2016–17 William & Mary Tribe men's basketball team

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2016–17 William & Mary Tribe men's basketball
William & Mary Tribe logo.svg
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2016–17 record 17–14 (10–8 CAA)
Head coach Tony Shaver (14th season)
Assistant coach Jonathan Holmes
Assistant coach Kotie Kimble
Assistant coach Austin Shaver
Home arena Kaplan Arena
Seasons
2016–17 CAA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
UNC Wilmington 15 3   .833     29 6   .829
College of Charleston 14 4   .778     25 10   .714
Towson 11 7   .611     20 13   .606
Elon 10 8   .556     18 14   .563
William & Mary 10 8   .556     17 14   .548
Northeastern 8 10   .444     15 16   .484
Hofstra 7 11   .389     15 17   .469
James Madison 7 11   .389     10 23   .303
Delaware 5 13   .278     13 20   .394
Drexel 3 15   .167     9 23   .281
2017 CAA Tournament winner

The 2016–17 William & Mary Tribe men's basketball team represented the College of William & Mary during the 2016–17 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Tribe were coached by 14th-year head coach Tony Shaver, the team played its home games at Kaplan Arena as members of the Colonial Athletic Association. The Tribe finished the season 17–14, 10–8 in CAA play to finish in a tie for fourth place, as the No. 4 seed in the CAA Tournament, they defeated Elon in the quarterfinals before losing to UNC Wilmington in the semifinals. The Tribe did not participate in any postseason tournaments.

The season marked the 112th season of the collegiate basketball program at William & Mary.

Previous season[edit]

The Tribe finished the 2015–16 season 20–11, 11–7 in CAA play to finish in a three-way tie for third place, they defeated James Madison to advance to the semifinals of the CAA Tournament where they lost Hofstra.

Offseason[edit]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Terry Tarpey 25 G/F 6'5" 210 Senior Stamford, CT Graduated
Sean Sheldon 31 F 6'9" 256 Senior Traverse City, MI Graduated
Hunter Seacat 50 F 6'9" 235 Sophomore Mooresville, NC Transferred to Appalachian State

Incoming transfers[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Previous School
Matt Milon 2 G 6'4" 200 Sophomore Ovideo, FL Boston College
  • Under NCAA transfer rules, Milon will have to sit out for the 2016–17 season. Will have three years of remaining eligibility.

Recruiting Class of 2016[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Nathan Knight
#80 PF
Syracuse, NY Kimball Union Academy 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Oct 5, 2015 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 67
Justin Pierce
SF
Glen Ellyn, IL Glenbard West High School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg)  
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: NR
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Recruiting Class of 2017[edit]

Roster[edit]

