2012–13 Bradley Braves men's basketball team

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2012–13 Bradley Braves men's basketball
Bradley Braves logo.svg
CIT, Quarterfinals
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
2012–13 record 18–17 (7–11 The Valley)
Head coach Geno Ford (2nd season)
Assistant coach Ronald Coleman
Assistant coach Greg Graham
Assistant coach Jaden Uken
Home arena Carver Arena
Renaissance Coliseum
Seasons
2012–13 Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Creighton 13 5   .722     28 8   .778
Wichita State 12 6   .667     30 9   .769
Northern Iowa 11 7   .611     21 15   .583
Evansville 10 8   .556     21 15   .583
Indiana State 9 9   .500     18 15   .545
Illinois State 8 10   .444     18 15   .545
Bradley 7 11   .389     18 17   .514
Drake 7 11   .389     15 17   .469
Missouri State 7 11   .389     11 22   .333
Southern Illinois 6 12   .333     14 17   .452
2013 MVC Tournament winner
As of April 6, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 Bradley Braves men's basketball team represented Bradley University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Braves, led by second year head coach Geno Ford, played their home games at Carver Arena, with four home games at Renaissance Coliseum, and were members of the Missouri Valley Conference. They finished the season 18–17, 7–11 in Missouri Valley play to finish in a three way tie for seventh place. They lost in the first round of the Missouri Valley Tournament to Drake. They were invited to the 2013 CIT where they defeated Green Bay and Tulane to advance to the quarterfinals where they lost to fellow Missouri Valley member Northern Iowa.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
0 Ka'Darryl Bell Guard 6–1 193 Freshman Chicago, Illinois
3 Anthony Fields Guard 6–1 158 Sophomore Detroit, Michigan
4 Jake Eastman Guard/Forward 6–5 207 Senior Richmond, Virginia
5 Jalen Crawford Guard 6–2 202 Sophomore Detroit, Michigan
10 Mason Alwan Guard 6–2 200 Junior Peoria, Illinois
12 Darrion Harris Guard 5–10 150 Freshman St. Louis, Missouri
14 Milos Knezevic Forward 6–8 223 Senior Las Vegas, Nevada
20 Tyshon Pickett Forward 6–6 220 Junior Passaic, New Jersey
21 Will Egolf Forward/Center 6–9 235 Senior Juneau, Alaska
23 Shayok Shayok Forward 6–8 228 Sophomore Ottawa, Ontario
24 Omari Grier Guard 6–4 178 Sophomore Erial, New Jersey
25 Walt Lemon, Jr. Guard 6–3 178 Junior Chicago, Illinois
30 Jimmy Gavin Guard 6–2 180 Sophomore Arlington Heights, Illinois
32 Dyricus Simms-Edwards Forward 6–3 197 Senior Peoria, Illinois
44 Jordan Prosser Center 6–9 240 Junior Goodfield, Illinois
52 Nate Wells Center 7–1 245 Freshman Davenport, Iowa

