2008-2009 Memphis Tigers

2008-2009 Memphis Tigers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Antonio Anderson Sr SG 6-6 215 Jun 5, 1985 Lynn (MA) United States Lynn Vocational Technical High
- Robert Dozier Sr PF 6-9 215 Nov 6, 1985 Lithonia (GA) United States Lithonia High School
- Tyreke Evans Fr G 6-6 220 Sep 19, 1989 Chester (PA) United States American Christian Academy
- Angel Garcia Fr F 6-11 245 Jul 11, 1988 Toa Baja (PR) Puerto Rico / United States East Chicago Central High School
- Pierre Henderson Jr F 6-8 300 Jun 7, 1987 Memphis (TN) United States The Patterson School
- C.J. Henry RS-Fr G 6-4 205 May 31, 1986 Oklahoma City (OK) United States Putnam City High School
- Willie Kemp Jr G 6-2 185 Jan 1, 1987 Bolivar (TN) United States Bolivar Central High School
- Preston Laird Fr G 6-3 182 Sep 25, 1990 Memphis (TN) United States Germantown High School
- Doneal Mack Jr G 6-5 187 Oct 16, 1987 Charlotte (NC) United States Statesville Christian School
- Chance McGrady Sr G 6-2 183 Jan 20, 1985 Auburndale (FL) United States Dr. Phillips High School
- Jeff Robinson So F 6-6 230 Jul 8, 1988 Trenton (NJ) United States St. Patrick High School
- Roburt Sallie So G 6-5 196 Jan 8, 1986 Sacramento (CA) United States The Patterson School
- Matt Simpkins Fr F 6-9 215 Sep 29, 1989 Oakland (CA) United States The Patterson School
- Shawn Taggart Jr F 6-10 230 Mar 26, 1985 Richmond (VA) United States Mt. Zion Christian Academy
- Wesley Witherspoon Fr GF 6-9 207 Jan 27, 1990 Atlanta (GA) United States Berkmar High School

Recent Memphis Tigers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2014-2015 18-14 (10-8) 5th (AAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 24-10 (12-6) 3rd (AAC) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 31-5 (16-1) 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 26-9 (13-3) 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2010-2011 25-10 (10-6) 4th (C-USA) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2009-2010 24-10 (13-3) 2nd (C-USA) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2008-2009 33-4 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd
2007-2008 38-2 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA Runner Up
2006-2007 33-4 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2005-2006 33-4 (13-1) 1st (C-USA) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2004-2005 22-16 (9-7) 6th (C-USA) Runner Up NIT 4th Rnd
2003-2004 22-8 (12-4) 1st (C-USA) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2002-2003 22-8 (12-4) 2nd (C-USA) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd

2008-2009 Memphis Tigers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tyreke Evans USBWA National Freshman of the Year
Tyreke Evans C-USA All-Conference First Team
Robert Dozier C-USA All-Conference Second Team
Antonio Anderson C-USA All-Conference Second Team
Tyreke Evans C-USA Tournament MVP
Tyreke Evans C-USA All-Tournament Team
Shawn Taggart C-USA All-Tournament Team
Robert Dozier C-USA All-Tournament Team
Antonio Anderson C-USA Defensive Player of the Year
Antonio Anderson C-USA All-DefensiveTeam
Robert Dozier C-USA All-DefensiveTeam
Wesley Witherspoon C-USA Sixth Player of the Year
Tyreke Evans C-USA Freshman of the Year
Tyreke Evans C-USA All-Freshman Team
Tyreke Evans Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic All-Tournament Team

2008-2009 Memphis Tigers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Mack T. Evans A. Anderson R. Dozier S. Taggart
Rotation W. Kemp R. Sallie   W. Witherspoon  
Rotation       P. Henderson  
Lim PT C. McGrady   J. Robinson M. Simpkins  
Lim PT P. Laird        

2008-2009 Memphis Tigers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tyreke Evans 37 29.0 17.1 5.4 3.9 2.1 0.8 3.6
Robert Dozier 37 30.2 12.9 7.5 1.4 1.3 1.6 2.0
Shawn Taggart 37 25.0 10.4 7.6 0.4 0.6 1.4 1.1
Antonio Anderson 37 33.2 10.2 4.8 4.5 1.4 0.5 2.3
Doneal Mack 37 24.2 8.7 2.1 1.2 0.7 0.5 0.8
Roburt Sallie 36 15.2 5.8 1.6 0.8 0.8 0.3 0.3
Wesley Witherspoon 31 13.7 4.0 2.2 0.8 0.7 0.4 1.0
Willie Kemp 36 13.0 2.9 0.9 1.2 0.9 0.0 0.5
Pierre Henderson 36 12.4 2.4 3.6 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.7
Jeff Robinson 5 9.4 1.8 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0
Matt Simpkins 14 5.8 1.4 1.5 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.4
Preston Laird 17 1.8 1.0 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2
Chance McGrady 16 2.6 0.7 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1

2008-2009 Memphis Tigers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
John Calipari Head Coach 2000-2001 Assistant Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 1999 to 2000)
Josh Pastner Assistant Coach 2008-2009 N/A