2019–20 Alabama State Hornets basketball team

The 2019–20 Alabama State Hornets basketball team represented Alabama State University in the 2019–20 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Hornets, led by 15th-year head coach Lewis Jackson, played their home games at the Dunn–Oliver Acadome in Montgomery, Alabama as members of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. They finished the season 8–24, 7–11 in SWAC play to finish in seventh place. They lost in the first round of the SWAC Tournament to Southern.

2019–20 Alabama State Hornets basketball
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ConferenceSouthwestern Athletic Conference
2019–20 record8–24 (7–11 SWAC)
Head coachLewis Jackson (15th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaDunn–Oliver Acadome
Seasons
2019–20 SWAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Prairie View A&M 14 4   .778     19 13   .594
Southern 13 5   .722     17 15   .531
Texas Southern 12 6   .667     16 16   .500
Grambling State 11 7   .611     17 15   .531
Jackson State 11 7   .611     15 17   .469
Alcorn State 11 7   .611     15 15   .500
Alabama State 7 11   .389     8 24   .250
Alabama A&M 5 13   .278     8 22   .267
Arkansas–Pine Bluff 3 15   .167     4 26   .133
Mississippi Valley State 3 15   .167     3 27   .100
As of April 7, 2020; Rankings from AP Poll
NOTE: The 2020 SWAC Tournament was canceled prior to the semifinals because of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic.

Previous seasonEdit

The Hornets finished the 2018–19 season 12–19 overall, 9–9 in SWAC play, to finish in 6th place. In the SWAC Tournament, they upset Jackson State in the quarterfinals[1], before losing to Texas Southern in the semifinals.[2]

RosterEdit

2019–20 Alabama State Hornets men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 0 DJ Heath 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Anniston, Alabama
G/F 1 Leon Daniels 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Atlantic City, New Jersey
G 2 Kevin Holston 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) RS Jr Washington, D.C.
G/F 3 Tyrece Cheek 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 170 lb (77 kg) So Greensboro, North Carolina
G/F 4 Jeremy Hamilton 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Los Angeles, California
G 5 Tobi Ewuosho 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Chicago, Illinois
G 10 Jacoby Ross 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr New Orleans, Louisiana
G/F 11 Austin Rogers 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) RS Jr Montgomery, Alabama
G 12 Decardo Day 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) GS Jackson, Mississippi
G/F 13 AJ Farrar 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Duluth, Georgia
F 14 Brandon Battle 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Warren, Ohio
G/F 15 Lemone Lampley II 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Frankfort, Illinois
G 20 John Sellars 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) RS Fr Fort Lauderdale, Florida
F 21 Mike Stone 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Jr Brooklyn, New York
G 22 Malik Smiley 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Birmingham, Alabama
G 24 Kevion Stewart 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Jr Memphis, Tennessee
G 30 Christopher Dumas 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Atlanta, Georgia
F 35 Tyrese Robinson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: December 12, 2019

