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P R E S I D E N T ’ S

W E L C O M E

Welcome to Urbana University. Our great institution dates back to 1850. From the outset, we have offered a values-based, liberal arts education in a rural, safe, intimate, and inspiring environment. We prepare our students for a life of service, citizenship, and learning. Intercollegiate athletics has been an optional component of the learning experience at Urbana University since 1870. The entire Urbana University community, including our student-athletes, values your involvement in Blue Knight athletics - as fans, supporters, and friends. We hope that you will enjoy the 2012-2013 athletic season and stay enthusiastically involved.

Go Blue Knights!

QUICK FACTS

Men’s Basketball Media Guide 3-4 ....................... 2012-13 Season Outlook 5-6 ......................................... Coaching Staff 7 ................. 2012-13 Team Photo & Roster 8-15 ..................... Blue Knight Player Pages 16 ............................ 2011-12 Team Statistics 17 . 2011-12 Award Winners 19 ......................... Blue Knights Record Book 20 ................................ 2012-13 Opponents Urbana University Pages 21 ........................ Athletic Department Staff 24-25 . The Urbana University Experience 26-27 .............................. 2012-13 Sponsors 28 ..... 2012-13 Men’s Basketball Schedule

The 2012-13 Blue Knight Men’s Basketball Media Guide was designed and written by Assistant Athletic Director of Media Relations Chris Anders, with assistance from interns Carly Ivan and Mike Dague. The cover design features seniors #12 Armond Battle, #23 Branden Woods, #33 Christian Moore, and #4 Ramel Mitchell . Photography courtesy of Mark Riedinger of Scioto Photo (SciotoPhoto.PhotoReflect.com) and the Sports Information Department. Additional assistance provided by Head Coach Jeff Porter and his coaching staff.

UU ANNOUNCES MOVE TO MOUNTAIN EAST CONFERENCE URBANA, Ohio (August 23, 2012) - The presidents of 12 universities, 9 in West Virginia, 2 in Ohio, and 1 in Virginia, jointly announce the formation of a new all-sports collegiate athletic conference to be named the Mountain East Conference (MEC). The new 12-team league’s charter membership will include: Concord University (W.Va.), Fairmont State University (W.Va.), Glenville State College (W.Va.), Notre Dame College (Oh.), Shepherd University (W.Va.), The University of Charleston (W.Va.), The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, Urbana University, West Liberty University (W.Va.), West Virginia State University, Wheeling Jesuit University (W.Va.), and West Virginia Wesleyan College. "We are extremely pleased to announce the formation of the Mountain East Conference,” stated spokesperson Reid Amos on behalf of the 12 presidents of the new alliance. “The goal of this effort has been to align like-minded institutions with similar budgets and goals across a regional footprint. We strongly believe that our charter membership creates a solid foundation that provides mutual benefit and secures the athletic future for our institutions. We will collectively make every effort to provide a high-quality experience for our student-athletes in Mountain East competition.” The Mountain East Conference intends to commence competition for the 2013-14 academic year, but will remain active with their current conference affiliations until such time that they would be able to compete as a conference within the NCAA. The move will not affect any athletic schedules for 2012-13. With current sports sponsorship, the Mountain East Conference will meet the NCAA requirement for a conference championship in 16 sports, including: Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Baseball, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Football, Men’s and Women’s Golf, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Softball, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Men’s and Women’s Track, and Volleyball. The West Virginia institutions are currently members of the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC), UVa-Wise and Urbana were slated to compete in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (GMAC) beginning in 2013, and Notre Dame is an NCAA Division II Independent competing in 5 of its 22 sports as an affiliate member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). UVa-Wise has been accepted into the NCAA membership process and will compete within NCAA Division II in 2013 while pursuing full membership; the other 11 schools are all NCAA Division II members.

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Home Court Information Name ...... Warren G. Grimes Center Gym Capacity ................................................... 2,500 Basktball History First Year of Basketball ................. 1965-66 All-time record (%) ............. 605-760 (.443) Conf. Champs (Last) .................. 2 (1971-72) Conf. Tourn. Champs (Last) ..... 3 (1996-97) National Tourn. App. (Last) ...... 3 (1996-97) Last Postseason Opp. .... Black Hills St. (ND) Result .................... L, 79-93; NAIA Sweet 16

Dr. Stephen B. Jones

TABLE OF CONTENTS

URBANA QUICK FACTS

City/Zip ..................... Urbana, Ohio/43078 Founded ..................................................... 1850 Enrollment .................................................. 1,505 Nickname ...................................... Blue Knights School Colors .......... Royal Blue and White Affiliation .............................. NCAA Division II Conference ........................................... G-MAC ....... Mountain East Conference in 2013-14 President ..................... Dr. Stephen B. Jones Athletic Director .......................... Doug Young SWA ............................................. Nicole Pluger Faculty Athletic Rep. ................ Dr. Jim Judge Athletic Dept. Phone ......... (937) 484-1308 Website ............................. sports.urbana.edu

Media Relations Asst. A.D. of Media Relations ...Chris Anders Office Phone ....................... (937) 484-1290 e-mail ......................... canders@urbana.edu Fax .......................................... (937) 484-1389 Mailing Address .............. 579 College Way .......................................... Urbana, OH 43078 Team Information 2011-12 Overall Record ........................ 9-19 Starters returning/lost ............................. 2/3 Letterwinners returning/lost ................... 7/5 Coaching Staff Head Coach .................................. Jeff Porter Alma Mater ............................. Geneva, 2001 Record at school (Season) ...... 38-70 (5th) Career record (Season) ......... 96-100 (8th) Assistant Coach (Yr.) Ryan Sharbaugh (1st) Assistant Coach (Yr.) .......... Tom Amlin (3rd) Head Athletic Trainer ........... Jassen Dobyns Asst. Athletic Trainer ............... Jennifer Frey 2011-12 Schedule/Results (Record: 9-19) Nov. 2 @ Eastern Kentucky (Exhib.) L, 59-70 Nov. 12 @ Mercyhurst College L, 58-74 Nov. 14 EDINBORO UNIVERSITY W, 114-111, 2OT Nov. 16 OSU-MANSFIELD W, 113-53 Nov. 21 (RV) NORTHERN KENTUCKYL, 74-95 Nov. 26 @ University of Charleston L, 72-83 Nov. 30 LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY L, 65-86 Dec. 11 @ #23 Northern Kentucky L, 61-85 Dec. 14 @ Walsh University* L, 64-91 Dec. 18 vs. Lock Haven University W, 74-67 Dec. 19 @ #13 Indiana Univ.-PA L, 49-65 Jan. 4 @ Lake Erie College L, 68-77 Jan. 7 @ Ashland University L, 56-71 Jan. 11 @ Notre Dame College* W, 78-63 Jan. 14 @ Malone University* L, 74-83 Jan. 21 SALEM INTERNATIONAL L, 68-79 Jan. 25 NOTRE DAME COLLEGE* W, 68-65 Jan. 28 @ Cedarville University* L, 49-69 Feb. 1 NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY L, 55-77 Feb. 4 MALONE UNIVERSITY* L, 73-89 Feb. 8 @ Central State University* L, 59-75 Feb. 11 @ Lindenwood University L, 69-78 Feb. 14 CENTRAL STATE* W, 78-77 Feb. 16 CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY* L, 55-67 Feb. 18 @ Salem International W, 95-93 OT Feb. 22 WALSH UNIVERSITY* L, 66-90 Feb. 25 @ Chicago State University W, 59-55 Feb. 28 @ OIC #4 Malone Univ.* W, 68-67 Mar. 2 @ OIC #1 Cedarville Univ.* L, 74-77 HOME GAMES IN BOLD, ALL CAPS * - Denotes D-II Ohio Independent matchups


NEW LOOK BLUE KNIGHTS SET SIGHTS ON CONFERENCE TITLE Talented Transfers Hope to Help UU Make its Mark in the G-MAC For the first time in five seasons, the Urbana University men's basketball team will play for a conference championship this winter. Fifth-year Head Coach Jeff Porter has been busy building a championship-caliber program since taking over the reigns in 2008, and finally, after three years in transition to NCAA Division II and two more as a lonely independent, Porter's program can fulfill its championship intentions. Urbana will compete in the four-team Great Midwest Athletic Conference for one season before moving onto the twelve-team Mountain East Conference in 2013. The G-MAC is stacked with basketball-rich programs like Cedarville, Central State and Trevecca Nazarene, so the Blue Knights have a tough road ahead if they plan to contend coming off a 9-19 season.

A hot team late in the season could decide the conference champion this year. Urbana's entire G-MAC slate is played after the holiday break, and before conference play begins, the Blue Knights will again cut its teeth against one of the toughest non-conference slates in the country. Urbana opens the season against preseason #1 West Liberty University. In fact, three of their first four games are at D-II powerhouses and tournament teams from last season.

SEASON OUTLOOK

On the surface, Urbana may appear to be the conference underdog. The Blue Knights' nine wins last season hardly stack up against Cedarville's 23, Trevecca's 22 and Central State's 19. However, Urbana has fared well against its new conference foes. The Blue Knights have taken two of the last three against Central State, and the team defeated Trevecca Nazarene the last time the two programs met during the 2004-05 campaign. Cedarville dropped Urbana in all three meetings last season, but the margin of victory dropped from 20 to 12 to just 3 points in their final meeting at Cedarville in the semifinals of the D-II Ohio Independents' Championships. Urbana won the meeting before The Blue Knight veterans have grown accustomed to facing the last year's three-game set, when Cedarville was ranked 18th in best of the best year after year. Team captain and two-year the country. vet Ramel Mitchell has earned a reputation for raising his game to another level against Urbana's stiffest competition. Mitchell Recent history has proven that the Blue Knights know how to peak scored a game-high 17 point and calmly sank the final four free at the right time under Coach Porter. Two seasons ago, Urbana throws in the last 11 seconds of Urbana's 59-55 upset at Chicago ended the year on a 5-game winning streak after starting the State last February. A week before that, he poured in a careerseason 4-17 against a brutal D-II independent schedule. Urbana high 33 points that included four more free throws in the final 28 again finished strong last season, ending the year on a 4-3 spurt seconds in an OT win over Salem International. The senior guard that included a pair of buzzer-beater wins and a 59-55 road has been a consistent double-digit scorer over his 2-year Urbana victory over NCAA D-I Chicago State. career. Mitchell was the fourth leading scorer on last year's squad at 10.1 points per game. The top three scorers were seniors Shariff Muhammad Jr., Marcus Pearl and Dyrell Dolson. The trio's departure leaves Porter trying to replace three starters and about 36 points per game. Junior guard Danny Goins proved to be a prolific scorer off the bench for Urbana last season. In about 17 minutes per game, Goins finished fifth on the team in scoring, averaging 7 points per game. Another junior guard, Josh Brown, made 13 starts for Urbana, averaging 5 points per game. Both Goins and Brown were terrific from behind the arc, shooting 46% and 36%, respectively. Mitchell also connected on 36% of his attempts from downtown last season. He is a career 38% shooter from behind the arc.

