Record : 19-14, 12-6 SWAC
RPI : 245
Best Wins : no big wins
Bad Loses : Southern University – 174 in RPI, @ TCU – 197 in RPI, @ Florida International – 204 in RPI, Lehigh – 235 in RPI, @ Alabama State – 256 in RPI, @ Cal State Fullerton – 286 in RPI, Jackson State (2) – 294 in RPI, @ Prairie View A&M – 300 in RPI
Mascot : The Tiger
Coach : Mike Davis
From athletics.tsu.edu – Texas Southern University announced the appointment of Mike Davis to the position of Head Men’s Basketball Coach on October 27, 2012. Davis arrived to TSU after spending six seasons at the helm of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) men’s basketball program.
In his first season at Texas Southern Davis led the Tigers’ basketball program to a 2012-13 Southwestern Athletic Conference regular season championship. TSU reeled off 12 consecutive wins to conclude the season with a 16-2 mark in conference play. Davis also eclipsed the 250 career wins mark during the Tigers 2012-13 campaign.
Under the coaching guidance of Davis Texas Southern had four players named to the All-SWAC team highlighted by senior guard Omar Strong being named the 2012-13 SWAC Player of the Year. Fred Sturdivant was selected as the 2012-13 SWAC Defensive Player of the Year after leading the league in blocked shots.
Read the full bio here.
Aaric Murray – 21.1 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 1.2 apg
D.D. Scarver – 13.3 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 1.5 apg
Quick Analysis : Texas Southern should beat Cal Poly, but they will have a very tough time against Wichita State.