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12/8 Cal PA 63-70
12/29 Wilmington 73-64
12/30 Lock Haven 84-65
1/7 WVWC 75-64
1/10 Ohio Valley 76-71
1/12 WV State 73-82
1/14 WLSC 89-109
1/17 Fairmont 48-71
1/19 D&E 75-80
1/26 Glenville 80-63
1/28 Seton Hill 53-60
1/31 Concord 89-96
2/2 Bluefield 78-59
2/4 Charleston 65-79
2/7 UPJ 71-74
2/9 AB 56-87
2/11 Shepherd 67-64
2/14 Salem 73-58
2/16 OVU 79-73 OT
2/21 Seton Hill 69-81
2/23 WLSC 67-78
2/26 Fairmont 81-83 OT
Season Records
Overall: 13-15
Conf.: 8-12
WVIAC Tourney: 0-1


Image of head coach Danny Sancomb.Danny Sancomb
Head Coach

Danny Sancomb returns to Wheeling Jesuit University this season as the universityís 8th menís basketball coach. A native of Severn, Md., Sancomb most recently was head boysí basketball coach and athletic director of St. Maryís Ryken High School, where he led a team that had never before won a Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) game to back-to-back winning seasons (16-10 in 2005-06 and 17-10 in 2006-07).

Under Sancombís leadership, the team became one of the highest-rated in the Washington D.C. area, earning rankings of #5 (Rise Magazine) and #7 (Washington Post). After his first season as a head coach at St. Maryís Ryken, Sancomb was honored with the prestigious 2005-06 WCAC Coach of the Year Award.

Before his head coaching success at St. Maryís Ryken, Sancomb was an assistant menís coach at Wheeling Jesuit under Coach Jay DeFruscio from 1999 until 2005.

A Maryland high school basketball standout, Sancomb began his collegiate career at Howard Community College (HCC) in Columbia, Md., where he twice was second in the country in scoring and helped Howard record back-to-back 20- win seasons. He scored 1620 career points at HCC and was named first team All-Maryland Junior College, HCC Athlete of WHEELING JESUIT UNIVERSITY the year, Maryland Junior College Player of the Year and MVP of the Charm City Junior College All-Star Game.

His playing career at Wheeling Jesuit was equally auspicious. Sancomb was the WVIACís leading scorer for two successive years, and was the NCAAís leading DII scorer in the nation with 27.2 points per game. He is Wheeling Jesuitís sixth all-time leading scorer with 1454 points, and was named MPV of the 1998 Cardinals and the Wendyís Tip-Off Tournament. Sancomb was also named to the NABC/Chevrolet Division II All-American Team and the First Team All-East Region.

While at Wheeling Jesuit Sancomb earned a bachelorís degree in criminal justice and a masterís in business administration. He resides in Wheeling with his wife, Becky, and their son Eli.

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Chad Dickman
Assistant Coach

Dickman comes back for his fourth season as assistant coach at Wheeling Jesuit. He has played a key role in the Cardinalsí two consecutive trips to the NCAA tournament. He is actively involved in scouting, individual workouts and game preparation. Additionally, Chad is the recruiting coordinator for the program. He also serves as the NCAA Compliance Coordinator.

Dickman comes to WJU after a one-year stay at St. Vincent College (Latrobe, PA) as an assistant coach, helping to lead the Bearcats to a 25-7 record and a spot in the NAIA National Sweet 16.

Originally from Frederick, Maryland, Dickman played his high school ball at Thomas Johnson High School.  While there, Dickman helped the Patriots win the 1997 State Championship and led the team to the 1998 State Final Four, earning All-State Honors his senior year. 

Dickman continued his playing career at St. Vincent College (Latrobe, Pennsylvania) from 1998-2002, scoring 1,279 points, currently ranked 8th in school history. He also earned All-Conference honors his junior and senior year.  Dickman led the Bearcats to the NAIA National Tournament twice, reaching the National Elite 8 in 2002.

Dickman received a bachelorís degree in finance from St. Vincent in 2002 and earned his MBA from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2004.

Tom Dickman, his father, is a native of Wheeling and is the All-Time Leader in Public High School victories in the state of Maryland.  He is now the head coach at Hood College in Frederick, MD.

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Jay Morris
Assistant Coach

Jay Morris begins his third season as an assistant coach at Wheeling Jesuit. Morris came to WJU last year after a highly successful 13 year stint as the Head Coach at Ohio University Eastern. At OUE, Morris won the Ohio Regional Conference Championship in 2001.

Morris is actively involved in all phases of the program especially in individual workouts, game preparation and recruiting. His past experience as a Head Coach is a valuable asset to the Cardinal program.

Morris earned his Bachelorís degree from West Virginia University and a Masterís degree from Southern Illinois University. He and his wife Tina reside in Wheeling with their daughters Mallory and Madison.

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Ryan Kostur
Assistant Coach

Ryan Kostur begins his first season as an assistant at Wheeling Jesuit University, after serving as an assistant at Weir High School in Weirton, W.Va. for the past two seasons. Kostur has been around basketball his whole life.

His father, Jack Kostur, coached at Weir High for 28 years before recently retiring. Kostur played his high school ball at Brooke High School in Wellsburg, W.Va. from 1991 to 1995. After graduating in 1995, he continued his playing career at Wheeling Jesuit University from 1996 to 1999. Kostur and Coach Sancomb were teammates on the 1997 and 1998 teams at Wheeling Jesuit University.

Kostur earned an accounting degree from Wheeling Jesuit University in 1999. After graduation, Kostur moved back to Weirton, W.Va., where he resides today.

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