2014-2015 Belmont Bruins

2014-2015 Belmont Bruins Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
20 Taylor Barnette So G 6-3 185 Apr 7, 1993 Lexington (KY) United States Lexington Catholic High School
35 Evan Bradds So GF 6-7 205 Apr 17, 1994 Jamestown (OH) United States Greeneview High School
23 Craig Bradshaw Jr G 6-3 210 Aug 5, 1993 Nashville (TN) United States Christ Presbyterian Academy
22 Reece Chamberlain Sr G 6-1 180 May 26, 1992 Goodlettsville (TN) United States Beech High School
5 Caleb Chowbay So G 6-2 175 Aug 2, 1994 Mount Juliet (TN) United States Mount Juliet High School
32 Amanze Egekeze Fr F 6-8 220 Dec 3, 1995 Lake In The Hills (IL) United States Huntley High School
41 Tyler Hadden Fr C 6-10 240 Feb 8, 1995 Cincinnati (OH) United States St. Xavier High School
43 Jeff Laidig Jr G 6-4 210 Jul 1, 1993 Mishawaka (IN) United States Penn High School
31 Josh Lester Fr F 6-6 225 Jan 2, 1995 Antioch (TN) United States Brentwood Academy
1 Austin Luke Fr G 6-3 200 Oct 27, 1994 Rowlett (TX) United States Rowlett High School
25 Mack Mercer Fr F 6-9 230 Sep 17, 1995 Plymouth (IN) United States Plymouth High School
4 Holden Mobley Sr G 6-3 205 Mar 2, 1991 Nashville (TN) United States Montgomery Bell Academy
21 Burton Sampson Fr G 6-4 195 Nov 18, 1994 Knoxville (TN) United States Webb School of Knoxville
2 Nick Smith So F 6-8 220 Feb 21, 1995 Bentonville (AR) United States Bentonville High School
11 Spencer Turner Sr G 6-3 190 Jul 11, 1992 Bloomington (IN) United States Bloomington South High School

Recent Belmont Bruins History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 27-6 (16-2) 1st (OVC) Runner Up NCAA 1st Rnd
2017-2018 24-9 (15-3) 2nd (OVC) Runner Up N/A
2016-2017 23-7 (15-1) 1st (OVC) 3rd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2015-2016 20-12 (12-4) 1st (OVC) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 22-11 (11-5) 2nd (OVC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2013-2014 26-10 (14-2) 1st (OVC) Runner Up NIT 3rd Rnd
2012-2013 26-7 (14-2) 1st (OVC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 27-8 (16-2) 1st (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2010-2011 30-5 (19-1) 1st (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2009-2010 19-12 (14-6) 1st (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 20-13 (14-6) 2nd (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2007-2008 25-9 (14-2) 1st (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2006-2007 23-10 (12-4) 2nd (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2005-2006 20-11 (15-5) 1st (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 14-16 (12-8) 3rd (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 22-8 (15-5) 3rd (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2002-2003 17-12 (12-4) 3rd (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A

2014-2015 Belmont Bruins Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Craig Bradshaw NABC All-District (19) First Team
Evan Bradds NABC All-District (19) Second Team
Craig Bradshaw Academic All-American Third Team
Craig Bradshaw All-OVC First Team
Evan Bradds All-OVC Second Team
Taylor Barnette OVC Tournament MVP
Taylor Barnette OVC All-Tournament Team
Evan Bradds OVC All-Tournament Team
Craig Bradshaw OVC All-Tournament Team

2014-2015 Belmont Bruins Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Chamberlain T. Barnette C. Bradshaw E. Bradds A. Egekeze
Rotation   H. Mobley   N. Smith  
Lim PT C. Chowbay S. Turner J. Lester M. Mercer T. Hadden
Lim PT   J. Laidig      
Lim PT   A. Luke      
Lim PT   B. Sampson      

2014-2015 Belmont Bruins Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Craig Bradshaw 30 31.7 18.3 3.8 3.1 1.6 0.4 3.1
Evan Bradds 33 28.1 14.2 7.2 1.3 0.6 0.2 2.5
Taylor Barnette 32 29.7 10.6 2.6 1.3 0.8 0.0 0.8
Reece Chamberlain 33 31.2 8.4 5.4 6.0 1.7 0.2 2.5
Nick Smith 33 15.1 6.8 2.0 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.6
Amanze Egekeze 33 20.0 5.4 3.2 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.8
Mack Mercer 29 6.5 3.2 1.3 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.6
Spencer Turner 23 9.2 2.7 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.5
Caleb Chowbay 28 8.4 2.5 1.0 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.9
Tyler Hadden 27 5.6 2.4 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.4
Burton Sampson 19 3.8 1.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2
Holden Mobley 33 10.1 1.1 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.5
Austin Luke 30 4.2 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.7
Jeff Laidig 33 6.9 0.7 1.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2
Josh Lester 14 3.1 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1

2014-2015 Belmont Bruins Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Rick Byrd Head Coach 1986-1987 N/A
Brian Ayers Associate Head Coach 2011-2012 Assistant Coach (Belmont, 1998 to 2011)
James Strong Assistant Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Mark Price Assistant Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Mike Strickland Athletic Director 1996-1997 N/A
Tyler Holloway Director of Basketball Operations 2011-2012 Graduate Assistant (Belmont, 2009 to 2011)
Paul Malloy Head Athletic Trainer 2001-2002 N/A
Lee Rowland Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Kim Anderson Assistant Athletic Trainer 2006-2007 N/A