2011–12 San Diego Toreros men's basketball team

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2011–12 San Diego Toreros men's basketball
San Diego Toreros logo.svg
Conference West Coast Conference
2011–12 record 13–18 (7–9 WCC)
Head coach Bill Grier (5th season)
Assistant coach Mike Burns
Assistant coach Rodney Tention
Assistant coach Kyle Bankhead
Home arena Jenny Craig Pavilion
Seasons
2011–12 West Coast Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#24 Saint Mary's 14 2   .875     27 6   .818
Gonzaga 13 3   .813     26 7   .788
BYU 12 4   .750     26 9   .743
Loyola Marymount 11 5   .688     21 13   .618
San Francisco 8 8   .500     20 14   .588
San Diego 7 9   .438     13 18   .419
Pepperdine 4 12   .250     10 19   .345
Portland 3 13   .188     7 24   .226
Santa Clara 0 16   .000     8 22   .267
2012 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament winner
As of March 21, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 San Diego Toreros men's basketball team represented the University of San Diego in the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. This was head coach Bill Grier's fifth season at San Diego. The Toreros competed in the West Coast Conference and played their home games at Jenny Craig Pavilion. They finished the season 13–8, 7–9 in WCC play to finish in sixth place and lost in the quarterfinals of the West Coast Conference Tournament to BYU.

Roster[edit]

Source[1]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
0 Christopher Anderson 5'8" 150 G Freshman Anaheim Hills, CA Canyon HS
1 Johnny Dee 6'0" 175 G Freshman Vista, CA Rancho Buena Vista HS
3 Darian Norris 6'0" 180 G Senior Las Vegas, NV Mojave HS/Salt Lake CC
4 Nick Kerr 6'3" 175 G Freshman San Diego, CA Torrey Pines HS
13 Keith Stackhouse 6'2" 185 G Freshman Bellingham, WA Squalicum HS
14 Ben Vozzola 6'5" 180 G RS Freshman Las Vegas, NV Centennial HS
20 Cameron Miles 6'1" 175 G Junior Dallas, TX Skyline HS
24 Blair Banker 6'8" 220 F RS Freshman West Lafayette, IN Harrison HS
25 Simi Fajemisin 6'9" 265 F/C RS Freshman Lynnwood, WA Lynnwood HS
31 John Sinis 6'8" 225 G/F RS Freshman Patras, Greece Greece National Team
32 Ken Rancifer 6'5" 215 F Junior Oakland, CA El Cerrito HS
34 Chris Manresa 6'8" 240 F Junior Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Tesoro HS
40 Dennis Kramer 6'10" 235 F Sophomore Encinitas, CA La Costa HS

