Southern Utah Thunderbirds men's basketball
The Southern Utah Thunderbirds Basketball team is the men's basketball team that represents Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah. The school's team currently competes in the Big Sky Conference. The Thunderbirds are coached by Todd Simon.
|Southern Utah Thunderbirds|
|University||Southern Utah University|
|Head coach||Todd Simon (3rd season)|
|Location||Cedar City, Utah|
|Arena||America First Event Center |
|Colors||Scarlet and White|
|NCAA Tournament Appearances|
|Conference Tournament Champions|
|American West: 1995, 1996|
|Conference Regular Season Champions|
NCAA Tournament resultsEdit
The Thunderbirds have appeared in the NCAA Tournament once, as tournament champions of the Mid-Continent Conference in 2001. Seeded fourteenth in the East regional, Southern Utah was eliminated in the first round, falling by three points to the third seed, seventh-ranked Boston College.
|2001||14 E||Round of 64||(3) #7 Boston College||L 65–68|
NAIA tournament resultsEdit
The Thunderbirds appeared in the NAIA Tournament once and lost their opening game.
|1977||First Round||Southwestern Oklahoma State||L 89–99|
|Boyd Adams||1963–71||84–98 (.462)|
|Stan Jack||1971–80||145–90 (.620)|
|Tom McCracken||1980–83||51–30 (.630)|
|Bob Schermerhorn||1983–87||68–42 (.618)|
|Neil Roberts||1987–92||70–63 (.526)|
|Bill Evans||1992–2007||183–189 (.492)|
|Roger Reid||2007–2012||54-97 (.358)|
|Nick Robinson||2012–2016||28-90 (.237)|
|Todd Simon||2016–present||14-37 (.275)|
- "SUU Font & Color | Marketing Communications". Retrieved June 3, 2017.
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- "Big Sky Conference". Bigskyconf.com. 2014-03-08. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
- "NCAA Basketball Tournament History: Southern Utah Thunderbirds - ESPN". Espn.go.com. Retrieved 2014-03-12.