2010–11 Creighton Bluejays men's basketball team

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