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St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers
2014–15 St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers men's basketball team
St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers athletic logo
University St. Francis College
First season 1901
All-time record 1155–1192 (.492)
Conference NEC
I Division
Location Brooklyn, NY
Head coach Glenn Braica (5th year)
Arena Generoso Pope Athletic Complex
Peter Aquilone Court
(Capacity: 1,200)
Nickname Terriers
Colors

Blue and Red

            
Uniforms
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Home
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Away jersey
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Conference regular season champions

Metropolitan New York Conference
1954, 1956


Metropolitan Collegiate Conference
1967


Northeast Conference
2001, 2004

The St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers men's basketball program represents St. Francis College in intercollegiate men's basketball. The team competes in the Northeast Conference in Division I of the NCAA. The Terriers play on the Peter Aquilone Court at the Generoso Pope Athletic Complex located in Brooklyn Heights, New York on the St. Francis College campus.[1] The Terriers have also host some home games at Madison Square Garden and at the Barclays Center.[2]

The St. Francis College’s men's basketball program was founded in 1896 and is the oldest collegiate program in New York City.[3] The Terriers have an overall record of 1142–1191, 48.9 W–L%, over a 94 year span from the 1920–1921 to the 2013–2014 season.[4] Also in that time, they won 5 regular season championships and had 4 NIT bids. Their last bid was in 2003 under coach Ron Ganulin, whose assistant at the time was Glenn Braica, the current head coach as of 2010. Braica was most recently an assistant under Norm Roberts at St. John's University.[5] Braica, who is in his fourth year with the team, has qualified for the NEC tournament three consecutive years.[6]

The Terriers one of only seven NCAA Division I programs in New York City and in 2011 attending a Terriers game was named one reason to love New York by New York Magazine in their seventh annual Reasons to Love New York 2011 piece.[7] The Terriers are also one of only five Division I programs to have never participated in the NCAA tournament. The Terriers have been one win away from participating on two occasions, first in the 2000–01 season and again in the 2002–03 season. Beginning on November 27, 2012, St. Francis College rebranded its Athletics programs from St. Francis (NY) to St. Francis Brooklyn.[8] The change reflects the move of the Nets to Brooklyn and putting Brooklyn back on the map as a basketball mecca.

History[edit]

Early years (1896–1940)[edit]

The St. Francis College’s men's basketball program was founded in 1896 and is the oldest collegiate program in New York City.[3] The program had players on the court only 5 years after Dr. James Naismith invented the game in 1891. The College's first official game came in 1901 against Brown University. The Boys from Brooklyn, as they were referred to, finished the 1901 season with a 13–1 mark. From the 1902 to the 1920 season the Terrier basketball records are incomplete. Then from 1920 to 1940 the Terriers compiled a 246–187 record and established themselves as a premier basketball program in New York City, playing their home games in Brooklyn. The Terriers had played as Independents for most of these years, but in 1933 they were a founding member of the now defunct Metropolitan New York Conference.

The Terriers had 6 head coaches during this period, the most successful of which was Rody Cooney. Who in his 9 years at the helm of the program didn't have a single losing season and compiled a 116–77 record. During this period the Terriers also had their first 20-win season, head coach Frank Brennan led the 1922–23 Terrier squad to a 21–8 record.

Golden years (1941–1968)[edit]

Joseph Brennan era (1941–47)[edit]

Joseph Brennan is the Terriers head coach with the highest winning percentage and he was also elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1975. Brennan helped make the Terriers into a popular team during New York City's Basketball glory days of the 1940s and 50s. Due to their popularity the Terriers would play around 2 or 3 games a year at Madison Square Garden and the Terrier's were one of the few programs hosting big Division I games in Brooklyn at the Park Slope Armory, their home court.[9] Brennan's 1942 squad averaged 59 points per game, which was quite high during those years. The Terriers also had the first college player to score 20 or more points at Madison Square Garden, Vincent T. Agoglia.[10] He did it twice in the 1941–1942 season, first against LaSalle College of Philadelphia. Brennan ended his head coaching career with a 90–46 (66.2%) record over 7 seasons.

