Horace Broadnax

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Horace Broadnax
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Savannah State
Biographical details
Born (1964-03-22) March 22, 1964 (age 51)
Plant City, Florida
Playing career
1982–1986 Georgetown
Position(s) Point guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Valencia CC
Savannah State
Accomplishments and honors
MEAC Coach of the Year (1999, 2000, 2012)

Horace Broadnax (born (1964-03-22)March 22, 1964[1]) is an American college basketball coach. He is currently the head men's basketball coach at Savannah State University. He was born in Plant City, Florida.

Playing career[edit]

Broadnax played college basketball at Georgetown University and was a member of the 1984 NCAA Division I men's national championship team. During his four years as a member of the Hoyas the team compiled a 115-24 record. He was also a member of the 1985 NCAA Division I men's national championship runner-up team.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

Valencia Community College[edit]

As head coach for Valencia Community College (1995–1997) Broadnax compiled a 29–31 record including the school's first 20 win season in the 1996–1997 season.[2]

Bethune–Cookman College[edit]

Broadnax was twice selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Coach of the Year (1999 and 2000) while serving as the head coach at Bethune-Cookman College. He left the team in 2002 for family reasons.[2]

Savannah State University[edit]

Broadnax became the men's head basketball coach in 2005.[2] In his sixth year as the head coach of the Tigers, he was named the MEAC Coach of the Year as he guided his team to a 14-2 conference record and their first MEAC regular season title. Savannah State posted a 21-10 overall mark and lead the MEAC in scoring defense, only allowing 58.9 points per game and were second in the conference in scoring margin (+5.4).[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Valencia Community College (??) (1995–1997)
1995–96 Valencia Community College 9–21
1996–97 Valencia Community College 20–10
Valencia Community College: 29-31
Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (MEAC) (1997–2002)
1997–98 Bethune-Cookman 1–26 1–17 10th
1998–99 Bethune-Cookman 11–16 10–9 5th
1999–00 Bethune-Cookman 14–15 12–6 4th
2000–01 Bethune-Cookman 10–19 5–13 9th
2001–02 Bethune-Cookman 12–17 8–10 8th
Bethune-Cookman: 48-93 36–55
Savannah State Tigers (Independent) (2005–2011)
2005–06 Savannah State 2–28
2006–07 Savannah State 12–18
2007–08 Savannah State 13–18
2008–09 Savannah State 15–14
2009–10 Savannah State 11–15
2010–11 Savannah State 12–18
Savannah State: 65-111
Savannah State Tigers (MEAC) (2011–present)
2011–12 Savannah State 21–12 14-2 1st NIT First Round
2012–13 Savannah State 19–15 11-5 3rd CIT First Round
2013–14 Savannah State 13–19 10-6 5th
2014–15 Savannah State 9–22 5–11 T–11th
Savannah State: 62–68 40–24
Total: 204–303

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Non-coaching career[edit]

Broadnax became a member of the Florida Bar in 1993 after obtaining his law degree from Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, Florida in 1991 and was a law partner at an Orlando law firm. He is currently listed as an attorney with the Law Office of Joseph Williams in Plant City, Florida.[2]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Horace Broadnax". 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Savannah State University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Horace Broadnax". Savannah State University. Retrieved 2007-06-05. 
  3. ^ "MEAC announces All-MEAC Men's Basketball Honors". MEACSports.com. Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Retrieved 6 March 2012.