2009–10 Northeastern Huskies men's basketball team

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2009–10 Northeastern Huskies men's basketball
Northeastern Huskies logo.svg
NIT, First Round
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2009–10 record 20–13 (14–4 CAA)
Head coach Bill Coen
Assistant coach Tom Murphy
Assistant coach Jim McCarthy
Assistant coach Antonio Reynolds-Dean
Home arena Matthews Arena
Seasons
2009–10 CAA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Old Dominion 15 3   .833     27 9   .750
Northeastern 14 4   .778     20 13   .606
William & Mary 12 6   .667     22 11   .667
George Mason 12 6   .667     17 15   .531
VCU 11 7   .611     27 9   .750
Drexel 11 7   .611     16 16   .500
Hofstra 10 8   .556     19 15   .559
Towson 6 12   .333     10 21   .323
Georgia State 5 13   .278     12 20   .375
UNCW 5 13   .278     9 22   .290
James Madison 4 14   .222     13 20   .394
Delaware 3 15   .167     7 24   .226
2010 CAA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Northeastern Huskies men's basketball team represented Northeastern University during the 2009–10 college basketball season. This was head coach Bill Coen's fourth season at Northeastern. The Huskies competed in the Colonial Athletic Association and play their home games at Matthews Arena. They finished the season 20–13, 14–4 in CAA play to finish in second place. They lost in the semifinals of the 2010 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament to William & Mary and were invited to play in the 2010 National Invitation Tournament where they lost in the first round to Connecticut.

Preseason[edit]

In the CAA preseason polls, released October 20 in Washington, DC, Northeastern was predicted to finish second in the CAA.[1] Sr. guard/forward Matt Janning was selected to the preseason all conference first team and Sr. forward Manny Adako was selected the second team.

Roster[edit]

Source[2]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
1 Chris Avenant 6'4" 193 G/F Fr. Sacramento, CA Sacramento HS
3 Chaisson Allen 6'4" 190 G Jr. Murfreesboro, TN Oakland HS
10 Kauri Black 6'7" 213 F Fr. Rialto, CA Eisenhower HS
11 Vinny Lima 6'10" 210 F Jr. São Vicente, Cape Verde Jose Augusto Pinto
14 Jonathan Lee 6'2" 196 G Fr. Flint, MI Carman-Ainsworth HS
15 Brian McDonald 6'2" 180 G Sr. Southbury, CT Pomperaug HS
20 Joel Smith 6'4" 175 G Fr. Leander, TX Leander HS
21 Dinko Marshavelski 6'11" 240 F Fr. Plovdiv, Bulgaria Wilbraham & Monson Academy
22 Alwayne Bigby 6'5" 207 G/F Fr. Toronto, Ontario Canada Eastern Commerce C.I.
23 Matt Janning 6'4" 198 G/F Sr. Watertown, MN Watertown-Mayer HS
24 Mathiang Muo 6'6" 227 G/F Fr. Sydney, Australia Patterson School
Quinnipiac
25 Baptiste Bataille 5'10" 189 G Sr. Férin, France Community Christian
32 Manny Adako 6'8" 254 F Sr. Decatur, GA The Winchendon School
33 Ben Felix 6'11" 240 C So. Mill Bay, British Columbia Canada Brentwood College School
54 Nkem Ojougboh 6'9" 220 C Sr. Scottsdale, AZ Scottsdale Christian Academy
Texas San Antonio

