2019–20 Towson Tigers men's basketball team

The 2019–20 Towson Tigers men's basketball team represent Towson University during the 2019–20 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Tigers, led by ninth-year head coach Pat Skerry, play their home games at the SECU Arena in Towson, Maryland as members of the Colonial Athletic Association.

2019–20 Towson Tigers men's basketball
Towson Tigers wordmark.svg
ConferenceColonial Athletic Association
2019–20 record19–13 (12–6 CAA)
Head coachPat Skerry (9th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaSECU Arena
Seasons
2019–20 CAA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Hofstra 14 4   .778     26 8   .765
William & Mary 13 5   .722     21 11   .656
Towson 12 6   .667     19 13   .594
Delaware 11 7   .611     22 11   .667
Charleston 11 7   .611     17 14   .548
Northeastern 9 9   .500     17 16   .515
Elon 7 11   .389     13 21   .382
Drexel 6 12   .333     14 19   .424
UNC Wilmington 5 13   .278     10 22   .313
James Madison 2 16   .111     9 21   .300
2020 CAA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

Previous seasonEdit

The Tigers finished the 2018–19 season 10–22, 6–12 in CAA play to finish in a tie for eighth place. They lost in the first round of the CAA Tournament to James Madison.

OffseasonEdit

DeparturesEdit

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Reason for departure
Jordan McNeil 2 G 6'5" 190 RS Senior Baltimore, MD Graduated
Yagizhan Selcuk 10 F 6'7" 235 Freshman Istanbul, Turkey Mid-season transferred to Montana
Quinton Drayton 13 G 6'4" 206 RS Freshman Bowie, MD Transferred to Moberly Area CC
Alex Thomas 44 F 6'9" 268 Senior Hawthorne, NJ Graduated

Incoming transfersEdit

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Previous School
Demetrius Mims 2 G/F 6'6" 170 Sophomore Baltimore, MD Transferred from Long Beach State. Under NCAA transfer rules, Mims will have to sit out from the 2019–20 season. Will have three years of remaining eligibility.
Victor Uyaelunmo 34 F 6'11" 220 Junior Miami, FL Transferred from USC. Under NCAA transfer rules, Uyaelunmo will have to sit out from the 2019–20 season. Will have two years of remaining eligibility.

2019 recruiting classEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Charles Thompson
C
Alexandria, VA St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Aug 18, 2018 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 51
Jason Gibson
PG
Washington, D.C. Sidwell Friends School 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 150 lb (68 kg) Mar 4, 2019 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 0
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:

  • "2019 Team Ranking". Rivals.com.

