25 Ben Casanova
25 Ben Casanova
Height: 6-6
Weight: 205
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sylvania, OH
High School: Sylvania Southview
Position: F
Major: Business Administration
gp 31
pts/g 5.5
fg % 52.5
3pt % 50.0
ft % 64.8
reb/g 4.4
a/g 1.5

2016-17: Earned GLIAC Academic Excellence honors...Played in all 26 games during his sophomore season, making his first career start against Lake Erie (1/30/17)...Averaged a career-best 4.9 points per game on 51 percent shooting from the field...Ranked fourth on the team in rebounding with 3.2 boards per game...Finished third on the team in offensive rebounding with 20 offensive boards...Scored a career-high 15 points against Findlay (2/9/17).

2015-16: Appeared in 21 games and averaged 12.2 minutes per game during his freshman year…Shot 53.7 percent from the field and 42.9 percent from three-point range on the season…Scored a career-high 11 points on three-of-three shooting against Wayne State (1/16)…Scored in 16 total contests.

High School: Second Team All-Ohio selection…Named Northern Lakes League and District Player of the Year during his senior season…First Team All-Northwest Ohio choice…Average 19.0, 9.0 rebounds, and 6.0 assists per contest during his senior year…Helped lead Southview to a perfect 22-0 regular season during his senior year…Honor Roll student at each marking period.

Personal: Son of Libby and John Casanova…Has two siblings, Mattie and Hannah…His father, John, played professional football for the Cincinnati Bengals and the Green Bay Packers…Chose ODU because of “the location and I really enjoyed the coaches and the players when I came to visit. It also had what I would like to study.”

CAREER HIGHS: 
Points: 15, vs. Findlay (2/9/17)
Rebounds: 8, twice (last at Tiffin, 2/4/17)
Assists: 3, four times (last at Hillsdale, 1/28/17)
Blocks: 3, at Notre Dame (OH) (11/18/15)
Minutes: 29, vs. Findlay (2/9/17)
Recent Games
Feb 22 Alderson Broaddus W, 75-67
Feb 24 Davis & Elkins W, 80-62
Mar 1 vs. Malone W, 87-74
Mar 2 at Findlay W, 68-66
Mar 3 vs. Hillsdale W, 71-53
Mar 10 at Ferris State L, 75-57
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 31 20
Games started 17 13
Minutes 624 399
Minutes per game 20.1 19.9
FG 63-120 33-72
FG Pct 52.5 45.8
3PT 10-20 6-13
3PT Pct 50.0 46.2
FT 35-54 22-34
FT Pct 64.8 64.7
Off rebounds 34 21
Def rebounds 103 66
Total rebounds 137 87
Rebounds per game 4.4 4.3
Personal fouls 50 29
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 45 29
Turnovers 42 31
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 0.9
Steals 15 12
Blocks 8 6
Points 171 94
Points per game 5.5 4.7
Points per 40 min 11.0 9.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 4 at Dayton L, 79-61 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Tiffin L, 71-67 - 24 8-11 72.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 16
Nov 12 Ashland L, 64-56 - 10 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 3
Nov 15 at Seton Hill W, 93-63 - 17 3-4 75.0 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 8
Nov 21 vs. Purdue Northwest W, 92-64 - 20 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 12
Nov 22 vs. Lewis W, 92-67 - 30 4-5 80.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 11
Nov 29 Wright St.-Lake W, 110-58 - 14 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 2 at Ohio Valley W, 97-82 - 26 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 9
Dec 7 Kentucky Wesleyan L, 73-70 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 9 Trevecca Nazarene W, 82-51 - 21 2-4 50.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 5
Dec 13 Findlay L, 90-62 - 16 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 16 at Hillsdale L, 72-67 - 9 4-8 50.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 10
