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
2018–19 CAA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Charleston 0 0       0 0  
Delaware 0 0       0 0  
Drexel 0 0       0 0  
Elon 0 0       0 0  
Hofstra 0 0       0 0  
James Madison 0 0       0 0  
Northeastern 0 0       0 0  
Towson 0 0       0 0  
UNC Wilmington 0 0       0 0  
William & Mary 0 0       0 0  
2019 CAA Tournament winner
As of April 9, 2018; 

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
Miles Overton 0 F 6'4" 215 RS Senior Philadelphia, PA Graduated
Tramaine Isabell 2 G 6'1" 180 RS Junior Philadelphia, PA Transferred to Saint Louis[1][2]
Austin Williams 5 F 6'8" 245 Senior Richmond, VA Graduated; Signed to Frøya Ambassadors[3]
Kris Alford 14 G 6'2" 185 Junior Los Angeles, CA Transferred
Sammy Mojica 15 G 6'3" 195 Senior Chestnut Hill, MA Graduated; Drafted by Atléticos de San Germán[4]
Tyshawn 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) 205 lb (93 kg) 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) 170 lb (77 kg) Oct 28, 2017 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A
Camren Wynter
SG
Hicksville, NY DME Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 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 0 Coletrane Washington 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Quaker Valley HS Sewickley, PA
G 1 Kurk Lee Jr 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 150 lb (68 kg) Jr St. Frances (MD) Baltimore, MD
F 2 Jarvis Doles 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Hammond HS (MD)/Mt. Zion Prep (MD) Baltimore, MD
G 3 Troy Harper 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) RS Sr Neumann-Goretti HS/Campbell Philadelphia, PA
F 4 Sam Green 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) RS So Bishop McNamara HS Bowie, MD
F 5 Zach Walton 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Jr Morton HS (WA)/Edmonds CC Morton, WA
G 11 Camren Wynter 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Holy Trinity HS/DME Academy Hempstead, NY
F 13 Tim Perry Jr 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 218 lb (99 kg) RS Fr Cherry Hill HS East/The Phelps School Cherry Hill, NJ
G 15 Matej Juric 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 189 lb (86 kg) Fr Lake Forest Academy/Oakwood Toronto, Canada
G 23 Trevor John 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Sr Monte Vista HS (Danville, CA)/Cal Poly Danville, CA
G 24 Kevin Doi (W) 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 165 lb (75 kg) RS Sr Chadwick School Rolling Hills Estates, CA
F 30 Alihan Demir 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 223 lb (101 kg) RS Jr West Oaks Academy/Central Wyoming Ankara, Turkey
C 32 Tadas Kararinas 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Findlay Prep Šilutė, Lithuania
F 51 James Butler 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 228 lb (103 kg) RS So Lake Braddock/Navy Fairfax Station, VA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: June 21, 2018

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
August 20, 2018*
5:00 am
at Dandenong Rangers (SEABL)   
                  Dandenong Stadium 
Dandenong, Victoria
August 21, 2018*
5:30 am
at Hoops 24/7 All Stars   
                  Cardinia Life Leisure Centre 
Pakenham, Victoria
August 23, 2018*
5:00 am
at Cairns Taipans   
                  Cairns Convention Centre 
Cairns, Queensland
August 26, 2018*
2:00 am
at Sydney Kings   
                  Alexandria Basketball Stadium 
Alexandria, New South Wales
November 3, 2018*
Clarion   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
Non-conference regular season
November 9, 2018*
at Eastern Michigan   
                  EMU Convocation Center 
Ypsilanti, MI
November 11, 2018*
at Rutgers   
                  Louis Brown Athletic Center 
Piscataway, NJ
November 14, 2018*
7:00 pm
Bryn Athyn   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
November 17, 2018*
at La Salle
City 6
  
                  Tom Gola Arena 
Philadelphia, PA
November 21, 2018*
3:00 pm
Boston University   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
November 25, 2018*
at Bowling Green   
                  Stroh Center 
Bowling Green, OH
November 28, 2018*
7:00 pm
NJIT   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
December 1, 2018*
2:00 pm
Robert Morris   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
December 5, 2018*
7:00 pm
Loyola (MD)   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
December 8, 2018*
2:00 pm
UMBC   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
December 16, 2018*
6:00 pm
vs. Quinnipiac
Basketball Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase
  
                  Mohegan Sun Arena 
Uncasville, CT
December 18, 2018*
at Connecticut   
                  Harry A. Gampel Pavilion 
Storrs, CT
December 22, 2018*
1:00 pm
Temple
City 6
  
                  The Palestra 
Philadelphia, PA
CAA regular season
December 28, 2018
7:00 pm
at Northeastern   
                  Matthews Arena 
Boston, MA
December 30, 2018
4:00 pm
at Hofstra   
                  Hofstra Arena 
Hempstead, NY
January 3, 2019
7:00 pm
Elon   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
January 5, 2019
4:00 pm
William & Mary   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
January 10, 2019
7:00 pm
at Charleston   
                  TD Arena 
Charleston, SC
January 12, 2019
2:00 pm
at UNC Wilmington   
                  Trask Coliseum 
Wilmington, NC
January 17, 2019
7:00 pm
Towson   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
January 19, 2019
2:00 pm
James Madison   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
January 26, 2019
2:00 pm
at Delaware   
                  Bob Carpenter Center 
Newark, DE
January 31, 2019
7:00 pm
at William & Mary   
                  Kaplan Arena 
Williamsburg, VA
February 2, 2019
7:00 pm
at Elon   
                  Schar Center 
Elon, NC
February 7, 2019
7:00 pm
UNC Wilmington   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
February 9, 2019
4:00 pm
Charleston   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
February 14, 2019
7:00 pm
at James Madison   
                  JMU Convocation Center 
Harrisonburg, VA
February 16, 2019
2:00 pm
at Towson   
                  SECU Arena 
Towson, MD
February 23, 2019
5:00 pm
Delaware   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
February 28, 2019
7:00 pm
Hofstra   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
March 2, 2019
4:00 pm
Northeastern   
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
CAA Tournament
March 9/10, 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. ^ "AUSTIN WILLIAMS SIGNS PRO DEAL WITH FRØYA BASKET IN NORWAY". drexeldragons.com. Philadelphia: Drexel University. 18 July 2018. Archived from the original on 18 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018. 
  4. ^ "MOJICA SELECTED THIRD OVERALL BY LOS ATLÉTICOS DE SAN GERMÁN". Philadelphia, PA, USA: Drexel University. 4 April 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2018.