2008-2009 Northwestern Wildcats

2008-2009 Northwestern Wildcats Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Mike Capocci So F 6-6 200 Sep 2, 1988 Lombard (IL) United States Glenbard East High School
- Kevin Coble Jr F 6-8 210 Nov 9, 1987 Scottsdale (AZ) United States Scottsdale Christian Academy
- Davide Curletti Fr F 6-9 232 Mar 21, 1990 Farmington Hills (MI) United States St. Mary's Preparatory
- Marlon Day Sr F 6-5 225 Jul 1, 1986 Mandeville Jamaica Whitney Young High School
- Nick Fruendt Fr G 6-5 205 Oct 2, 1989 Batavia (IL) United States Batavia High School
- Patrick Houlihan Sr F 6-5 210 May 6, 1985 Rockville Centre (NY) United States Phillips Academy
- Luke Mirkovic Fr FC 6-11 245 May 27, 1989 Belgrade Serbia La Lumiere School
- Craig Moore Sr G 6-3 185 Sep 8, 1986 Doylestown (PA) United States Lawrenceville School
- Jeremy Nash Jr G 6-4 191 Dec 1, 1987 Chicago (IL) United States Marist High School
- Ivan Peljusic So F 6-8 215 Aug 6, 1987 Zadar Croatia V. Nazor Gymnasium
- Kyle Rowley Fr C 7-0 280 Jan 21, 1990 Arima Trinidad and Tobago Lake Forest High School
- Jeff Ryan Jr GF 6-7 205 Jul 11, 1988 Glenview (IL) United States Glenbrook South High School
- John Shurna Fr F 6-9 215 Apr 30, 1990 Glen Ellyn (IL) United States Glenbard West High School
- Matt Steger Jr GF 6-5 195 Nov 7, 1987 Northfield (IL) United States Loyola Academy
- Michael Thompson So PG 5-10 182 Feb 9, 1989 Chicago (IL) United States Lincoln Park High School
- Sterling Williams Sr G 6-4 200 Jul 3, 1986 Chicago (IL) United States Whitney Young High School

Recent Northwestern Wildcats History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 13-19 (4-16) 14th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2017-2018 15-17 (6-12) 10th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 24-12 (10-8) 5th (Big Ten) 4th Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2015-2016 20-12 (8-10) 9th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 15-17 (6-12) 10th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 14-19 (6-12) 10th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 13-19 (4-14) 11th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 19-14 (8-10) 7th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2010-2011 20-14 (7-11) 8th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2009-2010 20-14 (7-11) 7th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2008-2009 17-14 (8-10) 9th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2007-2008 8-22 (1-17) 11th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 13-18 (2-14) 10th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 14-15 (6-10) 8th (Big Ten) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 15-16 (6-10) 8th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 14-15 (8-8) 5th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 12-17 (3-13) 10th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd N/A

2008-2009 Northwestern Wildcats Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Kevin Coble NABC All-District (7) Second Team
Kevin Coble All-Big Ten Second Team (Coaches)
Craig Moore All-Big Ten Third Team (Coaches)
Kevin Coble All-Big Ten Second Team (Media)
Craig Moore All-Big Ten Third Team (Media)

2008-2009 Northwestern Wildcats Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Thompson C. Moore K. Coble J. Shurna K. Rowley
Rotation   J. Nash J. Ryan   L. Mirkovic
Lim PT   S. Williams M. Capocci I. Peljusic  
Lim PT   N. Fruendt P. Houlihan D. Curletti  
Lim PT   M. Steger M. Day    

2008-2009 Northwestern Wildcats Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Kevin Coble 31 34.2 15.5 4.8 2.5 1.3 0.6 1.4
Craig Moore 31 35.6 14.3 3.2 2.7 1.3 0.3 1.8
Michael Thompson 31 32.9 9.9 1.9 3.7 1.3 0.1 1.7
John Shurna 31 18.5 7.3 3.0 1.0 0.5 0.6 1.2
Luke Mirkovic 26 18.5 3.9 3.2 1.5 0.4 0.5 1.0
Kyle Rowley 31 13.3 3.6 1.8 0.6 0.2 0.3 1.2
Jeremy Nash 31 18.7 3.5 2.2 1.1 1.1 0.2 0.8
Ivan Peljusic 24 9.8 2.4 1.9 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.7
Jeff Ryan 28 12.4 2.1 1.7 1.1 0.5 0.1 0.8
Mike Capocci 16 4.8 1.4 0.9 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.2
Davide Curletti 17 6.1 1.1 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.6
Sterling Williams 28 6.8 0.9 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Nick Fruendt 9 2.1 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
Patrick Houlihan 8 1.5 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Matt Steger 4 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Marlon Day 4 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2008-2009 Northwestern Wildcats Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Bill Carmody Head Coach 2000-2001 N/A
Tavaras Hardy Assistant Coach 2005-2006 N/A
Ivan Vujic Assistant Coach 2008-2009 Director of Basketball Operations (DePaul, 2006 to 2008)
Jim Phillips Director of Intercollegiate Athletics 2008-2009 N/A
Jason Pullara Director of Sports Performance 2005-2006 N/A