2018–19 Youngstown State Penguins men's basketball team

The 2018–19 Youngstown State Penguins men's basketball team represents Youngstown State University during the 2018–19 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Penguins, led by second-year head coach Jerrod Calhoun, played their home games at the Beeghly Center as members of the Horizon League.

2018–19 Youngstown State Penguins men's basketball
Youngstown State Penguins logo.svg
ConferenceHorizon League
2018–19 record12–20 (8–10 Horizon)
Head coachJerrod Calhoun (2nd season)
Assistant coaches
  • Paul Molinari
  • Jason Slay
  • Brady Trenkle
Home arenaBeeghly Center
Seasons
2018–19 Horizon League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Wright State 13 5   .722     21 14   .600
Northern Kentucky 13 5   .722     26 9   .743
Oakland 11 7   .611     16 17   .485
Green Bay 10 8   .556     21 17   .553
UIC 10 8   .556     16 16   .500
Youngstown State 8 10   .444     12 20   .375
Detroit Mercy 8 10   .444     11 20   .355
IUPUI 8 10   .444     16 17   .485
Cleveland State 5 13   .278     10 21   .323
Milwaukee 4 14   .222     9 22   .290
2019 Horizon League Tournament winner

Previous seasonEdit

The Penguins finished the 2017–18 season 8–24, 6–12 in Horizon League play to finish in a tie for eighth place. They lost in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament to Cleveland State.

RosterEdit

2018–19 Youngstown State Penguins men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F 0 Antwan Maxwell, Jr. 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Savannah, Georgia
G 1 Atiba Taylor 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 178 lb (81 kg) Fr Hackensack, New Jersey
G 2 Jalani Simmons 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Columbus, Ohio
G 3 Darius Quisenberry 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 186 lb (84 kg) Fr Springfield, Ohio
G 4 Cameron Kane-Johnson 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Niles, Ohio
G 5 Kendale Hampton 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Columbia, South Carolina
G 13 Donel Cathcart III 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Buffalo, New York
G 20 Geoff Hamperian (W) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) RS Fr Morgantown, West Virginia
F 21 Noe Anabir 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 229 lb (104 kg) Sr Geneva, Switzerland
G 22 Devin Morgan 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 212 lb (96 kg) RS Jr Chester, VA
F 23 Olamide Pedersen 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 209 lb (95 kg) RS Fr Brønshøj, Denmark
F 31 Michael Akuchie 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 212 lb (96 kg) So Plantation, FL
G 32 Garrett Covington 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 230 lb (104 kg) So Carmel, Indiana
F 33 Naz Bohannon 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 230 lb (104 kg) So Lorain, Ohio
G 34 Justin Bofenkamp (W) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 184 lb (83 kg) RS Fr Vienna, Ohio
F 42 Alex Holcombe 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 244 lb (111 kg) RS Jr Houston, Texas
C 50 John Sally, Jr. (W) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) RS Fr Disputanta, Virginia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster

Schedule and resultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-Conference regular season
Nov 6, 2018*
7:00 pm, ACCN Extra
at Pittsburgh L 53–69  0–1
Petersen Events Center (4,729)
Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 10, 2018*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
vs. Akron
Northeast Ohio Coaches vs Cancer Doubleheader
L 69–98  0–2
Wolstein Center (2,052)
Cleveland, OH
Nov 12, 2018*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Heidelberg W 106–83  1–2
Beeghly Center (1,538)
Youngstown, OH
Nov 16, 2018*
8:30 pm
vs. Columbia
John Bach Classic
W 94–83  2–2
Rose Hill Gymnasium (1,765)
Bronx, NY
Nov 17, 2018*
3:30 pm, ESPN+
at Fordham
John Bach Classic
L 61–67  2–3
Rose Hill Gymnasium (1,809)
Bronx, NY
Nov 18, 2018*
12:00 pm
vs. FIU
John Bach Classic
L 93–102  2–4
Rose Hill Gymnasium (123)
Bronx, NY
Nov 21, 2018*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
Westminster (PA)
John Bach Classic
W 104–66  3–4
Beeghly Center (1,838)
Youngstown, OH
Nov 28, 2018*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Robert Morris L 56–76  3–5
North Athletic Complex (1,016)
Pittsburgh, PA
Dec 1, 2018*
4:00 pm, ATTSNPT
at West Virginia L 72–106  3–6
WVU Coliseum (10,849)
Morgantown, WV
Dec 4, 2018*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Central Michigan L 94–100 3OT 3–7
Beeghly Center (1,370)
Youngstown, OH
Dec 8, 2018*
2:00 pm, ESPN3
Western Michigan L 77–88  3–8
Beeghly Center (3,449)
Youngstown, OH
Dec 15, 2018*
2:00 pm
at Binghamton W 58–48  4–8
Binghamton University Events Center (1,527)
Vestal, NY
Dec 18, 2018*
7:00 pm, BTN
at No. 15 Ohio State L 56–75  4–9
Value City Arena (12,637)
Columbus, OH
Horizon League regular season
Dec 28, 2018
2:00 pm, ESPN+
Detroit Mercy L 66–78  4–10
(0–1)
Beeghly Center (2,129)
Youngstown, OH
Dec 30, 2018
2:00 pm, ESPN3
Oakland L 74–76  4–11
(0–2)
Beeghly Center (2,804)
Youngstown, OH
Jan 3, 2019
8:00 pm, ESPN+
at Green Bay L 93–99 OT 4–12
(0–3)
Resch Center (2,023)
Ashwaubenon, WI
Jan 5, 2019
5:00 pm, ESPN+
at Milwaukee W 76–51  5–12
(1–3)
UW–Milwaukee Panther Arena (1,160)
Milwaukee, WI
Jan 10, 2019
8:00 pm, ESPN+
at UIC L 63–78  5–13
(1–4)
Credit Union 1 Arena (2,026)
Chicago, IL
Jan 12, 2019
1:00 pm, ESPN3
at IUPUI W 82–76  6–13
(2–4)
Indiana Farmers Coliseum (890)
Indianapolis, IN
Jan 17, 2019
1:00 pm, ESPN+
Wright State L 74–80  6–14
(2–5)
Beeghly Center (1,598)
Youngstown, OH
Jan 19, 2019
6:00 pm, ESPN3
Northern Kentucky L 74–82  6–15
(2–6)
Beeghly Center (2,950)
Youngstown, OH
Jan 26, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Cleveland State L 62–72  6–16
(2–7)
Wolstein Center (1,103)
Cleveland, OH
Jan 31, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at Oakland W 75–74  7–16
(3–7)
Athletics Center O'rena (2,371)
Auburn Hills, MI
Feb 2, 2019
1:00 pm, ESPN3
at Detroit Mercy W 72-70  8-16
(4-7)
Calihan Hall 
Detroit, MI
Feb 7, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN3
Milwaukee W 72-71  9-16
(5-7)
Beeghly 
Youngstown, OH
Feb 9, 2019
6:00 pm, ESPN3
Green Bay W 96-77  10-16
(6-7)
Beeghly Center 
Youngstown, OH
Feb 14, 2019
6:00 pm, ESPN+
IUPUI W 75-73  11-16
(7-7)
Beeghly Center 
Youngstown, OH
Feb 16, 2019
6:00 pm, ESPN+
UIC W 81-73  12-16
(8-7)
Beeghly Center 
Youngstown, OH
Feb 21, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at Northern Kentucky L 69-76  12-17
(8-8)
BB&T Arena 
Highland Heights, KY
Feb 23, 2019
3:00 pm, ESPN3
at Wright State L 54-82  12-18
(8-9)
Nutter Center 
Fairborn, OH
Mar 2, 2019
6:00 pm, ESPN3
Cleveland State L 80-89 OT 12-19
(8-10)
Beeghly Center 
Youngstown, OH
Horizon League Tournament
March 6, 2019
7:00 pm, ESPN+
(6) at (3) Oakland
Quarterfinals
L 84-88  12-20
Athletics Center O'rena (3,386)
Auburn Hills, MI
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time Source[1].

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