Urbana faced a similar schedule a year ago, opening the season 3-7 against four tournament teams and three more that won 26 or more games. By the end of the year, the Blue Knights were under .500, but they were battle-tested. Their 4-3 finish included three wins over teams that had defeated them earlier in the season, and the fourth win was the first in school history over a D-I opponent. Urbana's final five losses were to teams that averaged Three more Blue Knights return this season after making starts in 24 wins. their first season at UU in 2011-12. Junior Dusan Komljenovic

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started 11 games at forward. Senior Branden Woods appeared in 25 games, making 1 start at forward, and sophomore guard/ forward Casey Baker returns after missing the final 16 games of his freshman season with a broken foot. Together, the rookie trio averaged about 7 points and 9 rebounds per contest. Senior Christian Moore (24 games, 2.5 ppg), sophomore Rendijs Gzibovskis (10 games, 2.1 ppg) and sophomore Ian Wimberly (5 games) also return this season after seeing action in 2011-12.

SEASON OUTLOOK

Assisting with the transition is Porter's most talented incoming class in five seasons. Senior Armond Battle transferred into the program from Wright State, where he spent the past two seasons starting for the Raiders. The 6-6 guard averaged 7 points and 4 boards for the 13-19 Raiders. Another transfer with D-I experience is junior forward C.J. Reid. Reid played a season at St. Peter's College before earning All-Region honors at Jamestown Community College last year. Reid averaged 15 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists during his sophomore season at JCC. The incoming talent also includes a pair of Serbian big men. Sixfoot-eight power forward Ognjen Rebic appeared in eight games for tournament-bound St. Cloud State last season, and seven-foot freshman center Andrej Tomic hails from the same Serbian city as sophomore teammate Dusan Komljenovic. The Serbian trio will provide the Blue Knights with a size advantage they have not often had recently. Other newcomers who may contribute this season include guards Derrick Sanderfer Jr., Marques Greene, Anthony Capuano, and Evan Blackwell. Sanderfer Jr. sat out last season at Urbana after transferring from Owens Community College. Greene is a freshman from Xenia High School. Capuano comes to Urbana from Wheeling Jesuit, and Blackwell is an all-state prep player from East Detroit who just played a one-year stint at Henry Ford Community College. Urbana opens the season on November 9th against #1 West Liberty at the Don Callan Classic hosted by Cedarville University.

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HEAD COACH JEFF PORTER Jeff Porter was named the Head Men's Basketball Coach at Urbana University on March 21, 2008, one month after the Blue Knights' wrapped up their final season as a member of the NAIA. Porter immediately took the reigns of a program in the process of transitioning to NCAA Division II. Over the three-year transition, Porter guided the Blue Knights to 29 wins, including five straight to wrap up the squad's first season as a fullfledged NCAA D-II program. On the day he was introduced as the new head coach, Porter announced, "I feel like Urbana is a good fit for me. In this basketball program, I can make a positive contribution toward developing the lives of Urbana's student-athletes for many years to come." "I really like the direction Urbana is taking; going to NCAA D-II is a big step for this program," Porter added. Porter made great strides in his first season at the helm of the program. The Blue Knights improved their overall win total, despite playing a tougher D-II schedule that featured just 6 home games and 21 contest away from the Warren G. Grimes Center. The team improved as the season progressed, winning four out of five games to open up play after the holiday break in 2009.

Since then, Porter's Blue Knights have strung together back-to-back 9-win seasons, finishing 9-17 in 2010-11 and 9-19 in 2011-12. The 2011-12 squad finished on a roll, winning 4 of 6 games at the end of the season including the program's first win over an NCAA Division I opponent (@ Chicago State) and a first round buzzer-beating, upset win over 4-seed Malone in the first round of the NCAA D-II Ohio Independents' Championships. Prior to coming to Urbana, Porter served as the Head Men's Basketball Coach at Mercyhurst North East. a two-year junior college in North East, Pennsylvania. Porter led the Saints to a 19-9 record in his first year as the head coach. His Saints, comprised of just two returning players, finished second in the Western New York Athletic Conference. That squad proved to be the highest scoring team in school history as it averaged 90.5 points per game. The Saints were rewarded with a second seed and first round bye in the NJCAA Region III Division II Tournament. Porter led the Saints to the championship game where they fell to Monroe.

COACH PORTER

The team's late-season success carried over to Porter's second year. Urbana opened the 2009-10 season winning seven of their first nine contests, including a pair of wins over nationally ranked opponents. The Blue Knights finished 14-13, posting the program's first winning season in 13 years. The 8-win turnaround was the second largest single year turnaround in the program's 45-year history.

In three seasons at Mercyhurst North East, Porter posted a 58-30 record, twice taking the Saints to the NJCAA Region III Finals. Porter was also an adjunct professor for the sports management department at MNE. Before taking over as head coach of the Saints, Porter spent two seasons as an assistant coach at MNE. He also served as the head cross country coach. In 2003-04, MNE won its first ever men's basketball WNYAC championship and finished the season 23-6. In 2004-05, the Saints finished with an overall record of 21-8. Prior to his stint at MNE, Porter served as an assistant coach at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania during the 2002-03 season. He has also worked various summer camps in the state of Pennsylvania. The Kittanning, PA native graduated from Geneva College in 2001 with a degree in Psychology. While at Geneva, he played for the Golden Tornadoes and was part of a squad that played in the championship game of the NCCAA national tournament. In 2003, Porter earned his Master's Degree in Sports Studies/Management at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Jeff is the son of Mark and Christine Porter of Worthington, Pennsylvania. He currently resides in Urbana with his wife, Stephanie.

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ASSISTANT COACH RYAN SHARBAUGH Ryan Sharbaugh joined Urbana University Head Men's Basketball Coach Jeff Porter's coaching staff in July of 2012. Sharbaugh becomes a Blue Knight after finishing a stint as an assistant coach at West Virginia Wesleyan College under Jim Boone. The Bobcats finished the season with a school record mark of 22-9, earning the program’s first ever NCAA Division II Regional Tournament victory. Sharbaugh operated as the recruiting coordinator in addition to handling opponent scouts, post player development, in-game decisions, video editing and exchange, as well as non-conference game scheduling.

COACHING STAFF

Sharbaugh helped lead the Bobcats to their first 20-win-season since 2001, as well as WVIAC-bests in defensive scoring (65.1 ppg), defensive field goal percentage (.412) and defensive 3-p.t field goal percentage (.322). The Bobcats produced 2 All-Atlantic-Region award winners in Kelsey Williams (17.4 ppg, 8.7 rpg) and Raymont McElroy (21.7 ppg). McElroy was also awarded All-America Honorable Mention. Prior to his stint at West Virginia Wesleyan, Sharbaugh coached 2 seasons at California University of Pennsylvania as a graduate assistant under Coach Bill Brown. During his time at California, PA (2009-2011), the Vulcans compiled 33 wins including a PSAC playoff appearance. Under Coach Brown, Sharbaugh’s responsibilities included opponent scouts, post player development, film editing and exchange, academic monitoring, and travel and meal arrangements. Sharbaugh also played a crucial role in the success of Cal’s summer youth camp as co-director. Before entering the collegiate level, Sharbaugh spent one year as an assistant at the Summit Academy in Herman, Pennsylvania while working as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor. The New Wilmington, Pennsylvania native graduated from Westminster College (PA) in 2008 with a degree in psychology. During his time at Westminster, he coached 3 years at his high school alma mater, Wilmington Area School District. He received his Master’s degree in Sport Management with an emphasis in Sport Counseling from California University of Pennsylvania.

VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT TOM AMLIN Tom Amlin is in his fourth season with the Blue Knight Coaching Staff as a volunteer assistant. Tom previously coached for Circleville Bible College, now Ohio Christian University, in Circleville, Ohio. He led the team to two National Tournament invitations and during the 1993-94 season, Coach Amlin's team finished third place in the NCCAA national tournament. Tom is a former Urbana University student and Urbana resident. He and his wife have served in the Pastorate as well as traveling many years in ministry. Tom holds a degree in Ministry, as well as Counseling. He has spent much of the 45 years of the ministry working with teens and young adults. He enjoys being a part of the Urbana family in a sport he loves.

