2014-2015 Norfolk State Spartans

2014-2015 Norfolk State Spartans Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
15 Devonte Banner Fr G 6-1 165 Aug 13, 1996 Mount Vernon (NY) United States Mount Vernon High School
45 Jordan Butler Fr F 6-6 240 Aug 7, 1994 Hartford (CT) United States Putnam Science Academy
3 Jamel Fuentes Sr G 6-4 190 Dec 27, 1991 Brooklyn (NY) United States CJEOTO Academy
35 Rashid Gaston Jr F 6-9 230 Jan 31, 1994 Warren (OH) United States Warren G. Harding High School
23 Malik Gray Fr G 6-6 205 Jan 21, 1996 Newport News (VA) United States Fork Union Military Academy
00 Kievyn Lila-St. Rose Sr GF 6-6 185 Sep 27, 1991 Corona (NY) United States CJEOTO Academy
2 Zaynah Robinson Fr G 5-11 170 Jun 24, 1996 Duluth (GA) United States Duluth High School
50 LaTre'e Russell Sr F 6-6 215 Jan 12, 1993 Chicago (IL) United States Bolingbrook High School
5 Jeffrey Short Jr G 6-4 195 Feb 21, 1992 Bronx (NY) United States John F. Kennedy High School
33 Hefeng Sun Jr F 6-8 245 Sep 5, 1992 Shenzhen China Shenzhen Sports Institute
4 D'Shon Taylor Jr G 6-5 195 Jan 18, 1993 Nassau Bahamas R.M. Bailey Senior High School
11 Malik Thomas Sr F 6-7 190 Apr 22, 1992 New York (NY) United States Frederick Douglass Academy
32 Paulius Vinogradovas Sr C 7-1 210 Oct 25, 1991 Svencioiu Lithuania N/A
21 Jordan Weathers Sr G 6-5 200 Apr 6, 1992 Los Angeles (CA) United States Fairfax High School

Recent Norfolk State Spartans History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2014-2015 20-14 (12-4) 2nd (MEAC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2013-2014 19-15 (11-5) 3rd (MEAC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 21-12 1st (MEAC) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2011-2012 26-10 (13-3) 2nd (MEAC) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2010-2011 12-20 (8-8) 6th (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 11-19 (9-7) 4th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 14-18 (9-7) 3rd (MEAC) Runner Up N/A
2007-2008 16-15 (11-5) 2nd (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 11-19 (10-8) 3rd (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 13-18 (10-8) 5th (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 13-14 (11-7) 4th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 12-17 (10-8) 5th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 14-15 (10-8) 6th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A

2014-2015 Norfolk State Spartans Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jeffrey Short All-MEAC First Team
Jordan Butler MEAC All-Rookie Team

2014-2015 Norfolk State Spartans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Fuentes J. Short D. Taylor L. Russell R. Gaston
Rotation Z. Robinson   M. Thomas    
Rotation     J. Butler    
Lim PT D. Banner M. Gray K. Lila-St. Rose H. Sun P. Vinogradovas
Lim PT   J. Weathers      

2014-2015 Norfolk State Spartans Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jeffrey Short 34 34.0 19.1 4.2 1.9 0.9 0.4 2.8
Rashid Gaston 32 31.1 15.5 9.6 1.4 0.2 1.2 2.1
D'Shon Taylor 34 31.8 13.0 5.0 1.3 0.8 0.7 1.7
Malik Thomas 32 26.6 9.3 4.5 1.9 0.5 0.9 1.1
Jamel Fuentes 33 25.2 3.1 2.8 4.2 1.0 0.1 2.0
LaTre'e Russell 30 16.0 3.0 2.2 0.7 0.3 0.4 1.4
Malik Gray 20 8.6 2.8 1.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.6
Zaynah Robinson 33 12.8 2.6 1.2 1.2 0.6 0.0 0.8
Jordan Butler 33 13.4 2.5 3.1 0.6 0.3 1.1 0.9
Devonte Banner 24 9.2 2.4 0.8 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.5
Hefeng Sun 17 3.8 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
Kievyn Lila-St. Rose 11 5.5 0.7 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.4
Paulius Vinogradovas 26 4.6 0.2 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3

2014-2015 Norfolk State Spartans Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Robert Jones Head Coach 2014-2015 Head Coach (Norfolk State, 2013 to 2014)
Larry Vickers Associate Head Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Norfolk State, 2008 to 2013)
Kevin DeVantier Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Raru Archer Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Marty L. Miller Athletic Director 2005-2006 N/A
Matt Michalec Director of Sports Information 2014-2015 N/A
Kelvin Hawkins Director of Basketball Operations 2011-2012 N/A