2009–10 Washington Huskies men's basketball team

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2009–10 Washington Huskies men's basketball
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Pac-10 Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, Sweet Sixteen
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 21
2009–10 record 26–10 (11–7 Pac-10)
Head coach Lorenzo Romar
Assistant coach Raphael Chillious
Assistant coach Paul Fortier
Assistant coach Jim Shaw
Home arena Bank of America Arena
Seasons
2009–10 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
y-California 13 5   .722     24 11   .686
Arizona State 12 6   .667     22 11   .667
†-Washington 11 7   .611     26 10   .722
Arizona 10 8   .556     16 15   .516
USC* 8 10   .444     16 14   .533
Oregon State 8 10   .444     14 18   .438
UCLA 8 10   .444     14 18   .438
Stanford 7 11   .389     14 17   .452
Oregon 7 11   .389     16 16   .500
Washington State 6 12   .333     16 15   .516
2010 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of March 25

, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll
* Ineligible for conference tournament
y-Clinched conference championship

The 2009–10 Washington Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Washington in the 2009–10 college basketball season. This was head coach Lorenzo Romar's 8th season at Washington. The Huskies played their home games at Bank of America Arena and are members of the Pacific-10 Conference. They finished the season 26–10, 11–7 in Pac-10 play and defeated California in the finals of the Pac-10 Tournament to claim the conference tournament championship and an automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. They earned an 11 seed in the East Region where they upset 6 seed Marquette in the first round and 3 seed and AP #8 New Mexico in the second round to advance to the Sweet Sixteen where they were defeated by 2 seed and AP #6 West Virginia to end their season.

Pre-season[edit]

In the Pac-10 preseason poll, released October 29 in Los Angeles, CA during the Pac-10 media days[1] Washington was selected to finish 2nd in the conference.

2009–10 Team[edit]

Roster[edit]

A number of players on this team would one day play in the NBA. The list includes:

  • Isaiah Thomas
  • Quincy Pondexter
  • Justin Holiday
  • CJ Wilcox
# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
1 Venoy Overton 5'11" 185 G Jr. Seattle, WA, U.S. Franklin HS
2 Isaiah Thomas 5'8" 185 G So. Tacoma, WA, U.S. South Kent School
10 Abdul Gaddy 6'3" 190 G Fr. Tacoma, WA, U.S. Bellarmine Prep
11 Matthew Bryan-Amaning 6'9" 240 F Jr. London, England, U.K. South Kent School
12 Clarence Trent 6'5" 225 F Fr. Tacoma, WA, U.S. The Patterson School
15 Scott Suggs 6'6" 185 G So. Washington, MO, U.S. Washington HS
20 Quincy Pondexter 6'6" 215 F Sr. Fresno, CA, U.S. San Joaquin Memorial HS
22 Justin Holiday 6'6" 180 F Jr. Chatsworth, CA, U.S. Campbell Hall School
23 C. J. Wilcox 6'5" 180 G Fr. Pleasant Grove, UT, U.S. Pleasant Grove HS
31 Elston Turner 6'4" 205 G So. Missouri City, TX, U.S. Elkins HS
33 Tyreese Breshers 6'7" 255 F Fr. Los Angeles, CA, U.S. Price HS
42 Brendan Sherrer 6'9" 240 F So. Monroe, WA, U.S. Archbishop Murphy HS
44 Darnell Gant 6'8" 225 F RS So. Los Angeles, CA, U.S. Crenshaw HS

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Year at Washington Alma Mater (Year)
Lorenzo Romar Head Coach 8th Washington (1980)
Raphael Chillious Assistant Coach 2nd Lafayette (1996)
Paul Fortier Assistant Coach 5th Washington (2003)
Jim Shaw Assistant Coach 6th Western Oregon State (1985)
Lance LaVetter Director of Basketball Operations 8th Northern Arizona (1992)

2009-10 Schedule and results[edit]

