In 2006-07, North Greenville posted a 16-13 record, the first winning campaign since 1991, with notable wins over Mars Hill College, Lincoln Memorial University, and local rival Anderson University.
This year’s senior class improved the program’s win total in each successive season in which they have played. Their freshman season, NGU won seven games. They improved to ten wins in 2004-05 and won 13 games in their junior season before jumping out to 16 wins this season.
“This class was our first real recruiting class and they are a special group of guys,” remarks Lister. “They came when things were not very good and have worked hard and increased our win total every year. I will always remember them as the cornerstone of what we are trying to build here.”
In 110 games as a Crusader, Schumacher has amassed over 1,264 points, ranking him 2nd on the school’s all-time list. His 290 career assists are good for fourth all-time at NGU, while his 84 career steals rank fifth. He has also pulled down 337 career rebounds. During his time at
Burgess averaged 5.8 points and 3.6 rebounds per game this season. In his career, he has played in 91 games, scoring 564 points and pulling down 344 rebounds. With over 220 career assists, he finishes his career ranked fifth all-time on the Crusader list. His career highs include a 21-point, 11-rebound performance against USC-Aiken last season and a 10-assist outing against Central State in last year’s NCAA Division II-Independent Tournament.
Gantt joined the Crusaders in 2005-06 after spending his first two years at