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Jacksonville State Gamecocks men's basketball

The Jacksonville State Gamecocks men's basketball team is the men's basketball team that represents Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. The school's team currently competes in the Ohio Valley Conference. They are coached by Ray Harper.[2] During their time as a member of Division II, they were National Champions in 1985.

Jacksonville State Gamecocks
2018–19 Jacksonville State Gamecocks men's basketball team
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UniversityJacksonville State University
Head coachRay Harper (3rd season)
ConferenceOhio Valley
LocationJacksonville, Alabama
ArenaPete Mathews Coliseum
(Capacity: 3,500)
NicknameGamecocks
ColorsRed and White[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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NCAA Tournament Appearances
2017
Conference Tournament Champions
OVC: 2017
Gulf South: 1983, 1985, 1989, 1992

In 2017, Jacksonville State won the OVC championship and made their 1st appearance in the Division I tournament.

Contents

SeasonsEdit

Jacksonville State' records season by season since joining Division I in 1995.

Season Head Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Atlantic Sun Conference
1995–96 Bill Jones 10–17 4–12 6th
1996–97 Bill Jones 10–17 9–7 2nd
1997–98 Bill Jones 12–14 6–10 4th
1998–99 Mark Turgeon 8–18 3–13 T-10th
1999–00 Mark Turgeon 17–11 12–6 T–3rd
2000–01 Mike LaPlante 9–19 3–13 7th
2001–02 Mike LaPlante 13–16 8–12 T–7th
2002–03 Mike LaPlante 20–10 10–6 2nd
Ohio Valley Conference
2003–04 Mike LaPlante 14–14 7–9 T–5th
2004–05 Mike LaPlante 7–22 2–14 11th
2005–06 Mike LaPlante 16–13 12–8 4th
2006–07 Mike LaPlante 9–21 7–13 9th
2007–08 Mike LaPlante 7–22 5–15 11th
2008–09 James Green 11–17 5–14 9th
2009–10 James Green 11–19 7–11 7th
2010–11 James Green 5–25 3–15 10th
2011–12 James Green 15–18 8–8 T–6th
2012–13 James Green 17–11 8–8 T–4th East
2013–14 James Green 10–21 4–12 T–5th East
2014–15 James Green 12–19 5–11 4th East
2015–16 James Green 8–23 4–12 6th East
2016–17 Ray Harper 20–14 9–7 3rd East NCAA Tournament
2017-18 Ray Harper 23 - 12 11 - 7 4th CBI Semifinals

PostseasonEdit

NCAA Division I tournament resultsEdit

They Gamecocks have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
2017 #15 First Round #2 Louisville L 63–78

NCAA Division II tournament resultsEdit

The Gamecocks have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament eight times. Their combined record is 17–8. They were National Champions in 1985.

Year Round Opponent Result
1980 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Northwest Missouri State
Central Missouri State
W 78–75
L 72–79
1981 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Northeast Missouri State
Lincoln (MO)
L 78–82
W 84–66
1983 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Florida Southern
West Georgia
Morningside
W 67–61
W 92–76
L 90–91
1984 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Northwest Missouri State
Central Missouri State
W 78–75
L 72–79
1985 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Albany State
Tampa
Southeast Missouri State
Kentucky Wesleyan
South Dakota State
W 120–84
W 76–61
W 80–79
W 72–61
W 74–73
1989 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National 3rd Place Game
Florida Tech
Tampa
Kentucky Wesleyan
North Carolina Central
UC Riverside
W 94–70
W 89–67
W 107–70
L 70–90
L 81–90
1990 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Florida Southern
North Carolina Central
North Dakota
W 97–96 OT
W 96–95 OT
L 67–89
1992 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Troy State
USC Upstate
Cal State Bakersfield
W 96–91
W 105–87
L 59–89

CBI resultsEdit

They Gamecocks have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) one time. Their record is 2–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2018 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Canisius
Central Arkansas
North Texas
W 80–78 OT
W 80–59
L 68–90

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jacksonville State University Style Guide & Identification Standards Manual (PDF). Retrieved April 3, 2016.
  2. ^ "Jacksonville State Gamecocks". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 17, 2012.

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