2019-2020 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

2019-2020 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
4 Josh Anderson Jr SF 6-6 195 Nov 15, 1997 Baton Rouge (LA) United States Madison Prep Academy
23 Charles Bassey So PF 6-11 235 Oct 28, 2000 Lagos Nigeria / United States ASPIRE Basketball Academy
21 Kenny Cooper Sr PG 6-0 190 Aug 14, 1998 Nashville (TN) United States Franklin Road Academy
50 Isaiah Cozart Fr PF 6-7 225 - Richmond (VA) United States Madison Central High School
10 Jeremiah Gambrell Fr PG 6-2 180 - Houston (TX) United States James Madison High School
12 Jackson Harlan Fr PG 6-3 190 - Albany (KY) United States Clinton County High School
11 Taveion Hollingsworth Jr PG 6-2 165 Aug 14, 1998 Lexington (KY) United States Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
14 Matthew Horton Sr F 6-11 235 - Tuscaloosa (AL) United States Paul W. Bryant High School
5 Camron Justice Sr SG 6-3 185 Feb 13, 1997 Pikeville (KY) United States Knott County Central High School
15 Patrick Murphy Jr G 6-5 180 - Franklin (TN) United States Independence High School
3 Jordan Rawls Fr PG 6-1 165 Jun 18, 2001 Chattanooga (TN) United States Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
2 Jared Savage Sr GF 6-5 205 Mar 2, 1997 Bowling Green (KY) United States Warren Central High School
22 Carson Williams Jr SF 6-5 230 Dec 7, 1997 Owenton (KY) United States Owen County High School
0 Eli Wright Jr SG 6-5 190 Jun 8, 1997 Owensboro (KY) United States Apollo High School

Recent Western Kentucky Hilltoppers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 21-10 (13-5) 2nd (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2018-2019 20-14 (11-7) 2nd (C-USA) Runner Up N/A
2017-2018 27-11 (14-4) 3rd (C-USA) Runner Up NIT 3rd Rnd
2016-2017 15-17 (9-9) 7th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 18-16 (8-10) 8th (C-USA) 4th Rnd N/A
2014-2015 20-12 (12-6) 4th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 20-12 (12-6) 2nd (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 20-16 (10-10) 6th (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 16-19 (7-9) 7th (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2010-2011 16-16 (8-8) 6th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 21-13 (12-6) 4th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 25-9 (15-3) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2007-2008 29-7 (16-2) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd
2006-2007 22-11 (12-6) 2nd (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 23-8 (12-2) 1st (Sun Belt) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2004-2005 22-9 (9-5) 4th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 15-13 (8-6) 4th (Sun Belt) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 24-9 (12-2) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd

2019-2020 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Taveion Hollingsworth NABC All-District (11) First Team
Jared Savage NABC All-District (11) Second Team
Taveion Hollingsworth USBWA Player of the Week (Mar 1, 2020)
Taveion Hollingsworth C-USA All-Conference First Team
Jared Savage C-USA All-Conference Third Team
Carson Williams C-USA All-Conference Third Team
Jared Savage C-USA All-Defensive Team
Jordan Rawls C-USA All-Freshman Team
Charles Bassey C-USA Player of the Week (Dec 2, 2019)
Taveion Hollingsworth C-USA Player of the Week (Mar 2, 2020)
Taveion Hollingsworth C-USA Player of the Week (Jan 20, 2020)
Jared Savage C-USA Player of the Week (Feb 17, 2020)
Carson Williams C-USA Player of the Week (Jan 6, 2020)
Jordan Rawls C-USA Freshman of the Week (Nov 25, 2019)

2019-2020 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Rawls T. Hollingsworth C. Justice J. Savage C. Williams
Rotation     J. Anderson    
Lim PT J. Gambrell E. Wright   I. Cozart C. Bassey
Lim PT K. Cooper P. Murphy   M. Horton  
Lim PT J. Harlan        

2019-2020 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Taveion Hollingsworth 30 34.8 16.6 4.2 2.7 1.3 0.1 2.7
Charles Bassey 10 28.1 15.3 9.2 1.3 0.8 1.5 2.3
Carson Williams 30 34.1 14.0 6.6 1.7 1.1 0.8 1.5
Jared Savage 30 34.6 11.7 7.1 1.4 1.2 1.1 1.2
Josh Anderson 30 28.2 10.1 4.2 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.7
Camron Justice 27 27.7 10.1 2.5 1.4 0.7 0.0 2.0
Jordan Rawls 30 27.6 7.9 1.4 2.2 0.7 0.0 1.6
Jeremiah Gambrell 23 6.3 1.3 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.3
Matthew Horton 15 4.6 1.1 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.1
Isaiah Cozart 18 4.9 0.8 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2
Jackson Harlan 3 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Patrick Murphy 6 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5

2019-2020 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)
Phil Cunningham Associate Head Coach 2019-2020 Head Coach (Troy, 2013 to 2019)
Hennssy Auriantal Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Jackson State, 2013 to 2015)
Marcus Grant Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Associate Head Coach (Troy, 2015 to 2019)
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)
Kyle Neaves Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2016-2017 Director of Communications (Western Kentucky, 2013 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