List of Southern Conference men's basketball champions

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Southern Conference men's basketball tournament
Conference Basketball Championship
Southern Conference logo.svg
Southern Conference logo
Sport College basketball
Conference Southern Conference
Number of teams 11
Format Single-elimination tournament
Current stadium Asheville Civic Center
Current location Asheville, North Carolina
Played 1922–present
Last contest 2016
Current champion East Tennessee State
Most championships Davidson (12)
TV partner(s) SportSouth, ESPN2
Official website SoConSports.com Men's Basketball

This is a list of regular season and tournament champions in men's basketball of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Southern Conference.

Champions by year[edit]

Year Regular Season Champion(s) Record Tournament Champion Score Runner-up Tournament venue Tournament city
1921–22 Virginia 5–0 North Carolina N/A N/A Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, Georgia
1922–23 North Carolina 5–0 Mississippi State N/A N/A Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, Georgia
1923–24 Tulane 10–0 North Carolina N/A N/A Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, Georgia
1924–25 North Carolina 8–0 North Carolina N/A N/A Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, Georgia
1925–26 Kentucky 8–0 North Carolina N/A N/A Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, Georgia
1926–27 South Carolina 9–1 Vanderbilt N/A N/A Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, Georgia
1927–28 Auburn 12–1 Mississippi N/A N/A Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, Georgia
1928–29 Washington & Lee 7–1 NC State N/A N/A Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, Georgia
1929–30 Alabama 10–0 Alabama 31-24 Duke Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, Georgia
1930–31 Georgia 15–1 Maryland 29-27 Kentucky Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, Georgia
1931–32 Maryland
Kentucky
9–1 Georgia 26-24 Duke Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, Georgia
1932–33 South Carolina 3–0 South Carolina 33-21 Duke Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1933–34 South Carolina 6–0 Washington & Lee 30-29 Duke Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1934–35 North Carolina 12–1 North Carolina 35-27 Washington & Lee Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1935–36 Washington & Lee 10–1 North Carolina 50-45 Washington & Lee Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1936–37 Washington & Lee 11–1 Washington & Lee 44-33 North Carolina Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1937–38 North Carolina 13–3 Duke 40-30 Clemson Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1938–39 Wake Forest 15–3 Clemson 39-27 Maryland Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1939–40 Duke 13–2 North Carolina 43-23 Duke Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1940–41 North Carolina 14–1 Duke 53-30 South Carolina Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1941–42 Duke 15–1 Duke 45-34 NC State Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1942–43 Duke 12–1 George Washington 56-40 Duke Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1943–44 North Carolina 9–1 Duke 44-27 North Carolina Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1944–45 South Carolina 9–0 North Carolina 49-48 Duke Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1945–46 North Carolina 13–1 Duke 49-30 Wake Forest Thompson Gym Raleigh, North Carolina
1946–47 NC State 11–2 NC State 50-48 North Carolina Duke Indoor Stadium Durham, North Carolina
1947–48 NC State 12–0 NC State 58-50 Duke Duke Indoor Stadium Durham, North Carolina
1948–49 NC State 14–1 NC State 55-39 George Washington Duke Indoor Stadium Durham, North Carolina
1949–50 NC State 12–2 NC State 67-47 Duke Duke Indoor Stadium Durham, North Carolina
1950–51 NC State 13–1 NC State 67-63 Duke Reynolds Coliseum Raleigh, North Carolina
1951–52 West Virginia 15–1 NC State 77-68 Duke Reynolds Coliseum Raleigh, North Carolina
1952–53 NC State 13–3 Wake Forest 71-70 NC State Reynolds Coliseum Raleigh, North Carolina
