2011-2012 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

2011-2012 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- O'Karo Akamune So GF 6-7 210 Feb 25, 1992 Miami (FL) United States Ransom Everglades School
- Teeng Akol Jr FC 6-11 220 Jun 21, 1989 Wian South Sudan IMG Academy
- Kene Anyigbo So F 6-5 250 Jan 21, 1992 Bellaire (TX) United States Bellaire High School
- Jamal Crook Jr G 6-3 175 Oct 4, 1988 Louisville (KY) United States Bridgton Academy
- Caden Dickerson So G 6-5 205 Apr 5, 1991 Argyle (TX) United States Argyle High School
- Stephon Drane RS-So F 6-8 230 Oct 7, 1991 Raleigh (NC) United States Gaston Day School
- George Fant Fr F 6-6 250 Jun 19, 1992 Bowling Green (KY) United States Warren Central High School
- Derrick Gordon Fr SG 6-3 205 Dec 12, 1991 Elizabeth (NJ) United States St. Patrick High School
- Kevin Kaspar Fr PG 6-0 173 Jan 12, 1992 Bakirkoy Turkey Findlay College Prep
- Kahlil McDonald Sr G 6-3 220 Apr 16, 1986 Brooklyn (NY) United States American Christian Academy
- T.J. Price Fr G 6-4 222 Jun 16, 1993 Slidell (LA) United States Salmen High School
- Spence Sheldon Fr G 5-11 165 Aug 28, 1992 Bowling Green (KY) United States IMG Academy
- Nigel Snipes Fr F 6-6 222 Sep 5, 1992 Marietta (GA) United States Joseph Wheeler High School
- Jay Starks Jr G 6-3 187 - Scottsville (KY) United States Allen County-Scottsville High School
- Vinny Zollo Fr F 6-8 230 Sep 25, 1992 Winchester (KY) United States George Rogers Clark High School

Recent Western Kentucky Hilltoppers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 20-14 (11-7) 2nd (C-USA) Runner Up N/A
2017-2018 27-11 (14-4) 3rd (C-USA) Runner Up NIT 3rd Rnd
2016-2017 15-17 (9-9) 7th (C-USA) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 18-16 (8-10) 8th (C-USA) 4th Rnd N/A
2014-2015 20-12 (12-6) 4th (C-USA) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 20-12 (12-6) 2nd (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 20-16 (10-10) 6th (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 16-19 (7-9) 7th (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2010-2011 16-16 (8-8) 6th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 21-13 (12-6) 4th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 25-9 (15-3) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2007-2008 29-7 (16-2) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd
2006-2007 22-11 (12-6) 2nd (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 23-8 (12-2) 1st (Sun Belt) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2004-2005 22-9 (9-5) 4th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 15-13 (8-6) 4th (Sun Belt) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 24-9 (12-2) 1st (Sun Belt) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd

2011-2012 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Derrick Gordon All-Sun Belt Third Team
George Fant Sun Belt Tournament MVP
George Fant Sun Belt All-Tournament Team
Derrick Gordon Sun Belt All-Tournament Team
Kahlil McDonald Sun Belt All-Tournament Team

2011-2012 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Crook D. Gordon T. Price G. Fant T. Akol
Rotation K. McDonald C. Dickerson   V. Zollo  
Rotation K. Kaspar N. Snipes      
Lim PT S. Sheldon K. Anyigbo O. Akamune    
Lim PT   J. Starks S. Drane    

2011-2012 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Derrick Gordon 35 33.3 11.8 6.7 2.1 0.7 0.3 2.8
George Fant 31 26.4 10.4 6.1 0.7 0.9 1.2 1.9
T.J. Price 30 27.9 9.0 4.3 1.8 0.9 0.2 2.3
Jamal Crook 35 25.1 8.5 2.7 2.7 1.1 0.1 2.3
Kahlil McDonald 35 23.9 8.3 2.2 1.5 0.5 0.1 1.4
Teeng Akol 32 17.0 6.3 3.4 0.3 0.2 1.4 1.1
Kevin Kaspar 20 18.5 5.5 1.9 1.3 0.6 0.0 1.2
Nigel Snipes 32 15.8 3.7 2.3 0.4 0.4 0.2 1.1
Vinny Zollo 35 15.3 3.7 2.9 0.6 0.2 0.5 1.1
Caden Dickerson 4 23.8 2.8 2.2 1.5 0.5 0.2 0.5
O'Karo Akamune 28 9.5 2.3 2.8 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.6
Kene Anyigbo 22 8.2 2.1 1.6 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.8
Stephon Drane 2 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Spence Sheldon 5 1.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jay Starks 5 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

2011-2012 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Lawrence Brenneman Assistant Coach 2008-2009 N/A
Ray Harper Assistant Coach 2009-2010 N/A