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 19
pts/g 6.8
fg % 52.5
3pt % 0.0
ft % 53.1
reb/g 4.0
a/g 1.5

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
Jan 26 at Tiffin W, 83-69
Jan 31 Malone L, 75-66
Feb 2 Walsh L, 80-64
Feb 7 at Lake Erie W, 76-73
Feb 14 at Alderson Broaddus W, 85-78
Feb 16 Davis & Elkins W, 117-82
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 12
Games started 10 4
Minutes 361 246
Minutes per game 19.0 20.5
FG 52-99 42-73
FG Pct 52.5 57.5
3PT 0-5 0-3
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 26-49 22-41
FT Pct 53.1 53.7
Off rebounds 24 19
Def rebounds 52 37
Total rebounds 76 56
Rebounds per game 4.0 4.7
Personal fouls 37 23
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 29 19
Turnovers 26 19
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 1.0
Steals 17 11
Blocks 1 1
Points 130 106
Points per game 6.8 8.8
Points per 40 min 14.4 17.2
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 W, 66-58 - 30 4-7 57.1 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 9
Jan 19 Trevecca Nazarene W, 78-47 - 19 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 2-6 33.3 12
Jan 24 at Cedarville L, 79-63 - 15 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 26 at Tiffin W, 83-69 - 24 8-8 100.0 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 20
Jan 31 Malone L, 75-66 0 19 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 10
Feb 2 Walsh L, 80-64 1 24 1-7 14.3 0-2 0.0 3-4 75.0 5
Feb 7 at Lake Erie W, 76-73 1 32 7-7 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 14
Feb 14 at Alderson Broaddus W, 85-78 1 24 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 7
Feb 16 Davis & Elkins W, 117-82 1 22 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
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 W, 66-58 - 30 2 3 5 3 3 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 19 Trevecca Nazarene W, 78-47 - 19 2 4 6 3 1 3.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 24 at Cedarville L, 79-63 - 15 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 26 at Tiffin W, 83-69 - 24 2 5 7 0 1 0.0 1 0 4 0
Jan 31 Malone L, 75-66 0 19 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Feb 2 Walsh L, 80-64 1 24 4 3 7 2 2 1.0 0 0 4 0
Feb 7 at Lake Erie W, 76-73 1 32 2 3 5 3 3 1.0 5 0 2 -
Feb 14 at Alderson Broaddus W, 85-78 1 24 1 4 5 1 3 0.3 2 1 2 -
Feb 16 Davis & Elkins W, 117-82 1 22 4 5 9 4 1 4.0 1 0 1 -
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 19 10 19.0 2.7-5.2 52.5 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.4-2.6 53.1 6.8
Total 97 28 17.3 1.9-3.7 52.2 0.2-0.5 37.8 0.9-1.6 57.8 4.9
  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 19 10 361 52-99 52.5 0-5 0.0 26-49 53.1 130
Total 97 28 1675 187-358 52.2 17-45 37.8 89-154 57.8 480
  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 19 10 19.0 5.8-11.0 52.5 0.0-0.6 0.0 2.9-5.4 53.1 14.4
Total 97 28 17.3 4.5-8.5 52.2 0.4-1.1 37.8 2.1-3.7 57.8 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 19 10 19.0 1.3 2.7 4.0 1.9 0.0 1.5 1.4 1.1 0.9 0.1
Total 97 28 17.3 0.9 2.6 3.5 1.6 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 19 10 361 24 52 76 37 0 29 26 1.1 17 1
Total 97 28 1675 92 251 343 157 0 106 128 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 19 10 19.0 2.7 5.8 8.4 4.1 0.0 3.2 2.9 1.1 1.9 0.1
Total 97 28 17.3 2.2 6.0 8.2 3.7 0.0 2.5 3.1 0.8 1.0 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 19 10 19.0 2.7-5.2 52.5 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.4-2.6 53.1 6.8
Conference 12 4 20.5 3.5-6.1 57.5 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.8-3.4 53.7 8.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 7 3 21.1 2.9-6.4 44.4 0.0-0.4 0.0 1.9-3.4 54.2 7.6
Away 8 3 17.9 2.9-4.6 62.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.2-2.6 47.6 7.0
