2015–16 Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball team

The 2015–16 Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball team represents Lehigh University during the 2015–16 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Mountain Hawks, led by ninth year head coach Brett Reed, play their home games at Stabler Arena and were members of the Patriot League. They finished the season 17–15, 13–5 in Patriot League play to finish in second place. They advanced to the championship game of the Patriot League Tournament where they lost to Holy Cross.

2015–16 Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball
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ConferencePatriot League
2015–16 record17–15 (13–5 Patriot)
Head coachBrett Reed (9th season)
Assistant coachAntoni Wyche
Assistant coachRyan Krueger
Assistant coachKyle Griffin
Home arenaStabler Arena
Seasons
2015–16 Patriot League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Bucknell 14 4   .778     17 14   .548
Lehigh 13 5   .722     17 15   .531
Boston University 11 7   .611     19 15   .559
Army 9 9   .500     19 14   .576
Navy 9 9   .500     19 14   .576
Colgate 9 9   .500     13 17   .433
American 9 9   .500     12 19   .387
Loyola (MD) 8 10   .444     9 21   .300
Holy Cross 5 13   .278     15 20   .429
Lafayette 3 15   .167     6 24   .200
2016 Patriot League Tournament winner

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Previous seasonEdit

The Mountain Hawks finished the season 16–14, 10–8 in Patriot League play to finish in third place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Tournament to American.

DeparturesEdit

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Miles Simelton 10 G 6'0" 160 Sophomore Oswego, IL Transferred to Lewis
Cole Renninger 13 G 6'3" 185 Sophomore Lock Haven, PA Transferred to Lock Haven
Corey Schaefer 15 G 6'1" 175 Senior Johnston, IA Graduated
Stefan Cvrkalj 21 G 6'6" 195 Senior Kitchener, ON Graduated
Conroy Baltimore 44 F 6'6" 210 Senior Bronx, NY Graduated

Incoming recruitsEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Matt Holba
#36 SF
Noblesville, IN Saint Theodore Guerin Catholic 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sep 7, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 78
Kyle Leufroy
#93 SG
La Canada, CA Prolific Prep 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Sep 27, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 67
Caleb Sedore
#96 PF
Pulaski, NY Pulaski Central School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Oct 17, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 59
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2015 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2015-09-29.

2016 class recruitsEdit

RosterEdit

2015–16 Lehigh Mountain Hawks men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 Kahron Ross 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 155 lb (70 kg) So Jonesboro HS Jonesboro, AR
G 4 Devon Carter 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr John Hay HS Cleveland, OH
G 5 Austin Price 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Detroit Country Day HS Indianapolis, IN
G 10 Kyle Leufroy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Prolific Prep Pasadena, CA
G 11 Tyler Jenkins 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Hamilton Southeastern HS Fishers, IN
F 13 Matt Holba 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Guerin Catholic HS Noblesville, IN
G 15 Jay Jay Davis 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 150 lb (68 kg) So William Allen HS Allentown, PA
G/F 20 John Ross Glover 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr University School of Jackson Hendersonville, TN
G 23 Georgios Pilitsis (W) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Anatolia College Thessaloniki, Greece
F 31 Jesse Chuku 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Kimball Union Academy London, England
F/C 32 Tim Kempton Jr. 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Jr Brophy College Prep Scottsdale, AZ
F 40 Justin Goldsborough 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School Fort Washington, MD
G 42 Brandon Alston 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So Herndon HS Vienna, VA
C 55 Caleb Sedore 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Pulaski HS Pulaski, NY
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

