2020-2021 SIU-Edwardsville Cougars

2020-2021 SIU-Edwardsville Cougars Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
1 Mike Adewunmi Sr G 6-5 205 - Mansfield (TX) United States Mansfield Lake Ridge High School
31 Jackson Best Sr G 5-9 165 - Edwardsville (IL) United States Edwardsville High School
21 Zane Butler Fr G 5-11 165 - Paragould (AR) United States Link Year Prep
11 Courtney Carter Jr G 6-1 180 - Memphis (TN) United States N/A
5 Carlos Curtis Jr G 6-2 205 Sep 17, 1999 Milwaukee (WI) United States Riverside High School
23 Elochukwu Eze Jr C 6-10 240 - Enugu Nigeria Asheville Christian Academy
52 Iziah James Sr PG 6-0 180 - Chesapeake (VA) United States Cape Henry Collegiate School
21 Blake Lindenmeyer Sr G 6-0 180 - Arcola (IL) United States Arcola High School
22 Michael Matas Fr PF 6-8 200 - Oakville Canada Saunders Secondary School
15 Philip Pepple, Jr. Jr PF 6-10 230 - Shoreline (WA) United States Shorecrest High School
2 Desmond Polk Fr SG 6-4 175 - New Berlin (WI) United States La Lumiere School
3 Ray'Sean Taylor Fr G 6-1 175 - Collinsville (IL) United States Collinsville High School
24 Cameron Williams Jr G 6-2 190 - St. Louis (MO) United States Hazelwood Central High School
0 Sidney Wilson Jr SF 6-7 180 Apr 10, 1999 Bronx (NY) United States St. Raymond High School for Boys
55 Lamar Wright So F 6-7 185 - Murrieta (CA) United States Vista Murrieta High School
42 Shamar Wright So F 6-7 185 - Murrieta (CA) United States Link Year Prep

Recent SIU-Edwardsville Cougars History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 9-17 (7-12) 8th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2019-2020 8-23 (5-13) 10th (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

2020-2021 SIU-Edwardsville Cougars Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Sidney Wilson OVC Newcomer of the Week (Dec 21, 2020)
Sidney Wilson OVC Newcomer of the Week (Feb 1, 2021)

2020-2021 SIU-Edwardsville Cougars Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Carter D. Polk M. Adewunmi S. Wright L. Wright
Rotation I. James     M. Matas  
Lim PT Z. Butler C. Curtis S. Wilson P. Pepple, Jr. E. Eze
Lim PT J. Best B. Lindenmeyer      
Lim PT C. Williams        

2020-2021 SIU-Edwardsville Cougars Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Sidney Wilson 18 27.2 13.1 3.9 1.3 0.3 0.9 2.7
Mike Adewunmi 26 28.7 13.0 6.1 1.0 0.7 0.4 2.4
Shamar Wright 26 28.1 9.0 4.6 1.5 1.0 0.8 1.8
Cameron Williams 10 23.3 8.9 2.5 1.7 0.8 0.1 2.0
Carlos Curtis 15 23.9 8.0 4.2 3.0 0.6 0.0 2.1
Philip Pepple, Jr. 4 24.8 7.8 5.0 0.2 1.2 2.5 1.0
Courtney Carter 26 29.8 7.1 3.6 3.7 1.4 0.2 2.8
Lamar Wright 26 22.0 6.5 3.4 0.8 0.5 1.9 1.2
Iziah James 25 16.3 5.4 2.1 1.6 0.6 0.0 1.2
Desmond Polk 26 18.3 3.7 1.4 0.8 0.5 0.1 1.0
Michael Matas 20 10.2 3.1 1.4 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.7
Zane Butler 12 5.8 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.2
Elochukwu Eze 9 3.2 0.3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6
Jackson Best 3 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0

2020-2021 SIU-Edwardsville Cougars Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Brian Barone Head Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (SIU-Edwardsville, 2017 to 2019)
Bubba Wells Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Austin Peay, 2008 to 2015)
Mike Waldo Assistant Coach 2019-2020 N/A
Troy Pierce Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Director of Player Development (Bradley, 2016 to 2019)
Tim Hall Athletic Director 2020-2021 Athletic Director (UMBC, 2013 to 2020)
Eric Hess Director of Sports Information 2014-2015 N/A
Colin Schneider Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (2018 to 2019)
Gerry Schlemer Head Athletic Trainer 2004-2005 N/A
James Mays Assistant Athletic Trainer 2020-2021 N/A