The Alabama A&M Fighting Bulldogs Men's Basketball team is the basketball team that represents Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University in Normal, Alabama. The school's team currently competes in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Prior to the "Fighting Bulldogs" move to Division 1 in 1998, the team was a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and a consistent presence in the Division II tournament. Notable players include Desmond Cambridge, Mickell Gladness, Obie Trotter, Frank Sillmon, Willie Hayes, Nigel Moore, Terrance Vanlier, Craig Lottie, Jeremy Crutcher, Ladarius Tabb, and Dooley Petty. The Bulldogs were coached by L. Vann Pettaway from 1986 to 2010. During his tenure, Pettaway amassed a 440-264 record with the a school-best 28-3 in 1992-93 and 1995-96. From 1992 to 1997, the Bulldogs went 136-20.