Saint Francis Red Flash men's basketball

The Saint Francis Red Flash men's basketball team represents Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Northeast Conference. They are currently led by 6th year head coach Rob Krimmel and play their home games at the DeGol Arena.

Saint Francis Red Flash
2019–20 Saint Francis Red Flash men's basketball team
Saint Francis Red Flash logo.svg
UniversitySaint Francis University
Head coachRob Krimmel (7th season)
ConferenceNortheast Conference
LocationLoretto, Pennsylvania
ArenaDeGol Arena
(Capacity: 3,500)
NicknameRed Flash
ColorsRed and White[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1991
Conference Tournament Champions
1991
Conference Regular Season Champions
1991, 2019

HistoryEdit

Jim Baron Era (1987–1992)

Baron lead The Red Flash to their first NCAA tournament appearance in 1991, where they lost in the First Round to the Arizona Wildcats 93-80. In 1992 Baron left to coach at his alma mater, Saint Bonaventure.

His record was 74-71.

Postseason resultsEdit

NCAA Tournament resultsEdit

The Red Flash have appeared in the NCAA Tournament one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1991 First Round Arizona L 80–93

NIT resultsEdit

The Red Flash have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) four times. Their combined record is 3–5.

Year Round Opponent Result
1954 First Round
Quarterfinals
BYU
Duquesne
W 81–68
L 63–69
1955 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
3rd Place Game
Seton Hall
Holy Cross
Dayton
Cincinnati
W 89–78
W 68–64
L 73–79
L 91–96
1958 First Round Fordham L 59–83
2019 First Round Indiana L 72–89

CIT resultsEdit

The Red Flash have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) three times. Their combined record is 1–3.

Year Round Opponent Result
2015 First Round Bowling Green L 64–67
2017 First Round
Second Round
Jacksonville
UMBC
W 78–76
L 79–87
2018 First Round UIC L 61–84

NCIT resultsEdit

The Red Flash have appeared in the National Catholic Invitational Tournament four times. Their combined record is 3–4.

Year Round Opponent Result
1949 First Round Regis L 49–66
1950 First Round Loras L 58–59
1951 First Round Mount St. Mary's L 74–84
1952 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Championship Game
Loyola (MD)
Saint Joseph's
Siena
Marquette
W 66–52
W 65–56
W 54–51
L 64–76

Retired jerseysEdit

Saint Francis has retired three jersey numbers. Uniquely, Stokes' number is the only one that would not be a number under current NCAA rules, as jersey numbers containing a 6, 7, 8, or 9 are prohibited.

No. Player Position
10 Kevin Porter PG
12 Norm Van Lier PG
26 Maurice Stokes PF/C

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ SFU Athletics Style Guide (PDF). May 11, 2012. Retrieved April 6, 2016.

External linksEdit