2009–10 Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball team

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2009-10 Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball
Conference Southeastern Conference West
2009-10 record 14–18 (7–9 SEC)
Head coach John Pelphrey
Assistant coach Rob Evans
Assistant coach Isaac Brown
Assistant coach Tom Ostrom
Home arena Bud Walton Arena
Seasons
« 2008-09 2010-11 »
2009–10 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
#2 Kentucky 14 2   .875     35 3   .921
#21 Vanderbilt 12 4   .750     24 9   .727
#15 Tennessee 11 5   .688     28 9   .757
Florida 9 7   .563     21 13   .618
South Carolina 6 10   .375     15 16   .484
Georgia 5 11   .313     14 17   .452
West
Mississippi State 9 7   .563     24 12   .667
Mississippi 9 7   .563     24 11   .686
Arkansas 7 9   .438     14 18   .438
Alabama 6 10   .375     17 15   .531
Auburn 6 10   .375     15 17   .469
LSU 2 14   .125     11 20   .355
SEC Tournament winner
As of March 30, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball team represented the University of Arkansas in the 2009–10 college basketball season. The head coach was John Pelphrey, serving in his third year. The team played its home games at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Arkansas and are members of the Southeastern Conference. They finished the season 14–18, 7–9 in SEC play and lost in the first round of the 2010 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament.

2009-10 Roster[edit]

It was announced on July 5 that Jason Henry would not return to the hardwood for the Razorbacks this fall.[1]

2009-10 Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball roster
Source: arkansasrazorbacks.com - The Official Site of University of Arkansas Athletics
Number Name Position Height Weight Class Hometown (Previous school)
00 Michael Washington F/C 6–9 239 Sr. McGehee, AR (Genesis One Christian School)
2 Jemal Farmer G/F 6–5 213 Jr. Chicago, IL (Cloud County College)
3 Nick Mason G 5–10 160 So. Jonesboro, AR (Jonesboro HS)
4 Courtney Fortson G 5–11 180 So. Montgomery, AL (The Patterson Prep School)
5 Glenn Bryant F 6–7 190 Fr. Roseville, MI (Oak Hill Academy)
12 Marcus Britt G 6–3 198 Jr. Madison, AR (Forrest City High School)
14 Stefan Welsh G 6–3 185 Sr. Newport News, VA (Hargrave Military Academy)
15 Rotnei Clarke G 6–0 184 So. Verdigris, OK (Verdigris High School)
21 Delvon Johnson F 6–9 220 Jr. Richton, IL (Indian Hills Community College)
23 Julysses Nobles G 6–1 170 Fr. Jackson, MS (Callaway HS)
25 Stephen Cox G 6–3 201 Sr. Jonesboro, AR (Jonesboro HS)
30 Jeff Peterson G 6–0 192 Jr. Hyattsville, MD (University of Iowa)
31 Michael Sanchez F 6–8 236 So. Springdale, AR (Har-Ber HS)
33 Marshawn Powell F 6–7 220 Fr. Crozet, VA (The Miller School)

2009–10 schedule and results[edit]

