2009–10 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team

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2009–10 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball
Georgetown Hoyas alternate logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, First Round
Conference Big East
2009–10 record 23–11 (10–8 Big East)
Head coach John Thompson III (6th year)
Assistant coach Kenya Hunter (3rd year)
Assistant coach David Cox (3rd year)
Assistant coach Mike Brennan (1st year)
Captain Austin Freeman (1st year)
Captain Chris Wright (1st year)
Home arena Verizon Center
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Syracuse 15 3   .833     30 5   .857
#6 West Virginia 13 5   .722     31 7   .816
#9 Villanova 13 5   .722     25 8   .758
#18 Pittsburgh 13 5   .722     25 9   .735
Marquette 11 7   .611     22 12   .647
Louisville 11 7   .611     20 13   .606
#14 Georgetown 10 8   .556     23 11   .676
Notre Dame 10 8   .556     23 12   .657
South Florida 9 9   .500     20 13   .606
Seton Hall 9 9   .500     19 13   .594
Cincinnati 7 11   .389     19 16   .543
Connecticut 7 11   .389     18 16   .529
St. John's 6 12   .333     17 16   .515
Rutgers 5 13   .278     15 17   .469
Providence 4 14   .222     12 19   .387
DePaul 1 17   .056     8 23   .258
2010 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 3, 2010[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team represented Georgetown University in the 2009–2010 NCAA Division I basketball season. The Hoyas were coached by John Thompson III and played their home games at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. The Hoyas are members of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 23–11, 10–8 in Big East play. They advanced to the championship game of the 2010 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament before losing to West Virginia. They received an at–large bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, earning a 3 seed in the Midwest Region, where they were upset by 14 seed Ohio in the first round.

Roster[edit]

Source[2]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
1 Hollis Thompson 6'7" 205 F Fr. Los Angeles, CA, U.S. Loyola HS
4 Chris Wright 6'1" 208 G Jr. Bowie, MD, U.S. St. John's College HS
10 Greg Monroe 6'11" 247 C So. New Orleans, LA, U.S. Helen Cox HS
11 Vee Sanford 6'3" 180 G Fr. Lexington, KY, U.S. Lexington HS
12 Ryan Dougherty 6'0" 192 G Jr. Kensington, MD, U.S. St. Alban's HS
Rochester
15 Austin Freeman 6'3" 227 G Jr. Mitchellville, MD, U.S. DeMatha HS
20 Jerrelle Benimon 6'7" 242 F Fr. Warrenton, VA, U.S. Fauquier HS
21 Jason Clark 6'2" 170 G So. Arlington, VA, U.S. Bishop O'Connell HS
22 Julian Vaughn 6'9" 247 F Jr. Vienna, VA, U.S. Oak Hill Academy
Florida State
25 Stephen Stepka 6'6" 190 G Fr. Fairfax, VA, U.S. W.T. Woodson HS
30 Henry Sims 6'10" 230 C Jr. Baltimore, MD, U.S. Mount St. Joseph HS

Rankings[edit]

Ranking Movement
Legend: ██ Improvement in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking. ██ Not ranked the previous week. RV=Others receiving votes.
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 20 19 18 16 15 11 14 13 12 11 12 7 7 7 10 11 19 22 14
Coaches 21 20 19 14 13 11 13 13 12 11 14 11 8 8 10 13 20 22 15 RV

2009–10 Schedule and results[edit]

