1994-95 Men's Basketball Team


The 1994-95 Men’s Basketball Team captured the Region 24 championship and the District 5 championship and went on to take seventh in the nation in 1995--the first team in history of the college’s athletic program to place at a national championship. The team ended the season with a 25-11 record. Team members, listed in order of hometown, included

  • Justin Elbe, Augusta (now manager of Elbe Auto Sales in Macomb, living in Macomb)
  • Rick Thoroman, Beardstown (now general manager of Smoky Jennings Chevrolet in Palmyra, Ill., living in Girard)
  • Robert Holmes, formerly of East St. Louis
  • Eric Lundberg, Kinderhook/West Pike High School (now a district sales manager for Bo-Jac Seed Co., living in Palmyra, Mo.)
  • Brennan Parkhill, formerly of Liberty
  • Ryan Neisen, Payson (now a firefighter in Hannibal, Mo.)
  • Brad Hoyt , Quincy (now head men’s basketball coach and student life specialist at JWCC)
  • Adam Koch, Quincy (now an engineer for BNSF [Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway)
  • Brad Crow, Warsaw (now a school teacher in Savannah, Ga.)
  • Brad Froman, Warsaw (now an elementary school principal in Warsaw)
  • Shawn Doles, Greensburg, Ind. (now an electrician in Springfield, Mo.)
  • Giovanni Lenoir, formerly of Bowling Green, Mo.
  • Vivian Benjamin, St. John’s, Antigua (now working at Knapheide in Quincy)
  • Kevin Richards, St. John’s, Antigua (now owner of Off the Grill restaurant in Savannah, Ga.)
  • Wayne Walker, St. John’s, Antigua (now a customer service manager at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, Wis.)
  • Mike Pasley, Quincy, statistics/sports information (now a social studies teacher at Amboy High School)
  • Phil Buss, Quincy, trainer (now manager of St. Luke’s Hospital outpatient therapy in St. Louis)
  • Gary Allen, Quincy, assistant coach (now safety manager for Nebraska Furniture Mart in Kansas City, Mo.)
  • Jason Dively, Quincy, assistant coach (now director of sales and contracts for Peerless Supply in Des Moines, Iowa)
  • Randy Greenwell,Quincy, assistant coach (forner dean of transfer, distance and continuing education at JWCC, currently the

    Vice President, Instruct/Student Service at Spoon River Community College

  • Michael Elbe, Quincy, head coach (returned to his previous position as director of student life and athletics and head men’s basketball coach at JWCC in 2002).

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