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2018-2019 Schedule

Date Opponent Location Time Score Record
Thur 11/1 vs Louisiana Christian BCAC 6:00 pm 94-73 W 1-0
Fri 11/2 vs SWCID BCAC 6:00 pm 107-43 W 2-0
Mon 11/5 vs Wayland Baptist JV BCAC 6:00 pm 108-47 W 3-0
 Fri 11/9 @ Trinidad (Trinidad Classic) Trinidad, CO 7:00 pm (MTN) 78-81 L 3-1
Sat 11/10 @ Otero (Trinidad Classic) Trinidad, CO 2:00 pm (MTN) 77-90 L 3-2
Wed 11/14 vs Lamar BCAC 6:00 pm  75-65 W 4-2
Fri 11/16 @ SWCID Big Spring, TX 5:00 pm 103-40 W 5-2
Sat 11/17 vs On Point Prep BCAC 4:00 pm 86-76 W 6-2
Mon 11/19 @ Wayland Baptist JV Plainview, TX 6:00 pm 93-61 W 7-2
Wed 11/21 vs Lamar JV BCAC 6:00 pm 85-60 W 8-2
Sat 11/24 vs Redlands BCAC 4:00 pm 103-101 W 9-2
Wed 11/28 @ #7 Odessa* Odessa, TX 7:30 pm 57-88 L 9-3 (0-1)*
Sat 12/1 vs #2 South Plains* BCAC 3:45 pm 72-91 L 9-4 (0-2)*
Wed 12/5 vs Trinidad BCAC 6:00 pm 93-94 L 9-5 (0-2)*
Sat 12/8 @ Lamar Lamar, CO 4:00 pm (MTN) 66-78 L 9-6 (0-2)*
Fri 1/4 @ Redlands El Reno, OK 4:00 pm 93-79 W 10-6 (0-2)*
Mon 1/7 vs Midland* BCAC 7:30 pm 79-61 L 10-7 (0-3)*
Mon 1/14 vs Howard* BCAC 7:30 pm 79-85 L 10-8 (0-4)*
Thur 1/17 @ New Mexico Military Institute* Roswell, NM 6:30 pm (MTN) 93-79 W 11-8 (1-4)*
Mon 1/21 vs New Mexico J.C.* BCAC 7:30 pm 55-83 L 11-9 (1-5)*
Thur 1/24 @ Western Texas* Snyder, TX 7:30 pm 59-84 L 11-10 (1-6)*
Mon 1/28 @ Clarendon* Clarendon, TX 7:30 pm 87-86 W 12-10 (2-6)*
Thur 1/31 vs Odessa* BCAC 7:30 pm 66-75 L 12-11 (2-7)*
Mon 2/4 @ South Plains* Levelland, TX 7:30 pm 50-111 L 12-12 (2-8)*
Thur 2/7 @ Midland* Midland, TX 7:30 pm 66-71 L 12-13 (2-9)*
Thur 2/14 @ Howard* Big Spring, TX 7:30 pm 72-74 L 12-14 (2-10)*
Mon 2/18 vs New Mexico Military Institute* BCAC 6:30 pm 89-96 L 12-15 (2-11)*
Thur 2/21 @ New Mexico J.C.* Hobbs, NM 7:30 pm (MTN) 58-70 L 12-16 (2-12)*
Mon 2/25 vs Western Texas* BCAC 7:30 pm 92-86 W 13-16 (3-12)*
Thur 2/28 vs Clarendon* (Sophomore Night) BCAC 7:30 pm 86-96 L 13-17 (3-13)*
3/6 - 3/9 NJCAA Region Five Tournament Abilene, TX TBA    
3/18 - 3/23 NJCAA National Tournament Hutchinson, KS TBA    

