44 Melvin Ford
44 - Melvin Ford
Height: 6-6
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Voorhees, NJ
High School: Eastern Regional
Position: F
gp 24
pts/g 12.8
fg % 49.8
3pt % 33.3
ft % 62.7
reb/g 10.0
a/g 1.2

As a rookie, Melvin Ford earned acclaim from the Skyline Conference after earning Rookie of the Week honors in early December. He capped his campaign with 15 starts in 26 games played and finished the season as the team’s sixth leading scorer with a 5.3 ppg average. He added 109 rebounds, good enough for a 4.2 rpg average, while playing 19.7 minutes per game. He was the team’s high scorer one time with a 16-point performance in the Skyline Tournament against Farmingdale State. He added a personal-best 11 rebounds in the Gators’ ECAC Tournament game at Richard Stockton.

As a sophomore, he scored 279 points and with 11.6 ppg average on his sophomore season. He shot 55.4% from the floor (108-195) and added a 6.5 rpg average in 24 starts. He was the Gator the high scorer twice, while ranking first in rebounding on eight occasions. He earned Skyline Conference Weekly Honor Roll honors once on the year.

A two-time Skyline Conference Weekly Honor recipient as a junior, Ford hauled in 229 rebounds with 252 points. He averaged 8.2 rpg with a 9.0 ppg average is the 2015-2016’s top returning rebounder. He added 20 blocks in his 28 games played with 25 starts and had an impressive 49.0% FG% (95-194), while also adding 39 assists and a27 steals in 25.1 minutes played per game.

He added a personal-best 27 points in an 86-80 overtime win over Mt. St. Mary College last season with a Sage single-game record 22 points in a road victory over SUNY-Old Westbury as well last year. He has now played in 78 career games with 64 starts at Sage, while adding 668 career points and 493 rebounds. He ranks No. 6 in career scoring entering his senior season, while standing No. 4 in career rebounds and No. 5 in career blocks (39).  He is No. 8 in career games played, while ranking No. 5 in career starts heading into the 2015-2016 campaign.

A graduate of Eastern Regional H.S., Melvin Ford arrived at Sage with a number of scholastic accomplishments. As a member of the basketball team, he earned second team All-Olympic honors as a junior and helped the 2012 team to the Olympic Conference Championship after a 24-4 record, which was the second best performance in school history.

He is a business administration major at Sage and in the son of Melvin Ford and Adrian Jordan-Ford.

My Favorite Professional Athlete is:
Kevin Durant

My Favorite Sports Team is:

Pittsburgh Steelers

The Thing I like Best about Sage:

The environment and the atmosphere!

