2010–11 Penn State Nittany Lions basketball team

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2010–11 Penn State Nittany Lions men's basketball
Penn State Athletics wordmark.svg
NCAA Tournament, 2nd Round
Conference Big Ten Conference
2010–11 record 19–15 (9–9 Big Ten)
Head coach Ed DeChellis
Assistant coach Kurt Kanaskie
Assistant coach Lewis Preston
Assistant coach Dan Earl
Home arena Bryce Jordan Center
Seasons
2010–11 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 1 Ohio State 16 2   .889     34 3   .919
No. 13 Purdue 14 4   .778     26 8   .765
No. 16 Wisconsin 13 5   .722     25 9   .735
Michigan 9 9   .500     21 14   .600
Illinois 9 9   .500     20 14   .588
Penn State 9 9   .500     19 15   .559
Michigan State 9 9   .500     19 15   .559
Northwestern 7 11   .389     20 14   .588
Minnesota 6 12   .333     17 14   .548
Iowa 4 14   .222     11 20   .355
Indiana 3 15   .167     12 20   .375
2011 Big Ten Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll[1][2]

The 2010–11 Penn State Nittany Lions basketball team represented Pennsylvania State University. Head Coach Ed DeChellis was in his eighth season with the team. The team played its home games in University Park, Pennsylvania at the Bryce Jordan Center, which has a capacity of 15,000, for the twelfth consecutive season. They finished with a record of 19–15 overall, 9–9 in Big Ten play for a 4 way tie for fourth place. They lost in the championship game to Ohio State in the 2011 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament. They receive an at-large bid in the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, which is their 1st time since 2001. They lost in the 2nd round to Temple on a last-second buzzer beater.

Current coaching staff[edit]

Position Name Year Alma mater
Head coach Ed DeChellis 2003 Penn State (1982)
Assistant coach Kurt Kanaskie 2003 La Salle (1980)
Assistant coach Lewis Preston 2008 VMI (1993)
Assistant coach Dan Earl 2005 Penn State (1997)
Director of basketball operations Jon Perry 2004 ETSU (2002)
Athletic trainer Jon Salazer 2001 Penn State (1993)
Video coordinator DJ Black 2008 Penn State (2006)
Strength and conditioning coach Brad Pantall 2006 Penn State (1996)

Roster[edit]

Name # Position Height Weight Year Home Town
Taran Buie 2 Guard 6–2 185 Freshman State College, PA
Jermaine Marshall 3 Guard 6–4 190 RS Freshman Etters, PA
Tre Bowman 10 Guard 6–4 185 Freshman York, PA
Alan Wisniewski 11 Forward 6–9 205 Freshman Sterling Heights, MI
Talor Battle 12 Guard 6–0 170 Senior Albany, NY
David Jackson 15 Forward 6–7 210 RS Senior Farrell, PA
Nick Colella 20 Guard 6–3 195 Junior New Castle, PA
Sasa Borovnjak 21 Forward 6–9 235 Sophomore Belgrade, Serbia
Andrew Jones 22 Forward 6–10 245 RS Senior Philadelphia, PA
Tim Frazier 23 Guard 6–1 160 Sophomore Houston, TX
Cammeron Woodyard 24 Guard 6–5 210 Junior Westminster, MD
Jeff Brooks 25 Forward 6–8 200 Senior Louisville, KY
Jonathan Graham 34 Forward 6–8 218 Freshman Baltimore, MD
Billy Oliver 35 Forward 6–8 215 RS Freshman Chatham, NJ
Steve Kirkpatrick 41 Forward 6–5 225 Senior Carlisle, PA

