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Pacific Tigers men's basketball

Pacific Tigers
2014–15 Pacific Tigers men's basketball team
Pacific Tigers athletic logo
University University of the Pacific
Conference West Coast Conference
Location Stockton, CA
Head coach Ron Verlin (2nd year)
Arena Alex G. Spanos Center
(Capacity: 6,150 (all seater) to 8,000)
Nickname Tigers
Colors

Orange, Black, and White

                  
Uniforms
Home jersey
Team colours
Home
Away jersey
Team colours
Away
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1967
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1966, 1967, 1971
NCAA Tournament appearances
1966, 1967, 1971, 1979, 1997, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013
Conference tournament champions
1979, 1997, 2004, 2006, 2013
Conference regular season champions
1933, 1936, 1947, 1966, 1967, 1979, 1997, 1998, 2005, 2007, 2010

The University of the Pacific Tigers men's basketball team is an NCAA Division I member, part of the West Coast Conference. The team is based in Stockton, California. They play their home games at Alex G. Spanos Center and are led by head coach Ron Verlin.

On July 15, 2013, Pacific left the Big West Conference to join the West Coast Conference. It had been a charter member of the WCC since 1952, but left in 1971 to join the Pacific Coast Athletic Association, later renamed to the Big West Conference.

Postseason

NCAA Tournament Results

The Tigers have appeared in nine NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 4–10.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1966 Sweet Sixteen
Regional Third Place Game
Utah
Houston
L 51–83
L 91–102
1967 Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Texas Western
UCLA
W 72–63
L 64–80
1971 Sweet Sixteen
Regional Third Place Game
Long Beach State
BYU
L 65–78
W 84–81
1979 Second Round Marquette L 48–73
1997 First Round Saint Joseph's L 65–75
2004 First Round
Second Round
Providence
Kansas
W 66–58
L 63–78
2005 First Round
Second Round
Pittsburgh
Washington
W 79–71
L 79–97
2006 First Round Boston College L 76–88 3OT
2013 Second Round Miami (FL) L 48–79

NIT Results

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

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1998 First Round Fresno State L 71–73

CIT Results

The Tigers have appeared in three CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournaments. Their combined record is 8–3.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2009 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Portland
Idaho
Bradley
W 82–76
W 69–59
L 49–59
2010 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Finals
Loyola Marymount
Northern Colorado
Appalachian State
Missouri State
W 86–76
W 63–59
W 64–56
L 65–78
2014 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Grand Canyon
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi
San Diego
Murray State
W 69–67
W 89–60
W 60–75
L 75–98

Notable players

References

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