2010–11 East Carolina Pirates men's basketball team

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2010–11 East Carolina Pirates men's basketball
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CIT, First Round
Conference Conference USA
2010–11 record 18–16 (8–8 C-USA)
Head coach Jeff Lebo
Assistant coach Tim Craft
Assistant coach Michael Perry
Assistant coach Ken Potosnak
Home arena Williams Arena
Seasons
2010–11 Conference USA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
UAB 12 4   .750     22 9   .710
Tulsa 11 5   .688     19 13   .594
UTEP 11 5   .688     25 10   .714
Memphis 10 6   .625     25 10   .714
Southern Miss 9 7   .563     22 10   .688
Marshall 9 7   .563     22 12   .647
Southern Methodist 8 8   .500     20 15   .571
East Carolina 8 8   .500     18 16   .529
UCF 6 10   .375     21 12   .636
Rice 5 11   .313     14 18   .438
Houston 4 12   .250     12 18   .400
Tulane 3 13   .188     13 17   .433
2011 CUSA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010–2011 East Carolina Pirates men's basketball team represented East Carolina University during the 2010–2011 NCAA Division I basketball season. The Pirates were coached by first year head coach Jeff Lebo, who previously coached at Auburn. The Pirates played their home games at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum and are members of Conference USA. They finished the season 18–16, 8–8 in C-USA play and lost in the semifinals of the 2011 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament to Memphis. They received an invitation to the 2011 CollegeInsider.com Tournament where they lost in the first round to Jacksonville.

Recruiting[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Robert Sampson
SF
Potomac, MD Bullis School 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) May 12, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:2/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 85
Tony Smith
SF
Liberal, KS Seward County Community College 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) May 1, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 40
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]

2010–11 East Carolina Pirates men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 0 Paul, MiguelMiguel Paul Current redshirt 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Jr Winter Haven, Florida
F 1 Morrow, DarriusDarrius Morrow 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Jr Atlanta, Georgia
G 3 Torlak, PetarPetar Torlak 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Belgrade, Serbia
G 10 Young, BrockBrock Young Injured 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Raleigh, North Carolina
G 11 Gaines, CorvonnCorvonn Gaines 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So Madison, Wisconsin
F 12 Sampson, RobertRobert Sampson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Atlanta, Georgia
G/F 21 Abrams, JamarJamar Abrams 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Richmond, Virginia
G 23 Straughn, ErinErin Straughn 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Pensacola, Florida
G 24 Sherrod, JontaeJontae Sherrod 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Tarboro, North Carolina
G 30 Ellison, WakefieldWakefield Ellison 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Asheville, North Carolina
C 33 Wynn, ChadChad Wynn 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 270 lb (122 kg) Sr Atlanta, Georgia
G 34 Salzano, EvanEvan Salzano 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Sylva, North Carolina
F/C 35 Morales, DariusDarius Morales 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Fr Orlando, Florida
F 42 Joyner, DaQuanDaQuan Joyner Injured 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) RS Jr Goldsboro, North Carolina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 17 March 2011

