2018-2019 Georgia State Panthers

2018-2019 Georgia State Panthers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
2 Malik Benlevi Sr SF 6-5 225 Mar 20, 1997 Savannah (GA) United States Jenkins High School
35 Matt Chism So G 6-3 185 Oct 24, 1998 Dawsonville (GA) United States Dawson County High School
14 Chris Clerkley Jr PF 6-8 240 Aug 17, 1997 Perry (GA) United States Perry High School
0 Kavonte Ivery Fr SF 6-6 215 Sep 12, 1999 Stockbridge (GA) United States Stockbridge High School
20 Josh Linder So F 6-8 210 Mar 10, 1998 Kathleen (GA) United States Veterans High School
24 Devin Mitchell Sr G 6-4 190 Jan 31, 1996 Suwanee (GA) United States Collins Hill High School
10 Nelson Phillips Fr SG 6-4 185 Dec 15, 1998 Warner Robbins (GA) United States Warner Robins High School
15 D'Marcus Simonds Jr SG 6-3 195 Oct 20, 1997 Buford (GA) United States Buford High School
30 Jeff Thomas Sr G 6-5 190 Jan 3, 1996 Norwalk (OH) United States Norwalk High School
50 Jordan Tyson Sr F 6-9 220 Feb 28, 1995 Columbus (OH) United States Fishburne Miltary Academy
21 James Wall Fr F 6-8 190 Oct 12, 1999 Canton (GA) United States Creekview High School
12 Kane Williams So G 6-3 190 Jun 9, 1999 Douglasville (GA) United States South Paulding High School
1 Damon Wilson Jr PG 6-5 200 Sep 18, 1996 Powder Springs (GA) United States Our Savior New American School

Georgia State Transfers Sitting Out 2018-2019

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Corey Allen Jr PG 6-2 205 Oct 4, 1998 Ypsilanti (MI) United States Detroit-Mercy
- Justin Roberts So PG 5-9 170 May 26, 1998 Indianapolis (IN) United States DePaul

Recent Georgia State Panthers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 19-13 (12-8) 4th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2018-2019 24-10 (13-5) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2017-2018 24-11 (12-6) 2nd (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2016-2017 20-13 (12-6) 2nd (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 16-14 (9-11) 6th (Sun Belt) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 25-10 (15-5) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2013-2014 25-9 (17-1) 1st (Sun Belt) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 15-16 (10-8) 5th (CAA) N/A N/A
2011-2012 22-12 (11-7) 6th (CAA) 2nd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2010-2011 11-19 (6-12) 9th (CAA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 12-20 (5-13) 9th (CAA) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 12-20 (8-10) 8th (CAA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 9-21 (5-13) 10th (CAA) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 11-20 (5-13) 9th (CAA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 7-22 (3-15) 10th (CAA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 14-15 (11-9) 5th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 20-9 (14-6) 4th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 14-15 (8-8) 7th (A-Sun) 2nd Rnd N/A

2018-2019 Georgia State Panthers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
D'Marcus Simonds NABC All-District (24) First Team
D'Marcus Simonds All-Sun Belt First Team
Malik Benlevi Sun Belt Tournament MVP
Malik Benlevi Sun Belt All-Tournament Team
D'Marcus Simonds Sun Belt All-Tournament Team
Kane Williams Sun Belt All-Tournament Team
D'Marcus Simonds Sun Belt Player of the Week (Nov 13, 2018)

2018-2019 Georgia State Panthers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Williams D. Wilson D. Simonds J. Thomas M. Benlevi
Rotation   D. Mitchell   J. Tyson  
Lim PT   N. Phillips K. Ivery J. Linder  
Lim PT   M. Chism   J. Wall  
Lim PT       C. Clerkley  

2018-2019 Georgia State Panthers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
D'Marcus Simonds 34 35.7 18.4 5.0 3.6 1.3 1.0 3.7
Devin Mitchell 27 26.7 12.2 1.9 1.5 0.5 0.1 0.9
Malik Benlevi 34 32.2 11.8 5.8 0.9 1.2 1.0 0.7
Jeff Thomas 34 30.7 11.5 4.4 1.1 1.0 0.8 1.2
Kane Williams 33 31.6 11.2 3.2 3.5 1.9 0.5 2.2
Damon Wilson 34 19.9 5.4 3.2 1.3 0.9 0.1 1.0
Nelson Phillips 33 13.1 5.1 3.3 0.5 0.7 0.2 0.8
Jordan Tyson 34 12.2 2.5 2.5 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.5
Josh Linder 22 4.0 1.2 1.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4
Chris Clerkley 4 4.2 1.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 1.2 0.5
Matt Chism 8 1.5 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1
Kavonte Ivery 17 2.1 0.5 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.4
James Wall 7 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

2018-2019 Georgia State Panthers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ron Hunter Head Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Ray McCallum Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (Detroit-Mercy, 2008 to 2016)
Claude Pardue Assistant Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Travis Williams Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Head Coach (Tennessee State, 2012 to 2014)
Jeff Diepenbrock Video Coordinator 2014-2015 Graduate Assistant (Georgia State, 2012 to 2014)
Charlie Cobb Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Nate Summers Director of Basketball Operations 2012-2013 Graduate Assistant (Georgia State, 2011 to 2012)
Mike Holmes Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2010-2011 N/A
Dinika Johnson Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A