2009–10 BYU Cougars men's basketball team

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2009–10 BYU Cougars men's basketball
BYUlogo.png
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
Conference Mountain West Conference
Ranking
Coaches #16
AP #17
2009–10 record 30–6 (13–3 Mountain West)
Head coach Dave Rose
Assistant coach Dave Rice
Assistant coach John Wardenburg
Assistant coach Terry Nashif
Home arena Marriott Center
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 Mountain West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#8 New Mexico 14 2   .875     30 5   .857
#17 BYU 13 3   .813     30 6   .833
UNLV 11 5   .688     25 8   .758
San Diego State 11 5   .688     25 9   .735
Colorado State 7 9   .438     16 16   .500
Utah 7 9   .438     14 17   .452
TCU 5 11   .313     13 19   .406
Wyoming 3 13   .188     10 21   .323
Air Force 1 15   .063     10 21   .323
2010 MWC Men's Basketball Tournament winner
As of March 20, 2010; Rankings from AP/Coaches Poll

The 2009–10 BYU Cougars men's basketball team represented Brigham Young University in the 2009–10 college basketball season. This was head coach Dave Rose's fifth season at BYU. The Cougars compete in the Mountain West Conference and played their home games at the Marriott Center. They finished the season 30–6, 13–3 in MWC play. They advanced to the semifinals of the 2010 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament before losing to UNLV. They received an at–large bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, earning a 7 seed in the West Region. They beat 10 seed Florida in double overtime in the first round before losing to 2 seed and AP #7 Kansas State in the second round.

Pre-Season[edit]

In the Mountain West preseason polls, released October 6 at The Mtn. studios in Denver, Colorado, BYU was selected to finish first in the media poll.[1] Jr. Jimmer Fredette was selected as the preseason conference player of the year along with being selected to the preseason MWC first team. Sr. Jonathan Tavernari was also selected to the preseason first team.

Roster[edit]

Source[2]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
0 Brandon Davies 6'9" 230 F Fr. Provo, Utah, United States Provo HS
1 Charles Abouo 6'5" 210 G
F
So. Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire Brewster Academy
2 Lamont Morgan Jr. 5'10" 170 G Sr. Pomona, California, United States Diamond Ranch HS
Saddleback CC
4 Jackson Emery 6'3" 185 G Jr. Alpine, Utah, United States Lone Peak HS
10 Michael Loyd Jr. 6'1" 170 G So. Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Palo Verde HS
12 Logan Magnusson 6'6" 210 G
F
Jr. Heber City, Utah, United States Wasatch HS
Salt Lake CC
13 Brock Zylstra 6'6" 205 G
F
Jr. La Verne, California, United States Bonita HS
15 James Anderson 6'10" 230 F
C
So. Page, Arizona, United States Page HS
23 Tyler Haws 6'5" 200 G Fr. Alpine, Utah, United States Lone Peak HS
32 Jimmer Fredette 6'2" 195 G Jr. Glens Falls, New York, United States Glens Falls HS
34 Noah Hartsock 6'8" 215 F So. Bartlesville, Oklahoma, United States Bartlesville HS
45 Jonathan Tavernari 6'6" 215 G
F
Sr. São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil Bishop Gorman HS
54 Chris Miles 6'11" 235 F
C
Sr. Provo, Utah, United States Timpview HS