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[3]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/17/2009*
12:00pm, ESPN
at Siena L 59–53  0–1
Times Union Center (6,445)
Albany, NY
11/21/2009*
12:00pm
Utah State W 64–61  1–1
Matthews Arena (1,927)
Boston, MA
11/25/2009*
4:00pm
at Boston University L 69–64 OT 1–2
Case Gym (575)
Boston, MA
11/28/2009*
2:00pm
Wright State W 70–67  2–2
Matthews Arena (945)
Boston, MA
12/1/2009*
7:00pm, Cox
Providence L 76–72  2–3
Matthews Arena (2,622)
Boston, MA
12/5/2009
4:00pm, TCN
at Drexel L 49–47  2–4 (0–1)
Daskalakis Athletic Center (1,565)
Philadelphia, PA
12/10/2009*
7:00pm, Cox
at Rhode Island L 79–76  2–5
Ryan Center (4,271)
Kingston, RI
12/22/2009
3:00pm, ESPNU
vs. Saint Mary's
Diamond Head Classic
L 78–67  2–6
Stan Sheriff Center (NA)
Honolulu, HI
12/23/2009*
3:00pm, ESPNU
vs. Western Michigan
Diamond Head Classic
L 75–60  2–7
Stan Sheriff Center (NA)
Honolulu, HI
12/25/2009*
2:00pm
vs. SMU
Diamond Head Classic
W 73–62  3–7
Stan Sheriff Center (NA)
Honolulu, HI
12/29/2009*
9:00pm
at Santa Clara
Cable Car Classic
W 62–50  4–7
Leavey Center (1,480)
Santa Clara, CA
12/30/2009*
11:00pm
vs. Kent State
Cable Car Classic
W 61–58  5–7
Leavey Center (NA)
Santa Clara, CA
1/2/2010
4:00pm
James Madison W 73–61  6–7 (1–1)
Matthews Arena (824)
Boston, MA
1/4/2010
7:00pm, CSN
at VCU W 62–57  7–7 (2–1)
Stuart C. Siegel Center (5,741)
Richmond, VA
1/7/2010
7:00pm, CSN
George Mason W 71–46  8–7 (3–1)
Matthews Arena (1,148)
Boston, MA
1/9/2010
7:00pm, CSN-NE/CSS
at Georgia State W 66–54  9–7 (4–1)
GSU Sports Arena (1,170)
Atlanta, GA
1/13/2010
7:00pm
Delaware W 59–55  10–7 (5–1)
Matthews Arena (1,510)
Boston, MA
1/16/2010
1:00pm
UNC–Wilmington W 79–56  11–7 (6–1)
Matthews Arena (1,429)
Boston, MA
1/20/2010
7:00pm
at Towson W 73–48  12–7 (7–1)
Towson Center (1,146)
Towson, MD
1/23/2010
2:00pm, TCN/CSN-NE
VCU W 74–62  13–7 (8–1)
Matthews Arena (2,858)
Boston, MA
1/27/2010
7:00pm
Drexel L 61–48  13–8 (8–2)
Matthews Arena (2,145)
Boston, MA
1/30/2010
4:00pm, CSN
Old Dominion W 74–64  14–8 (9–2)
Matthews Arena (3,061)
Boston, MA
2/2/2010
9:00pm, ESPNU
at Delaware W 67–51  15–8 (10–2)
Bob Carpenter Center (2,356)
Newark, DE
2/6/2010
4:00pm
at Hofstra W 75–55  16–8 (11–2)
Hofstra Arena (3,417)
Hempstead, NY
2/10/2010
7:00pm
Georgia State W 62–53  17–8 (12–2)
Matthews Arena (2,065)
Boston, MA
2/13/2010
7:00pm
at William & Mary L 53–52  17–9 (12–3)
Kaplan Arena (3,882)
Williamsburg, VA
2/16/2010
7:00pm
at UNC–Wilmington W 65–56  18–9 (13–3)
Trask Coliseum (2,339)
Wilmington, NC
2/20/2010*
1:00pm, ESPN2
Louisiana Tech L 70–67  18–10
Matthews Arena (4,414)
Boston, MA
2/23/2010
9:00pm, ESPNU
Hofstra L 73–62  18–11 (13–4)
Matthews Arena (1,954)
Boston, MA
2/27/2010
12:00pm, ESPN2
George Mason W 50–48  19–11 (14–4)
Patriot Center (8,940)
Fairfax, VA
2010 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament
3/6/2010
6:00pm, CSN-NE
vs. Hofstra
Quarterfinals
W 74–71  20–11
Richmond Coliseum (NA)
Richmond, VA
3/7/2010
5:30pm, CSN-NE
vs. William & Mary
Semifinals
L 47–45  20–12
Richmond Coliseum (11,200)
Richmond, VA
2010 National Invitation Tournament
3/16/2010
7:00pm, ESPN2
at Connecticut
First Round
L 59–57  20–13
Gampel Pavilion (5,571)
Storrs, CT
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.caasports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=43048&SPID=3455&DB_OEM_ID=8500&ATCLID=204817269
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-06-06. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
  3. ^ "2009–10 Schedule". Retrieved 2010-02-23.