2008–09 Savannah State Tigers basketball team
|2008–09 Savannah State Tigers men's basketball|
|Head coach||Horace Broadnax|
|Assistant coach||Jay Gibbons|
|Assistant coach||Clyde Wormley|
|Home arena||Tiger Arena|
|2008–09 Independents Men's Basketball Standings|
|Cal State Bakersfield||8||21||.276|
|North Carolina Central||4||27||.129|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 2008–09 Savannah State Tigers basketball team competed in American basketball on behalf of Savannah State University. The Tigers competed in the NCAA Division I as an independent. The head coach is Horace Broadnax who is in his fourth year. The team played its home games at Tiger Arena in Savannah, Georgia. The Tigers entered the season seeking to improve on the 13-18 record posted in the 2007-08 season.
- July 3, 2008 - Mark St. Fort, Arnold Louis, Rashad Hassan, Josh Smith and Glen Izevbigie sign letters-of-intent with Savannah State University.
Regular season notes
- December 19, 2008 - The game against South Carolina State University was moved from Saturday, December 20, 2008 to Wednesday, January 14, 2009. The schedule change was made because inclement weather delayed the return of the South Carolina State men's basketball team from another competition.
|SSU Men's Basketball
Current Roster 
|Head Coach: Horace Broadnax|
|G||1||Patrick Hardy||Junior||5-10, 180||Atlanta, GA (Westlake)|
|G||2||Tracy Rankins||Junior||5-10, 180||Queens, NY (Douglas County)|
|F||3||Mark St. Fort||Freshman||6-6, 210||Wauchula, FL (Hardee Senior)|
|F||4||Rod Mitchell||Sophomore||6-7, 205||Columbus, GA (G.W. Carver)|
|G||5||Raye Bailey||Senior||5-11, 180||Port St. Joe, FL (Port St. Joe/Gulf Coast CC)|
|F||10||Josh Smith||Freshman||6-5, 195||Savannah, GA (Johnson)|
|G||13||Anthony Jones||Sophomore||6-3, 190||Stone Mountain, GA (Miller Groves)|
|C||14||Glen Izevbigie||Junior||6-10, 230||London, England (Richmond Academy/Garett)|
|G/F||20||Jovonni Shuler||Junior||6-4, 180||Lake Placid, FL (Lake Placid)|
|F||22||Rashad Hassan||Freshman||6-7, 215||Riverdale, GA (Riverdale)|
|G/F||23||Curtis Brown||Sophomore||6-5, 185||Hephzibah, GA (Hephzibah)|
|F||24||Chris Linton||Senior||6-6, 195||Jacksonville, FL (Ribault)|
|F||34||Devin Stowers||Senior||6-4, 205||Hephzibah, GA (Hephzibah)|
|F||42||Arnold, Louis||Freshman||6-7, 205||Wauchula, FL (Hardee Senior)|
|G||55||LaQuinton Fort||Freshman||6-2, 172||Thomson, GA (Thomson)|
|Horace Broadnax||Head Coach||Georgetown University||1986|
|Jay Gibbons||Assistant Coach||Clayton State University||2003|
|Clyde Wormley||Assistant Coach||The Citadel||2003|
- Junior guard/forward Jovonni Shuler and freshman forward Rashad Hassan received Honorable Mention honors on the 2008-09 Division I All-Independent men's basketball team.
- Chris Linton and Raye Bailey were selected as co-Most Valuable Player for the 2008-09 season.
- Barnidge, Noell (2008-11-14). "SSU's Broadnax continues rebuilding". SavannahNow.com. The Savannah Morning News and Evening Press. Retrieved 2008-11-17.
- "Savannah State Men's Basketball Inks Five". Savannah State University. 2008-07-03. Archived from the original on 3 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-12.
- "Men's Basketball 2008 - 2009 Roster". Savannah State University Athletics. Retrieved 2008-11-17.
- "Savannah State Tigers Roster - 2008-09". ESPN.com. ESPN Internet Ventures. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-17.
- "2008 Basketball Schedule". Savannah State University. Archived from the original on 16 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-12.
- "Savannah State Tigers Schedule - 2008-09". ESPN.com. ESPN Internet Ventures. Archived from the original on 7 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-13.
- "Shuler, Hassan Get Post-Season Honor". Savannah State University Athletics. Savannah State University. 2009-04-18. Retrieved 2009-04-04.
- Barnidge, Noell (2009-04-21). "SSU holds athletics banquet". SavannahNow.com. Savannah Morning News and Evening Press. Retrieved 2009-04-22.
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