Recent Games
Feb 3 St. Joseph's (Brkln) W, 88-77
Feb 6 Maritime W, 87-73
Feb 11 at College of Mt. St. Vincent W, 85-58
Feb 14 Yeshiva University L, 80-70
Feb 20 at SUNY College at Old Westbury L, 82-77
Feb 25 St. Joseph's (Brkln) L, 80-72
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 24 19
Games started 23 19
Minutes 674 533
Minutes per game 28.1 28.1
FG 119-239 97-191
FG Pct 49.8 50.8
3PT 1-3 1-3
3PT Pct 33.3 33.3
FT 69-110 49-83
FT Pct 62.7 59.0
Off rebounds 80 67
Def rebounds 160 125
Total rebounds 240 192
Rebounds per game 10.0 10.1
Personal fouls 87 66
Disqualifications 5 3
Assists 28 22
Turnovers 42 36
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.6
Steals 18 15
Blocks 22 19
Points 308 244
Points per game 12.8 12.8
Points per 40 min 18.3 18.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 13 vs. Alfred St. W, 84-72 1 13 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Nov 14 vs. Nazareth College L, 95-94 - 31 7-11 63.6 0-0 - 6-10 60.0 20
Nov 17 SUNY Cobleskill W, 84-76 1 29 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 7-8 87.5 13
Nov 22 at Sarah Lawrence W, 68-60 1 36 6-12 50.0 0-0 - 5-8 62.5 17
Nov 24 Rensselaer L, 71-67 1 33 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 11
Dec 2 at Mt. St. Mary College W, 78-70 1 26 8-11 72.7 0-1 0.0 4-5 80.0 20
Dec 5 Farmingdale State College W, 88-69 1 30 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 13
Dec 8 College of Mt. St. Vincent W, 89-82 1 36 8-16 50.0 0-0 - 7-11 63.6 23
Dec 10 Purchase College W, 77-63 1 30 7-15 46.7 0-1 0.0 3-5 60.0 17
Dec 12 at Yeshiva University L, 82-72 1 35 9-15 60.0 0-0 - 0-3 0.0 18
Dec 31 at MCLA L, 75-70 1 35 7-18 38.9 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 16
Jan 4 at Maritime W, 90-71 1 27 7-11 63.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 14
Jan 7 SUNY College at Old Westbury W, 74-59 1 25 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 7
Jan 9 at St. Joseph's College L, 76-64 1 20 1-7 14.3 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 4
Jan 12 Mt. St. Mary College W, 98-83 1 23 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 16
Jan 16 at Farmingdale State College L, 70-51 1 27 2-10 20.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 20 at St. Joseph's (Brkln) L, 101-85 1 34 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
Jan 22 Sarah Lawrence W, 82-52 1 24 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 26 at Purchase College W, 85-68 1 15 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 30 St. Joseph's College W, 68-67 1 30 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 10
Feb 3 St. Joseph's (Brkln) W, 88-77 1 31 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 5-9 55.6 15
Feb 6 Maritime W, 87-73 1 30 6-9 66.7 1-1 100.0 3-4 75.0 16
Feb 11 at College of Mt. St. Vincent W, 85-58 1 19 7-11 63.6 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 17
Feb 14 Yeshiva University L, 80-70 1 35 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 14
Feb 20 at SUNY College at Old Westbury L, 82-77 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 St. Joseph's (Brkln) L, 80-72 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 13 vs. Alfred St. W, 84-72 1 13 2 7 9 1 2 0.5 0 0 4 0
Nov 14 vs. Nazareth College L, 95-94 - 31 2 10 12 2 1 2.0 2 1 4 0
Nov 17 SUNY Cobleskill W, 84-76 1 29 2 5 7 2 2 1.0 1 0 5 1
Nov 22 at Sarah Lawrence W, 68-60 1 36 3 8 11 1 1 1.0 2 4 4 -
Nov 24 Rensselaer L, 71-67 1 33 3 9 12 0 1 0.0 0 1 3 0
Dec 2 at Mt. St. Mary College W, 78-70 1 26 2 7 9 2 3 0.7 0 1 4 0
Dec 5 Farmingdale State College W, 88-69 1 30 3 6 9 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 8 College of Mt. St. Vincent W, 89-82 1 36 4 9 13 1 3 0.3 0 1 4 0
Dec 10 Purchase College W, 77-63 1 30 5 7 12 0 2 0.0 0 2 4 0
Dec 12 at Yeshiva University L, 82-72 1 35 5 7 12 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0
Dec 31 at MCLA L, 75-70 1 35 4 4 8 1 0 - 0 1 5 1
Jan 4 at Maritime W, 90-71 1 27 4 9 13 2 1 2.0 3 0 4 0
Jan 7 SUNY College at Old Westbury W, 74-59 1 25 2 7 9 1 2 0.5 1 1 4 0
Jan 9 at St. Joseph's College L, 76-64 1 20 3 5 8 1 1 1.0 0 0 5 1
