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2012–13 Richmond Spiders men's basketball team

The 2012–13 Richmond Spiders men's basketball team represented the University of Richmond in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college basketball during the 2012–13 season. Richmond competed as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10) under eighth-year head basketball coach Chris Mooney and played its home games at the Robins Center.

2012–13 Richmond Spiders men's basketball
Richmond Spiders text logo.svg
CBI, Quarterfinals
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
2012–13 record19–15 (8–8 A-10)
Head coachChris Mooney (8th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Kevin McGeehan (8th season)
  • Jamal Brunt (6th season)
  • Rob Jones (5th season)
Home arenaRobins Center
Seasons
2012–13 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#16 Saint Louis 13 3   .813     28 7   .800
#25 VCU 12 4   .750     27 9   .750
Butler 11 5   .688     27 9   .750
La Salle 11 5   .688     24 10   .706
Temple 11 5   .688     24 10   .706
UMass 9 7   .563     21 12   .636
Xavier 9 7   .563     17 14   .548
Charlotte 8 8   .500     21 12   .636
Saint Joseph's 8 8   .500     18 14   .563
Richmond 8 8   .500     19 15   .559
Dayton 7 9   .438     17 14   .548
St. Bonaventure 7 9   .438     14 15   .483
George Washington 7 9   .438     13 17   .433
Rhode Island 3 13   .188     8 21   .276
Fordham 3 13   .188     7 24   .226
Duquesne 1 15   .063     8 22   .267
2013 Atlantic 10 Tournament winner
As of March 28, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

This season was the 100th in Richmond basketball history.

PreseasonEdit

RecruitingEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Terry Allen
PF
Houston, Texas Manvel HS 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Aug 12, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 82
Deion Taylor
SF
New Orleans, Louisiana St. Augustine HS 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sep 19, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 85
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 2012 Richmond Commitments". Rivals.com. Retrieved October 1, 2012.
  • "Scout.com 2012 Richmond Commitments". Scout.com. Retrieved October 1, 2012.
  • "ESPN 2012 Richmond Commitments". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 1, 2012.
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved October 1, 2012.
  • "2012 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved October 1, 2012.

100 Years celebrationEdit

The University celebrated the 100th season of Spider basketball in several ways. Many former Spider players, coaches and teams were honored throughout the season and on January 22 the school announced their All-Time team, honored at halftime of their February 9 game against Saint Louis:[1]

 
Banner commemorating 100 seasons of Spiders basketball
 
Ceremony honoring the UR All-Century team on February 9, 2013

RosterEdit

2012–13 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) So Jackson, Tennessee
G 1 Luke Moyer 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Souderton, Pennsylvania
G 2 Cedrick Lindsay 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jr Washington, D.C.
G 3 Darien Brothers 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Richmond, Virginia
G 4 Wayne Sparrow 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) RS So Baltimore, Maryland
F 5 Trey Davis 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) RS Fr Richmond, Virginia
G 10 Jonathan Benjamin 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Sr Rochester, New York
F 11 Deion Taylor 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr New Orleans, Louisiana
G 12 John Moran 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
F 15 Terry Allen 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Fr Houston, Texas
G 22 Greg Robbins 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sr Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
C 25 Luke Piotrowski 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) RS Fr Atlantic City, New Jersey
G 30 Zach Chu 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 160 lb (73 kg) So Dallas, Texas
F 33 Alonzo Nelson-Ododa 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) RS Fr Atlanta, Georgia
F 34 Derrick Williams 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 270 lb (122 kg) Jr Harlem, New York
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2012-11-13