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THE 2012-13 URBANA UNIVERSITY BLUE KNIGHTS

# Player Ht. Wt. Yr. Pos. Hometown/High School/Previous School(s) 1 Ognjen Rebic 6'8 245 So. PF Belgrade, Republic of Serbia/Adelphi Christian Academy/St. Cloud State 2 C.J. Reid 6'3 250 Jr. SF Arverne, New York/Boys and Girls/Saint Peter's/Jamestown CC 3 Danny Goins 6'0 180 Jr. G Cincinnati, Ohio/Winton Woods/Grace College 4 Ramel Mitchell 6'0 170 Sr. G Akron, Ohio/Firestone 5 Derrick Sanderfer Jr. 6'4 190 Jr. G Toledo, Ohio/Rogers/Owens C.C. 10 Casey Baker 6'4 200 So. G/F Conneautville, Pennsylvania/Conneaut Valley 11 Dusan Komljenovic 6'7 185 So. G/F Banja Luka, Republic of Serbia/School of Economics/De Anza College 12 Armond Battle 6'6 210 Sr. G North Plymouth, Minnesota/Benilde-St. Margaret’s/Tulsa/Wright State 14 Josh Brown 6'1 185 Jr. G Millington, Tennessee/MHEA/Indiana Tech 21 Marques Greene 6'1 175 Fr. PG Wilberforce, Ohio/Xenia 23 Branden Woods 6'6 205 Sr. G/F Shaker Heights, Ohio/Benedictine/Jamestown C.C. 31 Anthony Capuano 5'6 150 RFr. PG Canton, Ohio/Perry/Wheeling Jesuit 32 Evan Blackwell 6'0 185 So. G Eastpointe, Michigan/East Detroit/Henry Ford CC 33 Christian Moore 6'4 245 Sr. SF Louisville, Kentucky/Dupont Manual/Northern Kentucky University 41 Andres Tomic 7'0 260 Fr. C Banja Luka, Republic of Serbia/Gimnazija Banjaluka 44 Rendijs Gzibovskis 6'7 285 So. C Riga, Latvia/Sunrise Christian Academy/Southwestern College Inactive Roster/Redshirts Player Ht Wt Yr Pos. Hometown/High School/Previous School(s) Ian Wimberly 5'10 175 So. PG Fairborn, Ohio/Yellow Springs Jason Cospy 5'10 190 RFr. G Dayton, Ohio/Temple Christian Lorenzo Harris 5'11 165 So. G Wilmington, Ohio/Wilmington Elgin Shumate 6'0 190 So. G Columbus, Ohio/Hamilton Township Zach Stillings 6'5 185 RFr. F Urbana, Ohio/Urbana Stepha'n Henshaw 6'2 216 Fr. SG Toledo, Ohio/St. John's Patrick Dunlap 6'5 210 Fr. FR Cleveland, Ohio/John Adams/Cincinnati State University Head Coach: Jeff Porter (Geneva, ‘01) - 5th Season Assistant Coach: Ryan Sharbaugh (Westminster, ‘08) - 1st Season Volunteer Assistant: Tom Amlin - 4th Season

ROSTER/TEAM PHOTO

2012-13 Blue Knight Men’s Basketball Team (Back Row Standing, L-R): Assistant Coach Ryan Sharbaugh, Volunteer Assistant Tom Amlin, Ian Wimberly, Stephan Henshaw, Branden Woods, Dusan Komljenovic, Ognjen Rebic, Andres Tomic, Rendijs Gzibovskis, Armond Battle, Casey Baker, Marques Greene, Zach Stillings, Felix Wach, Head Coach Jeff Porter. (Front Row Seated, L-R): Jonathan Back, Elgin Shumate, Josh Brown, Danny Goins, Derrick Sanderfer Jr., Ramel Mitchell, Christian Moore, Lorenzo Harris, C.J. Reid, Evan Blackwell, Anthony Capuano, Jason Cospy.

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MITCHELL’S CAREER HIGHS

SENIORS

Blue Knight Notes: 2012-13: Switched from #5 to #4 before the season...Team captain.

Minutes Played ................. 40 at Salem International, 2/18/12 Points ................................ 33 at Salem International, 2/18/12 Rebounds ......................... 9 at Indiana (PA), 12/19/11 Assists .............................. 5 vs. Central State, 2/09/11 Steals ................................ 6 at Ohio Dominican, 2/16/11 Blocks ............................... 1 vs. OSU-Mansfield, 11/16/11 3-pts Made ........................ 6 Twice, last at Salem International, 2/18/12 FGs Made .......................... 10 at Salem International, 2/18/12 FTs Made ........................... 7 vs. Lake Erie, 1/06/11

2011-2012: Named to Athletic Director's Fall Honor Roll...Earned the team's Leadership Award at the 2012 All-Sports Awards Banquet on 4/28/ 12...Played in 25 games, starting in 19 games as a guard for the Blue Knights...Averaged 28 minutes per game, 10.1 PPG (4th on the team), 37.7 FG%, 36.4 3pt% (3rd on the team), 85 FT% (led the team), 2.6 RPG, 1.6 APG (3rd on the team), 2.0 SPG (led the team)...Led UU in scoring 5 times, twice in rebounds, 7 times in assists, 12 times in steals, and once in blocks...Ramel's best game of the season came 2/18/12 at Salem International, Ramel dropped 33 pts, 10 of 17 from the field, 6 of 10 from the arc, and 7of 7 from the charity stripe. Ramel also had 4 steals and 1 assist in the UU win. 2010-2011: Named to the NABC Honors Court for maintaining a cumulative GPA above 3.2...Earned his team's Blue Knight Award at the All-Sports Athletic Banquet on 4/30/11...Named to the Fall 2010 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Named Blue Knight Student-Athlete of the Week for his performance against Saginaw Valley State (2-12-11) and Ohio Dominican (2-16-11), he scored 10 points vs Saginaw, but scored 18 points and had 6 steals vs Ohio Dominican, including 11 points and 3 steals in a 4 minute span... In his first season he was 1st on the team in 3-pointers made and attempted, 3rd on the team in points, and 2nd on the team in steals... Had 15 games with double digit scoring... One 20+ point game vs Ashland with 22 points... Led the team in scoring and assists once, and in steals 6 times. Prep Notes: Played at Firestone High School for Coach Jerry Laria...Leading scorer in school history (1,318 points)...Named 1st Team All-Ohio in 2008...2-time Akron City Series Player of the Year...Named 2008 NEO and Summit County Player of the Year. Personal: Son of Leonard and Paula Mitchell...Born November 23, 1989...Education major.

Ramel Mitchell's UU Career Stats GP-GS Min./Avg. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA 2010-11 26-15 627/24.1

242/9.3

Rebounds Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl

80-185 .432

40-99

.404 42-53 .792 9-28-37/1.4

33-0 41 39 0 29

2011-12 25-19 687/27.5 252/10.1 87-231 .377 44-121 .364 34-40 .850 24-41-65/2.6 36-0 39 35 1 49 Total

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51-34 1314/25.8

494/9.7

167-416 .401 84-220 .382 76-93 .817 33-69-102/2.0 69-0 80 74 1 78


BATTLE’S WRIGHT STATE CAREER HIGHS

SENIORS

College Notes: 2011-12 at WSU: 12 points vs Central State...started at forward...11 points vs Kenyon...10 points vs Jackson State...13 points/seven rebounds vs Youngstown State, including winning free throw...23 points/six rebounds vs Valpo...18 points at Butler with career high five threes...played in 30 games, starting 25...second in free throws made and attempted. 2010-11 at WSU: Five points at Indiana...eight points vs Northwood...6-6 FTs vs Oakland with eight rebounds...13 points in Horizon League Tournament game. 2009-10: Played at New Mexico Junior College, averaged 9.7 points and 3.8 rebounds while shooting 46% from the field in 30 games...Attended the University of Tulsa in his 1st year out of high school (2008-09) but did not play due to a torn Achilles tendon...Tabbed the top small forward recruit in Conference USA as selected by Rivals.com.

Minutes Played ................. 35 at #7 Florida, 11/21/11 Points ................................ 23 vs. Valparaiso, 1/8/12 Rebounds ......................... 8 Twice, last vs. Illinois-Chicago, 1/25/12 Assists .............................. 3 vs. Butler, 1/6/12 Steals ................................ 4 Twice, last vs. Valparaiso, 1/8/12 Blocks ............................... 3 vs. Jackson State, 11/16/11 3-pts Made ........................ 5 at Butler, 2/2/12 FGs Made .......................... 7 vs. Valparaiso, 1/8/12 FTs Made ........................... 8 vs. Valparaiso, 1/8/12

Prep Notes: 4-year letterwinner and 3-year starter at Benilde-St. Margaret High School...Led his team to a 273 record and Class 3A state championship as a senior...Averaged 22.3 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists his senior season...Shot 63-percent from the field and 32-percent from three-point range...Entered senior season as one of the top players in the state of Minnesota and was named to the preseason Class 3A second-team all-state squad...Earned all-state accolades as a senior and was a 3-time all-conference selection...Named to the alltournament team at the state championship and earned Conference MVP honors his senior season...Completed his career as the school's all-time leading rebounder and ranked second in school history for scoring...Scored 20.1 points and added 7.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.1 steals as a junior, while shooting 50-percent from the field...Scored at a 15.4 clip and added 7.0 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.7 steals per game his sophomore season...Had a field goal percentage of .520 and shot 41-percent from 3-point range as a sophomore...Also lettered one year in track . . . high school coach was John Moore. Personal: His older sister, Tia, played basketball at Vanderbilt and Ohio State, and he has a younger brother, Evan . . .Majoring in Science. . . Parents are Ray and Caron . . . Born August 7, 1990.

Armond Battle's Career Stats GP-GS Min./Avg. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA

Pct. 3FG-3A Pct.

FT-FTA

Pct.

Rebounds O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl

2009-10 (NMJC)

30-7

266/8.9

290/9.7 104-224 .464

17-56

.304 65-110 .591 33-81-114/3.8 75-0 35 57 6 21

2010-11 (WSU)

29-3

358/12.3

96/3.3

26-56

.464

11-26

.423

2011-12 (WSU)

30-25 694/23.1

205/6.8

63-171 .368

19-68

.279 60-103 .583 29-76-105/3.5 75-3 26 51 12 29

Total

89-35 1318/14.8

591/6.6

193-451 .428 47-150 .313 158-261 .605 76-196-272/3.1 202-6 67 130 22 65

33-48

.688 14-39-53/1.8

52-3 6 22 4 15

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WOODS’ CAREER HIGHS

SENIORS

Blue Knight Notes: 2012-13: Switched from #41 to #23 before the season. 2011-2012: Played in 25 games, starting in 1 game... Missed some time due to injury...Averaged 11 minutes per game as a forward off the bench...Recorded 47 pts, 65 rebounds, 6 assists, 10 blocks, and 1 steal in his first season at UU...Led UU in blocks 7 times during the season...Branden's best game of the season came in his only start vs. Notre Dame College on 1/11/12, Branden recorded 9 pts (4 of 7 from the field and 1 of 1 from the line), 3 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 block in the UU win.

