2010–11 Creighton Bluejays men's basketball team

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2010–11 Creighton Bluejays men's basketball
Creighton Bluejays Wordmark.gif
CBI Finals vs Oregon, L 1–2
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
2010–11 record 23–16 (10–8 The Valley)
Head coach Greg McDermott
Assistant coach Darian DeVries
Assistant coach Steve Lutz
Assistant coach Steve Merfeld
Home arena Qwest Center Omaha
Seasons
« 2009–10 2011–12 »
2010–11 Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Missouri State 15 3   .833     26 9   .743
Wichita State 14 4   .778     29 8   .784
Indiana State 12 6   .667     20 14   .588
Northern Iowa 10 8   .556     20 14   .588
Creighton 10 8   .556     23 16   .590
Evansville 9 9   .500     16 16   .500
Drake 7 11   .389     13 18   .419
Southern Illinois 5 13   .278     13 19   .406
Illinois State 4 14   .222     12 19   .387
Bradley 4 14   .222     12 20   .375
2011 MVC Tournament winner
As of April 1, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010–11 Creighton Bluejays men's basketball team represented Creighton University during the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bluejays, led by first year head coach Greg McDermott, played their home games at the Qwest Center Omaha and are members of the Missouri Valley Conference. They finished the season 23–16, 10–8 in MVC play and lost in the semifinals of the 2011 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to Missouri State. There were invited to the 2011 College Basketball Invitational where they advanced to the best-of-three finals against Oregon where they lost the series 1–2.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
00 Gregory Echenique Center 6–9 270 Sophomore Guatire, Venezuela
2 Taylor Stormberg Guard 6–0 190 Freshman Omaha, Nebraska
3 Doug McDermott Forward 6–7 210 Freshman Ames, Iowa
5 Josh Jones Guard 6–2 195 Sophomore Omaha, Nebraska
10 Grant Gibbs Guard 6–4 215 Sophomore Marion, Iowa
11 Derek Sebastian Guard/Forward 6–5 200 Sophomore Loveland, Colorado
12 Jahenns Manigat Guard/Forward 6–1 175 Freshman Ottawa, Ontario
13 Ross Ferrarini Guard 6–3 195 Sophomore Omaha, Nebraska
15 Kaleb Korver Guard 6–5 195 Senior Pella, Iowa
20 Matthew Dorwart Forward 6–8 200 Sophomore Sidney, Nebraska
23 Wayne Runnels Forward 6–6 215 Senior Watonga, Oklahoma
24 Darryl Ashford Guard/Forward 6–4 210 Senior Houston, Texas
25 Kenny Lawson, Jr. Center 6–9 250 Senior Oceanside, California
30 Antoine Young Guard 6–0 180 Junior Bellevue, Nebraska
31 Will Artino Center 6–11 205 Freshman Waukee, Iowa
32 Casey Harriman Forward 6–5 220 Senior Ida Grove, Iowa
34 Ethan Wragge Forward 6–7 220 Sophomore Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/04/2010* 7:00 PM Northern State Qwest Center OmahaOmaha, NE W 79–67  14,251
Regular Season
11/12/2010* 7:00 PM Alabama State Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE
(Global Sports Hy-Vee Challenge)
W 71–57  15,141 1–0
11/14/2010* 1:00 PM Northern Arizona Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE
(Global Sports Hy-Vee Challenge)
W 74–70  15,147 2–0
11/17/2010* 7:00 PM Louisiana–Lafayette Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE W 63–58  14,109 3–0
11/21/2010* 2:00 PM vs. Iowa State Wells Fargo ArenaDes Moines, IA
(Global Sports Hy-Vee Challenge)
L 88–91  10,252 3–1
11/26/2010* 7:00 PM Kennesaw State Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE
(Global Sports Hy-Vee Challenge)
W 75–57  14,313 4–1
11/28/2010* 7:30 PM at Northwestern Welsh-Ryan ArenaEvanston, IL BTN L 52–65  3,819 4–2
12/01/2010* 7:30 PM #21 BYU Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE
