2008–09 USC Trojans men's basketball team

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2008-09 USC Trojans men's basketball
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #21
2008-09 record 22-13 (9-9 Pac-10)
Head coach Tim Floyd
Assistant coach Gib Arnold
Assistant coach Bob Cantu
Assistant coach Phil L. Johnson
Home arena Galen Center
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 USC Trojans men's basketball team represented the University of Southern California during the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Trojans, led by 4th year head coach Tim Floyd, played their home games at the Galen Center and were members of the Pacific-10 Conference. They finished the season 22–13, 9–9 in Pac-10 play. They won the 2009 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament over Arizona State. They went to the 2009 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament as a 10th seed, where they lost in the 2nd round to Michigan State.

Class of 2008[edit]

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Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Demar DeRozan
SF
Compton, CA Compton HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Feb 6, 2007 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 96
Percy Miller
PG
Beverly Hills, CA Beverly Hills HS 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Apr 13, 2007 
Scout: N/A   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Donte Smith
PG
Walnut, CA Mount San Antonio CC 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sep 1, 2007 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Nikola Vucevic
PF
Simi Valley, CA Stone Ridge Prep 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (100 kg) Jun 8, 2008 
Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Leonard Washington
SF
Compton, CA Marshall HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jun 17, 2008 
Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 80
Overall Recruiting Rankings:     Scout26     Rivals20 [4]     ESPNUR 

Roster[edit]

Number Name Height Position Class
43 Kasey Cunningham 6–7 F SO
10 DeMar DeRozan 6–7 F FR
14 Mamadou Diarra 7-0 F FR
3 James Dunleavy 6–6 G FR
22 Taj Gibson 6–9 F JR
30 Terence Green 5-11 G SR
13 Daniel Hackett 6–5 G JR
0 Marcus Johnson 6–6 F SR
21 Dwight Lewis 6–5 G JR
34 J.J. Meyers 6–2 G JR
15 Percy Miller 5–11 G FR
20 Marcus Simmons 6–6 G SO
35 Donte Smith 5–11 G SO
1 Alex Stepheson 6–9 F JR
5 Nikola Vucevic 6–10 F FR
4 Leonard Washington 6–7 F FR
2 Ryan Wetherell 5–11 G JR
23 Keith Wilkinson 6–10 F SR

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