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2008-09 Western Athletic Conference Season Summary

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Record: 158-135, .539 W-L% (12th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 0.30 (12th of 32) ▪ SOS: 0.02 (13th of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Utah State
Tournament Champion: Utah State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Utah State)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Utah StateRT 14 2 .875 30 5 .857 71.7 62.4 9.3 0.1
2 Nevada  11 5 .688 21 13 .618 69.8 67.0 4.3 1.4
3 Idaho  9 7 .563 17 16 .515 65.2 65.6 -0.6 -0.1
4 Boise State  9 7 .563 19 13 .594 71.7 73.1 -0.9 0.5
5 New Mexico State  9 7 .563 17 15 .531 76.3 74.4 2.3 0.3
6 Louisiana Tech  6 10 .375 15 18 .455 63.4 63.8 -2.4 -2.0
7 San Jose State  6 10 .375 13 17 .433 68.4 71.5 -2.6 0.4
8 Hawaii  5 11 .313 13 17 .433 64.0 65.2 -2.5 -1.3
9 Fresno State  3 13 .188 13 21 .382 66.7 71.8 -4.1 1.0

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
Utah State                         25 21          

Conference Tournament

First Round
March 10 2009
Quarterfinal
March 12 2009
New Mexico State (bye)80
Boise State (bye)70
Louisiana Tech (bye)70
Idaho (bye)62
San Jose State (bye)69
Nevada (bye)78
Semifinal
March 13 2009
Final
March 14 2009

