2021–22 Houston Baptist Huskies men's basketball team

The 2021–22 Houston Baptist Huskies men's basketball team represented Houston Baptist University, now known as Houston Christian University, in the 2021–22 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Huskies, led by 31st-year head coach Ron Cottrell, played their home games at Sharp Gymnasium in Houston, Texas as members of the Southland Conference.

2021–22 Houston Baptist Huskies men's basketball
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ConferenceSouthland Conference
Record11–18 (6–8 Southland)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
Home arenaSharp Gymnasium
Seasons
2021–22 Southland Conference men's basketball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
Nicholls 11 3   .786 21 12   .636
Southeastern Louisiana 10 4   .714 19 15   .559
New Orleans 10 4   .714 18 14   .563
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi 7 7   .500 23 12   .657
Houston Baptist 6 8   .429 11 18   .379
Northwestern State 5 9   .357 9 23   .281
McNeese State 4 10   .286 11 22   .333
Incarnate Word 3 11   .214 7 25   .219
2022 Southland tournament winner

On September 21, 2022, the university announced that it had changed its name to Houston Christian University. The Huskies nickname was not affected.[1]

Previous seasonEdit

In a season limited due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Huskies finished the 2020–21 season 6–19, 4–11 in Southland play to finish in eleventh place. They upset Incarnate Word in the first round of the Southland tournament,[2] before falling to Lamar in the second round.[3]

RosterEdit

2021–22 Houston Baptist Huskies men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
C 0 Zach Iyeyemi 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Jr Cypress, TX
G 2 Za-Ontay Boothman 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Buckeye, AZ
G 3 Brycen Long 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Gilbert, AZ
G 5 Hunter Janacek 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr Houston, TX
G 10 Jade Tse 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Queens, NY
F 11 Jason Thompson 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Charlotte, NC
F 12 Deshon Proctor 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Tyrone, GA
G 13 Khristion Courseault 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Los Angeles, CA
G 14 Andre Charles Jr. 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Sr Houston, TX
F 15 Zion Tordoff 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sr Bradford, England
F 21 Tristan Moore 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Albuquerque, NM
G 22 Marques Gates 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Selma, TX
G/F 23 Darius Lee 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Sr Harlem, NY
G 24 Jake Arnold 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Katy, TX
G/F 25 Collin Plummer 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Missouri City, TX
F 33 Sam Hofman 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Jr Brussels, Belgium
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: February 3, 2022

Schedule and resultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference Regular season
November 9, 2021*
8:00 pm, LHN
at Texas L 48–92  0–1
Frank Erwin Center (14,863)
Austin, TX
November 13, 2021*
7:00 pm
Barclay W 122–44  1–1
Sharp Gymnasium (490)
Houston, TX
November 17, 2021*
12:00 pm, SECN+/ESPN+
at Texas A&M L 39–73  1–2
Reed Arena (4,409)
College Station, TX
November 21, 2021*
3:00 pm
at Denver L 61–74  1–3
Hamilton Gymnasium (550)
Denver, CO
November 24, 2021*
7:00 pm, BSOK
at Oklahoma L 40–57  1–4
Lloyd Noble Center (5,828)
Norman, OK
November 29, 2021*
7:00 pm
Southwestern Adventist W 100–62  2–4
Sharp Gymnasium (523)
Houston, TX
December 4, 2021*
7:00 pm
Oral Roberts L 67–85  2–5
Sharp Gymnasium (1,000)
Houston, TX
December 7, 2021*
7:00 pm
Champion Christian W 84–67  3–5
Sharp Gymnasium (376)
Houston, TX
December 11, 2021*
7:00 pm
Rice L 73–88  3–6
Sharp Gymnasium (703)
Houston, TX
December 21, 2021*
6:00 pm
at FIU Canceled due to COVID-19 protocols Ocean Bank Convocation Center 
Miami, FL
January 3, 2022*
3:00 pm
Ecclesia W 94–63  4–6
Sharp Gymnasium (201)
Houston, TX
January 6, 2022*
11:00 am, ESPN+
vs. Southeastern Louisiana
Southland Basketball Tip-Off First Round
L 81–90  4–7
Merrell Center 
Katy, TX
January 7, 2022*
11:00 am, ESPN+
vs. New Orleans
Southland Basketball Tip-Off Consolation 2nd Round
L 65–81  4–8
Merrell Center 
Katy, TX
January 8, 2022*
11:00 am, ESPN+
vs. Incarnate Word
Southland Basketball Tip-Off 7th Place Game
L 50–60  4–9
Merrell Center 
Katy, TX
Southland Conference season
January 15, 2022
4:00 pm, ESPN+
at McNeese State L 75–78  4–10
(0–1)
The Legacy Center (2,405)
Lake Charles, LA
January 20, 2022
7:30 pm
at Incarnate Word W 68–65  5–10
(1–1)
McDermott Center (181)
San Antonio, TX
January 22, 2022
3:30 pm, ESPN+
at Texas A&M–Corpus Christi W 77–71  6–10
(2–1)
American Bank Center (1,343)
Corpus Christi, TX
January 27, 2022
7:00 pm
New Orleans L 66–77  6–11
(2–2)
Sharp Gymnasium (742)
Houston, TX
January 29, 2022
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Nicholls L 61–73  6–12
(2–3)
Sharp Gymnasium (901)
Houston, TX
February 3, 2022
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Northwestern State L 87–97  6–13
(2–4)
Sharp Gymnasium (462)
Houston, TX
February 5, 2022
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Southeastern Louisiana W 93–80  7–13
(3–4)
Sharp Gymnasium (721)
Houston, TX
February 10, 2022
7:30 pm
at Northwestern State W 76–69  8–13
(4–4)
Prather Coliseum (1,202)
Natchitoches, LA
February 12, 2022
4:00 pm, ESPN+
at Southeastern Louisiana L 84–89  8–14
(4–5)
University Center (558)
Hammond, LA
February 19, 2022
3:00 pm
at Nicholls W 84–70  8–15
(4–6)
Stopher Gym (487)
Thibodaux, LA
February 24, 2022
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Incarnate Word W 82–68  9–15
(5–6)
Sharp Gymnasium (594)
Houston, TX
February 26, 2022
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi L 70–75  9–16
(5–7)
Sharp Gymnasium (694)
Houston, TX
March 2, 2022
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at New Orleans L 74–75  9–17
(5–8)
Lakefront Arena (1,002)
New Orleans, LA
March 5, 2022
7:00 pm, ESPN+
McNeese State W 149–144 4OT 10–17
(6–8)
Sharp Gym (792)
Houston, TX
Southland tournament
March 9, 2022
5:00 pm, ESPN+
(5) vs. (8) Incarnate Word
First round
W 74–64  11–17
Merrell Center 
Katy, TX
March 10, 2022
5:00 pm, ESPN+
(5) vs. (4) Texas A&M–Corpus Christi
Second round
L 60–75  11–18
Merrell Center 
Katy, TX
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central.

Source[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Houston Baptist University Changes Name to Houston Christian University" (Press release). Houston Christian University. September 21, 2022. Retrieved September 26, 2022.
  2. ^ "MBB: Huskies Pull Away in Second Half to Advance at SLC Tourney". Houston Baptist University Athletics. Retrieved February 3, 2022.
  3. ^ "Balanced Attack Fuels No. 6 Lamar to 62-52 Victory over No. 10 Houston Baptist". Southland Conference. Retrieved February 3, 2022.
  4. ^ "2021-22 Men's Basketball Schedule". Houston Baptist University Athletics. Retrieved November 21, 2021.