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1998-99 Western Athletic Conference Season Summary

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Record: 264-208, .559 W-L% (7th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 4.74 (9th of 31) ▪ SOS: 2.90 (10th of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Nevada-Las Vegas (Mountain), Tulsa (Mountain) and Utah (Pacific)
Tournament Champion: Utah

NCAA Tournament: 3 (New Mexico, Tulsa and Utah)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(New Mexico, Texas Christian and Utah)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(New Mexico and Utah)

Standings

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk Mountain W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Nevada-Las Vegas R 9 5 .643 16 13 .552 73.6 69.3 8.8 4.5
2 TulsaR 9 5 .643 23 10 .697 70.3 64.0 10.7 4.4
3 Rice  8 6 .571 18 10 .643 67.7 62.6 6.8 1.7
4 Texas Christian  7 7 .500 21 11 .656 85.3 80.2 10.0 4.9
5 Southern Methodist  7 7 .500 15 15 .500 73.4 74.1 2.0 2.7
6 Colorado State  7 7 .500 19 11 .633 72.4 66.8 8.6 3.0
7 Wyoming  7 7 .500 18 10 .643 81.6 76.6 7.1 2.0
8 Air Force  2 12 .143 10 16 .385 74.8 81.3 -4.0 2.5
Rk Pacific W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 UtahRT 14 0 1.000 28 5 .848 71.0 56.3 18.0 3.3
2 New Mexico 9 5 .643 25 9 .735 74.8 67.6 8.0 0.7
3 Fresno State  9 5 .643 21 12 .636 79.9 75.9 7.7 3.7 *Overall W-L adjusted to 1-12
4 Texas-El Paso  8 6 .571 16 12 .571 68.8 65.7 4.4 1.4
5 Brigham Young  6 8 .429 12 16 .429 71.8 73.4 2.6 4.3
6 San Jose State  5 9 .357 12 16 .429 64.8 65.5 0.1 0.8
7 Hawaii  3 11 .214 6 20 .231 63.8 71.3 -3.2 4.2
8 San Diego State  2 12 .143 4 22 .154 65.7 79.6 -11.7 2.2

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 Final
Utah 10 9 18 21 25               20 14 12 12 8 6
New Mexico 20 20 20 17 12 11 11 15 15 16 12 18 17 25 24 21 25 25
Texas Christian 25             24 22 20 21 24            

