2007–08 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team

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2007–08 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball
University of Arizona Block A.svg
NCAA Tournament, First Round
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #NR
AP #NR
2007–08 record 19–15 (8–10 Pac-10)
Head coach Kevin O'Neill
Home arena McKale Center
Seasons
« 2006–07 2008–09 »
2007–08 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 UCLA 16 2   .889     35 4   .897
#11 Stanford 13 5   .722     28 8   .778
#21 Washington State 11 7   .611     26 9   .743
Arizona State 9 9   .500     21 13   .618
Oregon 9 9   .500     18 14   .563
Arizona 8 10   .444     19 15   .559
Washington 7 11   .389     16 17   .485
California 6 12   .333     17 16   .515
Oregon State 0 18   .000     6 25   .194
USC* 0 7   .000     0 12   .000
2008 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of April 5, 2008; Rankings from AP Poll
*USC vacated 11 conference and 21 overall wins, due to NCAA rules violations.

The 2007–08 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team represented the University of Arizona during the 2007–08 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Wildcats, led by first year head coach Kevin O'Neill, played their home games at the McKale Center and are members of the Pacific-10 Conference.

Source:[1]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Jerryd Bayless
SG
Phoenix, Arizona St. Mary's High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Aug 16, 2006 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 97
Jamelle Horne
SF
San Diego, California San Diego Senior High School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jan 16, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 96
Alex Jacobson
C
Santa Ana, California Mater Dei High School 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Oct 17, 2005 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 80
Zane Johnson
SF
Phoenix, Arizona Thunderbird High School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jul 1, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: NR
Laval Lucas-Perry
SG
Flint, Michigan Luke M Powers Catholic High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jul 19, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 92
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 8   Rivals: 5
  • 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:

