2007–08 Washington State Cougars men's basketball team

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2007–08 Washington State Cougars men's basketball
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NCAA Tournament, Sweet Sixteen
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 21
AP No. 21
2007–08 record 26–9 (11–7 Pac-10)
Head coach Tony Bennett
Assistant coach Ben Johnson
Assistant coach Ron Sanchez
Assistant coach Matt Woodley
Assistant coach Mike Heideman
Home arena Beasley Coliseum
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 State Cougars men's basketball team represented Washington State University for the 2007–08 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The head coach was Tony Bennett. The team played its home games on Jack Friel Court in Beasley Coliseum in Pullman, Washington.

Roster[edit]

Name Number Position Height Weight Year Hometown
Thomas Abercrombie 20 Guard 6–6 191 Redshirt Freshman Auckland, New Zealand
Aron Baynes 11 Center 6–10 270 Junior Cairns, Australia
Fabian Boeke 13 Forward 6–11 230 Freshman Kummerfeld, Germany
Robbie Cowgill 34 Forward 6–10 211 Senior Austin, Texas
Jeremy Cross 21 Guard 6–2 207 Redshirt Senior Vista, California
Charlie Enquist 40 Forward 6–8 204 Freshman Edmonds, Washington
Caleb Forrest 52 Forward 6–8 228 Junior Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Daven Harmeling 32 Forward 6–7 216 Redshirt Junior Grand Junction, Colorado
Chris Henry 42 Center 6–9 266 Senior Santa Ana, California
Nikola Koprivica 4 Guard 6–6 211 Sophomore Belgrade, Serbia
Abe Lodwick 5 Guard 6–7 180 Freshman Bend, Oregon
Derrick Low 2 Guard 6–2 196 Senior Honolulu, Hawaii
Taylor Rochestie 10 Guard 6–1 186 Redshirt Junior Santa Barbara, California
Stephen Sauls 1 Guard 6–3 195 Freshman Missouri City, Texas
Kyle Weaver 25 Guard 6–6 201 Senior Beloit, Wisconsin

