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
John Matt Merritt

#20 John Matt Merritt

POS. Guard
HT. 6-0
WT. 159
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL) Nashville, Tenn. (Lipscomb Academy)

2016-17 (Freshman):

  • Did not play
  • 2017 ASUN Academic Honor Roll

High School: 

  • Prepped at Lipscomb Academy under head coach Ritchie Pickens
  • Finished his career with the Mustangs as a member of the 1,000-point club
  • Three-time all-district selection at LA
  • Also starred on the gridiron where he earned all-district quarterback honors as the team captain.


  • Son of Kevin and Daree Merritt
  • Has three sisters (Ann Michael, Mailye, Maddyn)
  • Mom played basketball at Belmont.