2009–10 Cornell Big Red men's basketball team

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2009–10 Cornell Big Red men's basketball
Cornell Big Red C Wordmark.gif
Ivy League Champions
NCAA Tournament, Sweet Sixteen
Conference Ivy League
Ranking
Coaches #17
2009–10 record 29–5 (13–1 Ivy)
Head coach Steve Donahue
Assistant coach Nat Graham
Assistant coach Woody Kampmann
Assistant coach Kevin App
Home arena Newman Arena
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 Ivy League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Cornell 13 1   .929     29 5   .853
Princeton 11 3   .786     22 9   .710
Harvard 10 4   .714     21 9   .700
Yale 6 8   .429     12 19   .387
Columbia 5 9   .357     11 17   .393
Brown 5 9   .357     11 20   .355
Penn 5 9   .357     6 22   .214
Dartmouth 1 13   .071     5 23   .179
As of March 21, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Cornell Big Red men's basketball team represented Cornell University in the 2009–10 college basketball season. This was coach Steve Donahue's tenth season at Cornell. The Big Red compete in the Ivy League and played their home games at Newman Arena. They went 13–1 in Ivy League play to win the championship for the third year in a row and received the league's automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. They earned a 12 seed in the East Region. They upset 5 seed and AP #12 Temple in the first round for the first tournament win in school history. They continued their success by upsetting 4 seed and AP #16 Wisconsin to advance to their first Sweet Sixteen where they lost to 1 seed and AP #2 Kentucky to finish their season at 29–5.

Roster[edit]

Source[1]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
1 Jeff Foote 7'0" 265 C Sr. Lockwood, NY, U.S. Spencer-Van Etten HS
St. Bonaventure
3 Chris Wroblewski 6'0" 180 G So. Highland Park, IL, U.S. Highland Park, IL
4 Aaron Osgood 6'9" 230 F Jr. Overlake, WA, U.S. The Hill School
5 Errick Peck 6'6" 215 F Fr. Indianapolis, IN, U.S. Cathedral HS
11 Max Groebe 6'4" 200 G Jr. North Miami Beach, FL, U.S. Dr. Michael M. Krop HS
UMass
12 Louis Dale 5'11" 180 G Sr. Birmingham, AL, U.S. Altamont School
13 Andre Wilkins 6'5" 198 G Jr. Toronto, ON, Canada Emery HS
Blinn
15 Geoff Reeves 6'4" 180 G Sr. Burlington, KS, U.S. Burlington HS
20 Ryan Wittman 6'7" 215 F Sr. Eden Prairie, MN, U.S. Eden Prairie HS
21 Peter McMillan 6'7" 220 F Fr. Brentwood, CA, U.S. Northfield Mt. Hermon HS
22 Miles Asafo-Adjei 6'2" 170 G Fr. Antioch, TN, U.S. The Ensworth School
23 Johnathan Gray 6'3" 175 G Fr. Tampa, FL, U.S. Berkeley Prep
24 Adam Wire 6'5" 222 C Jr. Southern Pines, NC, U.S. Pinecrest HS
25 Jon Jaques 6'7" 220 F Sr. Los Angeles, CA, U.S. Harvard-Westlake School
33 Alex Tyler 6'7" 235 F/C Sr. Clear Spring, MD, U.S. Mercersburg Academy
34 Josh Figini 6'9" 200 F Fr. Chisago Lakes, MN, U.S. Chisago Lakes HS
40 Pete Reynolds 6'8" 220 F Sr. Blair, NE, U.S. Blair HS
42 Mark Coury 6'9" 240 F/C Sr. West Bloomfield, MI, U.S. Detroit Country Day School
Kentucky
55 Eitan Chemerinski 6'8" 195 F Fr. Potomac, MD, U.S. Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
Anthony Gatlin 6'8" 180 F Fr. Pearland, TX, U.S. Pearland HS
Centenary

