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 6'2, 180 lb (Winston-Salem, NC)
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 Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/2/2009* 7:00pm Barton Ted Constant Convocation CenterNorfolk, VA W 91–62  5,696
11/7/2009* 7:00pm Elizabeth City State Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA W 91–62  6,972
Regular Season
11/15/2009* 1:00pm Bethune-Cookman Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA
(South Padre Island Invitational)
W 69–38  6,015 1–0
11/17/2009* 7:00pm Longwood Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA
(South Padre Island Invitational)
W 98–59  6,264 2–0
11/19/2009* 7:00pm at Liberty Vines CenterLynchburg, VA W 73–41  2,013 3–0
11/21/2009* 7:00pm Marshall Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA W 70–62  7,141 4–0
11/27/2009* 8:30pm vs. Missouri South Padre Island Convention CentreSouth Padre Island, TX
(South Padre Island Invitational)
FCS L 66–61  NA 4–1
11/28/2009* 5:30pm vs. Mississippi State South Padre Island Convention Centre • South Padre Island, TX
(South Padre Island Invitational)
FCS L 69–55  NA 4–2
12/2/2009* 7:00pm at Richmond Robins CenterRichmond, VA L 67–60  4,130 4–3
12/5/2009 7:00pm Delaware Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA W 65–44  6,318 5–3 (1–0)
12/8/2009* 7:00pm Mount St. Mary's Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA W 64–38  5,803 6–3
12/11/2009* 7:00pm at Dayton UD ArenaDayton, OH Cox Channel 11
Comcast Plus
L 58–50  13,159 6–4
12/19/2009* 7:00pm at #11 Georgetown McDonough GymnasiumWashington, DC MASN W 61–57  2,400 7–4
12/23/2009* 7:00pm Charlotte Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA W 81–48  6,513 8–4
12/30/2009* 7:00pm Duquesne Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA W 63–54  6,612 9–4
1/2/2010 12:00pm at George Mason Patriot CenterFairfax, VA CSN-Washington L 71–55  8,629 9–5 (1–1)
1/4/2010 7:00pm at Towson Towson CenterTowson, MD W 87–71  1,077 10–5 (2–1)
1/6/2010 7:00pm James Madison Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA W 74–72  7,078 11–5 (3–1)
1/9/2010 4:00pm Hofstra Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA CSN-Washington W 57–46  6,834 12–5 (4–1)
1/13/2010 7:00pm at UNC–Wilmington Trask ColiseumWilmington, NC WSKY W 70–52  2,820 13–5 (5–1)
1/16/2010 7:00pm Drexel Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA W 71–48  2,820 14–5 (6–1)
1/20/2010 7:00pm at Delaware Bob Carpenter CenterNewark, DE WSKY W 68–49  2,178 15–5 (7–1)
1/23/2010 7:00pm at William & Mary Kaplan ArenaWilliamsburg, VA WSKY W 58–55  7,216 16–5 (8–1)
1/28/2010 7:00pm Georgia State Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA MASN W 56–40  7,029 17–5 (9–1)
1/30/2010 4:00pm at Northeastern Matthews ArenaBoston, MA CSN-Washington L 74–64  3,061 17–6 (9–2)
2/3/2010 6:00pm William & Mary Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA W 61–42  8,015 18–6 (10–2)
2/6/2010 4:00pm at VCU Stuart C. Siegel CenterRichmond, VA CSN-Washington L 70–58  7,556 18–7 (10–3)
2/10/2010 7:00pm at James Madison Convocation CenterHarrisonburg, VA WSKY W 64–44  3,434 19–7 (11–3)
2/13/2010 4:00pm George Mason Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA CSN-Washington W 76–60  8,424 20–7 (12–3)
2/16/2010 7:00pm Towson Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA CSN-Washington W 78–67  6,832 21–7 (13–3)
2/19/2010* 7:00pm at Northern Iowa McLeod CenterCedar Falls, IA
(ESPN Bracket Busters)
ESPN2 L 71–62  7,031 21–8
2/23/2010 7:00pm at Georgia State GSU Sports ArenaAtlanta, GA CSN-Washington W 75–62  1,142 22–8 (14–3)
2/27/2010 7:00pm VCU Ted Constant Convocation Center • Norfolk, VA CSN-Washington W 73–70  8,424 23–8 (15–3)
2010 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament
3/6/2010 12:00pm vs. Towson Richmond Coliseum • Richmond, VA
(Quarterfinals)
CSN-NE W 86–56  NA 24–8
3/7/2010 3:00pm vs. VCU Richmond Coliseum • Richmond, VA
(Semifinals)
CSN-NE W 73–69 OT NA 25–8
3/8/2010 7:00pm vs. William & Mary Richmond Coliseum • Richmond, VA
(Finals)
ESPN W 60–53  8,455 26–8
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
3/18/2010 12:25pm vs. Notre Dame New Orleans ArenaNew Orleans, LA
(First Round)
CBS W 51–50  10,484 27–8
3/20/2010 5:45pm vs. #19 Baylor New Orleans Arena • New Orleans, LA
(Second Round)
CBS L 76–68  11,966 27–9
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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