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OWENS EXPRESS MEN’S BASKETBALL

12-TIME OCCAC CHAMPIONS 1967, 1981, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2014, 2015

11 NJCAA All-Americans --- 8 NJCAA National Tournament Appearances --- 2 National Championships

TODAY’S MATCHUP

NOTES

- Welcome to this afternoon’s matchup between your Owens Express and the visiting Sinclair Tartan Pride. Both games of today’s doubleheader will be streamed on our YouTube page, which can be found by searching Owens Express Athletics. - Sinclair enters today’s game at 18-6 overall and 6-5 in OCCAC play. Owens defeated Sinclair 84-81 on Dec. 17 in Dayton, Ohio via a floater in the paint from Ty’Rese Searles with 12.6 seconds left. - Owens enters today having won two straight and eight of its past 10. Today’s matchup is critical for both teams in terms of fighting for the No. 3 seed in the district tournament. Owens is currently one game ahead of Sinclair in the loss column, and with a win today, they’d be up two and hold the head-to-head tiebreaker courtesy of a season sweep. - Owens sophomore guard Derrik Jamerson Jr., who has Head Coach: Head Coach: signed with NCAA Division I Norfolk State, scored 40 Dennis Springs (1st Yr.) points in the win over Hocking College and broke the Jeff Price (14th Yr.) program’s single game 3-point shooting records for makes and attempts by finishing 12-for-18. He is now averaging Career Record: Career Record: 22.6 PPG over the past five contests, while ranking 3rd in 10-3 252-157 the nation in 3-pt FG made (92) and 14th in the nation in 3-point FG percentage (49.7). On top of that, he eclipsed Career OCCAC Record: Career OCCAC Record: 800 career points in the win over Hocking. - Another sophomore guard, Ty’Rese Searles, is ranked 7-2 n/a 11th in the nation in FT percentage (87.7). - Owens is now just three wins away from its fifth 20-win season in the past six years. It would also be the 29th in program history. - Today’s matchup with Sinclair has added intrigue bePPG: Jamerson 16.4 PPG: Frederick 22.7 cause of Akiean Frederick, a redshirt sophomore forward RPG: Jamerson 6.8 RPG: Frederick 11.6 for Sinclair Community College. He was a member of the APG: Hatchett 8.5 APG: Chastain 6.8 SPG: Stafford 2.1 SPG: Chastain 1.8 Owens men’s basketball team in the 2014-15 team during BPG: Jamerson 1.1 BPG: McComas 1.5 his redshirt year before transferring to Sinclair. He had 30 FG%: Stafford 63.7 FG%: Mangluak 61.8 points and eight rebounds in the first matchup between 3PT FG%: Jamerson 49.7 3PT FG%: Chastain 40.9 these two teams this year, and he is now averaging 20 PPG FT %: Searles 87.7 FT %: Williams 96.6 and six RPG over three career contests against Owens. - To view the schedule and results, along with links to recaps, photo albums and videos this year, visit OwensExpress.com and select men’s basketball from the sport dropdown. Once there, click on schedule/results and then the corresponding links will appear next to each game. - You can follow live updates on Twitter by searching the handle @owensexpress, and you can find us on Facebook by searching Owens Express Athletics. We also have Instagram and You Tube pages that you can find by searching Owens Express Athletics.

OWENS

SINCLAIR

THE BASICS

STATISTICAL LEADERS

2016-17 Sinclair Tartan Pride Roster # Name Ht. Pos. Cl. High School/Hometown 2 Jaquan Harrison 6-4 FR G/F Africentric/Columbus, OH 3 Dwayne Chastian Jr. 6-3 SO G Thurgood Marshall/Dayton, OH 5 Leander Williams 5-6 FR G Snider/Fort Wayne, IN 11 Dominic Scranton 6-1 FR G Marysville/Marysville, OH 12 Jackson Pietrzak 6-0 SO G Dixie/New Lebanon, OH 14 Quinnten McComas 6-1 SO G Marion Harding/Marion, OH 23 Akiean Frederick 6-9 SO F Franklin Heights/Columbus, OH 32 LiDonta Hicks-Gentry 6-7 FR F Snider/Fort Wayne, IN 33 Kyle Freytag 6-8 FR C Worthington Christian/Columbus, OH 34 Deng Mangluak 6-4 FR F Glencliff/Nashville, TN HEAD COACH: Jeff Price (14th Season) ASSISTANT COACHES: Herb Shaughnessy, Eric Salter, Sam Brown, Jason Williams

