2019-2020 N.J.I.T. Highlanders

2019-2020 N.J.I.T. Highlanders Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
22 Tre Breland III Fr G 6-3 180 - New Albany (OH) United States Hamden Hall Country Day School
2 San Antonio Brinson Jr F 6-8 200 - Augusta (GA) United States South Kent School
4 Zach Cooks Jr G 5-9 155 Mar 4, 1999 Lawrenceville (GA) United States Berkmar High School
33 Kjell De Graff So F 6-10 210 Sep 8, 1999 Rotterdam Netherlands Canarias Basketball Academy
21 Souleymane Diakite So F 6-9 210 May 4, 1999 Bamako Mali Saint Benedict's Preparatory School
35 Da'Mir Faison Fr SF 6-7 200 - Hazleton (PA) United States Hazleton Area High School
11 Shyquan Gibbs Sr PG 6-1 150 - Jersey City (NJ) United States St. Anthony High School
3 Patrick Jamison Jr PG 5-9 160 - West Orange (NJ) United States West Orange High School
10 Caleb Matthews Fr PG 6-4 175 - Smyrna (DE) United States Mt. Zion Prep
32 Xavier Mayo Fr F 6-7 230 - Wappingers Falls (NY) United States The Hill School
13 Jason Murphy Fr F 6-8 232 - Baltimore (MD) United States St. Frances Academy
1 Taj Price Sr SF 6-7 210 - Newark (NJ) United States East Side High School
14 Reilly Walsh Sr SG 6-3 180 Apr 16, 1997 Staten Island (NY) United States St. Peter's Boys High School
0 Levar Williams Fr SG 6-0 185 - Boston (MA) United States Jeremiah E. Burke High School
5 Diego Willis So PG 6-3 175 May 11, 1999 Sonora Mexico Canarias Basketball Academy

Recent N.J.I.T. Highlanders History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 9-21 (6-10) 8th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2018-2019 22-13 (8-8) 5th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd CIT 3rd Rnd
2017-2018 14-16 (7-7) 4th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 11-20 (3-11) 7th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 20-15 (8-6) 2nd (A-Sun) 1st Rnd CIT 4th Rnd
2014-2015 21-12 N/A (INDEP) N/A CIT 4th Rnd
2013-2014 13-16 1st (INDEP) N/A N/A
2012-2013 16-13 (6-2) 1st (GWC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 15-17 (5-5) 3rd (GWC) Runner Up N/A
2010-2011 15-15 (9-3) 2nd (GWC) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 10-21 (4-8) 5th (GWC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 1-30 N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2007-2008 0-29 N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2006-2007 5-24 N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2005-2006 N/A N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2004-2005 N/A N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2003-2004 N/A N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2002-2003 N/A N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A

2019-2020 N.J.I.T. Highlanders Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Zach Cooks NABC All-District (3) Second Team
Zach Cooks Atlantic Sun Second Team All-Conference
San Antonio Brinson Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Jan 13, 2020)
Zach Cooks Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Nov 18, 2019)
Souleymane Diakite Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Dec 30, 2019)

2019-2020 N.J.I.T. Highlanders Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Z. Cooks S. Gibbs R. Walsh S. Brinson S. Diakite
Rotation D. Willis L. Williams      
Lim PT C. Matthews X. Mayo T. Price K. De Graff  
Lim PT P. Jamison T. Breland III      

2019-2020 N.J.I.T. Highlanders Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Zach Cooks 30 37.6 19.7 5.2 2.2 1.8 0.1 2.3
San Antonio Brinson 28 29.9 11.0 5.1 1.5 0.6 0.2 1.8
Shyquan Gibbs 30 32.6 8.2 2.6 2.1 0.9 0.0 1.2
Souleymane Diakite 30 30.6 7.8 8.5 1.8 0.6 2.0 1.8
Reilly Walsh 30 25.4 5.0 3.3 1.5 0.7 0.0 1.0
Kjell De Graff 9 16.8 5.0 1.6 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.8
Levar Williams 27 12.0 3.7 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.9
Diego Willis 30 14.4 3.5 1.8 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.7
Tre Breland III 24 8.1 2.5 1.5 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.7
Caleb Matthews 10 4.9 1.8 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5
Xavier Mayo 28 8.1 1.8 1.8 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.3

2019-2020 N.J.I.T. Highlanders Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Brian Kennedy Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (N.J.I.T., 2012 to 2016)
Kim Waiters Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Jeff Rafferty Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Associate Head Coach (Delaware, 2013 to 2016)
Joe Gutowski Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Director of Basketball Operations (N.J.I.T., 2018 to 2019)
Lenny Kaplan Athletic Director 2000-2001 N/A
Tim Camp Director of Sports Information 2014-2015 N/A
Courtney Caden Assistant Director of Sports Information 2014-2015 N/A
Matt Koscs Head Athletic Trainer 2009-2010 N/A
Bobby Fisk Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2014-2015 N/A