2009–10 Valparaiso Crusaders men's basketball team

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2009–10 Valparaiso Crusaders men's basketball
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Conference Horizon League
2009–10 record 15–17 (10–8 Horizon)
Head coach Homer Drew
Assistant coach Bryce Drew
Assistant coach Luke Gore
Assistant coach Chris Sparks
Home arena Athletics-Recreation Center
Seasons
2009–10 Horizon League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#11 Butler 18 0   1.000     33 5   .868
Wright State 12 6   .667     20 12   .625
Green Bay 11 7   .611     22 12   .647
Milwaukee 10 8   .556     20 14   .588
Cleveland State 10 8   .556     16 17   .485
Valparaiso 10 8   .556     15 17   .469
Detroit 9 9   .500     20 14   .588
Loyola (IL) 5 13   .278     14 16   .467
UIC 3 15   .167     8 22   .267
Youngstown State 2 16   .111     8 22   .267
2010 Horizon League Tournament winner
As of March 18, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Valparaiso Crusaders men's basketball team was a NCAA Division I college basketball team who competed in the Horizon League representing Valparaiso University. The Crusaders finished the season 15–17, 10–8 in Horizon League play and lost in the first round of the 2010 Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament to Detroit.

Coaching staff[edit]

  • Homer Drew - Head coach
  • Bryce Drew - Associate head coach
  • Luke Gore - Assistant coach
  • Chris Sparks - Assistant coach

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Exhibition
11/01/09*
4:00pm
Indianapolis
Exhibition
L 88–83 
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
Regular Season
11/13/09*
6:00pm
at Ball State L 88–78  0–1
Worthen Arena 
Muncie, IN
11/15/09*
3:00pm, Fox Sports South
at No. 6 North Carolina L 88–77  0–2
Smith Center 
Chapel Hill, NC
11/19/09*
7:05pm
IUSB W 78–56  1–2
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
11/22/09*
11:00am, Big Ten Network
at No. 2 Michigan State
Legends Classic
L 90–60  1–3
Breslin Center 
East Lansing, MI
11/27/09*
6:30pm
at Georgia Southern
Legends Classic
W 97–89  2–3
Hanner Fieldhouse 
Statesboro, GA
11/28/09*
2:00pm
vs. Troy
Legends Classic
L 80–64  2–4
Hanner Fieldhouse 
Statesboro, GA
11/29/09*
12:00pm
vs. Arkansas - Fort Smith
Legends Classic
W 86–74  3–4
Hanner Fieldhouse 
Statesboro, GA
12/05/09
6:00pm, WNDY
at No. 23 Butler L 84–67  3–5
(0–1)
Hinkle Fieldhouse 
Indianapolis, IN
12/09/09*
6:00pm, Big Ten Network
at No. 5 Purdue L 86–62  3–6
Mackey Arena 
West Lafayette, IN
12/12/09*
2:00pm, WYIN
Toledo W 81–49  4–6
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
12/19/09*
7:05pm
Concordia (Wis.) W 83–57  5–6
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
12/22/09*
6:00pm
at IPFW L 75–72  5–7
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum 
Fort Wayne, IN
12/27/09*
1:00pm
at Akron L 77–57  5–8
James A. Rhodes Arena 
Akron, OH
12/31/09
7:05pm
Milwaukee W 55–54  6–8
(1–1)
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
01/02/10
7:05pm, WYIN/WACY
Green Bay L 64–58  6–9
(1–2)
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
01/08/10
6:00pm, ESPNU
at Detroit L 77–67  6–10
(1–3)
Calihan Hall 
Detroit, MI
01/10/10
3:00pm
at Wright State L 59–57  6–11
(1–4)
Nutter Center 
Dayton, OH
01/14/10
7:05pm
Youngstown State W 70–66  7–11
(2–4)
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
01/16/10
1:00pm
Cleveland State W 78–71  8–11
(3–4)
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
01/21/10
7:00pm
at UIC W 64–58  9–11
(4–4)
UIC Pavilion 
Chicago, IL
01/23/10
3:00pm, WYIN
at Loyola W 86–67  10–11
(5–4)
Joseph J. Gentile Center 
Chicago, IL
01/29/10
7:00pm
at Milwaukee L 85–82  10–12
(5–5)
U.S. Cellular Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
01/31/10
1:00pm, WACY
at Green Bay W 84–79  11–12
(6–5)
Resch Center 
Green Bay, WI
02/04/10
7:05pm
Wright State L 75–71  11–13
(6–6)
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
02/06/10
1:00pm
Detroit W 74–70  12–13
(7–6)
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
02/08/10
7:05pm, WYIN
UIC W 83–82  13–13
(8–6)
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
02/11/10
6:00pm
at Cleveland State L 80–71  13–14
(8–7)
Wolstein Center 
Cleveland, OH
02/13/10
6:05pm, MY-YTV
at Youngstown State W 77–75  14–14
(9–7)
Beeghly Center 
Youngstown, OH
02/17/10
7:05pm, WYIN
Loyola W 84–73  15–14
(10–7)
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
02/20/10*
1:00pm
at Bowling Green L 87–70  15–15
Anderson Arena 
Bowling Green, OH
02/26/10
8:00pm, ESPNU
Butler L 74–69  15–16
(10–8)
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
2010 Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament
03/02/10
7:00pm
Detroit
First Round
L 89–82  15–17
ARC 
Valparaiso, IN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

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