2017-2018 Grand Canyon Antelopes

2017-2018 Grand Canyon Antelopes Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
1 Fiifi Aidoo So G 6-2 200 Apr 5, 1996 Helsinki Finland Helsinki Basketball Academy
22 Nehemiah Allen So GF 6-6 170 Jun 19, 1995 Lake Oswego (OR) United States Lake Oswego High School
11 Casey Benson Sr G 6-3 185 Apr 10, 1995 Tempe (AZ) United States Corona del Sol High School
12 Roberts Blumbergs Fr PF 6-10 220 Apr 29, 1998 Ventspils Latvia Get Better Academy
2 Joshua Braun Sr G 6-4 220 Jul 7, 1994 Anthem (AZ) United States Phoenix Westwind Academy
0 Shaquile Carr Sr PG 6-2 170 Jul 12, 1995 Las Vegas (NV) United States Canyon Springs High School
3 Parker Dale Fr G 6-4 205 Mar 5, 1998 Sydney Australia Scots College
4 Oscar Frayer So PF 6-7 190 Jan 15, 1998 Hayward (CA) United States Moreau Catholic High School
5 Matt Jackson Jr F 6-8 230 May 17, 1995 Melbourne Australia Diamond Valley College
25 Alessandro Lever Fr C 6-10 230 Dec 4, 1998 Bolzano Italy N/A
42 Gerard Martin Jr SG 6-7 225 Sep 18, 1995 Manly Australia Australian Institute of Sport
10 Damari Milstead Fr PG 6-2 190 Sep 11, 1999 Hayward (CA) United States Moreau Catholic High School
35 Kenzo Nudo RS-So SG 6-4 200 - Scottsdale (AZ) United States Chaparral High School
13 Ibrahima Sankare Fr G 6-8 205 Jun 1, 1996 Thies Senegal SEED Academy
21 Kerwin Smith Jr F 6-10 214 Sep 21, 1995 Dallas (TX) United States Woodrow Wilson High School
15 Cheick Sy-Savane Sr G 6-3 180 - Centereach (NY) United States Centereach High School
24 Keonta Vernon Sr F 6-6 240 Oct 24, 1994 Tulare (CA) United States Tulare Union High School

Recent Grand Canyon Antelopes History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 12-13 (7-4) 3rd (WAC) N/A N/A
2018-2019 20-14 (10-6) 3rd (WAC) Runner Up CBI 1st Rnd
2017-2018 22-12 (9-5) 3rd (WAC) Runner Up CBI 1st Rnd
2016-2017 22-9 (11-3) 2nd (WAC) N/A N/A
2015-2016 27-7 (11-3) 2nd (WAC) N/A CIT 3rd Rnd
2014-2015 17-15 (8-6) 2nd (WAC) N/A CIT 1st Rnd
2013-2014 15-15 (10-6) 3rd (WAC) N/A CIT 1st Rnd
2008-2009 N/A N/A (Summit) N/A N/A
2003-2004 N/A N/A (MCC) N/A N/A

2017-2018 Grand Canyon Antelopes Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Joshua Braun Academic All-American Third Team
Alessandro Lever WAC All-Conference First Team
Joshua Braun WAC All-Conference Second Team
Alessandro Lever WAC All-Tournament Team
Keonta Vernon WAC All-Tournament Team
Oscar Frayer WAC All-Defensive Team
Alessandro Lever WAC Newcomer of the Year
Alessandro Lever WAC All-Newcomer Team
Alessandro Lever WAC Player of the Week (Jan 22, 2018)

2017-2018 Grand Canyon Antelopes Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Benson J. Braun K. Vernon O. Frayer A. Lever
Rotation S. Carr G. Martin   R. Blumbergs  
Rotation F. Aidoo     M. Jackson  
Lim PT D. Milstead I. Sankare N. Allen K. Smith  
Lim PT C. Sy-Savane P. Dale      

2017-2018 Grand Canyon Antelopes Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Alessandro Lever 34 21.3 12.2 4.4 1.2 0.4 0.4 1.7
Joshua Braun 34 29.4 11.4 3.8 1.4 0.8 0.5 1.4
Casey Benson 34 29.2 9.7 4.2 4.5 0.7 0.1 1.9
Oscar Frayer 33 26.5 9.6 5.2 1.2 1.2 0.7 1.5
Keonta Vernon 34 23.0 9.2 6.7 1.4 0.8 1.1 1.2
Roberts Blumbergs 33 13.2 5.2 3.0 0.8 0.3 0.2 1.0
Damari Milstead 26 9.4 4.5 0.7 1.1 0.4 0.1 1.1
Shaquile Carr 18 15.9 4.4 1.7 2.7 0.3 0.2 1.8
Fiifi Aidoo 32 12.3 3.9 1.2 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.7
Gerard Martin 34 16.7 3.3 2.8 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.9
Matt Jackson 32 13.1 3.2 2.8 0.9 0.4 0.1 0.8
Cheick Sy-Savane 6 2.3 1.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
Ibrahima Sankare 9 3.8 1.4 0.9 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.3
Kerwin Smith 16 4.1 1.2 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.4
Nehemiah Allen 5 2.2 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Parker Dale 3 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3

2017-2018 Grand Canyon Antelopes Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dan Majerle Head Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2008 to 2013)
Todd Lee Associate Head Coach 2014-2015 N/A
T.J. Benson Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Chris Crevelone Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Mike Vaught Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Luke DallaRiva Director of Basketball Operations 2014-2015 N/A
Geordie Hackett Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Mark Oshidari Director of Communications 2016-2017 Associate Director of Communications (Saint Mary's, 2010 to 2016)