2010–11 Wichita State Shockers men's basketball team

The 2010–11 Wichita State Shockers men's basketball team represents Wichita State University in the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team, which plays in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC), is led by fourth-year head coach Gregg Marshall. The Shockers play their home games at Charles Koch Arena. They finished the season with 29-8, with a 14-4 MVC play, finishing in 2nd place, behind Missouri State. In the 2011 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, they beat the Bradley Braves in the quarterfinals, and lost to Indiana State Sycamores in the semifinals. The Shockers earned a 2011 National Invitation Tournament bid and a #4 seed. They defeated Nebraska in first round, and then earned an overtime win over Virginia Tech in second round. They defeated the College of Charleston in quarterfinals to earn a trip to the semi-finals in Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Shockers then upset Washington State in semifinals, and finally, then defeating top-seeded Alabama in the championship, earning the first NIT Championship in school history.

2010–11 Wichita State Shockers men's basketball
Wichita State Shockers alternate logo.svg
NIT Champions
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
2010–11 record29–8 (14–4 MVC)
Head coachGregg Marshall (4th season)
Assistant coachChris Jans
Assistant coachMarty Gross
Assistant coachChad Dollar
Home arenaCharles Koch Arena capacity:10,506
Seasons
2010–11 Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Missouri State 15 3   .833     26 9   .743
Wichita State 14 4   .778     29 8   .784
Indiana State 12 6   .667     20 14   .588
Northern Iowa 10 8   .556     20 14   .588
Creighton 10 8   .556     23 16   .590
Evansville 9 9   .500     16 16   .500
Drake 7 11   .389     13 18   .419
Southern Illinois 5 13   .278     13 19   .406
Illinois State 4 14   .222     12 19   .387
Bradley 4 14   .222     12 20   .375
2011 MVC Tournament winner
As of April 1, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

2010–11 Wichita State Shockers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F 0 Aaron Ellis 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 208 lb (94 kg) Sr Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
G 1 Joe Ragland 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 193 lb (88 kg) Jr West Springfield, Massachusetts
G 3 Trey Jones 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 167 lb (76 kg) Fr Sherman, Texas
F 4 Jerome Hamilton (S) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) RS Fr Warwick, Georgia
G 5 Demetric Williams 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 174 lb (79 kg) So Las Vegas, Nevada
F 11 Josh Walker 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 245 lb (111 kg) So Derby, Kansas
G/F 14 Graham Hatch 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 206 lb (93 kg) Sr Mesa, Arizona
F 15 Randall Vautravers 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Andover, Kansas
F 20 Ben Smith 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
C 21 Ehimen Orukpe 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 252 lb (114 kg) So Lagos, Nigeria
F 22 Tyler Richardson 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 207 lb (94 kg) RS Fr Huntsville, Alabama
G 23 Toure' Murry 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 203 lb (92 kg) Jr Houston, Texas
G 24 David Kyles 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 184 lb (83 kg) Jr Dallas, Texas
G 25 Derek Brown 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr Pleasanton, Kansas
F/C 31 J. T. Durley 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 236 lb (107 kg) RS Sr Pittsburg, Texas
F 32 Gabe Blair 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Sr Gastonia, North Carolina
C 41 Garrett Stutz 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 256 lb (116 kg) Jr Kansas City, Missouri
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2010-10-22

