2008–09 BYU Cougars men's basketball team

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2008–09 BYU Cougars men's basketball
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Mountain West Regular Season Co–Champions
NCAA Tournament, First Round
Conference Mountain West Conference
2008–09 record 25–8 (12–4 Mountain West)
Head coach Dave Rose
Assistant coach Dave Rice
Assistant coach John Wardenburg
Assistant coach Terry Nashif
Home arena Marriott Center
Seasons
« 2007–08 2009–10 »
2008-09 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Standings
  Conf Overall
Team (Rank) W L PCT W L PCT
BYU 12 4 .750 25 8 .756
#25 Utah 12 4 .750 24 10 .706
New Mexico 12 4 .750 22 12 .647
San Diego State 11 5 .688 26 10 .722
UNLV 9 7 .563 21 11 .656
Wyoming 7 9 .438 19 14 .576
TCU 5 11 .313 14 17 .452
Colorado State 4 12 .250 9 22 .290
Air Force 0 16 .000 10 21 .323
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008–09 BYU Cougars men's basketball team represented Brigham Young University in the 2008–09 college basketball season. This was head coach Dave Rose's fourth season at BYU. The Cougars competed in the Mountain West Conference and played their home games at the Marriott Center.

Roster[edit]

Source[1]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
1 Charles Abouo 6'5" 210 G/F Fr. Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire Ivory Coast Brewster Academy
2 Lamont Morgan Jr. 5'10" 170 G Jr. Pomona, California California United States United States Diamond Ranch HS
Saddleback CC
4 Jackson Emery 6'3" 185 G So. Alpine, Utah Utah United States United States Lone Peak HS
5 Archie Rose 6'5" 210 G Sr. Nassau Bahamas The Bahamas Lee College
15 James Anderson 6'10" 230 F/C Fr. Page, Arizona Arizona United States United States Page HS
20 Matt Pinegar 6'0" 190 G Fr. Provo, Utah Utah United States United States Timpview HS
30 Lee Cummard 6'7" 190 G Sr. Mesa, Arizona Arizona United States United States Mesa HS
32 Jimmer Fredette 6'2" 195 G So. Glens Falls, New York New York United States United States Glens Falls HS
34 Noah Hartsock 6'8" 215 F Fr. Bartlesville, Oklahoma Oklahoma United States United States Bartlesville HS
35 Michael Boswell 6'9" 215 F Fr. Aloha, Oregon Oregon United States United States Aloha HS
45 Jonathan Tavernari 6'6" 215 G/F Jr. São Bernardo do Campo São Paulo (state) Brazil Brazil Bishop Gorman HS
53 Gavin MacGregor 6'10" 240 F/C Sr. Ridgecrest, California California United States United States Burroughs HS
54 Chris Miles 6'11" 235 F/C Jr. Provo, Utah Utah United States United States Timpview HS

