2012–13 Lamar Cardinals basketball team

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2012–13 Lamar Cardinals men's basketball
Lamar Cardinals wordmark.svg
Conference Southland Conference
2012–13 record 3–28 (1–17 Southland)
Head coach Pat Knight (2nd season)
Assistant coach Kermit Holmes
Assistant coach Clif Carroll
Assistant coach Sherron Wilkerson
Home arena Montagne Center
Seasons
2012–13 Southland Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Stephen F. Austin 16 2   .889     27 5   .844
Northwestern State 15 3   .833     23 9   .719
Oral Roberts 13 5   .722     20 15   .571
SE Louisiana 10 8   .556     13 18   .419
Sam Houston State 8 10   .444     17 17   .500
Nicholls State 8 10   .444     9 21   .300
McNeese State 7 11   .389     14 17   .452
Central Arkansas 7 11   .389     13 17   .433
Texas A&M–CC* 5 13   .278     6 23   .207
Lamar 1 17   .056     3 28   .097
2013 Southland Tournament winner
As of March 27, 2013
*ineligible for Postseason play due to APR Penalties; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 Lamar Cardinals basketball team represented Lamar University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Cardinals, led by second year head coach Pat Knight, played their home games at the Montagne Center and were members of the Southland Conference. They finished the season 3–28, 1–17 in Southland play to finish in last place. A year after being Southland Tournament champions and playing in the NCAA Tournament, the Cardinals failed to qualify for the 2013 Southland Tournament.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
1 Keilan Blanks Guard 5–9 160 Freshman Spring Hill, Tennessee
2 Nikko Acosta Forward 6–9 220 Senior New London, Connecticut
3 Donnell Minton Guard 6–0 145 Freshman Indianapolis, Indiana
4 Matt Hancock Guard 6–4 200 Freshman Melbourne, Australia
5 Hondo Webb Guard 6–2 225 Sophomore Denison, Texas
10 Rhon Mitchell Forward 6–5 180 Freshman Inglewood, California
12 Brian Curran Guard 6–2 180 Freshman Draper, Utah
21 Brennan Doty Guard 6–3 170 Sophomore Port Neches, Texas
22 Donley Minor Guard 6–1 175 Senior Los Angeles, California
24 D.J. Muepo Forward 6–6 240 Freshman Los Angeles, California
33 Osas Ebomwonyi Forward 6–11 220 Junior Pflugerville, Texas
34 Amos Wilson Forward 6–5 205 Junior Allen, Texas
35 Stan Brown Forward 6–8 225 Senior Dolton, Illinois
50 Sebastian Norman Forward 6–9 235 Sophomore Uppsala, Sweden

Schedule[edit]

[1]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/03/2012*
1:00 PM
McMurry W 74–66 
Montagne Center (1,860)
Beaumont, TX
11/05/2012*
7:00 PM
Northwood (TX) W 87–76 
Montagne Center (N/A)
Beaumont, TX
Regular Season
11/12/2012*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Kansas State
NIT Season Tip-Off First Round
L 55–79  0–1
Bramlage Coliseum (12,068)
Manhattan, KS
11/13/2012*
6:00 PM
vs. North Texas
NIT Season Tip-Off
L 59–74  0–2
Manhattan, KS (12,006)
Bramlage Center
11/17/2012*
6:30 PM
at Charlotte L 49–70  0–3
Dale F. Halton Arena (4,620)
Charlotte, NC
11/19/2012*
6:00 PM
at Virginia
NIT Season Tip-Off
L 44–63  0–4
John Paul Jones Arena (1,444)
Charlottesville, VA
11/20/2012*
3:30 PM
vs. IUPUI
NIT Season Tip-Off
W 86–82  1–4
John Paul Jones Arena (1,745)
Charlottesville, VA
11/25/2012*
2:05 PM
at Arkansas State L 53–93  1–5
Convocation Center (1,927)
Jonesboro, AR
11/27/2012*
7:00 PM
at Alabama L 47–75  1–6
Coleman Coliseum (10,436)
Tuscaloosa, AL
12/04/2012*
6:30 PM, BTN
at Purdue L 39–72  1–7
Mackey Arena (12,721)
West Lafayette, IN
12/11/2012*
7:00 PM
at Louisiana–Lafayette L 60–77  1–8
Cajundome (2,059)
Lafayette, LA
12/12/2012*
8:30 PM, FSSW+
at Baylor L 68–85  1–9
Ferrell Center (5,688)
Waco, TX
12/15/2012*
7:00 PM, Broncs Live
at Texas–Pan American L 70–75  1–10
UTPA Fieldhouse (494)
Edinburg, TX
12/29/2012*
2:00 PM
Long Island W 81–80  2–10
Montagne Center (2,052)
Beaumont, TX
01/03/2013
8:00 PM, CSN Houston
at Stephen F. Austin L 43–79  2–11
(0–1)
William R. Johnson Coliseum (2,107)
Nacogdoches, TX
01/05/2013
3:20 PM
at Northwestern State L 58–86  2–12
(0–2)
Prather Coliseum (1,203)
Natchitoches, LA
01/07/2013
7:30 PM
Southeastern Louisiana L 63–67  2–13
(0–3)
Montagne Center (1,984)
Beaumont, TX
01/10/2013
7:45 PM
Sam Houston State L 57–68  2–14
(0–4)
Montagne Center (2,246)
Beaumont, TX
01/12/2013
6:20 PM
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi L 56–62  2–15
(0–5)
Montagne Center (2,390)
Beaumont, TX
01/19/2013
3:00 PM
at McNeese State L 50–74  2–16
(0–6)
Burton Coliseum (1,524)
Lake Charles, LA
01/24/2013
7:30 PM, ESPN3
at Oral Roberts L 74–91  2–17
(0–7)
Mabee Center (3,444)
Tulsa, OK
01/26/2013
4:45 PM
at Central Arkansas L 59–88  2–18
(0–8)
Farris Center (2,095)
Conway, AR
01/31/2013
7:50 PM
Northwestern State L 63–85  2–19
(0–9)
Montagne Center (2,703)
Beaumont, TX
02/02/2013
6:30 PM
Stephen F. Austin L 51–65  2–20
(0–10)
Montagne Center (2,790)
Beaumont, TX
02/07/2013
7:30 PM
at Texas A&M–Corpus Christi W 67–63  3–20
(1–10)
American Bank Center (1,428)
Corpus Christi, TX
02/09/2013
3:45 PM
at Sam Houston State L 40–78  3–21
(1–11)
Bernard Johnson Coliseum (1,171)
Huntsville, TX
02/16/2013
6:30 PM, CSN Houston
McNeese State L 62–69  3–22
(1–12)
Montagne Center (2,837)
Beaumont, TX
02/19/2013
7:30 PM
Nicholls State L 63–74  3–23
(1–13)
Montagne Center (2,078)
Beaumont, TX
02/23/2013*
6:00 PM
Texas State
BracketBusters
L 61–74  3–24
Montagne Center (2,079)
Beaumont, TX
02/28/2013
7:30 PM, ESPN3
Central Arkansas L 99–106 2OT 3–25
(1–14)
Montagne Center (2,081)
Beaumont, TX
03/02/2013
6:00 PM
Oral Roberts L 50–68  3–26
(1–15)
Montagne Center (6,059)
Beaumont, TX
03/07/2013
7:45 PM
at Nicholls State L 63–90  3–27
(1–16)
Stopher Gym (679)
Thibodaux, LA
03/09/2013
4:30 PM
at Southeastern Louisiana L 72–86  3–28
(1–17)
University Center (1,039)
Hammond, LA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-02-19. Retrieved 2012-12-17.