Miami RedHawks Basketball Tickets
Team: Miami (Ohio) Redhawks
Head Coach: Jack Owens
Location of Home Games: Millett Hall, Oxford, Ohio
Titles: Four Conference Tournament Championships and 18 Regular Season Conference Championships
Rivals: Ohio University Bobcats and University of Cincinnati Bearcats
Miami (Ohio) Redhawks Basketball TicketsThe Miami (Ohio) Redhawks started playing basketball in 1905. Under Coach Carroll Hoel, the original Redhawks finished 1906 with a 3-3 record. Coach Bill Rohr first brought the team to national awareness in his tenure from 1951-57. The team won four Mid-American Conference championships and appeared in three NCAA Tournaments. Under Coach Darrell Hedric from 1970-1984, the Redhawks also excelled, winning four Mid-American Conference Championships and making it to the Sweet Sixteen in 1978. The Redhawks team has appeared in the Sweet Sixteen four times and the NCAA Tournament 17 times. The team has played six times in the National Invitation Tournament. Two Miami (Ohio) basketball players have been named AP All-American, including Wally Szczerbiak in 1999. Michael Bramos and five other Redhawks were honored as the Mid-American Conference Player of the Year. Eight former Miami (Ohio) players play or have played in the NBA. Join basketball history and grab your Miami (Ohio) Redhawk basketball tickets at StubHub.
Who are the current stars on the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks basketball team?Dalonte Brown often leads the Redhawks in scores and rebounds. Freshmen Dae Dae Grant, Isaiah Coleman-Lands and Nike Sibande are all also high scorers on the current Redhawks roster. Rising sophomore Mekhi Lairy may be a break-out leader in 2019. Lairy won All-Freshman honors last year and is known for his 2,227 high school game points at Evansville Bosse High School.
Who is the head coach of the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks?Jack Owens joined the Redhawks as the 27th Head Coach at the end of the 2017 season. Over the previous nine years, Owens held positions with the Purdue Boilermakers coaching staff, helping the team to seven appearances in the NCAA Tournament and three in the Sweet Sixteen. Coach Owen was well-known for his recruitment success at Purdue and is credited with the school’s four classes in the Rivals.com Top 30. Owen played college ball at Eastern Illinois University.
Where do the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks play home games?The Redhawks play all its home games in the John D. Millett Hall, opened in 1968. The Hall is named for the 16th president of Miami University and seats 10,000 fans. Millett Hall is also home to the Miami Woman’s basketball and Miami Women’s volleyball teams. Also, the arena has hosted concerts from artists like Elton John to 50 Cent.
Who are some famous Miami (Ohio) Redhawks basketball personnel?Wally Szczerbiak, who played forward for the Redhawks from 1995-1999, is one of the most well-known alums of Miami (Ohio) basketball. Szczerbiak was the Mid-American Conference Player of the Year in 1999 and an AP All American. He went on to play for 10 seasons in the NBA and averaged 14 points per game. Ron Harper holds the Redhawk’s all-time scoring record and went on to play in five NBA championships with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Devin Davis earned three All-Mid-American Conference team honors as a Redhawk.
Who are the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks’ traditional rivals?In 63 heated games against the University of Cincinnati Bearcats, the Redhawks team has won 18 times. The rivalry with the Ohio Bobcats is much longer fought and a tighter record. The two teams have met 151 times since 1949, and the Redhawks team has prevailed in 72 of those games.
What was the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks’ basketball record last year?In the 2018-2019 season, the Redhawks finished with a 7-11 Conference record, 15-17 overall and 10-5 at home. The team is predicted to have an improved 2019-2020 season and finish third in the East Division of the Mid-American Conference.
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