2010–11 Cleveland State Vikings men's basketball team

The 2010–11 Cleveland State Vikings men's basketball team represented Cleveland State University in the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Their head coach was Gary Waters. The Vikings played their home games at the Wolstein Center and are members of the Horizon League. It was the 80th season of Cleveland State basketball. They finished the season 27–9, 13–5 in Horizon League play to share the regular season conference title with Butler and Milwaukee. They lost in the semifinals of the 2011 Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament to Butler. They were invited to the 2011 National Invitation Tournament where they defeated Vermont before falling to the College of Charleston in the second round.

2010–11 Cleveland State Vikings men's basketball
Horizon League Regular Season Co-Champions
NIT, Second Round
ConferenceHorizon League
2010–11 record27–9 (13–5 Horizon)
Head coachGary Waters
Assistant coaches
  • Jayson Gee
  • Larry DeSimpelare
  • Jermaine Kimbrough
Home arenaWolstein Center
2010–11 Horizon League men's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
*Milwaukee135 .722  1914  .576
Butler135 .722  2810  .737
Cleveland State135 .722  279  .750
Valparaiso126 .667  2312  .657
Wright State108 .556  1914  .576
Detroit108 .556  1716  .515
Green Bay810 .444  1418  .438
Loyola (IL)711 .389  1615  .516
Youngstown State216 .111  921  .300
UIC216 .111  724  .226
2011 Horizon League Tournament winner
As of April 4, 2011; Rankings from Coaches Poll

Preseason

The preseason Horizon League Coaches' Poll picked the Vikings to finish third.[1] Norris Cole was named to the preseason all-Horizon League 1st team.[1]

Regular season

On November 29, 2010 Cleveland State received their first point in the AP Top 25 poll for the season, that had them 41st.[2] The lone point came from Steve Deshazo of The Free Lance-Star.[3] The game time of the February 5 game against Butler was changed from 2:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. to accommodate a broadcast on ESPN2. The attendance at the Butler @ Cleveland State game on February 5 was 8,490. That is the 6th largest home attendance ever for a Cleveland State basketball game.

Roster

2010–11 Cleveland State Vikings men's basketball team
PlayersCoaches
Pos.#NameHeightWeightYearHometown
G 1 Anthony Wells 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)180 lb (82 kg) So Shaker Heights, OH
G 2 Keith Mackie 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)165 lb (75 kg) Fr Westland, MI
G 3 Trevon Harmon 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)170 lb (77 kg) Jr Pasadena, CA
F 4 Devon Long 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)260 lb (118 kg) Fr Detroit, MI
G 5 Jeremy Montgomery 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)190 lb (86 kg) Jr Chicago, IL
G 11 Sebastian Douglas 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)200 lb (91 kg) Fr Houston, TX
G 13 Darius Ware 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)195 lb (88 kg) Fr Bloomfield Hills, MI
F 20 Charlie Woods 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)200 lb (91 kg) So Lansing, MI
G 22 Josh McCoy 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)180 lb (82 kg) So St. Peters, MO
F 24 Ludovic Ndaye 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)230 lb (104 kg) Fr Montreal, PQ
G 30 Norris Cole 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)170 lb (77 kg) Sr Dayton, OH
G 32 D'Aundray Brown 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)185 lb (84 kg) Sr Youngstown, OH
F 33 Tim Kamczyc 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)195 lb (88 kg) So Strongsville, OH
F 44 Aaron Pogue 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)275 lb (125 kg) Jr Dayton, OH
C 51 Joe Latas 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)280 lb (127 kg) Jr Cleveland, OH
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2010-11-11