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
November 9*
7:00 pm
Liberty W 84–42  1–0
Robins Center (6,978)
Richmond, Virginia
November 13*
7:00 pm
UNC Wilmington
Nation of Coaches Classic
W 101–58  2–0
Robins Center (3,753)
Richmond, Virginia
November 15*
7:00 pm
Hampton
Nation of Coaches Classic
W 68–58  3–0
Robins Center (3,857)
Richmond, Virginia
November 18*
7:00 pm, BTN
at Minnesota L 57–72  3–1
Williams Arena (11,341)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
November 20*
7:00 pm
Wofford
Nation of Coaches Classic
W 64–58  4–1
Robins Center (3,867)
Richmond, Virginia
November 24*
2:00 pm
at Ohio
Nation of Coaches Classic
L 48–73  4–2
Convocation Center (4,211)
Athens, Ohio
November 28*
7:00 pm
William & Mary W 86–78 2OT 5–2
Robins Center (4,052)
Richmond, Virginia
December 1*
6:00 pm
Wake Forest W 62–60  6–2
Robins Center (6,591)
Richmond, Virginia
December 4*
7:00 pm, NBCSN
at Old Dominion W 80–53  7–2
Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,797)
Norfolk, Virginia
December 8*
7:00 pm
at James Madison W 83–82 OT 8–2
JMU Convocation Center (4,351)
Harrisonburg, Virginia
December 15*
6:00 pm
Stetson W 76–57  9–2
Robins Center (4,672)
Richmond, Virginia
December 18*
7:00 pm, ESPN2
at No. 9 Kansas L 59–87  9–3
Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Lawrence, Kansas
December 22*
3:00 pm, NBCSN
vs. George Mason
Governor's Holiday Hoops Classic
L 64–67  9–4
Richmond Coliseum (6,944)
Richmond, Virginia
December 29*
6:00 pm
Davidson L 64–70  9–5
Robins Center (6,071)
Richmond, Virginia
January 2*
7:00 pm
Air Force W 91–68  10–5
Robins Center (4,017)
Richmond, Virginia
January 9
7:00 pm
Rhode Island W 64–61  11–5
(1–0)
Robins Center (4,024)
Richmond, Virginia
January 12
2:00 pm
at La Salle L 59–71  11–6
(1–1)
Tom Gola Arena (2,282)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
January 16
7:00 pm
at No. 13 Butler L 47–62  11–7
(1–2)
Hinkle Fieldhouse (7,022)
Indianapolis, Indiana
January 19
6:00 pm
Charlotte W 81–61  12–7
(2–2)
Robins Center (8,321)
Richmond, Virginia
January 24
7:00 pm, CBSSN
No. 19 VCU W 86–74 OT 13–7
(3–2)
Robins Center (9,071)
Richmond, Virginia
January 27
2:00 pm
at Massachusetts L 65–70  13–8
(3–3)
Mullins Center (5,467)
Amherst, Massachusetts
January 30
7:00 pm
at Temple L 64–71  13–9
(3–4)
Liacouras Center (4,769)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
February 2
6:00 pm, FS Ohio
Xavier W 73–71  14–9
(4–4)
Robins Center (8,317)
Richmond, Virginia
February 9
6:00 pm
Saint Louis L 46–56  14–10
(4–5)
Robins Center (8,121)
Richmond, Virginia
February 13
7:00 pm
at Saint Joseph's L 55–61  14–11
(4–6)
Hagan Arena (3,651)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
February 16
6:00 pm
St. Bonaventure W 83–80 OT 15–11
(5–6)
Robins Center (8,432)
Richmond, Virginia
February 23
1:00 pm
at Fordham W 72–55  16–11
(6–6)
Rose Hill Gymnasium (2,862)
Bronx, New York
February 27
7:00 pm
George Washington W 73–64  17–11
(7–6)
Robins Center (4,402)
Richmond, Virginia
March 2
4:00 pm, CBSSN-Regional
at Dayton L 74–78  17–12
(7–7)
University of Dayton Arena (12,317)
Dayton, Ohio
March 6
8:00 pm, CBSSN
at No. 21 VCU L 82–93  17–13
(7–8)
Siegel Center (7,693)
Richmond, Virginia
March 9
6:00 pm
Duquesne W 79–55  18–13
(8–8)
Robins Center (6,951)
Richmond, Virginia
2013 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament
March 14
12:00 pm, NBCSN
vs. Charlotte
First Round
L 63–68  18–14
Barclays Center (N/A)
Brooklyn, New York
2013 College Basketball Invitational
March 20*
7:00 pm
at Bryant
First Round
W 76–71  19–14
Chace Athletic Center (1,854)
Smithfield, Rhode Island
March 25*
7:00 pm
at Wright State
Quarterfinals
L 51–57  19–15
Nutter Center (3,741)
Fairborn, Ohio
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time [2].

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Men's Basketball All-Time Team Announced". Richmond Spiders. January 22, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  2. ^ "University of Richmond Spiders Men's Basketball 2012–13 Schedule." Retrieved on October 4, 2012.

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