2008–09 Wyoming Cowboys basketball team

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2008–09 Wyoming Cowboys basketball
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CBI, First Round
Conference Mountain West Conference
2008–09 record 19–14 (7–9 MWC)
Head coach Heath Schroyer
Assistant coach Fred Langley
Assistant coach Shaun Vandiver
Assistant coach Anthony Stewart
Home arena Arena-Auditorium
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 Wyoming Cowboys basketball team is currently representing the University of Wyoming in NCAA Division I men's basketball competition.[1] It competes in the Mountain West Conference, which consists of nine universities located mostly in the Mountain States of the U.S., with outlying members in California and Texas.

Roster[edit]

No. Position Year Player
0 United States G Sr Sean Ogirri
1 United States G So JayDee Luster
2 France G Fr Arthur Bouëdo
5 United States F Jr Ryan Dermody
11 United States F Fr Afam Muojeke
12 United States G Fr Galand Thaxton
13 United States C So Mikhail Linskens
No. Position Year Player
15 United States C Fr Adam Waddell
21 United States F Sr Tyson Johnson
23 United States G Sr Brandon Ewing
25 Senegal F So Djibril Thiam
32 France F Jr Mahamoud Diakite
33 France C So Boubacar Sylla
51 United States G Fr A.J. Davis


Schedule[edit]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
Exhibition
11/08/2008* Colorado School of Mines W 72–60  Arena-Auditorium (4,728)
Regular Season
11/14/2008* Cal State Bakersfield W 84–58  1–0 Arena-Auditorium (4,650)
11/19/2008* Prairie View A&M W 80–75  2–0 Arena-Auditorium (6,896)
11/22/2008* Johnson & Wales W 105–64  3–0 Arena-Auditorium (5,375)
11/26/2008* Texas State W 97–96  4–0 Arena-Auditorium (4,415)
11/29/2008* Denver W 62–54  5–0 Arena-Auditorium (4,761)
12/03/2008* at Boise State L 85–86  5–1 Taco Bell Arena (3,065)
12/06/2008* at Loyola Marymount W 62–55  6–1 Gersten Pavilion (2,440)
12/13/2008* vs. Northern Iowa
(Blue Cross/Blue Shield Wyoming Shootout)
W 74–65  7–1 Casper Events Center (4,048)
12/16/2008* Western State W 100–73  8–1 Arena-Auditorium (4,291)
12/20/2008* Sacramento State W 93–70  9–1 Arena-Auditorium (4,497)
12/23/2008* at #13 UCLA L 62–113  9–2 Pauley Pavilion (8,795)
12/29/2008* vs. Houston Baptist
(Utah State Duel in the Desert)
W 84–74  10–2 Dee Glen Smith Spectrum (4,088)
12/30/2008* vs. Howard
(Utah State Duel in the Desert)
W 84–75  11–2 Dee Glen Smith Spectrum (3,827)
12/31/2008* at Utah State
(Utah State Duel in the Desert)
L 85–90 OT 11–3 Dee Glen Smith Spectrum (8,877)
01/03/2008 at Utah L 67–91  11–4 (0–1) Jon M. Huntsman Center (8,649)
01/14/2009 San Diego State W 83–79  12–4 (1–1) Arena-Auditorium (5,568)
01/17/2009 at UNLV L 66–83  12–5 (1–2) Thomas & Mack Center (17,190)
01/21/2009 at TCU L 78–79 OT 12–6 (1–3) Daniel-Meyer Coliseum (3,450)
01/24/2009 Colorado State W 83–74  13–6 (2–3) Arena-Auditorium (7,014)
01/27/2009 Air Force W 72–59  14–6 (3–3) Arena-Auditorium (4,841)
01/31/2009 at BYU L 60–84  14–7 (3–4) Marriott Center (16,347)
02/03/2009 at New Mexico L 57–86  14–8 (3–5) University Arena (13,081)
02/07/2009 Utah L 70–80  14–9 (3–6) Arena-Auditorium (5,853)
02/14/2009 at San Diego State L 60–71  14–10 (3–7) Cox Arena (6,428)
2/18/2009 UNLV W 77–68  15–10 (4–7) Arena-Auditorium (4,703)
02/21/2009 TCU W 61–56  16–10 (5–7) Arena-Auditorium (5,797)
02/25/2009 at Colorado State W 82–79  17–10 (6–7) Moby Arena (5,556)
02/28/2009 at Air Force W 65–62  18–10 (7–7) Clune Arena (3,808)
03/04/2009 BYU L 68–78  18–11 (7–8) Arena-Auditorium (6,749)
03/07/2009 New Mexico L 73–74  18–12 (7–9) Arena-Auditorium (7,412)
2009 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/12/2009 vs. New Mexico
(Quarterfinals)
W 75–67  19–12 Thomas & Mack Center (10,011)
03/12/2009 vs. Utah
(Semifinals)
L 55–68  19–13 Thomas & Mack Center (11,629)
2009 College Basketball Invitational
03/17/2010 Northeastern
(First Round)
L 78–96  19–14 Arena-Auditorium (2,407)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Mountain Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The university's women's teams and athletes use the nickname Cowgirls.