2017 Cleveland State CC #JucoReporPreview

Editors Note: Our #JucoReportPreview series takes a look at numerous Junior College programs that are participating in our #JucoReport Jamboree Series that includes both the Battle of the South Jamboree on October 7th, the CBHoops Juco Jam South October 14th, and  Juco Jam Atlanta October 21st. All Players Highlight in Blue below link to their #JucoReportCard.

JucoReport Jamborees Team Will Be Playing In:

#BOTSJamboree-Oct 7th-Duluth HS (GA)

#CBHoopsSuperJam-Oct 21st-LakePoint Sporting Community (GA)

Last Season’s Record

 16-10 9-9 (conference)

Players from last season’s Team who moved on to 4 Year Level

 Jordan Olison – Martin Methodist College

Top Returning Players

Tevin Olison 6’4 G-(Sophomore)  Memphis TN-   Crafty scorer/ shooter from long range, long athletic slasher, can defend and reads  passing lanes very well.  Active on the glass; excellent in transition.  1st team all-conference TCCAA. (16ppg, 5rpg, 3apg)
(Interest from OVC, MEAC, MVC, GLVC conference schools)

Cameron Copeland 6’0 PG-(sophomore) Toledo OH- Excellent ball handler/passer who sees the floor and can score. Cam can penetrate and shoot from distance.  A good defender and a solid rebounder.  (11ppg 3rpg, 3apg)
(Interest from MAC, SWAC,SIAC, G-MAC conference schools)

Victor Curry 6’8” F (Sophomore)  Chicago IL- High energy forward, excellent rebounder, tough kid around the glass. Long and athletic, can score inside and off transition. Can guard both post positions and on the wing.  Recorded multiple double-doubles 2016-2017 season.  (11ppg, 10rpg)
(Interest from WAC, OVC, SWAC, MAAC, PEACH BELT conference schools)

Romero Hill 6’4 G (Sophomore)  Memphis TN- Strong body, BIG GUARD,  crafty scorer and shoots the 3 well, tough defender, can guard both wing positions, good rebounder. (9ppg, 6rpg, 4apg)
(Interest from SWAC,  GAC, GLVC conference schools)

Top Newcomers

Darius Turman 6’5” SF-(Freshman)  Thomson Ga- High energy forward, strong/athletic slasher. Can shoot from 17 feet; ULTRA athletic,  great motor, can defend both guard positions. (13ppg 10rpg Thomson HS) 

Jordan Brown  5’10 PG-(Freshman) Memphis TN-quick PG, good passer and floor leader. Excellent defender can score/pass in transition. (Redshirt transfer EMMANUEL COLLEGE Ga) 

Dalanio Walker 6’5”F- (Freshman) Springfield TN- Strong body, high motor, crafty scorer and shoots the 3 well. Plays above the rim, tough defender, excellent rebounder.  Voted 1st team all-region, 1st team all-district and District MVP (20ppg, 10rpg  Springfield HS)

Basit Seidu 6’7”PF-( Freshman) Gahanna OH-  Strong body, high  motor,  true POST Plays above the rim, tough defender, excellent rebounder. (9ppg, 10rpg Lincoln HS) 

Jose Martinez 6’7” PF (Sophomore) Chihuahua Mexico- Strong body, post player, solid rebounder- crafty scorer. Solid defender (transfer UTEP  )

Domont’a  Wright PF-( Freshman) Atlanta Ga- Long/ Athletic, high  motor,  Solid Rebounder, shoots the 3 well. Plays above the rim, shot blocker. ( 11ppg 7rpg South Gwinnett HS)

Mohanna Sanders 6’4”G-(Freshman) Memphis TN-Long athletic wing, can score from 3 and drive to the basket.  Good defender reads passing lanes well, good in transition, solid defender.  (13ppg, 7rpg, 3apg Memphis Mitchell HS)

Josh Parker 5’10 PG- (Freshman) Atlanta GA- quick PG, good passer and floor leader. Excellent defender can score/pass in transition. (Redshirt transfer CHATTAHOOCHEE  TECH  Ga)

Tomonique Marion F- (Freshman) Memphis TN –Athletic forward, plays around the rim, good defender, rebounder-can score the mid-range and excellent in transition.  (15ppg, 11rpg Memphis Mitchell HS)

Program Outlook from Coach Cigliano

Multiple new faces have led to an upgrade at the guard positions. With the addition of length and size at the wing and forward position; we hope to see improvement both offensively and defensively throughout the season.