2009–10 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team

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2009–10 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball
Georgetown Hoyas logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, First Round
Conference Big East
2009–10 record 23–11 (10–8 Big East)
Head coach John Thompson III (6th year)
Assistant coach Kenya Hunter (3rd year)
Assistant coach David Cox (3rd year)
Assistant coach Mike Brennan (1st year)
Captain Austin Freeman (1st year)
Captain Chris Wright (1st year)
Home arena Verizon Center
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Syracuse 15 3   .833     30 5   .857
#6 West Virginia 13 5   .722     31 7   .816
#9 Villanova 13 5   .722     25 8   .758
#18 Pittsburgh 13 5   .722     25 9   .735
Marquette 11 7   .611     22 12   .647
Louisville 11 7   .611     20 13   .606
#14 Georgetown 10 8   .556     23 11   .676
Notre Dame 10 8   .556     23 12   .657
South Florida 9 9   .500     20 13   .606
Seton Hall 9 9   .500     19 13   .594
Cincinnati 7 11   .389     19 16   .543
Connecticut 7 11   .389     18 16   .529
St. John's 6 12   .333     17 16   .515
Rutgers 5 13   .278     15 17   .469
Providence 4 14   .222     12 19   .387
DePaul 1 17   .056     8 23   .258
2010 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 3, 2010[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team represented Georgetown University in the 2009–2010 NCAA Division I basketball season. The Hoyas were coached by John Thompson III and played their home games at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. The Hoyas are members of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 23–11, 10–8 in Big East play. They advanced to the championship game of the 2010 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament before losing to West Virginia. They received an at–large bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, earning a 3 seed in the Midwest Region, where they were upset by 14 seed Ohio in the first round.

Roster[edit]

Source[2]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
1 Hollis Thompson 6'7" 205 F Fr. Los Angeles, California Loyola HS
4 Chris Wright 6'1" 208 G Jr. Bowie, Maryland St. John's College HS
10 Greg Monroe 6'11" 247 C So. New Orleans, Louisiana Helen Cox HS
11 Vee Sanford 6'3" 180 G Fr. Lexington, Kentucky Lexington HS
12 Ryan Dougherty 6'0" 192 G Jr. Kensington, Maryland St. Alban's HS
Rochester
15 Austin Freeman 6'3" 227 G Jr. Mitchellville, Maryland DeMatha HS
20 Jerrelle Benimon 6'7" 242 F Fr. Warrenton, Virginia Fauquier HS
21 Jason Clark 6'2" 170 G So. Arlington, Virginia Bishop O'Connell HS
22 Julian Vaughn 6'9" 247 F Jr. Vienna, Virginia Oak Hill Academy
Florida State
25 Stephen Stepka 6'6" 190 G Fr. Fairfax, Virginia W.T. Woodson HS
30 Henry Sims 6'10" 230 C Jr. Baltimore, Maryland Mount St. Joseph HS

Rankings[edit]

Ranking Movement
Legend: ██ Improvement in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking. ██ Not ranked the previous week. RV=Others receiving votes.
Poll Pre
Nov 9
Wk 2
Nov 16
Wk 3
Nov 23
Wk 4
Nov 30
Wk 5
Dec 7
Wk 6
Dec 14
Wk 7
Dec 21
Wk 8
Dec 28
Wk 9
Jan 4
Wk 10
Jan 11
Wk 11
Jan 18
Wk 12
Jan 25
Wk 13
Feb 1
Wk 14
Feb 8
Wk 15
Feb 15
Wk 16
Feb 22
WK 17
Mar 1
Wk 18
Mar 8
Post Wk 1
Mar 15
Post Wk 3
Mar 29
AP 20 19 18 16 15 11 14 13 12 11 12 7 7 7 10 11 19 22 14 [note 1]
Coaches 21 20 19 14 13 11 13 13 12 11 14 11 8 8 10 13 20 22 15 RV

2009–10 Schedule and results[edit]

