1996–97 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team

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1996–97 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball
Conference Mid-American Conference
1996–97 record 17–10 (12–6 MAC)
Head coach Larry Hunter
Assistant coach Mike Elfers
Assistant coach Reggie Rankin
Assistant coach Kevin Eckert
Home arena Convocation Center
Seasons
1996–97 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Bowling Green 13 5   .722     22 10   .688
Miami 13 5   .722     21 9   .700
Ohio 12 6   .667     17 10   .630
Eastern Michigan 11 7   .611     22 10   .688
Ball State 9 9   .500     16 13   .552
Western Michigan 9 9   .500     14 14   .500
Kent State 7 11   .389     9 18   .333
Toledo 6 12   .333     13 14   .481
Akron 6 12   .333     8 18   .308
Central Michigan 4 14   .222     7 19   .269
Mid-American Conference Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996–97 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team represented Ohio University in the college basketball season of 1996–97. The team was coached by Larry Hunter and played their home games at the Convocation Center.

Roster[edit]

1996–97 Ohio Bobcats men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 12 Geno Ford 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Sr Cambridge, OH
C 50 Ed Sears 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 280 lb (127 kg) Sr Brooklyn, N.Y
F 44 Curtis Simmons 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 216 lb (98 kg) Sr Columbus, OH
F 35 Damion Washington 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Toledo, OH
F 32 Diante Flenorl 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Milwaukee, WI
F 33 Basra Fakhir 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Fr East Cleveland, OH
G 21 Jason Grunkemeyer 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Cincinnati, OH
G 10 Corey Reed 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Milwaukee, WI
G 22 Jim Peterson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Beaver Falls, PA
F 45 Paul Morris 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Sr Rapid City, SD
F 24 Matt Jager 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Fr Vista, CA
C 41 Andy Kanzig 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 280 lb (127 kg) So Perrysville, OH
F 44 Jason Bundy 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Fr Heath, OH
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Mike Elfers
  • Reggie Rankin
  • Kevin Eckert

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: July 4, 2014

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