ScheduleEdit

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
Nov 13*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at Syracuse L 47–57  0–1
Carrier Dome (21,286)
Syracuse, NY
Nov 16*
7:00 pm
at Canisius L 89–98  0–2
Koessler Athletic Center (1,153)
Buffalo, NY
Nov 19*
7:00 pm
Yale L 67–79  0–3
Stabler Arena (995)
Bethlehem, PA
Nov 22*
4:00 pm
at Columbia L 61–88  0–4
Levien Gymnasium (1,011)
New York City, NY
Nov 25*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at No. 12 Virginia L 54–80  0–5
John Paul Jones Arena (14,220)
Charlottesville, VA
Nov 28*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at No. 16 Purdue L 55–77  0–6
Mackey Arena (12,660)
West Lafayette, IN
Dec 2*
7:00 pm
at Saint Francis (PA) L 73–84  0–7
DeGol Arena (1,032)
Loretto, PA
Dec 5*
2:00 pm
Rochester College W 84–50  1–7
Stabler Arena (576)
Bethlehem, PA
Dec 17*
7:00 pm
at Robert Morris L 67–69  1–8
Charles L. Sewall Center (651)
Moon Township, PA
Dec 19*
7:00 pm
Mount St. Mary's W 76–73  2–8
Stabler Arena (673)
Bethlehem, PA
Dec 22*
7:00 pm
Stony Brook L 62–75  2–9
Stabler Arena (543)
Bethlehem, PA
Patriot League regular season
Dec 30
7:00 pm, SE2
Army L 82–88  2–10
(0–1)
Stabler Arena (1,195)
Bethlehem, PA
Jan 2
2:00 pm, SE2
Boston University W 81–73  3–10
(1–1)
Stabler Arena (827)
Bethlehem, PA
Jan 6
7:30 pm
at Loyola (MD) L 50–51  3–11
(1–2)
Reitz Arena (341)
Baltimore, MD
Jan 9
2:00 pm
at American W 65–50  4–11
(2–2)
Bender Arena (645)
Washington, D.C.
Jan 11
7:30 pm, CBSSN
Bucknell L 76–82  4–12
(2–3)
Stabler Arena (1,042)
Bethlehem, PA
Jan 16
1:00 pm
at Holy Cross W 87–66  5–12
(3–3)
Hart Center (1,301)
Worcester, MA
Jan 20
7:00 pm, SE2
Navy L 64–69  5–13
(3–4)
Stabler Arena (979)
Bethlehem, PA
Jan 27
7:00 pm, SE2
Colgate W 79–70  6–13
(4–4)
Stabler Arena (872)
Bethlehem, PA
Jan 31
12:00 pm, CBSSN
at Boston University L 73–75  6–14
(4–5)
Case Gym (821)
Boston, MA
Feb 3
7:00 pm, SE2
Loyola (MD) W 71–66  7–14
(5–5)
Stabler Arena (636)
Bethlehem, PA
Feb 6
7:00 pm, SE2
American W 72–49  8–14
(6–5)
Stabler Arena (1,380)
Bethlehem, PA
Feb 8
7:00 pm
at Lafayette
Postponed from Jan 23
W 87–72  9–14
(7–5)
Kirby Sports Center (1,844)
Easton, PA
Feb 10
7:00 pm, ASN
at Bucknell W 80–65  10–14
(8–5)
Sojka Pavilion (2,523)
Lewisburg, PA
Feb 15
7:30 pm, CBSSN
Holy Cross W 64–59  11–14
(9–5)
Stabler Arena (710)
Bethlehem, PA
Feb 17
7:00 pm
at Navy W 77–74  12–14
(10–5)
Alumni Hall (1,068)
Annapolis, MD
Feb 21
12:00 pm, SE2
Lafayette W 73–61  13–14
(11–5)
Stabler Arena (1,949)
Bethlehem, PA
Feb 24
7:00 pm
at Colgate W 71–54  14–14
(12–5)
Cotterell Court (1,049)
Hamilton, NY
Feb 27
12:00 pm, CBSSN
at Army W 82–72  15–14
(13–5)
Christl Arena (2,233)
West Point, NY
Patriot League Tournament
Mar 3
7:00 pm
(2) (7) Navy
Quarterfinals
W 65–63  16–14
Stabler Arena (1,730)
Bethlehem, PA
Mar 6
2:00 pm, CBSSN
(2) (6) American
Semifinals
W 78–62  17–14
Stabler Arena (2,225)
Bethlehem, PA
Mar 9
7:30 pm, CBSSN
(2) (9) Holy Cross
Championship game
L 56–59  17–15
Stabler Arena (4,587)
Bethlehem, PA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2015–2016 Men's Basketball Schedule". Lehigh Mountain Hawks. Lehigh University Athletics. 2015. Retrieved September 29, 2015.