2009–10 Texas Longhorns men's basketball team

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2009-10 Texas Longhorns men's basketball
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, First Round
Conference Big 12 South
2009-10 record 24–10 (9–7 Big 12)
Head coach Rick Barnes
Assistant coach Rodney Terry
Assistant coach Russell Springmann
Assistant coach Chris Ogden
Home arena Frank Erwin Center
Seasons
« 2008-09 2010-11 »
2009–10 Big 12 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Kansas 15 1   .938     33 3   .917
#7 Kansas State 11 5   .688     29 8   .784
#19 Baylor 11 5   .688     28 8   .778
#23 Texas A&M 11 5   .688     24 10   .706
Missouri 10 6   .625     23 11   .676
Texas 9 7   .563     24 10   .706
Oklahoma State 9 7   .563     22 11   .667
Colorado 6 10   .375     15 16   .484
Texas Tech 4 12   .250     19 16   .543
Iowa State 4 12   .250     15 17   .469
Oklahoma 4 12   .250     13 18   .419
Nebraska 2 14   .125     15 18   .455
2010 Big 12 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll • Through March 28, 2010


The 2009–10 Texas Longhorns men's basketball team represented the University of Texas in the 2009-10 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Their head coach was Rick Barnes, who was in his 12th year. The team played its home games at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas and are members of the Big 12 Conference. The Longhorns finished the season 24–10, 9–7 in Big 12 play and lost in the first round of the 2010 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament. They received and at–large bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, earning an 8 seed in the East Region. They were defeated in the first round by 9 seed Wake Forest in overtime.

Recruiting[edit]

Source:[1]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Avery Bradley
SG
Henderson, NV Findlay Prep 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Sep 17, 2008 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 98
Jordan Hamilton
SF
Compton, CA Dominguez HS 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Oct 9, 2008 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 98
Shawn Williams
SF
Duncanville, TX Duncanville HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Aug 7, 2008 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 93
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 6   Rivals: 3  ESPN: 4
  • 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:

Schedule[edit]

Source:[2]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
Regular season
11/15/2009* #3 UC Irvine
(O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic Regional Round)
W 89-42  1–0 Frank Erwin Center (6,471)
11/18/2009* #3 Western Carolina
(O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic Regional Round)
W 73–41  2–0 Frank Erwin Center (11,317)
11/23/2009* #3 vs. Iowa
(O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic Semifinals)
W 85–60  3–0 Sprint Center (7,226)
11/24/2009* #3 vs. Pittsburgh
(O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic Championship Game)
W 78–62  4–0 Sprint Center (8,076)
11/28/2009* #3 at Rice W 77–59  5–0 Tudor Fieldhouse (4,669)
12/03/2009* #2 Southern California
(Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series)
W 69–50  6–0 Frank Erwin Center (14,423)
12/07/2009* #2 Long Beach State W 107–74  7–0 Frank Erwin Center (11,194)
12/12/2009* #2 Texas State W 87–54  8–0 Frank Erwin Center (14,304)
12/15/2009* #2 Texas-Pan American W 104–42  9–0 Frank Erwin Center (11,548)
12/19/2009* #2 vs. #10 North Carolina W 103–90  10–0 Cowboys Stadium (38,052)
12/22/09* #2 #9 Michigan State W 79–68  11–0 Frank Erwin Center (16,734)
12/29/09* #2 Gardner-Webb W 95–63  12–0 Frank Erwin Center (14,804)
01/02/09* #2 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi W 76–70  13–0 Frank Erwin Center (13,584)
01/05/09* #2 at Arkansas W 96–85  14–0 Bud Walton Arena (12,865)
01/09/09 #2 Colorado W 103–86  15–0 (1–0) Frank Erwin Center (15,146)
01/13/10 #1 at Iowa State W 90–83  16–0 (2–0) Hilton Coliseum (12,066)
01/16/10 #1 Texas A&M
(State Farm Lone Star Showdown)
W 72–67 (OT) 17–0 (3–0) Frank Erwin Center (16,734)
01/18/10 #1 at #10 Kansas State L 62–71  17–1 (3–1) Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
01/23/10* #1 at Connecticut L 74–88  17–2 (3–1) Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (10,167)
01/27/10 #6 Texas Tech W 95–83  18–2 (4–1) Frank Erwin Center (16,414)
01/30/10 #6 #24 Baylor L 77–80  18–3 (4–2) Frank Erwin Center (16,734)
02/01/10 #10 at Oklahoma State W 72–60  19–3 (5–2) Gallagher-Iba Arena (11,096)
02/06/10 #10 at Oklahoma L 71–80  19–4 (5–3) Lloyd Noble Center (12,036)
02/08/10 #14 #1 Kansas L 68–80  19–5 (5–4) Frank Erwin Center (16,755)
02/13/10 #14 Nebraska W 91–51  20–5 (6–4) Frank Erwin Center (16,734)
02/17/10 #17 at Missouri L 77–82  20–6 (6–5) Mizzou Arena (14,389)
02/20/10 #17 at Texas Tech W 71–67  21–6 (7–5) United Spirit Arena (12,481)
02/24/10 #21 Oklahoma State W 69–59  22–6 (8–5) Frank Erwin Center (15,052)
02/27/10 #21 at #22 Texas A&M
(State Farm Lone Star Showdown)
L 58–74  22–7 (8–6) Reed Arena (13,717)
03/01/10 Oklahoma W 87–76  23–7 (9–6) Frank Erwin Center (16,012)
03/06/10 at #21 Baylor L 77–92  23–8 (9–7) Ferrell Center (10,562)
2010 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament
03/10/10 vs. Iowa State
(First Round)
W 82–75  18,879 Sprint Center (24–8)
03/11/10 vs. #21 Baylor
(Quarterfinals)
L 67–86  18,879 Sprint Center (24–9)
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
03/18/10* vs. Wake Forest
(First round)
L 80–81 OT 24–10 New Orleans Arena (10,984)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time[3].

