2016-2017 New Orleans Privateers

2016-2017 New Orleans Privateers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
1 Tevin Broyles Sr G 6-4 210 Aug 9, 1995 Gautier (MS) United States Gautier High School
10 A.J. Cheeseman Fr PF 6-6 230 Jan 22, 1998 Duluth (GA) United States Collins Hill High School
23 Danny Cohen So SG 6-2 190 - Natchitoches (LA) United States Natchitoches Central High School
2 Coleman Edwards So SG 6-2 175 - Sugar Land (TX) United States Clements High School
3 Nate Frye Sr G 6-0 215 Oct 18, 1994 Houma (LA) United States Houma Christian High School
5 Christavious Gill Sr G 5-8 165 Oct 22, 1994 Alexandria (LA) United States Alexandria High School
32 Matthew Jiles Jr G 5-10 165 Dec 11, 1995 Braithwaite (LA) United States Phoenix High School
22 Makur Puou Jr FC 6-9 228 Nov 11, 1994 Rumbek South Sudan Mooseheart High School
15 Cameron Reed So SG 6-4 190 - Louisville (KY) United States Eastern High School
4 Bryson Robinson Fr SG 6-4 202 Apr 12, 1998 Mesquite (TX) United States Mesquite High School
13 Jorge Rosa Jr SG 6-3 205 Nov 13, 1994 Orlando (FL) United States Lee Academy Prep
12 Gavin Sabo Fr F 6-6 230 Feb 24, 1998 Houston (TX) United States Baytown Christian Academy
25 Travin Thibodeaux Jr F 6-9 242 Feb 19, 1996 Plaquemine (LA) United States Brusly High School
14 Erik Thomas Sr F 6-5 215 - Wesley Chapel (FL) United States Wesley Chapel High School
24 Corey Vinson Fr G 6-1 176 Apr 14, 1997 Slidell (LA) United States Salmen High School
0 Venjie Wallis Fr G 6-4 185 Jun 11, 1997 New Orleans (LA) United States Brother Martin High School
11 Michael Zeno Jr GF 6-6 230 Oct 1, 1995 Beaumont (TX) United States West Brook High School

Recent New Orleans Privateers History

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

2016-2017 New Orleans Privateers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Erik Thomas NABC All-District (23) First Team
Erik Thomas Southland Player of the Year
Erik Thomas All-Southland First Team
Christavious Gill All-Southland Honorable Mention
Travin Thibodeaux Southland All-Defensive Team
Erik Thomas Southland Player of the Week (Dec 11, 2016)

2016-2017 New Orleans Privateers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Gill T. Broyles E. Thomas M. Puou T. Thibodeaux
Rotation N. Frye J. Rosa M. Zeno    
Lim PT M. Jiles C. Reed   A. Cheeseman  
Lim PT   C. Edwards      
Lim PT   D. Cohen      
Lim PT   B. Robinson      

2016-2017 New Orleans Privateers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Erik Thomas 32 32.6 19.2 7.8 2.3 1.5 0.3 2.8
Christavious Gill 32 31.8 11.5 2.2 2.7 1.5 0.1 1.9
Nate Frye 24 25.1 10.6 3.3 2.5 1.2 0.1 1.8
Travin Thibodeaux 32 28.8 8.7 7.3 3.2 1.5 0.5 2.9
Tevin Broyles 32 26.0 7.8 2.9 2.5 0.8 0.0 2.3
Makur Puou 32 24.6 5.8 4.6 0.9 0.3 1.3 1.5
Jorge Rosa 31 12.3 4.7 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.0 0.5
Michael Zeno 32 16.9 4.7 3.1 0.6 0.6 0.5 1.7
Venjie Wallis 6 2.8 2.0 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.0 0.2
Coleman Edwards 12 3.5 1.3 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2
A.J. Cheeseman 20 5.0 1.1 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4
Danny Cohen 11 3.0 1.0 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.7
Cameron Reed 16 4.3 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.5
Bryson Robinson 15 4.0 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.5
Matthew Jiles 17 3.1 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.1

2016-2017 New Orleans Privateers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Mark Slessinger Head Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Kris Arkenberg Assistant Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Bil Duany Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Jody Bailey Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Derek Morel Athletic Director 2012-2013 N/A
Corey Schmidt Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 N/A
Jeremy Jones Video Coordinator 2015-2016 N/A
Jordan Blough Head Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 Assistant Athletic Trainer (New Orleans, 2012 to 2016)
Nick Holtgrieve Athletic Trainer 2015-2016 N/A