Saint Francis Red Flash men's basketball

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Saint Francis Red Flash
2016–17 Saint Francis Red Flash men's basketball team
SFU Red Flash wordmark.png
University Saint Francis University
Head coach Rob Krimmel (5th season)
Conference Northeast Conference
Location Loretto, Pennsylvania
Arena DeGol Arena
(Capacity: 3,500)
Nickname Red Flash
Colors Red and White[1]
         
NCAA Tournament appearances
1991
Conference tournament champions
1991
Conference regular season champions
1991

The Saint Francis Red Flash men's basketball team represents Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Northeast Conference. They are currently led by head coach Rob Krimmel and play their home games at the DeGol Arena.

History[edit]

Jim Baron Era (1987–1992)

Baron lead The Red Flash to their first NCAA tournament appearance in 1991, where they lost in the First Round to the Arizona Wildcats 93-80. In 1992 Baron left to coach at his alma mater, Saint Bonaventure.

His record was 74-71.

Postseason results[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Red Flash have appeared in the NCAA Tournament one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1991 First Round Arizona L 80–93

NIT results[edit]

The Red Flash have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) three times. Their combined record is 3–4.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1954 First Round
Quarterfinals
BYU
Duquesne
W 81–68
L 63–69
1955 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
3rd Place Game
Seton Hall
Holy Cross
Dayton
Cincinnati
W 89–78
W 68–64
L 73–79
L 91–96
1958 First Round Fordham L 59–83

CIT results[edit]

The Red Flash have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) two times. Their record is 1–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
2015 First Round Bowling Green L 64–67
2017 First Round
Second Round
Jacksonville
UMBC
W 78–76
L 79–87

NCIT results[edit]

The Red Flash have appeared in the National Catholic Invitational Tournament four times. Their combined record is 3–4.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1949 First Round Regis L 49–66
1950 First Round Loras L 58–59
1951 First Round Mount St. Mary's L 74–84
1952 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Championship Game
Loyola (MD)
Saint Joseph's
Siena
Marquette
W 66–52
W 65–56
W 54–51
L 64–76

Retired jerseys[edit]

10 - Kevin Porter

12 - Norm Van Lier

26 - Maurice Stokes (Regardless of his number being retired, Stokes' #26 would not be a legal number under current NCAA rules, which prohibit jersey numbers containing a 6, 7, 8, or 9.)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SFU Athletics Style Guide (PDF). May 11, 2012. Retrieved April 6, 2016. 

External links[edit]