NH coaching legend and current head Coach Paul Hogan‘s NHTI Lynx became the first basketball team from the State of New Hampshire to ever win a national championship when they defeated Golden State Baptist College in the USCAA Championship Game on March 5, 2005 at the Goldie Crocker Wellness Center on the NHTI campus. The Lynx up tempo style frequently results in high-scoring, crowd-pleasing games high octane exciting games.
NHTI plays a competitive schedule frequently playing as many as 30 plus games per season. Many former Lynx have received national and regional recognition for their outstanding individual play including James Thorpe of Concord, Matt Spanos of Newport, Nate Truncellito of Manchester, Chris “Speedy” Lawes of Peterborough and most recently Besfort Syla of Manchester, Terry Williams of Norwich, Ct. and Ahntwan Harris of Los Alamitos, CA.
Over 75 players have left the powerhouse NHTI program to continue their collegiate basketball careers at four-year institutions. The NHTI basketball program is widely recognized as a top flight opportunity for aspiring players to develop their college level skills playing at a very high level of competition.