2018-2019 Akron Zips

2018-2019 Akron Zips Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
11 Channel Banks Jr G 6-4 186 - Las Vegas (NV) United States Hillcrest Prep
4 Tyler Cheese Jr G 6-5 195 Nov 13, 1996 Albany (GA) United States COMBINE Academy
24 Jake Fischer Fr G 6-4 180 - Columbus (OH) United States Bishop Hartley High School
50 Khadim Gueye Jr C 7-0 245 - Bradenton (FL) United States Victory Rock Prep
2 Eric Hester So SG 6-3 170 Oct 2, 1997 Oldsmar (FL) United States Oldsmar Christian Academy
0 Jimond Ivey Sr G 6-5 200 Mar 29, 1996 Cleveland (OH) United States Glenville High School
1 Loren Jackson So PG 5-8 160 - Chicago (IL) United States Victory Rock Prep
44 Mark Kostelac So C 6-11 250 - Cleveland (OH) United States Glenville High School
12 Marquelle McIntyre Jr G 5-10 175 Apr 23, 1996 Greensboro (NC) United States Greensboro Day School
22 Emmanuel Olojakpoke Jr PF 6-8 190 Jul 19, 1997 Houston (TX) United States Cypress Springs High School
21 Bryson Phillips Fr G 6-1 180 - Chicago (IL) United States Victory Rock Prep
10 Deng Riak So C 6-10 225 Jun 1, 1995 Melbourne Australia Victory Rock Prep
13 Jeremy Roscoe Jr SG 6-2 190 - Chicago (IL) United States Victory Rock Prep
23 Jaden Sayles So PF 6-9 235 - Cincinnati (OH) United States Sycamore High School
25 Lucas Smith Sr GF 6-5 195 - Omaha (NE) United States N/A
5 Lepear Toles So SG 6-6 195 - Canton (OH) United States Timken High School
3 Daniel Utomi Jr SF 6-6 215 - Houston (TX) United States Westside High School
14 Scott Walter Fr PG 5-10 170 - Akron (OH) United States St. Vincent St. Mary High School
20 Xeyrius Williams Sr PF 6-9 205 May 26, 1997 Huber Heights (OH) United States Wayne High School

2018-2019 Akron Zips Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Jackson C. Banks J. Ivey D. Utomi J. Sayles
Rotation   T. Cheese   E. Olojakpoke D. Riak
Rotation   J. Roscoe      
Lim PT M. McIntyre L. Toles L. Smith X. Williams M. Kostelac
Lim PT S. Walter J. Fischer     K. Gueye
Lim PT   E. Hester      

2018-2019 Akron Zips Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Daniel Utomi 10 32.3 16.0 6.6 1.3 0.4 0.6 2.2
Loren Jackson 10 30.4 14.1 2.8 4.0 0.9 0.2 1.7
Jimond Ivey 10 32.1 12.3 7.1 3.1 1.0 0.4 1.6
Tyler Cheese 10 25.0 9.7 3.1 2.6 1.1 0.0 1.7
Channel Banks 9 25.1 9.0 2.4 0.4 0.7 0.1 0.9
Deng Riak 7 23.1 7.4 4.3 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.7
Jeremy Roscoe 10 10.0 3.1 1.4 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.5
Emmanuel Olojakpoke 9 11.0 2.8 2.0 0.0 0.4 0.6 1.0
Jaden Sayles 9 13.8 1.9 2.6 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.6
Jake Fischer 2 2.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5
Mark Kostelac 6 4.7 1.3 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Scott Walter 6 4.7 1.0 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.7
Lepear Toles 4 6.8 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.8
Marquelle McIntyre 2 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0

2018-2019 Akron Zips Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
John Groce Head Coach 2017-2018 Head Coach (Illinois, 2012 to 2017)
Dustin Ford Associate Head Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Illinois, 2012 to 2017)
Rob Fulford Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Missouri, 2014 to 2017)
Robby Pridgen Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Robert Morris, 2009 to 2017)
Larry Williams Athletic Director 2015-2016 N/A
Cole Pittis Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Eastern Florida State College, 2016 to 2017)
Evann Baker Video Coordinator 2018-2019 Graduate Manager (Penn State, 2015 to 2017)
Bill Droddy Director of Sports Medicine 2014-2015 N/A