Daniel Lynch era (1948–1968)[edit]

The greatest head coach in the programs history is Daniel Lynch. Lynch was a former graduate of St. Francis College and played basketball at his alma mater from 1934–38 under head coach Rody Cooney. When Lynch took over in 1948 the Terriers became the first team in the New York City area to have its game televised. The Terriers defeated Seton Hall in its inaugural telecast on WPIX.[11] Lynch is the Terrier head coach with the most wins in the programs history (283). Part of that wins total came during a 5 year span from 1951 to 1956, where Lynch guided the Terriers to five consecutive 20-win seasons going 105–32.

From 1949–1951 the Terriers participated in 4 National Catholic Basketball Tournaments (NCBT). The NCBT was a premier post-season tournament in those years. The Terriers went to the NCBT finals three consecutive times and won the Championship in 1951. Lynch's 1950–51 squad defeated the Seattle University Redhawks 93–79 in the Championship game. Ray Rudzinski scored 26 points, Vernon Stokes scored 22 and Roy Reardon scored 21 points in the NCBT Championship that took place in Albany, New York.[12]

The Terriers appeared in the 1955 NAIA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, losing in the first round to Quincy University. St. Francis first participated in the NAIA District 31 playoffs to qualify for the tournament, in it they defeated St. Peter's (63–55) and Panzer College (80–70).[13] Their record in the tournament is 0–1 and have only made one appearance in their history.

Lynch also led the Terriers to 3 NIT appearances (1954, 1956, and 1963). Lynch's 1953-54 squad won the Metropolitan New York Conference Regular Season Championship and were invited to the 1954 NIT where they defeated Louisville in the first round before losing to Holy Cross in the Quarterfinals. The 1955-56 squad also won the Metropolitan New York Conference Regular Season Championship and participated in the 1956 NIT. They went as far as the 3rd place game where they lost to St. Joseph's to finish in fourth place.[14][15] The 1955–1956 season was the Terriers best, as Coach Lynch led them to a 21–4 record that ranked them at 13th nationally in the AP polls.[4][14] The squad included legends Al Innis, Dan Mannix, Walt Adamushko, and Tony D'Elia. The team at one point won 18 straight games and upset Niagra to reach the NIT Semi-Finals, before falling to Dayton.[16] In the 1963 National Invitation Tournament the Terriers were one of 12 teams selected for the tournament.[17] Lynch's team was the 4th best defense in the country and faced the best offense in Miami. St. Francis had the bigger Miami on the ropes with a 66–65 lead with 3:38 to play, led by Jim Raftery who scored 23 points. Yet the Terrires went on to lose 71–70 to Miami which featured future NBA all-star Rick Barry.[18]

After the Metropolitan New York Conference became defunct in 1963, the Terriers became Independents before joining the Metropolitan Collegiate Conference. The Terriers were apart of the MCC for all four years in which it was active, winning the 1966–67 Conference Regular Season Championship after going 7–2 in conference play. Lynch ended his coaching career with a 283-237 (54.4%) record over a 21 year span. After retiring as the head coach, Lynch became the full-time Athletic Director at St. Francis College, a post he held while he was head coach for several years.

Dark years (1969–90)[edit]

From the 1969–70 season to the 1990–91 season, a span of 22 years the St. Francis Terriers men's basketball program only had 3 winning seasons. Two of those 3 winning seasons came during the tenure of Lou Rossini, who was formerly a legendary head coach for NYU and Columbia. During those 22 years the Terriers went through 6 head coaches and hit a program low in the 1983–84 season going 2–26. In particular the tenure's of Gene Roberti (1979–84) and Bob Valvano (1984–88) saw the program hit all-time low's in winning percentage, during those two tenures the Terriers went 81–166 (32.7%). After Valvano, Rich Zvosec took the reigns of the Terriers and produced a winning season 3 years into his tenure going 15–14. The winning season was only the 3rd in 22 years and the first in 11 seasons, since Rossini accomplished the feat in 1978–79. Because of this small feat, Zvosec was awarded the 1991 NEC Coach of the Year award.

Also during this time St. Francis College moved its campus and in 1971 the Terriers settled into a new home at the Pope Physical Education Center.[19] Other transitions during this time included St. Francis joining a new conference in 1981, the Northeast Conference. From 1968 until 1980, the Terriers played as Division I independents eventually becoming founding members of the Northeast Conference in 1981.

