2018-2019 American University Eagles

2018-2019 American University Eagles Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
21 Josh Alexander Fr F 6-8 243 - Carmel (NY) United States Iona Preparatory School
2 Stacy Beckton, Jr. So G 6-4 171 - Daytona Beach (FL) United States Atlantic High School
41 Jacob Boonyasith Fr F 6-3 215 - Jenison (MI) United States Jenison High School
13 Marvin Bragg So SF 6-6 190 - Cerritos (CA) United States Gahr High School
25 Kevin Brown Sr G 5-8 160 - West Orange (NJ) United States Montclair Prep
45 Matt Cimino Sr F 6-10 212 - Falmouth (ME) United States Worcester Academy
10 Cheikh Diallo Sr SG 6-1 167 Mar 15, 1996 Thies Senegal / Mali SEED Academy
23 Mark Gasperini Jr C 6-10 250 - Brookline (MA) United States Brimmer & May School
22 Sam Iorio So F 6-6 230 - Allentown (PA) United States Parkland High School
1 Jesse Little So C 6-10 178 - Starkville (MS) United States Starkville High School
15 Tyler McFarland So G 6-2 184 - Denver (CO) United States New Hampton School
5 Larry Motuzis Sr G 6-6 200 Oct 2, 1995 Darien (IL) United States Hinsdale South High School
0 Sa'eed Nelson Jr PG 6-1 175 - Pleasantville (NJ) United States St. Augustine College Preparatory School
14 Justin Perez Jr G 6-1 155 - Miami (FL) United States Gulliver Schools
33 Christian Sutton Fr F 6-3 193 - Atlanta (GA) United States Riverwood High School
12 Yilret Yiljep Sr F 6-7 250 May 12, 1994 Kaduna Nigeria Westtown School

American University Transfers Sitting Out 2018-2019

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Jamir Harris So SG 6-2 185 - Edison (NJ) United States Minnesota

Recent American University Eagles History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 15-15 (9-9) 4th (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 6-24 (3-15) 10th (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 8-22 (5-13) 9th (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 12-19 (9-9) 4th (Patriot) 3rd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 17-16 (8-10) 6th (Patriot) Runner Up N/A
2013-2014 20-13 (13-5) 2nd (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2012-2013 10-20 (5-9) 5th (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 20-12 (10-4) 3rd (Patriot) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2010-2011 22-9 (11-3) 2nd (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 11-20 (7-7) 4th (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 24-8 (13-1) 1st (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2007-2008 21-12 (10-4) 1st (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2006-2007 16-14 (7-7) 3rd (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 12-17 (7-7) 4th (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 16-12 (8-6) 3rd (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 18-13 (10-4) 1st (Patriot) Runner Up N/A
2002-2003 16-14 (9-5) 2nd (Patriot) Runner Up N/A

2018-2019 American University Eagles Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Sa'eed Nelson NABC All-District (13) First Team
Sa'eed Nelson Patriot League First Team
Jacob Boonyasith Patriot League All-Rookie Team
Sam Iorio Patriot League Player of the Week (Dec 10, 2018)
Sa'eed Nelson Patriot League Player of the Week (Jan 28, 2019)
Josh Alexander Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Dec 24, 2018)
Jacob Boonyasith Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Mar 4, 2019)
Jacob Boonyasith Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Feb 4, 2019)
Jacob Boonyasith Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Feb 11, 2019)

2018-2019 American University Eagles Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Nelson S. Beckton, Jr. S. Iorio L. Motuzis M. Gasperini
Rotation   J. Boonyasith   J. Alexander  
Lim PT   C. Diallo M. Bragg   J. Little
Lim PT   K. Brown Y. Yiljep    
Lim PT   T. McFarland M. Cimino    
Lim PT   J. Perez C. Sutton    

2018-2019 American University Eagles Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Sa'eed Nelson 30 36.5 19.8 5.6 5.1 2.4 0.5 3.6
Sam Iorio 27 37.3 13.3 6.5 2.0 1.0 0.9 1.3
Mark Gasperini 28 26.0 10.3 4.8 2.3 0.6 0.5 2.0
Stacy Beckton, Jr. 30 27.5 10.0 4.4 1.0 1.4 1.2 1.6
Larry Motuzis 30 27.1 6.8 3.4 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.7
Jacob Boonyasith 30 16.4 4.6 1.5 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.7
Josh Alexander 28 11.9 4.4 2.2 0.5 0.2 0.2 1.0
Marvin Bragg 22 20.9 4.0 2.3 1.1 0.6 0.4 0.9
Yilret Yiljep 21 9.1 1.8 1.8 0.3 0.3 0.1 1.0
Cheikh Diallo 16 7.6 1.4 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.6
Jesse Little 8 2.3 1.0 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2
Christian Sutton 3 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7
Matt Cimino 4 1.5 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
Justin Perez 3 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2018-2019 American University Eagles Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Mike Brennan Head Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (American University, 2007 to 2009)
Matt Wolff Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Associate Director of Communications (American University, 2012 to 2016)
Scott Greenman Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Eddie Jackson Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (American University, 2006 to 2013)
Dr. Billy Walker Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A
Sam Roditti Director of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 N/A
Doug Dull Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2014-2015 N/A
Sean Dash Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Samantha Raso Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A