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2009–10 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team

The 2009–10 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team represented the University of Maryland in the 2009–10 college basketball season as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Gary Williams was in his 21st year as the team's head coach. The Terrapins finished the season 24–9, 13–3 in ACC play, to claim a share of the regular-season championship with Duke. They lost in the quarterfinals of the 2010 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament to Georgia Tech. They received an at-large bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, earning a 4-seed in the Midwest Region. They defeated 13-seed Houston in the first round before losing to 5-seed and AP #13 Michigan State in the second round.

2009–10 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball
Maryland Terps logo.png
ACC Regular Season Co-Champions
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 18
APNo. 20
2009–10 record24–9 (13–3 ACC)
Head coachGary Williams
Assistant coachKeith Booth
Chuck Driesell
Robert Ehsan
Home arenaComcast Center
Seasons
2009–10 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 Duke 13 3   .813     35 5   .875
#20 Maryland 13 3   .813     24 9   .727
Florida State 10 6   .625     22 10   .688
Virginia Tech 10 6   .625     25 9   .735
Wake Forest 9 7   .563     20 10   .667
Clemson 9 7   .563     21 11   .656
Georgia Tech 7 9   .438     23 13   .639
Boston College 6 10   .375     15 16   .484
Virginia 5 11   .313     15 16   .484
North Carolina 5 11   .313     20 17   .541
NC State 5 11   .313     20 16   .556
Miami (FL) 4 12   .250     20 13   .606
2010 ACC Tournament winner
As of March 19, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

In a rare double-sweep of regular-season awards, Williams was voted as the ACC Coach of the Year while Greivis Vásquez was named the ACC Player of the Year.

Contents

PreseasonEdit

RecruitingEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
James Padgett
PF
Brooklyn, New York Abraham Lincoln High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sep 27, 2008 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A
Jordan Williams
PF
Torrington, Connecticut Torrington High School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Oct 21, 2008 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: Not Ranked   Rivals: 9
  • 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:

  • "Men's Basketball Recruiting". Scout.com. Retrieved 2009-06-15.
  • "College Basketball Recruiting Schools". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2009-06-15.
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved 2009-06-15.
  • "2009 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2009-06-15.

RosterEdit

2009–10 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F 1 Landon Milbourne 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Roswell, Georgia
G 5 Eric Hayes 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Woodbridge, Virginia
G 14 Sean Mosley 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Baltimore, Maryland
F 15 Ersin Levent 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Rockville, Maryland
F 20 Jordan Williams 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Fr Torrington, Connecticut
G 21 Greivis Vasquez 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Caracas, Venezuela
G 22 Adrian Bowie 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Greenbelt, Maryland
G/F 23 David Pearman 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Columbia, Maryland
G/F 24 Cliff Tucker 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr El Paso, Texas
C 25 Steve Goins 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) So Chicago
F 33 Dino Gregory 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Jr Baltimore
F 35 James Padgett 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Fr Brooklyn
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2010-03-13

Season recapEdit

The season began with Greivis Vásquez, Eric Hayes, and Landon Milbourne all leading the team as Seniors.

AccoladesEdit

Gary Williams
ACC Coach of the Year

Greivis Vásquez
ACC Player of the Year
2nd Team All-American
Bob Cousy Award winner
The Sporting News First-Team All-American
Wooden Award finalist [1]

