2018-2019 Western Illinois Leathernecks

2018-2019 Western Illinois Leathernecks Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
24 James Claar Jr PF 6-8 215 Nov 20, 1996 Plainfield (IL) United States Plainfield East High School
30 Otis Dortch Sr G 5-10 160 Oct 15, 1996 Chicago (IL) United States Riverside-Brookfield High School
40 C.J. Duff Jr PG 6-1 190 Apr 14, 1998 Waukegan (IL) United States Waukegan High School
52 Brandon Gilbeck Sr C 7-0 235 Dec 9, 1996 Spring Green (WI) United States River Valley High School
44 Jordan Hughes Sr C 6-10 235 Jan 27, 1997 Hoffman Estates (IL) United States James B. Conant High School
35 Isaac Johnson So G 6-5 205 - Minneapolis (MN) United States North Community High School
14 Perion Little Jr G 6-4 185 - Kenosha (WI) United States Indian Trail High School and Academy
25 Ryan Maas Sr G 6-1 185 - Pekin (IL) United States Pekin Community High School
22 Keshon Montague Jr PG 6-0 170 - Brampton Canada Mountain Mission High School
15 Ben Pyle Fr PF 6-7 185 - McPherson (KS) United States McPherson High School
20 Jeremiah Usiosefe Jr GF 6-5 200 Sep 18, 1997 Hamilton Canada The Hill Academy
10 Kobe Webster So G 6-0 160 - Indianapolis (IN) United States Park Tudor School
30 Jake Weyhrich So F 6-7 210 - Manito (IL) United States Midwest Central High School
1 Zion Young Fr SG 6-4 190 Jul 6, 2000 Merrillville (IN) United States Simeon Career Academy

Recent Western Illinois Leathernecks History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 5-21 (2-14) 9th (Summit) N/A N/A
2018-2019 10-21 (4-12) 8th (Summit) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 12-16 (3-11) 8th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 8-20 (5-11) 8th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 10-17 (3-13) 9th (Summit) N/A N/A
2014-2015 8-20 (3-13) 9th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 10-20 (4-10) 7th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 22-9 (13-3) 1st (Summit) 2nd Rnd CBI 1st Rnd
2011-2012 18-15 (9-9) 4th (Summit) Runner Up CBI 1st Rnd
2010-2011 7-23 (2-16) 9th (Summit) N/A N/A
2009-2010 13-17 (6-12) 7th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 9-20 (6-12) 8th (Summit) N/A N/A
2007-2008 12-18 (7-11) 7th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 7-23 (3-11) 7th (MCC) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 7-21 (3-13) 8th (MCC) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 10-18 (7-9) 5th (MCC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 3-25 (1-15) 9th (MCC) N/A N/A
2002-2003 7-21 (3-11) 7th (MCC) 1st Rnd N/A

2018-2019 Western Illinois Leathernecks Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Brandon Gilbeck The Summit League All-Second Team
Kobe Webster The Summit League All-Second Team
Brandon Gilbeck The Summit League Defensive POY
Brandon Gilbeck The Summit League Player of the Week (Feb 11, 2019)
Brandon Gilbeck The Summit League Player of the Week (Nov 19, 2018)

2018-2019 Western Illinois Leathernecks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Webster C. Duff Z. Young B. Pyle B. Gilbeck
Rotation   J. Usiosefe I. Johnson   J. Hughes
Lim PT K. Montague P. Little J. Weyhrich J. Claar  
Lim PT R. Maas        
Lim PT O. Dortch        

2018-2019 Western Illinois Leathernecks Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kobe Webster 31 34.0 17.0 4.4 3.1 1.1 0.0 1.6
Isaac Johnson 31 26.3 11.1 5.1 1.2 0.9 0.1 1.9
C.J. Duff 31 33.1 10.8 2.8 1.6 0.8 0.0 1.2
Brandon Gilbeck 31 26.2 9.5 8.5 0.8 0.7 3.4 2.6
Ben Pyle 30 27.7 8.5 3.8 1.7 0.9 0.0 1.2
Zion Young 31 17.1 6.6 2.1 0.6 0.3 0.0 1.2
Jeremiah Usiosefe 25 16.3 3.1 2.4 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.6
James Claar 29 9.7 2.4 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.3
Jordan Hughes 21 7.2 2.3 1.7 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.4
Keshon Montague 20 11.7 1.6 0.9 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.5
Ryan Maas 11 2.9 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2
Otis Dortch 10 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Perion Little 9 3.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.4
Jake Weyhrich 7 1.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2018-2019 Western Illinois Leathernecks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Billy Wright Head Coach 2014-2015 Associate Head Coach (Western Illinois, 2010 to 2013)
Josh Wolfe Associate Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Western Illinois, 2012 to 2018)
Jestin Anderson Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Quincy, 2013 to 2016)
Joshua Jones Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Lincoln (MO), 2014 to 2016)
Danielle Surprenant Athletic Director 2018-2019 N/A
Drew Kramer Director of Strength and Conditioning 2011-2012 N/A
Von Washington Director of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Quincy, 2017 to 2018)
Philip Nickols Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A