NCAA Tournament

First Round
New Mexico won (61-59) versus Missouri (West Regional)
Tulsa won (62-53) versus College of Charleston (East Regional)
Utah won (80-58) versus Arkansas State (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
New Mexico lost (78-56) versus Connecticut (West Regional)
Tulsa lost (97-56) versus Duke (East Regional)
Utah lost (66-58) versus Miami (OH) (Midwest Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played
Games
1. Kevin HenryNew Mexico 34
  Greg DavisNew Mexico 34
  John RobinsonNew Mexico 34
4. Brandon KurtzTulsa 33
  Shawn WilliamsTulsa 33
  Hanno MottolaUtah 33
  Michael RuffinTulsa 33
  Phil CullenUtah 33
  Jeremy KillionUtah 33
  Greg HarringtonTulsa 33
  Tony HeardTulsa 33
  Larry AbneyFresno St. 33
  Andre MillerUtah 33
  Marcus HillTulsa 33
  Demetrius PorterFresno St. 33
  Eric ColeyTulsa 33
  Alex JensenUtah 33
  Terrance RobersonFresno St. 33
  Zac BennettTulsa 33
Field Goals
1. Lee NailonTCU 266
2. Courtney AlexanderFresno St. 264
3. Marquise GainousTCU 222
4. Shawn MarionUNLV 221
5. Ugo UdezueWyoming 206
6. Robert JohnsonRice 191
7. Andre MillerUtah 190
8. Jeryl SasserSMU 188
  Milt PalacioColorado St. 188
10. Hanno MottolaUtah 186
Field Goal Attempts
1. Courtney AlexanderFresno St. 563
2. Lee NailonTCU 524
3. Jeryl SasserSMU 455
4. Robert JohnsonRice 440
5. Ugo UdezueWyoming 435
6. Milt PalacioColorado St. 418
  Shawn MarionUNLV 418
8. Lamont LongNew Mexico 416
9. Andre MillerUtah 387
10. Hanno MottolaUtah 386
Field Goal Percentage
1. Marquise GainousTCU .581
2. Kenny ThomasNew Mexico .545
3. Marquette AlexanderHawaii .537
4. Ceedric GoodwynColorado St. .531
5. Shawn MarionUNLV .529
6. Ryan CarrollTCU .511
7. Lee NailonTCU .508
8. Andre MillerUtah .491
9. Hanno MottolaUtah .482
10. Ugo UdezueWyoming .474
2-Point Field Goals
1. Lee NailonTCU 262
2. Courtney AlexanderFresno St. 214
3. Marquise GainousTCU 213
4. Ugo UdezueWyoming 205
5. Shawn MarionUNLV 201
6. Andre MillerUtah 168
7. Jeryl SasserSMU 155
8. Melvin ElyFresno St. 154
9. Hanno MottolaUtah 152
10. Milt PalacioColorado St. 147
2-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Lee NailonTCU 509
2. Ugo UdezueWyoming 431
3. Courtney AlexanderFresno St. 405
4. Marquise GainousTCU 352
5. Shawn MarionUNLV 351
6. Jeryl SasserSMU 342
7. Andre MillerUtah 304
8. Milt PalacioColorado St. 299
9. Lamont LongNew Mexico 295
10. Hanno MottolaUtah 290
2-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Kaspars KambalaUNLV .645
2. Alex JensenUtah .615
3. Brandon WolframUTEP .610
4. Marquise GainousTCU .605
5. Kenny ThomasNew Mexico .603
6. Ryan CarrollTCU .601
7. Shawn MarionUNLV .573
8. Brian SmithNew Mexico .571
9. Melvin ElyFresno St. .562
10. Silester RiversBYU .562
3-Point Field Goals
1. Kevin HenryNew Mexico 102
2. Robert JohnsonRice 83
3. John SivesindColorado St. 75
4. Marcus HillTulsa 72
5. Ryan CarrollTCU 71
6. Jarvis CroffAir Force 70
7. Stephen WoodsSMU 62
  Terrance RobersonFresno St. 62
9. Jeremy KillionUtah 61
10. Michael QuinneySan Jose St. 60
3-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Kevin HenryNew Mexico 239
2. Robert JohnsonRice 230
3. Terrance RobersonFresno St. 210
4. John SivesindColorado St. 184
5. Stephen WoodsSMU 180
6. Jeremy KillionUtah 177
7. Marcus HillTulsa 174
8. Chad ElseySMU 170
9. Jarvis CroffAir Force 168
10. Ryan CarrollTCU 165
3-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Kevin HenryNew Mexico .427
2. Jarvis CroffAir Force .417
3. John SivesindColorado St. .408
4. Robert JohnsonRice .361
Free Throws
1. Lee NailonTCU 171
2. Ugo UdezueWyoming 162
3. Jeryl SasserSMU 153
4. Robert JohnsonRice 152
5. Michael RuffinTulsa 149
6. Sharif FajardoUTEP 146
7. Tyron WrightAir Force 138
8. Milt PalacioColorado St. 135
9. Kevin SimmonsUNLV 123
10. Andre MillerUtah 118
Free Throw Attempts
1. Ugo UdezueWyoming 271
2. Michael RuffinTulsa 247
3. Lee NailonTCU 239
4. Jeryl SasserSMU 212
5. Robert JohnsonRice 209
6. Tyron WrightAir Force 194
7. Sharif FajardoUTEP 186
8. Milt PalacioColorado St. 179
9. Kevin SimmonsUNLV 175
10. Andre MillerUtah 171
Free Throw Percentage
1. Hanno MottolaUtah .833
2. Lamont LongNew Mexico .812
3. Mark BigelowBYU .793
4. Sharif FajardoUTEP .785
5. Damion WalkerNew Mexico .782
6. Nathan CooperBYU .779
7. Courtney AlexanderFresno St. .757
8. Milt PalacioColorado St. .754
9. Marquise GainousTCU .753
10. Brandon WolframUTEP .746
