2017–18 Wofford Terriers men's basketball team

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2017–18 Wofford Terriers men's basketball
Wofford Terriers wordmark.svg
CIT, Second round
ConferenceSouthern Conference
2017–18 record21–13 (11–7 SoCon)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
Home arenaJerry Richardson Indoor Stadium
Seasons
2017–18 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
UNC Greensboro 15 3   .833     27 8   .771
East Tennessee State 14 4   .778     25 9   .735
Furman 13 5   .722     23 10   .697
Mercer 11 7   .611     19 15   .559
Wofford 11 7   .611     21 13   .618
Western Carolina 8 10   .444     13 19   .406
Samford 6 12   .333     10 22   .313
The Citadel 5 13   .278     11 21   .344
VMI 4 14   .222     9 21   .300
Chattanooga 3 15   .167     10 23   .303
2018 SoCon Tournament winner

The 2017–18 Wofford Terriers men's basketball team represented Wofford College during the 2017–18 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Terriers, led by 16th-year head coach Mike Young, played their home games at the newly opened Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium in Spartanburg, South Carolina as members of the Southern Conference. They finished the season 21–13, 11–7 in SoCon play to finish in a tie for fourth place. They defeated Mercer in the quarterfinals of the SoCon Tournament to advance to the semifinals where they lost to UNC Greensboro. They were invited to the CollegeInsider.com Tournament where, after a first round bye, they lost in the second round to Central Michigan.

Previous season[edit]

The Terriers finished the 2016–17 season 16–17, 10–8 in SoCon play to finish in a tie for fourth place. They defeated Chattanooga in the quarterfinals of the SoCon Tournament to advance to the semifinals where they lost to UNC Greensboro.

Roster[edit]