Minutes Played ................. 24 at Notre Dame College, 01/11/12 Points ................................ 9 at Notre Dame College, 01/11/12 Rebounds ......................... 7 vs. OSU-Mansfield, 11/16/11 Assists .............................. 2 vs. OSU-Mansfield, 11/16/11 Steals ................................ 1 vs. OSU-Mansfield, 11/16/11 Blocks ............................... 2 vs. Salem International, 01/21/12 3-pts Made ........................ 1 3 Times, last vs. Northern Kentucky, 11/21/11 FGs Made .......................... 4 at Notre Dame College, 01/11/12 FTs Made ........................... 2 4 Times, last vs. Walsh University, 02/22/12

College Notes: Played at Jamestown Community College for Coach Mike Cordovano. Prep Notes: Won 2 District titles and finished runner-up in the Region at Benedictine High School for Coach Rob Stircula...Fouryear letterman. Personal: Son of Larry and Cheryl Woods...Born December 21, 1988...Communications major.

Branden Woods' UU Career Stats GP-GS Min./Avg. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA

10

Rebounds Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl

2011-12

25-1

269/10.8

47/1.9

17-52

.375

3-8

.375 10-16 .625 16-49-65/2.6 31-0 6 24 10 1

Total

25-1

269/10.8

47/1.9

17-52

.375

3-8

.375 10-16

.625 16-49-65/2.6 31-0

6 24 10 1


MOORE’S CAREER HIGHS

College Notes: Attended Sullivan and Northern Kentucky University...Played for Coach David Bezold at NKU.

SENIORS

Blue Knight Notes: 2011-2012: Played in 24 games for the Blue Knights...Came off the bench as a forward...Scored 61 pts on the season, grabbed 47 boards, dished out 13 assists, and had 14 steals in his first season at UU...Led the Blue Knights in steals twice on the season...Christian's best game came on 1/14/12 at Malone. Christian scored 9 pts ( 3 of 5 from the field and 2 of 2 from the line), grabbed 3 rebounds, had 2 assists and 3 steals off the bench.

Minutes Played ................. 22 vs. Central State, 2/14/12 Points ................................ 9 at Malone, 01/14/12 Rebounds ......................... 5 at Chicago State, 02/25/12 Assists .............................. 4 vs. OSU-Mansfield, 11/16/11 Steals ................................ 3 Twice, last at Malone University, 02/14/12 Blocks ............................... 1 vs. Salem International, 01/21/12 3-pts Made ........................ 2 vs. Edinboro University, 11/14/11 FGs Made .......................... 3 at Malone University, 01/14/12 FTs Made ........................... 2 Twice, last vs. Central State, 02/14/12

Prep Notes: Four-year varsity performer and three-year starter at Dupont Manual High School for Coach David Zubber...Twice, named All-District 25...Also earned All-Region and All-State honors...As a senior, averaged 19 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists per game...Scored over 1,000 career points, including a single game high of 51. Personal: Son of Christopher Moore and Sandra Wilson...Born March 21, 1988...Sports Management major at Urbana University.

Christian Moore's UU Career Stats GP-GS Min./Avg. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA

Rebounds Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl

2011-12

24-0

236/9.8

61/2.5

23-70

.329

6-25

.240

9-20

.450 15-32-47/2.0 41-2 13 17 1 14

Total

24-0

236/9.8

61/2.5

23-70

.329

6-25

.240

9-20

.450 15-32-47/2.0 41-2 13 17 1 14

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College Notes: Played at Saint Peter's College for Coach John Dunne...Appeared in 14 games during the 2008-09 season for the 11-19 Peacocks...Averaged 8 minutes, 1 point and 1 rebound per contest...Also played at Jamestown Community College for Coac h Mike Cordavanno...Averaged 14.9 ppg, 7.8 reb, 4.1 assists and named Second Team All-region at JCC. Prep Notes: Averaged 8 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists a game for Coach Ruth Lovelace at Boys and Girls High School in the Public School Athletic League in Brooklyn...Made the PSAL Championship Game as a junior and senior. Personal: Majoring in Communications...Son of Isaac Reid and Lageshia Moore-Reid...First name is Cyril...Born April 11th, 1990.

JUNIORS

GOINS’ UU CAREER HIGHS

Blue Knight Notes: 2011-2012: Name to Athletic Director's Fall and Spring Honor Roll...Played in 25 games, starting in 4 games for the Blue Knights...Averaged 6.8 PPG (5th on the team), 45.5 FG % (5th on the team), 45.5 3 pt % (led the team), 1.6 RPG, 0.9 APG (5th on the team), 0.6 SPG (5th on the team)...Led the Blue Knights in scoring 4 times, and twice in steals...Danny's best game of the season came on his very first start for the Blue Knights vs. Lock Haven, Danny dropped 24 points (9-14 from the frield), grabbed 2 boards, and had 2 steals in the UU win. 2010-11: Redshirted his first season at Urbana.

Minutes Played ......................................... 36 vs. Lock Haven, 12/18/11 Points ........................................................ 24 vs. Lock Haven, 12/18/11 Rebounds ................................................. 5 at Salem International, 02/18/12 Assists ...................................................... 3 vs. Notre Dame College, 01/25/12 Steals ........................................................ 2 3 times, last vs. Notre Dame College, 01/25/12 Blocks ....................................................... 0 3-pts Made ................................................ 4 vs. Notre Dame College, 01/25/12 FGs Made .................................................. 9 vs. Lock Haven, 12/18/11 FTs Made ................................................... 7 at Salem International, 02/18/12

College Notes: Played at Grace College for Coach Jim Kessler. Prep Notes: Played at Winton Woods High School for 2009 UU Hall of Fame Inductee Donnie Gillespie (Urbana, '98)...Gillespie was an NAIA All-American at Urbana in 1997. Personal: Son of Danny and Joanne Goins...Born June 15, 1991...Nephew of 2002 UU Hall of Fame Inductees Wade and Wyatt Goins...Wade was an NAIA All-American at UU in 1994...Wyatt was an NAIA All-American in 1992...Business Management major at Urbana.

Danny Goins' UU Career Stats GP-GS Min./Avg. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA 2011-12

25-4

421/16.8

171/6.8

Rebounds Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl

60-132 .455

20-44

.455 31-50 .620 17-23-40/1.6 47-1 23 32 0 15

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Blue Knight Notes: 2011-2012: Redshirted first season at UU after transferring. College Notes: Played at Owens Community College for Coach Kevin Skaggs...Named Most Improved as a freshman. Prep Notes: Played at Division I Rogers High School for Coach Earl Morris...Named Player of the Game in the Sectional Tournament...Team finished as District Runners-Up...Named to the All-City All-Academic team. Personal: Son of Derrick Sr. and Carol Sanderfer...Born August 15, 1991...Sports Management major.

BROWN’S UU CAREER HIGHS

JUNIORS

Blue Knight Notes: 2012: In his second year running cross country, Josh averaged an 8K time of 32:27, trimming over 2 minutes off his average from last year...Ran a personal best 31:25 at Cedarville's Friendship Invitational on 9/15/12...Led the team in back-to-back races on 9/15 and 9/29.

Minutes Played .......................................... 37 at Lindenwood, 02/11/12 Points ......................................................... 15 at Lake Erie College, 01/04/12 Rebounds .................................................. 7 vs. Malone, 02/04/12 Assists ....................................................... 5 vs. Notre Dame, 01/25/12 Steals ......................................................... 2 3 times, last vs. Walsh University, 02/22/12 Blocks ........................................................ 1 at Walsh University 12/14/11 3-pts Made ................................................. 5 at Lake Erie College, 01/04/12 FGs Made ................................................... 5 Twice, last at Lake Erie College, 01/04/12 FTs Made .................................................... 3 vs. Edinboro University, 11/14/11

2011-2012: Named to AD's Fall and Spring Honor Roll...Played in all 29 games, started 13 at guard...Averaged 4.9 PPG, 35.5 FG %, 36.2 3pt % (3rd on the team), 76.2 FT % (2nd on the team), 2.4 RPG, 1.4 APG (4th on the team), 0.4 SPG...Led UU in assists 5 times, and two times in steals...Josh had 2 standout games against Edinboro and Lake Erie...Hit 2 game-tying threes vs. Edinboro in a 114 -111 OT UU win, and scoring 12 pts (3 of 4 from downtown), 4 redbounds, and1 assist...Against Lake Erie, Josh was 5 of 6 from the arc for 15 points off the bench...Named Blue Knight Student-Athlete of the Week for his performance against Edinboro 2011: Josh is also a member of the Blue Knight cross country team...His average 8K time this fall was 34:52... Ranked 7th on the team. Set a season low and personal best of 34:35 at the GLCA Championships. College Notes: Transferred to Urbana from Indiana Tech where he played for Coach Al Grughkin. Prep Notes: Playing high school basketball, Josh scored 2,063 career points...His team won the Regional Championship in Atlanta, Georgia and advanced to the National Tournament in Springfield, Missouri...Named a 1st Team NCHBC All-American in 2009...Averaged 16 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists as a senior. Personal: Son of Kurt and Gina Brown...Born July 8, 1991...Education major.

Josh Brown's UU Career Stats GP-GS Min./Avg. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA 2011-12 28-13 613/21.9

138/4.9

Rebounds Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl

44-124 .355

34-94

.362 16-21 .762 11-56-67/2.4 49-0 38 48 1 11

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Blue Knight Notes: 2011-2012: Named to AD's Fall and Spring Honor Roll...Played in 12 games, starting in 4 games before going down with a season ending injury...Averaged 15 minutes a game as a freshman guard/forward...Grabbed 44 rebounds, dished out 13 assists, had 2 steals, and scored 19 points in his first season as a Blue Knight. Prep Notes: Played at Conneaut Valley High School for Coach Bob Leupold...Named the Region 3 Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior...Team posted a 21-1 regular season record and won a Regional Championship during Baker's senior year...All-time leading scorer in school history (2,073 points). Personal: Son of Lane and Terri Baker...Born August 27, 1992.

