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Southeast Missouri State Redhawks men's basketball

The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks men's basketball team represents Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Ohio Valley Conference. They were led by head coach Dickey Nutt through the 2014-2015 season, but now play under head coach Rick Ray. The Redhawks play their home games at the Show Me Center. Prior to January 2005, the team's nickname was the Indians.[2] Prior to joining NCAA Division I, they participated in the NAIA and NCAA Division II. They were NAIA national champions in 1943.

Southeast Missouri State Redhawks
2018–19 Southeast Missouri State Redhawks men's basketball team
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UniversitySoutheast Missouri State University
Head coachRick Ray (4th season)
ConferenceOhio Valley
LocationCape Girardeau, Missouri
ArenaShow Me Center
(Capacity: 7,373)
NicknameRedhawks
ColorsRed and Black[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Runner-up
1961*, 1986*, 1989*
NCAA Tournament Final Four
1961*, 1986*, 1989*
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1961*, 1962*, 1963*, 1964*, 1979*, 1982*, 1983*, 1985*, 1986*, 1987* 1988*, 1989*, 1990*, 2000
*at Division II level
Conference Tournament Champions
2000
Conference Regular Season Champions
2000

Postseason resultsEdit

NCAA Division I TournamentEdit

The Redhawks have appeared in one NCAA Division I Tournaments. Their combined record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2000 First Round LSU L 61–64

NCAA Division II TournamentEdit

The Redhawks have appeared in 13 NCAA Division II Tournaments. Their combined record is 28–14.

Year Round Opponent Result
1961 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Colorado College
Southern Illinois
Chicago
South Dakota State
Wittenburg
W 99–68
W 87–84
W 67–41
W 81–69
L 38–42
1962 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Abilene Christian
Arkansas State
Nebraska Wesleyan
W 57–55
W 76–64
L 61–71 OT
1963 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Southern Illinois
Arkansas State
L 79–87
L 75–77
1964 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Regions 3rd Place Game
Northern Colorado
Ablilene Christian
State College of Iowa
W 83–79
W 90–87
L 85–93
1979 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Nicholls State
Northeast Missouri State
L 74–89
W 86–82
1982 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Central Florida
Tennessee–Martin
Florida Southern
W 60–55
W 56–53
L 73–87
1983 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Tennessee–Martin
Central Missouri State
Cal State Bakersfield
W 83–71
W 74–69
L 70–75
1985 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Alabama A&M
Delta State
Jacksonville State
W 85–74
W 67–59
L 79–80
1986 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Abilene Christian
Delta State
Cal State Hayward
Cheyney
Sacred Heart
W 94–72
W 75–74
W 84–69
W 90–81
L 87–93
1987 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
West Texas State
Delta State
W 72–71
L 84–90 OT
1988 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Angelo State
Missouri-Saint Louis
Florida Southern
W 111–75
W 73–69
L 75–78
1989 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Angelo State
Central Missouri State
Milwaukee
UC Riverside
North Carolina Central
W 65–60
W 88–73
W 93–84
W 84–83 OT
L 46–73
1990 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Southern Indiana
Missouri Western
Kentucky Wesleyan
W 91–73
W 88–73
L 90–91 OT

NAIA TournamentEdit

The Redhawks have appeared in one NAIA Tournament. Their record is 5–0 and were national champions in 1943, their only appearance in the tournament.

Year Round Opponent Result
1943 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
National Championship Game
Dakota Wesleyan
Westminster (MO)
Eastern Washington
Murray State
Northwest Missouri State
W 50–30
W 56–33
W 57–51
W 38–36
W 34–32

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brand - SEMO". Retrieved April 3, 2016.
  2. ^ Bliss, Mark (August 26, 2004). "SEMO to retire Indian, Otahkian nicknames Oct. 22". Southeast Missourian. Retrieved November 16, 2012.

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