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 17
pts/g 6.4
fg % 54.7
3pt % 46.2
ft % 80.0
reb/g 4.7
a/g 1.6

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
Dec 18 West Virginia St. W, 108-96
Dec 30 at Malone L, 66-59
Jan 2 at Findlay L, 73-66
Jan 6 Cedarville L, 75-68
Jan 11 at Davis & Elkins W, 79-67
Jan 13 at Alderson Broaddus L, 67-65
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 10
Games started 4 4
Minutes 348 210
Minutes per game 20.5 21.0
FG 41-75 18-37
FG Pct 54.7 48.6
3PT 6-13 3-8
3PT Pct 46.2 37.5
FT 20-25 9-11
FT Pct 80.0 81.8
Off rebounds 20 7
Def rebounds 60 39
Total rebounds 80 46
Rebounds per game 4.7 4.6
Personal fouls 31 17
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 28 15
Turnovers 23 15
Assist to turnover ratio 1.2 1.0
Steals 10 7
Blocks 5 3
Points 108 48
Points per game 6.4 4.8
Points per 40 min 12.4 9.1
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   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Ohio Valley   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Walsh   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Trevecca Nazarene   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Kentucky Wesleyan   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Cedarville   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 Hillsdale   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Lake Erie   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Alderson Broaddus   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Davis & Elkins   - - - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Ohio Valley   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Walsh   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Trevecca Nazarene   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Kentucky Wesleyan   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Cedarville   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 Hillsdale   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Lake Erie   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Alderson Broaddus   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Davis & Elkins   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 17 4 20.5 2.4-4.4 54.7 0.4-0.8 46.2 1.2-1.5 80.0 6.4
Total 64 5 16.2 1.8-3.3 52.8 0.2-0.5 39.4 0.8-1.2 63.2 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 17 4 348 41-75 54.7 6-13 46.2 20-25 80.0 108
Total 64 5 1038 113-214 52.8 13-33 39.4 48-76 63.2 287
  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 17 4 20.5 4.7-8.6 54.7 0.7-1.5 46.2 2.3-2.9 80.0 12.4
Total 64 5 16.2 4.4-8.2 52.8 0.5-1.3 39.4 1.8-2.9 63.2 11.1
  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 17 4 20.5 1.2 3.5 4.7 1.8 0.0 1.6 1.4 1.2 0.6 0.3
Total 64 5 16.2 0.8 2.4 3.3 1.6 0.0 0.9 1.3 0.7 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 17 4 348 20 60 80 31 0 28 23 1.2 10 5
Total 64 5 1038 54 156 210 101 0 60 83 0.7 18 19
  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 17 4 20.5 2.3 6.9 9.2 3.6 0.0 3.2 2.6 1.2 1.1 0.6
Total 64 5 16.2 2.1 6.0 8.1 3.9 0.0 2.3 3.2 0.7 0.7 0.7
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 17 4 20.5 2.4-4.4 54.7 0.4-0.8 46.2 1.2-1.5 80.0 6.4
Conference 10 4 21.0 1.8-3.7 48.6 0.3-0.8 37.5 0.9-1.1 81.8 4.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 7 1 17.7 1.3-3.1 40.9 0.3-0.7 40.0 0.7-1.1 62.5 3.6
Away 8 3 21.8 3.0-5.2 57.1 0.4-0.9 42.9 1.1-1.4 81.8 7.5
Neutral 2 - 25.0 4.0-5.5 72.7 0.5-0.5 100.0 3.0-3.0 100.0 11.5
