2008-09 Gonzaga Bulldogs Men's Basketball Team
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2008%E2%80%9309 Gonzaga Bulldogs Men's Basketball Team
2008-09 Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball
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WCC Tournament champions
WCC regular season champions
NCAA Tournament, Sweet Sixteen
ConferenceWest Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
APNo. 10
2008-09 record28-6 (14-0 WCC)
Head coachMark Few (10th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaMcCarthey Athletic Center
Seasons
← 2007-08
2009-10 →
2008-09 West Coast Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 10 Gonzaga+ 14 0   1.000     28 6   .824
Saint Mary's 10 4   .714     28 7   .800
Portland 9 5   .643     19 13   .594
Santa Clara 7 7   .500     16 17   .485
San Diego 6 8   .429     16 16   .500
Pepperdine 5 9   .357     9 23   .281
San Francisco 3 11   .214     11 19   .367
Loyola Marymount 2 12   .143     3 28   .097
+ Conference tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll


Preseason

Departures

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Reason for Departure
Abdullahi Kuso 31 F 6'9" 241 Senior (Redshirt) Kaduna, Nigeria Graduated
David Pendergraft 25 G 6'6" 223 Senior Brewster, WA Graduated
Larry Gurganious 20 F 6'5" 199 Sophomore (Redshirt) Berkeley, CA Transferred to UC Riverside
Theo Davis 34 F 6'9" 198 Freshman (Redshirt) Brampton, ON Transferred to Binghamton

2008 recruiting class

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Andy Poling[1]
PF
Portland, OR Westview 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 232 lb (105 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 87
Grant Gibbs[1]
PG
Marion, IA Linn-Mar 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 204 lb (93 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 89
Demetri Goodson[2]
PG
McKinney, TX Klein Collins 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 164 lb (74 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 93
Michael Hart
SG
Portland, OR Jesuit 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 201 lb (91 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: NR
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: NR   Rivals: NR  247Sports: 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:

  • "2008 Gonzaga Rivals Commits". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2008.
  • "2008 Gonzaga Scout Commits". Scout.com. Retrieved 2008.
  • "2008 Gonzaga ESPN Commits". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2008.
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved 2008.
  • "2008 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2008.

Roster

Schedule

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
*
W   1-0
 (6,000)
*
W   2-0
 (6,000)
*

W   3-0
 (4,644)
*

W   4-0
 
*

W   5-0
 (3,914)
*

W   6-0
 
*
W   7-0
 (10,984)
*

L   7-1
 (6,207)
*
W   8-1
 (6,000)
*

L  OT 8-2
 (16,763)
*
L   8-3
 (6,000)
*
L   8-4
 (12,571)
*
W  OT 9-4
 (22,326)

W   10-4
(1-0)
 (6,000)

W   11-4
(2-0)
 (6,000)

W   12-4
(3-0)
 (6,000)

W   13-4
(4-0)
 (2,342)

W   14-4
(5-0)
 (3,796)

W   15-4
(6-0)
 (6,000)

W   16-4
(7-0)
 (6,000)

W   17-4
(8-0)
 (4,987)
*

L   17-5
 (11,339)

W   18-5
(9-0)
 (3,500)

W   19-5
(10-0)
 (3,367)

W   20-5
(11-0)
 (6,000)

W   21-5
(12-0)
 (6,000)

W   22-5
(13-0)
 (4,700)

W   23-5
(14-0)
 (5,100)
*
W   24-5
 (6,000)
WCC Tournament

W   25-5
 (7,845)

W   26-5
 (7,845)
NCAA Tournament
*

W   27-5
 
*

W   28-5
 (18,794)
*

L   28-6
 (17,103)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

References


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