2020 recruiting classEdit

RosterEdit

2019–20 Towson Tigers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Tobias Howard 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Chipola College Lithonia, GA
G/F 1 Demetrius Mims   6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Long Beach State Baltimore, Maryland
G 2 Allen Betrand 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) RS So Roman Catholic HS Philadelphia, PA
G 4 Nigel Haughton (W) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr South Kent Bel Air, MD
G 5 Jakigh Dottin 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 211 lb (96 kg) So Cambridge Rindge & Latin Cambridge, MA
G 10 Jason Gibson 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Fr Sidwell Friends Severna Park, MD
F 11 Dennis Tunstall 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) RS Sr Life Center Academy Willingboro, NJ
F 12 Juwan Gray 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS Jr San Diego Dover, DE
G 15 Chris Caliguiran (W) 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) 140 lb (64 kg) So Bishop Ireton Accokeek, MD
F 20 Nakye Sanders 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) RS Sr Duquesne Staten Island, NY
F 22 Solomon Uyaelunmo     6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) So Calvary Christian HS Fort Lauderdale, FL
G 23 Brian Fobbs 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Genesee CC New York City, NY
G 24 Greg Cross (W) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 213 lb (97 kg) Jr Springbrook Silver Spring, MD
G 25 Nicolas Timberlake 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) RS Fr Braintree Braintree, MA
F 32 Charles Thompson 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Fr St. Stephen's & St. Agnes Fort Washington, MD
F 34 Victor Uyaelunmo   7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr USC Miami, FL
G 44 Justin Patterson (W) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Landon School Bowie, MD
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
Regular season
November 5, 2019*
7:00 pm, FloSports
George Washington W 72–58  1–0
SECU Arena (2,005)
Towson, MD
November 8, 2019*
7:00 pm, FloSports
Bryn Athyn W 100–31  2–0
SECU Arena (1,210)
Towson, MD
November 11, 2019*
7:00 pm, FloSports
Kent State L 80–84  2–1
SECU Arena (1,823)
Towson, MD
November 14, 2019*
7:00 pm, ESPN2
at No. 15 Florida
Charleston Classic non bracket game
L 60–66  2–2
O'Connell Center (8,055)
Gainesville, FL
November 21, 2019*
7:00 am, ESPNU
vs. No. 18 Xavier
Charleston Classic quarterfinals
L 51–73  2–3
TD Arena 
Charleston, SC
November 22, 2019*
7:00 pm, ESPNU
vs. Buffalo
Charleston Classic consolation 2nd round
L 73–76  2–4
TD Arena 
Charleston, SC
November 24, 2019*
6:00 pm, ESPNU
vs. Saint Joseph's
Charleston Classic 7th place game
W 76–64  3–4
TD Arena 
Charleston, SC
December 1, 2019*
4:00 pm, ESPN+
at Cornell Cancelled [1] Newman Arena 
Ithaca, NY
December 4, 2019*
7:00 pm
at Morgan State W 76–59  4–4
Talmadge L. Hill Field House (3,789)
Baltimore, MD
December 7, 2019*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at Vermont L 38–55  4–5
Patrick Gym (2,970)
Burlington, VT
December 10, 2019*
7:00 pm, FloSports
UMBC W 77–71  5–5
SECU Arena (1,811)
Towson, MD
December 20, 2019*
5:00 pm, FloSports
vs. Liberty
DC Holiday Hoops semifinals
L 54–66  5–6
Entertainment and Sports Arena (707)
Washington, D.C.
December 21, 2019*
1:00 pm, FloSports
vs. Tulane
DC Holiday Hoops 3rd place game
W 86–82 OT 6–6
Entertainment and Sports Arena 
Washington, D.C.
December 28, 2019
2:00 pm, FloSports
Northeastern L 45–61  6–7
(0–1)
SECU Arena (1,102)
Towson, MD
December 30, 2019
2:00 pm, FloSports
Hofstra L 67–75  6–8
(0–2)
SECU Arena (1,225)
Towson, MD
January 2, 2020
7:00 pm, FloSports
at College of Charleston L 69–81  6–9
(0–3)
TD Arena (3,350)
Charleston, SC
January 4, 2020
7:00 pm, FloSports
at UNC Wilmington W 67–60  7–9
(1–3)
Trask Coliseum (2,899)
Wilmington, NC
January 9, 2020
6:00 pm, CBSSN
Drexel W 89–73  8–9
(2–3)
SECU Arena (1,123)
Towson, MD
January 11, 2020
2:00 pm, FloSports
Delaware
Rivalry
W 83–68  9–9
(3–3)
SECU Arena (1,402)
Towson, MD
January 18, 2020
2:00 pm, FloSports
James Madison W 69–61  10–9
(4–3)
SECU Arena (1,320)
Towson, MD
January 23, 2020
7:00 pm, FloSports
at Elon W 72–61  11–9
(5–3)
Schar Center (1,732)
Elon, NC
January 25, 2020
4:00 pm, FloSports
at William & Mary W 70–58  12–9
(6–3)
Kaplan Arena (4,848)
Williamsburg, VA
January 30, 2020
7:00 pm, FloSports
UNC Wilmington W 77–66  13–9
(7–3)
SECU Arena (2,112)
Towson, MD
February 1, 2020
4:00 pm, FloSports
College of Charleston L 70–79  13–10
(7–4)
SECU Arena (2,408)
Towson, MD
February 6, 2020
7:00 pm, CBSSN
at Delaware
Rivalry
L 78–84  13–11
(7–5)
Bob Carpenter Center (4,675)
Newark, DE
February 8, 2020
2:00 pm, FloSports
at Drexel W 76–69  14–11
(8–5)
Daskalakis Athletic Center (1,162)
Philadelphia, PA
February 12, 2020
7:00 pm, FloSPorts
Regents W 71–55  15–11
SECU Arena (1,096)
Towson, MD
February 15, 2020
8:00 pm, FloSports
at James Madison W 63–48  16–11
(9–5)
JMU Convocation Center (2,959)
Harrisonburg, VA
February 20, 2020
7:00 pm, FloSports
William & Mary L 51–61  16–12
(9–6)
SECU Arena (2,613)
Towson, MD
February 22, 2020
2:00 pm, FloSports
Elon W 84–71  17–12
(10–6)
SECU Arena (2,511)
Towson, MD
February 27, 2020
7:00 pm, FloSports
at Hofstra W 76–65  18–12
(11–6)
Mack Sports Complex (3,194)
Hempstead, NY
March 1, 2020
4:00 pm, CBSSN
at Northeastern W 75–72  19–12
(12–6)
Matthews Arena (1,803)
Boston, MA
CAA Tournament
March 8, 2020
8:30 pm, FloSports
(3) vs. (6) Northeastern
Quarterfinals
[to be determined] Entertainment and Sports Arena 
Washington, D.C.
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

Source[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Basketball Doubleheader For Sunday Has Been Canceled". cornellbigred.com. Cornell Athletics. December 1, 2019. Retrieved December 2, 2019.
  2. ^ "Towson University Athletics - 2019–20 Men's Basketball Schedule". TowsonTigers.com. Retrieved August 31, 2019.