2015-2016 Illinois State Redbirds

2015-2016 Illinois State Redbirds Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
44 DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Sr GF 6-5 200 Jun 5, 1993 Orlando (FL) United States West Oak Academy
0 Nick Banyard Jr F 6-8 225 Feb 16, 1994 Flower Mound (TX) United States Marcus High School
2 Quentin Brewer Sr F 6-6 215 Aug 17, 1993 Tampa (FL) United States Howard W. Blake High School
3 Keyshawn Evans Fr PG 6-0 180 Feb 15, 1996 Plantation (FL) United States Sagemont School
35 Roland Griffin Fr SG 6-7 215 Mar 16, 1997 Aurora (IL) United States West Aurora High School
22 Elvis Harvey RS-Fr PF 6-9 210 Jan 25, 1997 West Palm Beach (FL) United States Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches
23 Deontae Hawkins Jr F 6-8 220 Aug 2, 1993 Dayton (OH) United States Quakerdale Prep Academy
5 Matt Hein RS-Fr PG 6-4 183 Dec 20, 1996 Orlando (FL) United States Windermere Preparatory School
1 Paris Lee Jr G 6-0 185 Apr 20, 1995 Maywood (IL) United States Proviso East High School
15 Justin McCloud Sr G 6-4 198 Jan 11, 1994 Bottineau (ND) United States Bottineau High School
11 MiKyle Mcintosh So SF 6-7 235 Jul 19, 1994 Pickering Canada 22ft Basketball Academy
4 David Ndiaye Fr C 7-0 215 Oct 16, 1996 Windermere (FL) United States Windermere Preparatory School
31 Javaka Thompson Jr GF 6-4 191 Oct 11, 1993 Chicago (IL) United States Whitney Young High School
12 Tony Wills Jr G 6-4 185 Jul 12, 1994 Indianapolis (IN) United States Ben Davis 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

2015-2016 Illinois State Redbirds Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell NABC All-District (16) Second Team
MiKyle Mcintosh NABC All-District (16) Second Team
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell MVC All-Conference Second Team
Paris Lee MVC All-Conference Honorable Mention
MiKyle Mcintosh MVC All-Conference Honorable Mention
Paris Lee MVC All-Defensive Team
Nick Banyard MVC All-Bench Team
MiKyle Mcintosh MVC Most-Improved Team
Paris Lee Cancun Challenge Riviera Division All-Tournament Team

2015-2016 Illinois State Redbirds Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters P. Lee T. Wills D. Akoon-Purcell M. Mcintosh D. Hawkins
Rotation   R. Griffin Q. Brewer N. Banyard  
Rotation   J. McCloud      
Lim PT K. Evans J. Thompson     D. Ndiaye

2015-2016 Illinois State Redbirds Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell 32 28.0 14.1 4.9 1.9 0.9 0.4 2.7
Paris Lee 32 30.4 11.1 2.7 3.7 1.7 0.1 1.9
MiKyle Mcintosh 31 24.0 10.9 4.8 1.8 0.6 0.6 2.2
Deontae Hawkins 32 24.9 10.3 5.8 1.1 0.7 0.7 1.3
Roland Griffin 16 21.9 5.9 2.7 1.1 0.5 0.3 1.2
Tony Wills 32 25.4 5.3 2.0 1.8 1.1 0.3 1.1
Nick Banyard 32 19.9 5.2 4.3 0.6 0.5 0.3 1.3
Justin McCloud 32 17.1 4.0 1.7 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.3
Quentin Brewer 30 16.3 2.7 4.1 0.3 0.2 0.6 0.8
David Ndiaye 12 8.8 1.8 2.2 0.2 0.0 1.2 0.3
Keyshawn Evans 10 6.5 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.4
Javaka Thompson 7 1.4 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1

2015-2016 Illinois State Redbirds Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dan Muller Head Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Luke Yaklich Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Dean Oliver Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Jeremy Ballard Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (VCU, 2012 to 2015)
Spencer Johnson Video Coordinator 2015-2016 Graduate Assistant (UMKC, 2013 to 2015)
Larry Lyons Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A
Jim Lathrop Director of Strength and Conditioning 2014-2015 N/A
Will Veasley Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 Video Coordinator (Illinois State, 2013 to 2015)
John Munn Head Athletic Trainer 2006-2007 N/A
Lauren Hutchcraft Director of Communications 2014-2015 N/A