2020-2021 UAB Blazers

2020-2021 UAB Blazers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
15 Terrell Ard, Jr. Fr F 6-7 210 - Acworth (GA) United States Putnam Science Academy
5 Jalen Benjamin So PG 5-10 140 - Raleigh (NC) United States Leesville High School
21 Jon Coleman So PG 5-10 165 - Little Rock (AR) United States Pulaski Academy
2 Mike Ertel Sr G 6-2 190 Jan 22, 1999 Indianapolis (IN) United States Mount Vernon High School
25 Rongie Gordon Fr F 6-8 225 - Montgomery (AL) United States Sidney Lanier High School
13 Quan Jackson Sr SG 6-4 190 Oct 24, 1997 Tallahassee (FL) United States Amos P. Godby High School
4 Koby Jeffries Fr PG 6-3 190 Feb 13, 2001 Cordova (TN) United States The Skill Factory
55 Trey Jemison Jr PF 7-0 260 Nov 28, 1999 Birmingham (AL) United States Hoover High School
10 Simeon Kirkland Jr C 6-10 225 Sep 17, 1998 Ocala (FL) United States IMG Academy
3 Tavin Lovan Jr SG 6-4 210 Jun 24, 1999 Franklin (KY) United States Hargrave Military Academy
11 Kassim Nicholson Sr F 6-7 200 - Jackson (MS) United States Callaway High School
33 Tobias Rotegard Fr SG 6-7 210 May 8, 2000 Kongsberg Norway Sunrise Christian Academy
0 Tyreek Scott-Grayson Sr G 6-5 177 Sep 4, 1998 Brick (NJ) United States Suffield Academy
12 Tony Toney Fr G 6-2 195 - Huntsville (AL) United States Jemison High School

Recent UAB Blazers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 22-7 (13-5) 1st (C-USA) 4th Rnd N/A
2019-2020 19-13 (9-9) 6th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
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

2020-2021 UAB Blazers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tavin Lovan NABC All-District (11) Second Team
Tavin Lovan C-USA All-Conference Second Team
Mike Ertel C-USA All-Tournament Team
Quan Jackson C-USA All-Defensive Team
Trey Jemison C-USA All-Defensive Team

2020-2021 UAB Blazers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Ertel Q. Jackson T. Lovan K. Nicholson T. Jemison
Rotation J. Benjamin T. Scott-Grayson      
Lim PT T. Toney T. Rotegard T. Ard, Jr. R. Gordon S. Kirkland
Lim PT K. Jeffries        
Lim PT J. Coleman        

2020-2021 UAB Blazers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Mike Ertel 29 28.7 13.2 2.6 1.3 0.9 0.1 0.9
Tavin Lovan 29 26.2 12.2 4.0 2.3 1.2 0.1 1.8
Quan Jackson 25 28.2 10.8 5.3 1.6 2.1 0.3 1.4
Tyreek Scott-Grayson 29 25.3 9.3 2.9 1.7 1.2 0.4 1.3
Jalen Benjamin 29 21.0 9.2 1.2 1.6 0.8 0.0 1.2
Trey Jemison 29 26.0 7.1 6.9 1.0 0.6 2.1 1.6
Kassim Nicholson 29 26.4 6.7 6.7 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.8
Rongie Gordon 26 12.3 3.0 3.0 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.6
Tony Toney 15 5.8 2.3 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.2
Simeon Kirkland 18 7.2 1.5 1.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.5
Tobias Rotegard 7 4.3 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Jon Coleman 5 2.2 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.6
Koby Jeffries 10 4.0 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.1
Terrell Ard, Jr. 4 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2020-2021 UAB Blazers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Andy Kennedy Head Coach 2020-2021 Head Coach (Ole Miss, 2006 to 2018)
Philip Pearson Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Director of Recruiting (Clemson, 2019 to 2020)
Ryan Cross Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Associate Head Coach (Louisiana-Monroe, 2018 to 2020)
Terry Parker Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (Indiana State, 2014 to 2020)
Mark Ingram Athletic Director 2015-2016 N/A
Wilbur Allen Director of Basketball Administration 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (Appalachian State, 2018 to 2019)
Sidney Ball Director of Basketball Operations 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (Samford, 2014 to 2020)
Ted Feeley Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2016-2017 Director of Media Relations (Pittsburgh, 2012 to 2016)
Bryan Koch Director of Sports Medicine 2017-2018 Assistant Athletic Trainer (UAB, 2003 to 2017)
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