Retrieved from arkansasrazorbacks.com

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
Exhibition Games
11/2/09* Dillard W 77–59  Bud Walton Arena
11/5/09* LeMoyne-Owen W 102–69  Bud Walton Arena
Regular season
11/13/09* Alcorn State W 130–68  1–0 Bud Walton Arena (12,067)
11/17/09* vs. Louisville
(Hall of Fame Showcase)
L 96–66  1–1 Scottrade Center (12,107)
11/20/09* Appalachian State W 81–72 OT 2–1 Bud Walton Arena (11,958)
11/24/09* Morgan State L 97–94  2–2 Bud Walton Arena (13,599)
11/27/08* East Tennessee State L 85–94  2–3 Bud Walton Arena (13,794)
11/29/09* South Alabama L 61–74  2–4 Bud Walton Arena (13,405)
12/2/09* at Oklahoma L 47–67  2–5 Lloyd Noble Center (10,612)
12/5/09* Mississippi Valley State W 91–54  3–5 Bud Walton Arena (13,474)
12/7/09* Delaware State W 71–53  4–5 Bud Walton Arena (13,405)
12/16/09* Alabama State W 76–51  5–5 Bud Walton Arena (13,507)
12/19/09* Stephen F. Austin W 72–69  6–5 Bud Walton Arena (13,641)
12/22/09* Missouri State W 66–62  7–5 Bud Walton Arena (14,194)
12/30/09* Baylor L 47–70  7–6 Verizon Arena (11,162)
1/2/10* #24 UAB L 72–73  7–7 Bud Walton Arena (12,106)
1/5/10* #2 Texas L 96–85  7–8 Bud Walton Arena (12,865)
1/14/10 at Mississippi State L 82–80  7–9 (0–1) Humphrey Coliseum (8,339)
1/16/10 Alabama W 71–59  8–9 (1–1) Bud Walton Arena (13,332)
1/21/10 Florida L 71–66  8–10 (1–2) Bud Walton Arena (13,673)
1/23/10 at #2 Kentucky L 101–70  8–11 (1–3) Rupp Arena (24,356)
1/28/10 Mississippi State W 67–62  9–11 (2–3) Bud Walton Arena (12,803)
1/31/10 at #20 Mississippi
(Rivalry)
W 80–73  10–11 (3–3) Tad Smith Coliseum (8,719)
2/3/10 at Georgia W 72–68  11–11 (4–3) Stegeman Coliseum (5,534)
2/6/10 Auburn W 82–79 OT 12–11 (5–3) Bud Walton Arena (13,811)
2/10/10 LSU W 87–52  13–11 (6–3) Bud Walton Arena (12,777)
2/13/10 at Alabama L 68–73  13–12 (6–4) Coleman Coliseum (13,151)
2/17/10 South Carolina W 92–79  14–12 (7–4) Bud Walton Arena (13,175)
2/20/10 at Auburn L 83–92  14–13 (7–5) Auburn, AL (8,312)
2/24/10 at LSU
(Rivalry)
L 54–65  14–14 (7–6) Pete Maravich Assembly Center (8,463)
2/27/10 #16 Vanderbilt L 72–89  14–15 (7–7) Bud Walton Arena (14,146)
3/3/10 at #16 Tennessee L 80–73  14–16 (7–8) Thompson-Boling Arena (20,139)
3/6/10 Mississippi
(Rivalry)
L 68–66  14–17 (7–9) Bud Walton Arena (13,927)
2010 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament
3/11/10* vs. Georgia
(First Round)
L 77–64  14–18 Bridgestone Arena (14,789)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Awards and honors[edit]

Fortson attempts a shot against LSU.
  • Stephen Cox
SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll[2]
  • Rotnei Clarke
Number one shooter in the country - Foxsports.com[3]
SEC Community Service team[4]
United States Basketball Writer's Association's 2009-10 All-District VII team[5]
  • Courtney Fortson
SEC Player of the Week - Southeastern Conference[6]
SEC All-Conference second team - SEC Coaches[4]
All-SEC Honorable Mention - Associated Press[7]
  • Marshawn Powell
SEC Freshman of the Week - Southeastern Conference[8]
SEC All-Freshman team - SEC Coaches[4]
SEC All-Freshman team - TSN[9]
Freshman All-American - Rivals.com[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Henry will not return to basketball team." 7/5/2009. Article. Retrieved 2009-11-1.
  2. ^ Pierce, Phil. "Cox named to academic honor roll." 05/01/2010. Article. Retrieved May 9, 2010.
  3. ^ "Clarke recognized by Foxsports.com." 10/13/2009. Article. Retrieved 2009-11-1.
  4. ^ a b c Pierce, Phil. "Fortson, Powell, Clarke earn SEC awards." 3/9/10. Article. Retrieved 2010-3-14.
  5. ^ "Clarke named to USBWA All-District team." 3/10/2010. Article. Retrieved March 14, 2010.
  6. ^ "Fortson named SEC Player of the Week." 2/8/2010. Article. Retrieved February 13, 2010.
  7. ^ Pierce, Phil. "Fortson named honorable mention All-SEC." 03/15/2010. Article. Retrieved May 9, 2010.
  8. ^ "Powell named Freshman of the Week." 2/1/2010. Article. Retrieved February 13, 2010.
  9. ^ "Powell garners another honor." 3/11/2010. Article. Retrieved March 14, 2010.
  10. ^ "Powell named Freshman All-American." 4/10/2010. Article. Retrieved May 9, 2010.

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