2014–15 Columbia Lions men's basketball team

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2014–15 Columbia Lions men's basketball
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Conference Ivy League
2014–15 record 13–15 (5–9 Ivy)
Head coach Kyle Smith (5th season)
Assistant coach Derrick Phelps
Assistant coach Kevin Hovde
Assistant coach Adam Hood
Home arena Levien Gymnasium
Seasons
2014–15 Ivy League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
x-Harvard 11 3   .786     22 8   .733
x-Yale 11 3   .786     22 10   .688
Princeton 9 5   .643     16 14   .533
Dartmouth 7 7   .500     14 15   .483
Columbia 5 9   .357     13 15   .464
Cornell 5 9   .357     13 17   .433
Penn 4 10   .286     9 19   .321
Brown 4 10   .286     13 18   .419
x – Ivy League co-champions
† – NCAA participant

The 2014–15 Columbia Lions men's basketball team represented Columbia University during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Lions, led by fifth year head coach Kyle Smith, played their home games at Levien Gymnasium and were members of the Ivy League. They finished the season 13–15, 5–9 in Ivy League play to finish in a tie for fifth place.

Previous season[edit]

The Lions finished the season 21–13, 8–6 in Ivy League play to finish in a tie for third place. They were invited to the CollegeInsdier.com Tournament where they defeated Valparaiso and Eastern Michigan to advance to the quarterfinals where they lost to fellow Ivy League member Yale.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
0 Kyle Castlin Guard 6–4 180 Freshman Marietta, Georgia
1 Jeff Coby Forward 6–8 220 Sophomore Pembroke Pines, Florida
2 Isaac Cohen Guard 6–4 220 Junior Orlando, Florida
3 Grant Mullins Guard 6–3 175 Junior Burlington, Canada
5 Steve Frankoski Guard 6–2 190 Senior Florham Park, New Jersey
11 Zach En'Wezoh Forward 6–8 225 Junior Kennewick, Washington
12 Maodo Lo Guard 6–3 190 Junior Berlin, Germany
13 Alex Rosenberg Forward 6–7 210 Senior Short Hills, New Jersey
14 Kendall Jackson Guard 5–8 155 Sophomore Union City, California
15 Nate Hickman Guard 6–4 175 Freshman Wilmington, Delaware
20 Paddy Quinn Guard 6–1 190 Junior Ramsey, New Jersey
21 Noah Springwater Guard 6–3 180 Senior San Francisco, California
22 Meiko Lyles Guard 6–3 200 Senior Nashville, Tennessee
23 Cory Osetkowski Center 6–11 270 Senior Rancho Santa Fe, California
32 Chris McComber Forward 6–8 235 Sophomore Nepean, Canada
33 Luke Petrasek Forward 6–10 215 Sophomore East Northport, New York
52 Conor Voss Center 7–1 250 Sophomore St. Cloud, Minnesota

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
11/14/2014*
7:00 PM
at Stony Brook L 56–57  0–1
Island Federal Credit Union Arena (4,009)
Stony Brook, NY
11/18/2014*
7:00 PM
Wagner W 70–56  1–1
Levien Gymnasium (848)
New York, NY
11/23/2014*
2:00 PM
at Lehigh W 54–44  2–1
Stabler Arena (768)
Bethlehem, PA
11/25/2014*
7:00 PM
Fairleigh Dickinson W 57–47  3–1
Levien Gymnasium (770)
New York City, NY
11/29/2014*
4:00 PM
American W 52–43  4–1
Levien Gymnasium (1,080)
New York City, NY
12/02/2014*
7:00 PM
Loyola (MD) L 62–64  4–2
Levien Gymnasium (613)
New York City, NY
12/06/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Bucknell W 62–39  5–2
Levien Gymnasium (1,606)
New York City, NY
12/10/2014*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
at No. 1 Kentucky L 46–56  5–3
Rupp Arena (22,112)
Lexington, KY
12/20/2014*
7:00 PM
Hofstra W 82–77  6–3
Levien Gymnasium (1,361)
New York City, NY
12/22/2014*
7:00 PM, SNY
at Connecticut L 65–80  6–4
Webster Bank Arena (9,124)
Bridgeport, CT
12/28/2014*
7:00 PM
Colgate W 69–64  7–4
Levien Gymnasium (1,429)
New York City, NY
12/30/2014*
7:00 PM
at St. Francis Brooklyn L 64–72  7–5
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (905)
Brooklyn, NY
01/06/2015*
7:00 PM
Stony Brook L 61–70  7–6
Levien Gymnasium (822)
New York City, NY
01/10/2015*
7:00 PM
Central Pennsylvania W 112–63  8–6
Levien Gymnasium (606)
New York City, NY
01/17/2015
4:30 PM
at Cornell W 48–45  9–6 (1–0)
Newman Arena (3,222)
Ithaca, NY
01/24/2015
7:00 PM
Cornell L 47–57  9–7 (1–1)
Levien Gymnasium (2,718)
New York City, NY
01/30/2015
8:00 PM, ASN
Yale L 59–63  9–8 (1–2)
Levien Gymnasium (2,223)
New York City, NY
01/31/2015
7:00 PM
Brown W 86–65  10–8 (2–2)
Levien Gymnasium (1,768)
New York City, NY
02/06/2015
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Princeton L 62–74  10–9 (2–3)
Levien Gymnasium (1,812)
New York City, NY
02/07/2015
7:00 PM
Penn W 83–56  11–9 (3–3)
Levien Gymnasium (2,590)
New York City, NY
02/13/2015
7:00 PM, CBSSN
at Harvard L 68–72  11–10 (3–4)
Lavietes Pavilion (1,624)
Cambridge, MA
02/14/2015
7:00 PM
at Dartmouth L 49–61  11–11 (3–5)
Leede Arena (631)
Hanover, NH
02/20/2015
8:00 PM, ASN
at Brown W 76–59  12–11 (4–5)
Pizzitola Sports Center (760)
Providence, RI
02/21/2015
7:00 PM
at Yale W 56–50  13–11 (5–5)
John J. Lee Amphitheater (1,936)
New Haven, CT
02/27/2015
7:00 PM, ASN
Dartmouth L 71–84  13–12 (5–6)
Levien Gymnasium (1,677)
New York City, NY
02/28/2015
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Harvard L 70–80  13–13 (5–7)
Levien Gymnasium (2,644)
New York City, NY
03/06/2015
7:00 PM
at Penn L 46–54  13–14 (5–8)
Palestra (1,613)
Philadelphia, PA
03/07/2015
7:00 PM
at Princeton L 83–85  13–15 (5–9)
Jadwin Gymnasium (2,363)
Princeton, NJ
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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