2008-2009 Northern Iowa Panthers

2008-2009 Northern Iowa Panthers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Kwadzo Ahelegbe So PG 6-2 200 Jul 11, 1988 Oakdale (MN) United States Tartan Senior High School
- Travis Brown Sr G 6-3 205 Jul 16, 1987 Richfield (MN) United States Richfield High School
- Kerwin Dunham So G 6-6 200 Mar 8, 1988 Bondurant (IA) United States Bondurant-Farrar High School
- Jordan Eglseder Jr C 7-0 280 Jul 27, 1988 Bellevue (IA) United States Marquette High School
- Ali Farokhmanesh Jr G 6-0 190 Apr 16, 1988 Iowa City (IA) United States Iowa City West High School
- Brian Haak Jr PG 6-1 175 Jun 11, 1986 Spencer (IA) United States Spencer High School
- Anthony James RS-Fr PG 6-0 175 Oct 22, 1989 St. Louis (MO) United States Normandy High School
- Adam Koch Jr F 6-8 255 May 4, 1988 Ashwaubenon (WI) United States Ashwaubenon High School
- Jake Koch RS-Fr F 6-9 245 Feb 5, 1990 Ashwaubenon (WI) United States Ashwaubenon High School
- Jon Montgomery So GF 6-4 210 Jan 23, 1988 Chicago (IL) United States Lincoln Park High School
- Johnny Moran Fr PG 6-1 190 Apr 18, 1990 Algonquin (IL) United States Harry D. Jacobs High School
- David Nelson So F 6-8 240 - Denver (CO) United States Bear Creek High School
- Lucas O'Rear So F 6-6 255 Nov 24, 1988 Nashville (IL) United States Nashville High School
- Austin Pehl RS-Fr C 6-10 250 Jul 18, 1989 Cedar Falls (IA) United States Cedar Falls High School
- Carlton Reed Jr G 6-4 195 Oct 14, 1985 Waterloo (IA) United States East Waterloo High School
- Adam Rodenberg Jr F 6-6 245 Feb 16, 1987 Garnavillo (IA) United States Clayton Ridge High School

Recent Northern Iowa Panthers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 16-18 (9-9) 5th (MVC) Runner Up N/A
2017-2018 16-16 (7-11) 7th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 14-16 (9-9) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 23-13 (11-7) 4th (MVC) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2014-2015 31-4 (16-2) 2nd (MVC) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2013-2014 16-15 (10-8) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 21-15 (11-7) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd CIT 4th Rnd
2011-2012 20-14 (9-9) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2010-2011 20-14 (10-8) 4th (MVC) 2nd Rnd CIT 3rd Rnd
2009-2010 30-5 (15-3) 1st (MVC) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd
2008-2009 23-11 (14-4) 1st (MVC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2007-2008 18-14 (9-9) 5th (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 18-13 (9-9) 5th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 23-10 (11-7) 5th (MVC) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 22-10 (12-6) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2003-2004 21-10 (12-6) 2nd (MVC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 11-17 (7-11) 7th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A

2008-2009 Northern Iowa Panthers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Adam Koch NABC All-District (16) First Team
Kwadzo Ahelegbe NABC All-District (16) Second Team
Adam Koch MVC All-Conference First Team
Kwadzo Ahelegbe MVC All-Conference Second Team
Kwadzo Ahelegbe MVC All-Tournament Team
Adam Koch MVC All-Tournament Team
Kwadzo Ahelegbe MVC All-Defensive Team
Lucas O'Rear MVC Sixth-Man of the Year
Travis Brown MVC All-Bench Team
Lucas O'Rear MVC All-Bench Team
Johnny Moran MVC All-Freshman Team
Ali Farokhmanesh MVC All-Newcomer Team
Kwadzo Ahelegbe MVC Most-Improved Team

2008-2009 Northern Iowa Panthers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Farokhmanesh J. Moran K. Ahelegbe A. Koch J. Eglseder
Rotation   T. Brown L. O'Rear    
Rotation     K. Dunham    
Lim PT B. Haak J. Montgomery A. Rodenberg    
Lim PT A. James        

2008-2009 Northern Iowa Panthers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Adam Koch 34 27.9 12.1 5.1 2.0 0.5 0.4 2.1
Kwadzo Ahelegbe 34 30.7 11.8 2.7 3.1 0.4 0.1 2.4
Jordan Eglseder 34 19.3 10.2 6.4 0.6 0.1 1.3 1.3
Ali Farokhmanesh 34 29.1 9.6 1.9 1.6 0.4 0.0 1.1
Johnny Moran 34 29.7 8.4 3.9 2.3 1.2 0.1 1.7
Lucas O'Rear 30 23.0 5.2 5.5 1.2 0.8 0.5 0.9
Travis Brown 34 18.3 5.1 2.4 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.9
Kerwin Dunham 34 18.2 3.8 1.6 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.5
Anthony James 1 7.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Adam Rodenberg 22 5.9 1.4 1.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.8
Jon Montgomery 6 8.5 1.2 2.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2
Brian Haak 23 8.0 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.2

2008-2009 Northern Iowa Panthers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ben Jacobson Head Coach 2006-2007 Assistant Coach (Northern Iowa, 2001 to 2006)
P.J. Hogan Assistant Coach 2003-2004 N/A
Troy Dannen Athletic Director 2008-2009 N/A
Derrik Netten Director of Basketball Operations 2008-2009 N/A
Jed Smith Strength and Conditioning Coach 2005-2006 N/A
Don Bishop Director of Athletic Training Services 2002-2003 N/A