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2014-15 N4C Co-Conference Champions and Region IV Runners-up
The Triton College men’s basketball team has been one of most consistent winning programs in the Region IV, averaging 20 wins per season over its 48 year history. The 2014-15 season was a memorable one as the Trojans were ranked by the NJCAA as the best team in the nation from February 3 - 17, 2015. That marked the first time a Triton men's basketball team had achieved that distinction in school history! During the 2010-11 season the Trojans capped an impressive run to the Region IV championship and finished 3rd at the NJCAA Division II Tournament. The 3rd place finish was Triton's best ever at nationals. In addition, the 2010-11 squad ended up 31-6, the most wins ever for the program.

Here is a summary of the past men’s basketball championships.

Conference Championships:
   • Skyway: 1971-72, 1973-74 (T), 1974-75
   • N4C: 1979-80 (T), 1980-81, 1985-86 (T), 1987-88 (T), 1990-91 1996-97,
               2000-01, 2005-06 (T), 2008-09 (Undefeated Conference record),
               2009-10 (T), 2011-12, 2013-14, 2014-15 (T).

Region IV Championships: 1985-86, 1996-97, 2003-04, 2005-06, 2010-11

NJCAA National Tournament Appearances: 1985-86 (Participant), 1996-97 (6th Place), 2003-04 (Participant), 2005-06 (8th Place), 2010-11 (3rd Place)

2010-11 Awards and Honors
   • 2010-11 Region IV District A Champions!
   • NJCAA Region IV District A and Triton College Coach-of-the-Year: Steve Christiansen
   • NJCAA National All-Tournament Team: Bryant Orange
   • Region IV District A Tournament MVP: Bryant Orange
   • Region IV District A All-Tournament: Oscar Macias
   • All-Region IV District A 2nd Team Selections: Darrin Johnson and Oscar Macias
   • All-N4C Conference 1st Team Selection: Oscar Macias
   • Triton College Male Athlete of the Year: Oscar Macias

Academic Student-Athletes (3.00 GPA or better-fall 2014): Jai Deyalou, 3.07, Brian Howard, 3.57, Eddie Miles, 3.31, and Nick Norton, 3.31

Academic Student-Athletes (3.00 GPA or better-spring 2015):

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Triton Men's Basketball Players Moving On
Chris Perkins   IPFW(DI)
Jontee Willhite   Eastern Illinois University(DI)
Jeremy Williams   Nebraska-Omaha
Andre Walker   UW-Superior
Chris Fuqua   Valley City State University
Michael McKinney   Silver Lake College
Byron Wicks   Arkansas-Monticello
Demitrius Young   Valley State University
Cedrick Coenic   Iowa Wesleyan College
Dave Elmore   Iowa Wesleyan College
Nate Fuqua   Central Missouri State
Darrius Gaters   Lincoln University
Alex Heard   Valley City State University
Jason Pontone   Dominican University
Justin Taylor   Missouri Western State
Justin Tiner   St. Ambrose University
Paris Paramore   Central Michigan Univesity (DI)
Marquis Johnson   Montana Western University
Julius Versun   Drury University
Dejan Kostur   Idaho State University (DI)
Brandyn Denson   Roosevelt University
Ibou Fall   University of Missouri-St. Louis
Darrin Johnson   Southern Arkansas University
Oscar Macias   Gannon University
Tim Traversa   Nova Southeastern University
Esteban Vega   Aurora University
Thierno Niang   Wisconsin-Milwaukee (DI)
Daron Guyton   Mars Hill College
Paul Howard   Rockhurst University
Phillip Johnson   Dickinson State University
Bryant Orange   Ferris State University
Jared Dimakos   Chicago State University (DI)
Justin Newell   Northern Michigan University
Brandon Smith   Aurora University
Darian White   St. Ambrose University
Paul Beene    
Chad McDowell    

Steve Christiansen
Athletic Academic Coordinator/Head Basketball Coach
Office: R- 208C
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3840