New Hampshire Wildcats Basketball
The New Hampshire Wildcats, or 'Cats, are the athletic teams of the University of New Hampshire. The wildcat is the school's official mascot, the colors are UNH Blue and white. There are 21 varsity sports at the University, 25 sport clubs and 23 different Intramural sports.
The men's and women's varsity teams compete at the NCAA Division I level; in football, it competes in the second tier of Division I, the Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA). The football program plays in the Colonial Athletic Association, and the men's and women's hockey teams are members of Hockey East. The other teams compete in the America East, except for the ski teams who compete in the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA).
In September 2006, UNH cut four sports and trimmed another in size because of budget constraints: the controversial move brought the school in compliance with Title IX for the first time.
UNH is a member of the America East Conference for basketball, cross country, track and field, soccer, swimming & diving, and tennis; and women's crew, field hockey, lacrosse, gymnastics, and volleyball. They also compete in Hockey East in men's and women's ice hockey,...
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