Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball
The Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball team represents Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in NCAA Division I competition. They have competed in the Patriot League since the circuit became an all-sport conference in 1990. After ending its independent status in 1974, they were a member of the East Coast Conference until 1990. Its home games are played at Stabler Arena. The Mountain Hawks made their fifth appearance in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 2012. The Mountain Hawks are currently coached by Dr. Brett Reed.
|Lehigh Mountain Hawks|
|Head coach||Brett Reed (12th season)|
|Arena||Stabler Arena |
|Colors||Brown and White|
|NCAA Tournament Round of 32|
|NCAA Tournament Appearances|
|1985, 1988, 2004, 2010, 2012|
|Conference Tournament Champions|
|ECC: 1985, 1988|
Patriot: 2004, 2010, 2012
|Conference Regular Season Champions|
|ECC: 1970, 1990 (co-champion)|
Patriot: 2004 (co-champion), 2010
|1901–02||J. W. Pollard||9–5|
|1902–03||J. W. Pollard||4–2–1|
|1903–04||J. W. Pollard||5–2|
|1904–05||J. W. Pollard||4–5|
|1905–06||J. W. Pollard||6–6|
|1906–07||J. W. Pollard||9–2|
|1907–08||J. W. Pollard||6–1|
|1908–09||J. W. Pollard||5–5|
|1909–10||J. W. Pollard||6–2|
|1910–11||J. W. Pollard||3–4|
|1911–12||J. W. Pollard||10–4|
|1912–13||J. T. Keady||12–2|
|1913–14||S. E. Muthart||12–2|
|1914–15||S. E. Muthart||9–7|
|1932–33||F. C. Bartlett||9–7|
|1933–34||F. C. Bartlett||5–9|
|1934–35||G. W. Harmeson||4–10|
|1935–36||G. W. Harmeson||5–7|
|1936–37||G. W. Harmeson||5–10|
|East Coast Conference (1974–1990)|
|1974–75||Tom Pugliese||1–23||0–8||5th West/Last|
|1975–76||Brian Hill||9–15||1–9||6th West/Last|
|1976–77||Brian Hill||12–15||6–4||3rd West|
|1977–78||Brian Hill||8–18||5–5||4th West|
|1978–79||Brian Hill||8–18||4–12||5th West|
|1979–80||Brian Hill||5–20||2–14||5th West|
|1980–81||Brian Hill||14–12||6–10||3rd West|
|1981–82||Brian Hill||9–17||3–13||5th West|
|1982–83||Brian Hill||10–16||3–11||5th West/Last|
|1984–85||Tom Schneider||12–19||6–8||6th||NCAA Round of 64|
|1987–88||Fran McCaffery||21–10||8–6||4th||NCAA Round of 64|
|Patriot League (1990–present)|
|2003–04||Billy Taylor||20–11||10–4||1st||NCAA Round of 64|
|2009–10||Brett Reed||22–11||10–4||1st||NCAA Round of 64|
|2011–12||Brett Reed||27–8||11–3||2nd||NCAA Round of 32|
|2012–13||Brett Reed||21–10||10–4||3rd||CBI First Round|
Postseason invitational champion
- Lehigh voluntarily forfeited 13 wins (12 regular season, 1 Patriot League Tournament) during the 2004–05 season for the inadvertent use of an ineligible player.
NCAA Tournament resultsEdit
The Mountain Hawks have appeared in five NCAA Tournaments. Its combined record is 1–5.
|2012||March 16||South||Greensboro Coliseum||15||Round of 64||Duke||W 75–70|
|March 18||South||Greensboro Coliseum||15||Round of 32||Xavier||L 59–70|
|2010||March 18||Midwest||Chesapeake Energy Arena||16||Round of 64||Kansas||L 74–90|
|2004||March 16||St. Louis||University of Dayton Arena||16b||Opening round||Florida A&M||L 57–72|
|1988||March 18||East||Hartford Civic Center||16||Round of 64||Temple||L 73–87|
|1985||March 14||East||Hartford Civic Center||16||Round of 64||Georgetown||L 43–68|
The Mountain Hawks have appeared in one College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Its record is 0–1.
|2013||March 19||Arena-Auditorium||First round||Wyoming||L 66–67|
Three Mountain Hawk players have had their numbers retired by the University.
|Lehigh Mountain Hawks retired numbers|
McCollum was the first Lehigh player ever drafted.
|CJ McCollum||2013||1||10||Portland Trail Blazers|
- "Conference History – Patriot League".
- "ECC gets reprieve on NCAA automatic bid". The Baltimore Sun. February 5, 1991.
- "Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball 2009-10 media guide". Retrieved March 9, 2012.
- Housenick, Tom (March 16, 2012). "NCAA basketball: Lehigh pulls off monumental upset of Duke". The Morning Call. Retrieved March 16, 2012.
- "Notebook: Lehigh University forfeits 13 games in 2004-05 for using ineligible player". USA Today. Associated Press. April 7, 2006.
- "Mountain Hawks drop 67–66 stunner at Wyoming in CBI". Lehigh University Athletics. March 19, 2013.