Texas Southern Tigers basketball

Texas Southern Tigers basketball history

Texas Southern University (Houston, TX)
Health and Physical Education Arena, aka H&PE Arena
Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC)

Current head coach: Johnny Jones (2018-)

  • Asst: Shyrone Chatman (2017-)
  • Asst: Josh White (2019-)
  • Asst: Brandon Chambers (2019-21, 2022-)
  • DPD: Ansu Sesay (2021-)
  • DBO: Michael Irokansi (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  10  (1990, 1994, 1995, 2003, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  3-10
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  2  (2011, 2016)
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-2
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2019)
  • CIT Overall Record:  3-1
  • NAIA National Championships:  1  (1977)
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  7  (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1971, 1976, 1977)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  18-6

Conference Titles (SWAC):

Award Winners:




Texas Southern head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Johnny Jones 2018-Pres 76-52 0 2 0
Mike Davis 2012-18 115-89 5 4 0
Tony Harvey 2008-12 58-72 1 0 0
Robert Moreland 1975-2001, 07-08 406-369 6 (1^) 3 (3^) 1^
Ronnie Courtney 2001-07 76-99 0 1 0
Kenneth McCowan 1973-75 23-29 0 0 0
Lavalius Gordon 1969-73 63-43 0 0 0
Davey Whitney 1964-69 57-64 0 0 0
Ike Moorehead 1959-64 50-68 0 0 0
unknown 1958-59 19-6 0 0 0
Ed Adams 1949-58 263-54 2^ 4^ 0

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

^ These conference titles, tournament appearances and national championships came when the Texas Southern program was at the NAIA level; TSU moved up to Division I prior to the 1977-78 season

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA. 


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