2011-12 JV Men's Basketball Blue Schedule
  • * Conference Event
  • % Exhibition/Scrimmage
  • Home games are in bold
 DayTime OpponentScore Record
November
 44:00 PM vs. Highland CCCanceled0-0
 KCKCC Classic
 56:00 PM @ Kansas City Kansas Community CollegeCanceled0-0
 KCKCC Classic
 97:00 PM @ Quakerdale Prep SchoolCanceled0-0
 18  @ North Central Missouri CollegeCanceled0-0
 262:00 PM vs. Simpson CollegeCanceled0-0
 287:30 PM vs. Central CollegeCanceled0-0
December
 17:00 PM vs. Grand View UniversityCanceled0-0
 32:00 PM @ Southwestern CCCanceled0-0
 42:00 PM vs. William Penn UniversityCanceled0-0
 57:00 PM vs. Missouri Valley CollegeCanceled0-0
January
 68:00 PM vs. North Central Missouri CollegeCanceled0-0
 85:00 PM vs. Quakerdale Prep SchoolCanceled0-0
 97:00 PM @ Culver-Stockton CollegeCanceled0-0
 127:30 PM @ Grand View UniversityCanceled0-0
 187:00 PM @ Missouri Valley CollegeCanceled0-0
 207:00 PM vs. Central Methodist UniversityCanceled0-0
 222:00 PM @ William Penn UniversityCanceled0-0
 31  vs. TBACanceled0-0
 JV HAAC Tournament Jan. 31-Feb 7
Wendell Smith
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Wendell Smith
Head Coach
2nd Season

Coach Smith is entering his second year at Graceland University as Head Men's JV Basketball Coach for the Yellowjackets. Last season Coach Smith led the JV Jackets to a 11-11 record (7-1 HAAC) and a conference championship to finish the year. After a strong finish last season, Coach Smith expects this years team to be better and continue to move forward.

Experience

Coach Smith began his coaching career at Ridgeway High School (Ridgeway, MO), where he was the head jr. high boys and girls/varsity coach. During his stint at Ridgeway the Owls compiled a record of 13-6 (jr. highs) and 10-5 (varsity). The varsity also were co-conference champions for the 2006-2007 season. After Ridgeway, Smith was an assistant for Men's basketball at Graceland and the following year moved on to Central Decatur where he was head jr. high girls coach (9-2 overall) for the 2008-2009 season and assistant boys coach/head jv coach (11-19 overall) for the 2009-2010 season.

Honors

At Ridgeway, Smith produced 2 all-conference players and 1 honorable mention.

Coach Smith played 4 seasons at Graceland University where he was an all-conference player in the 2005-2006 season. Smith graduated from Midland Lee High School (TX) in 2001 where he was a two-time all district team member and numerous tournament mvp honors.

Education

Smith earned his bachelor's degree in Physical Education/Health K-12 and Special Education 5-12 in 2006 from Graceland. He will complete his master's degree in Instructional Leadership at Graceland University this spring.

Personal

Coach Smith and his wife Tiffany reside in Lamoni and are the proud parents of their daughter Jacinda, son Josiah and dog Duce.

 
2011-12 JV Men's Basketball Blue Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
RSSamuel Ansong*FRF6-3180Lamoni, IALamoni, IS
RSJustin Davis*FRG5-10185Orlando, FLVictory Prep Christian Academy
RSGreg Ekong*FRG6-2195Brighton, EnglandInternational School of Kenya
RSTaylor Eoff*FRG5-10155Gilman City, MOGilmlan City HS
RSCyril Guien*FRG6-3195Kansas City, MOCentral HS
RSOrlando Johnson*FRG6-2190St. Louis, MOImagine College Prep
RSDarnell Welch*FRG5-10180Milwaukee, WIPius XI HS
1Jordan JonesFRG5-11180Clarkston, WACharles F Adams HS
2Paris MooreFRG6-1150Chicago, ILRichards Vocational HS
4Twydell LoveJRG5-10 Raytown, MORaytown HS
5Rand HazeltonSOG5-11175Monroe, IAPCM HS
5Galen SydneySOG5-11175Mississauga, Ont.Saint Joseph Secondary
13Jake DoyleSOG6-0190Hastings, IAEast Mills HS
13Billy WendtFRG/F6-3210Bethany, MOSouth Harrison HS
24Zach MooreSOG6-0165New Virginia, IAI-35 HS
25Chris SnyderJRG6-0160Cowgill, MONorth Central CC
33Tyler SeymourFRF6-4190Lamoni, IALamoni HS
* Redshirt
Wendell Smith - Head Coach - 2nd season
Dwayne Melton - Assistant Coach - 3rd season