Fordham Rams men's basketball

The Fordham Rams men's basketball team represents Fordham University, located in Bronx, New York, in NCAA Division I basketball competition. They compete in the Atlantic 10 Conference. The Rams play their home games at the Rose Hill Gymnasium (3,200), the nation's oldest on-campus collegiate basketball arena still in use. On February 28, 1940, Fordham University played in the nation's first televised college basketball game, when the Rams fell to Pitt at Madison Square Garden.

Fordham Rams
2019–20 Fordham Rams men's basketball team
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UniversityFordham University
Head coachJeff Neubauer (5th season)
ConferenceAtlantic 10
LocationBronx, New York
ArenaRose Hill Gymnasium
(Capacity: 3,200)
ColorsMaroon and White[1]
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours

NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1953, 1954, 1971, 1992
Conference Tournament Champions
MAAC: 1983
Patriot League: 1991, 1992
Conference Regular Season Champions
Patriot League: 1991, 1992 (co-champion), 1994 (co-champion)


NCAA Tournament resultsEdit

The Rams have appeared in four NCAA Tournaments. Their record is 1–4. Fordham also participated in a play-in game prior to the 1991 NCAA Tournament before the tournament field was announced, featuring the champions of the six conferences with the lowest computer ratings the previous season; the Rams played St. Francis, losing 70–64.

Year Round Opponent Result
1953 First Round Lebanon Valley L 80–67
1954 First Round La Salle L 76–74
1971 First Round
Sweet 16
W 105–74
L 85–75
1992 First Round Massachusetts L 85–58

NIT resultsEdit

The Rams have appeared in 16 National Invitation Tournaments (NIT). Their combined record is 5–17.

Year Round Opponent Result
1943 Quarterfinals
3rd Place Game
Western Kentucky
St. John's
Washington & Jefferson
W 60–58
L 43–69
L 34–39
1958 First Round
St. Francis (NY)
W 83–59
L 70–74
1959 First Round Butler L 80–94
1963 First Round Memphis L 49–70
1965 First Round Western Kentucky L 53–57
1968 First Round Duquesne
W 69–60
L 60–61
1969 First Round Louisville L 70–73
1972 First Round Jacksonville L 75–94
1981 First Round Dayton L 65–66
1982 First Round Virginia Tech L 57–59
1983 First Round South Florida L 69–81
1984 First Round Weber State L 63–75
1985 First Round Richmond L 57–59
1988 First Round Houston L 61–69
1990 First Round
Second Round
W 106–80
L 74–81
1991 First Round
Second Round
South Florida
W 76–66
L 78–74

CIT resultsEdit

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

Year Round Opponent Result
2016 First Round Boston University L 66–69

Notable Rams basketball playersEdit

Retired numbersEdit

Fordham Rams retired numbers
No. Player Year retired
7 Bob Mullens 2019
11 Ed Conlin 2004
44 Ken Charles 2019

All-American RamsEdit

Player Year Team
Bob Hassmiller 1939 2nd Team

Rams in the NBAEdit

Rams in other pro leaguesEdit

Anthony B. Karpowich (Capt. '47) - New York Gothams, ABL 1947-48

External linksEdit

  1. ^ "Fordham Colors – Fordham University Marketing and Communications". Retrieved February 17, 2019.