2016-2017 USC Upstate Spartans

2016-2017 USC Upstate Spartans Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
23 Thomas Booker Fr G 6-3 175 Feb 5, 1998 Bowling Green (KY) United States Bowling Green High School
44 Michael Buchanan Sr C 7-0 285 Mar 25, 1994 Las Vegas (NV) United States Palo Verde High School
1 Mike Cunningham So G 6-1 190 Aug 25, 1995 Washington (DC) United States DuVal High School
10 Josh Cuthbertson Sr F 6-5 210 Feb 4, 1995 New Bern (NC) United States West Craven High School
21 Blake Edwards So G 6-0 180 - Chapin (SC) United States Chapin High School
5 Tim Hart Fr G 6-3 175 Sep 22, 1997 Plano (TX) United States Hebron High School
11 Deion Holmes So SG 6-3 195 - Chesnee (SC) United States Chesnee High School
25 Nick Kornieck Fr SF 6-7 205 Jun 27, 1997 Las Vegas (NV) United States Coronado High School
24 Malik Moore So SF 6-6 190 - Asheville (NC) United States Clyde A. Erwin High School
33 Jacob Schulte Jr F 6-7 230 Oct 2, 1995 Newport (KY) United States Newport Central Catholic High School
13 Carson Smith Jr F 6-6 200 - Fort Mill (SC) United States Fort Mill High School
3 Jure Span So SG 6-4 177 Apr 3, 1995 Ljubljana Slovenia COMBINE Academy
4 Ramel Thompkins Jr F 6-7 215 Mar 11, 1996 Vidalia (GA) United States Vidalia High School
15 Philip Whittington So F 6-9 215 May 21, 1997 Columbus (GA) United States Northside High School

Recent USC Upstate Spartans History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 17-16 (7-7) 4th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 10-22 (4-10) 7th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 24-12 (8-6) 3rd (A-Sun) Runner Up CIT 2nd Rnd
2013-2014 19-15 (11-7) 3rd (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 16-17 (9-9) 4th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 21-13 (13-5) 2nd (A-Sun) 1st Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2010-2011 5-25 (4-16) 11th (A-Sun) N/A N/A
2009-2010 6-23 (6-14) 9th (A-Sun) N/A N/A
2008-2009 9-21 (8-12) 8th (A-Sun) N/A N/A
2007-2008 7-23 (5-11) 10th (A-Sun) N/A N/A
2006-2007 N/A N/A (A-Sun) N/A N/A
2005-2006 N/A N/A (A-Sun) N/A N/A
2004-2005 0-1 19th (A-Sun) N/A N/A

2016-2017 USC Upstate Spartans Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Michael Buchanan NABC All-District (3) Second Team
Michael Buchanan Atlantic Sun First Team All-Conference
Michael Buchanan Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Nov 28, 2016)
Michael Buchanan Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Feb 13, 2017)
Michael Buchanan Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Jan 9, 2017)

2016-2017 USC Upstate Spartans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Cunningham D. Holmes M. Moore R. Thompkins M. Buchanan
Rotation   J. Span J. Cuthbertson P. Whittington  
Lim PT B. Edwards T. Booker C. Smith    
Lim PT   T. Hart J. Schulte    

2016-2017 USC Upstate Spartans Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Michael Buchanan 32 23.2 16.1 9.4 1.2 0.5 0.6 2.2
Mike Cunningham 33 31.8 13.4 2.5 3.1 1.3 0.0 1.5
Malik Moore 33 25.5 10.9 5.2 1.5 0.8 0.4 1.5
Deion Holmes 30 21.9 8.9 2.1 1.2 0.3 0.0 1.8
Philip Whittington 33 18.0 8.5 6.2 0.7 0.5 1.1 1.5
Josh Cuthbertson 32 28.1 8.5 3.6 3.2 0.4 0.1 1.7
Ramel Thompkins 33 27.1 8.2 4.8 1.7 0.7 0.6 1.1
Jure Span 33 23.2 3.5 2.1 2.6 0.6 0.2 1.2
Carson Smith 16 7.6 1.8 1.5 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.6
Blake Edwards 5 2.8 1.8 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
Thomas Booker 4 9.2 1.2 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.5
Tim Hart 8 7.5 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.5

2016-2017 USC Upstate Spartans Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Eddie Payne Head Coach 2002-2003 N/A
Kyle Perry Associate Head Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (USC Upstate, 2009 to 2014)
Kente Hart Assistant Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Josh Chavis Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Lee Fowler Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A