1953–54 George Washington 10–0 George Washington 83-70 Richmond WVU Field House Morgantown, West Virginia
1954–55 West Virginia 9–1 West Virginia 58-48 George Washington Richmond Arena Richmond, Virginia
1955–56 George Washington
West Virginia
10–2 West Virginia 58-56 Richmond Richmond Arena Richmond, Virginia
1956–57 West Virginia 12–0 West Virginia 67-52 Washington & Lee Richmond Arena Richmond, Virginia
1957–58 West Virginia 12–0 West Virginia 74-58 William & Mary Richmond Arena Richmond, Virginia
1958–59 West Virginia 12–0 West Virginia 85-66 The Citadel Richmond Arena Richmond, Virginia
1959–60 Virginia Tech 12–1 West Virginia 82-72 Virginia Tech Richmond Arena Richmond, Virginia
1960–61 West Virginia 11–1 George Washington 93-82 William & Mary Richmond Arena Richmond, Virginia
1961–62 West Virginia 12–1 West Virginia 88-72 Virginia Tech Richmond Arena Richmond, Virginia
1962–63 West Virginia 11–2 West Virginia 79-74 Davidson Richmond Arena Richmond, Virginia
1963–64 Davidson 9–2 VMI 61-56 George Washington Charlotte Coliseum I Charlotte, North Carolina
1964–65 Davidson 12–0 West Virginia 70-67 William & Mary Charlotte Coliseum I Charlotte, North Carolina
1965–66 Davidson 11–1 Davidson 80-69 West Virginia Charlotte Coliseum I Charlotte, North Carolina
1966–67 West Virginia 9–1 West Virginia 81-65 Davidson Charlotte Coliseum I Charlotte, North Carolina
1967–68 Davidson 9–1 Davidson 87-70 West Virginia Charlotte Coliseum I Charlotte, North Carolina
1968–69 Davidson 9–0 Davidson 102-76 East Carolina Charlotte Coliseum I Charlotte, North Carolina
1969–70 Davidson 10–0 Davidson 81-61 Richmond Charlotte Coliseum I Charlotte, North Carolina
1970–71 Davidson 9–1 Furman 68-61 Richmond Charlotte Coliseum I Charlotte, North Carolina
1971–72 Davidson 8–2 East Carolina 77-75 Furman Greenville Memorial Auditorium Greenville, South Carolina
1972–73 Davidson 9–1 Furman 99-81 Davidson Richmond Coliseum Richmond, Virginia
1973–74 Furman 11–1 Furman 62-60 Richmond Richmond Coliseum Richmond, Virginia
1974–75 Furman 12–0 Furman 66-55 William & Mary Greenville Memorial Auditorium Greenville, South Carolina
1975–76 VMI 9–3 VMI 41-33 Richmond Greenville Memorial Auditorium Greenville, South Carolina
1976–77 Furman
VMI
8–2 VMI 69-67 Appalachian State Roanoke Civic Center Roanoke, Virginia
1977–78 Appalachian State 9–3 Furman 69-53 Marshall Roanoke Civic Center Roanoke, Virginia
1978–79 Appalachian State 11–3 Appalachian State 86-83 Furman Roanoke Civic Center Roanoke, Virginia
1979–80 Furman 14–1 Furman 80-62 Marshall Roanoke Civic Center Roanoke, Virginia
1980–81 Appalachian State
Davidson
Chattanooga
11–5 Chattanooga 59-55 Appalachian State Roanoke Civic Center Roanoke, Virginia
1981–82 Chattanooga 15–1 Chattanooga 69-58 Davidson Charleston Civic Center Charleston, West Virginia
1982–83 Chattanooga 15–1 Chattanooga 70-62 East Tennessee State Charleston Civic Center Charleston, West Virginia
1983–84 Marshall 13–3 Marshall 111-107 Chattanooga Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina
1984–85 Chattanooga 14–2 Marshall 70-65 VMI Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina
1985–86 Chattanooga 12–4 Davidson 42-40 Chattanooga Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina
1986–87 Marshall 15–1 Marshall 66-64 Davidson Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina
1987–88 Marshall 14–2 Chattanooga 75-61 VMI Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina
1988–89 Chattanooga 10–4 East Tennessee State 96-73 Marshall Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina
1989–90 East Tennessee State 12–2 East Tennessee State 96-75 Appalachian State Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina
1990–91 Furman
East Tennessee State
Chattanooga
11–3 East Tennessee State 101-82 Appalachian State Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina
1991–92 East Tennessee State
Chattanooga
12–2 East Tennessee State 74-63 Chattanooga Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina
1992–93 Chattanooga 16–2 Chattanooga 86-75 East Tennessee State Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina
1993–94 Chattanooga 14–4 Chattanooga 65-64 Davidson Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina

