2008–09 Arizona State Sun Devils men's basketball team

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2008–09 Arizona State Sun Devils men's basketball
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #19
AP #19
2008–09 record 25–10 (11–7 Pac-10)
Head coach Herb Sendek
Assistant coach Dedrique Taylor
Assistant coach Scott Pera
Assistant coach Lamont Smith
Home arena Wells Fargo Arena
Seasons
« 2007–08 2009–10 »
2008–09 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#15 Washington 14 4   .778     26 9   .743
#18 UCLA 13 5   .722     26 9   .743
#19 Arizona State 11 7   .611     25 10   .714
California 11 7   .611     22 11   .667
USC 9 9   .500     22 13   .629
Arizona 9 9   .500     21 14   .600
Washington State 8 10   .444     17 16   .515
Oregon State 7 11   .389     18 18   .500
Stanford 6 12   .333     20 14   .588
Oregon 2 16   .111     8 23   .258
2009 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008–09 Arizona State Sun Devils men's basketball team represented Arizona State University during the 2008–09 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Sun Devils played their home games at the Wells Fargo Arena and are members of the Pacific-10 Conference. The Sun Devils finished with 25–10, 11–7 in Pac-10 play and lost the championship game of the 2009 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to USC. They earn to the trip to the 2009 NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament which they lost to Syracuse in the second round.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown High School/Last College
2 Eric Boateng Center 6–10 245 Senior London, England Duke University
3 Ty Abbott Guard 6–3 205 Junior Phoenix, AZ Desert Vista High School
4 Jeff Pendergraph Forward 6–9 240 Senior Etiwanda, CA Etiwanda HS
10 Jamelle McMillan Guard 6–2 180 Junior Seattle, WA O'Dea HS
12 Derek Glasser Guard 6–1 190 Senior Marina Del Rey, CA Artesia HS
13 James Harden Guard 6–5 218 Sophomore Los Angeles, CA Artesia HS
15 Chanse Creekmur Guard/Forward 6–5 216 Freshman Marshalltown, IA Marshalltown HS
21 Keala King Guard 6–4 201 Freshman Compton, CA Mater Dei HS
22 Kraidon Woods Forward 6–8 199 Junior Henryville, PA The Hill School
30 Rihards Kuksiks Guard/Forward 6–6 206 Junior Riga, Latvia Florida Air Academy
32 Taylor Rohde Forward/Center 6–8 220 Sophomore Phoenix, AZ Pinnacle HS
40 Stephen Rogers Forward 6–8 185 RS Freshman Mesa, AZ Mountain View HS
44 Jerren Shipp Guard 6–3 220 Senior Los Angeles, CA Fairfax HS


Schedule[edit]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
Regular Season
11/14/2008* #15 Mississippi Valley State W 80–64  1–0 Wells Fargo Arena (8,590)
11/18/2008* #15 at San Diego State W 59–52  2–0 Cox Arena (7,966)
11/23/2008* #15 Pepperdine W 61–40  3–0 Wells Fargo Arena (8,045)
11/27/2008* #14 vs. Charlotte W 84–56  4–0 Anaheim Convention Center (N/A)
(76 Classic Quarterfinals)
11/27/2008* #14 vs. Baylor L 78–87  4–1 Anaheim Convention Center (1,417)
(76 Classic Semifinals)
11/30/2008* #14 vs. UTEP W 88–58  5–1 Anaheim Convention Center (N/A)
(76 Classic 3rd place game)
12/02/2008* #19 Jackson State W 81–60  6–1 Wells Fargo Arena (7,640)
12/07/2008* #19 Nebraska W 64–44  7–1 Wells Fargo Arena (7,164)
(Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series)
12/14/2008* #20 vs. IUPUI W 59–58 OT 8–1 U.S. Airways Center (6,207)
12/20/2008* #20 vs. BYU W 76–75  9–1 University of Phoenix Stadium (10,431)
(Stadium Shootout)
12/23/2008* #20 Idaho State W 90–55  10–1 Wells Fargo Arena (7,698)
12/29/2008* #17 Central Connecticut State W 84–47  11–1 Wells Fargo Arena (8,513)
01/02/2009 #17 at Stanford W 90–60  12–1 (1–0) Maples Pavilion (7,378)
01/04/2009 #17 at California L 71–81  12–2 (1–1) Haas Pavilion (8,473)
01/08/2009 #20 Oregon State W 69–38  13–2 (2–1) Wells Fargo Arena (7,004)
01/10/2009 #20 Oregon W 76–58  14–2 (3–1) Wells Fargo Arena (7,902)
01/15/2009 #16 at USC L 49–61  14–3 (3–2) Galen Center (6,235)
01/17/2009 #16 at UCLA W 61–58 OT 15–3 (4–2) Pauley Pavilion (11,659)
01/21/2009 #17 at Arizona W 53–47  16–3 (5–2) McKale Center (14,640)
01/29/2009 #14 Washington State L 55–65  16–4 (5–3) Wells Fargo Arena (10,745)
01/31/2009 #14 #23 Washington L 71–84  16–5 (5–4) Wells Fargo Arena (9,367)
02/05/2009 #24 at Oregon W 66–57  17–5 (6–4) McArthur Court (7,670)
02/03/2009 #24 at Oregon State W 49–38  18–5 (7–4) Gill Coliseum (7,129)
02/12/2009 #18 #11 UCLA W 74–67  19–5 (8–4) Wells Fargo Arena (13,368)
02/15/2009 #18 USC W 65–53  20–5 (9–4) Wells Fargo Arena (11,621)
02/22/2009 #14 Arizona W 70–68  21–5 (10–4) Wells Fargo Arena (14,123)
02/26/2009 #14 at #21 Washington L 70–73 OT 21–6 (10–5) Bank of America Arena (10,000)
02/28/2009 #14 at Washington State L 49–51 OT 21–7 (10–6) Beasley Coliseum (10,712)
03/05/2009 #21 Stanford L 46–62  21–8 (10–7) Wells Fargo Arena (9,272)
03/07/2009 #21 California W 83–66  22–8 (11–7) Wells Fargo Arena (9,262)
2009 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/12/2009 #23 vs. Arizona W 68–56  23–8 Staples Center (NA)
(Quarterfinals)
03/13/2009 #23 vs. #13 Washington W 75–65  24–8 Staples Center (NA)
(Semifinals)
03/14/2009 #23 vs. USC L 63–66  24–9 Staples Center (16,988)
(Championship Game)
2009 NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament
03/19/2009* #19 vs. Temple W 66–57  25–9 American Airlines Arena (10,163)
(First Round)
03/21/2009* #19 vs. #13 Syracuse L 67–78  25–10 American Airlines Arena (10,204)
(Second Round)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Mountain Time.

Rankings[edit]

Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Wk 18 Final
AP 15 15 14 19 18 18 18 17 20 16 17 14 24 18 14 14 21 23 19 19
Coaches 15 15 14 19 18 17 16 14 16 14 16 14 23 18 11 11 21 23 19 19

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