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2008-09 Sun Belt Conference Season Summary

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Record: 203-207, .495 W-L% (20th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: -4.69 (20th of 32) ▪ SOS: -3.15 (22nd of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Western Kentucky (East) and Arkansas-Little Rock (West)
Tournament Champion: Western Kentucky

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Western Kentucky)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk East W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Western KentuckyRT 15 3 .833 25 9 .735 72.5 67.6 3.7 -1.2
2 Troy  14 4 .778 19 13 .594 78.1 77.5 -3.6 -4.2
3 Middle Tennessee  10 8 .556 18 14 .563 68.3 66.8 -1.3 -2.8
4 South Alabama  10 8 .556 20 13 .606 68.4 67.3 -2.6 -3.8
5 Florida International  7 11 .389 13 20 .394 62.9 69.1 -7.7 -1.5
6 Florida Atlantic  2 16 .111 6 26 .188 65.3 72.9 -9.7 -2.1
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Arkansas-Little Rock R 15 3 .833 23 8 .742 66.4 63.4 -0.7 -3.7
2 North Texas  11 7 .611 20 12 .625 76.6 74.9 -1.1 -2.8
3 Denver  9 9 .500 15 16 .484 60.8 60.4 -4.6 -5.0
4 Louisiana-Lafayette  7 11 .389 10 20 .333 66.9 71.0 -6.3 -2.2
5 Louisiana-Monroe  6 12 .333 10 20 .333 64.3 72.8 -11.8 -3.2
6 New Orleans  6 12 .333 11 19 .367 60.9 66.6 -9.8 -4.1
7 Arkansas State  5 13 .278 13 17 .433 64.3 65.4 -5.4 -4.3

Conference Tournament

Quarterfinal
March 8 2009
Western Kentucky (bye)66
FIU48
South Alabama78
Troy (bye)75
Denver55
UALR (bye)58
Semifinal
March 9 2009
Final
March 10 2009

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Western Kentucky won (76-72) versus Illinois (South Regional)

Second Round
Western Kentucky lost (83-81) versus Gonzaga (South Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played

3-Point Field Goal Percentage

1. Brandon HazzardTroy .449
2. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. .421
3. Domonic TilfordSouth Ala. .403