2017-2018 Delaware State Hornets

2017-2018 Delaware State Hornets Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
15 Ameer Bennett Fr F 6-8 220 - Richmond (VA) United States St. Christopher's School
25 Jordan Bushrod RS-So G 6-4 190 Jan 16, 1996 Dover (DE) United States Fork Union Military Academy
13 Myles Carter Fr SG 6-1 170 - Philadelphia (PA) United States Academy at Palumbo
2 Jamelle Christian Jr G 6-1 190 - Baltimore (MD) United States Capital Christian High School
1 Marquis Collins Fr SF 6-8 215 - Chester (PA) United States Chester High School
21 Saleik Edwards Jr G 6-3 210 - Winterville (NC) United States South Central High School
32 Daivon Gamble Jr F 6-5 235 - Charlotte (NC) United States Garinger High School
5 Kobe Gantz So PG 6-3 180 - Lancaster (PA) United States J.P. McCaskey High School
55 Reginald Giles Sr C 6-9 235 - Dover (DE) United States Caesar Rodney High School
3 Joseph Lewis Sr FC 6-9 225 Jul 8, 1995 Detroit (MI) United States Westside Christian Academy
5 Jonathan Mitchell Jr F 6-4 210 - Waterbury (CT) United States Watertown High School
20 Simon Okolue Jr C 6-11 235 Oct 30, 1995 Lagos Nigeria Capistrano Valley High School
50 Demola Onifade Jr F 6-9 225 Sep 22, 1996 Lagos Nigeria Camden Catholic High School
20 Prince Riley Fr G 6-4 185 - Washington (DC) United States N/A
22 Matthew Stevenson RS-Fr F 6-2 175 - Winston-Salem (NC) United States Hargrave Military Academy
24 Artem Tavakalyan Sr F 6-6 210 Sep 24, 1995 Moscow Russia / Armenia Florida Air Academy
11 Jonathan Walker So G 6-3 185 - Atlanta (GA) United States Lithonia High School
10 Kavon Waller Sr F 6-5 210 - Chester (VA) United States Thomas Dale High School
4 Pinky Wiley Fr G 5-11 175 - Chesterfield (VA) United States Chesterfield Community High School

Recent Delaware State Hornets History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 0-2 1st (MEAC) N/A N/A
2018-2019 6-25 (2-14) 12th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 4-28 (2-14) 13th (MEAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 10-22 (7-9) 7th (MEAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 7-25 (5-11) 12th (MEAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 18-18 (9-7) 5th (MEAC) Runner Up CBI 1st Rnd
2013-2014 9-21 (5-12) 12th (MEAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 15-18 (8-8) 6th (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 15-14 (12-4) 3rd (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 9-21 (5-11) 8th (MEAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 17-12 (11-5) 2nd (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 8-24 (6-10) 8th (MEAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 14-16 (10-6) 4th (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 21-13 (16-2) 1st (MEAC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2005-2006 21-14 (16-2) 1st (MEAC) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2004-2005 19-14 (14-4) 1st (MEAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2003-2004 13-15 (11-7) 3rd (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 15-12 (13-5) 2nd (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A

2017-2018 Delaware State Hornets Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Marquis Collins MEAC Rookie of the Week (Jan 29, 2018)

2017-2018 Delaware State Hornets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters P. Wiley J. Walker K. Waller A. Tavakalyan S. Okolue
Rotation K. Gantz D. Gamble M. Collins J. Lewis  
Rotation     J. Mitchell D. Onifade  
Rotation       A. Bennett  
Lim PT M. Stevenson S. Edwards     R. Giles
Lim PT   M. Carter      

2017-2018 Delaware State Hornets Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kobe Gantz 6 30.5 13.5 5.2 3.3 2.7 0.0 2.5
Simon Okolue 27 26.7 11.5 7.1 0.3 0.6 1.1 1.6
Artem Tavakalyan 32 27.5 10.8 5.5 1.5 0.9 0.2 1.8
Marquis Collins 28 19.4 9.0 2.8 0.6 0.2 0.2 1.5
Pinky Wiley 32 35.8 8.5 1.9 2.8 1.5 0.0 2.6
Jonathan Walker 27 26.2 8.0 2.0 2.1 1.1 0.1 1.9
Kavon Waller 25 28.4 7.0 3.7 1.8 0.2 0.4 1.4
Jonathan Mitchell 9 17.3 6.9 2.2 2.1 0.7 0.3 1.3
Joseph Lewis 27 16.5 4.2 2.8 0.9 0.2 0.3 1.9
Ameer Bennett 29 10.7 2.9 1.9 0.2 0.2 0.1 1.2
Daivon Gamble 10 10.0 2.8 1.6 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.4
Saleik Edwards 25 7.8 2.0 0.7 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.4
Reginald Giles 2 7.5 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Demola Onifade 28 11.9 1.0 2.3 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.5
Matthew Stevenson 9 2.3 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2
Myles Carter 12 3.0 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.9

2017-2018 Delaware State Hornets Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Keith Walker Head Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Delaware State, 2000 to 2014)
Keith Johnson Associate Head Coach 2014-2015 Associate Coach (Coppin State, 2001 to 2015)
Arthur Tyson Assistant Coach 2000-2001 N/A
Kevin Washington Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Skip Perkins Athletic Director 2015-2016 Athletic Director (Howard, 2011 to 2015)
Lori Leary Director of Sports Medicine 2012-2013 N/A
Casey Cooper Assistant Athletic Trainer 2011-2012 N/A