2015–16 Southeastern Louisiana Lions basketball team

The 2015–16 Southeastern Louisiana Lions basketball team represented Southeastern Louisiana University during the 2015–16 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Lions, led by second year head coach Jay Ladner, played their home games at the University Center and were members of the Southland Conference. They finished the season 12–21, 9–9 in Southland play to finish in sixth place. They defeated New Orleans in the first round of the Southland Tournament to advance to the quarterfinals where they lost to Houston Baptist.

2015–16 Southeastern Louisiana Lions basketball
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ConferenceSouthland Conference
2015–16 record12–21 (9–9 Southland)
Head coachJay Ladner (2nd season)
Assistant coachErrol Gauff
Assistant coachKyle Roane
Assistant coachDavid Kiefer
Home arenaUniversity Center
(Capacity: 7,500)
Seasons
2015–16 Southland Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Stephen F. Austin 18 0   1.000     28 6   .824
Texas A&M–CC 15 3   .833     25 8   .758
Sam Houston State 12 6   .667     18 16   .529
Incarnate Word* 12 6   .667     17 12   .586
Houston Baptist 10 8   .556     17 17   .500
Southeastern Louisiana 9 9   .500     12 21   .364
Abilene Christian* 8 10   .444     13 18   .419
McNeese State 7 11   .389     9 20   .310
Central Arkansas** 6 12   .333     7 21   .250
New Orleans 6 12   .333     10 20   .333
Nicholls State 6 12   .333     11 23   .324
Northwestern State 5 13   .278     8 20   .286
Lamar 3 15   .167     11 19   .367
* Ineligible for postseason during transition to Division I
** Ineligible for postseason due to APR violations
2016 Southland Tournament winner

Contents

PreseasonEdit

The Lions were picked to finish seventh (7th) in both the Southland Conference Coaches' Poll and the Sports Information Directors Poll.[1]

RosterEdit

2015–16 Southeastern Louisiana Lions men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Marlain Veal 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 145 lb (66 kg) Fr Helen Cox Gretna, LA
F 1 Jordan Capps 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Peachtree Ridge
Northwest Florida State College
Norcross, GA
G 2 Dimi Cook 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 183 lb (83 kg) RS Fr Gulfport HS Gulfport, MS
G 3 Joshua Filmore 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Wekiva HS Orlando, FL
C 4 Dominic Nelson 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Jr Wings Academy
Southwest Tennessee CC
Harlem, NY
G 5 Mike Hawkins 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) RS Sr Wingfield HS
Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
Jackson, MS
G 10 Zay Jackson 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 178 lb (81 kg) Sr St. Thomas Aquinas HS
Murray State
Hammond, LA
G 11 Keith Charleston 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 207 lb (94 kg) Jr Jacksonville
Northwest Florida State College
Little Rock, AR
G 12 Malcolm Reid 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) 140 lb (64 kg) Jr St. Stanislaus College Diamond Head, MS
F 13 Moe Greenwood 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 221 lb (100 kg) Fr Velma Jackson Sharon, MS
G 15 Ramone Tate 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 178 lb (81 kg) Jr St. Stanislaus College
East Central CC
Bay St. Louis, MS
F 20 Bret Barclay 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So French Settlement HS Crown Point, IN
G 21 Jab Singleton 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Brother Martin
Oral Roberts
New Orleans, LA
G 22 Jerrod Rigby 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Fr St. Stanislaus College Bay St. Louis, MS
F 23 James Currington 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) RS So Paul W. Bryant HS
Mississippi Valley State College
Tuscaloosa, AL
G 24 Dylon Maggio 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So The Dunham School Baton Rouge, LA
F 33 Daniel Grieves 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 213 lb (97 kg) Sr St. Stanislaus College
ULM
Bay St. Louis, MS
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Errol Gauff
  • Kyle Roane
  • David Kiefer

