2019-2020 Mercer Bears

2019-2020 Mercer Bears Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
2 Neftali Alvarez So PG 6-2 165 - San Juan (PR) Puerto Rico / United States Miami Christian School
14 Victor Baffuto So C 6-10 215 - Brasilia Brazil Centro Educacional da Lagoa
25 Maciej Bender Jr C 6-11 255 Jan 28, 1997 Warsaw Poland Mountain Mission High School
20 Ross Cummings Sr SG 6-3 180 Apr 17, 1997 Charlotte (TN) United States Creek Wood High School
5 Djordje Dimitrijevic Sr PG 6-2 180 Feb 6, 1997 Leskovac Serbia Get Better Academy
3 Jeff Gary Jr G 6-4 162 - U.S. Air Force Academy (CO) United States Sand Creek High School
23 James Glisson III Fr F 6-6 210 - Decatur (GA) United States Southwest DeKalb High School
13 Felipe Haase Jr PF 6-9 253 Mar 19, 1998 Valdivia Chile Cathedral High School
30 Luke Hamilton So F 6-8 200 Jul 7, 2000 Austin (TX) United States Lake Travis High School
10 Daniel Love So G 6-3 170 May 3, 1999 Orlando (FL) United States Dr. Phillips High School
12 Mitch Prendergast So G 6-0 190 - Dallas (TX) United States Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas
4 Diego Rivera Fr G 6-2 180 - Miami (FL) United States Miami Christian School
1 Kamar Robertson Fr PG 6-2 160 - Alpharetta (GA) United States Cambridge High School
22 Ethan Stair Sr SG 6-4 205 Nov 6, 1996 Hazel Green (AL) United States Hazel Green High School
35 Patrick Urey Fr F 6-6 210 - Chattanooga (TN) United States Baylor School

Recent Mercer Bears History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 17-15 (11-7) 4th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2018-2019 11-20 (6-12) 6th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 19-15 (11-7) 4th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2016-2017 15-17 (9-9) 6th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 19-15 (8-10) 7th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 19-16 (12-6) 3rd (SoCon) 3rd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2013-2014 27-9 (14-4) 1st (A-Sun) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 24-12 (14-4) 1st (A-Sun) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 27-11 (13-5) 2nd (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd CIT Champion
2010-2011 15-18 (11-9) 5th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 16-17 (10-10) 6th (A-Sun) Runner Up N/A
2008-2009 17-15 (11-9) 5th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 11-19 (6-10) 8th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 13-17 (7-9) 5th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 9-19 (7-13) 9th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 16-12 (11-9) 5th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 12-18 (9-11) 6th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 23-6 (14-2) 1st (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A

2019-2020 Mercer Bears Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Djordje Dimitrijevic NABC All-District (21) Second Team
Djordje Dimitrijevic Academic All-American Second Team
Djordje Dimitrijevic All-SoCon First Team (Media)
Ethan Stair All-SoCon Second Team (Media)
Kamar Robertson SoCon All-Freshman Team (Coaches)
Kamar Robertson SoCon All-Freshman Team (Media)
Djordje Dimitrijevic SoCon Player of the Week (Jan 21, 2020)
Jeff Gary SoCon Player of the Week (Feb 25, 2020)
Ethan Stair SoCon Player of the Week (Mar 2, 2020)
Ethan Stair SoCon Player of the Week (Dec 17, 2019)
Djordje Dimitrijevic SoCon All-Conference Second Team (Coaches)
Ethan Stair SoCon All-Conference Second Team (Coaches)

2019-2020 Mercer Bears Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Robertson D. Dimitrijevic E. Stair J. Gary M. Bender
Rotation     D. Love J. Glisson III  
Lim PT D. Rivera R. Cummings P. Urey F. Haase V. Baffuto
Lim PT M. Prendergast     L. Hamilton  
Lim PT N. Alvarez        

2019-2020 Mercer Bears Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Djordje Dimitrijevic 30 34.3 16.8 4.1 3.7 1.5 0.0 2.7
Ethan Stair 32 34.8 14.6 9.2 2.2 1.2 0.2 1.8
Jeff Gary 22 32.8 11.5 2.3 2.1 0.7 0.1 1.5
Ross Cummings 6 23.0 9.5 2.0 1.8 0.8 0.2 2.2
Maciej Bender 32 19.3 7.0 5.4 1.1 0.2 1.1 1.8
Kamar Robertson 28 21.8 6.8 3.1 1.8 0.7 0.2 1.9
James Glisson III 32 16.9 6.2 3.0 1.0 0.6 0.3 0.8
Daniel Love 32 18.8 4.6 3.0 1.7 0.9 0.1 1.5
Luke Hamilton 7 12.4 3.7 1.9 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.4
Victor Baffuto 31 9.1 3.6 2.5 0.3 0.2 0.4 1.0
Mitch Prendergast 12 9.4 2.8 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.0 0.3
Diego Rivera 21 10.4 2.4 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.5
Patrick Urey 27 12.0 1.1 2.0 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.7

2019-2020 Mercer Bears Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Greg Gary Head Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Purdue, 2011 to 2019)
Bobby Kummer Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Associate Head Coach (Lamar, 2016 to 2019)
Juan Cardona Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Head Coach (Brujos de Guayama, 2015 to 2018)
Kim Lewis Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Richmond, 2013 to 2019)
Jim Cole Athletic Director 2010-2011 N/A
D.J. Byrd Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Graduate Manager (Purdue, 2018 to 2019)
Amos Mansfield Director of Sports Medicine 2012-2013 N/A
Gerrit Van Genderen Director of Media Relations 2017-2018 N/A