2017-2018 Prairie View A&M Panthers

2017-2018 Prairie View A&M Panthers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
1 Keion Alexander Sr F 6-9 190 - Brooklyn (NY) United States Kingdom Prep Academy
3 Gary Blackston Jr G 6-2 185 - Baltimore (MD) United States Patterson High School
33 Xavier Eaglin So SF 6-7 205 - Dayton (TX) United States Dayton High School
13 Iwin Ellis Jr F 6-7 205 - Fort Worth (TX) United States N/A
14 Zachary Hamilton Sr F 6-4 200 - Houston (TX) United States Westbury Christian School
10 Isaih Hood Fr F 6-4 195 - Danville (CA) United States N/A
4 Juan Hood Fr G 5-9 180 - Magnolia (TX) United States Magnolia West High School
21 Shayrone Jett Sr F 6-8 190 - Hartsville (SC) United States Hartsville High School
11 Dennis Jones Jr PG 6-1 170 - Fort Worth (TX) United States Dunbar High School
24 Jordan Lumpkins Sr F 6-4 215 - New Orleans (LA) United States Brother Martin High School
25 Ranjit Mason Jr G 6-3 190 - New Orleans (LA) United States N/A
22 Shaquille Preston Sr G 6-4 185 Jan 14, 1995 New Orleans (LA) United States East Jefferson High School
30 Austin Starr Jr G 6-3 185 Nov 7, 1995 Las Vegas (NV) United States Foothill High School
0 Troy Thompson Sr SG 6-4 190 - Oakland (CA) United States N/A
12 J.D. Wallace Sr C 6-9 205 Jul 2, 1995 Dallas (TX) United States Madison High School
23 Admassu Williams Sr C 6-8 240 - Santa Monica (CA) United States Santa Monica High School
5 Yusef Yakubu Sr F 6-7 225 - Buffalo (NY) United States N/A

Prairie View A&M Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Chance Ellis Jr G 6-4 185 - Queens (NY) United States New Mexico State
32 Elijah Holifield Jr G 6-3 180 - Atlanta (GA) United States St. John's
- Tyler Singleton Jr PG 6-3 180 Aug 1, 1997 Dallas (TX) United States Incarnate Word

Recent Prairie View A&M Panthers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 1-1 1st (SWAC) N/A N/A
2018-2019 22-13 (17-1) 1st (SWAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2017-2018 16-18 (12-6) 2nd (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 13-20 (10-8) 3rd (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 7-24 (7-11) 6th (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 15-18 (12-6) 4th (SWAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 11-23 (6-12) 8th (SWAC) Runner Up N/A
2012-2013 15-19 (8-10) 5th (SWAC) Runner Up N/A
2011-2012 14-18 (10-8) 4th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 10-22 (7-11) 7th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 16-14 (11-7) 4th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 17-16 (12-6) 3rd (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 8-22 (6-12) 8th (SWAC) N/A N/A
2006-2007 8-22 (6-12) 9th (SWAC) N/A N/A
2005-2006 5-24 (2-16) 10th (SWAC) N/A N/A
2004-2005 5-23 (5-13) 9th (SWAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 7-20 (7-11) 9th (SWAC) N/A N/A
2002-2003 17-12 (14-4) 1st (SWAC) 2nd Rnd N/A

2017-2018 Prairie View A&M Panthers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Zachary Hamilton SWAC First Team All-Conference
Gary Blackston SWAC Second Team All-Conference
J.D. Wallace SWAC Second Team All-Conference
Gary Blackston SWAC All-Tournament Team
Gary Blackston SWAC Player of the Week (Dec 12, 2017)
Zachary Hamilton SWAC Player of the Week (Dec 26, 2017)

2017-2018 Prairie View A&M Panthers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Jones G. Blackston Z. Hamilton I. Ellis J. Wallace
Rotation   T. Thompson      
Rotation   S. Preston      
Rotation   A. Starr      
Lim PT J. Hood   I. Hood S. Jett  
Lim PT     J. Lumpkins K. Alexander  
Lim PT     X. Eaglin    

2017-2018 Prairie View A&M Panthers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Gary Blackston 33 32.3 19.2 5.3 3.5 1.5 0.1 3.0
Zachary Hamilton 34 27.6 15.9 4.3 1.3 0.9 0.3 1.7
Dennis Jones 33 31.9 12.5 2.0 5.2 1.9 0.0 3.7
J.D. Wallace 34 31.0 7.8 8.5 0.3 0.9 1.1 1.0
Troy Thompson 31 18.2 6.8 2.1 0.8 0.6 0.3 1.0
Shaquille Preston 30 17.6 5.2 2.5 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.9
Austin Starr 33 14.7 3.9 1.3 0.8 0.5 0.0 0.7
Iwin Ellis 34 16.2 2.6 2.8 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.5
Shayrone Jett 21 9.2 2.0 1.5 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.5
Keion Alexander 30 6.0 1.3 1.4 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.3
Isaih Hood 8 9.1 1.1 1.1 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.6
Xavier Eaglin 6 1.8 1.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Juan Hood 27 3.1 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1
Jordan Lumpkins 18 3.9 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.3

2017-2018 Prairie View A&M Panthers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Byron Smith Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Prairie View A&M, 2013 to 2016)
Landon Bussie Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Jared Lyons Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Graduate Assistant (Cameron, 2015 to 2016)
Wendell Moore Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Tulsa, 2012 to 2014)
Ashley Robinson Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
La Tonia Thirston Assistant Director of Sports Information 2017-2018 Sports Information Assistant (Alabama State, 2016 to 2017)
Zack Cook Strength and Conditioning Coach 2016-2017 N/A
C.J. Potter Director of Sports Medicine 2015-2016 N/A
Sharrell Straughter Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A