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 11/15/2015


ScheduleEdit

Source[2]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
10/28/2015*
7:00 pm
LSU–Alexandria L 68–82 
University Center (965)
Hammond, LA
11/04/2015*
7:00 pm
Xavier of Louisiana W 79–61 
University Center (765)
Hammond, LA
Non-conference
11/13/2015*
8:30 pm
at TCU L 77–90  0–1
University Recreation Center (3,341)
Fort Worth, TX
11/16/2015*
7:00 pm
at Texas A&M L 58–100  0–2
Reed Arena (4,903)
College Station, TX
11/18/2015*
7:00 pm
Mississippi College W 76–69  1–2
University Center (810)
Hammond, LA
11/22/2015*
6:00 pm, BTN
at Nebraska
Barclays Center Classic
L 65–92  1–3
Pinnacle Bank Arena (15,533)
Lincoln, NE
11/24/2015*
6:00 pm, FSO/ESPN3
at No. 24 Cincinnati
Barclays Center Classic
L 49–64  1–4
Fifth Third Arena (6,824)
Cincinnati, OH
11/27/2015*
4:00 pm
vs. Gardner–Webb
Barclays Center Classic
L 68–77  1–5
Christl Arena (885)
West Point, NY
11/28/2015*
4:00 pm
vs. Arkansas–Pine Bluff
Barclays Center Classic
L 60-62  1–6
Christl Arena 
West Point, NY
12/01/2015*
7:00 pm
Loyola New Orleans W 101–65  2–6
University Center (737)
Hammond, LA
12/04/2015*
7:00 pm
Southern L 69–73  2–7
University Center (1,506)
Hammond, LA
12/13/2015*
2:00 pm
at Florida State L 58–75  2–8
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center (4,992)
Tallahassee, FL
12/15/2015*
7:00 pm
Florida A&M L 64–67  2–9
Teaching Gym (383)
Tallahassee, FL
12/21/2015*
6:00 pm
at Georgia Tech L 62–75  2–10
Hank McCamish Pavilion (4,563)
Atlanta, GA
12/30/2015*
7:30 pm
at Jackson State L 66–89  2–11
Williams Assembly Center (703)
Jackson, MS
Southland regular season
01/04/2016
7:00 pm
Stephen F. Austin L 69–89  2–12
(0–1)
University Center (540)
Hammond, LA
01/09/2016
7:00 pm
at Houston Baptist L 58–77  2–13
(0–2)
Sharp Gymnasium (621)
Houston, TX
01/11/2016
6:30 pm
at Sam Houston State L 63–70  2–14
(0–3)
Bernard Johnson Coliseum (796)
Huntsville, TX
01/16/2016
4:00 pm
Incarnate Word L 71–75  2–15
(0–4)
University Center (644)
Hammond, LA
01/18/2016
7:00 pm
at Lamar W 98–70  3–15
(1–4)
University Center (641)
Hammond, LA
01/26/2016
7:00 pm
at Texas A&M–Corpus Christi L 63–73  3–16
(1–5)
American Bank Center (1,906)
Corpus Christi, TX
01/30/2016
3:00 pm
at Northwestern State L 76–91  3–17
(1–6)
Prather Coliseum (1,920)
Natchitoches, LA
02/01/2016
7:00 pm
McNeese State W 82–80  4–17
(2–6)
University Center (1,030)
Hammond, LA
02/06/2016
4:00 pm
Abilene Christian W 81–60  5–17
(3–6)
University Center (763)
Hammond, LA
02/09/2016
7:00 pm
at Central Arkansas L 72–88  5–18
(3–7)
Farris Center (513)
Conway, AR
02/13/2016
8:00 pm
Nicholls State W 69–61  6–18
(4–7)
University Center (786)
Hammond, LA
02/15/2016
8:00 pm
at McNeese State W 79–76  7–18
(5–7)
Burton Coliseum (350)
Lake Charles, LA
02/21/2016
7:00 pm
at Abilene Christian L 80–91  7–19
(5–8)
Abilene Christian (1,065)
Abilene, TX
02/23/2016
7:00 pm
New Orleans W 91–83  8–19
(6–8)
University Center (734)
Hammond, LA
02/27/2016
4:00 pm
Central Arkansas W 75–56  9–19
(7–8)
University Center (831)
Hammond, LA
02/29/2016
7:00 pm
Northwestern State W 84–82  10–19
(8–8)
University Center (1,050)
Hammond, LA
03/03/2016
7:45 pm
at New Orleans W 61–60  11–19
(9–8)
Lakefront Arena (684)
New Orleans, LA
03/05/2016
3:30 pm
Nicholls State L 45–64  11–20
(9–9)
Stopher Gym (901)
Thibodaux, LA
Southland Tournament
03/09/2016
5:00 pm
vs. New Orleans
First round
W 74–84  12–20
Merrell Center (1,077)
Katy, TX
03/10/2016
5:00 pm
vs. Houston Baptist
Quarterfinals
L 68–72  12–21
Merrell Center (1,298)
Katy, TX
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stephen F Austin Named Favorite in Conference Preseason Polls". Southland Conference. October 28, 2015. Retrieved November 15, 2015.
  2. ^ "2015-16 Men's Basketball Schedule". Retrieved 2015-11-15.