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
10/29/2012*
7:00 PM
Upper Iowa W 68–54 
Renaissance Coliseum (1,054)
Peoria, IL
11/03/2012*
1:00 PM
Wisconsin–Parkside W 70–42 
Carver Arena (6,007)
Peoria, IL
Regular Season
11/09/2012*
9:00 PM, Bradley TV
Eastern Illinois W 76–53  1–0
Carver Arena (6,634)
Peoria, IL
11/12/2012*
7:00 PM, Bradley TV
Texas–Pan American W 78–61  2–0
Renaissance Coliseum (3,151)
Peoria, IL
11/17/2012*
6:00 PM, CSN Chicago
at IUPUI W 79–72  3–0
The Jungle (1,085)
Indianapolis, IN
11/20/2012*
6:30 PM
at South Florida L 63–82  3–1
USF Sun Dome (4,768)
Tampa, FL
11/24/2012*
1:00 PM, Bradley TV
Tennessee–Martin W 80–57  4–1
Carver Arena (6,649)
Peoria, IL
11/28/2012*
6:00 PM
at Central Michigan W 82–65  5–1
McGuirk Arena (2,076)
Mount Pleasant, MI
12/01/2012*
3:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 3 Michigan L 66–74  5–2
Carver Arena (11,019)
Peoria, IL
12/04/2012*
7:00 PM, Bradley TV
George Washington W 72–68  6–2
Carver Arena (6,313)
Peoria, IL
12/17/2012*
7:00 PM, Bradley TV
Georgia Southern
Las Vegas Classic
W 62–43  7–2
Carver Arena (6,140)
Peoria, IL
12/19/2012*
7:00 PM, Bradley TV
Mississippi Valley State
Las Vegas Classic
W 77–42  8–2
Carver Arena (6,066)
Peoria, IL
12/22/2012*
7:00 PM
vs. Virginia Tech
Las Vegas Classic semifinals
L 65–66 OT 8–3
Orleans Arena (N/A)
Paradise, NV
12/23/2012*
8:00 PM, CBSSN
vs. Portland
Las Vegas Classic 3rd place game
L 55–57  8–4
Orleans Arena (N/A)
Paradise, NV
12/29/2012
7:00 PM, MC22/Bradley TV
Drake W 67–57  9–4 (1–0)
Carver Arena (7,534)
Peoria, IL
01/02/2013
7:05 PM, WAOE/Bradley TV
at Southern Illinois W 66–60  10–4 (2–0)
SIU Arena (5,015)
Carbondale, IL
01/06/2013
4:30 PM, ESPNU
Wichita State L 63–69  10–5 (2–1)
Carver Arena (7,317)
Peoria, IL
01/09/2013
6:05 PM
at Indiana State L 53–68  10–6 (2–2)
Hulman Center (5,553)
Terre Haute, IN
01/12/2013
1:00 PM, MVC-TV
at Northern Iowa L 53–84  10–7 (2–3)
McLeod Center (4,074)
Cedar Falls, IA
01/15/2013
7:00 PM, CSN Chicago/Bradley TV
Southern Illinois W 69–66  11–7 (3–3)
Carver Arena (6,628)
Peoria, IL
01/19/2013
1:00 PM, Bradley TV/ESPN3
Missouri State W 69–66  12–7 (4–3)
Carver Arena (7,756)
Peoria, IL
01/23/2013
7:05 PM
at Evansville L 56–66  12–8 (4–4)
Ford Center (4,183)
Evansville, IN
01/26/2013
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at No. 20 Wichita State L 39–73  12–9 (4–5)
Charles Koch Arena (10,506)
Wichita, KS
01/29/2013
7:00 PM, MVC-TV
Illinois State W 83–77  13–9 (5–5)
Carver Arena (9,088)
Peoria, IL
02/02/2013
2:05 PM, WAOE/ESPN3
at No. 21 Creighton L 58–75  13–10 (5–6)
CenturyLink Center Omaha (18,111)
Omaha, NE
02/05/2013
7:00 PM, Bradley TV
Evansville W 76–70  14–10 (6–6)
Carver Arena (6,653)
Peoria, IL
02/10/2013
2:00 PM, ESPN3
Northern Iowa L 65–68  14–11 (6–7)
Carver Arena (7,205)
Peoria, IL
02/13/2013
7:00 PM
at Illinois State L 59–79  14–12 (6–8)
Redbird Arena (8,417)
Normal, IL
02/16/2013
1:00 PM, Bradley TV
Indiana State W 80–68  15–12 (7–8)
Carver Arena (8,443)
Peoria, IL
02/20/2013
7:05 PM, MC22
at Drake L 84–92 OT 15–13 (7–9)
Knapp Center (3,825)
Des Moines, IA
02/23/2013*
3:00 PM, ESPN3
at UIC
BracketBusters
W 63–62  16–13
UIC Pavilion (3,831)
Chicago, IL
02/27/2013
7:00 PM, WAOE/Bradley TV
Creighton L 62–80  16–14 (7–10)
Carver Arena (7,730)
Peoria, IL
03/02/2013
7:05 PM
at Missouri State L 56–64  16–15 (7–11)
JQH Arena (7,099)
Springfield, MO
2013 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament
03/07/2013
6:00 PM, MVC TV/ESPN3
vs. Drake
First Round
L 66–81  16–16
Scottrade Center (7,537)
St.Louis, MO
2013 CIT
03/20/2013*
7:00 PM
Green Bay
First Round
W 75–69  17–16
Renaissance Coliseum (1,801)
Peoria, IL
03/23/2013*
7:00 PM
Tulane
Second Round
W 77–72  18–16
Renaissance Coliseum (1,897)
Peoria, IL
03/26/2013*
7:00 PM
at Northern Iowa
Quarterfinals
L 77–90  18–17
McLeod Center (3,390)
Cedar Falls, IA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

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