Arizona Christian University


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://www.acufirestorm.com
Main School Web Site:
http://arizonachristian.edu
School Colors: Red/Yellow
SID Name: Tim Gooszen

Conference:
Golden State Athletic Conference
Main Rivals:
  • Concordia University (CA)

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 689
Last National Tournament Appearance: 2015

Local Radio Broadcasts (Call Letters and Fequency):
Local Newspaper: Arizona Republic
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  • Roster
  • Schedule
Last Year's
Conference Record:
12 - 4
Key Returners:
Brandon Newman, SR, 6-0, G, All-American, All-Conference, 14 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 79 3FG made, 46.5% 3PT; Sharif Watson, SR, 6-6, F, All-Conference, 12.5 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 2.1 apg, 1.6 bpg, 1.4 spg, 62.7% FG; Bobby Gray, SR, 6-1, PG, 11.2 ppg, 4.9 apg, 3.9 rpg, 1.8 assist/turnover ratio, GSAC Assist Leader; Jackson Helms, SR, 6-7, PF, 7.2 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 54.2% FG
Last Year's
Overall Record:
25 - 9
Top 5 Recruits:
Chris Sterling, JR, 6-5, SF, San Jose City College, CCCAA 1st Team All-State, Conference POY; Trevor Clay, SO, 6-2, G, Drury University; Collin Woods, SR, 6-3, G, Dixie State University; Mishima Gray, JR, 6-1, G, Umpqua Community College, 2nd Team All-Conference
Key Losses:
Charles King, SR, 6-2, SG, 12.1 ppg
Additional Information:
Return 6 of our top 8 from a Sweet 16 team including 4 of our top 5 leading scorers who are all seniors now. In addition to the returners listed 6'8 senior PF Mike Navar (33 starts, 9.5 ppg, 5.1 rpg) returns. Also bring in 6'2" senior SG David Beale (Glendale CC 18 ppg, 53% 3pt) and 6'5" junior F Andre Russell (San Jose City CC, CCCAA 1st Team All State, 22.8 ppg, 9.6 rpg). Russell will be eligible at semester.
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Head Coach: Jeff Rutter

Alma Mater:

Concordia University

Years at Current School:

4

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

68 27

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

68 27
URL to Head Coach Info:
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Assistant Men's Basketball Coach:
Brandon Dunson
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Assistant Men's Basketball Coach:
Matt Harris
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Fultz Memorial Gymnasium

Gym/Arena Address

2625 E. Cactus Road Phoenix, AZ 85032

Gym/Arena Capacity:

Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
33 BARTLETT Gavin G JR 6-0 170 Granite Bay, CA
11 BROWN Al G JR 6-3 185 Upland, CA
23 COMBS Lawrence F FR 6-5 190 Ahwatukee, AZ
24 GONZALEZ Marcus F FR 6-8 205 Murrieta, CA
2 GRAY Mishima G SR 6-0 180 Las Vegas, NV
32 LEWIS Omari F JR 6-5 210 Muskegon, MI
14 LOUCKS Steven F SR 6-7 205 Yuma, AZ
3 McCLELLAND Shy G SR 6-0 180 Milwaukee, WI
1 RUETER Jake G FR 6-2 185 Chandler, AZ
21 SESSIONS Andy JR 6-0 170 Mesa, AZ
41 SIAME Patson F SO 6-11 235 Luanshya, Zambia
10 SMARR Jason JR 6-3 195 Seattle, WA
5 STERLING Chris SR 6-5 205 Bakersfield, CA
15 WILLKOMM Matt G JR 6-1 185 Arroyo Grande, CA
0 WILSON Carter G SO 6-3 180 Queen Creek, AZ
Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
10/29/2016 3:00:00 PM West Coast Baptist Home 88 - 74 Win 1-0
11/12/2016 7:30:00 PM Shepherd University (CA) Home 99 - 66 Win 2-0
11/15/2016 7:30:00 PM Benedictine - Mesa (Ariz.) Home 100 - 50 Win 3-0
11/25/2016 2:00:00 AM Trinity International (Ill.) Home 90 - 73 Win 4-0
12/6/2016 7:30:00 PM Benedictine - Mesa (Ariz.) Away 92 - 81 Win 5-0
12/10/2016 4:00:00 PM The Master's (Calif.) Home 79 - 84 Loss 5-1
12/14/2016 7:30:00 PM Western New Mexico Home 78 - 50 Win 6-1
12/17/2016 5:00:00 PM Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) Home 87 - 81 Win 7-1
12/19/2016 10:12:00 PM Southwestern Christian (Okla.) Neutral 86 - 82 Win 8-1
12/21/2016 5:00:00 PM Montana Tech Neutral 67 - 55 Win 9-1
12/22/2016 3:00:00 PM University of Calgary Home 91 - 84 Win 10-1
12/29/2016 5:00:00 PM Carroll (Mont.) Neutral 80 - 75 Win 11-1
12/30/2016 3:00:00 PM UC Merced (Calif.) Neutral
12/30/2016 3:00:00 PM UC Merced (Calif.) Neutral 82 - 50 Win 12-1
1/3/2017 8:14:00 PM Westmont (Calif.) Home 71 - 79 Loss 12-2
1/7/2017 4:00:00 PM San Diego Christian (Calif.) Home 67 - 69 Loss 12-3
1/12/2017 9:15:00 PM Hope International (Calif.) Away 58 - 68 Loss 12-4
1/14/2017 4:00:00 PM Vanguard (Calif.) Away 64 - 65 Loss 12-5
1/17/2017 7:30:00 PM Biola (Calif.) Home 60 - 70 Loss 12-6
1/21/2017 5:03:00 PM William Jessup (Calif.) Home 79 - 81 Loss 12-7
1/26/2017 7:30:00 PM San Diego Christian (Calif.) Away 79 - 69 Win 13-7
1/28/2017 4:10:00 PM Biola (Calif.) Away 61 - 72 Loss 13-8
1/29/2017 2:00:00 PM Shepherd University (CA) Away 90 - 74 Win 14-8
2/4/2017 3:00:00 PM Menlo (Calif.) Home 61 - 46 Win 15-8
2/9/2017 9:06:00 PM Westmont (Calif.) Away 61 - 101 Loss 15-9
2/11/2017 4:00:00 PM The Master's (Calif.) Away 85 - 102 Loss 15-10
2/14/2017 8:08:00 PM Hope International (Calif.) Home 63 - 62 Win 16-10
2/18/2017 4:03:00 PM Vanguard (Calif.) Home 88 - 81 Win 17-10
2/23/2017 9:18:00 PM William Jessup (Calif.) Away 64 - 82 Loss 17-11
2/25/2017 3:00:00 PM Menlo (Calif.) Away 62 - 58 Win 18-11
3/3/2017 6:00:00 PM The Master's (Calif.) Neutral 61 - 76 Loss 18-12