James Green (basketball)

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James Green
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1960-07-08) July 8, 1960 (age 56)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1988–1990 Idaho (asst.)
1990–1992 Texas A&M (asst.)
1992–1994 Alabama (asst.)
1994–1996 Iowa State (asst.)
1996–2004 Southern Miss
2005–2008 Mississippi Valley State
2008–2016 Jacksonville State
Head coaching record
Overall 249–315
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
SWAC regular season championship (2007)
SWAC Tournament championship (2008)
Awards
Conference USA Coach of the Year (2001)
SWAC Coach of the Year (2007)


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.[1] In 1996 he moved on to the poisiton of head coach at The University of Southern Mississippi and later Mississippi Valley State University.[2]

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.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (C-USA) (1996–2005)
1996–97 Southern Miss 12–15 6–8 T–8th
1997–98 Southern Miss 22–11 9–7 3rd National NIT First Round
1998–99 Southern Miss 14–16 6–10 2nd (National)
1999–00 Southern Miss 17–12 7–9 3rd (National)
2000–01 Southern Miss 22–9 11–5 1st (National) NIT First Round
2001–02 Southern Miss 10–17 4–12 7th (National)
2002–03 Southern Miss 13–16 5–11 12th
2003–04 Southern Miss 13–15 6–10 10th
Southern Mississippi: 116–111 54–72
Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (SWAC) (2005–2008)
2005–06 Mississippi Valley State 9–19 9–9  ?
2006–07 Mississippi Valley State 18–16 13–5 1st NIT First Round
2007–08 Mississippi Valley State 17–16 12–6 2nd NCAA First Round
Mississippi Valley State: 44–51 34–20
Jacksonville State Gamecocks (OVC) (2008–present)
2008–09 Jacksonville State 11–17 5–14 9th
2009–10 Jacksonville State 11–19 7–11 7th
2010–11 Jacksonville State 5–25 3–15 10th
2011–12 Jacksonville State 15–18 8–8 T–6th
2012–13 Jacksonville State 17–11 8–8 T–4th (East)
2013–14 Jacksonville State 10–21 4–12 T–5th (East)
2014–15 Jacksonville State 12–19 5–11 4th (East)
2015–16 Jacksonville State 8–23 4–12 6th (East)
Jacksonville State: 89–153 (.368) 44–91 (.326)
Total: 249–315 (.441)

      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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mississippi Valley announces James Green as men's basketball coach". July 20, 2005. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  2. ^ "JSU Introduces Green as New Men's Basketball Coach". JSU Gamecocks. 2008-04-23. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  3. ^ "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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