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2019-20 Men's Basketball
0 KJ Johnson Guard
1 Greg Jones Guard
2 Andrew Fleming Guard
3 Michael Buckland Guard
4 Jaxson Strates Forward
5 Kaleb Coleman Forward
10 Jake Wolfe Guard
11 Alex Jones Guard
12 Carson Cary Guard
13 Parker Hazen Forward
14 Tanner Shulman Guard
20 John Matt Merritt Guard
22 Jacob Hobbs Forward
23 Ahsan Asadullah Center
25 Miles Miller Guard
35 Luke Howard Forward
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John Matt Merritt

#20 John Matt Merritt

POS. Guard
HT. 6-1
WT. 170
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL) Nashville, Tenn. (Lipscomb Academy)

2018-19 (Sophomore):

  • Saw action in 18 games and averaged 1.8 ppg
  • Scored a career-high 21 points after going 8-for-9 from the field versus Covenant on Dec. 17

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.