2008-2009 Texas Longhorns

2008-2009 Texas Longhorns Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- A.J. Abrams Sr G 5-11 160 Oct 16, 1986 Round Rock (TX) United States McNeil High School
- Connor Atchley Sr F-C 6-10 225 Dec 31, 1985 Houston (TX) United States Clear Lake High School
- Dogus Balbay So G 6-1 175 Jan 21, 1989 Kadikoy Turkey Brewster Academy
- Clint Chapman So PF 6-10 244 Mar 6, 1989 Canby (OR) United States Canby High School
- Matt Hill So PF 6-10 240 Jul 24, 1987 Lincoln (NE) United States Lincoln Southeast High School
- Damion James Jr SF 6-7 225 Oct 7, 1987 Hobbs (NM) United States Nacogdoches High School
- Gary Johnson So F 6-7 230 Oct 24, 1988 Houston (TX) United States Aldine Nimitz High School
- Justin Mason Jr G 6-2 195 Jan 3, 1988 Amarillo (TX) United States Palo Duro High School
- Dexter Pittman Jr C 6-11 285 Mar 2, 1988 Rosenberg (TX) United States Terry High School
- Harrison Mackenzie Smith Jr G 6-2 195 Nov 4, 1987 Houston (TX) United States Jesse H. Jones High School
- Alexis Wangmene RS-So PF 6-7 241 Mar 1, 1989 Marshall (TX) Cameroon Blair Academy
- Varez Ward Fr G 6-2 208 Nov 11, 1988 Montgomery (AL) United States The Patterson School

Recent Texas Longhorns History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2014-2015 14-6 (3-4) 6th (Big 12) N/A N/A
2013-2014 24-11 (11-7) 3rd (Big 12) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 16-18 (7-11) 7th (Big 12) 2nd Rnd CBI 1st Rnd
2011-2012 20-14 (9-9) 6th (Big 12) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2010-2011 28-8 (13-3) 2nd (Big 12) Runner Up NCAA 2nd Rnd
2009-2010 24-10 (9-7) 6th (Big 12) 2nd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2008-2009 23-12 (9-7) 4th (Big 12) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2007-2008 31-7 (13-3) 1st (Big 12) Runner Up NCAA 4th Rnd
2006-2007 25-10 (12-4) 3rd (Big 12) Runner Up NCAA 2nd Rnd
2005-2006 30-7 (13-3) 1st (Big 12) Runner Up NCAA 4th Rnd
2004-2005 20-11 (9-7) 5th (Big 12) 1st Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2003-2004 25-8 (12-4) 2nd (Big 12) Runner Up NCAA 3rd Rnd
2002-2003 26-7 (13-3) 2nd (Big 12) 2nd Rnd NCAA 4th Rnd

2008-2009 Texas Longhorns Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Damion James All-Big 12 Second Team
A.J. Abrams All-Big 12 Second Team
Dexter Pittman Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team
Justin Mason Big 12 All-Defensive Team
Gary Johnson Big 12 All-Reserve Team (Media)

2008-2009 Texas Longhorns Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Abrams J. Mason D. James C. Atchley D. Pittman
Rotation D. Balbay   G. Johnson    
Rotation V. Ward        
Lim PT H. Smith   A. Wangmene   C. Chapman
Lim PT         M. Hill

2008-2009 Texas Longhorns Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
A.J. Abrams 35 37.7 16.6 2.2 1.3 1.3 0.1 1.4
Damion James 35 29.5 15.4 9.2 1.3 1.0 0.9 2.3
Dexter Pittman 35 16.6 10.1 5.5 0.4 0.4 0.9 1.4
Gary Johnson 32 23.1 10.0 5.2 0.6 0.4 0.7 1.6
Justin Mason 35 30.0 6.1 3.7 4.0 1.1 0.3 1.9
Connor Atchley 34 18.2 4.6 3.1 0.5 0.6 1.3 0.8
Varez Ward 32 15.2 4.2 2.2 1.6 0.3 0.3 1.4
Dogus Balbay 34 21.2 3.3 2.3 3.1 0.9 0.4 1.4
Alexis Wangmene 4 6.2 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 1.0
Clint Chapman 32 8.0 2.0 1.6 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.3
Harrison Mackenzie Smith 14 7.3 1.9 1.5 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.2
Matt Hill 21 5.9 1.0 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.3

2008-2009 Texas Longhorns Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Rick Barnes Head Coach 1998-1999 N/A
Russell Springmann Assistant Coach 2002-2003 N/A