Georgia Southern Eagles basketball

Georgia Southern Eagles basketball history

Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA)
Hanner Fieldhouse
Sun Belt Conference

Current head coach: Brian Burg (2020-)

  • Assoc. HC: Chris Shumate (2020-)
  • Asst: Tim MacAllister (2020-)
  • Asst: Glynn Cyprien (2022-)
  • DBO: Rusty Grafel (2020-)
  • DPD: Cam Buchanan (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  3  (1983, 1987, 1992)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-3
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  3  (1988, 1989, 2006)
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-3
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2017)
  • CBI Overall Record:  0-1
  • NAIA National Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 1966)
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  5  (1956, 1958, 1959, 1964, 1966)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  8-5

Conference Titles (Atlantic Sun, SoCon, Sun Belt):

Award Winners:




Georgia Southern head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Brian Burg 2020-Pres 26-29 0 0 0
Mark Byington 2013-20 131-97 0 0 0
Charlton Young 2009-13 43-84 0 0 0
Jeff Price ** 1999-2009 138-133 3 0 0
Gregg Polinsky 1995-99 34-76 0 0 0
Doug Durham (int.) 1994-95 7-20 0 0 0
Frank Kerns 1981-94 244-132 4 3 0
John Nelson 1980-81 7-29 0 0 0
J.B. Scearce 1947-67, 77-80 396-225 0 5^ 0
Larry Chapman 1974-77 35-45 0 0 0
J.E. Rowe 1970-74 57-46 0 0 0
Frank Radovich 1967-70 48-24 0 0 0
George Cukro 1946-47 8-12 0 0 0
B.L. Smith 1930-42 116-59 0 0 0

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


^ These tournament appearances came when the Georgia Southern program was at the NAIA level; GSU moved up to Division I prior to the 1971-72 season

OTHER NAMES: Georgia Teachers College (1939-59)

** Listed records and accomplishments do not include wins or appearances later vacated by the NCAA.