2007–08 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball team

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2007–08 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball
Purdue Boilermakers workmark.svg
NCAA Tournament Round of 32, L 78–85 vs. Xavier
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 20
AP No. 20
2007–08 record 25–9 (15–3, Big Ten)
Head coach Matt Painter
Assistant coach Cuonzo Martin
Assistant coach Paul Lusk
Assistant coach Rick Ray
Home arena Mackey Arena
Seasons
2007–08 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 Wisconsin 16 2   .889     31 5   .861
#20 Purdue 15 3   .833     25 9   .735
Indiana 14 4   .778     25 8   .758
#18 Michigan State 12 6   .667     27 9   .750
Ohio State 10 8   .556     24 13   .649
Minnesota 8 10   .444     20 14   .588
Penn State 7 11   .389     15 16   .484
Iowa 6 12   .333     13 19   .406
Illinois 5 13   .278     16 19   .457
Michigan 5 13   .278     10 22   .313
Northwestern 1 17   .056     8 22   .267
2008 Big Ten Tournament winner
As of March 23, 2008; Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 2007–08 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball team represented Purdue University. The Head Coach was Matt Painter, then in his 3rd season with the Boilers. The Boilers did well at home, going 9-0 in the Big Ten and losing only a single home game overall (16-1). Purdue finished second in the Big Ten with a 15-3 record. They lost to Illinois in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament despite having a #2 seed. The Boilers accepted a bid to the NCAA Tournament where they made it to the second round before losing to Xavier, 78–85.

Roster[edit]

No. Name Position Ht. Year Hometown
1 Garrett Mocas F 6–8 So. Columbus, Indiana
2 Chad Sutor F 6–7 Fr. Bloomington, Indiana
3 Chris Kramer G 6–3 So. Huntington, Indiana
4 Robbie Hummel G/F 6–8 Fr. Valparaiso, Indiana
5 Keaton Grant G 6–4 So. Kissimmee, Florida
11 Bobby Riddell G 5–9 Jr. Lafayette, Indiana
12 Tarrance Crump G 6–1 R-Sr. Decatur, Alabama
14 Scott Martin G/F 6–8 Fr. Valparaiso, Indiana
20 Marcus Green G 6–4 Jr. Franklin Park, Illinois
21 Nemanja Calasan F 6–9 Jr. Srbinje, Bosnia & Herzegovina
25 JaJuan Johnson F/C 6–10 Fr. Indianapolis, Indiana
30 Mark Wohlford G 6–0 So. Columbus, Indiana
33 E'Twaun Moore G 6–3 Fr. East Chicago, Indiana
55 Chris Reid F 6–9 Jr. Castro Valley, California

Results[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • The 25 wins were the most for Purdue since Gene Keady's 1997-98 team, when Purdue went 28–8.

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