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1997-98 Mid-American Conference Leaders

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Record: 165-167, .497 W-L% (15th of 30) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 0.14 (13th of 30) ▪ SOS: 1.01 (13th of 30)

Regular Season Champion: Akron (East) and Ball State (West)
Tournament Champion: Eastern Michigan

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Eastern Michigan and Western Michigan)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played
Games
1. James Head-EMI 30
  Al Moore-KENT 30
  Geoffrey Vaughn-KENT 30
  Corey Tarrant-EMI 30
  Mike Perry-KENT 30
  John Callaway-KENT 30
  John Whorton-KENT 30
  Avin Howard-EMI 30
9. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 29
  Nkechi Ezugwu-EMI 29
  Charles Smith-BALLST 29
  Ed Norvell-KENT 29
  Ryan Reed-BALLST 29
  Aaron Toothman-WMI 29
  Saddi Washington-WMI 29
  Anthony Taylor-MIAOH 29
  Damon Frierson-MIAOH 29
  Shaun Jackson-WMI 29
  Brad Van Timmerma-WMI 29
  Rashod Johnson-WMI 29
  Refiloe Lethunya-MIAOH 29
  Derrick Dial-EMI 29
  Wayne Johnson-BALLST 29
  Mike Ensminger-MIAOH 29
  Duane Clemens-BALLST 29
  Jason Kimbrough-WMI 29
  Earl Boykins-EMI 29
  Marcus Mason-BALLST 29
  Mitch Hankins-BALLST 29
  Isaac Bullock-WMI 29
  Jerome Davis-BALLST 29
Field Goals
1. Earl Boykins-EMI 266
2. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 238
3. Derrick Dial-EMI 222
4. Saddi Washington-WMI 208
5. Rashod Johnson-WMI 189
6. Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 185
7. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 172
8. T.J. Lux-NIL 169
9. Jimmal Ball-AKR 149
10. John Whorton-KENT 148
11. Tony Reid-BGSU 142
12. Sanjay Adell-OH 140
13. Casey Shaw-TOL 138
14. Carlton King-MARSH 134
15. Anthony Taylor-MIAOH 133
16. James Head-EMI 132
17. George Phillips-AKR 129
18. Duane Clemens-BALLST 121
19. Diante Flenorl-OH 117
  Demar Moore-BGSU 117
Field Goal Attempts
1. Earl Boykins-EMI 564
2. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 486
3. Saddi Washington-WMI 469
4. Derrick Dial-EMI 459
5. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 432
6. Rashod Johnson-WMI 415
7. T.J. Lux-NIL 364
8. Jimmal Ball-AKR 358
9. Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 350
10. Sanjay Adell-OH 326
11. Tony Reid-BGSU 325
12. Carlton King-MARSH 307
13. Anthony Taylor-MIAOH 302
14. Demar Moore-BGSU 301
15. Duane Clemens-BALLST 275
16. Travis Young-MARSH 267
17. Art Norman-TOL 264
  George Phillips-AKR 264
19. John Whorton-KENT 263
20. Diante Flenorl-OH 261
  Casey Shaw-TOL 261
Field Goal Percentage
1. Casey Shaw-TOL .529
2. Bonzi Wells-BALLST .490
3. Derrick Dial-EMI .484
4. Earl Boykins-EMI .472
5. T.J. Lux-NIL .464
6. Rashod Johnson-WMI .455
7. Jami Bosley-AKR .449
8. Saddi Washington-WMI .444
9. Tony Reid-BGSU .437
10. Sanjay Adell-OH .429
11. Jimmal Ball-AKR .416
12. Damon Frierson-MIAOH .398
2-Point Field Goals
1. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 185
2. Earl Boykins-EMI 181
3. T.J. Lux-NIL 164
4. Saddi Washington-WMI 151
5. John Whorton-KENT 148
6. Derrick Dial-EMI 143
7. Casey Shaw-TOL 138
8. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 132
9. Sanjay Adell-OH 125
10. Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 122
11. Jimmal Ball-AKR 115
12. Diante Flenorl-OH 114
13. George Phillips-AKR 112
14. Shaun Jackson-WMI 109
15. Duane Clemens-BALLST 108
16. Rashod Johnson-WMI 105
17. James Head-EMI 104
18. Burton Anderson-NIL 101
19. Kirk Cowan-BGSU 99
20. Anthony Taylor-MIAOH 97
2-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Earl Boykins-EMI 355
2. T.J. Lux-NIL 344
  Bonzi Wells-BALLST 344
4. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 314
5. Saddi Washington-WMI 311
6. Sanjay Adell-OH 269
7. John Whorton-KENT 263
8. Derrick Dial-EMI 261
9. Casey Shaw-TOL 260
10. Diante Flenorl-OH 247
11. Jimmal Ball-AKR 232
12. Duane Clemens-BALLST 230
13. Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 222
14. Rashod Johnson-WMI 221
15. Burton Anderson-NIL 211
16. George Phillips-AKR 209
17. Anthony Taylor-MIAOH 206
18. Tony Reid-BGSU 205
19. Shaun Jackson-WMI 199
20. Kirk Cowan-BGSU 190
2-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Ryan Andrick-AKR .612
2. James Head-EMI .591
3. Mitch Hankins-BALLST .569
4. John Estick-MIAOH .566
5. John Whorton-KENT .563
6. Derrick Dial-EMI .548
7. Shaun Jackson-WMI .548
8. Derrick Wright-MARSH .543
9. Bonzi Wells-BALLST .538
10. George Phillips-AKR .536
11. Basra Fakhir-OH .532
12. Casey Shaw-TOL .531
13. Nkechi Ezugwu-EMI .526
14. Kirk Cowan-BGSU .521
15. Terrell McKelvy-MARSH .520
16. Earl Boykins-EMI .510
17. Jami Bosley-AKR .506
18. Dan Schell-CMI .506
19. Jimmal Ball-AKR .496
20. Travis Young-MARSH .493
3-Point Field Goals
1. Earl Boykins-EMI 85
2. Rashod Johnson-WMI 84
3. Derrick Dial-EMI 79
4. Jim Peterson-OH 71
5. Joda Burgess-MARSH 63
  Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 63
7. Saddi Washington-WMI 57
8. Nate Meers-KENT 54
9. Chad Kamstra-TOL 53
  Bonzi Wells-BALLST 53
11. Tony Reid-BGSU 49
12. Carlton King-MARSH 48
13. Donte Parker-NIL 47
14. Demar Moore-BGSU 43
15. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 40
16. Dave Esterkamp-BGSU 38
  Art Norman-TOL 38
18. Travis Young-MARSH 37
19. Anthony Taylor-MIAOH 36
20. Jimmal Ball-AKR 34
  Aaron Brown-CMI 34
3-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Jim Peterson-OH 209
  Earl Boykins-EMI 209
3. Derrick Dial-EMI 198
4. Rashod Johnson-WMI 194
5. Saddi Washington-WMI 158
6. Joda Burgess-MARSH 153
7. Chad Kamstra-TOL 147
8. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 142
9. Nate Meers-KENT 133
10. Art Norman-TOL 132
11. Carlton King-MARSH 129
12. Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 128
13. Jimmal Ball-AKR 126
14. Tony Reid-BGSU 120
15. Travis Young-MARSH 119
16. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 118
17. Demar Moore-BGSU 112
18. Dave Esterkamp-BGSU 109
  Donte Parker-NIL 109
20. Anthony Taylor-MIAOH 96
3-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Rashod Johnson-WMI .433
2. Earl Boykins-EMI .407
3. Derrick Dial-EMI .399
4. Jim Peterson-OH .340
Free Throws
1. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 160
2. Saddi Washington-WMI 153
3. T.J. Lux-NIL 141
4. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 133
5. Earl Boykins-EMI 129
6. Sanjay Adell-OH 108
7. Casey Shaw-TOL 107
8. Dave Esterkamp-BGSU 101
  Tony Reid-BGSU 101
10. Jami Bosley-AKR 99
