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Central Michigan Chippewas
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School Name: Central Michigan University
Location: Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Arena: McGuirk Arena
Capacity: 5,300
Conference: MAC
Head coach: Ernie Zeigler

The Central Michigan Chippewas team is the basketball team that represent Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. 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 2003. The Chippewas are currently coached by Ernie Ziegler.

NCAA Tournament results

The Chippewas have appeared in four NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 3-4.

Year Result
1975 Regional Third Place
1977 First Round
1987 First Round
2003 Second Round

NAIA Tournament results

The Chippewas appeared in the NAIA National Tournament twice. In back to back seasons in 1966 and 1967. The combined tournament wins and losses were 2 and 2 (advancing and then losing in the second round both years). Former coach Ted Kjolhede was named NAIA coach of the year for 1966.

Chippewas in the NBA

  • Nate Huffman
  • Willie Iverson
  • Chris Kaman
  • Ben Kelso
  • Dan Majerle
  • Jim McElroy
  • Ben Poquette
  • Dan Roundfield

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