University of Pikeville


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://www.upikebears.com
Main School Web Site:
http://www.upike.edu
School Colors: Orange/Black
SID Name: Dan White

Conference:
Mid-South Conference
Main Rivals:
  • Campbellsville University
  • Georgetown College
  • Lindsey Wilson College
  • University of the Cumberlands

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 1300
Last National Tournament Appearance: 2015

Local Radio Broadcasts (Call Letters and Fequency): ZRock 107.5 FM
Local Newspaper: Appalachian News Express
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Last Year's
Conference Record:
12 - 4
Returning Starters: 1
Primary Offensive Strategy: Spread Ball Screen Continuity
Key Returners:
K.K. Simmons, SR, 6-3, G, Third-Team NAIA All-American; Macari Brooks, SR, 6-3, G, NAIA All-American Honorable Mention; Jackson Hussey, SR, 6-3, G, 9.7 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 2.9 apg; Colt Chapman, SR, 6-5, F, 5.7 points, 3.6 rpg, started 28 games
Last Year's
Overall Record:
28 - 6
Returning Lettermen: 4
Primary Defensive Strategy: Full court man to man
Top 5 Recruits:
Michael Lewis, JR, 6-9, F/C, Mississippi Gulf Coast; Uzonna Akazi, JR, 6-8, F, Three Rivers; Bobby Barnes, JR, 6-5, F, Fresno Pacific; Dmitri Reaves, SR, 6-3, G, Olney Central
Key Losses:
Kenny Manigault, SR, 6-5, G, NAIA Player of the Year, MSC Player of the Year
Additional Information:
UPIKE has won 40 straight games at home and has won 30 games twice in the last five seasons.
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Head Coach: Kelly Wells

Alma Mater:

Morehead State University

Years at Current School:

9

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

207 84

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

418 187
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Associate Head Coach:
Tigh Compton
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Assistant Coach:
Randy Casey
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Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center

Gym/Arena Address

126 Main St., Pikeville KY, 41501

Gym/Arena Capacity:

7,000
Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
41 Afeaki Daniel C SR 6-9 235 San Bruno, Calif.
15 Baker Antwine F JR 6-6 190 Arcadia, La.
23 Bennett Marshall F SR 6-6 210 Olympia Field, Ill.
10 Culbreath Rze G JR 6-0 180 Winchester, Va.
11 Freeman Richard F SR 6-9 210 Indianapolis, Ind.
22 Leslie Darrion F JR 6-4 185 Huntsville, Ala.
21 Lewis Michael F SR 6-9 225 Slidell, La.
4 Medder Desmond G JR 6-2 190 Phoenix, Ariz.
1 Nwosuh Clint G SR 6-2 190 Houston, Texas
3 Parsley Chase G FR 5-10 165 Kermit, W. Va.
14 Perry Jordan G FR 6-3 175 West Liberty, Ky.
2 Rakes Trey G SR 5-10 165 Taylorsville, Ky.
25 Schmitt Brady G FR 6-3 190 Louisville, Ky.
Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
10/24/2016 7:00:00 PM Central Penn Home 79 - 59 Win 1-0
10/28/2016 8:20:00 PM Bluefield (Va.) Home 81 - 65 Win 2-0
10/29/2016 4:00:00 PM Bob Jones Home 94 - 73 Win 3-0
11/4/2016 8:00:00 PM Ohio State-Mansfield Home 106 - 37 Win 4-0
11/5/2016 6:00:00 PM Ohio-Lancaster Home 115 - 52 Win 5-0
11/8/2016 7:00:00 PM Union (Ky.) Home 77 - 57 Win 6-0
11/11/2016 8:00:00 PM Carlow (Pa.) Home 99 - 65 Win 7-0
11/12/2016 6:00:00 PM Point Park (Pa.) Home 105 - 62 Win 8-0
11/17/2016 7:00:00 PM Martin Methodist (Tenn.) Away 74 - 67 Win 9-0
11/18/2016 4:30:00 PM Bethel (Tenn.) Neutral 66 - 86 Loss 9-1
11/19/2016 11:00:00 AM Faulkner (Ala.) Neutral 69 - 66 Win 10-1
11/26/2016 4:00:00 PM Shawnee State (Ohio) Home 69 - 61 Win 11-1
11/28/2016 8:00:00 PM Georgetown (Ky.) Home 59 - 69 Loss 11-2
12/1/2016 8:00:00 PM Life (Ga.) Away 59 - 70 Loss 11-3
12/16/2016 7:00:00 PM Bob Jones Home 77 - 53 Win 12-3
12/28/2016 7:00:00 PM Florida National Away 79 - 77 Win 13-3
12/30/2016 4:00:00 PM Saint Mary (Kan.) Neutral 92 - 56 Win 14-3
1/5/2017 7:00:00 PM Simmons Home 85 - 51 Win 15-3
1/7/2017 4:00:00 PM Campbellsville (Ky.) Home
1/7/2017 4:00:00 PM Campbellsville (Ky.) Home 76 - 60 Win 16-3
1/12/2017 8:00:00 PM Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) Away 80 - 69 Win 17-3
1/14/2017 4:00:00 PM Cumberland (Tenn.) Away
1/14/2017 4:00:00 PM Cumberland (Tenn.) Away 84 - 59 Win 18-3
1/21/2017 4:00:00 PM Cumberlands (Ky.) Away 56 - 74 Loss 18-4
1/26/2017 8:00:00 PM Georgetown (Ky.) Away 45 - 64 Loss 18-5
1/28/2017 4:00:00 PM Shawnee State (Ohio) Away 63 - 57 Win 19-5
2/1/2017 7:00:00 PM Maine-Fort Kent Home 88 - 69 Win 20-5
2/4/2017 4:00:00 PM Life (Ga.) Home 64 - 77 Loss 20-6
2/11/2017 4:00:00 PM Campbellsville (Ky.) Away 71 - 65 Win 21-6
2/16/2017 8:00:00 PM Cumberland (Tenn.) Home
2/16/2017 8:00:00 PM Cumberland (Tenn.) Home 83 - 78 Win 22-6
2/18/2017 8:00:00 PM Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) Home 71 - 59 Win 23-6
2/25/2017 4:00:00 PM Cumberlands (Ky.) Home 67 - 66 Win 24-6
3/4/2017 8:00:00 PM Georgetown (Ky.) Neutral 74 - 67 Win 25-6
3/5/2017 5:30:00 PM Life (Ga.) Neutral 63 - 78 Loss 25-7
3/16/2017 9:00:00 AM Grand View (Iowa) Home
3/17/2017 5:45:00 PM Columbia (Mo.) Neutral 56 - 51 Win 26-7