2016-17 RECORD IN DEPTH OVERALL RECORD: 17-7 OCCAC Region XII Home Away Neutral

7-3 12-7 9-2 7-4 0-1

2016-17 SCHEDULE/RESULTS DATE

11/01 11/09 11/12 11/16 11/18 11/19 11/22 11/30 12/03 12/09 12/14 12/17 12/20 12/30 01/07 01/11 01/14 01/18 01/21 01/25 01/28 02/01 02/04 02/08 02/11 02/15 02/18 02/22 02/25 03/04 03/07 03/10 03/11 03/21 03/22 03/23 03/24 03/25

OPPONENT

RESULT

@ Mercyhurst North East W 89-75 HENRY FORD W 90-80 (OT) WASHTENAW W 118-61 @ No. 6 Schoolcraft L 102-76 @ Kalamazoo Valley# L 79-74 Grand Rapids# L 71-63 NO. 9 LANSING W 100-99 NO. 6 SCHOOLCRAFT W 88-80 MUSKEGON W 91-77 @ Adrian College JV W 96-67 NO. 5 CUYAHOGA* L 95-90 @ NO. 4 Sinclair* W 84-81 KELLOGG W 91-61 JACKSON L 83-72 @ Hocking W 88-72 LORAIN COUNTY* W 94-85 @ Columbus State* W 105-94 EDISON* W 83-74 CLARK STATE* W 87-52 @ Lakeland* W 103-53 @ Cincinnati State* L 92-80 @ No. 4 Cuyahoga* L 72-54 HOCKING W 127-74 @ Lorain County* W 92-87 SINCLAIR* 3 PM @ Edison* 7:30 PM COLUMBUS STATE* 3 PM LAKELAND* 7:30 PM @ Clark State* 3 PM CINCINNATI STATE* 3 PM District 11 Quarterfinals^ 7:30 PM District 11 Semifinals TBA District 11 Finals TBA NJCAA D-II Nationals TBA NJCAA D-II Nationals TBA NJCAA D-II Nationals TBA NJCAA D-II Nationals TBA NJCAA D-II Nationals TBA ALL CAPS - HOME GAMES * CONFERENCE GAMES # KVCC Classic @ KVCC ^ If necessary


2016-17 Owens Express Men’s Basketball Roster HEAD COACH: DENNIS SPRINGS

PG

#0 TY’RESE SEARLES

- Needs 25 points to reach 600 in his career - 11th in the nation in FT percentage (87.7) - 21 points, 6 assists in win over Sinclair Dec. 17

G

#1 DERRIK JAMERSON JR.

- Has 20 or more points in 4 of past 7 games - Has a chance at 1,000 career points - sits at 834 - Averaging 22.6 PPG, shooting 54.7 % from 3 over past 5

PG

#2 ROY HATCHETT JR.

- Averaging 11.5 APG over past two contests - 8 games with at least 10 assists this year - Team is 0-2 in the two games he’s missed this year

G

#3 SHONDELL JACKSON

- Looking to break 7-game streak of single digit scoring - 33 points from 300 this year - Third on team in scoring at 11.6 PPG

G

#10 JAMIRI BENNETT

- Season-highs in pts (21), reb (7) and asts (5) vs Hocking - 10 or more minutes 6 times since Jan. 7, only 2 prior - Perfect 5-for-5 from the foul line this year

PG

#12 MASON DURDEN

- Has scored in 7 straight games (18-for-31 from field) - 3 or more assists in 3 of past 7 games - 5th on team in FT percentage (75.9)

G/F

#15 MARQUEVIOUS WILSON

- Scored double figures past six games (14.8 PPG) - Season-high 23 pts, 11 reb. in win over Lorain County - Needs 14 pts today to push average up to 10 PPG

F

#22 DEREK REECE JR.

- Has missed 3 straight games since getting injured - Has scored in 13 of 17 games played this year - Has scored exactly 100 points this year

F

#23 RICO STAFFORD

- Averaging 22.5 PPG over past 2 games - 12th in the nation in FG percentage (63.7) - Now 2nd on the team in scoring at 13.0 PPG

F

#24 JAMES GRAYS

- Scored at least 4 points in all 10 games played - 10 or more points in 3 of 10 games - Shooting 54.2 percent from the field (2nd on team)

6-2 So. Cornerstone/Pontiac, MI

6-5 So. Cornerstone/Pontiac, MI

6-1 So. Glenville/Cleveland, OH

6-6 So. Warren Harding/Warren, OH

6-1 Fr. Maumee/Toledo, OH

6-0 Fr. Whitmer/Toledo, OH

6-3 Fr. Lima Senior/Lima, OH

6-6 So. Springfield/Toledo, OH

6-6 Fr. Lima Senior/Lima, OH

6-5 So. Start/Toledo, OH

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Game Notes: Owens vs Sinclair, MBB, Feb. 11, 2017