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Utah State lost (58-57) versus Marquette (West Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played
Games
1. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 35
  Tai WesleyUtah St. 35
  Pooh WilliamsUtah St. 35
  Jared QuayleUtah St. 35
  Tyler NewboldUtah St. 35
6. Brandon SperlingFresno St. 34
  Paul GeorgeFresno St. 34
  Bryce CartwrightFresno St. 34
  Lyndale BurlesonNevada 34
  Malik CookNevada 34
  Mychal LaddFresno St. 34
  Luke BabbittNevada 34
  Sylvester SeayFresno St. 34
  Armon JohnsonNevada 34
  Stavon WilliamsUtah St. 34
  Matt FormisanoUtah St. 34
  Nedeljko GolubovicFresno St. 34
  Dario HuntNevada 34
Field Goals
1. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 213
2. Luke BabbittNevada 194
3. Armon JohnsonNevada 193
4. Mac HopsonIdaho 183
5. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 182
6. Sylvester SeayFresno St. 177
7. Roderick FlemingsHawaii 166
  Paul GeorgeFresno St. 166
9. Mark SanchezBoise St. 162
10. Tai WesleyUtah St. 158
Field Goal Attempts
1. Armon JohnsonNevada 448
2. Luke BabbittNevada 425
3. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 398
4. Mac HopsonIdaho 397
5. Sylvester SeayFresno St. 396
6. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 367
7. Roderick FlemingsHawaii 356
8. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 353
9. Jonathan GibsonNew Mexico St. 350
10. Kyle GibsonLouisiana Tech 343
Field Goal Percentage
1. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. .580
2. Mark SanchezBoise St. .518
3. Roderick FlemingsHawaii .466
4. Mac HopsonIdaho .461
5. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. .457
6. Luke BabbittNevada .457
7. Sylvester SeayFresno St. .447
8. Armon JohnsonNevada .431
2-Point Field Goals
1. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 207
2. Armon JohnsonNevada 168
3. Luke BabbittNevada 161
4. Tai WesleyUtah St. 157
5. Mark SanchezBoise St. 148
6. Roderick FlemingsHawaii 144
7. Wendell McKinesNew Mexico St. 140
8. Magnum RolleLouisiana Tech 139
9. Mac HopsonIdaho 137
10. Kurt CunninghamBoise St. 134
  C.J. WebsterSan Jose St. 134
2-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Armon JohnsonNevada 358
2. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 348
  Luke BabbittNevada 348
4. Mac HopsonIdaho 290
5. Roderick FlemingsHawaii 285
6. Wendell McKinesNew Mexico St. 280
7. Mark SanchezBoise St. 279
8. C.J. WebsterSan Jose St. 268
9. Tai WesleyUtah St. 266
10. Magnum RolleLouisiana Tech 262
2-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Kurt CunninghamBoise St. .680
2. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. .595
3. Tai WesleyUtah St. .590
4. Chris OakesSan Jose St. .582
5. Brandon WileyIdaho .569
6. Malik CookNevada .545
7. Marvin JeffersonIdaho .542
8. Troy GillenwaterNew Mexico St. .539
9. Jared QuayleUtah St. .531
10. Mychal LaddFresno St. .531
3-Point Field Goals
1. Kyle GibsonLouisiana Tech 76
2. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 69
3. Jamel GuytonLouisiana Tech 65
  Jonathan GibsonNew Mexico St. 65
5. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 63
  Luciano de SouzaIdaho 63
7. Tyler NewboldUtah St. 60
8. Jared QuayleUtah St. 59
9. Paul NoonanBoise St. 54
10. Sylvester SeayFresno St. 50
3-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Jamel GuytonLouisiana Tech 191
2. Kyle GibsonLouisiana Tech 175
3. Luciano de SouzaIdaho 173
4. Jonathan GibsonNew Mexico St. 168
5. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 164
6. Paul NoonanBoise St. 160
7. Jared QuayleUtah St. 152
  Tyler NewboldUtah St. 152
9. Tim PierceSan Jose St. 142
10. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 141
Free Throws
1. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 166
2. Luke BabbittNevada 152
3. Roderick FlemingsHawaii 144
4. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 140
5. Kyle GibsonLouisiana Tech 132
6. Mac HopsonIdaho 128
7. Sylvester SeayFresno St. 117
8. Armon JohnsonNevada 116
9. Kashif WatsonIdaho 114
10. Tai WesleyUtah St. 104
Free Throw Attempts
1. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 201
2. Roderick FlemingsHawaii 198
3. Mac HopsonIdaho 189
4. Kyle GibsonLouisiana Tech 180
5. Luke BabbittNevada 176
6. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 170
7. Sylvester SeayFresno St. 169
8. Kashif WatsonIdaho 164
9. Tai WesleyUtah St. 152
10. Armon JohnsonNevada 147
Free Throw Percentage
1. Luke BabbittNevada .864
2. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. .826
3. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. .824
4. Armon JohnsonNevada .789
5. Troy GillenwaterNew Mexico St. .770
6. Jared QuayleUtah St. .764
7. Bill AmisHawaii .745
8. Kyle GibsonLouisiana Tech .733
9. Roderick FlemingsHawaii .727
10. Brandon FieldsNevada .702
Total Rebounds
1. Wendell McKinesNew Mexico St. 319
2. Luke BabbittNevada 251
3. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 238
4. Mark SanchezBoise St. 229
5. Chris OakesSan Jose St. 227
6. Magnum RolleLouisiana Tech 215
7. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 212
  Malik CookNevada 212
9. Tai WesleyUtah St. 211
10. Jared QuayleUtah St. 209
Assists
1. Mac HopsonIdaho 194
2. Anthony ThomasBoise St. 151
