2009–10 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team

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2009–10 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball
Wake Forest University Athletic logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2009–10 record 20–11 (9–7 ACC)
Head coach Dino Gaudio
Assistant coach Jeff Battle
Assistant coach Dave Wojcik
Assistant coach Rusty LaRue
Home arena LJVM Coliseum
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 Duke 13 3   .813     30 5   .857
#20 Maryland 13 3   .813     24 8   .750
Florida State 10 6   .625     22 10   .688
Virginia Tech 10 6   .625     24 8   .750
Wake Forest 9 7   .563     20 10   .667
Clemson 9 7   .563     21 11   .656
Georgia Tech 7 9   .438     23 12   .657
Boston College 6 10   .375     15 16   .484
Virginia 5 11   .313     15 16   .484
North Carolina 5 11   .313     20 17   .541
NC State 5 11   .313     20 15   .571
Miami (FL) 4 12   .250     20 13   .606
ACC Tournament winner
As of March 19, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team represented Wake Forest University. The team's head coach was Dino Gaudio. The team played its home games at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 20–11, 9–7 in ACC play and lost in the first round of the 2010 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament. They received an at–large bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, earning a 9 seed in the East Region. They defeated 8 seed Texas in overtime in the first round before losing to 1 seed and AP #2 Kentucky in the second round.

Roster[edit]

2009–10 Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
F 1 Aminu, Al-FarouqAl-Farouq Aminu 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Norcross High School Norcross, Georgia
G 30 Bolton, PhaethonPhaethon Bolton 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 155 lb (70 kg) Sr Brunswick School (Connecticut) Greenwich, Connecticut
G 2 Clark, GaryGary Clark 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Montverde Academy Sarasota, Florida
G 35 Fowler, KyleKyle Fowler 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sr Wheaton North High School Wheaton, Illinois
F 41 Godwin, BrooksBrooks Godwin 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Mount Tabor High School Winston-Salem, North Carolina
G 11 Harris, C.J.C.J. Harris 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Mount Tabor High School Winston-Salem, North Carolina
G 43 Ingle, AaronAaron Ingle 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Christ School Weaverville, North Carolina
F 45 Keenan, RyanRyan Keenan 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So Westbury Christian School Bellaire, Texas
F 52 McDermott, DenmoreDenmore McDermott 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Jr St. Paul's School for Boys Baltimore, Maryland
C 13 McFarland, ChasChas McFarland 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Sr Worcester Academy Lovington, Illinois
F 25 Mescheriakov, NikitaNikita Mescheriakov (I) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS So St. John's Prospect Hall Minsk, Belarus
G 10 Smith, IshIsh Smith 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sr Central Cabarrus High School Concord, North Carolina
F 20 Stewart, AriAri Stewart 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Joseph Wheeler High School Marietta, Georgia
C 40 Walker, TyTy Walker 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So New Hanover High School Wilmington, North Carolina
F/C 44 Weaver, DavidDavid Weaver 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) RS Sr Charles D. Owen High School Black Mountain, North Carolina
G 42 Williams, L.D.L.D. Williams 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Montverde Academy Yadkinville, North Carolina
C 55 Woods, TonyTony Woods 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 245 lb (111 kg) So Rome High School Rome, Georgia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2010-03-24

