2012-13 Men's Basketball
Record: 22-8  Home: 12-1  Away: 6-6  Neutral: 4-1  WJCAC: 11-5
#2 Yanick Moreira
Yanick Moreira Image
Height: 6-10
Weight: 230
Class: SO
Position: F
Hometown: Luanda, Angola
Previous School: Colegio Heminalia Janeih
 

SPC: Named Most Valuable Player of the NJCAA National Tournament after helping lead the Texans to the NJCAA Championship with an 81-68 victory over Northwest Florida State College Very instrumental in helping the Texans to the seventh undefeated season in NJCAA history as South Plains finished the season with a 36-0 record Started 34-of-35 games, averaging 12.1 points and a team high eight rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game Other recognition included Honorable Mention All-American, WJCAC All-Conference, and All-Region 5.

High School:Graduated in 2011 Also played soccer.

Intended College Major:Undecided

Hobbies:Playing soccer

Personal:Born July 31, 1991 in Angola, Yanick is the son of Jose Moreira and Ilsabel Pires Favorite athlete is Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant.

2012-13 Men's Basketball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Terrence DurhamSOG6-3190Memphis, Tenn.Brehm Prep
2Yanick MoreiraSOF6-10230Luanda, AngolaColegio Heminalia Janeih
3Jamaal SamuelFRF6-8195New Orleans, La.O.P. Walker
4Darrel LuckyFRG5-9155Brooklyn, N.Y.NIA Prep
10Devonte SmithSOG5-11165Oklahoma City, Okla.Douglass
11Malik NicholsFRG6-6210Queens, N.Y.Bridgton Academy
12Kendahl AmersonFRG6-3205Detroit, Mich.Henry Ford
15Forrest RobinsonSOF6-10230Ranger, TexasUniv. of North Texas
20Roderick LawrenceFRG6-4185Orlando, Fla.Dr. Phillips
22Brandon NeelFRG6-4190Cincinnati, OhioFork Union Military Acad.
32J.R. OwensFRG6-5195Raleigh, N.C.Charis Prep
34Ryan MartinFRF6-8220London, EnglandBridgton Academy
40Michael KarenaFRF6-9240Christchurch, New ZealandNelson
44Anthony WalkerSOF6-9210San Antonio, TexasJohnson
Steve Green - Head Coach - 13th season
Hank Plona - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
Justin Brown - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
Katie Edens - Head Athletic Trainer - 1st season
Joe Tubb - Director of Athletics - 30th season
Joe Walker - Sports Information Coordinator - 5th season
Blake Turner - Manager
Brice Gale - Manager

WJCAC Champions
1965-66, 1970-71, 1972-73, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1995-96, 1996-97, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2006-07, 2011-12, 2013-14

Region V Champions
1991-92, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2007-08, 2011-12

NJCAA Champions
2007-2008, 2011-12