Central Methodist University


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://cmueagles.com
Main School Web Site:
http://centralmethodist.edu
School Colors: Green and Black
SID Name: Derek J. Diesner

Conference:
Heart of America Athletic Conference
Main Rivals:
  • Columbia College (MO)
  • Missouri Valley College

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 1,200
Last National Tournament Appearance: 2010

Local Radio Broadcasts (Call Letters and Fequency): KIRK 99.9 FM
Local Newspaper: Fayette Advertiser
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Last Year's
Conference Record:
9 - 9
Returning Starters: 3
Primary Offensive Strategy: Combination philosophy. Good Transition team, Spread Offense and many sets that tend to attack basketball and set up for 3 point shot. Consistently one of the top 3 point shooting teams in the country.
Key Returners:
Quinten Hunter, SR, 6-3, G, 12.3 ppg in conference play; Scott Stegeman, JR, 6-5, F, 9.9 PPG, 8.1 RPG in conference play, Honorable Mention All-Conference last year; Mitch Wendling, SR, 6-7, F, 4.5 PPG, 6.5 RPG in conference play; John Hall, SR, 6-0, G, 4.0 PPG
Last Year's
Overall Record:
20 - 12
Returning Lettermen: 6
Primary Defensive Strategy: Mostly man to man but will plan on using a couple different zones along with a mixture of pressure and switching defenses.
Top 5 Recruits:
Marcus Walden, SR, 6-4, F, Missouri S&T; Charles Harris III, JR, 6-4, F, Western Michigan University; Jay Jones, SR, 6-0, G, Hannibal-LaGrange University; Tyrell Thirkield, JR, 6-0, G, North Central Community College
Key Losses:
Mitch Farr, FR, -, , 16.1 ppg, Honorable Mention All-American; Mike McCode, FR, -, , 12.4 ppg. Dismissed from team; Eric McDaniel, FR, -, , 10.0 PPG, 7.0 RPG; John Palmer, FR, -, , 6.0 PPG, 4.5 APG
Additional Information:
Eight Transfers join the Eagles after a large senior graduation. This could be one of the more talented CMU teams. Other transfers include; Jory Woodson, 6' JR from North Central Community College, Ron Lee, 6'2 JR from Arizona Western Community College, Jasmin Biberovikj, 6'7 JR. from Danville Community College and Cole Adair, 6'5 JR from University of Indianapolis.
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Head Coach: Jeff Sherman

Alma Mater:

Central Methodist

Years at Current School:

31

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

547 430

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

547 430
URL to Head Coach Info:
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Assistant Coach:
Matt Sherman
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Graduate Assistant:
Matthew Dickman
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Puckett Field House

Gym/Arena Address

411 CMU Square, Fayette, MO 65248

Gym/Arena Capacity:

Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
1 Adair Cole F SR 6-6 220 Fishers, Ind.
25 Ankrom Jordan F SO 6-4 195 Farmington, Mo.
33 Buffkin Kyle SR 6-10 225 Stallings, N.C.
32 Burden Frankie F JR 6-6 190 Hayti, Mo.
4 Burkhart Bo G JR 5-10 175 Evansville, Ind.
10 Drace Hayden G FR 6-1 170 Ulman, Mo.
5 Egejuru Brian G JR 6-0 180 Lawrenceville, Ga.
12 Evans Garan G FR 6-0 180 Cape Girardeau, Mo.
23 Fischer Angus F JR 6-7 205 Adelaide, Australia
35 Harris III Charles F SR 6-5 205 Antioch, Ill.
11 Lee Ron G SR 6-2 185 Oak Park, Calif.
20 Pendergist Brett G SO 6-2 180 Independence, Mo.
24 Ruffin Vashawn G JR 6-0 180 Sikeston, Mo.
15 Stegeman Seth G FR 6-5 180 Jefferson City, Mo.
45 Stegeman Scott F SR 6-5 210 Jefferson City, Mo.
3 Williams Kellieon F JR 6-7 180 Waynesville, Mo.
Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
11/4/2016 7:00:00 PM Southwestern Christian (Okla.) Away 73 - 62 Win 1-0
11/7/2016 7:30:00 PM Central Christian College Home 127 - 58 Win 2-0
11/12/2016 4:00:00 PM William Penn (Iowa) Away 110 - 128 Loss 2-1
11/16/2016 7:55:00 PM Baker (Kan.) Home 79 - 72 Win 3-1
11/19/2016 4:00:00 PM Avila (Mo.) Away 72 - 59 Win 4-1
11/22/2016 7:30:00 PM Mount Mercy (Iowa) Home 90 - 78 Win 5-1
11/28/2016 7:45:00 PM Benedictine (Kan.) Away 81 - 78 Win 6-1
12/1/2016 7:30:00 PM Graceland (Iowa) Home 65 - 95 Loss 6-2
12/3/2016 4:00:00 PM Grand View (Iowa) Away 83 - 91 Loss 6-3
12/10/2016 7:35:00 PM Missouri Valley Home 88 - 51 Win 7-3
12/16/2016 1:00:00 PM Southwestern Christian (Okla.) Home 66 - 88 Loss 7-4
12/30/2016 6:00:00 PM Friends (Kan.) Home 83 - 60 Win 8-4
1/4/2017 7:30:00 PM Clarke (Iowa) Away 81 - 83 Loss 8-5
1/7/2017 4:16:00 PM MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) Home 83 - 84 Loss 8-6
1/9/2017 7:30:00 PM Peru State (Neb.) Home 82 - 79 Win 9-6
1/12/2017 7:30:00 PM Culver-Stockton (Mo.) Away 81 - 64 Win 10-6
1/16/2017 7:30:00 PM Evangel (Mo.) Away 83 - 73 Win 11-6
1/18/2017 7:30:00 PM Baker (Kan.) Away 68 - 79 Loss 11-7
1/21/2017 4:20:00 PM William Penn (Iowa) Home 71 - 74 Loss 11-8
1/25/2017 8:00:00 PM Benedictine (Kan.) Home 61 - 66 Loss 11-9
1/28/2017 4:00:00 PM Avila (Mo.) Home 96 - 74 Win 12-9
1/30/2017 7:30:00 PM Mount Mercy (Iowa) Away 82 - 61 Win 13-9
2/2/2017 7:30:00 PM Graceland (Iowa) Away 74 - 78 Loss 13-10
2/4/2017 4:20:00 PM Grand View (Iowa) Home 96 - 87 Win 14-10
2/8/2017 7:40:00 PM Clarke (Iowa) Home 80 - 78 Win 15-10
2/11/2017 4:00:00 PM Missouri Valley Away 82 - 65 Win 16-10
2/15/2017 7:30:00 PM Peru State (Neb.) Away 85 - 87 Loss 16-11
2/18/2017 4:00:00 PM MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) Away 75 - 91 Loss 16-12
2/22/2017 7:30:00 PM Culver-Stockton (Mo.) Home
2/25/2017 4:00:00 PM Evangel (Mo.) Home 89 - 96 Loss 16-13
2/28/2017 7:00:00 PM Missouri Valley Home 87 - 88 Loss 16-14