2009–10 Rhode Island Rams men's basketball team

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2009–10 Rhode Island Rams men's basketball
Rhode Island University script athletics logo.png
NIT, Semifinals
Conference Atlantic 10 Conference
2009–10 record 26–10 (9–7 A-10)
Head coach Jim Baron
Assistant coach Kevin Clark
Assistant coach Pat Clarke
Assistant coach Momir Gajic
Home arena Ryan Center
Seasons
« 2008–09 2010–11 »
2009–10 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#12 Temple 14 2   .875     29 6   .829
#25 Xavier 14 2   .875     26 9   .743
#24 Richmond 13 3   .813     26 9   .743
Saint Louis 11 5   .688     23 13   .639
Rhode Island 9 7   .563     26 10   .722
Charlotte 9 7   .563     19 12   .613
Dayton 8 8   .500     25 12   .676
St. Bonaventure 7 9   .438     15 16   .484
Duquesne 7 9   .438     16 16   .500
George Washington 6 10   .375     16 15   .516
UMass 5 11   .313     12 20   .375
Saint Joseph's 5 11   .313     11 20   .355
La Salle 4 12   .250     12 18   .400
Fordham 0 16   .000     2 26   .071
2010 Atlantic 10 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Rhode Island Rams men's basketball team represented the University of Rhode Island in the 2009–10 college basketball season. This was head coach Jim Baron's ninth season at Rhode Island. The Rams compete in the Atlantic 10 Conference and played their home games at the Ryan Center. They finished the season 26–10, 9–7 in A-10 play and lost in the semifinals of the 2010 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament. They were invited to the 2010 National Invitation Tournament where they advanced to the semifinals before falling to North Carolina.

Roster[edit]

Source[1]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
1 Stevie Mejia 5'9" 175 G So. Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Lawrence Academy
2 Ben Eaves 6'7" 225 F Jr. Lancashire, England, U.K. Worcester Academy
UConn
4 Jamal Wilson 6'5" 195 G So. Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S. Neumann-Goretti HS
5 Marquis Jones 6'1" 200 G Jr. South Plainfield, New Jersey, U.S. St. Thomas More Prep
10 Akeem Richmond 6'1" 180 G Fr. Sanford, North Carolina, U.S. Southern Lee HS
12 Orion Outerbridge 6'9" 210 F So. Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. New Hampton School
15 LaMonte Ulmer 6'6" 215 F Sr. New Haven, Connecticut, U.S. Notre Dame Prep
20 Lisandro Ruiz Moreno 6'0" 180 G Fr. Paraná, Entre Ríos, Argentina South Kent School
21 Delroy James 6'8" 220 F Jr. Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Laurinburg Prep
22 Keith Cothran 6'4" 195 G Sr. New Haven, Connecticut, U.S. The Winchendon School
23 Nikola Malesevic 6'7" 200 F Fr. Užice, Serbia Uzicka Gimnazija
24 Ryan Brooks 6'8" 220 F Fr. Mays Landing, New Jersey, U.S. South Kent School
32 Will Martell 7'0" 245 C Jr. Fair Haven, New Jersey, U.S. Hun School
44 Anthony Malhoit 6'3" 200 G Jr. Waterford, Connecticut, U.S. Piney Woods HS

