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2006-2007 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 1 - 4, 2007
Tournament Champions: Creighton
Tournament Runner Up: Southern Illinois
Tournament MOP/MVP: Nate Funk (Creighton, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Nate Funk (Creighton, Sr.), Nick Porter (Creighton, Sr.), Anthony Tolliver (Creighton, Sr.), Matt Shaw (Southern Illinois, Jr.), Jamaal Tatum (Southern Illinois, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Scottrade Center (St. Louis, MO)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: James Burr, JD Collins, Tom Eades, John Higgings, John Higgins, Tim Higgins, Ted Hillary, Paul Janssen, Randy McCall, Gerry Pollard, Mike Sanzere, Steven Skiles, Mark Whitehead
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Nate Funk (Creighton, Sr.) (66)
Total Rebounds:Nick Porter (Creighton, Sr.) (24)
Total Assists:Bryan Mullins (Southern Illinois, So.) (11)
Total Steals:Bryan Mullins (Southern Illinois, So.) (7)
Total Blocks:Randal Falker (Southern Illinois, Jr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Jamaal Tatum (Southern Illinois, Sr.) (105)
Total FIC:Nate Funk (Creighton, Sr.) (42.1)
Total Fouls:Randal Falker (Southern Illinois, Jr.) (12), Tony Young (Southern Illinois, Sr.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Gabriel Moore (Indiana State, Jr.) (10), Tony Young (Southern Illinois, Sr.) (10)
Total FGs:Nate Funk (Creighton, Sr.) (24)
Total 3PM:Jamaal Tatum (Southern Illinois, Sr.) (9)
Total FTs:Nick Porter (Creighton, Sr.) (23)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Evansville 96
9 Drake 101
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Illinois State 65
10 Indiana State 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Southern Illinois 71
9 Drake 59
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Bradley 51
5 Northern Iowa 48
2 Creighton 59
10 Indiana State 38
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Missouri State 67
6 Wichita State 64
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Southern Illinois 53
4 Bradley 51
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Creighton 75
3 Missouri State 58
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Southern Illinois 61
2 Creighton 67

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 1, 2007
#10 Indiana State (W) #7 Illinois State (L) 68-65 Scottrade Center PTS: 18. Osiris Eldridge
REB: 6. Greg Dilligard
AST: 4. Dom Johnson
PTS: 16. Jay Tunnell
REB: 7. Jay Tunnell
AST: 3. Jay Tunnell
Mar 1, 2007
#9 Drake (W) #8 Evansville (L) 101-96 Scottrade Center PTS: 29. Matt Webster
REB: 9. Bradley Strickland
AST: 6. Jason Holsinger
PTS: 23. Josh Young
REB: 8. Klayton Korver
AST: 8. Al Stewart
Mar 2, 2007
#10 Indiana State (L) #2 Creighton (W) 38-59 Scottrade Center PTS: 14. Nate Funk
REB: 6. Nick Porter
AST: 3. Isacc Miles
PTS: 11. Adam Arnold
REB: 6. Adam Arnold
AST: 2. Trent Wurtz
Mar 2, 2007
#9 Drake (L) #1 Southern Illinois (W) 59-71 Scottrade Center PTS: 19. Jamaal Tatum
REB: 6. Matt Shaw
AST: 6. Jamaal Tatum
PTS: 14. Klayton Korver
REB: 5. Klayton Korver
AST: 4. Josh Young
Mar 2, 2007
#6 Wichita State (L) #3 Missouri State (W) 64-67 Scottrade Center PTS: 16. Deven Mitchell
REB: 8. Nathan Bilyeu
AST: 5. Nathan Bilyeu
PTS: 18. Matt Braeuer
REB: 7. Ryan Martin
AST: 3. P.J. Couisnard
Mar 2, 2007
#5 Northern Iowa (L) #4 Bradley (W) 48-51 Scottrade Center PTS: 16. J.J. Tauai
REB: 3. Jeremy Crouch
AST: 3. Jeremy Crouch
PTS: 19. Grant Stout
REB: 9. Grant Stout
AST: 3. Brooks McKowen
Mar 3, 2007
#4 Bradley (L) #1 Southern Illinois (W) 51-53 Scottrade Center PTS: 20. Jamaal Tatum
REB: 12. Randal Falker
AST: 5. Bryan Mullins
PTS: 14. Jeremy Crouch
REB: 7. Zach Andrews
AST: 5. Will Franklin
Mar 3, 2007
#3 Missouri State (L) #2 Creighton (W) 58-75 Scottrade Center PTS: 33. Nate Funk
REB: 13. Nick Porter
AST: 4. Josh Dotzler
PTS: 20. Blake Ahearn
REB: 8. Deven Mitchell
AST: 3. Spencer Laurie
Mar 4, 2007
#2 Creighton (W) #1 Southern Illinois (L) 67-61 Scottrade Center PTS: 21. Jamaal Tatum
REB: 7. Wesley Clemmons
AST: 3. Randal Falker
PTS: 19. Nate Funk
REB: 13. Anthony Tolliver
AST: 6. Nick Porter