Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens men's basketball
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The Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. The school's team currently competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division I level as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association since 2001. Home games are played at the Acierno Arena at the Bob Carpenter Center.
|Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens|
|University||University of Delaware|
|Athletic director||Christine Rawak|
|Head coach||Martin Ingelsby (4th season)|
|Conference||Colonial Athletic Association|
|Arena||Acierno Arena at the Bob Carpenter Center |
|Colors||Royal Blue and Gold|
|NCAA Tournament Appearances|
|1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2014|
|Conference Tournament Champions|
|NAC/AEast: 1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, CAA: 2014|
|Conference Regular Season Champions|
|1992 (NAC), 1998 (AEast), 1999 (AEast), 2014|
In seven appearances in postseason tournaments, the Fightin' Blue Hens have not won a postseason game.
NCAA Tournament resultsEdit
The Fightin' Blue Hens have appeared in the NCAA Tournament five times. Their combined record is 0–5. As a member of the CAA, Delaware won the 2014 CAA Tournament to earn the conference's bid to the NCAA Tournament.
|1992||#13||First Round||#4 Cincinnati||L 47–85|
|1993||#13||First Round||#4 Louisville||L 70–76|
|1998||#15||First Round||#2 Purdue||L 56–95|
|1999||#13||First Round||#4 Tennessee||L 52–62|
|2014||#13||First Round||#4 Michigan State||L 78–93|
The Fightin' Blue Hens have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) one time. Their record is 0–1.
|2000||First Round||Villanova||L 63–72|
The Fightin' Blue Hens have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) one time. Their combined record is 0–1.
|2012||First Round||Butler||L 58–75|
- "Delaware Blue Hens Logo Usage". August 28, 2013. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
- "Delaware wins thriller over W&M to go dancing". SBNation.com. Retrieved 2017-08-16.
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