Bowling Green Falcons men's basketball

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Bowling Green Falcons
2013–14 Bowling Green Falcons men's basketball team
Bowling Green Falcons athletic logo
University Bowling Green State University
Conference MAC
East Division Division
Location Bowling Green, OH
Head coach Chris Jans (1st year)
Arena Stroh Center
(Capacity: 4,700)
Nickname Falcons
Colors

Brown and Orange

            
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 Sweet Sixteen
1963
NCAA Tournament appearances
1959, 1962, 1963, 1968
Conference regular season champions
1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1981, 1983, 1997, 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 coached by Chris Jans, their 16th Head Coach.

Coaching history

Coach Years Seasons Record Pct. Conf. Record Pct. Conf. Titles
(Reg. Season)
Conf. Titles
(Tournament)
NCAA Tournament
Appearances
National Titles
F. G. Beyerman 1915–1921 6 24–38 .387 NA NA NA NA 0 0
Earl Krieger 1921–1922 1 4–10 .286 NA NA NA NA 0 0
Allen Snyder 1922–1923 1 9–4 .692 NA NA NA NA 0 0
Ray B. McCandless 1923–1924 1 3–15 .167 NA NA NA NA 0 0
Warren Steller 1924–1925 1 9–5 .540 NA NA NA NA 0 0
Paul Landis 1925–1942 17 156–133 .540 NA NA NA NA 0 0
Harold Anderson 1942–1963 21 367–193 .655 68–55 .553 4 NA 3 0
Warren Scholler 1963–1967 4 43–52 .453 24–24 .500 0 NA 0 0
Bill Fitch 1967–1968 1 18–7 .720 10-2 .833 1 NA 1 0
Bob Conibear 1968–1971 3 31–42 .425 12–20 .375 0 NA 0 0
Pat Haley 1971–1976 5 62–69 .473 32–32 .500 0 0 0 0
John Weinert 1976–1986 10 146–133 .523 89–79 .530 2 0 0 0
Jim Larranaga 1986–1997 11 170–144 .541 101–85 .543 1 0 0 0
Dan Dakich 1997–2007 10 156–140 .530 89–89 .500 1 0 0 0
Louis Orr 2007–2014 7 101-121 .454 54-60 .474 1 0 0 0
Chris Jans 2014- 0 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0
Totals 1915–present 94 1,244–1,032 .546 449–338 .57 10 0 4 0
  • Bowling Green did not belong to a conference until the 1953–54 season.1
  • The Mid-American Conference did not hold a conference tournament until the 1979–80 season.

NCAA Tournament Results

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

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

NIT Results

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

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1944 Quarterfinals St. John's L 40–44
1945 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Championship Game
RPI
St. John's
DePaul
W 60–65
W 80–74
L 57–44
L 71–54
1946 Quarterfinals Rhode Island L 82–79
1948 Quarterfinals Saint Louis L 69–53
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 95–81
1980 First Round Minnesota L 64–50
1983 First Round Michigan State L 72–71
1990 First Round Cincinnati L 75–60
1991 First Round Wisconsin L 87–79
1997 First Round West Virginia L 98–95
2000 First Round BYU L 81–54
2002 First Round Butler L 81–69
2009 First Round Creighton L 73–71

CIT Results

The Falcons have appeared in one CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. Their record is 0–1

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2012 First Round Oakland L 86–69

CCAT Results

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

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1975 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Tennessee
Drake
W 67–58
L 65–78

References

  1. ^ "Year-by-Year Results" (PDF) (Press release). BGSU Falcons Men's Basketball Media Guide. 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 

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