Men's Basketball School Records

Hanover Men's Basketball Team Records

Best Regular Season:  27-2 (.931), 2002-2003
Worst Regular Season:
 0-24, 1965-1966
Longest Winning Streak:
 17 games, 1973-1974
Longest Losing Streak:
 28 games, 1965-1966 and 1966-1967
Largest Winning Margin:
 81 points (Hanover 118, Indiana-Northwest 37), 1998
Largest Losing Margin:
 51 points (Indiana State 86, Hanover 35), 1947
Longest Game:
 Five overtimes, Hanover 121, Oakland City 111, 1989
Most Points Scored (Hanover):
 127, vs. Rose Polytechnical Institute, 1969
Most Points Allowed:
 117, vs. Indiana Central, 1954, vs. Taylor, 1966
Most Combined Points:
 232, Hanover 121, Oakland City 111, five OTs, 1989
Most Points Scored (Season):
 2,910, 1967-1968
Best Scoring Average (Season):
 90.3, 1967-1968
Best Team Field Goal Percentage:
 55.9%, 1973-1974
Best Team Three-Point Field Goal Percentage:
 47.3%, 1986-1987
Best Team Free Throw Percentage:
 77.8%, 1988-1989
Highest Winning Margin Average (Season):
 15.6, 1973-1974
Most Rebounds (Season):
 1,459, 1967-1968
Most Rebounds (Game):
 63, vs. Earlham, 1969
Best Rebounding Average (Season):
 45.6, 1967-1968
Best Rebound Percentage (Season):
 60.6, 1969-1970
Coaching Wins:
 388, John Collier, 1966-1988 (388-242)
School Record: 
1183-947, 1900-1901 to 2011-12
Consecutive Winning Seasons: 
 16, 1992-1993 to 2007-08
Consecutive Wins to Begin Season:
 11, 2002-2003
Consecutive Losing Seasons:
 Eight, 1958-1959 to 1965-1966 

Hanover Men's Basketball Individual Records

Points
Career:  2,368, Mark Gabriel, 1966-1970
Season:
 824, Mark Gabriel. 1967-1968
Game:
 70, Frank "Blackie" Jean, vs. Louisville, 1942

Points by Freshman
565, Mark Gabriel, 1966-1967

Points by Sophomore
824, Mark Gabriel, 1967-1968

Points by Junior
661, David Benter, 1994-1995

Points by Senior
635, Dennis Laker, 1973-1974; Bart Pflum, 1982-1983; Kevin Bell, 1985-1986

Scoring Average
Career:  21.0, Mark Gabriel, 1966-1970
Season:
 27.2, Frank "Blackie" Jean, 1942-1943

Scoring Average by Freshman
20.2, Mark Gabriel, 1966-1967

Scoring Average by Sophomore
25.8, Mark Gabriel, 1967-1968

Scoring Average by Junior
23.6, David Benter, 1994-1995

Scoring Average by Senior
27.2, Frank "Blackie" Jean, 1942-1943

Field Goals
Career:  988, Mark Gabriel, 1966-1970
Season:
 342, Mark Gabriel, 1967-1968
Game:
 32, Frank "Blackie" Jean, vs. Louisville, 1942

Field Goal Percentage
Career:  .645, Dennis Laker, 1970-1974
Season:
 .669, Mark Gabriel, 1967-1968
Game:
 1.000, Marc O'Leary (12-12) vs. Westminster (Pa.), 2006

Three-Point Field Goals
Career:  216, Derrick Clevenger (1999-00 to 2002-03) and Thad McCracken 2000-01 to 2003-04
Season:
 76, Thad McCracken, 2003-04 (76-194)
Game:
 11, Clint Parker vs. Wabash, 2006

Three-Point Field Goal Percentage
Career:  .513, Brian Reeder, 1986-1988
Season:
 .545, Brian Reeder, 1987-1988 (61-112)
Game:
 1.000, Marc O'Leary vs. Westminster (Mo.), 2006, and Paul Johnson vs. Franklin, 1991 (5-5)

Free Throws
Career:  419, Carl Meador, 1954-1958
Season:
 145, David Benter, 1994-1995 (145-208)
Game:
 16, Brian Stevens vs. Oakland City, 1989

