Men's Basketball Closes Road Trip at IUPUI in First Meeting at Indiana Farmers Coliseum

Garrett Covington
Garrett Covington

Youngtown State Storylines

• First-year Head Coach Jerrod Calhoun became the program's 13th head coach on March 28, 2017.
• Senior guard Cameron Morse needs just 199 more points to become the third player in program history to record 2,000 points in a career.
• Morse became the 7th player school history to score 1,800 points and ranks 7th all-time with 1,801. 
• Morse also needs 191 points to become YSU's Division I all-time leading scorer. The YSU Division I scoring record is 1,991 by set by Kendrick Perry (2010-14).
• Freshman Naz Bohannon became the first YSU freshman to post at least three double-double in season since joining the Horizon League in 2001-02.
• Bohannon ranks fourth in Horizon League play with 8.8 rebounds per game. He also ranks tied for fifth overall with 7.8 rpg.
• Senior Cameron Morse has scored 1,048 points in his last 49 Horizon League games for an average of 21.4 points per game.
• Morse ranks in the YSU top 10 in 3-pointers made (2nd), points per game (7th), scoring (7th), assists and free throws made (8th), field goals made (9th), steals (9th). 
• Sophomore Braun Hartfield ranks 8th in the Horizon League in scoring (14.8), second in steals per game (1.7).
• In league play, Morse ranks sixth in scoring with 16.2 points per game while Hartfield is seventh with 15.7 points per game.
 
Game Preview
• The Youngstown State men's basketball team closes out their road trip at Horizon League newcomer IUPUI, Saturday, Feb. 10.
• Tipoff is slated for 1 p.m. at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. 
• The game will be broadcast on 570 WKBN and ESPN3.
 
Up Next
• The Penguins play three of their final four games at home beginning with a match up against Oakland, Wed., Feb. 14.
• Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m. at the Beeghly Center.
• The game will be broadcast on 570 WKBN and ESPN3.
 
Last Time Out
• The Penguins dropped their fifth straight game after falling to UIC, 100-75, on Feb. 8.
• Senior Cameron Morse scored a game-high 26 points and tied a career high with six 3-pointers.
• Sophomore Braun Hartfield recorded a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
 
The IUPUI Series
• This is the 11th meeting between Youngstown State and IUPUI in a series that dates back to 1975.
• The Penguins own a 9-1 advantage in the all-time series, including the last three games.
• YSU also owns a 3-0 record in games played in Indianapolis.
• The Penguins won the last meeting, 85-62, at the Beeghly Center.
 
Morse Now in 7th Place on YSU Scoring List
• With 26 points on against UIC on Feb. 8, senior Cameron Morse moved into seventh place on the YSU all-time scoring chart and became just the seventh player in school history to score 1,800 points.
• Morse has 1,801 career points and needs 21 more to move into sixth place.
• He also ranks third on the YSU Division I scoring chart.
• Morse needs 199 points to become the third player in school history to score 2,000 career points.
• Morse also needs 191 points to become YSU's Division I all-time leading scorer with 1,992 points.
• Last season, Morse scored 711 points and had 608 as a sophomore.
 
Penguins Third in 3-Point Shooting in League Play
• Over the last 13 games, Youngstown State has been one of the top 3-point shooting team in the Horizon League.
• The Penguins rank third in the league with a .379 3-point percentage and ranks fourth with 8.2 3-pointers made per game. 
• YSU also leads the league with 14.8 offensive rebounds per game and rank second in rebounding margin in Horizon League contests with a +4.0.
 
Robinson Net Career High, Leads HL
• In the 95-85 loss to Northern Kentucky, junior Tyree Robinson posted a career-high 19 points on 9-of-10 shooting from the floor.
• Robinson also dished out three assists with a pair of steals and block.
• Robinson ranks second in the league with a .617 field-goal percentage. 
• Against league opponents, Robinson owns a .600 field-goal percentage, which ranks second.
 
Bohannon Board Crashing
• Freshman Naz Bohannon is becoming one of the Horizon League's top rebounders.
• Over the last 17 games, Bohannon has grabbed 149 rebounds for an average of 8.7 per game.
• Bohannon ranks fifth in the Horizon League with 7.8 rebounds per game and is averaging 8.8 rebounds in league play, which ranks fourth.
• He has recorded five double-digit rebound games and had at least six rebounds in 21 of 26 games.
 
A Win Would
• Give Youngstown State its 10th win over IUPUI.
• Mark the fourth straight win over IUPUI.
• Mark YSU's first win over IUPUI at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum.
• Mark Jerrod Calhoun's 131st career win and his seventh at Youngstown State.
• Mark the 1,083rd victory in program history.
• Give the Penguins an 7-20 overall record and a 5-9 mark in the Horizon League.
• Mark YSU's second road win of the season. 
• Match YSU's Horizon League win total from last season.