2009–10 Bowling Green Falcons men's basketball team

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2009–10 Bowling Green Falcons men's basketball
Bowling Green Falcons wordmark.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division East Division
2009–10 record 14–12 (6–7 MAC)
Head coach Louis Orr
Assistant coach LaMonta Stone
Assistant coach Louis Twigg
Assistant coach Dennis Hopson
Home arena Anderson Arena
Seasons
2009–10 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Kent State 13 3   .813     24 10   .706
Akron 12 4   .750     24 11   .686
Miami 9 7   .563     14 18   .438
Buffalo 9 7   .563     18 12   .600
Ohio 7 9   .438     22 15   .595
Bowling Green 6 10   .375     14 16   .467
West
Central Michigan 9 7   .563     15 15   .500
Eastern Michigan 8 8   .500     17 15   .531
Western Michigan 8 8   .500     18 15   .545
Ball State 8 8   .500     15 15   .500
Northern Illinois 6 10   .375     10 20   .333
Toledo 1 15   .063     4 28   .125
Conference tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Bowling Green Falcons men's basketball team represented Bowling Green State University in the college basketball season of 2009–10. The team was coached by Louis Orr and played their homes game in Anderson Arena.

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position College Graduating year
Louis Orr Head Coach Syracuse University 1980
LaMonta Stone Assistant Coach Wayne State University 1999
Louis Twigg Assistant Coach Temple University 2002
Dennis Hopson Assistant Coach Ohio State University 1987
Megan Centers Director of Basketball Operations

Preseason[edit]

Roster changes[edit]

Only two starters return from last year's team. Both senior Otis Polk and junior Joe Jakubowski started all 33 games from Bowling Green's previous season. Along with these two players, the Falcons also return sophomores Dee Brown and Scott Thomas as well as senior Erik Marschall, all who started at least 30 games in the season. Bowling Green also added seven new payers to their roster. Out of those players, one (Darion Goins) is a transfer from San José State.

Recruiting[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Jordon Crawford
PF
Cincinnati, OH LaSalle HS 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) 143 lb (65 kg)  
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 78
James Erger
SG
Princeton, TX Princeton HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Aug 26, 2009 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:2/5 stars   247SportsN/A
DaVon Haynes
SF
Detroit, MI Finney HS 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg)  
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 82
Luke Kraus
PG
Findlay, OH Findlay HS 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Aug 5, 2008 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:2/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 84
Danny McElroy
PF
Cincinnati, OH LaSalle HS 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sep 10, 2008 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 75
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Roster[edit]

Name Number Position Height Weight Year Hometown
Jordon Crawford 1 G 5-6 143 Freshman Cincinnati, Ohio
Luke Kraus 3 G 6-2 187 Freshman Findlay, Ohio
Darion Goins 4 G 6-3 204 Junior Cincinnati, Ohio
DaVon Haynes 5 F 6-7 210 Freshman Detroit, Michigan
Scott Thomas 10 F 6-6 183 Sophomore Delaware, Ohio
James Erger 12 G 6-6 185 Freshman McKinney, Texas
Joe Jakubowski 14 G 6-2 191 Junior Rossford, Ohio
A'uston calhoun 15 F 6-7 218 Redshirt.svg Freshman Southfield, Michigan
Dee Brown 22 G 6-2 200 Sophomore Detroit, Michigan
Matt Karaffa 32 G 6-3 204 Senior West Chester, Ohio
Danny McElroy 33 F 6-8 198 Freshman Cincinnati, Ohio
Erik Marschall 33 F 6-8 198 Freshman New London, Ohio
Otis Polk 45 C 6-9 285 Senior Detroit, Michigan
Marc Larson 50 C 6-9 236 Senior Mattawan, Michigan

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
November 14*
1:00 p.m.
Wayne State W 67–45
Stats
 
1–0
Anderson Arena (1,448)
Bowling Green, Ohio
November 17*
7:30 p.m.
Xavier L 57–101
Stats
 
