2015-2016 Southern Utah Thunderbirds

2015-2016 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
24 Paris Davis Jr GF 6-3 220 - Oakland (CA) United States Skyline High School
35 A.J. Hess RS-Sr G 6-7 200 Jan 20, 1994 Phoenix (AZ) United States Phoenix Christian High School
- Brayden Holker RS-Fr PF 6-9 225 - Sarasota Springs (UT) United States Westlake High School
33 Matthew Johnson Fr G 6-4 210 - Las Vegas (NV) United States Coronado High School
11 Will Joyce Jr SF 6-5 205 - Newark (NJ) United States Piscataway Township High School
4 Trey Kennedy Jr G 6-3 195 - Las Vegas (NV) United States Bishop Gorman High School
3 Travon Langston Sr G 6-3 190 - Las Vegas (NV) United States Las Vegas High School
15 Juwan Major Jr G 6-3 180 - Las Vegas (NV) United States Las Vegas High School
5 John Marshall Jr G 6-1 180 - Phoenix (AZ) United States Phoenix Westwind Academy
14 James McGee So G 6-2 200 - San Clemente (CA) United States Mater Dei High School
12 Daniel Melifonwu Fr F 6-10 241 - San Diego (CA) United States Balboa School
32 Casey Oliverson Sr F 6-8 225 - Logan (UT) United States Sky View High School
13 Race Parsons Jr G 6-4 185 - Monroe (UT) United States South Sevier High School
10 Adonis Saltes Fr G 6-2 180 - Pine Ridge (SD) United States Dakota Valley High School
44 Joel Swallow RS-Fr FC 6-9 230 Sep 5, 1995 Howell (UT) United States Millard High School
25 Christian Thompson Sr FC 6-7 180 - Phoenix (AZ) United States Arcadia High School

Southern Utah Transfers Sitting Out 2015-2016

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Randy Onwuasor Jr G 6-3 210 Sep 5, 1995 Inglewood (CA) United States Texas Tech

Recent Southern Utah Thunderbirds History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 17-17 (9-11) 7th (Big Sky) 3rd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2017-2018 13-19 (5-13) 10th (Big Sky) 3rd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 6-27 (3-15) 11th (Big Sky) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 5-24 (3-15) 11th (Big Sky) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 10-19 (7-11) 9th (Big Sky) N/A N/A
2013-2014 2-27 (1-19) 11th (Big Sky) N/A N/A
2012-2013 11-20 (8-12) 6th (Big Sky) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 14-17 (8-10) 6th (Summit) 2nd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 11-19 (7-11) 8th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 7-22 (3-15) 9th (Summit) N/A N/A
2008-2009 11-20 (8-10) 5th (Summit) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 11-19 (9-9) 5th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 16-14 (6-8) 5th (MCC) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 10-20 (8-8) 4th (MCC) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 13-15 (6-10) 8th (MCC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 10-18 (6-10) 7th (MCC) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 12-16 (5-9) 6th (MCC) 2nd Rnd N/A

2015-2016 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Major T. Langston T. Kennedy R. Parsons C. Oliverson
Rotation J. McGee     A. Hess  
Rotation J. Marshall     C. Thompson  
Lim PT A. Saltes P. Davis W. Joyce D. Melifonwu  
Lim PT   M. Johnson      

2015-2016 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
James McGee 28 27.5 12.1 1.9 1.6 0.9 0.1 1.4
Trey Kennedy 25 27.4 11.3 2.7 2.6 1.0 0.4 2.0
Travon Langston 27 24.9 11.3 4.8 1.9 0.9 0.1 2.3
Casey Oliverson 29 25.7 9.1 4.0 0.4 0.5 0.5 1.0
Race Parsons 24 28.1 8.4 3.9 1.5 0.5 0.3 1.0
A.J. Hess 6 21.0 8.3 1.7 1.0 0.3 0.0 1.0
John Marshall 29 20.8 6.0 2.0 2.3 0.8 0.1 1.2
Juwan Major 29 20.5 4.7 2.2 1.2 0.7 0.4 1.9
Christian Thompson 28 12.6 4.2 2.4 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.8
Paris Davis 23 8.4 3.3 1.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.8
Will Joyce 24 6.3 2.2 1.8 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Daniel Melifonwu 28 9.2 1.2 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.6 0.6
Adonis Saltes 3 1.7 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3
Matthew Johnson 9 2.3 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2015-2016 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Nick Robinson Head Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Drew Allen Assistant Coach 2012-2013 Director of Basketball Operations (Southern Utah, 2010 to 2012)
Todd Okeson Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Chad Bell Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Jason Butikofer Athletic Director 2015-2016 N/A
Kyle Newhouse Assistant Director of Sports Information 2011-2012 N/A