2011–12 Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball team

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2011–12 Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball
NCAA Tournament West Region 10 Seed, Second Round
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2011–12 record 22–10 (9–7 ACC)
Head coach Tony Bennett (3rd year)
Associate head coach Ritchie McKay (3rd year)
Assistant coach Ron Sanchez (3rd year)
Assistant coach Jason Williford (3rd year)
Home arena John Paul Jones Arena
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 North Carolina 14 2   .875     32 6   .842
#14 Duke 13 3   .813     27 7   .794
#15 Florida State 12 4   .750     25 10   .714
Virginia 9 7   .563     22 10   .688
#20 NC State 9 7   .563     24 13   .649
Miami (FL) 9 7   .563     20 13   .606
Clemson 8 8   .500     16 15   .516
Maryland 6 10   .375     17 15   .531
Virginia Tech 4 12   .250     16 17   .485
Wake Forest 4 12   .250     13 18   .419
Georgia Tech 4 12   .250     11 20   .355
Boston College 4 12   .250     9 22   .290
2012 ACC Tournament winner
As of April 3, 2012; Rankings from Coaches Poll

The 2011–12 Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball team represented the University of Virginia during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Cavaliers, led by third year head coach Tony Bennett, played their home games at John Paul Jones Arena and are members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 22–10, 9–7 in ACC play to finish in a three way tie for fourth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the ACC Basketball Tournament to North Carolina State. They received an at-large bid to the 2012 NCAA Tournament where they lost in the first round to Florida.

Previous season[edit]

The Cavaliers finished the 2010–11 season 16–15 overall, 7–9 in ACC play and lost in the first round of the ACC Tournament to Miami.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
0 Doug Browman Guard 5–11 176 Junior Midlothian, Virginia
1 Jontel Evans Guard 5–11 188 Junior Hampton, Virginia
2 Paul Jesperson Guard 6–6 197 Freshman Merrill, Wisconsin
4 Ryan Wright Guard 5–10 150 Sophomore Upper Marlboro, Maryland
5 Assane Sene Center 7–0 239 Senior Saint-Louis, Senegal
11 Rob Vozenilek Guard 6–2 185 Freshman Richmond, Virginia
12 Joe Harris Guard 6–6 211 Sophomore Chelan, Washington
13 Sammy Zeglinski Guard 6–1 184 Senior Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
21 Angus Mitchell Forward 6–6 205 Junior Houston, Texas
22 Malcolm Brogdon Guard 6–5 215 Freshman Norcross, Georgia
23 Mike Scott Forward 6–8 237 Senior Chesapeake, Virginia
24 KT Harrell Guard 6–4 202 Sophomore Montgomery, Alabama
25 Akil Mitchell Forward 6–8 234 Sophomore Charlotte, North Carolina
30 Thomas Rogers Guard 6–6 209 Sophomore Farmville, Virginia
32 Darion Atkins Forward 6–8 222 Freshman Clinton, Maryland
34 James Johnson Forward 6–9 238 Freshman Wildomar, California

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Regular Season
11/12/2011* 2:00 PM South Carolina State John Paul Jones ArenaCharlottesville, VA ESPN3 W 75–38  8,954 1–0
11/15/2011* 7:00 PM Winthrop John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA CSN+ W 69–48  7,983 2–0
11/18/2011* 6:00 PM vs. TCU Sports and Fitness CenterSaint Thomas, USVI
(Paradise Jam first round)
L 55–57  NA 2–1
11/19/2011* 3:30 PM vs. Drexel Sports and Fitness Center • Saint Thomas, USVI
(Paradise Jam consolation round)
W 49–35  NA 3–1
11/21/2011* 7:00 PM vs. Drake Sports and Fitness Center • Saint Thomas, USVI
(Paradise Jam 5th place game)
W 60–52  2,322 4–1
11/25/2011* 7:00 PM Green Bay John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA ESPNU W 68–42  9,113 5–1
11/29/2011* 7:00 PM #15 Michigan John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA
(ACC – Big Ten Challenge)
ESPN2 W 70–58  10,564 6–1
12/03/2011* 1:00 PM Longwood John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA ESPN3 W 86–53  8,352 7–1
12/06/2011* 7:00 PM George Mason John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA ESPN3 W 68–48  8,954 8–1
12/18/2011* 5:30 PM at Oregon Matthew Knight ArenaEugene, OR FSN W 67–54  8,750 9–1
12/21/2011* 10:00 PM at Seattle #24 KeyArenaSeattle, WA RTNW W 83–77  3,541 10–1
12/27/2011* 7:00 PM Maryland-Eastern Shore #23 John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA W 69–42  8,661 11–1
12/30/2011* 7:00 PM Towson #23 John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA ESPN3 W 57–50  8,751 12–1
01/02/2012* 7:00 PM at LSU #21 Maravich Assembly CenterBaton Rouge, LA CST W 57–52  8,810 13–1
01/07/2012 6:00 PM Miami (FL) #21 John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA ESPNU W 52–51  11,283 14–1 (1–0)
01/12/2012 9:00 PM at #8 Duke #17 Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC ESPN L 58–61  9,314 14–2 (1–1)
01/19/2012 8:00 PM at Georgia Tech #15 Philips ArenaAtlanta, GA ACC Network W 70–38  5,885 15–2 (2–1)
01/22/2012 6:00 PM Virginia Tech #15 John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA ESPNU L 45–47  14,021 15–3 (2–2)
01/26/2012 9:00 PM Boston College #19 John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA ESPNU W 66–49  9,827 16–3 (3–2)
01/28/2012 8:00 PM at NC State #19 RBC CenterRaleigh, NC ESPN2 W 61–60  17,027 17–3 (4–2)
01/31/2012 7:00 PM Clemson #16 John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA ESPN2 W 65–61  10,919 18–3 (5–2)
02/04/2012 1:00 PM at #21 Florida State #16 Donald L. Tucker CenterTallahassee, FL ACC Network L 55–58  11,757 18–4 (5–3)
02/08/2012 7:30 PM Wake Forest #19 John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA ESPN3 W 68–44  10,786 19–4 (6–3)
02/11/2012 1:00 PM at #5 North Carolina #19 Dean E. Smith CenterChapel Hill, NC ACC Network L 52–70  20,496 19–5 (6–4)
02/14/2012 7:00 PM at Clemson #22 Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC ESPNU L 48–60  10,000 19–6 (6–5)
02/18/2012 1:00 PM Maryland #22 John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA ACC Network W 71–44  14,101 20–6 (7–5)
02/21/2012 9:00 PM at Virginia Tech #25 Cassell ColiseumBlacksburg, VA ESPNU W 61–59  9,656 21–6 (8–5)
02/25/2012 4:00 PM #7 North Carolina #25 John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA ESPN L 51–54  14,273 21–7 (8–6)
03/01/2012 7:00 PM #22 Florida State #24 John Paul Jones Arena • Charlottesville, VA ESPN2 L 60–63  11,807 21–8 (8–7)
03/04/2012 9:00 PM at Maryland #24 Comcast CenterCollege Park, MD ACC Network W 75–72 OT 16,497 22–8 (9–7)
ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
03/09/2012 2:00 PM vs. NC State Philips Arena • Atlanta, GA
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN2/ACC Network L 64–67  19,520 22–9
2012 NCAA Tournament
03/16/2012* 2:10 PM vs. #25 (W 7) Florida #(W 10) CenturyLink Center OmahaOmaha, NE
(Second Round)
TNT L 45–71  16,494 22–10
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region.

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