University of Pikeville


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://www.upikebears.com
Main School Web Site:
http://www.upike.edu
School Colors: Orange/Black
SID Name: Dan White

Conference:
Mid-South Conference
Main Rivals:
  • Campbellsville University
  • Georgetown College
  • Lindsey Wilson College
  • University of the Cumberlands

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 1300
Last National Tournament Appearance: 2013

Local Radio Broadcasts (Call Letters and Fequency): ZRock 107.5 FM
Local Newspaper: Appalachian News Express
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Returning Starters: 1
Primary Offensive Strategy:
Returning players key to your offense:
#13 Josh Whitaker - Started 30 games in 2012-2013. Averaged 7.4 PPG.

#22 Elisha Justice - Injured most of 2012-2013 season. Turned it on late, including 18 points vs Georgetown College in the MSC Conference Tournament.

#12 Colt Chapman - Contributor as a Freshman in 2012-2013. Will look to expand his role during the 2013-2014 season.
Returning Lettermen: 4
Primary Defensive Strategy: Man to Man
Returning players key to your defense:
#13 Josh Whitaker
#22 Elisha Justice
#12 Colt Chapman
#15 Hobo McCoy
Top 5 Recruits:
#34 Keala King - 6'5 Guard (Long Beach St.)
#21 Bruce Reed - 6'7 Forward (Morehead St.)
#24 Chris Cantino - 6'7 Forward (Xavier)
#32 Eric Richardson - 6'9 Forward (North Platte)
#3 KJ Manigault - 6'5 Guard (Wichita St.)
Coach Kelly Wells says this about the offense:
"We take pride in being a good offensive team. We like to push the basketball and play the game in transition. Our system is an exciting system for players to play in. We should have great balance on the offensive end of the floor this season."
Coach Kelly Wells says this about the defense:
"We play an aggressive style of defense. We want to create offense from our defense and really pressure the other team."
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Head Coach: Kelly Wells

Alma Mater:

Morehead State University

Years at Current School:

7

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

148 75

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

359 178
URL to Head Coach Info:
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Assistant Coach:
Tigh Compton
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Assistant Coach:
Matthew Taylor
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Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center

Gym/Arena Address

126 Main St., Pikeville KY, 41501

Gym/Arena Capacity:

7,000
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Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
24 Cantino Chris F 6-8 Philadelphia, Pa.
12 Chapman Colt 6-5 Jackson, Ohio
33 Cornett Dalton F 6-7 Hazard, Ky.
5 Eneh Michael C 6-11 Nigeria
25 Haynes Bruce G 6-2 Summersville, S.C.
22 Justice Elisha G 5-10 Dorton, Ky.
34 King Keala G 6-5 Compton, Calif.
3 Manigault Kenny 6-5 Ridgeville, S.C.
23 McClung Devante G 6-5 Mounds, Ill.
15 McCoy Hobo G 6-1 Pikeville, Ky.
20 Nunnally John G 6-4 Miami, Fla.
2 Rakes Trey G 5-10 Taylorsville, Ky.
21 Reed Bruce F 6-8 Olathe, Kan.
32 Richardson Eric F 6-9 Cordova, Tenn.
13 Whitaker Josh G 6-0 Hazard, Ky.
Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
10/30/2013 7:30:00 PM Tennessee Wesleyan Home 98 - 68 Win 1-0
11/1/2013 7:30:00 PM OSU Mansfield Home 112 - 35 Win 2-0
11/2/2013 2:00:00 PM UVa,-Wise Home 90 - 65 Win 3-0
11/8/2013 8:00:00 PM Virginia Intermont Home 98 - 62 Win 4-0
11/9/2013 8:00:00 PM West Virginia Tech Home 101 - 72 Win 5-0
11/12/2013 7:30:00 PM Life (Ga.) Away 84 - 91 Loss 5-1
11/21/2013 8:00:00 PM St. Catharine (Ky.) Away 94 - 93 Win 6-1
11/23/2013 4:00:00 PM Campbellsville (Ky.) Away 79 - 61 Win 7-1
12/13/2013 6:00:00 PM Clearwater Christian Home 103 - 58 Win 8-1
12/15/2013 4:00:00 PM Alice Lloyd (Ky.) Home
12/17/2013 7:00:00 PM UC Clermont Home 113 - 55 Win 9-1
12/31/2013 4:00:00 PM Tennessee Temple Home 123 - 74 Win 10-1
1/2/2014 8:00:00 PM Bluefield (Va.) Away 80 - 77 Win 11-1
1/9/2014 8:00:00 PM Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) Home 70 - 52 Win 12-1
1/11/2014 4:00:00 PM Cumberland (Tenn.) Home 82 - 68 Win 13-1
1/16/2014 8:00:00 PM Georgetown (Ky.) Away 77 - 92 Loss 13-2
1/18/2014 4:00:00 PM Cumberlands (Ky.) Away 66 - 61 Win 14-2
1/23/2014 8:00:00 PM Rio Grande (Ohio) Home 96 - 78 Win 15-2
1/27/2014 8:00:00 PM Shawnee State (Ohio) Home 84 - 78 Win 16-2
1/30/2014 8:00:00 PM Bluefield (Va.) Home 97 - 64 Win 17-2
2/1/2014 4:00:00 PM Life (Ga.) Home 119 - 106 Win 18-2
2/6/2014 9:00:00 PM Cumberland (Tenn.) Away 64 - 60 Win 19-2
2/8/2014 4:27:00 PM Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) Away 78 - 70 Win 20-2
2/15/2014 4:00:00 PM Georgetown (Ky.) Home 105 - 95 Win 21-2
2/17/2014 5:00:00 PM Cumberlands (Ky.) Home 92 - 76 Win 22-2
2/20/2014 8:00:00 PM Shawnee State (Ohio) Away 69 - 56 Win 23-2
2/22/2014 4:16:00 PM Rio Grande (Ohio) Away 111 - 91 Win 24-2
2/27/2014 8:00:00 PM Campbellsville (Ky.) Home 67 - 64 Win 25-2
3/1/2014 4:00:00 PM St. Catharine (Ky.) Home 95 - 77 Win 26-2
3/6/2014 2:00:00 PM Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) Neutral 78 - 72 Win 27-2
3/8/2014 2:00:00 PM St. Catharine (Ky.) Neutral 78 - 69 Win 28-2
3/9/2014 1:00:00 PM Georgetown (Ky.) Neutral 96 - 71 Win 29-2
3/20/2014 12:30:00 PM Lindenwood-Belleville Neutral 103 - 76 Win 30-2
3/21/2014 12:30:00 PM St. Gregory's (Okla.) Neutral 83 - 88 Loss 30-3