Lewis Jackson (basketball coach)
August 13, 1962 |
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2000–2005||Alabama State (asst.)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|2x SWAC regular season championships (2008, 2009)
2x SWAC Tournament championships (2009, 2011)
|SWAC Player of the Year (1984)
SWAC Coach of the Year (2009)
Lewis Jackson (born August 13, 1962) is the men's college basketball head coach at Alabama State University. He took over as head coach in 2005, after Rob Spivery departed to take the head coach's job at Southern University.
Prior to becoming the head coach at Alabama State, Jackson was an assistant coach for five years on Spivery's staff.
Jackson also played basketball at Alabama State, currently sitting fourth on Alabama State's all-time scoring list, and was named SWAC Player of the Year in his senior year. Jackson was inducted into both the Alabama State and SWAC Hall of Fames, and his number was retired by both Alabama State and his high school, Wetumpka High School. Jackson played one year of professional basketball in Australia for the Illawarra Hawks. Jackson was the recipient of the 2009 SWAC Coach of the Year award.
Head coaching record
|Alabama State (Southwestern Athletic Conference) (2005–present)|
|2007–08||Alabama State||20–11||15–3||1st||NIT First Round|
|2008–09||Alabama State||22–10||16–2||1st||NCAA Opening Round|
|2010–11||Alabama State||17–18||11–7||4th||NCAA First Four|
|2013–14||Alabama State||19–13||12–6||T–2nd||CIT First Round|
|Alabama State:||179–196 (.477)||130–66|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
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