2009–10 Houston Cougars men's basketball team

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2009–10 Houston Cougars men's basketball
Houston Cougars Logo (1999-2012).svg
NCAA Tournament, First Round
Conference Conference USA
2009–10 record 19–16 (7–9 C-USA)
Head coach Tom Penders
Assistant coach Melvin Haralson
Assistant coach Kevin Lewis
Assistant coach Jerry Hobbie
Home arena Hofheinz Pavilion
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 Conference USA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
UTEP 15 1   .938     26 7   .788
Memphis 13 3   .813     24 10   .706
UAB 11 5   .688     25 9   .735
Marshall 11 5   .688     24 9   .727
Tulsa 10 6   .625     23 12   .657
Southern Miss 8 8   .500     20 13   .606
Houston 7 9   .438     19 16   .543
SMU 7 9   .438     14 17   .452
UCF 6 10   .375     15 17   .469
East Carolina 4 12   .250     10 21   .323
Tulane 3 13   .188     8 22   .267
Rice 1 15   .063     8 23   .258
2010 CUSA Tournament winner
As of March 20, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Houston Cougars men's basketball team represented the University of Houston in the college basketball 2009-10 season. It was their 65th year of season play. The head coach for the Cougars was Tom Penders, who was serving in his 6th year in that position. The team played its home games at Hofheinz Pavilion on-campus in Houston and are members of Conference USA. The Cougars finished the season 19–16, 7–9 in CUSA play. They won the 2010 Conference USA Tournament, earning them a place in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1992. They earned a 13 seed in the Midwest Region where they were defeated by Maryland in the first round. Head coach Tom Penders retired at the end of the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Record
Regular season
2009/11/17* 7:00PM Nicholls State Hofheinz PavilionHouston, Texas W 92–60  1–0
2009/11/21* 10:05PM at Nevada Lawlor Events CenterReno, Nevada L 112–99  1–1
Great Alaska Shootout
2009/11/26* 10:30PM vs. #25 Oklahoma Sullivan ArenaAnchorage, Alaska CSS W 100–93  2–1
2009/11/27* 10:30PM vs. San Diego Sullivan Arena • Anchorage, Alaska CSS L 65–62  2–2
2009/11/28* 7:30PM vs. Alaska Anchorage Sullivan Arena • Anchorage, Alaska CSS W 73–57  3–2
Regular season
2009/12/06* 2:00PM Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas W 83–76  4–2
2009/12/14* 7:00PM Troy Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas W 93–85  5–2
2009/12/19* 1:00PM Mississippi State Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas CSS L 70–64  5–3
2009/12/21* 7:00PM The Citadel Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas W 81–58  6–3
2009/12/23* 7:00PM TCU Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas W 105–81  7–3
2009/12/29* 7:00PM Louisiana Tech Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas L 99–94  7–4
2010/01/01* 1:00PM at UTSA Convocation CenterSan Antonio, Texas L 83–82  7–5
2010/01/03* 1:00PM at Iowa State Hilton ColiseumAmes, Iowa L 82–75  7–6
2010/01/06 8:00PM at Rice Tudor Fieldhouse • Houston, Texas
(Bayou Cup)
CSS W 83–66  8–6 (1–0)
2010/01/09 6:00PM Tulsa Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas CBS CS L 86–80  8–7 (1–1)
2010/01/13 6:00PM UTEP Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas W 75–65  9–7 (2–1)
2010/01/16 6:00PM at East Carolina Minges ColiseumGreenville, North Carolina W 74–55  10–7 (3–1)
2010/01/20 7:00PM UCF Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas L 78–71  10–8 (3–2)
2010/01/23 7:00PM at Memphis FedEx ForumMemphis, Tennessee ESPN2 L 92–77  10–9 (3–3)
2010/01/30 5:00PM Marshall Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas CSS W 81–66  11–9 (4–3)
2010/02/03 9:00PM at UTEP Don Haskins CenterEl Paso, Texas CBS CS L 65–58  11–10 (4–4)
2010/02/06 5:00PM Southern Miss Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas CSS L 57–55  11–11 (4–5)
2010/02/10* 7:00PM at Western Kentucky Diddle ArenaBowling Green, Kentucky W 74–72  12–11
2010/02/13 4:00PM SMU Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas W 66–60  13–11 (5–5)
2010/02/16 6:00PM at UCF UCF ArenaOrlando, Florida CSS L 68–65  13–12 (5–6)
2010/02/20 7:00PM at UAB Bartow ArenaBirmingham, Alabama L 75–66  13–13 (5–7)
2010/02/24 7:00PM Memphis Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas W 92–75  14–13 (6–7)
2010/02/27 7:00PM at SMU Moody ColiseumDallas, Texas L 94–83  14–14 (6–8)
2010/03/03 7:00PM Rice Hofheinz Pavilion • Houston, Texas
(Bayou Cup)
W 78–70  15–14 (7–8)
2010/03/06 7:00PM at Tulane Fogelman ArenaNew Orleans, Louisiana L 79–76  15–15 (7–9)
C-USA Men's Basketball Tournament
2010/03/10 12:00PM vs. East Carolina BOK CenterTulsa, Oklahoma
(First round)
W 93–80  16–15
2010/03/11 12:00PM vs. Memphis BOK Center • Tulsa, Oklahoma
(Quarterfinals)
CBS CS W 66–65  17–15
2010/03/12 5:30PM vs. Southern Miss BOK Center • Tulsa, Oklahoma
(Semifinals)
CBS CS W 74–66  18–15
2010/03/13 10:30AM vs. #25 UTEP BOK Center • Tulsa, Oklahoma
(Championship game)
CBS W 81–73  19–15
NCAA Division I Tournament
2010/03/19* 9:34PM vs. #20 Maryland Spokane Veterans Memorial ArenaSpokane, Washington
(First round)
CBS L 89–77  19–16
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Standard Time.

Roster[edit]

2009–10 Houston Cougars men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 0 Lewis, KelvinKelvin Lewis 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Fort Worth, Texas
G 1 Coleman, SeanSean Coleman 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS Sr Houston, Texas
G 2 Nixon, ZamalZamal Nixon 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Jr Brooklyn, New York
F 3 McNeil, MauriceMaurice McNeil 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr New York, New York
C 4 Mosley, NickNick Mosley 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sr Beeville, Texas
G 5 Haywood, NickNick Haywood 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Monroe, Louisiana
G 11 Wade, DesmondDesmond Wade 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 150 lb (68 kg) So Linden, New Jersey
G 12 Coleman, AubreyAubrey Coleman 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Houston, Texas
G 20 Wilson, JamonJamon Wilson 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Houston, Texas
G 21 Tellis, CoryCory Tellis 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Friendswood, Texas
F 23 Clark, BryceBryce Clark 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Fort Lauderdale, Florida
F 24 Broughton, KahmellKahmell Broughton 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Jr Carteret, New Jersey
G 31 Brown, AdamAdam Brown 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr San Antonio, Texas
F 32 Van Slyke, KirkKirk Van Slyke 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr The Woodlands, Texas
F 40 Washington, KendrickKendrick Washington 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 270 lb (122 kg) Fr Shreveport, Louisiana
F 41 Calhoun, Qa'rraanQa'rraan Calhoun 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Hazlet, New Jersey
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2009-11-27

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