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Morehead State Eagles men's basketball

The Morehead State Eagles men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Morehead State Eagles
2018–19 Morehead State Eagles men's basketball team
Morehead State Eagles wordmark.svg
UniversityMorehead State University
All-time record973–958 (.504)[1]
Head coachPreston Spradlin[2] (2nd season)
ConferenceOhio Valley
LocationMorehead, Kentucky
ArenaEllis Johnson Arena
(Capacity: 6,500)
NicknameEagles
ColorsBlue and Gold[3]
         
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1956, 1961
NCAA Tournament Round of 32
2011
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1956, 1957, 1961, 1983, 1984, 2009, 2011
Conference Tournament Champions
1983, 1984, 2009, 2011
Conference Regular Season Champions
1956, 1957, 1961, 1963, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1984, 2003

Postseason resultsEdit

NCAA Tournament resultsEdit

The Eagles have appeared in seven NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 6–8.

Year Round Opponent Result
1956 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
East Regional 3rd Place Game
Marshall
Iowa
Wayne State
W 107–92
L 83–97
W 95–84
1957 Quarterfinals Pittsburgh L 85–86
1961 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Mideast Regional Third Place
Xavier
Kentucky
Louisville
W 71–66
L 64–71
L 61–83
1983 First Round Syracuse L 59–74
1984 Preliminary Round
First Round
North Carolina A&T
Louisville
W 70–69
L 59–72
2009 Opening Round
First Round
Alabama State
Louisville
W 58–41
L 54–74
2011 First Round
Second Round
Louisville
Richmond
W 62–61
L 48–65

CBI resultsEdit

The Eagles have appeared in three College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Their combined record is 5–4.

Year Round Opponent Result
2010 First Round
Quarterfinals
Colorado State
Boston University
W 74–60
L 89–91OT
2014 First Round Illinois State L 67–77
2016 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals–Game 1
Finals–Game 2
Finals–Game 3
Siena
Duquesne
Ohio
Nevada
Nevada
Nevada
W 84–80
W 82–72
W 77–72
W 86–83
L 68–77
L 82–85OT

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Morehead State Eagles School History". Sports Reference. Retrieved 8 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Preston Spradlin formally introduced as Men's Basketball Head Coach". Morehead State University Athletics. Retrieved 29 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Morehead State University :: Brand and Style Guide". Retrieved April 25, 2017.

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