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The Jackson State Tigers basketball team is the men's basketball team that represents Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. The team competes in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. The team last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 2007. The Tigers are coached by Wayne Brent.

Jackson State Tigers
2018–19 Jackson State Tigers basketball team
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UniversityJackson State University
Head coachWayne Brent (6th season)
ConferenceSWAC
LocationJackson, Mississippi
ArenaWilliams Assembly Center
(Capacity: 8,000)
NicknameTigers
ColorsBlue, White, and Gray[1]
              
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


NCAA Tournament Appearances
1997, 2000, 2007
Conference Tournament Champions
1978, 1991, 1997, 2000, 2007
Conference Regular Season Champions
1964, 1968, 1970, 1974, 1975, 1982, 1991, 1993, 1996, 2010

Conference ChampionshipsEdit

The Tigers have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament five times. Their combined record is 4–6. They are the only team to ever forfeit a game in tournament history.

Year Championship Coach
1952-53 Midwest Athletic Association Champions Harrison Wilson
1956-57 Midwest Athletic Association Champions Harrison Wilson
1963-64 SWAC Regular Season Champions Harrison Wilson
1967-68 SWAC Regular Season Champions Paul Covington
1969-70 SWAC Regular Season Champions Paul Covington
1973-74 SWAC Regular Season Champions Paul Covington
1974-75 SWAC Regular Season Champions Paul Covington
1978 SWAC Tournament Champions Paul Covington
1981-82 SWAC Regular Season Champions Paul Covington
1990-91 SWAC Regular Season Champions Andy Stoglin
1991 SWAC Tournament Champions Andy Stoglin
1992-93 SWAC Regular Season Champions Andy Stoglin
1995-96 SWAC Regular Season Champions Andy Stoglin
1997 SWAC Tournament Champions Andy Stoglin
2000 SWAC Tournament Champions Andy Stoglin
2007 SWAC Tournament Champions Tevester Anderson
2009-10 SWAC Regular Season Champions Tevester Anderson

Postseason resultsEdit

NCAA Division I tournament resultsEdit

The Tigers have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament three times. Their combined record is 0–3.

Year Round Opponent Result
1997 First Round Kansas L 64–78
2000 First Round Arizona L 47–71
2007 First Round Florida L 69–112

NCAA Division II tournament resultsEdit

The Tigers have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament five times. Their combined record is 4–6. They are the only team to ever forfeit a game in tournament history.

Year Round Opponent Result
1957 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Philander Smith
South Dakota
W 93–65
L 0–2 †
1964 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Evansville
Ball State
L 69–97
L 71–92
1965 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Central Michigan
Concordia (IL)
L 79–83
W 90–80
1966 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Abilene Christian
Arkansas State
L 79–94
W 77–84
1968 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Texas–Pan American
McNeese State
L 73–96
W 75–71

† - Jackson State, citing policy of the Mississippi Board of Trustees, was compelled to withdraw from the tournament rather than competing in an interracial contest. This would be the only time such an occurrence would directly mar the tournament, and Jackson State themselves would return to the tournament in 1964.

NIT resultsEdit

The Tigers have appeared in two National Invitation Tournaments (NIT). Their combined record is 1–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
1993 First Round
Second Round
Connecticut
SW Missouri State
W 90–88
L 52–70
2010 First Round Mississippi State L 67–81

CIT resultsEdit

The Tigers have played in one CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT). Their record is 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2016 First Round
Second Round
Sam Houston State
Grand Canyon
W 81–77OT
L 54–64

Tigers in the NBAEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "JSU Color Scheme | Style Guide". Retrieved April 9, 2016.

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