2017-2018 East Tennessee State Buccaneers

2017-2018 East Tennessee State Buccaneers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
33 Mladen Armus Fr PF 6-10 230 Mar 26, 1997 Pristina Kosovo / Serbia Southwest Christian Academy
1 Desonta Bradford Sr SG 6-4 190 Apr 12, 1996 Humboldt (TN) United States Humboldt High School
2 David Burrell Sr F 6-6 200 Feb 9, 1995 Milwaukee (WI) United States Alexander Hamilton High School
44 Andre Edwards Jr F 6-7 200 Oct 6, 1994 Compton (CA) United States Crenshaw High School
10 Kendrick Gray Fr F 6-6 220 May 18, 1998 Newport (VT) United States Vermont Academy
20 James Harrison, Jr. Jr F 6-8 230 Oct 28, 1996 Dallas (TX) United States South Oak Cliff High School
3 Bo Hodges Fr G 6-4 200 Jul 26, 1998 Nashville (TN) United States Maplewood High School
5 Peter Jurkin Sr C 7-0 245 Dec 16, 1992 Juba South Sudan United Faith Christian Academy
24 Jermaine Long Sr G 6-3 180 Oct 30, 1996 New Orleans (LA) United States Lusher Charter School
12 Jalan McCloud Sr G 5-11 175 Jun 13, 1995 Fort Worth (TX) United States North Crowley High School
0 Kanayo Obi-Rapu, Jr. Jr G 6-4 190 Aug 21, 1995 Greensboro (NC) United States New Garden Friends School
34 Karl Overstreet Sr C 6-10 240 Aug 25, 1994 Lynchburg (VA) United States Hargrave Military Academy
11 Devontavius Payne Sr G 6-2 175 Aug 28, 1995 Carbondale (IL) United States Carbondale High School
23 Dillon Reppart Sr G 6-4 180 Sep 5, 1995 Johnson City (TN) United States Daniel Boone High School
13 Jeromy Rodriguez RS-Jr PF 6-7 225 Jan 3, 1996 Santiago Dominican Republic Pope John XXIII Regional High School
4 Jason Williams So PG 5-11 156 Aug 30, 1998 Detroit (MI) United States Allen Academy

East Tennessee State Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Patrick Good So PG 6-0 165 Jan 16, 1998 Memphis (TN) United States Appalachian State
- Tre Tiller Jr G 6-5 185 Aug 29, 1997 Chattanooga (TN) United States Tennessee Wesleyan

Recent East Tennessee State Buccaneers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 24-10 (13-5) 3rd (SoCon) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2017-2018 25-9 (14-4) 2nd (SoCon) Runner Up N/A
2016-2017 27-8 (14-4) 1st (SoCon) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2015-2016 24-12 (14-4) 2nd (SoCon) Runner Up Vegas 16 2nd Rnd
2014-2015 16-14 (8-10) 5th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 19-16 (10-8) 4th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 10-22 (8-10) 7th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 17-14 (10-8) 4th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 24-12 (16-4) 2nd (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd CIT 4th Rnd
2009-2010 20-15 (13-7) 5th (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2008-2009 22-12 (14-6) 2nd (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2007-2008 19-13 (11-5) 3rd (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 24-10 (14-2) 1st (A-Sun) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2005-2006 15-13 (12-8) 5th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 10-19 (4-12) 10th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 27-6 (15-1) 1st (SoCon) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 20-11 (11-5) 2nd (SoCon) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd

2017-2018 East Tennessee State Buccaneers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Desonta Bradford NABC All-District (22) First Team
Jalan McCloud NABC All-District (22) Second Team
Desonta Bradford AP All-American Honorable Mention
Desonta Bradford SoCon Player of the Year (Coaches)
Desonta Bradford All-SoCon First Team (Media)
Jalan McCloud All-SoCon Third Team (Media)
Desonta Bradford SoCon First Team All-Tournament
Jalan McCloud SoCon First Team All-Tournament
Bo Hodges SoCon Freshman of the Year (Coaches)
Mladen Armus SoCon All-Freshman Team (Coaches)
Bo Hodges SoCon All-Freshman Team (Coaches)
Bo Hodges SoCon All-Freshman Team (Media)
Desonta Bradford SoCon Player of the Week (Jan 30, 2018)
Peter Jurkin SoCon Player of the Week (Jan 9, 2018)
Desonta Bradford SoCon All-Conference First Team (Coaches)
Jalan McCloud SoCon All-Conference Second Team (Coaches)

2017-2018 East Tennessee State Buccaneers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. McCloud J. Long D. Bradford D. Burrell P. Jurkin
Rotation D. Payne B. Hodges A. Edwards M. Armus  
Rotation J. Williams K. Obi-Rapu, Jr.      
Lim PT   D. Reppart   J. Harrison, Jr. K. Overstreet

2017-2018 East Tennessee State Buccaneers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Desonta Bradford 33 32.6 15.4 5.8 3.5 1.9 0.5 2.2
Jalan McCloud 33 26.3 11.8 2.9 3.5 1.1 0.2 2.4
Devontavius Payne 33 23.5 9.3 3.2 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.9
Bo Hodges 32 21.2 9.0 3.5 0.9 0.8 0.7 1.0
Peter Jurkin 33 17.2 7.5 4.7 0.2 0.5 1.1 1.1
Andre Edwards 4 15.0 7.2 2.8 0.8 1.2 0.8 0.5
David Burrell 33 21.8 7.0 4.8 0.9 0.5 0.6 1.3
Mladen Armus 34 18.1 6.3 5.5 0.5 0.6 0.4 1.4
Jermaine Long 34 20.5 3.6 2.2 2.6 1.0 0.1 1.6
Kanayo Obi-Rapu, Jr. 28 10.0 3.4 1.2 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.3
Jason Williams 32 10.8 2.8 0.7 1.3 0.4 0.1 1.0
James Harrison, Jr. 15 5.3 1.7 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.5
Dillon Reppart 8 3.9 1.0 0.9 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.1
Karl Overstreet 2 1.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2017-2018 East Tennessee State Buccaneers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Steve Forbes Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Wichita State, 2013 to 2015)
Brooks Savage Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Chattanooga, 2014 to 2015)
Jason Shay Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (North Dakota, 2012 to 2015)
B.J. McKie Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Charleston Southern, 2011 to 2017)
Dr. Richard Sander Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A
Mike Starke Director of Sports Performance 2016-2017 N/A
Frank Davis Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Tennessee Tech, 2013 to 2017)
Michael White Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2012-2013 N/A
Brett Lewis Head Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 Assistant Athletic Trainer (East Tennessee State, 2007 to 2017)