Marysville Meteors

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Marysville Meteors
Founded 2006
League IBL 2006-2007
Team history Columbus Cyclones
Marysville Meteors
Based in Marysville
Arena Westerville North High School Gymnasium
Marysville High School Gymnasium
Colors Red, Yellow, & Black
Owner(s) Charlie Mitchell
Head coach Shaun Smith
Championships None
Division titles None
Dancers Meteorites

The Marysville Meteors were a professional basketball team located in Marysville, Ohio, United States.

2006 season[edit]

The Meteors played with the Columbus Cyclones nickname during the 2006 season, all home games were played at Westerville North High School. The team finished 20-3, and played in the IBL Championship Game, where they lost to the Elkhart Express 119-108 in overtime. The team was led in scoring by Michael Brownlee(21.7 ppg), and also featured Paul Haynes(18.8 ppg). Both were all-stars. The team averaged roughly 1,000 fans per game that first season.[1]

2007 season[edit]

According to a press release,[2] the Cyclones would be moving to Marysville, Ohio for their 2007 season. Coached by former OSU Buckeye Shaun Smith, the Meteors continued to dominate the league. Esteban Weaver lead the Meteors in scoring, with 33.2 ppg in 13 games, not enough to appear on the IBL leader board. Micheal Brownlee also contributed, with 25.2 ppg, good for tenth in the IBL.[3]

Roster & coaching staff[edit]

Roster for the 2007 season

Marsyville Meteors
Current Roster
G 6'1 # Michael Brownlee Jr. (Charleston)
F 6'6 # Kenny Chaffin (Mount Vernon Nazarene)
G 6'3 # Kendrick Cornelius (Indiana Tech)
F 6'7 # John Davis (Tarleton State)
G 6'5 # Larry Drake (Miami (OH))
G 6'2 # Chris Dunn (West Virginia State)
G 6'1 # Adrick Hicks (Bethel (IN))
F 6'6 # Shun Jenkins (Ohio State)
G 6'4 # Ish Kamara (California (PA))
G 6'1 # J.P. Maszczak (Westminster (PA))
G 6'5 # Belgium Deon Rose (Missouri Southern State)
G 6'3 # Justus Thigpen (Iowa State)
C 6'8 # Aaron Turner (Xavier (OH))
F 6'8 # Omari Wesley (Cleveland State)
Marsyville Meteors
Coaching Staff
Head Coach Shaun Smith
Assistant Head Coach Lamont Tillman

Season by season[edit]

Regular Season
Year Wins Losses Percentage Division
2006 20 3 .869 2nd - East Division
2007 20 5 .800 2nd - East Division



As Columbus Cyclones

  • Michael Brownlee
  • Paul Haynes


  • Mike Brownlee
  • Larry Drake
  • Aaron Turner


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  3. ^ International Basketball League

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