11. Ryan Andrick-AKR 93
12. Rashod Johnson-WMI 91
13. Derrick Dial-EMI 84
14. Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 79
15. Ed Norvell-KENT 75
  Robert Kizer-TOL 75
17. Jerry Glover-CMI 69
18. Art Norman-TOL 67
  Mitch Hankins-BALLST 67
  Kirk Cowan-BGSU 67
Free Throw Attempts
1. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 208
2. T.J. Lux-NIL 193
  Bonzi Wells-BALLST 193
4. Saddi Washington-WMI 189
5. Casey Shaw-TOL 175
6. Sanjay Adell-OH 166
7. Earl Boykins-EMI 158
8. Dave Esterkamp-BGSU 142
9. Ed Norvell-KENT 128
  Ryan Andrick-AKR 128
11. Jami Bosley-AKR 125
12. Tony Reid-BGSU 121
13. Rashod Johnson-WMI 118
14. Jerry Glover-CMI 111
15. Kirk Cowan-BGSU 108
16. Derrick Dial-EMI 107
17. Shaun Jackson-WMI 106
18. Robert Kizer-TOL 103
19. Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 98
20. Jimmal Ball-AKR 97
Free Throw Percentage
1. Tony Reid-BGSU .835
2. Earl Boykins-EMI .817
3. Saddi Washington-WMI .809
4. Jami Bosley-AKR .792
5. Derrick Dial-EMI .785
6. Rashod Johnson-WMI .771
7. Damon Frierson-MIAOH .769
8. Tim Kisner-CMI .733
9. T.J. Lux-NIL .731
10. Robert Kizer-TOL .728
11. Ryan Andrick-AKR .727
12. Dave Esterkamp-BGSU .711
13. Bonzi Wells-BALLST .689
14. Sanjay Adell-OH .651
15. Jerry Glover-CMI .622
16. Kirk Cowan-BGSU .620
17. Casey Shaw-TOL .611
18. Ed Norvell-KENT .586
Total Rebounds
1. T.J. Lux-NIL 289
2. Casey Shaw-TOL 270
3. Kirk Cowan-BGSU 227
4. John Estick-MIAOH 221
5. Shaun Jackson-WMI 218
6. Basra Fakhir-OH 205
7. James Head-EMI 201
8. Diante Flenorl-OH 196
9. John Whorton-KENT 195
  Derrick Dial-EMI 195
11. Derrick Wright-MARSH 187
12. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 184
13. Terrell McKelvy-MARSH 179
14. Nkechi Ezugwu-EMI 175
15. George Phillips-AKR 172
16. Jon Zajac-EMI 166
17. Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 160
18. Robert Kizer-TOL 157
19. Ryan Reed-BALLST 153
20. Sanjay Adell-OH 149
Assists
1. Jason Kimbrough-WMI 166
2. Ed Norvell-KENT 161
3. Earl Boykins-EMI 160
4. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 119
5. Travis Young-MARSH 117
6. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 95
  Duane Clemens-BALLST 95
8. Jimmal Ball-AKR 93
9. Demar Moore-BGSU 92
10. Donte Parker-NIL 88
11. Dustin Ford-OH 85
12. Anthony Taylor-MIAOH 84
13. Jon Borovich-CMI 79
14. Clayton Burch-TOL 76
15. Jami Bosley-AKR 73
16. James Head-EMI 72
  Scott Effertz-KENT 72
18. Rashod Johnson-WMI 71
19. Saddi Washington-WMI 69
  Dave Esterkamp-BGSU 69
Steals
1. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 103
2. Jimmal Ball-AKR 64
3. Duane Clemens-BALLST 62
4. Robert Kizer-TOL 58
5. Jami Bosley-AKR 57
6. Rashod Johnson-WMI 56
  Saddi Washington-WMI 56
8. James Head-EMI 55
9. Earl Boykins-EMI 54
10. Jason Kimbrough-WMI 51
11. Ed Norvell-KENT 50
12. Mickey Hosier-BALLST 46
13. Shaun Jackson-WMI 45
14. Travis Young-MARSH 44
  John Callaway-KENT 44
  Damon Frierson-MIAOH 44
17. Demar Moore-BGSU 42
18. Derrick Dial-EMI 39
19. Dave Esterkamp-BGSU 35
20. Anthony Taylor-MIAOH 32
Blocks
1. George Phillips-AKR 42
2. Casey Shaw-TOL 39
3. John Whorton-KENT 37
4. T.J. Lux-NIL 36
5. Dan Schell-CMI 33
6. Shaun Jackson-WMI 27
7. Derrick Wright-MARSH 25
  Kirk Cowan-BGSU 25
  Derrick Dial-EMI 25