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 11 7 21.0 3.6-6.1 59.7 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.3-2.5 51.9 8.5
Losses 8 3 16.3 1.5-4.0 37.5 0.0-0.4 0.0 1.5-2.8 54.5 4.5
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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 9 0 16.9 2.9-4.7 61.9 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.0-4.0 50.0 7.8
February 4 4 25.5 4.0-7.8 51.6 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.0-1.8 57.1 9.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 19 10 361 52-99 52.5 0-5 0.0 26-49 53.1 130
Conference 12 4 246 42-73 57.5 0-3 0.0 22-41 53.7 106
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 7 3 148 20-45 44.4 0-3 0.0 13-24 54.2 53
Away 8 3 143 23-37 62.2 0-1 0.0 10-21 47.6 56
Neutral 4 4 70 9-17 52.9 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 21
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Wins 11 7 231 40-67 59.7 0-2 0.0 14-27 51.9 94
Losses 8 3 130 12-32 37.5 0-3 0.0 12-22 54.5 36
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November 6 6 107 10-26 38.5 0-2 0.0 4-6 66.7 24
January 9 0 152 26-42 61.9 0-1 0.0 18-36 50.0 70
February 4 4 102 16-31 51.6 0-2 0.0 4-7 57.1 36
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 19 10 19.0 5.8-11.0 52.5 0.0-0.6 0.0 2.9-5.4 53.1 14.4
Conference 12 4 20.5 6.8-11.9 57.5 0.0-0.5 0.0 3.6-6.7 53.7 17.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 7 3 21.1 5.4-12.2 44.4 0.0-0.8 0.0 3.5-6.5 54.2 14.3
Away 8 3 17.9 6.4-10.3 62.2 0.0-0.3 0.0 2.8-5.9 47.6 15.7
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 11 7 21.0 6.9-11.6 59.7 0.0-0.3 0.0 2.4-4.7 51.9 16.3
Losses 8 3 16.3 3.7-9.8 37.5 0.0-0.9 0.0 3.7-6.8 54.5 11.1
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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 9 0 16.9 6.8-11.1 61.9 0.0-0.3 0.0 4.7-9.5 50.0 18.4
February 4 4 25.5 6.3-12.2 51.6 0.0-0.8 0.0 1.6-2.7 57.1 14.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 19 10 19.0 1.3 2.7 4.0 1.9 0.0 1.5 1.4 1.1 0.9 0.1
Conference 12 4 20.5 1.6 3.1 4.7 1.9 0.0 1.6 1.6 1.0 0.9 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 3 21.1 1.9 3.4 5.3 1.9 0.0 2.1 1.3 1.7 0.4 0.0
Away 8 3 17.9 1.0 2.5 3.5 2.0 0.0 0.9 1.5 0.6 1.1 0.1
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 11 7 21.0 1.4 3.2 4.5 1.8 0.0 2.1 1.5 1.4 1.3 0.1
Losses 8 3 16.3 1.1 2.1 3.3 2.1 0.0 0.8 1.3 0.6 0.4 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 9 0 16.9 1.0 2.6 3.6 1.7 0.0 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.4 0.0
February 4 4 25.5 2.8 3.8 6.5 2.3 0.0 2.5 2.3 1.1 2.0 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 19 10 361 24 52 76 37 0 29 26 1.1 17 1
Conference 12 4 246 19 37 56 23 0 19 19 1.0 11 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 3 148 13 24 37 13 0 15 9 1.7 3 0
Away 8 3 143 8 20 28 16 0 7 12 0.6 9 1
Neutral 4 4 70 3 8 11 8 0 7 5 1.4 5 0
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Wins 11 7 231 15 35 50 20 0 23 16 1.4 14 1
Losses 8 3 130 9 17 26 17 0 6 10 0.6 3 0
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November 6 6 107 4 14 18 13 0 10 6 1.7 5 0
January 9 0 152 9 23 32 15 0 9 11 0.8 4 0
February 4 4 102 11 15 26 9 0 10 9 1.1 8 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 19 10 19.0 2.7 5.8 8.4 4.1 0.0 3.2 2.9 1.1 1.9 0.1
Conference 12 4 20.5 3.1 6.0 9.1 3.7 0.0 3.1 3.1 1.0 1.8 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 3 21.1 3.5 6.5 10.0 3.5 0.0 4.1 2.4 1.7 0.8 0.0
Away 8 3 17.9 2.2 5.6 7.8 4.5 0.0 2.0 3.4 0.6 2.5 0.3
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 11 7 21.0 2.6 6.1 8.7 3.5 0.0 4.0 2.8 1.4 2.4 0.2
Losses 8 3 16.3 2.8 5.2 8.0 5.2 0.0 1.8 3.1 0.6 0.9 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 9 0 16.9 2.4 6.1 8.4 3.9 0.0 2.4 2.9 0.8 1.1 0.0
February 4 4 25.5 4.3 5.9 10.2 3.5 0.0 3.9 3.5 1.1 3.1 0.4