2007–08 Washington Huskies men's basketball team

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2007–08 Washington Huskies men's basketball
Washington Huskies logo.svg
CBI, First Round
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
2007–08 record 16–17 (7–11 Pac-10)
Head coach Lorenzo Romar
Assistant coach Cameron Dollar
Assistant coach Paul Fortier
Assistant coach Jim Shaw
Home arena Bank of America Arena
Seasons
2007–08 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 UCLA 16 2   .889     35 4   .897
#11 Stanford 13 5   .722     28 8   .778
#21 Washington State 11 7   .611     26 9   .743
Arizona State 9 9   .500     21 13   .618
Oregon 9 9   .500     18 14   .563
Arizona 8 10   .444     19 15   .559
Washington 7 11   .389     16 17   .485
California 6 12   .333     17 16   .515
Oregon State 0 18   .000     6 25   .194
USC* 0 7   .000     0 12   .000
2008 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of April 5, 2008; Rankings from AP Poll
*USC vacated 11 conference and 21 overall wins, due to NCAA rules violations.

The 2007–08 Washington Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Washington in the 2007–08 college basketball season. This was head coach Lorenzo Romar's 6th season at Washington. The Huskies played their home games at Bank of America Arena and are members of the Pacific-10 Conference. They finished the season 16–17, 7–11 in Pac-10 play. They lost in the first round of the 2008 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament by California. They were invited to the 2008 College Basketball Invitational which they lost to Valparaiso in the first round.

2007–08 Team[edit]

Roster[edit]

Source[1]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
0 Joel Smith 6'4" 210 G RS Jr. Lompoc, CA, U.S. Brewster Academy
1 Venoy Overton 5'11" 180 G Fr. Seattle, WA, U.S. Franklin HS
4 Tim Morris 6'4" 210 G Sr. Spokane Wa, U.S. Central Valley HS
5 Justin Dentmon 5'11" 185 G Jr. Carbondale, IL, U.S. Winchendon School
11 Matthew Bryan-Amaning 6'9" 235 F Fr. London, England, U.K. South Kent School
20 Ryan Appleby 6'3" 170 G Sr. Stanwood, WA, U.S. Florida
21 Artem Wallace 6'8" 250 C Jr. Toledo, WA, U.S. Toledo HS
22 Justin Holiday 6'6" 170 F Fr. Chatsworth, CA, U.S. Campbell Hall School
24 Quincy Pondexter 6'6" 210 F So. Fresno, CA, U.S. San Joaquin Memorial HS
32 Joe Wolfinger 7'0" 255 C RS So. Portland, OR, U.S. Northfield Mount Hermon School
40 Jon Brockman 6'7" 255 F Jr. Snohomish, WA, U.S. Snohomish Sr. HS
44 Darnell Gant 6'8" 215 F Fr. Los Angeles, CA, U.S. Crenshaw HS

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Year at Washington Alma Mater (Year)
Lorenzo Romar Head Coach 6th Washington (1980)
Cameron Dollar Assistant Coach 6th UCLA (1997)
Paul Fortier Assistant Coach 3rd Washington (2003)
Jim Shaw Assistant Coach 4th Western Oregon State (1985)
Lance LaVetter Director of Basketball Operations 7th Northern Arizona (1992)