Casey Baker's UU Career Stats GP-GS Min./Avg. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA

PLAYER PROFILES

2011-12

12-4

182/15.2

19/1.6

8-33

Rebounds Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl .242

2-8

.250

1-9

.111 18-26-44/3.7 28-1 13 8

0

2

Blue Knight Notes: 2011-2012: Played in 19 games, starting 11...Averaged 12 minutes per game, 3.0 PPG, 2.2 RPG...Led the Blue Knights in rebounds once, twice in blocks, and once in assists...Best game of the season was at Lake Erie, where he scored a season-high 9 pts (4 of 5 from the field) and sank 1 three pointer, grabbed 6 rebounds, and dished out an assist...Named to the Athletic Director's Spring Honor Roll. College Notes: Played at De Anza College for Coach Jason Damjanovic...Averaged 7 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game. Prep Notes: Attended the School of Economics in Banja Luca, Serbia...A two-time MVP and the team's best scorer in championship tournaments. Personal: Son of Grujo and Sanja Komljenovic of Banja Luca, Serbia...Born October 21, 1991...Business Administration major.

Dusan Komljenovic's UU Career Stats GP-GS Min./Avg. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA 2011-12 19-11 238/12.5

57/3.0

18-51

Rebounds Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl .353

6-23

.261 15-29 .517 14-28-42/2.2 25-1 13 22 2

5

Blue Knight Notes: 2011-2012: Named to Athletic Director's Fall and Spring Honor Roll...Played in 10 games off the bench for the Blue Knights...Shot 7 of 13 from the field (.538)...Rendijs' best game of the season came in the 114-111 OT UU win over Edinboro, where he played 13 minutes, shot 3 of 5 from the field, scored 7 pts, grabbed 4 rebounds, swatted 2 blocks while guarding Edinboro's best player on defense. College Notes: Played at Southwestern College for Coach Matt O'Brien. Prep Notes: Attended Sunrise Christian Academy...Played basketball for Coach Kyle Lindstead. Personal: Originally from Riga, Latvia...Son of Gints Gzibovskis and Renate Reinsone...Born January 17, 1991.

Rendijs Gzibovskis' UU Career Stats GP-GS Min./Avg. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA 2011-12

14

10-0

54/5.4

21/2.1

7-13

Rebounds Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl .538

0-0

-

7-11

.636 7-10-17/1.7

12-1 1

6

4

0


College Notes: Played at St. Cloud State for Coach Kevin Schlagel...Appeared in 8 games for the 20-9 Huskies. Prep Notes: Honor Roll Student...Starter and best rebounder on his prep squad at Adelphi Christian Academy for Coach John Jordan. Personal: Majoring in Business Management....Son of Sasha and Slavica Rebic...Born on June 17th, 1992.

Prep Notes: Played 87 career games, starting 68, at Urbana High School for Coach Jeremy Dixon...1,137 career points, 626 career rebounds, and 146 Blue Knight Notes: 2011-2012: Redshirted first season blocked shots in his career...3rd All-Time Leading at UU. Prep Notes: Played at Temple Christian High Scorer at UHS...Scored 450 points as a senior (4th School for Coach Dale Napier. Personal: Son of Karl most all-time at UHS)...First Team All-Central Buckeye Conference...District 9 Player of the Year and First Cospy and Selena Henry...Born March 8, 1992. Team All-District...4-year varsity record at UHS during his tenure was 63-25 (most wins for any senior class since the 1960's). Personal: Majoring in Criminal Justice...Son of Tonya Frazier and Dean Stillings...Born on May 4th, 1993.

Prep Notes: Played his high school ball for Coach Kent Anderson at Xenia High School. Personal: Majoring in Criminal Justice... Son of Charles and Robin Greene...Born December 27th, 1993. Blue Knight Notes: 2011-12: Appeared in 5 games for UU, recorded an assist vs. SIU. 2010-11: Redshirt season. Prep Notes: 4-year starting PG at Yellow Springs HS for Coach Brad Newsome...Named AllMetro Buckeye Conference for conference champs in 2009-10...Set career record for most assists (255)... Also a member of the 3.5 GPA Club. Personal: Son of Maurice and Corrine Wimberly...Born March 3, College Notes: Capuano previously played for 1992...Sports Management major. Wheeling Jesuit University and Coach Rob Toth before transferring to Urbana. Prep Notes: Capuano received All-League, All-Independent, and All-Stark-Summit All-Star honors...Ranked in Ohio's Top 100...Ferderal League Champions in 2008...4-year varsity player...15 ppg, 5 assists, and shot 47% from 3-point range, which ranked him amongst Ohio's Top 10 3-point shooters. Personal: Majoring in Marketing... Son of Ralph and Sophie Capuano...Born on June 19, 1990. Blue Knight Notes: 2011-12: Did not appear in a varsity game. 2010-11: Redshirt season. Prep Notes: Played at Wilmington HS for Coach Mike Noszka. Personal: Son of Tim & Karen Harris...Born February 16, 1992.

PLAYER PROFILES

College Notes: Played at Henry Ford Community College before transferring to UU. Prep Notes: Played at East Detroit HS...Named All-State, All-Conference, and All-Metro North for the League & District Champions...2nd All-Time leading scorer and 3rd all-time in steals at EDHS. Personal: Son of Charney Blackwell & Sherri Pittman...Born December 28, 1990...Computer Information Systems major.

Blue Knight Notes: 2011-12: Did not appear in a Personal: Majoring in Psychology...Son of Natasa varsity game. 2010-11: Redshirted his first season at Tomic...Born on October 3rd, 1992. Urbana. Prep Notes: Played at Hamilton Township High School for Coach Mike Elfers. Personal: Son of Jerry and Jenny Shumate...Born November 7, 1991.

Prep Notes: Played at Toledo St. John’s High School. Personal: Majoring in Communications... Son of Janice Henshaw...Born on July 9th, 1994.

College Notes: Transferred to Urbana from Cincinnati State University. Prep Notes: Played at John Adams High School in Cleveland.

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2011-12 STATISTICS

Urbana University Team Statistics TEAM STATISTICS

UU

OPP

SCORING

1958

2162

Points per game Scoring margin FIELD GOALS-ATT

69.9 -7.3

-

711-1707 760-1599 .417

.475

3 POINT FG-ATT

164-504

168-463

3-point FG pct

.325

.363

3-pt FG made per game

5.9

6.0

372-579

474-683

Free throw pct

.642

.694

REBOUNDS

1028

1013

Rebounds per game

36.7

36.2

Rebounding margin

+0.5

-

ASSISTS

312

395

Assists per game

11.1

14.1

TURNOVERS

400

393

Turnovers per game

14.3

14.0

Turnover margin

-0.2

-

Assist/turnover ratio

0.8

1.0

STEALS

197

189

Steals per game

7.0

6.8

BLOCKS

74

104

Blocks per game

2.6

3.7

WINNING STREAK

0

-

Home win streak

0

-

ATTENDANCE

6670

8421

Home games-Avg/Game

11-606

16-519

Neutral site-Avg/Game

-

Urbana University 856 1069 22 11

16

1037 1097 20

FIELD GOALS MADE FG ATTEMPTS

8

FG PERCENTAGE 3 PT FGS MADE 3 PT FG ATTEMPTS

vs Edinboro University

113

vs OSU-Mansfield

95

at Salem International Univ.

78

vs Central State

78

at NOTRE DAME COLLEGE

45

vs OSU-Mansfield

40

vs Edinboro University

89

vs OSU-Mansfield vs Edinboro University

.563

27-48

at Lake Erie College

.522

24-46

vs Notre Dame College

16

vs OSU-Mansfield

14

vs Edinboro University

35

vs OSU-Mansfield

26 3 PT FG PERCENTAGE FREE THROWS MADE

FT ATTEMPTS

vs Lindenwood Universit

.560

14-25

.500

8-16

FT PERCENTAGE REBOUNDS ASSISTS STEALS BLOCKED SHOTS TURNOVERS

FOULS

vs Edinboro University at Salem International Univ.

29

at Salem International Univ.

20

vs Central State

20

vs Edinboro University

37

at Salem International Univ.

35

1958 2162

114

82

1-110

Score by periods 1st 2nd OT OT2 Total Opponents

POINTS

77.2

Field goal pct

FREE THROWS-ATT

Urbana University – Team Game Highs

vs Edinboro University

.833

15-18

at NOTRE DAME COLLEGE

.826

19-23

at Chicago State

62

vs OSU-Mansfield

51

vs Edinboro University

30

vs OSU-Mansfield

21

vs Edinboro University

16

vs OSU-Mansfield

12

at Salem International Univ.

6

at Walsh University

5

vs OSU-Mansfield

24

at Charleston

21

at Lake Erie College

21

vs Edinboro University

40

vs Edinboro University

28

at Charleston


Muhammad Jr. Named to All-Ohio Independent First Team CEDARVILLE, Ohio (March 8, 2012) - Urbana University men's basketball player Sharif Muhammad Jr. (Brooklyn, NY/South Shore HS) earned First Team All-Ohio Independent honors today. The award comes at the end of a whirlwind month for the senior guard/forward. Muhammad Jr. saved his best basketball for the final games of his collegiate career. He capped a 16-point comeback with a buzzer-beating game-winner against Central State on February 14th. Then he did it again in the first round of the OIC tournament, eliminating 4th seeded Malone with his game-winner at the horn on February 28th. In his final collegiate game, he poured in a careerhigh 25 points as Urbana nearly upset OIC #1 seed Cedarville in the semi-finals. Muhammad Jr. reached double-digits in 16 of his final 17 games, averaging 17.1 point per game over that span, and he pulled down at least 9 boards in 9 of those final 17 games. He led the Blue Knights in scoring (14.2 ppg), rebounding (6.7 rpg), blocks (23), minutes (31.5 mpg), field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, and he finished 2nd in assists and 3rd in steals. Muhammad Jr. was a Third Team NCAA D-II All-Independent selection as a junior, and he repeated that performance as a senior. The Independents' Collegiate Athletics Association, or ICAA, is composed of current NCAA Division II Independent schools. Basketball members are Black Hills State, Central Oklahoma, Central State, Lindenwood, Notre Dame College, Oakland City, Palm Beach Atlantic, Urbana and Washington Adventist.

