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The Wofford Terriers men's basketball team represents Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, in Division I of the NCAA. The school's team competes in the Southern Conference. The Terriers head coaching position is currently vacant after the departure of Mike Young following the 2018–19 season to take the same position at Virginia Tech. Wofford plays its home games at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium, opened for the 2017–18 season as the replacement for Benjamin Johnson Arena.

Wofford Terriers
2018–19 Wofford Terriers men's basketball team
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UniversityWofford College
Head coachJay McAuley
ConferenceSoCon
LocationSpartanburg, South Carolina
ArenaJerry Richardson Indoor Stadium
(Capacity: 3,400)
NicknameTerriers
ColorsOld Gold and Black[1]
         
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NCAA Tournament Round of 32
2019
NCAA Tournament Appearances
2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2019
Conference Tournament Champions
2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2019
Conference Regular Season Champions
2010, 2011, 2015, 2019

In 2010, Wofford won the Southern Conference[2] and made its first trip to the NCAA championship, a feat which they repeated in 2011,[3] 2014 and 2015.[4] In 2019, Wofford was nationally ranked for the first time in Division I, peaking at 20th in March.

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NCAA Division I historyEdit

The Terriers have been playing Division I basketball in the Southern Conference since the 1997–98 season.

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Wofford (Southern Conference) (1997–present)
1997–98 Richard Johnson 9–18 6–8 T–2nd (South)
1998–99 Richard Johnson 11–16 8–8 3rd (South)
1999–00 Richard Johnson 14–16 8–8 3rd (South)
2000–01 Richard Johnson 12–16 7–9 5th (South)
2001–02 Richard Johnson 11–18 5–11 6th (South)
2002–03 Mike Young 14–15 8–8 T–3rd (South)
2003–04 Mike Young 9–20 4–12 5th (South)
2004–05 Mike Young 14–14 7–9 5th (South)
2005–06 Mike Young 11–18 6–9 5th (South)
2006–07 Mike Young 10–20 5–13 5th (South)
2007–08 Mike Young 16–16 8–12 4th (South)
2008–09 Mike Young 16–14 12–8 4th (South)
2009–10 Mike Young 26–9 15–3 1st (South) NCAA 1st Round
2010–11 Mike Young 21–12 14–4 T–1st (South) NCAA 2nd Round
2011–12 Mike Young 19–13 12–6 T–2nd (South) CBI 1st Round
2012–13 Mike Young 13–19 7–11 T–3rd (South)
2013–14 Mike Young 20–13 11–5 T–3rd NCAA 2nd Round
2014–15 Mike Young 28–7 16–2 1st NCAA 2nd Round
2015–16 Mike Young 15–17 11–7 T–3rd
2016–17 Mike Young 16–17 10–8 T–4th
2017–18 Mike Young 21–12 11–7 T–4th
2018–19 Mike Young 30–5 16–0 1st NCAA 2nd Round
Wofford: 367–369 207–169
Total: 367–369

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

PostseasonEdit

NCAA Division I Tournament resultsEdit

The Terriers have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament five times. Their combined record is 1–5.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
2010 #13 First Round #4 Wisconsin L 53–49
2011 #14 Second Round #3 BYU L 66–74
2014 #15 Second Round #2 Michigan L 40–57
2015 #12 Second Round #5 Arkansas L 53–56
2019 #7 First Round
Second Round
#10 Seton Hall
#2 Kentucky
W 84–68
L 56-62

CBI resultsEdit

The Terriers have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2012 First Round Pittsburgh L 63–81

CIT resultsEdit

The Terriers have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) one time. Their record is 0–1

Year Round Opponent Result
2018 Second Round Central Michigan L 94–98

Individual season recordsEdit

Category Record Name Season
Minutes Played 1265 Brad Loesing 2011–12
Minutes Played Per Game 38.3 Brad Loesing 2011-12
Points 751 Fletcher Magee 2017–18
Points Per Game 32.6 Daddy Neal 1952–53
Field Goals Made 274 George Lyons 1963–64
Field Goals Attempted 628 George Lyons 1963–64
Field Goal Percentage (min. 100 made) 72.5 (190–262) Robert Mickle 1984–85
3–Pt Field Goals Made 158 Fletcher Magee 2018–19
3–Pt Field Goals Attempted 377 Fletcher Magee 2018–19
3–Pt Field Goal Percentage (min. 1.5/gm) 47.9 (91–190) Fletcher Magee 2015–16
Free Throws Made 224 Daddy Neal 1952–53
Free Throws Attempted 338 Daddy Neal 1952–53
Free Throw Percentage (min. 2/gm) 92.5 (86–93) Fletcher Magee 2015–16
Rebounds 609 Daddy Neal 1952–53
Rebounds Per Game 26.5 Daddy Neal 1952–53
Assists 223 Robert Mickle 1983–84
Assists Per Game 8.0 Robert Mickle 1983–84
Steals 107 Wayne Rice 1986–87
Blocked Shots 49 Kenny Hastie 2000–01