Jan 12 Mt. St. Mary College W, 98-83 1 23 8 3 11 2 0 - 0 0 5 1
Jan 16 at Farmingdale State College L, 70-51 1 27 2 7 9 0 3 0.0 3 2 3 -
Jan 20 at St. Joseph's (Brkln) L, 101-85 1 34 4 10 14 1 1 1.0 1 0 4 -
Jan 22 Sarah Lawrence W, 82-52 1 24 0 6 6 0 3 0.0 1 4 3 0
Jan 26 at Purchase College W, 85-68 1 15 2 4 6 3 0 - 0 0 4 0
Jan 30 St. Joseph's College W, 68-67 1 30 3 3 6 0 2 0.0 1 0 4 0
Feb 3 St. Joseph's (Brkln) W, 88-77 1 31 6 6 12 3 3 1.0 1 2 4 0
Feb 6 Maritime W, 87-73 1 30 2 7 9 2 3 0.7 1 1 2 0
Feb 11 at College of Mt. St. Vincent W, 85-58 1 19 5 6 11 1 3 0.3 1 1 1 0
Feb 14 Yeshiva University L, 80-70 1 35 4 8 12 1 3 0.3 0 0 5 1
Feb 20 at SUNY College at Old Westbury L, 82-77 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 25 St. Joseph's (Brkln) L, 80-72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 26 15 19.7 1.8-4.8 38.4 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.6-2.3 68.3 5.3
2013-14 24 24 25.1 4.5-8.1 55.4 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.6-3.9 67.0 11.6
2014-15 28 25 25.1 3.4-6.9 49.0 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.2-3.6 61.4 9.0
2015-16 24 23 28.1 5.0-10.0 49.8 0.0-0.1 33.3 2.9-4.6 62.7 12.8
Total 102 87 24.4 3.6-7.4 49.1 0.0-0.1 14.3 2.3-3.6 64.4 9.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 26 15 513 48-125 38.4 0-1 0.0 41-60 68.3 137
2013-14 24 24 602 108-195 55.4 0-2 0.0 63-94 67.0 279
2014-15 28 25 702 95-194 49.0 0-1 0.0 62-101 61.4 252
2015-16 24 23 674 119-239 49.8 1-3 33.3 69-110 62.7 308
Total 102 87 2491 370-753 49.1 1-7 14.3 235-365 64.4 976
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2012-13 26 15 19.7 3.7-9.7 38.4 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.2-4.7 68.3 10.7
2013-14 24 24 25.1 7.2-13.0 55.4 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.2-6.2 67.0 18.5
2014-15 28 25 25.1 5.4-11.1 49.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.5-5.8 61.4 14.4
2015-16 24 23 28.1 7.1-14.2 49.8 0.1-0.2 33.3 4.1-6.5 62.7 18.3
Total 102 87 24.4 5.9-12.1 49.1 0.0-0.1 14.3 3.8-5.9 64.4 15.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2012-13 26 15 19.7 1.5 2.7 4.2 2.8 0.1 0.5 1.8 0.3 1.0 0.4
2013-14 24 24 25.1 2.9 3.6 6.5 2.7 0.0 1.4 1.6 0.8 1.0 0.3
2014-15 28 25 25.1 3.9 4.3 8.2 2.8 0.1 1.4 1.9 0.7 1.0 0.7
2015-16 24 23 28.1 3.3 6.7 10.0 3.6 0.2 1.2 1.8 0.7 0.8 0.9
Total 102 87 24.4 2.9 4.3 7.2 3.0 0.1 1.1 1.8 0.6 0.9 0.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 26 15 513 39 70 109 74 2 13 47 0.3 25 11
2013-14 24 24 602 69 86 155 64 1 33 39 0.8 25 8
2014-15 28 25 702 109 120 229 79 3 39 53 0.7 27 20
2015-16 24 23 674 80 160 240 87 5 28 42 0.7 18 22
Total 102 87 2491 297 436 733 304 11 113 181 0.6 95 61
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2012-13 26 15 19.7 3.0 5.5 8.5 5.8 0.2 1.0 3.7 0.3 1.9 0.9
2013-14 24 24 25.1 4.6 5.7 10.3 4.3 0.1 2.2 2.6 0.8 1.7 0.5
2014-15 28 25 25.1 6.2 6.8 13.0 4.5 0.2 2.2 3.0 0.7 1.5 1.1
2015-16 24 23 28.1 4.7 9.5 14.2 5.2 0.3 1.7 2.5 0.7 1.1 1.3
Total 102 87 24.4 4.8 7.0 11.8 4.9 0.2 1.8 2.9 0.6 1.5 1.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 24 23 28.1 5.0-10.0 49.8 0.0-0.1 33.3 2.9-4.6 62.7 12.8
Conference 19 19 28.1 5.1-10.1 50.8 0.1-0.2 33.3 2.6-4.4 59.0 12.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 29.7 4.8-9.5 50.9 0.1-0.2 50.0 3.5-5.6 62.7 13.3
Away 10 10 27.4 5.3-11.0 48.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.9-3.1 61.3 12.5
Neutral 2 1 22.0 4.0-7.5 53.3 0.0-0.0 - 4.0-6.0 66.7 12.0
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Wins 16 16 26.5 5.0-9.2 54.1 0.1-0.2 33.3 3.1-4.6 67.1 13.1
Losses 8 7 31.3 4.9-11.4 42.9 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-4.6 54.1 12.3
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November 5 4 28.4 4.2-8.4 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.6-6.6 69.7 13.0
December 6 6 32.0 7.5-14.2 52.9 0.0-0.3 0.0 2.8-4.7 60.7 17.8
January 9 9 25.0 3.3-8.1 41.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.7 58.3 8.2
February 4 4 28.8 5.8-9.8 59.0 0.2-0.2 100.0 3.8-6.2 60.0 15.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 24 23 674 119-239 49.8 1-3 33.3 69-110 62.7 308
