Central Connecticut Blue Devils basketball

Central Connecticut Blue Devils basketball history

Central Connecticut State University (New Britain, CT)
William H. Detrick Gymnasium
Northeast Conference (NEC)

Current head coach: Patrick Sellers (2021-)

  • Asst: Lamar Chapman (2021-)
  • Asst: Ben Wood (2021-)
  • DBO: Matt Trudeau (2021-)
  • DPD: Eric Wilder (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  3  (2000, 2002, 2007)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-3
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  6  (1966, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1983, 1984)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  6-8
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  10  (1948, 1949, 1950, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  1-10

Conference Titles (NETCC, NECBL, NECC, ECC, Summit, NEC):

Award Winners:




Central Connecticut head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Patrick Sellers 2021-Pres 8-24 0 0 0
Donyell Marshall 2016-21 40-104 0 0 0
Howie Dickenman 1996-2016 282-311 3 3 0
Mark Adams 1991-96 40-95 0 0 0
Mike Brown 1988-91 20-64 0 0 0
Charles Jones (int.) 1987-88 8-15 0 0 0
Bill Detrick 1959-87 468-266 0 12^ 0
Bill Moore 1953-59 75-44 0 1^ 0
Ross Merrick 1946-53 100-36 0 3^ 0
no team 1943-44, 45-46
Walter Travers 1944-45 5-5 0 0
Harrison J. Kaiser 1934-43 83-55 0 0

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


^ These tournament appearances came when the Central Connecticut program was at either the NAIA or NCAA Division II level; CCSU moved up to Division I prior to the 1986-87 season

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.