2016–17 Bowling Green Falcons men's basketball team

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2016–17 Bowling Green Falcons men's basketball
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Conference Mid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
2016–17 record13–19 (7–11 MAC)
Head coach Michael Huger (2nd season)
Assistant coaches
Home arena Stroh Center
Seasons
  2015–16
2017–18  
2016–17 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
East
Akron 144 .778  279 .750
Ohio 117 .611  2011 .645
Buffalo 117 .611  1715 .531
Kent State108 .556  2214 .611
Bowling Green 711 .389  1319 .406
Miami (OH) 414 .222  1121 .344
West
Ball State 117 .611  2113 .618
Western Michigan 117 .611  1616 .500
Toledo 99 .500  1717 .500
Eastern Michigan 711 .389  1617 .485
Northern Illinois 711 .389  1517 .469
Central Michigan 612 .333  1616 .500
2017 MAC Tournament winner

The 2016–17 Bowling Green Falcons men's basketball team represented Bowling Green State University during the 2016–17 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Falcons, led by second-year head coach Michael Huger, played their home games at the Stroh Center as members of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference.

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They finished the season 13–19, 7–11 in MAC play to finish in a tie for eighth place. As the No. 10 seed in the MAC Tournament, they lost in the first round to Toledo.

Previous season

The Falcons finished the 2015–16 season 16–18, 5–13 in MAC play to finish in last place in the East Division. They defeated Kent State and Central Michigan to advance to the semifinals of the MAC Tournament where they lost to Akron.

Departures

NameNumberPos.HeightWeightYearHometownNotes
Josh Gomez0C6'10"226Senior Bronx, NY Graduated
Spencer Parker3F6'7"210Senior West Bloomfield, MI Graduated
JD Tisdale5G6'4"185Junior Flint, MI Transferred to Rogers State
David Joseph10G6'0"187Senior Queens, NY Graduated
Brandon Busuttil15G6'4"205Senior Kitchener, ON Graduated
Garrett Mayleben33F6'9"245RS Sophomore Milford, OH Left the team due to personal reasons

Incoming Transfers

NameNumberPos.HeightWeightYearHometownPrevious School
Jeff Uju13F6'7"220Junior Bolingbrook, IL Junior college transferred from Western Texas College

Recruiting class of 2016

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
NameHometownHigh school / collegeHeightWeightCommit date
Roderick Caldwell
PG
Dayton, OHWayne High School5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)160 lb (73 kg)Sep 28, 2015 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout: 3 stars.svg     Rivals: N/A    247Sports: N/A   ESPN grade: NR
Dylan Frye
PG
Pembroke Pines, FLMater Academy Charter High School6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)170 lb (77 kg)Sep 11, 2015 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout: N/A    Rivals: N/A    247Sports: N/A   ESPN grade: NR
Justin Turner
SG
Detroit, MIRenaissance High School6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)190 lb (86 kg)Apr 12, 2016 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout: N/A    Rivals: 3 stars.svg     247Sports: N/A   ESPN grade: NR
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:

  • "2016 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved October 5, 2016.

    Recruiting class of 2017

    Roster

    2016–17 Bowling Green Falcons men's basketball team
    PlayersCoaches
    Pos.#NameHeightWeightYearPrevious schoolHometown
    F 1Demajeo Wiggins6 ft 10 in(2.08 m)240 lb(109 kg)So Springfield Toledo, OH
    G 2Malik Hluchoweckyj6 ft 1 in(1.85 m)175 lb(79 kg)So Bellevue West Bellevue, NE
    G 3Rodrick Caldwell5 ft 10 in(1.78 m)175 lb(79 kg)Fr Wayne Dayton, OH
    G 4Zack Denny6 ft 2 in(1.88 m)180 lb(82 kg)Sr Valley View Germantown, OH
    G 5Dylan Frye6 ft 2 in(1.88 m)170 lb(77 kg)Fr Mater Academy Pembroke Pines, FL
    G 10 Justin Turner 6 ft 4 in(1.93 m)190 lb(86 kg)Fr Renaissance Detroit, MI
    G 11Antown Lillard6 ft 5 in(1.96 m)180 lb(82 kg)So Cleveland Central Catholic Cleveland, OH
    F 13Jeffery Uju6 ft 7 in(2.01 m)220 lb(100 kg)Jr Oak Hill Academy
    Western Texas College
    Boilingbrook, IL
    G 14Wes Alcegaire6 ft 6 in(1.98 m)210 lb(95 kg)Sr Archbishop Curley-Notre Dame
    Daytona State College
    Miami, FL
    G 20Ismail Ali6 ft 1 in(1.85 m)165 lb(75 kg)Sr San Leandro
    Antelope Valley College
    South Hayward, CA
    G 24Matt Fox6 ft 4 in(1.93 m)190 lb(86 kg)Jr Anthony Wayne Maumee, OH
    G 30Ethan Good (W)6 ft 1 in(1.85 m)180 lb(82 kg)Fr Wapakoneta Wapakoneta, OH
    F 32Rasheed Worrell6 ft 8 in(2.03 m)220 lb(100 kg)RS So Sipsey Valley Coker, AL
    Head coach
    Assistant coach(es)

