2017-2018 North Dakota Fighting Hawks

2017-2018 North Dakota Fighting Hawks Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
32 Conner Avants Jr PF 6-7 235 - Edmond (OK) United States Deer Creek-Lamont High School
3 Billy Brown So SG 6-3 195 - Spirit Lake (IA) United States Spirit Lake High School
30 Tray Buchanan Fr G 6-2 180 Nov 2, 1998 East Moline (IL) United States United Township High School
0 Geno Crandall Jr G 6-4 185 Oct 21, 1996 Minneapolis (MN) United States De La Salle High School
24 Garrett Franken Fr F 6-7 195 - Atlantic (IA) United States Atlantic High School
21 Ethan Igbanugo RS-Fr G 6-2 187 - Lakeville (MN) United States Lakeville North High School
13 Dale Jones Sr F 6-8 225 Dec 13, 1993 Waterloo (IA) United States Waterloo West High School
11 Jafar Kinsey Jr G 6-3 200 Mar 23, 1996 Syracuse (NY) United States Jamesville-Dewitt High School
10 Jaqwan McCauley Jr F 6-6 215 - Greensboro (NC) United States New Hope Academy Charter School
5 Aanen Moody RS-Fr G 6-3 175 - Dickinson (ND) United States Dickinson High School
15 Cortez Seales Jr PG 6-4 190 - Eldridge (IA) United States North Scott High School
1 Marlon Stewart So PG 6-3 209 Feb 18, 1997 Davenport (IA) United States North Scott High School
23 Kienan Walter So PF 6-9 205 - Vancouver (WA) United States King's Way Christian School

North Dakota Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
22 Carter Brooks So F 6-7 210 Feb 28, 1998 Lakeville (MN) United States Concordia St. Paul

Recent North Dakota Fighting Hawks History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 1-0 1st (Summit) N/A N/A
2018-2019 12-18 (6-10) 7th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2017-2018 12-20 (6-12) 8th (Big Sky) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 22-10 (14-4) 1st (Big Sky) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2015-2016 17-16 (10-8) 5th (Big Sky) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 8-22 (4-14) 10th (Big Sky) N/A N/A
2013-2014 17-17 (12-8) 2nd (Big Sky) Runner Up CIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 16-17 (12-8) 3rd (Big Sky) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2011-2012 17-15 (6-4) 2nd (GWC) Champion CIT 1st Rnd
2010-2011 19-15 (8-4) 3rd (GWC) Champion CIT 1st Rnd
2009-2010 8-23 (5-7) 3rd (GWC) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 16-12 N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2007-2008 0-1 N/A (ACC) N/A N/A
2006-2007 N/A N/A (MEAC) N/A N/A
2005-2006 N/A N/A (MEAC) N/A N/A
2004-2005 N/A N/A (MEAC) N/A N/A
2002-2003 N/A 1st (MEAC) N/A N/A

2017-2018 North Dakota Fighting Hawks Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Geno Crandall All-Big Sky Second Team
Geno Crandall Big Sky Player of the Week (Nov 14, 2017)

2017-2018 North Dakota Fighting Hawks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Stewart C. Seales G. Crandall C. Avants D. Jones
Rotation T. Buchanan B. Brown   K. Walter  
Rotation   J. Kinsey      
Lim PT     J. McCauley    
Lim PT     G. Franken    

2017-2018 North Dakota Fighting Hawks Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Geno Crandall 32 33.4 16.6 4.3 3.6 2.1 0.1 3.3
Dale Jones 30 26.1 11.8 6.5 1.0 0.6 0.4 1.6
Marlon Stewart 32 28.1 11.7 2.7 3.0 1.3 0.1 2.3
Conner Avants 31 28.6 11.6 6.0 0.9 0.8 0.4 1.7
Cortez Seales 31 33.0 10.7 3.7 2.2 1.0 0.6 1.2
Kienan Walter 32 15.6 4.9 2.3 0.6 0.7 0.2 1.0
Tray Buchanan 31 11.9 4.7 1.0 0.7 0.9 0.0 0.8
Billy Brown 30 21.8 3.7 1.7 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.6
Jaqwan McCauley 2 7.0 2.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
Jafar Kinsey 26 10.0 1.9 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.5
Garrett Franken 12 5.5 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.1

2017-2018 North Dakota Fighting Hawks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Brian Jones Head Coach 2006-2007 N/A
Steve Grabowski Assistant Coach 2012-2013 Director of Basketball Operations (North Dakota, 2010 to 2012)
Jeff Horner Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Director of Basketball Operations (North Dakota, 2014 to 2015)
Brad Davidson Assistant Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Brian Faison Athletic Director 2008-2009 N/A
Andrew Klamm Equipment Manager 2015-2016 N/A
Craig Heatherly Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 N/A
Sean Fantuzzi Strength and Conditioning Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Matt Carlson Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A