*Western Junior College Athletic Conference Game


2018-2019 Roster

No. Name Height Class Position Hometown
James McNeil 6'0 FR G Queens, NY
DeAndre Johns 6'3 FR G Kenosha, WI
Paul Eromosele 6'4 SO G Bronx, NY
Marquise Kindel 6'2 SO G East Orange, NJ
Destiny Chikwem-Stanley 6'6 SO F Houston, TX
Demetrius Clark 6'3 SO G Okeechobee, FL
Mattia Cafisi 6'3 SO G Sorengo, Switzerland
Ja'Kristifer Polk 6'7 FR F Tomball, TX
Daiquan Copeland 6'5 FR G Philadelphia, PA
Darvion Blackshear 6'2 FR G Orlando, FL
Marcus Brown 6'4 SO G Harker Heights, TX
Romario Spence 6'7 SO F Luton, England
Jonathan Akharoh 6'4 SO G/F Lowell, MA
Carl Campbell 6'10 FR C London, England
Joe Nobles 6'7 SO F Sebring, FL
Coaching Staff

Chris Hackett

Title: Head Men's Basketball Coach
College: Missouri Southern State University
Hometown: Sheffield, England

Chris Hackett begins his eighth year as the head men's basketball coach at Frank Phillips College. This past season saw him record his 100th win at FPC, leading him to be named the National Junior College Coach of the Week. It also saw former Plainsmen Alize Johnson selected by the Indiana Pacers in the NBA draft, making him the programs first ever draft pick!

In 2016 he led the team to one of the best seasons in school history, compiling a 22-9 record and earning a place in the Region Tournament for the first time in a decade. He also became the school's all-time leader in wins and was named a finalist for the National Junior College Coach of the Year.

Under his leadership the Plainsmen increased the number of overall wins and conference wins for five consecutive seasons, including wins over nine nationally ranked opponents. In 2014 he was also named the head coach of the West team in the Region V All-Star Game, which went on to win 149-133.

In seven years he has coached an All-Region player, seventeen All-Conference players and placed thirty seven players at four year schools, including twenty two at the NCAA Division I or II level. More importantly, twenty of his sophomores have graduated with their Associates Degree. He has also established a successful summer camp program, with over 120 campers spending a week of their vacation in the Plainsmen gym each year!

He came to FPC after spending five years as the associate head coach at NCAA program, Florida Tech. During his time there, the Panthers produced one of the best turnarounds in school history, including a twenty win season, a school record 11-0 start and being ranked as high as #11 in the nation. They also recorded six wins over teams nationally ranked in the top 25. He coached three All-Freshman players, the 2009 Freshman of the Year, eight All-Conference players, four All-Region players, the 2011 Region Player of the Year and the school's first All-American in twenty years! Individually, in 2007, he was named as one of the top ten assistant coaches in the country by

Prior to arriving at Florida Tech he spent two years as an assistant coach at Neosho County Community College in Kansas and before that, one year as the head coach at Sarcoxie High School in Missouri.

A native of Sheffield, England, Hackett attended Sheffield College for three years, leading them to a National Championship in 1999, before playing one year at Allen Community College, (KS) to finish his collegiate career. He also played club basketball in England for eight years and competed in international tournaments in France and Greece. He is regularly involved in basketball throughout Europe and was a featured speaker at the Future Stars International Coaching Conference in London, where he appeared alongside former LA Laker, Slava Medvedenko and the national team coaches of Denmark, Ukraine, Sweden and the Netherlands. He has also directed several basketball camps, including the Folgaria Basketball Camp in Italy, where the coaching staff included the legendary Rollie Massimino and the NBA's Mike Fratello. He has had numerous coaching articles published by basketball journals in both Europe and the United States.

Coach Hackett holds a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Missouri Southern State University and a Master's degree in the same field from Pittsburg State University, (KS).

Brandon Rielly

Title: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
College: University of the Southwest
Hometown: El Paso, TX

Brandon Rielly begins his second year at Frank Phillips College. Prior to coming to Frank Phillips he worked as an assistant at University of the Southwest for 2 years where he started coaching after his playing career ended. During his time at Southwest he helped the program to its winningest season and coached an All-American. He played for 3 years at Southwest helping rebuild the program.

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2019 Youth Basketball Camp

For Boys Age 7-17

Cost: $95 per week registered

Week 1: June 3rd - 6th 
Week 2: June 10th - 13th

Time: 9am - 3pm

Camp Highlights:

Instruction from Chris Hackett and the Frank Phillips College Coaching Staff!

Fundamental Teaching Stations
-Individual Offense

1 on 1 Leagues

3 on 3 Leagues

5 on 5 Leagues

College Leagues for ages 7-11 and Pro League for ages 12-17

Daily Competitions

Camp prizes and certificates

Daily Lunch Provided, Official Camp T-Shirt, Early Sign-up & Multi-week Discounts!

