2010–11 Richmond Spiders men's basketball team

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2010–11 Richmond Spiders men's basketball
Richmond Spiders text logo.svg
Chicago Invitational Challenge Champions
Atlantic 10 Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, Sweet Sixteen
Conference Atlantic 10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 21
2010–11 record 29–8 (13–3 A-10)
Head coach Chris Mooney (6th year)
Assistant coach Kevin McGeehan (6th year)
Assistant coach Jamal Brunt (4th year)
Assistant coach Rob Jones (3rd year)
Home arena Robins Center
Seasons
2010–11 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#20 Xavier 15 1   .938     24 8   .750
Temple 14 2   .875     26 8   .765
Richmond 13 3   .813     29 8   .784
Duquesne 10 6   .625     19 13   .594
George Washington 10 6   .625     17 14   .548
Rhode Island 9 7   .563     20 14   .588
St. Bonaventure 8 8   .500     16 15   .516
Dayton 7 9   .438     22 14   .611
UMass 7 9   .438     15 15   .500
La Salle 6 10   .375     15 18   .455
Saint Louis 6 10   .375     12 19   .387
Saint Joseph's 4 12   .250     11 22   .333
Charlotte 2 14   .125     10 20   .333
Fordham 1 15   .063     7 21   .250
2011 Atlantic 10 Tournament winner
As of March 25, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010–11 Richmond Spiders men's basketball team represented the University of Richmond in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college basketball during the 2010–11 season. Richmond competed as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10) under sixth-year head basketball coach Chris Mooney and played its home games at the Robins Center.

After finishing in third place in the Atlantic 10 during the regular season, Richmond defeated the University of Dayton to win the 2011 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament. With the championship, Richmond was awarded an automatic bid to the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, where it received a 12-seed and defeated Vanderbilt in the second round of the tournament before eliminating Morehead State in the third round. The Spiders fell in the Sweet Sixteen to Kansas.

Preseason[edit]

Point guard and reigning Atlantic 10 Player of the Year Kevin Anderson was named to the preseason watchlist for the John R. Wooden Award.[1]

Recruiting[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Cedrick Lindsay
SG
Washington, DC Gonzaga College HS 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Aug 23, 2009 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 86
Derrick Williams
PF
Jersey City, NJ St. Anthony HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 250 lb (110 kg) Oct 19, 2009 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 88
Wayne Sparrow
SG
Baltimore, MD St. Frances Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Oct 25, 2008 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 82
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: NR   Rivals: NR  ESPN: NR
  • 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 Richmond Spiders men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
C 1 Garrett, DarriusDarrius Garrett 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Raleigh, North Carolina
G 2 Lindsay, CedrickCedrick Lindsay 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Washington, D.C.
G 3 Brothers, DarienDarien Brothers 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Richmond, Virginia
G 10 Benjamin, JonathanJonathan Benjamin 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Rochester, New York
F/C 11 Duinker, JoshJosh Duinker 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 230 lb (104 kg) RS Jr Sydney, Australia
F 12 Smith, KevinKevin Smith 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Murfreesboro, Tennessee
G/F 13 Estes, ZakZak Estes 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Indianapolis, Indiana
G 14 Anderson, KevinKevin Anderson 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sr Atlanta, Georgia
F 15 Martel, Francis-CedricFrancis-Cedric Martel 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Montreal, Canada
G/F 21 Hovde, KevinKevin Hovde 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS Sr Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
G/F 22 Robbins, GregGreg Robbins 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
G 24 Billings, LiamLiam Billings 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) RS So Winter Park, Florida
F 31 Smith, ConorConor Smith 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) RS Jr Brookfield, Wisconsin
F 32 Harper, JustinJustin Harper 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Richmond, Virginia
G 35 Sparrow, WayneWayne Sparrow Current redshirt 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Baltimore, Maryland
F 34 Williams, DerrickDerrick Williams 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 270 lb (122 kg) Fr Staten Island, New York
C 41 Geriot, DanDan Geriot 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) RS Sr Springfield, Pennsylvania
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2010-10-06

