2016-17 Men's Basketball
0 Rob Marberry Center
2 Josh Williams Guard
3 Michael Buckland Guard
4 Cam Miller Guard
5 Nathan Moran Guard
11 Asa Duvall Guard
12 Matt Rose Forward
20 John Matt Merritt Guard
21 Kenny Cooper Guard
22 Eli Pepper Forward
23 Aaron Korn Guard
24 Garrison Mathews Guard
25 Kenny Bunton Forward
32 Brett Wishon Forward
55 George Brammeier Center
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Michael Buckland

#3 Michael Buckland

POS. Guard
YEAR Fr.
HT. 6-5
WT. 190
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL) High Point, N.C. (Wesleyan Christian Academy)

2016-17 (Freshman):

  • 2017 ASUN All-Academic Honoree
  • Saw action in 32 games
  • Averaged 4.6 ppg
  • Added 2.1 rpg and 1.7 apg
  • Notched his first double-double against Fisk with a career high in points (25) and tying his career best in rebounds (11).

High School: 

  • Prepped at Wesleyan Christian Academy in High Point, N.C. under head coach Keith Gatlin
  • Helped lead the Trojans to a pair of NCISAA 3A titles and one runner-up finish
  • His team was ranked as high as No. 2 nationally by USA Today
  • Averaged nine points per game and shot 52 percent from the field as a senior
  • Also starred for the WCA nationally ranked soccer team where he led the squad to a 22-0-1 record and a 2015 state championship as a senior.

Personal:  

  • Son of Steve and Tammy Buckland
  • Has one sister (Megan), who played basketball at North Carolina and coaches at Presbyterian College
  • Chose Lipscomb over Lehigh, High Point, UNCG, Radford, Old Dominion and Winthrop.