Student Life

Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball begins in Autumn and continues into Spring Semester here at North Central State College and The Ohio State University at Mansfield. The Mavericks compete against teams in the Ohio Regional Campus Conference, other regional campuses and a few NCAA D-II and D-III, NAIA, and NJCAA teams in the surrounding states. Our team plays in an end-of-the-season state tournament for a chance at the state championship. The Mavericks follow the rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and typically play 22-25 games per season.

Head Coach - Ryan Miley

Ryan Miley is currently the Mavericks Head Men’s Basketball Coach. The 2017/2018 season will be his second with the program. Ryan began his collegiate coaching career in 2007 when he joined the Ohio State Marion coaching staff. He was named Head Men’s Basketball Coach in 2008 and proceeded to lead the Scarlet Wave to their best season in school history in 2010, as well as, a national ranking as high as 8th. In 2011 Ryan left for Southern State Community College to accept the position of Associate Head Men's Basketball Coach where the team also registered the most wins in school history and finished the season ranked 12th in the nation. In 2014 he arrived at Lamar Community College (CO) for one season as the top Assistant Men's Basketball Coach for the Running Lopes before returning to Ohio and joining the University of Cincinnati Clermont coaching staff in 2015, once again as the top Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. Ryan has sent a number of players on to full scholarship opportunities at NCAA D1 and D2 schools, as well as, NAIA and NJCAA. He also has several former players that went on to play at the professional level. Ryan currently holds a Master of Science degree in Athletic Administration, in addition to a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management. He is a member of multiple national honor societies and is also a member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).


# Name YR Position Height School High School
1 Trevon McGhee SO F 6’3’’ NCSC Warrensville
2 James McLendon FR F 6’4’’ OSU McKinley Sr
5 Juan Johnson FR F 6’3’’ NCSC Woodward
10 Ty’rell Pounds SO G 5’8’’ NSCS Greenwood (MS)
11 Kevin Davis JR F 6’3’’ NCSC Shaw
13 Dodge Collins FR F 6’1’’ NCSC Plymouth
14 Damien Spearman FR F 6’5’’ NCSC Toledo Scott
20 Lee Burley JR F 5’10” OSU Ashland
22 Deontez White FR G 5’11’’ OSU Warrensville Heights
23 Tyson Beebe SO G 6’2’’ NCSC Plymouth


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