Tevester Anderson

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Tevester Anderson
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1937-02-25) February 25, 1937 (age 79)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1962–1971 Canton HS
1971–1980 West Fulton HS
1980–1981 Towers HS
1982–1986 Auburn (asst.)
1987–1995 Georgia (assoc.)
1995–1998 Murray State (assoc.)
1998–2003 Murray State
2003–2013 Jackson State
Head coaching record
Overall 250–222 (.530)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
SWAC Tournament Championship (2007)
OVC Tournament Championship (1999, 2002)
OVC Regular Season Championship (1999, 2000)
Awards
OVC Coach Of The Year (1999)

Tevester Anderson (born February 25, 1937) is a retired American college basketball coach and former men's basketball head coach at Jackson State University[1] and Murray State University.[2][3] He is a native of Canton, Mississippi.[4]

Anderson earned his bachelor's degree in pre-medicine from Arkansas AM&N University (now University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff) in 1962[4] and, in 1971, earned his masters degree in biological science from North Carolina A&T State University.[4] He began his coaching career at Canton High School, where he served as head basketball coach; he also taught biology.[4]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Murray State Racers (Ohio Valley Conference) (1998–2003)
1998–99 Murray State 27–6 16–2 1st NCAA First Round
1999–00 Murray State 23–9 14–4 T–1st
2000–01 Murray State 17–12 11–5 2nd
2001–02 Murray State 17–13 10–6 3rd NCAA First Round
2002–03 Murray State 17–12 9–7 5th
Murray State: 101–52 (.660) 60–24 (.714)
Jackson State Tigers (Southwestern Athletic Conference) (2003–present)
2003–04 Jackson State 12–17 9–9 T–4th
2004–05 Jackson State 15–17 10–8 T–5th
2005–06 Jackson State 15–17 10–8 T–4th
2006–07 Jackson State 21–14 12–6 2nd NCAA First Round
2007–08 Jackson State 14–20 10–8 4th
2008–09 Jackson State 18–15 15–3 2nd
2009–10 Jackson State 19–13 17–1 1st NIT First Round
2010–11 Jackson State 17–15 12–6 T–2nd
2011–12 Jackson State 7–24 5–13 T–8th
2012–13 Jackson State 11–18 9-9 4th
Jackson State: 149–170 (.467) 109–67 (.619)
Total: 250–222 (.530)

      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

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