2020-2021 Western Carolina Catamounts

2020-2021 Western Carolina Catamounts Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
13 Xavier Cork So PF 6-9 235 - Sulphur Springs (TX) United States Sulphur Springs High School
10 Douglas Elks Jr GF 6-5 200 - Raleigh (NC) United States Ravenscroft School
11 Mason Faulkner Sr SG 6-1 190 Jun 11, 1998 Glasgow (KY) United States Caverna High School
14 Kameron Gibson Jr G 6-3 192 Aug 2, 2000 Cincinnati (OH) United States Walnut Hills High School
22 Brad Halvorsen Fr G 6-0 160 - Arden (NC) United States Christ School
2 Matt Halvorsen Sr G 6-1 183 - Kingsport (TN) United States Christ School
4 Tyler Harris So F 6-7 195 - Charlotte (NC) United States Independence High School
12 Cory Hightower Jr F 6-7 222 - Norcross (GA) United States Meadowcreek High School
25 Ahmir Langlais Fr PF 6-8 218 - Lilburn (GA) United States Holy Spirit Preparatory School
5 Joshua Massey Fr SG 6-6 195 - Monroe (NC) United States United Faith Christian Academy
1 Tra'Vion McCray So PG 6-1 187 - Timmonsville (SC) United States Village Christian Academy
24 Tyler McGhie Fr F 6-5 188 - Denton (TX) United States John H. Guyer High School
0 Sincere McMahon Fr PG 6-1 167 - Indianapolis (IN) United States Tindley School
3 Kennedy Miles Fr PG 6-1 165 - Burlington (NC) United States Walter M. Williams High School
20 Daniel Ransom Fr F 6-5 214 - Charlotte (NC) United States Vance High School
21 Marcus Thomas Sr G 6-3 185 - Mint Hill (NC) United States Moravian Prep

Recent Western Carolina Catamounts History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 11-16 (4-13) 9th (SoCon) 1st Rnd N/A
2019-2020 19-12 (10-8) 5th (SoCon) 3rd Rnd N/A
2018-2019 7-25 (4-14) 8th (SoCon) 1st Rnd N/A
2017-2018 13-19 (8-10) 6th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 9-23 (4-14) 8th (SoCon) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 16-18 (10-8) 5th (SoCon) 3rd Rnd CBI 1st Rnd
2014-2015 15-17 (9-9) 4th (SoCon) 3rd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 19-15 (10-6) 5th (SoCon) Runner Up N/A
2012-2013 14-19 (9-9) 5th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 17-18 (8-10) 7th (SoCon) Runner Up N/A
2010-2011 18-15 (12-6) 3rd (SoCon) 3rd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 22-12 (11-7) 4th (SoCon) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2008-2009 16-15 (11-9) 5th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 10-21 (6-14) 9th (SoCon) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 11-20 (7-11) 6th (SoCon) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 13-17 (7-7) 7th (SoCon) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 8-22 (3-13) 12th (SoCon) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 13-15 (6-10) 9th (SoCon) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 9-19 (6-10) 9th (SoCon) 1st Rnd N/A

2020-2021 Western Carolina Catamounts Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Mason Faulkner NABC All-District (21) Second Team
Mason Faulkner All-SoCon Third Team (Media)
Mason Faulkner SoCon All-Conference Third Team (Coaches)

2020-2021 Western Carolina Catamounts Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. McMahon M. Halvorsen K. Gibson C. Hightower X. Cork
Rotation   M. Faulkner   T. Harris  
Lim PT T. McCray M. Thomas T. McGhie D. Ransom  
Lim PT K. Miles D. Elks   A. Langlais  
Lim PT   J. Massey      
Lim PT   B. Halvorsen      

2020-2021 Western Carolina Catamounts Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Mason Faulkner 22 34.2 16.9 5.5 4.8 1.2 0.0 3.5
Cory Hightower 19 29.6 13.8 6.2 2.2 1.1 0.3 3.1
Xavier Cork 27 27.3 12.7 6.1 1.8 0.5 1.4 2.5
Matt Halvorsen 27 35.9 12.1 2.5 1.1 0.6 0.0 1.0
Tra'Vion McCray 13 26.5 9.2 3.4 2.5 1.2 0.1 2.1
Tyler Harris 27 24.6 6.3 4.6 1.3 0.6 0.6 1.7
Kameron Gibson 16 19.3 6.1 1.9 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.7
Sincere McMahon 20 18.8 6.0 1.8 1.4 0.5 0.0 1.1
Brad Halvorsen 6 9.3 3.8 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.5
Marcus Thomas 16 9.6 3.7 1.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.2
Ahmir Langlais 25 9.7 2.9 2.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.6
Daniel Ransom 16 4.8 2.1 1.5 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2
Tyler McGhie 16 10.5 2.1 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2
Joshua Massey 15 6.7 1.8 1.4 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.5
Kennedy Miles 6 4.7 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.5
Douglas Elks 7 3.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2020-2021 Western Carolina Catamounts Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Mark Prosser Head Coach 2018-2019 Associate Head Coach (Winthrop, 2013 to 2018)
Brigham Waginger Assistant Coach 2011-2012 Director of Basketball Operations (Western Carolina, 2010 to 2011)
Tony Rack Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Director of Basketball Operations (Northern Kentucky, 2015 to 2018)
Ben Betts Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (Georgia Southern, 2015 to 2020)
Matt Erps Video Coordinator 2018-2019 N/A
Alex Gary Athletic Director 2020-2021 N/A
Evan Barr Director of Sports Performance 2016-2017 N/A
Brett Ferguson Director of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 Video Coordinator (Michigan State, 2013 to 2015)
Ira Fowler Associate Head Athletic Trainer 2020-2021 N/A
Steven Honbarger Director of Sports Medicine 2006-2007 N/A
Denise Gideon Director of Media Relations 2007-2008 N/A
Steven Grandy Director of Media Relations 2018-2019 Associate Director of Communications (USC Upstate, 2016 to 2018)