Ezell Dodd
Assistant Coach
3rd Season

TTU announces the hiring of Ezell Dodd as men's basketball assistant coach.  Ezell come to Temple from Lee University where he has served as Director of Basketball Operations since 2008. His duties while at Lee included film exchange, travel arrangements, ordering of equipment and assisting with scheduling.  Dodd's past work experience includes time spent as an assistant within the Lee University Athletics, assistant football coach at Lake Forest middle school and working in Guest Relations for the Atlanta Braves.  Ezell is on track to earn his bachelor's degree in physical education with a minor in recreation.


"I want to thank Coach Lee for the opportunity to join the Crusader family.  I will always be in debt to Coach Tommy Brown for giving me a chance and being a life mentor and also want to thank President Paul Conn and Mr. Larry Carpenter for supporting my work while at Lee.  I only wish the best to Lee University. 


Ezell Dodd – newly hired Assistant Basketball Coach Tennessee Temple University


"Ezell will be instrumental in our future success here at Temple.  His attention to detail and approach will allow us to be more efficient and pay immediate dividends within our basketball program. His work for us will focus on the administrative but will also expand into community relations, fund development and recruiting.  I'm excited to have someone with his experience joining my staff and look forward to working with him." 


Randy Lee – Head Basketball Coach   Tennessee Temple University


"Ezell worked hard for the Lee University Men's basketball program.  His knowledge of the game and his ability to get things done on and off the court will take him far in his career.  I wish him only the best."  


Tommy Brown – Head Basketball Coach Lee University

2013-14 Men's Basketball Roster
# Name Cl. Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown Previous School
  Donnell Freeman* SR F 6-6 160 Grayson, GA Chattahoochee Technical College
0 Jarrett Smith SR PG 6-0 180 Fairburn, GA Creekside High School
1 Veontae Lewis JR PG 6-1 199 Hopkinsville, KY Angelina College
2 Darius Davis JR G/F 6-6 210 Tifton, GA Chattahoochee Technical College
3 Jake Freeze FR G/F 6-6 200 Middletown. OH Lancaster School
4 Jalen Smith FR G 6-1 180 Evensville,TN Rhea County High School
5 Rashaud Bell JR F 6-4 220 Atlanta, Ga The University of Louisiana at Monr
11 Hampton Mack SR F 6-4 210 Orlando, FL University of Maine at Machias
12 Travaris Clarke SO G 5-11 205 Chicago, IL Matlow College
15 Corey Sanders SR PG 5-9 180 Chattanooga, TN Brainerd High School
20 Tony Sparkman SR G 6-3 188 Lake Worth, FL North Country Community College
23 Pablo Diaz JR F 6-8 179 Madrid, Spain Volunteer State Community College
24 Weedlens Beauvil JR G 6-2 195 Bartow, FL Stetson University
25 Brandon Baker JR C 7-2 338 Opelika, AL Meridian Community College
30 Elliot Johnson SR G/F 6-8 185 Milwaukee, WI Lee University
31 Jonathan Slade III SR F 6-4 215 Conyers, GA Truett-McConnell College
35 Steve Nicks FR G/F 6-6 183 Detroit, MI Western Kentucky University
42 Mitar Jovanovic SR G 6-1 177 Bar, Montenegro Bar High School
43 Jullian Butts JR F 6-4 270 Covington. GA Belhaven College
45 Jordan Brown SR G 6-5 215 Galveston,TX Jonesboro HS
50 Cameron Tackett FR F 6-5 226 Franklin, TN Franklin High School
55 Breion Brazier SR PG 6-0 170 Albany, GA Chattahoochee Technical College
* Redshirt
Jeff Haarlow - Head Coach - 1st season
Ezell Dodd - Assistant Coach - 3rd season
Steve Edwards - Grad Assistant - 1st season
Ryan Sharpe - Grad Assistant - 1st season
2013-14 Men's Basketball - JV Roster
# Name Cl. Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown Previous School
5 Nickson Geffrard SO F 6-4 215 Fort Lauderdale, FL Westwood Christian
10 Matt Scott FR G 6-2 210 Rome, GA Rome High School
11 Liric Chavers FR G 6-3 185 DeLand, FL DeLand High School
14 James Lee FR G 5-6 157 Norfolk, VA Virginia Beach High School
20 Julian Defender SR G 6-0 195 McLaughlin, SD Christian Liberty Academy
23 Mario Westbooks FR G/F 6-6 179 Columbus, GA Northside High School
24 Justin Havis FR G 6-0 187 Whitwell, TN Whitwell High School
32 Donte Slade SO C 6-5 185 Conyers, GA Victory Christian School
33 Erius Hardaway FR G/F 6-3 172 Millington Central High School Millington , TN
34 LaVantez Knight FR G 6-1 178 Chattanooga, TN Howard School of A&T
35 Michael Clark SO F 6-2 185 Dodge County, GA Dodge County High School
42 Stephenson Smith SO G 6-2 174
44 JP Hevia SO PG 6-0 175 Miami, FL Westwood Christian
51 Karlos Rich'ard* JR G 5-11 170 Slidell, LA LBJ HS
* Redshirt
Ryan Sharpe - Head Coach - 1st season
M - Basketball
Overall Streak
1-0 (1.000) Won 1