2015-2016 Evansville Aces

2015-2016 Evansville Aces Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
31 D.J. Balentine Sr G 6-2 210 Jul 21, 1993 Kokomo (IN) United States Kokomo High School
2 Christian Benzon Jr F 6-4 195 Sep 18, 1993 Copenhagen Denmark The Rock High School
13 Harris Brown Fr PG 6-0 180 - Indianapolis (IN) United States T.C. Howe Community High School
3 Jaylon Brown Jr G 6-0 185 Sep 11, 1994 Fishers (IN) United States Fishers High School
5 Mislav Brzoja Jr SG 6-6 215 Jan 9, 1994 Zagreb Croatia Traders Point Christian Academy
4 Duane Gibson RS-Jr G 6-3 195 Feb 24, 1995 Cleveland (OH) United States Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School
44 David Howard Jr F 6-8 225 - Nashville (TN) United States Montgomery Bell Academy
55 Egidijus Mockevicius Sr PF 6-10 237 Sep 1, 1992 Kursenai Lithuania N/A
50 Blake Simmons Jr F 6-5 210 - Newburgh (IN) United States Castle High School
14 Sergej Vucetic Jr C 7-1 238 Dec 15, 1992 Vrbas Serbia AIM Academies
22 Willie Wiley Jr F 6-7 215 - Springfield (IL) United States Springfield High School
12 Adam Wing Sr G 6-4 205 - Morehead (KY) United States Rowan County Senior High School

Evansville Transfers Sitting Out 2015-2016

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Ryan Taylor So G 6-6 190 Feb 1, 1995 Gary (IN) United States Ohio

Recent Evansville Aces History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 9-18 10th (MVC) N/A N/A
2018-2019 11-21 (5-13) 10th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2017-2018 17-15 (7-11) 7th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 16-17 (6-12) 8th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 25-9 (12-6) 2nd (MVC) Runner Up N/A
2014-2015 24-12 (9-9) 5th (MVC) 2nd Rnd CIT Champion
2013-2014 14-19 (6-12) 8th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 21-15 (10-8) 4th (MVC) 2nd Rnd CIT 4th Rnd
2011-2012 16-16 (9-9) 3rd (MVC) 3rd Rnd CBI 1st Rnd
2010-2011 16-16 (9-9) 6th (MVC) 2nd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2009-2010 9-21 (3-15) 10th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 17-14 (8-10) 5th (MVC) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2007-2008 9-21 (3-15) 10th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 14-17 (6-12) 7th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 10-19 (5-13) 7th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 11-17 (5-13) 9th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 7-22 (5-13) 8th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 12-16 (8-10) 5th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A

2015-2016 Evansville Aces Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
D.J. Balentine NABC All-District (16) First Team
Egidijus Mockevicius NABC All-District (16) First Team
D.J. Balentine MVC All-Conference First Team
Egidijus Mockevicius MVC All-Conference First Team
D.J. Balentine MVC All-Tournament Team
Jaylon Brown MVC All-Tournament Team
Egidijus Mockevicius MVC Defensive Player of the Year
Egidijus Mockevicius MVC All-Defensive Team
Mislav Brzoja MVC Sixth-Man of the Year
Mislav Brzoja MVC All-Bench Team
Jaylon Brown MVC Most-Improved Team
Egidijus Mockevicius The Wooden Legacy All-Tournament Team

2015-2016 Evansville Aces Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Brown D. Balentine A. Wing B. Simmons E. Mockevicius
Rotation   M. Brzoja      
Rotation   D. Gibson      
Lim PT H. Brown C. Benzon W. Wiley D. Howard S. Vucetic

2015-2016 Evansville Aces Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
D.J. Balentine 34 37.1 20.5 3.3 4.4 0.7 0.3 2.7
Egidijus Mockevicius 34 31.8 15.7 14.0 0.3 0.8 2.8 1.6
Jaylon Brown 34 30.2 10.8 2.5 2.9 1.1 0.1 1.9
Mislav Brzoja 34 24.1 7.8 3.5 3.1 0.9 0.1 1.8
Adam Wing 34 29.4 7.8 3.7 2.6 0.7 0.3 1.4
Blake Simmons 34 27.7 5.9 2.0 2.9 0.6 0.3 1.3
Willie Wiley 18 7.1 2.4 2.0 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.6
David Howard 28 5.4 2.0 1.4 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.5
Duane Gibson 4 14.2 2.0 1.8 2.0 0.5 0.2 1.2
Christian Benzon 25 6.7 1.9 1.2 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3
Harris Brown 23 7.8 1.3 0.4 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.5
Sergej Vucetic 11 3.6 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.4

2015-2016 Evansville Aces Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Marty Simmons Head Coach 2007-2008 Assistant Coach (Evansville, 1997 to 2002)
Geoff Alexander Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Doug Novsek Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Associate Head Coach (Nevada, 2009 to 2015)
Lennox Forrester Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Head Coach (SIU-Edwardsville, 2007 to 2015)
Kim Gentry Director of Basketball Development 2008-2009 N/A
Mike Dashner Video Coordinator 2015-2016 N/A
Mark Spencer Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Bob Pristash Director of Sports Information 2012-2013 N/A
Sunny Park Director of Sports Performance 2015-2016 N/A
Kavon Lacey Director of Basketball Operations 2014-2015 N/A
Mike Radomski Assistant Director of Sports Information 2014-2015 N/A
Terry Collins Head Athletic Trainer 1987-1988 N/A
Jordan Stanley Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Troy Coppus Assistant Athletic Trainer 2007-2008 N/A