The Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers men's basketball team represents Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, United States. The team's current head coach is Dan Engelstad, competes in the Northeast Conference, and plays their home games at Knott Arena. The team has played in five NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournaments by virtue of winning the NEC tournament. They were NCAA Division II National Champions in 1962 and NCAA Division II runner-up in 1981.
Mount Saint Mary's basketball program is likely best known for the career of legendary head coach Jim Phelan, who coached at Mount St. Mary's for 49 years, compiling 830 wins in 1,354 games. He was inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008.
Knott Arena is a multi-purpose sports arena at Mount Saint Mary's University, in Emmitsburg, Maryland. It was built in 1987 and is home to the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers men's basketball team. It features a main arena/convocation center with a seating capacity of 3,500 for basketball. For other events, the arena can seat up to 5,000.