Source[2]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/04/2009
7:00 PM
No. 14 Central Washington W 77–48 
Bank of America Arena (8,570)
Seattle, WA
Regular Season
11/13/2009*
7:00 PM, FSNNW
No. 14 Wright State
Athletes In Action Basketball Classic
W 74–69  1–0
Bank of America Arena (8,239)
Seattle, WA
11/14/2009*
7:00 PM
No. 14 Belmont
Athletes In Action Basketball Classic
W 96–78  2–0
Bank of America Arena (8,410)
Seattle, WA
11/15/2009*
7:00 PM, FSNNW
No. 14 Portland State
Athletes In Action Basketball Classic
W 111–55  3–0
Bank of America Arena (8,236)
Seattle, WA
11/20/2009*
8:00 PM, FSNNW
No. 14 San Jose State W 80–70  4–0
Bank of America Arena (8,155)
Seattle, WA
11/29/2009*
6:00 PM, FSNNW
No. 14 Montana W 63–59  5–0
Bank of America Arena (8,515)
Seattle, WA
12/03/2009*
6:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 12 at Texas Tech
Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series
L 92–99 OT 5–1
United Spirit Arena (9,912)
Lubbock, TX
12/06/2009*
7:00 PM, FSNNW
No. 12 Cal State Northridge W 88–76  6–1
Bank of America Arena (8,125)
Seattle, WA
12/12/2009*
11:00 AM, FSN
No. 17 vs. No. 15 Georgetown
John R. Wooden Classic
L 66–74  6–2
Honda Center (N/A)
Anaheim, CA
12/19/2009*
7:00 PM, FSNNW
No. 24 Portland W 89–54  7–2
Bank of America Arena (9,275)
Seattle, WA
12/22/2009*
8:00 PM, FSN
No. 22 Texas A&M W 73–64  8–2
Bank of America Arena (10,000)
Seattle, WA
12/27/2009*
12:00 PM, FSNNW
No. 22 San Francisco W 86–71  9–2
Bank of America Arena (9,949)
Seattle, WA
12/31/2009
7:00 PM, FSNNW
No. 17 Oregon State W 76–70  10–2 (1–0)
Bank of America Arena (9,843)
Seattle, WA
01/02/2010
2:00 PM, FSNNW
No. 17 Oregon L 79–90  10–3 (1–1)
Bank of America Arena (10,000)
Seattle, WA
01/08/2010
7:30 PM, FSNNW
No. 24 at Arizona State L 51–68  10–4 (1–2)
Wells Fargo Arena (7,682)
Tempe, AZ
01/10/2010
2:30 PM, FSNNW
No. 24 at Arizona L 70–87  10–5 (1–3)
McKale Center (12,899)
Tucson, AZ
01/14/2010
7:30 PM, FSN
Stanford W 94–61  11–5 (2–3)
Bank of America Arena (9,720)
Seattle, WA
01/16/2010
11:30 AM, FSN
California W 84–69  12–5 (3–3)
Bank of America Arena (9,897)
Seattle, WA
01/21/2010
7:30 PM, FSN
at UCLA L 61–62  12–6 (3–4)
Pauley Pavilion (6,503)
Los Angeles, CA
01/23/2010
7:30 PM, FSNNW
at USC L 61–87  12–7 (3–5)
Galen Center (5,876)
Los Angeles, CA
01/26/2010*
7:00 PM, FSNNW
Seattle W 123–76  13–7
Bank of America Arena (10,000)
Seattle, WA
01/30/2010
12:30 PM, FSN
Washington State W 92–64  14–7 (4–5)
Bank of America Arena (10,000)
Seattle, WA
02/04/2010
7:30 PM, FSN
Arizona W 81–75  15–7 (5–5)
Bank of America Arena (9,917)
Seattle, WA
02/06/2010
7:30 PM, FSN
Arizona State W 79–56  16–7 (6–5)
Bank of America Arena (10,000)
Seattle, WA
02/11/2010
6:00 PM, ESPN2
at California L 81–93  16–8 (6–6)
Haas Pavilion (9,839)
Berkeley, CA
02/13/2010
5:00 PM, FSNNW
at Stanford W 78–61  17–8 (7–6)
Maples Pavilion (6,932)
Stanford, CA
02/18/2010
7:30 PM, FSNNW
USC L 64–67  17–9 (7–7)
Bank of America Arena (10,000)
Seattle, WA
02/20/2010
6:00 PM, ESPN
UCLA W 97–68  18–9 (8–7)
Bank of America Arena (10,000)
Seattle, WA
02/27/2010
7:00 PM, FSNNW
at Washington State W 59–52  19–9 (9–7)
Beasley Coliseum (11,671)
Pullman, WA
03/04/2010
7:00 PM
at Oregon W 86–72  20–9 (10–7)
McArthur Court (8,004)
Eugene, OR
03/06/2010
5:00 PM, FSNNW
at Oregon State W 82–70  21–9 (11–7)
Gill Coliseum (8,014)
Corvallis, OR
2010 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/11/2010
7:40 PM, FSN
vs. Oregon State
Quarterfinals
W 59–52  22–9
Staples Center (12,255)
Los Angeles, CA
03/12/2010
8:45 PM, FSN
vs. Stanford
Semifinals
W 79–64  23–9
Staples Center (15,971)
Los Angeles, CA
03/13/2010
3:00 PM, CBS
vs. California
Finals
W 79–75  24–9
Staples Center (15,851)
Los Angeles, CA
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
03/18/2010*
4:20 PM, CBS
vs. Marquette
First Round
W 80–78  25–9
HP Pavilion (15,427)
San Jose, CA
03/20/2010*
2:50 PM, CBS
vs. No. 8 New Mexico
Second Round
W 82–64  26–9
HP Pavilion ( 16,044)
San Jose, CA
03/25/2010*
4:27 PM, CBS
vs. No. 6 West Virginia
Sweet Sixteen
L 56–69  26–10
Carrier Dome (22,271)
Syracuse, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-11-01. Retrieved 2009-01-02. 
  2. ^ "2009-10 Schedule". Retrieved 2009-12-12.