2010–11 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team

The 2010–11 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team represented West Virginia University in the 2010-11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. They were coached by Bob Huggins and played their home games at the WVU Coliseum. They lost in the 2nd round by Marquette in the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament. They were invited to the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. They defeated Clemson in the second round before losing to Kentucky in the third round.

2010–11 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball
West Virginia Mountaineers logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Round of 32
ConferenceBig East
Ranking
APNo. 22
2010–11 record21–12 (11–7 Big East)
Head coachBob Huggins
Assistant coachBilly Hahn
Assistant coachLarry Harrison
Assistant coachErik Martin
Home arenaWVU Coliseum
Seasons
2010–11 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Pittsburgh 15 3   .833     28 6   .824
#5 Notre Dame 14 4   .778     27 7   .794
*#12 Syracuse 12 6   .667     27 8   .771
#14 Louisville 12 6   .667     25 10   .714
#18 St. John's 12 6   .667     21 12   .636
Cincinnati 11 7   .611     26 9   .743
#22 West Virginia 11 7   .611     21 12   .636
Georgetown 10 8   .556     21 11   .656
#10 Connecticut 9 9   .500     32 9   .780
Villanova 9 9   .500     21 12   .636
Marquette 9 9   .500     22 15   .595
Seton Hall 7 11   .389     13 18   .419
Rutgers 5 13   .278     15 17   .469
Providence 4 14   .222     15 17   .469
South Florida 3 15   .167     10 23   .303
DePaul 1 17   .056     7 24   .226
2011 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 4, 2011[1]
*Syracuse:: 7 wins vacated due to sanctions against the program; Disputed record: Syracuse–(27–8)(10–6); Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

PreseasonEdit

RecruitingEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Kevin Noreen
PF
Minneapolis, MN Minnesota Transitions Charter 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jun 29, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • 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:

  • "West Virginia Basketball Commitments". Rivals.com.
  • "2010 West Virginia Basketball Commits". Scout.com.
  • "ESPN". ESPN.com.
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com.
  • "2010 Team Ranking". Rivals.com.

RosterEdit

Name Number Position Height Weight Year Hometown
Darryl Bryant 25 G 6–2 195 Junior Brooklyn, New York
Craig Carey 15 G 6–2 160 Sophomore Morgantown, West Virginia
Jake Ferguson 20 F 6–6 190 Freshman Summersville, West Virginia
John Flowers 41 F 6–7 215 Senior Waldorf, Maryland
Danny Jennings 30 F 6–8 260 Sophomore Staten Island, New York
Kevin Jones 5 F 6–8 260 Junior Mount Vernon, New York
Deniz Kılıçlı 13 F 6–9 270 Sophomore Istanbul, Turkey
Joe Mazzulla 21 G 6–2 200 Redshirt-Senior Johnston, Rhode Island
Casey Mitchell 33 G 6–4 225 Senior Savannah, Georgia
Kevin Noreen 34 F 6–10 235 Freshman Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dalton Pepper 32 G 6–5 230 Sophomore Levittown, Pennsylvania
Kenny Ross 12 G 6–0 175 Redshirt–Freshman Furlong, Pennsylvania
Kerwin Selby 24 G 6–4 210 Junior Bel Air, Maryland
Cam Thoroughman 2 F 6–7 235 Redshirt-Senior Portsmouth, Ohio
Jonnie West 4 G 6–3 195 Redshirt-Senior Memphis, Tennessee