The remainder of the NCAA D-II All-Independent teams are below. The 2011-12 All-Ohio Independent Teams are below on the left. 2011-12 ICAA MEN’S BASKETBALL AWARDS Coach of the Year – Brad Soderberg – Lindenwood Player of the Year – Greg Rice – Central State Freshman of the Year – Marcquice Taylor – Notre Dame College

2011-12 All-Ohio Independent Championship Men’s Basketball Team Player of the Year - Greg Rice, Central State Newcomer of the Year - Zimmy Nwogbo, Cedarville Coach of the Year - Pat Estepp, Cedarville

FIRST TEAM Alex Bazzell G Lindenwood Jr. St. Charles, Missouri Marcus Coleman G/F Washington Adventist Sr. Flint, Michigan Greg Rice G Central State Sr. Covington, Kentucky Kramer Soderberg G Lindenwood Sr. St. Charles, Missouri Mitch Stahl G Oakland City Jr. Spencer, Indiana

FIRST TEAM Greg Rice Central State 6-4 Sr G Covington, Ky. Ron Kinney Walsh 6-7 Sr F Cleveland, Ohio Eric Coblentz Malone 6-2 Sr G Hartville, Ohio Zimmy Nwogbo Cedarville 6-7 Jr F Lithonia, Ga. Sharif Muhammad, Jr. Urbana 6-5 Sr F Brooklyn, N.Y.

SECOND TEAM Brent Friday G Central Oklahoma Sr. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Rob Johnson F Black Hills State Sr. Dayton, Wyoming Jamie Newton G Washington Adventist Sr. Laurel, Maryland Marcquice Taylor G Notre Dame College Fr. Columbus, Ohio Dante Valentine G Palm Beach Atlantic Jr. Atlanta, Georgia

SECOND TEAM Gerald Campbell Central State 6-5 Sr F Gary, Ind. Austin Foote Cedarville 6-0 Jr G Castle Rock, Colo. L.J. Sutton Walsh 6-7 Sr F Youngstown, Ohio Brian Grant Cedarville 6-8 So C Kingston, Jamaica Isiah Elliott Malone 6-0 So G Canton, Ohio

THIRD TEAM Phil Biggs C Notre Dame College Sr. Byesville, Ohio Gerald Campbell F Central State Sr. Gary, Indiana Maurice Fuller G Oakland City Fr. Westfield, Indiana Sharif Muhammad G/F Urbana Sr. Brooklyn, New York Brandon Washington F Washington Adventist Sr. Laurel, Maryland

2011-12 All-OIC Men’s Basketball Freshmen Team Freshman of the Year - Rian Burrell, Walsh Marcquice Taylor Notre Dame 6-0 G Columbus, Ohio Marcus Reineke Cedarville 6-2 G New Knoxville, Ohio Bryan Redic Cedarville 6-5 F Columbus, Ohio Michael Shull Malone 5-10 G Canton, Ohio

All-Freshman Brody Brisk G Black Hills State Fr. Rapid City, South Dakota Maurice Fuller G Oakland City Fr. Westfield, Indiana Marcus Hardy F Palm Beach Atlantic Fr. Detroit, Michigan Joey Mitchell G Black Hills State Fr. Tulare, South Dakota Marcquice Taylor G Notre Dame College Fr. Columbus, Ohio

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Brad Soderberg of Lindenwood was named Coach of the Year. He led the Lions to a 28-3 record and the ICAA championships. The squad beat Minot State and Sioux Falls to win the Independent National Tournament. Soderberg is 80-19 in three years at LU. Player of the Year went to Greg Rice (Sr./Covington, Ky.) of Central State. He averaged 21.5 points, 6.23 rebounds and 1.46 steals a game while shooting 52.5% from the floor and 75.4% from the line. Rice led the Marauders to a record of 19-8 and a second place finish in the ICAA. Freshman of the Year was Marcquice Taylor (Columbus, Ohio) of Notre Dame College. He averaged 15.32 points, 3.4 assists and 1.12 steals a game while shooting 47.2% from the floor.

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ALL-TIME SCORING LEADERS Name Points 1. Jerry Ligon* 2355 2. Mark Todd* 2067 3. Mike Rengert* 1969 4. Anthony Harris 1941 5. Terry Anderson* 1926 6. Jon Plunkett* 1808 7. Dave Gustin* 1758 8. Jerry White* 1751 9. Willie Flunoy 1483 10. Nick Mescher* 1471 11. Art James 1470 12. Wyatt Goins* 1456 13. Donnie Gillespie* 1450 14. Brian Boysel* 1419 15. Harold Howe* 1409 16. Bill Aikman* 1406 17. Jarrod Brumbaugh 1383 18. Brett Baker 1356 19. Ron Stoner 1313 20. Wade Goins* 1232 21. Bill Finch 1163 22. Robin Sichina 1079 23. Marc Eversley 1076

Games 132 104 111 115 105 104 109 123 112 96 126 89 127 87 105 106 117 62 90 102 63 122 95

Avg. 17.8 19.6 17.7 16.9 18.3 17.4 16.1 14.2 13.2 15.3 11.7 16.4 11.4 16.3 13.4 13.3 11.8 21.9 14.6 12.1 18.5 8.8 11.3

* UU Hall of Famer

TEAM RECORDS SINGLE GAME RECORDS

SINGLE SEASON RECORDS Most Wins 26 (3 Times; 1991-92, 1992-93, & 1996-97) Highest Winning % .793 (23-6, 1971-72) Points Scored 3,515 (1991-92; 100.4 ppg avg.) Points Averaged 107.7 (1969-70 - # 1 in nation)

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS SINGLE GAME RECORDS Points Scored 49 (Mark Todd, vs. Defiance, 1/11/72) Field Goals 23 (Mark Todd, vs. Defiance, 1/11/72) Field Goal % 100% (Art James at Tiffin Classic, 11/22/91) (Jarrod Brumbaugh vs. Siena Hgts 1/24/04) Free Throws 15 (Mark Todd at Rio Grande, 11/26/71) Free Throw % 100% (Mark Todd 15-15 at Rio Grande, 11/26/71) (Jerry Ligon 12-12 in 2nd rd. of NAIA Playoffs at Findlay, 3/7/92)

3-point FGM 10 (Wyatt Goins vs. Cedarville, 1993) Rebounds 30 (Terry Anderson at IN Northern, 1/9/71) Assists 22 (Wade Goins at Indiana Tech Tour, 1992) Blocked Shots 10 (Jarrod Brumbaugh vs. Tiffin 2/21/04) Steals 9 (Robert Harris vs. Rio Grande 2/17/05)

SINGLE SEASON RECORDS Points 735 (Brett Baker, 1988-89, 31 gms, 23.7 ppg) Points Average 24.1 (Mark Todd, 1971-72, 699 pts, 29 gms) Field Goals Made 269 (Brett Baker, 1988-89) Field Goal % 71% (Terry Anderson, 1968-69) Free Throws Made 167 (Jon Plunkett, 1971-72) Free Throw % 91.4% (Brett Baker, 1988-89, 149 of 163) 3 Pt. FGMs 128 (Wyatt Goins, 1992-93) 3 Pt. FG% 48.9% (J.J. White, 1996-97, 23 of 47) Rebounds 363 (Terry Anderson, 1971-72) Rebound Average 12.5 (Terry Anderson, 1971-72) Assists 402 (Wade Goins, 1992-93 - #1 in nation) Assists Average 11.8 (Wade Goins, 1992-93 - #1 in nation) Cons. Gms. Lead. Team in Assists 41 (Wade Goins from 1992-93) Steals 100 (Jerry Ligon, 1992-93) Steals Average 2.94 (Jerry Ligon, 1992-93) Blocks 60 (Vitas Naudziunas, 2009-10) Blocks Average 2.31 (Vitas Naudziunas, 2009-10)

CAREER RECORDS Points Scored .................. 2355 (Jerry Ligon, 1990-94) Field Goals .................... 883 (Jerry Ligon, 1990-94) Field Goal % ................. 63.5% (Milt Addison, 94-148, 2007-09) ......................................................... 60% (Terry Anderson, 1968-72) Free Throws .................... 472 (Jon Plunkett, 1968-72) Free Throw % ................. 89.9% (Brett Baker, 1987-89, 304-338) 3 Pt. Field Goals Made .. 259 (Donnie Gillespie, 1993-98) 3 Pt. Field Goal % ......... 41.67% (Charlton Conner, 2009-11) Assists ........................... 834 (Wade Goins, 1990-93) Steals ............................. 317 (Jerry Ligon, 1990-94) Games Played ............... 132 (Jerry Ligon, 1990-94) Blocked Shots ................. 116 (Jarrod Brumbaugh, 2000-04) Blocks Per Game ............ 1.77 (Vitas Naudziunas, 2008-10) Pictured Left: Charlton Conner (2009-11) Pictured Right: Vitas Naudziunas (2008-11)

YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS

YEAR ................ RECORD .... COACH 1965-66 ............. 16-10 ......... Jerry Walke 1966-67 ............. 20-6 ........... Jerry Walke 1967-68 ............. 13-8 ........... Jerry Walke 1968-69 ............. 17-6 ........... Jerry Walke 1969-70 ............. 20-8 ........... Jerry Walke 1970-71 ............. 19-7 ........... Jerry Walke 1971-72 ............. 23-6 ........... John Stanley 1972-73 ............. 15-11 ......... John Stanley 1973-74 ............. 14-15 ......... John Stanley 1974-75 ............. 14-14 ......... Bob Cawley 1975-76 ............. 9-18 ........... Bob Cawley 1976-77 ............. 6-19 ........... Bob Cawley 1977-78 ............. 7-18 ........... Bob Cawley 1978-79 ............. 10-17 ......... Bob Cawley 1979-80 ............. 14-17 ......... Bob Cawley 1980-81 ............. 18-13 ......... Bob Cawley 1981-82 ............. 12-16 ......... Bob Cawley 1982-83 ............. 7-20 ........... Bob Cawley 1983-84 ............. 8-24 ........... Bob Cawley 1984-85 ............. 5-25 ........... Bob Cawley 1985-86 ............. 5-26 ........... Bob Cawley 1986-87 ............. 11-19 ......... Bob Ronai 1987-88 ............. 13-18 ......... Bob Ronai 1988-89 ............. 18-13 ......... Bob Ronai 1989-90 ............. 18-11 ......... Bob Ronai 1990-91 ............. 18-13 ......... Bob Ronai 1991-92 ............. 26-9 ........... Bob Ronai 1992-93 ............. 26-8 ........... Bob Ronai 1993-94 ............. 19-13 ......... Bob Ronai 1994-95 ............. 16-14 ......... Bob Ronai 1995-96 ............. 19-14 ......... Bob Ronai 1996-97 ............. 26-8 ........... Bob Ronai 1997-98...............4-27....Chuck Cangelosi 1998-99 ............. 7-25 ........... Ken Braun 1999-00 ............. 4-24 ........... Ken Braun 2000-01 ............. 11-21 ......... Ken Braun 2001-02 ............. 10-21 ......... Ken Braun 2002-03 ............. 8-21 ........... Ken Braun 2003-04 ............. 7-24 ........... Paul Bryant 2004-05 ............. 6-24 ........... Paul Bryant 2005-06 ............. 15-15 ......... Paul Bryant 2006-07 ............. 8-21 ........... Paul Bryant 2007-08 .............5-23 .......... Paul Bryant 2008-09 ............. 6-21 ........... Jeff Porter 2009-10 ............. 14-13 ......... Jeff Porter 2010-11 ............. 9-17 ........... Jeff Porter 2011-12 ............. 9-19 ........... Jeff Porter Total record ........ 605-760 ..... (.443)

