2008-2009 Illinois State Redbirds

2008-2009 Illinois State Redbirds Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Matt Coates Jr G 5-9 170 May 1, 1987 Peoria (IL) United States Richwoods High School
- Osiris Eldridge Jr G 6-3 190 Jun 18, 1988 Chicago (IL) United States Phillips Academy
- Bobby Hill RS-Jr F 6-6 220 Jul 17, 1987 St. Louis (MO) United States Vashon High School
- Emmanuel Holloway Sr G 6-0 190 Jul 28, 1986 Cartersville (GA) United States Woodland High School
- Brandon Holtz Sr G 6-4 185 Sep 24, 1986 Bloomington (IN) United States Bloomington High School North
- Blake Mishler RS-Jr F 6-8 232 Dec 2, 1987 Metamora (IL) United States Metamora Township High School
- Dinma Odiakosa Jr F 6-8 240 Dec 21, 1985 Akwukwu Nigeria Saint Patrick's Model School
- Sead Odzic Jr G 6-3 192 Oct 22, 1986 Skokie (IL) United States Niles West High School
- Champ Oguchi Sr GF 6-6 200 Apr 28, 1986 Houston (TX) United States / Nigeria George Bush High School
- Lloyd Phillips Jr G 5-10 170 Jul 24, 1985 Washington (DC) United States Friendly High School
- Jeremy Robinson Fr F 6-9 210 Feb 14, 1989 Decatur (IL) United States Eisenhower High School
- Alex Rubin So G 6-1 185 Jan 25, 1989 Plymouth (MN) United States Robbinsdale Armstrong High School
- Brandon Sampay Sr F 6-8 255 Aug 18, 1986 Inglewood (CA) United States Crenshaw High School
- Landon Shipley Jr G 6-0 170 Nov 16, 1985 St. Louis (MO) United States Lafayette High School
- Kellen Thornton Fr F 6-7 242 Dec 24, 1988 Country Club Hills (IL) United States Hillcrest High School

Recent Illinois State Redbirds History

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

2008-2009 Illinois State Redbirds Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Osiris Eldridge NABC All-District (16) First Team
Champ Oguchi NABC All-District (16) Second Team
Osiris Eldridge MVC All-Conference First Team
Champ Oguchi MVC All-Conference Second Team
Osiris Eldridge MVC Tournament Most Outstanding Player
Osiris Eldridge MVC All-Tournament Team
Champ Oguchi MVC All-Tournament Team
Osiris Eldridge MVC All-Defensive Team
Dinma Odiakosa MVC All-Defensive Team
Brandon Sampay MVC All-Bench Team
Champ Oguchi MVC Newcomer of the Year
Champ Oguchi MVC All-Newcomer Team
Emmanuel Holloway MVC Most-Improved Team

2008-2009 Illinois State Redbirds Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Phillips E. Holloway O. Eldridge C. Oguchi D. Odiakosa
Rotation A. Rubin S. Odzic   B. Sampay  
Lim PT L. Shipley B. Holtz K. Thornton J. Robinson  

2008-2009 Illinois State Redbirds Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Champ Oguchi 34 31.6 15.2 5.4 1.3 1.0 0.4 1.5
Osiris Eldridge 34 34.8 14.0 6.2 2.4 1.5 0.4 2.1
Lloyd Phillips 31 32.1 10.6 2.4 3.6 1.1 0.1 2.8
Emmanuel Holloway 34 30.8 10.3 4.0 2.8 1.4 0.4 1.9
Dinma Odiakosa 34 26.3 8.7 7.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 1.4
Brandon Sampay 34 21.3 7.2 5.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 1.1
Landon Shipley 23 8.1 3.2 0.7 1.0 0.3 0.1 0.6
Alex Rubin 21 11.0 1.5 0.7 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.4
Brandon Holtz 23 6.2 1.5 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.3
Sead Odzic 28 12.5 1.0 0.9 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.7
Jeremy Robinson 15 3.5 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.5
Kellen Thornton 24 5.0 0.8 1.4 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.5

2008-2009 Illinois State Redbirds Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
John Munn Head Athletic Trainer 2006-2007 N/A