James Green (basketball)

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James Green
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Jacksonville State
Conference NCAA Men's Division I
Record 0-0
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1988–1990
1990–1992
1992–1994
1994–1996
1996–2004
2005–2008
2008–present
Idaho (asst.)
Texas A&M (asst.)
Alabama (asst.)
Iowa State (asst.)
Southern Miss
Mississippi Valley State
Jacksonville State
Head coaching record
Overall 167-160[1]
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2007 SWAC regular season crown
2008 SWAC Tournament title
Awards
1999-2000 Conference USA Coach of the Year
2006-07 SWAC Coach of the Year

James Green is an American college basketball coach, currently the Head Coach at Jacksonville State University, in Jacksonville, Alabama.

College Coaching career[edit]

Green has held posts as assistant coach at the University of Idaho, Texas A&M University-College Station, University of Alabama and Iowa State University.[2] In 1996 he moved on to the poisiton of head coach at The University of Southern Mississippi and later Mississippi Valley State University.[3]

JSU[edit]

Green interviewed for the head coaching vacancy (left behind by the non-renewal of past Head Coach, Mike LaPlante) on Friday April 18, 2008 in Jacksonville, Alabama. He took over a JSU Gamecock Program that had lost 20 or more games in 3 of the last 4 seasons and expected to take a slight hit due to APR Standards not being met (Scholarship Reduction). Green is the first black Head Coach of a Major Sport at Jacksonville State University.[4]

Head Coaching Record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (C-USA) (1996–2005)
1996-97 USM 12–15 6–8 t–8th 0–1 (C-USA)
1997-98 USM 22–11 9–7 3rd National 2–1 (C-USA), 0–1 (NIT)
1998-99 USM 14–16 6–10 2nd National 0–1 (C-USA)
1999-2000 USM 17–12 7–9 3rd National 0–1 (C-USA)
2000-01 USM 22–9 11–5 1st National 1–1 (C-USA), 0–1 (NIT)
2001-02 USM 10–17 4–12 7th National
2002-03 USM 13–16 5–11 12th 1–1 (C-USA)
2003-04 USM 13–15 6–10 10th 0–1 (C-USA)
Southern Mississippi: 116–111 54–72
Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (SWAC) (2005–2008)
2005-06 MVSU 9–19 9–9  ? 0–1 (SWAC)
2006-07 MVSU 18–16 13–5 1st 2–1 (SWAC), 0–1 (NIT)
2007-08 MVSU 17–16 12–6 2nd 3–0 (SWAC), 0–1 (NCAA)
Mississippi Valley State: 44–51 34–20
Jacksonville State Gamecocks (OVC) (2008–present)
2008-09 JSU 11–17 5–14 9th
2009-10 JSU 11–19 7–11 7th 0–1 (OVC)
2010-11 JSU 5–25 3–15 10th
2011-12 JSU 15–18 8–8 t-6th 1–1 (OVC)
2012-13 JSU 17–11 8–8 t-4th East
2013-14 JSU 10–21 4–12 t-5th East
Jacksonville State: 69–111 35–68
Total: 229–273

      National 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JSU Basketball Quick Facts". JSU Gamecocks. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  2. ^ "Mississippi Valley announces James Green as men's basketball coach". July 20, 2005. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  3. ^ "JSU Introduces Green as New Men's Basketball Coach". JSU Gamecocks. 2008-04-23. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  4. ^ "James Green first black named head basketball coach at University of Southern Mississippi". Jet. May 20, 1996. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 

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