2011–12 Richmond Spiders men's basketball team

The 2011–12 Richmond Spiders men's basketball team represented the University of Richmond in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college basketball during the 2011–12 season. Richmond competed as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10) under seventh-year head basketball coach Chris Mooney and played its home games at the Robins Center.

2011–12 Richmond Spiders men's basketball
Richmond Spiders text logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
2011–12 record16–16 (7–9 A-10)
Head coachChris Mooney (7th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Kevin McGeehan (7th season)
  • Jamal Brunt (5th season)
  • Rob Jones (4th season)
Home arenaRobins Center
Seasons
2011–12 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Temple 13 3   .813     24 8   .750
Saint Louis 12 4   .750     26 8   .765
Xavier 10 6   .625     23 13   .639
St. Bonaventure 10 6   .625     20 12   .625
UMass 9 7   .563     26 11   .703
La Salle 9 7   .563     21 13   .618
Dayton 9 7   .563     20 13   .606
Saint Joseph's 9 7   .563     20 14   .588
Duquesne 7 9   .438     16 15   .516
Richmond 7 9   .438     16 16   .500
Charlotte 5 11   .313     13 17   .433
George Washington 5 11   .313     10 21   .323
Rhode Island 4 12   .250     7 24   .226
Fordham 3 13   .188     10 19   .345
2012 Atlantic 10 Tournament winner
As of March 13, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll
UCLA vs. Richmond, Los Angeles Sports Arena

PreseasonEdit

RecruitingEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Luke Piotrowski
C
Atlantic City, New Jersey Atlantic Christian School 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Aug 7, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 89
Alonzo Nelson-Ododa
PF
Atlanta, Georgia Norcross HS 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Oct 25, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 88
Trey Davis
SG
Richmond, Virginia Benedictine HS 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Apr 23, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 87
Kendall Anthony
PG
Jackson, Tennessee Liberty Technology Magnet HS 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 145 lb (66 kg) Aug 28, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 80
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: NR   Rivals: NR  ESPN: NR
  • 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:

  • "Rivals.com 2011 Richmond Commitments". Rivals.com. Retrieved July 14, 2011.
  • "Scout.com 2011 Richmond Commitments". Scout.com. Retrieved July 14, 2011.
  • "ESPN 2011 Richmond Commitments". ESPN.com. Retrieved July 14, 2011.
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved July 14, 2011.
  • "2011 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved July 14, 2011.

RosterEdit

2011–12 Richmond Spiders men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 0 Kendall Anthony 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 140 lb (64 kg) Fr Jackson, Tennessee
F/C 1 Darrius Garrett 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Raleigh, North Carolina
G 2 Cedrick Lindsay 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Washington, D.C.
G 3 Darien Brothers 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Richmond, Virginia
G 4 Wayne Sparrow 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) RS Fr Baltimore, Maryland
F 5 Trey Davis   6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Richmond, Virginia
G 10 Jonathan Benjamin 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Jr Rochester, New York
F/C 11 Josh Duinker 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 230 lb (104 kg) RS Sr Sydney, Australia
G/F 13 Zak Estes 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Indianapolis, Indiana
F 15 Francis-Cedric Martel 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Montreal, Canada
G 22 Greg Robbins 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
G 24 Liam Billings 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) RS Jr Winter Park, Florida
C 25 Luke Piotrowski   6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Fr Atlantic City, New Jersey
G 30 Zachary Chu 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Fr Dallas, Texas
F 31 Conor Smith 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) RS Sr Brookfield, Wisconsin
F 33 Alonzo Nelson-Ododa   6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Atlanta, Georgia
F 34 Derrick Williams 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 270 lb (122 kg) So Harlem, New York
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2011-11-17

