2017-2018 UAB Blazers

2017-2018 UAB Blazers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
1 Zack Bryant Fr PG 6-2 195 Nov 24, 1997 Hastings (FL) United States Providence School
3 Chris Cokley Sr F 6-8 238 Jul 27, 1996 Savannah (GA) United States Savannah High School
13 Nate Darling So SG 6-5 200 Aug 30, 1998 Halifax Canada DeMatha Catholic High School
11 Makhtar Gueye Fr C 6-10 210 Jan 7, 1997 Rufisque Senegal Lake Forest High School
10 Luis Hurtado RS-Fr SG 6-6 210 Jan 3, 1998 Weston (FL) United States Sagemont School
5 Deion Lavender Jr G 6-3 205 Jan 18, 1996 Alton (IL) United States Marquette Catholic High School
34 William Lee Sr F 6-9 206 Jan 10, 1995 Plantersville (AL) United States Dallas County High School
4 Anderson McCoy RS-Jr G 5-11 175 Sep 2, 1996 Indianapolis (IN) United States Center Grove High School
2 Nick Norton Jr G 5-10 170 Sep 29, 1995 Bloomington (IN) United States Central Catholic High School
21 Jalen Perry Jr GF 6-3 197 Oct 11, 1996 Louisville (KY) United States Ballard High School
12 Hunter Reynolds Fr G 6-0 175 Mar 31, 1998 Knoxville (TN) United States Christian Academy of Knoxville
33 Thomas Smallwood Jr C 7-0 240 Mar 30, 1995 Roanne France Ecole Saint John Perse
23 Lewis Sullivan Jr F 6-7 231 May 29, 1995 Hazel Green (AL) United States Hazel Green High School

Recent UAB Blazers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 20-15 (10-8) 6th (C-USA) 3rd Rnd CBI 1st Rnd
2017-2018 20-13 (10-8) 6th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 17-16 (9-9) 7th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 26-7 (16-2) 1st (C-USA) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 20-16 (12-6) 4th (C-USA) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2013-2014 18-13 (7-9) 8th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 16-17 (7-9) 7th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 15-16 (9-7) 5th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 22-9 (12-4) 1st (C-USA) 2nd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2009-2010 25-9 (11-5) 3rd (C-USA) 2nd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2008-2009 22-12 (11-5) 3rd (C-USA) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2007-2008 23-11 (12-4) 2nd (C-USA) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2006-2007 15-16 (7-9) 8th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 24-7 (12-2) 2nd (C-USA) Runner Up NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 22-11 (10-6) 4th (C-USA) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 22-10 (12-4) 1st (C-USA) 3rd Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd
2002-2003 22-12 (9-7) 4th (C-USA) Runner Up NIT 4th Rnd

2017-2018 UAB Blazers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Chris Cokley NABC All-District (11) First Team
Chris Cokley C-USA All-Conference First Team
William Lee C-USA All-Defensive Team
Zack Bryant C-USA All-Freshman Team
Zack Bryant C-USA Freshman of the Week (Mar 4, 2018)
Zack Bryant C-USA Freshman of the Week (Jan 16, 2018)

2017-2018 UAB Blazers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters N. Norton Z. Bryant N. Darling C. Cokley W. Lee
Rotation   J. Perry   L. Sullivan M. Gueye
Lim PT H. Reynolds D. Lavender     T. Smallwood
Lim PT   A. McCoy      

2017-2018 UAB Blazers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Chris Cokley 32 27.2 16.9 8.6 1.5 0.6 0.4 1.5
Zack Bryant 33 32.0 13.6 3.2 3.1 1.1 0.2 2.2
William Lee 33 25.8 10.4 6.8 1.1 0.8 2.1 1.4
Nate Darling 33 28.0 10.0 3.0 2.8 0.4 0.3 2.0
Nick Norton 32 29.4 7.6 2.8 4.8 1.2 0.0 1.6
Jalen Perry 33 23.0 7.5 3.5 1.8 0.6 0.0 1.4
Lewis Sullivan 33 19.0 7.2 4.4 0.8 0.5 0.6 1.6
Deion Lavender 19 11.2 2.8 1.9 1.4 0.3 0.0 0.7
Makhtar Gueye 32 9.5 2.2 1.6 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.6
Thomas Smallwood 11 7.5 1.2 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.5
Hunter Reynolds 9 2.1 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1
Anderson McCoy 2 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0

2017-2018 UAB Blazers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Robert Ehsan Head Coach 2016-2017 Associate Head Coach (UAB, 2015 to 2016)
Turner Battle Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (UAB, 2014 to 2016)
Dannton Jackson Assistant Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Kevin Devitt Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Wright State, 2015 to 2016)
D.J. Black Assistant to the Head Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Stacey Torman Director of Athletic Performance 2016-2017 N/A
Nick Michael Director of Athletic Performance 2017-2018 Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performancce (Missouri, 2016 to 2017)
Mark Ingram Athletic Director 2015-2016 N/A
Ted Feeley Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2016-2017 Director of Media Relations (Pittsburgh, 2012 to 2016)
Rob Williams Graduate Manager 2016-2017 N/A
Bryan Koch Director of Sports Medicine 2017-2018 Assistant Athletic Trainer (UAB, 2003 to 2017)