Monmouth Hawks men's basketball
The Monmouth Hawks men's basketball team represents Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. They are currently led by head coach King Rice and play their home games at the OceanFirst Bank Center. The Hawks had wins over five power conference opponents (UCLA, Notre Dame, USC, Georgetown, and Rutgers) and received votes in the AP poll for the first time ever during the 2015–16 season. They last appeared in the NCAA Tournament in 2006.
|Head coach||King Rice (7th season)|
|Location||West Long Branch, New Jersey|
|Arena||OceanFirst Bank Center |
|Colors||Midnight Blue and White|
|NCAA Tournament Appearances|
|1976^, 1981*, 1982* 1996, 2001, 2004, 2006|
^at Division III level
*at Division II level
|Conference Tournament Champions|
|1996, 2001, 2004, 2006|
|Conference Regular Season Champions|
|2004, 2005, 2016, 2017|
NCAA Division I Tournament resultsEdit
The Hawks have appeared in four NCAA Division I Tournaments. Their combined record is 1–4.
|1996||13||First Round||No. 4 Marquette||L 44–68|
|2001||16||First Round||No. 1 Duke||L 52–95|
|2004||15||First Round||No. 2 Mississippi State||L 52–85|
|No. 16 Hampton
No. 1 Villanova
The Hawks have appeared in two National Invitation Tournaments. Their combined record is 1–2.
|2017||First Round||Ole Miss||L 83–91|
NCAA Division II Tournament resultsEdit
The Hawks have appeared in two NCAA Division II Tournaments. Their combined record is 1–3.
Regional 3rd Place Game
Regional 3rd Place
NCAA Division III Tournament resultsEdit
The Hawks have appeared in one NCAA Division III Tournament. Their combined record is 1–1.
NAIA Tournament resultsEdit
The Hawks have appeared in five NAIA Tournaments. Their record is 3–5.
|1966||First Round||Midwestern State||L 92–94|
|1974||First Round||Missouri Western||L 84–96|
|1975||First Round||Marymount (KS)||L 72–86|
(*) Denotes Honorable Mention
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Coach of the Year