Monmouth Hawks Men's Basketball
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Monmouth Hawks Men's Basketball
Monmouth Hawks
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UniversityMonmouth University
Head coachKing Rice (7th season)
LocationWest Long Branch, New Jersey
ArenaOceanFirst Bank Center
(Capacity: 4,100)
ColorsMidnight Blue and White[1]
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1976^, 1981*, 1982* 1996, 2001, 2004, 2006
^at Division III level
*at Division II level
Conference Tournament Champions
1996, 2001, 2004, 2006
Conference Regular Season Champions
2004, 2005, 2016, 2017

The Monmouth Hawks men's basketball team represents Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. They are currently led by head coach King Rice and play their home games at the OceanFirst Bank Center. The Hawks had wins over five power conference opponents (UCLA, Notre Dame, USC, Georgetown, and Rutgers) and received votes in the AP poll for the first time ever during the 2015-16 season. They last appeared in the NCAA Tournament in 2006.


NCAA Division I Tournament results

The Hawks have appeared in four NCAA Division I Tournaments. Their combined record is 1-4.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1996 13 First Round No. 4 Marquette L 44-68
2001 16 First Round No. 1 Duke L 52-95
2004 15 First Round No. 2 Mississippi State L 52-85
2006 16 Opening Round
First Round
No. 16 Hampton
No. 1 Villanova
W 71-49
L 45-58

NIT results

The Hawks have appeared in two National Invitation Tournaments. Their combined record is 1-2.

Year Round Opponent Result
2016 First Round
Second Round
George Washington
W 90-80
L 71-87
2017 First Round Ole Miss L 83-91

NCAA Division II Tournament results

The Hawks have appeared in two NCAA Division II Tournaments. Their combined record is 1-3.

Year Round Opponent Result
1981 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
L 78-80
W 79-64
1982 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place
L 53-66
L 53-56

NCAA Division III Tournament results

The Hawks have appeared in one NCAA Division III Tournament. Their combined record is 1-1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1976 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
W 97-73
L 71-79

NAIA Tournament results

The Hawks have appeared in five NAIA Tournaments. Their record is 3-5.

Year Round Opponent Result
1966 First Round Midwestern State L 92-94
1968 First Round
Second Round
Westminster (PA)
W 102-91
L 69-70
1969 First Round
Second Round
Central State
Maryland-Eastern Shore
W 63-59
W 115-81
L 94-99
1974 First Round Missouri Western L 84-96
1975 First Round Marymount (KS) L 72-86



  1. ^ "Monmouth University Athletics Quick Facts". December 28, 2006. Retrieved 2016.

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