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
November 11*
7:30 pm
American W 66–56  1–0
Robins Center (6,571)
Richmond, Virginia
November 14*
8:15 pm
at Davidson L 61–74  1–1
Belk Arena (3,887)
Davidson, North Carolina
November 17*
7:00 pm
Hampton
Cancún Challenge
W 72–51  2–1
Robins Center (4,264)
Richmond, Virginia
November 19*
5:00 pm
Sacred Heart
Cancún Challenge
W 83–58  3–1
Robins Center (4,521)
Richmond, Virginia
November 22*
9:30 pm, CBS Sports Network
vs. Illinois
Cancún Challenge
L 61–70  3–2
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort 
Cancún, Mexico
November 23*
7:00 pm, CBS Sports Network
vs. Rutgers
Cancún Challenge
W 58–53  4–2
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort (862)
Cancún, Mexico
November 30*
7:30 pm
at William & Mary W 92–61  5–2
Kaplan Arena (2,506)
Williamsburg, Virginia
December 3*
1:00 pm, ESPN3
at Wake Forest W 70–62  6–2
LJVM Coliseum (7,813)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
December 9*
8:00 pm, ESPN2
at VCU
Farm Bureau Insurance Black & Blue Classic
L 51–73  6–3
Siegel Center (7,686)
Richmond, Virginia
December 14*
3:00 pm
Iona L 79–88  6–4
Robins Center (4,217)
Richmond, Virginia
December 17*
7:00 pm
at Bucknell L 65–79  6–5
Sojka Pavilion (3,140)
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
December 20*
7:00 pm
Old Dominion W 90–82 OT 7–5
Robins Center (6,239)
Richmond, Virginia
December 23*
10:30 pm, Prime Ticket
at UCLA L 63–71  7–6
LA Sports Arena (4,194)
Los Angeles, California
December 28*
7:00 pm
Liberty W 77–61  8–6
Robins Center (4,471)
Richmond, Virginia
December 30*
4:00 pm
UNC Greensboro W 78–58  9–6
Robins Center (4,497)
Richmond, Virginia
January 4
7:30 pm
at Charlotte L 70–75  9–7
(0–1)
Halton Arena (4,591)
Charlotte, North Carolina
January 7
7:00 pm, CBS Sports Network
at Rhode Island W 70–53  10–7
(1–1)
Ryan Center (3,611)
Kingston, Rhode Island
January 14
7:00 pm, CBS Sports Network
Temple W 76–65  11–7
(2–1)
Robins Center (8,032)
Richmond, Virginia
January 18
7:00 pm
at George Washington L 65–83  11–8
(2–2)
Smith Center (2,464)
Washington, D.C.
January 21
5:00 pm, CBS Sports Network
Massachusetts L 68–79  11–9
(2–3)
Robins Center (7,231)
Richmond, Virginia
January 25
7:00 pm
Fordham W 102–58  12–9
(3–3)
Robins Center (4,007)
Richmond, Virginia
January 28
7:00 pm
at St. Bonaventure L 47–62  12–10
(3–4)
Reilly Center (4,589)
St. Bonaventure, New York
February 1
7:00 pm
Saint Joseph's L 60–70  12–11
(3–5)
Robins Center (4,219)
Richmond, Virginia
February 4
7:00 pm, ESPNU
at Duquesne L 72–81  12–12
(3–6)
A.J. Palumbo Center (4,481)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
February 8
7:00 pm
La Salle W 78–76  13–12
(4–6)
Robins Center (4,028)
Richmond, Virginia
February 11
5:00 pm, ESPNU
George Washington L 67–69  13–13
(4–7)
Robins Center (8,011)
Richmond, Virginia
February 15
7:00 pm, KPLR-TV
at Saint Louis L 50–64  13–14
(4–8)
Chaifetz Arena (7,459)
St. Louis, Missouri
February 18
6:00 pm
Charlotte W 53–52  14–14
(5–8)
Robins Center (9,071)
Richmond, Virginia
February 22
7:00 pm
at Saint Joseph's W 52–49  15–14
(6–8)
Hagan Arena (3,951)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
February 25
8:00 pm, ESPN2
at Xavier L 57–65  15–15
(6–9)
Cintas Center (10,250)
Cincinnati, Ohio
February 29
7:00 pm, CBS Sports Network (regional)
Dayton W 82–71  16–15
(7–9)
Robins Center (5,524)
Richmond, Virginia
2012 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament
March 6
7:00 pm
at La Salle
First Round
L 72–80  16–16
Tom Gola Arena (1,702)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time [1].

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