2015-2016 Northern Kentucky Norse

2015-2016 Northern Kentucky Norse Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
21 Jalen Billups Sr FC 6-6 245 Dec 21, 1992 Cincinnati (OH) United States Shroder Paideia Academy
32 Jared Bryant Sr F 6-7 255 Aug 17, 1993 Cincinnati (OH) United States Roger Bacon High School
4 Deontae Cole Jr F 6-6 210 Jul 13, 1995 Toledo (OH) United States Central Catholic High School
44 Dean Danos Jr G 5-11 175 Apr 19, 1994 Oak Lawn (IL) United States Bishop Noll Institute
1 Jordan Garnett So F 6-5 220 Nov 23, 1995 Indianapolis (IN) United States Warren Central High School
0 Jeff Garrett Fr F 6-6 220 Dec 8, 1994 Gadsden (AL) United States Oldsmar Christian Academy
20 Jake Giesler Sr F 6-7 230 Apr 1, 1993 Fort Thomas (KY) United States Newport Central Catholic High School
13 Brennan Gillis Fr SF 6-6 210 - Indianapolis (IN) United States Ben Davis High School
11 Lavone Holland II So G 6-2 180 Dec 8, 1994 Louisville (KY) United States Ballard High School
23 Todd Johnson Sr G 5-9 175 Sep 17, 1993 Elkhart (IN) United States Elkhart Memorial High School
33 Skyler Kolli Fr G 5-10 150 - Indianapolis (IN) United States N/A
34 Drew McDonald Fr SF 6-7 250 Sep 9, 1996 Newport (KY) United States Newport Central Catholic High School
25 Cole Murray Jr F 6-7 200 Oct 3, 1994 Delphi (IN) United States Delphi Community High School
22 Matt Rosenwinkel Jr G 6-2 225 Mar 12, 1995 Rochelle (IL) United States Rochelle High School
3 Tyler White Sr G 6-3 185 Nov 27, 1993 Lima (OH) United States Lima Senior High School

Recent Northern Kentucky Norse History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 1-0 1st (Horizon) N/A N/A
2019-2020 23-9 (13-5) 2nd (Horizon) Champion N/A
2018-2019 26-9 (13-5) 1st (Horizon) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2017-2018 22-10 (15-3) 1st (Horizon) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2016-2017 24-11 (12-6) 3rd (Horizon) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2015-2016 9-21 (5-13) 8th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 13-17 (7-7) 4th (A-Sun) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 9-21 (5-13) 8th (A-Sun) N/A N/A
2012-2013 11-16 (9-9) 4th (A-Sun) N/A N/A
2007-2008 N/A N/A (NEC) N/A N/A
2006-2007 N/A N/A (NEC) N/A N/A
2005-2006 0-1 N/A (NEC) N/A N/A
2004-2005 N/A N/A (NEC) N/A N/A

2015-2016 Northern Kentucky Norse Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Drew McDonald Horizon League All-Freshman Team

2015-2016 Northern Kentucky Norse Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Holland II T. White J. Garnett J. Billups C. Murray
Rotation D. Danos   D. McDonald    
Rotation T. Johnson   D. Cole    
Lim PT M. Rosenwinkel J. Garrett B. Gillis    
Lim PT S. Kolli   J. Giesler    
Lim PT     J. Bryant    

2015-2016 Northern Kentucky Norse Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jalen Billups 30 19.7 12.1 5.5 0.7 0.2 1.3 1.8
Tyler White 30 30.6 12.0 2.7 3.5 0.9 0.2 2.5
Lavone Holland II 28 28.9 10.7 4.7 4.0 1.0 0.0 3.0
Drew McDonald 30 19.4 10.5 6.2 1.1 0.3 0.4 1.4
Cole Murray 30 27.6 10.1 3.6 0.8 0.3 0.2 1.0
Jordan Garnett 30 19.8 3.7 2.8 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.8
Dean Danos 29 13.0 3.3 1.5 1.4 0.4 0.0 1.1
Deontae Cole 27 14.3 3.1 1.0 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.1
Todd Johnson 20 12.7 2.7 1.1 1.4 0.6 0.1 0.7
Brennan Gillis 29 8.7 2.1 1.5 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.8
Jake Giesler 30 7.1 1.8 1.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.4
Matt Rosenwinkel 24 10.0 0.7 0.9 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2
Skyler Kolli 3 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
Jeff Garrett 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jared Bryant 1 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2015-2016 Northern Kentucky Norse Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
John Brannen Head Coach 2015-2016 Associate Head Coach (Alabama, 2013 to 2015)
David Ragland Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Bowling Green, 2014 to 2015)
Ronald Nored, Jr. Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Maine Red Claws, 2013 to 2015)
Sean Dwyer Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Special Assistant to the Head Coach (Alabama, 2013 to 2015)
Ken Bothof Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Tony Rack Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 Director of Operations (Winthrop, 2013 to 2015)
Molly Hutson Head Athletic Trainer 2005-2006 N/A
Brian Boos Strength and Conditioning Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Brad Pope Director of Communications 2014-2015 N/A