2010–11 Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team

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2010–11 Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball
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WCC Regular Season Co-Champions
WCC Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, Third Round
Conference West Coast Conference
2010–11 record 25–10 (11–3 WCC)
Head coach Mark Few (12th year)
Assistant coach Tommy Lloyd
Assistant coach Ray Giacoletti
Assistant coach Donny Daniels
Home arena McCarthey Athletic Center
Seasons
« 2009–10 2011–12 »
2010–11 West Coast Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Saint Mary's 11 3   .786     25 9   .735
Gonzaga 11 3   .786     25 10   .714
San Francisco 10 4   .714     19 15   .559
Santa Clara 8 6   .571     24 14   .632
Portland 7 7   .500     20 12   .625
Pepperdine 5 9   .357     12 21   .364
Loyola Marymount 2 12   .143     11 21   .344
San Diego 2 12   .143     6 24   .200
2011 WCC Tournament winner
As of March 30, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010–11 Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team represented Gonzaga University in the 2010–11 college basketball season. The Bulldogs are members of the West Coast Conference, and were led by head coach Mark Few. They played their home games at the McCarthey Athletic Center on the university campus in Spokane, Washington.

The team lost the 2010 WCC Player of the Year Matt Bouldin to graduation, but returned the rest of their starting lineup.[1] Three of the returning players participated in the 2010 FIBA World Championship in TurkeyElias Harris for Germany and Kelly Olynyk and Robert Sacre for Canada. Gonzaga was the only NCAA school with more than one player involved in the 2010 Worlds.

The Bulldogs finished the 2010–11 season 25–10, 11–3 in WCC play to share the regular season championship with Saint Mary's. They defeated Saint Mary's in the championship game of the 2011 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to earn an automatic bid in the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. As the 11 seed in the southeast region, the defeated 6 seed St. John's in the second round before falling to 3 seed Brigham Young in the third round.

Preseason[edit]

In 2010–11, the Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team were in their 31st season as a member of the West Coast Conference.[2] Since 2004, the team has played their home games at the McCarthey Athletic Center, which has a capacity of 6,000.[3] In their previous season, a West Coast Conference Preseason poll predicted that the Gonzaga Bulldogs would finish first in the conference.[4]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Pontarolo-Magg, ChrisChris Pontarolo-Magg 4 G 5'11" 175 Senior Quincy, Washington Graduated
Gibbs, GrantGrant Gibbs 10 G 6'4" 204 Freshman (redshirt) Marion, Iowa Transferred to Creighton
Bouldin, MattMatt Bouldin 15 G 6'5'" 224 Senior Highlands Ranch, Colorado Graduated
Foster, WillWill Foster 45 C 7'5'" 273 Senior Bonney Lake, Washington Graduated

Roster[edit]

2010–11 Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
C 00 Sacre, RobertRobert Sacre 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 260 lb (118 kg) RS Jr North Vancouver, B.C.
G 02 Carter, MarquiseMarquise Carter 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 178 lb (81 kg) RS Jr San Diego, California
G 03 Goodson, DemetriDemetri Goodson 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Spring, Texas
F 10 Arop, MangistoMangisto Arop 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 208 lb (94 kg) So Edmonton, Alberta
G 11 Stockton, DavidDavid Stockton 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 152 lb (69 kg) RS Fr Spokane, Washington
F 13 Olynyk, KellyKelly Olynyk 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 238 lb (108 kg) So Kamloops, B.C.
F 20 Harris, EliasElias Harris 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 245 lb (111 kg) So Speyer, Germany
F 22 Mönninghoff, MathisMathis Mönninghoff 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 189 lb (86 kg) Fr Ibbenbüren, Germany
G 25 Kelta, MathisMathis Kelta 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Thionville, France
G 30 Hart, MikeMike Hart 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 206 lb (93 kg) RS So Portland, Oregon
G 33 Hyland, KeeganKeegan Hyland 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 192 lb (87 kg) Fr Portland, Maine
C 35 Dower, SamSam Dower 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 248 lb (112 kg) RS Fr Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
G 41 Gray, StevenSteven Gray 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Irondale, Washington
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2010-11-13

Recruits[5][edit]

Keegan Hyland

Rankings[edit]