Source[3][4]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Regular season
11/13/2009*
7:00pm
No. 20 at Tulane W 74–58  1–0
Avron B. Fogelman Arena (3,463)
New Orleans
11/17/2009*
4:00pm, ESPN
No. 19 Temple W 46–45  2–0
Verizon Center (8,712)
Washington, D.C.
11/21/2009*
1:00pm
No. 19 at Savannah State W 63–44  3–0
Tiger Arena (3,176)
Savannah, Georgia
11/28/2009*
12:00pm, MASN
No. 18 Lafayette W 97–64  4–0
Verizon Center (9,712)
Washington, D.C.
11/30/2009*
7:30pm, MASN
No. 16 Mount St. Mary's W 83–62  5–0
Verizon Center (7,643)
Washington, D.C.
12/5/2009*
4:00pm
No. 16 American W 73–46  6–0
Verizon Center (10,465)
Washington, D.C.
12/8/2009*
7:00pm, ESPN
No. 15 vs. No. 22 Butler
Jimmy V Classic
W 72–65  7–0
Madison Square Garden (NA)
New York City
12/12/2009*
2:00pm, FSN
No. 15 vs. No. 17 Washington
John R. Wooden Classic
W 74–66  8–0
Honda Center (NA)
Anaheim, California
12/19/2009*
7:00pm, MASN
No. 11 Old Dominion L 74–66  8–1
McDonough Arena (2,400)
Washington, D.C.
12/23/2009*
12:00pm, MASN
No. 14 Harvard W 86–70  9–1
Verizon Center (7,613)
Washington, D.C.
12/31/2009
8:00pm, ESPN2
No. 13 St. John's W 64–59  10–1 (1–0)
Verizon Center (9,376)
Washington, D.C.
1/3/2010
2:00pm, MASN
No. 13 at DePaul W 67–50  11–1 (2–0)
Allstate Arena (8,595)
Rosemont, Illinois
1/6/2010
8:00pm, MASN
No. 12 at Marquette L 62–59  11–2 (2–1)
Bradley Center (15,984)
Milwaukee
1/9/2010
12:00pm, ESPN
No. 12 No. 13 Connecticut
Rivalry
W 72–69  12–2 (3–1)
Verizon Center (15,654)
Washington, D.C.
1/14/2010
7:00pm, ESPN
No. 11 Seton Hall W 85–73  13–2 (4–1)
Verizon Center (12,824)
Washington, D.C.
1/17/2010
12:00pm, MASN
No. 11 at No. 4 Villanova L 82–77  13–3 (4–2)
Wachovia Center (20,016)
Philadelphia
1/20/2010
7:00pm, ESPNU
No. 12 at No. 9 Pittsburgh W 74–66  14–3 (5–2)
Petersen Events Center (12,677)
Pittsburgh
1/23/2010
12:00pm, MASN
No. 12 Rutgers W 88–63  15–3 (6–2)
Verizon Center (13,124)
Washington, D.C.
1/25/2010
7:00pm, ESPN
No. 7 at No. 4 Syracuse L 73–56  15–4 (6–3)
Carrier Dome (26,508)
Syracuse, New York
1/30/2010*
1:00pm, CBS
No. 7 No. 8 Duke W 89–77  16–4 (6–3)
Verizon Center (20,039)
Washington, D.C.
2/3/2010
7:00pm, MASN
No. 7 South Florida L 72–64  16–5 (6–4)
Verizon Center (12,207)
Washington, D.C.
2/6/2010
12:00pm, ESPN
No. 7 No. 2 Villanova W 103–90  17–5 (7–4)
Verizon Center (10,387)
Washington, D.C.
2/9/2010
7:00pm, ESPN2
No. 7 at Providence W 79–70  18–5 (8–4)
Dunkin' Donuts Center (9,073)
Providence, Rhode Island
2/14/2010
4:00pm, MASN
No. 7 at Rutgers L 71–68  18–6 (8–5)
The RAC (6,225)
Piscataway, New Jersey
2/18/2010
7:00pm, ESPN
No. 10 No. 5 Syracuse L 75–71  18–7 (8–6)
Verizon Center (19,976)
Washington, D.C.
2/23/2010
7:00pm, ESPN2
No. 11 at Louisville W 70–60  19–7 (9–6)
Freedom Hall (19,917)
Louisville, Kentucky
2/27/2010
12:00pm, CBS
No. 11 Notre Dame L 78–64  19–8 (9–7)
Verizon Center (15,992)
Washington, D.C.
3/1/2010
7:00pm, ESPN
No. 19 at No. 10 West Virginia L 81–68  19–9 (9–8)
WVU Coliseum (13,211)
Morgantown, West Virginia
3/6/2010
12:00pm, ESPN
No. 19 Cincinnati W 74–47  20–9 (10–8)
Verizon Center (17,054)
Washington, D.C.
Big East Tournament
3/10/2010
12:00pm, ESPN2
No. 22 vs. South Florida
Second Round
W 69–49  21–9
Madison Square Garden (19,375)
New York
3/11/2010
12:00pm, ESPN
No. 22 vs. No. 3 Syracuse
Quarterfinals
W 91–84  22–9
Madison Square Garden (19,375)
New York
3/12/2010
7:00pm, ESPN
No. 22 vs. Marquette
Semifinals
W 80–57  23–9
Madison Square Garden (19,375)
New York
3/13/2010
9:00pm, ESPN
No. 22 vs. No. 7 West Virginia
Final
L 60–58  23–10
Madison Square Garden (19,375)
New York
NCAA Tournament
3/18/2010
7:25pm, CBS
No. 12 vs. Ohio
First round
L 97–83  23–11
Dunkin' Donuts Center (10,788)
Providence, Rhode Island
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ No Associated Press Poll this week.

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