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2010-11 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 2010-11 Season

  • Head Coach:  Tubby Smith (4th season)
  • Overall Record: 17-14
  • Conference Record: 6-12
  • The Puerto Rico tip-off was played in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2010-11 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
11/02/2010 Exhibition
Northeastern State
W 109-59
11/08/2010 Exhibition
Winona State
W 78-72
11/12/2010 Wofford W 69-55
11/15/2010 Siena W 76-69
11/18/2010 Puerto Rico Tip-Off
vs. Western Kentucky
W 95-77
11/19/2010 Puerto Rico Tip-Off
vs. North Carolina
W 72-67
11/21/2010 Puerto Rico Tip-Off
vs. West Virginia
W 74-70
11/24/2010 North Dakota State W 84-65
11/29/2010 Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Virginia
L 79-87
12/04/2010 Cornell (NY) W 71-66
12/08/2010 @ St. Joseph's (PA) W 83-73
12/11/2010 Eastern Kentucky W 71-58
12/15/2010 Akron W 66-58
12/23/2010 South Dakota State W 85-73
12/28/2010 @ Wisconsin L 60-68
12/31/2010 @ Michigan State L 62-71
01/04/2011 Indiana W 67-63
01/09/2011 @ Ohio State L 64-67
01/13/2011 Purdue W 70-67
01/16/2011 Iowa W 69-59
01/22/2011 @ Michigan W 69-64
01/26/2011 Northwestern W 81-70
01/29/2011 @ Purdue L 61-73
02/02/2011 @ Indiana L 57-60
02/06/2011 Ohio State L 69-82
02/10/2011 Illinois L 62-71
02/13/2011 @ Iowa W 62-45
02/17/2011 @ Penn State L 63-66
02/22/2011 Michigan State L 48-53
02/26/2011 Michigan L 63-70
03/02/2011 @ Northwestern L 57-68
03/07/2011 Penn State L 63-66
03/10/2011 Big Ten 1st Round
vs. Northwestern
L 65-75

2010-11 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Ohio State 16-2 34-3
Purdue 14-4 26-8
Wisconsin 13-5 25-9
Michigan 9-9 21-14
Illinois 9-9 20-14
Penn State 9-9 19-15
Michigan State 9-9 19-15
Northwestern 7-11 20-14
Minnesota 6-12 17-14
Iowa 4-14 11-20
Indiana 3-15 12-20

2010-11 Big Ten Tournament

First Round

#8 Northwestern 75, #9 Minnesota 65
#7 Michigan State 66, #10 Iowa 61
#6 Penn State 61, #11 Indiana 55

Quarterfinals

#1 Ohio State 67, #8 Northwestern 61 (OT)
#4 Michigan 60, #5 Illinois 55
#7 Michigan State 74, #2 Purdue 56
#6 Penn State 36, #3 Wisconsin 33

Semifinals

#1 Ohio State 68, #4 Michigan 61
#6 Penn State 61, #7 Michigan State 48

Finals

#1 Ohio State 72, #6 Penn State 60

2010-11 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown (Last School)
13 Ahanmisi, Maverick G Fr 6-2 175 Santa Clarita, CA (Stoneridge Prep)
2 Allen Bryant G So 6-0 180 Maplewood, MO (Maplewood-Richmond Heights)
23 Armelin, Chip G Fr 6-3 186 Sulphur, LA (Sulphur HS)
4 Dawson, Dominique F So 6-7 240 Minneapolis, MN (Southwest)
55 Eliason, Elliott C Fr 6-11 242 Chadron, NE (Chadron HS)
22 Halvorsen, Chris F So 6-8 190 St. Paul, MN (Henry Sibley)
24 Hoffarber, Blake G Sr 6-4 210 Minnetonka, MN (Hopkins HS)
20 Hollins, Austin G Fr 6-4 180 Germantown, TN (Germantown HS)
45 Iverson, Colton F/C Jr 6-10 258 Yankton, SD (Yankton HS)
34 Joseph, Devoe G Jr 6-3 179 Pickering, Ontario (Pickering HS)
32 Mbakwe, Trevor F Jr* 6-8 240 St. Paul, MN (St. Bernard/Miami Dade)
0 Nolen, Al G Sr 6-1 188 Minneapolis, MN (Henry HS)
10 Osenieks, Oto F Fr 6-8 205 Riga, Latvia (Brehm Prep)
50 Sampson III, Ralph F/C Jr 6-11 241 Duluth, GA (Northview)
15 Walker, Maurice F Fr 6-10 289 Scarborough, Ontario (Brewster Academy)
33 Williams, Rodney F So 6-7 200 Minneapolis, MN (Robbinsdale Cooper)

* Indicates a player who has used a redshirt season

2010-11 Final AP Poll

Team Record Pts
1 Ohio State (51) 32-2 1,611
2 Kansas (14) 32-2 1,574
3 Duke 30-4 1,472
4 Pittsburgh 27-5 1,406
5 Notre Dame 26-6 1,332
6 San Diego State 32-2 1,322
7 North Carolina 26-7 1,189
8 Texas 27-7 1,069
9 Connecticut 26-9 1,019
10 Brigham Young 30-4 977
11 Kentucky 25-8 928
12 Syracuse 26-7 922
13 Purdue 25-7 903
14 Louisville 25-9 874
15 Florida 26-7 840
16 Wisconsin 23-8 619
17 Arizona 27-7 516
18 St John's (NY) 21-11 433
19 Utah State 30-3 333
20 Xavier (OH) 24-7 270
21 Kansas State 22-10 240
22 West Virginia 20-11 178
23 Washington 23-10 176
24 Texas A&M 24-8 152
25 Vanderbilt 23-10 130

2010-11 Final USA Today Poll

Team Record Pts
1 Connecticut (30) 30-9 773
2 Butler 27-9 704
3 Kentucky 29-8 676
4 Kansas 35-3 659
5 Ohio State (1) 34-3 630
6 Virginia Commonwealth 28-11 555
7 Duke 32-5 554
8 North Carolina 29-8 532
9 Arizona 30-8 531
10 Florida 29-8 503
11 San Diego State 34-3 479
12 Pittsburgh 28-6 448
13 Brigham Young 32-5 376
14 Notre Dame 27-7 336
15 Wisconsin 25-9 311
16 Texas 28-8 290
17 Purdue 26-8 276
18 Syracuse 27-8 250
19 Florida State 23-11 197
20 Marquette 22-15 159
21 Richmond 29-8 152
22 Louisville 25-10 147
23 Washington 24-11 108
24 Kansas State 23-11 73
25 Utah State 30-4 51

Final Four

Semifinals

Connecticut 56, Kentucky 55
Butler 70, Virginia Commonwealth 62

Finals

Connecticut 52, Butler 41