2018-19 Basketball

Alcorn State makes the move to Adidas

Braves sign new multi-year apparel deal.

Courtesy: Alcorn State


LORMAN, Miss. – Alcorn State University and Adidas have entered into a 5-year partnership in which the Portland, Oregon, based company will be the official athletic footwear, apparel and accessory brand of the Braves through the 2023-2024 season. adidas will supply the Braves with all of their headwear, apparel, footwear and accessory needs for all sports.

“We are pleased to announce this partnership with Adidas,” said Derek J. Horne, director of intercollegiate athletics at Alcorn State University. “In addition to student-athletes and coaches, our entire university will receive top-quality apparel and equipment. We look forward to working with one of the world’s most recognizable and innovative sports performance product companies.”

“With its commitment to diversity and lifelong learning, Alcorn State is exactly the kind of organization we want to partner with,” said Jim Murphy, senior director NCAA at Adidas. “We’re incredibly excited to partner with the Braves across all sports, for all of their male and female athletes, to help propel their game to the next level. I’m inspired by the great collaboration ahead of us.”

Adidas is a global designer, developer, and marketer of athletic footwear, apparel, and accessories with the ambition to make all athletes better. adidas is the official uniform, footwear, and apparel provider for more than 100 collegiate programs including Arizona State, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Kansas, Louisville, Miami, Mississippi State, Nebraska, North Carolina State, Rutgers, and Texas A&M. adidas has marketing agreements with the National Basketball Association (NBA), National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), National Hockey League (NHL) and Major League Soccer (MLS).


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