Schedule

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
November 8*
Baldwin-Wallace W 68–39 
Wolstein Center (UNK)
Cleveland, OH
Regular Season
November 12*
7:30 PM
Bryant
World Vision Basketball Classic
W 71–57  1–0
Wolstein Center (1,450)
Cleveland, OH
November 13*
6:00 PM
Iona
World Vision Basketball Classic
W 78–68  2–0
Wolstein Center (1,561)
Cleveland, OH
November 14*
6:00 PM
Kent State
World Vision Basketball Classic
W 69–66  3–0
Wolstein Center (2,805)
Cleveland, OH
November 15*
7:00 PM
Urbana W 83–49  4–0
Wolstein Center (1,411)
Cleveland, OH
November 19*
8:05 PM
at Louisiana-Lafayette W 60–55  5–0
Cajundome (3,689)
Lafayatte, LA
November 24*
7:00 PM, STO
at Akron W 64–51  6–0
James A. Rhodes Arena (2,716)
Akron, OH
November 27*
6:00 PM
St. Bonaventure W 69–51  7–0
Wolstein Center (2,214)
Cleveland, OH
November 29*
6:00 PM
Robert Morris W 58–53  8–0
Wolstein Center (1,841)
Cleveland, OH
December 2
8:00 PM
at Green Bay W 83–75  9–0
(1–0)
Resch Center (2,305)
Green Bay, WI
December 4
8:00 PM
at Milwaukee W 82–59  10–0
(2–0)
U.S. Cellular Arena (2,946)
Milwaukee, WI
December 7*
7:00 PM
West Virginia Tech W 94–62  11–0
Wolstein Center (2,011)
Cleveland, OH
December 11*
4:30 PM
at Sam Houston State W 74–62  12–0
Bernard Johnson Coliseum (1,195)
Huntsville, TX
December 18*
2:00 PM, ESPN3
at West Virginia L 63–74  12–1
WVU Coliseum (11,235)
Morgantown, WV
December 22*
7:00 PM
South Florida W 69–62  13–1
Wolstein Center (4,711)
Cleveland, OH
December 30
7:00 PM
Loyola W 73–55  14–1
(3–0)
Wolstein Center (4,044)
Cleveland, OH
January 1
2:00 PM
UIC W 83–59  15–1
(4–0)
Wolstein Center (2,142)
Cleveland, OH
January 7
7:00 PM, ESPNU
at Butler L 56–79  15–2
(4–1)
Hinkle Fieldhouse (7,071)
Indianapolis, IN
January 9
2:35 PM
at Valparaiso L 58–64  15–3
(4–2)
Athletics-Recreation Center (3,776)
Valparaiso, IN
January 15
7:05 PM
at Youngstown State W 61–51  16–3
(5–2)
Beeghly Center (4,302)
Youngstown, OH
January 20
7:30 PM
Detroit W 81–69  17–3
(6–2)
Wolstein Center (3,518)
Cleveland, OH
January 22
2:00 PM
Wright State W 65–46  18–3
(7–2)
Wolstein Center (4,615)
Cleveland, OH
January 27
8:00 PM
at UIC W 63–49  19–3
(8–2)
UIC Pavilion (3,197)
Chicago, IL
January 29
4:00 PM
at Loyola W 81–70  20–3
(9–2)
Joseph J. Gentile Center (3,127)
Chicago, IL
February 3
7:00 PM
Valparaiso W 76–65  21–3
(10–2)
Wolstein Center (4,472)
Cleveland, OH
February 5
12:00 PM, ESPN2
Butler L 61–73  21–4
(10–3)
Wolstein Center (8,590)
Cleveland, OH
February 7
7:00 PM
at Detroit L 78–81  21–5
(10–4)
Calihan Hall (2,356)
Detroit, MI
February 12
2:00 PM
Youngstown State W 86–76  22–5
(11–4)
Wolstein Center (3,875)
Cleveland, OH
February 16
7:00 PM
at Wright State W 74–72  23–5
(12–4)
Nutter Center (5,768)
Dayton, OH
February 20*
1:00 PM, ESPN 2
at Old Dominion
ESPNU Bracketbusters
L 63–74  23–6
(12–4)
Ted Constant Convocation Center (8,328)
Norfolk, VA
February 24
7:00 PM
Milwaukee L 83–87  23–7
(12–5)
Wolstein Center (3,449)
Cleveland, OH
February 26
2:00 PM
Green Bay W 64–57  24–7
(13–5)
Wolstein Center (4,923)
Cleveland, OH
Horizon League Tournament
March 1
7:00 PM, HLN
UIC
First Round
W 73–61  25–7
Wolstein Center (1,161)
Cleveland, OH
March 4
6:00 PM, ESPN3
vs. Wright State
Quarterfinals
W 73–59  26–7
U.S. Cellular Arena (-)
Milwaukee, WI
March 5
6:00 PM, ESPNU
vs. Butler
Semifinals
L 68–76  26–8
U.S. Cellular Arena (-)
Milwaukee, WI
2011 National Invitation Tournament
March 15*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
No. 2 VT (#7 VT) Vermont
First Round
W 63–60  27–8
Wolstein Center (1,472)
Cleveland, OH
March 19*
2:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 2 VT (#6 VT) College of Charleston
Second Round
L 56–64  27–9
Wolstein Center (2,077)
Cleveland, OH
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time. VT=NIT-Virginia Tech bracket.

Rankings

Ranking Movement
Legend: ██ Improvement in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking. ██ Not ranked the previous week. rv=Others receiving votes.
PollPreWk 1Wk 2Wk 3Wk 4Wk 5Wk 6Wk 7Wk 8Wk 9Wk 10Wk 11Wk 12Wk 13Wk 14Wk 15Wk 16Wk 17Wk 18Final
AP NR NR NR RV[4] RV[5] RV[6] RV[7] RV[8] RV[9] NR NR NR RV[10] RV[11]
Coaches NR NR NR NR RV[12] RV[13] NR[14] NR[15] RV[16] NR NR RV[17] RV[18] NR
Mid-Major 25[19] 16[20] 7[21] 5[22] 1[23] 1[24] 1[25] 1[26] 1[27] 7[28] 7 2 1 6 9 10 10 11 11 12

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