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The South Carolina State Bulldogs men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

South Carolina State Bulldogs
2018–19 South Carolina State Bulldogs basketball team
SC State Univ Logo.svg
UniversitySouth Carolina State University
Head coachMurray Garvin (5th season)
ConferenceMEAC
ArenaSHM Memorial Center
(Capacity: 3,200)
NicknameBulldogs
ColorsGarnet and Blue[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1989, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2003
Conference Tournament Champions
1989, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2003
Conference Regular Season Champions
1977, 1989, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004

Postseason resultsEdit

NCAA Division I tournament resultsEdit

The Bulldogs have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament five times. Their combined record is 0–5.[2]

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1989 #15 First Round #2 Duke L 69–90
1996 #15 First Round #2 Kansas L 54–92
1998 #15 First Round #2 Kentucky L 67–82
2000 #16 First Round #1 Stanford L 65–84
2003 #16 First Round #1 Oklahoma L 54–71

NCAA Division II tournament resultsEdit

The Bulldogs have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament five times. Their combined record is 3–7.

Year Round Opponent Result
1958 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Grambling State
Philader Smith
L 79–104
W 80–70
1961 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Wabash
Youngstown State
L 83–94
L 82–96
1963 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Buffalo
Wittenburg
W 80–63
L 63–70
1966 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Kentucky Wesleyan
Winston-Salem State
L 73–81 OT
L 81–85
1967 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Tennessee State
Kentucky Wesleyan
W 66–59
L 70–87

CIT resultsEdit

The Bulldogs have appeared in one CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT)[when?]. Their record is 0–1.

NAIA resultsEdit

The Bulldogs have appeared in one NAIA Tournament (NAIA). Their NAIA record is 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1973 First Round Hastings College (Neb.)
Guilford
W 82-71
L 81-98

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ South Carolina State University Style Manual (PDF). Retrieved August 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "NCAA Basketball Tournament History: South Carolina State Hornets". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 3, 2012.

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