2014-2015 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs

2014-2015 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
3 Raheem Appleby Sr G 6-4 160 Apr 16, 1993 Jacksonville (AR) United States Jacksonville High School
13 Jacobi Boykins Fr G 6-6 180 Feb 11, 1995 St. Petersburg (FL) United States Lakewood High School
25 Qiydar Davis Jr G 6-5 215 Dec 5, 1993 Atlanta (GA) United States Flora MacDonald Academy
33 Leo Edwards Fr F 6-7 205 Sep 3, 1995 Detroit (MI) United States Romulus High School
10 Dayon Griffin Fr G 6-4 208 Dec 21, 1995 St. Petersburg (FL) United States St. Petersburg High School
0 Alex Hamilton Jr G 6-4 195 Oct 5, 1993 Chipley (FL) United States Chipley High School
21 Merrill Holden So F 6-8 215 Dec 14, 1993 Chicago (IL) United States Lincoln High School
1 Michale Kyser Sr F 6-9 210 Nov 26, 1991 Lancaster (TX) United States Christian Life Center
2 Erik McCree So F 6-7 219 Dec 20, 1993 Winter Garden (FL) United States West Orange High School
15 Branden Sheppard RS-Fr F 6-7 225 Mar 5, 1996 Shreveport (LA) United States Huntington High School
4 Speedy Smith Sr G 6-3 180 Jan 28, 1993 St. Petersburg (FL) United States Boca Ciega High School
11 Xavian Stapleton Fr G 6-7 203 Jan 24, 1996 Flora (MS) United States Madison Central High School
5 Joniah White Fr C 7-0 215 Feb 1, 1996 Duck Hill (MS) United States Grenada High School

Recent Louisiana Tech Bulldogs History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 19-7 (10-4) 3rd (C-USA) N/A N/A
2018-2019 20-13 (9-9) 8th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 17-16 (7-11) 9th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 23-10 (14-4) 2nd (C-USA) 3rd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 23-10 (12-6) 3rd (C-USA) 3rd Rnd Vegas 16 1st Rnd
2014-2015 27-9 (15-3) 1st (C-USA) 3rd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2013-2014 29-8 (13-3) 1st (C-USA) Runner Up NIT 3rd Rnd
2012-2013 27-7 (16-2) 1st (WAC) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 18-16 (6-8) 6th (WAC) Runner Up N/A
2010-2011 12-20 (2-14) 9th (WAC) N/A N/A
2009-2010 24-11 (9-7) 4th (WAC) 2nd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2008-2009 15-18 (6-10) 6th (WAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 6-24 (3-13) 9th (WAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 10-20 (7-9) 7th (WAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 20-13 (11-5) 2nd (WAC) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2004-2005 14-15 (9-9) 4th (WAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 15-15 (8-10) 7th (WAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 12-15 (9-9) 6th (WAC) 2nd Rnd N/A

2014-2015 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Raheem Appleby NABC All-District (11) Second Team
Alex Hamilton NABC All-District (11) Second Team
Speedy Smith NABC All-District (11) Second Team
Speedy Smith C-USA Player of the Year
Speedy Smith C-USA All-Conference First Team
Raheem Appleby C-USA All-Conference Second Team
Alex Hamilton C-USA All-Conference Second Team
Speedy Smith C-USA All-Tournament Team
Michale Kyser C-USA All-Defensive Team
Speedy Smith C-USA All-Defensive Team

2014-2015 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Smith R. Appleby A. Hamilton E. McCree M. Kyser
Rotation   X. Stapleton      
Rotation   J. Boykins      
Rotation   Q. Davis      
Lim PT   D. Griffin   M. Holden J. White
Lim PT       L. Edwards  

2014-2015 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Raheem Appleby 36 32.9 14.9 2.7 2.0 1.3 0.1 1.1
Alex Hamilton 36 30.5 14.7 3.3 2.6 1.7 0.2 2.1
Erik McCree 36 24.4 11.4 5.6 0.6 0.7 0.4 1.5
Michale Kyser 36 28.4 8.6 6.6 0.4 0.6 2.8 0.8
Xavian Stapleton 36 15.5 6.7 2.1 0.3 0.7 0.6 0.7
Speedy Smith 36 33.1 6.4 4.0 7.4 1.9 0.1 2.5
Jacobi Boykins 36 10.6 4.1 1.0 0.2 0.6 0.1 0.5
Qiydar Davis 29 10.1 3.3 2.2 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.6
Merrill Holden 27 6.6 1.7 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.2
Dayon Griffin 29 6.5 1.3 0.9 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.5
Joniah White 26 7.2 1.1 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.3
Leo Edwards 20 5.0 0.9 1.3 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.5

2014-2015 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Michael White Head Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Dusty May Associate Head Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Louisiana Tech, 2009 to 2014)
Darris Nichols Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Jordan Mincy Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Charleston, 2012 to 2013)
Tommy McClelland II Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A
Kyle Church Director of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 N/A
Aubrey McCreary Player Development Coach 2012-2013 Assistant Video Coordinator (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2011 to 2012)
Kurt Hester Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Justin Wheeler Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A