2016-2017 Canisius Golden Griffins

2016-2017 Canisius Golden Griffins Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
11 Chris Atkinson So PG 5-9 155 Jun 7, 1996 Hempstead (NY) United States Long Island Lutheran High School
2 Jermaine Crumpton Jr F 6-6 245 Apr 8, 1994 Niagara Falls (NY) United States Niagara Falls High School
3 Martin Dixon-Green Sr G 6-3 205 - Scarborough Canada Brampton Centennial Secondary School
4 Kiefer Douse Sr PG 6-3 175 Dec 24, 1992 Brampton Canada Lee Academy Prep
32 Jibreel Faulkner So F 6-8 200 Aug 4, 1996 Washington (DC) United States Roosevelt Senior High School
14 Spencer Foley Fr SF 6-7 190 Feb 1, 1997 Chicago (IL) United States Commonwealth Academy
00 Ronnie Gombe Jr PF 6-8 230 Jul 21, 1992 Nairobi Kenya Maseno School
1 Malik Johnson Fr PG 5-10 155 Jan 25, 1997 Chesterfield (VA) United States Blue Ridge High School
10 Selvedin Planincic Jr C 6-11 210 Feb 10, 1996 Sherbrooke Canada Athlete Institute Basketball Academy
13 Isaiah Reese Fr F 6-5 185 Dec 13, 1996 Miami (FL) United States DME Academy
5 Kassius Robertson Jr G 6-3 175 Apr 20, 1994 Toronto Canada Thornlea Secondary School
23 Dantai St. Louis Fr F 6-8 235 Apr 30, 1997 Brampton Canada Orangeville High School
25 Tyrell Taylor So F 6-5 183 - Brooklyn (NY) United States Uncommon Charter High School
22 Phil Valenti Sr F 6-7 200 Jan 3, 1994 Victor (NY) United States Aquinas Institute

Recent Canisius Golden Griffins History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 18-16 (10-10) 6th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 14-19 (8-12) 7th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 18-15 (11-9) 5th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd CIT 3rd Rnd
2013-2014 21-13 (14-6) 3rd (MAAC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 20-14 (11-7) 4th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd CIT 3rd Rnd
2011-2012 5-25 (1-17) 10th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 15-15 (9-9) 6th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 15-17 (8-10) 7th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 11-20 (4-14) 9th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 6-25 (2-16) 10th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 12-19 (6-12) 8th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 9-20 (6-12) 9th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 11-18 (8-10) 7th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 10-20 (5-13) 8th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 10-18 (6-12) 8th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A

2016-2017 Canisius Golden Griffins Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Kassius Robertson All-MAAC Second Team
Jermaine Crumpton All-MAAC Third Team
Malik Johnson MAAC All-Rookie Team
Jermaine Crumpton MAAC Player of the Week (Jan 16, 2017)
Isaiah Reese MAAC Rookie of the Week (Dec 26, 2016)
Isaiah Reese MAAC Rookie of the Week (Dec 12, 2016)

2016-2017 Canisius Golden Griffins Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Johnson K. Douse K. Robertson J. Crumpton P. Valenti
Rotation     I. Reese    
Lim PT C. Atkinson   S. Foley D. St. Louis S. Planincic
Lim PT M. Dixon-Green     J. Faulkner  
Lim PT       R. Gombe  

2016-2017 Canisius Golden Griffins Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kassius Robertson 34 33.4 16.1 3.1 2.4 0.9 0.1 1.6
Jermaine Crumpton 34 28.4 15.9 4.4 1.3 1.0 0.3 2.0
Phil Valenti 34 30.2 14.0 5.9 2.4 1.1 0.1 1.9
Kiefer Douse 34 28.0 10.9 4.4 2.7 0.9 0.1 1.9
Isaiah Reese 34 20.7 7.1 3.7 2.9 1.4 0.2 1.7
Spencer Foley 30 9.4 4.0 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.4
Malik Johnson 34 27.1 3.8 2.6 4.4 1.0 0.0 1.7
Jibreel Faulkner 6 5.7 3.2 1.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.5
Selvedin Planincic 27 8.8 3.1 1.9 0.3 0.1 0.9 0.8
Martin Dixon-Green 22 7.8 2.4 2.0 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.6
Chris Atkinson 22 9.0 2.3 0.7 1.1 0.4 0.0 0.5
Ronnie Gombe 1 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Dantai St. Louis 32 6.8 1.1 1.4 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2

2016-2017 Canisius Golden Griffins Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Reggie Witherspoon Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Chattanooga, 2015 to 2016)
Chris Hawkins Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Radford, 2011 to 2016)
Larry Blunt Assistant Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Bill Maher Athletic Director 2005-2006 N/A
Jake Kroll Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Daemen College, 2015 to 2016)
Andy Smith Head Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 N/A
Jake Janicki Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A