Ron Ganulin era (1991–04)[edit]

Ron Ganulin's 14 seasons were one of contrasts, but Ganulin helped restore the program to its glory days somewhat. Before joining the Terriers, Ganulin was fresh off the 1990 National Championship as an assistant with the 1989–90 UNLV Runnin' Rebels basketball team.[20] Ganulin's tenure began with several losing seasons, his 1993–94 squad went 1–26 and finished last in the Northeast Conference. Yet by the 1997–98 season Ganulin's squad's began to turn it around stringing together 5 consecutive winning seasons from 1997–2001. Ganulin's 1998–99 team won 20 games, the first time in 43 years that the Terriers had accomplished the feat.

Ganulin accumulated 187 wins and was twice named the Northeast Conference's Coach of the Year.[21] Ganulin's tenure at St. Francis include finishing with a .500 or better record in the Northeast Conference eight straight years, at that time the longest active streak in the conference and making the NEC Tournament each of his 14 seasons as head coach. They also reached the NEC semi-finals five times and had two NEC tournament championship game appearances (2001 and 2003). Those Championship game appearances are the closest the Terriers have been to making the NCAA Tournament. From 1998 through 2004, St. Francis posted a 78–36 conference record, which was best in the NEC. During that span, Ganulin guided the Terriers to two Northeast Conference Regular Season Championships.[20]

Also during Ganulin's tenure St. Francis made their first appearance in a National Tournament since 1963, by being selected to participate in the 2003 NIT Season Tip-Off. The Terriers lost in the first round to Massachusetts. The 2003 NIT Tip-off invitation was a product of the Terriers success in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Yet Ganulin's accomplishments did not save him from being fired at the end of the 2004–05 season, after posting a 13–15 record.[22]

Brian Nash era (2005–09)[edit]

Brian Nash was head coach for 5 seasons, during which time the Terriers lost much of the momentum gained during Ganulin's tenure. Nash's squad's never produced a winning season and missed the NEC Tournament three times in five seasons. Nash compiled a 47-99 record before resigning in 2009.[23]

Glenn Braica era (2010–present)[edit]

Terriers vs Army Black Knights at The Pope on November 19, 2014.

On April 29, 2010, Glenn Braica was announced as the 17th head coach in the history of the St. Francis Terriers men's basketball program.[24] Braica was a former assistant at St. Francis under Ron Ganulin for 6 years and most recently was an assistant at St. John's under Norm Roberts. Braica inherited a depleted team that had not had a winning season and quickly added 5 signings in his first year. This led to the Terriers first non-losing season in 6 years as the Terriers finished 15–15 and made the NEC Tournament losing in the first round. In his second season, Braica led the Terriers to their second NEC tournament with the 4th seed. They went 12–6 in the NEC, their most wins since the 2003-04 season and they hosted their first home tournament game since 1997, a 72–80 loss to Quinnipiac. Additionally, Braica was selected as the 2012 NEC Jim Phelan coach of the year and as the 2012 NABC District 18 Co-Coach of the Year.[25][26][27] Prior to the 2013 season, Braica announced that he hired former head coach Ron Ganulin as an assistant. This would be their second stint together, but with Briaca at the helm this time. In 2013, the Terriers were selected to participate in the Maui Invitational Tournament as part of the Mainland Bracket for the first time in the programs history. The Terriers produced a 1–1 record and won the consolation game of the Mainland bracket against Oakland.[28] Braica was able to guide his Terriers to a 9–6 non-conference record which was one win shy of being the first NEC team to win 10 non-conference games in a season. Part of this success was the Terriers stingy defense and big road wins against Miami, Florida Atlantic and Stony Brook. The Terriers ended the 2013-14 season at 18–14, their first time winning 18 games since the 2001–02 season.