2007–08 Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/05/2007*
7:00 PM
Seattle Pacific W 86–77 
Bank of America Arena (8,057)
Seattle, WA
Regular Season
11/13/2007*
8:00 PM
New Jersey Tech
NIT Season Tip-Off First Round
W 88–47  1–0
Bank of America Arena (8,655)
Seattle, WA
11/14/2007*
7:45 PM, ESPN2
Utah
NIT Season Tip-Off Semifinals
W 83–77  2–0
Bank of America Arena (7,006)
Seattle, WA
11/18/2007*
3:00 PM, FSNNW
Eastern Washington W 82–68  3–0
Bank of America Arena (7,822)
Seattle, WA
11/24/2007*
4:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. No. 15 Texas A&M
NIT Season Tip-Off Semifinals
L 63–77  3–1
Madison Square Garden (N/A)
New York, NY
11/25/2007*
1:30 PM, ESPNU
vs. No. 21 Syracuse
NIT Season Tip-Off 3rd place game
L 85–91  3–2
Madison Square Garden (N/A)
New York, NY
11/26/2007*
1:00 PM, FSNNW
Long Beach State W 84–69  4–2
Bank of America Arena (8,847)
Seattle, WA
12/01/2007*
2:30 PM, ESPN
at Oklahoma State
Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series
L 71–96  4–3
Gallagher-Iba Arena (13,172)
Stillwater, OK
12/07/2007*
12:00 PM, FSN
No. 12 Pittsburgh L 74–75  4–4
Bank of America Arena (9,229)
Seattle, WA
12/15/2007*
3:00 PM, FSNNW
Portland W 67–63  5–4
Bank of America Arena (9,109)
Seattle, WA
12/18/2007*
7:30 PM, FSNNW
Portland State W 84–65  6–4
Bank of America Arena (8,989)
Seattle, WA
12/22/2007*
3:00 PM, FSNNW
Cal State Northridge W 80–66  7–4
Bank of America Arena (9,128)
Seattle, WA
12/29/2007*
12:00 PM, FSNSO
at LSU W 73–65  8–4
Pete Maravich Assembly Center (8,947)
Baton Rouge, LA
12/31/2007*
3:00 PM, FSNNW
Idaho State W 82–50  9–4
Bank of America Arena (9,543)
Seattle, WA
01/05/2008
7:00 PM, FSNNW
No. 4 Washington State L 52–56  9–5 (0–1)
Bank of America Arena (10,000)
Seattle, WA
01/10/2008
7:30 PM, FSNNW
at No. 5 UCLA L 55–69  9–6 (0–2)
Pauley Pavilion (11,421)
Los Angeles, CA
01/12/2008
3:30 PM
at USC L 51–66  9–7 (0–3)
Galen Center (9,551)
Los Angeles, CA
01/17/2008
6:00 PM, FSNNW
Oregon W 78–70  10–7 (1–3)
Bank of America Arena (9,628)
Seattle, WA
01/19/2008
3:00 PM, FSN
Oregon State W 83–74  11–7 (2–3)
Bank of America Arena (9,421)
Seattle, WA
01/24/2008
6:00 PM
at No. 24 Arizona State W 72–61  12–7 (3–3)
Wells Fargo Arena (8,995)
Tempe, AZ
01/26/2008
12:00 PM, FSN
at Arizona L 69–84  12–8 (3–4)
McKale Center (14,602)
Tucson, AZ
01/31/2008
7:00 PM, FSNNW
No. 14 Stanford L 51–65  12–9 (3–5)
Bank of America Arena (9,373)
Seattle, WA
02/02/2008
3:00 PM, FSNNW
California L 75–79  12–10 (3–6)
Bank of America Arena (9,404)
Seattle, WA
02/07/2008
7:00 PM
USC L 59–73  12–11 (3–7)
Bank of America Arena (9,567)
Seattle, WA
02/10/2008
1:30 PM, FSN
No. 5 UCLA W 71–61  13–11 (4–7)
Bank of America Arena (10,000)
Seattle, WA
02/14/2008
5:30 PM
at Oregon L 58–71  13–12 (4–8)
McArthur Court (8,866)
Eugene, OR
02/16/2008
4:00 PM, FSNNW
at Oregon State W 97–59  14–12 (5–8)
Gill Coliseum (5,539)
Corvallis, OR
02/21/2009
8:00 PM, FSNNW
Arizona W 75–66  15–12 (6–8)
Bank of America Arena (9,529)
Seattle, WA
02/23/2008
3:00 PM, FSN
Arizona State L 63–77  15–13 (6–9)
Bank of America Arena (9,698)
Seattle, WA
02/28/2008
7:00 PM
at No. 8 Stanford L 79–82  15–14 (6–10)
Maples Pavilion (7,329)
Stanford, CA
03/01/2008
3:00 PM, FSNNW
at California W 87–84  16–14 (7–11)
Haas Pavilion (8,640)
Berkeley, CA
03/08/2008
4:30 PM, FSNNW
at No. 23 Washington State L 73–76  16–15 (7–11)
Beasley Coliseum (10,630)
Pullman, WA
2008 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/12/2008
6:00 PM, FSN
vs. California
First Round
L 81–84  16–16
Staples Center (N/A)
Los Angeles, CA
2008 College Basketball Invitational
03/19/2009*
6:00 PM, FCS
Valparaiso
First Round
L 71–72  16–17
Bank of America Arena (3,227)
Seattle, WA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

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