2019-2020 Canisius Golden Griffins

2019-2020 Canisius Golden Griffins Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
0 Akrum Ahemed Fr SF 6-5 185 Sep 10, 2000 Hackensack (NJ) United States Scotland Performance Institute
15 Majesty Brandon Jr G 6-0 165 Apr 17, 1996 Bronx (NY) United States Satellite Academy High School
2 Corey Brown Sr PF 6-8 225 Jan 27, 1997 Lauderdale Lakes (FL) United States McArthur High School
10 Jacco Fritz Fr PF 6-10 190 Sep 10, 2000 Nieuwegein Netherlands DME Academy
22 Malek Green Jr F 6-7 215 - Cincinnati (OH) United States Taft High School
24 Ivan Hadzic So C 6-9 240 Dec 14, 1998 Belgrade Serbia Southwest Christian Academy
11 Armon Harried Fr G 6-4 185 Apr 13, 2001 Baltimore (MD) United States Lake Clifton High School
3 Jordan Henderson So GF 6-4 180 Jun 18, 1999 Cincinnati (OH) United States Walnut Hills High School
21 Scott Hitchon Jr F 6-8 215 Sep 16, 1998 Whitby Canada Thornlea Secondary School
1 Malik Johnson Sr PG 5-10 155 Jan 25, 1997 Chesterfield (VA) United States Blue Ridge High School
5 Sam Rautins So G 6-4 190 May 19, 1999 Toronto Canada Athlete Institute Prep
23 Dantai St. Louis Sr F 6-8 235 Apr 30, 1997 Brampton Canada Orangeville Prep
4 Jalanni White Jr 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
2019-2020 12-20 (7-13) 10th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
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

2019-2020 Canisius Golden Griffins Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Malik Johnson All-MAAC Third Team
Jacco Fritz MAAC All-Rookie Team
Malik Johnson MAAC Player of the Week (Nov 18, 2019)
Malik Johnson MAAC Player of the Week (Jan 20, 2020)
Jacco Fritz MAAC Rookie of the Week (Nov 18, 2019)
Jacco Fritz MAAC Rookie of the Week (Nov 25, 2019)
Jacco Fritz MAAC Rookie of the Week (Dec 2, 2019)
Armon Harried MAAC Rookie of the Week (Dec 30, 2019)
Armon Harried MAAC Rookie of the Week (Jan 13, 2020)

2019-2020 Canisius Golden Griffins Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Johnson J. Henderson A. Harried C. Brown J. Fritz
Rotation M. Brandon     J. White S. Hitchon
Lim PT   S. Rautins M. Green D. St. Louis I. Hadzic
Lim PT     A. Ahemed    

2019-2020 Canisius Golden Griffins Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Majesty Brandon 32 28.9 13.9 4.1 1.4 1.2 0.2 1.6
Malik Johnson 32 38.2 12.6 5.8 5.9 2.0 0.1 2.8
Jordan Henderson 28 30.5 9.3 2.4 2.0 0.8 0.1 1.6
Scott Hitchon 29 18.2 8.2 2.7 1.1 0.4 0.6 1.4
Jacco Fritz 29 26.1 7.1 4.5 1.9 0.4 0.5 2.1
Jalanni White 30 18.5 7.0 3.4 0.6 0.6 0.6 1.6
Armon Harried 32 23.0 6.6 3.2 0.8 1.1 0.1 1.3
Corey Brown 32 15.9 4.8 3.3 0.8 0.6 0.4 1.0
Akrum Ahemed 9 9.9 3.0 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.0 1.6
Sam Rautins 4 6.2 3.0 1.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2
Dantai St. Louis 18 5.1 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.4
Ivan Hadzic 15 7.3 0.6 0.9 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.7

2019-2020 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)
Thurman Schaetzle Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Gannon, 2011 to 2016)
Calvin Cage Assistant Coach 2019-2020 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)
Andy Smith Head Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 N/A
Jon Mangel Strength and Conditioning Coach 2019-2020 Director of Strength and Conditioning (Mercer, 2012 to 2019)