Schedule and resultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
November 5, 2019*
7:00 pm
at No. 8 Gonzaga L 64–95  0–1
McCarthey Athletic Center (6,000)
Spokane, WA
November 10, 2019*
2:00 pm, ESPN+
at Missouri State L 50–59  0–2
JQH Arena (3,639)
Springfield, MO
November 12, 2019*
7:00 pm, ESPNU
at Houston L 56–84  0–3
Fertitta Center (6,430)
Houston, TX
November 20, 2019*
6:00 pm, SECN+
at No. 20 Tennessee
Emerald Coast Classic campus-site game
L 41–76  0–4
Thompson–Boling Arena (18,176)
Knoxville, TN
November 25, 2019*
6:00 pm, ESPN+
at No. 20 VCU
Emerald Coast Classic campus-site game
L 62–78  0–5
Siegel Center (7,637)
Richmond, VA
November 29, 2019*
1:30 pm
vs. Chattanooga
Emerald Coast Classic semifinals
L 56–74  0–6
The Arena at NWSFC 
Niceville, FL
November 30, 2019*
10:00 am
vs. Chicago State
Emerald Coast Classic consolation round
W 67–54  1–6
The Arena at NWSFC (110)
Niceville, FL
December 9, 2019*
7:00 pm
at South Dakota L 59–73  1–7
Sanford Coyote Sports Center (1,601)
Vermillion, SD
December 11, 2019*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Kansas State L 41–86  1–8
Bramlage Coliseum (7,577)
Manhattan, KS
December 14, 2019*
5:00 pm
at Boise State L 57–100  1–9
ExtraMile Arena (3,478)
Boise, ID
December 21, 2019*
4:00 pm
vs. UAB
St. Pete's Shootout
L 63–71  1–10
McArthur Center (176)
St. Petersburg, FL
December 22, 2019*
11:00 am
vs. Austin Peay
St. Pete's Shootout
L 69–80  1–11
McArthur Center (181)
St. Petersburg, FL
December 29, 2019*
3:00 pm, P12N
at No. 6 Oregon L 59–98  1–12
Matthew Knight Arena (6,771)
Eugene, OR
SWAC regular season
January 4, 2020
5:00 pm
at Jackson State L 67–70  1–13
(0–1)
Williams Assembly Center (237)
Jackson, MS
January 6, 2020
7:30 pm
at Grambling State L 63–68  1–14
(0–2)
Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center (750)
Grambling, LA
January 11, 2020
5:00 pm
Mississippi Valley State W 81–75  2–14
(1–2)
Dunn–Oliver Acadome (1,360)
Montgomery, AL
January 13, 2020
7:30 pm
Arkansas–Pine Bluff L 56–61  2–15
(1–3)
Dunn–Oliver Acadome (1,893)
Montgomery, AL
January 18, 2020
5:00 pm
vs. Alabama A&M W 65–56  3–15
(2–3)
Bill Harris Arena (3,126)
Birmingham, AL
January 25, 2020
5:30 pm
at Southern L 71–80  3–16
(2–4)
F. G. Clark Center (3,783)
Baton Rouge, LA
January 27, 2020
7:30 pm
at Alcorn State L 60–63  3–17
(2–5)
Davey Whitney Complex (374)
Lorman, MS
February 1, 2020
5:00 pm
Prairie View A&M W 52–49  4–17
(3–5)
Dunn–Oliver Acadome (1,012)
Montgomery, AL
February 3, 2020
7:30 pm
Texas Southern W 79–55  5–17
(4–5)
Dunn–Oliver Acadome (2,019)
Montgomery, AL
February 8, 2020
5:00 pm
at Mississippi Valley State W 87–74  6–17
(5–5)
Harrison HPER Complex (990)
Itta Bena, MS
February 10, 2020
7:30 pm
at Arkansas–Pine Bluff W 57–49  7–17
(6–5)
K. L. Johnson Complex 
Pine Bluff, AR
February 15, 2020
5:00 pm
Alabama A&M W 61–58  8–17
(7–5)
Dunn–Oliver Acadome (3,318)
Montgomery, AL
February 22, 2020
5:00 pm
Southern L 44–56  8–18
(7–6)
Dunn–Oliver Acadome (1,290)
Montgomery, AL
February 24, 2020
7:30 pm
Alcorn State L 77–80  8–19
(7–7)
Dunn–Oliver Acadome (1,010)
Montgomery, AL
February 29, 2020
5:00 pm
at Prairie View A&M L 58–65  8–20
(7–8)
William Nicks Building (1,059)
Prairie View, TX
March 2, 2020
8:00 pm, ESPNU
at Texas Southern L 73–78  8–21
(7–9)
H&PE Arena (1,019)
Houston, TX
March 5, 2020
7:30 pm
Jackson State L 59–71  8–22
(7–10)
Dunn–Oliver Acadome (1,289)
Montgomery, AL
March 7, 2020
5:00 pm
Grambling State L 58–70  8–23
(7–11)
Dunn–Oliver Acadome (2,091)
Montgomery, AL
SWAC Tournament
March 10, 2020
7:30 pm, ESPN3
(7) at (2) Southern
Quarterfinals
L 53–67  8–24
F. G. Clark Center (4,758)
Baton Rouge, LA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central.

Source[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "#SWACMBB Quarterfinals Recaps: March 12". Southwestern Athletic Conference. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
  2. ^ "#SWACMBB Semifinal Recaps". Southwestern Athletic Conference. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
  3. ^ "2019-20 Schedule". Alabama State Athletics. Retrieved December 12, 2019.