2011–12 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team

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2011–12 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball
West Virginia Flying WV logo.svg
NCAA Tournament East Region 10 Seed, Second Round
Conference Big East Conference (1979–2013)
2011–12 record 19–14 (9–9 Big East)
Head coach Bob Huggins
Assistant coach Larry Harrison
Assistant coach Erik Martin
Assistant coach Jerrod Calhoun
Home arena WVU Coliseum
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 Syracuse 17 1   .944     34 3   .919
#11 Marquette 14 4   .778     27 8   .771
Notre Dame 13 5   .722     22 12   .647
Cincinnati 12 6   .667     26 11   .703
#15 Georgetown 12 6   .667     24 9   .727
South Florida 12 6   .667     22 14   .611
#17 Louisville 10 8   .556     30 10   .750
West Virginia 9 9   .500     19 14   .576
Connecticut 8 10   .444     20 14   .588
Seton Hall 8 10   .444     21 13   .618
Rutgers 6 12   .333     14 18   .438
St. John's 6 12   .333     13 19   .406
Pittsburgh 5 13   .278     22 17   .564
Villanova 5 13   .278     13 19   .406
Providence 4 14   .222     15 17   .469
DePaul 3 15   .167     12 19   .387
2012 Big East Tournament winner
As of March 31, 2012[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team represented West Virginia University during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Mountaineers, led by fifth year head coach Bob Huggins, played their home games at WVU Coliseum and are members of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 19–14, 9–9 in Big East play to finish in eighth place. They lost in the second round of the Big East Basketball Tournament to Connecticut. They received an at-large bid to the 2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament where they lost in the second round to Gonzaga.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
1 Dominique Ruledge Forward 6–8 240 Junior Newark, New Jersey
3 Juwan Staten Guard 6–1 190 Sophomore Dayton, Ohio
4 Jabarie Hinds Guard 5–11 175 Freshman Mount Vernon, New York
5 Kevin Jones Forward 6–8 260 Senior Mount Vernon, New York
12 Aaron Brown Forward 6–5 220 Freshman Darby, Pennsylvania
13 Deniz Kılıçlı Forward 6–9 260 Junior Istanbul, Turkey
14 Gary Browne Guard 6–1 185 Freshman Cupey, San Juan, Puerto Rico
20 Pat Forsythe Center 6–11 240 Freshman Brunswick, Ohio
22 Aric Dickerson Guard 6–5 180 Freshman Chicago, Illinois
23 Tommie McCune Forward 6–8 205 Freshman Saginaw, Michigan
24 Aaric Murray Center 6–10 240 Junior Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
25 Darryl Bryant Guard 6–1 185 Senior Brooklyn, New York
32 Paul Williamson Guard 6–3 195 Freshman Harts, West Virginia
34 Kevin Noreen Forward 6–10 245 Freshman Minneapolis, Minnesota
55 Keaton Miles Forward 6–6 205 Freshman Dallas, Texas

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Regular Season
11/11/2011* 9:00 PM Oral Roberts WVU ColiseumMorgantown, WV ESPN3 W 78–71  8,579 1–0
11/15/2011* 10:00 AM Kent State WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV
(ESPN College Tip Off Marathon)
ESPN L 60–70  5,616 1–1
11/17/2011* 7:00 PM Alcorn State WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPN3 W 97–62  2,308 2–1
11/22/2011* 7:00 PM vs. Morehead State Charleston Civic CenterCharleston, WV Big East Network W 83–48  10,122 3–1
11/28/2011* 7:00 PM Akron WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV Big East Network W 77–56  7,334 4–1
