2016-2017 Memphis Tigers

2016-2017 Memphis Tigers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
11 Jonathan Bins Fr G 5-11 150 - Memphis (TN) United States Germantown High School
20 Kaleb Castro So G 5-10 165 - Grapevine (TX) United States Grapevine High School
4 Keon Clergeot Fr PG 6-1 170 - Auburndale (FL) United States Auburndale High School
5 Markel Crawford Jr SG 6-5 205 Oct 22, 1994 Memphis (TN) United States Melrose High School
10 Christian Kessee Sr PG 6-2 180 Aug 19, 1993 Las Vegas (NV) United States Valley High School
1 Dedric Lawson So PF 6-9 228 Oct 1, 1997 Memphis (TN) United States Hamilton High School
0 K.J. Lawson Fr SF 6-7 204 May 7, 1996 Memphis (TN) United States Hamilton High School
3 Jeremiah Martin So PG 6-2 179 - Memphis (TN) United States Mitchell High School
42 Jake McDowell Sr GF 6-5 210 May 20, 1995 Memphis (TN) United States Christian Brothers High School
32 Alex Moffatt Jr F 6-5 223 - Somerville (TN) United States Fayette Academy
12 Craig Randall So PG 6-4 173 - Phoenix (AZ) United States Shadow Mountain High School
2 Jimario Rivers Jr SF 6-8 195 - Clarksville (TN) United States Kenwood High School
15 Chad Rykhoek Sr C 6-11 230 Sep 13, 1993 Fort Worth (TX) United States Fort Worth Christian School
23 Karim Sameh Azab Fr C 6-11 290 - Giza Egypt Hales Franciscan
20 Kytrel Williams Jr G 6-3 207 Apr 17, 1995 Memphis (TN) United States Harding Academy

Recent Memphis Tigers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 19-13 (9-9) 5th (AAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 19-15 (8-10) 7th (AAC) Runner Up N/A
2014-2015 18-14 (10-8) 5th (AAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 24-10 (12-6) 3rd (AAC) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 31-5 (16-1) 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 26-9 (13-3) 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2010-2011 25-10 (10-6) 4th (C-USA) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2009-2010 24-10 (13-3) 2nd (C-USA) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2008-2009 33-4 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd
2007-2008 38-2 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA Runner Up
2006-2007 33-4 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2005-2006 33-4 (13-1) 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2004-2005 22-16 (9-7) 6th (C-USA) Runner Up NIT 4th Rnd
2003-2004 22-8 (12-4) 1st (C-USA) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2002-2003 22-8 (12-4) 2nd (C-USA) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd

2016-2017 Memphis Tigers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Dedric Lawson NABC All-District (25) First Team
Dedric Lawson All-AAC First Team
K.J. Lawson AAC Rookie of the Year
K.J. Lawson AAC All-Rookie Team
Markel Crawford AAC Player of the Week (Jan 9, 2017)
Dedric Lawson AAC Player of the Week (Dec 12, 2016)
Dedric Lawson AAC Player of the Week (Dec 19, 2016)
K.J. Lawson AAC Player of the Week (Jan 23, 2017)

2016-2017 Memphis Tigers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Martin M. Crawford K. Lawson J. Rivers D. Lawson
Rotation C. Randall J. McDowell      
Lim PT K. Clergeot   A. Moffatt   C. Rykhoek
Lim PT C. Kessee        
Lim PT J. Bins        
Lim PT K. Castro        

2016-2017 Memphis Tigers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Dedric Lawson 32 34.4 19.2 9.8 3.4 1.3 2.0 2.4
Markel Crawford 32 32.3 12.8 4.4 1.9 1.4 0.1 1.3
K.J. Lawson 32 33.8 12.3 8.2 2.7 0.5 0.5 2.0
Jeremiah Martin 32 34.8 10.2 3.1 4.4 1.8 0.7 2.0
Jimario Rivers 31 22.1 6.4 3.5 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.8
Craig Randall 32 18.1 5.2 1.4 1.0 0.6 0.2 0.9
Chad Rykhoek 15 14.1 4.9 2.3 0.7 0.3 0.5 1.1
Keon Clergeot 26 9.9 3.8 1.2 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.7
Christian Kessee 29 7.5 1.9 0.7 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.3
Kaleb Castro 6 2.2 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
Jonathan Bins 8 2.4 1.0 0.1 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.1
Jake McDowell 15 7.2 0.7 1.3 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1
Alex Moffatt 9 2.8 0.4 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.3

2016-2017 Memphis Tigers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tubby Smith Head Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (Texas Tech, 2013 to 2016)
Pooh Williamson Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Texas Tech, 2013 to 2016)
Joe Esposito Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Texas Tech, 2013 to 2016)
Saul Smith Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Video Coordinator (Texas Tech, 2013 to 2016)
Tom Bowen Athletic Director 2012-2013 N/A
Mike Ekanem Video Coordinator 2016-2017 Special Assistant (Memphis, 2015 to 2016)
Keelon Lawson Director of Player Development 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Memphis, 2014 to 2016)
Darrell Turner Head Athletic Trainer 2012-2013 N/A
Brad Anderson Athletic Trainer 2009-2010 N/A