2010–11 UAB Blazers men's basketball team

The 2010–11 UAB Blazers men's basketball team represented the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Blazers' head coach, Mike Davis, was in his fifth season at UAB. The Blazers, who compete in Conference USA, played their home games at Bartow Arena.

2010–11 UAB Blazers men's basketball
Conference USA Regular Season Champions
NCAA Tournament, First Four
ConferenceConference USA
2010–11 record22–9 (12–4 C-USA)
Head coachMike Davis
Assistant coachDonnie Marsh
Assistant coachWalt Fuller
Assistant coachMike Jaskulski
Home arenaBartow Arena
Seasons
2010–11 Conference USA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
UAB 12 4   .750     22 9   .710
Tulsa 11 5   .688     19 13   .594
UTEP 11 5   .688     25 10   .714
Memphis 10 6   .625     25 10   .714
Southern Miss 9 7   .563     22 10   .688
Marshall 9 7   .563     22 12   .647
Southern Methodist 8 8   .500     20 15   .571
East Carolina 8 8   .500     18 16   .529
UCF 6 10   .375     21 12   .636
Rice 5 11   .313     14 18   .438
Houston 4 12   .250     12 18   .400
Tulane 3 13   .188     13 17   .433
2011 CUSA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

UAB finished the regular season atop the league standings and were subsequently named the 2011 Conference USA Champions. The Blazers were awarded the 1-seed for the 2011 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament in El Paso but lost in their first tournament game. They received an at-large bid in the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament where they lost in the new First Four round to Clemson. UAB finished with a record of 22–9 and 12–4 in Conference USA play.

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RosterEdit

Source[1]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
1 Aaron Johnson 5'8" 185 G Sr. Chicago, IL, U.S. Hubbard HS
3 Anthony Criswell 6'9" 230 F Fr. Oklahoma City, OK, U.S. Douglass High School
4 Jamarr Sanders 6'4" 210 G Sr. Montgomery, AL, U.S. Jeff Davis High School
NW Florida CC
5 Robert Williams 6'4" 210 G Fr. Greenville, MS, U.S. Weston High School
10 Karl Moton 5'11" 195 G So. Stone Mountain, GA, U.S. Chamblee HS
21 Beas Hamga 6'11" 230 C Jr. Douala, Cameroon Weatherford (Texas) CC
22 Cameron Moore 6'10" 230 F Jr. San Antonio, TX, U.S. Roosevelt HS
23 Dexter Fields 6'2" 205 G So. Orlando, FL, U.S. Olympia HS
24 Preston Purifoy 6'5" 215 G Fr. Conway, AR, U.S. Conway High School
32 Ovie Soko 6'8" 210 F So. London, England, U.K. Bethel HS
2 Mike Jones 6'1" 185 G Sr. Nashville, TN, U.S. Hunters Lane High School
25 Quincy Taylor 6'0" 185 G Fr. Wichita, KS, U.S. Wichita Collegiate High School
44 Jordan Swing 6'6" 200 F So. Birmingham, AL, U.S. Western Kentucky University

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/5/2010
8:00pm
West Alabama W 81–64 
Bartow Arena 
Birmingham, AL
Regular Season
11/13/2010*
8:00pm
Southeast Missouri State W 78–56  1–0
Bartow Arena (2,787)
Birmingham, AL
11/17/2010*
8:00pm
at Middle Tennessee State W 76–71  2–0
Murphy Center (4,028)
Murfreesboro, TN
11/20/2010*
4:00pm
at Arizona State L 66–69  2–1
Wells Fargo Arena (8,642)
Tempe, AZ
11/23/2010*
8:00pm
South Alabama W 82–58  3–1
Bartow Arena (4,104)
Birmingham, AL
11/26/2010*
8:00pm
vs. Arkansas W 70–65 OT 4–1
Verizon Arena (8,425)
Little Rock, AR
11/29/2010*
8:00pm
at Troy W 78–57  5–1
Trojan Arena (1,914)
Troy, AL
12/01/2010*
8:00pm
Jacksonville State W 59–53  6–1
Bartow Arena (3,717)
Birmingham, AL
12/03/2010*
7:00pm, FSSO
at Georgia L 64–66  6–2
Stegeman Coliseum (7,253)
Athens, GA
12/05/2010*
8:00pm
Kent State W 75–59  7–2
Bartow Arena (3,151)
Birmingham, AL
12/19/2010*
8:00pm
Alabama A&M W 58–40  8–2
Bartow Arena (3,891)
Birmingham, AL
12/21/2010*
8:00pm
VCU W 68–65  9–2
Bartow Arena (4,344)
Birmingham, AL
12/27/2010*
8:00pm
George Washington W 79–44  10–2
Bartow Arena (5,091)
Birmingham, AL
01/05/2011*
7:00pm, ESPN2
at No. 1 Duke L 64–85  10–3
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
01/08/2011
4:00pm, CBSCS
UTEP W 100–97 3OT 11–3 (1–0)
Bartow Arena (6,016)
Birmingham, AL
01/15/2011
8:05pm
at Tulsa L 62–78  11–4 (1–1)
Reynolds Center (5,449)
Tulsa, OK
01/17/2011
7:00pm
at East Carolina W 66–59  12–4 (2–1)
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (3,887)
Greenville, NC
01/19/2011
8:00pm
SMU W 67–53  13–4 (3–1)
Bartow Arena (4,113)
Birmingham, AL
01/22/2011
7:00pm, ESPN2
Memphis
Bartow Classic
L 73–76 OT 13–5 (3–2)
Bartow Arena (9,119)
Birmingham, AL
01/26/2011
8:00pm
Marshall W 60–56  14–5 (4–2)
Bartow Arena (4,781)
Birmingham, AL
01/29/2011
7:00pm, CSS
at UCF W 74–69  15–5 (5–2)
UCF Arena (7,431)
Orlando, FL
02/02/2011
8:00pm
Southern Miss L 71–75  15–6 (5–3)
Bartow Arena (5,321)
Birmingham, AL
02/05/2011
3:00pm
at Tulane W 47–39  16–6 (6–3)
Avron B. Fogelman Arena (2,131)
New Orleans, LA
02/09/2011
7:00pm
at Marshall W 64–48  17–6 (7–3)
Cam Henderson Center (5,174)
Huntington, WV
02/12/2011
8:00pm, CSS
Rice W 74–68  18–6 (8–3)
Bartow Arena (6,034)
Birmingham, AL
02/16/2011
7:00pm, CBSCS
at Memphis L 58–62  18–7 (8–4)
FedEx Forum (16,818)
Memphis, TN
02/19/2011
6:00pm, CSS
UCF W 63–58  19–7 (9–4)
Bartow Arena (7,061)
Birmingham, AL
02/26/2011
6:00pm
at Houston W 68–55  20–7 (10–4)
Hofheinz Pavilion (3,072)
Houston, TX
03/02/2011
7:00pm, CSS
at Southern Miss W 67–66  21–7 (11–4)
Reed Green Coliseum (4,395)
Hattiesburg, MS
03/05/2011
8:00pm
East Carolina W 66–48  22–7 (12–4)
Bartow Arena (7,971)
Birmingham, AL
2011 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament
3/10/2011
1:00PM, CBSCS
vs. East Carolina
Quarterfinals
L 70–75 OT 22–8
Don Haskins Center (6,841)
El Paso, TX
2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
3/15/2011*
9:00PM, truTV
vs. Clemson
First Four
L 52–70  22–9
University of Dayton Arena (10,025)
Dayton, OH
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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