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Golden Eagle Men's Basketball

2017-2018 Schedule

 

October

Day

Date

Opponent

Location

Time

Result

Tue.

Oct. 31

Ohio U.  Zanesville

HOME

7 PM

 

november

Day

Date

Opponent

Location

Time

Result

Fri.

Nov. 3

Villa Maria Tournament  vs. Marygrove

Away

TBA

 

Sat..

Nov. 4

Villa Maria Tournament  vs. PSU New Kensington 

Away

TBA

 

Wed.

Nov. 8

Ohio State Mansfield

AWAY

7 PM

 

Sat.

Nov. 11

Penn State Beaver 

AWAY

3 PM

 

Tue.

Nov. 14

Penn State Fayette

Away

TBA

 

Fri.

Nov. 17

Thomas More Classic vs. Hanover College

Away

5:30 PM

 

Sat. 

Nov. 18

Thomas More Classic vs. Thomas More

Away

4 PM

 

DECEMBER

Day

Date

Opponent

Location

Time

Result

Wed.

Dec. 6

Akron Wayne

AWAY

7:30 PM

 

Sun. 

Dec. 17

Andrews College

Away

4 PM

 

Mon.

Dec. 18

Rochester College

Away

TBA

 

Thu.

Dec. 21

KSU Tusc Round Robin

HOME

TBA

 

Fri.

Dec. 22

KSU Tusc Round Robin

HOME

TBA

 

Wed.

Dec. 27

Villa Maria College

HOME

TBA

 

Fri.

Dec. 29

Loudes University

Away

7 PM

 

JANUARY

Day

Date

Opponent

Location

Time

Results

Wed.

Jan. 3

CCAC - Boyce

HOME

12 PM

 

Sat.

Jan. 6

Penn State Beaver

HOME

3 PM

 

Thu.

Jan. 11

Maine - Fort Kent

HOME

2 PM

 

Sat.

Jan. 13

Wright State Lake

HOME

3 PM

 

Mon.

Jan. 15

Bluefield State College

HOME

7:30 PM

 

Fri. 

Jan. 19

Villa Maria College

AWAY

TBA

 

Sat.

Jan. 20

Cincinnati Clermont

HOME

3 PM

 

Sat. 

Jan. 27

Andrews University

HOME

8 PM

 

FEBRUARY

Day

Date

Opponent

Location

Time

Result

Fri.

Feb. 2

Wright State Lake

Away

3 PM

 

Sat.

Feb. 3

Southern State CC

Away

3 PM

 

Wed.

Feb. 7

Ohio State Mansfield

HOME

7 PM

 

Wed.

Feb. 14

Akron Wayne

HOME

7:30 PM

 

Sat.

Feb. 17

Cincinnati Clermont

Away

3 PM

 

Fri.

Feb. 23

Bluefield State College

Away

7:30 PM

 

 

Coach Richard Tharp

 

Richard D. Tharp, of East Canton, OH, is the head men’s basketball coach for Kent State University at Tuscarawas.  He has more than 37 years of basketball coaching experience in the East Canton and Canton South school systems, as well as Stark, Summit and Tuscarawas County AAU basketball.

In addition to his coaching career, Tharp has been employed by American Electric Power for 27 years, most recently as a distribution system supervisor.

Tharp’s successful coaching career includes a 14-year stint as a varsity boys assistant coach at East Canton High School and has presently served three years as girls varsity assistant coach at Canton South High. He has also served as an Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) head coach since March 2010 and is the founder, owner and operator of the 47 Swish AAU basketball organization. He also founded and served as president and basketball coach for the Wildcat Youth Basketball Association (WYBA), the Press-News Youth Basketball League.  In addition to basketball, Tharp was also a vice-president, president and coach for the Canton South Baseball Association and was an assistant coach for the Canton South Softball Association.

Coach Tharp is certified by the American Heart Association in CPR – First Aid, has earned his Concussion Protocol Certification and is also certified by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to coach in exposure events. He was recently named Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) District 4 Assistant Coach of the Year.

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