25 Ben Casanova
25 Ben Casanova
Height: 6-6
Weight: 205
Year: So.
Hometown: Sylvania, OH
High School: Sylvania Southview
Position: F
Major: Business
gp 26
pts/g 4.9
fg % 51.0
3pt % 30.8
ft % 59.0
reb/g 3.2
a/g 0.9

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.”

Recent Games
Feb 2 Ashland W, 80-78
Feb 4 at Tiffin W, 82-74
Feb 9 Findlay L, 82-79
Feb 11 at Walsh L, 98-65
Feb 18 Hillsdale L, 60-51
Feb 23 at Lake Erie W, 82-77
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 26 20
Games started 1 1
Minutes 433 349
Minutes per game 16.7 17.4
FG 50-98 41-80
FG Pct 51.0 51.3
3PT 4-13 3-10
3PT Pct 30.8 30.0
FT 23-39 20-33
FT Pct 59.0 60.6
Off rebounds 20 14
Def rebounds 63 51
Total rebounds 83 65
Rebounds per game 3.2 3.3
Personal fouls 39 33
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 23 18
Turnovers 43 34
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.5
Steals 5 2
Blocks 7 6
Points 127 105
Points per game 4.9 5.3
Points per 40 min 11.7 12.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 5 at Toledo L, 94-79 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Johnson C. Smith W, 86-82 - 11 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 15 Seton Hill W, 96-73 - 18 3-6 50.0 1-1 100.0 3-5 60.0 10
Nov 19 St. Joseph's (Ind.) L, 99-95 - 17 3-5 60.0 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 6
Nov 21 at Wright St. L, 109-54 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 vs. Malone W, 75-58 - 11 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 26 at Gannon W, 66-56 - 8 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 1 at Ferris State L, 70-68 - 12 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Dec 3 at Grand Valley State W, 62-59 - 11 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 8 Northern Michigan W, 74-62 - 10 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 10 Michigan Tech L, 77-56 - 21 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 7-9 77.8 11
Dec 15 at Wayne State L, 82-59 - 7 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 18 at Saginaw Valley L, 76-69 - 24 5-10 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 10
Dec 30 Shawnee St. W, 62-61 - 19 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 5 Lake Superior State W, 78-77 - 12 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 0
Jan 7 Northwood W, 101-67 - 22 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 12
Jan 12 at Ashland L, 62-59 - 21 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 14 Tiffin W, 87-85 - 23 5-5 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 11
Jan 19 at Findlay L, 72-69 - 22 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 21 Walsh W, 85-75 - 16 2-2 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 5
Jan 28 at Hillsdale L, 80-71 - 15 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 30 Lake Erie L, 87-76 1 12 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 2 Ashland W, 80-78 - 18 1-3 33.3 1-1 100.0 2-3 66.7 5
Feb 4 at Tiffin W, 82-74 - 14 4-6 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 8
Feb 9 Findlay L, 82-79 - 29 5-9 55.6 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 15
Feb 11 at Walsh L, 98-65 - 21 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 18 Hillsdale L, 60-51 - 23 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 6
Feb 23 at Lake Erie W, 82-77 - 16 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 6
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 5 at Toledo L, 94-79 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Johnson C. Smith W, 86-82 - 11 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 2 0 0 -
Nov 15 Seton Hill W, 96-73 - 18 3 5 8 1 4 0.3 0 0 0 -
Nov 19 St. Joseph's (Ind.) L, 99-95 - 17 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 0
