2017-2018 Akron Zips

2017-2018 Akron Zips Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
11 Virshon Cotton Fr G 6-1 165 - Milwaukee (WI) United States Hillcrest Academy
4 Malcolm Duvivier Sr PG 6-2 210 Mar 28, 1995 Toronto Canada St. Michael's College School
5 Craig Eubanks Sr SG 6-4 200 Oct 26, 1994 Cleveland (OH) United States Glenville High School
14 Sina Gbadebo Fr G 6-1 190 - Windsor Canada SPIRE Sports Academy
0 Jimond Ivey Jr G 6-5 200 Mar 29, 1996 Cleveland (OH) United States Glenville High School
44 Mark Kostelac Fr C 6-11 250 - Cleveland (OH) United States Glenville High School
12 Marquelle McIntyre So G 5-10 175 Apr 23, 1996 Greensboro (NC) United States Greensboro Day School
22 Emmanuel Olojakpoke So PF 6-8 190 Jul 19, 1997 Houston (TX) United States Cypress Springs High School
20 Eric Parrish Fr G 6-6 195 - Cypress (TX) United States Sunrise Christian Academy
24 Torrey Patton Fr G 6-4 195 - Trotwood (OH) United States Trotwood-Madison High School
23 Jaden Sayles Fr PF 6-8 235 - Cincinnati (OH) United States Sycamore High School
25 Lucas Smith Jr GF 6-5 195 - Omaha (NE) United States N/A
3 Daniel Utomi So SF 6-6 215 - Houston (TX) United States Westside High School

Akron Transfers Sitting Out 2017-2018

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Eric Hester So SG 6-3 170 Oct 2, 1997 Oldsmar (FL) United States Florida
- Loren Jackson So PG 5-8 160 - Chicago (IL) United States Long Beach State
- Deng Riak So C 6-10 225 Jun 1, 1995 Melbourne Australia East Carolina

2017-2018 Akron Zips Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Duvivier J. Ivey D. Utomi E. Parrish E. Olojakpoke
Rotation V. Cotton T. Patton   J. Sayles M. Kostelac
Lim PT S. Gbadebo C. Eubanks L. Smith    
Lim PT M. McIntyre        

2017-2018 Akron Zips Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Daniel Utomi 17 33.4 15.5 6.1 1.7 0.9 0.4 1.9
Malcolm Duvivier 17 32.4 13.9 2.1 3.5 0.8 0.1 2.8
Jimond Ivey 17 31.9 12.8 5.8 3.9 1.0 0.3 2.8
Eric Parrish 17 27.3 8.1 4.8 1.5 1.5 0.1 1.6
Virshon Cotton 16 17.5 6.4 1.7 1.6 0.6 0.0 2.1
Emmanuel Olojakpoke 15 19.7 6.3 4.1 0.4 0.5 1.7 0.7
Jaden Sayles 16 14.6 5.1 1.8 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.8
Torrey Patton 17 14.7 2.8 3.0 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.6
Mark Kostelac 15 7.5 1.6 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.7
Craig Eubanks 6 5.5 0.5 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.3
Sina Gbadebo 9 3.0 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2
Lucas Smith 10 3.8 0.2 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Marquelle McIntyre 6 0.8 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2

2017-2018 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 )
Sean Carroll Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Student Manager (Akron, 2013 to 2017)
Bill Droddy Director of Sports Medicine 2014-2015 N/A