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
November 4, 2007*
4:00 p.m.
No. 10 Lewis–Clark State W 80–42 
Beasley Coliseum (4,321)
Pullman, WA
Regular Season
November 9, 2007*
6:35 p.m., FSN-NW
No. 10 Eastern Washington W 68–41  1–0
Beasley Coliseum (10,215)
Pullman, WA
November 13, 2007*
6:00 p.m.
No. 9 at Boise State W 86–74  2–0
Taco Bell Arena (6,718)
Boise, ID
November 16, 2007*
7:00 p.m.
No. 9 Idaho
Battle of the Palouse
W 74–43  3–0
Beasley Coliseum (8,116)
Pullman, WA
November 23, 2007*
7:30 p.m.
No. 9 Montana
Cougar Hispanic College Fund Challenge
W 66–55  4–0
Spokane Arena (5,524)
Spokane, WA
November 24, 2007*
12:00 p.m.
No. 9 Mississippi Valley State
Cougar Hispanic College Fund Challenge
W 71–26  5–0
Spokane Arena (N/A)
Spokane, WA
November 25, 2007*
2:30 p.m.
No. 9 Air Force
Cougar Hispanic College Fund Challenge
W 71–62  6–0
Spokane Arena (3,585)
Spokane, WA
November 30, 2007*
6:00 p.m., ESPNU
No. 6 at Baylor
Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series
W 67–64  7–0
Ferrell Center (10,193)
Waco, TX
December 5, 2007*
8:00 p.m., ESPNU
No. 6 at No. 19 Gonzaga W 51–47  8–0
McCarthey Athletic Center (6,000)
Spokane, WA
December 9, 2007*
5:30 p.m.
No. 6 Portland State W 72–60  9–0
Beasley Coliseum (7,048)
Pullman, WA
December 20, 2007*
7:30 p.m., FSN-NW
No. 6 The Citadel
2007 Cougar Hardwood Classic
W 67–45  10–0
KeyArena (12,471)
Seattle, WA
December 23, 2007*
1:05 p.m.
No. 6 at Idaho State W 75–45  11–0
Holt Arena (2,241)
Pocatello, ID
December 28, 2007*
7:00 p.m.
No. 4 North Carolina A&T W 67–34  12–0
Beasley Coliseum (6,642)
Pullman, WA
January 5, 2008
7:00 p.m., FSN-NW
No. 4 at Washington
Rivalry
W 56–52  13–0 (1–0)
Bank of America Arena (10,000)
Seattle, WA
January 10, 2008
8:00 p.m., FSN
No. 4 at USC W 73–58  14–0 (2–0)
Galen Center (10,027)
Los Angeles
January 12, 2008
11:30 a.m., FSN
No. 4 at No. 5 UCLA L 81–74  14–1 (2–1)
Pauley Pavilion (12,590)
Los Angeles
January 17, 2008
7:00 p.m.
No. 8 Oregon State W 69–46  15–1 (3–1)
Beasley Coliseum (10,117)
Pullman, WA
January 20, 2008
5:00 p.m., FSN
No. 8 Oregon W 69–60  16–1 (4–1)
Beasley Coliseum (11,120)
Pullman, WA
January 24, 2008
5:30 p.m., FSN-NW
No. 6 at Arizona W 76–64  16–1 (4–1)
McKale Center (14,598)
Tucson, AZ
January 26, 2008
4:00 p.m., FSN-NW
No. 6 at No. 24 Arizona State W 56–55  17–1 (5–1)
Wells Fargo Arena (10,104)
Tempe, AZ
January 31, 2008
7:00 p.m.
No. 9 California L 69–64  17–2 (5–2)
Beasley Coliseum (8,810)
Pullman, WA
February 2, 2008
12:00 p.m., FSN
No. 9 No. 14 Stanford L 67–65 OT 17–3 (5–3)
Beasley Coliseum (9,202)
Pullman, WA
February 7, 2008
7:30 p.m., FSN
No. 17 No. 4 UCLA L 67–59  17–4 (5–4)
Beasley Coliseum (9,547)
Pullman, WA
February 9, 2008
12:30 p.m., ABC
No. 17 USC W 74–50  18–4 (6–4)
Beasley Coliseum (9,136)
Pullman, WA
February 14, 2008
5:30 p.m., FSN-NW
No. 20 at Oregon State W 70–57  19–4 (7–4)
Gill Coliseum (5,321)
Corvallis, OR
February 16, 2008
6:00 p.m., FSN
No. 20 at Oregon W 62–53  20–4 (8–4)
McArthur Court (9,087)
Eugene, OR
February 21, 2008
6:00 p.m., FSN-NW
No. 19 Arizona State W 59–47  21–4 (9–4)
Beasley Coliseum (9,212)
Pullman, WA
February 23, 2008
7:00 p.m., FSN
No. 19 Arizona W 65–55  21–4 (9–4)
Beasley Coliseum (10,288)
Pullman, WA
February 28, 2008
8:00 p.m., FSN
No. 22 at California W 70–49  22–4 (10–4)
Haas Pavilion (8,282)
Berkeley, CA
March 1, 2008
1:00 p.m., FSN
No. 22 at No. 8 Stanford L 60–53  22–5 (10–5)
Maples Pavilion (7,329)
Palo Alto, CA
March 8, 2008
4:30 p.m., FSN-NW
No. 22 Washington
Rivalry
W 76–73 2OT 23–5 (11–5)
Beasley Coliseum (10,630)
Pullman, WA
Pac-10 Tournament
March 13, 2008
6:00 p.m., FSN
No. 21 vs. Oregon
Quarterfinals
W 75–70  24–5 (11–5)
Staples Center (16,442)
Los Angeles
March 14, 2008
8:30 p.m., FSN
No. 21 vs. No. 11 Stanford
Semifinals
L 75–68  24–6 (11–5)
Staples Center (18,997)
Los Angeles
NCAA Tournament
March 20, 2008*
4:20 p.m., CBS
No. 21 vs. Winthrop
East Regional First Round
W 71–40  25–8 (11–5)
Pepsi Center (19,282)
Denver, CO
March 22, 2008*
3:40 p.m., CBS
No. 21 vs. No. 15 Notre Dame
East Regional Second Round
W 61–41  26–8 (11–5)
Pepsi Center (19,299)
Denver, CO
March 27, 2008*
4:27 p.m., CBS
No. 21 vs. No. 1 North Carolina
East Regional Semifinals
L 68–47  26–9 (11–5)
Charlotte Bobcats Arena (19,092)
Charlotte, NC
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.