2017-2018 Rutgers Scarlet Knights

2017-2018 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
0 Geo Baker Fr G 6-4 180 - Derry (NH) United States Proctor Academy
13 Matt Bullock So SF 6-5 225 - Elizabeth (NJ) United States Roselle Catholic High School
10 Jake Dadika Sr G 6-0 165 - Milltown (NJ) United States Spotswood High School
2 Shaquille Doorson Jr C 7-0 275 Feb 26, 1994 Amsterdam Netherlands Canarias Basketball Academy
21 Mamadou Doucoure Fr F 6-9 243 - Bamako Mali Our Savior New American School
22 Joey Downes Fr PG 5-11 170 - East Sandwich (MA) United States Bridgton Academy
33 Deshawn Freeman Sr SF 6-7 225 - Rocky Mount (NC) United States Rocky Mount High School
15 Myles Johnson RS-Fr C 6-10 255 - Long Beach (CA) United States Long Beach Polytechnic High School
44 Soufiane Mensah Jr G 6-2 210 Jul 20, 1994 Nantes France N/A
55 Luke Nathan Fr F 6-10 235 - Randolph (NJ) United States Randolph High School
11 Eugene Omoruyi So F 6-6 234 - Toronto Canada Orangeville Prep
1 Candido Sa Sr FC 6-9 227 Nov 7, 1992 Lisbon Portugal Colegio Bartolomeu Dias
3 Corey Sanders Jr PG 6-2 176 Apr 17, 1997 Lakeland (FL) United States Faith Baptist Christian School
24 Aaren Smith So G 6-6 210 - Ellicott City (MD) United States Brewster Academy
35 Issa Thiam So SF 6-10 190 Oct 3, 1996 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria United States Canarias Basketball Academy
5 Mike Williams Sr SG 6-2 198 Sep 23, 1996 Brooklyn (NY) United States Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School

Rutgers Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
32 Peter Kiss So SG 6-5 200 - New York (NY) United States Quinnipiac

Recent Rutgers Scarlet Knights History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 14-17 (7-13) 10th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2017-2018 15-19 (3-15) 14th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd N/A
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

2017-2018 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Corey Sanders Big Ten All-Tournament Team
Geo Baker Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Dec 18, 2017)

2017-2018 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Sanders M. Williams E. Omoruyi I. Thiam S. Doorson
Rotation J. Dadika G. Baker D. Freeman    
Lim PT J. Downes P. Kiss M. Bullock M. Doucoure  
Lim PT S. Mensah A. Smith   C. Sa  
Lim PT       L. Nathan  

2017-2018 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Corey Sanders 34 33.1 15.2 4.3 3.1 1.3 0.3 2.2
Deshawn Freeman 33 25.4 11.1 7.3 0.9 1.5 0.7 1.9
Geo Baker 33 31.6 10.8 2.2 2.6 1.1 0.4 1.7
Mike Williams 25 23.3 8.3 4.1 0.9 0.8 0.6 1.2
Eugene Omoruyi 32 21.7 7.9 5.0 1.0 0.9 0.8 1.4
Issa Thiam 34 29.0 7.0 4.4 0.6 0.7 0.2 0.8
Mamadou Doucoure 34 13.1 2.8 3.2 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.7
Matt Bullock 8 9.0 2.8 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.6
Candido Sa 32 12.3 2.0 3.2 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.7
Shaquille Doorson 30 12.1 1.8 2.9 0.3 0.1 0.6 0.4
Jake Dadika 16 6.6 0.9 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.1
Soufiane Mensah 25 7.2 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.7
Luke Nathan 6 2.8 0.7 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.3
Joey Downes 5 3.2 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.0 0.0
Aaren Smith 5 2.2 0.0 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.4

2017-2018 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)
Ben Asher Special Assistant to the Head Coach 2016-2017 Director of Basketball Operations (Siena, 2015 to 2016)
Patrick Hobbs Athletic Director 2016-2017 N/A
Matt Eisele Director of Basketball Administration 2017-2018 N/A
Bryan Dougher Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Director of Basketball Operations (Stony Brook, 2014 to 2016)
Kevin Lorincz Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2012-2013 N/A
Hasim Phillips Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2016-2017 N/A
Greg Vetrone Director of Player Development 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Rutgers, 2014 to 2016)
Rich Dalatri Strength and Conditioning Coach 2015-2016 Strength and Conditioning Coach (New Jersey Nets, 1997 to 2012)
Richard Campbell Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 N/A
Kim Zivkovich Director of Communications 2012-2013 N/A