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1997-98 Atlantic 10 Conference Season Summary

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Record: 198-165, .545 W-L% (9th of 30) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 6.43 (7th of 30) ▪ SOS: 5.04 (7th of 30)

Regular Season Champion: Temple (East), Dayton (West), George Washington (West) and Xavier (West)
Tournament Champion: Xavier

NCAA Tournament: 5 (George Washington, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Temple and Xavier)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Rhode Island, Temple and Xavier)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Temple and Xavier)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk East W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 TempleR 13 3 .813 21 9 .700 65.7 60.7 12.5 7.5
2 Rhode Island 12 4 .750 25 9 .735 77.7 71.6 12.6 6.4
2 Massachusetts 12 4 .750 21 11 .656 69.7 65.0 12.0 7.3
4 St. Bonaventure  6 10 .375 17 15 .531 65.8 65.1 4.1 3.4
5 Saint Joseph's  3 13 .188 11 17 .393 66.9 70.8 1.6 5.5
6 Fordham  2 14 .125 6 21 .222 65.3 72.4 -3.4 3.7
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 XavierRT 11 5 .688 22 8 .733 83.5 68.8 19.5 4.8
1 George WashingtonR 11 5 .688 24 9 .727 73.2 68.0 9.9 4.8
1 Dayton R 11 5 .688 21 12 .636 76.1 71.3 8.8 4.0
4 Virginia Tech  5 11 .313 10 17 .370 66.2 67.6 3.2 4.7
4 Duquesne  5 11 .313 11 19 .367 72.4 77.7 -0.6 4.7
4 La Salle  5 11 .313 9 18 .333 71.4 78.2 -3.0 3.8

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
Xavier 10 10 9 9 7 10 13 13 19 18 19 24 21         23
Temple 24 18 20 20 20 16 24                 24 24 24
George Washington                         22 17 24      
Massachusetts                         23 20 18 20    
Rhode Island 21 20 23       22 24 23 20 22 21   25        

NCAA Tournament

First Round
George Washington lost (74-59) versus Oklahoma State (South Regional)
Massachusetts lost (51-46) versus Saint Louis (South Regional)
Rhode Island won (97-74) versus Murray State (Midwest Regional)
Temple lost (82-52) versus West Virginia (West Regional)
Xavier lost (69-68) versus Washington (East Regional)

