Southern Utah Thunderbirds basketball

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Southern Utah Thunderbirds
2014–15 Southern Utah Thunderbirds basketball team
Southern Utah Thunderbirds athletic logo
University Southern Utah University
Conference Big Sky
Location Cedar City, UT
Head coach Nick Robinson (3rd year)
Arena Centrum Arena
(Capacity: 5,300)
Nickname Thunderbirds

Red and White

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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours
NCAA Tournament appearances
Conference tournament champions
Conference regular season champions

The Southern Utah Thunderbirds Basketball team is the men's basketball team that represents Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah.[1] The school's team currently competes in the Big Sky Conference.[2] The Thunderbirds are currently coached by Nick Robinson.


NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Thunderbirds have appeared once in the NCAA Tournament in 2001. They were eliminated in the first round by Boston College giving them a tournament record of 0–1.[3]

Year Seed Round Opponent Result/Score
2001 #13 First Round #4 Boston College L 65–68

NAIA tournament results[edit]

The Thunderbirds have appeared in the NAIA Tournament one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1977 First Round Southwestern Oklahoma State L 89–99

Coaching records[edit]

Name Seasons Record
Boyd Adams 1963–71 84–98 (.462)
Stan Jack 1971–80 145–90 (.620)
Tom McCracken 1980–83 51–30 (.630)
Bob Schermerhorn 1983–87 68–42 (.618)
Neil Roberts 1987–92 70–63 (.526)
Bill Evans 1992–2007 183–189 (.492)
Roger Reid 2007–2012 40–80 (.333)
Nick Robinson 2012–present 12-23 (.343)


  1. ^ Carli Moreland. "Men's Basketball - News - Southern Utah Thunderbirds Athletics". Retrieved 2014-03-12. 
  2. ^ "Big Sky Conference". 2014-03-08. Retrieved 2014-03-12. 
  3. ^ "NCAA Basketball Tournament History: Southern Utah Thunderbirds - ESPN". Retrieved 2014-03-12.