2009-10 Baylor Bears Basketball Team
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2009%E2%80%9310 Baylor Bears Basketball Team
2009-10 Baylor Bears men's basketball
Baylor Athletics logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Elite Eight
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 19
2009-10 record28-8 (11-5 Big 12)
Head coachScott Drew
Assistant coaches
  • Mark Morefield
  • Jerome Tang
  • Paul Mills
Home arenaFerrell Center
Seasons
← 2008-09
2010-11 →
2009–10 Big 12 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Kansas+ 15 1   .938     33 3   .917
#7 Kansas State 11 5   .688     29 8   .784
#19 Baylor 11 5   .688     28 8   .778
#23 Texas A&M 11 5   .688     24 10   .706
Missouri 10 6   .625     23 11   .676
Texas 9 7   .563     24 10   .706
Oklahoma State 9 7   .563     22 11   .667
Colorado 6 10   .375     15 16   .484
Texas Tech 4 12   .250     19 16   .543
Iowa State 4 12   .250     15 17   .469
Oklahoma 4 12   .250     13 18   .419
Nebraska 2 14   .125     15 18   .455
+ 2010 Big 12 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll • Through March 28, 2010

The 2009-10 Baylor Bears basketball team represented Baylor University in the 2009-10 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. This was head coach Scott Drew's seventh season at Baylor. The Bears compete in the Big 12 Conference and played their home games at the Ferrell Center. They advanced to the semifinals of the 2010 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament before losing to Kansas State. They received an at-large bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, earning a #3 seed in the South Region. Their first round win over #14 seed Sam Houston State was the school's first tournament win since 1950. They defeated #11 seed Old Dominion in second round to advance to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in school history. They extended their record breaking run by defeating #10 seed Saint Mary's to advance to the Elite Eight where they would fall to #1 seed and AP #3 Duke. They finished the season with a record of 28–8, the 28 wins is a school record.

Pre-Season

In the Big 12 preseason polls, released October 14, Baylor was selected to finish tenth in the Big 12 coaches poll.[1]

Roster

Source[2]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
3 Fred Ellis 6'6" 215 F So. Sacramento, CA, U.S. Sacramento HS
4 Quincy Acy 6'7" 225 F So. Mesquite, TX, U.S. Horn HS
12 Nolan Dennis 6'5" 180 G Fr. North Richland Hills, TX, U.S. Richland HS
13 Ekpe Udoh 6'10" 240 F
C
Jr. Edmond, OK, U.S. Edmond Santa Fe HS
Michigan
14 Dragan Sekelja 7'0" 275 C Fr. Zagreb, Croatia Sportska Gimnazija
20 Givon Crump 6'7" 210 F Fr. Washington, DC, U.S. Brewster Academy
21 Oscar Griffin 6'4" 200 G Fr. Philadelphia, PA, U.S. Life Center Academy
22 A. J. Walton 6'1" 190 G Fr. Little Rock, AR, U.S. Hall HS
24 LaceDarius Dunn 6'4" 205 G Jr. Monroe, LA, U.S. Excelsior Christian School
34 Cory Jefferson 6'9" 200 F Fr. Killeen, TX, U.S. Killeen HS
41 Anthony Jones 6'10" 195 F So. Houston, TX, U.S. Yates HS
45 Tweety Carter 5'11" 185 G Sr. Reserve, LA, U.S. Reserve Christian School
50 Josh Lomers 7'0" 280 C Sr. Boerne, TX, U.S. Boerne HS

Schedule and results

Source[3]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
*
W  
(5,239)
Regular Season
*
W   1-0
(6,361)
*
W   2-0
(5,026)
*
W   3-0
(5,093)
*
W   4-0
(5,351)
*

L   4-1
(2,149)
*

W   5-1
(1,915)
*

W   6-1
(1,846)
*

W   7-1
(7,948)
*
W   8-1
(5,191)
*
W   9-1
(5,361)
*
W   10-1
(11,162)
*
W   11-1
(11,312)
*
W   12-1
(5,187)

W   13-1 (1-0)
(8,757)

L   13-2 (1-1)
(6,957)

W   14-2 (2-1)
(9,223)

L   14-3 (2-2)
(16,300)
*
W   15-3 (2-2)
(7,779)

L   15-4 (2-3)
(8,833)

W   16-4 (3-3)
(16,734)

W   17-4 (4-3)
(7,749)

L   17-5 (4-4)
(13,021)

W   18-5 (5-4)
(9,787)

W   19-5 (6-4)
(9,347)

W   20-5 (7-4)
(9,391)

L   20-6 (7-5)
(11,722)

W   21-6 (8-5)
(10,094)

W   22-6 (9-5)
(7,894)

W   23-6 (10-5)
(9,232)

W   24-6 (11-5)
(10,562)
2010 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament


W   25-6
(18,879)


L   25-7
(18,879)
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
*

W   26-7
(10,484)
*

W   27-7
(11,966)
*

W   28-7
(45,505)
*

L   28-8
(47,492)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

All Conference

Lacedarius Dunn was named to the All-Big 12 2nd team. Ekpe Udoh and Tweety Carter were named to the All-Big 12 3rd team after the season.

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: Increase in ranking. Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Final
AP NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 22 25 24 20 24 22 24 21 21 19 Not released
Coaches NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 24 NR NR 24 NR 22 NR 22 20 21 10

*AP does not release post-NCAA Tournament rankings
^Coaches did not release a Week 2 poll.

References

  1. ^ http://www.big12sports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=10410&ATCLID=204812805
  2. ^ http://www.baylorbears.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/bay-m-baskbl-mtt.html
  3. ^ "2009-10 Schedule". Retrieved .

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