2018-2019 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

2018-2019 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
4 Josh Anderson So SF 6-6 195 Nov 15, 1997 Baton Rouge (LA) United States Madison Prep Academy
20 Dalano Banton Fr PG 6-8 190 - Toronto Canada Redemption Christian Academy
23 Charles Bassey Fr PF 6-11 245 Oct 28, 2000 San Antonio (TX) United States / Nigeria ASPIRE Basketball Academy
1 Lamonte Bearden Sr G 6-3 170 Oct 30, 1995 Milwaukee (WI) United States Germantown High School
12 Moustapha Diagne Jr C 6-9 230 Oct 6, 1995 Dakar Senegal Pope John XXIII Regional High School
10 Jeremiah Gambrell Fr PG 6-2 160 - Houston (TX) United States James Madison High School
11 Taveion Hollingsworth So PG 6-2 165 Aug 14, 1998 Lexington (KY) United States Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
5 Matthew Horton Jr F 6-11 235 - Tuscaloosa (AL) United States Paul W. Bryant High School
13 DeSean Murray Sr F 6-4 215 Jan 30, 1996 Stanley (NC) United States Northside Christian Academy
14 Marek Nelson So GF 6-7 185 - Plano (TX) United States Sunrise Christian Academy
21 Jake Ohmer So G 6-1 180 - Taylor Mill (KY) United States Scott High School
2 Jared Savage Jr GF 6-5 200 Mar 2, 1997 Bowling Green (KY) United States Warren Central High School
00 Tolu Smith Fr F 6-10 240 - Bay St. Louis (MS) United States Kahuku High School

Western Kentucky Transfers Sitting Out 2018-2019

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Patrick Murphy So G 6-5 165 - N/A United States Martin Methodist
- Carson Williams Jr SF 6-5 230 Dec 7, 1997 Owenton (KY) United States Northern Kentucky

2018-2019 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Hollingsworth D. Murray J. Savage J. Anderson C. Bassey
Rotation D. Banton   M. Nelson    
Lim PT J. Ohmer L. Bearden   T. Smith M. Horton
Lim PT         M. Diagne

2018-2019 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Taveion Hollingsworth 9 37.0 17.2 4.4 2.8 1.9 0.3 2.7
Jared Savage 9 37.1 14.8 3.2 1.0 0.9 0.1 0.9
Charles Bassey 9 30.2 14.6 9.6 0.7 1.4 2.7 2.2
DeSean Murray 8 20.4 9.5 4.5 1.6 0.8 0.2 1.2
Josh Anderson 9 24.8 6.7 2.7 1.9 1.7 0.9 2.7
Tolu Smith 9 9.2 4.0 2.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.7
Marek Nelson 9 17.0 2.8 2.3 0.7 0.7 0.3 1.0
Dalano Banton 9 16.4 2.6 2.6 2.1 0.0 0.6 1.4
Matthew Horton 4 5.5 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.5
Jake Ohmer 6 11.2 0.0 0.3 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.5
Moustapha Diagne 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2018-2019 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Rick Stansbury Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Texas A&M, 2014 to 2016)
Marc Hsu Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (New Mexico State, 2016 to 2017)
Nikita Johnson Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Stetson, 2013 to 2017)
Hennssy Auriantal Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Jackson State, 2013 to 2015)
Todd Stewart Athletic Director 2012-2013 N/A
Paul Just Director of Sports Information 2012-2013 N/A
Talvis Franklin Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Video Coordinator (Troy, 2015 to 2016)
Martin Cross Associate Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Video Coordinator (Western Kentucky, 2015 to 2016)
Mike Gaddie Head Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 N/A