2010–11 Schedule and resultsEdit

Source[1]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
Wed, Nov 10
7:05pm
Newman W 80–62 
Charles Koch Arena (10,353)
Wichita, KS
Regular Season
Tue, Nov 16*
7:05pm
Texas Southern W 79–67  1–0
Charles Koch Arena (10,387)
Wichita, KS
Mon, Nov 22*
2:30pm, ESPN2
vs. Connecticut
EA Sports Maui Invitational
L 79–83  1–1
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Lahaina, Hawaii
Tue, Nov 23*
1:00pm, ESPN2
at Chaminade
EA Sports Maui Invitational
W 79–58  2–1
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Lahaina, Hawaii
Wed, Nov 24*
6:30pm, ESPNU
vs. Virginia
EA Sports Maui Invitational
W 70–58  3–1
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Lahaina, Hawaii
Mon, Nov 29*
7:05pm
UMKC W 71–52  4–1
Charles Koch Arena (10,154)
Wichita, KS
Wed, Dec 1*
7:05pm
Chicago State W 91–51  5–1
Charles Koch Arena (10,300)
Wichita, KS
Sat, Dec 4*
9:05pm, The Mtn.
at No. 17 San Diego State
Mountain West – Missouri Valley Challenge
L 69–83  6–1
Viejas Arena (12,414)
San Diego, CA
Wed, Dec 10*
7:05pm, Kansas 22
Nicholls State W 68–50  6–2
Charles Koch Arena (10,430)
Wichita, KS
Mon, Dec 13*
7:05pm
Alabama A&M W 71–49  7–2
Charles Koch Arena (10,173)
Wichita, KS
Sat, Dec 18*
7:00pm, Kansas 22
vs. LSU W 70–69  8–2
CenturyTel Center (2,165)
Bossier City, LA
Tue, Dec 21*
7:05pm, Kansas 22
Tulsa W 82–79  9–2
Intrust Bank Arena (14,112)
Wichita, KS
Wed, Dec 29
7:05pm
Evansville W 91–57  10–2 (1–0)
Charles Koch Arena (10,506)
Wichita, KS
Sat, Jan 1
6:35pm, ESPNU
at Bradley W 79–63  11–2 (2–0)
Carver Arena (8,410)
Peoria, IL
Tue, Jan 4
7:05pm, Kansas 22
Drake W 82–63  12–2 (3–0)
Charles Koch Arena (10,506)
Wichita, KS
Fri, Jan 7
7:05pm, Kansas 22
at Illinois State W 65–51  13–2 (4–0)
Redbird Arena (4,598)
Normal, IL
Sun, Jan 9
7:35pm, ESPNU
Missouri State L 56–59  13–3 (4–1)
Charles Koch Arena (10,506)
Wichita, KS
Wed, Jan 12
7:05pm, Kansas 22
at Creighton W 68–54  14–3 (5–1)
Qwest Center Omaha (15,481)
Omaha, NE
Sat, Jan 15
7:05pm, Kansas 22
at Drake W 68–54  15–3 (6–1)
Knapp Center (3,872)
Des Moines, IA
Wed, Jan 19
7:05pm
Northern Iowa L 74–77  15–4 (6–2)
Charles Koch Arena (10,212)
Wichita, KS
Sat, Jan 22
7:05pm
Indiana State W 93–83 3OT 16–4 (7–2)
Charles Koch Arena (10,506)
Wichita, KS
Wed, Jan 26
6:05pm, MVC TV/FSN
at Southern Illinois W 74–64  17–4 (8–2)
SIU Arena (4,122)
Carbondale, IL
Sat, Jan 29
1:05pm, ESPN2
Bradley W 61–41  18–4 (9–2)
Charles Koch Arena (10,506)
Wichita, KS
Tue, Feb 1
6:05pm
at Indiana State W 70–54  19–4 (10–2)
Hulman Center (2,913)
Terre Haute, IN
Sat, Feb 5
7:05pm
Illinois State W 74–57  20–4 (11–2)
Charles Koch Arena (10,506)
Wichita, KS
Sat, Feb 8
7:05pm
Southern Illinois L 53–56  20–5 (11–3)
Charles Koch Arena (10,147)
Wichita, KS
Sat, Feb 12
9:05pm
at Northern Iowa W 73–55  21–5 (12–3)
McLeod Center (7,014)
Cedar Falls, IA
Tue, Feb 15
7:05pm
at Evansville W 80–74  22–5 (13–3)
Roberts Stadium (4,116)
Evansville, IN
Fri, Feb 18*
6:05pm, ESPN2
VCU
Bracketbusters
L 67–68  22–6
Charles Koch Arena (10,506)
Wichita, KS
Wed, Feb 23
7:05pm, MVC TV/FSN
Creighton W 69–67  23–6 (14–3)
Charles Koch Arena (10,506)
Wichita, KS
Sat, Feb 26
12:05pm, ESPN2
at Missouri State L 64–69  23–7 (14–4)
JQH Arena (11,077)
Springfield, MO
Missouri Valley Conference Basketball Tournament
Fri, Mar 4
6:05pm, MVC TV
vs. Bradley
Quarterfinals
W 70–56  24–7
Scottrade Center (9,318)
St. Louis, MO
Sat, Mar 5
4:05pm, MVC TV
vs. Indiana State
Semifinals
L 54–61  24–8
Scottrade Center (13,533)
St. Louis, MO
NIT Tournament
Wed, Mar 16*
6:00pm, ESPN2
No. 4 VT #5 VT Nebraska
First Round
W 76–49  25–8
Charles Koch Arena (7,336)
Wichita, KS
Sun, Mar 20*
10:00am, ESPN
No. 4 VT at #1 VT Virginia Tech
Second Round
W 79–76 OT 26–8
Cassell Coliseum (4,382)
Blacksburg, VA
Wed, Mar 23*
6:00pm, ESPN2
No. 4 VT #6 VT College of Charleston
Quarterfinals
W 82–75  27–8
Charles Koch Arena (10,506)
Wichita, KS
Tue, Mar 29*
6:00pm, ESPN2
No. 4 VT vs. No. 2 BC Washington State
Semifinals
W 75–44  28–8
Madison Square Garden (6,082)
New York, NY
Thu, Mar 31*
6:00pm, ESPN2
No. 4 VT vs. No. 1 AL Alabama
Championship Game
W 66–57  29–8
Madison Square Garden (6,206)
New York, NY
*Non-Conference Game. Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time. † NIT rankings represent the seed in each bracket VT=Virginia Tech, BC=Boston College, AL=Alabama.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2010-11 Schedule". Archived from the original on 6 December 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-22.