Source[3][4]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Regular season
11/13/2009* 7:00pm at Tulane #20 Avron B. Fogelman ArenaNew Orleans, LA W 74–58  3,463 1–0
11/17/2009* 4:00pm Temple #19 Verizon CenterWashington, DC ESPN W 46–45  8,712 2–0
11/21/2009* 1:00pm at Savannah State #19 Tiger ArenaSavannah, GA W 63–44  3,176 3–0
11/28/2009* 12:00pm Lafayette #18 Verizon Center • Washington, DC MASN W 97–64  9,712 4–0
11/30/2009* 7:30pm Mount St. Mary's #16 Verizon Center • Washington, DC MASN W 83–62  7,643 5–0
12/5/2009* 4:00pm American #16 Verizon Center • Washington, DC W 73–46  10,465 6–0
12/8/2009* 7:00pm vs. #22 Butler #15 Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
(Jimmy V Classic)
ESPN W 72–65  NA 7–0
12/12/2009* 2:00pm vs. #17 Washington #15 Honda CenterAnaheim, CA
(John R. Wooden Classic)
FSN W 74–66  NA 8–0
12/19/2009* 7:00pm Old Dominion #11 McDonough Arena • Washington, DC MASN L 74–66  2,400 8–1
12/23/2009* 12:00pm Harvard #14 Verizon Center • Washington, DC MASN W 86–70  7,613 9–1
12/31/2009 8:00pm St. John's #13 Verizon Center • Washington, DC ESPN2 W 64–59  9,376 10–1 (1–0)
1/3/2010 2:00pm at DePaul #13 Allstate ArenaRosemont, IL MASN W 67–50  8,595 11–1 (2–0)
1/6/2010 8:00pm at Marquette #12 Bradley CenterMilwaukee, WI MASN L 62–59  15,984 11–2 (2–1)
1/9/2010 12:00pm #13 Connecticut #12 Verizon Center • Washington, DC ESPN W 72–69  15,654 12–2 (3–1)
1/14/2010 7:00pm Seton Hall #11 Verizon Center • Washington, DC ESPN W 85–73  12,824 13–2 (4–1)
1/17/2010 12:00pm at #4 Villanova #11 Wachovia CenterPhiladelphia, PA MASN L 82–77  20,016 13–3 (4–2)
1/20/2010 7:00pm at #9 Pittsburgh #12 Petersen Events CenterPittsburgh, PA ESPNU W 74–66  12,677 14–3 (5–2)
1/23/2010 12:00pm Rutgers #12 Verizon Center • Washington, DC MASN W 88–63  13,124 15–3 (6–2)
1/25/2010 7:00pm at #4 Syracuse #7 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN L 73–56  26,508 15–4 (6–3)
1/30/2010* 1:00pm #8 Duke #7 Verizon Center • Washington, DC CBS W 89–77  20,039 16–4 (6–3)
2/3/2010 7:00pm South Florida #7 Verizon Center • Washington, DC MASN L 72–64  12,207 16–5 (6–4)
2/6/2010 12:00pm #2 Villanova #7 Verizon Center • Washington, DC ESPN W 103–90  10,387 17–5 (7–4)
2/9/2010 7:00pm at Providence #7 Dunkin' Donuts CenterProvidence, RI ESPN2 W 79–70  9,073 18–5 (8–4)
2/14/2010 4:00pm at Rutgers #7 The RACPiscataway, NJ MASN L 71–68  6,225 18–6 (8–5)
2/18/2010 7:00pm #5 Syracuse #10 Verizon Center • Washington, DC ESPN L 75–71  19,976 18–7 (8–6)
2/23/2010 7:00pm at Louisville #11 Freedom HallLouisville, KY ESPN2 W 70–60  19,917 19–7 (9–6)
2/27/2010 12:00pm Notre Dame #11 Verizon Center • Washington, DC CBS L 78–64  15,992 19–8 (9–7)
3/1/2010 7:00pm at #10 West Virginia #19 WVU ColiseumMorgantown, WV ESPN L 81–68  13,211 19–9 (9–8)
3/6/2010 12:00pm Cincinnati #19 Verizon Center • Washington, DC ESPN W 74–47  17,054 20–9 (10–8)
Big East Tournament
3/10/2010 12:00pm vs. South Florida #22 Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(Second Round)
ESPN2 W 69–49  19,375 21–9
3/11/2010 12:00pm vs. #3 Syracuse #22 Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN W 91–84  19,375 22–9
3/12/2010 7:00pm vs. Marquette #22 Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(Semifinals)
ESPN W 80–57  19,375 23–9
3/13/2010 9:00pm vs. #7 West Virginia #22 Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(Final)
ESPN L 60–58  19,375 23–10
NCAA Tournament
3/18/2010 7:25pm vs. Ohio #12 Dunkin' Donuts Center • Providence, RI
(First round)
CBS L 97–83  10,788 23–11
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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