Union College


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://www.ucbulldogs.com/
Main School Web Site:
http://www.unionky.edu/
School Colors: Black, Orange
SID Name: John Gatto

Conference:
Appalachian Athletic Conference
Main Rivals: (empty)

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 781
Last National Tournament Appearance: 2015

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Last Year's
Conference Record:
30 - 5
Key Returners:
J.D. Tucker , SR, 6-1, G, AAC First Team Selection ... AAC All-Defensive Team ... AAC All-Tournament Team ... Averaged 13.8 ppg .; Gerrard Newby, JR, 6-4, F, AAC Defensive Player of Year ... AAC All-Defensive Team ... Averaged 8.4 ppg ... Averaged 6.3 rpg ... Blocked 56 shots.
Last Year's
Overall Record:
17 - 1
Top 5 Recruits:
Teven Jones, SR, 6-1, G, University of Virginia ; Nick Riley, SR, 6-1, G, Kentucky Wesleyan; Bryan Jones, SR, 6-5, F, Tennessee Temple
Key Losses:
Deante Johnson, SR, 6-8, F, NAIA Honorable Mention All-American ... AAC First-Team ... Averaged 14.6 ppg.; Fitzgerald White, SR, 6-7, F, AAC First-Team Selection ... Averaged 11.5 ppg.; Dominique Hagans, SR, 6-3, G, AAC First-Team Selection ... AAC All-Tournament Team ... AAC Tournament MVP ... AAC All-Defensive Team ... Averaged 13.8 ppg.
Additional Information:
The Bulldogs will look to win their third consecutive regular-season and tournament championship in the Appalachian Athletic Conference. Union is 33-3 in AAC play during their last two championship runs. Burton and the Bulldogs are coming off an historic 2014-15 season, which saw the Bulldogs accomplish many milestones. Union finished with a 30-5 overall record, went 17-1 in league play and advanced to the round of 16 in the NAIA Division II National Championship Tournament with a 64-58 win over Northwestern Ohio. Union finished ranked 11th in the final NAIA Division II Coaches' Poll of the 2014-15 season. Also, the Bulldogs at one point had NAIA Division II's longest winning streak, which ended at 21 games (a school-record).
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Head Coach: Kevin Burton

Alma Mater:

Asbury College

Years at Current School:

4

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

60 20

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

199 95
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Assistant Coach:
David Meddings
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Assistant Coach:
Isaiah Boxell
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Robsion Arena

Gym/Arena Address

310 College St, Barbourville, KY 40906

Gym/Arena Capacity:

