• Friday, Mar 21
    Xavier vs
    55
    Campbellsville University
    59
    second round of NAIA Division I National Championship, Frankfort, Ky. (2:15 p.m. EDT tip-off)
  • Thursday, Mar 20
    Talladega vs
    94
    Our Lady of the Lake University
    97
    First Round NAIA National Tournament Frankfort, KY
  • Wednesday, Mar 19
    Xavier vs
    66
    Westmont College
    53
    first round of NAIA Division I National Championship, Frankfort, Ky. (9:45 p.m. EDT tip-off)
  • Sunday, Mar 9
    Xavier vs
    66
    Talladega
    59
    GCAC Finals in New Orleans *Xavier's Convocation Center
  • Saturday, Mar 8
    Philander Smith at
    71
    Talladega
    76
    GCAC Tournament Quarterfinals @ Xavier (LA)
  • Saturday, Mar 8
    Tougaloo vs
    73
    Xavier
    84
    GCAC Semifinals
  • Friday, Mar 7
    Edward Waters at
    58
    Philander Smith
    73
    GCAC Conference Basketball Tournament @ Dillard University's Dent Hall
  • Friday, Mar 7
    Fisk University vs
    59
    Talladega
    74
    GCAC Tournament quarterfinals in New Orleans (Dillard's Dent Hall)
  • Friday, Mar 7
    Xavier at
    60
    Dillard
    47
    GCAC Tournament quarterfinals in New Orleans (Dillard's Dent Hall)
  • Friday, Mar 7
    Tougaloo vs
    81
    SUNO
    76
    GCAC Quarterfinals
  • Thursday, Mar 6
    Fisk University vs
    82
    Voorhees
    79
    GCAC Tournament first round in New Orleans (Dillard's Dent Hall)
  • Saturday, Mar 1
    Columbia International University vs
    40
    Voorhees
    52
  • Saturday, Mar 1
    Philander Smith at
    75
    Fisk University
    62
  • Saturday, Mar 1
    Xavier at
    63
    Dillard
    56
    Bleu Devil Classic
  • Saturday, Mar 1
    SUNO at
    79
    Tougaloo
    62
    Senior Night
  • Saturday, Mar 1
    Edward Waters at
    80
    Talladega
    103
    Senior Night
  • Thursday, Feb 27
    Fisk University at
    67
    Rust College
    74
  • Monday, Feb 24
    Fisk University at
    62
    Talladega
    88
  • Saturday, Feb 22
    Dillard at
    63
    Philander Smith
    72
    Senior Night
  • Saturday, Feb 22
    Voorhees at
    53
    Talladega
    96
    Play 4Kay
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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