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[3]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/05/2009*
7:05 PM, BYU TV
Trinity Western W 74–56 
Marriott Center (7,533)
Provo, UT
11/10/2009*
7:35 PM, BYU TV
Central Washington W 82–46 
Marriott Center (N/A)
Provo, UT
Regular Season
11/13/2009*
7:35 PM, The Mtn.
Bradley
MWC–MVC Challenge
W 70–60  1–0
Marriott Center (16,276)
Provo, UT
11/17/2009*
7:35 PM
Idaho State W 87–53  2–0
Marriott Center (8,367)
Provo, UT
11/20/2009*
10:05 PM, KFVE
at Hawai'i W 83–65  3–0
Stan Sheriff Center (5,891)
Honolulu, HI
11/24/2009*
7:05 PM
Southern W 107–51  4–0
Marriott Center (9,596)
Provo, UT
11/27/2009*
7:35 PM, The Mtn.
Weber State
Old Oquirrh Bucket
W 87–70  5–0
Marriott Center (11,892)
Provo, UT
12/02/2009*
7:05 PM, CW30
at Utah State
Old Oquirrh Bucket
L 61–71  5–1
Smith Spectrum (10,270)
Logan, UT
12/05/2009*
4:05 PM, BYU TV/KJZZ
vs. San Francisco W 69–43  6–1
EnergySolutions Arena (10,106)
Salt Lake City, UT
12/08/2009*
8:05 PM, The Mtn.
Arizona State W 81–68  7–1
Marriott Center (11,587)
Provo, UT
12/12/2009*
8:00 PM, KJZZ
at Fresno State W 72–67  8–1
Save Mart Center (4,853)
Fresno, CA
12/17/2009*
7:05 PM, BYU TV
Wagner
Las Vegas Classic
W 77–61  9–1
Marriott Center (8,031)
Provo, UT
12/19/2009*
7:05 PM, BYU TV
Eastern Washington
Las Vegas Classic
W 91–34  10–1
Marriott Center (8,003)
Provo, UT
12/22/2009*
12:00 PM, BYU TV
vs. Nevada
Las Vegas Classic semifinals
W 110–104  11–1
Orleans Arena (N/A)
Paradise, NV
12/23/2009*
12:00 PM, BYU TV
vs. Nebraska
Las Vegas Classic championship
W 88–66  12–1
Orleans Arena (1,817)
Paradise, NV
12/28/2009*
7:00 PM, FCS
at Arizona
Fiesta Bowl Basketball Classic
W 99–69  13–1
McKale Center (13,992)
Tucson, AZ
01/02/2010*
7:05 PM
Eastern New Mexico W 95–49  14–1
Marriott Center (11,293)
Provo, UT
01/06/2010
8:05 PM, The Mtn.
#25 UNLV W 77–73  15–1 (1–0)
Marriott Center (15,546)
Provo, UT
01/09/2010*
7:00 PM, CBSCS
#25 at UTEP W 83–77  16–1 (1–0)
Don Haskins Center (8,687)
El Paso, TX
01/13/2010
6:00 PM, The Mtn.
#18 at Air Force W 67–49  17–1 (2–0)
Clune Arena (3,185)
Colorado Springs, CO
01/16/2010
4:05 PM, The Mtn.
#18 Colorado State W 91–47  18–1 (3–0)
Marriott Center (20,155)
Provo, UT
01/20/2010
6:05 PM, The Mtn.
#14 Wyoming W 81–66  19–1 (4–0)
Marriott Center (10,931)
Provo, UT
01/23/2010
8:00 PM, The Mtn.
#14 at San Diego State W 71–69  20–1 (5–0)
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
01/27/2010
8:00 PM, The Mtn.
#12 at #23 New Mexico L 72–76  20–2 (5–1)
The Pit (14,586)
Albuquerque, NM
01/30/2010
7:05 PM, The Mtn.
#12 Utah
Old Oquirrh Bucket
W 82–69  21–2 (6–1)
Marriott Center (22,644)
Provo, UT
02/02/2010
7:05 PM, The Mtn.
#12 TCU W 76–56  22–2 (7–1)
Marriott Center (11,454)
Provo, UT
02/06/2010
1:00 PM, Versus
#12 at UNLV L 74–88  22–3 (7–2)
Thomas & Mack Center (18,557)
Paradise, NV
02/13/2010
4:05 PM, The Mtn.
#17 Air Force W 91–48  23–3 (8–2)
Marriott Center (15,647)
Provo, UT
02/17/2010
6:00 PM, The Mtn.
#16 at Colorado State W 92–40  24–3 (9–2)
Moby Arena (3,738)
Fort Collins, CO
02/20/2010
4:00 PM, The Mtn.
#16 at Wyoming W 85–63  25–3 (10–2)
Arena-Auditorium (5,154)
Laramie, WY
02/24/2010
7:05 PM, CBSCS
#13 San Diego State W 82–68  26–3 (11–2)
Marriott Center (20,124)
Provo, UT
02/27/2010
2:05 PM, Versus
#13 #10 New Mexico L 81–83  26–4 (11–3)
Marriott Center (22,644)
Provo, UT
03/03/2010
7:00 PM, CBSCS
#14 at Utah
Old Oquirrh Bucket
W 71–51  27–4 (12–3)
Jon M. Huntsman Center (14,901)
Salt Lake City, UT
03/06/2010
5:00 PM, The Mtn.
#14 at TCU W 107–77  28–4 (13–3)
Daniel-Meyer Coliseum (6,469)
Fort Worth, TX
2010 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/11/2010
7:00 PM, The Mtn.
#14 vs. TCU
Quarterfinals
W 95–85  29–4
Thomas & Mack Center (N/A)
Paradise, NV
03/12/2010
9:30 PM, CBSCS
#14 vs. UNLV
Semifinals
L 60–70  29–5
Thomas & Mack Center (18,500)
Paradise, NV
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
03/18/2010*
10:20 AM, CBS
#17 vs. Florida
First Round
W 99–92 2OT 30–5
Ford Center (13,382)
Oklahoma City, OK
03/20/2010*
6:10 PM, CBS
#17 vs. #7 Kansas State
Second Round
L 72–84  30–6
Ford Center (15,668)
Oklahoma City, OK
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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