The St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers men's basketball program represents St. Francis College in intercollegiate men's basketball. The team is a member of the Division I Northeast Conference. The Terriers play on the Peter Aquilone Court in the Generoso Pope Athletic Complex located on the St. Francis College Brooklyn Heights campus. The Terriers have also hosted home games at Madison Square Garden and at the Barclays Center.
The St. Francis Brooklyn men's basketball program was founded in 1896 and is the oldest collegiate program in New York City.
The Generoso Pope Athletic Complex, also known as The Pope, is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. It is located on Remsen Street, between Court and Clinton Streets, within the St. Francis College campus. The Pope is named after Generoso Pope, an Italian immigrant who rose to prominence in New York City through his entrepreneurship and charity.
The Pope is composed of three levels, on the lower level is the Aquatics Center, above it is the Daniel Lynch Gymnasium and on top is the Genovesi Center. Each level hosts different NCAA Division I sports for St. Francis College and nine of its twenty-one teams call The Pope home. As such, The Pope is the core of St. Francis College's athletic facilities.