25 Ben Casanova
25 Ben Casanova
Height: 6-6
Weight: 205
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sylvania, OH
High School: Sylvania Southview
Position: F
Major: Business Administration
gp 10
pts/g 3.9
fg % 41.2
3pt % 0.0
ft % 61.1
reb/g 2.7
a/g 1.3

2017-18: NABC Honors Court Honoree...Academic All-Great Midwest...Played in all 31 games making 17 starts...Averaged 5.5 points per game on 52.5 percent shooting..Also averaged 4.4 rebounds per game along with 1.5 assists... Set his career-high with 16 points in the first game of the season at Tiffin (11/10)...Set a career-high for rebounds in a game with 9 at Ohio Valley (12/2)

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: 16, at Tiffin (11/10/17)
Rebounds: 9, at Ohio Valley, (12/2/17)
Assists: 6, at Davis & Elkins (1/11/18)
Blocks: 3, at Notre Dame (OH) (11/18/15)
Minutes: 32, vs. Cedarville (1/6/18)
Recent Games
Dec 13 at Davis & Elkins W, 91-61
Dec 15 Alderson Broaddus W, 74-70
Jan 2 at West Virginia St. L, 82-80
Jan 5 Ohio Valley W, 104-76
Jan 10 at Findlay L, 89-82
Jan 12 at Hillsdale L, 67-65
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 10 3
Games started 6 -
Minutes 152 37
Minutes per game 15.2 12.3
FG 14-34 4-8
FG Pct 41.2 50.0
3PT 0-2 0-0
3PT Pct 0.0 -
FT 11-18 7-10
FT Pct 61.1 70.0
Off rebounds 6 1
Def rebounds 21 6
Total rebounds 27 7
Rebounds per game 2.7 2.3
Personal fouls 18 4
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 13 3
Turnovers 10 3
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 1.0
Steals 6 0
Blocks 0 0
Points 39 15
Points per game 3.9 5.0
Points per 40 min 10.3 16.2
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 Wayne State W, 92-79 1 22 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 11 at Ashland L, 66-60 1 15 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Nov 16 vs. Shawnee St. W, 75-65 1 15 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Nov 17 vs. Campbellsville-Somerset W, 97-64 1 19 4-7 57.1 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 9
Nov 20 vs. Northern Michigan L, 89-74 1 24 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 21 vs. Parkside W, 84-69 1 12 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 29 at Walsh L, 77-69 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Malone W, 81-70 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Lake Erie W, 83-78 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 13 at Davis & Elkins W, 91-61 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 15 Alderson Broaddus W, 74-70 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 at West Virginia St. L, 82-80 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 0
Jan 5 Ohio Valley W, 104-76 - 12 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Jan 10 at Findlay L, 89-82 - 15 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 5
Jan 12 at Hillsdale L, 67-65 - 10 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 4
Jan 17 Kentucky Wesleyan   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 Trevecca Nazarene   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Cedarville   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at Tiffin   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Malone   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Walsh   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at Lake Erie   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Alderson Broaddus   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Davis & Elkins   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Findlay   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Hillsdale   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Ohio Valley   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 Wayne State W, 92-79 1 22 0 5 5 2 1 2.0 0 0 3 0
Nov 11 at Ashland L, 66-60 1 15 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 16 vs. Shawnee St. W, 75-65 1 15 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 2 0 2 -
Nov 17 vs. Campbellsville-Somerset W, 97-64 1 19 0 3 3 2 1 2.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 20 vs. Northern Michigan L, 89-74 1 24 2 3 5 1 2 0.5 2 0 3 0
Nov 21 vs. Parkside W, 84-69 1 12 1 1 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 29 at Walsh L, 77-69 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Malone W, 81-70 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Lake Erie W, 83-78 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 13 at Davis & Elkins W, 91-61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 15 Alderson Broaddus W, 74-70 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 at West Virginia St. L, 82-80 - 8 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 5 Ohio Valley W, 104-76 - 12 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 10 at Findlay L, 89-82 - 15 0 3 3 2 2 1.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 12 at Hillsdale L, 67-65 - 10 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 17 Kentucky Wesleyan   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 Trevecca Nazarene   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Cedarville   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at Tiffin   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Malone   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Walsh   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at Lake Erie   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Alderson Broaddus   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Davis & Elkins   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Findlay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Hillsdale   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Ohio Valley   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 10 6 15.2 1.4-3.4 41.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.1-1.8 61.1 3.9
