Landon Bussie

Landon Bussie

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Alcorn State Braves
Current conference: Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC)
Alcorn State record: 23-30 (.434)
Overall record: 23-30 (.434)

Career Accomplishments:

Awards:

  • SWAC Coach of the Year:  1  (2022)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2020-present Alcorn State
2015-2020 Prairie View A&M (asst)
2014-2015 Prairie View A&M (women’s asst)
2012-2014 Xavier (LA) (asst)
2010-2012 Xavier (LA) (grad. asst)

Landon Bussie Facts

  • Landon E. Bussie
  • Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Alma Mater: Xavier University of Louisiana (BS, 2010 & M.Ed, 2014)
  • Graduated from Woodland HS (MD) and started his collegiate career at D-II Livingstone College (NC)
    • Finished his career at Xavier (LA), where he earned his bachelor’s and later a master’s
  • Started his coaching career at his alma mater, spending two years each as a graduate assistant and full-time assistant under XULA head coach Dannton Jackson
  • First arrived at Prairie View A&M in 2014 to be an assistant with the Panthers’ women’s program
  • A year later, he joined Byron Rimm II‘s staff with the men’s program as an assistant coach
    • Coached under Rimm for one year and then spent an additional four years under Byron Smith
    • Was part of two SWAC titles with the Panthers, including a trip to the NCAA Tournament in 2019
  • Hired in April 2020 to be the head coach at Alcorn State, also in the SWAC
    • After going 6-13 in his first season, led the Braves to a 14-4 league record and outright SWAC title in year two, earning an automatic bid to the NIT
    • Bussie was named 2022 SWAC COY and later in October 2022 was given a contract extension through 2025-26

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