2016-2017 Samford Bulldogs

2016-2017 Samford Bulldogs Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
13 Eric Adams Jr F 6-7 185 May 14, 1995 Hoover (AL) United States Hoover High School
11 James Boone Fr SG 6-6 185 - Murray (KY) United States Murray High School
25 Terry Brutus Sr F 6-6 235 Dec 17, 1992 Spring Valley (NY) United States Massanutten Military Academy
4 Triston Chambers Fr SG 6-2 180 - Bremen (AL) United States Cold Springs High School
00 Christen Cunningham Jr G 6-2 185 Sep 24, 1995 Lexington (KY) United States Cordia High School
22 Demetrius Dyson Jr G 6-5 200 Feb 22, 1995 Covington (TN) United States Covington High School
15 Justin Hopkins Fr SF 6-4 190 - Huntsville (AL) United States J.O. Johnson High School
55 Alex Peters Jr FC 6-8 225 Jun 1, 1996 Mountain Brook (AL) United States Mountain Brook High School
44 Dakota Quinn So PF 6-9 215 - Nashville (TN) United States Davidson Academy
3 Josh Sharkey Fr PG 5-10 165 - Philadelphia (PA) United States Archbishop John Carroll High School
24 Gerald Smith So G 6-4 185 Sep 16, 1995 Carbon Hill (AL) United States Carbon Hill High School
14 Tanner Tapp So SG 6-2 180 - Brentwood (TN) United States Brentwood High School
20 Alex Thompson Jr F 6-8 210 - Dothan (AL) United States Houston Academy
33 Wyatt Walker So PF 6-9 230 Nov 2, 1995 Jacksonville (FL) United States Providence School

Samford Transfers Sitting Out 2016-2017

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Justin Coleman Jr G 5-10 170 Feb 14, 1996 Birmingham (AL) United States Alabama

Recent Samford Bulldogs History

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

2016-2017 Samford Bulldogs Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Wyatt Walker NABC All-District (22) Second Team
Demetrius Dyson All-SoCon Third Team (Media)
Wyatt Walker All-SoCon Third Team (Media)
Christen Cunningham SoCon First Team All-Tournament
Wyatt Walker SoCon Second Team All-Tournament
Josh Sharkey SoCon All-Freshman Team (Coaches)
Triston Chambers SoCon All-Freshman Team (Media)
Josh Sharkey SoCon All-Freshman Team (Media)
Demetrius Dyson SoCon Player of the Week (Nov 29, 2016)
Wyatt Walker SoCon Player of the Week (Jan 10, 2017)
Wyatt Walker SoCon Player of the Week (Nov 22, 2016)
Demetrius Dyson SoCon All-Conference Third Team (Coaches)
Wyatt Walker SoCon All-Conference Third Team (Coaches)

2016-2017 Samford Bulldogs Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Cunningham T. Chambers D. Dyson A. Thompson W. Walker
Rotation J. Sharkey   J. Hopkins    
Rotation     T. Brutus    
Lim PT   G. Smith E. Adams A. Peters  
Lim PT   T. Tapp   D. Quinn  
Lim PT   J. Boone      

2016-2017 Samford Bulldogs Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Demetrius Dyson 36 30.8 16.1 4.8 1.1 0.7 0.2 2.2
Wyatt Walker 34 29.1 12.9 9.7 1.5 0.6 0.9 2.0
Alex Thompson 36 25.7 11.7 4.3 0.8 0.4 0.5 1.2
Christen Cunningham 36 34.7 11.4 2.8 6.2 0.9 0.0 2.2
Josh Sharkey 36 22.5 8.2 1.9 4.2 2.0 0.1 2.7
Triston Chambers 36 22.6 7.2 1.8 1.0 0.6 0.1 0.8
Justin Hopkins 34 16.0 5.1 2.6 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.8
Terry Brutus 29 10.5 2.6 2.1 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.9
Eric Adams 28 9.1 2.6 3.0 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.7
Alex Peters 32 8.4 2.4 0.9 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3
James Boone 6 7.2 1.2 0.8 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.5
Gerald Smith 23 4.8 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
Tanner Tapp 8 2.9 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1

2016-2017 Samford Bulldogs Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Scott Padgett Head Coach 2014-2015 Head Coach (Samford, 2012 to 2014)
Jake Headrick Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Charles Newton Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Sidney Ball Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Martin Newton Athletic Director 2011-2012 N/A
Joey Mullins Director of Sports Information 2012-2013 N/A
Brandon Gilbert Director of Basketball Operations 2014-2015 N/A
Matthew Powell Video Coordinator 2014-2015 N/A
Trae Cunningham Director of Player Development 2016-2017 N/A
Brandon Evans Head Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A
Matthew Griffin Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A