2009–10 Xavier Musketeers men's basketball team

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2009–10 Xavier Musketeers men's basketball
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A-10 Regular Season Co-Champions
NCAA Tournament, Sweet Sixteen
Conference Atlantic 10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #14
AP #14
2009–10 record 26–9 (14–2 A-10)
Head coach Chris Mack
Assistant coach Pat Kelsey
Assistant coach Orlando Ranson
Assistant coach Travis Steele
Home arena Cintas Center
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#12 Temple 14 2   .875     29 6   .829
#25 Xavier 14 2   .875     26 9   .743
#24 Richmond 13 3   .813     26 9   .743
Saint Louis 11 5   .688     23 13   .639
Rhode Island 9 7   .563     26 10   .722
Charlotte 9 7   .563     19 12   .613
Dayton 8 8   .500     25 12   .676
St. Bonaventure 7 9   .438     15 16   .484
Duquesne 7 9   .438     16 16   .500
George Washington 6 10   .375     16 15   .516
UMass 5 11   .313     12 20   .375
Saint Joseph's 5 11   .313     11 20   .355
La Salle 4 12   .250     12 18   .400
Fordham 0 16   .000     2 26   .071
2010 Atlantic 10 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Xavier Musketeers men's basketball team representsed Xavier University in the 2009–10 college basketball season. This was head coach Chris Mack's first season at Xavier. The Musketeers compete in the Atlantic 10 Conference and played their home games at the Cintas Center. They went 14–2 in A-10 play to capture a share of the A-10 regular season championship with Temple and advanced to the semifinals of the 2010 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament before falling to Richmond. They received an at-large bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, earning a 6 seed in the West Region. They defeated 11 seed Minnesota in the first round and upset 3 seed and AP #18 Pittsburgh in the second round to advance to the Sweet Sixteen where they fell to 2 seed and AP #7 Kansas State in double overtime to finish their season 26–9.

Roster[edit]

Source[1]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
3 Brian Walsh 6'4" 195 G/F Fr. Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, U.S. Moon HS
10 Mark Lyons 6'1" 195 G Fr. Schenectady, New York, U.S. Brewster Academy
12 Brad Redford 6'0" 175 G So. Frankenmuth, Michigan, U.S. Frankenmuth HS
13 Kevin Feeney 6'3" 170 G Jr. Monticello, Illinois, U.S. Monticello HS
14 Johnny Mazza 6'0" 160 G Jr. Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. St. Xavier HS
15 Andrew Taylor 6'8" 215 F Jr. Toledo, Ohio, U.S. St. John's Jesuit HS
21 Jeff Robinson 6'9" 200 F Fr. Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. Lawrence HS
22 Jamel McLean 6'8" 235 F Jr. Hampton, Virginia, U.S. Bethel HS
25 Danté Jackson 6'5" 195 G Jr. Greenfield, Ohio, U.S. McClain HS
31 Jason Love 6'9" 265 F/C Sr. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Abington Friends School
32 Kenny Frease 7'0" 265 C So. Massillon, Ohio, U.S. Perry HS
33 Joe Hughes 6'6" 205 F Jr. Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. Cathedral HS
52 Terrell Holloway 6'0" 185 G So. Hempstead, New York, U.S. Harmony Community School
55 Jordan Crawford 6'4" 195 G So. Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Communication & Media Arts HS

