Horace Broadnax

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Horace Broadnax
Sport(s) Men's basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Savannah State
Conference MEAC
Record 156–211
Biographical details
Born (1964-03-22) March 22, 1964 (age 53)
Plant City, Florida
Playing career
1982–1986 Georgetown
Position(s) Point guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1992–1993 Florida A&M (asst.)
1993–1994 Bethune-Cookman (asst.)
1995–1997 Valencia CC
1997–2002 Bethune-Cookman
2005–present Savannah State
Head coaching record
Overall 198–299
Tournaments 0–1 (NIT)
0–2 (CIT)
Accomplishments and honors
MEAC regular season championship (2012)
MEAC Coach of the Year (1999, 2000, 2012)

Horace Randall 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]

After graduating from Plant City High School in his native Plant City, Florida, Broadnax played college basketball at Georgetown University and was a member of the 1984 NCAA Division I men's national championship team.[2] 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.[3]

Coaching career[edit]

Assistant coaching positions[edit]

Broadnax began his coaching career in 1992 as an assistant at Florida A&M. In the 1993–94 season, he was an assistant at Bethune-Cookman. The following season, he was video coordinator at Florida.[4]

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.[3]


Returning to Bethune-Cookman in 1997 as head coach, Broadnax was twice selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Coach of the Year (1999 and 2000). On February 1, 2002, with Bethune-Cookman at 6–12 (3–7 MEAC), Broadnax resigned as head coach to resume his legal career. Assistant coach Clifford Reed became interim head coach and was promoted to long-term head coach after the season.[2]

Savannah State University[edit]

Broadnax became the men's head basketball coach in 2005.[3] 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).[5]

Head coaching record[edit]

Junior college[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Valencia Matadors (Mid-Florida Conference) (1995–1997)
1995–96 Valencia 9–21
1996–97 Valencia 20–10
Valencia: 29–31
Total: 29–31

      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


Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) (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 6–12 3–7 (resigned)
Bethune-Cookman: 42–88 31–52
Savannah State Tigers (NCAA Division I 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 Tigers (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) (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
2015–16 Savannah State 16–16 9–7 5th CIT First Round
2016–17 Savannah State 13–16 10–6 5th
Savannah State: 156–211 59–37
Total: 198–299

      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.[3]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ http://web1.ncaa.org/stats/StatsSrv/careersearch
  2. ^ a b "B-CC's Broadnax resigns to resume law career". Daytona Beach News-Journal. February 2, 2002. Archived from the original on July 8, 2002. Retrieved October 20, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Horace Broadnax, Head Men's Basketball Coach". Savannah State University. Retrieved October 20, 2016. 
  4. ^ http://www.dynastyreps.com/horace.html
  5. ^ "MEAC announces All-MEAC Men's Basketball Honors". MEACSports.com. Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Retrieved 6 March 2012.