3. Armon JohnsonNevada 145
4. Justin GrahamSan Jose St. 142
5. Hernst LarocheNew Mexico St. 139
6. Jared QuayleUtah St. 131
7. Dwight O'NeilFresno St. 117
8. Tyler NewboldUtah St. 111
9. Bryce CartwrightFresno St. 109
10. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 104
Steals
1. Malik CookNevada 62
2. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 59
3. Mac HopsonIdaho 55
4. Justin GrahamSan Jose St. 51
5. Jared QuayleUtah St. 50
6. Jamel GuytonLouisiana Tech 47
7. Lyndale BurlesonNevada 46
8. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 44
  Jonathan GibsonNew Mexico St. 44
  Hernst LarocheNew Mexico St. 44
Blocks
1. Dario HuntNevada 67
2. Ike OkoyeBoise St. 60
3. Sylvester SeayFresno St. 58
  Marvin JeffersonIdaho 58
5. Magnum RolleLouisiana Tech 52
6. Hamidu RahmanNew Mexico St. 44
7. Bill AmisHawaii 41
8. Chris OakesSan Jose St. 40
9. Troy GillenwaterNew Mexico St. 39
10. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 34
Turnovers
1. Justin GrahamSan Jose St. 112
2. Anthony ThomasBoise St. 103
3. Kyle GibsonLouisiana Tech 97
4. Mac HopsonIdaho 96
5. Dwight O'NeilFresno St. 93
6. Armon JohnsonNevada 84
  Kareem NitotoHawaii 84
8. Sylvester SeayFresno St. 82
9. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 79
10. Roderick FlemingsHawaii 77
Points
1. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 598
2. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 573
  Luke BabbittNevada 573
4. Mac HopsonIdaho 540
5. Armon JohnsonNevada 527
6. Sylvester SeayFresno St. 521
7. Kyle GibsonLouisiana Tech 516
8. Roderick FlemingsHawaii 498
9. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 487
10. Jared QuayleUtah St. 457
Points Per Game
1. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 17.9
2. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 17.1
3. Luke BabbittNevada 16.9
4. Roderick FlemingsHawaii 16.6
5. Mac HopsonIdaho 16.4
6. Kyle GibsonLouisiana Tech 16.1
7. Armon JohnsonNevada 15.5
8. Sylvester SeayFresno St. 15.3
9. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 14.3
10. Jonathan GibsonNew Mexico St. 14.1
Total Rebounds Per Game
1. Wendell McKinesNew Mexico St. 10.0
2. Chris OakesSan Jose St. 7.6
3. Luke BabbittNevada 7.4
4. Magnum RolleLouisiana Tech 7.2
5. Mark SanchezBoise St. 7.2
6. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 6.8
7. Bill AmisHawaii 6.5
8. C.J. WebsterSan Jose St. 6.5
9. Malik CookNevada 6.2
  Paul GeorgeFresno St. 6.2
Assists Per Game
1. Mac HopsonIdaho 5.9
2. Justin GrahamSan Jose St. 4.7
3. Anthony ThomasBoise St. 4.7
4. Hernst LarocheNew Mexico St. 4.3
5. Armon JohnsonNevada 4.3
6. Jared QuayleUtah St. 3.7
7. Kareem NitotoHawaii 3.4
8. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 3.2
9. Bryce CartwrightFresno St. 3.2
10. Tyler NewboldUtah St. 3.2
Steals Per Game
1. Malik CookNevada 1.8
2. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 1.7
3. Justin GrahamSan Jose St. 1.7
4. Mac HopsonIdaho 1.7
5. Jamel GuytonLouisiana Tech 1.5
6. Jared QuayleUtah St. 1.4
7. Jonathan GibsonNew Mexico St. 1.4
8. Hernst LarocheNew Mexico St. 1.4
  Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 1.4
10. Lyndale BurlesonNevada 1.4
Blocks Per Game
1. Dario HuntNevada 2.0
2. Ike OkoyeBoise St. 1.9
3. Marvin JeffersonIdaho 1.8
4. Magnum RolleLouisiana Tech 1.7
5. Sylvester SeayFresno St. 1.7
6. Bill AmisHawaii 1.4
7. Hamidu RahmanNew Mexico St. 1.4
8. Chris OakesSan Jose St. 1.3
9. Troy GillenwaterNew Mexico St. 1.3
10. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 1.0
Effective Field Goal Percentage
1. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. .589
2. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. .544
3. Mark SanchezBoise St. .540
4. Mac HopsonIdaho .519
5. Sylvester SeayFresno St. .510
6. Roderick FlemingsHawaii .497
7. Luke BabbittNevada .495
8. Armon JohnsonNevada .459
True Shooting Percentage
1. Kurt CunninghamBoise St. .684
2. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. .646
3. Tai WesleyUtah St. .621
4. Kyle GibsonLouisiana Tech .602
5. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. .598
6. Jared QuayleUtah St. .593
7. Paul GeorgeFresno St. .586
8. Troy GillenwaterNew Mexico St. .578
9. Mark SanchezBoise St. .570
10. Luke BabbittNevada .563
Offensive Win Shares
1. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 5.0
2. Kyle GibsonLouisiana Tech 3.8
3. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 3.5
4. Tai WesleyUtah St. 3.2
5. Jared QuayleUtah St. 3.0
6. Luke BabbittNevada 2.9
7. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 2.9
8. Kurt CunninghamBoise St. 2.9
9. Mac HopsonIdaho 2.8
10. Roderick FlemingsHawaii 2.5
Defensive Win Shares
1. Tai WesleyUtah St. 2.7
2. Malik CookNevada 2.6
3. Dario HuntNevada 2.4
4. Luke BabbittNevada 2.3
5. Magnum RolleLouisiana Tech 2.3
6. Jared QuayleUtah St. 2.1
7. Bill AmisHawaii 2.0
8. Chris OakesSan Jose St. 2.0
9. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 1.7
10. Armon JohnsonNevada 1.7
Win Shares
1. Gary WilkinsonUtah St. 6.7
2. Tai WesleyUtah St. 5.8
3. Luke BabbittNevada 5.3
4. Jared QuayleUtah St. 5.1
5. Kyle GibsonLouisiana Tech 5.0
6. Malik CookNevada 4.8
7. Jahmar YoungNew Mexico St. 4.3
8. Magnum RolleLouisiana Tech 4.3
9. Paul GeorgeFresno St. 4.1
10. Mac HopsonIdaho 4.1