2016-2017 Southern Illinois Salukis

2016-2017 Southern Illinois Salukis Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
40 Thik Bol Jr PF 6-8 200 - Omaha (NE) United States Benson High School
23 Bernard Cherestal Fr F 6-8 185 Mar 18, 1997 Brooklyn (NY) United States North Cobb High School
10 Aaron Cook Fr PG 6-1 175 Dec 28, 1997 St. Louis (MO) United States Westminster Christian Academy
2 Crishawn Cook Fr G 6-1 180 Jul 19, 1997 Evanston (IL) United States Niles North High School
22 Armon Fletcher So G 6-4 190 Nov 19, 1995 Edwardsville (IL) United States Edwardsville High School
25 Brendon Gooch Fr SF 6-5 201 - Belleville (IL) United States Althoff Catholic High School
13 Sean Lloyd So SF 6-5 215 Aug 25, 1996 Philadelphia (PA) United States Imhotep Charter School
33 Sean O'Brien Sr F 6-7 215 Dec 9, 1994 Chicago (IL) United States Mundelein High School
1 Mike Rodriguez Sr PG 5-10 165 Aug 24, 1994 Boston (MA) United States Redemption Christian Academy
11 Tyler Smithpeters Sr G 6-4 198 Dec 26, 1993 Harrisburg (IL) United States Harrisburg High School
24 Rudy Stradnieks So F 6-9 240 Jun 22, 1996 Ventspils Latvia Lee Academy Prep
5 Leo Vincent Sr G 6-1 185 Jul 7, 1995 Bensalem (PA) United States Bensalem High School
15 Austin Weiher So F 6-8 210 Jun 16, 1995 Seattle (WA) United States Creating Young Minds Academy
0 Jonathan Wiley Jr G 6-6 200 Jan 17, 1996 Houston (TX) United States St. Pius X High School

Southern Illinois Transfers Sitting Out 2016-2017

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Marcus Bartley Jr G 6-4 176 - Decatur (IL) United States Saint Louis

Recent Southern Illinois Salukis History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 17-16 (9-9) 3rd (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 22-10 (11-7) 4th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 12-21 (4-14) 9th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 14-19 (9-9) 4th (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 14-17 (6-12) 10th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 8-23 (5-13) 9th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 13-19 (5-13) 8th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 15-15 (6-12) 9th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 13-18 (8-10) 5th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 18-15 (11-7) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2006-2007 29-7 (15-3) 1st (MVC) Runner Up NCAA 3rd Rnd
2005-2006 22-11 (12-6) 2nd (MVC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 27-8 (15-3) 1st (MVC) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 25-5 (17-1) 1st (MVC) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 24-7 (16-2) 1st (MVC) Runner Up NCAA 1st Rnd

2016-2017 Southern Illinois Salukis Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Sean O'Brien NABC All-District (16) Second Team
Sean O'Brien MVC All-Conference Second Team
Thik Bol MVC All-Defensive Team
Thik Bol MVC Newcomer of the Week (Feb 6, 2017)

2016-2017 Southern Illinois Salukis Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Rodriguez A. Fletcher S. Lloyd S. O'Brien T. Bol
Rotation L. Vincent        
Lim PT A. Cook J. Wiley B. Cherestal R. Stradnieks  
Lim PT C. Cook T. Smithpeters   A. Weiher  

2016-2017 Southern Illinois Salukis Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Mike Rodriguez 33 32.6 12.9 2.3 4.0 1.4 0.2 2.1
Sean O'Brien 33 32.0 11.8 8.5 2.7 0.9 0.2 2.6
Armon Fletcher 30 30.1 11.1 4.8 1.0 1.3 0.6 1.1
Thik Bol 33 29.3 9.1 6.8 0.3 0.3 2.3 1.1
Leo Vincent 32 23.2 8.0 1.9 1.1 0.5 0.1 1.3
Sean Lloyd 32 26.7 7.7 2.8 0.9 1.0 0.2 1.2
Aaron Cook 24 11.5 3.4 1.0 0.9 1.1 0.3 0.8
Jonathan Wiley 31 10.2 2.7 2.1 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.8
Austin Weiher 24 7.8 2.5 1.0 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.5
Rudy Stradnieks 32 7.7 2.2 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.3
Crishawn Cook 11 6.0 1.4 0.3 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.8
Tyler Smithpeters 1 7.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Bernard Cherestal 2 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2016-2017 Southern Illinois Salukis Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Barry Hinson Head Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Anthony Beane Sr. Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Terrance McGee Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Brad Autry Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Hawaii, 2014 to 2015)
Tommy Bell Athletic Director 2015-2016 Athletic Director (Western Illinois, 2013 to 2015)
Justin Walker Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 Graduate Assistant (Southern Illinois, 2014 to 2015)
Allen Mardis Athletic Trainer 2015-2016 N/A