2009–10 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team: Wikis

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2009-10 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball
Big East Tournament Champions
76 Classic Champions
NCAA, #2, East Region
Conference Big East
Ranking
Coaches #5
AP #6
2009-10 record 27–6 (13–5 Big East)
Head coach Bob Huggins
Assistant coach Billy Hahn
Assistant coach Larry Harrison
Assistant coach Erik Martin

Home arena

WVU Coliseum
Seasons
« 2008-09 2010-11 »
2009–10 Big East men's basketball standings
   Conf Overall
Team W L PCT W L PCT
#4 Syracuse 15 3 .833 28 4 .875
#18 Pittsburgh 13 5 .722 24 8 .750
#6 West Virginia 13 5 .722 27 6 .818
#9 Villanova 13 5 .722 24 7 .774
Marquette 11 7 .611 22 11 .667
Louisville 11 7 .611 20 12 .625
Notre Dame 10 8 .556 23 11 .676
#14 Georgetown 10 8 .556 23 10 .697
South Florida 9 9 .500 20 13 .606
Seton Hall 9 9 .500 19 13 .594
Cincinnati 7 11 .389 18 15 .545
Connecticut 7 11 .389 18 15 .545
St. John's 6 12 .333 17 15 .531
Rutgers 5 13 .278 15 17 .469
Providence 4 14 .222 12 19 .387
DePaul 1 17 .056 8 23 .258

2010 Big East Tournament winner
As of March 16, 2010[1] • Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team will represent West Virginia University in the 2009-10 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. They are coached by Bob Huggins and play their home games at WVU Coliseum.

Contents

Preseason

Name Hometown High School Height Weight (lb) Commit date
Casey Mitchell
SG
Savannah, GA Chipola College (FL) 6′4″ 218 3/9/09 
Scout:3 stars.svg   Rivals:3 stars.svg   ESPN grade: N/A
Dan Jennings
PF
Staten Island, NY St. Thomas More School (CT) 6′8″ 260 7/19/08 
Scout:4 stars.svg   Rivals:3 stars.svg   ESPN grade: 92
Deniz Kilicli
C
Istanbul, Turkey Mountain State Academy (WV) 6′9″ 248 10/14/08 
Scout:3 stars.svg   Rivals:3 stars.svg   ESPN grade: 93
Dalton Pepper
SG
Levittown, PA Pennsbury High School (PA) 6′5″ 215 7/19/08 
Scout:4 stars.svg   Rivals:3 stars.svg   ESPN grade: 91
Overall Recruiting Rankings:

Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100 point scale.
Sources:
"West Virginia Basketball Commitments". Rivals.com. http://rivals.yahoo.com/basketballrecruiting/basketball/recruiting/commitments/2009/alabama-96. 
"2009 West Virginia Basketball Commits". Scout.com. http://scout.scout.com/a.z?s=159&p=9&cfg=bb&c=8&yr=2009. 
"ESPN". ESPN.com. http://insider.espn.go.com/ncb/recruiting/tracker/school?schoolId=277&season=2009. 
"Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. http://scout.scout.com/a.z?s=159&p=9&cfg=bb&c=14&yr=2009. 
"2009 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. http://basketballrecruiting.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=879497. 

Roster

Name Number Position Height Weight Year Hometown
Darryl "Truck" Bryant 25 G 6–2 200 Sophomore Brooklyn, New York
Da'Sean Butler 1 F 6–7 230 Senior Newark, New Jersey
Devin Ebanks 3 F 6–9 215 Sophomore Long Island City, New York
John Flowers 41 F 6–7 215 Junior Waldorf, Maryland
Danny Jennings 30 F 6–8 260 Freshman Staten Island, New York
Kevin Jones 5 F 6–8 230 Sophomore Mount Vernon, New York
Deniz Kılıçlı 42 F 6–9 260 Freshman Istanbul, Turkey
Bryan Lowther 15 G 6–6 215 Freshman Edinboro, Pennsylvania
Joe Mazzulla 21 G 6–2 200 Redshirt-Junior Johnston, Rhode Island
Casey Mitchell 33 G 6–4 225 Junior Savannah, Georgia
Cam Payne 20 G 6–4 225 Redshirt-Sophomore Charleston, West Virginia
Dalton Pepper 32 G 6–5 215 Freshman Levittown, Pennsylvania
Kenny Ross 12 G 6–0 175 Freshman Furlong, Pennsylvania
Wellington Smith 35 F 6–7 245 Senior Summit, New Jersey
Cam Thoroughman 2 F 6–7 240 Redshirt-Junior Portsmouth, Ohio
Jonnie West 4 G 6–3 195 Redshirt-Junior Memphis, Tennessee

