2017-2018 UNC-Pembroke Braves

2017-2018 UNC-Pembroke Braves Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
11 Jamal Bryant Fr G 6-4 190 - Florence (SC) United States Wilson High School
22 Andrew Evans Jr G 6-0 160 - Raleigh (NC) United States Millbrook High School
5 Nigel Grant Sr F 6-7 245 - Bronx (NY) United States Imhotep Charter School
33 Bryson Hall Sr F 6-5 225 - Fayetteville (NC) United States Pine Forest High School
3 Cam Hamilton RS-Fr G 5-11 165 - Charlotte (NC) United States Vance High School
35 Jay Hicks So F 6-4 185 - Cary (NC) United States Cary High School
1 Micah Kinsey So G 6-1 170 - Atlanta (GA) United States Brookwood High School
- Shaun Kirk Jr SF 6-8 200 Sep 12, 1997 Whiteville (NC) United States Whiteville High School
10 Tyrell Kirk Fr G 6-4 180 - Whiteville (NC) United States Whiteville High School
32 Giovanni Mack Sr PG 5-10 180 - Charlotte (NC) United States Providence High School
13 Jeff McIlwain So C 6-10 230 - Asheville (NC) United States Asheville Christian Academy
21 Carson Mounce RS-Jr F 6-10 240 - Elkin (NC) United States Mount Airy High School
30 James Murray-Boyles Jr F 6-7 210 - Columbia (SC) United States A.C. Flora High School
4 Akia Pruitt So F 6-7 210 - Winston-Salem (NC) United States R.J. Reynolds High School
2 David Strother Fr G 6-2 175 - Lumberton (NC) United States Village Christian Academy
0 Brandon Watts Sr G 6-4 190 - Wesley Chapel (FL) United States Weddington High School
23 Desmond Williams Sr G 6-0 155 - Milwaukee (WI) United States Milwaukee Lutheran High School

2017-2018 UNC-Pembroke Braves Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Nigel Grant Peach Belt Tournament MVP
Akia Pruitt Peach Belt All-Tournament Team
Akia Pruitt Peach Belt Defensive Player of the Year
Nigel Grant Peach Belt All-First Team
Akia Pruitt Peach Belt All-Second Team
Brandon Watts Peach Belt All-Second Team
Nigel Grant NABC All-District Southeast Second Team

2017-2018 UNC-Pembroke Braves Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ben Miller Head Coach 2008-2009 N/A
Drew Richards Associate Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (UNC-Pembroke, 2014 to 2015)
Tony Jones Assistant Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Eldon Miller Volunteer Assistant Coach 2008-2009 N/A
Connor Keltner Video Coordinator 2016-2017 N/A
Dick Christy Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A
Michael Blackburn Head Athletic Trainer 2010-2011 N/A
Joey Tamburo Assistant Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A