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2007-2008 Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 4 - 11, 2008
Tournament Champions: Butler
Tournament Runner Up: Cleveland State
Tournament MOP/MVP: Mike Green (Butler, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Mike Green (Butler, Sr.), J'Nathan Bullock (Cleveland State, Jr.), Matt Howard (Butler, Fr.), Jarryd Loyd (Valparaiso, Sr.), Drew Streicher (Butler, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Hinkle Fieldhouse (Indianapolis, IN)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Chris Beavers, Tom Clark, Brian Dorsey, James Ferrari, Tim Fogarty, Mike Foote, Rick Hartzell, Tim Hutchinson, Kipp Kissinger, Jamie Luckie, Gerry Pollard, Mike Roberts, Sid Rodeheffer, Lamont Simpson, Lamar Simpson, Steven Skiles, Bert Smith, Todd Williams
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Jarryd Loyd (Valparaiso, Sr.) (52), Shawn Huff (Valparaiso, Sr.) (52)
Total Rebounds:Scott VanderMeer (Illinois-Chicago, Jr.) (26)
Total Assists:Jake Diebler (Valparaiso, Jr.) (12), Will Graham (Wright State, Jr.) (12)
Total Steals:Jarryd Loyd (Valparaiso, Sr.) (5)
Total Blocks:Scott VanderMeer (Illinois-Chicago, Jr.) (5)
Total Minutes:Jake Diebler (Valparaiso, Jr.) (105)
Total FIC:Urule Igbavboa (Valparaiso, Jr.) (39.3)
Total Fouls:Jarryd Loyd (Valparaiso, Sr.) (11), Shawn Huff (Valparaiso, Sr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Cedric Jackson (Cleveland State, Jr.) (12), Spencer Stewart (Illinois-Chicago, So.) (12), Jarryd Loyd (Valparaiso, Sr.) (12)
Total FGs:Jarryd Loyd (Valparaiso, Sr.) (17)
Total 3PM:Shawn Huff (Valparaiso, Sr.) (9)
Total FTs:Urule Igbavboa (Valparaiso, Jr.) (21)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
4 Illinois-Chicago 70
9 Youngstown State 59
 
 
 
 
5 Milwaukee 51
8 Loyola (IL) 57
 
3 Wright State 60
10 Detroit 37
 
 
 
 
6 Valparaiso 75
7 Green Bay 67
 
Quarterfinals
 
4 Illinois-Chicago 60
8 Loyola (IL) 49
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Wright State 67
6 Valparaiso 72
Semifinals
 
 
1 Butler 66
4 Illinois-Chicago 50
 
 
2 Cleveland State 78
6 Valparaiso 73
Championship Game
 
 
 
1 Butler 70
2 Cleveland State 55

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
-     -     -
*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 4, 2008
#7 Green Bay (L) #6 Valparaiso (W) 67-75 Athletic, Recreation & Wellness Center PTS: 16. Shawn Huff
REB: 10. Urule Igbavboa
AST: 3. Jarryd Loyd
PTS: 14. Mike Schachtner
REB: 13. Terry Evans
AST: 4. Cordero Barkley
Mar 4, 2008
#8 Loyola (IL) (W) #5 Milwaukee (L) 57-51 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena PTS: 17. Ricky Franklin
REB: 6. Paige Paulsen
AST: 3. Deonte Roberts
PTS: 23. J.R. Blount
REB: 9. Andy Polka
AST: 3. J.R. Blount
Mar 4, 2008
#10 Detroit (L) #3 Wright State (W) 37-60 Nutter Center PTS: 15. Scottie Wilson
REB: 9. Scottie Wilson
AST: 8. Will Graham
PTS: 18. Eulis Stephens
REB: 6. Chris Hayes
AST: 2. Zach Everingham
Mar 4, 2008
#9 Youngstown State (L) #4 Illinois-Chicago (W) 59-70 UIC Pavilion PTS: 14. Robert Bush
REB: 13. Scott VanderMeer
AST: 4. Spencer Stewart
PTS: 22. Byron Davis
REB: 8. John Barber
AST: 7. Vance Cooksey
Mar 7, 2008
#8 Loyola (IL) (L) #4 Illinois-Chicago (W) 49-60 Hinkle Fieldhouse PTS: 17. Josh Mayo
REB: 6. Scott VanderMeer
AST: 2. Spencer Stewart
PTS: 15. Tracy Robinson
REB: 5. Andy Polka
AST: 3. Tracy Robinson
Mar 7, 2008
#6 Valparaiso (W) #3 Wright State (L) 72-67 Hinkle Fieldhouse PTS: 15. Jordan Pleiman
REB: 9. Jordan Pleiman
AST: 5. Todd Brown
PTS: 21. Shawn Huff
REB: 8. Urule Igbavboa
AST: 5. Jake Diebler
Mar 8, 2008
#4 Illinois-Chicago (L) #1 Butler (W) 50-66 Hinkle Fieldhouse PTS: 19. Mike Green
REB: 7. Mike Green
AST: 7. Mike Green
PTS: 15. Robo Kreps
REB: 10. Jermaine Dailey
AST: 1. Jermaine Dailey
Mar 8, 2008
#6 Valparaiso (L) #2 Cleveland State (W) 73-78 Hinkle Fieldhouse PTS: 22. Cedric Jackson
REB: 8. Cedric Jackson
AST: 3. Cedric Jackson
PTS: 25. Jarryd Loyd
REB: 8. Michael Rogers
AST: 6. Jake Diebler
Mar 11, 2008
#2 Cleveland State (L) #1 Butler (W) 55-70 Hinkle Fieldhouse PTS: 24. Mike Green
REB: 13. Mike Green
AST: 3. Mike Green
PTS: 21. J'Nathan Bullock
REB: 9. J'Nathan Bullock
AST: 2. Norris Cole