2011–12 Texas Longhorns men's basketball team

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2011–12 Texas Longhorns men's basketball
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
Conference Big 12
2011–12 record 20–14 (9–9 Big 12)
Head coach Rick Barnes
Assistant coach Rob Lanier
Assistant coach Russell Springmann
Assistant coach Chris Ogden
Home arena Frank Erwin Center
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 Big 12 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 Kansas 16 2   .889     32 7   .821
#3 Missouri 14 4   .778     30 5   .857
Iowa State 12 6   .667     22 10   .688
#9 Baylor 12 6   .667     30 8   .789
Kansas State 10 8   .556     22 10   .688
Texas 9 9   .500     20 13   .606
Oklahoma State 7 11   .389     15 18   .455
Oklahoma 5 13   .278     15 16   .484
Texas A&M 4 14   .222     14 18   .438
Texas Tech 1 17   .056     8 23   .258
2012 Big 12 Tournament winner
As of March 10, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Texas Longhorns men's basketball team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Their head coach was Rick Barnes, who was in his 14th year. The team played its home games at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas and are members of the Big 12 Conference. They finished the season 20–14, 9–9 in Big 12 play to finish in sixth place. They lost in the semifinals of the Big 12 Basketball Tournament to Missouri. They received an at-large bid to the 2012 NCAA Tournament where they lost in the second round to Cincinnati.

Recruiting[edit]

Source:[1]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Jaylen Bond
PF
Philadelphia, PA Plymouth-Whitemarsh 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Aug 2, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 91
Sterling Gibbs
PG
Scotch Plains, NJ Seton Hall Prep 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) May 16, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 91
Jonathan Holmes
PF
San Antonio, TX Antonian College Prep 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Oct 1, 2011 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 94
Myck Kabongo
PG
Toronto, ON Findlay Prep 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Nov 4, 2010 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 97
Julien Lewis
SG
La Marque, TX La Marque 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jun 22, 2009 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 94
Sheldon McClellan
SG
Bellaire, TX Bellaire 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) May 4, 2009 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 95


Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 12   Rivals: 8  ESPN: 8
  • 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:

Schedule[edit]