Dec 18 West Virginia St. W, 108-96 - 23 3-6 50.0 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 8
Dec 30 at Malone L, 66-59 - 17 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 2 at Findlay L, 73-66 1 26 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 6 Cedarville L, 75-68 1 32 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 11 at Davis & Elkins W, 79-67 1 24 4-6 66.7 1-1 100.0 2-3 66.7 11
Jan 13 at Alderson Broaddus L, 67-65 1 31 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0
Jan 20 at Lake Erie W, 65-53 1 26 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 6
Jan 25 Ohio Valley W, 88-62 1 17 6-7 85.7 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 13
Jan 30 Walsh W, 90-88 1 16 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 1 at Trevecca Nazarene W, 92-85 1 27 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 4
Feb 3 at Kentucky Wesleyan L, 78-57 1 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 0
Feb 10 at Cedarville W, 63-58 1 20 2-6 33.3 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 7
Feb 13 Hillsdale W, 65-48 1 20 3-7 42.9 1-1 100.0 2-5 40.0 9
Feb 15 Lake Erie W, 81-77 1 17 2-3 66.7 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 5
Feb 22 Alderson Broaddus W, 75-67 1 21 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 0
Feb 24 Davis & Elkins W, 80-62 - 15 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 2
Mar 1 vs. Malone W, 87-74 1 25 3-3 100.0 1-1 100.0 1-4 25.0 8
Mar 2 at Findlay W, 68-66 1 28 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Mar 3 vs. Hillsdale W, 71-53 1 19 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Mar 10 at Ferris State L, 75-57 1 15 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 4 at Dayton L, 79-61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Tiffin L, 71-67 - 24 4 2 6 1 4 0.3 1 0 4 0
Nov 12 Ashland L, 64-56 - 10 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 0 1 4 0
Nov 15 at Seton Hill W, 93-63 - 17 0 4 4 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 21 vs. Purdue Northwest W, 92-64 - 20 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Nov 22 vs. Lewis W, 92-67 - 30 2 3 5 5 2 2.5 0 0 2 -
Nov 29 Wright St.-Lake W, 110-58 - 14 1 5 6 4 1 4.0 1 0 0 -
Dec 2 at Ohio Valley W, 97-82 - 26 1 8 9 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Dec 7 Kentucky Wesleyan L, 73-70 - 8 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 9 Trevecca Nazarene W, 82-51 - 21 1 7 8 5 2 2.5 0 1 2 0
Dec 13 Findlay L, 90-62 - 16 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 0
Dec 16 at Hillsdale L, 72-67 - 9 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 18 West Virginia St. W, 108-96 - 23 4 2 6 2 0 - 1 1 2 0
Dec 30 at Malone L, 66-59 - 17 1 4 5 0 2 0.0 2 1 1 -
Jan 2 at Findlay L, 73-66 1 26 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 6 Cedarville L, 75-68 1 32 1 5 6 0 1 0.0 1 0 0 0
Jan 11 at Davis & Elkins W, 79-67 1 24 1 6 7 6 0 - 2 1 3 -
Jan 13 at Alderson Broaddus L, 67-65 1 31 1 3 4 3 4 0.8 1 0 3 -
Jan 20 at Lake Erie W, 65-53 1 26 3 4 7 1 1 1.0 0 1 2 -
Jan 25 Ohio Valley W, 88-62 1 17 2 2 4 1 0 - 2 1 2 0
Jan 30 Walsh W, 90-88 1 16 0 0 0 1 3 0.3 0 0 1 -
Feb 1 at Trevecca Nazarene W, 92-85 1 27 0 8 8 4 2 2.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 3 at Kentucky Wesleyan L, 78-57 1 10 2 1 3 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Feb 10 at Cedarville W, 63-58 1 20 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Feb 13 Hillsdale W, 65-48 1 20 3 1 4 2 2 1.0 1 1 1 0
Feb 15 Lake Erie W, 81-77 1 17 1 2 3 3 1 3.0 0 0 2 0
Feb 22 Alderson Broaddus W, 75-67 1 21 0 4 4 2 4 0.5 1 0 0 0
Feb 24 Davis & Elkins W, 80-62 - 15 2 4 6 0 3 0.0 0 0 1 0
