2016-2017 Mississippi State Bulldogs

2016-2017 Mississippi State Bulldogs Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
24 Abdul Ado Fr C 6-11 235 Oct 1, 1997 Chattanooga (TN) United States / Nigeria Hamilton Heights High School
23 Tyson Carter Fr PG 6-4 155 Jan 14, 1998 Starkville (MS) United States Starkville High School
45 E.J. Datcher Fr C 6-9 251 Jan 19, 1998 Vincent (AL) United States Vincent High School
12 Drew Davis Jr G 5-10 172 May 3, 1994 Atlanta (GA) United States Fort Walton Beach High School
34 Schnider Herard Fr C 6-10 260 Oct 7, 1996 Plano (TX) United States Prestonwood Christian Academy
35 Aric Holman So C 6-10 218 Jul 11, 1997 Owensboro (KY) United States Owensboro High School
4 Mario Kegler Fr SF 6-7 230 May 23, 1997 Jackson (MS) United States Oak Hill Academy
1 Lamar Peters Fr PG 6-0 181 Jun 19, 1998 New Orleans (LA) United States L.B. Landry High School
15 I.J. Ready Sr G 5-11 160 Jun 18, 1995 Little Rock (AR) United States Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School
13 L.J. Singleton So G 6-5 190 Feb 9, 1996 Decatur (GA) United States Columbia High School
3 Xavian Stapleton So G 6-6 195 Jan 24, 1996 Flora (MS) United States Madison Central High School
5 Joe Strugg Fr F 6-9 196 Oct 28, 1996 Montgomery (AL) United States Carver High School
20 Miles Washington Fr F 6-7 195 Sep 25, 1997 New Albany (MS) United States New Albany High School
11 Quinndary Weatherspoon So SG 6-4 202 Sep 10, 1996 Canton (MS) United States Velma Jackson Magnet High School
2 Eli Wright Fr SG 6-4 197 Jun 8, 1997 Owensboro (KY) United States Apollo High School

Recent Mississippi State Bulldogs History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 16-16 (6-12) 12th (SEC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 14-17 (7-11) 11th (SEC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 13-19 (6-12) 11th (SEC) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 14-19 (3-15) 14th (SEC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 10-22 (4-14) 12th (SEC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 21-12 (8-8) 6th (SEC) 1st Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2010-2011 17-14 (9-7) 4th (SEC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 24-12 (9-7) 4th (SEC) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2008-2009 23-13 (9-7) 5th (SEC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2007-2008 23-11 (12-4) 2nd (SEC) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2006-2007 21-14 (8-8) 5th (SEC) 3rd Rnd NIT 4th Rnd
2005-2006 15-15 (5-11) 9th (SEC) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 23-11 (9-7) 5th (SEC) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 26-4 (14-2) 1st (SEC) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2002-2003 22-9 (10-6) 3rd (SEC) Runner Up NCAA 1st Rnd

2016-2017 Mississippi State Bulldogs Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Quinndary Weatherspoon Second Team All-SEC (Coaches)
Lamar Peters SEC All-Freshman Team
Quinndary Weatherspoon SEC Player of the Week (Jan 16, 2017)

2016-2017 Mississippi State Bulldogs Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters I. Ready Q. Weatherspoon M. Kegler A. Holman S. Herard
Rotation L. Peters X. Stapleton     E. Datcher
Rotation T. Carter E. Wright      
Lim PT D. Davis L. Singleton M. Washington J. Strugg  

2016-2017 Mississippi State Bulldogs Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Quinndary Weatherspoon 29 31.9 16.5 5.1 1.8 1.7 0.3 2.2
Lamar Peters 30 24.6 10.7 2.3 3.4 1.1 0.2 2.3
Mario Kegler 32 28.2 9.7 5.5 1.2 0.7 0.2 1.9
Aric Holman 32 23.3 8.5 6.0 0.6 0.7 2.0 1.7
I.J. Ready 28 28.6 7.8 2.7 4.5 1.6 0.0 1.9
Tyson Carter 32 20.2 7.5 1.7 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.4
Xavian Stapleton 22 16.9 7.1 3.0 0.3 1.0 0.5 1.0
Schnider Herard 32 18.6 5.1 5.0 0.2 0.1 0.2 1.5
Eli Wright 30 13.1 3.5 1.6 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.5
Drew Davis 6 2.0 1.8 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.3
L.J. Singleton 8 5.1 1.2 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
E.J. Datcher 31 7.4 1.0 1.5 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.3
Joe Strugg 6 2.5 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7
Miles Washington 6 2.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0

2016-2017 Mississippi State Bulldogs Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ben Howland Head Coach 2015-2016 Head Coach (UCLA, 2003 to 2013)
George Brooks Assistant Coach 2009-2010 N/A
Ernie Zeigler Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Detroit, 2013 to 2015)
Korey McCray Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (LSU, 2013 to 2014)
Scott Stricklin Athletic Director 2010-2011 N/A
Mike Nemeth Associate Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Jalen Courtney Video Coordinator 2016-2017 Graduate Assistant (Mississippi State, 2015 to 2016)
Mary McLendon Director of Sports Medicine 2014-2015 N/A