Free Throw Percentage
Career:  .837, Brian Stevens, 1987-1989
Season:
 .916, Mark Lawrence, 1983-1984
Game:
 1.000, Carl Meador vs. Centre, 1957 and Matt Moore vs. Anderson 2003 (14-14)

Rebounds
Career:  1,463, Mark Gabriel, 1966-1970
Season:
 419, Mark Gabriel, 1967-1968
Game:
 25, Mark Gabriel vs. St. Leo, 1969-1970

Rebounding Average
Career:  12.9, Mark Gabriel, 1966-1970
Season:
 13.8, Mark Gabriel, 1969-1970

Assists
Career:  349, Tim Bass, 2011-present
Season:
 163, Bill Williams, 1981-1982
Game:
13, Jon Miller vs. Anderson, 1995

Assist Average
Career:  4.5, Bill Williams, 1978-1982
Season:
 5.1, Bill Williams, 1981-1982

Hanover Men's Basketball Coaches' Records

Name Seasons Wins-Losses
Jon Miller2008-09 through 2012-13
77-52
Mike Beitzel1988-1989 to 2007-08
370-181
John Collier1966-1967 to 1987-1988
388-242
Don Meek1960-1961 to 1965-1966
34-98
Glen Bonsett1953-1954 to 1959-1960
66-85
Charles Henry1950-1951 to 1952-1953
31-39
Garland Frazier1949-1950
15-11
Jack Carl1947-1948 to 1948-1949
23-21
Dutch Struck1946-1947
8-16
John Van Liew1932-1933 to 1941-1942
79-78
C.V. Money1927-1928 to 1931-1932
36-34
Orville Hall1923-1924 to 1926-1927
21-31
Russell Ferguson1921-1922 to 1922-1923
14-14
Sylvester Paulus1919-1920
0-4
George Rider1914-1915 to 1916-1917
9-12
Anthony Hotchkiss1912-1913 to 1913-1914
5-8
Edward Black1911-1912
4-5
Elzie Weber1909-1910 to 1910-1911
11-5
Wilbur Nagel1907-1908 to 1908-1909
6-10
Joe Lewis1906-1907
1-2
J.L. Thompson1905-1906
1-3

Hanover Men's Basketball Most Valuable Players

Season Most Valuable Player(s)
2012-2013Ryan Nowicki
2011-2012Mike Case
2010-2011Mitchell Meyer
2009-2010Jake Inman
2008-2009Mitchell Meyer
2007-2008Robby Brown & Clint Parker
2006-2007Marc O'Leary
2005-2006Brian Chrin
2004-2005Matt Moore
2003-2004No Individual Honoree
2002-2003Derrick Clevenger & Matt Moore
2001-2002Joe Neuman
2000-2001Joe Neuman
1999-2000Mike West
1998-1999Greg Lorenzi
1997-1998Greg Lorenzi
1996-1997Jon Miller & Kyle Brewer
1995-1996David Benter
1994-1995David Benter
1993-1994David Benter
1992-1993Hudson Heidbreder
1991-1992John Carter
1990-1991Tim Kessling
1989-1990Tim Kessling
1988-1989Brian Stevens
1987-1988Brian Reeder
1986-1987Rick Baughman
1985-1986Rick Baughman
1984-1985Ernest Jennels & Del Wood
1983-1984Steve Plumer
1982-1983Bart Pflum
1981-1982Joe Brunk & Bill Williams
1980-1981Joe Brunk
1979-1980Rick Rosebrough & Joe Brunk
1978-1979Bill French & Jim Hammond
1977-1978Bill French
1976-1977Marlin Kohlmeier
1975-1976Tony Velhaus
1974-1975Bill Bowen & Pat Williams
1973-1974John Muessel
1972-1973Dennis Laker
1971-1972Tony Smith
1970-1971Jeff Klein
1969-1970Steve Wilson
1968-1969Mark Gabriel
1967-1968Rob. St. Pierre
1966-1967L.J. Taylor
1965-1966John Bruce
1964-1965Ken Trinkle
1963-1964Ken Trinkle
1962-1963Gary Kemper
1961-1962Gary Kemper
1960-1961Bill Boatman
1959-1960John Jenkins
1958-1959Mickey Lamson
1957-1958John Ford
1956-1957Carl Meador
1955-1956Carl Meador
1954-1955Joe Landis
1953-1954Mick Hennegan
1952-1953Bud King
1951-1952Ed Orrill
1950-1951Barney Scott
1949-1950Andy Taff
1948-1949John Collier
1947-1948Andy Taff

