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2017–18 Jackson State Tigers basketball team

The 2017–18 Jackson State Tigers basketball team represented Jackson State University during the 2017–18 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Tigers, led by fifth-year head coach Wayne Brent, played their home games at the Williams Assembly Center in Jackson, Mississippi as members of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. They finished the season 12–20, 9–9 in SWAC play to finish in sixth place. Due to Grambling State's ineligibility, they received the No. 5 seed in the SWAC Tournament where they lost to Southern in the quarterfinals.

2017–18 Jackson State Tigers basketball
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ConferenceSouthwestern Athletic Conference
2017–18 record12–20 (9–9 SWAC)
Head coachWayne Brent (5th season)
Assistant coachCason Burk
Assistant coachDe'Suan Dixon
Home stadiumWilliams Assembly Center
Seasons
2017–18 SWAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Grambling State* 13 5   .722     17 14   .548
Prairie View A&M 12 6   .667     16 18   .471
Texas Southern 12 6   .667     16 20   .444
Arkansas–Pine Bluff 12 6   .667     14 21   .400
Southern 10 8   .556     15 18   .455
Jackson State 9 9   .500     12 20   .375
Alabama State 8 10   .444     8 23   .258
Alcorn State 7 11   .389     11 21   .344
Mississippi Valley State 4 14   .222     4 28   .125
Alabama A&M* 3 15   .167     3 28   .097
*ineligible for postseason due to APR violations
2018 SWAC Tournament winner

Previous seasonEdit

The Tigers finished the 2016–17 season 14–18, 10–8 in SWAC play to finish in a four-way tie for third place. As the No. 6 seed in the SWAC Tournament, they lost to Southern in the quarterfinals.

RosterEdit

2017–18 Jackson State Tigers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G/F 0 Chace Franklin 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Dallas, Texas
G/F 1 Charles Taylor Jr. 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Washington, D.C.
G 2 Dontelius Ross 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Jr Jackson, Mississippi
G 3 Julian Daughtry 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Memphis, Tennessee
G/F 4 Payton Wilson 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Tampa, Florida
G 5 Paris Collins 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 186 lb (84 kg) Sr San Antonio, Texas
G 11 Jeremiah Jefferson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 183 lb (83 kg) Jr Glenn Heights, Texas
F 12 Maurice Rivers 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Atlanta, Georgia
G 13 Jordan Berry 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr DeSoto, Texas
F 15 James Glenn 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Jr Seattle, Washington
G 20 Tyler Berryhill 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Fr Webb, Mississippi
C 21 Demetrice Clopton 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Fr Columbus, Mississippi
F 22 Treshawn Bolden 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Sr Jackson, Mississippi
F 23 Darius Austin 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Jr Centreville, Illinois
G 24 Jeremiah Bozeman 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Alva, Oklahoma
G 25 Jesse Love 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Jackson, Mississippi
G 31 Lemmie Howard 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Belzoni, Mississippi
G 33 Justin Jordan 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Fr Seattle, Washington
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Cason Burk
  • De'Suan Dixon

