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The Miami RedHawks men's basketball team intercollegiate men's basketball program representing Miami University. The school competes in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The RedHawks play home basketball games at Millett Hall in Oxford, Ohio on the university campus. Miami has reached the NCAA Championship's Sweet Sixteen four times and has been the MAC regular season champions twenty times. The team is currently coached by Jack Owens.

Miami RedHawks
2018–19 Miami RedHawks men's basketball team
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UniversityMiami University
First season1899
Head coachJack Owens (1st season)
ConferenceMid-American
LocationOxford, Ohio
ArenaMillett Hall
(Capacity: 9,200)
NicknameRedHawks
ColorsRed and White[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Away


NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1958, 1969, 1978, 1999
NCAA Tournament Second round
1958, 1969, 1978, 1995, 1999
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1953, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1966, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1978, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1992, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2007
Conference Tournament Champions
1984, 1992, 1997, 2007
Conference Regular Season Champions
1952, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1984, 1986, 1992, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2005
Conference Division Season Champions
1999, 2005

In May 2013, the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame inducted 11 players and coaches who starred in the state including Miami's Wayne Embry, Randy Ayers, Ron Harper and Wally Szczerbiak.

PostseasonEdit

NCAA tournament resultsEdit

The RedHawks have appeared in the NCAA Tournament 17 times. Their combined record is 6–19.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1953 First Round DePaul L 72–74
1955 First Round Marquette L 79–90
1957 First Round Notre Dame L 77–89
1958 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Pittsburgh
Kentucky
Indiana
W 82–77
L 70–94
L 91–98
1966 First Round Dayton L 51–58
1969 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Notre Dame
Purdue
Kentucky
W 63–60
L 71–91
L 71–72
1971 First Round Marquette L 47–62
1973 First Round Marquette L 62–77
1978 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Marquette
Kentucky
W 84–81 OT
L 69–91
1984 #8 First Round #9 SMU L 69–83
1985 #12 First Round #5 Maryland L 68–69 OT
1986 #10 First Round #7 Iowa State L 79–81 OT
1992 #13 First Round #4 North Carolina L 63–68
1995 #12 First Round
Second Round
#5 Arizona
#4 Virginia
W 71–62
L 54–60 OT
1997 #13 First Round #4 Clemson L 56–68
1999 #10 First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#7 Washington
#2 Utah
#3 Kentucky
W 59–58
W 66–58
L 43–58
2007 #14 First Round #3 Oregon L 56–58

NIT resultsEdit

The RedHawks have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) six times. Their combined record is 2–6.

Year Round Opponent Result
1970 First Round St. John's L 57–70
1993 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Ohio State
Old Dominion
Georgetown
W 56–53
W 60–58
L 53–66
1994 First Round Xavier L 68–80
1996 First Round Fresno State L 57–58
2005 First Round TCU L 58–60
2006 Opening Round Butler L 52–53

CBI resultsEdit

The RedHawks have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) three times. Their combined record is 0–3.

Year Round Opponent Result
2008 First Round Tulsa L 45–61
2011 First Round Rhode Island L 59–76
2018 First Round Campbell L 87–97

Retired numbersEdit

Miami RedHawks retired numbers
No. Player Position Tenure Year retired
10 Charlie Coles G 1963–1965 2015
23 Wayne Embry C 1956–1958 1995
32 Wally Szczerbiak SG / SF 1995–1999 2001
34 Ron Harper SG/PG 1983–1986 1986
44 Dick Walls C 1951–1953 1995
86 Darrell Hedric 1952–1955 1997

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Miami Colors". Retrieved February 15, 2017.