The Monmouth Hawks men's basketball team represents Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. They are currently led by head coach King Rice and play their home games at the OceanFirst Bank Center. The Hawks had wins over five power conference opponents (UCLA, Notre Dame, USC, Georgetown, and Rutgers) and received votes in the AP poll for the first time ever during the 2015–16 season. They last appeared in the NCAA Tournament in 2006.
OceanFirst Bank Center (formerly Multipurpose Activity Center) is a multi-purpose student recreational facility at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. It was opened on August 26, 2009. It currently hosts the Monmouth Hawks basketball teams. It has a seating capacity of 4,100 spectators. It adjoins the William T. Boylan Gymnasium. The venue cost $57 million to construct.