Rankings[edit]

Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.

Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Wk 18 Final
AP [4] 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 6 9 14 15 21 RV RV RV  
Coaches [5] 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 6 10 14 17 21 25 RV RV  

Roster[edit]

2009–10 Texas Longhorns men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 0 Bradley, AveryAvery Bradley 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Tacoma, Washington
F 1 Johnson, GaryGary Johnson 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 238 lb (108 kg) Jr Houston, Texas
G 2 Williams, ShawnShawn Williams 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Duncanville, Texas
G 4 Balbay, DogusDogus Balbay 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Istanbul, Turkey
F 5 James, DamionDamion James 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Nacogdoches, Texas
G 10 Lucas, JaiJai Lucas 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 150 lb (68 kg) Jr Houston, Texas
G 14 Brown, J'CovanJ'Covan Brown 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Port Arthur, Texas
F 20 Wangmene, AlexisAlexis Wangmene 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 241 lb (109 kg) So Maroua, Cameroon
C 21 Hill, MattMatt Hill 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Jr Lincoln, Nebraska
G 22 Dick, AndrewAndrew Dick 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Sherman, Texas
F 23 Hamilton, JordanJordan Hamilton 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 226 lb (103 kg) Fr Los Angeles, California
G 24 Mason, JustinJustin Mason 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Amarillo, Texas
G 25 Melchionni, DeanDean Melchionni 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Lancaster, Pennsylvania
C 34 Pittman, DexterDexter Pittman 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 290 lb (132 kg) Sr Rosenberg, Texas
G 50 Ward, VarezVarez Ward 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Montgomery, Alabama
C 53 Chapman, ClintClint Chapman 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 239 lb (108 kg) Jr Canby, Oregon
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2009-11-06

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Commitments/Recruits". Retrieved 2009-12-02. 
  2. ^ "Texas Schedule/Results". Archived from the original on 17 November 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-08. 
  3. ^ http://www.texassports.com/sports/m-baskbl/sched/tex-m-baskbl-sched.html
  4. ^ "Ap Rankings". Archived from the original on 19 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  5. ^ "Coaches Rankings". Archived from the original on 19 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-01.