2009–10 Savannah State Tigers basketball team

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2009-10 Savannah State Tigers men's basketball
Conference NCAA Division I independent schools (basketball)
Division I
2009-10 record 11–15 ( Independent)
Head coach Horace Broadnax
Assistant coach Jay Gibbons
Assistant coach Clyde Wormley
Home arena Tiger Arena
Seasons
← 2008-09
2010-11 →

The 2009–10 Savannah State Tigers basketball team competed in American basketball on behalf of Savannah State University. The Tigers competed in the NCAA Division I as an independent and finished the season 11–15. The team played its home games at Tiger Arena in Savannah, Georgia. The Tigers entered the season seeking to improve on the 15–14 record posted in the 2008–09 season, the team's first winning season in 23 years.[1] The fifteen victories were the most since the university moved to Division I in 2002.[1]

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Type College Graduating year
Horace Broadnax Head Coach Georgetown University 1986
Jay Gibbons Assistant Coach Clayton State University 2003
Clyde Wormley Assistant Coach The Citadel 2003

Roster[edit]

SSU Men's Basketball
Current Roster
[2]
Head Coach: Horace Broadnax
G 00 Patrick Hardy Senior 6–3, 185 Atlanta, GA (Westlake)
G 1 Preston Blackmon Freshman 6–0, 170 Hopkins, S.C. (Lower Richland)
G 2 Tracy Rankins Senior 5–10, 180 Queens, NY (Douglas County)
F 3 Mark St. Fort Sophomore 6–6, 210 Wauchula, FL (Hardee Senior)
F 4 Rod Mitchell Junior 6–7, 205 Columbus, GA (G.W. Carver)
G 5 Andrew Anderson Freshman 5–10, 170 Buford, GA (Collins Hill)
F 10 Devin Stowers Senior 6–4, 205 Hephzibah, GA (Hephzibah)
G 13 Anthony Jones Junior 6–3, 190 Stone Mountain, GA (Miller Groves)
C 14 Glen Izevbigie Junior 6–10, 230 London, England (Richmond Academy/Garett)
G/F 20 Jovonni Shuler Senior 6–4, 180 Lake Placid, FL (Lake Placid)
F 22 Rashad Hassan Sophomore 6–7, 215 Riverdale, GA (Riverdale)
G 23 Cedric Smith Freshman 6–3, 180 North Lauderdale, FL (Boyd Anderson)
G 24 Marius Chawa Freshman 6–3, 196 Atlanta, GA (Central Gwinnett)
F 34 Arnold Louis Sophomore 6–7, 205 Wauchula, FL (Hardee Senior)
G 54 Darnel Jones Freshman 6–1, 175 Atlanta, GA (Peachtree Ridge)
G 55 Darius Baugh Freshman 6–2, 180 Mableton, GA (Hillgrove)

Player stats[edit]

Stats current as of

Player Games MPG PPG RPG FG % 3P% FT % APG SPG
Rankins, Tracy 26 32.7 13.0 2.7 37.8 1.5 .8
Blackmon, Preston 26 30.5 6.8 2.2 35.1 5.1 1.3
Louis, Arnold 26 26.7 8.9 8.0 57.0 .6 1.2
Hassan, Rashad 26 26.2 11.0 5.5 54.2 .6 .9
Hardy, Patrick 24 28.2 7.2 3.0 41.4 2.4 .2
Mitchell, Rod 24 13.0 2.5 2.2 47.4 .5 .6
Chawa, Marius 23 12.9 2.7 1.9 41.1 .2 .5
Izevbigi, Glen 26 9.3 1.6 1.3 45.5 .1 .1
Anderson, Andrew 24 9.8 1.5 .7 24.0 .4 .4
Baugh, Darius 11 19.5 6.1 2.5 30.3 .7 0.6
Smith, Cedric 11 13.5 3.6 1.4 35.7 .1 .9
Stowers, Devin 15 3.3 .5 .7 25.0 .1 .1
Jones, Darnel 10 2.1 .3 .1 0.0 .1 0.0
Shuler, Jovonni 1 12.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 1.0


Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
November 13*
8:00 p.m.
Webber International W 65–51  1–0
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
November 16*
7:00 p.m.
Central Connecticut State W 45–53  2–0
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
November 18*
7:00 p.m.
at North Florida L 46–57  2–1
UNF Arena 
Jacksonville, FL
November 21*
1 p.m.
Georgetown L 63–44  2–2
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
November 24*
7:00 p.m.
Western Illinois W 52–48  3–2
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
November 28*
5:00 p.m.
vs. Central Connecticut State
Skip Prosser Classic
L 51–44  3–3
McAlister Field House 
Charleston, SC
November 29*
5:00 p.m.
vs. Virginia - Wise
Skip Prosser Classic
W 68–57  4–3
McAlister Field House 
Charleston, SC
December 3*
7 p.m.
at Bowling Green L 51–59  4–4
Anderson Arena 
Bowling Green, OH
December 5*
3:30 p.m.
at Duquesne L 44–58  4–5
A. J. Palumbo Center 
Pittsburgh, PA
December 12*
4 p.m.
at St. Bonaventure L 47–79  4–6
Reilly Center 
St. Bonaventure, NY
December 16*
7:05 p.m.
at Creighton L 77–62  4–7
Qwest Center 
Omaha, NE
December 19*
7:00 p.m.
at Coastal Carolina L 91–70  4–8
Kimbel Arena 
Conway, SC
December 21*
7:00 p.m.
Stetson W 57–46  5–8
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
December 29*
10.00 p.m.
at San Diego L 63–56  5–9
Jenny Craig Pavilion 
San Diego, CA
January 2*
3:00 p.m.
The Citadel L 54–47  5–10
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
January 4*
8:00 p.m.
at Western Illinois L 51–55  5–11
Western Hall 
Macomb, IL
January 6*
7:00 p.m., ESPN360
at Missouri L 45–74  5–12
Mizzou Arena 
Columbia, MO
January 11*
7:30 p.m.
at Central Connecticut State W 73–63  6–12
William H. Detrick Gymnasium 
Hartford, CT
January 20*
7:00 p.m.
North Carolina Central W 46–44 OT  7–12
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
January 23*
2:00 p.m.
Longwood W 68–66  8–12
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
January 25*
7:00 p.m.
Jacksonville L 72–68  8–13
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
January 30*
7:00 p.m.
Allen W 81–62  9–13
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
February 6*
3:00 p.m.
at North Carolina Central L 65–60  9–14
McClendon-McDougald Gymnasium 
Durham, NC
February 15*
7:00 p.m.
at Stetson W 82–68  10–14
Edmunds Center 
DeLand, FL
February 20*
2:00 p.m.
at Longwood L 68–54  10–15
Willett Hall 
Farmville, VA
February 26*
7:00 p.m.
Carver Bible W 94–68  11–15
Tiger Arena 
Savannah, GA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time[3].

Awards and records[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Sophomore forward Rashad Hassan was named to the 2010 All-Independent Men's Basketball Team.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barnidge, Noell (2009-09-30). "SSU releases men's basketball schedule". SavannahNow.com. Savannah Morning News and Evening Press. Retrieved 2009-09-30. 
  2. ^ "2009-10 Men's Basketball Roster". Savannah State University Athletics. Retrieved 2009-11-02. 
  3. ^ "2009-10 Men's Basketball Schedule". SSUAthletics.com. Savannah State University. Retrieved 2009-09-30. 
  4. ^ "Hassan Earns All-Independent Honors". SSUAthletics.com. Savannah State University. 2010-03-16. Retrieved 2010-03-16.