2009–10 Idaho Vandals men's basketball team

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2009–10 Idaho Vandals men's basketball
Idaho Vandals logo.svg
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2009–10 record 15–16 (6–10 WAC)
Head coach Don Verlin
Assistant coach Ray Lopes
Assistant coach Mike Freeman
Assistant coach Mike Score
Home arena Cowan Specturm
Seasons
2009–10 WAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Utah State 14 2   .875     27 7   .794
Nevada 11 5   .688     21 13   .618
New Mexico State 11 5   .688     22 11   .667
Louisiana Tech 9 7   .563     24 11   .686
Fresno State 7 9   .438     15 18   .455
San Jose State 6 10   .375     14 17   .452
Idaho 6 10   .375     15 16   .484
Boise State 5 11   .313     15 17   .469
Hawaii 3 13   .188     10 20   .333
2010 WAC Tournament winner
As of March 22, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Idaho Vandals men's basketball team represented the University of Idaho during the 2009–10 college basketball season. This was head coach Don Verlin's second season at Idaho. The Vandals are members of the Western Athletic Conference and played their home games at the Cowan Specturm. They finished the season 15–16, 6–10 in WAC play and lost in the quarterfinals of the 2010 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament to Nevada.

Pre-season[edit]

In the WAC preseason polls, released October 20 via media teleconference, Idaho was selected to finish 4th in both the media and coaches poll and Senior guard Mac Hobson was selected to the All-WAC first team by both the media and coaches.[1]

2009–10 Team[edit]

Roster[edit]

Source[2]

No. Name Ht. Wt. Position Yr. Hometown Previous School(s)
0 Stern, Corey 6'–7" 200 Forward FR Seattle, WA Rainier Beach HS
1 Hopson, Mac 6'–2" 185 Guard SR Portland, OR Jefferson HS, Washington State
2 Ledbetter, Jeff 6'–3" 195 Guard JR Brea, CA Orange Lutheran HS, Irvine Valley CC
3 Henderson, Shawn 6'–3" 178 Guard JR Renton, WA Renton HS, North Idaho College
5 Johnson, Steffan 6'–1" 180 Guard SR Kent, WA Kent-Meridian HS, Pacific
10 Tatum, Landon 5'–11" 196 Guard JR San Antonio, TX O'Connor HS, South Plains CC
11 Wiley, Brandon 6'–6" 218 Forward SR Pinole, CA Pinole Valley HS, City College of San Francisco
13 de Souza, Luciano 6'–7" 210 Forward SR Matão, Brazil South Plains CC
20 Lawrence, Marcus 5'–11" 174 Guard JR Las Vegas, NV Bishop Gorman HS, UNLV
21 Toledo, Luiz 6'–8" 225 Forward SO Araraquara, Brazil Modesto Christian HS, St. Francis Xavier
23 Stewart, Justin 6'–1" 185 Guard FR Spokane, WA Ferris HS
32 Watson, Kashif 6'–4" 186 Guard SR Las Vegas, NV Bishop Gorman HS, Irvine Valley CC
33 Barone, Kyle 6'–10" 220 Center FR Garden Grove, CA Pacifica HS
34 Blackstock, Travis 6'–5" 206 Forward SR Kuna, ID Kuna HS
42 Kammerer, Joe 6'–9" 241 Center FR Eugene, OR North Eugene HS
53 Jefferson, Marvin 6'–9" 250 Center SR Merced, CA Golden Valley HS, Modesto JC

RedshirtIndicates Red Shirt Year

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Year at Idaho Alma Mater (Year)
Don Verlin Head Coach 2nd Colorado State (1993)
Ray Lopes Associate Head Coach 2nd College of Idaho (1987)
Mike Freeman Assistant Coach 3rd Iowa (2006)
Mike Score Assistant Coach 3rd Washington (1996)
Chris Helbling Director of Basketball Operations 2nd Gonzaga (2008)

2009-10 Schedule and Results[edit]