2016–17 William & Mary Tribe men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Dixon, DanielDaniel Dixon 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Langley/Fishburne Great Falls, VA
G 1 Glover, JamisonJamison Glover 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Battlefield Haymarket, VA
G 2 Milon, MattMatt Milon (I) Current redshirt 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Oviedo/Boston College Oviedo, FL
G/F 4 Prewitt, OmarOmar Prewitt 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Montgomery County Mount Sterling, KY
G/F 5 Malinowski, GregGreg Malinowski 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Episcopal Chantilly, VA
G 10 Burchfield, ConnorConnor Burchfield 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 177 lb (80 kg) Jr Concord Concord, NC
G 11 Schlotman, MichaelMichael Schlotman 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) RS Jr Munster Munster, IN
F 13 Knight, NathanNathan Knight 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Fr Nottingham/Kimball Union Academy Syracuse, NY
G 21 Tot, OliverOliver Tot 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Kimball Union Academy Bratislava, Slovakia
F 22 Rowley, PaulPaul Rowley 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) RS So Loudoun Valley Purcellville, VA
G/F 23 Pierce, JustinJustin Pierce 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Glenbard West Glen Ellyn, IL
G 34 Cohn, DavidDavid Cohn 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 168 lb (76 kg) RS Jr York/Colorado State Elmhurst, IL
F 41 Whitman, JackJack Whitman 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Jr Lexington Catholic Lexington, KY
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 Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
November 11*
2:00 PM
Bridgewater W 96–44  1–0
Kaplan Arena (2,404)
Williamsburg, VA
November 14*
7:00 PM, RSN/CSN
at No. 12 Louisville L 58–91  1–1
KFC Yum! Center (19,304)
Louisville, KY
November 19*
7:00 PM
Presbyterian W 89–59  2–1
Kaplan Arena (2,315)
Williamsburg, VA
November 23*
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at No. 6 Duke L 67–88  2–2
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
November 26*
4:00 PM
Liberty W 79–70  3–2
Kaplan Arena (3,039)
Williamsburg, VA
November 29*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Central Michigan L 81–91  3–3
McGuirk Arena (2,453)
Mount Pleasant, MI
December 3*
4:00 PM
at Hampton L 69–79  3–4
Hampton Convocation Center (3,123)
Hampton, VA
December 16*
7:00 PM
Milligan W 113–59  4–4
Kaplan Arena (1,754)
Williamsburg, VA
December 19*
7:00 PM
Savannah State W 112–85  5–4
Kaplan Arena (1,377)
Williamsburg, VA
December 22*
7:00 PM
at Rhode Island L 62–73  5–5
Ryan Center (3,570)
Kingston, RI
December 29*
7:00 PM
at Old Dominion W 65–54  6–5
Ted Constant Convocation Center (7,151)
Norfolk, VA
CAA regular season
December 31
2:00 PM
at Northeastern L 64–84  6–6
(0–1)
Matthews Arena (960)
Boston, MA
January 2
4:00 PM
at Hofstra W 95–93 OT 7–6
(1–1)
Hofstra Arena (1,702)
Hempstead, NY
January 5
7:00 PM
Elon W 88–85  8–6
(2–1)
Kaplan Arena (2,177)
Williamsburg, VA
January 7
4:00 PM
Drexel
Postponed to January 30 (Snow)
  
Kaplan Arena 
Williamsburg, VA
January 12
7:00 PM
at UNC Wilmington L 77–101  8–7
(2–2)
Trask Coliseum (4,889)
Wilmington, NC
January 14
4:00 PM
at College of Charleston L 67–77  8–8
(2–3)
TD Arena (3,722)
Charleston, SC
January 19
7:00 PM
James Madison W 73–72  9–8
(3–3)
Kaplan Arena (3,076)
Williamsburg, VA
January 21
7:00 PM
at Elon L 62–71  9–9
(3–4)
Alumni Gym (1,446)
Elon, NC
January 26
7:00 PM
Delaware W 82–58  10–9
(4–4)
Kaplan Arena (2,276)
Williamsburg, VA
January 28
4:00 PM, CSN
UNC Wilmington W 96–78  11–9
(5–4)
Kaplan Arena (3,239)
Williamsburg, VA
January 30
7:00 PM
Drexel W 108–85  12–9
(6–4)
Kaplan Arena (1,895)
Williamsburg, VA
February 2
7:00 PM
Northeastern W 94–69  13–9
(7–4)
Kaplan Arena (2,134)
Williamsburg, VA
February 4
4:00 PM, CSN
at Towson L 80–82  13–10
(7–5)
SECU Arena (3,431)
Towson, MD
February 9
7:00 PM
at Drexel L 61–79  13–11
(7–6)
Daskalakis Athletic Center (533)
Philadelphia, PA
February 11
2:00 PM, CSN
College of Charleston W 89–79  14–11
(8–6)
Kaplan Arena (5,107)
Williamsburg, VA
February 16
7:00 PM
at James Madison L 92–95 OT 14–12
(8–7)
JMU Convocation Center (2,854)
Harrisonburg, VA
February 18
7:00 PM
at Delaware W 85–64  15–12
(9–7)
Bob Carpenter Center (3,619)
Newark, DE
February 23
7:00 PM
Hofstra L 82–96  15–13
(9–8)
Kaplan Arena (2,559)
Williamsburg, VA
February 25
2:00 PM, CSN
Towson W 83–79  16–13
(10–8)
Kaplan Arena (3,425)
Williamsburg, VA
CAA Tournament
March 4
2:30 PM, CSN
(4) vs. (5) Elon
Quarterfinals
W 71–66  17–13
North Charleston Coliseum (4,096)
North Charleston, SC
March 5
2:00 PM, CSN
(4) vs. (1) UNC Wilmington
Semifinals
L 94–105  17–14
North Charleston Coliseum (4,708)
North Charleston, SC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time

Source[1][2].

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