2020-2021 Southern Utah Thunderbirds

2020-2021 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
25 Dee Barnes Jr SG 6-4 180 May 16, 2000 Callaway (MD) United States King's Christian Academy
21 Kingsley Box Fr F 6-5 181 Oct 2, 2001 Melbourne Australia Matthew Flinders Anglican College
15 Harrison Butler Jr SF 6-5 222 Feb 9, 1999 Huntington Beach (CA) United States Mater Dei High School
23 Courtese Cooper Jr F 6-9 220 Apr 5, 1999 Elgin (IL) United States Elgin High School
12 Maizen Fausett Jr SG 6-6 225 - Sarasota Springs (UT) United States Westlake High School
1 Nick Fleming Jr G 6-1 165 - Atlanta (GA) United States The Skill Factory
5 Tevian Jones Jr PF 6-7 197 Jun 29, 2000 Chandler (AZ) United States Chandler High School
3 John Knight III Sr G 6-3 205 May 12, 1999 Jackson (MS) United States Callaway High School
13 Darnell Latham, Jr. Sr G 6-1 160 - Chicago (IL) United States Prosser Career Academy
22 Ivan Madunic Sr F 6-11 225 Nov 26, 1996 Split Croatia DME Academy
4 Dre Marin Sr G 6-0 175 - Glendale (AZ) United States Apollo High School
0 Damani McEntire So GF 6-4 190 - Cincinnati (OH) United States Deer Park High School
2 Aanen Moody Jr G 6-3 177 - Dickinson (ND) United States Dickinson High School
30 Marquis Moore Jr GF 6-6 205 - Los Angeles (CA) United States Woodstock Academy
32 Benjamin Ramirez Fr G 6-0 170 - Beverly Hills (CA) United States Beverly Hills High School
14 Jason Spurgin Fr C 6-11 235 - Toowoomba Australia Downlands College
33 Martel Williams Fr SG 6-3 213 - Las Vegas (NV) United States Silverado High School

Recent Southern Utah Thunderbirds History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2021-2022 23-12 (14-6) 2nd (Big Sky) 2nd Rnd The Basketball Classic 3rd Rnd
2020-2021 20-4 (12-2) 1st (Big Sky) 3rd Rnd N/A
2019-2020 17-15 (9-11) 7th (Big Sky) 2nd Rnd N/A
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 (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 10-20 (8-8) 4th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 13-15 (6-10) 8th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 10-18 (6-10) 7th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 12-16 (5-9) 6th (Summit) 2nd Rnd N/A

2020-2021 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tevian Jones NABC All-District (6) First Team
Tevian Jones All-Big Sky First Team
Maizen Fausett All-Big Sky Second Team
John Knight III All-Big Sky Second Team
Dre Marin All-Big Sky Honorable Mention
John Knight III Big Sky All-Tournament Team
Maizen Fausett Big Sky Player of the Week (Dec 7, 2020)
Tevian Jones Big Sky Player of the Week (Dec 14, 2020)
John Knight III Big Sky Player of the Week (Mar 8, 2021)
Dre Marin Big Sky Player of the Week (Mar 1, 2021)

2020-2021 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Marin J. Knight III M. Fausett T. Jones I. Madunic
Rotation   A. Moody H. Butler    
Rotation     M. Moore    
Lim PT N. Fleming D. Barnes K. Box   C. Cooper
Lim PT   D. McEntire     J. Spurgin
Lim PT   M. Williams      

2020-2021 Southern Utah Thunderbirds Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tevian Jones 24 28.1 16.9 4.5 1.2 0.7 0.0 2.5
John Knight III 23 31.5 14.4 4.2 4.4 1.4 0.7 2.7
Maizen Fausett 23 28.2 13.5 6.9 0.8 0.7 0.6 1.0
Dre Marin 24 28.9 12.0 4.0 2.8 1.1 0.0 1.6
Harrison Butler 24 22.8 8.9 4.8 1.2 0.8 0.2 1.6
Dee Barnes 10 8.0 5.3 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.1
Aanen Moody 20 13.6 5.0 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.3
Ivan Madunic 23 18.5 4.0 4.0 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.7
Nick Fleming 17 12.8 3.6 2.4 1.5 0.6 0.0 0.4
Marquis Moore 23 10.3 3.5 2.0 0.3 0.4 0.0 0.6
Martel Williams 9 4.1 2.8 1.7 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0
Damani McEntire 14 6.6 2.1 2.6 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.5
Jason Spurgin 15 4.9 1.0 1.0 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.4
Courtese Cooper 12 4.2 1.0 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.3
Kingsley Box 9 4.0 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0

2020-2021 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 Associate Head Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Southern Utah, 2016 to 2019)
Chris Pompey Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Cal State Northridge, 2013 to 2017)
Flynn Clayman Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Graduate Assistant (Southern Utah, 2017 to 2019)
Debbie Corum Athletic Director 2017-2018 N/A
Bryce Martin Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Director of Basketball Operations (Santa Clara, 2015 to 2016)
Nate Lower Athletic Trainer 2018-2019 N/A
Bryson Lester Director of Communications 2018-2019 Assistant Director of Communications (Southern Utah, 2016 to 2018)