2007–08 Baylor Bears basketball team

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2007–08 Baylor Bears men's basketball
NCAA First Round vs. Purdue, L, 79–90
Conference Big 12 South
2007–08 record 21–11 (9–7 Big 12)
Head coach Scott Drew
Home arena Ferrell Center
Seasons
« 2006–07 2008–09 »
2007–08 Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings
  Conf Overall
Team (Rank) W L PCT W L PCT
Kansas (#4) † 13 3 .813 37 3 .925
Texas (#7) 13 3 .813 31 7 .816
Kansas State 10 6 .625 21 12 .636
Oklahoma 9 7 .563 23 12 .657
Baylor 9 7 .563 21 11 .656
Texas A&M 8 8 .500 25 11 .694
Nebraska 7 9 .438 20 13 .606
Texas Tech 7 9 .438 16 15 .516
Oklahoma State 7 9 .438 17 16 .515
Missouri 6 10 .375 16 16 .500
Iowa State 4 12 .250 14 18 .438
Colorado 3 13 .188 12 20 .375
† Big 12 Tournament winner

The 2007–08 Baylor Bears men's basketball team represent3e the Baylor University in the 2008–09 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team's head coach was Scott Drew, who served in his fifth year. The team playied its home games at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.

Pre-season[edit]

Recruiting[edit]

Name Home town High school / college Height Weight Commit date
LaceDarius Dunn
SG
Monroe, LA Excelsior Christian 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jan 2, 2006 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 96
Fred Ellis
PF
Sacramento, CA Sacramento HS 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Oct 15, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Delbert Simpson
C
Tyler, TX Tyler JC 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Mar 14, 2007 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: NR   Rivals: NR  ESPN: NR
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Roster[edit]

Name # Position Height Weight Year Home Town
Curtis Jerrells 0 Guard 6–1 205 Junior Austin, TX
Fred Ellis 3 Forward 6–6 195 Freshman Sacramento, CA
Henry Dugat 5 Guard 6–0 170 Junior Dayton, TX
Delbert Simpson 11 Forward 6–8 220 Junior Tyler, TX
Aaron Bruce 14 Guard 6–3 185 Senior Horsham, Australia
Mamadou Diene 15 Center 7–0 250 Junior Yeumbeul, Senegal
Richard Hurd 22 Forward 6–5 205 Senior Houston, TX
Kevin Rogers 23 Forward 6–9 240 Junior Dallas, TX
LaceDarius Dunn 24 Guard 6–4 200 Freshman Monroe, LA
Mark Shepherd 40 Forward 6–9 225 Senior Austin, TX
Tweety Carter 45 Guard 5–10 180 Sophomore Reserve, LA
Josh Lomers 50 Center 7–0 265 Sophomore Boerne, TX

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
Regular season
November 11, 2007*
7:00 pm
Jackson State W 100–76  1–0 (0–0)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
November 16, 2007*
5:00 pm
vs. Wichita State
Paradise Jam Tournament
W 64–55  2–0 (0–0)
Sports and Fitness Center 
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
November 18, 2007*
7:30 pm, FCS
vs. Notre Dame
Paradise Jam Tournament
W 68–64  3–0 (0–0)
Sports and Fitness Center 
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
November 19, 2007*
7:30 pm, FCS
vs. Winthrop
Paradise Jam Tournament
W 62–54  4–0 (0–0)
Sports and Fitness Center 
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
November 24, 2007*
7:00 pm
Centenary W 85–62  5–0 (0–0)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
November 30, 2007*
8:00 pm, ESPNU
No. 6 Washington State
Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series
L 67–64  5–1 (0–0)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
December 3, 2007*
7:00 pm
Mississippi Valley State W 82–50  6–1 (0–0)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
December 15, 2007*
7:00 pm
Wayland Baptist W 100–72  7–1 (0–0)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
December 19, 2007*
6:30 pm, CSS
at South Carolina W 92–84  8–1 (0–0)
Colonial Life Arena 
Columbia, SC
December 21, 2007*
7:00 pm
at Southern W 71–60  9–1 (0–0)
F. G. Clark Center 
Baton Rouge, LA
December 29, 2007*
7:00 pm
Prairie View A&M W 108–71  10–1 (0–0)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
December 31, 2007*
5:00 pm
Florida A&M W 84–61  11–1 (0–0)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX


January 5, 2008*
7:30 pm, FSNSW
vs. Arkansas L 85–78  11–2 (0–0)
American Airlines Center 
Dallas, TX


January 8, 2008*
7:00 pm, FSNSW
Brown W 72–62  12–2 (0–0)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
January 12, 2008
5:00 pm, ESPN CL
Iowa State W 74–67  13–2 (1–0)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
January 15, 2008
7:00 pm, FSNSW
Oklahoma State W 79–71  14–2 (2–0)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
January 19, 2008
5:00 pm, ESPN+
at Nebraska W 72–70  15–2 (3–0)
Bob Devaney Sports Center 
Lincoln, NE
January 23, 2008
7:00 pm
No. 25 at No. 18 Texas A&M W 116–110  16–2 (4–0)
Reed Arena 
College Station, TX
January 26, 2008
3:00 pm, ESPN+
No. 25 Oklahoma L 77–71  16–3 (4–1)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
February 2, 2008
12:45 pm, ESPN+
No. 25 at No. 10 Texas L 80–72  16–4 (4–2)
Frank Erwin Center 
Austin, TX
February 6, 2008
8:00 pm, ESPNU
Texas Tech W 80–74  17–4 (5–2)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
February 9, 2008
7:00 pm, JTV
at No. 4 Kansas L 100–90  17–5 (5–3)
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
February 13, 2008
7:00 pm
at Oklahoma State L 93–83  17–6 (5–4)
Gallagher-Iba Arena 
Stillwater, OK
February 16, 2008
5:00 pm, ESPN
No. 11 Texas L 82–77  17–7 (5–5)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
February 19, 2008
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Oklahoma L 92–91  17–8 (5–6)
Lloyd Noble Center 
Norman, OK
February 23, 2008
7:00 pm, FSNSW
No. 24 Kansas State W 92–86  18–8 (6–6)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
February 27, 2008
8:30 pm, FSNRM
at Colorado W 68–57  19–8 (7–6)
Coors Events Center 
Boulder, CO
March 1, 2008
3:00 pm, ESPN+
Missouri W 100–89  20–8 (8–6)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
March 5, 2008
8:00 pm, ESPN2
Texas A&M L 57–71  20–9 (8–7)
Ferrell Center 
Waco, TX
March 8, 2008
12:45 pm, ESPN+
at Texas Tech W 86–73  21–9 (9–7)
United Spirit Arena 
Lubbock, TX
March 13, 2008*
2:00 pm, ESPN+
vs. Colorado
2008 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament
L 91–84  21–10 (9–7)
Sprint Center 
Kansas City, MO
March 20, 2008*
1:40 pm, CBS
vs. No. 20 Purdue
2008 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
L 90–79  21–11 (9–7)
Verizon Center 
Washington, D.C.
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

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