Jordan Williams
ACC All-Freshman team

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/03/2009*
8:00 PM
Indiana University of Pennsylvania W 75–54 
Comcast Center (N/A)
College Park, Maryland
Regular season
11/13/2009*
8:00 PM, CSN
Charleston Southern W 89–51  1–0
Comcast Center (16,812)
College Park, Maryland
11/17/2009*
8:00 PM, CSN
No. 25 Fairfield W 71–42  2–0
Comcast Center (16,227)
College Park, Maryland
11/20/2009*
8:00 PM
No. 25 New Hampshire W 82–55  3–0
Comcast Center (17,180)
College Park, Maryland
11/23/2009*
9:30 PM, ESPNU
No. 21 at Chaminade
Maui Invitational Tournament
W 79–51  4–0
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
11/24/2009*
7:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 21 vs. Cincinnati
Maui Invitational Tournament
L 69–57  4–1
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
11/24/2009*
4:30 PM, ESPNU
No. 21 vs. Wisconsin
Maui Invitational Tournament
L 78–69  4–2
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
12/01/2009*
7:30 PM, ESPN2
at Indiana
Big Ten/ACC Challenge
W 80–68  5–2
Assembly Hall (17,039)
Bloomington, Indiana
12/06/2009*
7:30 PM, MASN
vs. No. 4 Villanova
BB&T Classic
L 95–86  5–3
Verizon Center (16,389)
Washington, D.C.
12/12/2009*
2:00 PM, CSN
Eastern Kentucky W 83–72  6–3
Comcast Center (16,183)
College Park, Maryland
12/22/2009*
8:00 PM
Winston-Salem State W 98–55  7–3
Comcast Center (14,262)
College Park, Maryland
12/27/2009*
8:00 PM
Florida Atlantic W 72–59  8–3
Comcast Center (15,123)
College Park, Maryland
12/30/2009*
7:30 PM
William & Mary L 83–77  8–4
Comcast Center (16,418)
College Park, Maryland
01/03/2010*
2:00 PM
UNC Greensboro W 97–63  9–4
Greensboro Coliseum (3,297)
Greensboro, North Carolina
01/10/2010
5:30 PM, FSN
No. 18 Florida State W 77–68  10–4 (1–0)
Comcast Center (17,295)
College Park, Maryland
01/12/2010
8:00 PM, Raycom
at Wake Forest L 85–83 OT 10–5 (1–1)
LJVM Coliseum (12,925)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
01/16/2010
4:00 PM, Raycom
at Boston College W 73–57  11–5 (2–1)
Conte Forum (8,606)
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
01/19/2010*
8:00 PM, CSN+
Longwood W 106–55  12–5 (2–1)
Comcast Center (14,818)
College Park, Maryland
01/23/2010
6:00 PM, ESPN2
NC State W 88–64  13–5 (3–1)
Comcast Center (17,950)
College Park, Maryland
01/26/2010
7:00 PM, ESPNU
Miami W 81–59  14–5 (4–1)
Comcast Center (17,950)
College Park, Maryland
01/31/2010
5:30 PM, FSN
at Clemson L 62–53  14–6 (4–2)
Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)
Clemson, South Carolina
02/4/2010
9:00 PM, Raycom
at Florida State W 71–67  15–6 (5–2)
Tucker Center (9,228)
Tallahassee, Florida
02/7/2010
2:00 PM, FSN
North Carolina W 92–71  16–6 (6–2)
Comcast Center (17,950)
College Park, Maryland
02/13/2010
1:00 PM, CBS
at No. 8 Duke L 77–56  16–7 (6–3)
Cameron Indoor (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
02/15/2010
8:00 PM, ESPN
Virginia W 85–66  17–7 (7–3)
Comcast Center (17,091)
College Park, Maryland
02/17/2010
9:00 PM, RSN
at NC State W 67–58  18–7 (8–3)
RBC Center (14,288)
Raleigh, North Carolina
02/20/2010
2:00 PM, Raycom
Georgia Tech W 76–74  19–7 (9–3)
Comcast Center (17,950)
College Park, Maryland
02/24/2010
9:00 PM, Raycom
Clemson W 88–79  20–7 (10–3)
Comcast Center (17,514)
College Park, Maryland
02/27/2010
4:00 PM, Raycom
at Virginia Tech W 104–100 2OT 21–7 (11–3)
Cassell Coliseum (9,847)
Blacksburg, Virginia
03/3/2010
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 22 No. 4 Duke W 79–72  22–7 (12–3)
Comcast Center (17,950)
College Park, Maryland
03/6/2010
1:30 PM, Raycom
No. 22 at Virginia W 74–68  23–7 (13–3)
JPJ Arena (13,431)
Charlottesville, Virginia
2010 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
03/12/2010
7:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 19 vs. Georgia Tech
Quarterfinals
L 69–64  23–8
Greensboro Coliseum (NA)
Greensboro, North Carolina
2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
3/19/2010*
9:40 PM, CBS
No. 20 vs. Houston
First Round
W 89–77  24–8
Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena (10,861)
Spokane, WA
3/22/2010*
2:30 PM, CBS
No. 20 vs. No. 13 Michigan State
Second Round
L 85–83  24–9
Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena (11,015)
Spokane, WA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vasquez Wins Bob Cousy Award". Maryland Men's Basketball. UMTerps.com. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2011.