Legend
    Improvement in ranking
  Drop in ranking
  Not ranked previous week
RV Received votes but were not ranked in Top 25 of poll
Poll Pre
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Wk 2
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Wk 3
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Wk 4
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Wk 5
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Wk 6
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Wk 7
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Wk 8
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Wk 9
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Wk 10
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Wk 11
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Wk 12
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Wk 13
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Wk 14
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Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/05/2010* 6:00 PM Southern Oregon #12 McCarthey Athletic CenterSpokane, WA KHQ/FSN W 90–58  6,000
Regular Season
11/12/2010* 6:00 PM Southern #12 McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA KHQ/FSN W 117–72  6,000 1–0
11/14/2010* 1:00 PM IUPUI #12 McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA
(CBE Classic Regional Round)
KHQ/FSN W 86–56  6,000 2–0
11/16/2010* 8:00 PM #25 San Diego State #11 McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA
(CBE Classic Regional Round)
ESPN2 L 76–79  6,000 2–1
11/22/2010* 6:30 PM vs. #4 Kansas State #22 Sprint CenterKansas City, MO
(CBE Semifinal)
ESPN2 L 64–81  18,630 2–2
11/23/2010* 4:45 PM vs. Marquette #22 Sprint Center • Kansas City, MO
(CBI 3rd place game)
ESPNU W 66–63  18,966 3–2
11/30/2010* 6:00 PM Eastern Washington McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA KHQ/FSN W 86–57  6,000 4–2
12/04/2010* 2:15 PM vs. #20 Illinois KeyArenaSeattle, WA
(Battle in Seattle)
ESPN L 61–73  14,789 4–3
12/08/2010* 8:00 PM at Washington State Beasley ColiseumPullman, WA FSN L 59–81  10,177 4–4
12/11/2010* 5:30 PM at #23 Notre Dame Edmund P. Joyce CenterSouth Bend, IN ESPN2 L 79–83  8,570 4–5
12/16/2010* 6:00 PM Lewis-Clark State McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA KHQ/FSN W 103–61  6,000 5–5
12/18/2010* 1:30 PM vs. #9 Baylor American Airlines CenterDallas, TX
(The Showcase)
ESPN2 W 68–64  11,077 6–5
12/22/2010* 12:00 PM Xavier McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA ESPN2 W 64–54  6,000 7–5
12/29/2010* 5:30 PM Lafayette McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA KHQ/FSN W 83–55  6,000 8–5
12/31/2010* 7:00 PM Oklahoma State McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA ESPN2 W 73–52  6,000 9–5
01/02/2011* 10:00 AM at Wake Forest LJVM ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC FSN W 73–63  11,003 10–5
01/08/2011 5:30 PM Portland McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA KAYU/FSN W 74–61  6,000 11–5 (1–0)
01/13/2011 6:00 PM Pepperdine McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA KHQ/FSN W 92–75  6,000 12–5 (2–0)
01/15/2011 5:00 PM Loyola Marymount McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA KHQ/FSN W 79–59  6,000 13–5 (3–0)
01/20/2011 6:00 PM at Santa Clara Leavey CenterSanta Clara, CA ESPNU L 71–85  4,017 13–6 (3–1)
01/22/2011 5:30 PM at San Francisco War Memorial GymnasiumSan Francisco, CA KHQ/FSN L 91–96 OT 4,195 13–7 (3–2)
01/27/2011 8:00 PM Saint Mary's McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA ESPN2 L 71–73  6,000 13–8 (3–3)
01/29/2011 5:00 PM San Diego McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA KHQ/FSN W 86–53  6,000 14–8 (4–3)
02/03/2011 8:00 PM at Portland Chiles CenterPortland, OR ESPN2 W 67–64  4,852 15–8 (5–3)
02/05/2011* 1:00 PM vs. Memphis Spokane Arena • Spokane, WA
(Ronald McDonald House Charities Classic)
ESPN L 58–62  10,778 15–9
02/10/2011 8:00 PM at Loyola Marymount Gersten PavilionLos Angeles, CA ESPN2 W 67–57  2,964 16–9 (6–3)
02/12/2011 7:00 PM at Pepperdine Firestone FieldhouseMalibu, CA KHQ/FSN W 63–44  2,484 17–9 (7–3)
02/17/2011 6:00 PM Santa Clara McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA KHQ W 85–76  6,000 18–9 (8–3)
02/19/2011 5:00 PM San Francisco McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA KHQ/FSN W 70–53  6,000 19–9 (9–3)
02/24/2011 8:00 PM at Saint Mary's McKeon PavilionMoraga, CA ESPN2 W 89–85 OT 3,500 20–9 (10–3)
02/26/2011 6:00 PM at San Diego Jenny Craig PavilionSan Diego, CA KHQ/FSN W 68–31  3,882 21–9 (11–3)
02/28/2011* 6:00 PM Cal State Bakersfield McCarthey Athletic Center • Spokane, WA KHQ/FSN W 96–49  6,000 22–9
2011 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/06/2011 7:30 PM vs. San Francisco Orleans ArenaParadise, NV
(Semifinals)
ESPN2 W 71–67  7,489 23–9
03/07/2011 6:00 PM vs. Saint Mary's Orleans Arena • Paradise, NV
(Championship Game)
ESPN W 75–63  7,186 24–9
2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
03/17/2011* 6:45 PM vs. #18 St. John's Pepsi CenterDenver, CO
(Second Round)
CBS W 86–71  19,216 25–9
03/19/2011* 4:45 PM vs. #10 BYU Pepsi Center • Denver, CO
(Third Round)
CBS L 67–89  19,328 25–10
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "West Coast Conference History". CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Gonzaga History 1990-present". Gonzaga University. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Gonzaga Selected As Favorite In 2009-10 WCC Men's Basketball Preseason Coaches Poll". CBS Interactive. October 22, 2009. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  5. ^ 2010 Gonzaga Recruiting List
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