2008–09 BYU Cougars men's basketball team

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2008–09 BYU Cougars men's basketball
BYU Athletic Logo.svg
Mountain West Regular Season Co–Champions
NCAA Tournament, First Round
Conference Mountain West Conference
2008–09 record 25–8 (12–4 Mountain West)
Head coach Dave Rose
Assistant coach Dave Rice
Assistant coach John Wardenburg
Assistant coach Terry Nashif
Home arena Marriott Center
Seasons
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 BYU Cougars men's basketball team represented Brigham Young University in the 2008–09 college basketball season. This was head coach Dave Rose's fourth season at BYU. The Cougars competed in the Mountain West Conference and played their home games at the Marriott Center.

Roster[edit]

Source[1]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
1 Charles Abouo 6'5" 210 G/F Fr. Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire Ivory Coast Brewster Academy
2 Lamont Morgan Jr. 5'10" 170 G Jr. Pomona, California California United States United States Diamond Ranch HS
Saddleback CC
4 Jackson Emery 6'3" 185 G So. Alpine, Utah Utah United States United States Lone Peak HS
5 Archie Rose 6'5" 210 G Sr. Nassau Bahamas The Bahamas Lee College
15 James Anderson 6'10" 230 F/C Fr. Page, Arizona Arizona United States United States Page HS
20 Matt Pinegar 6'0" 190 G Fr. Provo, Utah Utah United States United States Timpview HS
30 Lee Cummard 6'7" 190 G Sr. Mesa, Arizona Arizona United States United States Mesa HS
32 Jimmer Fredette 6'2" 195 G So. Glens Falls, New York New York (state) United States United States Glens Falls HS
34 Noah Hartsock 6'8" 215 F Fr. Bartlesville, Oklahoma Oklahoma United States United States Bartlesville HS
35 Michael Boswell 6'9" 215 F Fr. Aloha, Oregon Oregon United States United States Aloha HS
45 Jonathan Tavernari 6'6" 215 G/F Jr. São Bernardo do Campo São Paulo (state) Brazil Brazil Bishop Gorman HS
53 Gavin MacGregor 6'10" 240 F/C Sr. Ridgecrest, California California United States United States Burroughs HS
54 Chris Miles 6'11" 235 F/C Jr. Provo, Utah Utah United States United States Timpview HS

