Wayne Brent

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Wayne Brent
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Jackson State
Conference SWAC
Record 56–75 (.427)
Playing career
1987–1989 Louisiana-Monroe
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1989–1991 Louisiana-Monroe (grad. asst.)
1991–1992 Tallulah HS (asst.)
1992–1998 Provine HS
1998–2002 Ole Miss (asst.)
2004–2007 Piney Woods HS
2007–2013 Callaway HS
2013–present Jackson State
Head coaching record
Overall 56–75 (college)

Wayne Brent is the current college basketball head coach of the Jackson State Tigers and a former high school basketball coach and college assistant coach.

High school coach[edit]

Brent won four state championships in six seasons with Callaway High School in Jackson. He also coached at Provine High School and won a state championship there.He has coached many players who have gone to the NBA and overseas.

College assistant coach[edit]

Brent was an assistant coach at Mississippi for four seasons and helped the Rebels advance to the NCAA tournament three times out of his four seasons.[1][2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Jackson State Tigers (SWAC) (2013–present)
2013–14 Jackson State 11–20 7–11 7th
2014–15 Jackson State 11–21 9–9 T–5th
2015–16 Jackson State 20–16 12–6 3rd CIT Second Round
2016–17 Jackson State 14–18 10–8 T–3rd
Jackson State: 56–75 (.427) 38–34 (.528)
Total: 56–75 (.427)

      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


  1. ^ "Jackson State hires Wayne Brent". ESPN. Retrieved 2013-06-06. 
  2. ^ "Jackson State hires Wayne Brent to replace Tevester Anderson". NBC Sports. Retrieved 2013-06-06.