2011–12 Savannah State Tigers basketball team

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2011–12 Savannah State Tigers men's basketball
Savannah State Tigers wordmark.png
MEAC Regular Season Champions
NIT, 1st Round
Conference Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
2011–12 record 21–12 (14–2 MEAC)
Head coach Horace Broadnax (7th season)
Assistant coach Jay Gibbons (6th season)
Assistant coach Clyde Wormley (4th season)
Home arena Tiger Arena
Seasons
2011–12 MEAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Savannah State 14 2   .875     21 12   .636
Norfolk State 13 3   .813     26 10   .722
Delaware State 12 4   .750     15 14   .517
Bethune-Cookman 11 5   .688     18 17   .514
North Carolina Central 10 6   .625     17 15   .531
Coppin State 9 7   .563     14 16   .467
North Carolina A&T 7 9   .438     12 20   .375
Hampton 6 10   .375     12 21   .364
Morgan State 6 10   .375     9 20   .310
Howard 6 10   .375     10 21   .323
Florida A&M 6 10   .375     10 23   .303
Maryland Eastern Shore 4 12   .250     7 23   .233
South Carolina State 0 16   .000     5 26   .161
2012 MEAC Tournament winner
As of March 16, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Savannah State Tigers basketball team represents Savannah State University in the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Their head coach is Horace Broadnax in his seventh year. The Tigers play their home games at the Tiger Arena. After previously playing as a Division I Independent, the Tigers are new members of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The Tigers were the 2011–12 MEAC regular season champions and received an automatic bid into the 2012 NIT, their first ever appearance in any Division I tournament as a Division I member. The team 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). In his sixth year as the head coach of the Tigers, Horace Broadnax was named the MEAC Coach of the Year as he guided the team to a 14–2 conference record and the school's first MEAC regular season title.[1]

Roster[edit]

2011–12 Savannah State Tigers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F 00 Edwards, KeithKeith Edwards 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
So Chicago, IL
G 1 Blackmon, PrestonPreston Blackmon 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Jr Hopkins, SC
G 2 Jones, DarnelDarnel Jones 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Jr Atlanta, GA
G 3 Rudolph, DericDeric Rudolph 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
Jr Gadsen, AL
F 5 Spears, ChristopherChristopher Spears 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
So Ashburn, GA
G 10 Hendley, PatrickPatrick Hendley 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
So Orange Park, FL
G 11 Wilson, StephenStephen Wilson 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
So Jonesboro, GA
F 12 Montgomery, JoshuaJoshua Montgomery 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Jr Smyrna, GA
G 13 Davis, AngeloAngelo Davis 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
So Savannah, GA
G 15 Richards, KeierreKeierre Richards 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
So Atlanta, GA
F 22 Hassan, RashadRashad Hassan 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Jr Riverdale, GA
G 23 Smith, CedricCedric Smith 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Jr Bronx, NY
G 24 Conner, RichardRichard Conner 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Jr Austell, GA
F 34 Lewis, ArnoldArnold Lewis 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Jr Wauchula, FL
F 44 Smith, JylesJyles Smith 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
So Fairburn, GA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Jay Gibbons (Clayton State)
  • Clyde Wormley (Citadel)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2011-Nov-1