Total 88 24 16.7 1.7-3.3 50.9 0.2-0.5 40.5 0.8-1.4 60.2 4.4
  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 10 6 152 14-34 41.2 0-2 0.0 11-18 61.1 39
Total 88 24 1466 149-293 50.9 17-42 40.5 74-123 60.2 389
  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 10 6 15.2 3.7-8.9 41.2 0.0-0.5 0.0 2.9-4.7 61.1 10.3
Total 88 24 16.7 4.1-8.0 50.9 0.5-1.1 40.5 2.0-3.4 60.2 10.6
  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 10 6 15.2 0.6 2.1 2.7 1.8 0.0 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.6 0.0
Total 88 24 16.7 0.8 2.5 3.3 1.6 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 10 6 152 6 21 27 18 0 13 10 1.3 6 0
Total 88 24 1466 74 220 294 138 0 90 112 0.8 29 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 10 6 15.2 1.6 5.5 7.1 4.7 0.0 3.4 2.6 1.3 1.6 0.0
Total 88 24 16.7 2.0 6.0 8.0 3.8 0.0 2.5 3.1 0.8 0.8 0.6
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 10 6 15.2 1.4-3.4 41.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.1-1.8 61.1 3.9
Conference 3 - 12.3 1.3-2.7 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-3.3 70.0 5.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 2 1 17.0 1.0-3.5 28.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-2.0 75.0 3.5
Away 4 1 12.0 0.8-2.5 30.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.2-2.5 50.0 2.8
Neutral 4 4 17.5 2.2-4.2 52.9 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.8-1.0 75.0 5.3
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Wins 5 4 16.0 1.6-3.8 42.1 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.2-1.6 75.0 4.4
Losses 5 2 14.4 1.2-3.0 40.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 3.4
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November 6 6 17.8 1.7-4.3 38.5 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.7-1.0 66.7 4.0
January 4 - 11.3 1.0-2.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-3.0 58.3 3.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 10 6 152 14-34 41.2 0-2 0.0 11-18 61.1 39
Conference 3 - 37 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 7-10 70.0 15
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 2 1 34 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 7
Away 4 1 48 3-10 30.0 0-1 0.0 5-10 50.0 11
Neutral 4 4 70 9-17 52.9 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 21
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Wins 5 4 80 8-19 42.1 0-1 0.0 6-8 75.0 22
Losses 5 2 72 6-15 40.0 0-1 0.0 5-10 50.0 17
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November 6 6 107 10-26 38.5 0-2 0.0 4-6 66.7 24
January 4 - 45 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 7-12 58.3 15
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 10 6 15.2 3.7-8.9 41.2 0.0-0.5 0.0 2.9-4.7 61.1 10.3
Conference 3 - 12.3 4.3-8.6 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 7.6-10.8 70.0 16.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 2 1 17.0 2.4-8.2 28.6 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-4.7 75.0 8.2
Away 4 1 12.0 2.5-8.3 30.0 0.0-0.8 0.0 4.2-8.3 50.0 9.2
Neutral 4 4 17.5 5.1-9.7 52.9 0.0-0.6 0.0 1.7-2.3 75.0 12.0
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Wins 5 4 16.0 4.0-9.5 42.1 0.0-0.5 0.0 3.0-4.0 75.0 11.0
Losses 5 2 14.4 3.3-8.3 40.0 0.0-0.6 0.0 2.8-5.6 50.0 9.4
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November 6 6 17.8 3.7-9.7 38.5 0.0-0.7 0.0 1.5-2.2 66.7 9.0
January 4 - 11.3 3.6-7.1 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 6.2-10.7 58.3 13.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 10 6 15.2 0.6 2.1 2.7 1.8 0.0 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.6 0.0
Conference 3 - 12.3 0.3 2.0 2.3 1.3 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 2 1 17.0 0.5 3.0 3.5 2.0 0.0 1.5 0.5 3.0 0.0 0.0
Away 4 1 12.0 0.5 1.8 2.3 1.5 - 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.3 0.0
Neutral 4 4 17.5 0.8 2.0 2.8 2.0 0.0 1.8 1.3 1.4 1.3 0.0
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Wins 5 4 16.0 0.4 2.2 2.6 1.8 0.0 1.8 0.8 2.3 0.6 0.0
Losses 5 2 14.4 0.8 2.0 2.8 1.8 0.0 0.8 1.2 0.7 0.6 0.0
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November 6 6 17.8 0.7 2.3 3.0 2.2 0.0 1.7 1.0 1.7 0.8 0.0
January 4 - 11.3 0.5 1.8 2.3 1.3 - 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.3 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 10 6 152 6 21 27 18 0 13 10 1.3 6 0
Conference 3 - 37 1 6 7 4 - 3 3 1.0 0 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 2 1 34 1 6 7 4 0 3 1 3.0 0 0
Away 4 1 48 2 7 9 6 - 3 4 0.8 1 0
Neutral 4 4 70 3 8 11 8 0 7 5 1.4 5 0
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Wins 5 4 80 2 11 13 9 0 9 4 2.3 3 0
Losses 5 2 72 4 10 14 9 0 4 6 0.7 3 0
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November 6 6 107 4 14 18 13 0 10 6 1.7 5 0
January 4 - 45 2 7 9 5 - 3 4 0.8 1 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 10 6 15.2 1.6 5.5 7.1 4.7 0.0 3.4 2.6 1.3 1.6 0.0
Conference 3 - 12.3 1.1 6.5 7.6 4.3 0.0 3.2 3.2 1.0 0.0 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 2 1 17.0 1.2 7.1 8.2 4.7 0.0 3.5 1.2 3.0 0.0 0.0
Away 4 1 12.0 1.7 5.8 7.5 5.0 0.0 2.5 3.3 0.8 0.8 0.0
Neutral 4 4 17.5 1.7 4.6 6.3 4.6 0.0 4.0 2.9 1.4 2.9 0.0
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Wins 5 4 16.0 1.0 5.5 6.5 4.5 0.0 4.5 2.0 2.3 1.5 0.0
Losses 5 2 14.4 2.2 5.6 7.8 5.0 0.0 2.2 3.3 0.7 1.7 0.0
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November 6 6 17.8 1.5 5.2 6.7 4.9 0.0 3.7 2.2 1.7 1.9 0.0
January 4 - 11.3 1.8 6.2 8.0 4.4 0.0 2.7 3.6 0.8 0.9 0.0