2017-2018 Southern Utah Thunderbirds

2017-2018 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
15 Jamal Aytes Sr F 6-6 240 May 15, 1994 San Diego (CA) United States Junipero Serra Catholic High School
2 Brandon Better Jr SG 6-3 185 - Lanham (MD) United States Crossland High School
10 Jacob Calloway So SG 6-8 215 - Juneau (AK) United States Thunder Mountain High School
12 Jadon Cohee Jr G 6-4 205 Jun 29, 1996 Langley Canada Walnut Grove Secondary School
30 Elijah Graves Sr F 6-5 215 - Las Vegas (NV) United States Liberty High School
1 Jamil Jackson So GF 6-6 190 - Minneapolis (MN) United States North Community High School
33 Matthew Johnson Jr G 6-4 210 - Las Vegas (NV) United States Coronado High School
5 Jordan Lyons Fr GF 6-7 210 - Brampton Canada Athlete Institute Prep
22 Ivan Madunic So F 6-11 225 Nov 26, 1996 Split Croatia DME Academy
4 Dre Marin Fr G 6-0 170 - Glendale (AZ) United States Apollo High School
14 James McGee Sr G 6-2 200 - San Clemente (CA) United States Mater Dei High School
25 Dwayne Morgan Jr PF 6-8 218 Jan 29, 1996 Baltimore (MD) United States St. Frances Academy
34 Christian Musoko Sr PF 6-8 245 Jun 21, 1995 Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Layton Christian High School
44 Joel Swallow So FC 6-9 230 Sep 5, 1995 Howell (UT) United States Millard High School
13 Taelin Webb Jr G 5-11 195 Jan 11, 1996 Fresno (CA) United States Theodore Roosevelt High School

Southern Utah Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
32 Andre Adams So F 6-9 230 Mar 29, 1996 Avondale (AZ) United States Arizona State
32 Cameron Oluyitan Jr SG 6-8 195 - Sugar Land (TX) United States Boise State

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

2017-2018 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Brandon Better Big Sky All-Tournament Team

2017-2018 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Marin J. McGee J. Cohee J. Aytes D. Morgan
Rotation   B. Better J. Jackson I. Madunic C. Musoko
Rotation   J. Calloway      
Lim PT   M. Johnson E. Graves J. Swallow  
Lim PT     J. Lyons    

2017-2018 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Brandon Better 31 24.1 12.8 2.4 1.3 0.9 0.0 2.2
Jamal Aytes 32 21.3 12.7 5.2 0.7 0.5 0.2 1.5
Jadon Cohee 32 33.6 12.6 2.5 3.1 0.5 0.1 1.9
Dwayne Morgan 21 25.2 12.2 6.7 0.9 0.6 0.9 2.6
James McGee 31 29.9 8.7 2.1 2.4 0.8 0.3 1.0
Dre Marin 31 29.0 7.4 3.7 2.0 1.0 0.2 1.6
Christian Musoko 29 16.2 6.1 4.1 0.4 0.2 0.6 1.0
Jacob Calloway 30 16.1 4.7 3.6 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.8
Ivan Madunic 30 13.2 3.2 3.5 0.3 0.4 1.0 0.8
Jamil Jackson 5 14.2 2.8 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.6
Matthew Johnson 15 6.4 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.1
Elijah Graves 4 3.2 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2
Joel Swallow 7 3.3 0.7 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Jordan Lyons 13 2.6 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.3

2017-2018 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Todd Simon Head Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (UNLV, 2015 to 2016)
John Wardenburg Assistant Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Chris Pompey Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Cal State Northridge, 2013 to 2017)
Trent Angelucci Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Special Assistant (Southern Utah, 2016 to 2017)
Debbie Corum Athletic Director 2017-2018 N/A
Will Greenberg Director of Strength and Conditioning 2016-2017 N/A
Bryce Martin Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Director of Basketball Operations (Santa Clara, 2015 to 2016)
Jeani Walker Head Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 Athletic Trainer (Dixie State, 2011 to 2016)