2020-2021 Cal State Northridge Matadors

2020-2021 Cal State Northridge Matadors Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
11 Amound Anderson, Jr. Fr G 6-3 185 - Lawndale (CA) United States Leuzinger High School
15 Ron Artest III Jr SF 6-7 215 Apr 30, 1999 New York (NY) United States Beverly Hills High School
20 Miles Brookins Jr PF 6-9 220 - Santa Ana (CA) United States Mater Dei High School
10 Darius Brown II Jr G 6-2 195 Jul 28, 1999 Pasadena (CA) United States Pasadena High School
0 Lance Coleman II Sr SF 6-6 205 - Stockton (CA) United States Saint Mary's College High School
32 Brendan Harrick So G 6-5 190 May 30, 1999 Anaheim (CA) United States Esperanza High School
14 Vante Hendrix Jr G 6-5 195 May 23, 1998 Woodland Hills (CA) United States Birmingham High School
23 Alex Merkviladze Fr SF 6-8 230 Mar 11, 2002 Kutaisi Georgia Modesto Christian High School
11 Festus Ndumanya So F 6-7 220 - Anambra Nigeria Capistrano Valley High School
32 George Nwogu So F 6-8 210 - Baton Rouge (LA) United States Lafitte Prep Academy
24 Fidelis Okereke Fr PF 6-6 240 - Carson (CA) United States King Drew Magnet High School
30 Michael Ou Jr C 6-9 230 Mar 7, 1999 Guangzhou China Menaul School
3 Kailen Rains Fr F 6-6 195 - San Diego (CA) United States San Ysidro High School
13 Matt Solomon Fr G 6-2 185 - Newbury Park (CA) United States Newbury High School
5 T.J. Starks Jr G 6-2 196 Sep 11, 1998 Lancaster (TX) United States Lancaster High School
12 Marcel Stevens Fr G 6-2 175 - Beverly Hills (CA) United States Impact Academy
4 Atin Wright Fr G 6-1 160 - Anaheim (CA) United States Fairmont School

Recent Cal State Northridge Matadors History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 9-13 (5-9) 7th (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2019-2020 15-17 (10-6) 2nd (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2018-2019 13-21 (7-9) 6th (Big West) 1st Rnd CBI 1st Rnd
2017-2018 6-24 (3-13) 9th (Big West) N/A N/A
2016-2017 11-19 (7-9) 6th (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 10-20 (5-11) 6th (Big West) N/A N/A
2014-2015 9-24 (4-12) 8th (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 17-18 (7-9) 5th (Big West) Runner Up N/A
2012-2013 14-17 (5-13) 9th (Big West) N/A N/A
2011-2012 7-21 (3-13) 8th (Big West) N/A N/A
2010-2011 14-18 (9-7) 3rd (Big West) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 11-21 (6-10) 7th (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 17-14 (11-5) 1st (Big West) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2007-2008 20-10 (12-4) 1st (Big West) 3rd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 14-17 (5-9) 6th (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 11-17 (4-10) 7th (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 18-13 (12-6) 3rd (Big West) 3rd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 14-16 (7-11) 5th (Big West) Runner Up N/A
2002-2003 14-15 (8-10) 6th (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A

2020-2021 Cal State Northridge Matadors Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
T.J. Starks All-Big West First Team
Darius Brown II All-Big West Second Team
T.J. Starks Big West Newcomer of the Year
Darius Brown II Big West Player of the Week (Feb 22, 2021)
T.J. Starks Big West Player of the Week (Dec 14, 2020)

2020-2021 Cal State Northridge Matadors Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Brown II T. Starks A. Anderson, Jr. F. Okereke A. Merkviladze
Rotation A. Wright B. Harrick   F. Ndumanya  
Lim PT   M. Stevens K. Rains V. Hendrix M. Brookins
Lim PT   M. Solomon L. Coleman II R. Artest III M. Ou
Lim PT     G. Nwogu    

2020-2021 Cal State Northridge Matadors Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
T.J. Starks 20 33.6 21.7 3.0 3.0 1.4 0.1 3.0
Lance Coleman II 8 27.6 13.9 3.8 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.8
Darius Brown II 22 34.4 10.5 4.8 5.3 2.0 0.1 1.5
Alex Merkviladze 22 28.3 10.0 7.0 1.0 0.4 0.2 1.5
Vante Hendrix 8 24.0 8.0 3.1 1.2 1.1 0.2 1.6
Amound Anderson, Jr. 17 20.2 5.4 2.4 1.3 0.5 0.1 1.1
Festus Ndumanya 22 16.0 4.8 3.7 0.5 0.3 0.2 1.0
Atin Wright 21 13.8 4.7 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.8
Miles Brookins 8 15.9 4.4 2.1 0.9 0.8 0.5 1.1
Ron Artest III 6 17.8 4.3 3.5 1.3 0.2 0.7 0.5
Brendan Harrick 22 16.5 4.0 1.5 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.8
Fidelis Okereke 21 16.0 3.8 3.7 0.4 0.8 0.8 1.0
George Nwogu 3 7.0 0.7 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.7
Matt Solomon 1 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Marcel Stevens 1 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kailen Rains 4 4.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

2020-2021 Cal State Northridge Matadors Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Mark Gottfried Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2017 to 2018)
Jeff Dunlap Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Head Coach (St. John's Edge, 2017 to 2018)
Jim Harrick Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Head Coach (Bakersfield Jam, 2006 to 2008)
Michael Izzi Athletic Director 2018-2019 Director of Intercollegiate Athletics (UC Irvine, 2014 to 2018)
Chris Caden Director of Sports Performance 2018-2019 N/A
John Van Houten Director of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 Video Coordinator (Cal State Northridge, 2017 to 2018)
Steven Grech Director of Sports Medicine 2008-2009 N/A
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