Looking ahead at the men’s basketball 2015-2016 campaign


Courtesy Observer Archives

Point guard Jimmy Holman will be one of the key players this season for the men’s basketball team. The Spartans take the court for the first time this season on Friday.

Last season record: 15-10

Last Season UAA Standing: 6-8, Tied for 5th in UAA

Top Rival: Emory University

Returning players: 9

Newcomers: 6

Season kickoff: Hosting the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Memorial Tournament, played between Goucher College, Brooklyn College and Rochester Institute of Technology

Home Opener: Friday, Nov. 13 vs. Goucher 8 p.m.

Head Coach: Sean McDonnell, 13th season

Team Accolades: Won 12 of 14 games to open season, 15 wins (second most in program history), 36th in shooting D3 38.8 percent, 20th in D3 with 4.6 blocks per game

Player Accolades: Jimmy Holman: led team with 4.9 assists per game, named MVP of Sudeck Holiday Tournament, National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) honors court for athletic and academic achievement. Matt Clark: NABC Honors Court for academic success. Eric Black: All tournament honors at Stephanie Tubbs-Jones Invitational.