Second Round
Rhode Island won (80-75) versus Kansas (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Rhode Island won (74-68) versus Valparaiso (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Rhode Island lost (79-77) versus Stanford (Midwest Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played
Games
1. Antonio Reynolds-DeanRhode Island 34
  Cuttino MobleyRhode Island 34
  Preston MurphyRhode Island 34
  Tyson WheelerRhode Island 34
  Joshua KingRhode Island 34
6. Tony StanleyDayton 33
  Coby TurnerDayton 33
  Alexander KoulGeorge Washington 33
  Tony AshmanDayton 33
  Luther ClayRhode Island 33
  Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 33
  Ryan PerrymanDayton 33
  Andy MetzlerDayton 33
Field Goals
1. Rashaan PalmerSt. Bonaventure 198
2. Lari KetnerMassachusetts 195
3. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island 193
4. Mike JamesDuquesne 190
5. Darnell WilliamsXavier 184
6. Ryan PerrymanDayton 178
7. Tyson WheelerRhode Island 173
8. Maurice CurtisFordham 166
9. Donnie CarrLa Salle 164
10. Monty MackMassachusetts 163
Field Goal Attempts
1. Donnie CarrLa Salle 469
2. Mike JamesDuquesne 443
3. Tyson WheelerRhode Island 430
4. Rashaan PalmerSt. Bonaventure 419
5. Monty MackMassachusetts 409
6. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island 402
7. Tony StanleyDayton 391
8. Bevon RobinFordham 383
9. Rashid BeySt. Joseph's 377
10. Lari KetnerMassachusetts 373
Field Goal Percentage
1. Lamont BarnesTemple .579
2. Darnell WilliamsXavier .559
3. Ryan PerrymanDayton .558
4. Rolan RobertsVirginia Tech .534
5. Lari KetnerMassachusetts .523
6. Maurice CurtisFordham .519
7. K'Zell WessonLa Salle .498
8. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island .480
9. Rashaan PalmerSt. Bonaventure .473
10. Lenny BrownXavier .443
2-Point Field Goals
1. Lari KetnerMassachusetts 195
2. Rashaan PalmerSt. Bonaventure 191
3. Ryan PerrymanDayton 178
4. Maurice CurtisFordham 166
5. Lamont BarnesTemple 154
6. Tony AshmanDayton 150
7. Antonio Reynolds-DeanRhode Island 149
  Alexander KoulGeorge Washington 149
9. Kevin PriceDuquesne 145
  Darnell WilliamsXavier 145
2-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Lari KetnerMassachusetts 373
  Rashaan PalmerSt. Bonaventure 373
3. Tony AshmanDayton 332
4. Maurice CurtisFordham 319
5. Ryan PerrymanDayton 317
6. Kevin PriceDuquesne 306
7. Antonio Reynolds-DeanRhode Island 290
8. Yegor MescheriakovGeorge Washington 268
9. Lamont BarnesTemple 264
10. Alexander KoulGeorge Washington 263
2-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Antxon IturbeGeorge Washington .646
2. James PoseyXavier .624
3. Darnell WilliamsXavier .599
4. Lamont BarnesTemple .583
5. Alexander KoulGeorge Washington .567
6. Ryan PerrymanDayton .561
7. Rolan RobertsVirginia Tech .557
8. Kevin ShandDuquesne .553
9. Lynard StewartTemple .551
10. Torraye BraggsXavier .541
3-Point Field Goals
1. Tyson WheelerRhode Island 91
2. Donnie CarrLa Salle 80
3. Rashid BeySt. Joseph's 76
4. Mike GizziLa Salle 69
  Cuttino MobleyRhode Island 69
6. Tony StanleyDayton 66
7. Mike JamesDuquesne 65
8. Bevon RobinFordham 61
  Coby TurnerDayton 61
10. Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 60
3-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Donnie CarrLa Salle 259
2. Tyson WheelerRhode Island 251
3. Rashid BeySt. Joseph's 215
4. Tony StanleyDayton 187
5. Mike JamesDuquesne 184
6. Mike GizziLa Salle 183
7. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island 166
8. Rasheed BrokenborougTemple 165
9. Tim WinnSt. Bonaventure 161
10. Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 159
  Bevon RobinFordham 159
3-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Mike GizziLa Salle .377
2. Tyson WheelerRhode Island .362
3. Rashid BeySt. Joseph's .353
4. Donnie CarrLa Salle .309
Free Throws
1. James PoseyXavier 150
2. Ryan PerrymanDayton 147
3. Rashaan PalmerSt. Bonaventure 139
4. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island 131
5. Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 127
6. Torraye BraggsXavier 125
7. Bevon RobinFordham 112
8. Maurice CurtisFordham 107
9. Lamont BarnesTemple 105
  Edwin YoungDayton 105
Free Throw Attempts
1. Ryan PerrymanDayton 225
2. Rashaan PalmerSt. Bonaventure 212
3. James PoseyXavier 182
4. Alexander KoulGeorge Washington 173
5. Torraye BraggsXavier 171
6. Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 164
7. Lamont BarnesTemple 159
8. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island 153
9. Lari KetnerMassachusetts 149
10. Maurice CurtisFordham 143
Free Throw Percentage
1. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island .856
2. Shawn SmithLa Salle .838
3. James PoseyXavier .824
4. Bevon RobinFordham .812
5. Donnie CarrLa Salle .810
6. Edwin YoungDayton .801
7. Charlton ClarkeMassachusetts .791
8. Tyrone WeeksMassachusetts .788
9. Gary LumpkinXavier .783
10. Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington .774
Total Rebounds
1. Ryan PerrymanDayton 412
2. K'Zell WessonLa Salle 290
3. Tyrone WeeksMassachusetts 274
4. Antonio Reynolds-DeanRhode Island 260