10. Terrell McKelvy-MARSH 24
  Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 24
12. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 20
  Ajani Williams-EMI 20
  James Head-EMI 20
15. Diante Flenorl-OH 19
16. Nkechi Ezugwu-EMI 18
  Bruce Weinkein-AKR 18
18. Nick Terry-OH 17
19. Aaron Toothman-WMI 15
  Curtis Gilleylen-CMI 15
Points
1. Earl Boykins-EMI 746
2. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 662
3. Saddi Washington-WMI 626
4. Derrick Dial-EMI 607
5. Rashod Johnson-WMI 553
6. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 544
7. Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 512
8. T.J. Lux-NIL 484
9. Tony Reid-BGSU 434
10. Sanjay Adell-OH 403
11. Jimmal Ball-AKR 397
12. Casey Shaw-TOL 383
13. Carlton King-MARSH 370
14. Anthony Taylor-MIAOH 359
15. Jami Bosley-AKR 342
16. John Whorton-KENT 341
17. George Phillips-AKR 336
18. Dave Esterkamp-BGSU 329
19. James Head-EMI 323
20. Demar Moore-BGSU 320
Points Per Game
1. Earl Boykins-EMI 25.7
2. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 22.8
3. Saddi Washington-WMI 21.6
4. Derrick Dial-EMI 20.9
5. Rashod Johnson-WMI 19.1
6. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 18.8
7. T.J. Lux-NIL 18.6
8. Tony Reid-BGSU 16.7
9. Jami Bosley-AKR 16.3
10. Sanjay Adell-OH 16.1
11. Jimmal Ball-AKR 14.7
12. Casey Shaw-TOL 14.2
13. Carlton King-MARSH 13.7
14. Dave Esterkamp-BGSU 12.7
15. George Phillips-AKR 12.4
16. Anthony Taylor-MIAOH 12.4
17. Demar Moore-BGSU 12.3
18. Tim Kisner-CMI 12.1
19. Kyrem Massey-KENT 11.9
20. Jerry Glover-CMI 11.8
Total Rebounds Per Game
1. T.J. Lux-NIL 11.1
2. Casey Shaw-TOL 10.0
3. Kirk Cowan-BGSU 8.7
4. John Estick-MIAOH 7.9
5. Basra Fakhir-OH 7.9
6. Diante Flenorl-OH 7.8
7. Shaun Jackson-WMI 7.5
8. Derrick Wright-MARSH 6.9
9. Terrell McKelvy-MARSH 6.9
10. Derrick Dial-EMI 6.7
11. James Head-EMI 6.7
12. John Whorton-KENT 6.5
13. George Phillips-AKR 6.4
14. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 6.3
15. Nkechi Ezugwu-EMI 6.0
16. Sanjay Adell-OH 6.0
17. Jon Zajac-EMI 5.9
18. Robert Kizer-TOL 5.8
19. Ryan Reed-BALLST 5.3
20. Ryan Andrick-AKR 5.2
Assists Per Game
1. Jason Kimbrough-WMI 5.7
2. Ed Norvell-KENT 5.6
3. Earl Boykins-EMI 5.5
4. Travis Young-MARSH 4.3
5. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 4.1
6. Demar Moore-BGSU 3.5
7. Jami Bosley-AKR 3.5
8. Jimmal Ball-AKR 3.4
9. Donte Parker-NIL 3.4
10. Duane Clemens-BALLST 3.3
  Bonzi Wells-BALLST 3.3
12. Dustin Ford-OH 3.3
13. Tim Kisner-CMI 3.1
14. Jon Borovich-CMI 3.0
15. Anthony Taylor-MIAOH 2.9
16. Clayton Burch-TOL 2.8
17. Scott Effertz-KENT 2.7
18. Dave Esterkamp-BGSU 2.7
19. Mickey Hosier-BALLST 2.5
20. Rashod Johnson-WMI 2.4
Steals Per Game
1. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 3.6
2. Jami Bosley-AKR 2.7
3. Jimmal Ball-AKR 2.4
4. Robert Kizer-TOL 2.1
5. Duane Clemens-BALLST 2.1
6. Saddi Washington-WMI 1.9
  Rashod Johnson-WMI 1.9
8. Earl Boykins-EMI 1.9
9. James Head-EMI 1.8
10. Mickey Hosier-BALLST 1.8
11. Jason Kimbrough-WMI 1.8
12. Ed Norvell-KENT 1.7
13. Travis Young-MARSH 1.6
14. Demar Moore-BGSU 1.6
15. Shaun Jackson-WMI 1.6
16. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 1.5
17. John Callaway-KENT 1.5
18. Dave Esterkamp-BGSU 1.3
19. Derrick Dial-EMI 1.3
