2016-2017 N.J.I.T. Highlanders

2016-2017 N.J.I.T. Highlanders Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
21 Ronald Alston Fr SF 6-6 195 - Alexandria (VA) United States The Miller School of Albemarle
34 Mohamed Bendary So PF 6-9 235 Nov 18, 1996 Jersey City (NJ) United States / Egypt St. Anthony High School
2 Tim Coleman Sr F 6-5 210 Jan 4, 1995 Union (NJ) United States St. Anthony High School
11 Shyquan Gibbs Fr PG 6-1 150 - Jersey City (NJ) United States St. Anthony High School
32 Donovan Greer So G 6-3 165 - Houston (TX) United States Hillcrest Academy
23 Osa Izevbuwa Sr G 6-3 230 Feb 24, 1994 Staten Island (NY) United States Staten Island Technical High School
3 Chris Jenkins Jr G 6-4 215 - Hillside (NJ) United States Gill St. Bernard's School
0 Abdul Lewis So F 6-10 225 Dec 27, 1995 Newark (NJ) United States East Side High School
5 Damon Lynn Sr G 5-11 165 Mar 5, 1995 Hillsdale (NJ) United States Union Catholic Regional High School
13 James McMillon Jr G 6-1 185 Jan 4, 1995 Newark (NJ) United States Science Park High School
1 Taj Price Fr SF 6-7 210 - Newark (NJ) United States East Side High School
15 Terrence Smith Sr F 6-6 195 Nov 4, 1993 Fort Lauderdale (FL) United States Dillard High School
12 Anthony Tarke Fr PF 6-5 205 - Baltimore (MD) United States Coastal Academy
25 Rob Ukawuba Sr G 6-3 210 Dec 2, 1994 East Brunswick (NJ) United States East Brunswick High School
14 Reilly Walsh So SG 6-3 180 Apr 16, 1997 Staten Island (NY) United States St. Peter's Boys High School

Recent N.J.I.T. Highlanders History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 11-20 (3-11) 7th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 20-15 (8-6) 2nd (A-Sun) 1st Rnd CIT 4th Rnd
2014-2015 21-12 N/A (INDEP) N/A CIT 4th Rnd
2013-2014 13-16 1st (INDEP) N/A N/A
2012-2013 16-13 (6-2) 1st (GWC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 15-17 (5-5) 3rd (GWC) Runner Up N/A
2010-2011 15-15 (9-3) 2nd (GWC) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 10-21 (4-8) 5th (GWC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 1-30 N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2007-2008 0-29 N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2006-2007 5-24 N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2005-2006 N/A N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2004-2005 N/A N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2003-2004 N/A N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2002-2003 N/A N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A

2016-2017 N.J.I.T. Highlanders Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Damon Lynn Atlantic Sun Second Team All-Conference
Anthony Tarke Atlantic Sun All-Freshmen Team
Tim Coleman Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Dec 5, 2016)
Damon Lynn Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Nov 21, 2016)
Abdul Lewis Atlantic Sun Newcomer of the Week (Jan 23, 2017)
Abdul Lewis Atlantic Sun Newcomer of the Week (Jan 2, 2017)
Anthony Tarke Atlantic Sun Newcomer of the Week (Feb 24, 2017)
Anthony Tarke Atlantic Sun Newcomer of the Week (Jan 16, 2017)

2016-2017 N.J.I.T. Highlanders Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Gibbs C. Jenkins T. Coleman A. Tarke A. Lewis
Rotation R. Ukawuba R. Walsh R. Alston M. Bendary  
Rotation D. Greer O. Izevbuwa      
Lim PT D. Lynn J. McMillon T. Price    
Lim PT     T. Smith    

2016-2017 N.J.I.T. Highlanders Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Damon Lynn 21 34.2 20.6 2.2 3.4 1.9 0.1 2.4
Tim Coleman 31 29.2 12.5 6.9 2.4 1.2 1.0 2.2
Anthony Tarke 31 22.2 9.9 4.7 1.0 1.1 0.5 2.2
Abdul Lewis 31 27.4 9.6 8.5 1.4 0.5 0.5 2.2
Rob Ukawuba 31 24.6 7.8 4.3 1.7 0.5 0.2 1.8
Chris Jenkins 29 18.2 6.3 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.6
Osa Izevbuwa 24 15.5 4.8 1.5 0.4 0.5 0.0 0.8
Shyquan Gibbs 30 20.8 3.3 1.1 1.6 0.7 0.0 1.0
Donovan Greer 5 8.8 3.0 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.6
Reilly Walsh 21 14.6 3.0 1.5 1.0 0.6 0.1 1.0
James McMillon 1 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Mohamed Bendary 30 8.8 1.9 1.8 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.5
Taj Price 14 3.8 1.6 1.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3
Ronald Alston 21 5.3 1.2 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4

2016-2017 N.J.I.T. Highlanders Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Brian Kennedy Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (N.J.I.T., 2012 to 2016)
Kim Waiters Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Jeff Rafferty Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Associate Head Coach (Delaware, 2013 to 2016)
Kevin Driscoll Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Holy Cross, 2013 to 2016)
Lenny Kaplan Athletic Director 2000-2001 N/A
Tim Camp Director of Sports Information 2014-2015 N/A
Andrew McGlynn Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 Video Coordinator (La Salle, 2014 to 2015)
Matt Koscs Head Athletic Trainer 2009-2010 N/A