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[2]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Regular Season
11/18/2009*
7:30pm
at Brown W 78–57  1–0
Pizzitola Sports Center (2,695)
Providence, Rhode Island
11/22/2009*
1:00pm
Holy Cross W 92–75  2–0
Ryan Center (4,080)
Kingston, Rhode Island
11/24/2009*
7:30pm
Stony Brook W 75–58  3–0
Ryan Center (4,030)
Kingston, Rhode Island
11/28/2009*
2:00pm
at Davidson W 75–65  4–0
John M. Belk Arena (3,731)
Davidson, North Carolina
12/2/2009*
7:30pm
at VCU L 82–80  4–1
Stuart C. Siegel Center (5,229)
Richmond, Virginia
12/5/2009*
1:00pm, Cox Sports
Providence W 86–82  5–1
Ryan Center (7,675)
Kingston, Rhode Island
12/8/2009*
7:00pm, NESN
Quinnipiac W 83–74  6–1
Ryan Center (4,061)
Kingston, Rhode Island
12/10/2009*
7:00pm, Cox Sports
Northeastern W 79–76  7–1
Ryan Center (4,271)
Kingston, Rhode Island
12/13/2009*
6:45pm, NESN
at Boston College W 80–69  8–1
Conte Forum (4,263)
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
12/20/2009*
1:00pm
Fairfield W 89–84  9–1
Ryan Center (3,114)
Kingston, Rhode Island
12/29/2009*
7:00pm, Cox Sports
at Drexel W 80–79  10–1
Daskalakis Athletic Center (1,703)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1/2/2010*
2:00pm
vs. Oklahoma State W 63–59  11–1
Mohegan Sun Arena (7,111)
Uncasville, Connecticut
1/5/2010*
7:00pm
at Akron W 68–63  12–1
James A. Rhodes Arena (2,429)
Akron, Ohio
1/10/2010
1:00pm, Cox Sports
#21 Temple L 68–64 OT 12–2 (0–1)
Ryan Center (6,122)
Kingston, Rhode Island
1/13/2010
7:00pm, Cox Sports
Saint Joseph's W 101–47  13–2 (1–1)
Ryan Center (4,579)
Kingston, Rhode Island
1/16/2010
2:00pm
at Fordham W 85–67  14–2 (2–1)
Rose Hill Gymnasium (2,354)
Bronx, New York
1/20/2010
7:00pm, Cox Sports
Duquesne W 75–67  15–2 (3–1)
Ryan Center (5,236)
Kingston, Rhode Island
1/23/2010
6:00pm, Cox Sports
at Xavier L 72–61  15–3 (3–2)
Cintas Center (10,250)
Cincinnati, Ohio
1/26/2010
7:00pm, Cox Sports
at Dayton W 65–64  16–3 (4–2)
UD Arena (12,501)
Dayton, Ohio
1/30/2010
1:00pm
George Washington W 72–66  17–3 (5–2)
Ryan Center (7,280)
Kingston, Rhode Island
2/2/2010
7:00pm
at La Salle W 90–83  18–3 (6–2)
Tom Gola Arena (1,812)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2/6/2010
2:00pm, Cox Sports
Massachusetts W 93–85  19–3 (7–2)
Ryan Center (7,579)
Kingston, Rhode Island
2/10/2010
7:00pm, Cox Sports
Richmond L 69–67  19–4 (7–3)
Ryan Center (7,101)
Kingston, Rhode Island
2/13/2010
4:00pm, Cox Sports
at Temple L 78–56  19–5 (7–4)
Liacouras Center (7,080)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2/17/2010
9:00pm, Cox Sports
at Saint Louis L 62–57  19–6 (7–5)
Chaifetz Arena (7,257)
St. Louis, Missouri
2/20/2010
4:00pm
Fordham W 101–75  20–6 (8–5)
Ryan Center (6,620)
Kingston, Rhode Island
2/27/2010
2:00pm, Cox Sports
at St. Bonaventure L 81–74  20–7 (8–6)
Reilly Center (3,511)
St. Bonaventure, New York
3/3/2010
7:00pm, Cox Sports
Charlotte W 80–58  21–7 (9–6)
Ryan Center (6,984)
Kingston, Rhode Island
3/6/2010
4:00pm, Cox Sports
at Massachusetts L 69–67  21–8 (9–7)
Mullins Center (5,527)
Amherst, Massachusetts
2010 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament
3/9/2010
7:00pm, Cox Sports
Saint Joseph's
First round
W 87–76  22–8
Ryan Center (3,960)
Kingston, Rhode Island
3/12/2010
2:30pm
vs. Saint Louis
Quarterfinals
W 63–47  23–8
Boardwalk Hall (5,416)
Atlantic City, New Jersey
3/13/2010
1:00pm, CBSCS
vs. #17 Temple
Semifinals
L 57–44  23–9
Boardwalk Hall (NA)
Atlantic City, New Jersey
2010 National Invitation Tournament
3/17/2010
7:00pm, ESPNU
Northwestern
First round
W 76–64  24–9
Ryan Center (2,734)
Kingston, Rhode Island
3/22/2010
6:00pm, ESPNU
Nevada
Second round
W 85–83  25–9
Ryan Center (3,419)
Kingston, Rhode Island
3/24/2010
7:00pm, ESPN2
at Virginia Tech
Quarterfinals
W 79–72  26–9
Cassell Coliseum (7,055)
Blacksburg, Virginia
3/30/2010
9:00pm, ESPN2
vs. North Carolina
Semifinals
L 68–67 OT 26–10
Madison Square Garden (11,689)
New York, New York
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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