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 23
pts/g 7.0
fg % 52.0
3pt % 0.0
ft % 53.8
reb/g 4.0
a/g 1.5

2018-19: Played in 23 games making 13 starts where he played 19.9 minutes per game...Scored 7.0 points per game on 52% shooting while also grabbing 4.0 rebounds per game 

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
Feb 14 at Alderson Broaddus W, 85-78
Feb 16 Davis & Elkins W, 117-82
Feb 21 Findlay L, 89-63
Feb 23 Hillsdale W, 68-55
Mar 2 at Ohio Valley W, 91-82
Mar 5 at Cedarville L, 81-77
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 23 15
Games started 13 7
Minutes 457 315
Minutes per game 19.9 21.0
FG 66-127 54-97
FG Pct 52.0 55.7
3PT 0-6 0-4
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 28-52 24-44
FT Pct 53.8 54.5
Off rebounds 27 20
Def rebounds 66 48
Total rebounds 93 68
Rebounds per game 4.0 4.5
Personal fouls 48 30
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 34 23
Turnovers 32 22
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 1.0
Steals 17 11
Blocks 1 1
Points 160 132
Points per game 7.0 8.8
Points per 40 min 14.0 16.8
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 L, 89-63 1 28 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 23 Hillsdale W, 68-55 1 22 5-8 62.5 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 10
Mar 2 at Ohio Valley W, 91-82 1 19 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 12
Mar 5 at Cedarville L, 81-77 - 27 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
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 L, 89-63 1 28 0 6 6 0 2 0.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 23 Hillsdale W, 68-55 1 22 1 5 6 3 0 - 0 0 2 0
Mar 2 at Ohio Valley W, 91-82 1 19 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 -
Mar 5 at Cedarville L, 81-77 - 27 2 3 5 1 3 0.3 0 0 4 -
  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 23 13 19.9 2.9-5.5 52.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.2-2.3 53.8 7.0
Conference 15 7 21.0 3.6-6.5 55.7 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.6-2.9 54.5 8.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 5 22.0 3.0-6.6 45.8 0.0-0.4 0.0 1.4-2.7 54.2 7.4
Away 10 4 18.9 3.0-5.1 58.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.2-2.4 50.0 7.2
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 13 9 20.9 3.8-6.5 58.8 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.2-2.3 53.3 8.9
Losses 10 4 18.5 1.6-4.2 38.1 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.2-2.2 54.5 4.4
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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 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 6 6 25.3 3.8-7.5 51.1 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.7-1.2 57.1 8.3
March 2 1 23.0 3.5-7.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.5 66.7 8.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 23 13 457 66-127 52.0 0-6 0.0 28-52 53.8 160
Conference 15 7 315 54-97 55.7 0-4 0.0 24-44 54.5 132
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 9 5 198 27-59 45.8 0-4 0.0 13-24 54.2 67
Away 10 4 189 30-51 58.8 0-1 0.0 12-24 50.0 72
Neutral 4 4 70 9-17 52.9 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 21
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Wins 13 9 272 50-85 58.8 0-3 0.0 16-30 53.3 116
Losses 10 4 185 16-42 38.1 0-3 0.0 12-22 54.5 44
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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 6 6 152 23-45 51.1 0-3 0.0 4-7 57.1 50
March 2 1 46 7-14 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 16
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 23 13 19.9 5.8-11.1 52.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 2.5-4.6 53.8 14.0
Conference 15 7 21.0 6.9-12.3 55.7 0.0-0.5 0.0 3.0-5.6 54.5 16.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 5 22.0 5.5-11.9 45.8 0.0-0.8 0.0 2.6-4.8 54.2 13.5
Away 10 4 18.9 6.3-10.8 58.8 0.0-0.2 0.0 2.5-5.1 50.0 15.2
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 13 9 20.9 7.4-12.5 58.8 0.0-0.4 0.0 2.4-4.4 53.3 17.1
Losses 10 4 18.5 3.5-9.1 38.1 0.0-0.6 0.0 2.6-4.8 54.5 9.5
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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 6 6 25.3 6.1-11.8 51.1 0.0-0.8 0.0 1.1-1.8 57.1 13.2
March 2 1 23.0 6.1-12.2 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.6 66.7 13.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 23 13 19.9 1.2 2.9 4.0 2.1 0.0 1.5 1.4 1.1 0.7 0.0
Conference 15 7 21.0 1.3 3.2 4.5 2.0 0.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.7 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 5 22.0 1.6 3.9 5.4 2.0 0.0 2.0 1.2 1.6 0.3 0.0
Away 10 4 18.9 1.0 2.3 3.3 2.2 0.0 0.9 1.6 0.6 0.9 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 13 9 20.9 1.2 3.1 4.3 1.8 0.0 2.1 1.3 1.6 1.1 0.1
Losses 10 4 18.5 1.1 2.6 3.7 2.4 0.0 0.7 1.5 0.5 0.3 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 6 6 25.3 2.0 4.3 6.3 2.3 0.0 2.2 1.8 1.2 1.3 0.2
March 2 1 23.0 1.0 1.5 2.5 3.0 - 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 23 13 457 27 66 93 48 0 34 32 1.1 17 1
Conference 15 7 315 20 48 68 30 0 23 22 1.0 11 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 5 198 14 35 49 18 0 18 11 1.6 3 0
Away 10 4 189 10 23 33 22 0 9 16 0.6 9 1
Neutral 4 4 70 3 8 11 8 0 7 5 1.4 5 0
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Wins 13 9 272 16 40 56 24 0 27 17 1.6 14 1
Losses 10 4 185 11 26 37 24 0 7 15 0.5 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 6 6 152 12 26 38 14 0 13 11 1.2 8 1
March 2 1 46 2 3 5 6 - 2 4 0.5 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 23 13 19.9 2.4 5.8 8.1 4.2 0.0 3.0 2.8 1.1 1.5 0.1
Conference 15 7 21.0 2.5 6.1 8.6 3.8 0.0 2.9 2.8 1.0 1.4 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 5 22.0 2.8 7.1 9.9 3.6 0.0 3.6 2.2 1.6 0.6 0.0
Away 10 4 18.9 2.1 4.9 7.0 4.7 0.0 1.9 3.4 0.6 1.9 0.2
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 13 9 20.9 2.4 5.9 8.2 3.5 0.0 4.0 2.5 1.6 2.1 0.1
Losses 10 4 18.5 2.4 5.6 8.0 5.2 0.0 1.5 3.2 0.5 0.6 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 6 6 25.3 3.2 6.8 10.0 3.7 0.0 3.4 2.9 1.2 2.1 0.3
March 2 1 23.0 1.7 2.6 4.3 5.2 0.0 1.7 3.5 0.5 0.0 0.0