Conference 19 19 533 97-191 50.8 1-3 33.3 49-83 59.0 244
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 12 356 58-114 50.9 1-2 50.0 42-67 62.7 159
Away 10 10 274 53-110 48.2 0-1 0.0 19-31 61.3 125
Neutral 2 1 44 8-15 53.3 0-0 - 8-12 66.7 24
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Wins 16 16 424 80-148 54.1 1-3 33.3 49-73 67.1 210
Losses 8 7 250 39-91 42.9 0-0 - 20-37 54.1 98
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November 5 4 142 21-42 50.0 0-0 - 23-33 69.7 65
December 6 6 192 45-85 52.9 0-2 0.0 17-28 60.7 107
January 9 9 225 30-73 41.1 0-0 - 14-24 58.3 74
February 4 4 115 23-39 59.0 1-1 100.0 15-25 60.0 62
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 24 23 28.1 7.1-14.2 49.8 0.1-0.2 33.3 4.1-6.5 62.7 18.3
Conference 19 19 28.1 7.3-14.3 50.8 0.1-0.2 33.3 3.7-6.2 59.0 18.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 29.7 6.5-12.8 50.9 0.1-0.2 50.0 4.7-7.5 62.7 17.9
Away 10 10 27.4 7.7-16.1 48.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.8-4.5 61.3 18.2
Neutral 2 1 22.0 7.3-13.6 53.3 0.0-0.0 - 7.3-10.9 66.7 21.8
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Wins 16 16 26.5 7.5-14.0 54.1 0.1-0.3 33.3 4.6-6.9 67.1 19.8
Losses 8 7 31.3 6.2-14.6 42.9 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-5.9 54.1 15.7
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November 5 4 28.4 5.9-11.8 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 6.5-9.3 69.7 18.3
December 6 6 32.0 9.4-17.7 52.9 0.0-0.4 0.0 3.5-5.8 60.7 22.3
January 9 9 25.0 5.3-13.0 41.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-4.3 58.3 13.2
February 4 4 28.8 8.0-13.6 59.0 0.3-0.3 100.0 5.2-8.7 60.0 21.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 24 23 28.1 3.3 6.7 10.0 3.6 0.2 1.2 1.8 0.7 0.8 0.9
Conference 19 19 28.1 3.5 6.6 10.1 3.5 0.2 1.2 1.9 0.6 0.8 1.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 29.7 3.5 6.3 9.8 3.7 0.3 1.0 2.1 0.5 0.5 1.0
Away 10 10 27.4 3.4 6.7 10.1 3.5 0.2 1.3 1.4 0.9 1.0 0.9
Neutral 2 1 22.0 2.0 8.5 10.5 4.0 0.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.5
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Wins 16 16 26.5 3.3 6.3 9.6 3.6 0.1 1.3 1.9 0.7 0.8 1.1
Losses 8 7 31.3 3.4 7.5 10.9 3.8 0.4 0.9 1.4 0.6 0.8 0.6
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November 5 4 28.4 2.4 7.8 10.2 4.0 0.2 1.2 1.4 0.9 1.0 1.2
December 6 6 32.0 3.8 6.7 10.5 3.2 0.2 0.8 1.7 0.5 0.0 0.8
January 9 9 25.0 3.1 6.0 9.1 4.0 0.2 1.1 1.4 0.8 1.1 0.8
February 4 4 28.8 4.3 6.8 11.0 3.0 0.3 1.8 3.0 0.6 0.8 1.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 24 23 674 80 160 240 87 5 28 42 0.7 18 22
Conference 19 19 533 67 125 192 66 3 22 36 0.6 15 19
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 356 42 76 118 44 3 12 25 0.5 6 12
Away 10 10 274 34 67 101 35 2 13 14 0.9 10 9
Neutral 2 1 44 4 17 21 8 0 3 3 1.0 2 1
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Wins 16 16 424 53 100 153 57 2 21 31 0.7 12 17
Losses 8 7 250 27 60 87 30 3 7 11 0.6 6 5
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November 5 4 142 12 39 51 20 1 6 7 0.9 5 6
December 6 6 192 23 40 63 19 1 5 10 0.5 0 5
January 9 9 225 28 54 82 36 2 10 13 0.8 10 7
February 4 4 115 17 27 44 12 1 7 12 0.6 3 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 24 23 28.1 4.7 9.5 14.2 5.2 0.3 1.7 2.5 0.7 1.1 1.3
Conference 19 19 28.1 5.0 9.4 14.4 5.0 0.2 1.7 2.7 0.6 1.1 1.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 29.7 4.7 8.5 13.3 4.9 0.3 1.3 2.8 0.5 0.7 1.3
Away 10 10 27.4 5.0 9.8 14.7 5.1 0.3 1.9 2.0 0.9 1.5 1.3
Neutral 2 1 22.0 3.6 15.5 19.1 7.3 0.0 2.7 2.7 1.0 1.8 0.9
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Wins 16 16 26.5 5.0 9.4 14.4 5.4 0.2 2.0 2.9 0.7 1.1 1.6
Losses 8 7 31.3 4.3 9.6 13.9 4.8 0.5 1.1 1.8 0.6 1.0 0.8
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November 5 4 28.4 3.4 11.0 14.4 5.6 0.3 1.7 2.0 0.9 1.4 1.7
December 6 6 32.0 4.8 8.3 13.1 4.0 0.2 1.0 2.1 0.5 0.0 1.0
January 9 9 25.0 5.0 9.6 14.6 6.4 0.4 1.8 2.3 0.8 1.8 1.2
February 4 4 28.8 5.9 9.4 15.3 4.2 0.3 2.4 4.2 0.6 1.0 1.4