2017–18 Wofford Terriers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
F 0 Chevez Goodwin 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Hammond School/College of Charleston Blythewood, SC
G 1 Derrick Brooks 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Bartow H.S. Hinesville, GA
F/C 2 Michael Manning Jr. 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Lausanne Collegiate School Memphis, TN
G 3 Fletcher Magee 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 193 lb (88 kg) Jr The First Academy Orlando, FL
G 5 Storm Murphy 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Middleton H.S. Middleton, WI
G 10 Nathan Hoover 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Arlington H.S. Memphis, TN
G 11 Bobby Perez 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Marist Atlanta, GA
G 12 Dishon Lowery 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 240 lb (109 kg) So McIntosh H.S. St. Louis, MO
G 15 Trevor Stumpe 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 201 lb (91 kg) So Plainfield North Plainfield, IL
G 21 Tray Hollowell 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr University Heights Academy Hopkinsville, KY
F 24 Keve Aluma 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Fr Stephen Decatur H.S. Berlin, MD
G 31 Donovan Theme-Love 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So New Hampton School Providence, RI
F 33 Cameron Jackson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Jr John Handley Winchester, VA
G 34 Grayson Hickert 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Lake Norman Charter Huntersville, NC
C 50 Matthew Pegram 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Jr Wando H.S. Mt. Pleasant, SC
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
November 10, 2017*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
South Carolina L 53–73  0–1
 17  Magee   9  Jackson   4  Murphy  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (3,400)
Spartanburg, SC
November 12*
2:00 pm
Washington and Lee
Maui on the Mainland
W 103–66  1–1
 19  Jackson   7  Jackson   4  Tied  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (1,917)
Spartanburg, SC
November 16*
6:00 pm, P12N
at California
Maui on the Mainland
L 65–79  1–2
 32  Magee   3  Tied   7  Hoover  Haas Pavilion (6,102)
Berkeley, CA
November 18*
1:00 pm
Bob Jones
Maui on the Mainland
W 96–65  2–1
 23  Magee   10  Aluma   7  Murphy  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (300)
Spartanburg, SC
November 19*
2:00 pm, ESPN3
North Florida
Maui on the Mainland
W 86–83  3–1
 31  Magee   10  Jackson   8  Murphy  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (1,632)
Spartanburg, SC
November 22*
5:30 pm, FSSW+
at Texas Tech L 56–79  3–3
 16  Hoover   8  Jackson   5  Murphy  United Supermarkets Arena (7,526)
Lubbock, TX
November 26*
4:30 pm, My40
at UNC Asheville L 65–85  3–4
 20  Magee   5  Tied   3  Tied  Kimmel Arena (1,323)
Asheville, NC
November 29*
7:00 pm
at Coastal Carolina W 87–81  4–4
 26  Magee   7  Pegram   7  Magee  HTC Center (1,446)
Conway, SC
December 6*
7:00 pm
Georgia Tech W 63–60  5–4
 36  Magee   10  Jackson   4  Theme-Love  Jerry Richardson Indoor Arena (2,419)
Spartanburg, SC
December 9*
4:00 pm
Johnson & Wales (NC) W 104–45  6–3
 22  Magee   7  Tied   5  Brooks  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (334)
Spartanburg, SC
December 17*
2:00 pm
vs. High Point
Mountain Invitational
W 70–57  7–4
 27  Magee   9  Brooks   4  Murphy  U.S. Cellular Center (1,423)
Asheville, NC
December 20*
9:00 pm, ESPN2
at No. 5 North Carolina W 79–75  8–4
 27  Magee   9  Jackson   3  Tied  Dean E. Smith Center (16,017)
Chapel Hill, NC
December 30
5:00 pm, ESPN3
at UNC Greensboro L 67–71  8–5
(0–1)
 21  Magee   9  Stumpe   7  Murphy  Greensboro Coliseum (2,420)
Greensboro, NC
January 4, 2018
7:00 pm, ESPN3
VMI W 92–53  9–5
(1–1)
 25  Magee   5  Tied   3  Tied  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (1,879)
Spartanburg, SC
January 6
7:00 pm, ESPN3
The Citadel W 109–92  10–5
(2–1)
 21  Hoover   13  Jackson   4  Stumpe  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (3,078)
Spartanburg, SC
January 10*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
Harvard W 63–62  11–5
 19  Magee   7  Tied   4  Tied  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (2,259)
Spartanburg, SC
January 13
7:00 pm, ESPN3
Furman W 79–70  12–5
(3–1)
 20  Tied   6  Tied   7  Murphy  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (3,400)
Spartanburg, SC
January 18
8:00 pm, ESPN3
at Samford W 93–89  13–5
(4–1)
 31  Magee   12  Brooks   7  Stumpe  Pete Hanna Center (1,414)
Birmingham, AL
January 20
7:00 pm, ESPN3
Chattanooga W 71–67  14–5
(5–1)
 26  Magee   7  Stumpe   5  Murphy  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (2,983)
Spartanburg, SC
January 24
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at VMI W 63–46  15–5
(6–1)
 19  Stumpe   5  Tied   3  Magee  Cameron Hall (882)
Lexington, VA
January 27
7:00 pm, ESPN3
East Tennessee State L 62–75  15–6
(6–2)
 21  Magee   8  Brooks   2  Tied  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (3,400)
Spartanburg, SC
January 29
7:00 pm, Stadium
Western Carolina W 77–68  16–6
(7–2)
 18  Magee   8  Brooks   4  Tied  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (1,785)
Spartanburg, SC
February 1
6:00 pm, ESPN3
at The Citadel L 78–80  16–7
(7–3)
 21  Magee   8  Brooks   7  Murphy  McAlister Field House (1,008)
Charleston, SC
February 3
4:30 pm, ESPN3
at Mercer L 65–73  16–8
(7–4)
 23  Magee   10  Stumpe   3  Tied  Hawkins Arena (3,267)
Macon, GA
February 7
7:00 pm, ESPN3
Samford W 92–79  17–8
(8–4)
 27  Magee   7  Stumpe   6  Murphy  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (1,489)
Spartanburg, SC
February 10
4:30 pm, ESPN3
at Furman L 52–76  17–9
(8–5)
 10  Tied   7  Tied   4  Theme-Love  Timmons Arena (2,552)
Greenville, SC
February 15
7:30 pm, ESPN3
at Western Carolina W 84–69  18–9
(9–5)
 21  Magee   7  Tied   4  Stumpe  Ramsey Center (1,121)
Cullowhee, NC
February 17
5:00 pm, ESPN3
at Chattanooga W 74–64  19–9
(10–5)
 45  Magee   6  Hoover   4  Murphy  McKenzie Arena (4,235)
Chattanooga, TN
February 20
7:00 pm, ESPN3
UNC Greensboro L 66–76  19–10
(10–6)
 20  Magee   6  Jackson   5  Murphy  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (1,452)
Spartanburg, SC
February 23
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at East Tennessee State W 75–71  20–10
(11–6)
 18  Jackson   7  Jackson   4  Tied  Freedom Hall Civic Center (6,005)
Johnson City, TN
February 25
7:00 pm, ESPN3
Mercer L 68–69  20–11
(11–7)
 17  Jackson   6  Stumpe   8  Murphy  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (1,930)
Spartanburg, SC
SoCon Tournament
March 3
2:30 pm, ESPN3
(5) vs. (4) Mercer
Quarterfinals
W 73–53  21–11
 22  Hoover   10  Jackson   3  Hoover  U.S. Cellular Center (4,863)
Asheville, NC
March 4
4:00 pm, ESPN3
(5) vs. (1) UNC Greensboro
Semifinals
L 55–56  21–12
 14  Magee   8  Jackson   4  Jackson  U.S. Cellular Center (5,546)
Asheville, NC
CIT
March 16*
7:00 pm
Central Michigan
Second round
L 94–98  21–13
 37  Magee   9  Jackson   9  Murphy  Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (1,448)
Spartanburg, SC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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