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Regular Season
November 13, 2007* 7:30 pm Northern Arizona #17 McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ W 76–69  13,903 1–0
November 17, 2007* 8:30 pm Virginia #17 McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ L 72–75  14,602 1–1
November 19, 2007* 7:30 pm UMKC McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ W 81–62  13,439 2–1
November 21, 2007* 7:30 pm Adam State McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ W 88–64  12,897 3–1
November 25, 2007* 6:00 pm at #4 Kansas Allen FieldhouseLawrence, KS ESPN L 72–76 OT 16,300 3–2
November 28, 2007* 7:30 pm Cal State Fullerton McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ W 91–65  13,153 4–2
December 2, 2007* 4:00 pm #9 Texas A&M McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ W 78–67  14,598 5–2
December 8, 2007* 10:00 am at Illinois #24 United CenterChicago, IL ESPN W 78–72 OT 19,573 6–2
December 16, 2007* 1:00 pm Fresno State #22 McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ W 69–50  13,501 7–2
December 19, 2007* 7:00 pm at UNLV #19 Thomas & Mack CenterParadise, NV CSTV W 52–49  13,676 8–2
December 22, 2007* 1:00 pm San Diego State #19 McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ W 74–58  14,608 9–2
December 29, 2007* 8:00 pm at #2 Memphis #18 FedExForumMemphis, TN ESPN2 L 63–82  17,965 9–3
January 3, 2008 6:30 pm Oregon State #21 McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ W 76–63  14,351 10–3 (1–0)
January 5, 2008 12:00 pm Oregon #21 McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ L 74–84  14,575 10–4 (1–1)
January 9, 2008 7:30 pm at Arizona State #24 Wells Fargo ArenaTempe, AZ FSAZ L 59–68 OT 13,947 10–5 (1–2)
January 12, 2008* 3:00 pm at Houston #24 Hofheinz PavilionHouston, TX ESPN2 W 85–71  7,917 11–5
January 17, 2008 9:00 pm at Stanford Maples PavilionStanford, CA FSAZ L 52–56  7,329 11–6 (1–3)
January 19, 2008 6:00 pm at California Haas PavilionBerkeley, CA FSAZ W 80–79  9,124 12–6 (2–3)
January 24, 2008 6:30 pm #6 Washington State McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ W 76–64  14,598 13–6 (3–3)
January 26, 2008 1:00 pm Washington McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ W 84–69  14,602 14–6 (4–3)
January 31, 2008 8:30 pm at USC Galen CenterLos Angeles, CA FSAZ W 80–69  10,258 15–6 (5–3)
February 2, 2008 7:00 pm at #5 UCLA Pauley PavilionLos Angeles, CA ESPN L 60–82  12,111 15–7 (5–4)
February 10, 2008 12:30 pm Arizona State McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ L 54–59  14,598 15–8 (5–5)
February 14, 2008 6:30 pm California McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSAZ W 83–73  14,472 16–8 (6–5)
February 16, 2008 1:30 pm #7 Stanford McKale CenterTucson, AZ ABC L 66–67  14,589 16–9 (6–6)
February 21, 2008 9:00 pm at Washington Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson PavilionSeattle, WA FSAZ L 66–75  9,529 16–10 (6–7)
February 23, 2008 8:00 pm at #19 Washington State Beasley ColiseumPullman, WA FSAZ W 65–55  10,288 17–10 (7–7)
February 28, 2008 7:00 pm USC McKale CenterTucson, AZ ESPN L 58–70  14,593 17–11 (7–8)
March 2, 2008 2:00 pm #4 UCLA McKale CenterTucson, AZ CBS L 66–68  14,624 17–12 (7–9)
March 6, 2008 7:00 pm at Oregon State Gill ColiseumCorvallis, OR FSAZ W 81–45  4,386 18–12 (8–9)
March 8, 2008 8:30 pm at Oregon McArthur CourtEugene, OR FSAZ L 69–78  9,087 18–13 (8–10)
Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
March 12, 2008 8:30 pm vs. Oregon State Staples CenterLos Angeles, CA
(Play-In Round)
FSAZ W 86–57  11,642 19–13
March 13, 2008 8:30 pm vs. #11 Stanford Staples CenterLos Angeles, CA
(Quarterfinal)
FSAZ L 64–75  16,442 19–14
NCAA Tournament
March 20, 2008* 6:55 pm vs. #(7) West Virginia #(10) Verizon CenterWashington, D.C.
(First Round)
CBS L 65–75  18,400 19–15
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

Roster[edit]

2008–09 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 0 Bayless, JerrydJerryd Bayless 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Phoenix, Arizona
F 2 Johnson, ZaneZane Johnson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 253 lb (115 kg) Fr Phoenix, Arizona
G 5 McClellan, JawannJawann McClellan 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 214 lb (97 kg) Sr Houston, Texas
G 11 Bagga, DavidDavid Bagga 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Santa Ana, California
G 12 Dillon, DanielDaniel Dillon 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 207 lb (94 kg) Sr London, Kentucky
G 13 Wise, NicNic Wise 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Kingwood, Texas
G 20 Lucas-Perry, LavalLaval Lucas-Perry 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 189 lb (86 kg) Fr Flint, Michigan
F 24 Onobun, FendiFendi Onobun 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 239 lb (108 kg) Jr Houston, Texas
F 33 Tangara, MohamedMohamed Tangara 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Jr Durham, North Carolina
F 34 Budinger, ChaseChase Budinger 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Encinitas, California
F 42 Horne, JamelleJamelle Horne 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr San Diego, California
F 43 Hill, JordanJordan Hill 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So Patterson, North Carolina
F 44 Brielmaier, BretBret Brielmaier 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 214 lb (97 kg) Sr Mankato, Minnesota
C 50 Jacobson, AlexAlex Jacobson 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 253 lb (115 kg) RS Fr Santa Ana, California
C 54 Walters, KirkKirk Walters 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 247 lb (112 kg) Sr Grand Rapids, Michigan
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: July 7, 2011

  1. ^ "Commitments/Recruits". Retrieved 2011-07-07.