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 6-9 260 - 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 6-3 200 - 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 - New York (NY) United States Brooklyn Collegiate High School
- Jason Perry-Murray Jr C 6-9 220 - Harlem (NY) United States 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 6-0 160 - Seattle (WA) United States Rainier Beach High School
- Shirmane Thomas Sr G 6-2 180 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 N/A
32 Drake Wilks Fr GF 6-6 190 - Little Rock (AR) United States Harmony Grove High School

Recent Grambling State Tigers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
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 SWAC First Team All-Conference
Ivy Smith, Jr. SWAC All-Tournament Team
Ervin Mitchell SWAC Player of the Week (Jan 10, 2017)
Ervin Mitchell SWAC Player of the Week (Nov 29, 2016)
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     D. Wilks D. Hearns  
Rotation     D. Jones    
Lim PT I. Smith, Jr. M. Thompson     N. Cummings
Lim PT C. Lowe A. Gatson      
Lim PT X. Larry C. Simmons      

2016-2017 Grambling State Tigers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Ervin Mitchell 29 32.0 16.3 3.4 1.0 1.2 0.4 2.2
Remond Brown 32 32.8 14.1 4.5 1.8 1.8 0.4 2.6
Averyl Ugba 30 30.0 13.0 9.7 0.7 1.2 0.7 1.9
Nigel Riberio 29 28.1 8.1 3.5 2.2 1.6 0.1 1.6
Deonte Hearns 8 18.0 4.6 3.4 0.5 0.5 0.2 1.2
Drake Wilks 32 16.7 4.1 2.1 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.8
Ivy Smith, Jr. 30 9.8 3.8 0.6 1.3 0.8 0.0 1.0
Chase Comier 29 24.6 3.3 2.0 2.4 0.9 0.0 1.4
Carlton Lowe 28 7.6 3.2 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.4
Marcel Thompson 28 8.9 3.1 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.4
Diontae Jones 28 10.9 2.4 1.9 0.5 0.8 0.1 1.0
Xairius Larry 25 4.8 1.7 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.2
Anthony Gatson 9 5.6 1.4 1.1 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.2
Noah Cummings 22 7.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.8
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
Richard Gallot President 2016-2017 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)
Vernita Young Director of Sports Medicine 2014-2015 N/A