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2008-09 Atlantic 10 Conference Season Summary

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Record: 244-206, .542 W-L% (11th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 2.75 (9th of 32) ▪ SOS: 1.83 (10th of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Xavier
Tournament Champion: Temple

NCAA Tournament: 3 (Dayton, Temple and Xavier)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Xavier)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 XavierR 12 4 .750 27 8 .771 71.7 61.9 14.4 4.6
2 Dayton 11 5 .688 27 8 .771 66.8 61.4 7.2 1.8
2 Rhode Island  11 5 .688 23 11 .676 79.3 72.6 7.9 1.2
2 TempleT 11 5 .688 22 12 .647 68.6 63.5 9.0 3.9
5 Duquesne  9 7 .563 21 13 .618 78.3 74.8 6.0 2.5
5 La Salle  9 7 .563 18 13 .581 71.2 68.9 3.4 1.1
5 Richmond  9 7 .563 20 16 .556 69.6 68.1 2.6 1.1
5 Saint Joseph's  9 7 .563 17 15 .531 68.3 66.3 4.2 2.2
9 Saint Louis  8 8 .500 18 14 .563 62.5 62.4 1.0 1.0
10 Massachusetts  7 9 .438 12 18 .400 70.9 73.8 0.6 3.5
11 St. Bonaventure  6 10 .375 15 15 .500 70.2 71.6 -2.6 -1.1
12 Charlotte  5 11 .313 11 20 .355 68.7 70.4 0.8 2.5
13 George Washington  4 12 .250 10 18 .357 66.2 68.6 -2.1 0.3
14 Fordham  1 15 .063 3 25 .107 61.4 76.6 -14.1 1.1

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
Xavier     16 14 10 7 14 22 16 15 15 10 9 14 16 19 17 19 20
Dayton                             25        

Conference Tournament

Quarterfinal
March 12 2009
Temple (bye)79
Saint Joseph's65
Xavier (bye)66
Saint Louis47
Duquesne78
Rhode Island (bye)74
Dayton (bye)69
Richmond64
Semifinal
March 13 2009
Final
March 14 2009

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Dayton won (68-60) versus West Virginia (Midwest Regional)
Temple lost (66-57) versus Arizona State (South Regional)
Xavier won (77-59) versus Portland State (East Regional)