Current roster[edit]

2014–15 St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
G 1 Jones, BrentBrent Jones 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Sr Bedford Academy High School Bronx, New York
F 23 Ulmer, LowellLowell Ulmer 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Staten Island Technical High School Staten Island, New York
F 5 Cannon, JalenJalen Cannon 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Sr William Allen High School Allentown, Pennsylvania
G/F 34 Douglas, KevinKevin Douglas 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Frederick Douglass Academy Bronx, New York
F 15 Hooper, ChrisChris Hooper 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Jr Odessa College Bronx, New York
F/C 32 Fall, AmdyAmdy Fall 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr College of Central Florida Manhattan, New York
G 30 Molic, EdonEdon Molic (W) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr St. Anthony High School Brooklyn, New York
G/F 0 Jewell, TyreekTyreek Jewell 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Jamestown Community College Bronx, New York
G/F 14 Doss, JonathanJonathan Doss 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Eastern Wyoming College Chicago, Illinois
F 3 Jenifer, AntonioAntonio Jenifer 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Hagerstown Community College Hillcrest Heights, Maryland
G 2 Hopkinson, YunusYunus Hopkinson 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Lee Academy Manhattan, New York
G 10 Sanabria, GlennGlenn Sanabria 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr St. Peter's Boys High School Staten Island, New York
G/F 4 Olafsson, GunnarGunnar Olafsson 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Menntaskolinn vid Hamrahlid Reykjavik, Iceland
F 13 Williams, KeonKeon Williams 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr John Hardin High School Radcliff, Kentucky
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: July 20, 2014

Season by season results[edit]

For the entire season-by-season results, see St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers men's basketball seasons.
SFC Terriers cumulative win-loss record

Under Glenn Braica:

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Glenn Braica (NEC) (2010–present)
2010–11 Glenn Braica 15–15 10—8 5th
2011–12 Glenn Braica 15–15 12—6 4th
2012–13 Glenn Braica 12–18 8—10 8th
2013–14 Glenn Braica 18–14 9—7 T-4th
2014–15 Glenn Braica 3–7 0—0
Glenn Braica: 63–69 (.477) 39–31 (.557)
Total: 1158-1199 (.491)

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Tournament results[edit]

NCBT results[edit]

St. Francis participated in 4 consecutive National Catholic Basketball tournaments from 1949 to 1952 and won 1 Championship in 1951.[13] Their overall record is 10–3 in their 4 appearances and they made the Finals in three of their four appearances.[12]

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1949 First Round
Second Round
Semi-finals
Finals
St. Norbert's
St. Thomas
St. Benedict's
Regis College
W 61–53
W 59–41
W 69–40
L 47–51
1950 First Round
Semi-finals
Finals
Creighton
Iona
Siena
W 67–66
W 62–61
L 50–57
1951 First Round
Second Round
Semi-finals
Finals
Spring Hill
Loras
Le Moyne
Seattle University
W 74–65
W 65–63
W 84–66
W 93–79
1952 Second Round
Semi-finals
Third-place game
Le Moyne
Marquette
Siena
W 75–61
L 57–79
L 50–64

NAIA results[edit]

The Terriers appeared in the 1955 NAIA Men's Basketball Championship tournament. St. Francis first participated in the NAIA District 31 playoffs to qualify for the tournament, in it they defeated St. Peter's (63–55) and Panzer College (80–70).[13] Their record in the tournament is 0–1 and have only made one appearance in their history.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1955 First Round Quincy (Ill.) L 82–84

NIT results[edit]

The Terriers have appeared in 3 National Invitation Tournaments and 1 Season Tip-Off. Their combined record is 3–5 (0–1, Tip-Off) and they reached the third-place game in 1956, losing to Saint Joseph's and finishing 4th in the tournament.[29]

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1954 First Round
Quarterfinals
Louisville
Holy Cross
W 60–55
L 69–93
1956 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Third-place game
Lafayette
Niagara
Dayton
Saint Joseph's
W 85–74
W 74–72
L 58–89
L 82–93
1963 First Round Miami (FL) L 70–71
2003 Tip-Off First Round Massachusetts L 58–80

In the 1963 National Invitation Tournament the Terriers were one of 12 teams selected for the tournament.[17] The Terriers who were coached by Daniel Lynch were the 4th best defense in the country and faced the best offense in Miami. St. Francis had the bigger Miami on the ropes with a 66-65 lead with 3:38 to play, led by Jim Raftery who scored 23 points. Yet the Terrires went on to lose 71-70 to Miami which featured future NBA all-star Rick Barry.[18]

Coaching history[edit]

