2017-2018 Bucknell Bison

2017-2018 Bucknell Bison Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
2 Stephen Brown Sr G 5-11 165 Mar 27, 1996 Manassas (VA) United States Christ Chapel Academy
20 Nana Foulland Sr C 6-10 235 Oct 21, 1995 Reading (PA) United States Berks Catholic High School
15 Nate Jones Jr SG 6-5 209 Feb 22, 1997 Radford (VA) United States Radford High School
1 Kimbal Mackenzie Jr PG 6-1 195 Sep 16, 1996 Oakville Canada The John Carroll School
12 John Meeks Fr F 6-6 225 Mar 16, 1999 Burlington (NC) United States Burlington Christian Academy
13 Bruce Moore So SF 6-8 223 Jan 15, 1998 Randallstown (MD) United States McDonogh School
0 Paul Newman Fr C 6-9 234 Jul 27, 1998 Philadelphia (PA) United States St. Andrew's High School
22 Matt O'Reilly Jr G 6-3 195 Oct 10, 1996 Moraga (CA) United States Prolific Prep
14 Ben Robertson So SF 6-5 200 Apr 14, 1997 High Point (NC) United States High Point Christian Academy
5 Jordan Sechan Fr G 6-0 170 Mar 7, 1998 New Canaan (CT) United States Northfield Mount Hermon School
4 Nate Sestina So PF 6-9 234 May 12, 1997 Emporium (PA) United States Cameron County High School
3 Jimmy Sotos Fr G 6-3 192 Sep 4, 1998 Elk Grove (IL) United States James B. Conant High School
23 Zach Thomas Sr F 6-7 228 Jun 21, 1996 Ijamsville (MD) United States Oakdale High School
11 Avi Toomer So SG 6-3 192 Sep 19, 1997 Atlanta (GA) United States Grady High School

Recent Bucknell Bison History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 21-12 (13-5) 1st (Patriot) Runner Up N/A
2017-2018 25-10 (16-2) 1st (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2016-2017 26-9 (15-3) 1st (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2015-2016 17-14 (14-4) 1st (Patriot) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 19-15 (13-5) 1st (Patriot) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2013-2014 16-14 (11-7) 4th (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 28-6 (12-2) 1st (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 25-10 (12-2) 1st (Patriot) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2010-2011 25-9 (13-1) 1st (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2009-2010 14-17 (9-5) 2nd (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 7-23 (4-10) 7th (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 12-19 (6-8) 5th (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 22-9 (13-1) 1st (Patriot) Runner Up N/A
2005-2006 27-5 1st (Patriot) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2004-2005 23-10 (10-4) 2nd (Patriot) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 14-15 (9-5) 3rd (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 14-15 (7-7) 5th (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A

2017-2018 Bucknell Bison Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Nana Foulland NABC All-District (13) First Team
Zach Thomas NABC All-District (13) First Team
Zach Thomas AP All-American Honorable Mention
Zach Thomas Patriot League Player of the Year
Stephen Brown Patriot League First Team
Nana Foulland Patriot League First Team
Zach Thomas Patriot League First Team
Stephen Brown Patriot League Tournament MVP
Stephen Brown Patriot League All-Tournament Team
Nana Foulland Patriot League All-Tournament Team
Zach Thomas Patriot League All-Tournament Team
Stephen Brown Patriot League All-Defensive Team
Nana Foulland Patriot League All-Defensive Team
Nana Foulland Patriot League Player of the Week (Dec 18, 2017)
Zach Thomas Patriot League Player of the Week (Jan 22, 2018)
Zach Thomas Patriot League Player of the Week (Feb 5, 2018)
Zach Thomas Patriot League Player of the Week (Dec 4, 2017)
Zach Thomas Patriot League Player of the Week (Feb 26, 2018)
Zach Thomas Patriot League Player of the Week (Dec 26, 2017)

2017-2018 Bucknell Bison Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Brown K. Mackenzie B. Moore Z. Thomas N. Foulland
Rotation   J. Sotos   N. Sestina  
Rotation   A. Toomer      
Rotation   N. Jones      
Lim PT J. Sechan M. O'Reilly B. Robertson   P. Newman
Lim PT     J. Meeks    

2017-2018 Bucknell Bison Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Zach Thomas 35 31.8 20.5 9.1 2.1 1.0 0.7 2.9
Nana Foulland 35 28.6 15.2 7.0 1.3 0.5 1.7 1.8
Stephen Brown 35 30.2 15.1 3.3 4.3 1.2 0.3 1.7
Kimbal Mackenzie 24 26.8 8.0 1.8 2.4 0.5 0.1 1.4
Nate Sestina 34 14.9 6.5 3.9 0.9 0.3 0.6 1.0
Bruce Moore 30 21.7 5.6 2.2 0.4 0.3 0.8 0.9
Jimmy Sotos 35 22.3 4.8 2.8 2.0 0.8 0.1 1.4
Avi Toomer 18 19.9 4.7 2.3 1.0 0.7 0.1 0.7
Nate Jones 32 11.4 2.2 1.4 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.2
Matt O'Reilly 19 7.2 2.1 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.5
John Meeks 28 6.0 1.9 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.4
Ben Robertson 30 7.0 1.7 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4
Paul Newman 20 3.7 0.7 0.9 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3
Jordan Sechan 14 2.4 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2

2017-2018 Bucknell Bison Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Nathan Davis Head Coach 2015-2016 N/A
John Griffin III Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Rider, 2013 to 2015)
Paul Harrison Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Head Coach (Clayton State, 2013 to 2015)
Joe Meehan Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Director of Basketball Operations (Bucknell, 2015 to 2016)
John Hardt Athletic Director 2000-2001 N/A
Johnathan Brown Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 N/A
Mark Keppler Head Athletic Trainer 1986-1987 N/A
Jerry Shreck Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Brendan Abbey Assistant Athletic Trainer 2012-2013 N/A