2010–11 ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/02/2010*
7:00 PM
UNC Pembroke W 87–53 
WVU Coliseum 
Morgantown, WV
12/22/2010*
7:00 PM
Walsh W 86–63 
WVU Coliseum 
Morgantown, WV
Regular Season
11/12/2010*
9:00 PM
Oakland W 95–71  1–0
WVU Coliseum (12,707)
Morgantown, WV
11/18/2010*
7:00 PM, ESPNU
vs. Davidson
Puerto Rico Tip-Off 1st round
W 84–70  2–0
José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum (4,018)
San Juan, PR
11/19/2010*
11:30 AM, ESPNU
vs. Vanderbilt
Puerto Rico Tip-Off semi-finals
W 74–71  3–0
José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum (10,127)
San Juan, PR
11/21/2010*
7:30 PM, ESPN2
vs. Minnesota
Puerto Rico Tip-Off championship
L 70–74  3–1
José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum (11,575)
San Juan, PR
11/27/2010*
7:00 PM, Big East Network
vs. VMI W 82–66  4–1
Charleston Civic Center (12,367)
Charleston, WV
12/01/2010*
7:00 PM, Big East Network
American W 71–50  5–1
WVU Coliseum (7,390)
Morgantown, WV
12/04/2010*
4:00 PM, Big East Network
at Miami (FL) L 76–79  5–2
BankUnited Center (6,548)
Coral Gables, FL
12/07/2010*
7:00 PM, Big East Network
Robert Morris W 82–49  6–2
WVU Coliseum (6,443)
Morgantown, WV
12/12/2010*
7:00 PM, CBSCS
at Duquense W 64–61  7–2
CONSOL Energy Center (8,509)
Pittsburgh, PA
12/18/2010*
2:00 PM, Big East Network
Cleveland State W 74–63  8–2
WVU Coliseum (11,235)
Morgantown, WV
12/29/2010
7:00 PM, Big East Network
St. John's L 71–81  8–3
(0–1)
WVU Coliseum (11,138)
Morgantown, WV
01/01/2011
11:00 AM, ESPN2
at Marquette L 74–79  8–4
(0–2)
Bradley Center (15,575)
Milwaukee, WI
01/04/2011
9:00 PM, Big East Network
at DePaul W 67–65  9–4
(1–2)
Allstate Arena (8,189)
Rosemont, IL
01/08/2011
11:00 AM, ESPN2
at No. 13 Georgetown W 65–59  10–4
(2–2)
Verizon Center (13,603)
Washington, D.C.
01/13/2011
7:00 PM, ESPN2
Providence W 93–63  11–4
(3–2)
WVU Coliseum (11,052)
Morgantown, WV
01/16/2011*
1:30 PM, CBS
No. 8 Purdue W 68–64  12–4
WVU Coliseum (14,173)
Morgantown, WV
01/19/2011*
8:00 PM
No. 21 vs. Marshall
Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic
L 71–75  12–5
Charleston Civic Center (12,380)
Charleston, WV
01/23/2011
2:00 PM, Big East Network
No. 21 South Florida W 56–46  13–5
(4–2)
WVU Coliseum (10,744)
Morgantown, WV
01/26/2011
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at No. 19 Louisville L 54–55  13–6
(4–3)
KFC Yum! Center (21,957)
Louisville, KY
01/29/2011
8:00 PM, Big East Network
at Cincinnati W 66–55  14–6
(5–3)
Fifth Third Arena (13,176)
Cincinnati, OH
02/02/2011
7:00 PM, Big East Network
No. 25 Seton Hall W 56–44  15–6
(6–3)
WVU Coliseum (9,729)
Morgantown, WV
02/05/2011
12:00 PM, ESPN
No. 25 at No. 12 Villanova L 50–66  15–7
(6–4)
Wells Fargo Center (16,106)
Philadelphia, PA
02/07/2011
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 25 No. 4 Pittsburgh
Backyard Brawl
L 66–71  15–8
(6–5)
WVU Coliseum (14,175)
Morgantown, WV
02/12/2011
4:00 PM, Big East Network
No. 25 DePaul W 82–71  16–8
(7–5)
WVU Coliseum (11,210)
Morgantown, WV
02/14/2011
7:00 PM, ESPN
at No. 20 Syracuse L 52–63  16–9
(7–6)
Carrier Dome (22,669)
Syracuse, NY
02/19/2011
1:00 PM, CBS
No. 7 Notre Dame W 72–58  17–9
(8–6)
WVU Coliseum (12,298)
Morgantown, WV
02/24/2011
9:00 PM, ESPN
at No. 6 Pittsburgh
Backyard Brawl
L 58–71  17–10
(8–7)
Petersen Events Center (12,876)
Pittsburgh, PA
02/27/2011
12:00 PM, Big East Network
at Rutgers W 65–54  18–10
(9–7)
Louis Brown Athletic Center (7,752)
Piscataway, NJ
03/02/2011
7:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 16 Connecticut W 65–56  19–10
(10–7)
WVU Coliseum (13,241)
Morgantown, WV
03/05/2011
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 11 Louisville W 72–70  20–10
(11–7)
WVU Coliseum (15,032)
Morgantown, WV
Big East Men's Basketball Championship
03/08/2011
9:30 PM, ESPN
vs. Marquette
Second Round
L 61–67  20–11
Madison Square Garden (19,375)
New York City, NY
2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
03/17/2011*
12:15 PM, CBS
No. 22 vs. Clemson
Round of 64
W 84–76  21–11
St. Pete Times Forum (14,835)
Tampa, FL
03/19/2011*
12:15 PM, CBS
No. 22 vs. No. 11 Kentucky
Round of 32
L 63–71  21–12
St. Pete Times Forum (17,771)
Tampa, FL
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Big East Conference Standings - 2010-11." ESPN.com. Retrieved March 9, 2011.