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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
Games
1. Anthony SallyWestern Ky. 34
  D.J. MagleyWestern Ky. 34
  Sergio KeruschWestern Ky. 34
  Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 34
  Steffphon PettigrewWestern Ky. 34
  Jeremy EvansWestern Ky. 34
7. LaShun WatsonSouth Ala. 33
  Brandon DavisSouth Ala. 33
  DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. 33
  Bryan SherrerSouth Ala. 33
  Michael DominguezFIU 33
Field Goals
1. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. 228
2. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic 196
3. Brandon HazzardTroy 181
4. Richard DelkTroy 179
5. Kyndall DykesNew Orleans 174
6. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. 171
7. Domonic TilfordSouth Ala. 168
8. Nate RohnertDenver 166
9. Tracey WorleyNew Orleans 163
10. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 161
Field Goal Attempts
1. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic 503
2. Domonic TilfordSouth Ala. 411
3. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. 410
4. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. 394
5. Brandon HazzardTroy 378
6. Tracey WorleyNew Orleans 376
7. Richard DelkTroy 368
8. Shavar RichardsonFla. Atlantic 363
9. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 360
10. Kyndall DykesNew Orleans 357
Field Goal Percentage
1. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. .579
2. Nate RohnertDenver .493
3. Kyndall DykesNew Orleans .487
4. Richard DelkTroy .486
5. Brandon HazzardTroy .479
6. Tracey WorleyNew Orleans .433
7. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. .417
8. Domonic TilfordSouth Ala. .409
9. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic .390
2-Point Field Goals
1. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. 208
2. Kyndall DykesNew Orleans 172
3. Brandon DavisSouth Ala. 156
4. Richard DelkTroy 133
  DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. 133
6. Nate RohnertDenver 131
7. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic 130
8. Eric TramielNorth Texas 128
9. Freddy AsprillaFIU 126
10. Sergio KeruschWestern Ky. 124
2-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Kyndall DykesNew Orleans 341
2. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. 334
3. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic 306
4. Brandon DavisSouth Ala. 263
5. Sergio KeruschWestern Ky. 243
6. Freddy AsprillaFIU 237
  Richard DelkTroy 237
8. Steffphon PettigrewWestern Ky. 236
9. Donald BooneArkansas St. 234
10. DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. 233
2-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Jeremy EvansWestern Ky. .637
2. Rob LewisDenver .634
3. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. .623
4. Mario TelfairTroy .603
5. Brandon DavisSouth Ala. .593
6. Eric TramielNorth Texas .587
7. DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. .571
8. Nate RohnertDenver .570
9. Richard DelkTroy .561
10. Brett RoysterFla. Atlantic .556
3-Point Field Goals
1. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 101
2. Domonic TilfordSouth Ala. 83
  Brandon HazzardTroy 83
4. Michael DominguezFIU 76
5. Matt MouzyUALR 73
6. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. 72
7. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic 66
8. Kevin KanaskieMiddle Tenn. 62
  Andrew HooperDenver 62
10. Travis BureauLa.-Lafayette 61
3-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 240
2. Domonic TilfordSouth Ala. 206
3. Michael DominguezFIU 202
4. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. 198
5. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic 197
6. Matt MouzyUALR 191