Overall Conference
Name Years Won-Lost Pct. Won-Lost Pct. Note
Brother Phillip 1920–21 (1yr) 14–3 82.4%
Frank Brennan 1921–26 (5yr) 64–38 62.7%
Nip Lynch 1926–28 (2yr) 11–20 35.5%
Edward Keating 1928–30 (2yr) 15–20 42.9%
George Hinchcliffe 1930–32 (2yr) 26–29 47.3%
Rody Cooney 1932–41 (9yr) 116–77 60.1%
Joseph Brennan 1941–48 (7yr) 90–46 66.2% Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and Terrier coach with highest winning percentage
Daniel Lynch[30] 1948–69 (21yr) 283–237 54.4% 3x Regular Season Conference Champion, 3 NIT appearances and All-Time Terrier Wins leader
Lester Yellin 1969–73 (4yr) 37–59 38.5%
Jack Prenderville 1973–75 (2yr) 18–32 36.0%
Lucio Rossini 1975–79 (4yr) 55–48 53.4%
Gene Roberti 1979–84 (5yr) 43–92 31.9% 16–29 35.6%
Bob Valvano[31] 1984–88 (4yr) 38–74 33.9% 17–45 27.4%
Rich Zvosec 1988–91 (3yr) 38–48 44.1% 17–31 35.4% 1991 NEC Coach of the Year
Ron Ganulin[32] 1991–05 (14yr) 187–207 47.5% 129–125 50.8% 2x Regular Season Conference Champion,[33][34] 1 NIT preseason bid and 2x NEC Coach of the Year[35]
Brian Nash 2005-2010 (5yr) 47–99 32.2% 33–58 36.3%
Glenn Braica 2010–Present (4yr) 60–62 .492 39–31 .557 2012 NEC Coach of the Year
Totals 1920–2014 (95 yr) 1142–1191 .489 251–319 (33 yr) .440

Rivalry[edit]

The Battle of Brooklyn plaque listing the past winners since 1976

The fiercest rival of the Terriers are the Long Island University Blackbirds, they have competed since 1928.[36] The Terriers play in the annual Battle of Brooklyn tournament against the Blackbirds, which has been played annually since the 1975-76 season.[14] The Battle of Brooklyn game is dedicated to William Lai and Daniel Lynch, former athletic directors at Long Island University and St. Francis College, respectively.[14] The Battle of Brooklyn has been a tradition between the basketball programs for 32 years.[36] Each year the most valuable player of the game is given the Lai-Lynch Trophy in memory of the two ADs. As of 2014, St. Francis has a Battle record of 16–23 against LIU. The annual tournament was held at the host campus and the host would alternate annually. Yet beginning in the 2013-14 season the Battle of Brooklyn was held at the Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn.

The Terriers also compete against Wagner College Seahawks, and it is referred to as Battle of the Verrazano due to St. Francis College in Brooklyn being separated from Wagner College in Staten Island by the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The Battle of the Verrazano dates back to the 1973–1974 season, but is not as formal as the Battle of Brooklyn.[37]

Record vs. NEC Opponents[edit]

St. Francis Brooklyn
vs.
Overall Record Last 10 Meetings Last 5 Meetings Current Streak Since Joining
NEC
Bryant SFBK, 6–3 SFBK, 6–3 SFBK, 3–2 W 1 SFBK, 6–3
Central Connecticut SFBK, 23–22 SFBK, 3–7 SFBK, 2–3 L 1 SFBK, 14–20
Fairleigh Dickinson SFBK, 38–50 SFBK, 7–3 SFBK, 3–2 W 1 SFBK, 30–37
LIU Brooklyn SFBK, 37–63 SFBK, 2–8 SFBK, 1–4 L 1 SFBK, 26–45
Mount St. Mary's SFBK, 29–31 SFBK, 6–4 SFBK, 2–3 L 2 SFBK, 24–27
Robert Morris SFBK, 26–41 SFBK, 3–7 SFBK, 2–3 L 2 SFBK, 24–40
Sacred Heart SFBK, 17–9 SFBK, 6–4 SFBK, 4–1 W 3 SFBK, 16–9
Saint Francis (PA) SFBK, 33–38 SFBK, 6–4 SFBK, 3–2 W 2 SFBK, 30–33
Wagner SFBK, 50–39 SFBK, 8–2 SFBK, 3–2 W 3 SFBK, 35–33
*As of March 16, 2014.[38]