Second Round
Dayton lost (60-43) versus Kansas (Midwest Regional)
Xavier won (60-49) versus Wisconsin (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Xavier lost (60-55) versus Pittsburgh (East Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played
Games
1. Francis-Cedric MartelRichmond 36
  Kevin SmithRichmond 36
  David GonzalvezRichmond 36
  Jarhon GiddingsRichmond 36
  Justin HarperRichmond 36
  Kevin AndersonRichmond 36
7. Mickey PerryDayton 35
  Dante JacksonXavier 35
  B.J. RaymondXavier 35
  Marcus JohnsonDayton 35
  C.J. AndersonXavier 35
  Derrick BrownXavier 35
  Jamel McLeanXavier 35
  Brad RedfordXavier 35
  Chris WrightDayton 35
  Kurt HuelsmanDayton 35
  Jason LoveXavier 35
  London WarrenDayton 35
Field Goals
1. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 229
2. Dionte ChristmasTemple 218
3. Kevin AndersonRichmond 215
4. David GonzalvezRichmond 206
5. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 205
6. Jimmy BaronRhode Island 200
7. Rodney GreenLa Salle 199
8. Damian SaundersDuquesne 179
9. Ricky HarrisMassachusetts 173
  Kahiem SeawrightRhode Island 173
Field Goal Attempts
1. Dionte ChristmasTemple 527
2. Kevin AndersonRichmond 469
3. David GonzalvezRichmond 433
4. Jimmy BaronRhode Island 430
5. Lamont MackCharlotte 423
6. Rodney GreenLa Salle 418
7. Ricky HarrisMassachusetts 416
8. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 413
9. Jio FontanFordham 390
10. B.J. RaymondXavier 365
Field Goal Percentage
1. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's .612
2. Andrew NicholsonSt. Bonaventure .602
3. Aaron JacksonDuquesne .554
4. Damian SaundersDuquesne .546
5. Kahiem SeawrightRhode Island .501
6. Jonathan HallSt. Bonaventure .498
7. Rob DiggsGeorge Washington .496
8. Rodney GreenLa Salle .476
9. David GonzalvezRichmond .476
10. Keith CothranRhode Island .473
2-Point Field Goals
1. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 205
2. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 182
3. Kevin AndersonRichmond 181
4. Kahiem SeawrightRhode Island 173
5. Rodney GreenLa Salle 170
6. Chris WrightDayton 155
  Jonathan HallSt. Bonaventure 155
8. Andrew NicholsonSt. Bonaventure 154
9. Lavoy AllenTemple 144
10. Damian SaundersDuquesne 142
2-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Kevin AndersonRichmond 351
2. Kahiem SeawrightRhode Island 344
3. Rodney GreenLa Salle 334
  Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 334
5. Chris WrightDayton 303
6. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 297
7. Jio FontanFordham 296
8. Jonathan HallSt. Bonaventure 293
9. C.J. AndersonXavier 264
  Rob DiggsGeorge Washington 264
2-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Damian SaundersDuquesne .645
2. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's .614
3. Aaron JacksonDuquesne .613
4. Barry EberhardtSt. Louis .612
5. Andrew NicholsonSt. Bonaventure .604
6. Lavoy AllenTemple .600
7. Vernon GoodridgeLa Salle .579
8. Tony GaffneyMassachusetts .574
9. Sergio OlmosTemple .558
10. Maurice ThomasSt. Bonaventure .553
3-Point Field Goals
1. Jimmy BaronRhode Island 118
2. Dionte ChristmasTemple 107
3. Ricky HarrisMassachusetts 87
4. B.J. RaymondXavier 84
5. Ian AndersenCharlotte 81
  Chris MatthewsSt. Bonaventure 81
7. Darrin GovensSt. Joseph's 72
  David GonzalvezRichmond 72
9. Kevin LischSt. Louis 71
10. Bill ClarkDuquesne 66
3-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Dionte ChristmasTemple 304
2. Jimmy BaronRhode Island 260
3. Chris MatthewsSt. Bonaventure 246
4. Ian AndersenCharlotte 228
5. Ricky HarrisMassachusetts 225
6. Darrin GovensSt. Joseph's 208
7. B.J. RaymondXavier 205
8. Lamont MackCharlotte 201
9. Kevin LischSt. Louis 188
10. David GonzalvezRichmond 174
3-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Jimmy BaronRhode Island .454
2. Ricky HarrisMassachusetts .387
3. Ian AndersenCharlotte .355
4. Dionte ChristmasTemple .352
5. Chris MatthewsSt. Bonaventure .329
Free Throws
1. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 203
2. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 152
3. Kahiem SeawrightRhode Island 136
4. Kevin AndersonRichmond 134
5. Rodney GreenLa Salle 124
6. Chris WrightDayton 121
7. Dionte ChristmasTemple 119
8. Ricky HarrisMassachusetts 113
9. Kevin LischSt. Louis 109
10. Tasheed CarrSt. Joseph's 106
Free Throw Attempts
1. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 258
2. Kahiem SeawrightRhode Island 195
3. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 188
4. Kevin AndersonRichmond 179
  Chris WrightDayton 179
6. Rodney GreenLa Salle 176
7. C.J. AndersonXavier 173
8. Jio FontanFordham 166
9. Dionte ChristmasTemple 158
10. Tasheed CarrSt. Joseph's 148
Free Throw Percentage
1. Damian HollisGeorge Washington .837
2. Kevin LischSt. Louis .832
3. Aaron JacksonDuquesne .808
4. Rob DiggsGeorge Washington .793
5. Ricky HarrisMassachusetts .790
6. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's .787
7. Eric EvansDuquesne .761
8. Dionte ChristmasTemple .753
9. Kevin AndersonRichmond .749
10. Derrick BrownXavier .741
Total Rebounds
1. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 378
2. Tony GaffneyMassachusetts 307
3. Lavoy AllenTemple 296
4. Damian SaundersDuquesne 258
5. Kahiem SeawrightRhode Island 254
6. Chris WrightDayton 232
7. Derrick BrownXavier 212
8. Charlie ColeyCharlotte 211
9. Jason LoveXavier 206
