Aussies in College: Division I Men 2014/15

Dan Trist: 2015 Patriot League Champion - Courtesy Lafayette Athletics

Damian Arsenis provides a comprehensive listing of all the Australian men playing in the 2014/15 NCAA Division 1 college basketball season, complete with links to each player’s profile, team and conference websites!

We have also compiled a Twitter list of male Aussie college basketball players (accurate as at 19 April 2015)

If you are interested in Australians playing college basketball, this is one web page that you should bookmark!


Australian basketball continues to have a widespread influence within US college basketball, and the 2014/15 remains no different with more than 50 players in Division I college hoops.

So sit back, put your feet up and check out the next crop of talented players from Australia who are set to make their mark on US college basketball this coming season.

2014/15 NCAA Division I College Basketball: The Aussie Men


The player listing was last updated on 19 April 2015.

Seniors

Name State Class Height Pos. School Conference
Jackson ALDRIDGE NSW Sr 6’0” G Butler Big East
Anthony DRMIC VIC Sr 6’6” G/F Boise State Mountain West
Hugh GREENWOOD TAS Sr 6’3” G New Mexico Mountain West
Igor HADZIOMEROVIC VIC Sr 6’4” G Boise State Mountain West
Jeromie HILL QLD Sr 6’8” F Texas-San Antonio Conference USA
James HUNTER NSW Sr 6’10” C South Dakota Summit
Dexter KERNICH-DREW VIC Sr 6’7” G Washington State Pac-12
Sam ROWLEY NSW Sr 6’6” F Albany America East
Chudier PAL WA Sr 6’9” C UNC-Asheville Big South
Daniel TRIST NSW Sr 6’9” F Lafayette Patriot League
Ben WILSON QLD Sr 6’5” G Idaho State Big Sky
Corban WROE QLD Sr 6’2” G Hartford America East

Juniors

Name State Class Height Pos. School Conference
Jamie BATISH VIC Fr 6’4” G Western Illinois Summit League
Deng DENG VIC Jr 6’8” F Baylor Big 12
Majok DENG SA Jr 6’10” F Louisiana Monroe Sun Belt
Taylor DYSON VIC Jr 6’4” G Hartford America East
Matt HANCOCK VIC Jr 6’4” G Lamar Southland
Daniel HILL NSW Jr 5’9” G Eastern Washington Big Sky
Peter HOOLEY SA Jr 6’4” G Albany America East
David HUMPHRIES SA Jr 6’4” G Loyola Marymount West Coast
Venky JOIS VIC Jr 6’7” F Eastern Washington Big Sky
Sam McBEATH NSW Jr 6’7” F Nicholls State Southland
Durrell McDONALD USA* Jr 6’1” G De Paul Big East
Nathaniel MUSTERS NSW Jr 6’10” C Lafayette Patriot League
Lachlan PREST SA Jr 6’7” F Nicholls State Southland

Sophomores

Name State Class Height Pos. School Conference
Sam DALY SA So 6’3” G Grand Canyon Western Athletic
Nicholas DUNCAN NSW So 6’7” F Boise State Mountain West
Jaryd EUSTACE QLD So 6’7” G Miami (OH) Mid-American
Jack LOPEZ NSW So 6’5” G Montana Big Sky
Darcy MALONE ACT So 7’0” C Louisiana State Southeastern
Mangok MATHIANG VIC So 6’10” F/C Louisville Atlantic Coast
Joshua OSWALD VIC So 6’7” F Miami (OH) Mid-American
Dane PINEAU VIC So 6’9” F Saint Mary’s College West Coast
Michael ROWLEY NSW So 6’8” F Albany America East
Liam THOMAS NSW So 6’10” F Nicholls State Southland
Cade TOWERS* QLD So 6’9” F Nicholls State Southland
Parker U’U WA So 6’4” G San Diego State Mountain West
Felix VON HOFE VIC So 6’5” F Eastern Washington Big Sky
Dougal WEIR NSW So 6’9” C Hartford America East

Freshman

Name State Class Height Pos. School Conference
Marley BIYENDOLO VIC Fr 6’3” G Pepperdine West Coast
Xavier COOKS NSW Fr 6’8” F Winthrop Big South
Kai HEALY NSW Fr 6’5” G Santa Clara West Coast
Matthew JACKSON VIC Fr 6’8” F Grand Canyon Western Athletic
Bosko KOSTUR VIC Fr 6’7” F Bryant Northeast
Fabijan KRSLOVIC NSW Fr 6’8” F Montana Big Sky
Jock LANDALE VIC Fr 6’11” C Saint Mary’s College West Coast
Geremy MCKAY* VIC Fr 6’7” F Albany America East
Jalen MANUMALEUGA QLD Fr 5’11” G Jackson State Southwestern Athletic
Gerard MARTIN NSW Fr 6’6” G Grand Canyon Western Athletic
Emmett NAAR NSW Fr 6’1” G Saint Mary’s College West Coast
Jack PURCHASE* VIC Fr 6’10” F Auburn Southeastern
James RINGHOLT QLD Fr 6’10” F Texas-San Antonio Conference USA
Josh SPIERS QLD Fr 6’7” F Loyola Marymount West Coast

* Red-shirting 2014/15 season

If we have inadvertently left someone out, please let the author know by sending a message or via Twitter at @DamianArsenis

It is worth noting that the following players have committed for the years ahead:

Name State Class Height Pos. School Conference
Joseph ACUIL* VIC 15/16 7’0” C Baylor Big 12
Deng ADEL VIC 15/16 6’7” F Louisville Atlantic Coast
Abiola AKINTOLA VIC 15/16 6’7” F Denver Summit League
George BLAGOJEVIC VIC 15/16 6’8” F Hartford America East
Jonah BOLDEN NSW 15/16 6’8” F UCLA Pac-12
Kyle CLARK TAS 15/16 6’5” G/F Saint Mary’s College West Coast
Johnny CRNOGORAC NSW 15/16 7’1” C Mississippi Southeastern
Jesse HUNT WA 15/16 6’9 F Eastern Washington Big Sky
Jordan HUNTER NSW 15/16 6’9” C Saint Mary’s College West Coast
Tanner KREBS TAS 15/16 6’4” G Saint Mary’s College West Coast
Chiir MAKER NSW 15/16 6’7” F Portland West Coast
Benjamin SIMMONS VIC 15/16 6’10” F Louisiana State Southeastern
Michael WEARNE VIC 15/16 6’1” G Eastern Washington Big Sky
Keanu PINDER* WA 16/17* 6’8” F Nebraska Big 10

* Jonah Bolden was deemed ineligible for 2014/15

* Johnny Crnogorac is red-shirting 2014/15

* Acuil is attending his 2nd year at JUCO school Neosho County (Kan.) Community College in 2014/15 prior to attending Baylor

* Pinder is attending his 1st of 2 years at JUCO a school from 2014/15 prior to attending Nebraska

Damian Arsenis

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A patriotic and passionate follower of all things #AussieHoops. With a Master of Marketing, I am a Life Member of the Warrandyte Basketball Association, Level 2 qualified coach and referee, podcaster, and proud father of three girls.

2 Responses

  1. DO you have a list of Division 2 aussie players?? or know where i could find one? thanks

  2. Hamish Burns, Jordan Heading, Stefan Wright ??? All played with Sam Daly at Sturt Sabres in S/Australia.. Not sure where they are but all in the US now

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