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[2]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/3/2009* 7:30pm Rollins Cintas CenterCincinnati, Ohio W 86–47  9,349
11/7/2009* 7:30pm Northern Kentucky Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio W 83–66  9,574
Regular Season
11/13/2009* 7:30pm Youngstown State Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio FS Ohio W 83–57  10,136 1–0
11/17/2009* 7:30pm Bowling Green Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio FS Ohio W 101–57  10,067 2–0
11/21/2009* 7:30pm Sacred Heart Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio W 105–65  9,753 3–0
11/26/2009* 2:30pm vs. Marquette Milk HouseLake Buena Vista, Florida
(Old Spice Classic)
ESPN2 L 71–61  2,853 3–1
11/27/2009* 2:30pm vs. Creighton Milk House • Lake Buena Vista, Florida
(Old Spice Classic)
ESPNU W 80–67  3,660 4–1
11/29/2009* 12:30pm vs. Baylor Milk House • Lake Buena Vista, Florida
(Old Spice Classic)
ESPNU L 69–64  1,846 4–2
12/4/2009* 7:30pm Kent State Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio FS Ohio W 77–61  9,896 5–2
12/8/2009* 9:00pm at Kansas State Bramlage ColiseumManhattan, Kansas ESPNU L 71–56  12,528 5–3
12/13/2009* 7:00pm #19 Cincinnati Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio ESPNU W 83–79 2OT 10,250 6–3
12/19/2009* 2:00pm at #21 Butler Hinkle FieldhouseIndianapolis, Indiana ESPN2 L 69–68  9,114 6–4
12/23/2009* 7:00pm Miami (Ohio) Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio FS Ohio W 70–67  10,250 7–4
12/28/2009* 7:00pm LSU Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio ESPNU W 89–65  10,250 8–4
1/3/2010* 5:30pm at Wake Forest LJVM ColiseumWinston-Salem, North Carolina FSN L 96–92 2OT 14,148 8–5
1/7/2010 7:00pm at La Salle Tom Gola ArenaPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania CBSCS W 68–62  2,041 9–5 (1–0)
1/10/2010 12:00pm at George Washington Charles E. Smith Athletic CenterWashington, D.C. FS Ohio W 76–69  3,002 10–5 (2–0)
1/13/2010 7:30pm Charlotte Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio FS Ohio W 86–74  10,137 11–5 (3–0)
1/16/2010 11:00am Dayton Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio ESPN2 W 78–75  10,250 12–5 (4–0)
1/20/2010 7:00pm at #16 Temple Liacouras Center • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania FS Ohis L 77–72  6,813 12–6 (4–1)
1/23/2010 6:00pm Rhode Island Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio FS Ohio W 72–61  10,250 13–6 (5–1)
1/28/2010 7:00pm Duquesne Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio CBSCS W 86–50  10,250 14–6 (6–1)
1/31/2010 2:00pm Fordham Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio FS Ohio W 108–60  10,058 15–6 (7–1)
2/3/2010 7:00pm at Massachusetts Mullins CenterAmherst, Massachusetts FS Ohio W 87–79  3,538 16–6 (8–1)
2/6/2010 12:00pm Dayton UD ArenaDayton, Ohio ESPN2 L 90–65  13,435 16–7 (8–2)
2/13/2010* 6:00pm at Florida Stephen C. O'Connell CenterGainesville, Florida ESPN W 76–64  12,113 17–7
2/17/2010 7:30pm Saint Joseph's Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio FS Ohio W 88–52  10,015 18–7 (9–2)
2/20/2010 2:00pm at Charlotte Dale F. Halton ArenaCharlotte, North Carolina FS Ohio W 81–67  9,105 19–7 (10–2)
2/24/2010 8:00pm at Saint Louis Chaifetz ArenaSt. Louis, Missouri FS Ohio W 73–71  10,008 20–7 (11–2)
2/28/2010 1:00pm #23 Richmond Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio ESPN2 W 78–76 2OT 10,250 21–7 (12–2)
3/3/2010 7:00pm at Fordham #25 Rose Hill GymnasiumBronx, New York FS Ohio W 82–56  2,298 22–7 (13–2)
3/6/2010 4:00pm St. Bonaventure #25 Cintas Center • Cincinnati, Ohio FS Ohio W 93–72  10,031 23–7 (14–2)
2010 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament
3/12/2010 6:30pm vs. Dayton #24 Boardwalk HallAtlantic City, New Jersey
(Quarterfinals)
W 78–73  NA 24–7
3/13/2010 3:30pm vs. Richmond #24 Boardwalk Hall • Atlantic City, New Jersey
(Semifinals)
CBSCS L 89–85  8,208 24–8
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
3/19/2010* 12:25pm vs. Minnesota #25 Bradley CenterMilwaukee, Wisconsin
(First Round)
CBS W 65–54  17,847 25–8
3/21/2010* 4:50pm vs. #18 Pittsburgh #25 Bradley Center • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
(Second Round)
CBS W 71–68  18,031 26–8
3/25/2010* 9:37pm vs. #7 Kansas State #25 EnergySolutions ArenaSalt Lake City, Utah
(Sweet Sixteen)
CBS L 101–96 2OT 17,254 26–9
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.goxavier.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/xavi-m-baskbl-mtt.html
  2. ^ "2009-10 Schedule". Archived from the original on 11 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-26.