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Individual career recordsEdit

Category Record Name Seasons
Games Played 138 Cameron Jackson 2014–19
Games Started 132 Spencer Collins 2012–16
Points 2521 George Lyons 1962–65
Points Per Game 23.3 Daddy Neal 1950–53
Field Goals Made 877 James Blair 1980–83
Field Goals Attempted 1799 Greg O'Dell 1988–92
Field Goal Percentage (min. 300 made) 66.4 (583–878) Robert Mickle 1982–85
3–Pt Field Goals Made 509 Fletcher Magee 2015–19
3–Pt Field Goals Attempted 1169 Fletcher Magee 2015–19
3–Pt Field Goal Percentage (min. 100 attempts) 43.5 (509–1169) Fletcher Magee 2015–19
Free Throws Made 515 James Blair 1980–83
Free Throws Attempted 721 James Blair 1980–83
Free Throw Percentage (min. 200 attempts) 90.8 (393–433) Fletcher Magee 2015–19
Rebounds 1500 Daddy Neal 1950–53
Rebounds Per Game 19.8 Twitty Carpenter 1955–58
Assists 582 Antoine Saunders 1984–87
Assists Per Game 5.5 Antoine Saunders 1984–87
Steals 289 Wayne Rice 1984–87
Blocked Shots 137 Stephon Blanding 1987–90

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Individual single game recordsEdit

Category Record Name Opponent Date
Points 57 Daddy Neal Erskine 1952–53
Field Goals Attempted 40 Daddy Neal Erskine 1952–53
Field Goal Made 25 Daddy Neal Erskine 1952–53
3–Pt Field Goals Attempted 19 Fletcher Magee Chattanooga
Samford
2/17/18
1/24/19
3–Pt Field Goals Made 11 Seth Chadwick
Fletcher Magee
Mercer
Chattanooga
2/15/97
2/17/18
Free Throws Attempted 24 Daddy Neal Charleston 1/24/53
Free Throws Made 22 Daddy Neal Charleston 1/24/53
Rebounds 40 2–Tied
Assists 15 Antoine Saunders Allen 2/18/87
Steals 9 John Hawkins Gardner–Webb 1/9/95
Blocked Shots 5 3–Tied

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Southern Conference honorsEdit

Southern Conference Player of the Year

SoCon media first presented a player of the year award at the end of the 1951–52 season. The league's coaches began awarding their own version in 1989–90.

Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Year
Southern Conference Freshman of the Year

SoCon media first presented a freshman of the year award at the end of the 1978–79 season. The league's coaches began awarding their own version in 1992–93.

  • Ian Chadwick: 1997–98 (both)
  • Karl Cochran: 2011–12 (both)
  • Fletcher Magee: 2015–16 (both)
Southern Conference Coach of the Year

SoCon media have presented a coach of the year award since the 1946–47 season. The league's coaches began awarding their own version in 1988–89.

  • Mike Young: 2009–10 (both), 2013–14 (media), 2014–15 (both), 2018–19 (both)
All–Southern Conference Team (Coaches)

Karl Cochran 2013-14

Brad Loesing 2011–12

Kevin Giltner 2011–12

Noah Dahlman 2010–11

Noah Dahlman 2009–10

Tim Johnson 2009–10

Noah Dahlman 2008–09

Drew Gibson 2007–08

Howard Wilkerson 2005–06

Mike Lenzly 2002–03

Ian Chadwick 2000–01

Ian Chadwick 1999–00

Ian Chadwick 1998–99

All–Southern Conference Team (Media)

Karl Cochran 2013-14 (1st Team)

Lee Skinner 2013-14 (3rd Team)

Karl Cochran 2012-13 (2nd Team)

Brad Loesing 2011–12 (1st Team)

Kevin Giltner 2011–12 (2nd Team)

