2011–12 The Citadel Bulldogs basketball team

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2011–12 The Citadel Bulldogs men's basketball
The Citadel Wordmark.png
Conference Southern Conference
Division South Division
2011–12 record 6–24 (3–15 SoCon)
Head coach Chuck Driesell
Assistant coach Rob Burke
Assistant coach J.D. Powell
Assistant coach Damien Price
Home arena McAlister Field House
Seasons
2011–12 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
North
UNC Greensboro 10 8   .556     13 19   .406
Elon 9 9   .500     15 16   .484
Samford 8 10   .444     11 19   .367
Western Carolina 8 10   .444     17 18   .486
Appalachian State 7 11   .389     13 18   .419
Chattanooga 5 13   .278     11 21   .344
South
Davidson 16 2   .889     25 8   .758
Georgia Southern 12 6   .667     15 15   .500
Wofford 12 6   .667     19 14   .576
College of Charleston 10 8   .556     19 12   .613
Furman 8 10   .444     15 16   .484
The Citadel 3 15   .167     6 24   .200
SoCon Tournament winner
As of March 15, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 The Citadel Bulldogs basketball team represented The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in the 2011-12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bulldogs were led by second year head coach Chuck Driesell and played their home games at McAlister Field House, they are a member of the South Division of the Southern Conference. They finished the season 6–24, 3–15 in SoCon play to finish in last place in the South Division, they lost in the first round of the SoCon Basketball Tournament to Western Carolina.

Preseason[edit]

Media covering the Southern Conference picked The Citadel to finish sixth in the South Division, with 48 points total out of a possible 180. Davidson, College of Charleston, Wofford, Furman, and Georgia Southern were picked to finish ahead of the Bulldogs in the division.[1]

Recruiting[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Marshall Harris
PG
San Antonio, TX William H. Taft High School 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Nov 11, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 80
Jordan Robertson
C
Greensboro, NC Greensboro Day School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Nov 11, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN:1/5 stars   ESPN grade: 79
Michael Hundley
C
Detroit, MI Renaissance High School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Nov 11, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN:1/5 stars   ESPN grade: 79
Dylan Setzekorn
SF
Gainesville, GA The Hun School of Princeton 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Nov 11, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN:1/5 stars   ESPN grade: 79
C.J. Bray
PF
Charleston, SC James Island High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 240 lb (110 kg) Nov 11, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN:1/5 stars   ESPN grade: 79
Lawrence Miller
PG
Greensboro, NC United Faith Christian Academy 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Nov 11, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN:1/5 stars   ESPN grade: 79
P.J. Horgan
PF
Rio Rancho, NM Cleveland High School 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Nov 11, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN:1/5 stars   ESPN grade: 78
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • 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:

Roster[edit]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown
0 Dylen Setzekorn G-F 6'7" 180 Fr. Gainesville, GA
1 Nathan Conley G 6'2" 190 So. Vienna, WV
3 Cosmo Morabbi G 6'2" 190 Sr. Beverly Hills, CA
10 Marshall Harris G 6'1" 175 Fr. San Antonio, TX
11 DeVontae Wright G 5'11" 175 So. Goose Creek, SC
12 Ashton Moore G 6'0" 175 Fr. Suffolk, VA
15 Jordan Robertson F 6'7" 215 Fr. Greensboro, NC
20 Barry Smith F 6'6" 190 So. Pittsburgh, PA
21 Michael Hundley F 6'9" 195 Fr. Farmington Hills, MI
23 Will Keistler G 6'1" 215 So. Wilmington, NC
24 Lawrence Miller G 6'1" 175 Fr. Charlotte, NC
25 C.J. Bray G 6'7" 240 Fr. Charleston, SC
31 Mike Groselle C 6'8" 230 Jr. Plano, TX
34 Bo Holston G-F 6'4" 190 Sr. Olney, MD
44 P.J. Horgan F 6'8" 225 Fr. Rio Rancho, NM

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Coaching staff[edit]

Name Type
Chuck Driesell Head Coach
Rob Burke Assistant Coach
J.D. Powell Assistant Coach
Damien Price Assistant Coach
Kevin Hammack Graduate Assistant
Dan McNeely Graduate Manager

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Schedule[edit]

The 2011–12 Bulldogs opened the regular season in Colorado Springs, CO for the inaugural All-Military Classic, featuring Army, VMI, and host Air Force. The non-conference schedule featured home tilts with in-state rivals Clemson, Coastal Carolina and Charleston Southern as well as road games at James Madison, Denver, and Tennessee. The Southern Conference slate began with three straight road games and featured home and home matchups with South Division foes College of Charleston, Wofford, Furman, Davidson, and Georgia Southern. Cross divisional teams that Bulldogs faced twice were UNC Greensboro and Elon. North Division opponents Samford and Appalachian State visited McAlister Field House, while the Bulldogs traveled to Western Carolina and Chattanooga. The regular season slate closed with three straight cross-divisional games before the finale with rival College of Charleston. No team on the schedule was included in the Preseason Top 25 or the Top 25 during the season.

