James Green (basketball)

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James Green
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Jacksonville State
Conference Ohio Valley Conference
Record 81–130
Biographical details
Born (1960-07-08) July 8, 1960 (age 54)
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 (born July 8, 1960) 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 Southern Miss 12–15 6–8 t–8th 0–1 (C-USA)
1997–98 Southern Miss 22–11 9–7 3rd National 2–1 (C-USA), 0–1 (NIT)
1998–99 Southern Miss 14–16 6–10 2nd National 0–1 (C-USA)
1999–00 Southern Miss 17–12 7–9 3rd National 0–1 (C-USA)
2000–01 Southern Miss 22–9 11–5 1st National 1–1 (C-USA), 0–1 (NIT)
2001–02 Southern Miss 10–17 4–12 7th National
2002–03 Southern Miss 13–16 5–11 12th 1–1 (C-USA)
2003–04 Southern Miss 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 Mississippi Valley State 9–19 9–9  ? 0–1 (SWAC)
2006–07 Mississippi Valley State 18–16 13–5 1st 2–1 (SWAC), 0–1 (NIT)
2007–08 Mississippi Valley State 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 Jacksonville State 11–17 5–14 9th
2009–10 Jacksonville State 11–19 7–11 7th 0–1 (OVC)
2010–11 Jacksonville State 5–25 3–15 10th
2011–12 Jacksonville State 15–18 8–8 T–6th 1–1 (OVC)
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
Jacksonville State: 81–130 40–79
Total: 241–292

      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. ^ "JSU Basketball Quick Facts" (PDF). 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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