2018-2019 Norfolk State Spartans

2018-2019 Norfolk State Spartans Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
11 Jermaine Bishop Jr PG 6-1 180 Feb 22, 1997 Queens (NY) United States Holy Cross High School
5 Armani Branch Sr F 6-7 210 Nov 16, 1995 Hampton (VA) United States Genesis Academy
4 Joe Bryant, Jr. Fr G 6-1 225 Mar 5, 2000 Norco (LA) United States Lake Taylor High School
45 Jordan Butler Sr F 6-6 245 Aug 7, 1994 Hartford (CT) United States Putnam Science Academy
55 Kyonze Chavis So G 6-4 185 Dec 15, 1996 Chesapeake (VA) United States Norfolk Collegiate School
1 B.J. Fitzgerald Fr G 6-6 200 Jul 12, 2000 Danville (VA) United States Carlisle School
32 Chris Ford Fr F 6-8 220 May 12, 2000 Cheektowaga (NY) United States L.C. Bird High School
35 Derrik Jamerson, Jr. Sr G 6-5 180 Sep 28, 1997 Detroit (MI) United States Cornerstone Health and Technology High School
15 C.J. Kelly Fr G 6-5 190 Apr 14, 1998 Long Island City (NY) United States Queens High School of Teaching
22 Alex Long Sr PF 6-8 225 Apr 22, 1996 Clinton (MD) United States Mount Zion Baptist Christian School
3 Obi Momah Sr F 6-7 240 Jan 16, 1996 Farmington (CT) United States Farmington High School
0 Mastadi Pitt So G 6-1 205 Jun 26, 1998 Hampton (VA) United States Hampton High School
14 Nic Thomas Jr G 6-2 185 Jun 3, 1996 Arlington (TX) United States N/A
34 Steven Whitley Jr SG 6-3 220 Feb 21, 1996 Norfolk (VA) United States Fork Union Military Academy

Recent Norfolk State Spartans History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 22-14 (14-2) 1st (MEAC) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2017-2018 14-19 (11-5) 4th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 17-17 (12-4) 2nd (MEAC) Runner Up CIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 17-17 (12-4) 2nd (MEAC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 20-14 (12-4) 2nd (MEAC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2013-2014 19-15 (11-5) 3rd (MEAC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 21-12 1st (MEAC) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2011-2012 26-10 (13-3) 2nd (MEAC) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2010-2011 12-20 (8-8) 6th (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 11-19 (9-7) 4th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 14-18 (9-7) 3rd (MEAC) Runner Up N/A
2007-2008 16-15 (11-5) 2nd (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 11-19 (10-8) 3rd (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 13-18 (10-8) 5th (MEAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 13-14 (11-7) 4th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 12-17 (10-8) 5th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 14-15 (10-8) 6th (MEAC) 2nd Rnd N/A

2018-2019 Norfolk State Spartans Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Derrik Jamerson, Jr. NABC All-District (15) Second Team
Derrik Jamerson, Jr. All-MEAC Second Team
Nic Thomas All-MEAC Second Team
Jordan Butler All-MEAC Third Team
Steven Whitley All-MEAC Third Team
C.J. Kelly MEAC All-Tournament Team
Mastadi Pitt MEAC All-Tournament Team
C.J. Kelly MEAC All-Rookie Team
Jordan Butler MEAC Player of the Week (Feb 5, 2019)
Derrik Jamerson, Jr. MEAC Player of the Week (Jan 15, 2019)
Nic Thomas MEAC Player of the Week (Dec 4, 2018)
Nic Thomas MEAC Player of the Week (Jan 29, 2019)
Jordan Butler MEAC Defensive Player of the Week (Jan 8, 2019)
Jordan Butler MEAC Defensive Player of the Week (Nov 13, 2018)
C.J. Kelly MEAC Rookie of the Week (Mar 5, 2019)
C.J. Kelly MEAC Rookie of the Week (Feb 19, 2019)
C.J. Kelly MEAC Rookie of the Week (Dec 26, 2018)
Derrik Jamerson, Jr. Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational All-Tournament Team

2018-2019 Norfolk State Spartans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Pitt N. Thomas D. Jamerson, Jr. A. Long J. Butler
Rotation   S. Whitley C. Kelly    
Lim PT J. Bryant, Jr. K. Chavis B. Fitzgerald A. Branch  
Lim PT J. Bishop   O. Momah C. Ford  

2018-2019 Norfolk State Spartans Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Nic Thomas 34 29.7 14.3 3.3 1.6 0.8 0.1 2.1
Derrik Jamerson, Jr. 36 27.0 10.4 3.9 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.4
Mastadi Pitt 35 25.5 9.8 2.3 2.7 0.5 0.0 1.7
Steven Whitley 34 25.1 9.6 5.2 4.0 1.5 0.1 2.9
Alex Long 35 24.0 8.6 4.5 0.9 0.7 0.8 2.0
Jordan Butler 33 26.6 8.1 6.4 0.8 0.5 2.0 1.8
C.J. Kelly 31 12.3 4.5 1.9 0.4 0.6 0.5 1.4
Armani Branch 34 14.0 4.4 2.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.8
Kyonze Chavis 33 12.6 3.5 1.8 1.1 0.4 0.2 0.5
Joe Bryant, Jr. 28 8.5 2.4 1.4 0.6 0.3 0.0 1.0
B.J. Fitzgerald 24 5.3 2.2 1.4 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.3
Chris Ford 32 6.8 0.9 1.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4

2018-2019 Norfolk State Spartans Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Robert Jones Head Coach 2014-2015 Head Coach (Norfolk State, 2013 to 2014)
C.J. Clemons Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Jamal Brown Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (North Carolina A&T, 2015 to 2016)
Leonard Fairley Assistant Coach 2018-2019 N/A
Marty L. Miller Athletic Director 2005-2006 N/A
Matt Michalec Director of Sports Information 2014-2015 N/A
Mike Bello Assistant Director of Sports Information 2012-2013 N/A
Jessica Cole Head Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 N/A