2016-2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

2016-2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
24 Willie Carmichael III So F 6-8 210 Oct 8, 1995 Apopka (FL) United States Wekiva High School
4 Keifer Dalton So PG 5-11 165 - Albany (KY) United States Albany High School
13 Phabian Glasco Jr F 6-7 240 - Tulsa (OK) United States MacDuffie School
1 T.J. Howard Fr PG 6-2 185 - Lithonia (GA) United States DME Academy
23 Justin Johnson Jr F 6-7 240 May 23, 1996 Hazard (KY) United States Perry County Central High School
32 Que Johnson Sr G 6-6 205 Dec 2, 1992 Pontiac (MI) United States Phoenix Westwind Academy
14 Ben Lawson Sr F 7-1 230 Jun 12, 1995 Welwyn Garden City England Oaklands College
43 Marty Leahy Fr G 6-5 210 - Brisbane Australia Ipswich Grammar School
5 Junior Lomomba Sr G 6-5 205 Jan 14, 1993 Montreal Canada James Madison Memorial High School
00 Jabari McGhee So F 6-7 205 Jul 10, 1994 Albany (GA) United States Hargrave Military Academy
15 Tyler Miller Jr G 6-4 185 - Louisville (KY) United States 22ft Basketball Academy
3 Damari Parris Fr PG 6-0 180 - Charlotte (NC) United States Evelyn Mack Academy
15 Dylan Sanford So G 6-1 180 - Owensboro (KY) United States Owensboro High School
22 Nathan Smith Fr C 7-2 240 - London England Barking Abbey
21 Marko Stajkovski Fr G 6-7 195 Apr 5, 1996 Novi Sad Serbia N/A
12 Pancake Thomas Sr G 6-4 195 Dec 2, 1993 Baton Rouge (LA) United States Scotlandville High School
42 Anton Waters Sr F 6-7 250 - Baltimore (MD) United States Forest Park High School

Western Kentucky Transfers Sitting Out 2016-2017

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Lamonte Bearden Jr G 6-3 160 Oct 30, 1995 Milwaukee (WI) United States Buffalo

Recent Western Kentucky Hilltoppers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 15-17 (9-9) 7th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 18-16 (8-10) 8th (C-USA) 4th Rnd N/A
2014-2015 20-12 (12-6) 4th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 20-12 (12-6) 2nd (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 20-16 (10-10) 6th (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 16-19 (7-9) 7th (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2010-2011 16-16 (8-8) 6th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 21-13 (12-6) 4th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 25-9 (15-3) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2007-2008 29-7 (16-2) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd
2006-2007 22-11 (12-6) 2nd (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 23-8 (12-2) 1st (Sun Belt) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2004-2005 22-9 (9-5) 4th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 15-13 (8-6) 4th (Sun Belt) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 24-9 (12-2) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd

2016-2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Justin Johnson NABC All-District (11) Second Team
Justin Johnson C-USA All-Conference Second Team
Justin Johnson C-USA Player of the Week (Feb 6, 2017)

2016-2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters P. Thomas J. Lomomba Q. Johnson J. Johnson A. Waters
Rotation T. Howard       B. Lawson
Lim PT D. Parris T. Miller J. McGhee   N. Smith
Lim PT K. Dalton M. Leahy P. Glasco    
Lim PT   D. Sanford W. Carmichael III    
Lim PT   M. Stajkovski      

2016-2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Justin Johnson 32 31.4 14.5 9.5 2.0 0.3 0.6 1.3
Pancake Thomas 32 34.8 13.8 3.3 2.6 0.9 0.0 1.3
Que Johnson 32 32.2 13.2 4.8 1.7 0.8 0.3 1.8
Anton Waters 32 17.9 6.7 4.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 1.1
Junior Lomomba 32 28.8 6.1 2.3 3.4 0.6 0.0 2.8
Ben Lawson 32 15.8 5.3 3.2 0.2 0.4 1.8 1.0
Jabari McGhee 21 13.0 4.8 4.0 0.2 0.6 0.3 1.0
T.J. Howard 30 16.0 3.0 1.4 1.3 0.3 0.1 1.1
Damari Parris 24 10.8 3.0 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.6
Marty Leahy 17 9.9 1.9 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.4
Willie Carmichael III 4 5.8 1.8 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8
Tyler Miller 15 3.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1
Marko Stajkovski 2 1.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2016-2017 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Rick Stansbury Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Texas A&M, 2014 to 2016)
Chris Cheeks Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Delaware, 2012 to 2016)
Quannas White Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Tulane, 2014 to 2016)
Shammond Williams Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Tulane, 2013 to 2016)
Todd Stewart Athletic Director 2012-2013 N/A
Paul Just Director of Sports Information 2012-2013 N/A
Talvis Franklin Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Video Coordinator (Troy, 2015 to 2016)
Martin Cross Associate Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Video Coordinator (Western Kentucky, 2015 to 2016)
Mark Martin Video Coordinator 2016-2017 N/A