2020-2021 Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles

2020-2021 Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
2 Jeff Armstrong Fr PG 6-0 175 - Rainsville (AL) United States Massanutten Military Academy
20 Javarzia Belton Fr C 6-10 275 - Hickory (NC) United States Moravian Prep
11 LaDavius Draine Sr G 6-4 212 - Calhoun City (MS) United States Calhoun City High School
10 Tae Hardy Jr G 6-3 175 - Ellenwood (GA) United States Miller Grove High School
1 Denijay Harris So GF 6-7 203 May 29, 2000 Columbus (OH) United States Columbus High School
44 Mark Jaakson Fr SF 6-8 210 Feb 15, 2000 Tallinn Estonia Get Better Academy
2 Justin Johnson Jr F 6-6 195 - Fort Lauderdale (FL) United States Boyd H. Anderson High School
5 Artur Konontsuk So F 6-7 215 May 9, 2000 Parnu Estonia N/A
10 Jay Malone Jr G 6-0 167 Nov 4, 1998 Meridian (MS) United States Meridian High School
0 Tyler Morman Jr C 6-8 225 Jul 14, 1997 Mableton (GA) United States Pebblebrook High School
55 Jaron Pierre, Jr. Fr F 6-5 185 - New Orleans (LA) United States St. Augustine High School
5 DeAndre Pinckney Jr F 6-8 225 - Miami Gardens (FL) United States N/A
4 Blake Roberts Fr G 6-2 185 - Hattiesburg (MS) United States Oak Grove High School
3 Angel Smith Fr SG 6-5 185 - Oakland Park (FL) United States Northeast High School
13 Kai Steinman Fr G 6-3 191 - Champaign (IL) United States ASPIRE Basketball Academy
14 Tyler Stevenson Jr F 6-8 207 - Columbus (MS) United States New Hope High School
15 Clay Weatherspoon Sr G 6-2 212 - Jackson (MS) United States Ridgeland High School

2020-2021 Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Hardy L. Draine J. Pierre, Jr. T. Stevenson D. Pinckney
Rotation J. Malone   A. Konontsuk    
Rotation     D. Harris    
Rotation     J. Johnson    
Lim PT B. Roberts A. Smith M. Jaakson   T. Morman
Lim PT C. Weatherspoon K. Steinman      
Lim PT J. Armstrong        

2020-2021 Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tyler Stevenson 15 32.7 13.8 7.5 1.2 0.5 0.4 1.9
Jaron Pierre, Jr. 14 27.2 10.9 4.4 1.6 1.1 0.2 2.6
Tae Hardy 13 30.5 10.5 2.0 3.3 1.4 0.2 1.7
LaDavius Draine 15 27.5 10.3 4.9 1.6 0.7 0.0 2.3
DeAndre Pinckney 11 22.7 6.5 5.0 0.7 0.5 0.6 1.1
Artur Konontsuk 15 18.7 6.3 2.7 1.1 0.3 0.2 1.3
Denijay Harris 15 19.6 4.1 5.0 0.5 0.6 0.1 0.9
Jay Malone 15 16.4 3.2 1.1 1.6 0.3 0.0 1.3
Justin Johnson 11 13.0 3.1 1.4 0.7 0.1 0.3 0.9
Tyler Morman 7 7.3 1.4 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.4
Clay Weatherspoon 3 3.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
Mark Jaakson 6 4.7 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0
Jeff Armstrong 7 3.3 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.3
Kai Steinman 3 1.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
Blake Roberts 3 2.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2020-2021 Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jay Ladner Head Coach 2019-2020 Head Coach (Southeastern Louisiana, 2014 to 2019)
Kyle Roane Associate Head Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Southeastern Louisiana, 2017 to 2019)
Clarence Weatherspoon Assistant Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Dalonte Hill Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Austin Peay, 2017 to 2019)
Anthony Winchester Video Coordinator 2019-2020 Graduate Assistant (Loyola Marymount, 2018 to 2019)
Jeremy McClain Athletic Director 2020-2021 Athletic Director (Troy, 2015 to 2020)
Jim Durning Director of Strength and Conditioning 2020-2021 Head Strength and Conditioning Coach (Charlotte, 2016 to 2018)
Chris Clapton Assistant Athletic Trainer 2020-2021 N/A
David Cohen Director of Communications 2016-2017 Sports Information Assistant (Louisiana-Monroe, 2015 to 2016)