2016-2017 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils

2016-2017 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
13 Jabari Alex Sr F 6-4 188 Oct 14, 1993 Chicago (IL) United States Proviso East High School
15 Hasaan Buggs Jr F 6-7 195 - Chicago (IL) United States East Gadsden High School
23 Amos Given Jr SF 6-4 200 - Shreveport (LA) United States N/A
10 Ta'Jay Henry Sr F 6-4 215 - Queens (NY) United States Benjamin N. Cardozo High School
12 Lorenzo Hunt Fr F 6-4 195 - Memphis (TN) United States Mitchell High School
22 Michael Matlock Sr F 6-6 221 - Memphis (TN) United States Wooddale High School
11 Kylan Phillips So PG 5-11 164 - Memphis (TN) United States Mitchell High School
3 Darrell Riley Fr G 5-10 155 - Milwaukee (WI) United States North Division High School
1 Marcus Romain Sr SG 6-2 174 - Brooklyn (NY) United States Thomas Jefferson High School
20 Jevon Smith Fr G 6-4 190 - Milwaukee (WI) United States Milwaukee Lutheran High School
2 Ronald Strother, Jr. So SF 6-5 175 - Hueytown (AL) United States Hueytown High School
5 Rashaan Surles Sr G 6-4 175 - Flossmoor (IL) United States Homewood-Flossmoor High School
21 Terence Traylor Fr FC 6-9 210 Jun 7, 1994 Los Angeles (CA) United States Dominguez High School
0 Vacha Vaughn Sr F 6-4 210 - Memphis (TN) United States Mitchell High School
33 Jamal Watson Jr FC 6-9 215 Dec 12, 1994 Long Beach (CA) United States Lakewood High School
24 Isaac Williams Sr G 6-4 181 Oct 20, 1994 Powder Springs (GA) United States Hiram High School

Recent Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 7-25 (7-11) 7th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 8-27 (6-12) 7th (SWAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 6-26 (5-13) 8th (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 9-23 (5-13) 9th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 5-23 (5-13) 9th (SWAC) N/A N/A
2011-2012 21-13 (17-1) 1st (SWAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2010-2011 13-19 (12-6) 2nd (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 9-23 (8-10) 6th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 7-25 (7-11) 6th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 17-16 (12-6) 2nd (SWAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2006-2007 18-16 (13-5) 1st (SWAC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2005-2006 9-19 (9-9) 6th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 14-14 (11-7) 2nd (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 22-7 (16-2) 1st (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 15-14 (14-4) 1st (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A

2016-2017 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Marcus Romain SWAC First Team All-Conference
Ta'Jay Henry SWAC Player of the Week (Jan 24, 2017)

2016-2017 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Romain R. Surles I. Williams M. Matlock J. Watson
Rotation D. Riley V. Vaughn   T. Henry  
Rotation K. Phillips J. Alex      
Lim PT   J. Smith A. Given T. Traylor  
Lim PT     R. Strother, Jr.    
Lim PT     L. Hunt    
Lim PT     H. Buggs    

2016-2017 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Marcus Romain 22 30.5 18.7 5.1 2.5 1.0 0.3 4.5
Isaac Williams 32 28.6 13.7 3.6 0.9 0.9 0.1 0.7
Ta'Jay Henry 21 28.6 10.6 7.6 0.8 0.9 0.1 1.9
Rashaan Surles 31 26.1 9.9 3.0 2.4 1.4 0.6 2.1
Darrell Riley 25 25.5 9.0 2.4 2.9 0.8 0.0 2.5
Amos Given 26 14.7 5.0 2.6 0.3 0.6 0.0 1.3
Jevon Smith 12 9.6 3.8 1.7 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.7
Kylan Phillips 27 23.5 3.6 1.9 1.9 1.0 0.0 1.2
Jabari Alex 28 10.9 2.9 1.7 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.4
Vacha Vaughn 29 11.8 2.9 2.0 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.7
Terence Traylor 9 11.6 2.4 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.6
Hasaan Buggs 4 13.8 2.0 3.0 0.5 0.0 0.5 1.2
Michael Matlock 26 14.0 1.9 3.4 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.5
Jamal Watson 30 9.2 1.7 2.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.6
Ronald Strother, Jr. 23 6.7 1.7 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3
Lorenzo Hunt 24 4.6 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

2016-2017 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Andre Payne Head Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Adaiah Curry Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Eric Strothers Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Assistant Coach (Jackson State, 1994 to 2013)
Dianthia Ford-Kee Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A
LaMonica Scott Director of Sports Information 2014-2015 N/A
Jason Cooper Head Athletic Trainer 2015-2016 N/A