• Yesterday
    Tougaloo at
    49
    Stillman College
    85
  • Yesterday
    Xavier at
    64
    Dillard
    69
    Bleu Devil Classic
  • Yesterday
    Edward Waters at
    66
    Voorhees College
    56
  • Yesterday
    Talladega at
    70
    SUNO
    62
  • Wednesday, Feb 15
    Stillman College at
    64
    Xavier
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    XULA ends Stillman's 14-game win streak
  • Monday, Feb 13
    Dillard at
    72
    Philander Smith
    84
  • Monday, Feb 13
    Edward Waters at
    52
    Talladega
    72
  • Monday, Feb 13
    Xavier at
    79
    SUNO
    67
  • Saturday, Feb 11
    SUNO at
    (OT) 84
    Philander Smith
    82
  • Saturday, Feb 11
    Talladega at
    (OT) 72
    Dillard
    75
  • Saturday, Feb 11
    Edward Waters at
    65
    Tougaloo
    71
  • Saturday, Feb 11
    Xavier at
    61
    Mobile
    52
  • Thursday, Feb 9
    Talladega at
    67
    Philander Smith
    57
    Postponed due to inclement weather
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    Dillard at
    58
    Edward Waters
    52
  • Monday, Feb 6
    Tougaloo at
    62
    Talladega
    75
  • Monday, Feb 6
    Philander Smith at
    74
    Xavier
    69
  • Saturday, Feb 4
    SUNO at
    61
    Dillard
    75
  • Saturday, Feb 4
    Xavier at
    54
    Edward Waters
    59
  • Saturday, Feb 4
    Philander Smith at
    65
    Tougaloo
    86
  • Tuesday, Jan 31
    Philander Smith at
    65
    Bacone College
    70
Women's Basketball
Audi Norris
Audi Norris
Women's Basketball - Fri, Oct. 21, 2005

For Immediate Release

October 21, 2005

Contact: Markeshia Jiles

 

TOUGALOO COLLEGE ADDS TO ATHLETIC STAFF

 

TOUGALOO, Miss.--Jackson State University Hall of Famer and former professional basketball standout, Audie Norris has joined the Tougaloo College women's basketball program as an assistant coach.  Norris brings a wealth of coaching experience to the Lady Bulldogs.  His duties with the team will include on the floor coaching, scouting and conditioning.

 

Norris was recently the head girlís basketball coach at Jacksonís St. Joseph Catholic High School.  Before then he served as a volunteer coach at Jackson State for two seasons.

Known for breaking backboards, Norris scored 1,796 points and grabbed 1,189 rebounds in his four years as a forward on the J-State menís basketball team from 1978-81.  He currently holds the schoolís record for points and rebounds with an average of 16.0 career points and 10.6 career rebounds.

Norris was drafted in the second-round (37th pick overall) by the Portland Trailblazers and spent three years playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA).  He later played two years in Treviso, Italy for Benetton Basket (A1 Division of the Italian League) and six years in Barcelona, Spain for FC Barcelona before ending his career with the Nikas Peristeri in Athens, Greece.

Norris and his wife, the former Jacqueline Amos, both coach the Mississippi Lady Tigers, an Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) girlís team, with Norris serving as the assist coach.  They are also the proud parents of three children: Alessandro, a member of the Tougaloo menís basketball team; Nicos and Jasmina. 

 

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