Alcorn State Braves basketball

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This article is about the men's basketball team at Alcorn State University. The women's team is known as the Lady Braves.
Alcorn State Braves
2017–18 Alcorn State Braves basketball team
University Alcorn State University
Head coach Montez Robinson (3rd season)
Conference SWAC
Location Lorman, Mississippi
Arena Davey Whitney Complex
(Capacity: 7,000)
Nickname Braves
Colors Purple and Gold[1]
NCAA Tournament appearances
1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1999, 2002
Conference tournament champions
1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1999, 2002
Conference regular season champions
1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1973, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1999, 2000, 2002

The Alcorn State Braves basketball team is the men's basketball team that represents Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Postseason results[edit]

NCAA tournament results[edit]

The Braves have appeared in the NCAA tournament six times. The Braves rank third in the SWAC for most NCAA appearances. Their record is 3–6, with their three wins being the most of any SWAC team.

Year Round Opponent Result
1980 First Round
Second Round
South Alabama
W 70–62
L 88–98
1982 First Round Houston L 84–94
1983 Preliminary Round
First Round
W 81–75
L 63–68
1984 Preliminary Round
First Round
Houston Baptist
W 79–60
L 56–57
1999 First Round Stanford L 57–69
2002 Opening Round Siena L 77–81

NIT results[edit]

The Braves have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) two times. Their record is 1–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
1979 First Round
Mississippi State
W 80–78
L 68–72
1985 First Round Louisville L 75–77

NAIA results[edit]

The Braves have appeared in one NAIA Tournament (NAIA). Their NAIA record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1973 First Round Oklahoma Baptist L 79-76


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