2012-13 Men's Basketball
Overall SSAC Streak Home Away Neutral
4-25 (.138) 3-15 (.167) Lost 5 4-14 0-9 0-2
Badger Profile
Robert Thompson
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Head Coach
10th Season
In 10 seasons as the head coach for Spring Hill College, Robert Thompson has guided the Badgers to an overall record of 142-156. Thompson led the Badgers to the "Sweet Sixteen" of the NAIA National Tournament in 2005-06 and finished the season with a 22-9 overall record, 11-3 in the GCAC.  Following the season, he was named the GCAC Coach of the Year.

A native of Tupelo, Miss., Thompson came to Spring Hill following a four-year stint as head coach at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Ark., where he attained a 43-62 overall record.  He took over at Arkansas Tech in 1999 and led the Wonder Boys to their first Gulf South Conference (GSC) Tournament appearance and a No. 8 ranking in the South Region of NCAA Division II during the 1999-2000 season.  Following his first season at Arkansas Tech, Thompson was named GSC Coach of the Year.

Prior to his tenure at Arkansas Tech, Thompson served as Delta State University's assistant men's coach from 1996 to 1999 and helped lead the Statesmen to the GSC West Division title  in 1996-'97 and 1997-'98, GSC Tournament Championships in 1996-'97 and 1997'98, the NCAA Division II South Regional Championship in 1997-'98 and the NCAA Division II Elite Eight in 1997-'98.

Thompson earned his B.S. in Physical Education from Belhaven College in 1993 where he was a 4-year basketball letterman.  He received his M.S. in Education from Jackson State University in 1997.  He and his wife, Alfreda, have two sons, Joshua Cordell and Justin Lydell. 

Thompson's Career Record

Arkansas Tech
1999-00   16-10; 8-4 (GSC)
2000-01   4-22; 2-14 (GSC)
2001-02   12-14; 8-8 (GSC)
2002-03   11-16; 4-12 (GSC)

ATU TOTALS: 43-62; 22-38 (GSC)

Spring Hill (10 seasons)
2003-04   17-18; 6-12 GCAC (7th)
2004-05   9-24; 3-15 GCAC (10th)
2005-06   23-7; 11-3 GCAC (2nd)  NAIA Sweet-16
2006-07   14-14; 8-10 GCAC (7th)
2007-08   19-12; 10-8 GCAC (5th)
2008-09   19-11; 11-7 GCAC (4th)
2009-10   15-14; 8-10 GCAC (7th)
2010-11   9-18; 3-9 SSAC West (7th)
2011-12   13-13; 7-11 SSAC West (6th)
2012-13   4-25; 3-15 SSAC West (7th)

SHC TOTALS: 142-156; 70-100 (Conference)

OVERALL: 185-218; 92-138 (Conference)

2012-13 Men's Basketball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Charles Gordon*JRF6-4190Birmingham, Ala.Vestavia Hills High
Sam Hutcheson*FRC/F6-6210Hoover, Ala.Hoover High
Ty McCants*JRG6-0160Pensacola, Fla.Pine Forest HS/Faulkner St. CC
00Wesley PietriFRG6-3170Mobile, Ala.St. Paul's Episcopal
Dejan Stefanovic*FRF/C6-10240Paracin, SerbiaBlaine (Wash.) High
3Desmond PhillipsSOG6-2175Decatur, Ala.Austin High
4Todd MartinJRG 6-1185Mobile, Ala.St. Paul's Episcopal
5Quinton CampbellFRG/F6-6170Wilmer, Ala.Mary G. Montgomery High
11Robert DrummondSOG6-4195Fairhope, Ala.Fairhope High/Rhodes College
12Ben RedmanFRPG6-2180Spanish Fort, Ala.Spanish Fort High
14Jackson FosFRPG6-0160Abita Springs, La.St. Paul's
15Frederick GatsonSOG/F6-6200Riverdale, Ga.Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High
23Robert GipsonJRG6-1215Mobile, Ala.W.P. Davidson High/Faulkner St. CC
32Alex LooneyJRF6-7200Mobile, Ala.Murphy High
33Andre GowinsJRC/F6-8245Gautier, Miss.Gautier High
34Jayln WoodsSOG6-3220Brookshire, TexasRoyal High
41Joseph FerroFRG6-3210Ocala, Fla.Trinity Catholic High
* Redshirt
Robert Thompson - Head Coach - 10th season
John Teasley - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Brian Murphy - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Reggie Copeland, Jr. - Assistant Coach - 7th season
John Redman - Student Assistant - 3rd season
Kevin Smith - Manager - 2nd season
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