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2004-2005 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 4 - 7, 2005
Tournament Champions: Creighton
Tournament Runner Up: Missouri State
Tournament MOP/MVP: Johnny Mathies (Creighton, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team: Johnny Mathies (Creighton, Jr.), Nate Funk (Creighton, So.), Jimmy Motz (Creighton, Jr.), Tamarr Maclin (Missouri State, Sr.), Darren Brooks (Southern Illinois, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Scottrade Center (St. Louis, MO)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: JD Collins, Dave Drucker, Brad Gaston, John Higgins, Eddie Jackson, Paul Janssen, Kipp Kissinger, Gerry Pollard, Jerry Seibert, Steven Skiles, Frank Spencer, David Warfel
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Nate Funk (Creighton, So.) (42)
Total Rebounds:Tamarr Maclin (Missouri State, Sr.) (41)
Total Assists:Tyler McKinney (Creighton, Sr.) (12)
Total Steals:Johnny Mathies (Creighton, Jr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Tamarr Maclin (Missouri State, Sr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Nate Funk (Creighton, So.) (97)
Total FIC:Tamarr Maclin (Missouri State, Sr.) (51.3)
Total Fouls:Anthony Tolliver (Creighton, So.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Tamarr Maclin (Missouri State, Sr.) (9)
Total FGs:Darren Brooks (Southern Illinois, Sr.) (17)
Total 3PM:Jimmy Motz (Creighton, Jr.) (10)
Total FTs:Johnny Mathies (Creighton, Jr.) (19)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Bradley 61
9 Indiana State 63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Drake 82
10 Evansville 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Southern Illinois 64
9 Indiana State 49
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Northern Iowa 62
5 Missouri State 70
2 Wichita State 72
7 Drake 52
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Creighton 69
6 Illinois State 52
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Southern Illinois 61
5 Missouri State 65
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Wichita State 60
3 Creighton 70
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Creighton 75
5 Missouri State 57

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
1 Southern Illinois 25  80.65% 15  83.33%
2 Wichita State 19  70.37% 12  66.67%
3 Creighton 19  11  63.33% 10  55.56%
4 Northern Iowa 22  73.33% 12  66.67%
5 Missouri State 16  11  59.26% 10  55.56%
6 Illinois State 17  12  58.62% 10  44.44%
7 Drake 12  15  44.44% 11  38.89%
8 Bradley 13  14  48.15% 12  33.33%
9 Indiana State 10  19  34.48% 13  27.78%
10 Evansville 11  16  40.74% 13  27.78%
*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, 2005
#9 Indiana State (W) #8 Bradley (L) 63-61 Scottrade Center PTS: 18. Lawrence Wright
REB: 14. Patrick O'Bryant
AST: 2. Patrick O'Bryant
PTS: 15. Eric Gray
REB: 5. David Moss
AST: 4. Gabriel Moore
Mar 4, 2005
#10 Evansville (L) #7 Drake (W) 68-82 Scottrade Center PTS: 20. Lonnie Randolph
REB: 7. Sean Tracy
AST: 5. Lonnie Randolph
PTS: 22. Lucious Wagner
REB: 11. Matt Webster
AST: 4. Lucious Wagner
Mar 5, 2005
#9 Indiana State (L) #1 Southern Illinois (W) 49-64 Scottrade Center PTS: 16. Darren Brooks
REB: 10. Josh Warren
AST: 5. Jamaal Tatum
PTS: 14. Amani Daanish
REB: 13. Amani Daanish
AST: 6. David Moss
Mar 5, 2005
#6 Illinois State (L) #3 Creighton (W) 52-69 Scottrade Center PTS: 20. Nate Funk
REB: 8. Anthony Tolliver
AST: 3. Kellen Miliner
PTS: 16. Trey Guidry
REB: 4. Lorenzo Gordon
AST: 5. Vince Greene
Mar 5, 2005
#5 Missouri State (W) #4 Northern Iowa (L) 70-62 Scottrade Center PTS: 19. Grant Stout
REB: 12. Eric Coleman
AST: 6. Chris Foster
PTS: 16. Tyler Chaney
REB: 17. Nathan Bilyeu
AST: 4. Blake Ahearn
Mar 5, 2005
#7 Drake (L) #2 Wichita State (W) 52-72 Scottrade Center PTS: 14. Randy Burns
REB: 8. P.J. Couisnard
AST: 6. Adam Liberty
PTS: 14. Pete Eggers
REB: 11. Aliou Keita
AST: 6. Lonnie Randolph
Mar 6, 2005
#3 Creighton (W) #2 Wichita State (L) 70-60 Scottrade Center PTS: 12. Rob Kampman
REB: 8. Jamar Howard
AST: 3. Randy Burns
PTS: 17. Johnny Mathies
REB: 6. Johnny Mathies
AST: 3. Johnny Mathies
Mar 6, 2005
#5 Missouri State (W) #1 Southern Illinois (L) 65-61 Scottrade Center PTS: 25. Darren Brooks
REB: 12. Darren Brooks
AST: 4. Darren Brooks
PTS: 19. Tamarr Maclin
REB: 18. Tamarr Maclin
AST: 5. Anthony Shavies
Mar 7, 2005
#5 Missouri State (L) #3 Creighton (W) 57-75 Scottrade Center PTS: 14. Johnny Mathies
REB: 7. Anthony Tolliver
AST: 6. Tyler McKinney
PTS: 14. Deke Thompson
REB: 7. Tamarr Maclin
AST: 3. Nathan Bilyeu