  Kevin KanaskieMiddle Tenn. 191
8. Brandon HazzardTroy 185
9. Travis BureauLa.-Lafayette 172
10. Shavar RichardsonFla. Atlantic 160
3-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Brandon HazzardTroy .449
2. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. .421
3. Domonic TilfordSouth Ala. .403
Free Throws
1. John FowlerUALR 119
2. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic 117
  Tristan ThompsonNorth Texas 117
4. Eric TramielNorth Texas 116
5. Tracey WorleyNew Orleans 106
  Nate RohnertDenver 106
7. Steven MooreUALR 105
8. Kyndall DykesNew Orleans 100
  Kevin KanaskieMiddle Tenn. 100
10. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. 99
Free Throw Attempts
1. Eric TramielNorth Texas 179
2. John FowlerUALR 167
3. Kyndall DykesNew Orleans 149
4. Nate RohnertDenver 148
  Tristan ThompsonNorth Texas 148
6. Freddy AsprillaFIU 142
7. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic 141
8. Tracey WorleyNew Orleans 138
9. DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. 135
10. Steven MooreUALR 130
Free Throw Percentage
1. Josh WhiteNorth Texas .906
2. Kevin KanaskieMiddle Tenn. .855
3. Dominique JohnsonNorth Texas .838
4. Domonic TilfordSouth Ala. .837
5. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic .830
6. Rob LewisDenver .800
7. Tristan ThompsonNorth Texas .790
8. Tracey WorleyNew Orleans .768
9. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. .767
10. Chris GradnigoLa.-Lafayette .759
Total Rebounds
1. DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. 272
2. Sergio KeruschWestern Ky. 252
3. Brandon DavisSouth Ala. 241
4. Freddy AsprillaFIU 212
  Eric TramielNorth Texas 212
6. George OdufuwaNorth Texas 210
7. Tom JervisTroy 208
8. Rudy TurnerLa.-Monroe 196
9. Jeremy EvansWestern Ky. 195
10. Eric McKinneyArkansas St. 178
Assists
1. Michael VoglerTroy 175
2. Nate RohnertDenver 146
3. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 140
4. Alex TuckerFla. Atlantic 139
5. Ifeanyi KogguArkansas St. 125
6. Dominique JohnsonNorth Texas 120
  Kevin KanaskieMiddle Tenn. 120
8. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. 114
9. Nigel JohnsonMiddle Tenn. 105
10. Nick TaylorFIU 99
Steals
1. Michael VoglerTroy 59
2. Donald BooneArkansas St. 54
3. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. 43
4. Nate RohnertDenver 40
  Darrian McKinstryNew Orleans 40
6. Michael DominguezFIU 39
  Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 39
8. Kyndall DykesNew Orleans 37
9. Matt MouzyUALR 36
  Nick TaylorFIU 36
Blocks
1. Brett RoysterFla. Atlantic 73
2. Jeremy EvansWestern Ky. 68
3. Tom JervisTroy 67
4. Ronald DouglasSouth Ala. 62
5. Eric McKinneyArkansas St. 58
6. Rudy TurnerLa.-Monroe 46
7. Brandon DavisSouth Ala. 44
8. Tyren JohnsonLa.-Lafayette 39
9. DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. 37
10. Russell HicksFIU 31
Turnovers
1. Nate RohnertDenver 105
2. Rob LewisDenver 103
3. Alex TuckerFla. Atlantic 89
4. Anthony SallyWestern Ky. 86
5. Michael VoglerTroy 82
6. Domonic TilfordSouth Ala. 80
7. Tracey WorleyNew Orleans 75
8. Brandon PattersonUALR 74
  DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. 74
10. Donald BooneArkansas St. 73
Points
1. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic 575
2. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. 550
3. Brandon HazzardTroy 519
4. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. 513
5. Domonic TilfordSouth Ala. 506
6. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 484
7. Tracey WorleyNew Orleans 479
8. Nate RohnertDenver 473
9. Kyndall DykesNew Orleans 450
10. Richard DelkTroy 446
Points Per Game
1. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic 18.5
2. Kyndall DykesNew Orleans 17.3
3. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. 17.2
4. Domonic TilfordSouth Ala. 16.3
5. Brandon HazzardTroy 16.2
6. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. 16.0
7. Tracey WorleyNew Orleans 16.0
8. Nate RohnertDenver 15.3
9. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 14.2
10. Richard DelkTroy 13.9
Total Rebounds Per Game
1. DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. 8.2
2. Sergio KeruschWestern Ky. 7.4
3. Brandon DavisSouth Ala. 7.3
4. Rudy TurnerLa.-Monroe 6.8
5. Eric TramielNorth Texas 6.6
6. George OdufuwaNorth Texas 6.6
7. Tom JervisTroy 6.5
8. Eric McKinneyArkansas St. 6.1
9. Shawn MorganArkansas St. 5.9
10. Jeremy EvansWestern Ky. 5.7
Assists Per Game
1. Michael VoglerTroy 5.8
2. Alex TuckerFla. Atlantic 4.8
3. Nate RohnertDenver 4.7
4. Ifeanyi KogguArkansas St. 4.2
5. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 4.1
6. Dominique JohnsonNorth Texas 3.8
  Kevin KanaskieMiddle Tenn. 3.8
8. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. 3.6
9. Nigel JohnsonMiddle Tenn. 3.5
10. Kenneth AveretteLa.-Monroe 3.2
Steals Per Game
1. Michael VoglerTroy 2.0
2. Donald BooneArkansas St. 1.8
3. Darrian McKinstryNew Orleans 1.7
4. Kyndall DykesNew Orleans 1.4
5. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. 1.3
6. Nate RohnertDenver 1.3
7. Michael DominguezFIU 1.2
8. Matt MouzyUALR 1.2
9. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 1.1
10. Nick TaylorFIU 1.1
Blocks Per Game
1. Brett RoysterFla. Atlantic 2.3
2. Tom JervisTroy 2.1
3. Ronald DouglasSouth Ala. 2.1
4. Jeremy EvansWestern Ky. 2.0
  Eric McKinneyArkansas St. 2.0
6. Rudy TurnerLa.-Monroe 1.6
7. Brandon DavisSouth Ala. 1.3
8. Tyren JohnsonLa.-Lafayette 1.3
9. DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. 1.1
10. Kendrick HogansNorth Texas 0.9
Effective Field Goal Percentage
1. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. .604
2. Brandon HazzardTroy .589
3. Richard DelkTroy .549
4. Nate RohnertDenver .545
5. Domonic TilfordSouth Ala. .510
6. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. .505
7. Tracey WorleyNew Orleans .496
8. Kyndall DykesNew Orleans .490
9. Paul GrahamFla. Atlantic .455
True Shooting Percentage
1. Rob LewisDenver .650
2. Brian StaffordDenver .633
3. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. .627
4. Brandon DavisSouth Ala. .622
5. Eric TramielNorth Texas .613
6. Brandon HazzardTroy .613
7. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. .610
8. DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. .597
9. Lawrence GilbertLa.-Monroe .581
  Nate RohnertDenver .581
Offensive Win Shares
1. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. 4.1
2. Rob LewisDenver 3.8
3. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 3.4
4. Brandon HazzardTroy 3.2
5. Nate RohnertDenver 3.2
6. Brian StaffordDenver 3.1
7. Brandon DavisSouth Ala. 3.0
8. Andrew HooperDenver 2.8
9. DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. 2.5
10. Eric TramielNorth Texas 2.4
Defensive Win Shares
1. Jeremy EvansWestern Ky. 2.7
2. Eric McKinneyArkansas St. 2.7
3. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. 1.9
4. Shawn MorganArkansas St. 1.8
5. Brandon DavisSouth Ala. 1.8
6. Brandon PattersonUALR 1.7
7. Shane EdwardsUALR 1.7
8. DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. 1.7
9. Donald BooneArkansas St. 1.7
10. Kevin KanaskieMiddle Tenn. 1.6
Win Shares
1. Desmond YatesMiddle Tenn. 6.0
2. Jeremy EvansWestern Ky. 5.2
3. Orlando Mendez-ValdezWestern Ky. 5.0
4. Brandon DavisSouth Ala. 4.7
5. DeAndre ColemanSouth Ala. 4.2
6. Eric McKinneyArkansas St. 3.9
7. Eric TramielNorth Texas 3.8
8. Rob LewisDenver 3.7
9. Brandon HazzardTroy 3.6
10. A.J. SlaughterWestern Ky. 3.5