2009–10 Sam Houston State Bearkats men's basketball team

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2009–10 Sam Houston State Bearkats men's basketball
Southland West Division Champions
Southland Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, First Round
Conference Southland Conference West
2009–10 record 25–8 (14–2 Southland)
Head coach Bob Marlin
Assistant coach Neil Hardin
Assistant coach Jason Hooten
Assistant coach Oderra Jones
Home arena Bernard Johnson Coliseum
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 Southland Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Stephen F. Austin 11 5   .688     23 9   .719
Southeastern Louisiana 10 6   .625     19 12   .613
Nicholls State 7 9   .438     11 19   .367
Northwestern State 5 10   .333     10 19   .345
McNeese State 5 11   .313     10 20   .333
Central Arkansas 3 13   .188     9 21   .300
West
Sam Houston State 14 2   .875     25 8   .758
Texas A&M - CC 10 6   .625     17 15   .531
UTSA 9 7   .563     19 11   .633
Texas State 9 7   .563     15 16   .484
Texas–Arlington 8 8   .500     16 14   .533
Lamar 5 11   .313     14 18   .438
2010 Southland Tournament winner
As of March 18, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Sam Houston State Bearkats men's basketball team represented Sam Houston State University in the 2009–10 college basketball season. This was head coach Bob Marlin's twelfth season at Sam Houston State. The Bearkats competed in the Southland Conference and played their home games at Bernard Johnson Coliseum. They finished the season 25–8, 14–2 in Southland play to capture the regular season championship. They also were champions of the 2010 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to earn the conferences automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. They earned a 14 seed in the South Region and were defeated by 3 seed and AP #19 Baylor in the first round.

Roster[edit]

Source[1]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
1 Ashton Mitchell 5'11" 175 G Sr. New Orleans, LA Westwood HS
4 Kelly Lawson 6'8" 215 F Fr. Pearland, TX Pearland HS
5 Drae Murray 5'10" 135 G So. Huntsville, TX Huntsville HS
10 Corey Allmond 6'1" 180 G Sr. Oxon Hill, MD Brandywine HS
Howard College
11 Josten Crow 6'4" 204 F Jr. Houston, TX Westfield HS
12 Trevon Charles 6'4" 215 F Jr. Queens, NY Rice HS
Western Texas CC
14 Gilberto Clavell 6'6" 210 F Jr. Mayagüez, Puerto Rico Florida Air Academy
Collin County CC
15 Preston Brown 6'6" 225 F Sr. Stringtown, OK Stringtown HS
Cowley County CC
20 Aaron Thompson 6'9" 180 C Fr. Burkburnett, TX Burkburnett HS
21 Lance Pevehouse 6'2" 180 G Jr. League City, TX Clear Creek HS
23 Marco Cooper 6'7" 190 F Jr. Freeport, Bahamas Sagemont School
Delaware
24 Arthur Zulu 6'8" 220 C Sr. Lusaka, Zambia Jacksonville College
25 Antuan Bootle 6'7" 265 C So. Houston, TX St. Thomas HS

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[2]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Regular Season
11/14/2009* 7:00pm LeTourneau Bernard Johnson ColiseumHuntsville, TX W 73–42  1,273 1–0
11/16/2009* 7:00pm Texas College Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX W 91–54  1,091 2–0
11/19/2009* 6:00pm at #4 Kentucky Rupp ArenaLexington, KY
(Cancún Challenge)
SEC Network L 102–92  22,728 2–1
11/21/2009* 6:00pm at Cleveland State Wolstein CenterCleveland, OH
(Cancún Challenge)
Horizon League Network L 80–65  1,542 2–2
11/24/2009* 12:30pm vs. Oral Roberts Moon Palace Resort • Cancún, Mexico
(Cancún Challenge)
W 71–65  350 3–2
11/25/2009* 3:00pm vs. Rider Moon Palace Resort • Cancún,Mexico
(Cancún Challenge)
W 80–63  235 4–2
11/30/2009* 7:30pm Mid-America Christian Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX W 87–55  993 5–2
12/5/2009* 2:00pm Louisiana–Lafayette Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX L 95–85  1,180 5–3
12/12/2009* 2:00pm Ecclesia Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX W 69–40  NA 6–3
12/20/2009* 1:00pm at Auburn Beard-Eaves-Memorial ColiseumAuburn, AL SEC Network W 107–89  4,221 7–3
12/22/2009* 7:00pm FIU Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX W 93–63  1,191 8–3
12/28/2009* 6:00pm at Wright State Nutter CenterDayton, OH L 88–44  4,408 8–4
1/3/2010* 1:00pm at Western Michigan Smith Spectrum • University Arena L 74–73  2,693 8–5
1/9/2010 2:00pm Stephen F. Austin Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX W 66–57  1,564 9–5 (1–0)
1/16/2010 3:00pm at Southeastern Louisiana University CenterHammond, LA W 84–79  484 10–5 (2–0)
1/20/2010 7:00pm Texas State Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX W 95–64  1,787 11–5 (3–0)
1/23/2010 7:00pm at Texas–Arlington Texas HallArlington, TX W 67–64  942 12–5 (4–0)
1/24/2010 7:00pm Lamar Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX W 90–63  1,689 13–5 (5–0)
1/30/2010 7:00pm at Texas A&M–Corpus Christi American Bank CenterCorpus Christi, TX W 70–58  2,461 14–5 (6–0)
2/3/2010 7:00pm UTSA Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX W 73–67  1,772 15–5 (7–0)
2/6/2010 7:00pm Central Arkansas Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX W 75–70  1,478 16–5 (8–0)
2/10/2010 6:30pm at Nicholls State Stopher GymThibodaux, LA W 75–69  385 17–5 (9–0)
2/13/2010 7:00pm Texas A&M – Corpus Christi Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX W 90–74  1,599 18–5 (10–0)
2/17/2010 7:00pm at Lamar Montagne CenterBeaumont, TX W 66–54  3,357 19–5 (11–0)
2/20/2010 7:00pm at UTSA UTSA Convocation CenterSan Antonio, TX L 91–90 OT 3,675 19–6 (11–1)
2/24/2010 7:00pm McNeese State Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX W 74–56  2,018 20–6 (12–1)
2/27/2010 7:00pm Texas–Arlington Bernard Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX W 94–69  1,477 21–6 (13–1)
3/3/2010 7:00pm at Northwestern State Prather ColiseumNatchitoches, LA W 103–75  1,224 22–6 (14–1)
3/6/2010 4:00pm at Texas State Strahan ColiseumSan Marcos, TX L 101–97 OT 1,387 22–7 (14–2)
2010 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
3/10/2010 6:00pm vs. Nicholls State Leonard E. Merrell CenterKaty, TX
(Quarterfinals)
W 62–57  NA 23–7
3/11/2010 8:30pm vs. Southeastern Louisiana Leonard E. Merrell Center • Katy, TX
(Semifinals)
W 88–85  1,343 24–7
3/13/2010 3:00pm vs. Stephen F. Austin Leonard E. Merrell Center • Katy, TX
(Final)
ESPN2 W 64–48  3,573 25–7
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
3/18/2010* 1:45pm vs. #19 Baylor New Orleans ArenaNew Orleans, LA
(First round)
CBS L 68–59  10,484 25–8
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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