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Regular Season
November 12*
7:00 pm
The Citadel W 79–37  1–0
Robins Center (6,008)
Richmond, Virginia
November 15*
7:00 pm
William & Mary W 73–49  2–0
Robins Center (4,320)
Richmond, Virginia
November 18*
7:30 pm
at Iona L 77–81 2OT 2–1
Hynes Athletic Center (2,611)
New Rochelle, New York
November 21*
4:00 pm
Charleston Southern
Chicago Invitational Challenge
W 82–71  3–1
Robins Center (4,104)
Richmond, Virginia
November 23*
12:00 pm
Southern
Chicago Invitational Challenge
W 81–40  4–1
Robins Center (3,126)
Richmond, Virginia
November 26*
6:00 pm
vs. Wright State
Chicago Invitational Challenge
W 71–61  5–1
Sears Centre (3,392)
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
November 27*
7:30 pm, Big Ten Network
vs. No. 10 Purdue
Chicago Invitational Challenge
W 65–54  6–1
Sears Centre (2,832)
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
December 1*
7:00 pm
at Old Dominion L 70–77  6–2
Ted Constant Convocation Center (7,824)
Norfolk, Virginia
December 5*
2:00 pm, Fox College Sports
at Arizona State W 67–61  7–2
Wells Fargo Arena (7,731)
Tempe, Arizona
December 11*
7:00 pm
VCU
Farm Bureau Insurance Black & Blue Classic
W 72–60  8–2
Robins Center (8,906)
Richmond, Virginia
December 18*
5:00 pm
vs. Georgia Tech
Battle at Atlantis
L 54–67  8–3
Atlantis Paradise Island (3,480)
Paradise Island, Bahamas
December 22*
12:00 pm
at UNC Greensboro W 63–53  9–3
Greensboro Coliseum (2,317)
Greensboro, North Carolina
December 26*
12:00 pm
at Seton Hall W 69–61  10–3
Prudential Center (6,634)
Newark, New Jersey
December 29*
7:00 pm
Wake Forest W 90–74  11–3
Robins Center (8,113)
Richmond, Virginia
January 2*
4:00 pm
Bucknell L 61–62  11–4
Robins Center (5,426)
Richmond, Virginia
January 5
7:00 pm
Charlotte W 71–59  12–4
(1–0)
Robins Center (4,231)
Richmond, Virginia
January 8
4:00 pm, CBS College Sports
(regional)
at La Salle W 87–68  13–4
(2–0)
Tom Gola Arena (1,868)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
January 13
7:00 pm, CBS College Sports
Rhode Island L 74–78  13–5
(2–1)
Robins Center (6,371)
Richmond, Virginia
January 19
7:00 pm
George Washington W 68–58  14–5
(3–1)
Robins Center (5,039)
Richmond, Virginia
January 22
12:00 pm, CBS College Sports
(regional)
at UMass W 84–68  15–5
(4–1)
Mullins Center (3,921)
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 25
7:00 pm, ESPNU
at Dayton W 70–61  16–5
(5–1)
University of Dayton Arena (12,126)
Dayton, Ohio
January 29
12:00 pm, ESPN2
Xavier L 62–85  16–6
(5–2)
Robins Center (8,514)
Richmond, Virginia
February 2
7:00 pm
Saint Joseph's W 62–52  17–6
(6–2)
Robins Center (5,011)
Richmond, Virginia
February 5
1:00 pm
at Fordham W 77–60  18–6
(7–2)
Rose Hill Gym (2,715)
Bronx, New York
February 9
7:00 pm
at George Washington W 69–65  19–6
(8–2)
Smith Center (2,159)
Washington, D.C.
February 12
12:00 pm, ESPN2
Saint Louis W 64–52  20–6
(9–2)
Robins Center (6,398)
Richmond, Virginia
February 17
7:00 pm, CBS College Sports
at No. 23 Temple L 53–73  20–7
(9–3)
Liacouras Center (6,078)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
February 20
3:00 pm, CBS College Sports
(regional)
St. Bonaventure W 82–65  21–7
(10–3)
Robins Center (7,291)
Richmond, Virginia
February 26
7:00 pm
at Charlotte W 72–59  22–7
(11–3)
Halton Arena (6,156)
Charlotte, North Carolina
March 2
7:00 pm
at Saint Joseph's W 69–54  23–7
(12–3)
Hagan Arena (3,651)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
March 5
12:00 pm, CBS College Sports
Duquesne W 68–56  24–7
(13–3)
Robins Center (6,524)
Richmond, Virginia
2011 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament
March 11
9:00 PM, CBS College Sports
(syndicated)
vs. Rhode Island
Quarterfinal
W 55–45  25–7
Boardwalk Hall (7,321)
Atlantic City, New Jersey
March 12
3:30 PM, CBS College Sports
vs. No. 24 Temple
Semifinal
W 58–54  26–7
Boardwalk Hall (8,285)
Atlantic City, New Jersey
March 13
1:00 PM, CBS
vs. Dayton
Championship Game
W 67–54  27–7
Boardwalk Hall (5,602)
Atlantic City, New Jersey
2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
March 17*
4:10 PM, TBS
vs. No. 25 Vanderbilt
Second Round
W 69–66  28–7
Pepsi Center (18,499)
Denver, Colorado
March 19*
5:15 PM, CBS
vs. Morehead State
Third Round
W 65–48  29–7
Pepsi Center (19,328)
Denver, Colorado
March 25*
7:27 PM, TBS
vs. No. 2 Kansas
Sweet Sixteen
L 57–77  29–8
Alamodome (14,566)
San Antonio, Texas
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time [2].

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