Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks basketball

Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks basketball history

University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Princess Anne, MD)
Hytche Athletic Center
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)

Current head coach: Jason Crafton (2019-)

  • Asst: Kassim Kaba (2021-)
  • Asst: Larry Roberson (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  1  (1974)
  • NIT Overall Record:  1-1
  • TBC/CIT Appearances:  2  (2015, 2022)
  • TBC/CIT Overall Record:  0-2
  • NAIA National Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 1969, 1973)
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  7  (1960, 1961, 1965, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  10-7

Conference Titles (CIAA, MEAC):

Award Winners:




Maryland Eastern Shore head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Jason Crafton 2019-Pres 16-43 0 0 0
Clifford Reed 2018-19 7-25 0 0 0
Bobby Collins 2014-18 49-82 0 0 0
Frankie Allen 2008-14 42-139 0 0 0
Meredith Smith 2007-08 4-28 0 0 0
Lawrence Lesett 2004-07 13-75 0 0 0
Thomas Trotter 2000-04 36-78 0 0 0
Lonnie Williams 1996-2000 42-69 0 0 0
Jeffrey Menday 1994-96 24-30 0 0 0
Rob Chavez 1992-94 29-26 0 0 0
Robert Hopkins 1990-92 8-48 0 0 0
Steve Williams 1987-90 18-63 0 0 0
Howie Evans 1984-87 10-72 0 0 0
Kirkland Hall 1977-84 71-112 0 0 0
Dan Jones 1974-77 12-70 0 0 0
John Bates 1971-74 73-15 2 2^ 0
Joe R. Robinson 1966-71 101-33 0 2^ 0
Howard Davis 1965-66 8-8 0 0 0
Nathaniel Taylor 1953-65 184-80 1^ 3^ 0
Vernon “Skip” McCain 1948-53 76-22 0 0 0

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


^ These conference titles and tournament appearances came when the Maryland-Eastern Shore program was at the NAIA level; UMES moved up to Division I prior to the 1981-82 season

OTHER NAMES: Maryland State College (1948-70)

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