2017-2018 Drake Bulldogs

2017-2018 Drake Bulldogs Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
23 Ore Arogundade Sr G 6-3 185 - Chicago (IL) United States St. Viator High School
25 Connor Gholson RS-Fr G 6-3 182 - Newton (IA) United States Newton High School
2 Jalen Gibbs Fr G 6-3 180 Jun 17, 1999 Waldorf (MD) United States North Point High School
1 Samm Jones Fr PG 5-11 196 - Minneapolis (MN) United States De La Salle High School
20 Colton Kolowski So G 6-5 195 - Yorkville (IL) United States Joliet Catholic High School
32 Kory Kuenstling Jr C 6-11 234 Jul 9, 1996 Dunkerton (IA) United States Dunkerton High School
35 Nick McGlynn Jr PF 6-8 223 - Stoughton (WI) United States Stoughton High School
4 De'Antae McMurray Sr PG 6-2 170 - Alton (IL) United States Alton High School
11 Antonio Pilipovic Fr GF 6-7 228 Aug 27, 1997 Cologne Germany N/A
0 C.J. Rivers Sr G 6-2 187 - Cahokia (IL) United States Cahokia High School
22 Casey Schlatter Jr F 6-10 220 - Iowa Falls (IA) United States Iowa Falls-Alden High School
14 Noah Thomas Fr G 6-2 183 - Sydney Australia Oak Hill Academy
12 Reed Timmer Sr G 6-1 185 Aug 22, 1995 New Berlin (WI) United States Eisenhower High School
3 Graham Woodward Sr G 6-0 182 - Edina (MN) United States Edina High School

Recent Drake Bulldogs History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 24-10 (12-6) 1st (MVC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2017-2018 17-17 (10-8) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2016-2017 7-24 (5-13) 9th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 7-24 (2-16) 10th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2014-2015 9-22 (6-12) 7th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 15-16 (6-12) 8th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 15-17 (7-11) 7th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 18-16 (9-9) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2010-2011 13-18 (7-11) 7th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 14-19 (7-11) 8th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 17-16 (7-11) 8th (MVC) 1st Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2007-2008 28-5 (15-3) 1st (MVC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2006-2007 17-15 (6-12) 7th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 12-19 (5-13) 7th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 13-16 (7-11) 7th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 12-16 (7-11) 6th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 10-21 (5-13) 8th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A

2017-2018 Drake Bulldogs Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Reed Timmer NABC All-District (16) First Team
Reed Timmer Academic All-American Third Team
Reed Timmer MVC All-Conference First Team
Graham Woodward MVC All-Bench Team
Nick McGlynn MVC Most-Improved Team
Reed Timmer MVC Player of the Week (Feb 19, 2018)
Reed Timmer MVC Player of the Week (Jan 8, 2018)
Reed Timmer MVC Player of the Week (Feb 5, 2018)

2017-2018 Drake Bulldogs Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Timmer D. McMurray C. Rivers O. Arogundade N. McGlynn
Rotation G. Woodward J. Gibbs   C. Schlatter  
Rotation N. Thomas        
Lim PT C. Gholson   A. Pilipovic   K. Kuenstling
Lim PT S. Jones        

2017-2018 Drake Bulldogs Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Reed Timmer 34 33.4 19.1 3.6 2.3 0.6 0.1 1.9
Nick McGlynn 34 23.1 11.8 5.7 1.1 0.4 1.6 1.1
De'Antae McMurray 34 30.3 10.0 4.1 2.6 1.1 0.1 2.0
Graham Woodward 34 23.4 9.0 1.9 1.6 0.6 0.0 1.3
Ore Arogundade 34 25.8 6.8 3.2 1.4 0.9 0.1 1.1
C.J. Rivers 34 28.4 5.5 5.9 3.3 1.1 0.1 1.5
Casey Schlatter 34 14.2 4.1 3.3 1.1 0.3 0.3 0.9
Noah Thomas 34 12.1 3.6 1.3 1.0 0.6 0.1 1.1
Jalen Gibbs 32 10.8 3.4 1.7 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.5
Kory Kuenstling 20 5.2 0.9 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4
Antonio Pilipovic 5 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Samm Jones 5 1.8 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Connor Gholson 2 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0

2017-2018 Drake Bulldogs Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Niko Medved Head Coach 2017-2018 Head Coach (Furman, 2013 to 2017)
J.R. Blount Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Director of Basketball Operations (Drake, 2013 to 2016)
Ali Farokhmanesh Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Director of Player Development (Nebraska, 2016 to 2017)
Dave Thorson Assistant Coach 2017-2018 N/A
Cory Marquardt Video Coordinator 2017-2018 N/A
Megan Franklin Athletic Director 2017-2018 N/A
Aaron Katsuma Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Graduate Assistant (Minnesota, 2014 to 2016)
Angie Dahl Head Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Drake, 2011 to 2017)
Mike Burch Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2014-2015 N/A