Source: Savannah State Men's Basketball Roster[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site
city, state
Exhibition
Nov. 3*
7:00 PM
Armstrong Atlantic State W 70–64 
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Nov. 7*
7:00 PM
Benedict L 73–80 
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Regular Season
Nov. 12*
12:00 PM
at Georgetown L 54–83  0–1
Verizon Center 
Washington, DC
Nov. 14*
7:00 PM
at North Florida L 57–62  0–2
UNF Arena 
Jacksonville, FL
Nov. 16*
7:00 PM
at Jacksonville W 73–70 OT 1–2
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Nov. 19*
8:00 PM
at Indiana
Hoosier Invitational
L 65–94  3–1
Assembly Hall 
Bloomington, IN
Nov. 21*
7:00 PM
at Butler
Hoosier Invitational
L 42–57  1–4
Hinkle Fieldhouse 
Indianapolis, IN
Nov. 25*
7:00 PM
at Chattanooga
Hoosier Invitational
L 63–65  1–5
McKenzie Arena 
Chattanooga, TN
Nov. 26*
7:00 PM
vs. Gardner-Webb
Hoosier Invitational
W 72–66  2–5
McKenzie Arena 
Chattanooga, TN
Dec. 1
7:00 PM
at Hampton W 65–49  3–5
(1–0)
Hampton Convocation Center 
Hampton, VA
Dec. 3
6:00 PM
at Norfolk State L 58–60  3–6
(1–1)
Echols Hall 
Norfolk, VA
Dec. 10*
6:00 PM
Georgia Tech L 45–65  3–7
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Dec. 12*
7:00 PM
Coastal Georgia W 80–42  4–7
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Dec. 15*
7:00 PM, BTN
at No. 14 Wisconsin L 33–66  4–8
Kohl Center 
Madison, WI
Dec. 22*
6:00 PM
Mount St. Mary's W 45–41  5–8
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Jan. 3*
8:00 PM
at Arkansas L 83–66  5–9
Bud Walton Arena 
Fayetteville, AR
Jan. 7
4:00 PM
Coppin State W 72–60  6–9
(2–1)
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Jan. 9
8:00 PM
Morgan State W 57–55  7–9
(3–1)
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Jan. 14
7:00 PM
at Florida A&M W 69–58  8–9
(4–1)
Teaching Gym 
Tallahassee, FL
Jan. 16
7:30 PM
at Bethune-Cookman L 62–68  8–10
(4–2)
Moore Gymnasium 
Daytona Beach, FL
Jan. 21
4:00 PM
South Carolina State W 83–53  9–10
(5–2)
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Jan. 23*
7:00 PM
Stetson W 75–45  10–10
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Jan. 28
4:00 PM
Howard W 71–50  11–10
(6–2)
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Jan. 31*
7:00 PM
Trinity Baptist W 86–56  12–10
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Feb. 4
4:00 PM
at South Carolina State W 73–60  13–10
(7–2)
SHM Memorial Center 
Orangeburg, SC
Feb. 6*
8:00 PM
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi W 55–49  14–10
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Feb. 11
4:00 PM
at North Carolina Central W 67–57  15–10
(8–2)
McLendon–McDougald Gymnasium 
Durham, NC
Feb. 13
8:00 PM
at North Carolina A&T W 66–59  16–10
(9–2)
Corbett Sports Center 
Greensboro, NC
Feb. 18
4:00 PM
Florida A&M W 76–57  17–10
(10–2)
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Feb. 20
8:00 PM
Bethune-Cookman W 67–44  18–10
(11–2)
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Feb. 25
4:00 PM
North Carolina Central W 60–47  19–10
(12–2)
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Feb. 27
8:00 PM
North Carolina A&T W 62–50  20–10
(13–2)
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
Mar. 1
7:30 PM
at Maryland Eastern Shore W 72–54  21–10
(14–2)
Hytche Athletic Center 
Princess Anne, MD
MEAC Tournament
Mar. 7
6:00 PM
vs. Hampton
Quarterfinals
L 46–59  21–11
LJVM Coliseum 
Winston-Salem, NC
2012 NIT
Mar. 13 or
Mar. 14
*
8:00 PM
at Tennessee
First Round
L 51–65  21–12
Thompson-Boling Arena 
Knoxville, TN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time..

Source: 2011–12 Savannah State Men's Basketball Schedule[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MEAC announces All-MEAC Men's Basketball Honors". MEACSports.com. Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "2011–12 Savannah State Men's Basketball Roster". SSUAthletics.com. Savannah State University. Retrieved 1 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "2011–12 Savannah State Men's Basketball Schedule". SSUAthletics.com. Savannah State University. Retrieved 1 November 2011.