Southern Jaguars Basketball
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Southern Jaguars Basketball
Southern Jaguars men's basketball
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UniversitySouthern University
Head coachSean Woods (1st season)
LocationBaton Rouge, Louisiana
ArenaF. G. Clark Center
(Capacity: 7,500)
ColorsColumbia Blue and Gold[1]
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1981, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1993, 2006, 2013, 2016
Conference Tournament Champions
1981, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1993, 2006, 2013, 2016
Conference Regular Season Champions
1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1965, 1978, 1981, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 2006, 2014

The Southern Jaguars basketball team is the basketball team that represents Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Postseason results

NAIA results

The Jaguars have appeared in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Basketball Tournament one time. Their record is 2-1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1965 First Round
Second Round
Quarter Finals
Indiana Tech
Eastern Montana
Ouachita Baptist (Ark.)
W 94-77
W 97-86
L 64-65

NCAA Division I tournament results

The Jaguars have appeared in the NCAA tournament nine times which is, as of 2017, the highest number of appearances of any SWAC school. Their combined record is 1-9.

F. G. Clark Center
Year Round Opponent Result
1981 First Round Wichita State L 70-95
1985 First Round St. John's L 59-83
1987 First Round Temple L 56-75
1988 First Round Kentucky L 84-99
1989 First Round North Carolina L 79-93
1993 First Round
Second Round
Georgia Tech
George Washington
W 93-87
L 80-90
2006 First Round Duke L 54-70
2013 Second Round Gonzaga L 58-62
2016 First Four Holy Cross L 55-59

NIT results

The Jaguars have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) one time. Their record is 0-1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1990 First Round Fordham L 80-106

Retired numbers

The Jaguars have retired three numbers.

No. Player Career Year Retired
15 Avery Johnson 1986–88 2012
34 Bobby Phills 1987–91 2012
41 Bob Love 1961–65 2012

See also


  1. ^ Southern University Style Guide (PDF). Retrieved 2017.

External links

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