FPC Men's Basketball Accomplishments






Knowledge Darby
Kwame McBean
Kent Thomas

Isaiah Palmer

Alize Johnson
Lucious McKay
Roderick Harris

Stan Whittaker
Alize Johnson

Darrell "Pooh" Robinson
Chris Tawiah

Ronald Scott
TaQuan McDew
Earl Hill
Greg Nelson

Ronald Scott
TaQuan McDew


Alize Johnson


Josh Jenkins

DeAndre Rice
Jerome Richardson

FPC Plainsmen Men's Basketball


FPC Men's Basketball History

1991-1992 Matt Ellis 5-23
1992-1993 Matt Ellis 5-20
1993-1994 Matt Ellis 5-20
1994-1995 Matt Ellis 4-25
1995-1996 Shanon Hays 19-10
1996-1997 Blake Brown 17-11
1997-1998 Blake Brown 12-17
1998-1999 Blake Brown 10-18
1999-2000 Blake Brown 20-8
2000-2001 Steve Payne 18-11
2001-2002 Steve Payne 11-20
2002-2003 Elwyn McRoy 7-23
2003-2004 Lou Gudino 15-14  
2004-2005 Lou Gudino 25-4
2005-2006 Chad Kline 12-13
2006-2007 Chad Kline 21-10
2007-2008 Chad Kline 15-15
2008-2009 Chad Kline 2-28
2009-2010 Chad Kline 20-10
2010-2011 Vu Phan 11-19
2011-2012 Chris Hackett 10-20
2012-2013 Chris Hackett 14-16
2013-2014 Chris Hackett 15-15
2014-2015 Chris Hackett 17-13
2015-2016 Chris Hackett 22-9
2016-2017 Chris Hackett 14-16
2017-2018 Chris Hackett 12-18
Chris Hackett 104-107
Chad Kline 70-76
Blake Brown 59-54
Lou Gudino 40-18
Steve Payne 29-31
Shanon Hays 19-10
Matt Ellis 19-88
Vu Phan 11-19
Elwyn McRoy 7-23

FPC Men's Basketball - Where did they go?


Kwame McBean - University of Arkansas at Monticello

Knowledge Darby - Langston University, OK

Jeremy Betjol - Wayland Baptist University, TX

Justin Milstead - St. Mary's College of Maryland


Milija Cosic - Saint Francis College, NY

Isaiah Rose - Kennesaw State University, GA

Isaiah Palmer - Glenville State College, WV

Quadire Truesdale - University of the District of Columbia

Anthony Stove - Louisiana State University - Alexandria

Aaron Curry - Cumberland University, TN

Levante Britt - Cumberland University, TN


Alize Johnson - Missouri State University

Lucious McKay - University of Texas - Permian Basin

Roderick Harris - University of Texas - Permian Basin

Jordan Dingle - Lander University, SC

LeRon Smith - Stillman College, AL

Kyle Wilson - Wiley College, TX


Quame Edwards - Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Rokas Paulauskas - Missouri University of Science & Technology

Stan Whitaker - Northwood University, FL

Joe Lester - Louisiana State University - Alexandria

Japhet Davis-Sophis - Huston-Tillotson University, TX


Chris Tawiah - Texas A & M - Corpus Christi

Emmanuel Johnson - Montana State University - Billings

Chris Hall - Ohio Valley University, WV

Darrell "Pooh" Robinson - Texas Wesleyan University


Greg Nelson - Florida A&M

Taquan McDew - Texas A&M-Kingsville

Ronald Scott - Texas A&M-Kingsville

Akeem Johnson - Florida Tech

Earl Hill - Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Demetrius Lafontant - Thiel College, PA

Alex Zivkovic - Mid-America Nazarene University, KS

Jordan Whelan - Mid-America Nazarene University, KS


Mike Evans - Texas A&M-Kingsville

James Boonstoppel - Mount Mercy University, IA

Melvin Robinson - St. Thomas University, FL

2018 Basketball Camps
Ages: 7- 17, Boys
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: $95

Week 1: June 4th - 7th


Week 2: June 11th - 14th