Schedule and Results[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
Nov 7*
2:30 p.m.
East Stroudsburg W 62–52 
Bryce Jordan Center (2,887)
University Park, PA
Regular Season
Nov 12*
7:30 p.m.
Lehigh W 70–56  1–0
Bryce Jordan Center (5,996)
University Park, PA
Nov 16*
7:30 p.m.
Saint Joseph's W 66–57  2–0
Bryce Jordan Center (5,846)
University Park, PA
Nov 19*
7:30 p.m., BTN
Fairfield W 69–49  3–0
Bryce Jordan Center (4,177)
University Park, PA
Nov 22*
7:00 p.m., BTN
CCSU W 77–61  4–0
Bryce Jordan Center (4,196)
University Park, PA
Nov 26*
7:00 p.m.
at Mississippi L 71–84  4–1
Tad Smith Coliseum (6,564)
Oxford, MS
Nov 28*
3:30 p.m., BTN
Furman W 70–49  5–1
Bryce Jordan Center (5,181)
University Park, PA
Dec 1*
9:15 p.m., ESPN2
Maryland
ACC - Big Ten Challenge
L 39–62  5–2
Bryce Jordan Center (9,078)
University Park, PA
Dec 4*
6:00 p.m., BTN
Duquesne W 77–73  6–2
Bryce Jordan Center (5,853)
University Park, PA
Dec 7*
7:30 p.m.
Mount St. Mary's W 57–53  7–2
Bryce Jordan Center (5,154)
University Park, PA
Dec 12*
1:00 p.m., CSN
at Virginia Tech L 69–79  7–3
Cassell Coliseum (9,847)
Blacksburg, VA
Dec 21*
5:00 p.m.
Maine L 64–74  7–4
Bryce Jordan Center (4,174)
University Park, PA
Dec 27
6:30 p.m., BTN
at Indiana W 69–60  8–4 (1–0)
Assembly Hall (14,952)
Bloomington, IN
Jan 2
4:00 p.m., BTN
at Michigan L 69–76  8–5 (1–1)
Crisler Arena (11,771)
Ann Arbor, MI
Jan 5
6:30 p.m., BTN
No. 11 Purdue L 68–83  8–6 (1–2)
Bryce Jordan Center (5,342)
University Park, PA
Jan 8
1:00 p.m., BTN
No. 18 Michigan State W 66–62  9–6 (2–2)
Bryce Jordan Center (8,564)
University Park, PA
Jan 11
9:00 p.m., BTN
No. 16 Illinois W 57–55  10–6 (3–2)
Bryce Jordan Center (6,353)
University Park, PA
Jan 15
5:30 p.m., BTN
at No. 1 Ohio State L 66–69  10–7 (3–3)
Jerome Schottenstein Center (18,809)
Columbus, OH
Jan 19
8:30 p.m., BTN
at No. 14 Purdue L 62–63  10–8 (3–4)
Mackey Arena (14,123)
West Lafayette, IN
Jan 26
6:30 p.m., BTN
Iowa W 65–51  11–8 (4–4)
Bryce Jordan Center (6,625)
University Park, PA
Jan 29
4:00 p.m., BTN
No. 15 Wisconsin W 56–52  12–8 (5–4)
Bryce Jordan Center (14,292)
University Park, PA
Feb 1
9:00 p.m., BTN
at Illinois L 51–68  12–9 (5–5)
Assembly Hall (14,996)
Champaign, IL
Feb 6
12:00 p.m., BTN
Michigan L 62–65  12–10 (5–6)
Bryce Jordan Center (8,302)
University Park, PA
Feb 10
7:00 p.m., BTN
at Michigan State L 57–75  12–11 (5–7)
Breslin Center (14,797)
East Lansing, MI
Feb 13
3:30 p.m., BTN
Northwestern W 65–41  13–11 (6–7)
Bryce Jordan Center (11,239)
University Park, PA
Feb 17
7:00 p.m., ESPN
Minnesota W 66–63  14–11 (7–7)
Bryce Jordan Center (8,446)
University Park, PA
Feb 20
6:00 p.m., BTN
at No. 10 Wisconsin L 66–76  14–12 (7–8)
Kohl Center (17,230)
Madison, WI
Feb 24
9:00 p.m., ESPN2
at Northwestern W 66–52  15–12 (8–8)
Welsh-Ryan Arena (4,918)
Evanston, IL
Mar 1
9:00 p.m., BTN
No. 1 Ohio State L 61–82  15–13 (8–9)
Bryce Jordan Center (15,403)
University Park, PA
Mar 6
1:00 p.m., BTN
at Minnesota W 66–63  16–13 (9–9)
Williams Arena (14,625)
Minneapolis, MN
Big Ten Tournament
Mar 10
7:30 p.m., BTN
vs. Indiana
First round
W 61–55  17–13
Conseco Fieldhouse (16,264)
Indianapolis, IN
Mar 11
9:00 p.m., BTN
vs. No. 13 Wisconsin
Quarterfinal
W 36–33  18–13
Conseco Fieldhouse (18,381)
Indianapolis, IN
Mar 12
4:00 p.m., CBS
vs. Michigan State
Semifinal
W 61–48  19–13
Conseco Fieldhouse (18,377)
Indianapolis, IN
Mar 13
3:30 p.m., CBS
vs. No. 1 Ohio State
Championship game
L 60–71  19–14
Conseco Fieldhouse (15,770)
Indianapolis, IN
NCAA Tournament
Mar 17*
2:10 p.m., TNT
vs. Temple
Second round
L 64–66  19–15
McKale Center (—)
Tucson, AZ
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings". ESPN. Retrieved March 14, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Big Ten Standings - 2010-11". ESPN. Retrieved March 26, 2011.