2018-2019 Drake Bulldogs

2018-2019 Drake Bulldogs Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
23 Brady Ellingson Sr G 6-4 196 Mar 6, 1996 Menomonee Falls (WI) United States Sussex Hamilton High School
25 Connor Gholson Fr G 6-3 170 - Newton (IA) United States Newton High School
14 Matt Gray Fr F 6-8 224 - Orange Australia N/A
1 Samm Jones So PG 5-11 180 - Minneapolis (MN) United States De La Salle High School
35 Nick McGlynn Sr PF 6-8 223 - Stoughton (WI) United States Stoughton High School
4 Anthony Murphy Jr F 6-5 185 Apr 21, 1997 Griffith (IN) United States Griffith High School
2 Tremell Murphy Jr F 6-6 205 Apr 21, 1997 Griffith (IN) United States Griffith High School
20 Nick Norton Sr G 5-10 166 Sep 29, 1995 Bloomington (IN) United States Central Catholic High School
12 Roman Penn So G 5-11 170 - Calumet City (IL) United States Don Bosco Preparatory
11 Antonio Pilipovic So GF 6-7 205 Aug 27, 1997 Cologne Germany N/A
21 Liam Robbins Fr C 7-0 235 - Davenport (IA) United States Sunrise Christian Academy
3 Garrett Sturtz Fr G 6-3 160 - Newton (IA) United States Newton High School
14 Noah Thomas So G 6-2 180 - Sydney Australia N/A
10 Luke Vaske Fr G 6-0 180 - Norwalk (IA) United States Norwalk High School
0 D.J. Wilkins Fr G 6-2 170 Oct 13, 1997 Merrillville (IN) United States Merrillville 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

2018-2019 Drake Bulldogs Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Nick McGlynn NABC All-District (16) First Team
Brady Ellingson NABC All-District (16) Second Team
Nick McGlynn MVC All-Conference First Team
Brady Ellingson MVC All-Conference Second Team
Tremell Murphy MVC All-Tournament Team
Nick McGlynn MVC Defensive Player of the Year
Nick McGlynn MVC All-Defensive Team
D.J. Wilkins MVC All-Freshman Team
Brady Ellingson MVC All-Newcomer Team
Brady Ellingson MVC Player of the Week (Jan 21, 2019)
Nick Norton MVC Player of the Week (Dec 3, 2018)
Brady Ellingson MVC Newcomer of the Week (Jan 21, 2019)
Nick Norton MVC Newcomer of the Week (Dec 3, 2018)
Nick Norton MVC Newcomer of the Week (Dec 17, 2018)
Nick Norton MVC Newcomer of the Week (Dec 26, 2018)
Nick Norton Las Vegas Classic MVP

2018-2019 Drake Bulldogs Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters N. Thomas B. Ellingson A. Murphy T. Murphy N. McGlynn
Rotation G. Sturtz D. Wilkins A. Pilipovic   L. Robbins
Lim PT S. Jones R. Penn      
Lim PT N. Norton C. Gholson      

2018-2019 Drake Bulldogs Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Nick McGlynn 32 28.9 15.2 8.3 1.4 0.5 1.7 1.8
Nick Norton 14 32.0 14.0 4.1 5.9 1.2 0.0 1.7
Brady Ellingson 33 33.7 11.8 2.1 1.7 0.5 0.2 1.0
D.J. Wilkins 31 32.8 11.1 3.0 2.8 0.8 0.0 2.0
Tremell Murphy 33 26.5 10.4 6.2 1.7 0.7 0.5 2.0
Noah Thomas 34 22.1 7.0 2.3 2.6 0.7 0.0 2.3
Anthony Murphy 34 21.2 6.9 4.6 1.4 0.6 0.4 1.4
Garrett Sturtz 31 18.2 5.4 2.6 1.1 0.7 0.1 1.0
Liam Robbins 31 11.3 4.1 2.7 0.5 0.3 1.1 0.7
Antonio Pilipovic 19 7.5 1.6 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3
Samm Jones 7 2.9 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1
Connor Gholson 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2018-2019 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)
Cory Marquardt Video Coordinator 2017-2018 N/A
Matt Gatens Director of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 N/A
Angie Dahl Head Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Drake, 2011 to 2017)