Morgan State Bears men's basketball

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Morgan State Bears
2019–20 Morgan State Bears men's basketball team
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UniversityMorgan State University
Head coachKevin Broadus (1st season)
ConferenceMEAC
LocationBaltimore, Maryland
ArenaTalmadge L. Hill Field House
(Capacity: 4,250)
NicknameBears
ColorsBlue and Orange[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


NCAA Tournament Champions
1974 (NCAA Division II)
NCAA Tournament Final Four
1974 (NCAA Division II)
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1974, 1975, 1976 (NCAA Division II) 2009, 2010
Conference Tournament Champions
1977, 2009, 2010
Conference Regular Season Champions
2008, 2009, 2010

The Morgan State Bears men's basketball team represents Morgan State University, located in Baltimore, Maryland, in Division I basketball competition. They currently compete in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The Bears are currently coached by Kevin Broadus and play their home games at the Talmadge L. Hill Field House (4,250). They were the 1974 NCAA Division II national champions.

History[edit]

The program hosted the first interracial American basketball game played south of the Mason–Dixon line on February 12, 1952, a 65–63 loss to Loyola College in Maryland.[2]

Post-season[edit]

NCAA Division I Tournament results[edit]

The Bears have appeared in two NCAA Division I Tournaments. Their combined record is 0–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
2009 First Round Oklahoma L 54–82
2010 First Round West Virginia L 50–77

NCAA Division II Tournament results[edit]

The Bears have appeared in three NCAA Division II Tournaments. Their combined record is 6–3. They were national champions in 1974.

Year Round Opponent Result
1974 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Potsdam State
Hartwick
Bloomsburg
Assumption
Southwest Missouri State
W 54–43
W 68–64
W 71–57
W 73–70
W 67–52
1975 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Randolph-Macon
Baltimore
L 60–64
L 76–77
1976 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Baltimore
James Madison
L 65–85
W 86–81

NIT results[edit]

The Bears have appeared in one National Invitation Tournament. Their combined record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2008 First Round Virginia Tech L 62–94

Notable former players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MSU Branding Toolkit: Colors". Retrieved August 8, 2018.
  2. ^ Henneman, Jim. "Loyola-Morgan 1952 Basketball Game Made Memories And History," PressBox (Baltimore), March 2017.

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