2009–10 Buffalo Bulls men's basketball team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2009–10 Buffalo Bulls men's basketball
University at Buffalo Interlocking UB logo.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
East Division
2009–10 record 18–12 (9–7 MAC)
Head coach Reggie Witherspoon
Assistant coach Jim Kwitchoff
Assistant coach Kevin Heck
Assistant coach Turner Battle
Home arena Alumni Arena
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010-11 »
2009–10 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Kent State 13 3   .813     24 10   .706
Akron 12 4   .750     24 11   .686
Miami 9 7   .563     14 18   .438
Buffalo 9 7   .563     18 12   .600
Ohio 7 9   .438     22 15   .595
Bowling Green 6 10   .375     14 16   .467
West
Central Michigan 9 7   .563     15 15   .500
Eastern Michigan 8 8   .500     17 15   .531
Western Michigan 8 8   .500     18 15   .545
Ball State 8 8   .500     15 15   .500
Northern Illinois 6 10   .375     10 20   .333
Toledo 1 15   .063     4 28   .125
Conference tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Buffalo Bulls basketball team represents the University at Buffalo in the 2009–10 college basketball season. The team is coached by Reggie Witherspoon and plays its home games in Alumni Arena.

Before the season[edit]

Roster Changes[edit]

Recruiting[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Mike Clifford
PF
Peabody, MA Bishop Fenwick HS 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (100 kg)  
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Tony Watson
PG
Palm Beach Gardens, FL Palm Beach Gardens HS 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Nov 19, 2008 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • 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:

Roster[edit]

[1]

No. Name Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Previous school
1 Tony Watson II G 6' 2" 175 FR West Palm Beach, FL Palm Beach Gardens Community High School
2 Byron Mulkey G 6' 0" 175 SR Wheatfield, NY Niagara-Wheatfield High School
3 Sean Smiley G 6' 1" 170 SR Erie, PA McDowell High School
4 Rodney Pierce G 6' 2" 200 SR Buffalo, NY Hutchinson Central Technical High School
5 Zach Filzen G 6' 3" 190 SO Northfield, MN Northfield High School
Northern Arizona University
15 Derek Wolfley F 6' 7" 230 FR Attica, NY Attica High School
21 Mitchell Watt F 6' 10" 215 SO Goodyear, AZ Desert Edge High School
22 John Boyer G 6' 1" 185 SR Hollidaysburg, PA Hollidaysburg Area High School
25 Calvin Betts G/F 6' 4" 230 SR Rochester, NY Rush-Henrietta Senior High School
30 Titus Robinson F 6' 7" 205 SO Charlotte, NC East Mecklenburg High School
32 Jawaan Alston F 6' 8" 225 JR Uniontown, PA Albert Gallatin Area High School
33 Adekambi Laleye F 6' 9" 225 SR Ottawa, Ontario Champlain St. Lambert
35 Mike Clifford F 6' 7" 230 FR Danvers, MA Bishop Fenwick High School
40 Max Boudreau F 6' 8" 240 SR Montreal, Quebec Champlain St. Lambert
42 Dave Barnett G/F 6' 5" 200 SO East Aurora, NY East Aurora High School

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position College Graduating year
Reggie Witherspoon Head Coach Empire State College 1995
Jim Kwitchoff Assistant Coach Boston College 1988
Kevin Heck Assistant Coach Wayne State University 1995
Turner Battle Assistant Coach University at Buffalo 2005
Kevin Lake Video Coordinator

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
November 15, 2009*
5:30 PM ET
Vermont L 58–57  0–1
Alumni Arena
Amherst, NY
November 19, 2009*
7:00 PM ET
at Navy W 63–53  1–1
Alumni Hall
Annapolis, MD
November 21, 2009*
1:00 PM ET
at Towson W 78–69 OT 2–1
Towson Center
Towson, MD
November 24, 2009*
7:00 PM ET
Canisius L 73–71  2–2
Alumni Arena
Amherst, NY
December 3, 2009*
7:00 PM ET
Army W 74–67  3–2
Alumni Arena
Amherst, NY
December 5, 2009*
5:00 PM ET, Big Ten Network
at #4 Purdue L 101–65  3–3
Mackey Arena
West Lafayette, IN
December 9, 2009*
7:00 PM ET
at Niagara W 86–80  4–3
Gallagher Center
Lewiston, NY
December 12, 2009*
2:00 PM ET, Time Warner Cable SportsNet
Buffalo State W 93–65  5–3
Alumni Arena
Amherst, NY
December 22, 2009*
8:00 PM ET
at Wisconsin-Green Bay W 71–65  6–3
Resch Center
Green Bay, WI
December 29, 2009*
4:30 PM ET
vs. Jacksonville
UCF Holiday Classic
L 83–73  6–4
UCF Arena
Orlando, FL
December 30, 2009*
4:30 PM ET
Liberty
UCF Holiday Classic
W 81–64  7–4
UCF Arena
Orlando, FL
January 9, 2010
4:00 PM ET, Time Warner Cable SportsNet
Miami University W 73–55  8–4
(1–0)
Alumni Arena
Amherst, NY
January 14, 2010
7:00 PM ET
at Bowling Green W 68–65  9–4
(2–0)
Anderson Arena
Bowling Green, OH
January 17, 2010
2:00 PM ET
Akron W 79–65  10–4
(3–0)
Alumni Arena
Amherst, NY
January 20, 2010
7:00 PM ET
at Kent State L 89–54  10–5
(3–1)
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center
Kent, OH
January 23, 2010
2:00 PM ET, Fox Sports Net, Time Warner Cable SportsNet
at Ohio L 99–77  10–6
(3–2)
Convocation Center
Athens, OH
January 28, 2010
7:00 PM ET, Time Warner Cable SportsNet
Ball State L 75–69  10–7
(3–3)
Alumni Arena
Amherst, NY
January 30, 2010
3:00 PM ET
at Northern Illinois W 95–83  11–7
(4–3)
Convocation Center
DeKalb, IL
February 1, 2010
7:00 PM ET
Western Michigan L 85–70  11–8
(4–4)
Alumni Arena
Amherst, NY
February 4, 2010
7:00 PM ET
at Central Michigan L 88–82  11–9
(4–5)
Daniel P. Rose Center
Mount Pleasant, MI
February 6, 2010
7:00 PM ET
at Toledo W 65–59  12–9
(5–5)
Savage Arena
Toledo, OH
February 10, 2010
7:00 PM ET, Time Warner Cable SportsNet
Eastern Michigan W 84–67  13–9
(6–5)
Alumni Arena
Amherst, NY
February 13, 2010
12:00 PM ET, ESPNU
Kent State W 70–55  14–9
(7–5)
Alumni Arena
Amherst, NY
February 17, 2010
7:00 PM ET, Time Warner Cable Sportsnet
Bowling Green W 64–51  15–9
(8–5)
Alumni Arena
Amherst, NY
February 20, 2010*
2:00 PM ET
at Saint Peter's W 77–75 OT 16–9
(8–5)
Yanitelli Center
Jersey City, NJ
February 24, 2010
7:00 PM ET
at Akron L 77–67  16–10
(8–6)
James A. Rhodes Arena
Akron, OH
February 27, 2010
7:00 PM ET
Ohio W 72–69  17–10
(9–6)
Alumni Arena
Amherst, NY
March 4, 2010
7:00 PM ET
at Miami University L 73–62  17–11
(9–7)
Millett Hall
Oxford, OH
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "2009-10 Buffalo Bulls men's basketball". University at Buffalo. 2009-10-17. Archived from the original on 14 November 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-17.