quick facts

Location:
1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
Phone: (731) 661-5130
Fax: (731) 661-5182
Founded:
1823
Enrollment:
3747
Nickname:
Bulldogs
Colors:
Red & White
Affiliation:
NAIA
Conference:
TranSouth Conference
Acting Director of Athletics:
Tommy Sadler (tsadler@uu.edu)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5218
Athletic Secretary:
Teresa Thomas (tthomas@uu.edu)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5130
Sports Information Director:
Steven Aldridge (saldridg@uu.edu)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5027
Office Fax: (731) 661-5182
Website:
www.uu.edu/athletics

Coaching Staff:
Head Coach: Ralph Turner (12th season)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5286
Office Email: rturner@uu.edu
Alma Mater: Lipscomb University (1979)
Record at Union: 2262-116 (11 seasons)
Career Record: Same
Assistant Coach: David Niven (ninth season)
Office Phone: (731) 661-5132
Office Email: dniven@uu.edu
Graduate Assistant: Chima Abakwue (first season)
Student Assistants: Morgan Jones

Gymnasium/Facility:
Gym: Fred DeLay Gymnasium
Capacity: 2,200

Previous Season:
Records: Overall 24-9; Conference 8-2
Conference Regular Season Finish: Tie 1st Place
Post Season:
Conference Tournament: 1st Place
NAIA National Tournament: First Round
Final Ranking: No. 12

Team National Tournament History

Years: 9 (1958, 92, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 04, 05)

Wins-Losses (%): 4-9 (.308)

Last Season in National Tournament:
2005: First Round - lost to John Brown 84-72

Key Returners:
Name, Height, Position, Class
Corey Burkett, 6-3, Guard, Senior, 15 ppg, 6 rpg, All-American
Pierry Valmera, 6-7, Center, Junior, 12 ppg, All-American
Ben Frederick, 6-10, Center, Junior, 12 ppg, All-Conference
Marcus Cooper, 5-11, Guard, Junior, 8 ppg
Courtney Jones, 6-5, Sophomore, Forward, 6 ppg, All-Freshman

Key Loses:
Name, Position, Highlights
Bruno Martinessi, Forward, 10 points, All-Conference
Michael Palmer, Forward, 6 ppg, 5 rpg

Top Newcomers:
Name, Height, Class, Position, Prior School, Highlights
Dewayne Lee, 6-8, Junior, Forward, University of Evansville
Kinley Sellers, 6-5, Senior, Forward, McNeese State University
Mack Bealim, 6-5, Junior, Guard, Lawson State CC
Alan North, 6-2, Freshman, Guard, Jackson Christian School

 

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