2016-2017 Grambling State Tigers

2016-2017 Grambling State Tigers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
4 Remond Brown Sr G 6-4 180 Nov 25, 1994 Monroe (LA) United States Richwood High School
10 Chase Comier Sr G 6-0 175 - Annapolis (MD) United States Milford Mill Academy
40 Noah Cummings Fr C 6-10 270 - Pembroke (NC) United States Cape Fear Christian Academy
- Karim El-Amin So G 6-3 180 - Shreveport (LA) United States Booker T. Washington High School
12 Travius Fielding Fr G 6-0 180 - Arcadia (LA) United States Arcadia High School
21 Anthony Gatson Fr G 6-4 205 - Richmond (VA) United States Highland Springs High School
3 Deonte Hearns Sr GF 6-7 215 - Melbourne (FL) United States Florida Christian Institute
24 Diontae Jones Jr F 6-6 215 - Las Vegas (NV) United States Clark High School
5 Xairius Larry Jr G 5-8 175 - Farmerville (LA) United States N/A
22 Carlton Lowe Sr G 6-2 185 - Alexandria (LA) United States Peabody Magnet High School
0 Ervin Mitchell Sr G 6-4 180 Sep 5, 1994 New York (NY) United States Brooklyn Collegiate High School
- Jason Perry-Murray Jr C 6-9 220 Mar 7, 1994 Harlem (NY) United States / U.S. Virgin Islands Believe Academy
2 Nigel Riberio So PG 6-0 170 - Chesapeake (VA) United States Oscar Smith High School
20 Charles Simmons Fr G 6-5 175 - Ahoskie (NC) United States Hertford County
1 Ivy Smith, Jr. Fr G 6-0 165 - Seattle (WA) United States Rainier Beach High School
- Shirmane Thomas RS-Sr G 6-3 195 Nov 28, 1994 Homer (LA) United States Prime Prep Academy
23 Marcel Thompson Fr G 6-3 190 - Baltimore (MD) United States Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
11 Averyl Ugba Fr F 6-7 225 Dec 4, 1994 Silver Spring (MD) United States James Hubert Blake High School
32 Ashton Wilks Fr GF 6-5 195 - Little Rock (AR) United States Harmony Grove High School

Recent Grambling State Tigers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 17-17 (10-8) 3rd (SWAC) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2017-2018 17-14 (13-5) 1st (SWAC) N/A N/A
2016-2017 15-17 (10-8) 3rd (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 7-24 (4-14) 10th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 2-27 10th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 5-24 (3-15) 10th (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 0-28 10th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 4-24 (4-14) 10th (SWAC) N/A N/A
2010-2011 12-21 (8-10) 6th (SWAC) Runner Up N/A
2009-2010 7-21 (4-14) 8th (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 6-23 (4-14) 9th (SWAC) N/A N/A
2007-2008 7-19 (7-11) 7th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 12-14 (10-8) 3rd (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 14-13 (11-7) 2nd (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 14-12 (11-7) 2nd (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 11-18 (9-9) 4th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 11-19 (8-10) 7th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A

2016-2017 Grambling State Tigers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Averyl Ugba OVC Newcomer of the Week (Nov 27, 2017)
Averyl Ugba SWAC First Team All-Conference
Ivy Smith, Jr. SWAC All-Tournament Team
Ervin Mitchell SWAC Player of the Week (Nov 29, 2016)
Ervin Mitchell SWAC Player of the Week (Jan 10, 2017)
Averyl Ugba SWAC Player of the Week (Feb 7, 2017)
Averyl Ugba SWAC Player of the Week (Mar 1, 2017)

2016-2017 Grambling State Tigers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters N. Riberio C. Comier R. Brown E. Mitchell A. Ugba
Rotation I. Smith, Jr.   A. Wilks D. Hearns  
Rotation     D. Jones    
Lim PT C. Lowe M. Thompson     N. Cummings
Lim PT X. Larry A. Gatson      
Lim PT   C. Simmons      

2016-2017 Grambling State Tigers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Ervin Mitchell 30 32.1 16.9 3.6 1.0 1.3 0.4 2.2
Remond Brown 33 32.9 14.2 4.5 1.8 1.8 0.4 2.5
Averyl Ugba 30 30.0 13.0 9.7 0.7 1.2 0.7 1.9
Nigel Riberio 30 28.3 8.5 3.6 2.4 1.6 0.1 1.6
Deonte Hearns 8 18.0 4.6 3.4 0.5 0.5 0.2 1.2
Ashton Wilks 33 16.9 4.5 2.2 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.8
Ivy Smith, Jr. 31 10.5 3.8 0.7 1.5 0.8 0.0 1.0
Chase Comier 29 24.6 3.3 2.0 2.4 0.9 0.0 1.4
Marcel Thompson 30 8.6 3.0 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.4
Carlton Lowe 31 6.9 2.9 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.4
Diontae Jones 29 11.0 2.5 2.0 0.4 0.8 0.1 1.0
Xairius Larry 27 4.6 1.6 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.2
Anthony Gatson 10 5.0 1.3 1.0 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.2
Noah Cummings 24 6.8 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.7
Charles Simmons 10 3.2 0.5 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2

2016-2017 Grambling State Tigers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Shawn Walker Head Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Kenyon Alston Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Dr. Obadiah Simmons Athletic Director 2015-2016 N/A
J.C. Gafford Director of Sports Information 2016-2017 Director of Sports Information (Paine College, 2014 to 2016)
Jawarski Beckum Strength and Conditioning Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Vernita Young Director of Sports Medicine 2014-2015 N/A