2019-2020 UNC Asheville Bulldogs

2019-2020 UNC Asheville Bulldogs Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
20 DeVon Baker So G 6-2 190 - Dayton (OH) United States SPIRE Sports Academy
11 Jamon Battle Fr G 6-5 210 - Richmond (VA) United States L.C. Bird High School
0 Lavar Batts, Jr. So PG 6-3 185 Dec 25, 1998 Concord (NC) United States Jay M. Robinson High School
4 Stephen Edoka So F 6-5 205 - Abuja Nigeria Concord First Assembly
30 Deacon Heath So G 6-0 170 - Newland (NC) United States Avery County High School
3 Tajion Jones So G 6-5 190 - Oak Ridge (TN) United States Oak Ridge High School
22 Coty Jude So F 6-9 190 - Fort Gay (WV) United States Believe Academy
14 Luke Lawson So F 6-7 180 - Coeburn (VA) United States Eastside High School
21 Jax Levitch Jr G 6-7 195 - Louisville (KY) United States ELEV|8 Sports Institute
24 A.J. McBride Fr G 6-1 190 - Houston (TX) United States Manvel High School
34 Jeremy Peck Jr PF 6-9 245 - Houston (TX) United States St. Thomas High School
5 Trent Stephney Fr G 6-2 160 - Knoxville (TN) United States Bearden High School
2 L.J. Thorpe So G 6-5 215 - West Palm Beach (FL) United States Royal Palm Beach Community High School
13 Cameron Woodyard Jr G 6-3 185 - Chicago (IL) United States Whitney Young High School
1 Cress Worthy So G 6-2 170 - Gastonia (NC) United States Beckley Prep Academy

Recent UNC Asheville Bulldogs History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 15-16 (8-10) 5th (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2018-2019 4-27 (2-14) 10th (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2017-2018 21-13 (13-5) 1st (Big South) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2016-2017 23-10 (15-3) 1st (Big South) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 22-12 (12-6) 3rd (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2014-2015 15-16 (10-8) 6th (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 17-15 (10-6) 4th (Big South) 3rd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 16-16 (10-6) 4th (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 24-10 (16-2) 1st (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2010-2011 20-14 (11-7) 3rd (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2009-2010 15-16 (11-7) 4th (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 15-16 (10-8) 4th (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 23-10 (10-4) 1st (Big South) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2006-2007 12-19 (6-8) 5th (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 9-19 (6-10) 7th (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 11-17 (8-8) 3rd (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 9-20 (6-10) 7th (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 15-17 (8-8) 3rd (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd

2019-2020 UNC Asheville Bulldogs Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
DeVon Baker All-Big South Second Team
L.J. Thorpe All-Big South Honorable Mention Team
L.J. Thorpe Big South Player of the Week (Nov 11, 2019)

2019-2020 UNC Asheville Bulldogs Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Batts, Jr. D. Baker T. Jones L. Thorpe C. Jude
Rotation T. Stephney J. Battle      
Lim PT C. Worthy J. Levitch S. Edoka J. Peck  
Lim PT A. McBride D. Heath   L. Lawson  
Lim PT   C. Woodyard      

2019-2020 UNC Asheville Bulldogs Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
DeVon Baker 31 33.0 16.5 2.6 1.5 1.5 0.2 1.8
L.J. Thorpe 31 28.5 13.9 6.4 2.3 1.4 0.2 2.5
Tajion Jones 31 33.4 13.7 4.3 0.7 0.8 0.2 1.1
Lavar Batts, Jr. 31 27.5 12.7 2.6 2.5 1.8 0.2 2.2
Coty Jude 31 27.1 10.0 3.9 0.9 0.6 0.5 1.2
Trent Stephney 31 18.7 2.9 1.2 1.7 1.2 0.1 1.0
Jeremy Peck 22 9.4 1.9 2.4 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.7
A.J. McBride 8 5.5 1.8 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.5
Jamon Battle 29 9.1 1.7 1.8 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.3
Stephen Edoka 4 4.2 1.5 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
Luke Lawson 13 5.6 1.2 0.9 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Cress Worthy 18 8.2 1.1 0.9 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.4
Jax Levitch 21 11.5 1.0 2.5 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.1
Deacon Heath 2 8.5 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2019-2020 UNC Asheville Bulldogs Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Mike Morrell Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Texas, 2017 to 2018)
Mike Venezia Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Director of Student-Athlete Development (VCU, 2017 to 2019)
Neil Dixon Assistant Coach 2019-2020 N/A
Woody Taylor Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Bethune-Cookman, 2017 to 2019)
Janet Cone Athletic Director 2004-2005 N/A
Tim White Director of Sports Medicine 2014-2015 N/A