In the months leading up the the first men's basketball practice, the Cleveland State Univeristy Athletic Department held a special countdown to the beginning of the 75th season of men's basketball at CSU and Fenn College. The celebration officially kicked off with the first practice of the year on Friday, October 14 at 7:00 p.m. Click here to learn more about the exciting history of the men's basketball program with a numerical look at the Vikings.
Five decades of men's basketball alumni gathered in the Wolstein
Center on Oct. 14, 2005 to celebrate 75 years of basketball at
Cleveland State and Fenn College.
The evening, which kicked off the 2005-06 basketball season, included a meet-and-greet dinner with the coaching staff and team, a post-dinner ceremony with head coach Mike Garland and an up-close look at the Vikings during their first practice of the season.
Festivities surrounding the 75th season of men's basketball at CSU and Fenn College continued on Saturday, November 26 with Old School Hoops Day. The Vikings, who stepped back in time to play in Woodling Gymnasium for the first time in 14 years, came up with a big 76-43 win over Rochester College in front of alumni from six decades.