10. Rob DiggsGeorge Washington 204
Assists
1. Dijuan HarrisCharlotte 223
2. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 194
3. Chris LoweMassachusetts 193
4. London WarrenDayton 154
5. Garrett WilliamsonSt. Joseph's 145
6. Marquis JonesRhode Island 135
7. Tasheed CarrSt. Joseph's 134
8. Jio FontanFordham 132
9. Sermaj IngeTemple 122
10. Kwamain MitchellSt. Louis 113
Steals
1. Damian SaundersDuquesne 71
2. Tony GaffneyMassachusetts 61
3. Rodney GreenLa Salle 58
4. London WarrenDayton 57
5. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 56
6. Ryan ButlerRichmond 54
7. Darrin GovensSt. Joseph's 52
8. Dionte ChristmasTemple 51
  Charlie ColeyCharlotte 51
10. Marquis JonesRhode Island 50
  Keith CothranRhode Island 50
Blocks
1. Tony GaffneyMassachusetts 115
2. Damian SaundersDuquesne 83
3. Andrew NicholsonSt. Bonaventure 81
4. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 56
5. Lavoy AllenTemple 50
6. Vernon GoodridgeLa Salle 49
7. Rob DiggsGeorge Washington 47
8. Chris WrightDayton 44
9. Phil JonesCharlotte 43
  Kenny FreaseXavier 43
Turnovers
1. Chris LoweMassachusetts 121
2. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 103
3. Jio FontanFordham 102
4. Rodney GreenLa Salle 100
5. Dionte ChristmasTemple 98
6. Jonathan HallSt. Bonaventure 97
7. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 87
8. Kwamain MitchellSt. Louis 85
9. Bill ClarkDuquesne 84
  Kevin AndersonRichmond 84
  Chris WrightDayton 84
Points
1. Dionte ChristmasTemple 662
2. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 657
3. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 613
4. Kevin AndersonRichmond 598
5. Jimmy BaronRhode Island 592
6. David GonzalvezRichmond 575
7. Rodney GreenLa Salle 551
8. Ricky HarrisMassachusetts 546
9. B.J. RaymondXavier 494
10. Kahiem SeawrightRhode Island 482
Points Per Game
1. Dionte ChristmasTemple 19.5
2. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 19.3
3. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 19.2
4. Ricky HarrisMassachusetts 18.2
5. Rodney GreenLa Salle 17.8
6. Jimmy BaronRhode Island 17.4
7. Kevin AndersonRichmond 16.6
8. David GonzalvezRichmond 16.0
9. Jio FontanFordham 15.3
10. Lamont MackCharlotte 15.2
Total Rebounds Per Game
1. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 11.8
2. Tony GaffneyMassachusetts 10.2
3. Lavoy AllenTemple 9.0
4. Damian SaundersDuquesne 7.6
5. Kahiem SeawrightRhode Island 7.5
6. Rob DiggsGeorge Washington 7.3
7. Charlie ColeyCharlotte 6.8
8. Chris WrightDayton 6.6
9. Jonathan HallSt. Bonaventure 6.3
10. Damian HollisGeorge Washington 6.1
Assists Per Game
1. Dijuan HarrisCharlotte 7.2
2. Chris LoweMassachusetts 6.4
3. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 5.7
4. Jio FontanFordham 4.7
5. Garrett WilliamsonSt. Joseph's 4.5
6. London WarrenDayton 4.4
7. Tasheed CarrSt. Joseph's 4.3
8. Marquis JonesRhode Island 4.0
9. Kwamain MitchellSt. Louis 3.6
10. Sermaj IngeTemple 3.6
Steals Per Game
1. Damian SaundersDuquesne 2.1
2. Tony GaffneyMassachusetts 2.0
3. Rodney GreenLa Salle 1.9
4. Keith CothranRhode Island 1.7
5. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 1.6
6. Charlie ColeyCharlotte 1.6
7. London WarrenDayton 1.6
8. Darrin GovensSt. Joseph's 1.6
9. Ryan ButlerRichmond 1.6
10. Garrett WilliamsonSt. Joseph's 1.5
Blocks Per Game
1. Tony GaffneyMassachusetts 3.8
2. Andrew NicholsonSt. Bonaventure 2.7
3. Damian SaundersDuquesne 2.4
4. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 1.8
5. Rob DiggsGeorge Washington 1.7
6. Vernon GoodridgeLa Salle 1.6
7. Lavoy AllenTemple 1.5
8. Phil JonesCharlotte 1.4
9. Sergio OlmosTemple 1.4
10. Kenny FreaseXavier 1.3
Effective Field Goal Percentage
1. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's .612
2. Aaron JacksonDuquesne .611
3. Jimmy BaronRhode Island .602
4. Damian SaundersDuquesne .602
5. Andrew NicholsonSt. Bonaventure .602
6. David GonzalvezRichmond .559
7. Keith CothranRhode Island .527
8. Ricky HarrisMassachusetts .520
9. Dionte ChristmasTemple .515
10. Rodney GreenLa Salle .511
True Shooting Percentage
1. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's .670
2. Aaron JacksonDuquesne .654
3. Jimmy BaronRhode Island .631
4. Bill ClarkDuquesne .628
5. Damian HollisGeorge Washington .613
6. Andrew NicholsonSt. Bonaventure .609
7. B.J. RaymondXavier .603
8. Lavoy AllenTemple .603
9. Derrick BrownXavier .597
10. Damian SaundersDuquesne .594
Offensive Win Shares
1. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 5.5
2. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 5.1
3. Jimmy BaronRhode Island 4.1
4. B.J. RaymondXavier 3.4
5. David GonzalvezRichmond 3.4
6. Derrick BrownXavier 3.2
7. Dionte ChristmasTemple 3.1
8. Bill ClarkDuquesne 3.0
9. Ricky HarrisMassachusetts 2.7
10. Damian HollisGeorge Washington 2.6
Defensive Win Shares
1. Chris WrightDayton 4.0
2. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 2.9
3. Lavoy AllenTemple 2.8
4. London WarrenDayton 2.7
5. Derrick BrownXavier 2.4
6. Damian SaundersDuquesne 2.3
7. Jason LoveXavier 2.2
8. Charlie ColeyCharlotte 2.2
9. Marcus JohnsonDayton 2.2
10. C.J. AndersonXavier 2.1
Win Shares
1. Ahmad NivinsSt. Joseph's 8.4
2. Aaron JacksonDuquesne 6.1
3. Chris WrightDayton 5.9
4. Derrick BrownXavier 5.6
5. Lavoy AllenTemple 5.3
6. Dionte ChristmasTemple 5.2
7. B.J. RaymondXavier 4.9
8. Jimmy BaronRhode Island 4.9
9. Damian SaundersDuquesne 4.8
10. David GonzalvezRichmond 4.8