12/03/2011* 9:00 PM at #21 Mississippi State Humphrey ColiseumStarkville, MS ESPNU L 62–75  7,529 4–2
12/08/2011* 9:00 PM vs. Kansas State Intrust Bank ArenaWichita, KS ESPN2 W 85–80 2OT 15,004 5–2
12/10/2011* 7:00 PM Miami (FL) WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPN2 W 77–66  12,257 6–2
12/17/2011* 2:00 PM Texas A&M–Corpus Christi WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV
(Las Vegas Classic)
Big East Network W 84–64  7,226 7–2
12/19/2011* 7:00 PM Tennessee Tech WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV
(Las Vegas Classic)
Big East Network W 72–53  6,252 8–2
12/22/2011* 8:00 PM vs. Missouri State Orleans ArenaParadise, NV
(Las Vegas Classic semifinals)
ESPN3 W 70–68 OT NA 9–2
12/23/2011* 9:00 PM vs. #7 Baylor Orleans Arena • Las Vegas, NV
(Las Vegas Classic finals)
ESPN L 81–83 OT 1,526 9–3
12/28/2011 7:00 PM Villanova WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV Big East Network W 83–69  11,262 10–3 (1–0)
12/30/2011 9:00 PM at Seton Hall Prudential CenterNewark, NJ ESPN2 L 48–67  7,533 10–4 (1–1)
01/04/2012 7:00 PM at Rutgers Louis Brown Athletic CenterPiscataway, NJ Big East Network W 85–64  4,815 11–4 (2–1)
01/07/2012 12:00 PM #9 Georgetown WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV Big East Network W 74–62  10,526 12–4 (3–1)
01/09/2012 7:00 PM at #17 Connecticut XL CenterHartford, CT ESPN2 L 57–64  15,805 12–5 (3–2)
01/14/2012 2:00 PM Rutgers WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV Big East Network W 84–60  13,820 13–5 (4–2)
01/18/2012* 7:30 PM vs. Marshall Charleston Civic Center • Charleston, WV
(Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic)
WOWK W 78–62  12,684 14–5
01/21/2012 3:00 PM Cincinnati WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPNU W 77–74 OT 14,070 15–5 (5–2)
01/25/2012 7:00 PM at St. John's Madison Square GardenNew York City, NY ESPNU L 62–78  6,901 15–6 (5–3)
01/28/2012 1:00 PM at #3 Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPNU L 61–63  28,740 15–7 (5–4)
01/30/2012 7:00 PM Pittsburgh WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPN L 66–72  13,032 15–8 (5–5)
02/05/2012 12:00 PM at Providence Dunkin' Donuts CenterProvidence, RI Big East Network W 87–84 OT 8,122 16–8 (6–5)
02/08/2012 9:00 PM Notre Dame WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPNU L 51–55  9,258 16–9 (6–6)
02/11/2012 12:00 PM #24 Louisville WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPN L 74–77  11,254 16–10 (6–7)
02/16/2012 9:00 PM at Pittsburgh Petersen Events CenterPittsburgh, PA ESPN W 66–48  12,508 17–10 (7–7)
02/22/2012 7:00 PM at #20 Notre Dame Edmund P. Joyce CenterSouth Bend, IN ESPN2 L 44–71  8,265 17–11 (7–8)
02/24/2012 9:00 PM #10 Marquette WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV ESPN L 60–61  12,087 17–12 (7–9)
02/28/2012 7:00 PM DePaul WVU Coliseum • Morgantown, WV Big East Network W 92–75  10,255 18–12 (8–9)
03/03/2012 12:00 PM at South Florida Tampa Bay Times ForumTampa, FL Big East Network W 50–44  9,737 19–12 (9–9)
2012 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament
03/07/2012 12:00 PM vs. Connecticut Madison Square Garden • New York City, NY
(Second Round)
ESPN L 67–71 OT 20,057 19–13
2012 NCAA Tournament
03/15/2012* 7:20 PM vs. (E 7) Gonzaga #(E 10) Consol Energy CenterPittsburgh, PA
(Second Round)
TNT L 54–77  19,413 19–14
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big East Conference Standings - 2011-12." ESPN.com. Retrieved 03-31-12.