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[2]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/06/2008* 7:05pm Concordia Marriott CenterProvo, UT BYU TV W 96–54  7,223
11/11/2008* 7:30pm Georgetown College Marriott Center • Provo, UT BYU TV W 80–53  7,302
Regular Season
11/14/2008* 7:05pm Long Beach State Marriott Center • Provo, UT W 75–65  15,753 1–0
11/18/2008* 8:05pm at Pepperdine Firestone FieldhouseMalibu, CA W 82–53  1,642 2–0
11/20/2008* 7:30pm North Florida Marriott Center • Provo, UT
(Basketball Travelers Invitational)
BYU TV W 74–41  7,778 3–0
11/21/2008* 8:30pm Rice Marriott Center • Provo, Utah
(Basketball Travelers Invitational)
BYU TV W 83–52  9,277 4–0
11/22/2009* 8:30pm Cal Poly Marriott Center • Provo, UT
(Basketball Travelers Invitational)
BYU TV W 76–64  7,782 5–0
11/29/2008* 7:05pm at Idaho State Holt ArenaPocatello, ID BYU TV W 85–65  4,374 6–0
12/03/2008* 7:05pm at Weber State Dee Events CenterOgden, UT
(Old Oquirrh Bucket)
BYU TV/KJZZ W 92–62  5,672 7–0
12/6/2008* 5:07pm vs. Utah State EnergySolutions ArenaSalt Lake City, UT
(Oquirrh Bucket Battle)
BYU TV/KJZZ W 68–63  13,890 8–0
12/10/2008* 8:05pm Boise State Marriott Center • Provo, UT The Mtn. W 94–56  10,506 9–0
12/13/2008* 8:05pm Portland Marriott Center • Provo, UT The Mtn. W 91–76  9,418 10–0
12/20/2008* 2:30pm vs. #20 Arizona State University of Phoenix StadiumGlendale, AZ
(Stadium Shootout)
FSN L 75–76  10,431 10–1
12/30/2008* 7:05pm at Tulsa Reynolds CenterTulsa, OK CBSCS W 74–68  5,545 11–1
01/03/2009* 6:05pm #6 Wake Forest Marriott Center • Provo, UT The Mtn. L 87–94  23,096 11–2
01/06/2009* 7:35pm Western Oregon Marriott Center • Provo, UT W 85–64  8,885 12–2
01/10/2009 1:00pm at Colorado State Moby ArenaFort Collins, CO The Mtn. W 86–60  2,958 13–2 (1–0)
01/13/2009 8:05pm TCU Marriott Center • Provo, Utah The Mtn. W 73–61  11,065 14–2 (2–0)
01/17/2009 2:00pm at New Mexico University ArenaAlbuquerque, NM Versus L 62–81  15,277 14–3 (2–1)
01/21/2009 8:05pm UNLV Marriott Center • Provo, UT CBSCS L 70–76  12,853 14–4 (2–2)
01/24/2009 7:05pm San Diego State Marriott Center • Provo, UT The Mtn. W 77–71  13,871 15–4 (3–2)
01/27/2009 6:05pm at Utah Huntsman Center • Salt Lake City, UT
(Old Oquirrh Bucket)
The Mtn. L 88–94 OT 12,250 15–5 (3–3)
01/31/2009 4:05pm Wyoming Marriott Center • Provo, UT The Mtn. W 84–60  16,347 16–5 (4–3)
02/03/2009 6:05pm at Air Force Clune ArenaColorado Springs, CO The Mtn. W 71–50  2,743 17–5 (5–3)
02/11/2009 6:05pm Colorado State Marriott Center • Provo, UT The Mtn. W 94–60  11,772 18–5 (6–3)
02/14/2009 7:05pm at TCU Daniel-Meyer ColiseumFort Worth, TX The Mtn. W 79–63  4,807 19–5 (7–3)
02/17/2009 8:05pm New Mexico Marriott Center • Provo, Utah The Mtn. W 73–62  12,911 20–5 (8–3)
02/21/2009 9:00pm at UNLV Thomas & Mack CenterParadise, NV CBS C L 75–74  18,523 20–6 (8–4)
02/24/2009 8:35pm at San Diego State Cox ArenaSan Diego, CA The Mtn. W 69–59  9,631 21–6 (9–4)
02/28/2009 3:06pm Utah Marriott Center • Provo, UT
(Old Oquirrh Bucket)
CBSCS W 63–50  20,120 22–6 (10–4)
03/04/2009 7:05pm at Wyoming Arena-AuditoriumLaramie, WY The Mtn. W 78–68  6,749 23–6 (11–4)
03/07/2009 7:05pm Air Force Marriott Center • Provo, UT The Mtn. W 54–49  22,700 24–6 (12–4)
Mountain West Conference Tournament
03/12/2009 12:00pm vs. Air Force #25 Thomas & Mack Center • Paradise, NV
(Quarterfinals)
The Mtn. W 80–69    25–6
03/13/2009 6:00pm vs. San Diego State #25 Thomas & Mack Center • Paradise, NV CBSCS L 62–64    25–7
NCAA Tournament
03/19/2009* 10:30am vs. Texas A&M Wachovia CenterPhiladelphia, PA
(First Round)
CBS L 66–79    25–8
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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