Southern Utah Thunderbirds men's basketball

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Southern Utah Thunderbirds
2019–20 Southern Utah Thunderbirds men's basketball team
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UniversitySouthern Utah University
Head coachTodd Simon (4th season)
ConferenceBig Sky
LocationCedar City, Utah
ArenaAmerica First Event Center
(Capacity: 5,300)
NicknameThunderbirds
ColorsScarlet and White[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


NCAA Tournament Appearances
2001
Conference Tournament Champions
American West: 1995, 1996
Summit: 2001
Conference Regular Season Champions
2001

The Southern Utah Thunderbirds Basketball team is the men's basketball team that represents Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah.[2] The school's team currently competes in the Big Sky Conference.[3] The Thunderbirds are coached by Todd Simon.

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Thunderbirds have appeared in the NCAA Tournament once, as tournament champions of the Mid-Continent Conference in 2001. Seeded fourteenth in the East regional, Southern Utah was eliminated in the first round, falling by three points to the third seed, seventh-ranked Boston College.[4]

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
2001 14 E Round of 64 (3) #7 Boston College L 65–68

NAIA tournament results[edit]

The Thunderbirds appeared in the NAIA Tournament once and lost their opening game.

Year Round Opponent Result
1977 First Round Southwestern Oklahoma State L 89–99

Coaching records[edit]

Name Seasons Record
Boyd Adams 1963–71 84–98 (.462)
Stan Jack 1971–80 145–90 (.620)
Tom McCracken 1980–83 51–30 (.630)
Bob Schermerhorn 1983–87 68–42 (.618)
Neil Roberts 1987–92 70–63 (.526)
Bill Evans 1992–2007 183–189 (.492)
Roger Reid 2007–2012 54-97 (.358)
Nick Robinson 2012–2016 28-90 (.237)
Todd Simon 2016–present 14-37 (.275)
Total 1963–present 683-699 (.494)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SUU Font & Color | Marketing Communications". Retrieved June 3, 2017.
  2. ^ Carli Moreland. "Men's Basketball - News - Southern Utah Thunderbirds Athletics". Suutbirds.com. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
  3. ^ "Big Sky Conference". Bigskyconf.com. 2014-03-08. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
  4. ^ "NCAA Basketball Tournament History: Southern Utah Thunderbirds - ESPN". Espn.go.com. Retrieved 2014-03-12.

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