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
Regular Season
November 13* 7:30 p.m. Oral Roberts LJVM ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC W 76–56  1–0
November 15* 2:00 p.m. vs. East Carolina Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC MASN W 89–58  2–0
November 18* 7:30 p.m. High Point LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC W 83–60  3–0
November 24* 7:30 p.m. Winston-Salem State LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC W 76–52  4–0
November 28* 2:00 p.m. William & Mary LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC L 68–78  4–1
December 1* 7:00 p.m. at #4 Purdue Mackey ArenaWest Lafayette, IN
(2009 ACC – Big Ten Challenge)
ESPN L 58–69  4–2
December 5* 5:30 p.m. at #17 Gonzaga McCarthey Athletic CenterSpokane, WA ESPN2 W 77–75  5–2
December 13* 2:00 p.m. Elon LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC W 90–50  6–2
December 16* 7:00 p.m. at UNC Wilmington Trask ColiseumWilmington, NC ESPNU W 80–69  7–2
December 20 7:45 p.m. North Carolina State LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC FSN W 67–59  8–2 (1–0)
December 28* 7:00 p.m. at UNC Greensboro Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC W 75–60  9–2 (1–0)
December 31* 7:30 p.m. Richmond LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC ESPNU W 74–68 OT 10–2 (1–0)
January 3* 5:30 p.m. Xavier LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC FSN W 96–92 2OT 11–2 (1–0)
January 9 6:00 p.m. at Miami BankUnited CenterCoral Gables, FL ESPNU L 66–67  11–3 (1–1)
January 12 9:00 p.m. Maryland LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC Raycom W 85–83 OT 12–3 (2–1)
January 17 8:00 p.m. at #7 Duke Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC FSN L 70–90  12–4 (2–2)
January 20 7:00 p.m. at North Carolina Dean Smith CenterChapel Hill, NC ESPN W 82-69  13–4 (3–2)
January 23 4:00 p.m. Virginia LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC Raycom W 69–57  14–4 (4–2)
January 28 7:00 p.m. at #22 Georgia Tech Alexander Memorial ColiseumAtlanta, GA RSN L 58–79  14–5 (4–3)
February 2 7:00 p.m. Miami LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC ESPN2 W 62–53  15–5 (5–3)
February 6 12:00 p.m. at Virginia John Paul Jones ArenaCharlottesville, VA Raycom W 64–61 OT 16–5 (6–3)
February 9 7:00 p.m. Boston College LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC RSN W 92–85  17–5 (7–3)
February 13 8:00 p.m. #20 Georgia Tech LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC Raycom W 75–64  18–5 (8–3)
February 16 7:00 p.m. at Virginia Tech #25 Cassell ColiseumBlacksburg, VA ESPN2 L 83–87  18–6 (8–4)
February 20 2:00 p.m. at North Carolina State #25 RBC CenterRaleigh, NC Raycom L 54–68  18–7 (8–5)
February 27 2:00 p.m. North Carolina LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC CBS L 68–77  18–8 (8–6)
March 3 7:00 p.m. at Florida State Donald L. Tucker CenterTallahassee, FL ESPN2 L 47–51  18–9 (8–7)
March 7 6:00 p.m. Clemson LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC FSN W 70–65  19–9 (9–7)
ACC Tournament
March 11 2:00 p.m. vs. Miami Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
(First Round)
Raycom L 62–83  19–10
NCAA Tournament
March 18* 9:35 p.m. vs. Texas New Orleans ArenaNew Orleans, LA
(First Round)
CBS W 81–80 OT 20–10
March 20* 8:15 p.m. vs. #2 Kentucky New Orleans Arena • New Orleans, LA
(Second Round)
CBS L 60–90  20–11
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. All times are in Eastern Time [1].

Leading scorer by game[edit]

Game Player
Oral Roberts Aminu (25)
East Carolina Aminu (23)
High Point Aminu (22)
Winston-Salem State Harris/Smith (16)
William & Mary Harris (17)
Purdue Harris/Smith (14)
Gonzaga Harris (19)
Elon Stewart (16)
UNC-Wilmington Williams (23)
NC State Aminu (18)
UNC-Greensboro Aminu (23)
Richmond Aminu (16)
Xavier Smith (26)
Miami Williams (17)
Maryland Aminu (24)
Duke Aminu (22)
North Carolina Harris/Smith (20)
Virginia Smith (21)
Georgia Tech Aminu (15)
Miami Harris (12)
Virginia Smith (15)
Boston College Aminu (22)
Georgia Tech Aminu (19)
Virginia Tech Aminu (25)
NC State Aminu (15)
North Carolina Stewart (16)
Florida State Smith (14)
Clemson Aminu (18)
Miami Smith (14)
Texas Aminu (20)
Kentucky Aminu (16)

Rankings[edit]

Poll Preseason
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Final
AP RV (35) RV (31) RV (36) -- -- RV (50) RV (47) RV (40) RV (36) RV (37) RV (36) RV (29) RV (29) RV (28) 23 RV (37) -- -- -- --
Coaches RV (43) RV (39) RV (27) -- RV (38) RV (36) RV (34) RV (41) RV (30) RV (35) -- RV (30) -- RV (36) 25 -- -- -- -- --

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009-10 Schedule." wakeforestsports.com. Retrieved on August 25, 2009.