1–1
Cintas Center (10,067)
Cincinnati, Ohio
November 20*
9:05 p.m.
at Iowa L 46–68
Stats
 
1–2
Carver-Hawkeye Arena (9,010)
Iowa City, Iowa
November 28*
2:00 p.m.
UW–Milwaukee L 83–90
Stats
 
1–3
Anderson Arena (1,321)
Bowling Green, Ohio
November 30*
7:00 p.m.
Florida International W 67–62
Stats
 
2–3
Anderson Arena (1,915)
Bowling Green, Ohio
December 3*
7:00 p.m.
Savannah State W 59–51
Stats
 
3–3
Anderson Arena (1,424)
Bowling Green, Ohio
December 5*
7:00 p.m.
at Fordham W 67–46
Stats
 
4–3
Rose Hill Gymnasium (1,324)
Bronx, New York
December 12*
7:00 p.m.
at Canisius W 58–54
Stats
 
5–3
Koessler Athletic Center (1,228)
Buffalo, New York
December 19*
3:30 p.m.
at Detroit L 69–73
Stats
 
5–4
Calihan Hall (2,468)
Detroit, Michigan
December 28*
7:00 p.m.
at No. 18 Temple L 39–69  5–5
Liacouras Center (3,900)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
December 30*
7:00 p.m.
at Towson W 70–69  6–5
Towson Center (1,417)
Towson, Maryland
January 2*
7:00 p.m.
Saint Louis W 59–50  7–5
Anderson Arena (1,518)
Bowling Green, Ohio
January 9
7:00 p.m.
at Akron L 45–71  7–6
(0–1)
James A. Rhodes Arena (3,028)
Akron, Ohio
January 14
7:00 p.m.
Buffalo L 65–68  7–7
(0–2)
Anderson Arena (1,804)
Bowling Green, Ohio
January 17
2:00 p.m.
at Kent State W 76–70  8–7
(1–2)
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (3,658)
Kent, Ohio
January 20
7:00 p.m.
Ohio W 65–57  9–7
(2–2)
Anderson Arena (1,585)
Bowling Green, Ohio
January 23
3:00 p.m.
at Miami (OH) L 52–64  9–8
(2–3)
Millett Hall (2,213)
Oxford, Ohio
January 27
7:00 p.m.
at Eastern Michigan W 64–61  10–8
(3–3)
Convocation Center (1,182)
Ypsilanti, Michigan
January 30
7:00 p.m.
Central Michigan L 52–64  10–9
(3–4)
Anderson Arena (2,222)
Bowling Green, Ohio
February 1
7:00 p.m.
Toledo W 58–47  11–9
(4–4)
Anderson Arena (2,042)
Bowling Green, Ohio
February 4
7:00 p.m.
at Ball State L 59–64  11–10
(4–5)
John E. Worthen Arena (2,958)
Muncie, Indiana
February 6
2:00 p.m.
at Western Michigan L 64–65  11–11
(4–6)
University Arena (3,515)
Kalamazoo, Michigan
February 10
7:00 p.m.
Northern Illinois W 73–69  12–11
(5–6)
Anderson Arena (1,347)
Bowling Green, Ohio
February 14
2:00 p.m.
Miami (OH) W 67–64  13–11
(6–6)
Anderson Arena (1,867)
Bowling Green, Ohio
February 17
7:00 p.m.
at Buffalo L 51–64  13–12
(6–7)
Alumni Arena (1,521)
Buffalo, New York
February 20*
2:00 pm.m
Valparaiso W 87–70  14–12
Anderson Arena (1,872)
Bowling Green, Ohio
February 24
7:00 p.m.
Kent State L 75–69  14–13
Anderson Arena (1,630)
Bowling Green, Ohio
February 27
2:30 p.m.
Akron L 74–68  14–14
Anderson Arena (1,927)
Bowling Green, Ohio
March 4
7:00 p.m.
at Ohio   
Convocation Center 
Athens, Ohio
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

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