2017-2018 Southern Illinois Salukis

2017-2018 Southern Illinois Salukis Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
3 Marcus Bartley Jr G 6-5 193 Oct 9, 1995 Decatur (IL) United States MacArthur High School
40 Thik Bol RS-Sr PF 6-8 202 Jan 6, 1996 Omaha (NE) United States Benson High School
10 Aaron Cook So PG 6-2 185 Dec 28, 1997 St. Louis (MO) United States Westminster Christian Academy
22 Armon Fletcher Jr G 6-5 207 Nov 19, 1995 Edwardsville (IL) United States Edwardsville High School
- John Gardner Sr F 6-5 212 Dec 18, 1994 Chicago (IL) United States Simeon Career Academy
25 Brendon Gooch Fr SF 6-5 204 Aug 1, 1998 Belleville (IL) United States Althoff Catholic High School
13 Sean Lloyd Jr SF 6-5 210 Aug 25, 1996 Philadelphia (PA) United States Imhotep Charter School
4 Eric McGill RS-Jr G 6-2 175 Dec 22, 1996 Memphis (TN) United States Bartlett High School
33 Kavion Pippen Jr F 6-10 240 Oct 15, 1996 Hamburg (AR) United States Hamburg High School
11 Tyler Smithpeters Sr G 6-4 198 Dec 26, 1993 Harrisburg (IL) United States Harrisburg High School
24 Rudy Stradnieks Jr F 6-9 229 Jun 22, 1996 Ventspils Latvia Lee Academy Prep
15 Austin Weiher Jr F 6-8 210 Jun 16, 1995 Seattle (WA) United States Creating Young Minds Academy
0 Jonathan Wiley Sr G 6-6 200 Jan 17, 1996 Houston (TX) United States St. Pius X High School

Recent Southern Illinois Salukis History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 17-15 (10-8) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 20-13 (11-7) 2nd (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 17-16 (9-9) 3rd (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 22-10 (11-7) 4th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 12-21 (4-14) 9th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 14-19 (9-9) 4th (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 14-17 (6-12) 10th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 8-23 (5-13) 9th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 13-19 (5-13) 8th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 15-15 (6-12) 9th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 13-18 (8-10) 5th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 18-15 (11-7) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2006-2007 29-7 (15-3) 1st (MVC) Runner Up NCAA 3rd Rnd
2005-2006 22-11 (12-6) 2nd (MVC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 27-8 (15-3) 1st (MVC) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 25-5 (17-1) 1st (MVC) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 24-7 (16-2) 1st (MVC) Runner Up NCAA 1st Rnd

2017-2018 Southern Illinois Salukis Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Armon Fletcher NABC All-District (16) First Team
Marcus Bartley Academic All-American Third Team
Armon Fletcher MVC All-Conference Second Team
Kavion Pippen MVC All-Conference Third Team
Sean Lloyd MVC All-Defensive Team
Tyler Smithpeters MVC Sixth-Man of the Year
Tyler Smithpeters MVC All-Bench Team
Kavion Pippen MVC All-Newcomer Team
Aaron Cook MVC Most-Improved Team
Sean Lloyd MVC Most-Improved Team
Kavion Pippen MVC Newcomer of the Week (Feb 5, 2018)
Kavion Pippen MVC Newcomer of the Week (Feb 12, 2018)
Kavion Pippen MVC Newcomer of the Week (Dec 4, 2017)

2017-2018 Southern Illinois Salukis Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Cook M. Bartley A. Fletcher S. Lloyd K. Pippen
Rotation   T. Smithpeters   R. Stradnieks  
Rotation   J. Wiley      
Lim PT E. McGill   B. Gooch A. Weiher  
Lim PT     J. Gardner T. Bol  

2017-2018 Southern Illinois Salukis Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Armon Fletcher 32 31.6 14.1 5.0 1.7 1.2 0.5 1.3
Kavion Pippen 33 27.3 12.1 5.9 0.9 0.7 1.4 1.6
Sean Lloyd 33 34.7 12.1 4.9 2.1 1.6 0.5 1.8
Aaron Cook 33 30.0 9.8 2.3 2.7 1.4 0.3 2.2
Tyler Smithpeters 33 25.3 7.7 4.3 2.3 1.1 0.2 1.4
Marcus Bartley 26 27.3 6.7 1.4 3.5 0.8 0.3 2.1
Jonathan Wiley 22 19.1 5.8 4.5 1.0 0.4 0.5 1.0
Eric McGill 10 19.2 5.0 2.7 1.3 1.5 0.1 1.6
Rudy Stradnieks 31 10.4 3.3 1.7 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.8
Brendon Gooch 25 5.5 0.9 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2
Austin Weiher 13 2.8 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2
John Gardner 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2017-2018 Southern Illinois Salukis Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Barry Hinson Head Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Anthony Beane Sr. Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Brad Autry Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Hawaii, 2014 to 2015)
Justin Walker Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Director of Basketball Operations (Southern Illinois, 2015 to 2017)
Chase Heins Student Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Tommy Bell Athletic Director 2015-2016 Athletic Director (Western Illinois, 2013 to 2015)
John Clancy Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Player Development (Southern Illinois, 2016 to 2017)
Allen Mardis Athletic Trainer 2015-2016 N/A