2017-2018 Charleston Cougars

2017-2018 Charleston Cougars Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
11 Evan Bailey Sr F 6-6 210 May 16, 1995 Canton (OH) United States Jackson High School
22 Jermaine Blackmon, Jr. Jr G 6-2 230 Apr 10, 1997 Charlotte (NC) United States Davidson Day School
5 Jarrell Brantley Jr SF 6-7 250 Jun 7, 1996 Columbia (SC) United States Notre Dame Preparatory
13 Joe Chealey Sr PG 6-3 190 Nov 1, 1995 Orlando (FL) United States Apopka High School
4 John Eck RS-Sr SG 6-4 172 Feb 28, 1996 Hilton Head (SC) United States Hilton Head Prep
2 Brevin Galloway Fr PG 6-2 215 Dec 13, 1997 Anderson (SC) United States Seneca High School
23 Nick Harris Jr F 6-10 260 Sep 7, 1995 Dacula (GA) United States St. Pius X Catholic High School
10 Zep Jasper RS-Fr G 6-1 170 Jun 2, 1997 Augusta (GA) United States Laney High School
12 Cameron Johnson Sr G 6-4 200 Mar 7, 1996 Athens (GA) United States Clarke Central High School
24 Jaylen McManus So F 6-7 230 Dec 31, 1997 Charlotte (NC) United States North Mecklenburg High School
40 Samba Ndiaye Fr C 6-10 230 Apr 19, 1998 Thies Senegal Sunrise Christian Academy
21 Marquise Pointer Jr PG 6-0 220 Sep 25, 1996 Jonesboro (AR) United States Jonesboro High School
1 Grant Riller So SG 6-3 195 Feb 8, 1997 Ocoee (FL) United States Ocoee High School
15 Trent Robinson Jr SG 5-11 180 Aug 25, 1997 Columbia (SC) United States Ridgeview High School
33 Osinachi Smart Fr C 6-8 235 Nov 14, 1997 Umuahia Nigeria New Garden Friends School

Charleston Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Sam Miller Jr PF 6-9 244 Mar 30, 1997 Arlington (TX) United States Dayton

Recent Charleston Cougars History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 24-9 (12-6) 3rd (CAA) 3rd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 26-8 (14-4) 1st (CAA) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2016-2017 25-10 (14-4) 2nd (CAA) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 17-14 (8-10) 7th (CAA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 9-24 (3-15) 10th (CAA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 14-18 (6-10) 6th (CAA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 24-11 (14-4) 2nd (SoCon) Runner Up CBI 1st Rnd
2011-2012 19-12 (10-8) 4th (SoCon) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 26-11 (14-4) 1st (SoCon) Runner Up NIT 3rd Rnd
2009-2010 22-12 (14-4) 2nd (SoCon) 3rd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2008-2009 27-9 (15-5) 2nd (SoCon) Runner Up CBI 2nd Rnd
2007-2008 16-17 (9-11) 6th (SoCon) 3rd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 22-11 (13-5) 3rd (SoCon) Runner Up N/A
2005-2006 17-11 (9-6) 4th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 18-10 (10-6) 2nd (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 20-9 (11-5) 2nd (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 26-8 (13-3) 1st (SoCon) 3rd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd

2017-2018 Charleston Cougars Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jarrell Brantley NABC All-District (10) First Team
Joe Chealey NABC All-District (10) First Team
Grant Riller NABC All-District (10) Second Team
Joe Chealey All-CAA First Team
Grant Riller All-CAA First Team
Jarrell Brantley All-CAA Second Team
Grant Riller CAA Tournament MVP
Jarrell Brantley CAA All-Tournament Team
Joe Chealey CAA All-Tournament Team
Grant Riller CAA All-Tournament Team
Cameron Johnson CAA All-Defensive Team
Joe Chealey CAA Player of the Week (Jan 22, 2018)
Joe Chealey CAA Player of the Week (Feb 5, 2018)
Grant Riller CAA Player of the Week (Feb 12, 2018)
Grant Riller CAA Player of the Week (Dec 26, 2017)
Grant Riller CAA Player of the Week (Feb 19, 2018)
Joe Chealey Great Alaska Shootout All-Tournament Team

2017-2018 Charleston Cougars Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Chealey G. Riller C. Johnson J. Brantley N. Harris
Rotation M. Pointer   J. McManus    
Lim PT B. Galloway T. Robinson E. Bailey   O. Smart
Lim PT J. Blackmon, Jr.       S. Ndiaye

2017-2018 Charleston Cougars Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Grant Riller 33 33.6 18.6 2.8 2.0 1.3 0.4 1.9
Joe Chealey 34 35.4 18.0 4.6 3.6 0.9 0.1 1.7
Jarrell Brantley 24 32.3 17.2 7.1 1.7 1.0 0.8 2.5
Cameron Johnson 34 32.8 8.7 3.4 1.8 0.8 0.4 1.3
Nick Harris 33 25.5 5.9 6.5 0.4 0.4 1.2 1.1
Marquise Pointer 34 25.0 5.7 3.0 1.8 0.8 0.2 0.9
Jaylen McManus 34 15.1 3.3 2.6 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.4
Evan Bailey 26 9.2 2.5 1.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.3
Osinachi Smart 20 8.4 1.2 2.4 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2
Trent Robinson 2 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Brevin Galloway 7 4.3 0.4 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Samba Ndiaye 20 3.8 0.3 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.3
Jermaine Blackmon, Jr. 3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2017-2018 Charleston Cougars Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Earl Grant Head Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Quinton Ferrell Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Milan Brown Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Head Coach (Holy Cross, 2010 to 2015)
J.D. Powell Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Director of Basketball Operations (Charleston, 2014 to 2016)
Ishmael Turner Video Coordinator 2015-2016 N/A
Matt Roberts Athletic Director 2017-2018 N/A
Marc Proto Director of Sports Performance 2013-2014 N/A
Matt Braeuer Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Sam Houston State, 2013 to 2016)
Ben Korren Assistant Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 N/A
Chris Horschel Director of Sports Medicine 2008-2009 N/A
Marlene Navor Director of Communications 2012-2013 N/A