2008-2009 Mercer Bears

2008-2009 Mercer Bears Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Larney Abdush-Shakur So PG 5-9 153 - Austell (GA) United States N/A
- Bejay Corley Jr F 6-6 216 Sep 9, 1987 Marietta (GA) United States Joseph Wheeler High School
- Michael Ellis Jr G 6-4 216 Aug 27, 1986 Statesville (NC) United States Statesville Christian School
- Daniel Emerson Jr F 6-8 235 Jul 25, 1986 St. Mary's (GA) United States Norcross High School
- James Florence Jr PG 6-1 186 May 31, 1988 Marietta (GA) United States Joseph Wheeler High School
- Jake Gollon RS-Fr F 6-6 200 Nov 7, 1989 Stevens Point (WI) United States Stevens Point High School
- Mark Hall So PG 5-11 162 Mar 6, 1989 Los Angeles (CA) United States Loyola High School
- Calvin Henry Sr F 6-7 201 Feb 21, 1986 Orlando (FL) United States N/A
- Darius Hogans So G 6-3 195 - Decatur (GA) United States N/A
- Marquisse Jackson Fr F 6-5 183 Sep 8, 1980 Bartlesville (OK) United States Bartlesville High School
- E.J. Kusnyer Jr G 6-5 222 Feb 25, 1986 Wexford (PA) United States The Peddie School
- Brian Mills So F 6-7 201 Sep 1, 1988 Douglasville (GA) United States Chapel Hill High School
- Sidiki Straub So C 6-7 197 - Hamburg Germany N/A
- Brendan Walker Jr G 6-2 185 Dec 8, 1987 Jacksonville (FL) United States Bishop Kenny High School

Recent Mercer Bears History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 3-1 1st (SoCon) N/A N/A
2018-2019 11-20 (6-12) 6th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 19-15 (11-7) 4th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2016-2017 15-17 (9-9) 6th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 19-15 (8-10) 7th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 19-16 (12-6) 3rd (SoCon) 3rd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2013-2014 27-9 (14-4) 1st (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 24-12 (14-4) 1st (A-Sun) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 27-11 (13-5) 2nd (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd CIT Champion
2010-2011 15-18 (11-9) 5th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 16-17 (10-10) 6th (A-Sun) Runner Up N/A
2008-2009 17-15 (11-9) 5th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 11-19 (6-10) 8th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 13-17 (7-9) 5th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 9-19 (7-13) 9th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 16-12 (11-9) 5th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 12-18 (9-11) 6th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 23-6 (14-2) 1st (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A

2008-2009 Mercer Bears Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
James Florence Atlantic Sun First Team All-Conference
Daniel Emerson Atlantic Sun Second Team All-Conference

2008-2009 Mercer Bears Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Florence E. Kusnyer B. Corley C. Henry D. Emerson
Rotation M. Hall M. Ellis B. Mills    
Lim PT L. Abdush-Shakur B. Walker J. Gollon   S. Straub
Lim PT   D. Hogans M. Jackson    

2008-2009 Mercer Bears Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
James Florence 32 34.5 20.8 3.5 3.7 2.2 0.1 3.7
Daniel Emerson 32 34.9 13.8 10.7 2.2 0.4 0.2 3.0
E.J. Kusnyer 32 22.9 10.5 2.6 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.9
Calvin Henry 22 30.7 10.4 6.6 2.1 0.5 2.6 2.0
Michael Ellis 32 21.6 7.0 3.2 1.3 0.7 0.2 1.1
Brian Mills 32 20.4 6.5 3.9 0.8 0.5 0.7 1.2
Mark Hall 32 22.5 5.3 2.1 1.5 0.7 0.1 2.0
Bejay Corley 32 13.5 1.8 2.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.6
Jake Gollon 2 4.0 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
Marquisse Jackson 20 3.9 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2
Brendan Walker 27 6.1 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.3
Sidiki Straub 25 5.6 0.7 1.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3
Larney Abdush-Shakur 14 2.1 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1
Darius Hogans 5 1.4 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4

2008-2009 Mercer Bears Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Bob Hoffman Head Coach 2008-2009 Head Coach (Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 2007 to 2008)
Spencer Wright Assistant Coach 2008-2009 N/A