Divisional format[edit]

The Southern Conference split into a divisional format for basketball beginning with the 1994–95 season.

Year Regular Season Champion (North) Record Regular Season Champion (South) Record Tournament Champion Score Runner-up Tournament Venue Tournament City
1994–95 Marshall 10–4 Chattanooga 11–3 Chattanooga 63-61 Western Carolina Asheville Civic Center Asheville, North Carolina
1995–96 Davidson 14–0 Western Carolina 10–4 Western Carolina 69-60 Davidson Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, North Carolina
1996–97 Marshall
Davidson
10–4 Chattanooga 11–3 Chattanooga 71-70 Marshall Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, North Carolina
1997–98 Davidson
Appalachian State
13–2 Chattanooga 7–7 Davidson 66-62 Appalachian State Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, North Carolina
1998–99 Appalachian State 13–3 College of Charleston 16–0 College of Charleston 77-67 Appalachian State Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, North Carolina
1999–2000 Appalachian State 13–3 College of Charleston 13–3 Appalachian State 68-56 College of Charleston BI-LO Center Greenville, South Carolina
2000–01 East Tennessee State 13–3 College of Charleston 12–4 UNC Greensboro 67-66 Chattanooga BI-LO Center Greenville, South Carolina
2001–02 Davidson
UNC Greensboro
East Tennessee State
11–5 College of Charleston
Georgia Southern
Chattanooga
9–7 Davidson 62-57 Furman North Charleston Coliseum North Charleston, South Carolina
2002–03 Davidson
East Tennessee State
Appalachian State
11–5 College of Charleston 13–3 East Tennessee State 97-90 Chattanooga North Charleston Coliseum North Charleston, South Carolina
2003–04 East Tennessee State 15–1 Davidson
Georgia Southern
College of Charleston
11–5 East Tennessee State 78-62 Chattanooga North Charleston Coliseum North Charleston, South Carolina
2004–05 Chattanooga 10–6 Davidson 16–0 Chattanooga 66-62 UNC Greensboro McKenzie Arena Chattanooga, Tennessee
2005–06 Elon 10–4 Georgia Southern 11–4 Davidson 80-55 Chattanooga North Charleston Coliseum North Charleston, South Carolina
2006–07 Appalachian State 15–3 Davidson 17–1 Davidson (Tournament) 72-65 College of Charleston North Charleston Coliseum North Charleston, South Carolina
2007–08 Appalachian State
Chattanooga
13–7 Davidson 20–0 Davidson (Tournament) 65-49 Elon North Charleston Coliseum North Charleston, South Carolina
2008–09 Western Carolina
Chattanooga
11–9 Davidson 18–2 Chattanooga (Tournament) 80-69 College of Charleston McKenzie Arena Chattanooga, Tennessee
2009–10 Appalachian State 13–5 Wofford 15–3 Wofford (Tournament) 56-51 Appalachian State Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte, North Carolina
2010–11 Western Carolina
Chattanooga
12–6 College of Charleston
Wofford
14–4 Wofford (Tournament) 77-67 College of Charleston McKenzie Arena Chattanooga, Tennessee
2011–12 UNC Greensboro 10–8 Davidson 16–2 Davidson (Tournament) 93-91 Western Carolina U.S. Cellular Center[1] Asheville, North Carolina
2012–13 Elon 13–5 Davidson 17–1 Davidson (Tournament) 74-55 College of Charleston U.S. Cellular Center[2] Asheville, North Carolina

Return to no divisions[edit]

Starting with the 2013–14 season, the Southern Conference abandoned the divisional format.

Year Regular Season Champion(s) Record Tournament Champion Score Runner-up Tournament venue Tournament city
2013–14 Davidson 15–1 Wofford (Tournament) 56-53 Western Carolina U.S. Cellular Center Asheville, North Carolina
2014–15 Wofford 16–2 Wofford (Tournament) 67-64 Furman U.S. Cellular Center Asheville, North Carolina
2015–16 Chattanooga 15–3 Chattanooga (Tournament) 73-67 East Tennessee State U.S. Cellular Center Asheville, North Carolina
2016–17 East Tennessee State
Furman
UNC Greensboro
14–4 East Tennessee State (Tournament) 79-74 UNC Greensboro U.S. Cellular Center Asheville, North Carolina
2017–18 UNC Greensboro 15–3 UNC Greensboro (Tournament) 62-47 East Tennessee State U.S. Cellular Center Asheville, North Carolina

Tournament championships by school[edit]

Current members[edit]

School Championships Years
Chattanooga 11 1981, 1982, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2005, 2009, 2016
East Tennessee State 7 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 2003, 2004, 2017
Furman 6 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1980
Wofford 4 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015
VMI 3 1964, 1976, 1977
UNC Greensboro 2 2001, 2018
Western Carolina 1 1996
The Citadel 0
Samford 0

Former members[edit]

School Championships Years
Davidson 12 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1986, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013
West Virginia 10 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1967
North Carolina 8 1922, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1945
NC State 7 1929, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952
Duke 5 1938, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1946
George Washington 3 1943, 1954, 1961
Marshall 3 1984, 1985, 1987
Appalachian State 2 1979, 2000
Washington & Lee 2 1934, 1937
Alabama 1 1930
Clemson 1 1939
College of Charleston 1 1999
East Carolina 1 1972
Maryland 1 1931
Mississippi 1 1928
Mississippi State 1 1923
South Carolina 1 1933
Vanderbilt 1 1927
Wake Forest 1 1953

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SoCon Concludes Spring Meetings". Southern Conference. 2010-06-03. Retrieved 2010-06-03. 
  2. ^ "SoCon Concludes Spring Meetings". Southern Conference. 2010-06-03. Retrieved 2010-06-03.