2009–10 Old Dominion Monarchs basketball team

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2009–10 Old Dominion Monarchs men's basketball
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CAA Regular Season Champions
CAA Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2009–10 record 27–9 (15–3 CAA)
Head coach Blaine Taylor
Assistant coach Jim Corrigan
Assistant coach John Richardson
Assistant coach Robert Wilkes
Home arena Ted Constant Convocation Center
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
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 Old Dominion Monarchs men's basketball team represented Old Dominion University in the 2009–10 college basketball season. This was head coach Blaine Taylor's ninth season at Old Dominion. The Monarchs compete in the Colonial Athletic Association and played their home games at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. They finished the season 27–9, 15–3 in CAA play to win the regulars season championship. They also won the 2010 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament to earn the CAA's automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. They earned an 11 seed in the South Region where they upset 6 seed Notre Dame in the first round before losing to 3 seed and AP #19 Baylor in the second round.

Preseason[edit]

In the CAA preseason polls, released October 20 in Washington, DC, Old Dominion was perdicted to finish first in the CAA.[1] Sr. C/F Gerald Lee was selected to the preseason all conference first team and was picked as the conference preseason co–player of the year with Hofstra's Charles Jenkins. Jr. G/F Ben Finney was a preseason conference honorable mention.

Roster[edit]

Monarch Men's Basketball
2009-2010 Roster
G/F 24 Kent Bazemore Sophomore (RS) 6'5", 190 lb (Kelford, NC)
F 33 Keyon Carter Junior (RS) 6'8", 218 lb (Riveiera Beach, FL)
F 20 Chris Cooper Sophomore 6'9", 215 lb (Woodridge,VA)
G 22 Marquel De Lancey Sophomore 6'0", 190 lb (Alexandria, VA)
G/F 35 Ben Finney Junior 6'5", 220 lb (Portsmouth, VA)
F 21 Frank Hassell Junior (RS) 6'8", 245 lb (Chesapeake, VA)
G 2

Josh Hicks

Freshman 5'9 160 lb (Virginia Beach, Va)
G 15 Trian Iliadis Sophomore 6'3", 185 lb (Perth, W. Australia)
G 3 Darius James Junior 6'1", 165 lb (Virginia Beach, VA)
C/F 40 Anton Larsen Freshman 7'0, 240 lb (Copenhagen, Denmark)
F 12 Gerald Lee Senior 6'10", 250 lb (Uusikaupunki, Finland)
G 23 Marsharee Neely Senior 6'2", 190 lb (Greensboro, NC)
F 1 Nick Wright Freshman (RS) 6'8", 205 lb (Suffolk, VA)

Coaching staff[edit]

  • Blaine Taylor - Head Coach
  • Jim Corrigan - Assistant Coach
  • John Richardson - Assistant Coach
  • Robert Wilkes - Assistant Coach
  • Joel Hines - Director of Basketball Operations