RECORD BOOK

Points Scored 137 (at Spring Arbor Tournament vs. Calvary, 1996) Margin of Victory 83 (UU 126 - Indiana University-East 43, 1994-95)

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NAIA ALL-AMERICANS All-American First Team Antonio Davis Jerry White Wade Goins

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All-American Honorable Mention Jason Priah Donnie Gillespie Jerry White Wyatt Goins Brett Baker

1999 1997 1996 1992 1989 Pictured Left: The 1996-97 Blue Knights (NAIA Sweet 16)

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WEST LIBERTY UNIVERSITY HILLTOPPERS CITY: WEST LIBERTY, WV AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: WVIAC HEAD COACH: JIM CRUTCHFIELD 2011-12 RECORD: 32-3 (ELITE 8) NOV. 9 DATES: LOCATION: CALLAN ATHLETIC CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 0-0

HOLY FAMILY UNIVERSITY TIGERS CITY: PHILADELPHIA, PA AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: CACC HEAD COACH: R.C. KEHOE 2011-12 RECORD: 12-14 NOV. 10 DATES: LOCATION: CALLAN ATHLETIC CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 0-0

KENTUCKY WESLEYAN COLLEGE PANTHERS CITY: OWENSBORO, KY AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: G-MAC HEAD COACH: TODD LEE 2011-12 RECORD: 23-8 NOV. 15 DATES: LOCATION: OVENSBORO SC RECORD VS. UU: 2-0

ASHLAND UNIVERSITY EAGLES LOCATION: ASHLAND, OHIO AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: GLIAC HEAD COACH: JOHN ELLENWOOD 2011-12 RECORD: 15-12 DATES: NOV. 20 GRIMES CENTER LOCATIONS: RECORD VS. UU: 5-0

MERCYHURST UNIVERSITY LAKERS CITY: ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: PSAC HEAD COACH: GARY MANCHEL 2011-12 RECORD: 18-10 DATES: NOV. 25 GRIMES CENTER LOCATION(S): RECORD VS. UU: 7-1

WASHINGTON ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY SHOCK CITY: WASHINGTON D.C. AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: INDEPENDENT HEAD COACH: PATRICK CRAREY II 2011-12 RECORD: 14-14 DATES: DEC. 2 LOCATION(S): BEACOM LEWIS GYM. RECORD VS. UU: 0-0

BYU-HAWAII SEASIDERS CITY: AFFILIATION: CONFERENCE: HEAD COACH: 2011-12 RECORD: DATES: LOCATION(S): RECORD VS. UU:

EDINBORO UNIVERSITY FIGHTING SCOTS SALEM INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY TIGERS CITY: EDINBORO, PA CITY: SALEM, WV NCAA DIVISION II AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II AFFILIATION: CONFERENCE: CONFERENCE: PSAC ECAC HEAD COACH: HEAD COACH: GREG WALCAVICH RANDY UNGER 2011-12 RECORD: 13-13 2011-12 RECORD: 5-21 DATES: DATES: NOV. 27 DEC. 1, JAN. 16 MCCOMB FIELD HOUSE LOCATION(S): & FEB. 14 LOCATION(S): RECORD VS. UU: 3-2 BEACOM LEWIS GYM. TED GYMNASIUM & GRIMES CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 16-9 HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY SEA WARRIORS UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILOVULCANS CITY: HONOLULU, HAWAII CITY: HILO, HAWAII AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: PACIFIC WEST CONFERENCE: PACIFIC WEST HEAD COACH: DARREN VORDERBRUEGGE HEAD COACH: JEFF LAW 2011-12 RECORD: 11-15 2011-12 RECORD: 9-17 DATES: DEC. 9 DATES: DEC. 14 LOCATION(S): MOANALUA H.S. LOCATION(S): UH-HILO GYM. RECORD VS. UU: 0-0 RECORD VS. UU: 0-0

GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE PIONEERS CITY: GLENVILLE, W.V. AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: WVIAC HEAD COACH: STEPHEN DYE 2011-12 RECORD: 8-19 DEC. 18 DATES: LOCATION(S): JESSE LILLY GYMNASIUM RECORD VS. UU: 2-1

UNIVERSITY OF CHARLESTON GOLDEN EAGLES CITY: CHARLESTON, W.V. AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: WVIAC HEAD COACH: MARK DOWNEY 2011-12 RECORD: 26-7 DEC. 19 DATES: LOCATION(S): GRIMES CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 3-0

CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY YELLOW JACKETS CITY: CEDARVILLE, OHIO AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: G-MAC HEAD COACH: PAT ESTEPP 2011-12 RECORD: 20-13 DATES: JAN.12 & FEB.12 LOCATION(S): GRIMES CENTER & CALLAN ATHLETIC CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 57-33

CENTRAL STATE UNIVERSITY MARAUDERS CITY: WILBERFORCE, OHIO AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: G-MAC HEAD COACH: DONTE JACKSON 2011-12 RECORD: 19-9 DATES: JAN.23 & FEB.27 LOCATION(S): BEACOM LEWIS GYM. & GRIMES CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 16-9

WEST VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY YELLOW JACKETS CITY: INSTITUTE, W.V. AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: WVIAC HEAD COACH: BRIAN POORE 2011-12 RECORD: 14-13 DATES: FEB. 6 LOCATION(S): GRIMES CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 0-1

CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY COUGARS LOCATION: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION I CONFERENCE: GREAT WEST CONFERENCE HEAD COACH: TRACY DILDY 2011-12 RECORD: 4-26 DATES: FEB. 16 LOCATION(S): JONES CONVOCATION CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 0-1

LAIE, HAWAII NCAA DIVISION II PACIFIC WEST KEN WAGNER 17-10 DEC. 8 CANNON ACT. CENTER 0-0

SOUTHERN INDIANA SCREAMING EAGLES CITY: EVANSVILLE, INDIANA AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: GLVC HEAD COACH: RODNEY WATSON 2011-12 RECORD: 24-7 NOV. 17 DATES: LOCATION: PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 4-0

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-CLERMONT DAVIS & ELKINS COLLEGE SENATORS CLERMONT, OHIO CITY: ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA LOCATION: AFFILIATION: USCAA AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: OCAC CONFERENCE: WVIAC HEAD COACH: JOHN HURLEY HEAD COACH: BRUCE MARTIN 2011-12 RECORD: 22-10 2011-12 RECORD: 8-19 DATES: JAN. 9 JAN.5 & JAN. 19 DATES: GRIMES CENTER LOCATION(S): LOCATION(S): MCDONNELL CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 0-0 & GRIMES CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 0-0 NOTRE DAME COLLEGE FALCONS TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY TROJANS CITY: SOUTH EUCLID, OHIO CITY: NASHVILLE, TN AFFILIATION: NCAA D-II PROVISIONAL AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: INDEPENDENT CONFERENCE: G-MAC HEAD COACH: KEVIN BILLE HEAD COACH: SAM HARRIS 2011-12 RECORD: 10-17 2011-12 RECORD: 22-12 DATES: JAN. 30 & FEB. 20 DATES: FEB. 2 & FEB.23 LOCATION(S): GRIMES CENTER & LOCATION(S): GRIMES CENTER & KELLER CENTER MARK R. MOORE GYMNASIUM RECORD VS. UU: 2-3 RECORD VS. UU: 1-1


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On behalf of the entire Urbana University family, I would like to welcome you to our website and the home of Blue Knight athletics. Urbana University is proud to sponsor 15 athletic programs in one of the most beautiful geographic locations in the nation. Although athletics is an integral part of our campus environment, it is the pride that we take in the development of the total person that we find most rewarding. With so many college choices available to students today, I am often asked, "Why is Urbana University the right place for me?" Most often, my answer is that the core attribute of NCAA Division II athletics, known as "Life in Balance", is carried out and practiced in all that we do. At Urbana University it is universally accepted that all students and employees are equipped with a unique skill set of strengths and weaknesses. We constantly seek to accentuate those strengths and nurture those weaknesses in an effort to form a collective unified body of positive results. Our campus-wide slogan of "One Student at a Time" confirms our commitment to knowing each individual on a personal basis. It's what makes success a reality and not merely just a dream at Urbana University. Spearheaded by our move to the NCAA, we have created a culture of life in balance. This is not merely an athletics-only initiative but one that permeates our entire campus. The core attributes of life in balance are learning, service, passion, sportsmanship, and resourcefulness. Together, these attributes form a collective bond for all that call Urbana University home. As our campus continues to grow, it is done with the constant mindset to provide more opportunities for student development and increased success. All the while it has provided the very foundation for school spirit, pride, and a will to achieve the very best for our student-athletes. To be a Blue Knight student-athlete is to be a part of something truly unique and special. I am confident that you, as a student-athlete, alumni, colleague, or friend of Urbana University, will find your time here to be one of the most rewarding, meaningful portions of your life. If you haven't already, you will soon discover that working together works wonders here at Urbana University. Success for ourselves is found in each other. We invite you to become a valued part of a grand tradition and a unique story of success for yourself and all those that surround you. Best wishes in all that you do, and GO BLUE KNIGHTS!