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[2]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/06/2008*
7:05pm, BYU TV
Concordia W 96–54 
Marriott Center (7,223)
Provo, UT
11/11/2008*
7:30pm, BYU TV
Georgetown College W 80–53 
Marriott Center (7,302)
Provo, UT
Regular Season
11/14/2008*
7:05pm
Long Beach State W 75–65  1–0
Marriott Center (15,753)
Provo, UT
11/18/2008*
8:05pm
at Pepperdine W 82–53  2–0
Firestone Fieldhouse (1,642)
Malibu, CA
11/20/2008*
7:30pm, BYU TV
North Florida
Basketball Travelers Invitational
W 74–41  3–0
Marriott Center (7,778)
Provo, UT
11/21/2008*
8:30pm, BYU TV
Rice
Basketball Travelers Invitational
W 83–52  4–0
Marriott Center (9,277)
Provo, Utah
11/22/2009*
8:30pm, BYU TV
Cal Poly
Basketball Travelers Invitational
W 76–64  5–0
Marriott Center (7,782)
Provo, UT
11/29/2008*
7:05pm, BYU TV
at Idaho State W 85–65  6–0
Holt Arena (4,374)
Pocatello, ID
12/03/2008*
7:05pm, BYU TV/KJZZ
at Weber State
Old Oquirrh Bucket
W 92–62  7–0
Dee Events Center (5,672)
Ogden, UT
12/6/2008*
5:07pm, BYU TV/KJZZ
vs. Utah State
Oquirrh Bucket Battle
W 68–63  8–0
EnergySolutions Arena (13,890)
Salt Lake City, UT
12/10/2008*
8:05pm, The Mtn.
Boise State W 94–56  9–0
Marriott Center (10,506)
Provo, UT
12/13/2008*
8:05pm, The Mtn.
Portland W 91–76  10–0
Marriott Center (9,418)
Provo, UT
12/20/2008*
2:30pm, FSN
vs. No. 20 Arizona State
Stadium Shootout
L 75–76  10–1
University of Phoenix Stadium (10,431)
Glendale, AZ
12/30/2008*
7:05pm, CBSCS
at Tulsa W 74–68  11–1
Reynolds Center (5,545)
Tulsa, OK
01/03/2009*
6:05pm, The Mtn.
No. 6 Wake Forest L 87–94  11–2
Marriott Center (23,096)
Provo, UT
01/06/2009*
7:35pm
Western Oregon W 85–64  12–2
Marriott Center (8,885)
Provo, UT
01/10/2009
1:00pm, The Mtn.
at Colorado State W 86–60  13–2 (1–0)
Moby Arena (2,958)
Fort Collins, CO
01/13/2009
8:05pm, The Mtn.
TCU W 73–61  14–2 (2–0)
Marriott Center (11,065)
Provo, Utah
01/17/2009
2:00pm, Versus
at New Mexico L 62–81  14–3 (2–1)
University Arena (15,277)
Albuquerque, NM
01/21/2009
8:05pm, CBSCS
UNLV L 70–76  14–4 (2–2)
Marriott Center (12,853)
Provo, UT
01/24/2009
7:05pm, The Mtn.
San Diego State W 77–71  15–4 (3–2)
Marriott Center (13,871)
Provo, UT
01/27/2009
6:05pm, The Mtn.
at Utah
Old Oquirrh Bucket
L 88–94 OT 15–5 (3–3)
Huntsman Center (12,250)
Salt Lake City, UT
01/31/2009
4:05pm, The Mtn.
Wyoming W 84–60  16–5 (4–3)
Marriott Center (16,347)
Provo, UT
02/03/2009
6:05pm, The Mtn.
at Air Force W 71–50  17–5 (5–3)
Clune Arena (2,743)
Colorado Springs, CO
02/11/2009
6:05pm, The Mtn.
Colorado State W 94–60  18–5 (6–3)
Marriott Center (11,772)
Provo, UT
02/14/2009
7:05pm, The Mtn.
at TCU W 79–63  19–5 (7–3)
Daniel-Meyer Coliseum (4,807)
Fort Worth, TX
02/17/2009
8:05pm, The Mtn.
New Mexico W 73–62  20–5 (8–3)
Marriott Center (12,911)
Provo, Utah
02/21/2009
9:00pm, CBS C
at UNLV L 75–74  20–6 (8–4)
Thomas & Mack Center (18,523)
Paradise, NV
02/24/2009
8:35pm, The Mtn.
at San Diego State W 69–59  21–6 (9–4)
Cox Arena (9,631)
San Diego, CA
02/28/2009
3:06pm, CBSCS
Utah
Old Oquirrh Bucket
W 63–50  22–6 (10–4)
Marriott Center (20,120)
Provo, UT
03/04/2009
7:05pm, The Mtn.
at Wyoming W 78–68  23–6 (11–4)
Arena-Auditorium (6,749)
Laramie, WY
03/07/2009
7:05pm, The Mtn.
Air Force W 54–49  24–6 (12–4)
Marriott Center (22,700)
Provo, UT
Mountain West Conference Tournament
03/12/2009
12:00pm, The Mtn.
No. 25 vs. Air Force
Quarterfinals
W 80–69  25–6
Thomas & Mack Center 
Paradise, NV
03/13/2009
6:00pm, CBSCS
No. 25 vs. San Diego State L 62–64  25–7
Thomas & Mack Center 
Paradise, NV
NCAA Tournament
03/19/2009*
10:30am, CBS
vs. Texas A&M
First Round
L 66–79  25–8
Wachovia Center 
Philadelphia, PA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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