Updated: 12:26 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 | Posted: 11:44 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2011
By Doug Harris
With the departures of Juwan Staten and Brandon Spearman, UD has two scholarships available. As of Tuesday, here’s how the 2011-12 roster looks:
Luke Fabrizius, 6-9 forward: Injuries have slowed this streaky outside shooter who averaged 3.8 points, 1.1 rebound per game.
Chris Johnson, 6-6 forward: Top returning scorer at 11.9 ppg will try to finish strong after disappointing junior season.
Josh Parker, 6-0 guard: Transfer from Drake scored 7.0 ppg and had some promising moments. Needs to improve ball-handling.
Paul Williams, 6-4 wing: Played fourth-most minutes , averaging 8.4 ppg while shooting 42 percent from 3-point range.
Josh Benson, 6-9 forward: Started 13 games, averaged 5.6 ppg, 3.5 rpg. Only Flyer to shoot better than 50 percent (54.8).
Matt Kavanaugh, 6-9 center: Big body who matches up well against physical centers. Averaged 1.9 ppg, 2.3 rpg.
Kevin Dillard, 6-0 guard: Sat out season after transferring from Southern Illinois. Could be starting point guard.
Devin Oliver, 6-7 forward: Promising athlete who averaged 9.5 minutes per game. Averaged 1.4 ppg, 2.3 rpg.
Ralph Hill, 6-6 forward: Played in seven games (23 total minutes).
LaDontae Henton, 6-6 forward: Lansing (Mich.) East star finished second in Michigan’s Mr. Basketball voting. Averaged 26 ppg.
Percy Gibson, 6-8 forward: 230-pounder from storied Detroit Public League power Southeastern .