Friends University


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://www.friendsathletics.com
Main School Web Site:
http://www.friends.edu
School Colors: Scarlet and Grey
SID Name: Luke Dechant

Conference:
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
Main Rivals:
  • Southwestern College
  • Tabor College

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 1,000
Last National Tournament Appearance: 2015

Local Radio Broadcasts (Call Letters and Fequency):
Local Newspaper: Wichita Eagle
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  • Roster
  • Schedule
Last Year's
Conference Record:
11 - 7
Returning Starters: 2
Primary Offensive Strategy: Ball Movement, Player Movement
Key Returners:
Brett Williams, SR, 6-0, PG, 10pts 4 assists; Brandon Johnson, SR, 6-4, G/F, 12 pts 3 reb; Chris Singhateh, SR, 6-5, F, 11pts 4 reb; Toby Baxter, JR, 6-2, G, 1st Team All Conference,17pts 4reb
Last Year's
Overall Record:
17 - 16
Returning Lettermen: 5
Primary Defensive Strategy: Play hard and stop the ball and rebound. Mostly man to man
Top 5 Recruits:
Kaleb Ratliff, JR, 6-6, F, Cowley Community College; Deshawn Watson, JR, 6-7, F, Northern Oklahoma Community College
Key Losses:
Chris Sponsel, SR, 6-7, C, ; Lawrence Anderson, SR, 6-6, C, KCAC Co-Defensive Player of the Year; Cody Scott, SO, 6-3, F,
Additional Information:
Another tough non-conference schedule with almost all on the road should get the Falcons ready for the grind of the KCAC.
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Preview Article:
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Season Preview Youtube Video:
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Head Coach: Dale Faber

Alma Mater:

Wichita State

Years at Current School:

13

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

209 162

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

209 162
URL to Head Coach Info:
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Assistant Coach:
Anthony White
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URL to Other Coach Info:
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URL to Other Coach Info:
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Garvey Gymnasium

Gym/Arena Address

2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS 67213

Gym/Arena Capacity:

Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
32 Anderson Devin G FR 6-2 170 Houston, Texas
Baker Daquon G FR 6-4 187 Wichita, Kan.
14 Baxter Toby G SR 6-2 180 Wichita, Kan.
Bell Ealy F SO 6-3 195 Wichita, Kan.
11 Cherne Atir G SO 6-2 175 Wichita, Kan.
Coachman Gabriel F FR 6-5 175 Sao Paulo, Brazil
15 Denton Kris G SR 6-1 200 Humble, Texas
Gaphardt Justus G FR 6-0 190 Wichita, Kan.
12 Haefeli Vitor SO 6-5 215 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
22 Kyles Steffon G JR 6-0 175 Topeka, Kan.
1 Mattox Jeremy G SO 6-4 185 Houston, Texas
4 Murdock Jordan SO 6-4 260 Wichita, Kan.
23 Ndaw Alpha F JR 6-9 235 Senegal
2 Norris Malik G FR 6-0 160 Houston, Texas
33 Oldham Jackson G SO 5-11 160 Dodge City, Kan.
0 Osborn Zach F SR 6-5 185 Derby, Kan.
Pena Zach G FR 5-9 150 Lytle, Texas
5 Ratliff Kaleb F SR 6-5 195 New Iberia, La.
Ryan Colby F FR 6-2 210 Austin, Texas
24 Scharping Eric F FR 6-5 185 Wichita, Kan.
42 Schmidt Breno SR 6-8 220 Sao Paulo, Brazil
10 Steadman Kyler SR 6-3 185 Derby, Kan.
Taliaferro Jack F FR 6-5 195 Wichita, Kan.
Titus Parker G FR 6-3 175 Hugoton, Kan.
Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
10/28/2016 5:30:00 PM Hastings (Neb.) Neutral 71 - 93 Loss 0-1
10/29/2016 3:00:00 PM Bellevue (Neb.) Neutral 74 - 72 Win 1-1
11/4/2016 7:30:00 PM Central Christian (Kan.) Away 59 - 69 Loss 1-2
11/5/2016 6:00:00 PM Benedictine (Kan.) Home 82 - 84 Loss 1-3
11/9/2016 8:00:00 PM Science & Arts (Okla.) Home 95 - 82 Win 2-3
11/17/2016 8:00:00 PM Oklahoma Wesleyan Home 70 - 71 Loss 2-4
11/19/2016 7:00:00 PM Bethel (Kan.) Away 83 - 74 Win 3-4
11/22/2016 8:00:00 PM Sterling (Kan.) Home 70 - 63 Win 4-4
11/26/2016 3:30:00 PM Northeastern State Away 89 - 82 Win 5-4
12/1/2016 8:00:00 PM Tabor (Kan.) Away 68 - 77 Loss 5-5
12/3/2016 7:00:00 PM York (Neb.) Home 78 - 80 Loss 5-6
12/8/2016 8:00:00 PM Saint Mary (Kan.) Home 84 - 80 Win 6-6
12/10/2016 7:00:00 PM McPherson (Kan.) Away 92 - 82 Win 7-6
12/13/2016 8:00:00 PM Ottawa (Kan.) Home 81 - 66 Win 8-6
12/16/2016 7:00:00 PM Bacone (Okla.) Away 83 - 77 Win 9-6
12/30/2016 6:00:00 PM Central Methodist (Mo.) Away 60 - 83 Loss 9-7
1/5/2017 8:00:00 PM Southwestern (Kan.) Away 81 - 84 Loss 9-8
1/7/2017 7:00:00 PM Bethany (Kan.) Home 81 - 50 Win 10-8
1/12/2017 8:00:00 PM Kansas Wesleyan Away 82 - 80 Win 11-8
1/18/2017 8:00:00 PM Bethel (Kan.) Home 82 - 65 Win 12-8
1/21/2017 7:00:00 PM Sterling (Kan.) Away 79 - 69 Win 13-8
1/25/2017 8:00:00 PM Tabor (Kan.) Home 87 - 80 Win 14-8
1/28/2017 7:00:00 PM York (Neb.) Away 70 - 84 Loss 14-9
2/2/2017 8:00:00 PM Saint Mary (Kan.) Away 92 - 99 Loss 14-10
2/4/2017 7:00:00 PM McPherson (Kan.) Home 68 - 65 Win 15-10
2/6/2017 7:30:00 PM Oklahoma Wesleyan Away 84 - 86 Loss 15-11
2/9/2017 8:07:00 PM Ottawa (Kan.) Away 73 - 75 Loss 15-12
2/11/2017 7:00:00 PM Southwestern (Kan.) Home 67 - 69 Loss 15-13
2/16/2017 8:00:00 PM Bethany (Kan.) Away 84 - 95 Loss 15-14
2/18/2017 7:00:00 PM Kansas Wesleyan Home 78 - 81 Loss 15-15
2/22/2017 7:00:00 PM TBA Home
2/22/2017 7:00:00 PM Southwestern (Kan.) Away 69 - 77 Loss 15-16
2/25/2017 2:00:00 PM TBA Home
2/27/2017 6:00:00 PM TBA Neutral