2020-2021 North Alabama Lions

2020-2021 North Alabama Lions Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
35 Abdul Ahmad Fr C 6-9 220 Dec 25, 2000 Torrance (CA) United States Torrance High School
13 James Anderson II Sr F 6-5 200 Sep 11, 1998 Roswell (GA) United States Roswell High School
15 Coleman Barranco Fr G 5-9 150 - Birmingham (AL) United States Vestavia Hills High School
3 Jamari Blackmon Jr G 6-1 205 May 19, 2000 Hoover (AL) United States Hoover High School
2 Jonathan Breeland, Jr. So G 6-3 193 - Columbia (SC) United States Fork Union Military Academy
11 C.J. Brim Sr G 5-9 170 Aug 21, 1998 Tupelo (MS) United States Shannon High School
1 Detalian Brown Fr G 6-3 195 - Chicago (IL) United States Uplift Community High School
4 Isaac Chatman Jr SF 6-6 200 - Cordova (AL) United States Cordova High School
34 Dallas Howell Fr SF 6-7 210 - Coffee Springs (AL) United States Enterprise High School
5 Mervin James So F 6-7 215 Oct 27, 2000 St. Thomas (VI) U.S. Virgin Islands / United States Pebblebrook High School
21 Emanuel Littles Jr F 6-7 215 Feb 8, 1999 Lanett (AL) United States Lanett High School
24 Aleksa Matic Jr SG 6-4 210 Jul 28, 1999 Belgrade Serbia Sportska Gimnazija
22 Austin Meloche So G 6-1 180 Mar 12, 2000 Palm Harbor (FL) United States Calvary Christian High School
0 Will Soucie Fr SF 6-5 200 - Peapack-Gladstone (NJ) United States Gill St. Bernard's School
10 Sawyer Wright Fr C 6-8 210 - Tuscaloosa (AL) United States Deshler High School
14 Payton Youngblood Sr F 6-5 200 Feb 18, 1998 Birmingham (AL) United States Oak Mountain High School

Recent North Alabama Lions History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 13-11 (7-8) 4th (A-Sun) Runner Up N/A
2019-2020 13-17 (8-8) 4th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2018-2019 10-22 (7-9) 6th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 N/A N/A (Horizon) N/A N/A
2012-2013 0-1 N/A (SWAC) N/A N/A
2008-2009 0-1 N/A (Big South) N/A N/A
2007-2008 0-1 N/A (Big South) N/A N/A

2020-2021 North Alabama Lions Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Brim J. Blackmon M. James P. Youngblood E. Littles
Rotation   D. Brown J. Anderson II    
Lim PT J. Breeland, Jr. A. Matic I. Chatman   S. Wright
Lim PT C. Barranco A. Meloche W. Soucie    
Lim PT     D. Howell    

2020-2021 North Alabama Lions Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Mervin James 23 26.0 14.0 7.2 1.0 0.7 0.3 2.9
Jamari Blackmon 24 25.8 10.1 2.2 2.2 0.8 0.1 1.5
Payton Youngblood 24 25.2 10.1 4.0 1.2 0.8 0.7 1.2
Emanuel Littles 23 29.1 9.4 9.9 1.1 0.9 0.4 2.6
C.J. Brim 17 27.7 8.6 3.2 2.6 0.5 0.2 1.9
Detalian Brown 24 22.4 7.1 1.7 1.2 0.8 0.1 0.9
James Anderson II 19 14.9 4.9 1.3 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.4
Isaac Chatman 23 15.6 4.3 4.1 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.8
Will Soucie 21 11.6 3.6 1.9 1.0 0.4 0.1 1.0
Aleksa Matic 23 8.2 3.4 1.4 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3
Jonathan Breeland, Jr. 18 10.7 2.9 1.2 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.7
Dallas Howell 8 4.4 1.8 1.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
Coleman Barranco 9 1.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
Sawyer Wright 10 3.4 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2

2020-2021 North Alabama Lions Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tony Pujol Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Wyoming, 2016 to 2018)
Ahmad Smith Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Charleston Southern, 2011 to 2018)
Tom Berryman Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Director of Basketball Operations (Southeast Missouri State, 2016 to 2018)
Willie Watson Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Kentucky Wesleyan, 2016 to 2017)
Jonathan Ortiz Video Coordinator 2019-2020 Director of Basketball Operations (Tennessee Tech, 2018 to 2019)
Mark Linder Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Jeff Hodges Director of Sports Information 1983-1984 N/A
Nick Ruebel Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
Shane Herrmann Associate Director of Sports Information 2016-2017 Media Relations (North Alabama, 2014 to 2016)
Josh Penny Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Steve Herring Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2020-2021 N/A
Cody Partin Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A
Anna Talbot Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A