2011–12 Seton Hall Pirates men's basketball team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
2011–12 Seton Hall Pirates men's basketball
Seton Hall Pirates wordmark.svg
NIT, Second Round
ConferenceBig East Conference
2011–12 record21–13 (8–10 Big East)
Head coachKevin Willard
Assistant coachShaheen Holloway
Assistant coachChris Pompey
Assistant coachDan McHale
Home arenaPrudential Center
Walsh Gymnasium
Seasons
2011–12 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 11 Marquette 14 4   .778     27 8   .771
Notre Dame 13 5   .722     22 12   .647
Cincinnati 12 6   .667     26 11   .703
No. 15 Georgetown 12 6   .667     24 9   .727
South Florida 12 6   .667     22 14   .611
West Virginia 9 9   .500     19 14   .576
Connecticut 8 10   .444     20 14   .588
Seton Hall 8 10   .444     21 13   .618
Rutgers 6 12   .333     14 18   .438
St. John's 6 12   .333     13 19   .406
Pittsburgh 5 13   .278     22 17   .564
Villanova 5 13   .278     13 19   .406
Providence 4 14   .222     15 17   .469
DePaul 3 15   .167     12 19   .387
*No. 2 Syracuse 0 1   .000     0 3   .000
**No. 17 Louisville 0 8   .000     0 10   .000
2012 Big East Tournament winner
As of March 31, 2012[1]
*Syracuse: 30 reg. season games, 4 postseason games vacated due to sanctions against the program; Disputed record: Syracuse–(34–3)(17–1) **Louisville: 25 reg. season games, 5 postseason games vacated due to sanctions against the program; Disputed record: Louisville–(30-10)(10-8); Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Seton Hall Pirates men's basketball team represented Seton Hall University during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Pirates, led by head coach Kevin Willard, played its home games in Newark, New Jersey at the Prudential Center and are members of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 21–13, 8–10 in Big East play to finish in a tie for eighth place. They lost in the second round of the Big East Basketball Tournament to Louisville. They were invited to the 2012 National Invitation Tournament, where they hosted two home games played at Walsh Gymnasium and lost in the second round to Massachusetts.

Roster[edit]

2011–12 Seton Hall Pirates men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 1 Jordan Theodore 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 174 lb (79 kg) Sr Englewood, New Jersey
F 2 Brandon Mobley 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Savannah, Georgia
G 4 Aaron Cosby 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Louisville, Kentucky
G 10 Sean Grennan 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Sea Girt, New Jersey
F 13 Haralds Kārlis 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Riga, Latvia
G 14 Freddie Wilson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr New Haven, Connecticut
F 15 Herb Pope 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 236 lb (107 kg) RS Sr Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
G 20 John Snow 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 183 lb (83 kg) Fr Newark, New Jersey
C 21 Gene Teague 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 290 lb (132 kg) RS So Vineland, New Jersey
G 22 Brian Oliver 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 226 lb (103 kg) RS So Glassboro, New Jersey
G 23 Fuquan Edwin 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Paterson, New Jersey
F 32 Kevin Johnson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Fr Compton, California
F 33 Patrik Auda 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) So Brno, Czech Republic
G 35 Peter Dill 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Long Hill, New Jersey
C 42 Aaron Geramipoor 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 255 lb (116 kg) So Manchester, England
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular Season Non–Conference
November 12*
7:00 PM, SNY
St. Francis W 75–71 OT 1–0
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
November 17*
5:00 PM, ESPNU
vs. VCU
Charleston Classic First Round
W 69–54  2–0
Carolina First Arena 
Charleston, SC
November 18*
6:00 PM, ESPN3
vs. Saint Joseph's
2011 Charleston Classic Semifinals
W 78–70  3–0
Carolina First Arena 
Charleston, SC
November 20*
8:30 PM, ESPNU
vs. Northwestern
2011 Charleston Classic Championship
L 73–80  3–1
Carolina First Arena 
Charleston, SC
November 22*
7:00 PM
Yale W 73–62  4–1
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
November 26*
7:00 PM
Saint Peter's W 63–54  5–1
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
December 2*
9:00 PM
Auburn
SEC–Big East Challenge
W 81–59  6–1
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
December 6*
7:00 PM
at NJIT W 78–48  7–1
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
December 10*
8:00 PM
Wake Forest W 68–54  8–1
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
December 18*
12:00 PM
Mercer W 80–77 OT 9–1
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
December 21*
7:00 PM
at Dayton W 69–64  10–1
UD Arena 
Dayton, OH
December 23*
7:00 PM, SNY
at Longwood W 87–61  11–1
Willett Hall 
Farmville, VA
Big East Regular Season
December 28
7:00 PM, Big East Network
at No. 1 Syracuse L 49–75  11–2 (0–1)
Carrier Dome 
Syracuse, NY
December 30
9:00 PM, ESPN2
West Virginia W 67–48  12–2 (1–1)
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
January 3
7:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
No. 8 Connecticut W 75–63  13–2 (2–1)
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
January 7
6:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
at Providence W 66–57  14–2 (3–1)
Dunkin' Donuts Center 
Providence, RI
January 10
7:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
No. 24 DePaul W 94–73  15–2 (4–1)
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
January 13
7:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
No. 24 at South Florida L 55–56  15–3 (4–2)
Tampa Bay Times Forum 
Tampa, FL
January 18
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at Villanova L 76–84  15–4 (4–3)
The Pavilion 
Villanova, PA
January 25
8:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
Notre Dame L 42–55  15–5 (4–4)
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
January 28
8:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
Louisville L 51–60  15–6 (4–5)
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
January 31
8:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
at No. 15 Marquette L 59–66  15–7 (4–6)
Bradley Center 
Milwaukee, WI
February 3
7:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
at Connecticut L 46–69  15–8 (4–7)
XL Center 
Hartford, CT
February 8
9:00 PM, ESPN2
at Rutgers W 59–54  16–8 (5–7)
Louis Brown Athletic Center 
Piscataway, NJ
February 12
12:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
Pittsburgh W 73–66  17–8 (6–7)
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
February 14
7:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
St. John's W 94–64  18–8 (7–7)
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
February 18
4:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
at Cincinnati L 57–62  18–9 (7–8)
Fifth Third Arena 
Cincinnati, OH
February 21
7:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
Georgetown W 73–55  19–9 (8–8)
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
February 25
5:00 PM, ESPNU
Rutgers L 72–77 OT 19–10 (8–9)
Prudential Center 
Newark, NJ
March 3
6:00 PM, BIG EAST Network
at DePaul L 58–86  19–11 (8–10)
Allstate Arena 
Rosemont, IL
2012 Big East Tournament
March 6
7:00 PM, ESPNU
vs. Providence
First Round
W 79–47  20–11 (8–10)
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
March 7
7:00 PM, ESPN
vs. Louisville
Second Round
L 55–61  20–12 (8–10)
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
2012 NIT
March 13
7:15 PM, ESPN3
No. (1 SH) No. (8 SH) Stony Brook
First Round
W 63–61  21–12
Walsh Gymnasium 
South Orange, NJ
March 17
11:00 AM, ESPN
No. (1 SH) No. (5 SH) Massachusetts
Second Round
L 67–77  21–13
Walsh Gymnasium 
South Orange, NJ
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Big East Conference Standings - 2011-12." ESPN.com. Retrieved 03-31-12.