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: January 27, 2018

Schedule and resultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
Nov 10, 2017*
12:15 pm
Milsaps W 84–46  1–0
Williams Assembly Center (929)
Jackson, MS
Nov 14, 2017*
6:00 pm, ESPN3
at Mercer L 58–86  1–1
Hawkins Arena (2,742)
Macon, GA
Nov 18, 2017*
3:00 pm
at St. Bonaventure L 58–72  1–2
Reilly Center (3,619)
St. Bonaventure, NY
Nov 20, 2017*
6:00 pm, BTN
at Maryland
Emerald Coast Classic campus game
L 45–76  1–3
Xfinity Center (13,103)
College Park, MD
Nov 24, 2017*
1:30 pm
vs. Maryland Eastern Shore
Emerald Coast Classic first round
L 63–66  1–4
The Arena at Northwest Florida State (200)
Niceville, FL
Nov 25, 2017*
10:00 am
vs. Omaha
Emerald Coast Classic 3rd place game
W 75–73 OT 2–4
The Arena at Northwest Florida State (125)
Niceville, FL
Nov 28, 2017*
7:00 pm
at Louisiana–Monroe L 52–65  2–5
Fant–Ewing Coliseum (1,284)
Monroe, LA
Dec 1, 2017*
6:00 pm, ESPN3
at Central Michigan L 63–70  2–6
McGuirk Arena (2,444)
Mount Pleasant, MI
Dec 9, 2017*
6:00 pm
at Louisiana Tech L 62–91  2–7
Thomas Assembly Center (2,668)
Ruston, LA
Dec 11, 2017*
6:00 pm
Fisk W 60–53  3–7
Williams Assembly Center (821)
Jackson, MS
Dec 13, 2017*
7:00 pm
at Southern Illinois L 51–69  3–8
SIU Arena (2,151)
Carbondale, IL
Dec 20, 2017*
6:00 pm, ESPN3
at Toledo L 57–83  3–9
Savage Arena (3,410)
Toledo, OH
Dec 22, 2017*
6:00 pm, ESPN3
at Ball State L 54–70  3–10
Worthen Arena (3,126)
Muncie, IN
SWAC regular season
Jan 1, 2018
7:45 pm
Alabama State W 82–73  4–10
(1–0)
Williams Assembly Center (807)
Jackson, MS
Jan 3, 2018
7:30 pm
Alabama A&M W 59–56  5–10
(2–0)
Williams Assembly Center (1,019)
Jackson, MS
Jan 6, 2018
5:30 pm
at Alcorn State W 60–55  6–10
(3–0)
Davey Whitney Complex (884)
Lorman, MS
Jan 8, 2018
7:30 pm
at Southern W 65–61  7–10
(4–0)
F. G. Clark Center (1,129)
Baton Rouge, LA
Jan 13, 2018
5:30 pm
Texas Southern W 85–80 OT 8–10
(5–0)
Williams Assembly Center (2,499)
Jackson, MS
Jan 15, 2018
7:30 pm
Prairie View A&M W 79–71  9–10
(6–0)
Williams Assembly Center (1,539)
Jackson, MS
Jan 20, 2018
5:30 pm
Grambling State L 45–72  9–11
(6–1)
Williams Assembly Center (4,309)
Jackson, MS
Jan 27, 2018
4:00 pm
at Mississippi Valley State L 67–72  9–12
(6–2)
Harrison HPER Complex (4,397)
Itta Bena, MS
Jan 29, 2018
6:30 pm
at Arkansas–Pine Bluff L 58–60  9–13
(6–3)
K. L. Johnson Complex (3,440)
Pine Bluff, AR
Feb 3, 2018
5:30 pm
Alcorn State W 60–57  10–13
(7–3)
Williams Assembly Center (5,827)
Jackson, MS
Feb 5, 2018
8:00 pm, ESPNU
Southern L 62–67  10–14
(7–4)
Williams Assembly Center (3,996)
Jackson, MS
Feb 10, 2018
7:30 pm
at Texas Southern L 75–86  10–15
(7–5)
H&PE Arena (2,028)
Houston, TX
Feb 12, 2018
8:00 pm
at Prairie View A&M L 58–63  10–16
(7–6)
William J. Nicks Building (2,465)
Prairie View, TX
Feb 17, 2018
5:30 pm
at Grambling State L 64–71  10–17
(7–7)
Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center (1,207)
Grambling, LA
Feb 24, 2018
5:30 pm
Mississippi Valley State W 60–59  11–17
(8–7)
Williams Assembly Center 
Jackson, MS
Feb 26, 2018
7:30 pm
Arkansas–Pine Bluff W 51–48  12–17
(9–7)
Williams Assembly Center 
Jackson, MS
Mar 1, 2018
5:30 pm
at Alabama State L 60–62  12–18
(9–8)
Dunn–Oliver Acadome (1,673)
Montgomery, AL
Mar 3, 2018
5:30 pm
at Alabama A&M L 59–66  12–19
(9–9)
Elmore Gymnasium (413)
Normal, AL
SWAC Tournament
Mar 6, 2018
7:30 pm
(5) vs. (4) Southern
Quarterfinals
L 60–62  12–20
F. G. Clark Center (2,059)
Baton Rouge, LA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

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