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This article is about the men's basketball team at Alabama State University. The women's team is known as the Lady Hornets.

The Alabama State Hornets basketball team is the men's basketball team that represents Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Alabama State Hornets
2018–19 Alabama State Hornets basketball team
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UniversityAlabama State University
Head coachLewis Jackson (14th season)
LocationMontgomery, Alabama
ArenaDunn–Oliver Acadome
(Capacity: 7,400)
ColorsBlack and Old Gold
NCAA Tournament Appearances
2001, 2004, 2009, 2011
Conference Tournament Champions
2001, 2004, 2009, 2011
Conference Regular Season Champions
2001, 2008, 2009

AAMU basketball rivalryEdit

The Alabama State-AAMU basketball rivalry is annually the highest attended and most anticipated series for both schools.

Postseason resultsEdit

In seven total postseason appearances the Hornets are yet to win a game.

NCAA tournament resultsEdit

The Hornets have appeared in the NCAA tournament four times. Their record is 0–4.

Year Round Opponent Result
2001 First Round Michigan State L 35–69
2004 First Round Duke L 61–96
2009 Opening Round Morehead State L 41–58
2011 First Four UTSA L 60–71

NIT resultsEdit

The Hornets have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) two times. Their record is 0–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
1983 First Round Mississippi L 75–87
2008 First Round Arizona State L 53–64

CIT resultsEdit

The Hornets have appeared in one Postseason Tournament (CIT). Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2014 First Round Sam Houston State L 49–71

Notable playersEdit

  • Tauheed Epps, forward 1995–1997, more commonly by the stage name 2 Chainz


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