Saint Francis Red Flash men's basketball
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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|
|University||Saint Francis University|
|Head coach||Rob Krimmel (7th season)|
|Arena||DeGol Arena |
|Colors||Red and White|
|NCAA Tournament Appearances|
|Conference Tournament Champions|
|Conference Regular Season Champions|
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.
NCAA Tournament resultsEdit
The Red Flash have appeared in the NCAA Tournament one time. Their record is 0–1.
|1991||First Round||Arizona||L 80–93|
The Red Flash have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) four times. Their combined record is 3–5.
3rd Place Game
|1958||First Round||Fordham||L 59–83|
|2019||First Round||Indiana||L 72–89|
The Red Flash have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) three times. Their combined record is 1–3.
|2015||First Round||Bowling Green||L 64–67|
|2018||First Round||UIC||L 61–84|
The Red Flash have appeared in the National Catholic Invitational Tournament four times. Their combined record is 3–4.
|1949||First Round||Regis||L 49–66|
|1950||First Round||Loras||L 58–59|
|1951||First Round||Mount St. Mary's||L 74–84|
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.
|12||Norm Van Lier||PG|
- SFU Athletics Style Guide (PDF). May 11, 2012. Retrieved April 6, 2016.
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