Noah Dahlman 2010–11 (1st Team)

Tim Johnson 2010–11 (3rd Team)

Cameron Rundles 2010–11 (3rd Team)

Noah Dahlman 2009–10 (1st Team)

Tim Johnson 2009–10 (3rd Team)

Jamar Diggs 2009–10 (3rd Team)

Noah Dahlman 2008–09 (1st Team)

Junior Salters 2008–09 (3rd Team)

Drew Gibson 2007–08 (3rd Team)

Shane Nichols 2005–06 (3rd Team)

Howard Wilkerson 2005–06 (2nd Team)

Tyler Berg 2004–05 (2nd Team)

Howard Wilkerson 2003–04 (3rd Team)

Lee Nixon 2002–03 (3rd Team)

Mike Lenzly 2002–03 (2nd Team)

Mike Lenzly 2001–02 (3rd Team)

Mike Lenzly 2000–01 (3rd Team)

Ian Chadwick 2000–01 (1st Team)

Ian Chadwick 1999–00 (1st Team)

Ian Chadwick 1998–99 (1st Team)

All–Southern Conference Freshman Team

Eric Garcia 2013-14

Spencer Collins 2012-13

Karl Cochran 2011–12

Brad Loesing 2008–09

Junior Salters 2006–07

Tyler Berg 2002–03

Justin Stephens 2001–02

Ian Chadwick 1997–98

Southern Conference All–Tournament Team

Karl Cochran 2013–14 (1st Team)

Lee Skinner 2013–14 (1st Team)

Eric Garcia 2013–14 (2nd Team)

Noah Dahlman 2010–11 (1st Team)

Jamar Diggs 2010–11 (1st Team)

Cameron Rundles 2010–11 (1st Team)

Noah Dahlman 2009–10 (1st Team)

Jamar Diggs 2009–10 (1st Team)

Tim Johnson 2009–10 (2nd Team)

Cameron Rundles 2009–10 (2nd Team)

Southern Conference Tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • Noah Dahlman: 2010, 2011
  • Karl Cochran: 2014
  • Lee Skinner: 2015

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National honorsEdit

AP All-America Team

Noah Dahlman 2009–10 (Honorable Mention)[8]

Academic honorsEdit

Academic All-America Team

Brad Loesing 2011–12 (1st Team)[9]

Academic All-District Team

Brad Loesing 2011–12 (1st Team)[10]

Brad Loesing 2010–11 (1st Team)[11]

Greg O'Dell 1991–92

Harold Jackson 1981–82

Defeating UNC in 2017Edit

Wofford defeated #5 University of North Carolina 79 - 75 at The Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, NC on 12/20/2017.[12][13] The win was the first for the Terriers over an AP top 25 opponent in program history.[12] Fletcher Magee lead all scorers with 27 points for the Terriers, on 10/23 shooting, and committed 0 turnovers in the win.[14][13] UNC was a 25.5 point favorite and KPI Sports tweeted after the game, "Wofford’s win at North Carolina tonight is worth +1.05 in KPI, making it the best win by any team so far this season." [14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Color Guide (PDF). Wofford College Athletics Brand Guidelines. July 14, 2015. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  2. ^ Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Wofford Terriers - Recap - March 08, 2010 - ESPN
  3. ^ Wofford Terriers vs. Charleston Cougars - Recap - March 07, 2011 - ESPN
  4. ^ Western Carolina Catamounts vs. Wofford Terriers - Recap - March 10, 2014 - ESPN
  5. ^ a b c d 2009-10 Media Guide
  6. ^ SoConSports.com
  7. ^ SoConSports.com
  8. ^ 2010 All-America Team
  9. ^ Brad Loesing Named First Team All-America
  10. ^ Brad Loesing Named Academic All-District
  11. ^ Brad Loesing Named Academic All-District
  12. ^ a b Beard, Aaron. "College basketball: Wofford stuns No. 5 North Carolina in Chapel Hill for first Top 25 upset in program history". NCAA.com. Associated Press. Retrieved 2017-12-21.
  13. ^ a b ESPN News Service. "Wofford vs. North Carolina - Game Summary - December 20, 2017 - ESPN". ESPN.com. ESPN. Retrieved 2017-12-21.
  14. ^ a b Boone, Kyle. "Wofford downs No. 5 North Carolina for biggest upset of college basketball season". CBSsports.com. CBSsports. Retrieved 2017-12-21.

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