- 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).
- 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.
- 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.