2009–10 Old Dominion Monarchs basketball team

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2009–10 Old Dominion Monarchs men's basketball
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CAA Regular Season Champions
CAA Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2009–10 record 27–9 (15–3 CAA)
Head coach Blaine Taylor
Assistant coach Jim Corrigan
Assistant coach John Richardson
Assistant coach Robert Wilkes
Home arena Ted Constant Convocation Center
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 CAA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Old Dominion 15 3   .833     27 9   .750
Northeastern 14 4   .778     20 13   .606
William & Mary 12 6   .667     22 11   .667
George Mason 12 6   .667     17 15   .531
VCU 11 7   .611     27 9   .750
Drexel 11 7   .611     16 16   .500
Hofstra 10 8   .556     19 15   .559
Towson 6 12   .333     10 21   .323
Georgia State 5 13   .278     12 20   .375
UNCW 5 13   .278     9 22   .290
James Madison 4 14   .222     13 20   .394
Delaware 3 15   .167     7 24   .226
2010 CAA Tournament winner
As of March 29, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Old Dominion Monarchs men's basketball team represented Old Dominion University in the 2009–10 college basketball season. This was head coach Blaine Taylor's ninth season at Old Dominion. The Monarchs compete in the Colonial Athletic Association and played their home games at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. They finished the season 27–9, 15–3 in CAA play to win the regulars season championship. They also won the 2010 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament to earn the CAA's automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. They earned an 11 seed in the South Region where they upset 6 seed Notre Dame in the first round before losing to 3 seed and AP #19 Baylor in the second round.

Preseason[edit]

In the CAA preseason polls, released October 20 in Washington, DC, Old Dominion was perdicted to finish first in the CAA.[1] Sr. C/F Gerald Lee was selected to the preseason all conference first team and was picked as the conference preseason co–player of the year with Hofstra's Charles Jenkins. Jr. G/F Ben Finney was a preseason conference honorable mention.

Roster[edit]

Monarch Men's Basketball
2009-2010 Roster
G/F 24 Kent Bazemore Sophomore (RS) 6'5", 190 lb (Kelford, NC)
F 33 Keyon Carter Junior (RS) 6'8", 218 lb (Riveiera Beach, FL)
F 20 Chris Cooper Sophomore 6'9", 215 lb (Woodridge,VA)
G 22 Marquel De Lancey Sophomore 6'0", 190 lb (Alexandria, VA)
G/F 35 Ben Finney Junior 6'5", 220 lb (Portsmouth, VA)
F 21 Frank Hassell Junior (RS) 6'8", 245 lb (Chesapeake, VA)
G 2

Josh Hicks

Freshman 5'9 160 lb (Virginia Beach, Va)
G 15 Trian Iliadis Sophomore 6'3", 185 lb (Perth, W. Australia)
G 3 Darius James Junior 6'1", 165 lb (Virginia Beach, VA)
C/F 40 Anton Larsen Freshman 7'0, 240 lb (Copenhagen, Denmark)
F 12 Gerald Lee Senior 6'10", 250 lb (Uusikaupunki, Finland)
G 23 Marsharee Neely Senior 6'2", 190 lb (Greensboro, NC)
F 1 Nick Wright Freshman (RS) 6'8", 205 lb (Suffolk, VA)

Coaching staff[edit]

  • Blaine Taylor - Head Coach
  • Jim Corrigan - Assistant Coach
  • John Richardson - Assistant Coach
  • Robert Wilkes - Assistant Coach
  • Joel Hines - Director of Basketball Operations

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[2]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
Exhibition
11/2/2009* Barton W 91–62  Ted Constant Convocation Center (5,696)
11/7/2009* Elizabeth City State W 91–62  Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,972)
Regular Season
11/15/2009* Bethune-Cookman
(South Padre Island Invitational)
W 69–38  1–0 Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,015)
11/17/2009* Longwood
(South Padre Island Invitational)
W 98–59  2–0 Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,264)
11/19/2009* at Liberty W 73–41  3–0 Vines Center (2,013)
11/21/2009* Marshall W 70–62  4–0 Ted Constant Convocation Center (7,141)
11/27/2009* vs. Missouri
(South Padre Island Invitational)
L 66–61  4–1 South Padre Island Convention Centre (NA)
11/28/2009* vs. Mississippi State
(South Padre Island Invitational)
L 69–55  4–2 South Padre Island Convention Centre (NA)
12/2/2009* at Richmond L 67–60  4–3 Robins Center (4,130)
12/5/2009 Delaware W 65–44  5–3 (1–0) Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,318)
12/8/2009* Mount St. Mary's W 64–38  6–3 Ted Constant Convocation Center (5,803)
12/11/2009* at Dayton L 58–50  6–4 UD Arena (13,159)
12/19/2009* at #11 Georgetown W 61–57  7–4 McDonough Gymnasium (2,400)
12/23/2009* Charlotte W 81–48  8–4 Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,513)
12/30/2009* Duquesne W 63–54  9–4 Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,612)
1/2/2010 at George Mason L 71–55  9–5 (1–1) Patriot Center (8,629)
1/4/2010 at Towson W 87–71  10–5 (2–1) Towson Center (1,077)
1/6/2010 James Madison W 74–72  11–5 (3–1) Ted Constant Convocation Center (7,078)
1/9/2010 Hofstra W 57–46  12–5 (4–1) Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,834)
1/13/2010 at UNC–Wilmington W 70–52  13–5 (5–1) Trask Coliseum (2,820)
1/16/2010 Drexel W 71–48  14–5 (6–1) Ted Constant Convocation Center (2,820)
1/20/2010 at Delaware W 68–49  15–5 (7–1) Bob Carpenter Center (2,178)
1/23/2010 at William & Mary W 58–55  16–5 (8–1) Kaplan Arena (7,216)
1/28/2010 Georgia State W 56–40  17–5 (9–1) Ted Constant Convocation Center (7,029)
1/30/2010 at Northeastern L 74–64  17–6 (9–2) Matthews Arena (3,061)
2/3/2010 William & Mary W 61–42  18–6 (10–2) Ted Constant Convocation Center (8,015)
2/6/2010 at VCU L 70–58  18–7 (10–3) Stuart C. Siegel Center (7,556)
2/10/2010 at James Madison W 64–44  19–7 (11–3) Convocation Center (3,434)
2/13/2010 George Mason W 76–60  20–7 (12–3) Ted Constant Convocation Center (8,424)
2/16/2010 Towson W 78–67  21–7 (13–3) Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,832)
2/19/2010* at Northern Iowa
(ESPN Bracket Busters)
L 71–62  21–8 McLeod Center (7,031)
2/23/2010 at Georgia State W 75–62  22–8 (14–3) GSU Sports Arena (1,142)
2/27/2010 VCU W 73–70  23–8 (15–3) Ted Constant Convocation Center (8,424)
2010 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament
3/6/2010 vs. Towson
(Quarterfinals)
W 86–56  24–8 Richmond Coliseum (NA)
3/7/2010 vs. VCU
(Semifinals)
W 73–69 OT 25–8 Richmond Coliseum (NA)
3/8/2010 vs. William & Mary
(Finals)
W 60–53  26–8 Richmond Coliseum (8,455)
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
3/18/2010 vs. Notre Dame
(First Round)
W 51–50  27–8 New Orleans Arena (10,484)
3/20/2010 vs. #19 Baylor
(Second Round)
L 76–68  27–9 New Orleans Arena (11,966)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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