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Campbell Fighting Camels
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School Name: Campbell University
Location: Buies Creek, North Carolina
Arena: Gore Arena
Capacity: 3,095
Conference: Atlantic Sun
Head coach: Robbie Laing

The Campbell Fighting Camels Basketball team is the basketball team that represent the Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. The school's team currently competes in the Big South Conference. The team's most recent appearance in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament was in 1992. The Fighting Camels are currently coached by Robbie Laing. After struggling for several seasons, the Fighting Camels finally broke through in the 2009-2010 season. Campbell tied for first in the regular season Atlantic Sun standings. However, their bid for an NCAA Tournament bid came up short, as they were eliminated in the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament.

NCAA Tournament Results

The Fighting Camels have only appeared in one NCAA Tournament. The Camels lost their only NCAA tournament game, 82-56, to eventual 1992 National Champion Duke.

Year Result
1992 First Round

Home venues

Primary

  • Carter Gymnasium (1953-2008)
  • John W. Pope, Jr. Convocation Center (2008-Present)

Other

  • Cumberland County Civic Center in Fayetteville, North Carolina (116 games; 1968-1997)
  • Raleigh Civic Center in Raleigh, North Carolina (19 games; 1978-1982)
  • Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina (4 games; 1997-1999)
  • Harnett Central HS (6 games; 1977-1980)
  • South Johnston HS (2 games; 1976-1977)
  • Cape Fear HS (1 game; 1969-1970)

Camels in the NBA

  • George Lehmann
  • Records incomplete before 1951
Season Head Coach Overall Record Conf. Record Postseason
Junior College Status
1951-52 Earl Smith 18-6
1952-53 Earl Smith 11-14
1953-54 Fred McCall 17-6
1954-55 Fred McCall 23-3
1955-56 Fred McCall 23-2
1956-57 Fred McCall 9-11
1957-58 Fred McCall 17-7
1958-59 Fred McCall 12-11
1959-60 Fred McCall 16-7
1960-61 Fred McCall 16-7
Senior College Status NAIA
1961-62 Fred McCall 16-7
1962-63 Fred McCall 11-13
1963-64 Fred McCall 17-11
1964-65 Fred McCall 11-16
1965-66 Fred McCall 10-15
1966-67 Fred McCall 10-17
1967-68 Fred McCall 16-10
1968-69 Fred McCall & Danny Roberts 20-10
1969-70 Danny Roberts 24-7
1970-71 Danny Roberts 15-12
1971-72 Danny Roberts 18-11
1972-73 Danny Roberts 16-11
1973-74 Danny Roberts 9-19
1974-75 Danny Roberts 25-6
1975-76 Danny Roberts 23-4
1976-77 Danny Roberts 23-10
NCAA Division I Independent
1977-78 Danny Roberts 9-15
1978-79 Danny Roberts 10-16
1979-80 Danny Roberts 15-12
1980-81 Danny Roberts 11-16
1981-82 Danny Roberts 11-16
1982-83 Danny Roberts 11-17
1983-84 Jerry Smith 10-18
1984-85 Jerry Smith 5-22
Big South Conference
1985-86 Billy Lee 8-19 3-5
1986-87 Billy Lee 17-13 10-4
1987-88 Billy Lee 11-16 3-9
1988-89 Billy Lee 18-12 8-4
1989-90 Billy Lee 15-13 7-5
1990-91 Billy Lee 9-19 3-11
1991-92 Billy Lee 19-12 7-7 NCAA First Round
1992-93 Billy Lee 12-15 10-6
1993-94 Billy Lee 20-9 12-4
Atlantic Sun Conference
1994-95 Billy Lee 8-18 4-12
1995-96 Billy Lee 17-11 11-5
1996-97 Billy Lee 11-16 8-8
1997-98 Billy Lee 10-17 4-12
1998-99 Billy Lee 9-18 6-10
1999-2000 Billy Lee 12-16 10-8
2000-01 Billy Lee 7-21 5-13
2001-02 Billy Lee 8-19 6-14
2002-03 Billy Lee 5-22 1-15
2003-04 Robbie Laing 3-24 3-17
2004-05 Robbie Laing 2-25 0-20
2005-06 Robbie Laing 10-18 9-11
2006-07 Robbie Laing 14-17 7-11
2007-08 Robbie Laing 10-20 5-11
2008-09 Robbie Laing 14-16 11-9
2009-10 Robbie Laing 19-11 14-6
TOTAL OVERALL RECORD: 763-775 (.496)
TOTAL NAIA RECORD: 265-178 (.598)
TOTAL NCAA DIVISION I RECORD: 337-522 (.392)

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