2011–12 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens men's basketball team

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2011–12 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens men's basketball
Delaware Basketball wordmark.svg
CBI, First Round
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2011–12 record 18–14 (12–6 CAA)
Head coach Monté Ross (6th year)
Assistant coach Jeff Rafferty
Assistant coach Mike Pegues
Assistant coach Phil Martelli, Jr.
Home arena Bob Carpenter Center
Seasons
2011–12 CAA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Drexel 16 2   .889     29 7   .806
VCU 15 3   .833     29 7   .806
George Mason 14 4   .778     24 9   .727
Old Dominion 13 5   .722     21 13   .618
Delaware 12 6   .667     18 14   .563
Georgia State 11 7   .611     22 11   .667
Northeastern 9 9   .500     14 17   .452
James Madison 5 13   .278     12 20   .375
UNCW 5 13   .278     10 21   .323
William & Mary 4 14   .222     6 26   .188
Hofstra 3 15   .167     10 22   .313
Towson 1 17   .056     1 31   .031
2012 CAA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens men's basketball team represented the University of Delaware during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Fightin' Blue Hens, led by sixth year head coach Monté Ross, played their home games at the Bob Carpenter Center and are members of the Colonial Athletic Association. They finished the season 18–14, 12–6 in CAA play to finish in fifth place in CAA play. They lost in the quarterfinals of the CAA Basketball Tournament to Old Dominion. They were invited to the 2012 College Basketball Invitational where they lost in the first round to Butler.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
0 Kevin McNeil Forward 6–8 230 Junior Newport News, Virginia
3 Khalid Lewis Guard 6–3 185 Freshman Trenton, New Jersey
4 Jarvis Threatt Guard 6–2 170 Freshman Richmond, Virginia
10 Devon Saddler Guard 6–2 205 Sophomore Aberdeen, Maryland
12 Samer Madarani Guard 5–10 160 Senior Newark, Delaware
13 Kyle Anderson Guard 6–2 185 Freshman Newark, Illinois
14 Brendan McNulty Guard 5–11 190 Junior Downingtown, Pennsylvania
15 Chris Cooper Forward 6–5 210 Freshman Onancock, Virginia
21 Marvin King-Davis Forward 6–7 205 Freshman Richmond, Virginia
23 Hakim McCullar Forward 6–8 250 Senior Cincinnati, Ohio
31 Will Townsville Guard 6–3 180 Junior Newark, Delaware
32 Josh Brinkley Forward 6–6 245 Junior Richmond, Virginia
33 Carl Baptiste Forward 6–8 240 Junior Pittstown, New Jersey
44 Jamelle Hagins Forward 6–9 240 Junior Roanoke, Virginia
55 Tommy Williams Forward 6–6 210 Sophomore Hamden, Connecticut

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Regular Season
11/11/2011*
7:00 PM
at Radford L 54–58  0–1
Dedmon Center (1,642)
Radford, Virginia
11/18/2011*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Villanova L 69–79  0–2
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, Pennsylvania
11/22/2011*
7:00 PM
Cornell W 72–64  1–2
Bob Carpenter Center (1,784)
Newark, Delaware
11/26/2011*
2:00 PM
Lafayette W 81–78  2–2
Bob Carpenter Center (1,609)
Newark, Delaware
11/30/2011*
7:00 PM
at Boston University L 67–73  2–3
Case Gym (553)
Boston
12/03/2011
4:00 PM, TCN/CSN-NE
Drexel W 71–60  3–3 (1–0)
Bob Carpenter Center (2,421)
Newark, Delaware
12/07/2011*
7:00 PM
at Penn L 60–69  3–4
The Palestra (2,351)
Philadelphia
12/10/2011*
1:00 PM
at Delaware State
Route 1 Rivalry
W 58–42  4–4
Memorial Hall (912)
Dover, Delaware
12/19/2011*
7:00 PM
La Salle W 70–66  5–4
Bob Carpenter Center (2,345)
Newark, Delaware
12/22/2011*
7:00 PM
at Howard L 83–88 OT 5–5
Burr Gymnasium (380)
Washington, D.C.
12/30/2011*
7:00 PM
at Temple L 63–66  5–6
Bob Carpenter Center (4,234)
Newark, Delaware
01/02/2012
2:00 PM
at UNC Wilmington L 75–80  5–7 (1–1)
Trask Coliseum (2,657)
Wilmington, North Carolina
01/04/2012
7:00 PM
Hofstra W 67–66  6–7 (2–1)
Bob Carpenter Center (1,580)
Newark, Delaware
01/07/2012
4:00 PM, TCN/CSN-MA
at William & Mary W 75–64  7–7 (3–1)
Kaplan Arena (2,119)
Williamsburg, Virginia
01/11/2012
7:00 PM
Old Dominion L 66–68  7–8 (3–2)
Bob Carpenter Center (1,911)
Newark, Delaware
01/14/2012
4:00 PM, TCN/CSS
VCU L 55–68  7–9 (3–3)
Bob Carpenter Center (3,568)
Newark, Delaware
01/18/2012
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at George Mason W 63–89  7–10 (3–4)
Patriot Center (3,927)
Fairfax, Virginia
01/21/2012
2:00 PM
Georgia State W 77–74 2OT 8–10 (4–4)
Bob Carpenter Center (3,773)
Newark, Delaware
01/23/2012
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Towson W 62–43  9–10 (5–4)
Bob Carpenter Center (1,855)
Newark, Delaware
01/25/2012
7:00 PM
at Northeastern L 62–62  10–10 (5–5)
Matthews Arena (1,221)
Boston, Massachusetts
01/28/2012
2:00 PM, TCN
at Drexel L 55–71  10–11 (5–6)
Daskalakis Athletic Center (2,532)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
02/01/2012
7:00 PM
George Mason L 60–65  10–12 (6–6)
Bob Carpenter Center (2,091)
Newark, Delaware
02/04/2012
2:00 PM, TCN/CSS
at James Madison W 85–80  11–12 (7–6)
JMU Convocation Center (4,625)
Harrisonburg, Virginia
02/08/2012
7:00 PM
UNC Wilmington W 71–53  12–12 (8–6)
Bob Carpenter Center (1,759)
Newark, Delaware
02/11/2012
2:00 PM
at Georgia State W 80–77  13–12 (9–6)
GSU Sports Arena (1,751)
Atlanta
02/14/2012
7:00 PM
at Hofstra W 71–57  14–12 (10–6)
Hofstra Arena (1,785)
Hempstead, New York
02/18/2012*
2:00 PM
Hampton
ESPN BracketBusters
W 68–64  15–12
Bob Carpenter Center (2,460)
Newark, Delaware
02/22/2012
7:00 PM
at Towson W 76–69  16–12 (11–6)
Towson Center (1,021)
Towson, Maryland
02/25/2012
12:00 PM, TCN/CSN-NE
Northeastern W 82–72  17–12 (12–6)
Bob Carpenter Center (3,527)
Newark, Delaware
2012 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament
03/02/2012
2:30 PM, TCN
vs. Towson
First Round
W 72–65  18–12
Richmond Coliseum (3,081)
Richmond, Virginia
03/03/2012
2:30 PM, TCN
vs. Old Dominion
Quarterfinals
L 74–88  18–13
Richmond Coliseum (5,889)
Richmond, Virginia
2012 CBI
03/14/2012*
8:00 PM, HDNet
at Butler
First Round
L 58–75  18–14
Hinkle Fieldhouse (2,349)
Indianapolis
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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