1997–98 St. Francis Terriers men's basketball team

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1997–98 St. Francis Terriers men's basketball
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Conference Northeast Conference
1997–98 record 15–12 (10–6 NEC)
Head coach Ron Ganulin (7th season)
Assistant coach Glenn Braica (9th season)
Home arena Generoso Pope Athletic Complex
Seasons
1997–98 Northeast Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Long Island 14 12   .538     21 11   .656
Fairleigh Dickinson 13 3   .813     23 7   .767
St. Francis (NY) 10 6   .625     15 12   .556
Saint Francis (PA) 10 6   .625     17 10   .630
Mount St. Mary's 8 8   .500     13 15   .464
Wagner 7 9   .438     13 16   .448
Robert Morris 4 12   .250     8 19   .296
Monmouth 3 13   .188     4 23   .148
Central Connecticut 3 13   .188     4 22   .154
1998 NEC Tournament winner


The 1997–98 St. Francis Terriers men's basketball team represented St. Francis College during the 1997–98 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team was coached by Ron Ganulin, who was in his seventh year at the helm of the St. Francis Terriers. The Terrier's home games were played at the Generoso Pope Athletic Complex. The team has been a member of the Northeast Conference since 1981.

The Terriers finished their season at 15–12 overall and 10–6 in conference play. With the third seed in the NEC Tournament, St. Francis played in the quarterfinals and lost to Wagner 76–77 in overtime. After the season Ron Ganulin was announced as the NEC Coach of the Year and Richy Dominguez was named Newcomer of the Year.

Roster[edit]

1997–98 St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 12 John Thomas 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Sr
F 5 Ralph Auriantal 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Sr
G 14 Solomon Abel 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Bronx, New York
G 25 Ray Minlend 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Yaounde, Cameroon
F 30 Anthony Rogers 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Carteret, New Jersey
G 32 Tim Rail 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Staten Island, New York
F 24 Angel Santana 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Las Palmas, Spain
F 34 Henry Lalane 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Vista, California
F 42 Gerald Walker 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
F 13 Priit Ilver 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) So Tallinn, Estonia
F 44 Marcel Dimbeng 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 235 lb (107 kg) So Douala, Cameroon
F 13 Roque Osorio 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
So Venezuela
G 33 Richy Dominguez 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Chocó, Colombia
C 40 Heberth Reyes 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Fr San Antonio, Venezuela
G 3 Greg Nunn 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Inwood, New York
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
November 22, 1997*
at St. John's L 73–83  0–1
Carnesecca Arena (6,008)
Jamaica, NY
November 29, 1997*
Columbia W 79–53  1–1
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (412)
Brooklyn, NY
December 3, 1997*
at South Florida L 66–81  1–2
USF Sun Dome (3,571)
Tampa, FL
December 6, 1997*
at Brown W 65–64  2–2
Pizzitola Sports Center (475)
Providence, RI
December 8, 1997*
Lehigh W 83–73  3–2
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (231)
Brooklyn, NY
December 11, 1997*
Sacred Heart W 76–61  4–2
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (152)
Brooklyn, NY
December 15, 1997
at Wagner L 71–76  4–3 (0–1)
Spiro Sports Center (1,648)
Staten Island, NY
December 20, 1997*
at Long Beach State W 92–83  5–3
Walter Pyramid (1,939)
Long Beach, CA
December 22, 1997*
at San Diego State L 78–86  5–4
Viejas Arena (1,014)
San Diego, CA
January 3, 1998
at Monmouth W 76–64  6–4 (1–1)
William T. Boylan Gymnasium (1,118)
West Long Branch, NJ
January 5, 1998
Wagner W 77–63  7–4 (2–1)
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (168)
Brooklyn, NY
January 8, 1998
at Mount St. Mary's L 73–79  7–5 (2–2)
Knott Arena (908)
Emmitsburg, MD
January 10, 1998
Fairleigh Dickinson L 69–72  7–6 (2–3)
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (213)
Brooklyn, NY
January 13, 1998*
at Yale L 63–79  7–7
Payne Whitney Gymnasium (357)
New Haven, CT
January 16, 1998
Long Island L 76–80  7–8 (2–4)
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (1,024)
Brooklyn, NY
January 19, 1998
Central Connecticut W 78–55  8–8 (3–4)
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (204)
Brooklyn, NY
January 22, 1998
at Saint Francis (PA) W 68–57  9–8 (4–4)
DeGol Arena (1,034)
Loretto, PA
January 24, 1998
at Robert Morris W 62–57  10–8 (5–4)
Charles L. Sewall Center (1,412)
Moon Township, PA
January 27, 1998*
Iona L 69–100  10–9
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (436)
Brooklyn, NY
January 31, 1998
at Fairleigh Dickinson L 67–71  10–10 (5–5)
Rothman Center (3,376)
Hackensack, NJ
February 2, 1998
Mount St. Mary's W 70–63 OT 11–10 (6–5)
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (237)
Brooklyn, NY
February 7, 1998
Monmouth W 60–50  12–10 (7–5)
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (362)
Brooklyn, NY
February 10, 1998
Saint Francis (PA) W 64–58 OT 13–10 (8–5)
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (204)
Brooklyn, NY
February 16, 1998
Robert Morris W 66–55 OT 14–10 (9–5)
Generoso Pope Athletic Complex (327)
Brooklyn, NY
February 19, 1998
at Long Island
Battle of Brooklyn
L 71–86  14–11 (9–6)
Schwartz Athletic Center (1,300)
Brooklyn, NY
February 21, 1998
at Central Connecticut W 61–53  15–11 (10–6)
William H. Detrick Gymnasium (610)
New Britain, CT
1998 NEC Tournament
February 26, 1998
vs. Wagner
Quarterfinals
L 76–77 OT 15–12
William H. Detrick Gymnasium (150)
New Britain, CT
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ "1997-98 St. Francis (NY) Terriers Schedule and Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 April 2014.
  3. ^ "ST. FRANCIS (NY) TERRIERS ★ Games in 1997-98". Basketball Passport. Retrieved 28 April 2014.
  4. ^ "1997-98 St. Francis Stats". northeastconference.org. Retrieved 29 October 2015.
  5. ^ "NEC men's basketball record book" (PDF). NortheastConference.org. Retrieved 29 October 2015.