2017-2018 Canisius Golden Griffins

2017-2018 Canisius Golden Griffins Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
32 Andrew Crombie Fr G 6-3 175 Nov 5, 1998 Buffalo (NY) United States Maryvale High School
2 Jermaine Crumpton Sr F 6-6 245 Apr 8, 1994 Niagara Falls (NY) United States Niagara Falls High School
25 Shaquille Evans So F 6-5 218 May 22, 1995 Nassau Bahamas Faith Baptist Christian Academy
22 Jibreel Faulkner Jr F 6-8 200 Aug 4, 1996 Washington (DC) United States Roosevelt Senior High School
14 Spencer Foley So SF 6-7 190 Feb 1, 1997 Chicago (IL) United States Commonwealth Academy
5 D.J. Heath Fr PG 6-0 180 Nov 13, 1998 Anniston (AL) United States Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School
21 Scott Hitchon Fr F 6-8 215 Sep 16, 1998 Whitby Canada Thornlea Secondary School
34 Talmadge James Fr G 6-2 170 Oct 25, 1999 Buffalo (NY) United States Kenmore West High School
1 Malik Johnson So PG 5-10 155 Jan 25, 1997 Chesterfield (VA) United States Blue Ridge High School
11 Marcale Lotts Jr FC 6-8 230 Dec 25, 1994 New Orleans (LA) United States Akins High School
15 Takal Molson Fr GF 6-5 205 Nov 1, 1998 Buffalo (NY) United States TAAG Academy
10 Selvedin Planincic Sr C 6-11 210 Feb 10, 1996 Sherbrooke Canada Athlete Institute Prep
13 Isaiah Reese So F 6-5 185 Dec 13, 1996 Miami (FL) United States DME Academy
3 Jonathan Sanks Jr G 6-4 205 Dec 9, 1996 Warner Robbins (GA) United States Berkmar High School
23 Dantai St. Louis So F 6-8 235 Apr 30, 1997 Brampton Canada Orangeville Prep
4 Jalanni White Fr F 6-7 185 May 20, 1999 New Haven (CT) United States Notre Dame High School

Recent Canisius Golden Griffins History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 15-17 (11-7) 2nd (MAAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 21-12 (15-3) 1st (MAAC) 2nd Rnd CBI 1st Rnd
2016-2017 18-16 (10-10) 6th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 14-19 (8-12) 7th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 18-15 (11-9) 5th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd CIT 3rd Rnd
2013-2014 21-13 (14-6) 3rd (MAAC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 20-14 (11-7) 4th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd CIT 3rd Rnd
2011-2012 5-25 (1-17) 10th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 15-15 (9-9) 6th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 15-17 (8-10) 7th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 11-20 (4-14) 9th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 6-25 (2-16) 10th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 12-19 (6-12) 8th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 9-20 (6-12) 9th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 11-18 (8-10) 7th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 10-20 (5-13) 8th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 10-18 (6-12) 8th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A

2017-2018 Canisius Golden Griffins Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jermaine Crumpton NABC All-District (1) Second Team
Isaiah Reese NABC All-District (1) Second Team
Jermaine Crumpton AP All-American Honorable Mention
Jermaine Crumpton MAAC Player of the Year
Jermaine Crumpton All-MAAC First Team
Isaiah Reese All-MAAC First Team
Takal Molson MAAC Rookie of the Year
Takal Molson MAAC All-Rookie Team
Jermaine Crumpton MAAC Player of the Week (Jan 2, 2018)
Isaiah Reese MAAC Player of the Week (Feb 26, 2018)
Isaiah Reese MAAC Player of the Week (Jan 22, 2018)
Takal Molson MAAC Rookie of the Week (Feb 5, 2018)
Takal Molson MAAC Rookie of the Week (Feb 26, 2018)
Takal Molson MAAC Rookie of the Week (Jan 2, 2018)
Takal Molson MAAC Rookie of the Week (Jan 15, 2018)

2017-2018 Canisius Golden Griffins Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Johnson I. Reese T. Molson J. Crumpton S. Planincic
Rotation   J. Sanks S. Foley J. Faulkner  
Rotation       M. Lotts  
Lim PT D. Heath   J. White S. Hitchon  
Lim PT     D. St. Louis    
Lim PT     S. Evans    

2017-2018 Canisius Golden Griffins Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jermaine Crumpton 33 32.2 17.1 5.4 1.5 0.7 0.5 1.8
Isaiah Reese 33 33.4 16.9 5.8 4.7 2.2 0.2 2.6
Takal Molson 33 29.3 12.6 5.0 2.6 1.2 0.4 2.1
Malik Johnson 33 33.1 7.8 3.3 4.6 1.5 0.1 1.7
Jibreel Faulkner 17 14.6 5.6 2.2 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.7
Spencer Foley 28 13.1 5.5 1.6 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.5
Jonathan Sanks 31 16.1 5.5 1.5 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.6
Selvedin Planincic 32 14.9 4.6 2.8 0.8 0.3 0.9 1.2
Jalanni White 25 9.9 2.2 1.6 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.6
Marcale Lotts 32 9.8 1.8 1.9 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.8
Scott Hitchon 21 6.5 1.6 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.5
D.J. Heath 20 5.2 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.3
Shaquille Evans 2 2.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Dantai St. Louis 3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0

2017-2018 Canisius Golden Griffins Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Reggie Witherspoon Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Chattanooga, 2015 to 2016)
Chris Hawkins Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Radford, 2011 to 2016)
Larry Blunt Assistant Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Eddie Shannon Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Chattanooga, 2016 to 2017)
Andy Smith Head Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 N/A
Bill Maher Athletic Director 2005-2006 N/A
Jake Kroll Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Daemen College, 2015 to 2016)
Jake Janicki Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A