5. James PoseyXavier 253
6. Harold RasulSt. Joseph's 246
  Torraye BraggsXavier 246
8. Lamont BarnesTemple 239
9. Lari KetnerMassachusetts 238
10. Maurice CurtisFordham 223
  Alexander KoulGeorge Washington 223
Assists
1. Tyson WheelerRhode Island 205
2. Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 159
3. Gary LumpkinXavier 134
4. Pepe SanchezTemple 133
5. Edwin YoungDayton 132
6. Rashid BeySt. Joseph's 130
7. Charlton ClarkeMassachusetts 121
8. Donnie CarrLa Salle 118
9. Tim WinnSt. Bonaventure 107
10. Lenny BrownXavier 106
Steals
1. Pepe SanchezTemple 93
2. Lenny BrownXavier 81
3. Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 80
4. Tim WinnSt. Bonaventure 70
5. Mike JamesDuquesne 65
6. James PoseyXavier 63
7. James SingletonSt. Bonaventure 61
8. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island 56
9. Shawn SmithLa Salle 48
  Rasheed BrokenborougTemple 48
  Rashid BeySt. Joseph's 48
Blocks
1. Caswell CyrusSt. Bonaventure 99
2. Antonio Reynolds-DeanRhode Island 85
3. Lamont BarnesTemple 74
4. Lari KetnerMassachusetts 67
5. Rolan RobertsVirginia Tech 60
6. Ajmal BasitMassachusetts 48
7. Alexander KoulGeorge Washington 42
8. Tyrone WeeksMassachusetts 34
9. Kevin ShandDuquesne 33
10. Duval SimmondsSt. Joseph's 30
Points
1. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island 586
2. Rashaan PalmerSt. Bonaventure 542
3. Mike JamesDuquesne 526
4. Tyson WheelerRhode Island 507
5. Ryan PerrymanDayton 503
6. Bevon RobinFordham 495
7. Lari KetnerMassachusetts 486
8. Darnell WilliamsXavier 485
  Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 485
  Donnie CarrLa Salle 485
Points Per Game
1. Bevon RobinFordham 18.3
2. Donnie CarrLa Salle 18.0
3. Mike JamesDuquesne 17.5
4. Rashaan PalmerSt. Bonaventure 17.5
5. Darnell WilliamsXavier 17.3
6. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island 17.2
7. Rashid BeySt. Joseph's 16.9
8. Maurice CurtisFordham 16.3
9. Mike GizziLa Salle 15.9
10. James PoseyXavier 15.3
Total Rebounds Per Game
1. Ryan PerrymanDayton 12.5
2. K'Zell WessonLa Salle 10.7
3. Tyrone WeeksMassachusetts 8.8
4. Harold RasulSt. Joseph's 8.8
5. James PoseyXavier 8.4
6. Maurice CurtisFordham 8.3
7. Torraye BraggsXavier 8.2
8. Lamont BarnesTemple 8.0
9. Antonio Reynolds-DeanRhode Island 7.6
10. Lari KetnerMassachusetts 7.4
Assists Per Game
1. Tyson WheelerRhode Island 6.0
2. Pepe SanchezTemple 4.9
3. Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 4.8
4. Rashid BeySt. Joseph's 4.8
5. Shawn SmithLa Salle 4.6
6. Gary LumpkinXavier 4.5
7. Donnie CarrLa Salle 4.4
8. Edwin YoungDayton 4.1
9. Tim WinnSt. Bonaventure 4.1
10. Charlton ClarkeMassachusetts 3.8
Steals Per Game
1. Pepe SanchezTemple 3.4
2. Lenny BrownXavier 2.7
3. Tim WinnSt. Bonaventure 2.7
4. Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 2.4
5. Shawn SmithLa Salle 2.3
6. Mike JamesDuquesne 2.2
7. James PoseyXavier 2.1
8. James SingletonSt. Bonaventure 1.9
9. Rashid BeySt. Joseph's 1.8
10. Bevon RobinFordham 1.7
Blocks Per Game
1. Caswell CyrusSt. Bonaventure 3.1
2. Antonio Reynolds-DeanRhode Island 2.5
3. Lamont BarnesTemple 2.5
4. Rolan RobertsVirginia Tech 2.2
5. Lari KetnerMassachusetts 2.1
6. Ajmal BasitMassachusetts 1.5
7. Alexander KoulGeorge Washington 1.3
8. Kevin ShandDuquesne 1.1
9. Tyrone WeeksMassachusetts 1.1
10. Duval SimmondsSt. Joseph's 1.1
Effective Field Goal Percentage
1. Darnell WilliamsXavier .619
2. Lamont BarnesTemple .579
3. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island .566
4. Ryan PerrymanDayton .558
5. Rolan RobertsVirginia Tech .545
6. Lari KetnerMassachusetts .523
7. Maurice CurtisFordham .519
8. Lenny BrownXavier .510
9. Tyson WheelerRhode Island .508
10. K'Zell WessonLa Salle .505
True Shooting Percentage
1. James PoseyXavier .660
2. Darnell WilliamsXavier .636
3. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island .617
4. Lamont BarnesTemple .605
5. Torraye BraggsXavier .598
6. Ryan PerrymanDayton .591
7. Victor ThomasLa Salle .580
8. Coby TurnerDayton .574
9. Alexander KoulGeorge Washington .572
10. Maurice CurtisFordham .566
Offensive Win Shares
1. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island 4.0
2. James PoseyXavier 3.6
3. Darnell WilliamsXavier 3.5
4. Lamont BarnesTemple 3.1
5. Ryan PerrymanDayton 3.0
6. Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 2.5
7. Bevon RobinFordham 2.4
8. Torraye BraggsXavier 2.4
9. Coby TurnerDayton 2.4
10. Maurice CurtisFordham 2.3
Defensive Win Shares
1. Lamont BarnesTemple 4.4
2. Caswell CyrusSt. Bonaventure 3.1
3. Antonio Reynolds-DeanRhode Island 3.0
4. Alexander KoulGeorge Washington 3.0
5. Tyrone WeeksMassachusetts 2.9
6. Lari KetnerMassachusetts 2.8
7. James PoseyXavier 2.6
8. Pepe SanchezTemple 2.5
9. Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 2.4
10. Torraye BraggsXavier 2.3
Win Shares
1. Lamont BarnesTemple 7.5
2. James PoseyXavier 6.3
3. Cuttino MobleyRhode Island 5.7
4. Darnell WilliamsXavier 5.6
5. Alexander KoulGeorge Washington 5.1
6. Lari KetnerMassachusetts 5.0
7. Ryan PerrymanDayton 5.0
8. Shawnta RogersGeorge Washington 5.0
9. Torraye BraggsXavier 4.7
10. Caswell CyrusSt. Bonaventure 4.5