Wayne Brent

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Wayne Brent
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Jackson State
Playing career
1987–1989 Louisiana-Monroe
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Louisiana-Monroe (grad. asst.)
Tallulah HS (asst.)
Provine HS
Ole Miss (asst.)
Piney Woods HS
Callaway HS
Jackson State

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 (Southwest Athletic Conference) (2013–present)
2013–14 Jackson State 11–20 7–11 7th
Jackson State: 11–20 7–11
Total: 11-20

      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.