2017-2018 Belmont Bruins

2017-2018 Belmont Bruins Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
50 Seth Adelsperger So C 6-11 230 Sep 11, 1996 Peru (IN) United States Peru High School
24 Michael Benkert So SG 6-4 195 Apr 12, 1997 Greenwood (IN) United States Center Grove High School
35 Pedro Bradshaw RS-Fr G 6-7 170 - Russellville (KY) United States Russellville High School
32 Amanze Egekeze Sr F 6-8 220 Dec 3, 1995 Lake In The Hills (IL) United States Huntley High School
41 Tyler Hadden Sr C 6-10 240 Feb 8, 1995 Cincinnati (OH) United States St. Xavier High School
10 Caleb Hollander RS-Fr F 6-8 230 - Nashville (TN) United States Nashville Central Christian High School
14 Nick Hopkins Fr PG 5-11 160 Nov 16, 1997 Fayetteville (TN) United States Fayetteville High School
1 Austin Luke Sr G 6-3 200 Oct 27, 1994 Rowlett (TX) United States Rowlett High School
0 Michael Mayernick RS-Fr G 5-8 150 - Nashville (TN) United States N/A
11 Kevin McClain Jr SG 6-2 180 Oct 21, 1996 Jasper (FL) United States Hamilton County High School
25 Mack Mercer Jr F 6-9 230 Sep 17, 1995 Plymouth (IN) United States Plymouth High School
2 Grayson Murphy RS-Fr G 6-1 170 - Thompson's Station (TN) United States Independence High School
33 Nick Muszynski RS-Fr C 6-10 225 - Pickerington (OH) United States Saint Charles Preparatory School
20 Tate Pierson RS-Fr G 6-5 180 - Brentwood (TN) United States Brentwood Academy
21 Burton Sampson Sr G 6-4 195 Nov 18, 1994 Knoxville (TN) United States Webb School of Knoxville
3 Dylan Windler Jr SF 6-7 200 Sep 22, 1996 Indianapolis (IN) United States Perry Meridian 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

2017-2018 Belmont Bruins Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Amanze Egekeze NABC All-District (19) First Team
Dylan Windler NABC All-District (19) First Team
Dylan Windler Academic All-American Second Team
Amanze Egekeze All-OVC First Team
Austin Luke All-OVC First Team
Dylan Windler All-OVC First Team
Amanze Egekeze OVC All-Tournament Team
Austin Luke OVC All-Tournament Team
Amanze Egekeze OVC Player of the Week (Dec 18, 2017)
Dylan Windler OVC Player of the Week (Feb 19, 2018)
Dylan Windler OVC Player of the Week (Jan 22, 2018)

2017-2018 Belmont Bruins Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. McClain A. Luke D. Windler A. Egekeze T. Hadden
Rotation   B. Sampson   M. Mercer S. Adelsperger
Lim PT N. Hopkins M. Benkert C. Hollander    
Lim PT   G. Murphy      

2017-2018 Belmont Bruins Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Dylan Windler 33 35.4 17.3 9.3 2.7 1.0 0.9 2.4
Amanze Egekeze 33 34.5 16.8 6.2 0.9 0.6 0.2 1.3
Kevin McClain 33 32.4 12.6 3.8 2.1 1.0 0.2 1.6
Austin Luke 33 32.8 9.2 2.9 7.5 1.0 0.1 3.2
Nick Hopkins 28 16.5 7.4 2.0 0.9 0.6 0.0 0.6
Mack Mercer 30 15.4 6.5 2.9 0.7 0.4 0.5 1.2
Grayson Murphy 4 12.5 4.5 1.5 1.8 0.5 0.0 1.0
Tyler Hadden 33 10.4 4.2 1.8 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.7
Seth Adelsperger 30 9.7 2.6 1.7 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.5
Caleb Hollander 7 5.0 1.9 1.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Burton Sampson 31 9.8 1.5 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.5
Michael Benkert 31 6.3 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.3

2017-2018 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
Scott Corley Athletic Director 2016-2017 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
Kim Anderson Assistant Athletic Trainer 2006-2007 N/A