2010–11 Arkansas–Little Rock Trojans men's basketball team

The 2010–11 Arkansas–Little Rock Trojans men's basketball team represented the University of Arkansas at Little Rock during the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Trojans, led by 8th year head coach Steve Shields, played their home games at the Jack Stephens Center and are members of the Sun Belt Conference. They finished the season with a record of 19–17, 7–9 in Sun Belt play. They won the 2011 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament to earn an automatic bid in the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. They lost in the new First Four round to UNC Asheville in overtime.

2010–11 Arkansas–Little Rock Trojans men's basketball
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Sun Belt Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, First Four
ConferenceSun Belt Conference
2010–11 record19–17 (7–9 Sun Belt)
Head coachSteve Shields
Assistant coachJoe Kleine
Assistant coachCharles Cunningham
Home arenaJack Stephens Center
Seasons
2010–11 Sun Belt Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Florida Atlantic 13 3   .813     21 10   .677
Middle Tennessee State 10 6   .625     16 16   .500
WKU 8 8   .500     16 16   .500
South Alabama 6 10   .375     13 16   .448
Troy 6 10   .375     8 21   .276
FIU 5 11   .313     11 19   .367
West
Arkansas State 11 5   .688     17 15   .531
Louisiana–Lafayette 11 5   .688     14 15   .483
Denver 9 7   .563     13 17   .433
North Texas 8 8   .500     22 11   .667
Arkansas–Little Rock 7 9   .438     19 17   .528
Louisiana–Monroe 2 14   .125     7 24   .226
2011 Sun Belt Conference Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
2 Tramar Sutherland Guard 6–3 199 Junior Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5 Marlon Louzeiro Forward 6–7 241 Sophomore São Luís, Brazil
10 D'Andre Williams Guard 5–10 168 Junior Amarillo, Texas
11 Logan Quinn Guard 5–10 168 Freshman Little Rock, Arkansas
12 Courtney Jackson Forward 6–6 221 Junior Paris, Texas
13 Chuck Guy Guard 5–10 164 Freshman Fort Worth, Texas
20 Matt Mouzy Guard 6–0 190 Senior Jonesboro, Arkansas
21 Alex Garcia-Mendoza Guard 6–3 205 Senior El Fuerte, Mexico
22 Solomon Bozeman Guard 6–0 183 Senior Magnolia, Arkansas
32 Eric Kibi Forward 6–6 221 Junior Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
33 Derrick Bails Forward 6–9 265 Senior Ripley, Mississippi
40 Montrell Thornton Forward 6–7 240 Senior Bowdon, Georgia
55 Guss Leeper Forward 6–9 229 Freshman Austin, Texas

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Sun Belt Conference Tournament
3/5/11
9:00 PM
vs. South Alabama
First Round
W 82–68  16–16
Hot Springs Convention Center (3,992)
Hot Springs, AR
3/6/11
8:45 PM
vs. Arkansas State
Quarterfinals
W 59–52  17–16
Summit Arena (NA)
Hot Springs, AR
3/7/11
8:30 PM
vs. Middle Tennessee State
Semifinals
W 65–56  18–16
Summit Arena (3,348)
Hot Springs, AR
3/8/11
6:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. North Texas
Championship Game
W 64–63  19–16
Summit Arena (NA)
Hot Springs, AR
NCAA Tournament
3/15/11*
6:30 PM, truTV
vs. UNC Asheville
First Four
L 77–81 OT 19–17
University of Dayton Arena (10,025)
Dayton, OH
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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