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Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners men's basketball

The Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners men's basketball represents California State University, Bakersfield in Bakersfield, California, United States. The team is currently led by head coach Rod Barnes and competes in the Western Athletic Conference, and will be leaving for the Big West Conference in 2020.

Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners
2018–19 Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners men's basketball team
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UniversityCalifornia State University, Bakersfield
Head coachRod Barnes (7th season)
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference (current)
Big West Conference (beginning 2020)
LocationBakersfield, California
ArenaIcardo Center
(Capacity: 3,500)
NicknameRoadrunners
ColorsBlue and Gold[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Champions
Division II: 1993, 1994, 1997
NCAA Tournament Runner-up
Division II: 1990
NCAA Tournament Final Four
Division II: 1982, 1983, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997)
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
Division II: 1982, 1983, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
NCAA Tournament Appearances
Division II: 1973, 1976, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006
Division I: 2016
Conference Tournament Champions
2016
Conference Regular Season Champions
2017

The Roadrunners joined NCAA Division I in 2007. During their time in NCAA Division II they participated in 21 NCAA Division II Tournaments. They advanced to the final four eight times and are three time national champions (1993, 1994, 1997). They won the Western Athletic Conference Tournament in 2016 earning their first bid to the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament.

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Postseason appearancesEdit

NCAA Division I Tournament resultsEdit

The Roadrunners have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2016 First Round Oklahoma L 68–82

NCAA II Tournament resultsEdit

The Roadrunners have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament 21 times. Their combined record is 41–20. They are three time NCAA Division II national champions (1993, 1994, 1997).

Year Round Opponent Result
1973 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
San Diego
UC Riverside
W 50–44
L 54–61
1976 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
UC Davis
Puget Sound
W 87–65
L 65–75
1982 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National 3rd Place Game
San Francisco State
Cal Poly SLO
North Dakota
UDC
Kentucky Wesleyan
W 58–50
W 58–55
W 67–65
L 71–76
L 66–77
1983 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
Humboldt State
Chapman
Southeast Missouri State
Wright State
W 72–48
W 78–66
W 75–70
L 50–57
1984 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Kentucky Wesleyan
Bellarmine
L 85–96
L 71–81
1988 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Alaska-Anchorage
Sacramento State
L 82–89 OT
W 90–89
1989 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Cal State Dominguez Hills
UC Riverside
W 64–61
L 60–63
1990 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Humboldt State
Central Missouri State
Bridgeport
Morehouse
Kentucky Wesleyan
W 76–58
W 68–64
W 87–72
W 85–60
L 79–93
1991 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
UC Riverside
Alaska-Anchorage
Southwest Baptist
Bridgeport
W 75–52
W 78–68
W 55–52
L 66–73 OT
1992 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
Chico State
UC Riverside
Jacksonville State
Virginia Union
W 99–78
W 72–70 OT
W 89–59
L 66–69
1993 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Grand Canyon
Alaska-Anchorage
North Carolina Central
Wayne State
Troy State
W 98–68
W 78–69
W 86–80
W 61–57
W 85–72
1994 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Alaska-Anchorage
UC Riverside
Indiana (PA)
Washburn
Southern Indiana
W 92–61
W 75–62
W 87–69
W 67–64
W 92–86
1995 Regional Quarterfinals Cal State Los Angeles L 66–70 OT
1996 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Grand Canyon
Seattle Pacific
Northern Kentucky
W 71–65
W 78–65
L 55–56
1997 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Grand Canyon
Montana State-Billings
Southern Connecticut State
Salem-Teikyo
Northern Kentucky
W 80–70
W 90–78
W 65–62
W 81–68
W 57–56
1998 Regional Semifinals Seattle Pacific L 60–62
2001 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Humboldt State
Western Washington
W 99–88
L 86–95 OT
2002 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Montana State-Billings
Cal State San Bernardino
W 84–81
L 62–66
2003 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
BYU-Hawaiʻi
Cal Poly Pomona
W 50–41
L 49–62
2004 Regional Quarterfinals Alaska-Fairbanks L 82–91
2006 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Somona State
Seattle Pacific
W 71–68
L 75–81

NIT resultsEdit

The Roadrunners have appeared in one National Invitation Tournament (NIT). Their record is 3–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2017 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
California
Colorado State
UT Arlington
Georgia Tech
W 73–66
W 81–63
W 80–76
L 61–76

CIT resultsEdit

The Roadrunners have appeared twice in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT). Their record is 2-2.

Year Round Opponent Result
2012 First Round Utah State L 69–75
2019 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Cal State Fullerton
Southern Utah
Green Bay
W 66-58
W 70-67
L 65-80

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ CSU Bakersfield Identity Standards Manual: Visual System and Writing Guidelines (PDF). October 12, 2012. Retrieved August 10, 2018.

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