2009–10 Winthrop Eagles men's basketball team

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2009–10 Winthrop Eagles men's basketball
Winthrop Eagles wordmark.png
Big South Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, Opening Round
Conference Big South
2009–10 record 19–14 (12–6 Big South)
Head coach Randy Peele
Assistant coach Paul Molinari
Assistant coach Larry Dixon
Assistant coach Marty McGillan
Home arena Winthrop Coliseum
Seasons
2009–10 Big South men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Coastal Carolina 15 3   .833     28 7   .800
Radford 13 5   .722     19 12   .613
Winthrop 12 6   .667     19 14   .576
UNC Asheville 11 7   .611     15 16   .484
High Point 10 8   .556     15 15   .500
Liberty 10 8   .556     15 16   .484
Charleston Southern 7 11   .389     13 17   .433
VMI 5 13   .278     10 19   .345
Gardner-Webb 5 13   .278     8 21   .276
Presbyterian 2 16   .111     5 26   .161
2010 Big South Tournament winner
As of March 16, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Winthrop Eagles men's basketball team represented Winthrop University during the 2009–10 college basketball season. This was head coach Randy Peele's third season at Winthrop. The Eagles competed in the Big South Conference and played their home games at Winthrop Coliseum. They finished the season 19–14, 12–6 in Big South play to finish third in the conference. They won the 2010 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to receive the conference's automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. They were selected to play in the Opening Round game where they lost to Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Roster[edit]

Source[1]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
1 Raymond Davis 6'4" 205 G Sr. Atlanta, GA Banneker HS
NW Shoals CC
2 Gideon Gamble 6'7" 186 G Fr. Atlanta, GA Westlake HS
3 Justin Burton 5'10" 165 G Jr. Durham, NC Riversid HS
4 Reggie Middleton 6'1" 190 G So. Augusta, GA Glenn Hills HS
5 Matt Morgan 6'9" 235 C So. Landover, MD Millersburg Military Institute
St. Bonaventure
10 Taylor Dunn 6'2" 195 G Fr. Ann Arbor, MI Morgantown HS
11 Reggie King 6'2" 205 G Fr. Novelty, OH Christ School
15 Andy Buechert 6'10" 235 C Sr. Trier, Germany Tallahassee CC
21 Andre Jones 6'2" 190 G So. Suffolk, VA Nansemond River HS
22 Robbie Dreher 6'4" 185 G Fr. Greenville, SC Southside HS
23 Chad DeWitt 6'2" 200 G Sr. Darlington, SC Spartenburg Methodist
25 Julius Francis 6'11" 243 C Fr. Warri, Delta State, Nigeria Our Lady of Good Counsel HS
30 Chris Malcolm 6'7" 215 F So. Orlando, FL Timber Creek HS
33 Mantoris Robinson 6'5" 205 F Sr. Charlotte, NC Butler HS
42 Charles Corbin 6'7" 220 F Jr. Griffin, GA Griffin HS
43 George Valentine 6'8" 235 F Jr. Fayetteville, NC 71st HS