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Wins 8 1 21.9 3.0-4.9 61.5 0.6-0.9 71.4 1.6-2.0 81.3 8.3
Losses 9 3 19.2 1.9-4.0 47.2 0.1-0.7 16.7 0.8-1.0 77.8 4.7
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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 4 4 28.3 1.5-4.2 35.3 0.2-1.0 25.0 1.0-1.5 66.7 4.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 17 4 348 41-75 54.7 6-13 46.2 20-25 80.0 108
Conference 10 4 210 18-37 48.6 3-8 37.5 9-11 81.8 48
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 7 1 124 9-22 40.9 2-5 40.0 5-8 62.5 25
Away 8 3 174 24-42 57.1 3-7 42.9 9-11 81.8 60
Neutral 2 - 50 8-11 72.7 1-1 100.0 6-6 100.0 23
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Wins 8 1 175 24-39 61.5 5-7 71.4 13-16 81.3 66
Losses 9 3 173 17-36 47.2 1-6 16.7 7-9 77.8 42
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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 4 4 113 6-17 35.3 1-4 25.0 4-6 66.7 17
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 17 4 20.5 4.7-8.6 54.7 0.7-1.5 46.2 2.3-2.9 80.0 12.4
Conference 10 4 21.0 3.4-7.0 48.6 0.6-1.5 37.5 1.7-2.1 81.8 9.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 7 1 17.7 2.9-7.1 40.9 0.6-1.6 40.0 1.6-2.6 62.5 8.1
Away 8 3 21.8 5.5-9.7 57.1 0.7-1.6 42.9 2.1-2.5 81.8 13.8
Neutral 2 - 25.0 6.4-8.8 72.7 0.8-0.8 100.0 4.8-4.8 100.0 18.4
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Wins 8 1 21.9 5.5-8.9 61.5 1.1-1.6 71.4 3.0-3.7 81.3 15.1
Losses 9 3 19.2 3.9-8.3 47.2 0.2-1.4 16.7 1.6-2.1 77.8 9.7
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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 4 4 28.3 2.1-6.0 35.3 0.4-1.4 25.0 1.4-2.1 66.7 6.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 17 4 20.5 1.2 3.5 4.7 1.8 0.0 1.6 1.4 1.2 0.6 0.3
Conference 10 4 21.0 0.7 3.9 4.6 1.7 0.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.7 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 1 17.7 1.3 3.1 4.4 1.6 0.0 1.6 1.1 1.4 0.4 0.4
Away 8 3 21.8 1.1 4.0 5.1 2.1 0.0 1.5 1.6 0.9 0.9 0.3
Neutral 2 - 25.0 1.0 3.0 4.0 1.5 0.0 2.5 1.0 2.5 0.0 0.0
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Wins 8 1 21.9 1.3 4.8 6.0 1.8 0.0 2.9 0.8 3.8 0.5 0.4
Losses 9 3 19.2 1.1 2.4 3.6 1.9 0.0 0.6 1.9 0.3 0.7 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 4 4 28.3 0.8 4.5 5.3 1.8 0.0 2.5 1.5 1.7 1.0 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 17 4 348 20 60 80 31 0 28 23 1.2 10 5
Conference 10 4 210 7 39 46 17 0 15 15 1.0 7 3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 1 124 9 22 31 11 0 11 8 1.4 3 3
Away 8 3 174 9 32 41 17 0 12 13 0.9 7 2
Neutral 2 - 50 2 6 8 3 0 5 2 2.5 0 0
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Wins 8 1 175 10 38 48 14 0 23 6 3.8 4 3
Losses 9 3 173 10 22 32 17 0 5 17 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 4 4 113 3 18 21 7 0 10 6 1.7 4 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 17 4 20.5 2.3 6.9 9.2 3.6 0.0 3.2 2.6 1.2 1.1 0.6
Conference 10 4 21.0 1.3 7.4 8.8 3.2 0.0 2.9 2.9 1.0 1.3 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 1 17.7 2.9 7.1 10.0 3.5 0.0 3.5 2.6 1.4 1.0 1.0
Away 8 3 21.8 2.1 7.4 9.4 3.9 0.0 2.8 3.0 0.9 1.6 0.5
Neutral 2 - 25.0 1.6 4.8 6.4 2.4 0.0 4.0 1.6 2.5 0.0 0.0
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Wins 8 1 21.9 2.3 8.7 11.0 3.2 0.0 5.3 1.4 3.8 0.9 0.7
Losses 9 3 19.2 2.3 5.1 7.4 3.9 0.0 1.2 3.9 0.3 1.4 0.5
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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 4 4 28.3 1.1 6.4 7.4 2.5 0.0 3.5 2.1 1.7 1.4 0.4