2019-2020 Bradley Braves

2019-2020 Bradley Braves Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
12 Koch Bar Sr C 6-11 225 Sep 14, 1997 Abyei South Sudan / United States Arlington Country Day School
1 Ari Boya So C 7-1 240 Apr 29, 1999 Douala Cameroon Calusa Preparatory School
5 Darrell Brown, Jr. Sr PG 5-10 190 Jun 27, 1998 Memphis (TN) United States Germantown High School
14 Riley Burger Fr GF 6-5 195 Jul 2, 2000 Orono (MN) United States Totino-Grace High School
10 Elijah Childs Jr F 6-7 225 Jan 10, 1999 Kansas City (MO) United States Lee's Summit West High School
3 Stephan Gabriel Fr SF 6-7 225 May 16, 2000 Maplewood (NJ) United States Hillcrest Prep
22 Ja'Shon Henry So GF 6-6 225 Mar 19, 1999 Wilcox Canada Athol Murray College of Notre Dame
13 Sean Houpt Fr G 6-4 195 Sep 9, 2000 Danville (IL) United States Danville High School
51 Rienk Johannes Mast Fr C 6-9 230 Jul 19, 2001 Groningen Netherlands N/A
25 Nate Kennell Sr SG 6-6 205 Dec 18, 1997 Metamora (IL) United States Metamora Township High School
0 Danya Kingsby Jr PG 6-1 180 May 16, 1998 Milwaukee (WI) United States Alexander Hamilton High School
21 Kevin McAdoo Jr G 6-2 180 Oct 15, 1999 West Bloomfield (MI) United States West Bloomfield High School
23 Ville Tahvanainen Fr SF 6-4 205 Jun 30, 2000 Helsinki Finland Helsinki Basketball Academy
2 Antonio Thomas Fr SG 6-2 190 Feb 9, 2001 Memphis (TN) United States Memphis East High School

Bradley Transfers Sitting Out 2019-2020

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
4 Terry Nolan, Jr. Tr G 6-4 190 Sep 10, 1998 Essex (MD) United States George Washington

Recent Bradley Braves History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 23-11 (11-7) 3rd (MVC) Champion N/A
2018-2019 20-15 (9-9) 5th (MVC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2017-2018 20-13 (9-9) 5th (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 13-20 (7-11) 6th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 5-27 (3-15) 9th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 9-24 (3-15) 10th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 12-20 (7-11) 7th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 18-17 (7-11) 7th (MVC) 1st Rnd CIT 3rd Rnd
2011-2012 7-25 (2-16) 10th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 12-20 (4-14) 9th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 16-15 (9-9) 5th (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 21-15 (10-8) 4th (MVC) 3rd Rnd CIT Runner Up
2007-2008 21-17 (9-9) 5th (MVC) 2nd Rnd CBI Runner Up
2006-2007 22-13 (10-8) 4th (MVC) 3rd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2005-2006 22-11 (11-7) 5th (MVC) Runner Up NCAA 3rd Rnd
2004-2005 13-15 (6-12) 8th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 15-16 (7-11) 6th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 12-18 (8-10) 5th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A

2019-2020 Bradley Braves Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Elijah Childs Fort Myers Tip-Off All-Tournament Team
Nate Kennell Fort Myers Tip-Off All-Tournament Team
Darrell Brown, Jr. NABC All-District (16) First Team
Darrell Brown, Jr. MVC All-Conference Second Team
Elijah Childs MVC All-Conference Second Team
Nate Kennell MVC All-Conference Third Team
Darrell Brown, Jr. MVC Tournament Most Outstanding Player
Darrell Brown, Jr. MVC All-Tournament Team
Elijah Childs MVC All-Tournament Team
Ville Tahvanainen MVC All-Bench Team
Ja'Shon Henry MVC Most-Improved Team
Darrell Brown, Jr. MVC Player of the Week (Jan 13, 2020)
Danya Kingsby MVC Newcomer of the Week (Jan 20, 2020)

2019-2020 Bradley Braves Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Brown, Jr. D. Kingsby N. Kennell E. Childs K. Bar
Rotation     V. Tahvanainen    
Rotation     J. Henry    
Lim PT   A. Thomas S. Gabriel   A. Boya
Lim PT   S. Houpt      
Lim PT   K. McAdoo      

2019-2020 Bradley Braves Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Darrell Brown, Jr. 32 34.8 15.5 2.6 4.7 0.9 0.0 2.4
Elijah Childs 22 29.7 14.8 8.7 1.1 0.4 1.4 1.7
Nate Kennell 34 33.0 12.5 4.3 2.2 1.2 0.2 0.9
Ja'Shon Henry 33 24.0 9.5 6.0 0.7 0.5 0.4 1.4
Danya Kingsby 33 26.0 7.2 2.8 2.1 0.8 0.2 1.8
Ville Tahvanainen 33 20.0 6.6 2.5 1.0 0.2 0.0 1.1
Koch Bar 34 23.3 6.2 7.1 1.1 0.6 1.1 1.4
Stephan Gabriel 12 11.7 4.0 2.5 0.8 0.2 0.0 1.0
Ari Boya 31 10.5 3.0 3.5 0.3 0.1 1.4 0.5
Antonio Thomas 32 10.4 1.8 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.6
Sean Houpt 14 4.3 1.1 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1

2019-2020 Bradley Braves Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Brian Wardle Head Coach 2015-2016 Head Coach (Green Bay, 2010 to 2015)
Drew Adams Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (New Mexico, 2012 to 2015)
Jimmie Foster Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Green Bay, 2010 to 2015)
Mike Bargen Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Chris Reynolds Athletic Director 2015-2016 N/A
Julian Springer Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Assistant Director of Basketball Operations (Northern Illinois, 2016 to 2017)
Bobby Parker Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2016-2017 Associate Director of Communications (Bradley, 2012 to 2016)
Kristof Kendrick Video Coordinator, Player Development Coordinator 2019-2020 N/A
Mark Colston Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Robert Crull Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Dave Snell Director of Communications 2010-2011 N/A
Jim Rea Director of Communications 2014-2015 N/A
Jason Veniskey Director of Communications 2017-2018 Assistant Director of Communications (Canisius, 2009 to 2017)