UT Martin Skyhawks women's basketball

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UT Martin Skyhawks women's basketball
2016–17 UT Martin Skyhawks women's basketball team
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University University of Tennessee at Martin
Head coach Kevin McMillan (8th season)
Conference Ohio Valley
Location Martin, Tennessee
Arena Skyhawk Arena
(Capacity: 4,238)
Nickname Skyhawks
Colors Navy Blue and Orange[1]
         
NCAA Tournament appearances
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
AIAW Tournament Elite Eight
1972
AIAW Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1972
AIAW Tournament appearances
1972
Conference tournament champions
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Conference regular season champions
1999, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016

The UT Martin Skyhawks women's basketball team is the team that represents the University of Tennessee at Martin in Martin, Tennessee, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Ohio Valley Conference.[2]

History[edit]

Since beginning play in 1969, the Skyhawks have an all-time record of 578-687, per the end of the 2015-16 season. They appeared in the inaugural AIAW Women's Basketball Tournament in 1972, beating Long Beach State 53-43 in the First Round before losing to Mississippi University for Women state college 43-25. Since 1999, the Skyhawks have won the Ohio Valley Conference season title five times while also winning the tournament four times, two of them being both in the same year. They have also made three appearances in the WNIT (1999, 2015, 2016). [3][4][5]

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