Total Rebounds
1. Michael RuffinTulsa 342
2. Lee NailonTCU 288
3. Shawn MarionUNLV 269
  Marquise GainousTCU 269
5. Kenny ThomasNew Mexico 259
6. Jeryl SasserSMU 254
7. Alex JensenUtah 251
8. Larry AbneyFresno St. 231
9. Will TrawickSan Jose St. 229
10. David SchuckAir Force 227
Assists
1. Prince FowlerTCU 226
2. Mark DickelUNLV 190
3. Andre MillerUtah 186
4. Chris HerrenFresno St. 181
5. John RobinsonNew Mexico 162
6. Johnny WhiteHawaii 144
7. Chris McmillianWyoming 130
  Milt PalacioColorado St. 130
9. Anthony BlakesWyoming 121
10. Winford McraeUTEP 118
Steals
1. Andre MillerUtah 84
2. Shawn MarionUNLV 73
3. Greedy DanielsUNLV 70
4. Andre McKanstryColorado St. 68
5. Matt WattsSan Diego St. 65
6. Eric ColeyTulsa 62
7. Michael RuffinTulsa 61
8. Jeryl SasserSMU 60
  Milt PalacioColorado St. 60
  Terrance RobersonFresno St. 60
Blocks
1. Melvin ElyFresno St. 91
2. Michael RuffinTulsa 86
3. Kenny ThomasNew Mexico 62
4. Shawn MarionUNLV 54
5. Nate AlthoffUtah 43
6. David SchuckAir Force 38
7. Alex BougaieffRice 36
8. Nigel SmithSMU 35
  Marquise GainousTCU 35
10. Brandon KurtzTulsa 33
  John FordColorado St. 33
  Eric ColeyTulsa 33
  Mike RobinsonHawaii 33
  Erin GallowayHawaii 33
Points
1. Lee NailonTCU 707
2. Courtney AlexanderFresno St. 684
3. Robert JohnsonRice 617
4. Ugo UdezueWyoming 575
5. Marquise GainousTCU 566
6. Jeryl SasserSMU 562
7. Milt PalacioColorado St. 552
8. Shawn MarionUNLV 543
9. Lamont LongNew Mexico 522
10. Andre MillerUtah 520
Points Per Game
1. Lee NailonTCU 22.8
2. Robert JohnsonRice 22.0
3. Courtney AlexanderFresno St. 21.4
4. Ugo UdezueWyoming 20.5
5. Jeryl SasserSMU 18.7
6. Shawn MarionUNLV 18.7
7. Milt PalacioColorado St. 18.4
8. Marquise GainousTCU 18.3
9. Tyron WrightAir Force 18.2
10. Kenny ThomasNew Mexico 17.8
Total Rebounds Per Game
1. Michael RuffinTulsa 10.4
2. Kenny ThomasNew Mexico 10.0
3. Lee NailonTCU 9.3
4. Shawn MarionUNLV 9.3
5. David SchuckAir Force 8.7
6. Marquise GainousTCU 8.7
7. Jeryl SasserSMU 8.5
8. Will TrawickSan Jose St. 8.2
9. Alex JensenUtah 7.6
10. Alex BougaieffRice 7.6
Assists Per Game
1. Chris HerrenFresno St. 7.2
2. Prince FowlerTCU 7.1
3. Mark DickelUNLV 6.6
4. Andre MillerUtah 5.6
5. Johnny WhiteHawaii 5.5
6. John RobinsonNew Mexico 4.8
7. Chris McmillianWyoming 4.6
8. Anthony BlakesWyoming 4.5
9. Milt PalacioColorado St. 4.3
10. Winford McraeUTEP 4.2
Steals Per Game
1. Matt WattsSan Diego St. 2.6
2. Andre MillerUtah 2.5
3. Shawn MarionUNLV 2.5
4. Greedy DanielsUNLV 2.4
5. Andre McKanstryColorado St. 2.3
6. Anthony BlakesWyoming 2.2
7. Mike WilksRice 2.0
8. Milt PalacioColorado St. 2.0
  Jeryl SasserSMU 2.0
10. Eric ColeyTulsa 1.9
Blocks Per Game
1. Melvin ElyFresno St. 2.8
2. Michael RuffinTulsa 2.6
3. Kenny ThomasNew Mexico 2.4
4. Shawn MarionUNLV 1.9
5. David SchuckAir Force 1.5
6. Erin GallowayHawaii 1.4
7. Nate AlthoffUtah 1.3
8. Alex BougaieffRice 1.3
9. John FordColorado St. 1.3
10. Mike RobinsonHawaii 1.3
Effective Field Goal Percentage
1. Ryan CarrollTCU .625
2. Marquise GainousTCU .593
3. Kenny ThomasNew Mexico .591
4. Ceedric GoodwynColorado St. .562
5. Shawn MarionUNLV .553
6. Marquette AlexanderHawaii .537
7. Robert JohnsonRice .528
8. Hanno MottolaUtah .526
9. Andre MillerUtah .519
10. Courtney AlexanderFresno St. .513
True Shooting Percentage
1. Kaspars KambalaUNLV .650
2. Brandon WolframUTEP .648
3. Alex JensenUtah .631
4. Kenny ThomasNew Mexico .627
5. Ryan CarrollTCU .625
6. Marquise GainousTCU .624
7. Kevin HenryNew Mexico .621
8. Ceedric GoodwynColorado St. .586
9. Sharif FajardoUTEP .579
10. Shawn MarionUNLV .577
Offensive Win Shares
1. Robert JohnsonRice 3.7
2. Alex JensenUtah 3.5
3. Marquise GainousTCU 3.5
4. Kenny ThomasNew Mexico 3.5
5. Kevin HenryNew Mexico 3.2
6. Brandon WolframUTEP 3.1
7. Hanno MottolaUtah 3.1
8. Shawn MarionUNLV 3.0
9. Andre MillerUtah 3.0
10. Lee NailonTCU 2.9
Defensive Win Shares
1. Andre MillerUtah 4.4
2. Michael RuffinTulsa 3.9
3. Alex JensenUtah 3.6
4. Nate AlthoffUtah 3.1
5. Shawn MarionUNLV 3.0
6. Jeryl SasserSMU 2.9
7. Alex BougaieffRice 2.8
8. Kenny ThomasNew Mexico 2.7
9. Anthony BlakesWyoming 2.6
10. Eric ColeyTulsa 2.4
Win Shares
1. Andre MillerUtah 7.4
2. Alex JensenUtah 7.1
3. Kenny ThomasNew Mexico 6.1
4. Michael RuffinTulsa 6.1
5. Shawn MarionUNLV 6.0
6. Hanno MottolaUtah 5.4
7. Robert JohnsonRice 5.2
8. Marquise GainousTCU 4.7
9. Milt PalacioColorado St. 4.5
10. Jeryl SasserSMU 4.4