2018–19 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team

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2018–19 Drexel Dragons men's basketball
Drexel Dragons wordmark.svg
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2018–19 record 0–0 (0–0 CAA)
Head coach Zach Spiker (3rd season)
Assistant coach Paul Fortier (3rd season)
Assistant coach Justin Jennings (3rd season)
Assistant coach Rob O’Driscoll (3rd season)
Home arena Daskalakis Athletic Center
Seasons

The 2018–19 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team represents Drexel University during the 2018–19 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Dragons, led by third-year head coach Zach Spiker, play their home games at the Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as members of the Colonial Athletic Association.

Previous season[edit]

The Dragons finished the 2017–18 season 13–20, 6–12 in CAA play to finish in a tie for 7th place. They lost to Charleston in the CAA Tournament.

Offseason[edit]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Overton, MilesMiles Overton 0 F 6'4" 215 RS Senior Philadelphia, PA Graduated
Isabell, TramaineTramaine Isabell 2 G 6'1" 180 RS Junior Philadelphia, PA Transferred to Saint Louis[1][2]
Williams, AustinAustin Williams 5 F 6'8" 245 Senior Richmond, VA Graduated
Mojica, SammySammy Mojica 15 G 6'3" 195 Senior Chestnut Hill, MA Graduated; Drafted by Atléticos de San Germán[3]
Myles, TyshawnTyshawn Myles 55 F 6'8" 250 Senior Queens, NY Graduated

Incoming transfers[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Zach Walton
SF
Randle, WA Edmonds Community College 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) N/A Apr 10, 2018 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A
Trevor John
SG
Danville, CA Cal Poly 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 183 lb (83 kg) May 2, 2018 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 62
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

2018 recruiting class[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Coletrane Washington
SG
Leetsdale, PA Quaker Valley High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) N/A Oct 28, 2017 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A
Cam Wynter
SG
Hicksville, NY DME Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) N/A May 6, 2018 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A
Matej Juric
PG
Toronto, Canada Lake Forest Academy 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) May 30, 2018 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:


Roster[edit]

2018–19 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 Lee Jr, KurkKurk Lee Jr 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 150 lb (68 kg) Jr St. Frances (MD) Baltimore, MD
G 3 Harper, TroyTroy Harper 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) RS Sr Neumann-Goretti HS/Campbell Philadelphia, PA
F 4 Green, SamSam Green 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Bishop McNamara HS Forestville, MD
F 11 Doles, JarvisJarvis Doles 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Mount Zion Preparatory School Columbia, MD
F 13 Perry Jr, TimTim Perry Jr 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 218 lb (99 kg) RS Fr The Phelps School Cherry Hill, NJ
G 14 Alford, KrisKris Alford (W) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Valley Christian Los Angeles, CA
G 24 Doi, KevinKevin Doi (W) 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 165 lb (75 kg) RS Sr Chadwick School Rolling Hills Estates, CA
F 30 Demir, AlihanAlihan Demir 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 223 lb (101 kg) RS Jr West Oaks Academy/Central Wyoming Ankara, Turkey
C 32 Kararinas, TadasTadas Kararinas 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Findlay Prep Šilutė, Lithuania
F 51 Butler, JamesJames Butler (W) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 228 lb (103 kg) RS So Lake Braddock/Navy Burke, VA
G Washington, ColetraneColetrane Washington 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Fr Quaker Valley HS Leetsdale, PA
G Wynter, CamCam Wynter 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Fr DME Academy Hicksville, NY
F Walton, ZachZach Walton 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
RS Jr Morton/White Pass HS/Edmonds CC Randle, WA
G John, TrevorTrevor John 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 183 lb (83 kg) RS Sr Monte Vista HS (Danville, CA)/Cal Poly Danville, CA
G Juric, MatejMatej Juric 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Lake Forest Academy Toronto, Canada
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
*
at    
                   
 
November 3, 2018*
Clarion   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
Non-conference regular season
November 9, 2018*
at Bowling Green   
                  Stroh Center 
Bowling Green, OH
December 16, 2018*
vs. Quinnipiac
Basketball Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase
  
                  Mohegan Sun Arena 
Uncasville, CT
*
Loyola (MD)   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
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NJIT   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
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CAA Tournament
March 2/3, 2019
vs. 
First round/Quarterfinals
  
                  North Charleston Coliseum 
North Charleston, SC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TRAMAINE ISABELL GRANTED HIS RELEASE AND PLANS TO GRADUATE THIS SUMMER". drexeldragons.com. Philadelphia, PA: Drexel University. 4 May 2018. Archived from the original (Web) on 4 May 2018. Retrieved 4 May 2018. 
  2. ^ Phillips, Scott (2 June 2018). "Saint Louis lands graduate transfer guard Tramaine Isabell". NBC Sports. Archived from the original on 4 June 2018. Retrieved 4 June 2018. 
  3. ^ "MOJICA SELECTED THIRD OVERALL BY LOS ATLÉTICOS DE SAN GERMÁN". Philadelphia, PA, USA: Drexel University. 4 April 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2018.