2009–10 Wyoming Cowboys basketball team

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2009–10 Wyoming Cowboys basketball
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Conference Mountain West Conference
2009–10 record 10–21 (3–13 Mountain West)
Head coach Heath Schroyer
Assistant coach Fred Langley
Assistant coach Shaun Vandiver
Assistant coach Anthony Stewart
Home arena Arena-Auditorium
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 Mountain West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#8 New Mexico 14 2   .875     30 5   .857
#17 BYU 13 3   .813     30 6   .833
UNLV 11 5   .688     25 8   .758
San Diego State 11 5   .688     25 9   .735
Colorado State 7 9   .438     16 16   .500
Utah 7 9   .438     14 17   .452
TCU 5 11   .313     13 19   .406
Wyoming 3 13   .188     10 21   .323
Air Force 1 15   .063     10 21   .323
2010 MWC Men's Basketball Tournament winner
As of March 20, 2010; Rankings from AP/Coaches Poll

The 2009–10 Wyoming Cowboys basketball team[1] represented the University of Wyoming during the 2009–2010 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Cowboys were coached by Heath Schroyer who was in his 3rd season and played their home games at the Arena-Auditorium in Laramie, Wyoming. The Cowboys are a member of the Mountain West Conference. They finished the season 10–21, 3–13 in Mountain West play and lost in the first round of the 2010 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to Air Force.

Offseason[edit]

  • April 15: Cowboy basketball head coach Heath Schroyer announced the signing of Desmar Jackson, a high school standout from Warren, Ohio, to a National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Wyoming. Jackson will enroll at Wyoming for the fall semester of 2009.[2]
  • April 27: Akron, Ohio native Daylen Harrison signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball for the Cowboys on Sunday. Harrison will enroll at Wyoming for the fall semester of 2009, following his senior year of high school.[3]
  • May 6:University of Wyoming Athletics Director Tom Burman announced that head basketball coach Heath Schroyer's contract has been extended for two years, through April 30, 2014. Schroyer's base salary was also increased from $150,000 to $160,000. His original contract was a five-year deal that was due to end after the 2011-12 season.[4]
  • May 6: The NCAA released the Academic Progress Rate (APR) Public Report for the 2007-08 academic year and the University of Wyoming men's basketball team received its highest annual score in the history of the APR. The team achieved an annual score of 935 during the 2007-08 academic year, the Cowboys improved their multiyear score to 884. Due to the Cowboys' academic improvement and a favorable comparison based on other academic and institutional factors, the Cowboys will be allotted 13 scholarships for the 2009-10 season. That is the maximum number of scholarships allowed by the NCAA for men's basketball programs.[5]
  • May 18: University of Wyoming redshirt sophomore point guard JayDee Luster was announced as a team captain for the 2009-10 Cowboy basketball team.[6]

Regular season[edit]

Roster[edit]

No. Position Year Player
1 United States G Jr JayDee Luster
2 France G So Arthur Bouëdo
3 United States G Fr Desmar Jackson
5 United States F Sr Ryan Dermody
10 United States G So Thomas Manzano
11 United States F So Afam Muojeke
No. Position Year Player
15 United States C So Adam Waddell
22 France F Fr Amath M'Baye
23 United States G Sr Brandon Ewing
25 Senegal F Jr Djibril Thiam
35 United States F Fr Daylen Harrison
33 France C Jr Boubacar Sylla
51 United States G So A.J. Davis


Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/08/2009* 7:00 PM Regis Arena-AuditoriumLaramie, WY W 78–60  6,083
Regular Season
11/13/2009* 7:30 PM South Dakota State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY L 61–77  5,370 0–1
11/18/2009* 7:00 PM Peru State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY W 120–73  4,543 1–1
11/21/2009* 7:00 PM Boise State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY W 87–61  5,298 2–1
11/25/2009* 7:00 PM at Denver Magness ArenaDenver, CO L 77–80  2,934 2–2
11/27/2009* 7:30 PM Monmouth Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY
(World Vision Challenge)
L 73–75  4,555 2–3
11/28/2009* 7:30 PM Hampton Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY
(World Vision Challenge)
L 67–78  4,463 2–4
11/29/2009* 3:00 PM Pepperdine Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY
(World Vision Challenge)
W 86–82 OT 4,299 3–4
12/05/2009* 7:00 PM Loyola Marymount Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY W 76–70  6,259 4–4
12/12/2009* 3:30 PM vs. Northern Colorado Casper Events CenterCasper, WY
(Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Wyoming Shootout)
W 76–70  3,520 5–4
12/15/2009* 5:00 PM at #9 Tennessee Thompson-Boling ArenaKnoxville, TN ESPNU L 58–77  17,274 5–5
12/20/2009* 5:30 PM South Dakota Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY W 72–54  4,330 6–5
12/23/2009* 6:00 PM at Northern Iowa McLeod CenterCedar Falls, IA
(MWC–MVC Challenge)
L 54–72  3,102 6–6
12/30/2009* 7:00 PM Akron Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY L 76–85  4,414 6–7
01/02/2010* 2:00 PM Adams State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY W 123–71  4,467 7–7
01/06/2010 6:00 PM Colorado State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. L 73–83  4,397 7–8 (0–1)
01/09/2010 4:00 PM San Diego State Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. W 85–83  4,826 8–8 (1–1)
01/12/2010 5:30 PM at TCU Daniel-Meyer ColiseumFort Worth, TX The Mtn. L 59–62  3,308 8–9 (1–2)
01/16/2010 1:30 PM New Mexico Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. L 68–70  6,146 8–10 (1–3)
01/20/2010 6:00 PM at #14 BYU Marriott CenterProvo, UT The Mtn. L 66–81  10,931 8–11 (1–4)
01/27/2010 7:00 PM Utah Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY W 75–69  4,828 9–11 (2–4)
01/30/2010 1:30 PM at Air Force Clune ArenaColorado Springs, CO The Mtn. L 63–70  3,414 9–12 (2–5)
02/03/2010 8:00 PM UNLV Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. L 50–78  4,718 9–13 (2–6)
02/06/2010 7:00 PM at Colorado State Moby ArenaFort Collins, CO The Mtn. L 64–80  5,277 9–14 (2–7)
02/10/2010 8:30 PM at San Diego State Viejas ArenaSan Diego, CA The Mtn. L 88–57  6,606 9–15 (2–8)
02/13/2010 1:30 PM TCU Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. L 68–76  5,338 9–16 (2–9)
02/17/2010 7:00 PM at #12 New Mexico The PitAlbuquerque, NM CBSCS L 61–83  14,586 9–17 (2–10)
02/20/2010 4:00 PM #16 BYU Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. L 63–85  5,154 9–18 (2–11)
02/27/2010 4:00 PM at Utah Jon M. Huntsman CenterSalt Lake City, UT The Mtn. L 64–74  10,138 9–19 (2–12)
03/02/2010 7:30 PM Air Force Arena-Auditorium • Laramie, WY The Mtn. W 58–49  4,526 10–19 (3–12)
03/06/2010 2:00 PM at UNLV Thomas & Mack CenterLas Vegas, NV Versus L 56–74  14,116 10–20 (3–13)
2010 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/10/2010 2:00 PM vs. Air Force Thomas & Mack Center • Las Vegas, NV
(First Round)
The Mtn. L 40–59  N/A 10–21
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

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