Mar 1 vs. Malone W, 87-74 1 25 0 4 4 2 2 1.0 0 0 3 0
Mar 2 at Findlay W, 68-66 1 28 0 6 6 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Mar 3 vs. Hillsdale W, 71-53 1 19 0 5 5 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Mar 10 at Ferris State L, 75-57 1 15 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 21 - 12.2 1.0-2.0 53.7 0.1-0.3 42.9 0.2-0.6 41.7 2.5
2016-17 26 1 16.7 1.9-3.8 51.0 0.2-0.5 30.8 0.9-1.5 59.0 4.9
2017-18 31 17 20.1 2.0-3.9 52.5 0.3-0.6 50.0 1.1-1.7 64.8 5.5
2018-19 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 78 18 16.8 1.7-3.3 52.1 0.2-0.5 42.5 0.8-1.3 60.0 4.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 21 - 257 22-41 53.7 3-7 42.9 5-12 41.7 52
2016-17 26 1 433 50-98 51.0 4-13 30.8 23-39 59.0 127
2017-18 31 17 624 63-120 52.5 10-20 50.0 35-54 64.8 171
2018-19 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 78 18 1314 135-259 52.1 17-40 42.5 63-105 60.0 350
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 21 - 12.2 3.4-6.4 53.7 0.5-1.1 42.9 0.8-1.9 41.7 8.1
2016-17 26 1 16.7 4.6-9.1 51.0 0.4-1.2 30.8 2.1-3.6 59.0 11.7
2017-18 31 17 20.1 4.0-7.7 52.5 0.6-1.3 50.0 2.2-3.5 64.8 11.0
2018-19 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 78 18 16.8 4.1-7.9 52.1 0.5-1.2 42.5 1.9-3.2 60.0 10.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 21 - 12.2 0.7 1.6 2.2 1.5 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.3
2016-17 26 1 16.7 0.8 2.4 3.2 1.5 0.0 0.9 1.7 0.5 0.2 0.3
2017-18 31 17 20.1 1.1 3.3 4.4 1.6 0.0 1.5 1.4 1.1 0.5 0.3
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 78 18 16.8 0.9 2.6 3.4 1.5 0.0 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.3 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 21 - 257 14 33 47 31 0 9 17 0.5 3 7
2016-17 26 1 433 20 63 83 39 0 23 43 0.5 5 7
2017-18 31 17 624 34 103 137 50 0 45 42 1.1 15 8
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 78 18 1314 68 199 267 120 0 77 102 0.8 23 22
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 21 - 12.2 2.2 5.1 7.3 4.8 0.0 1.4 2.6 0.5 0.5 1.1
2016-17 26 1 16.7 1.8 5.8 7.7 3.6 0.0 2.1 4.0 0.5 0.5 0.6
2017-18 31 17 20.1 2.2 6.6 8.8 3.2 0.0 2.9 2.7 1.1 1.0 0.5
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 78 18 16.8 2.1 6.1 8.1 3.7 0.0 2.3 3.1 0.8 0.7 0.7
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 31 17 20.1 2.0-3.9 52.5 0.3-0.6 50.0 1.1-1.7 64.8 5.5
Conference 20 13 19.9 1.6-3.6 45.8 0.3-0.7 46.2 1.1-1.7 64.7 4.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 6 17.7 1.5-3.3 46.5 0.3-0.6 50.0 0.8-1.5 50.0 4.2
Away 14 9 21.4 2.1-4.3 50.0 0.3-0.7 40.0 1.2-1.6 77.3 5.8
Neutral 4 2 23.5 3.2-4.2 76.5 0.5-0.5 100.0 2.0-3.0 66.7 9.0
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Wins 20 12 21.3 2.2-4.1 54.9 0.5-0.7 64.3 1.4-2.1 65.1 6.3
Losses 11 5 18.0 1.6-3.5 47.4 0.1-0.5 16.7 0.6-1.0 63.6 4.0
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November 6 - 19.2 3.3-5.3 62.5 0.5-0.7 75.0 1.5-1.7 90.0 8.7
December 7 - 17.1 2.1-3.7 57.7 0.3-0.7 40.0 1.0-1.3 77.8 5.6
January 7 7 24.6 2.0-4.1 48.3 0.1-0.7 20.0 1.0-1.6 63.6 5.1
February 7 6 18.6 1.0-3.3 30.4 0.4-0.6 75.0 1.4-2.6 55.6 3.9
March 4 4 21.8 1.8-2.5 70.0 0.2-0.5 50.0 0.5-1.5 33.3 4.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 31 17 624 63-120 52.5 10-20 50.0 35-54 64.8 171
Conference 20 13 399 33-72 45.8 6-13 46.2 22-34 64.7 94
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 6 230 20-43 46.5 4-8 50.0 10-20 50.0 54
Away 14 9 300 30-60 50.0 4-10 40.0 17-22 77.3 81
Neutral 4 2 94 13-17 76.5 2-2 100.0 8-12 66.7 36
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Wins 20 12 426 45-82 54.9 9-14 64.3 28-43 65.1 127
Losses 11 5 198 18-38 47.4 1-6 16.7 7-11 63.6 44
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November 6 - 115 20-32 62.5 3-4 75.0 9-10 90.0 52
