2020-2021 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

2020-2021 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
4 Josh Anderson Sr SF 6-6 190 Nov 15, 1997 Baton Rouge (LA) United States Madison Prep Academy
23 Charles Bassey Jr PF 6-11 235 Oct 28, 2000 Lagos Nigeria / United States ASPIRE Basketball Academy
32 Bailey Conrad Fr F 6-7 220 - New Albany (IN) United States Christian Academy of Indiana
21 Kenny Cooper Sr PG 6-0 190 Aug 14, 1998 Nashville (TN) United States Franklin Road Academy
50 Isaiah Cozart So PF 6-7 235 - Richmond (VA) United States Madison Central High School
34 Luke Frampton Jr SG 6-5 200 Aug 1, 1998 Poca (WV) United States Poca High School
12 Jackson Harlan So PG 6-3 190 - Albany (KY) United States Clinton County High School
11 Taveion Hollingsworth Sr PG 6-2 165 Aug 14, 1998 Lexington (KY) United States Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
20 Dayvion McKnight Fr PG 6-1 190 Jul 2, 2002 Shelbyville (KY) United States Martha Layne Collins High School
1 Kylen Milton Fr F 6-4 190 - Monticello (AR) United States CORE4 High School Prep
15 Patrick Murphy Sr G 6-5 180 - Franklin (TN) United States Independence High School
2 Kevin Osawe Jr F 6-6 205 - Brampton Canada Central Technical High School
3 Jordan Rawls So PG 6-1 180 Jun 18, 2001 Chattanooga (TN) United States Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
5 Noah Stansbury Fr G 6-0 160 - Bowling Green (KY) United States Greenwood High School
22 Carson Williams Sr SF 6-5 240 Dec 7, 1997 Owenton (KY) United States Owen County High School

Recent Western Kentucky Hilltoppers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 21-8 (11-3) 3rd (C-USA) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
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

2020-2021 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Charles Bassey USBWA All-American Third Team
Charles Bassey NABC All-District (11) First Team
Taveion Hollingsworth NABC All-District (11) Second Team
Charles Bassey AP All-American Honorable Mention
Charles Bassey C-USA Player of the Year
Charles Bassey C-USA All-Conference First Team
Taveion Hollingsworth C-USA All-Conference Second Team
Charles Bassey C-USA All-Tournament Team
Dayvion McKnight C-USA All-Tournament Team
Charles Bassey C-USA Defensive Player of the Year
Josh Anderson C-USA All-Defensive Team
Charles Bassey C-USA All-Defensive Team
Dayvion McKnight C-USA All-Freshman Team
Charles Bassey C-USA Player of the Week (Nov 30, 2020)
Charles Bassey C-USA Player of the Week (Jan 18, 2021)
Charles Bassey C-USA Player of the Week (Dec 14, 2020)
Charles Bassey C-USA Player of the Week (Jan 25, 2021)
Charles Bassey C-USA Player of the Week (Dec 21, 2020)
Charles Bassey C-USA Player of the Week (Mar 7, 2021)
Charles Bassey C-USA Player of the Week (Jan 11, 2021)
Luke Frampton C-USA Player of the Week (Dec 28, 2020)
Dayvion McKnight C-USA Freshman of the Week (Nov 30, 2020)

2020-2021 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. McKnight T. Hollingsworth C. Williams J. Anderson C. Bassey
Rotation J. Rawls L. Frampton      
Lim PT K. Cooper P. Murphy B. Conrad K. Osawe  
Lim PT J. Harlan K. Milton   I. Cozart  

2020-2021 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Charles Bassey 28 30.3 17.6 11.6 0.7 0.4 3.1 2.2
Taveion Hollingsworth 29 31.3 13.9 3.8 2.4 1.2 0.2 2.3
Josh Anderson 27 28.1 9.2 3.9 1.1 1.8 0.5 1.8
Jordan Rawls 28 22.9 8.2 2.1 2.1 0.5 0.0 1.5
Carson Williams 27 26.9 7.5 5.3 1.0 0.6 0.4 1.2
Luke Frampton 26 20.4 7.5 1.8 1.2 0.5 0.0 1.1
Dayvion McKnight 29 24.6 5.8 3.6 3.8 1.0 0.2 2.1
Kylen Milton 9 5.7 2.7 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.7
Kenny Cooper 24 15.3 2.6 1.3 1.8 0.6 0.1 1.1
Kevin Osawe 26 8.0 2.2 1.9 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.3
Isaiah Cozart 11 6.0 1.6 2.0 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.3
Jackson Harlan 7 2.1 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
Patrick Murphy 4 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Bailey Conrad 5 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0

2020-2021 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
Duane Hall Director of Strength and Conditioning 2020-2021 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)
Zach Greenwell Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2020-2021 Associate Director of Communications (Western Kentucky, 2016 to 2020)
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