2015-2016 Tennessee State Tigers

2015-2016 Tennessee State Tigers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
0 Armani Chaney Fr PG 5-10 165 Apr 26, 1997 Chicago (IL) United States St. Rita of Cascia High School
10 Tripp Davis RS-Fr G 6-3 180 Aug 22, 1997 Antioch (TN) United States Lighthouse Christian High School
15 Keron DeShields Sr G 6-2 195 Dec 14, 1992 Baltimore (MD) United States Vermont Academy
34 Jalen Duke RS-Fr GF 6-5 213 Mar 10, 1997 Nashville (TN) United States Martin Luther King Magnet
23 Neville Fincher Jr C 6-10 245 - Teaneck (NJ) United States Hargrave Military Academy
42 Christian Griggs-Williams Sr F 6-7 265 - Milwaukee (WI) United States Nicolet High School
11 Demontez Loman Sr F 6-6 192 Jul 9, 1993 South Port (NC) United States N/A
33 Wayne Martin Jr F 6-7 237 Jun 11, 1993 Brooklyn (NY) United States South Shore High School
5 Tahjere McCall Jr G 6-5 190 Aug 17, 1994 Philadelphia (PA) United States George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science
21 Christian Mekowulu RS-So F 6-8 245 Mar 17, 1995 Lagos Nigeria Covenant Christian Academy
13 Samson Oyediran Fr SF 6-7 220 - London England N/A
14 Darreon Reddick So G 6-4 195 Oct 26, 1995 Belleville (IL) United States Belleville East High School
3 Xavier Richards Sr G 6-2 200 Oct 27, 1992 St. Thomas (VI) U.S. Virgin Islands / United States Gwynn Park High School
2 Marcus Roper Sr G 6-5 205 Apr 16, 1994 Fort Walton Beach (FL) United States John Paul Stevens High School
30 Khalil Spencer RS-Fr G 6-4 235 May 3, 1997 Memphis (TN) United States Ridgeway High School
20 Johnny Woodard Jr SG 6-4 222 - Duluth (MN) United States Duluth East High School

Tennessee State Transfers Sitting Out 2015-2016

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Chris Bolden Sr G 6-3 215 Mar 21, 1993 Tifton (GA) United States Georgia Tech
1 Jordan Reed Sr G 6-4 210 Jan 16, 1994 Philadelphia (PA) United States Binghamton

Recent Tennessee State Tigers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 9-21 (6-12) 7th (OVC) N/A N/A
2017-2018 15-15 (10-8) 5th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 17-13 (8-8) 6th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 20-11 (11-5) 2nd (OVC) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 5-26 (2-14) 12th (OVC) N/A N/A
2013-2014 5-25 (4-12) 10th (OVC) N/A N/A
2012-2013 18-15 (11-5) 3rd (OVC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2011-2012 20-13 (11-5) 2nd (OVC) Runner Up CIT 1st Rnd
2010-2011 14-16 (10-8) 5th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 9-23 (6-12) 8th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 12-18 (9-9) 6th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 15-17 (10-10) 5th (OVC) Runner Up N/A
2006-2007 12-20 (8-12) 7th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 13-15 (11-9) 5th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 14-17 (9-7) 5th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 7-21 (6-10) 8th (OVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 2-25 9th (OVC) N/A N/A

2015-2016 Tennessee State Tigers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Keron DeShields NABC All-District (19) First Team
Tahjere McCall NABC All-District (19) Second Team
Keron DeShields All-OVC First Team
Tahjere McCall All-OVC First Team
Tahjere McCall OVC Defensive Player of the Year
Keron DeShields OVC All-Newcomer Team
Tahjere McCall OVC All-Newcomer Team

2015-2016 Tennessee State Tigers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. DeShields D. Reddick T. McCall D. Loman W. Martin
Rotation X. Richards M. Roper C. Griggs-Williams    
Rotation A. Chaney J. Woodard      
Lim PT T. Davis K. Spencer S. Oyediran   N. Fincher

2015-2016 Tennessee State Tigers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Keron DeShields 30 32.8 16.5 3.3 3.0 1.3 0.2 2.1
Tahjere McCall 31 30.1 14.6 5.1 3.0 2.3 0.4 3.1
Wayne Martin 30 25.4 11.1 9.1 0.3 0.7 1.1 2.2
Marcus Roper 31 18.4 7.5 1.6 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.5
Johnny Woodard 7 16.7 6.0 2.1 0.7 0.1 0.1 1.1
Darreon Reddick 31 23.3 5.6 2.0 1.4 0.5 0.0 1.2
Xavier Richards 30 15.4 4.6 3.0 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.8
Demontez Loman 31 23.4 4.5 5.5 0.4 1.2 1.0 0.9
Christian Griggs-Williams 30 15.2 3.9 2.7 0.2 0.3 0.1 1.0
Armani Chaney 24 12.4 3.8 1.1 1.4 0.7 0.0 1.1
Samson Oyediran 23 7.1 1.3 1.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.7
Neville Fincher 18 5.9 1.2 1.2 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4
Khalil Spencer 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tripp Davis 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2015-2016 Tennessee State Tigers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dana Ford Head Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Randy Peele Associate Head Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Rodney Hamilton Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Pierre Jordan Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
James White Video Coordinator 2015-2016 N/A
Teresa Phillips Athletic Director 2002-2003 N/A
Janna Eichelberger Director of Basketball Operations 2014-2015 N/A
Ryan Krach Head Athletic Trainer 2013-2014 N/A