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2014–15 Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball season

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League  NCAA Division I
Number of teams  10
Sport  Basketball
Runners-up  Hofstra
2014–15 Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball season
Duration  November, 2014 - March, 2015
Co-champions  William & Mary, UNC Wilmington, Northeastern, & James Madison
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The 2014–15 CAA men's basketball season marked the 30th season of Colonial Athletic Association basketball, taking place between November 2014 and March 2015. Practices commenced in October 2014, and the season ended with the 2015 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

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This was the first CAA season for Elon, which had spent the previous 11 seasons in the Southern Conference.

Coaching Changes

  • After 3 consecutive 20-loss seasons and a 42-82 record in four seasons, UNCW head coach Buzz Peterson was fired and replaced by former Louisville assistant coach Kevin Keatts.
  • College of Charleston head coach Doug Wojcik was fired on August 5, 2014 amid allegations of verbal abuse toward players and assistant coaches. He was replaced by former Clemson assistant coach Earl Grant.
  • Preseason All-Conference Teams

    Colonial Athletic Association Preseason Player of the Year: Marcus Thornton, William & Mary

    Head Coaches

  • Earl Grant, Charleston
  • Monté Ross, Delaware
  • Bruiser Flint, Drexel
  • Matt Matheny, Elon
  • Joe Mihalich, Hofstra
  • Matt Brady, James Madison
  • Bill Coen, Northeastern
  • Pat Skerry, Towson
  • Kevin Keatts, UNC Wilmington
  • Tony Shaver, William & Mary
  • Colonial Athletic Association Tournament

  • March 6–9, 2015: Colonial Athletic Association Men's Basketball Tournament, Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Northeastern defeated William & Mary, 72–61, in the finals of the 2015 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament to win the conference, and earn an automatic bid to the 2015 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.

    NCAA Tournament

    The CAA has one bid to the 2014 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, that being the automatic bid of Northeastern by winning the conference tournament.

    National Invitation Tournament

    The CAA has one bid to the 2015 National Invitation Tournament, that being the automatic bid of William & Mary by winning the conference's regular season championship.

    College Basketball Invitational

    Hofstra was invited to play in the 2015 College Basketball Invitational.

    CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament

    James Madison and UNC Wilmington were both invited to play in the 2015 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament

    References

    2014–15 Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball season Wikipedia


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