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
November 5*
7:00pm
Montreat W 85–58 
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (N/A)
Greenville, NC
Regular Season
November 12*
7:30pm
Erskine W 74–46  1–0
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (4,248)
Greenville, NC
November 15*
7:00pm
Campbell W 76–63  2–0
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (3,687)
Greenville, NC
November 18*
6:00pm, MASN
vs. NC State
Charleston Classic
L 65–85  2–1
Carolina First Arena (2,639)
Charleston, SC
November 19*
8:30pm, MASN
vs. Charlotte
Charleston Classic
L 63–74  2–2
Carolina First Arena (4,120)
Charleston, SC
November 21*
11:30am, MASN
vs. USC Upstate
Charleston Classic
W 75–67  3–2
Carolina First Arena (1,793)
Charleston, SC
November 24*
7:00pm
Lenoir-Rhyne W 71–48  4–2
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (3,085)
Greenville, NC
November 27*
5:00pm
UNC Greensboro W 81–73  5–2
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (3,168)
Greenville, NC
December 1*
7:00pm
Charlotte W 62–61  6–2
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (3,904)
Greenville, NC
December 4*
5:00pm
Fayetteville State W 91–70  7–2
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (3,893)
Greenville, NC
December 7*
7:00pm
Old Dominion L 68–81  7–3
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (4,358)
Greenville, NC
December 19*
12:30pm
vs. Coastal Carolina L 58–59  7–4
Myrtle Beach Convention Center (2,657)
Myrtle Beach, SC
December 22*
7:00pm
at George Washington L 80–82  7–5
Charles E. Smith Athletic Center (832)
Washington D.C.
December 29*
7:00pm
at Clemson L 59–71  7–6
Littlejohn Coliseum (7,382)
Clemson, SC
January 3*
7:00pm
at NC Central W 58–50  8–6
McLendon–McDougald Gymnasium (2,271)
Durham, NC
January 8
4:00pm
at No. 21 Memphis L 58–61  8–7
(0–1)
FedExForum (16,058)
Memphis, TN
January 15
5:00pm
Tulane W 76–67  9–7
(1–1)
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (5,211)
Greenville, NC
January 17
7:00pm
UAB L 59–66  9–8
(1–2)
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (3,887)
Greenville, NC
January 19
7:00pm
at UCF W 74–62  10–8
(2–2)
UCF Arena (8,044)
Orlando, FL
January 22
7:00pm
at Marshall W 82–81  11–8
(3–2)
Cam Henderson Center (6,709)
Huntington, WV
January 26
7:00pm
Southern Miss L 77–84  11–9
(3–3)
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (4,703)
Greenville, NC
January 29
6:00pm, CSS
Houston W 74–70  12–9
(4–3)
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (6,308)
Greenville, NC
February 2
8:00pm
at SMU L 41–46  12–10
(4–4)
Moody Coliseum (1,979)
Dallas, TX
February 5
5:00pm
UCF W 68–61  13–10
(5–4)
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (6,567)
Greenville, NC
February 12
5:00pm
Marshall L 65–78  13–11
(5–5)
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (6,741)
Greenville, NC
February 16
8:05pm
at Tulsa L 67–86  13–12
(5–6)
Reynolds Center (4,897)
Tulsa, OK
February 19
5:00pm
at Southern Miss L 55–72  13–13
(5–7)
Reed Green Coliseum (3,793)
Hattiesburg, MS
February 23
7:00pm
UTEP W 83–76  14–13
(6–7)
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (4,329)
Greenville, NC
February 26
8:00pm
at Rice W 71–68  15–13
(7–7)
Tudor Fieldhouse (1,514)
Houston, TX
March 2
7:00pm
Memphis W 68–57  16–13
(8–7)
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (5,856)
Greenville, NC
March 5
8:00pm
at UAB L 48–66  16–14
(8–8)
Bartow Arena (7,971)
Birmingham, AL
2011 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament
March 9
1:00pm
No. 8 vs. No. 9 UCF
First Round
W 75–60  17–14
Don Haskins Center (6,841)
El Paso, TX
March 10
1:00pm, CBSCS
No. 8 vs. No. 1 UAB
Quarterfinals
W 75–70 OT 18–14
Don Haskins Center (7,085)
El Paso, TX
March 11
6:30pm, CBSCS
No. 8 vs. No. 4 Memphis
Semifinals
L 56–76  18–15
Don Haskins Center (9,496)
El Paso, TX
2011 CollegeInsider.com Tournament
March 15*
8:00pm
Jacksonville
First Round
L 66–71 OT 18–16
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (3,108)
Greenville, NC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.   Postseason ranks represent seeds in the applicable tournament. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Standard Time.

Player Awards[edit]

  • Brock Young – 2010 C-USA Sixth Man of the Year
  • Darrius Morrow – 2010 C-USA All Tournament Team
  • Jontae Sherrod - 2010 All C-USA Third Team

References[edit]