2019-2020 Drake Bulldogs

2019-2020 Drake Bulldogs Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
22 Andrew Barrett So GF 6-5 180 - Rock Island (IL) United States Alleman High School
10 Okay Djamgouz Fr PG 6-5 170 - London Canada N/A
31 Brady Ernst Sr PF 6-10 230 Feb 14, 1997 Clinton (IA) United States Clinton High School
24 Nate Ferguson Fr F 6-7 195 - Lemont (IL) United States Lemont High School
25 Connor Gholson So G 6-3 182 - Newton (IA) United States Newton High School
20 Jonah Jackson Jr G 6-3 210 - Merrillville (IN) United States Merrillville High School
1 Samm Jones Jr PG 5-11 196 - Minneapolis (MN) United States De La Salle High School
4 Anthony Murphy Sr F 6-5 189 Apr 21, 1997 Griffith (IN) United States Griffith High School
2 Tremell Murphy Sr F 6-6 202 Apr 21, 1997 Griffith (IN) United States Griffith High School
12 Roman Penn So G 5-11 180 - Calumet City (IL) United States Don Bosco Preparatory
11 Antonio Pilipovic Jr GF 6-7 228 Aug 27, 1997 Cologne Germany N/A
21 Liam Robbins So C 7-0 235 - Davenport (IA) United States Sunrise Christian Academy
13 Issa Samake Fr F 6-7 200 - Des Moines (IA) United States Grandview Park Baptist School
3 Garrett Sturtz So G 6-3 175 - Newton (IA) United States Newton High School
14 Noah Thomas Jr G 6-2 183 - Sydney Australia Oak Hill Academy
0 D.J. Wilkins So G 6-2 179 Oct 13, 1997 Merrillville (IN) United States Merrillville High School
23 Joseph Yesufu Fr G 6-0 215 - Bolingbrook (IL) United States Bolingbrook High School

Recent Drake Bulldogs History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 20-14 (8-10) 8th (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
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

2019-2020 Drake Bulldogs Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Roman Penn NABC All-District (16) Second Team
Liam Robbins NABC All-District (16) Second Team
Liam Robbins MVC All-Conference Second Team
Roman Penn MVC All-Conference Third Team
Liam Robbins MVC All-Tournament Team
Liam Robbins MVC All-Defensive Team
Garrett Sturtz MVC All-Bench Team
Roman Penn MVC All-Newcomer Team
Liam Robbins MVC Most-Improved Team
Roman Penn MVC Newcomer of the Week (Dec 23, 2019)
Roman Penn MVC Newcomer of the Week (Jan 13, 2020)

2019-2020 Drake Bulldogs Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Penn D. Wilkins J. Jackson A. Murphy L. Robbins
Rotation   N. Thomas G. Sturtz    
Lim PT S. Jones C. Gholson A. Barrett A. Pilipovic  
Lim PT J. Yesufu     B. Ernst  
Lim PT       T. Murphy  

2019-2020 Drake Bulldogs Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Liam Robbins 34 27.0 14.1 7.1 0.8 0.6 2.9 1.7
Roman Penn 34 30.6 12.0 4.7 5.6 1.3 0.0 2.4
Anthony Murphy 34 28.4 9.4 5.1 1.5 0.6 0.4 1.7
D.J. Wilkins 34 29.9 8.9 2.9 2.1 0.7 0.0 1.8
Garrett Sturtz 34 24.4 7.4 5.8 0.9 0.9 0.2 0.9
Jonah Jackson 34 21.4 6.0 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.3
Noah Thomas 33 18.3 5.7 1.4 1.8 0.6 0.1 1.8
Tremell Murphy 5 17.6 5.0 3.4 0.8 0.2 0.2 2.4
Joseph Yesufu 13 8.7 3.8 1.2 0.8 0.8 0.1 0.8
Antonio Pilipovic 33 10.7 2.7 1.4 1.2 0.3 0.2 0.8
Andrew Barrett 6 3.2 1.2 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
Brady Ernst 12 6.2 1.2 2.1 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2
Samm Jones 10 5.4 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
Connor Gholson 7 3.4 0.4 1.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.3

2019-2020 Drake Bulldogs Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Darian DeVries Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Creighton, 2001 to 2018)
Larry Blunt Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Canisius, 2016 to 2018)
Marty Richter Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Head Coach (Florida SouthWestern State, 2015 to 2018)
Matt Woodley Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Special Assistant to the Head Coach (Pittsburgh, 2017 to 2018)
Brian Hardin Athletic Director 2018-2019 Athletic Director (Ball State, 2014 to 2015)
Matt Gatens Director of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 N/A
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