Terrier records[edit]

St. Francis College Records
Game[14] Season[14] Career[14]
Points 45 John Conforti vs Wagner (January 10, 1970) 680 Ray Minlend (1998–99) 1,662 Ricky Cadell (2007–11)
Points Per Game 24.3 Ray Minlend (1998–99)
24.3 John Conforti (1968–69)
21.3 Dennis McDermott
Rebounds 37 Al Inniss vs Lafayette (March 17, 1956) 311 Jerome Williams (1974–75) 1,018 Jerome Williams (1972–76)
Assists 16 Jim Paguaga vs York College (February 7, 1986) 233 Jim Paguaga (1985–86) 534 Greg Nunn (1997–01)
Steals 11 Ron Arnold vs Mount St. Mary's (February 4, 1993) 120 Jim Paguaga (1985–86) 202 Greg Nunn (1997–01)
Blocked Shots 11 Richard Lugo vs Rider (February 12, 1997) 125 Richard Lugo (1996–97) 244 Julian McKelly (1981–86)

Ray Minlends 1998–99 record for points in a season was also second in the country that year behind Alvin Young's (Niagra) 728. During the 1952–53 season Vernon Stokes led the country in field goal percentage with 59.5% shooting.

Accolades[edit]

Northeast Conference (1981–present)[edit]

Year NEC Player of the Year[35] NEC Defensive Player of the Year[35] NEC Coach of the Year[35] First Team All-NEC[35] Second Team ALL-NEC[35] NEC Rookie of the Year[35]
1981–82
1982–83
1983–84 Robert Jackson Robert Jackson
1984–85 Chris Phillips
1985–86
1986–87 Darrwin Purdie
1987–88 Andre Kibbler
1988–89 Darrwin Purdie
1989–90 Steve Mickens
1990–91 Rich Zvosec Ron Arnold Ron Arnold
1991–92 Lester James
1992–93 Ron Arnold
1993–94
1994–95
1995–96 Robert Bailey
1996–97 John Thomas
1997–98 Ron Ganulin Roque Osorio, John Thomas Richy Dominguez
1998–99 Ray Minlend Ray Minlend Angel Santana
1999–00 Steven Howard, Angel Santana
2000–01 Greg Nunn Richy Dominguez, Steven Howard
2001–02 Jason Morgan
2002–03 Clifford Strong
2003–04 Ron Ganulin Mike Wilson
2004–05 Tory Cavalieri Allan Sheppard
2005–06
2006–07 Robert Hines
2007–08
2008–09 Ricky Cadell
2009–10 Akeem Bennett
2010–11 Akeem Bennett Akeem Bennett, Ricky Cadell
2011–12 Glenn Braica
2012–13 Jalen Cannon
2013–14 Jalen Cannon

Terriers in professional leagues[edit]

NBA[edit]

There has been a total of 11 Terriers drafted by the NBA.[39]

Terriers in the NBA Draft
Year Player Round Overall Pick Team
1949 Gallagher TomTom Gallagher 45 Baltimore Bullets
1951 Luisi JimJim Luisi 6 56 Boston Celtics
1951 Reardon RoyRoy Reardon 7 64 Syracuse Nationals
1953 Stokes VernonVernon Stokes 6 22 Boston Celtics
1954 Daubenschmidt HenryHenry Daubenschmidt 3 23 Boston Celtics
1956 Mannix DanDan Mannix 63 Rochester Royals
1957 Acamushko WalterWalter Acamushko 6 42 Detroit Pistons
1958 Inniss Alvin B.Alvin B. Inniss 6 40 Pistons
1967 Radday GilGil Radday 8 84 New York Knicks
1974 McDermott DennisDennis McDermott 8 140 New York Knicks
1978 Cora NestorNestor Cora 8 165 Washington Bullets

Other leagues[edit]

Retired numbers[edit]

Retired numbers
Number Player Years
22 Dennis McDermott 1971-74

St. Francis basketball has honored only one former player, Denis McDermott by retiring his number. When McDermott graduated he was the career leading scorer (third all-time as of 2013–14) in the programs history and was drafted by the New York Knicks in 1974. McDermott also has the program's highest scoring average at 21.3 ppg over 74 career games.

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