Bethune–Cookman Wildcats women's basketball

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Bethune–Cookman Wildcats
2023–24 Bethune–Cookman Wildcats women's basketball team
UniversityBethune–Cookman University
Head coachJanell Crayton (1st season)
LocationDaytona Beach, Florida
ArenaMoore Gymnasium
(Capacity: 3,000)
ColorsMaroon and gold[1]
NCAA tournament appearances
Conference tournament champions
1984, 2019
Conference regular season champions
2016, 2017, 2020

The Bethune–Cookman Wildcats women's basketball team represents Bethune–Cookman University in the sport of basketball. The Wildcats competes in the NCAA Division I and the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). They play their home games in Moore Gymnasium on Bethune–Cookman University campus in Daytona Beach, Florida.[2]

Postseason appearances[edit]

The Wildcats have appeared in three Women's National Invitation Tournaments, due to winning the regular season MEAC title in those years. The 2016 appearance was their first ever postseason appearance, along with their first title of any kind since 1984 (at that time, the MEAC Tournament title did not go to the NCAA Tournament). Their record is 0–3.[3]

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2016 First Round Florida Gulf Coast L 51–78
2017 First Round Wake Forest L 42–71
2018 First Round Georgia Tech L 85–32[4]


  1. ^ Bethune-Cookman Digital Media Guide. Retrieved December 15, 2017.
  2. ^ "Women's Basketball - Bethune-Cookman University Athletics".
  3. ^ Dean, Zach. "B-CU women blasted by Georgia Tech in WNIT opener". Daytona Beach News. Retrieved 2018-04-30.
  4. ^ "Bethune-Cookman vs. Georgia Tech - Game Summary - March 15, 2018 - ESPN". Retrieved 2018-04-30.

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