Nov 21 at Wright St. L, 109-54 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 vs. Malone W, 75-58 - 11 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 26 at Gannon W, 66-56 - 8 0 0 0 2 0 - 0 1 0 -
Dec 1 at Ferris State L, 70-68 - 12 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Dec 3 at Grand Valley State W, 62-59 - 11 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Dec 8 Northern Michigan W, 74-62 - 10 0 2 2 2 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 10 Michigan Tech L, 77-56 - 21 1 2 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 15 at Wayne State L, 82-59 - 7 0 3 3 0 2 0.0 0 1 2 -
Dec 18 at Saginaw Valley L, 76-69 - 24 2 3 5 1 1 1.0 1 1 2 -
Dec 30 Shawnee St. W, 62-61 - 19 1 3 4 1 3 0.3 1 0 1 -
Jan 5 Lake Superior State W, 78-77 - 12 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 7 Northwood W, 101-67 - 22 0 2 2 1 3 0.3 0 0 1 -
Jan 12 at Ashland L, 62-59 - 21 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 14 Tiffin W, 87-85 - 23 0 6 6 3 4 0.8 0 0 4 0
Jan 19 at Findlay L, 72-69 - 22 1 4 5 3 2 1.5 0 0 1 -
Jan 21 Walsh W, 85-75 - 16 2 3 5 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 28 at Hillsdale L, 80-71 - 15 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 30 Lake Erie L, 87-76 1 12 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Feb 2 Ashland W, 80-78 - 18 1 7 8 1 3 0.3 0 1 1 -
Feb 4 at Tiffin W, 82-74 - 14 1 3 4 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Feb 9 Findlay L, 82-79 - 29 0 3 3 1 4 0.3 0 0 2 0
Feb 11 at Walsh L, 98-65 - 21 1 2 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 18 Hillsdale L, 60-51 - 23 2 2 4 2 0 - 0 2 3 0
Feb 23 at Lake Erie W, 82-77 - 16 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 1 1 3 -
  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 23 13 19.9 2.9-5.5 52.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.2-2.3 53.8 7.0
Total 101 31 17.5 2.0-3.8 52.1 0.2-0.5 37.0 0.9-1.6 58.0 5.0
  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 23 13 457 66-127 52.0 0-6 0.0 28-52 53.8 160
Total 101 31 1771 201-386 52.1 17-46 37.0 91-157 58.0 510
  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 23 13 19.9 5.8-11.1 52.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 2.5-4.6 53.8 14.0
Total 101 31 17.5 4.5-8.7 52.1 0.4-1.0 37.0 2.1-3.5 58.0 11.5
  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 23 13 19.9 1.2 2.9 4.0 2.1 0.0 1.5 1.4 1.1 0.7 0.0
Total 101 31 17.5 0.9 2.6 3.6 1.7 0.0 1.1 1.3 0.8 0.4 0.2
  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 23 13 457 27 66 93 48 0 34 32 1.1 17 1
Total 101 31 1771 95 265 360 168 0 111 134 0.8 40 23
  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 23 13 19.9 2.4 5.8 8.1 4.2 0.0 3.0 2.8 1.1 1.5 0.1
Total 101 31 17.5 2.1 6.0 8.1 3.8 0.0 2.5 3.0 0.8 0.9 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 26 1 16.7 1.9-3.8 51.0 0.2-0.5 30.8 0.9-1.5 59.0 4.9
Conference 20 1 17.4 2.0-4.0 51.3 0.1-0.5 30.0 1.0-1.6 60.6 5.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 1 18.5 2.4-3.9 60.8 0.3-0.5 57.1 1.5-2.4 61.3 6.5
Away 12 - 15.2 1.4-3.8 37.8 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.3-0.7 50.0 3.2
Neutral 1 - 11.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 4.0
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Wins 14 - 14.9 1.9-3.5 55.1 0.3-0.4 66.7 0.6-1.2 52.9 4.8
Losses 12 1 18.7 1.9-4.1 46.9 0.0-0.6 0.0 1.2-1.8 63.6 5.0
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November 5 - 13.0 1.6-3.4 47.1 0.2-0.6 33.3 0.6-1.2 50.0 4.0
December 7 - 14.9 1.4-4.3 33.3 0.0-0.4 0.0 1.1-1.6 72.7 4.0
January 8 1 17.9 1.9-2.8 68.2 0.2-0.5 50.0 0.4-0.9 42.9 4.4
February 6 - 20.2 2.8-4.8 58.6 0.2-0.5 33.3 1.5-2.5 60.0 7.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 26 1 433 50-98 51.0 4-13 30.8 23-39 59.0 127
Conference 20 1 349 41-80 51.3 3-10 30.0 20-33 60.6 105