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[2]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Regular Season
11/14/2009* 2:00pm at Alabama Coleman ColiseumTuscaloosa, AL W 71–67  10,135 1–0
11/18/2009* 7:30pm at Massachusetts Mullins CenterAmherst, MA
(Legends Classic)
W 74–61  3,482 2–0
11/20/2009* 7:00pm Seton Hall Newman ArenaIthaca, NY TWCSN L 89–79  4,473 2–1
11/24/2009* 7:00pm at #10 Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN360 L 88–73  18,238 2–2
11/27/2009* 2:00pm vs. Toledo Daskalakis Athletic CenterPhiladelphia, PA
(Legends Classic)
W 78–60  NA 3–2
11/28/2009* 2:00pm vs. Vermont Daskalakis Athletic Center • Philadelphia, PA
(Legends Classic)
W 67–59  NA 4–2
11/29/2009* 2:30pm at Drexel Daskalakis Athletic Center • Philadelphia, PA
(Legends Classic)
W 61–54  1,033 5–2
12/2/2009* 7:00pm at Bucknell Sojka PavilionLewisburg, PA W 104–98 OT 2,105 6–2
12/6/2009* 2:00pm Saint Joseph's Newman Arena • Ithaca, NY W 78–66  3,132 7–2
12/20/2009* 12:00pm vs. Davidson Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
(Holiday Festival)
W 91–88 OT 5,780 8–2
12/21/2009* 9:00pm at St. John's Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(Holiday Festival)
W 71–66  5,210 9–2
12/29/2009* 4:00pm at La Salle Tom Gola Arena • Philadelphia, PA W 78–75  2,553 10–2
12/31/2009* 2:00pm Penn State Erie, The Behrend College Newman Arena • Ithaca, NY W 73–49  2,218 11–2
1/2/2010* 2:00pm Bryant Newman Arena • Ithaca, NY W 75–49  1,962 12–2
1/6/2010* 8:00pm at #1 Kansas Allen FieldhouseLawrence, KS ESPN360 L 71–66  16,300 12–3
1/8/2010* 8:30pm at South Dakota Vermillion, SDDakotaDome W 71–65  2,116 13–3
1/11/2010* 7:00pm Clarkson Newman Arena • Ithaca, NY W 82–37  2,421 14–3
1/16/2010 4:00pm Columbia Newman Arena • Ithaca, NY TWCSN W 77–67  4,132 15–3 (1–0)
1/23/2010 7:00pm at Columbia Levien Gymnasium • New York, NY W 77–51  2,974 16–3 (2–0)
1/29/2010 7:00pm Dartmouth Newman Arena • Ithaca, NY W 71–37  3,871 17–3 (3–0)
1/30/2010 7:00pm Harvard Newman Arena • Ithaca, NY W 86–50  4,473 18–3 (4–0)
2/5/2010 7:00pm Yale Newman Arena • Ithaca, NY W 90–71  4,255 19–3 (5–0)
2/6/2010 7:00pm Brown Newman Arena • Ithaca, NY W 74–60  4,014 20–3 (6–0)
2/12/2010 7:00pm at Pennsylvania Palestra • Philadelphia, PA L 79–64  4,332 20–4 (6–1)
2/13/2010 6:00pm at Princeton Jadwin GymnasiumPrinceton, NJ W 48–45  5,775 21–4 (7–1)
2/19/2010 7:00pm at Harvard Lavietes PavilionCambridge, MA W 79–70  2,195 22–4 (8–1)
2/20/2010 7:00pm at Dartmouth Leede ArenaHanover, NH W 88–70  877 23–4 (9–1)
2/26/2010 7:00pm Princeton Newman Arena • Ithaca, NY W 50–47  4,473 24–4 (10–1)
2/27/2010 7:00pm Pennsylvania Newman Arena • Ithaca, NY W 68–48  4,473 25–4 (11–1)
3/5/2010 7:00pm at Brown Pizzitola Sports Center • Providence, RI W 95–76  1,976 26–4 (12–1)
3/6/2010 7:00pm at Yale Payne Whitney GymnasiumNew Haven, CT W 79–59  2,381 27–4 (13–1)
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
3/19/2010* 12:30pm vs. #12 Temple Jacksonville Veterans Memorial ArenaJacksonville, FL
(First Round)
CBS W 78–63  10,657 28–4
3/21/2010* 2:50pm vs. #16 Wisconsin Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena • Jacksonville, FL
(Second Round)
CBS W 87–69  12,547 29–4
3/25/2010* 9:57pm vs. #2 Kentucky Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY
(Sweet Sixteen)
CBS L 62–45  22,271 29–5
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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