2015-2016 SIU-Edwardsville Cougars

2015-2016 SIU-Edwardsville Cougars Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
10 Carlos Anderson Fr SG 6-4 205 - Alton (IL) United States Alton High School
4 C.J. Carr So G 5-8 160 Dec 31, 1995 Rock Island (IL) United States Rock Island High School
0 Mike Chandler Sr F 6-8 205 - Columbus (GA) United States N/A
1 Burak Eslik Jr SG 6-4 185 Feb 9, 1994 Istanbul Turkey Fayetteville Christian
5 Grant Fiorentinos Sr FC 6-10 225 Aug 6, 1992 Cape Town South Africa Hun School of Princeton
24 Jalen Henry So F 6-8 220 Jan 8, 1996 Springfield (IL) United States Springfield Southeast High School
12 Yemi Makanjuola Sr C 6-10 260 Oct 22, 1992 Lagos Nigeria Word of God Christian Academy
13 Jake Newton Sr F 6-6 200 - Terre Haute (IN) United States Terre Haute North Vigo High School
45 Keenan Simmons So F 6-6 210 - Michigan City (IN) United States Michigan City High School
2 Devin Thornton Jr SF 6-5 225 - Memphis (TN) United States Germantown High School
23 Connor Wheeler Sr G 6-2 180 Mar 18, 1993 Carbondale (IL) United States DuQuoin High School
15 Joshua White Jr G 6-1 185 Aug 31, 1993 Edwardsville (IL) United States Edwardsville High School

SIU-Edwardsville Transfers Sitting Out 2015-2016

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
3 Tre Harris So G 6-5 195 Dec 2, 1994 Edwardsville (IL) United States Kansas State
- Glen Pierre, Jr. Jr FC 6-11 230 May 10, 1995 Orlando (FL) United States Charleston

Recent SIU-Edwardsville Cougars History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 7-20 (4-10) 9th (OVC) N/A N/A
2018-2019 10-21 (6-12) 7th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2017-2018 9-21 (5-13) 9th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 6-24 (1-15) 12th (OVC) N/A N/A
2015-2016 6-22 (3-13) 11th (OVC) N/A N/A
2014-2015 12-16 (8-8) 7th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 11-20 (7-9) 7th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 9-18 (5-11) 9th (OVC) N/A N/A
2011-2012 10-17 (6-10) 9th (OVC) N/A N/A
2010-2011 8-21 11th (OVC) N/A N/A
2009-2010 5-23 N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2008-2009 11-19 N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2007-2008 N/A N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2006-2007 0-1 N/A (A-Sun) N/A N/A
2005-2006 N/A N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2004-2005 0-1 4th (INDEP) N/A N/A
2003-2004 0-1 4th (INDEP) N/A N/A
2002-2003 0-1 N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A

2015-2016 SIU-Edwardsville Cougars Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Carr B. Eslik C. Anderson K. Simmons Y. Makanjuola
Rotation J. White   J. Newton G. Fiorentinos  
Rotation C. Wheeler     J. Henry  
Rotation       M. Chandler  
Lim PT     D. Thornton    

2015-2016 SIU-Edwardsville Cougars Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Burak Eslik 28 32.5 14.0 2.6 1.3 0.5 0.0 1.6
Carlos Anderson 28 31.5 10.3 4.7 2.4 1.1 0.1 2.0
C.J. Carr 28 26.2 7.5 2.7 3.1 1.0 0.1 2.2
Grant Fiorentinos 25 16.2 7.0 3.4 0.4 0.4 0.1 1.2
Yemi Makanjuola 28 17.5 6.5 5.5 0.6 0.3 0.4 1.9
Keenan Simmons 28 21.5 5.6 4.4 0.2 0.2 1.2 0.7
Jalen Henry 28 16.0 5.5 3.4 0.5 0.2 0.9 1.7
Jake Newton 25 14.2 4.4 1.6 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.6
Joshua White 11 12.1 3.9 1.0 0.7 0.4 0.0 1.0
Mike Chandler 20 14.2 2.5 3.0 0.3 0.2 1.6 0.1
Connor Wheeler 22 11.4 2.0 1.1 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.5
Devin Thornton 21 7.4 1.7 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.4

2015-2016 SIU-Edwardsville Cougars Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jon Harris Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (California, 2014 to 2015)
Bubba Wells Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Austin Peay, 2008 to 2015)
Kent Williams Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Tennessee, 2011 to 2014)
Tarrance Crump Jr. Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Director of Operations (California, 2014 to 2015)
Dr. Brad Hewitt Director of Intercollegiate Athletics 2002-2003 N/A
Eric Hess Director of Sports Information 2014-2015 N/A
Gerry Schlemer Head Athletic Trainer 2004-2005 N/A
Meade Smith Strength and Conditioning Coach 2011-2012 N/A