1800
Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
24 Blakely Lance F SO 6-5 203 Lexington, Ky.
34 Bullock Mychele G JR 6-2 Chicago, Ill.
15 Cummins Austin G FR 6-0 Lawrenceburg, Ky.
21 Daniel Jaylen F 6-7 Winchester, Ky.
23 Frazier Monquavis F JR 6-4 Anniston, Ala.
30 Harper Levon F JR 6-9 220 Danville, Va.
22 Johnson Jordan G FR 6-0 Louisville, Ky.
20 Knight Isiah G FR 5-11 Louisville, Ky.
14 Lindsey Dominque G JR 5-11 Tyrone, Ga.
99 Malicoat Cody G SR 6-5 Jellico, Tenn.
35 Martin Mike F SR 6-4 Flint, Mich.
1 Natt Sam G SR 6-0 183 Los Angeles, Calif.
33 Newby Gerrard F SR 6-5 181 Lexington, Ky.
31 Schooling Seivon F SO 6-7 Bardstown, Ky.
12 Sherman Tyrone G SR 6-0 Chicago Heights, Ill.
98 Shiflett Brad G SO 6-0 Knoxville, Tenn.
5 Stone Paul F SR 6-6 Danville, Va.
Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
11/1/2016 7:00:00 PM Simmons College Away 87 - 57 Win 1-0
11/3/2016 8:00:00 PM Southeastern (Fla.) Home 103 - 79 Win 2-0
11/4/2016 8:00:00 PM Keiser University Home 74 - 83 Loss 2-1
11/5/2016 6:00:00 PM St. Thomas (Fla.) Home 85 - 87 Loss 2-2
11/8/2016 7:00:00 PM Pikeville (Ky.) Away 57 - 77 Loss 2-3
11/12/2016 7:00:00 PM Warren Wilson Home 114 - 72 Win 3-3
11/16/2016 7:30:00 PM Bryan (Tenn.) Home 86 - 49 Win 4-3
11/19/2016 7:00:00 PM Fisk (Tenn.) Home 105 - 71 Win 5-3
11/22/2016 7:30:00 PM Montreat (N.C.) Home 90 - 67 Win 6-3
11/26/2016 2:00:00 AM Robert Morris (Ill.) Neutral 88 - 79 Win 7-3
11/27/2016 5:00:00 PM Rio Grande (Ohio) Neutral 70 - 43 Win 8-3
11/30/2016 7:30:00 PM Truett McConnell (Ga.) Away 83 - 66 Win 9-3
12/3/2016 2:00:00 PM St. Andrews (N.C.) Away 80 - 58 Win 10-3
12/7/2016 7:30:00 PM Allen (S.C.) Home 122 - 80 Win 11-3
12/10/2016 6:00:00 PM Milligan (Tenn.) Home 92 - 73 Win 12-3
12/31/2016 2:00:00 PM Brescia (Ky.) Home 99 - 70 Win 13-3
1/3/2017 7:30:00 PM Tennessee Wesleyan Away 100 - 81 Win 14-3
1/5/2017 7:30:00 PM Reinhardt (Ga.) Home 85 - 69 Win 15-3
1/7/2017 6:00:00 PM Bluefield (Va.) Away 76 - 71 Win 16-3
1/11/2017 7:30:00 PM Truett McConnell (Ga.) Home 87 - 65 Win 17-3
1/18/2017 7:30:00 PM Bryan (Tenn.) Away 84 - 70 Win 18-3
1/21/2017 6:00:00 PM Point (Ga.) Away 97 - 74 Win 19-3
1/25/2017 7:30:00 PM St. Andrews (N.C.) Home 97 - 72 Win 20-3
1/28/2017 4:00:00 PM Montreat (N.C.) Away 94 - 86 Win 21-3
2/1/2017 7:30:00 PM Allen (S.C.) Away 81 - 76 Win 22-3
2/4/2017 4:00:00 PM Milligan (Tenn.) Away 91 - 85 Win 23-3
2/8/2017 7:30:00 PM Tennessee Wesleyan Home 77 - 71 Win 24-3
2/11/2017 6:00:00 PM Bluefield (Va.) Home 98 - 78 Win 25-3
2/15/2017 7:45:00 PM Reinhardt (Ga.) Away 104 - 83 Win 26-3
2/18/2017 6:00:00 PM Point (Ga.) Home 104 - 66 Win 27-3
2/23/2017 12:00:00 PM St. Andrews (N.C.) Neutral 84 - 66 Win 28-3
2/24/2017 6:00:00 PM Tennessee Wesleyan Neutral 95 - 77 Win 29-3
2/25/2017 4:00:00 PM Reinhardt (Ga.) Neutral 85 - 58 Win 30-3
3/8/2017 5:54:00 PM Aquinas (Mich.) Neutral 95 - 83 Win 31-3
3/10/2017 9:15:00 PM College of Idaho Neutral 83 - 82 Win 32-3
3/11/2017 2:00:00 AM Trinity International (Ill.) Neutral 98 - 60 Win 33-3
3/13/2017 6:00:00 PM Indiana Wesleyan Neutral 92 - 80 Win 34-3
3/14/2017 6:00:00 PM Cornerstone (Mich.) Neutral 72 - 69 Win 35-3