2016-2017 South Carolina State Bulldogs

2016-2017 South Carolina State Bulldogs Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
35 Damani Applewhite Fr F 6-8 195 - Fayetteville (NC) United States Westover High School
21 David Bottenberg Fr F 6-8 230 - Rockville (MD) United States Millbrook School
12 Tarik Clement So GF 6-0 185 - Greenville (SC) United States Greenville High School
22 E.J. Eaves Sr SG 6-3 195 - Columbia (SC) United States Lower Richland High School
5 Ozante Fields Fr F 6-7 215 - Denmark (SC) United States Denmark-Olar High School
0 Earnest Jones Fr SF 6-6 215 - Alexandria (VA) United States West Oak Academy
24 Ian Kinard Fr F 6-8 230 - Clinton (SC) United States Gray Collegiate Academy
3 Greg Mortimer Sr G 6-3 190 - Savannah (GA) United States Sol C. Johnson High School
11 Janai Raynor Powell So G 5-11 160 - Virginia Beach (VA) United States Kellam High School
35 Jaylen Reid Sr GF 6-7 205 - Rock Hill (SC) United States Rock Hill High School
10 J.J. Richardson Sr G 6-2 185 - Darlington (SC) United States N/A
2 Tashombe Riley Jr F 6-7 200 - Orangeburg (SC) United States Gray Military Academy
- Ty Soloman Jr G 5-10 170 - James Island (SC) United States Charleston Collegiate School
1 Ed Stephens Jr G 6-2 185 - Columbia (SC) United States Gray Military Academy
20 Bobby Williams Sr G 6-1 170 - Kingstree (SC) United States Kingstree High School

Recent South Carolina State Bulldogs History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 10-18 (7-8) 8th (MEAC) N/A N/A
2015-2016 19-15 (12-4) 2nd (MEAC) Runner Up CIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 11-22 (7-9) 7th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 9-21 (5-11) 8th (MEAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 6-24 (2-14) 12th (MEAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 5-26 13th (MEAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 10-22 (5-11) 8th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 18-14 (10-6) 3rd (MEAC) Runner Up N/A
2008-2009 17-14 (10-6) 2nd (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 13-20 (7-9) 7th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 13-17 (10-8) 3rd (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 14-16 (11-7) 3rd (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 17-14 (9-9) 6th (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 18-11 (14-4) 1st (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 20-11 (15-3) 1st (MEAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd

2016-2017 South Carolina State Bulldogs Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
E.J. Eaves MEAC Player of the Week (Jan 2, 2017)

2016-2017 South Carolina State Bulldogs Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Soloman E. Stephens G. Mortimer T. Riley I. Kinard
Rotation J. Richardson E. Eaves   D. Applewhite  
Rotation J. Raynor Powell        
Lim PT B. Williams   O. Fields D. Bottenberg  
Lim PT T. Clement   E. Jones    
Lim PT     J. Reid    

2016-2017 South Carolina State Bulldogs Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
E.J. Eaves 28 29.6 16.4 4.1 2.2 0.6 0.4 2.0
Tashombe Riley 28 25.6 11.4 5.0 0.8 0.7 0.2 1.0
Greg Mortimer 28 25.3 9.8 2.4 2.1 0.6 0.2 1.7
J.J. Richardson 27 19.4 8.7 1.8 1.3 0.7 0.3 1.8
Ed Stephens 28 26.8 8.4 2.1 1.7 0.7 0.1 0.8
Ian Kinard 27 17.7 4.3 3.6 0.4 0.2 0.3 1.1
Janai Raynor Powell 28 17.6 3.0 2.3 1.8 0.6 0.1 1.6
Damani Applewhite 27 14.1 2.6 2.7 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.4
Ozante Fields 24 11.2 2.3 2.5 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.7
Ty Soloman 12 17.7 2.1 1.6 1.9 0.7 0.0 1.2
David Bottenberg 23 6.6 0.8 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
Jaylen Reid 3 9.0 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7
Tarik Clement 5 1.4 0.6 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Earnest Jones 14 1.9 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
Bobby Williams 13 2.4 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

2016-2017 South Carolina State Bulldogs Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Murray Garvin Head Coach 2013-2014 Associate Head Coach (South Carolina State, 2011 to 2013)
Trevor Deloach Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Maryland-Eastern Shore, 2014 to 2016)
Paul Bryant Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Craig Harward Head Athletic Trainer 2007-2008 N/A