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San Jose State Spartans Basketball Tickets
Team: San Jose State Spartans
Sport: NCAA Division I Men's Basketball
Conference: Mountain West
Home Games: Event Center Arena
Last Conference Tournament Title: 1996
San Jose State Spartans Basketball TicketsThe San Jose State Spartans are looking to put their university back on the map for college basketball this season. The team plays its conference games in the Mountain West Conference against other schools like UNLV and New Mexico. Since its first year in action over 100 years ago in 1909, San Jose State has won many conference titles. The Spartans have also made a variety of postseason tournament appearances, including three in March Madness. The San Jose Spartan's most impressive finish in the NCAA Tournament was a Sweet Sixteen appearance in 1951. This year, the team heads into the season focused on improving in its conference under the leadership of second-year head coach, Jean Prioleau. Prioleau took over the team two years ago and looks to improve on his first two seasons, during which the Spartans won one conference game. Visit StubHub today to purchase San Jose State Spartans' basketball tickets for the 2019-2020 season.
What was the San Jose State Spartans' record last season?The Spartans have their sights set on building the program into something great in the future. The team has spent the last two seasons in a rebuilding phase under head coach, Jean Prioleau. Last season, the Spartans ended the season with a win-loss record of 4-17 with a 1-17 record in the Mountain West Conference. They finished 11th in the conference standings at the end of the regular season.
Who is the San Jose State Spartans' head coach?The current head coach for the basketball program at San Jose State is Jean Prioleau, a first-time head coach who was hired after a stint as an assistant at Colorado University. Before his coaching career, Prioleau spent time playing professionally in the Continental Basketball Association in Grand Rapids, Yakima and Sioux Falls. He also spent time as an assistant coach at TCU, Marquette and Iowa State.
Where do the San Jose State Spartans play their home games?The Spartans play their home games in an on-campus arena, Event Center Arena. The arena is a multipurpose complex used for other men's and women's basketball at San Jose State. It is also used for other sports and as a concert and theater venue. The maximum capacity for basketball games is 5,000, making it an ideal mid-sized venue.
Who are some important players in San Jose State history?Over the years, six former Spartans have been drafted to play in the NBA. The most recent is Tariq Abdul-Wahad, a swingman who was selected with the 11th pick in the first round of the 1997 NBA draft by the Sacramento Kings. Wahad had an eight-year NBA career where he spent time with the Sacramento Kings, Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets and Dallas Mavericks.
What are some important games on this year's San Jose State Spartans' basketball schedule?Besides the team's important conference games, the San Jose State Spartans play games against high-profile nonconference programs as well. The most important nonconference game on the schedule this year for the Spartans is against the Stanford Cardinal, a team that competes for the national title regular in the NCAA and is located just down the road.
Who is the San Jose State Spartans' biggest rival?The Spartans' biggest rival is Fresno State, a rivalry built on two factors: proximity and the fact that they play twice a year. Fresno State has put a quality team on the court in recent years, making the NCAA Tournament as recently as three years ago. Expect a great game when these two teams meet.
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