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[2]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/14/2009*
4:00pm
Limestone W 57–55  1–0
Winthrop Coliseum (3,178)
Rock Hill, SC
11/17/2009*
7:00pm
at College of Charleston L 69–57  1–1
Carolina First Arena (3,421)
Charleston, SC
11/21/2009*
4:00pm
USC Upstate W 49–46  2–1
Winthrop Coliseum (1,986)
Rock Hill, SC
11/23/2009*
7:30pm
at No. 19 Clemson L 102–66  2–2
Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)
Clemson, SC
11/30/2009*
7:00pm
at Appalachian State L 70–51  2–3
George M. Holmes Convocation Center (1,292)
Boone, NC
12/3/2009
7:30pm
Radford L 61–59  2–4 (0–1)
Winthrop Coliseum (2,042)
Rock Hill, SC
12/5/2009
7:00pm
High Point W 82–68  3–4 (1–1)
Winthrop Coliseum (2,028)
Rock Hill, SC
12/12/2009*
8:00pm
Barton W 64–51  4–4
Winthrop Coliseum (2,308)
Rock Hill, SC
12/16/2009*
7:00pm
at USC Upstate W 62–53  5–4
G. B. Hodge Center (1,054)
Spartanburg, SC
12/20/2009*
4:00pm
Charlotte L 57–57  5–5
Winthrop Coliseum (3,084)
Rock Hill, SC
12/22/2009*
7:30pm, FS Ohio
at Cincinnati L 74–57  5–6
Fifth Third Arena (7,292)
Cincinnati, OH
12/29/2009*
7:00pm
at North Carolina State L 68–52  5–7
RBC Center (13,233)
Raleigh, NC
1/2/2010
2:00pm
at Coastal Carolina L 57–47  5–8 (1–2)
Kimbel Arena (1,029)
Conway, SC
1/4/2010
7:30pm
at Charleston Southern L 57–54  5–9 (1–3)
CSU Field House (547)
Charleston, SC
1/7/2010
7:00pm
VMI W 96–63  6–9 (2–3)
Winthrop Coliseum (1,923)
Rock Hill, SC
1/9/2010
4:00pm
Liberty W 65–62  7–9 (3–3)
Winthrop Coliseum (2,204)
Rock Hill, SC
1/16/2010
7:00pm
at Presbyterian W 56–42  8–9 (4–3)
Templeton Physical Education Center (1,133)
Clinton, SC
1/21/2010
7:00pm
at UNC Asheville L 66–53  8–10 (4–4)
Justice Center (1,076)
Asheville, NC
1/23/2010
7:00pm
Gardner–Webb W 65–45  9–10 (5–4)
Paul Porter Arena (2,105)
Boiling Springs, NC
1/28/2010
7:00pm
Charleston Southern W 55–53  10–10 (6–4)
Winthrop Coliseum (2,103)
Rock Hill, SC
1/30/2010
7:30pm
Coastal Carolina W 67–64  11–10 (7–4)
Winthrop Coliseum (2,407)
Rock Hill, SC
2/4/2010
8:00pm
at Liberty W 67–43  12–10 (8–4)
Vines Center (2,277)
Lynchburg, VA
2/6/2010
1:00pm
at VMI W 87–83  13–10 (9–4)
Cameron Hall (1,653)
Lexington, VA
2/13/2010
3:30pm
Presbyterian W 66–53  14–10 (10–4)
Winthrop Coliseum (2,640)
Rock Hill, SC
2/16/2010
7:00pm
Gardner-Webb W 69–64  15–10 (11–4)
Winthrop Coliseum (1,737)
Rock Hill, SC
2/20/2010*
7:00pm
at Eastern Kentucky
ESPNU BracketBusters
L 77–57  15–11
Alumni Coliseum (1,150)
Richmond, KY
2/23/2010
7:00pm
UNC Asheville W 68–65 OT 16–11 (12–4)
Winthrop Coliseum (2,263)
Rock Hill, SC
2/25/2010
7:00pm
at High Point L 71–66  16–12 (12–5)
Millis Center (1,612)
High Point, NC
2/27/2010
4:00pm
at Radford L 54–52  16–13 (12–6)
Dedmon Center (1,889)
Radford, VA
2010 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
3/2/2010
7:00pm
Liberty
Quarterfinals
W 80–72  17–13
Winthrop Coliseum (1,884)
Rock Hill, SC
3/4/2010
6:00pm, ESPNU
vs. Radford
Semifinals
W 61–46  18–13
Kimbel Arena (NA)
Conway, SC
3/6/2010
4:00pm, ESPN2
Coastal Carolina
Finals
W 64–53  19–13
Kimbel Arena (1,236)
Conway, SC
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
3/16/2010
7:30pm, ESPN
vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Opening Round
L 61–44  19–14
University of Dayton Arena (8,205)
Dayton, OH
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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