(MWC–MVC Challenge)
KMTV L 65–77  15,532 4–3
12/05/2010* 1:00 PM at Nebraska Bob Devaney Sports CenterLincoln, NE FSMW L 54–59  9,824 4–4
12/11/2010* 7:00 PM Saint Joseph's Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE KMTV W 82–75  14,345 5–4
12/18/2010* 7:00 PM Idaho State Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE KMTV W 66–60  15,689 6–4
12/20/2010* 8:00 PM Western Illinois Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE W 60–47  13,864 7–4
12/22/2010* 8:00 PM Samford Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE W 58–40  16,550 8–4
12/29/2010 7:00 PM at Illinois State Redbird ArenaNormal, IL KMTV W 64–53  6,158 9–4 (1–0)
01/01/2011 7:00 PM Drake Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE W 73–57  15,271 10–4 (2–0)
01/04/2011 7:00 PM Missouri State Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE FSN L 55–67  14,920 10–5 (2–1)
01/07/2011 7:00 PM at Southern Illinois SIU ArenaCarbondale, IL KMTV W 72–66 OT 5,897 11–5 (3–1)
01/09/2011 3:30 PM at Evansville Roberts Municipal StadiumEvansville, IN W 74–69  4,379 12–5 (4–1)
01/12/2011 7:00 PM Wichita State Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE KMTV L 54–68  15,481 12–6 (4–2)
01/16/2011 12:00 PM at Indiana State Hulman CenterTerre Haute, IN FSN L 59–61  6,080 12–7 (4–3)
01/19/2011 7:00 PM Bradley Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE NET W 81–68  14,502 13–7 (5–3)
01/22/2011 4:00 PM at Missouri State JQH ArenaSpringfield, MO ESPN2 L 66–67  10,655 13–8 (5–4)
01/26/2011 8:00 PM at Northern Iowa McLeod CenterCedar Falls, IA ESPNU L 66–71  6,415 13–9 (5–5)
01/29/2011 2:00 PM Indiana State Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE KMTV W 83–69  16,044 14–9 (6–5)
02/01/2011 3:00 PM at Bradley Carver ArenaPeoria, IL KMTV L 61–69  8,091 14–10 (6–6)
02/05/2011 2:00 PM Evansville Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE NET W 64–67  4,552 15–10 (7–6)
02/08/2011 7:00 PM at Drake Knapp Center • Des Moines, IA Mediacom L 64–67  4,552 15–11 (7–7)
02/13/2011 7:00 PM Southern Illinois Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE ESPNU W 69–50  14,417 16–11 (8–7)
02/16/2011 7:00 PM Illinois State Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE NET W 75–59  14,702 17–11 (9–7)
02/19/2011* 6:00 PM at Akron James A. Rhodes ArenaAkron, OH
(ESPNU BracketBusters)
L 67–76  2,861 17–12
02/23/2011 7:00 PM at Wichita State Charles Koch ArenaWichita, KS FSN L 65–67  10,506 17–13 (9–8)
02/26/2011 1:30 PM Northern Iowa Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE FSN W 63–55  15,593 18–13 (10–8)
Missouri Valley Conference Basketball Tournament
03/04/2011 2:30 PM vs. Northern Iowa Scottrade CenterSt. Louis, MO
(Quarterfinals)
MVCTV W 60–57  10,608 19–13
03/05/2011 1:35 PM vs. Missouri State Scottrade Center • St. Louis, MO
(Semifinals)
MVCTV L 50–60  13,533 19–14
College Basketball Invitational
03/15/2011* 7:00 PM San Jose State Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE
(First Round)
HDNet W 85–74  3,086 20–14
03/21/2011* 7:00 PM Davidson Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE
(Quarterfinals)
HDNet W 102–92  4,832 21–14
03/23/2011* 7:00 PM UCF Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE
(Semifinals)
HDNet W 82–64  6,392 22–14
03/28/2011* 7:00 PM Oregon Qwest Center Omaha • Omaha, NE
(Finals–Game 1)
HDNet W 84–76  12,381 23–14
03/30/2011* 9:00 PM at Oregon Matthew Knight ArenaEugene, OR
(Finals–Game 2)
HDNet L 58–71  7,875 23–15
04/01/2011* 9:00 PM at Oregon Matthew Knight Arena • Eugene, OR
(Finals–Game 3)
HDNet L 69–71  9,335 23–16
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.