2016-2017 Rutgers Scarlet Knights

2016-2017 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
23 Khalil Batie Sr G 5-10 168 - Willingboro (NJ) United States Trenton Catholic Academy
13 Matt Bullock Fr SF 6-4 240 - Elizabeth (NJ) United States Roselle Catholic High School
15 Jake Dadika Jr G 5-11 166 - Milltown (NJ) United States Spotswood High School
32 Ibrahima Diallo So FC 6-10 247 - Dakar Senegal Quality Education Academy
2 Shaquille Doorson So C 7-0 287 Feb 26, 1994 Amsterdam Netherlands Canarias Basketball Academy
22 Joey Downes Fr PG 5-11 163 - East Sandwich (MA) United States Bridgton Academy
33 Deshawn Freeman Jr SF 6-7 233 - Rocky Mount (NC) United States Rocky Mount High School
34 C.J. Gettys Sr C 7-0 280 - Findlay (OH) United States Findlay High School
0 Nigel Johnson Jr G 6-1 190 Jan 20, 1995 Ashburn (VA) United States Riverdale Baptist School
4 Jonathan Jean Laurent So SF 6-6 216 Nov 16, 1995 Orlando (FL) United States Dr. Phillips High School
11 Eugene Omoruyi Fr F 6-6 220 - Toronto Canada Orangeville High School
21 Candido Sa Jr FC 6-9 221 Nov 7, 1992 Lisbon Portugal Colegio Bartolomeu Dias
3 Corey Sanders So PG 6-2 182 Apr 17, 1997 Lakeland (FL) United States Faith Baptist Christian School
10 Aaren Smith Fr G 6-6 211 - Ellicott City (MD) United States Brewster Academy
35 Issa Thiam Fr SF 6-9 190 Oct 3, 1996 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria United States Canarias Basketball Academy
5 Mike Williams Jr SG 6-2 196 Sep 23, 1996 Brooklyn (NY) United States Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School

Recent Rutgers Scarlet Knights History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 15-18 (3-15) 14th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 7-25 (1-17) 14th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 10-22 (2-16) 14th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 12-21 (5-13) 7th (AAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 15-16 (5-13) 12th (Big East) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 14-18 (6-12) 11th (Big East) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 15-17 (5-13) 13th (Big East) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 15-17 (5-13) 14th (Big East) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 11-21 (2-16) 15th (Big East) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 11-20 (3-15) 15th (Big East) N/A N/A
2006-2007 10-19 (3-13) 14th (Big East) N/A N/A
2005-2006 19-14 (7-9) 9th (Big East) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2004-2005 10-19 (2-14) 12th (Big East) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 20-13 (7-9) 8th (Big East) 1st Rnd NIT Runner Up
2002-2003 12-16 (4-12) 12th (Big East) N/A N/A

2016-2017 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Corey Sanders All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Coaches)
Corey Sanders All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (Media)

2016-2017 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters N. Johnson C. Sanders D. Freeman I. Thiam C. Gettys
Rotation   M. Williams J. Laurent C. Sa  
Rotation     E. Omoruyi    
Lim PT J. Dadika   M. Bullock   S. Doorson
Lim PT K. Batie       I. Diallo

2016-2017 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Corey Sanders 33 30.4 12.8 3.2 3.2 1.3 0.5 2.7
Nigel Johnson 32 26.2 11.3 3.3 2.0 1.2 0.1 1.4
Deshawn Freeman 33 27.0 11.1 7.8 0.9 1.0 0.9 1.9
Mike Williams 33 26.2 9.4 5.1 1.2 0.9 0.3 1.0
C.J. Gettys 33 22.0 7.7 5.2 1.2 0.4 0.8 1.6
Issa Thiam 31 18.4 3.9 1.7 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.8
Candido Sa 32 13.5 3.1 2.8 0.3 0.3 0.9 0.8
Jonathan Jean Laurent 31 13.3 3.0 2.4 0.4 0.5 0.2 1.0
Eugene Omoruyi 33 12.0 2.4 2.2 1.0 0.5 0.3 1.1
Shaquille Doorson 31 8.8 1.3 1.7 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.4
Ibrahima Diallo 18 8.3 0.8 1.8 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.5
Khalil Batie 6 2.3 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2
Jake Dadika 11 4.8 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.4
Matt Bullock 2 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aaren Smith 1 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2016-2017 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Steve Pikiell Head Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (Stony Brook, 2005 to 2016)
Karl Hobbs Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Connecticut, 2012 to 2016)
Brandin Knight Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Pittsburgh, 2008 to 2016)
Jay Young Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Associate Head Coach (Stony Brook, 2006 to 2016)
Patrick Hobbs Athletic Director 2016-2017 N/A
Bryan Dougher Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Director of Basketball Operations (Stony Brook, 2014 to 2016)
Greg Vetrone Director of Player Development 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Rutgers, 2014 to 2016)
Dr. Robert Monaco Director of Sports Medicine 2014-2015 N/A