2015-2016 Norfolk State Spartans

2015-2016 Norfolk State Spartans Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
15 Devonte Banner So G 6-1 165 Aug 13, 1996 Mount Vernon (NY) United States Mount Vernon High School
1 Preston Bungei Jr SF 6-6 175 Feb 23, 1995 Albuquerque (NM) United States Cibola High School
45 Jordan Butler So F 6-6 245 Aug 7, 1994 Hartford (CT) United States Putnam Science Academy
23 Malik Gray So G 6-6 195 Jan 21, 1996 Newport News (VA) United States Fork Union Military Academy
0 Brian Kelley Jr PG 5-10 180 Sep 28, 1994 Lanham (MD) United States Atlantic Shores Christian School
22 Alex Long Fr PF 6-8 220 Apr 22, 1996 Clinton (MD) United States Mount Zion Baptist Christian School
20 Charles Oliver Sr G 6-3 195 Aug 9, 1992 Scotch Plains (NJ) United States Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School
30 Justin Peebles-Jennings So G 6-5 175 Jan 25, 1995 Richmond (VA) United States Christchurch School
2 Zaynah Robinson So G 5-11 170 Jun 24, 1996 Duluth (GA) United States Duluth High School
10 Jeffrey Short Sr G 6-4 205 Feb 21, 1992 Bronx (NY) United States John F. Kennedy High School
4 D'Shon Taylor Sr G 6-5 205 Jan 18, 1993 Nassau Bahamas R.M. Bailey Senior High School
32 Moses Toriola Fr C 6-10 230 Sep 12, 1995 Meriden (NH) United States Kimball Union Academy
3 Jonathan Wade Jr SG 6-4 195 Oct 9, 1993 Panama City (FL) United States Rutherford High School

Norfolk State Transfers Sitting Out 2015-2016

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
11 Kerwin Okoro Sr G 6-4 210 Oct 21, 1993 Bronx (NY) United States Rutgers
- Daniel Robinson Jr C 7-0 225 Jan 14, 1994 Norfolk (VA) United States Iona

Recent Norfolk State Spartans History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2015-2016 17-17 (12-4) 2nd (MEAC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
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

2015-2016 Norfolk State Spartans Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jeffrey Short NABC All-District (15) First Team
Jeffrey Short All-MEAC First Team
Jeffrey Short MEAC All-Tournament Team
Alex Long MEAC All-Rookie Team

2015-2016 Norfolk State Spartans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Z. Robinson C. Oliver J. Short D. Taylor J. Butler
Rotation   J. Wade P. Bungei A. Long  
Lim PT B. Kelley J. Peebles-Jennings     M. Toriola
Lim PT D. Banner M. Gray      

2015-2016 Norfolk State Spartans Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jeffrey Short 33 28.9 15.4 3.6 2.6 0.8 0.1 2.2
D'Shon Taylor 33 28.7 13.3 5.3 1.5 1.2 0.6 1.9
Charles Oliver 34 24.2 11.9 2.2 1.0 0.3 0.1 1.3
Jordan Butler 34 26.6 7.5 6.6 0.9 0.4 2.1 1.2
Zaynah Robinson 34 26.3 6.2 2.2 2.9 1.2 0.1 0.8
Jonathan Wade 33 16.1 5.9 2.7 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.9
Preston Bungei 34 16.3 5.4 3.3 0.9 0.4 0.9 1.3
Alex Long 34 16.9 5.1 3.7 0.4 0.3 1.0 1.2
Devonte Banner 29 7.6 2.2 1.0 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.3
Brian Kelley 29 11.0 1.7 0.8 1.1 0.4 0.1 1.0
Justin Peebles-Jennings 14 1.8 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Moses Toriola 23 4.6 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.3

2015-2016 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)
C.J. Clemons Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Kevin Jones Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Coppin State, 2014 to 2015)
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