Bowling Green Falcons men's basketball

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Bowling Green Falcons
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UniversityBowling Green State University
Head coach Michael Huger (6th season)
Conference Mid-American
Location Bowling Green, Ohio
Arena Stroh Center
(Capacity: 4,700)
Nickname Falcons
ColorsBrown and Orange [1]
         
Uniforms
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Away
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1963
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1959, 1962, 1963, 1968
Conference regular season champions
1959, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1981, 1983, 1997, 2000, 2009
Conference division season champions
2000, 2009

The Bowling Green Falcons men's basketball team is the basketball team that represent Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. The school's team currently competes in the Mid-American Conference. The team last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 1968. The Falcons are now coached by Michael Huger, their 17th head coach.

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Coaching history

CoachCareerRecordConference Record
F. G. Beyerman1915–192124–38n/a
Earl Krieger 1921–19224–10n/a
Allen Snyder 1922–19239–4n/a
Ray B. McCandless 1923–19243–15n/a
Warren Steller 1924–19259–5
Paul Landis1925–1942156–13356–57
Harold Anderson 1942–1963367–19368–55
Warren Scholler1963–196743–5224–24
Bill Fitch 1967–196818–710–2
Bob Conibear1968–197131–4212–20
Pat Haley1971–197662–6932–32
John Weinert 1976–1986146–13389–79
Jim Larranaga 1986–1997170–144101–85
Dan Dakich 1997–2007156–14089–89
Louis Orr 2007–2014101–12154–60
Chris Jans 2014–201521–1211–7
Michael Huger 2015–present88–7543–47
Totals1915–present1,408–1,193589–500

Postseason

NCAA Tournament Results

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Nate Thurmond led the Falcons to NCAA appearances in 1962 and 1963

The Falcons have appeared in four NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 1–5.

YearRoundOpponentResult
1959 First Round Marquette L 71–89
1962 First Round Butler L 55–56
1963 First Round
Regional Semifinal
Regional Third Place Game
Notre Dame
Illinois
Mississippi State
W 77–72
L 61–70
L 60–65
1968 First RoundMarquetteL 71–72

NIT Results

The Falcons have appeared in 14 National Invitation Tournaments. Their combined record is 6–15.

YearRoundOpponentResult
1944 QuarterfinalsSt. John'sL 40–44
1945 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Championship Game
Charity Game
RPI
St. John's
DePaul
NYU
W 80–74
W 57–44
L 54–71
L 61–63
1946 QuarterfinalsRhode IslandL 79–82
1948 QuarterfinalsSaint LouisL 53–69
1949 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Third Place Game
St. John's
Saint Louis
San Francisco
Bradley
W 77–64
W 80–74
L 39–49
W 82–77
1954 First Round
Quarterfinals
Wichita State
Western Kentucky
W 88–64
L 81–95
1980 First RoundMinnesotaL 50–64
1983 First RoundMichigan StateL 71–72
1990 First RoundCincinnatiL 60–75
1991 First RoundWisconsinL 79–87
1997 First RoundWest VirginiaL 95–98
2000 First RoundBYUL 54–81
2002 First RoundButlerL 69–81
2009 First RoundCreightonL 71–73

CIT Results

The Falcons have appeared in two CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. Their combined record is 1–2.

YearRoundOpponentResult
2012 First RoundOaklandL 86–69
2015 First Round
Second Round
Saint Francis (PA)
Canisius
W 67–64
L 82–59

CBI results

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

YearRoundOpponentResult
2021 First RoundStetsonL 52-53

CCAT Results

The Falcons appeared in one Collegiate Commissioners Association Tournament, a tournament that was only held twice. Their record is 1–1.

YearRoundOpponentResult
1975 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Tennessee
Drake
W 67–58
L 78–65

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  4. "Year-by-Year Results" (PDF) (Press release). BGSU Falcons Men's Basketball Media Guide. 2014. Retrieved 2015-05-04.