University of Rio Grande


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://www.rioredstorm.com
Main School Web Site:
http://www.rio.edu
School Colors: Red and White
SID Name: Randy Payton

Conference:
Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Main Rivals: (empty)

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 2000
Last National Tournament Appearance: 2003

Local Radio Broadcasts (Call Letters and Fequency):
Local Newspaper: Gallipolis Daily Tribune
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Last Year's
Conference Record:
6 - 7
Returning Starters: 3
Primary Offensive Strategy: Motion & Isolation Quick-hitters
Key Returners:
D.D. Joiner, SR, 6-4, G, 18.1 ppg, 7.5 rpg, 52.9% FG, All-KIAC; Dwayne Bazemore, SR, 6-10, C, 17.8 ppg, 10.0 rpg, 1.3 bpg, 56.5% FG, All-KIAC; Will Hill, SO, 6-0, G, 7.2 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 4.2 apg; Corey Cruse, JR, 6-6, F, 8.4 ppg, 5.4 rpg
Last Year's
Overall Record:
19 - 12
Returning Lettermen: 5
Primary Defensive Strategy: Man to Man
Top 5 Recruits:
Matt Rhodes, JR, 6-6, F, Columbus State CC; DeVon Price, SO, 6-3, G, ; Sky Oliver, FR, 6-1, G, Portsmouth (OH) High School; Abraham Eze, FR, 6-8, C, Wesley Christian (KY) High School
Key Losses:
Evan Legg, SR, 6-2, G, 13.4 ppg, 90 3-pointers, NAIA Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-KIAC; Tyler Davis, SR, 6-2, G, 5.4 ppg, 1.7 rpg, 43.5% 3PT FG
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Head Coach: Ken French

Alma Mater:

West Virginia State

Years at Current School:

9

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

94 153

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

94 153
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Assistant Coach:
Phil McKnight
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Assistant Coach:
Aaron Quinn
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Newt Oliver Arena

Gym/Arena Address

Newt Oliver Arena, Lyne Center, 218 North College Avenue, Rio Grande, OH 45674

Gym/Arena Capacity:

2,000
Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
21 Brewster Wyatt G SO 6-1 Piketon, OH
3 Christian Stanley F FR 6-7 Norfolk, VA
11 Council Kenny G JR 6-4 Jacksonville, FL
4 Cruse Corey F SR 6-6 Fort Mitchell, KY
33 Eze Abraham C SO 6-8 Lagos, Nigeria
2 Hill Will G JR 5-10 Worthington, OH
35 Minic Marko F FR 6-6 Belgrade, Serbia
0 Price DeVon G SR 6-3 Pickerington, OH
12 Sheets Kaileb G FR 6-2 Pomeroy, OH
34 Thompson Josh F SR 6-5 Bronx, NY
5 Timoner Raul G FR 6-1 Alaior, Spain
23 Wallace Greg G FR 6-7 Montego Bay, Jamaica
44 Washington Demarco F SR 6-3 Ripley, OH
Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
11/4/2016 7:30:00 PM Wright State-Lake Home 109 - 99 Win 1-0
11/8/2016 7:00:00 PM Taylor (Ind.) Away 53 - 80 Loss 1-1
11/12/2016 7:30:00 PM Vanguard (Calif.) Away 64 - 90 Loss 1-2
11/15/2016 7:00:00 PM Huntington (Ind.) Away 78 - 83 Loss 1-3
11/18/2016 8:00:00 PM Miami-Hamilton Home 76 - 57 Win 2-3
11/19/2016 5:25:00 PM Shawnee State (Ohio) Home 64 - 70 Loss 2-4
11/26/2016 7:00:00 PM Bluefield (Va.) Neutral 55 - 74 Loss 2-5
11/27/2016 5:00:00 PM Union (Ky.) Neutral 43 - 70 Loss 2-6
12/2/2016 7:30:00 PM Point Park (Pa.) Away 57 - 82 Loss 2-7
12/3/2016 6:43:00 PM Carlow (Pa.) Away 53 - 76 Loss 2-8
12/10/2016 4:00:00 PM Wilberforce (Ohio) Home 65 - 81 Loss 2-9
12/13/2016 8:00:00 PM IU East (Ind.) Away 62 - 92 Loss 2-10
12/17/2016 4:00:00 PM Ohio Christian (Ohio) Home 70 - 66 Win 3-10
12/20/2016 12:15:00 PM Ohio University-Lancaster Home 114 - 78 Win 4-10
12/30/2016 2:00:00 PM Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) Away 71 - 97 Loss 4-11
1/6/2017 4:00:00 PM Brescia (Ky.) Home 81 - 79 Win 5-11
1/7/2017 4:00:00 PM IU Southeast (Ind.) Home 59 - 95 Loss 5-12
1/10/2017 7:30:00 PM Wilberforce (Ohio) Away 64 - 69 Loss 5-13
1/14/2017 4:00:00 PM WVU Tech Home 69 - 82 Loss 5-14
1/17/2017 8:00:00 PM Alice Lloyd (Ky.) Away
1/20/2017 8:15:00 PM Midway (Ky.) Away 80 - 72 Win 6-14
1/24/2017 8:00:00 PM Asbury (Ky.) Home 80 - 62 Win 7-14
1/26/2017 7:00:00 PM IU Kokomo (Ind.) Away 72 - 63 Win 8-14
1/26/2017 7:00:00 PM IU Kokomo (Ind.) Away
1/28/2017 3:00:00 PM Cincinnati Christian (Ohio) Away 72 - 95 Loss 8-15
1/31/2017 8:00:00 PM Shawnee State (Ohio) Away 65 - 59 Win 9-15
2/4/2017 3:00:00 PM WVU Tech Away 68 - 90 Loss 9-16
2/7/2017 8:00:00 PM IU East (Ind.) Home 70 - 78 Loss 9-17
2/11/2017 3:00:00 PM Ohio Christian (Ohio) Away 74 - 78 Loss 9-18
2/17/2017 8:05:00 PM Point Park (Pa.) Home 84 - 71 Win 10-18
2/18/2017 4:00:00 PM Carlow (Pa.) Home 95 - 73 Win 11-18
2/22/2017 7:00:00 PM IU Southeast (Ind.) Away 79 - 93 Loss 11-19