Source:[2]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Regular season
11/13/2011*
6:00 PM, Longhorn Network
Boston University
TicketCity Legends Classic regional round
W 82–46  1–0
Frank Erwin Center (9,862)
Austin, TX
11/15/2011*
3:00 PM, ESPN
Rhode Island
TicketCity Legends Classic regional round
W 100–90  2–0
Frank Erwin Center (8,957)
Austin, TX
11/19/2011*
8:00 PM, Longhorn Network
vs. Oregon State
TicketCity Legends Classic semifinals
L 95–100 OT 2–1
Izod Center (4,187)
East Rutherford, NJ
11/21/2011*
5:30 PM, Longhorn Network
vs. NC State
TicketCity Legends Classic third place game
L 74–77  2–2
Izod Center (3,294)
East Rutherford, NJ
11/26/2011*
7:00 PM, Longhorn Network
Sam Houston State W 56–40  3–2
Frank Erwin Center (10,173)
Austin, TX
11/29/2011*
7:00 PM, Longhorn Network
North Texas W 73–57  4–2
Frank Erwin Center (9,488)
Austin, TX
12/03/2011*
3:30 PM, FSN
at UCLA W 69–59  5–2
LA Sports Arena (6,177)
Los Angeles, CA
12/06/2011*
7:00 PM, Longhorn Network
Texas–Arlington W 80–62  6–2
Frank Erwin Center (9,202)
Austin, TX
12/10/2011*
7:00 PM, Longhorn Network
Texas State W 86–52  7–2
Frank Erwin Center (11,559)
Austin, TX
12/13/2011*
7:00 PM, Longhorn Network
Nicholls State W 93–40  8–2
Frank Erwin Center (9,135)
Austin, TX
12/17/2011*
1:30 PM, ESPN2
Temple W 77–65  9–2
Frank Erwin Center (11,441)
Austin, TX
12/21/2011*
6:00 PM, ESPN2
at #5 North Carolina L 63–82  9–3
Dean E. Smith Center (21,750)
Chapel Hill, NC
12/31/2011*
1:00 PM, Longhorn Network
Rice W 73–59  10–3
Frank Erwin Center (14,506)
Austin, TX
01/04/2012
8:00 PM, ESPNU
at Iowa State L 71–77  10–4
(0–1)
Hilton Coliseum (12,248)
Ames, IA
01/07/2012
6:00 PM, Longhorn Network
Oklahoma State W 58–49  11–4
(1–1)
Frank Erwin Center (12,841)
Austin, TX
01/11/2012
8:00 PM, ESPN2
Texas A&M W 61–51  12–4
(2–1)
Frank Erwin Center (13,917)
Austin, TX
01/14/2012
12:00 PM, ESPN2
at #9 Missouri L 73–84  12–5
(2–2)
Mizzou Arena (14,026)
Columbia, MO
01/18/2012
8:00 PM, ESPN2
at Kansas State L 80–84  12–6
(2–3)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
Manhattan, KS
01/21/2012
3:00 PM, CBS
#7 Kansas L 66–69  12–7
(2–4)
Frank Erwin Center (16,734)
Austin, TX
01/24/2012
8:00 PM, Longhorn Network
Iowa State W 62–55  13–7
(3–4)
Frank Erwin Center (10,117)
Austin, TX
01/28/2012
12:00 PM, CBS
at #6 Baylor L 71–76  13–8
(3–5)
Ferrell Center (10,299)
Waco, TX
01/30/2012
8:00 PM, ESPN
Missouri L 66–67  13–9
(3–6)
Frank Erwin Center (12,023)
Austin, TX
02/04/2012
6:00 PM, Longhorn Network
Texas Tech W 74–57  14–9
(4–6)
Frank Erwin Center (13,859)
Austin, TX
02/06/2012
8:00 PM, ESPN
at Texas A&M W 70–68  15–9
(5–6)
Reed Arena (6,173)
College Station, TX
02/11/2012
1:00 PM, ESPN
Kansas State W 75–64  16–9
(6–6)
Frank Erwin Center (14,134)
Austin, TX
02/14/2012
7:00 PM, Big 12 Network
at Oklahoma W 69–58  17–9
(7–6)
Lloyd Noble Center (5,314)
Norman, OK
02/18/2012
3:00 PM, Big 12 Network
at Oklahoma State L 78–90  17–10
(7–7)
Gallagher-Iba Arena (10,438)
Stillwater, OK
02/20/2012
8:00 PM, ESPN
#13 Baylor L 72–77  17–11
(7–8)
Frank Erwin Center (14,501)
Austin, TX
02/25/2012
3:00 PM, Big 12 Network
at Texas Tech W 71–67  18–11
(8–8)
United Spirit Arena (10,393)
Lubbock, TX
02/29/2012
8:00 PM, ESPN2
Oklahoma W 72–64  19–11
(9–8)
Frank Erwin Center (12,142)
Austin, TX
03/03/2012
8:00 PM, ESPN
at Kansas L 63–73  19–12
(9–9)
Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Lawrence, KS
Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship
03/08/2012
8:30 p.m., Big 12 Network
vs. Iowa State
Quarterfinals
W 75–61  20–12
Sprint Center (18,972)
Kansas City, MO
03/08/2012
8:30 p.m., Big 12 Network/ESPNU
vs. #5 Missouri
Semifinals
L 67–81  20–13
Sprint Center (18,972)
Kansas City, MO
2012 NCAA Tournament
03/16/2012*
11:15 AM, CBS
#11 (E) vs. #6 (E) Cincinnati
Second Round
L 59–65  20–14
Bridgestone Arena (11,751)
Nashville, TN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time[3].

Rankings[edit]

Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.

Poll Pre Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Wk 18 Final
AP [4]
Coaches [5]  

Roster[edit]

2011–12 Texas Longhorns men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 0 Lewis, JulienJulien Lewis 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Galveston, Texas
G 1 McClellan, SheldonSheldon McClellan 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 188 lb (85 kg) Fr Houston, Texas
F 2 Bond, JaylenJaylen Bond 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 224 lb (102 kg) Fr Norristown, Pennsylvania
G 5 Melchionni, DeanDean Melchionni 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 193 lb (88 kg) Jr Lancaster, Pennsylvania
F 10 Holmes, JonathanJonathan Holmes 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 239 lb (108 kg) Fr San Antonio, Texas
G 12 Kabongo, MyckMyck Kabongo 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 169 lb (77 kg) Fr Toronto, Ontario
G 13 Gibbs, SterlingSterling Gibbs 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Scotch Plains, New Jersey
G 14 Brown, J'CovanJ'Covan Brown 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 197 lb (89 kg) Jr Port Arthur, Texas
F/C 20 Wangmene, AlexisAlexis Wangmene 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 241 lb (109 kg) Sr Maroua, Cameroon
G 22 Dick, AndrewAndrew Dick 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Sherman, Texas
F/C 53 Chapman, ClintClint Chapman 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Sr Canby, Oregon
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2011-10-04

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Commitments/Recruits". Retrieved 2011-10-04. 
  2. ^ "2011–12 Schedule". Retrieved 2011-10-04. 
  3. ^ http://www.texassports.com/sports/m-baskbl/sched/tex-m-baskbl-sched.html
  4. ^ "Ap Rankings". Archived from the original on 1 December 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-05. 
  5. ^ "Coaches Rankings". Retrieved 2010-03-01.