2018-2019 Grambling State Tigers

2018-2019 Grambling State Tigers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
0 Chekih Athie Jr G 6-4 195 - Cincinnati (OH) United States N/A
24 Travon Bunch Jr C 7-1 230 Apr 10, 1996 Racine (WI) United States Evelyn Mack Academy
4 Anthony Gatson Jr G 6-4 205 - Richmond (VA) United States Highland Springs High School
23 Jay Head So F 6-7 190 - Longview (TX) United States Ouachita Parish
12 Bobby Jackson Sr GF 6-7 185 - Atlanta (GA) United States N/A
25 Devante Jackson Jr FC 6-9 200 - Milwaukee (WI) United States N/A
5 Lasani Johnson Jr SG 6-3 180 - Dallas (TX) United States Bishop Dunne Catholic School
22 Prince Moss So G 6-7 180 - Bessemer (AL) United States McAdory High School
11 Axel Mpoyo Sr F 6-8 215 Jan 5, 1997 Meridian (ID) United States Meridian High School
21 Zavier Peart Sr C 6-10 260 - Miami (FL) United States Coral Reef Senior High School
3 Dallas Polk-Hilliard Jr F 6-7 185 - Milwaukee (WI) United States Messmer High School
2 Nigel Riberio Sr PG 6-0 170 - Chesapeake (VA) United States Oscar Smith High School
1 Ivy Smith, Jr. Jr G 6-0 165 - Seattle (WA) United States Rainier Beach High School
10 Ashton Wilks Jr 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

2018-2019 Grambling State Tigers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Ivy Smith, Jr. SWAC Second Team All-Conference

2018-2019 Grambling State Tigers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters I. Smith, Jr. N. Riberio D. Polk-Hilliard A. Mpoyo Z. Peart
Rotation   P. Moss   D. Jackson  
Rotation   A. Gatson      
Lim PT   C. Athie A. Wilks   T. Bunch
Lim PT   L. Johnson B. Jackson    
Lim PT     J. Head    

2018-2019 Grambling State Tigers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Ivy Smith, Jr. 33 31.0 13.2 3.3 4.9 1.8 0.3 3.5
Dallas Polk-Hilliard 34 31.3 12.8 5.4 0.9 0.7 0.7 1.6
Lasani Johnson 17 23.3 9.5 3.4 0.9 0.8 0.1 0.8
Devante Jackson 33 19.3 8.0 3.8 1.1 0.3 0.4 1.7
Axel Mpoyo 34 22.1 7.5 5.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 1.4
Prince Moss 34 16.9 6.9 2.9 0.7 0.6 0.1 1.4
Anthony Gatson 31 22.6 6.4 2.9 0.9 0.5 0.1 1.3
Nigel Riberio 34 16.5 4.1 2.3 1.5 0.5 0.1 1.4
Zavier Peart 34 15.7 3.9 3.1 0.4 0.1 0.7 0.9
Travon Bunch 32 12.6 3.4 3.1 0.4 0.1 1.4 1.7
Chekih Athie 22 7.4 2.1 1.8 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.8
Ashton Wilks 4 5.2 2.0 0.8 1.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
Bobby Jackson 5 4.0 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2
Jay Head 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2018-2019 Grambling State Tigers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Donte Jackson Head Coach 2017-2018 Head Coach (Stillman, 2014 to 2017)
Demetrius Moore Assistant Coach 2017-2018 N/A
Kyle Jones Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Grambling State, 2014 to 2015)
Winston Hines Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Stillman, 2014 to )
Paul Bryant Athletic Director 2017-2018 Athletic Director (South Carolina State, 2014 to 2017)
Brian Howard Director of Sports Information 2017-2018 Director of Sports Information (Lincoln University, 2012 to 2015)
Vernita Young Director of Sports Medicine 2014-2015 N/A