2018-19 Men's Basketball
0 Rob Marberry Forward
1 Greg Jones Guard
2 Ahsan Asadullah Center
3 Michael Buckland Guard
4 Jaxson Strates Forward
5 Nathan Moran Guard
10 Jake Wolfe Guard
11 Alex Jones Guard
12 Matt Rose Forward
13 Zach Flener Guard
15 Andrew Fleming Guard
20 John Matt Merritt Guard
21 Kenny Cooper Guard
22 Eli Pepper Forward
24 Garrison Mathews Guard
Full Roster
Michael Buckland

#3 Michael Buckland

POS. Guard
HT. 6-4
WT. 198
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL) High Point, N.C. (Wesleyan Christian Academy)

2018-19 (Junior):

  • 2019 ASUN All-Academic Honoree
  • Saw action in 36 games
  • Averaged 5.7 ppg to go along with 2.3 apg and 2.2 rpg
  • Scored a season-high 19 points against Davidson on March 19; 16 came in the second half
  • Went a perfect 5-for-5 from distance against UNF on Feb. 6 for a career-high in 3FGM

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.


  • 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.