Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders men's basketball

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Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders
2016–17 Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders men's basketball team
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders wordmark.svg
University Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi
Conference Southland
Location Corpus Christi, TX
Head coach Willis Wilson (4th year)
Arena American Bank Center
(Capacity: 8,500)
Nickname Islanders
Colors Royal Blue, White, and Green[1]
NCAA Tournament appearances
Conference tournament champions
Conference division season champions
Southland West: 2007

The Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders is the basketball team that represent Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Southland Conference. The team last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 2007. The Islanders are currently coached by Willis Wilson. The school's first season of basketball was 1999-2000.


Former coaches[edit]

Postseason results[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

On March 11, 2007, the Islanders beat Northwestern State University 81–78 to win the Southland Conference tournament. With the win, the school earned its first bid to the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. As a #15 seed, the Islanders lost their opening-round matchup to No. 2 seed Wisconsin, 76–63, after jumping out to a 10–0 lead and then 25–7 lead. Their tournament record is 0–1.

Year Result Seed Opponent Score
2007 First Round Elimination 15 (2) Wisconsin 76–63

CIT results[edit]

The Islanders have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) three times. Their combined record is 2–3.

Year Round Opponent Result
2014 First Round
Second Round
Northern Colorado
W 82–71
L 60–89
2015 First Round
Second Round
Florida Gulf Coast
Kent State
W 75–69
L 65–69
2016 First Round Louisiana–Lafayette L 72–96


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