2008-2009 Jackson State Tigers

2008-2009 Jackson State Tigers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Cason Burk So G 6-5 200 Aug 17, 1988 Jackson (MS) United States Provine High School
- Jeremy Caldwell Sr FC 6-8 230 May 16, 1987 Jackson (MS) United States Murrah High School
- Jerome Davis So G 6-1 160 Mar 7, 1989 Opelika (AL) United States Opelika High School
- DeSuan Dixon So G 6-5 200 Mar 6, 1989 Leland (MS) United States Leland High School
- Dashawn Ford Sr GF 6-6 205 May 1, 1986 Columbus (OH) United States N/A
- Darrion Griffin Sr G 6-4 190 Oct 10, 1987 Toledo (OH) United States Scott High School
- Daniel Huggins Sr G 6-2 200 Dec 4, 1985 Meridian (MS) United States West Lauderdale High School
- Chris Hyche So GF 6-5 215 Sep 16, 1988 Jackson (MS) United States Provine High School
- Oliver Jefferson Fr C 6-9 235 Jul 17, 1988 Terry (MS) United States Terry High School
- Garrison Johnson Jr G 6-4 180 Jul 27, 1988 Smyrna (GA) United States South Cobb High School
- Davon Jones RS-Fr FC 6-8 220 Nov 12, 1990 Detroit (MI) United States Oak Park High School
- Jonathan Lewis RS-Fr G 5-10 160 Jun 22, 1990 Jackson (MS) United States Provine High School
- Kay Martinez Sr G 6-6 190 May 21, 1984 Limon United States Saint Cecilia High School
- Grant Maxey Jr F 6-7 210 Apr 21, 1988 Toledo (OH) United States Scott High School
- Rod Melvin Fr G 6-1 180 Sep 26, 1988 Brandon (MS) United States Brandon High School
- Kenny Russell Sr G 6-4 195 May 19, 1988 Atlanta (GA) United States South Cobb High School
- Kyle Swanier So G 6-0 170 Apr 11, 1988 Jackson (MS) United States Jim Hill High School
- Kevin White RS-Jr G 6-1 180 Feb 26, 1988 Gary (IN) United States Emerson School for Visual and Performing Arts
- Phillip Williams Fr G 6-1 195 Nov 13, 1989 Chicago (IL) United States Hales Franciscan

Recent Jackson State Tigers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 13-19 (10-8) 3rd (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2017-2018 12-20 (9-9) 6th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 14-18 (10-8) 3rd (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 20-16 (12-6) 3rd (SWAC) Runner Up CIT 2nd Rnd
2014-2015 11-21 (9-9) 5th (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 11-20 (7-11) 7th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 11-18 (9-9) 4th (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 7-24 (5-13) 8th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 17-14 (12-6) 2nd (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 19-13 (17-1) 1st (SWAC) 1st Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2008-2009 18-15 (15-3) 2nd (SWAC) Runner Up N/A
2007-2008 14-20 (10-8) 4th (SWAC) Runner Up N/A
2006-2007 21-14 (12-6) 2nd (SWAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2005-2006 15-17 (10-8) 4th (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 15-17 (10-8) 5th (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 12-17 (9-9) 4th (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 10-18 (9-9) 6th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A

2008-2009 Jackson State Tigers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Grant Maxey NABC All-District (23) First Team
Jeremy Caldwell SWAC First Team All-Conference
Darrion Griffin SWAC First Team All-Conference
Grant Maxey SWAC First Team All-Conference
Jeremy Caldwell SWAC All-Tournament Team
Darrion Griffin SWAC All-Tournament Team
Grant Maxey SWAC All-Tournament Team
Rod Melvin SWAC Freshman of the Year

2008-2009 Jackson State Tigers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Melvin D. Griffin G. Johnson G. Maxey J. Caldwell
Rotation P. Williams C. Burk      
Rotation   D. Dixon      
Lim PT D. Huggins C. Hyche K. Martinez O. Jefferson  
Lim PT J. Davis K. Russell D. Ford D. Jones  
Lim PT K. Swanier        
Lim PT J. Lewis        

2008-2009 Jackson State Tigers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Grant Maxey 33 31.1 16.4 6.5 2.3 1.6 0.9 3.0
Darrion Griffin 33 29.6 14.8 5.7 2.8 1.4 0.2 2.4
Jeremy Caldwell 33 27.7 11.7 6.7 1.0 1.0 0.7 2.4
Garrison Johnson 31 27.6 10.7 2.9 0.9 0.6 0.2 1.7
Rod Melvin 33 29.8 4.8 2.7 3.4 1.1 0.2 2.2
Chris Hyche 20 9.0 3.3 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.6
DeSuan Dixon 32 12.7 2.9 2.2 1.3 0.4 0.2 0.8
Kenny Russell 23 7.7 2.1 1.2 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.7
Cason Burk 33 14.6 1.9 2.8 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.7
Phillip Williams 32 10.8 1.8 1.0 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.9
Kay Martinez 24 5.8 1.6 1.1 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.5
Daniel Huggins 16 5.3 1.5 0.9 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.6
Jerome Davis 10 3.3 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.3
Oliver Jefferson 4 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
Kyle Swanier 5 2.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4
Davon Jones 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jonathan Lewis 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Dashawn Ford 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

2008-2009 Jackson State Tigers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tevester Anderson Head Coach 2003-2004 N/A
Eric Strothers Assistant Coach 1994-1995 N/A