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2002-2003 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 13 - 15, 2003
Tournament Champions: Colorado State
Tournament Runner Up: UNLV
Tournament MOP/MVP: Matt Nelson (Colorado State, So.)
All-Tournament Team: Matt Nelson (Colorado State, So.), Brian Greene (Colorado State, Sr.), Dalron Johnson (UNLV, Sr.), Marcus Banks (UNLV, Sr.), James Peters (UNLV, Jr.)
Championship Game Venue: Thomas & Mack Center (Las Vegas, NV)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Greg Burks, Verne Harris, Mike Littlewood, Randy McCall, Scott Thornley, Ron Zetcher
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Matt Nelson (Colorado State, So.) (70)
Total Rebounds:Babby Araujo (Brigham Young, Jr.) (23)
Total Assists:Marcus Banks (UNLV, Sr.) (20)
Total Steals:Marcus Banks (UNLV, Sr.) (9)
Total Blocks:Dalron Johnson (UNLV, Sr.) (4), Matt Williams (Colorado State, So.) (4), Matt Nelson (Colorado State, So.) (4)
Total Minutes:Jermaine Lewis (UNLV, Sr.) (109)
Total FIC:Matt Nelson (Colorado State, So.) (40.6)
Total Fouls:Brian Greene (Colorado State, Sr.) (10), Matt Nelson (Colorado State, So.) (10)
Total Turnovers:Marcus Banks (UNLV, Sr.) (15)
Total FGs:Matt Nelson (Colorado State, So.) (26)
Total 3PM:Jermaine Lewis (UNLV, Sr.) (7)
Total FTs:Marcus Banks (UNLV, Sr.) (19)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Utah 42
8 Air Force 38
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 UNLV 83
5 San Diego State 67
3 Wyoming 71
6 Colorado State 74
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Brigham Young 71
7 New Mexico 56
Semifinals
 
 
1 Utah 41
4 UNLV 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Brigham Young 80
6 Colorado State 86
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 UNLV 61
6 Colorado State 62

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 13, 2003
#7 New Mexico (L) #2 Brigham Young (W) 56-71 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 19. Babby Araujo
REB: 13. Babby Araujo
AST: 4. Kevin Woodberry
PTS: 18. Ruben Douglas
REB: 11. Ruben Douglas
AST: 5. Ruben Douglas
Mar 13, 2003
#5 San Diego State (L) #4 UNLV (W) 67-83 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 22. Marcus Banks
REB: 5. Jermaine Lewis
AST: 7. Marcus Banks
PTS: 17. Tony Bland
REB: 8. Aerick Sanders
AST: 5. Tony Bland
Mar 13, 2003
#6 Colorado State (W) #3 Wyoming (L) 74-71 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 20. Uche Nsonwu-Amadi
REB: 9. Joe Ries
AST: 3. Jay Straight
PTS: 25. Matt Nelson
REB: 6. Brian Greene
AST: 3. Micheal Morris
Mar 13, 2003
#8 Air Force (L) #1 Utah (W) 38-42 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 12. Tim Frost
REB: 7. Tim Drisdom
AST: 2. Tim Frost
PTS: 12. A.J. Kuhle
REB: 8. A.J. Kuhle
AST: 1. Tom Bellairs
Mar 14, 2003
#4 UNLV (W) #1 Utah (L) 64-41 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 11. Nick Jacobson
REB: 7. Richard Chaney
AST: 3. Tim Frost
PTS: 21. Dalron Johnson
REB: 7. James Peters
AST: 6. Marcus Banks
Mar 14, 2003
#6 Colorado State (W) #2 Brigham Young (L) 86-80 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 22. Travis Hansen
REB: 10. Babby Araujo
AST: 5. Mark Bigelow
PTS: 28. Matt Nelson
REB: 5. Matt Nelson
AST: 7. Andy Birley
Mar 15, 2003
#6 Colorado State (W) #4 UNLV (L) 62-61 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 16. Marcus Banks
REB: 9. J.K. Edwards
AST: 7. Marcus Banks
PTS: 22. Brian Greene
REB: 9. Matt Williams
AST: 3. Brian Greene