Sun Belt Tournament Champions

Sun Belt Tournament Champions

Full list of Sun Belt Conference Tournament men’s basketball champions, including head coach, by year. Bold means team went on to win the NCAA National Championship the same year. See also: Sun Belt Regular Season Champions

Season Champion Head Coach
1977 Charlotte Lee Rose
1978 New Orleans Butch van Breda Kolff
1979 Jacksonville Tates Locke
1980 VCU J. D. Barnett
1981 VCU (2) J. D. Barnett (2)
1982 UAB Gene Bartow
1983 UAB (2) Gene Bartow (2)
1984 UAB (3) Gene Bartow (3)
1985 VCU (3) J. D. Barnett (3)
1986 Jacksonville (2) Bob Wenzel
1987 UAB (4) Gene Bartow (4)
1988 Charlotte (2) Jeff Mullins
1989 South Alabama Ronnie Arrow
1990 South Florida Bobby Paschal
1991 South Alabama (2) Ronnie Arrow (2)
1992 Southwestern Louisiana Marty Fletcher
1993 Western Kentucky Ralph Willard
1994 Southwestern Louisiana (2) Marty Fletcher (2)
1995 Western Kentucky (2) Matt Kilcullen
1996 New Orleans (2) Tic Price
1997 South Alabama (3) Bill Musselman
1998 South Alabama (4) Bob Weltlich
1999 Arkansas State Dickey Nutt
2000 Louisiana-Lafayette (3) Jessie Evans
2001 Western Kentucky (3) Dennis Felton
2002 Western Kentucky (4) Dennis Felton (2)
2003 Western Kentucky (5) Dennis Felton (3)
2004& vacated
2005& vacated
2006 South Alabama (5) John Pelphrey
2007 North Texas Johnny Jones
2008 Western Kentucky (6) Darrin Horn
2009 Western Kentucky (7) Ken McDonald
2010 North Texas (2) Johnny Jones (2)
2011 Arkansas-Little Rock Steve Shields
2012 Western Kentucky (8) Ray Harper
2013 Western Kentucky (9) Ray Harper (2)
2014 Louisiana-Lafayette (4) Bob Marlin
2015 Georgia State Ron Hunter
2016 Little Rock (2) Chris Beard
2017 Troy Phil Cunningham
2018 Georgia State (2) Ron Hunter (2)
2019 Georgia State (3) Ron Hunter (3)
2020 tournament cancelled
2021 Appalachian State Dustin Kerns
2022 Georgia State (4) Rob Lanier
2023

& – Louisiana-Lafayette‘s 2004 and 2005 Sun Belt Tournament titles were later vacated by the NCAA

 

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