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

    Roster

    Schedule and results

    Date
    time, TV
    Rank#Opponent#ResultRecordSite (attendance)
    city, state
    Exhibition
    November 4, 2016*
    5:00 pm
    Capital W 71–56 
    Stroh Center  (871)
    Bowling Green, OH
    Non-conference regular season
    November 11, 2016*
    7:00 pm, ESPN3
    at  Oakland L 70–78 0–1
    Athletics Center O'rena  (3,250)
    Rochester, MI
    November 13, 2016*
    3:15 pm, ESPN3
    at  South Dakota L 72–78 0–2
    Sanford Coyote Sports Center (3,017)
    Vermillion, SD
    November 19, 2016*
    4:00 pm, ESPN3
    UMKC
    Bill Frack Tournament
    L 69–71 0–3
    Stroh Center (1,676)
    Bowling Green, OH
    November 20, 2016*
    6:00 pm,  ESPN3
    Green Bay
    Bill Frack Tournament
    L 61–77 0–4
    Stroh Center (1,514)
    Bowling Green, OH
    November 21, 2016*
    7:00 pm, ESPN3
    Murray State
    Bill Frack Tournament
    W 78–77 1–4
    Stroh Center (1,545)
    Bowling Green, OH
    November 26, 2016*
    12:00 pm
    Morgan State W 90–58 2–4
    Stroh Center (1,074)
    Bowling Green, OH
    November 29, 2016*
    7:00 pm
    Notre Dame College W 86–60 3–4
    Stroh Center (1,707)
    Bowling Green, OH
    December 4, 2016*
    8:00 pm,  ESPNU
    at  Cincinnati L 56–85 3–5
    Fifth Third Arena  (7,162)
    Cincinnati, OH
    December 6, 2016*
    8:00 pm, ESPN3
    at  Evansville L 66–69 3–6
    Ford Center  (3,513)
    Evansville, IN
    December 10, 2016*
    12:00 pm, ESPN3
    Detroit W 74–61 4–6
    Stroh Center (1,513)
    Bowling Green, OH
    December 18, 2016*
    5:00 pm
    at  San Jose State L 76–77 4–7
    Event Center Arena  (1,452)
    San Jose, CA
    December 22, 2016*
    12:00 pm, ESPN3
    Alabama A&M W 74–61 5–7
    Stroh Center (1,338)
    Bowling Green, OH
    December 30, 2016*
    2:00 pm
    Norfolk State W 86–77 6–7
    Stroh Center (1,820)
    Bowling Green, OH
    MAC regular season
    January 3, 2017
    7:00 pm, ESPN3
    at  Akron L 84–89 6–8
    (0–1)
    James A. Rhodes Arena  (2,742)
    Akron, OH
    January 7, 2017
    1:00 pm
    at  Ball State W 76–71 7–8
    (1–1)
    Worthen Arena  (2,645)
    Muncie, IN
    January 10, 2017
    7:00 pm, ESPN3
    Eastern Michigan L 53–81 7–9
    (1–2)
    Stroh Center (1,605)
    Bowling Green, OH
    January 14, 2017
    12:00 pm, ESPN3
    Northern Illinois L 52–69 7–10
    (1–3)
    Stroh Center 
    Bowling Green, OH
    January 17, 2017
    7:00 pm, ESPN3
    at  Toledo L 73–85 7–11
    (1–4)
    Savage Arena  (5,118)
    Toledo, OH
    January 21, 2017
    2:30 pm, ESPN3
    Ball StateW 79–74 8–11
    (2–4)
    Stroh Center (2,953)
    Bowling Green, OH
    January 24, 2017
    7:00 pm, ESPN3
    at  Central Michigan L 76–82 8–12
    (2–5)
    McGuirk Arena  (2,528)
    Mount Pleasant, MI
    January 28, 2017
    12:00 pm, ESPN3
    Ohio L 72–96 8–13
    (2–6)
    Stroh Center (2,372)
    Bowling Green, OH
    January 31, 2017
    7:00 pm, ESPN3
    Miami (OH) W 83–72 9–13
    (3–6)
    Stroh Center (1,525)
    Bowling Green, OH
    February 4, 2017
    4:00 pm, ESPN3
    ToledoW 104–100 2OT10–13
    (4–6)
    Stroh Center (2,676)
    Bowling Green, OH
    February 7, 2017
    7:00 pm
    at  Kent State W 84–83 OT11–13
    (5–6)
    MAC Center  (2,629)
    Kent, OH
    February 11, 2017
    12:00 pm, ESPN3
    Buffalo L 74–88 11–14
    (5–7)
    Stroh Center (2,035)
    Bowling Green, OH
    February 14, 2017
    7:00 pm, ESPN3
    at  Western Michigan L 79–89 11–15
    (5–8)
    University Arena  (1,763)
    Kalamazoo, MI
    February 18, 2017
    2:00 pm, ESPN3
    at OhioL 75–95 11–16
    (5–9)
    Convocation Center  (8,150)
    Athens, OH
    February 21, 2017
    9:00 pm, ESPN3
    AkronW 66–65 12–16
    (6–9)
    Stroh Center (1,611)
    Bowling Green, OH
    February 25, 2017
    3:30 pm, ESPN3
    at Miami (OH)W 70–54 13–16
    (7–9)
    Millett Hall  (1,586)
    Oxford, OH
    February 28, 2017
    7:00 pm, ESPN3
    Kent StateL 67–74 13–17
    (7–10)
    Stroh Center (2,014)
    Bowling Green, OH
    March 3, 2017
    7:00 pm, ESPN3
    at BuffaloL 68–80 13–18
    (7–11)
    Alumni Arena  (3,969)
    Amherst, NY
    MAC Tournament
    03/06/2017
    8:00 pm, ESPN3
    (10) at (7) Toledo
    First round
    L 62–77 13–19
    Savage Arena (4,085)
    Toledo, OH

    *Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
    All times are in Eastern Time

    Source [1] .

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