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NICOLE PLUGER ASSOCIATE A.D. OF COMPLIANCE SENIOR WOMEN’S ADMINISTRATOR PHONE: 937.484.1257 NPLUGER @ URBANA. EDU

Nicole Pluger was named Urbana’s Associate Athletic Director of Compliance and Senior Women’s Administrator in the summer of 2007. After 6 seasons as the winningest coach in UU softball history, Pluger stepped down from coaching to become the University’s full-time Director of Compliance in the summer of 2010. AMY DILTS ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ADILTS@URBANA.EDU

CHRIS ANDERS ASST. A.D. OF MEDIA RELATIONS PHONE: 937.484.1290 CANDERS @ URBANA. EDU

DR. JIM JUDGE, JR. FACULTY ATHLETIC REPRESENTATIVE PHONE: 937.652.6810 JJUDGE @ URBANA . EDU

Chris Anders was named Sports Information Director in June of 2008. He was promoted to Asst. A.D. of Media Relations in June of 2011. He oversees & organizes the publicity of the University’s 15 intercollegiate athletic programs. He’s also responsible for the production of all athletic publications, including media guides, game-day programs & press releases. In addtion, he manages sports.urbana.edu & the athletic department’s social media sites.

Dr. Jim Judge is in his fifth year as the Faculty Athletic Representative at Urbana University. Dr. Judge is an associate professor in the Education and Allied Professions College at Urbana. As the Faculty Athletic Representative, he oversees the academic progress made by the University’s student-athletes. JENNIFER FREY ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER MEN’S BASKETBALL JFREY@URBANA.EDU

Jennifer Frey, MA, ATC, a native of Marysville, joined the UU athletic training staff as the assistant athletic trainer in August of 2006. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Wright State University in 2003. She holds a Master’s of Art in Education from Cumberland University in Tennessee, which she earned in 2005. She was employed at Cumberland University as an athletic trainer before coming to Urbana. Jassen Dobyns, BS, ATC, joined the Blue Knight athletic training staff in 2004. He was promoted to Head Athletic Trainer in 2006. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from Wilmington College. He is also a Certified Personal Trainer. Jassen resides in Springfield with his wife Kelly and two daughters Mackenzie (11) and Sydney (9).

An Urbana, Ohio native, Amy Dilts attended Urbana University for both her undergrad and graduate degrees. She received her Bachelor's of Science in Athletic Training, and she completed her Master's of Education at UU in the summer of 2012, the same time she joined the Athletic Training staff. Amy resides in Urbana. She currently handles the Blue Knight men's soccer, women's basketball and baseball teams. JASSEN DOBYNS HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER PHONE: 937.484.1254 JDOBYNS@URBANA.EDU

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ABOUT URBANA UNIVERSITY As an independent liberal arts institution, Urbana University’s strength lies in its quality faculty, students, and curriculum supported by strong student services. Urbana University prepares students for a lifetime of leadership and service to society through excellent classroom instruction, real world experiences, community partnerships, and technology. It is the mission of Urbana University to offer a liberal arts education in a small college environment emphasizing student learning through individual attention, excellence in instruction, career-oriented programs, and critical reflection on moral and ethical values.

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Campus facilities include a blend of modern and traditional architecture, creating a peaceful and safe setting for learning and interacting with faculty and students. Set on 128 acres, the campus consists of academic and administrative buildings including the modern Lewis and Jean Moore Center for Mathematics and Science, the multipurpose Warren G. Grimes Center, a recently renovated Commons area, a brand new Student Center, a women’s residence hall completed in the fall of 2000, a new men’s residence hall completed in the summer of 2004, and an honors residence hall completed in 2007. State-of-the-art residence halls offer both traditional rooms and suite-style accommodations. Students can participate in the many cultural, educational, recreational and social events held on campus. Movies and professional acts supplement social activities such as dances, ski trips, clubs, Homecoming activities, special entertainment and others. A variety of student organizations provide students numerous opportunities for campus involvement and leadership development. Vocal music and dramatic activities are offered for all interested students and members of the Urbana community. The Performing Arts Department at Urbana seeks to develop the artistic talents of the student body. Urbana University’s Honors Program can provide the knowledge and skills needed to gain acceptance to a graduate or professional school and/or leadership role at home or abroad. It can also prepare you to assume lifelong service to the community, whether local, state, national, or international. The Urbana University Bookstore carries text books, office and school supplies, Blue Knight apparel and merchandise, along with a wide variety of snacks and drinks. Visit Urbana University’s Online Bookstore to purchase a Blue Knight hoodie, hat, or T-shirt at www.urbana.bncollege.com. The Warren G. Grimes Center Gymnasium is the Blue Knights’ home court. The gymnasium holds over 1,500 fans with additional seating available in the mezzanines above both bleachers. Blue Knight basketball games are always a popular event on campus. Students, family and friends routinely pack the gym to show their support for the Blue Knights. In addition to the fan support, the Royal Blues Pep Band and Blue Knight Cheerleaders are in attendance at nearly every game.

URBANA UNIVERSITY FUN FACTS DID YOU KNOW?...

Urbana University is connected to the duPont family famous for the well-known chemical company that sponsors Jeff Gordon’s NASCAR race team? It’s true! T. Coleman duPont graduated from Urbana University Prep School Division in 1879 and went on to become President of the Dupont Chemical Company! Birdie Kim, the 2005 U.S. Open Women’s Golf Champion owes part of her success to one of our alumni? Absolutely. Miles Nixon, an Urbana grad, was Birdie’s caddy! An Urbana University graduate has been in the boxing ring with the likes of Evander Holyfield, Oscar de La Hoya, and George Foreman? Believe it! Brian Garry has officiated over 1400 professional boxing matches including 50 world titles! David Letterman had an Urbana alumnae as a guest MULTIPLE TIMES on his show? You can bet on it! Gretchen Worden, best known for revitalizing the famed Mutter Museum, appeared with Dave many times. One of our former basketball stars plays professionally for the Harlem Wizards? Yes, it’s true. Eric Jones is a key member of the Wizards and their famous basketball entertainment show. Urbana University students really can reach for the stars! Seriously. One of our former students, Tom Hennon, has been a crew member on the space shuttle Atlantis, and flown three space missions! The University of Kansas Women’s Resource Center is named after an Urbana alumnae? Dr. Emily Taylor was the original founder of a women’s higher education development program from whic h OVER 100 women have gone to become college or university presidents or chancellors! An Urbana alumnae was President of the West Virginia Institute of Technology and led them to become one of the best rated comprehensive universities in the country? Dr. Karen LaRoe recently retired and is now on the Urbana University Board of Trustees.

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Urbana University administers aid from a number of federal and state programs, including Pell Grants, Ohio Instructional Grants, SEOG Grants, Perkins Loans, Student Stafford Allied Health Loans, and Parent Plus Loans. For more information on financial aid check our website at Radiographic Imaging http://www.urbana.edu/finaid.htm or call the Urbana University office of financial aid Respiratory Care at 937-484-1355 or 1-800-7 URBANA ext. 1355. Business Administration Accounting Applicants are encouraged to apply early in their senior year of high school, though General Management there is no stated deadline. While admissions are flexible based on high school achieveHuman Resource Management ments and grades, applicants are usually accepted based on having a cumulative high Marketing school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 and an ACT score no less than an “18” Communication (or SAT score of 860). Business Marketing Communications Journalism/Public Relations Urbana University is a member of NCAA Division II. The Blue Knight athletic teams Theater compete against NCAA D-I, D-II, D-III and NAIA programs from across the country in 15 Computer Information Systems intercollegiate sports including: football, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s Computer Programming and women’s basketball, baseball, softball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s E-business Management Information Systems cross country, and men’s and women’s swimming. Women’s lacrosse became the 15th System Analysis and Design intercollegiate team during the 2010-11 school year, and men’s and women’s bowling Systems and Network Administration club teams were added in 2009. A variety of activities are also offered for student enrichment including: theater, concerts, pep and marching bands, choir, movies, parties, Criminal Justice guest speakers, comedians, flag football, intramural basketball, skiing, student newspa- Education Early Childhood Development Education per, sand volleyball, indoor pool, student government and nearby outdoor adventure Early Childhood Education (K-3) activities (canoeing, rafting, hiking, camping, etc.). Middle Childhood Education (4-9) Adolescent/Young Adult Education (7-12) English Family Studies History Liberal Studies Mathematics Nursing-BSN Completion Program for RN’s only Philosophy and Religion Studies Political Science Pre-Law Psychology Science The 27,000-square-feet Student Center is one of Biology In 2003, a major renovation project was Urbana University’s newest on-campus facilities. Chemistry completed at Barclay Hall and adjacent Features include the Bundy Wellness Center, lounge, Pre-Dentistry Bailey Hall. The two buildings, which conference and meeting rooms, snack bar, and a Pre-Medicine house classrooms, are now connected by bookstore. Wireless computer service is available Pre-Veterinary an atrium and a secondary walkway. throughout the facility. Sociology Sports and Health Studies Athletic Training Exercise Science Recreation Sports Management Coaching Certificate Urbana University is dedicated to providing superb residence Graduate Programs of Study hall facilities to its students. McConnell Hall (above) was completed Master of Business Administration (MBA) in the summer of 2007, and Sycamore Residence Hall (left) was Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Classroom Teaching completed in 2004.

The Warren G. Grimes Center (left) has been a mainstay on Urbana University’s campus for decades. Located on the south end of campus, the Grimes Center houses the gymnasium, swimming pool, racquetball courts, a new state-of-the-art free weight room, along with all of the athletic staff offices and additional classrooms. A sand volleyball court is located behind the Grimes Center. The facility is a hub for almost all student-athlete activity on campus. Student-athletes can be found in Grimes lifting weights, shooting hoops, working out or talking with coaches at all hours of the day.

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2012-13 Urbana University Men's Basketball Media Guide  

The complete guide to the Urbana University men's basketball team's 2012-13 season.