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 1 240 31-51 60.8 4-7 57.1 19-31 61.3 85
Away 12 - 182 17-45 37.8 0-6 0.0 4-8 50.0 38
Neutral 1 - 11 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
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Wins 14 - 209 27-49 55.1 4-6 66.7 9-17 52.9 67
Losses 12 1 224 23-49 46.9 0-7 0.0 14-22 63.6 60
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November 5 - 65 8-17 47.1 1-3 33.3 3-6 50.0 20
December 7 - 104 10-30 33.3 0-3 0.0 8-11 72.7 28
January 8 1 143 15-22 68.2 2-4 50.0 3-7 42.9 35
February 6 - 121 17-29 58.6 1-3 33.3 9-15 60.0 44
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 26 1 16.7 4.6-9.1 51.0 0.4-1.2 30.8 2.1-3.6 59.0 11.7
Conference 20 1 17.4 4.7-9.2 51.3 0.3-1.1 30.0 2.3-3.8 60.6 12.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 1 18.5 5.2-8.5 60.8 0.7-1.2 57.1 3.2-5.2 61.3 14.2
Away 12 - 15.2 3.7-9.9 37.8 0.0-1.3 0.0 0.9-1.8 50.0 8.4
Neutral 1 - 11.0 7.3-7.3 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 14.5
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Wins 14 - 14.9 5.2-9.4 55.1 0.8-1.1 66.7 1.7-3.3 52.9 12.8
Losses 12 1 18.7 4.1-8.8 46.9 0.0-1.2 0.0 2.5-3.9 63.6 10.7
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November 5 - 13.0 4.9-10.5 47.1 0.6-1.8 33.3 1.8-3.7 50.0 12.3
December 7 - 14.9 3.8-11.5 33.3 0.0-1.2 0.0 3.1-4.2 72.7 10.8
January 8 1 17.9 4.2-6.2 68.2 0.6-1.1 50.0 0.8-2.0 42.9 9.8
February 6 - 20.2 5.6-9.6 58.6 0.3-1.0 33.3 3.0-5.0 60.0 14.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 26 1 16.7 0.8 2.4 3.2 1.5 0.0 0.9 1.7 0.5 0.2 0.3
Conference 20 1 17.4 0.7 2.5 3.3 1.6 0.0 0.9 1.7 0.5 0.1 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 1 18.5 0.9 3.0 3.9 1.6 0.0 1.1 2.2 0.5 0.1 0.2
Away 12 - 15.2 0.7 1.9 2.6 1.4 0.0 0.7 1.2 0.6 0.3 0.3
Neutral 1 - 11.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 - 1.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Wins 14 - 14.9 0.7 2.6 3.4 1.2 0.0 1.1 1.6 0.7 0.3 0.2
Losses 12 1 18.7 0.8 2.2 3.0 1.8 0.0 0.7 1.8 0.4 0.1 0.3
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November 5 - 13.0 1.0 1.8 2.8 1.0 0.0 0.8 1.2 0.7 0.4 0.2
December 7 - 14.9 0.6 2.4 3.0 1.4 0.0 0.6 1.6 0.4 0.3 0.3
January 8 1 17.9 0.8 2.4 3.1 1.4 0.0 1.3 1.9 0.7 0.0 0.0
February 6 - 20.2 0.8 3.0 3.8 2.2 0.0 0.8 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.7
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 26 1 433 20 63 83 39 0 23 43 0.5 5 7
Conference 20 1 349 14 51 65 33 0 18 34 0.5 2 6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 1 240 12 39 51 21 0 14 29 0.5 1 3
Away 12 - 182 8 23 31 17 0 8 14 0.6 4 4
Neutral 1 - 11 0 1 1 1 - 1 0 - 0 0
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Wins 14 - 209 10 37 47 17 0 15 22 0.7 4 3
Losses 12 1 224 10 26 36 22 0 8 21 0.4 1 4
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November 5 - 65 5 9 14 5 0 4 6 0.7 2 1
December 7 - 104 4 17 21 10 0 4 11 0.4 2 2
January 8 1 143 6 19 25 11 0 10 15 0.7 0 0
February 6 - 121 5 18 23 13 0 5 11 0.5 1 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 26 1 16.7 1.8 5.8 7.7 3.6 0.0 2.1 4.0 0.5 0.5 0.6
Conference 20 1 17.4 1.6 5.8 7.4 3.8 0.0 2.1 3.9 0.5 0.2 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 1 18.5 2.0 6.5 8.5 3.5 0.0 2.3 4.8 0.5 0.2 0.5
Away 12 - 15.2 1.8 5.1 6.8 3.7 0.0 1.8 3.1 0.6 0.9 0.9
Neutral 1 - 11.0 0.0 3.6 3.6 3.6 0.0 3.6 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Wins 14 - 14.9 1.9 7.1 9.0 3.3 0.0 2.9 4.2 0.7 0.8 0.6
Losses 12 1 18.7 1.8 4.6 6.4 3.9 0.0 1.4 3.8 0.4 0.2 0.7
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November 5 - 13.0 3.1 5.5 8.6 3.1 0.0 2.5 3.7 0.7 1.2 0.6
December 7 - 14.9 1.5 6.5 8.1 3.8 0.0 1.5 4.2 0.4 0.8 0.8
January 8 1 17.9 1.7 5.3 7.0 3.1 0.0 2.8 4.2 0.7 0.0 0.0
February 6 - 20.2 1.7 6.0 7.6 4.3 0.0 1.7 3.6 0.5 0.3 1.3