|School Name:||Wright State University|
|Head coach:||Billy Donlon|
The Wright State Raiders team is the basketball team that represents Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. The school's team currently competes in the Horizon League. The team last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 2007. The Raiders are currently coached by Billy Donlon. The Raiders play at the Ervin J. Nutter Center in Fairborn, Ohio in what is often nicknamed the 'NUTT HOUSE'. Wright State's biggest rival is Butler, who they are 15-20 against all time.
Wright State first sponsored men's basketball in 1970. In 1983, Wright State won the Division II NCAA Tournament. Wright State moved to Division I in 1987, and have made NCAA Tournament appearances in 1993 and 2007.
This charts shows WSU's records season by season since joining Division I in 1987.
|Season||Head Coach||Overall Record||Conf. Record||Postseason|
|Division I Independent|
|1992-93||Ralph Underhill||20-10||10-6||NCAA 1st Round|
|Midwestern Collegiate Conference|
|2006-07||Brad Brownell||23-10||13-3||NCAA 1st Round|
NCAA Tournament results
The Raiders have appeared in two NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 0-2.
|1993||First Round- Lost to Indiana, 97-54|
|2007||First Round- Lost to Pittsburgh, 79-58|
Raiders in the National Basketball Association
Two Wright State alumni have gone on to play in the NBA. They are:
- Bill Edwards
- Vitaly Potapenko