2019-2020 McNeese State Cowboys

2019-2020 McNeese State Cowboys Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
2 Sam Baker Jr G 6-4 220 Jan 31, 1998 St. Paul (MN) United States Benilde-St. Margaret's
22 Roydell Brown Sr SF 6-6 220 Apr 4, 1998 Harvey (LA) United States Helen Cox High School
1 Jeremy Harrell Sr F 6-8 240 Jul 18, 1997 Lexington (MS) United States Holmes County Central High School
11 Myles Hutchinson Jr PG 6-1 180 Mar 10, 1999 Abbeville (AL) United States Abbeville High School
13 Trey Johnson So G 6-2 175 Apr 26, 2000 Baton Rouge (LA) United States Jehovah-Jireh Christian Academy
- Kentrevious Jones So PF 6-10 290 Nov 1, 1998 Macon (GA) United States Quality Education Academy
23 Shamarkus Kennedy Sr F 6-8 220 Jun 27, 1998 Tuscaloosa (AL) United States Northridge High School
0 Dru Kuxhausen Jr G 6-0 180 Dec 29, 1998 Scottsbluff (NE) United States Scottsbluff High School
- Ra'Shawn Langston Sr G 6-3 200 Mar 10, 1998 Little Rock (AR) United States North Pulaski High School
12 A.J. Lawson Jr SF 6-5 215 - Bryan (TX) United States Bryan High School
44 Truman Moore So PF 6-8 240 Jun 17, 1996 Prescott (AZ) United States Gilbert High School
24 Chris Orlina Jr G 6-6 185 Feb 23, 1998 Newport News (VA) United States Woodside High School
5 Evan Palmquist Fr F 6-4 185 Jan 21, 2001 Houston (TX) United States Concordia Lutheran High School
20 Jalen Poyser Sr SG 6-4 180 May 15, 1996 Mississauga Canada Athlete Institute Prep
10 Luis Rivas Jr GF 6-5 190 Feb 17, 1999 Guadalajara Mexico N/A
- Collin Warren Fr PG 6-4 188 - Decatur (GA) United States Decatur High School
3 Leondre Washington Jr G 6-0 170 Jan 21, 1998 Englewood (NJ) United States Teaneck High School

Recent McNeese State Cowboys History

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

2019-2020 McNeese State Cowboys Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Shamarkus Kennedy NABC All-District (22) First Team
Shamarkus Kennedy All-Southland First Team
Dru Kuxhausen All-Southland Third Team
Shamarkus Kennedy Southland Defensive POY
Shamarkus Kennedy Southland All-Defensive Team
Shamarkus Kennedy Southland Player of the Week (Nov 19, 2019)
Shamarkus Kennedy Southland Player of the Week (Jan 27, 2020)
Shamarkus Kennedy Southland Player of the Week (Jan 20, 2020)
Shamarkus Kennedy Southland Player of the Week (Dec 16, 2019)
Dru Kuxhausen Southland Player of the Week (Mar 2, 2020)
A.J. Lawson Southland Player of the Week (Jan 13, 2020)

2019-2020 McNeese State Cowboys Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Hutchinson D. Kuxhausen A. Lawson R. Brown S. Kennedy
Rotation   T. Johnson   T. Moore  
Rotation   S. Baker      
Lim PT L. Washington C. Orlina J. Harrell K. Jones  
Lim PT   R. Langston      
Lim PT   J. Poyser      

2019-2020 McNeese State Cowboys Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Shamarkus Kennedy 31 31.8 18.6 10.9 1.5 0.7 2.6 2.3
A.J. Lawson 32 29.6 14.9 3.8 4.2 1.0 0.2 4.0
Dru Kuxhausen 32 31.7 14.8 1.9 1.2 0.7 0.0 1.4
Roydell Brown 32 28.7 9.1 8.0 2.5 0.8 0.5 1.8
Myles Hutchinson 27 19.2 5.4 1.7 1.8 0.9 0.1 1.6
Sam Baker 32 14.4 4.7 1.2 0.8 0.5 0.0 0.8
Leondre Washington 23 13.8 4.3 1.2 1.9 0.7 0.0 1.5
Trey Johnson 30 21.0 4.2 1.7 2.1 1.1 0.1 1.2
Jalen Poyser 7 9.3 3.9 1.0 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.1
Truman Moore 29 9.8 3.0 2.1 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.8
Chris Orlina 17 11.1 2.8 3.1 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.8
Jeremy Harrell 18 6.8 2.1 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.5

2019-2020 McNeese State Cowboys Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Heath Schroyer Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Brigham Young, 2017 to 2018)
John Aiken Associate Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Nicholls State, 2016 to 2018)
Jalen Courtney Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Video Coordinator (Mississippi State, 2016 to 2018)
Michael Dubose Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Chipola, 2016 to 2018)
Bruce Hemphill Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A
Matthew Bonnette Director of Sports Information 2013-2014 Assistant Director of Sports Information (McNeese State, 2012 to 2013)
Matthew Taylor Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Nicholls State, 2018 to 2019)
Pam LaFosse Assistant Director of Sports Information 1995-1996 N/A
Ryan Landry Assistant Director of Sports Information 2018-2019 N/A
Jim Murphy Director of Sports Medicine 2018-2019 N/A
Justin King Assistant Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Fort Lewis, 2014 to 2015)