John R. Collier Mental Attitude Award Recipients

Season Award Recipient
2012-2013Brian Gunter
2011-2012Jim Faehr
2010-2011Ryan Nowicki
2009-2010Jake Inman
2008-2009Dan O'Leary
2006-2007Marc O'Leary
2005-2006Brian Chrin
2004-2005Ryan Lanning
2003-2004Thad McCracken
2002-2003Derrick Clevenger
2001-2002Brandon Hoffman
2000-2001Matt Brewer
1999-2000Tyson Crandall
1998-1999Kevin Klein
1997-1998Toby Carrigan
1996-1997Kyle Brewer
1995-1996David Benter
1994-1995David Benter
1993-1994Paul Johnson
1992-1993Scott Adams
1991-1992Doug Winters
1990-1991Paul Johnson

Marty Brennen Hustle Award Recipients

Season Award Recipient
2012-2013Michael Van Kleunen
2011-2012Zach Ashton
2010-2011Dee Jones
2009-2010Ryan Nowicki
2008-2009Dane Coats
2006-2007Jake Inman
2005-2006Dan O'Leary
2004-2005Robby Brown
2003-2004Nate Minyard
2002-2003Thad McCracken

Career Scoring Leaders

# Name (Seasons) Points
1.Mark Gabriel (1966-70)2,368
2.Rob St. Pierre (1966-70)2,023
3.Dennis Laker (1970-74)1,988
4.David Benter (1992-96)1,934
5.Andy Taff (1946-50)1,675
6.Joe Brunk (1978-82)1,659
7.Steve Wilson (1966-70)1,641
8.Mike Miller (1965-69)1,601
9.Carl Meador (1954-58)1,525
10.Bill French (1976-79)1,524
11.Tim Kessling (1987-91)1,492
12.Mitchell Meyer (2007-2011)1,402
13.Dave Snyder (1978-82)1,401
14.Matt Moore (2001-05)1,392
15.Mike Case (2008-12)1,347
16.Bart Pflum (1979-83)1,328
17.Pat Williams (1971-75)1,294
18.Kevin Bell (1982-86)1,267
19.Ryan Nowicki (2009-13)1,241
20.Ben Lye (2002-06)1,222
21.Joe Landis (1951-55)1,214
22.Hudson Heidbreder (1989-93)1,211
23.Jim Hammond (1975-79)1,203
24.Gary Kemper (1960-63)1,200
25.John Morris (1953-57)1,187
26.Paul Johnson (1990-94)1,185
27.John Carter (1988-92)1,116
28.John Muessel (1970-74)1,087
29.Derrick Clevenger (1999-03)1,085
30.Rick Baughman (1983-87)1,080
Scott Adams (1990-94)1,080
32.Ken Trinkle (1961-65)1,068
33.Stacy Meyer (1991-95)1,061
34.Brian Chrin (2002-06)1,043
35.Thad McCracken (2000-04)1,026

Career Rebounding Leaders

# Name (Seasons) Rebounds
1.Mark Gabriel (1966-70)1,463
2.Dennis Laker (1970-74)1,317
3.Rob St. Pierre (1966-70)1,110
4.Mike Miller (1965-69)955
5.Joe Brunk (1978-82)789
6.David Benter (1992-96)755
7.Mike Case (2008-2012)746
8.Dave Snyder (1978-82)743
9.Robby Brown (2004-2008)691
10.Steve Wilson (1966-70)690
11.John Muessel (1970-74)677
12.Tim Kessling (1987-91)667
13.Ben Lye (2002-06)655
14.Bart Pflum (1979-83)634
15.Mitchell Meyer (2007-2011)632
16.Bill French (1976-79)596
17.Tommy Dennis (2001-05)578
18.Jon Nimrod (1986-90)542
19.Joe Neuman (1998-02)516
20.Rick Baughman (1983-87)515