2016-2017 Kent State Golden Flashes

2016-2017 Kent State Golden Flashes Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
0 Jalen Avery So PG 6-0 185 Jan 22, 1996 Covington (KY) United States Shroder Paideia Academy
25 Tanner Castora So G 6-2 180 - Strongsville (OH) United States Strongsville High School
1 Adonis De La Rosa So C 7-0 280 - Bronx (NY) United States Christ the King
3 Jerrelle Deberry Jr GF 6-5 205 - Milwaukee (WI) United States Quality Education Academy
33 Leo Edwards Jr F 6-8 220 Sep 3, 1995 Detroit (MI) United States Romulus High School
30 Deon Edwin Sr G 6-3 210 Oct 9, 1992 Laramie (WY) United States / British Virgin Islands Red Lion Christian Academy
11 Jon Fleming Sr PG 5-9 160 May 16, 1994 Fishers (IN) United States Fishers High School
35 Jimmy Hall Sr F 6-8 235 Apr 2, 1994 Brooklyn (NY) United States St. Anthony High School
2 Rosel Hurley Fr GF 6-5 190 Feb 23, 1996 Shaker Heights (OH) United States IMG Academy
13 Mitch Peterson Fr SG 6-5 190 - Stow (OH) United States Walsh Jesuit High School
5 Danny Pippen Fr PF 6-9 205 - Detroit (MI) United States Allen Academy
32 Desmond Ridenour Jr G 6-3 185 Oct 12, 1993 Cleveland Heights (OH) United States Benedictine High School
14 Alonzo Walker Fr F 6-6 190 May 31, 1996 Brampton Canada Athlete Institute Basketball Academy
23 Jaylin Walker So SG 6-1 180 Jul 26, 1997 Romulus (MI) United States Romulus High School
55 Kevin Zabo Jr PG 6-2 180 May 12, 1995 Montreal Canada Montrose Christian School

Kent State Transfers Sitting Out 2016-2017

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Taishaun Johnson Jr G 6-0 170 Jul 28, 1994 Indianapolis (IN) United States South Alabama

Recent Kent State Golden Flashes History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 22-14 (10-8) 6th (MAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2015-2016 19-13 (10-8) 3rd (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 23-12 (12-6) 1st (MAC) 3rd Rnd CIT 3rd Rnd
2013-2014 16-16 (7-11) 9th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 21-14 (9-7) 5th (MAC) 4th Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 21-12 (10-6) 4th (MAC) 4th Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2010-2011 25-13 (12-4) 1st (MAC) Runner Up NIT 3rd Rnd
2009-2010 24-10 (13-3) 1st (MAC) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2008-2009 19-15 (10-6) 3rd (MAC) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2007-2008 28-7 (13-3) 1st (MAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2006-2007 21-11 (12-4) 3rd (MAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 25-9 (15-3) 1st (MAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 19-13 (11-7) 2nd (MAC) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2003-2004 0-1 2nd (MAC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2002-2003 21-10 (12-6) 2nd (MAC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd

2016-2017 Kent State Golden Flashes Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jimmy Hall NABC All-District (14) First Team
Jimmy Hall All-MAC First Team
Jaylin Walker MAC Tournament MVP
Jimmy Hall MAC All-Tournament Team
Jaylin Walker MAC All-Tournament Team
Deon Edwin MAC All-Defensive Team
Jimmy Hall MAC Player of the Week (East) (Nov 14, 2016)
Jimmy Hall MAC Player of the Week (East) (Feb 27, 2017)
Jimmy Hall MAC Player of the Week (East) (Dec 12, 2016)
Jimmy Hall MAC Player of the Week (East) (Jan 23, 2017)
Jaylin Walker MAC Player of the Week (East) (Jan 2, 2017)

2016-2017 Kent State Golden Flashes Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Avery J. Walker D. Edwin M. Peterson J. Hall
Rotation K. Zabo        
Lim PT D. Ridenour J. Deberry A. Walker D. Pippen A. De La Rosa
Lim PT J. Fleming   R. Hurley L. Edwards  

2016-2017 Kent State Golden Flashes Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jimmy Hall 36 32.6 19.0 10.6 2.6 0.9 1.4 2.9
Jaylin Walker 35 29.6 14.4 4.2 0.8 0.7 0.0 1.9
Deon Edwin 36 28.6 13.1 5.6 2.4 1.3 0.4 2.1
Kevin Zabo 36 18.1 5.6 1.4 1.6 0.6 0.0 1.2
Jalen Avery 35 24.3 5.1 1.9 2.2 0.4 0.0 0.6
Mitch Peterson 36 19.1 5.1 2.9 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.8
Jerrelle Deberry 11 9.9 4.9 1.1 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.5
Desmond Ridenour 35 16.8 4.1 2.4 1.6 0.9 0.1 0.6
Adonis De La Rosa 36 13.2 3.7 3.7 0.3 0.2 0.7 1.3
Alonzo Walker 27 12.1 3.6 2.6 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.8
Danny Pippen 29 10.0 3.0 2.7 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.7
Rosel Hurley 3 2.3 1.3 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.3
Leo Edwards 18 4.4 1.0 1.1 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.1
Jon Fleming 9 2.0 0.6 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1

2016-2017 Kent State Golden Flashes Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Rob Senderoff Head Coach 2011-2012 Associate Head Coach (Kent State, 2008 to 2011)
Eric Haut Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Kent State, 2011 to 2016)
Bobby Steinburg Assistant Coach 2008-2009 N/A
Akeem Miskdeen Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Associate Head Coach (Hampton, 2014 to 2016)
Joel Nielsen Athletic Director 2010-2011 N/A
Mike McKee Director of Basketball Operations 2011-2012 N/A
Trent Stratton Director of Sports Medicine 2009-2010 N/A
Kevin Kamlowsky Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A