20. Tim Kisner-CMI 1.3
Blocks Per Game
1. George Phillips-AKR 1.6
2. Casey Shaw-TOL 1.4
3. T.J. Lux-NIL 1.4
4. Dan Schell-CMI 1.3
5. John Whorton-KENT 1.2
6. Kirk Cowan-BGSU 1.0
7. Shaun Jackson-WMI 0.9
8. Derrick Wright-MARSH 0.9
9. Terrell McKelvy-MARSH 0.9
10. Derrick Dial-EMI 0.9
11. Ajani Williams-EMI 0.8
12. Diante Flenorl-OH 0.8
13. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 0.7
14. Nick Terry-OH 0.7
15. Bruce Weinkein-AKR 0.7
  James Head-EMI 0.7
17. Nkechi Ezugwu-EMI 0.6
18. Curtis Gilleylen-CMI 0.6
19. Kyrem Massey-KENT 0.6
20. Carlton King-MARSH 0.5
Effective Field Goal Percentage
1. Derrick Dial-EMI .570
2. Rashod Johnson-WMI .557
3. Earl Boykins-EMI .547
4. Bonzi Wells-BALLST .544
5. Casey Shaw-TOL .529
6. Tony Reid-BGSU .512
7. Saddi Washington-WMI .504
8. Jami Bosley-AKR .496
9. T.J. Lux-NIL .471
10. Jimmal Ball-AKR .464
11. Sanjay Adell-OH .452
12. Damon Frierson-MIAOH .444
True Shooting Percentage
1. Ryan Andrick-AKR .633
2. Tim Kisner-CMI .599
3. Derrick Dial-EMI .595
4. Joda Burgess-MARSH .591
5. Rashod Johnson-WMI .587
6. Earl Boykins-EMI .584
7. Bonzi Wells-BALLST .573
8. Tony Reid-BGSU .567
9. Jami Bosley-AKR .562
10. Saddi Washington-WMI .560
11. John Whorton-KENT .557
12. Casey Shaw-TOL .556
13. James Head-EMI .552
14. Kirk Cowan-BGSU .548
15. George Phillips-AKR .545
16. Carlton King-MARSH .541
17. Dave Esterkamp-BGSU .535
18. T.J. Lux-NIL .531
19. Anthony Taylor-MIAOH .529
20. Chad Kamstra-TOL .523
Offensive Win Shares
1. Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 4.3
2. Earl Boykins-EMI 4.1
3. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 3.5
4. Derrick Dial-EMI 3.5
5. Rashod Johnson-WMI 3.2
6. Saddi Washington-WMI 3.0
7. Tony Reid-BGSU 2.3
8. Ryan Andrick-AKR 2.1
9. Casey Shaw-TOL 1.9
10. T.J. Lux-NIL 1.8
11. Joda Burgess-MARSH 1.8
12. Jami Bosley-AKR 1.8
13. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 1.7
14. Jason Kimbrough-WMI 1.6
15. Mitch Hankins-BALLST 1.6
16. John Whorton-KENT 1.6
17. Tim Kisner-CMI 1.6
18. Carlton King-MARSH 1.6
19. Nate Meers-KENT 1.5
20. George Phillips-AKR 1.5
Defensive Win Shares
1. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 3.5
2. Casey Shaw-TOL 3.4
3. T.J. Lux-NIL 3.0
4. George Phillips-AKR 2.5
5. Shaun Jackson-WMI 2.1
6. Robert Kizer-TOL 2.0
7. Ryan Reed-BALLST 1.9
8. Jimmal Ball-AKR 1.8
9. Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 1.7
10. Duane Clemens-BALLST 1.7
11. James Head-EMI 1.7
12. Derrick Dial-EMI 1.6
13. Jerome Davis-BALLST 1.5
14. John Whorton-KENT 1.4
15. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 1.4
16. Greg Stempin-TOL 1.4
17. Aaron Toothman-WMI 1.4
18. Saddi Washington-WMI 1.3
19. John Estick-MIAOH 1.3
20. Jami Bosley-AKR 1.3
Win Shares
1. Bonzi Wells-BALLST 7.1
2. Wally Szczerbiak-MIAOH 6.0
3. Casey Shaw-TOL 5.3
4. Earl Boykins-EMI 5.2
5. Derrick Dial-EMI 5.1
6. T.J. Lux-NIL 4.9
7. Rashod Johnson-WMI 4.4
8. Saddi Washington-WMI 4.2
9. George Phillips-AKR 3.9
10. Shaun Jackson-WMI 3.5
11. Ryan Andrick-AKR 3.2
12. Robert Kizer-TOL 3.2
13. Damon Frierson-MIAOH 3.1
14. James Head-EMI 3.1
15. John Whorton-KENT 3.1
16. Jami Bosley-AKR 3.0
17. Ryan Reed-BALLST 2.9
18. Tony Reid-BGSU 2.7
19. Jason Kimbrough-WMI 2.7
20. Mitch Hankins-BALLST 2.6