Source[3]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
Fri, Nov 6
8:05pm
St. Martin's W 87–61 
Memorial Gym (1,472)
Moscow, ID
Regular Season
Fri, Nov 13*
6:00pm
at Utah W 94–87  1–0
Jon M. Huntsman Center (8,127)
Salt Lake City, UT
Sun, Nov 15*
4:00pm
at Texas Southern L 72–65  1–1
Health and Physical Education Arena (659)
Houston, TX
Sat, Nov 21*
2:00pm
at North Dakota State W 81–69  2–1
Bison Sports Arena (3,247)
Fargo, ND
Tue, Nov 24*
7:05pm
Sacramento State W 75–61  3–1
Memorial Gym (740)
Moscow, ID
Sat, Nov 28*
7:05pm
Eastern Washington W 76–54  4–1
Memorial Gym (1,500)
Moscow, ID
Thu, Dec 3*
7:05pm
at Cal-State Northridge L 95–93  4–2
Matadome (1,175)
Northridge, CA
Sun, Dec 6*
5:05pm
No. 25 Portland W 68–48  5–2
Cowan Spectrum (1,500)
Moscow, ID
Wed, Dec 9*
8:00pm, FSN
at Washington State L 76–64  5–3
Beasley Coliseum (7,285)
Pullman, WA
Sat, Dec 12*
5:05pm
Eastern Oregon W 82–77  6–3
Memorial Gym (1,023)
Moscow, ID
Tue, Dec 22*
7:00pm
Portland L 82–52  6–4
Chiles Center (1,746)
Portland, OR
Tue, Dec 29
7:00pm
vs. Lewis-Clark State W 71–52  7–4
Qwest Arena (4,111)
Boise, ID
Sat, Jan 2
9:05pm
at Hawai'i W 59–52  8–4 (1–0)
Stan Sheriff Center (5,611)
Honolulu, HI
Mon, Jan 4
7:05pm
at San Jose State L 78–75  8–5 (1–1)
The Event Center Arena (1,287)
San Jose, CA
Sat, Jan 9
5:05pm
Louisiana Tech L 77–71  8–6 (1–2)
Cowan Specturm (2,047)
Moscow, ID
Mon, Jan 11
7:05pm
New Mexico State L 75–72  8–7 (1–3)
Cowan Specturm (1,296)
Moscow, ID
Sat, Jan 16
7:05pm
at Nevada L 76–68  8–8 (1–4)
Lawlor Events Center (6,030)
Reno, NV
Sat, Jan 23
5:05pm
Utah State L 60–48  8–9 (1–5)
Cowan Specturm (2,570)
Moscow, ID
Mon, Jan 25
8:05pm, ESPNU
Boise State L 77–67 OT 8–10 (1–6)
Cowan Spectrum (4,104)
Moscow, ID
Thu, Jan 28
7:05pm
Fresno State W 74–59  9–10 (2–6)
Cowan Spectrum (1,301)
Moscow, ID
Sat, Jan 30*
7:10pm
at Seattle W 87–85  10–10
KeyArena (4,183)
Seattle, WA
Wed, Feb 3
8:00pm, ESPN2
at Utah State L 80–62  10–11 (2–7)
Smith Spectrum (9,777)
Logan, UT
Sat, Feb 6
6:05pm
at Boise State W 79–55  11–11 (3–7)
Taco Bell Arena (7,734)
Boise, ID
Wed, Feb 10
8:00pm, ESPN2
Nevada L 67–66  11–12 (3–8)
Cowan Spectrum (1,580)
Moscow, ID
Sat, Feb 13
7:00pm
at Fresno State W 68–59  12–12 (4–8)
Save Mart Center (8,186)
Fresno State
Thu, Feb 18*
7:05pm
Seattle W 82–72  13–12
Cowan Spectrum (1,287)
Moscow, ID
Sat, Feb 20*
5:30pm
Long Beach State L 77–66  13–13
Cowan Spectrum (1,554)
Moscow, ID
Wed, Feb 24
8:05pm, ESPN2
at New Mexico State L 74–57  13–14 (4–9)
Pan American Center (5,834)
Las Cruces, NM
Sat, Feb 27
6:00pm
at Louisiana Tech L 60–49  13–15 (4–10)
Thomas Assembly Center (2,669)
Ruston, LA
Thu, Mar 4
7:00pm, ESPN Plus
San Jose State W 86–76  14–15 (5–10)
Cowan Spectrum (961)
Moscow, ID
Sat, Mar 6
5:05pm
Hawai'i W 78–69  15–15 (6–10)
Cowan Spectrum (1,502)
Moscow, ID
2010 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament
Thu, Mar 11
6:00pm
at Nevada
Quarterfinals
L 87–71  15–16
Lawlor Events Center (NA)
Reno, NV
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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