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

The Alcorn State Braves basketball team is the men's basketball team that represents Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Alcorn State Braves
2018–19 Alcorn State Braves basketball team
UniversityAlcorn State University
Head coachMontez Robinson (4th season)
LocationLorman, Mississippi
ArenaDavey Whitney Complex
(Capacity: 7,000)
ColorsPurple and Gold[1]
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1999, 2002
Conference Tournament Champions
1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1999, 2002
Conference Regular Season Champions
1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1973, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1999, 2000, 2002

Postseason resultsEdit

NCAA tournament resultsEdit

The Braves have appeared in the NCAA tournament six times. The Braves rank third in the SWAC for most NCAA appearances. Their record is 3–6, with their three wins being the most of any SWAC team.

Year Round Opponent Result
1980 First Round
Second Round
South Alabama
W 70–62
L 88–98
1982 First Round Houston L 84–94
1983 Preliminary Round
First Round
W 81–75
L 63–68
1984 Preliminary Round
First Round
Houston Baptist
W 79–60
L 56–57
1999 First Round Stanford L 57–69
2002 Opening Round Siena L 77–81

NIT resultsEdit

The Braves have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) two times. Their record is 1–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
1979 First Round
Mississippi State
W 80–78
L 68–72
1985 First Round Louisville L 75–77

NAIA resultsEdit

The Braves have appeared in one NAIA Tournament (NAIA). Their NAIA record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1973 First Round Oklahoma Baptist L 79-76


  1. ^ The Alcorn State University Identity Standards and Editorial Stylebook (PDF). Retrieved April 23, 2017.

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