December 7 - 120 15-26 57.7 2-5 40.0 7-9 77.8 39
January 7 7 172 14-29 48.3 1-5 20.0 7-11 63.6 36
February 7 6 130 7-23 30.4 3-4 75.0 10-18 55.6 27
March 4 4 87 7-10 70.0 1-2 50.0 2-6 33.3 17
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 31 17 20.1 4.0-7.7 52.5 0.6-1.3 50.0 2.2-3.5 64.8 11.0
Conference 20 13 19.9 3.3-7.2 45.8 0.6-1.3 46.2 2.2-3.4 64.7 9.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 6 17.7 3.5-7.5 46.5 0.7-1.4 50.0 1.7-3.5 50.0 9.4
Away 14 9 21.4 4.0-8.0 50.0 0.5-1.3 40.0 2.3-2.9 77.3 10.8
Neutral 4 2 23.5 5.5-7.2 76.5 0.9-0.9 100.0 3.4-5.1 66.7 15.3
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Wins 20 12 21.3 4.2-7.7 54.9 0.8-1.3 64.3 2.6-4.0 65.1 11.9
Losses 11 5 18.0 3.6-7.7 47.4 0.2-1.2 16.7 1.4-2.2 63.6 8.9
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November 6 - 19.2 7.0-11.1 62.5 1.0-1.4 75.0 3.1-3.5 90.0 18.1
December 7 - 17.1 5.0-8.7 57.7 0.7-1.7 40.0 2.3-3.0 77.8 13.0
January 7 7 24.6 3.3-6.7 48.3 0.2-1.2 20.0 1.6-2.6 63.6 8.4
February 7 6 18.6 2.2-7.1 30.4 0.9-1.2 75.0 3.1-5.5 55.6 8.3
March 4 4 21.8 3.2-4.6 70.0 0.5-0.9 50.0 0.9-2.8 33.3 7.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 31 17 20.1 1.1 3.3 4.4 1.6 0.0 1.5 1.4 1.1 0.5 0.3
Conference 20 13 19.9 1.1 3.3 4.3 1.4 0.0 1.4 1.6 0.9 0.6 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 6 17.7 1.3 2.7 4.0 1.4 0.0 1.5 1.6 1.0 0.5 0.4
Away 14 9 21.4 1.1 3.8 4.9 1.7 0.0 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.6 0.2
Neutral 4 2 23.5 0.5 3.8 4.3 2.0 0.0 2.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
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Wins 20 12 21.3 1.1 4.0 5.0 1.6 0.0 2.0 1.2 1.7 0.5 0.3
Losses 11 5 18.0 1.1 2.2 3.3 1.7 0.0 0.5 1.6 0.3 0.5 0.2
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November 6 - 19.2 1.5 3.2 4.7 2.0 0.0 1.8 1.3 1.4 0.3 0.2
December 7 - 17.1 1.1 3.3 4.4 1.7 0.0 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.6 0.4
January 7 7 24.6 1.1 3.4 4.6 1.7 0.0 1.9 1.4 1.3 0.9 0.4
February 7 6 18.6 1.3 3.0 4.3 1.0 0.0 1.6 1.7 0.9 0.4 0.1
March 4 4 21.8 0.0 4.0 4.0 1.8 0.0 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 31 17 624 34 103 137 50 0 45 42 1.1 15 8
Conference 20 13 399 21 66 87 29 0 29 31 0.9 12 6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 6 230 17 35 52 18 0 20 21 1.0 7 5
Away 14 9 300 15 53 68 24 0 17 17 1.0 8 3
Neutral 4 2 94 2 15 17 8 0 8 4 2.0 0 0
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Wins 20 12 426 22 79 101 31 0 40 24 1.7 9 6
Losses 11 5 198 12 24 36 19 0 5 18 0.3 6 2
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November 6 - 115 9 19 28 12 0 11 8 1.4 2 1
December 7 - 120 8 23 31 12 0 7 9 0.8 4 3
January 7 7 172 8 24 32 12 0 13 10 1.3 6 3
February 7 6 130 9 21 30 7 0 11 12 0.9 3 1
March 4 4 87 0 16 16 7 0 3 3 1.0 0 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 31 17 20.1 2.2 6.6 8.8 3.2 0.0 2.9 2.7 1.1 1.0 0.5
Conference 20 13 19.9 2.1 6.6 8.7 2.9 0.0 2.9 3.1 0.9 1.2 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 6 17.7 3.0 6.1 9.0 3.1 0.0 3.5 3.7 1.0 1.2 0.9
Away 14 9 21.4 2.0 7.1 9.1 3.2 0.0 2.3 2.3 1.0 1.1 0.4
Neutral 4 2 23.5 0.9 6.4 7.2 3.4 0.0 3.4 1.7 2.0 0.0 0.0
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Wins 20 12 21.3 2.1 7.4 9.5 2.9 0.0 3.8 2.3 1.7 0.8 0.6
Losses 11 5 18.0 2.4 4.8 7.3 3.8 0.0 1.0 3.6 0.3 1.2 0.4
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November 6 - 19.2 3.1 6.6 9.7 4.2 0.0 3.8 2.8 1.4 0.7 0.3
December 7 - 17.1 2.7 7.7 10.3 4.0 0.0 2.3 3.0 0.8 1.3 1.0
January 7 7 24.6 1.9 5.6 7.4 2.8 0.0 3.0 2.3 1.3 1.4 0.7
February 7 6 18.6 2.8 6.5 9.2 2.2 0.0 3.4 3.7 0.9 0.9 0.3
March 4 4 21.8 0.0 7.4 7.4 3.2 0.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.0 0.0