2009-10 Schedule

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
November 8, 2009* 1:00 Mountain State #8 WVU ColiseumMorgantown, WV
(Exhibition)
W 104–82 
November 15, 2009* 4:00 Loyola (MD) #8 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV W 83–60  1–0
November 24, 2009* 7:00 vs. The Citadel #8 Charleston Civic CenterCharleston, WV W 69–50  2–0
November 26, 2009* 2:00 vs. Long Beach State #8 Anaheim Convention CenterAnaheim, CA
(76 Classic)
ESPNU W 85–62  3–0
November 27, 2009* 2:30 vs. Texas A&M #8 Anaheim Convention Center • Anaheim, CA
(76 Classic)
ESPN W 73–66  4–0
November 29, 2009* 10:00 vs. Portland #8 Anaheim Convention Center • Anaheim, CA
(76 Classic Championship Game)
ESPN2 W 84–66  5–0
December 5, 2009* 7:00 Charleston #7 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV
(Exhibition)
W 81–48 
December 9, 2009* 7:00 Duquesne #6 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV Big East Network W 68–39  6–0
December 12, 2009* 7:00 Coppin State #6 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV Big East Network W 69–43  7–0
December 19, 2009* 2:00 Cleveland State #6 Wolstein CenterCleveland, OH Big East Network W 80–78  8–0
December 23, 2009* 7:30 #15 Ole Miss #6 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPN2 W 76–66  9–0
December 26, 2009 3:30 Seton Hall #6 Prudential CenterNewark, NJ CBS W 90–84 OT 10–0 (1–0)
December 29, 2009 7:00 Marquette #6 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV Big East Network W 63–62  11–0 (2–0)
January 1, 2010* 2:30 @ #4 Purdue #6 Mackey ArenaWest Lafayette, IN ESPN L 77–62  11–1 (2–0)
January 6, 2010 7:00 Rutgers #8 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV Big East Network W 86–52  12–1 (3–0)
January 9, 2010 8:00 Notre Dame #8 Edmund P. Joyce CenterSouth Bend, IN ESPNU L 70–68  12–2 (3–1)
January 13, 2010 7:00 South Florida #10 USF Sun DomeTampa, FL Big East Network W 69–50  13–2 (4–1)
January 16, 2010 12:00 #5 Syracuse #10 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPN L 72–71  13–3 (4–2)
January 20, 2010* 9:00 vs. Marshall #11 Charleston Civic Center • Charleston, WV
(Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic)
W 68–60  14–3 (4–2)
January 23, 2010* 2:00 #21 Ohio State #11 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV CBS W 71–65  15–3 (4–2)
January 26, 2010 8:30 DePaul #9 Allstate ArenaRosemont, IL Big East Network W 62–46  16–3 (5–2)
January 30, 2010 12:00 Louisville #9 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPN W 77–74  17–3 (6–2)
February 3, 2010 7:00 #22 Pittsburgh #6 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV
(Backyard Brawl)
Big East Network W 70–51  18–3 (7–2)
February 6, 2010 12:00 St. John's #6 Madison Square GardenNew York, NY ESPNU W 79–60  19–3 (8–2)
February 8, 2010 7:00 #4 Villanova #5 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPN L 82–75  19–4 (8–3)
February 12, 2010 9:00 @ #25 Pittsburgh #5 Petersen Events CenterPittsburgh, PA
(Backyard Brawl)
ESPN L 98–95 3OT 19–5 (8–4)
February 17, 2010 7:00 Providence #8 Dunkin' Donuts CenterProvidence, RI Big East Network W 88–74  20–5 (9–4)
February 20, 2010 12:00 Seton Hall #8 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPN W 75–63  21–5 (10–4)
February 22, 2010 7:00 Connecticut #8 Harry A. Gampel PavilionStorrs, CT ESPN L 73–62  21–6 (10–5)
February 27, 2010 2:00 Cincinnati #8 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV Big East Network W 74–68  22–6 (11–5)
March 1, 2010 7:00 #19 Georgetown #10 WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPN W 81–68  23–6 (12–5)
March 6, 2010 12:00 @ #9 Villanova #10 Wachovia CenterPhiladelphia, PA CBS W 68–66 OT 24–6 (13–5)
Postseason
Big East Men's Basketball Championship
March 11, 2010 9:30 pm vs. Cincinnati #7 Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN W 54–51[2]  25–6 (13–5)
March 12, 2010 9:30 pm vs. Notre Dame #7 Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(Semifinals)
ESPN W 53–51[3]  26–6 (13–5)
March 13, 2010 9:00 pm vs. #22 Georgetown #7 Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(Championship)
ESPN W 60–58[4]  27–6 (13–5)
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
March 19, 2010* 12:15 pm vs. Morgan State #6 HSBC ArenaBuffalo, NY
(First round)
CBS     
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References

  1. ^ "Big East Conference Standings - 2009-10." ESPN.com. Retrieved 03-16-10.
  2. ^ "Butler's buzzer-beater sinks Cincy, moves West Virginia into Big East semis". ESPN.com. Published 03-11-2010. Retrieved 03-12-2010.
  3. ^ [1]. ESPN.com. Published 03-12-2010. Retrieved 03-12-2010.
  4. ^ [2]. ESPN.com. Published 03-12-2010. Retrieved 03-12-2010.

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