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[2]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/2/2009*
7:00pm
Barton W 91–62 
Ted Constant Convocation Center (5,696)
Norfolk, VA
11/7/2009*
7:00pm
Elizabeth City State W 91–62 
Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,972)
Norfolk, VA
Regular Season
11/15/2009*
1:00pm
Bethune-Cookman
South Padre Island Invitational
W 69–38  1–0
Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,015)
Norfolk, VA
11/17/2009*
7:00pm
Longwood
South Padre Island Invitational
W 98–59  2–0
Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,264)
Norfolk, VA
11/19/2009*
7:00pm
at Liberty W 73–41  3–0
Vines Center (2,013)
Lynchburg, VA
11/21/2009*
7:00pm
Marshall W 70–62  4–0
Ted Constant Convocation Center (7,141)
Norfolk, VA
11/27/2009*
8:30pm, FCS
vs. Missouri
South Padre Island Invitational
L 66–61  4–1
South Padre Island Convention Centre (NA)
South Padre Island, TX
11/28/2009*
5:30pm, FCS
vs. Mississippi State
South Padre Island Invitational
L 69–55  4–2
South Padre Island Convention Centre (NA)
South Padre Island, TX
12/2/2009*
7:00pm
at Richmond L 67–60  4–3
Robins Center (4,130)
Richmond, VA
12/5/2009
7:00pm
Delaware W 65–44  5–3 (1–0)
Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,318)
Norfolk, VA
12/8/2009*
7:00pm
Mount St. Mary's W 64–38  6–3
Ted Constant Convocation Center (5,803)
Norfolk, VA
12/11/2009*
7:00pm, Cox Channel 11
Comcast Plus
at Dayton L 58–50  6–4
UD Arena (13,159)
Dayton, OH
12/19/2009*
7:00pm, MASN
at #11 Georgetown W 61–57  7–4
McDonough Gymnasium (2,400)
Washington, DC
12/23/2009*
7:00pm
Charlotte W 81–48  8–4
Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,513)
Norfolk, VA
12/30/2009*
7:00pm
Duquesne W 63–54  9–4
Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,612)
Norfolk, VA
1/2/2010
12:00pm, CSN-Washington
at George Mason L 71–55  9–5 (1–1)
Patriot Center (8,629)
Fairfax, VA
1/4/2010
7:00pm
at Towson W 87–71  10–5 (2–1)
Towson Center (1,077)
Towson, MD
1/6/2010
7:00pm
James Madison W 74–72  11–5 (3–1)
Ted Constant Convocation Center (7,078)
Norfolk, VA
1/9/2010
4:00pm, CSN-Washington
Hofstra W 57–46  12–5 (4–1)
Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,834)
Norfolk, VA
1/13/2010
7:00pm, WSKY
at UNC–Wilmington W 70–52  13–5 (5–1)
Trask Coliseum (2,820)
Wilmington, NC
1/16/2010
7:00pm
Drexel W 71–48  14–5 (6–1)
Ted Constant Convocation Center (2,820)
Norfolk, VA
1/20/2010
7:00pm, WSKY
at Delaware W 68–49  15–5 (7–1)
Bob Carpenter Center (2,178)
Newark, DE
1/23/2010
7:00pm, WSKY
at William & Mary W 58–55  16–5 (8–1)
Kaplan Arena (7,216)
Williamsburg, VA
1/28/2010
7:00pm, MASN
Georgia State W 56–40  17–5 (9–1)
Ted Constant Convocation Center (7,029)
Norfolk, VA
1/30/2010
4:00pm, CSN-Washington
at Northeastern L 74–64  17–6 (9–2)
Matthews Arena (3,061)
Boston, MA
2/3/2010
6:00pm
William & Mary W 61–42  18–6 (10–2)
Ted Constant Convocation Center (8,015)
Norfolk, VA
2/6/2010
4:00pm, CSN-Washington
at VCU L 70–58  18–7 (10–3)
Stuart C. Siegel Center (7,556)
Richmond, VA
2/10/2010
7:00pm, WSKY
at James Madison W 64–44  19–7 (11–3)
Convocation Center (3,434)
Harrisonburg, VA
2/13/2010
4:00pm, CSN-Washington
George Mason W 76–60  20–7 (12–3)
Ted Constant Convocation Center (8,424)
Norfolk, VA
2/16/2010
7:00pm, CSN-Washington
Towson W 78–67  21–7 (13–3)
Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,832)
Norfolk, VA
2/19/2010*
7:00pm, ESPN2
at Northern Iowa
ESPN Bracket Busters
L 71–62  21–8
McLeod Center (7,031)
Cedar Falls, IA
2/23/2010
7:00pm, CSN-Washington
at Georgia State W 75–62  22–8 (14–3)
GSU Sports Arena (1,142)
Atlanta, GA
2/27/2010
7:00pm, CSN-Washington
VCU W 73–70  23–8 (15–3)
Ted Constant Convocation Center (8,424)
Norfolk, VA
2010 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament
3/6/2010
12:00pm, CSN-NE
vs. Towson
Quarterfinals
W 86–56  24–8
Richmond Coliseum (NA)
Richmond, VA
3/7/2010
3:00pm, CSN-NE
vs. VCU
Semifinals
W 73–69 OT 25–8
Richmond Coliseum (NA)
Richmond, VA
3/8/2010
7:00pm, ESPN
vs. William & Mary
Finals
W 60–53  26–8
Richmond Coliseum (8,455)
Richmond, VA
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
3/18/2010
12:25pm, CBS
vs. Notre Dame
First Round
W 51–50  27–8
New Orleans Arena (10,484)
New Orleans, LA
3/20/2010
5:45pm, CBS
vs. #19 Baylor
Second Round
L 76–68  27–9
New Orleans Arena (11,966)
New Orleans, LA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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