Miami RedHawks men's basketball

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Miami RedHawks
Basketball current event.svg 2020–21 Miami RedHawks men's basketball team
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UniversityMiami University
First season1899
Head coach Jack Owens (4th season)
Conference Mid-American
Location Oxford, Ohio
Arena Millett Hall
(Capacity: 9,200)
Nickname RedHawks
ColorsRed and White [1]
         
Uniforms
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Home
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Away
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1958, 1969, 1978, 1999
NCAA Tournament Second round
1958, 1969, 1978, 1995, 1999
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1953, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1966, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1978, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1992, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2007
Conference tournament champions
1984, 1992, 1997, 2007
Conference regular season champions
1952, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1984, 1986, 1992, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2005
Conference division season champions
1999, 2005

The Miami RedHawks men's basketball team — known as the Miami Redskins until 1997 — is the intercollegiate men's basketball program representing Miami University. The school competes in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The RedHawks play home basketball games at Millett Hall in Oxford, Ohio on the university campus. Miami has reached the NCAA Championship's Sweet Sixteen four times and has been the MAC regular season champions 20 times. The team is currently coached by Jack Owens.

Contents

In May 2013, the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame inducted 11 players and coaches who starred in the state including Miami's Wayne Embry, Randy Ayers, Ron Harper and Wally Szczerbiak.

Postseason

NCAA tournament results

The RedHawks have appeared in the NCAA Tournament 17 times. Their combined record is 6–19.

YearSeedRoundOpponentResult
1953 First RoundDePaulL 72–74
1955 First RoundMarquetteL 79–90
1957 First RoundNotre DameL 77–89
1958 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Pittsburgh
Kentucky
Indiana
W 82–77
L 70–94
L 91–98
1966 First RoundDaytonL 51–58
1969 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
Notre Dame
Purdue
Kentucky
W 63–60
L 71–91
L 71–72
1971 First RoundMarquetteL 47–62
1973 First RoundMarquetteL 62–77
1978 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Marquette
Kentucky
W 84–81 OT
L 69–91
1984 #8First Round#9 SMUL 69–83
1985 #12First Round#5 MarylandL 68–69 OT
1986 #10First Round#7 Iowa StateL 79–81 OT
1992 #13First Round#4 North CarolinaL 63–68
1995 #12First Round
Second Round
#5 Arizona
#4 Virginia
W 71–62
L 54–60 OT
1997 #13First Round#4 ClemsonL 56–68
1999 #10First Round
Second Round
Sweet Sixteen
#7 Washington
#2 Utah
#3 Kentucky
W 59–58
W 66–58
L 43–58
2007 #14First Round#3 OregonL 56–58

NIT results

The RedHawks have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) six times. Their combined record is 2–6.

YearRoundOpponentResult
1970 First RoundSt. John'sL 57–70
1993 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Ohio State
Old Dominion
Georgetown
W 56–53
W 60–58
L 53–66
1994 First RoundXavierL 68–80
1996 First RoundFresno StateL 57–58
2005 First RoundTCUL 58–60
2006 Opening RoundButlerL 52–53

CBI results

The RedHawks have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) three times. Their combined record is 0–3.

YearRoundOpponentResult
2008 First RoundTulsaL 45–61
2011 First RoundRhode IslandL 59–76
2018 First RoundCampbellL 87–97

Retired numbers

Miami RedHawks retired numbers
No.PlayerPositionTenureYear retired
10 Charlie Coles G 1963–19652015
23 Wayne Embry C 1956–19581995
32 Wally Szczerbiak SG / SF 1995–19992001
34 Ron Harper SG/PG 1982–19861986
44 Dick Walls C 1951–19531995
12 Darrell Hedric 1952–19551997

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References

  1. "Miami Colors" . Retrieved February 15, 2017.