2019-2020 Illinois State Redbirds

2019-2020 Illinois State Redbirds Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
14 Hank Beard Sr G 6-0 177 Jan 22, 1997 Seminole (FL) United States Seminole High School
1 Dedric Boyd So G 6-4 185 Oct 23, 1998 Brownsville (TN) United States Haywood High School
32 Taylor Bruninga So F 6-8 220 - Mapleton (IL) United States Illini Bluffs High School
22 Matt Chastain Jr GF 6-6 190 - LeRoy (IL) United States LeRoy High School
2 Zach Copeland Sr G 6-4 185 Jun 21, 1997 Oakland (CA) United States Berkeley High School
15 Lijah Donnelly Jr G 6-2 170 - Bloomington (IL) United States Bloomingdale High School
5 Keith Fisher III So C 6-8 220 - Los Angeles (CA) United States Westchester High School
25 Jaycee Hillsman Sr SF 6-6 213 - Chicago (IL) United States Bosco Institute
0 D.J. Horne Fr PG 6-1 175 - Raleigh (NC) United States Trinity Christian
13 Rey Idowu So F 6-9 240 - Melbourne (FL) United States Clearwater High School
34 Malcolm Miller RS-Fr G 6-4 210 - Shelbyville (IL) United States Shelbyville High School
4 Abdou Ndiaye Fr F 6-9 195 - Louga Senegal The Nation Christian Academy
12 Antonio Reeves Fr GF 6-4 185 - Phoenix (AZ) United States Simeon Career Academy
23 Harouna Sissoko RS-Fr F 6-7 210 Aug 6, 1999 Kayes Mali Grandview Park Baptist School
3 Ricky Torres Sr G 6-2 189 Sep 6, 1995 Largo (FL) United States Pinellas Park High School

Recent Illinois State Redbirds History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 1-1 1st (MVC) N/A N/A
2019-2020 10-21 (5-13) 9th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
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

2019-2020 Illinois State Redbirds Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Antonio Reeves MVC All-Bench Team
D.J. Horne MVC All-Freshman Team
Zach Copeland MVC Player of the Week (Nov 11, 2019)
Keith Fisher III MVC Newcomer of the Week (Feb 3, 2020)

2019-2020 Illinois State Redbirds Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Horne Z. Copeland J. Hillsman A. Ndiaye K. Fisher III
Rotation R. Torres A. Reeves M. Chastain T. Bruninga R. Idowu
Rotation   D. Boyd      
Lim PT L. Donnelly        
Lim PT H. Beard        

2019-2020 Illinois State Redbirds Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Zach Copeland 31 29.9 14.5 3.1 2.7 1.0 0.0 3.3
Keith Fisher III 30 24.6 9.6 6.0 0.8 0.7 0.3 2.2
D.J. Horne 31 24.5 8.7 3.1 1.4 0.7 0.0 1.5
Jaycee Hillsman 31 26.0 8.5 4.2 1.2 0.7 0.3 2.0
Antonio Reeves 31 22.4 7.2 2.5 0.7 0.6 0.1 1.0
Dedric Boyd 26 14.8 6.3 0.6 0.9 0.4 0.1 0.7
Rey Idowu 30 15.7 4.4 3.2 0.7 0.2 0.2 1.0
Ricky Torres 30 18.6 3.9 2.3 2.7 0.5 0.3 1.4
Matt Chastain 19 16.3 3.2 2.7 1.1 0.5 0.3 0.7
Taylor Bruninga 15 11.0 1.7 2.1 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5
Abdou Ndiaye 28 12.0 1.5 3.2 0.1 0.5 1.1 0.5
Lijah Donnelly 12 5.2 1.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.2
Hank Beard 5 3.6 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.0

2019-2020 Illinois State Redbirds Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dan Muller Head Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Brian Jones Associate Head Coach 2019-2020 Head Coach (North Dakota, 2006 to 2019)
Brian Reese Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (Georgian Court, 2015 to 2016)
Marcus Belcher Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Associate Head Coach (Indiana State, 2017 to 2019)
John Putyrski Video Coordinator 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Eastern Florida State College, 2018 to 2019)
Larry Lyons Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A
Jim Lathrop Director of Strength and Conditioning 2014-2015 N/A
Spencer Johnson Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Video Coordinator (Illinois State, 2015 to 2016)
John Munn Head Athletic Trainer 2006-2007 N/A
Lauren Hutchcraft Director of Communications 2014-2015 N/A