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
October 29, 2011
5:00 pm
Tennessee Wesleyan W 87–60   
McAlister Field House (N/A)
Charleston, SC
Regular Season
November 11, 2011*
12:00 am, CBSSN
vs. VMI
All–Military Classic
L 100–103  0–1
Clune Arena (3,679[4])
Colorado Springs, CO
November 12, 2011*
8:30 pm
vs. Army
All–Military Classic
W 83–72  1–1
Clune Arena (N/A[5])
Colorado Springs, CO
November 16, 2011*
7:05 pm, ESPN3
Clemson L 50–73  1–2
McAlister Field House (5,186[6])
Charleston, SC
November 21, 2011*
7:05 pm
Florida Christian College W 97–44  2–2
McAlister Field House (807[7])
Charleston, SC
November 26, 2011*
7:00 pm
at High Point L 72–80 OT 2–3
Millis Athletic Convocation Center (1,602[8])
High Point, NC
December 1, 2011
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at College of Charleston L 64–83  2–4(0–1)
TD Arena (5,101[9])
Charleston, SC
December 3, 2011
7:00 pm
at Wofford L 63–82  2–5
(0–2)
Benjamin Johnson Arena (1,029[10])
Spartanburg, SC
December 6, 2011*
7:05 pm
Coastal Carolina L 58–80  2–6
McAlister Field House (1,409[11])
Charleston, SC
December 14, 2011*
7:05 pm
Charleston Southern L 69–88  2–7
McAlister Field House (1,129[12])
Charleston, SC
December 19, 2011*
7:00 pm
at James Madison L 49–67  2–8
JMU Convocation Center (3,150[13])
Harrisonburg, VA
December 22, 2011*
9:00 pm
at Denver L 58–70  2–9
Magness Arena (6,355[14])
Denver, CO
December 29, 2011*
7:00 pm, SportSouth
at Tennessee L 55–86  2–10
Thompson-Boling Arena (16,245[15])
Knoxville, TN
January 2, 2012*
7:05 pm
UVa-Wise W 91–74  3–10
McAlister Field House (906[16])
Charleston, SC
January 5, 2012
7:00 pm
at Furman L 45–77  3–11
(0–3)
Timmons Arena (1,239[17])
Greenville, SC
January 7, 2012
7:05 pm
Samford W 73–62  4–11
(1–3)
McAlister Field House (1,023[18])
Charleston, SC
January 12, 2012
7:05 pm
Elon L 55–70  4–12
(1–4)
McAlister Field House (1,314[19])
Charleston, SC
January 14, 2012
7:05 pm
UNC Greensboro L 66–67  4–13
(1–5)
McAlister Field House (1,026[20])
Charleston, SC
January 21, 2012
7:00 pm
at Davidson L 51–80  4–12
(1–6)
John M. Belk Arena (4,546[21])
Davidson, NC
January 23, 2012
7:00 pm
at Georgia Southern L 72–78 2OT 4–15
(1–7)
Hanner Fieldhouse (1,565[22])
Statesboro, GA
January 26, 2012
7:05 pm
Wofford L 55–62  4–16
(1–8)
McAlister Field House (1,223[23])
Charleston, SC
January 28, 2012
7:05 pm
Furman L 58–67  4–17
(1–9)
McAlister Field House (1,602[24])
Charleston, SC
February 2, 2012
7:00 pm
at UNC Greensboro L 71–81  4–18
(1–10)
Greensboro Coliseum (2,763[25])
Greensboro, NC
February 4, 2012
7:00 pm
at Elon L 66–71  4–19
(1–11)
Alumni Gym (1,563[26])
Elon, NC
February 9, 2012
7:05 pm
Davidson L 66–77  4–20
(1–12)
McAlister Field House (2,289[27])
Charleston, SC
February 11, 2012
7:05 pm
Georgia Southern L 72–73 OT 4–21
(1–13)
McAlister Field House (2,518[28])
Charleston, SC
February 16, 2012
7:05 pm
at Western Carolina L 53–70  4–22
(1–14)
Ramsey Center (1,872[29])
Cullowhee, NC
February 18, 2012
7:05 pm
at Chattanooga W 48–46  5–22
(2–14)
McKenzie Arena (3,238[30])
Chattanooga, TN
February 22, 2012
7:05 pm
Appalachian State W 62–51  6–22
(3–14)
McAlister Field House (1,158[31])
Charleston, SC
February 25, 2012
12:00 pm
College of Charleston L 47–55  6–23
(3–15)
McAlister Field House (4,166[32])
Charleston, SC
2012 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
March 2, 2012
2:00 pm
Western Carolina
First Round
L 56–68  6–24
Asheville Civic Center (5,254[33])
Asheville, NC
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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