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Wright State Raiders
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School Name: Wright State University
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Arena: Nutter Center
Capacity: 12,000
Conference: Horizon League
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.

History

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.

Record

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
1987-88 Ralph Underhill 16-11 0-0 -
1988-89 Ralph Underhill 17-11 0-0 -
1989-90 Ralph Underhill 21-7 0-0 -
1990-91 Ralph Underhill 19-9 0-0 -
Mid-Continent Conference
1991-92 Ralph Underhill 15-13 9-7 -
1992-93 Ralph Underhill 20-10 10-6 NCAA 1st Round
1993-94 Ralph Underhill 12-18 9-9 -
Midwestern Collegiate Conference
1994-95 Ralph Underhill 13-17 6-8 -
1995-96 Ralph Underhill 14-13 8-8 -
1996-97 Jim Brown 7-20 5-11 -
1997-98 Ed Schilling 10-18 3-11 -
1998-99 Ed Schilling 9-18 4-10 -
1999–2000 Ed Schilling 11-17 6-8 -
2000-01 Ed Schilling 18-11 8-6 -
2001-02 Ed Schilling 17-11 8-6 -
Horizon League
2002-03 Ed Schilling 10-18 4-12 -
2003-04 Paul Biancardi 14-14 10-6 -
2004-05 Paul Biancardi 15-15 8-8 -
2005-06 Paul Biancardi 13-15 8-8 -
2006-07 Brad Brownell 23-10 13-3 NCAA 1st Round
2007-08 Brad Brownell 21-10 12-6 -
2008-09 Brad Brownell 20-13 12-6 -
2009-2010 Brad Brownell 20-12 12-6 -
2010-2011 Billy Donlon 0-0 0-0 -

NCAA Tournament results

The Raiders have appeared in two NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 0-2.

Year Result
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:

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