The Portland Pilots men's basketball team represents the University of Portland, located in Portland, Oregon, United States, in NCAA Division I basketball competition. They have played their home games at the Chiles Center since 1984, and are members of the West Coast Conference. On March 15, 2016, the university fired head coach Eric Reveno after 10 seasons.[2]

Postseason results[edit]

NCAA Tournament[edit]

The Pilots have appeared in two NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 0–2.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result/Score
1959 Round of 23 DePaul L 56–57
1996 #14 Round of 64 #3 Villanova L 58–92

NAIA tournament results[edit]

The Pilots have appeared in the NAIA Tournament eight times. Their combined record is 5–9.

Year Round Opponent Result
1949 First Round SW Missouri State L 56–59
1950 First Round
Second Round
Montana State
Central Washington
W 48–47
L 43–51
1951 First Round Memphis State L 74–76
1952 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
National 3rd Place Game
Findlay
Memphis State
Hamline
Murray State
SW Texas State
W 84–82
W 72–48
W 75–65
L 57–58
L 68–78
1953 First Round Loyola (MD) L 64–66
1954 First Round East Texas State L 59–72
1957 First Round
Second Round
Austin Peay
Tennessee State
W 77–65
L 70–87
1958 First Round Coe L 61–63

CIT results[edit]

The Pilots have appeared in four CollegeInsider.com Tournaments. Their combined record is 0–4.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2009 First Round Pacific L 76–82
2010 First Round Northern Colorado L 73–81
2011 First Round Hawaii L 64–76
2015 First Round Sacramento State L 66–73

Venues[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of Portland Brand Book. Retrieved 2016-04-05. 
  2. ^ "Portland Pilots fire men's basketball coach Eric Reveno". OregonLive.com. Retrieved 2016-03-16. 
  3. ^ "Montana free throws bury Pilots". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. January 5, 1986. p. 50. 
  4. ^ "Pilots-Fullerton game delayed". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. December 21, 1985. p. 50. 
  5. ^ "All-star cagers rally in vein". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. August 11, 1979. p. 30. 
  6. ^ "Pilots slate arena games". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. November 16, 1949. p. 25. 
  7. ^ Frizzell, Pat (November 30, 1958). "Northwest notes". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. p. 72. 
  8. ^ Pasero, George (January 10, 1960). "Oregon wins; Pilots lose". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. p. 51. 
  9. ^ Frizzell, Pat (November 12, 1953). "Pilots to play at armory". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. p. 21. 
  10. ^ Frizzell, Pat (February 17, 1958). "Scott scores 29 points in fifth straight victory". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. p. 13. 
  11. ^ "Pilots cross river to meet California". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. January 21, 1978. p. 31. 
  12. ^ "Wandering Pilots to play Wildcats at Vancouver". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. December 9, 1982. p. 60. 
  13. ^ "Pilots offer hoop tickets; Coliseum 'home' for Portlanders". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. October 27, 1960. p. 43. 
  14. ^ "Scoreboard; Thursday calendar; Events". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. February 16, 1984. p. 44. 
  15. ^ Pasero, George (February 25, 1983). "New UP arena would serve as home for many sporting events". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. p. 45. 
  16. ^ Bertram, Nick (November 28, 1980). "Pilots to unveil new look against Cal-Fullerton". The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. p. 85. 

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