2017-2018 Northern Kentucky Norse

2017-2018 Northern Kentucky Norse Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
20 Nick Ayers Sr G 6-3 190 - Independence (KY) United States Simon Kenton High School
22 Darian Childress Fr F 6-8 190 - Louisville (KY) United States Fern Creek High School
3 Tre Cobbs So PG 6-0 190 - Lima (OH) United States Lima Central Catholic High School
2 Paul Djoko RS-Fr GF 6-4 200 Jul 2, 1998 Strasbourg France N/A
11 Mason Faulkner So SG 6-1 165 - Glasgow (KY) United States Caverna High School
1 Jordan Garnett Sr F 6-5 220 Nov 23, 1995 Indianapolis (IN) United States Warren Central High School
4 Jeff Garrett Jr F 6-6 220 Dec 8, 1994 Gadsden (AL) United States Oldsmar Christian Academy
30 Lavone Holland II Sr G 6-2 180 Dec 8, 1994 Louisville (KY) United States Ballard High School
34 Drew McDonald Jr SF 6-7 250 Sep 9, 1996 Newport (KY) United States Newport Central Catholic High School
15 Tyler Sharpe So G 6-0 200 Jan 14, 1998 Mount Washington (KY) United States Bullitt East High School
5 Jalen Tate Fr SF 6-6 170 Jun 18, 1998 Pickerington (OH) United States Pickerington High School Central
33 Chris Vogt Fr C 7-1 260 Feb 8, 1999 Mayfield (KY) United States Graves County High School
32 Dantez Walton So SF 6-6 215 Dec 28, 1997 Lima (OH) United States Lima Central Catholic High School
23 Carson Williams So SF 6-5 230 Dec 7, 1997 Owenton (KY) United States Owen County High School

Recent Northern Kentucky Norse History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 19-8 (11-4) 2nd (Horizon) N/A N/A
2018-2019 26-9 (13-5) 1st (Horizon) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2017-2018 22-10 (15-3) 1st (Horizon) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2016-2017 24-11 (12-6) 3rd (Horizon) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2015-2016 9-21 (5-13) 8th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 13-17 (7-7) 4th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 9-21 (5-13) 8th (A-Sun) N/A N/A
2012-2013 11-16 (9-9) 4th (A-Sun) N/A N/A
2007-2008 N/A N/A (NEC) N/A N/A
2006-2007 N/A N/A (NEC) N/A N/A
2005-2006 0-1 N/A (NEC) N/A N/A
2004-2005 N/A N/A (NEC) N/A N/A

2017-2018 Northern Kentucky Norse Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Drew McDonald NABC All-District (12) First Team
Lavone Holland II NABC All-District (12) Second Team
Drew McDonald Horizon All-League First Team
Lavone Holland II Horizon All-League Second Team
Jalen Tate Horizon League All-Defensive Team
Jalen Tate Horizon League All-Freshman Team
Drew McDonald Horizon League Player of the Week (Feb 5, 2018)
Jalen Tate Horizon League Freshman of the Week (Feb 26, 2018)
Drew McDonald Bahamas Showcase All-Tournament Team

2017-2018 Northern Kentucky Norse Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Holland II J. Tate D. Walton J. Garnett D. McDonald
Rotation T. Sharpe M. Faulkner C. Williams    
Lim PT T. Cobbs N. Ayers J. Garrett   C. Vogt
Lim PT     D. Childress    

2017-2018 Northern Kentucky Norse Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Drew McDonald 32 30.6 17.0 9.6 2.2 0.5 0.5 2.2
Lavone Holland II 32 30.2 13.8 4.2 4.4 1.1 0.2 2.6
Carson Williams 32 26.8 12.0 5.6 1.2 0.9 0.4 1.4
Tyler Sharpe 31 14.8 6.7 1.1 0.6 0.8 0.1 0.5
Jordan Garnett 32 29.2 6.7 3.1 2.0 0.9 0.4 1.1
Jalen Tate 32 22.8 5.7 2.2 2.0 1.3 0.6 1.2
Mason Faulkner 32 17.2 5.6 1.8 2.2 0.7 0.0 1.4
Dantez Walton 32 16.3 5.3 3.4 1.0 0.7 0.4 0.8
Jeff Garrett 27 9.1 4.3 3.3 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.7
Tre Cobbs 14 6.1 2.3 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.6
Chris Vogt 15 3.3 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1
Darian Childress 4 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
Nick Ayers 8 2.3 0.0 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0

2017-2018 Northern Kentucky Norse Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
John Brannen Head Coach 2015-2016 Associate Head Coach (Alabama, 2013 to 2015)
Sean Dwyer Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Special Assistant to the Head Coach (Alabama, 2013 to 2015)
Chris Shumate Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Western Kentucky, 2015 to 2016)
Tim Morris Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Director of Player Development (Nevada, 2015 to 2016)
McIntyre Webb Video Coordinator 2016-2017 N/A
Ken Bothof Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Tony Rack Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 Director of Operations (Winthrop, 2013 to 2015)
Molly Hutson Head Athletic Trainer 2005-2006 N/A
Brian Boos Strength and Conditioning Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Brad Pope Director of Communications 2014-2015 N/A