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2008-09 Conference USA Season Summary

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Record: 217-178, .549 W-L% (12th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 3.76 (8th of 32) ▪ SOS: 2.87 (8th of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Memphis
Tournament Champion: Memphis

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Memphis)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Memphis)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Memphis)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 MemphisRT 16 0 1.000 33 4 .892 75.1 58.8 20.9 4.6
2 Tulsa  12 4 .750 25 11 .694 66.2 62.6 8.4 4.8
3 Alabama-Birmingham  11 5 .688 22 12 .647 72.4 66.0 10.1 3.7
4 Texas-El Paso  10 6 .625 23 14 .622 75.4 71.9 6.7 3.2
5 Houston  10 6 .625 21 12 .636 75.8 68.8 8.3 1.3
6 Central Florida  7 9 .438 17 14 .548 70.4 69.9 1.7 1.3
7 Marshall  7 9 .438 15 17 .469 68.8 71.3 0.1 2.7
8 Tulane  7 9 .438 14 17 .452 64.3 66.5 -1.3 0.9
9 East Carolina  5 11 .313 13 17 .433 71.9 76.2 -3.0 1.3
10 Rice  4 12 .250 10 22 .313 63.6 71.8 -5.0 3.2
11 Southern Mississippi  4 12 .250 15 17 .469 66.3 68.6 1.5 3.8
12 Southern Methodist  3 13 .188 9 21 .300 62.7 69.6 -3.3 3.6

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
Memphis 13 13 18 18 17 23         22 18 14 8 5 5 5 4 3

Conference Tournament


First Round
Wed, Mar 11Tulane69@East Carolina59
Wed, Mar 11Houston85@Southern Methodist76
Wed, Mar 11Rice60@Marshall59
Wed, Mar 11Southern Mississippi77@Central Florida53

Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 12Tulane41@Memphis51
Thu, Mar 12Alabama-Birmingham74@Southern Mississippi73
Thu, Mar 12Houston89@Texas-El Paso85
Thu, Mar 12Tulsa73@Rice51

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 13Tulsa70@Alabama-Birmingham67
Fri, Mar 13Houston49@Memphis74

Final
Sat, Mar 14Tulsa39@Memphis64

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Memphis won (81-70) versus Cal State Northridge (West Regional)

Second Round
Memphis won (89-70) versus Maryland (West Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Memphis lost (102-91) versus Missouri (West Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played

3-Point Field Goal Percentage

1. James LeganEast Carolina .406
2. Jermaine TaylorUCF .376
3. Kelvin LewisHouston .369
4. Sam HinnantEast Carolina .362
5. Robert VadenUAB .346

Effective Field Goal Percentage

1. Paul DelaneyUAB .593
2. Jerome JordanTulsa .586
3. Jermaine TaylorUCF .556
4. Kelvin LewisHouston .511
5. Paul McCoySMU .506
6. Robert VadenUAB .504
7. Lawrence KinnardUAB .501
8. Randy CulpepperUTEP .496
9. Tyreke EvansMemphis .489
10. Jeremy WiseSouthern Miss. .482