2009-2010 Niagara Purple Eagles

2009-2010 Niagara Purple Eagles Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Chris Armstrong Jr G 6-1 195 Mar 29, 1989 Queens (NY) United States Xavier High School
- Bilal Benn Sr SG 6-4 188 Jul 31, 1986 Philadelphia (PA) United States Hargrave Military Academy
- Austin Cooley So G 6-5 195 Mar 23, 1990 Silver Spring (MD) United States Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
- Kashief Edwards So F 6-5 195 Dec 29, 1988 Philadelphia (PA) United States Imhotep Charter School
- Rob Garrison Sr G 6-2 185 Mar 20, 1987 Niagara Falls (NY) United States Niagara Falls High School
- Scooter Gillette Fr F 6-9 225 Jun 19, 1990 Philadelphia (PA) United States Neumann-Goretti High School
- Luuk Kortekaas Fr C 6-11 200 May 13, 1990 Tiendeveen Netherlands RSG Lingecollege
- Paul Kowalski So F 6-6 175 Sep 26, 1989 Buffalo (NY) United States St. Joseph High School
- Tyrone Lewis Sr G 5-11 180 Dec 2, 1987 Levittown (PA) United States Harry S. Truman High School
- Kevon Moore So G 6-3 185 Feb 24, 1990 Bowie (MD) United States Montrose Christian School
- Anthony Nelson Jr G 6-1 175 Jan 20, 1989 Plainfield (NJ) United States Plainfield High School
- Eric Williams Fr F 6-8 225 Dec 29, 1987 Hope Canada Champlain-Saint Lambert
- Demetrius Williamson Sr F 6-6 195 Aug 30, 1987 Chicago (IL) United States Whitney Young High School

Recent Niagara Purple Eagles History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 13-19 (6-12) 9th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2017-2018 19-14 (12-6) 3rd (MAAC) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2016-2017 10-23 (6-14) 9th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 7-25 (5-15) 10th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 8-22 (7-13) 8th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 7-26 (3-17) 11th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 19-14 (13-5) 1st (MAAC) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2011-2012 14-19 (8-10) 6th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 9-23 (5-13) 8th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 18-15 (9-9) 5th (MAAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 26-9 (14-4) 2nd (MAAC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2007-2008 19-10 (12-6) 3rd (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 23-12 (13-5) 2nd (MAAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2005-2006 11-18 (7-11) 7th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 20-10 (13-5) 2nd (MAAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2003-2004 22-10 (13-5) 2nd (MAAC) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2002-2003 17-12 (12-6) 3rd (MAAC) 3rd Rnd N/A

2009-2010 Niagara Purple Eagles Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bilal Benn All-MAAC Second Team
Tyrone Lewis All-MAAC Second Team
Bilal Benn Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational All-Tournament Team
Bilal Benn Glenn Wilkes Classic All-Tournament Team

2009-2010 Niagara Purple Eagles Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Lewis A. Nelson R. Garrison B. Benn D. Williamson
Rotation   A. Cooley   K. Edwards  
Lim PT C. Armstrong   P. Kowalski S. Gillette L. Kortekaas
Lim PT       E. Williams  

2009-2010 Niagara Purple Eagles Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tyrone Lewis 27 34.2 17.1 4.7 1.7 1.9 0.7 1.4
Bilal Benn 30 36.0 13.5 9.9 3.2 1.9 0.4 2.4
Rob Garrison 33 32.2 10.5 4.2 2.3 1.7 0.3 2.3
Anthony Nelson 33 35.4 9.9 4.8 5.0 1.4 0.1 2.6
Demetrius Williamson 33 26.2 9.4 4.1 0.6 0.7 0.7 1.0
Kashief Edwards 33 20.9 7.8 3.6 0.3 0.5 1.6 1.6
Austin Cooley 31 15.8 4.5 2.0 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.7
Scooter Gillette 33 8.1 2.5 1.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.4
Eric Williams 23 6.5 2.3 1.7 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.5
Chris Armstrong 2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Luuk Kortekaas 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Paul Kowalski 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

2009-2010 Niagara Purple Eagles Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Joe Mihalich Head Coach 1998-1999 N/A
John Munro Head Athletic Trainer 1995-1996 N/A
Matthew Diegelman Strength and Conditioning Coach 2007-2008 N/A