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Chicago State Cougars men's basketball

The Chicago State Cougars men's basketball team represents Chicago State University in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The team currently competes in the Western Athletic Conference and is coached by Lance Irvin, entering his first season. The Cougars play their home games at the Emil and Patricia Jones Convocation Center.

Chicago State Cougars
2018–19 Chicago State Cougars men's basketball team
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UniversityChicago State University
Head coachLance Irvin (1st season)
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
LocationChicago, Illinois
ArenaEmil and Patricia Jones Convocation Center
(Capacity: 7,000)
ColorsGreen and White[1]
Conference Tournament Champions

The 2012–13 Cougars won the Great West Conference Tournament championship to earn an automatic bid to the Tournament.[2]

Postseason tournamentsEdit

NAIA Tournament resultsEdit

The Cougars have appeared in three NAIA Tournaments. Their record is 5–3.

Year Round Opponent Result
1981 First Round Bethany Nazarene L 63–69
1983 First Round
Second Round
West Virginia Wesleyan
W 76–65
L 70–87
1984 First Round
Second Round
3rd Place Game
Franklin Pierce
Kearney State
Fort Hays State
W 79–62
W 105–104 2OT
W 68–66
L 84–86 OT
W 86–82 OT

CIT resultsEdit

The Cougars have appeared in one Postseason Tournament (CIT). Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2013 First Round UIC L 69–80


  1. ^ Chicago State University Brand Style Guide (PDF). September 1, 2011. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
  2. ^ "Chicago State men's basketball ends 40-game Division I skid and hopes to begin a climb upward". Medill Reports Chicago. 2018-03-05. Retrieved 2018-05-22.

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