2017-2018 Houston Cougars

2017-2018 Houston Cougars Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
2 Mike Adewunmi Fr G 6-5 205 - Mansfield (TX) United States Mansfield Lake Ridge High School
23 Cedrick Alley RS-Fr F 6-5 225 Dec 18, 1998 Houston (TX) United States Klein Forest High School
24 Breaon Brady Jr F 6-8 250 Nov 20, 1996 Akron (OH) United States Ellet High School
30 Caleb Broodo RS-Fr F 6-8 240 - Midland (MI) United States Dow High School
3 Armoni Brooks So SG 6-3 195 Jun 5, 1998 Round Rock (TX) United States McNeil High School
5 Corey Davis Jr PG 6-1 190 Jun 4, 1997 Ruston (LA) United States Lafayette High School
15 Devin Davis Sr F 6-6 225 Mar 29, 1995 Indianapolis (IN) United States Warren Central High School
20 Gabe Grant Jr F 6-6 220 Jul 19, 1996 Chicago (IL) United States Mount Carmel High School
32 Rob Gray Sr PG 6-4 185 Apr 3, 1994 Forest City (NC) United States Christ School
1 Chris Harris So C 6-10 255 - Houston (TX) United States Madison High School
25 Galen Robinson, Jr. Jr PG 6-1 190 Mar 31, 1997 Houston (TX) United States Westbury Christian School
31 Valentine Sangoyomi Jr C 6-10 240 - Lagos Nigeria Erie First Christian Academy
12 Wes VanBeck Sr G 6-3 198 Jan 20, 1996 Houston (TX) United States Westside High School
35 Fabian White Fr F 6-7 230 Nov 29, 1998 Atascocita (TX) United States Atascocita High School
13 Nura Zanna Sr F 6-6 240 - Coral Springs (FL) United States Coral Springs High School

Houston Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Brison Gresham So PF 6-8 230 Jan 24, 1998 New Orleans (LA) United States Massachusetts
- DeJon Jarreau So PG 6-5 185 Jan 23, 1998 New Orleans (LA) United States Massachusetts

Recent Houston Cougars History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 33-4 (16-2) 1st (AAC) Runner Up NCAA 3rd Rnd
2017-2018 27-8 (14-4) 2nd (AAC) Runner Up NCAA 2nd Rnd
2016-2017 22-11 (12-6) 3rd (AAC) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 22-10 (12-6) 3rd (AAC) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 13-19 (4-14) 10th (AAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 17-16 (8-10) 6th (AAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 20-13 (7-9) 7th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 15-15 (7-9) 8th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 12-18 (4-12) 11th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 19-16 (7-9) 7th (C-USA) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2008-2009 21-12 (10-6) 4th (C-USA) 3rd Rnd CBI 1st Rnd
2007-2008 24-10 (11-5) 3rd (C-USA) 2nd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2006-2007 18-15 (10-6) 3rd (C-USA) Runner Up N/A
2005-2006 21-10 (9-5) 4th (C-USA) 3rd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2004-2005 18-14 (9-7) 6th (C-USA) 1st Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2003-2004 9-18 (3-13) 13th (C-USA) N/A N/A
2002-2003 8-20 (6-10) 11th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A

2017-2018 Houston Cougars Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Rob Gray NABC All-District (25) First Team
Rob Gray All-AAC First Team
Corey Davis AAC All-Tournament Team
Rob Gray AAC All-Tournament Team
Armoni Brooks AAC Sixth Man
Fabian White AAC All-Rookie Team
Armoni Brooks AAC Player of the Week (Feb 12, 2018)
Rob Gray AAC Player of the Week (Mar 5, 2018)
Fabian White AAC Rookie of the Week (Jan 29, 2018)

2017-2018 Houston Cougars Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Davis G. Robinson, Jr. R. Gray D. Davis B. Brady
Rotation   A. Brooks F. White    
Rotation   W. VanBeck N. Zanna    
Lim PT   C. Alley     C. Harris
Lim PT   G. Grant     V. Sangoyomi
Lim PT   M. Adewunmi      

2017-2018 Houston Cougars Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Rob Gray 34 31.9 19.3 3.7 4.4 1.1 0.1 2.3
Corey Davis 35 30.2 13.1 3.1 2.4 0.9 0.0 1.4
Devin Davis 35 26.0 10.9 6.3 1.3 0.7 0.7 1.1
Armoni Brooks 35 20.1 9.3 3.7 0.5 0.7 0.3 0.4
Wes VanBeck 29 16.8 6.1 2.8 1.1 0.5 0.1 1.1
Fabian White 35 16.5 5.4 3.9 0.7 0.4 0.9 1.1
Galen Robinson, Jr. 35 24.5 4.7 2.4 3.7 1.3 0.1 1.7
Breaon Brady 33 12.5 4.2 4.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 1.3
Nura Zanna 35 14.7 2.8 3.9 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.9
Gabe Grant 24 5.2 2.2 1.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Chris Harris 22 7.4 1.7 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5
Valentine Sangoyomi 13 4.5 0.6 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.5
Mike Adewunmi 14 2.6 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Cedrick Alley 2 6.5 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0

2017-2018 Houston Cougars Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Kelvin Sampson Head Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 2011 to 2014)
Alvin Brooks Assistant Coach 1986-1987 N/A
Kellen Sampson Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Appalachian State, 2011 to 2014)
Quannas White Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Western Kentucky, 2016 to 2017)
K.C. Beard Video Coordinator 2014-2015 N/A
Hunter Yurachek Athletic Director 2015-2016 N/A
Alan Bishop Director of Sports Performance 2017-2018 Strength and Conditioning Coach (Utah State, 2016 to 2017)
Meshu Negga Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Associate Director of Operations (Houston, 2014 to 2017)
David Bassity Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2013-2014 N/A
Hollis Price Director of Player Development 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Texas Legends, 2013 to 2014)
Mikhail McLean Assistant Director of Player Development 2016-2017 N/A
Michael O'Shea Head Athletic Trainer 1993-1994 N/A
John Houston Associate Athletic Trainer 1997-1998 N/A
Allison McClain Director of Communications 2017-2018 Associate Director of Communications (Houston, 2012 to 2017)