2020-2021 Missouri State Bears

2020-2021 Missouri State Bears Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
11 Raphe Ayres Fr G 6-6 200 - Arlington (VA) United States Vermont Academy
4 Ja'Monta Black So G 6-3 182 Jan 26, 2001 Columbia (MO) United States Rock Bridge High School
5 Jake Branham So G 6-1 170 - Springfield (MO) United States Springfield Catholic High School
2 Elijah Bridgers Fr G 6-2 175 - Springfield (MO) United States Kickapoo High School
3 Spencer Brown Sr G 6-2 192 Jan 14, 1998 Fayetteville (AR) United States Fayetteville High School
33 Dawson Carper Jr C 7-0 250 - Colorado Springs (CO) United States Rampart High School
13 Melvyn Ebonkoli Fr PF 6-7 210 Apr 11, 2001 Trappes France Putnam Science Academy
14 Keaton Hervey Jr G 6-7 190 - Cedar Park (TX) United States Cedar Park High School
- A.J. James Fr SG 6-4 190 - Virginia Beach (VA) United States Green Run High School
1 Isiaih Mosley So SF 6-5 192 May 3, 2000 Columbia (MO) United States Rock Bridge High School
52 Lu'Cye Patterson Fr G 6-2 210 - Brooklyn Center (MN) United States Brooklyn Center High School
44 Gaige Prim Sr G 6-8 250 Apr 8, 1999 Aurora (CO) United States Grandview High School
34 Jared Ridder Jr SF 6-8 216 Aug 31, 1998 Springfield (MO) United States Kickapoo High School
25 Darian Scott Jr C 6-11 210 Jan 15, 1999 Las Vegas (NV) United States Centennial High School
0 DeMarcus Sharpe Jr G 6-4 180 - Charleston (MO) United States Charleston High School
20 Nic Tata Jr F 6-10 250 - Melbourne Australia Mount Eliza Secondary College
55 Skylar Wicks Fr G 6-6 200 - Clearwater (FL) United States Surge Christian Academy

Recent Missouri State Bears History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 17-7 (12-6) 3rd (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2019-2020 16-17 (9-9) 6th (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2018-2019 16-16 (10-8) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 18-15 (7-11) 7th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 17-16 (7-11) 6th (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 13-19 (8-10) 6th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 11-20 (5-13) 8th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 20-13 (9-9) 4th (MVC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 11-22 (7-11) 7th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 16-16 (9-9) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 26-9 (15-3) 1st (MVC) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2009-2010 24-12 (8-10) 7th (MVC) 2nd Rnd CIT Champion
2008-2009 11-20 (3-15) 10th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 17-16 (8-10) 7th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 22-11 (12-6) 3rd (MVC) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2005-2006 22-9 (12-6) 2nd (MVC) 2nd Rnd NIT 4th Rnd
2004-2005 19-13 (10-8) 4th (MVC) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 19-14 (9-9) 5th (MVC) Runner Up N/A
2002-2003 17-12 (12-6) 3rd (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A

2020-2021 Missouri State Bears Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Isiaih Mosley MVC All-Conference First Team
Gaige Prim MVC All-Conference First Team
Gaige Prim MVC All-Defensive Team
DeMarcus Sharpe MVC All-Newcomer Team
Isiaih Mosley MVC Most-Improved Team
Isiaih Mosley MVC Player of the Week (Jan 5, 2021)
Isiaih Mosley MVC Player of the Week (Jan 12, 2021)
Isiaih Mosley MVC Player of the Week (Feb 8, 2021)
Gaige Prim MVC Player of the Week (Feb 23, 2021)
Gaige Prim MVC Player of the Week (Dec 23, 2020)

2020-2021 Missouri State Bears Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Black D. Sharpe I. Mosley K. Hervey G. Prim
Rotation     J. Ridder    
Lim PT L. Patterson R. Ayres   N. Tata D. Scott
Lim PT S. Brown S. Wicks   M. Ebonkoli D. Carper
Lim PT   E. Bridgers      

2020-2021 Missouri State Bears Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Isiaih Mosley 24 33.7 19.8 6.2 3.1 1.0 0.1 3.4
Gaige Prim 24 29.2 16.7 9.1 3.0 1.2 1.3 2.5
Ja'Monta Black 24 31.1 9.6 3.3 1.7 0.5 0.1 1.4
DeMarcus Sharpe 21 31.3 8.2 4.2 3.7 0.7 0.5 1.7
Jared Ridder 24 25.1 7.4 2.9 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.8
Keaton Hervey 24 26.8 7.4 4.6 0.3 0.4 0.3 1.2
Lu'Cye Patterson 23 14.4 2.5 2.3 1.2 0.3 0.0 0.8
Elijah Bridgers 4 2.8 2.0 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
Nic Tata 20 5.7 1.9 1.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.4
Skylar Wicks 5 5.4 1.2 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.6
Raphe Ayres 9 4.7 0.9 1.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2
Melvyn Ebonkoli 5 2.6 0.8 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.4
Spencer Brown 9 3.6 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Darian Scott 12 3.9 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.2
Dawson Carper 3 4.3 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.3

2020-2021 Missouri State Bears Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dana Ford Head Coach 2018-2019 Head Coach (Tennessee State, 2014 to 2018)
Corey Gipson Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Missouri State, 2015 to 2016)
Jase Herl Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Colorado State, 2016 to 2018)
Sheldon Everett Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Director of Basketball Operations (Missouri State, 2018 to 2020)
Alec O'Reilly Video Coordinator 2018-2019 N/A
Kyle Moats Athletic Director 2009-2010 N/A
Jeremiah Frey Director of Strength and Conditioning 2010-2011 N/A
Michael Collins Director of Basketball Operations 2020-2021 Graduate Assistant (Missouri State, 2018 to 2020)
Jim Penkalski Head Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A
Chris Steck Strength and Conditioning Coach 2019-2020 Strength and Conditioning Coach (Albright, 2018 to 2019)