2009–10 Eastern Michigan Eagles men's basketball team

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2009–10 Eastern Michigan Eagles men's basketball
Eastern Michigan Block E.jpg
Conference Mid-American Conference
West Division
2009–10 record 14–13 (6–7 MAC)
Head coach Charles Ramsey
Assistant coach Derrick McDowell
Assistant coach Carl Thomas
Assistant coach Andrew Moore
Home arena Convocation Center
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Kent State 13 3   .813     24 10   .706
Akron 12 4   .750     24 11   .686
Miami 9 7   .563     14 18   .438
Buffalo 9 7   .563     18 12   .600
Ohio 7 9   .438     22 15   .595
Bowling Green 6 10   .375     14 16   .467
West
Central Michigan 9 7   .563     15 15   .500
Eastern Michigan 8 8   .500     17 15   .531
Western Michigan 8 8   .500     18 15   .545
Ball State 8 8   .500     15 15   .500
Northern Illinois 6 10   .375     10 20   .333
Toledo 1 15   .063     4 28   .125
Conference tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Eastern Michigan Eagles basketball team represented Eastern Michigan University in the college basketball season of 2009–10. The team was coached by Charles E. Ramsey and played their homes game in Convocation Center.

Before the season[edit]

Recruiting[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Matt Balkema
C
Warren, MI Cousino HS 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 270 lb (120 kg) Nov 12, 2008 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 82
Quiintin Dailey
SF
Las Vegas, NV Bishop Gorman JC 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) May 7, 2009 
Scout:1/5 stars   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A
Jamell Harris
PF
Euclid, OH Euclid HS 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jul 19, 2008 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 82
Jay Higgins
SF
Fayetteville, NC IMG Academy 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 195 lb (88 kg) May 7, 2009 
Scout:1/5 stars   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Roster[edit]

Roster current as of September 22, when their summer prospectus was published.[1]

Name Number Position Height Weight Year Hometown
Matt Balkema 45 C 6-10 270 Freshman Warren, Michigan
Brandon Bowdry 33 F 6-6 220 Junior St. Louis, Missouri
Will Cooper 15 W 6-6 180 Junior Detroit, Michigan
Quiintin Dailey 21 G 6-3 173 Sophomore Las Vegas, Nevada
Justin Dobbins 25 F 6-8 245 Senior Cleveland, Ohio
Jake Fosdick 5 G 6-2 170 Freshman Saline, Michigan
L.J. Frazier 12 G 5-10 160 Sophomore Ypsilanti, Michigan
Antonio Green 13 G 6-3 190 Sophomore Inkster, Michigan
Jamell Harris 32 F 6-8 200 Freshman Euclid, Ohio
Branden Harrison 10 F 6-7 170 Sophomore Houston, Texas
Jay Higgins 1 F 6-6 195 Junior Fayetteville, North Carolina
Kamil Janton 51 C 6-10 230 Sophomore Tarnów, Poland
Carlos Medlock 3 G 6-0 186 Senior Detroit, Michigan
J.R. Sims 2 G 6-3 180 Freshman Fort Wayne, Indiana

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position College Graduating year
Charles Ramsey Head Coach Eastern Michigan University 1992
Derrick McDowell Associate Coach Stetson University 1983
Carl Thomas Assistant Coach Eastern Michigan University 2000
Andrew Moore Assistant Coach Muskingum University 1992
Chris Highfield Director of Basketball Operations Michigan University 2000
Travis Lewis Graduate Manager Eastern Michigan University 2007

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
November 7* 4:30 p.m. Concordia Convocation CenterYpsilanti, Michigan
(Exhibition)
W 90–47
Stats 
 
Regular Season
November 14* 7:00 p.m. at Oakland Athletics Center O'renaRochester, Michigan W 81–77  3,115 1–0
November 20* TBA vs. The Citadel JQH ArenaSpringfield, Missouri
(Hispanic College Fund Classic)
L 56–63
Stats 
5,134 1–1
November 21* TBA vs. Maryland Eastern Shore JQH Arena • Springfield, Missouri
(Hispanic College Fund Classic)
W 76–51
Stats 
5,234 2–1
November 22* TBA vs. Missouri State JQH Arena • Springfield, Missouri
(Hispanic College Fund Classic)
L 61–75  4,491 2–2
November 24* 7:00 p.m. at Southeast Missouri State Show Me CenterCape Girardeau, Missouri W 86–76
Stats 
1,317 3–2
November 28* 2:00 p.m. Davenport Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan W 76–66
Stats 
434 4–2
November 30* TBA Canisius Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan W 75–58
Stats 
423 5–2
December 5* 12:00 p.m. at #15 Ohio State Jerome Schottenstein CenterColumbus, Ohio L 60–111
Stats 
12,135 5–3
December 12* 7:00 p.m. James Madison Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan W 75–64
Stats 
1,072 6–3
December 19* 4:00 p.m. at Georgia State GSU Sports ArenaAtlanta, Georgia L 65–66
Stats 
1,405 6–4
December 22* 7:00 p.m. Samford Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan L 56–58
Stats 
670 6–5
December 30* 7:00 p.m. Northwood Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan W 72–58  713 7–5
January 3* 2:00 p.m. Chicago State Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan W 59–47  396 8–5
January 9 4:00 p.m. at Western Michigan University ArenaKalamazoo, Michigan L 47–61  3,224 8–6 (0–1)
January 13 7:00 p.m. Toledo Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan W 74–59  1,182 9–6 (1–1)
January 16 2:00 p.m. at Northern Illinois Convocation CenterDeKalb, Illinois L 69–77  2,003 9–7 (1–2)
January 20 7:00 p.m. at Central Michigan Daniel P. Rose CenterMount Pleasant, Michigan L 63–71  1,207 9–8 (1–3)
January 23 2:00 p.m. Ball State Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan W 57–53  1,380 10–8 (2–3)
January 27 7:00 p.m. Bowling Green Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan L 61–64  1,182 10–9 (2–4)
January 30 12:00 p.m. at Miami (OH) Millett HallOxford, Ohio ESPNU L 51–61  1,759 10–10 (2–5)
February 1 7:00 p.m. at Akron James A. Rhodes ArenaAkron, Ohio W 62–59  2,674 11–10 (3–5)
February 4 7:00 p.m. Kent State Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan L 68–75  874 11–11 (3–6)
February 6 4:30 p.m. Ohio Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan W 70–61  1,362 12–11 (4–6)
February 10 7:00 p.m. at Buffalo Alumni ArenaBuffalo, New York L 67–84  945 12–12 (4–7)
February 14 2:00 p.m. Western Michigan Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan W 66–52  1,094 13–12 (5–7)
February 17 7:00 p.m. at Toledo Savage ArenaToledo, Ohio W 58–42  3,558 14–12 (6–7)
February 20* 3:35 p.m. at Detroit Calihan HallDetroit, Michigan L 66–68    14–13 (6–7)
February 24 7:00 p.m. at Ball State John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, Indiana W 72–67    15–13 (7–7)
February 27 2:00 p.m. Northern Illinois Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan W 66–60    16–13 (8–7)
March 4 6:30 p.m. Central Michigan Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan L 55–56    16–14 (8–8)
MAC Tournament
March 7 Northern Illinois Convocation Center • Ypsilanti, Michigan W 65–59    17–14 (8–8)
March 11 at Akron Cleveland, Ohio L 89–97 2OT   17–15 (8–8)
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009-10 Prospectus" (Press release). Eastern Michigan University. 2009-09-22. Retrieved 2009-10-15.