2017-2018 Winthrop Eagles

2017-2018 Winthrop Eagles Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
22 Austin Awad Jr F 6-6 200 - Melbourne (FL) United States Melbourne High School
3 Kellen Blake Sr G 6-2 165 Aug 12, 1995 Arlington (VA) United States Washington-Lee High School
10 Anders Broman Sr G 6-2 190 - Duluth (MN) United States Lakeview Christian Academy
13 Bjorn Broman Jr PG 6-0 177 - Duluth (MN) United States Lakeview Christian Academy
12 Xavier Cooks Sr GF 6-8 185 Aug 19, 1995 Wollongong Australia Australian Institute of Sport
33 Matt Erps Sr G 5-11 180 - Spartanburg (SC) United States N/A
11 Charles Falden Fr G 6-3 190 - Richmond (VA) United States Massanutten Military Academy
25 Josh Ferguson So F 6-8 200 - Miami (FL) United States Naval Academy Preparatory School
4 Mitch Hill Sr GF 6-4 200 Dec 15, 1995 Cincinnati (OH) United States Sycamore High School
14 Adam Pickett Jr PG 6-1 195 - Shipman (VA) United States Stuart Hall School
32 Freddy Poole Sr PF 6-7 240 Jan 4, 1996 Columbia (SC) United States Columbia High School
2 Tom Pupavac Fr C 6-10 220 - Geelong Australia N/A
30 Raivis Scerbinskis Fr F 6-8 215 - Riga Latvia Riga Secondary School
1 Keondre Schumacher RS-Fr G 5-11 175 Aug 20, 1998 Normal (IL) United States University High School
0 Nych Smith Jr PG 5-10 180 Dec 30, 1995 Memphis (TN) United States White Station High School
15 Jermaine Ukaegbu Jr SF 6-6 200 - Silver Spring (MD) United States Montrose Christian School
21 Kyle Zunic Fr PG 6-2 177 Mar 4, 1999 Wollongong Australia Lake Ginniderra High School

Recent Winthrop Eagles History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 19-10 (13-3) 2nd (Big South) N/A N/A
2018-2019 18-12 (10-6) 3rd (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 19-12 (12-6) 2nd (Big South) 3rd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 26-7 (15-3) 1st (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2015-2016 23-9 (13-5) 1st (Big South) Runner Up N/A
2014-2015 19-13 (12-6) 3rd (Big South) Runner Up N/A
2013-2014 20-13 (10-6) 4th (Big South) Runner Up N/A
2012-2013 14-17 (6-10) 9th (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 12-20 (8-10) 6th (Big South) 3rd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 12-17 (9-9) 5th (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 19-14 (12-6) 3rd (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2008-2009 11-19 (9-9) 5th (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 22-12 (10-4) 1st (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2006-2007 29-5 1st (Big South) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2005-2006 23-8 (13-3) 1st (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 27-6 (15-1) 1st (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2003-2004 16-12 (10-6) 3rd (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 20-10 (13-3) 1st (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A

2017-2018 Winthrop Eagles Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Xavier Cooks NABC All-District (3) First Team
Xavier Cooks AP All-American Honorable Mention
Xavier Cooks Big South Player of the Year
Xavier Cooks All-Big South First Team
Bjorn Broman All-Big South Honorable Mention Team
Adam Pickett Big South All-Tournament Team
Xavier Cooks Big South Player of the Week (Dec 11, 2017)
Xavier Cooks Big South Player of the Week (Dec 4, 2017)
Xavier Cooks Big South Player of the Week (Jan 29, 2018)
Xavier Cooks Big South Player of the Week (Jan 22, 2018)

2017-2018 Winthrop Eagles Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Broman A. Pickett A. Broman X. Cooks J. Ferguson
Rotation N. Smith C. Falden J. Ukaegbu    
Rotation K. Zunic   A. Awad    
Lim PT K. Blake M. Hill   R. Scerbinskis T. Pupavac
Lim PT M. Erps K. Schumacher   F. Poole  

2017-2018 Winthrop Eagles Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Xavier Cooks 30 29.8 17.2 8.8 3.6 1.0 2.1 3.3
Anders Broman 31 31.3 12.4 2.8 1.9 1.1 0.1 0.9
Bjorn Broman 31 30.3 10.2 2.2 3.1 1.2 0.1 1.1
Josh Ferguson 31 26.2 10.2 7.4 0.9 0.7 1.1 1.8
Adam Pickett 31 20.9 9.3 3.0 1.8 0.9 0.4 2.2
Nych Smith 14 18.9 7.1 1.6 2.1 1.1 0.1 1.5
Kyle Zunic 26 18.8 6.8 1.3 1.3 0.6 0.1 1.5
Austin Awad 30 10.4 4.3 2.0 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.4
Charles Falden 26 11.3 3.7 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.0 1.0
Jermaine Ukaegbu 29 12.1 2.5 3.4 0.5 0.2 0.7 0.8
Keondre Schumacher 1 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kellen Blake 16 1.9 1.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Freddy Poole 11 2.2 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2
Mitch Hill 24 2.6 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2
Tom Pupavac 17 3.4 0.7 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2
Matt Erps 15 1.9 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.5
Raivis Scerbinskis 9 2.4 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1

2017-2018 Winthrop Eagles Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Pat Kelsey Head Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Mark Prosser Associate Head Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Winthrop, 2012 to 2013)
Brian Kloman Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Mike Howland Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Director of Basketball Operations (Winthrop, 2015 to 2017)
Ken Halpin Athletic Director 2016-2017 N/A
Jeff Lahr Head Athletic Trainer 1999-2000 N/A
Hayes Galitski Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Brett Redden Director of Communications 2017-2018 Assistant Director of Media Relations (Winthrop, 2014 to 2017)