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[2]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
November 14, 2011*
7:00 pm
Stephen F. Austin W 66–61  1–0
Jenny Craig Pavilion (2,023)
San Diego, CA
November 16, 2011*
7:00 pm
San Diego Christian W 89–63  2–0
Jenny Craig Pavilion (1,205)
San Diego, CA
November 20, 2011*
5:00 pm
Montana L 60–73  2–1
Jenny Craig Pavilion (1,659)
San Diego, CA
November 25, 2011*
2:30 pm
vs. New Orleans
Hoops for Hope Classic
W 64–56  3–1
Fogelman Arena (N/A)
New Orleans, LA
November 26, 2011*
2:30 pm
vs. Alcorn State
Hoops for Hope Classic
W 66–65  4–1
Fogelman Arena (N/A)
New Orleans, LA
November 27, 2011*
4:00 pm
at Tulane
Hoops for Hope Classic
L 46–65  4–2
New Orleans Arena (1,967)
New Orleans, LA
December 3, 2011*
7:00 pm
at UC Irvine L 78–99  4–3
Bren Events Center (1,186)
Irvine, CA
December 7, 2011*
7:00 pm, 4SD
San Diego State
City Championship
L 62–74  4–4
Jenny Craig Pavilion (4,708)
San Diego, CA
December 10, 2011*
6:00 pm
Maine W 77–63  5–4
Jenny Craig Pavilion (1,503)
San Diego, CA
December 13, 2011*
6:00 pm
UC Santa Barbara L 61–65  5–5
Jenny Craig Pavilion (1,720)
San Diego, CA
December 17, 2011*
5:00 pm
at Stanford L 55–75  5–6
Maples Pavilion (4,761)
Stanford, CA
December 22, 2011*
2:00 pm
vs. South Alabama L 62–68  5–7
South Point Casino (500)
Enterprise, NV
December 31, 2011
3:00 pm, 4SD
at BYU L 52–88  5–8
(0–1)
Marriott Center (16,369)
Provo, UT
January 5, 2012
6:00 pm, ESPNU
Saint Mary's L 72–78  5–9
(0–2)
Jenny Craig Pavilion (3,317)
San Diego, CA
January 7, 2012
6:00 pm
Loyola Marymount L 68–79  5–10
(0–3)
Jenny Craig Pavilion (2,188)
San Diego, CA
January 12, 2012
7:00 pm
at Santa Clara W 75–62  6–10
(1–3)
Leavey Center (2,032)
Santa Clara, CA
January 16, 2012
7:00 pm, 4SD
BYU L 63–82  6–11
(1–4)
Jenny Craig Pavilion (3,204)
San Diego, CA
January 19, 2012
7:00 pm, 4SD
at Portland W 82–63  7–11
(2–4)
Chiles Center (1,890)
Portland, OR
January 21, 2012
5:00 pm, RTNW
at Gonzaga L 60–77  7–12
(2–5)
McCarthey Athletic Center (6,000)
Spokane, WA
January 26, 2012
7:00 pm
Pepperdine W 65–56  8–12
(3–5)
Jenny Craig Pavilion (1,830)
San Diego, CA
January 28, 2012
7:00 pm, 4SD
at San Francisco L 70–84  8–13
(3–6)
War Memorial Gymnasium (3,075)
San Francisco, CA
February 2, 2012
7:00 pm
at Saint Mary's L 73–84  8–14
(3–7)
McKeon Pavilion (3,500)
Moraga, CA
February 4, 2012
4:00 pm, 4SD
Santa Clara W 70–65  9–14
(4–7)
Jenny Craig Pavilion (2,905)
San Diego, CA
February 9, 2012
7:00 pm
at Pepperdine W 70–57  10–14
(5–7)
Firestone Fieldhouse (747)
Malibu, CA
February 11, 2012
6:00 pm, 4SD
San Francisco L 70–81  10–15
(5–8)
Jenny Craig Pavilion (2,883)
San Diego, CA
February 16, 2012
5:30 pm, 4SD
Portland W 78–75 OT 11–15
(6–8)
Jenny Craig Pavilion (1,835)
San Diego, CA
February 18, 2012*
7:00 pm
at Cal State Bakersfield L 63–72  11–16
Rabobank Arena (2,305)
Bakersfield, CA
February 23, 2012
7:00 pm
at Loyola Marymount W 60–57  12–16
(7–8)
Gersten Pavilion (1,860)
Los Angeles, CA
February 25, 2012
4:00 pm, 4SD
Gonzaga L 57–65  12–17
(7–9)
Jenny Craig Pavilion (3,962)
San Diego, CA
2012 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
March 1, 2012
8:30 pm, BYUtv
vs. Pepperdine
Second Round
W 76–54  13–17
Orleans Arena (1,919)
Paradise, NV
March 1, 2012
8:30 pm, ESPNU
vs. BYU
Quarterfinals
L 68–73  13–18
Orleans Arena (5,037)
Paradise, NV
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Player Dismissals[edit]

On November 10, head coach Bill Grier announced that junior center Chris Gabriel and sophomore guard Jordan Mackie were dismissed from the team for the year. Reasons for their dismissal weren't announced. [3]

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