2018-2019 Lipscomb Bisons

2018-2019 Lipscomb Bisons Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
2 Ahsan Asadullah Fr FC 6-8 260 - Atlanta (GA) United States North Clayton High School
3 Michael Buckland Jr SG 6-5 190 Sep 5, 1997 High Point (NC) United States Wesleyan Christian Academy
21 Kenny Cooper Jr PG 6-0 180 Aug 14, 1998 Nashville (TN) United States Franklin Road Academy
15 Andrew Fleming So SG 6-6 205 Apr 27, 1996 Nashville (TN) United States / Chile Oak Hill Academy
13 Zack Flener So G 5-10 170 Jul 11, 1998 Murray (KY) United States Murray High School
11 Alex Jones Fr G 5-10 180 - Buford (GA) United States Buford High School
1 Greg Jones So G 6-1 175 - Frisco (TX) United States Wakeland High School
0 Rob Marberry Sr PF 6-7 215 Jan 1, 1996 Franklin (TN) United States Franklin Road Academy
24 Garrison Mathews Sr SG 6-7 210 Oct 24, 1996 Franklin (TN) United States Franklin High School
20 John Matt Merritt So G 6-0 155 Mar 30, 1997 Nashville (TN) United States David Lipscomb Campus School
5 Nathan Moran Sr G 5-10 160 - Franklin (TN) United States Battle Ground Academy
22 Eli Pepper Sr PF 6-9 205 Oct 2, 1996 Princeton (KY) United States Caldwell County High School
12 Matt Rose Jr SF 6-7 200 - Lexington (KY) United States Lexington Christian Academy
4 Jaxson Strates Fr F 6-7 185 - Winter Park (FL) United States Lake Highland Preparatory
10 Jake Wolfe Fr G 6-5 190 - Plainfield (IL) United States Aurora Christian School

Recent Lipscomb Bisons History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 29-8 (14-2) 1st (A-Sun) Runner Up NIT Runner Up
2017-2018 23-10 (10-4) 2nd (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2016-2017 20-13 (11-3) 2nd (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 12-21 (7-7) 5th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 14-17 (7-7) 4th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 15-15 (10-8) 4th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 12-18 (7-11) 9th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 13-18 (8-10) 6th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 17-13 (12-8) 4th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 17-13 (14-6) 1st (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 17-14 (12-8) 4th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 15-16 (9-7) 5th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 18-13 (10-6) 3rd (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 21-11 (15-5) 1st (A-Sun) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2004-2005 16-12 (11-9) 4th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 7-21 (4-16) 10th (A-Sun) N/A N/A
2002-2003 6-18 N/A (Sun Belt) N/A N/A

2018-2019 Lipscomb Bisons Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Garrison Mathews NABC All-District (3) First Team
Rob Marberry NABC All-District (3) Second Team
Garrison Mathews AP All-American Honorable Mention
Garrison Mathews Atlantic Sun Player of the Year
Rob Marberry Atlantic Sun First Team All-Conference
Garrison Mathews Atlantic Sun First Team All-Conference
Kenny Cooper Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team
Garrison Mathews Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team
Ahsan Asadullah Atlantic Sun All-Freshmen Team
Rob Marberry Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Dec 10, 2018)
Garrison Mathews Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Jan 14, 2019)
Garrison Mathews Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Nov 26, 2018)
Garrison Mathews Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Jan 28, 2019)
Garrison Mathews Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Dec 3, 2018)
Garrison Mathews Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Feb 4, 2019)
Garrison Mathews Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Dec 23, 2018)
Garrison Mathews Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Mar 2, 2019)
Eli Pepper Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Feb 11, 2019)
Ahsan Asadullah Atlantic Sun Newcomer of the Week (Feb 4, 2019)

2018-2019 Lipscomb Bisons Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Cooper M. Buckland G. Mathews R. Marberry E. Pepper
Rotation N. Moran   M. Rose   A. Asadullah
Rotation     J. Wolfe    
Lim PT A. Jones A. Fleming      
Lim PT Z. Flener        
Lim PT J. Merritt        
Lim PT G. Jones        

2018-2019 Lipscomb Bisons Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Garrison Mathews 36 30.1 20.9 5.5 1.9 0.8 0.2 2.3
Rob Marberry 34 24.1 14.8 4.1 1.9 0.5 0.6 0.9
Kenny Cooper 36 26.6 9.8 3.5 4.5 2.0 0.2 2.3
Ahsan Asadullah 37 14.2 7.4 4.6 0.8 0.6 0.6 1.3
Eli Pepper 37 22.5 7.1 7.3 1.7 0.8 0.6 1.8
Matt Rose 37 13.7 5.9 2.2 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.4
Michael Buckland 36 26.5 5.7 2.8 2.3 0.8 0.4 1.0
Nathan Moran 36 13.0 4.4 1.0 1.3 0.5 0.0 1.0
Andrew Fleming 34 10.0 4.1 1.7 1.0 0.2 0.1 0.9
Jake Wolfe 35 11.8 2.9 1.2 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.7
Greg Jones 9 11.1 2.2 1.8 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.4
John Matt Merritt 18 5.4 1.8 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.3
Alex Jones 35 7.6 1.3 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.0 0.5
Zack Flener 14 2.9 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.4

2018-2019 Lipscomb Bisons Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Casey Alexander Head Coach 2013-2014 Head Coach (Stetson, 2011 to 2013)
Roger Idstrom Associate Head Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Stetson, 2011 to 2013)
Steve Drabyn Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Stetson, 2011 to 2013)
Sean Rutigliano Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Army, 2011 to 2015)
Philip Hutcheson Athletic Director 2008-2009 N/A
Adam Notteboom Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Quincy, 2014 to 2017)
Will Ness Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A