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2003-2004 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 10 - 13, 2004
Tournament Champions: Utah
Tournament Runner Up: UNLV
Tournament MOP/MVP: Nick Jacobson (Utah, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Nick Jacobson (Utah, Sr.), Babby Araujo (Brigham Young, Sr.), Romel Beck (UNLV, Jr.), Jerel Blassingame (UNLV, Jr.), Richard Chaney (Utah, So.)
Championship Game Venue: Pepsi Center (Denver, CO)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Greg Burks, Eric Curry, Tim Gabutero, Mike Giarratano, David Hall, Verne Harris, Ronnie Hernandez, Shawn Lehigh, Mike Littlewood, Randy McCall, Jay Reynolds, Larry Spaulding, Bob Staffen, Scott Thornley
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Nick Jacobson (Utah, Sr.) (65)
Total Rebounds:Andrew Bogut (Utah, Fr.) (32)
Total Assists:Jerel Blassingame (UNLV, Jr.) (19)
Total Steals:Tim Drisdom (Utah, So.) (6)
Total Blocks:J.K. Edwards (UNLV, Sr.) (4), James Peters (UNLV, Sr.) (4), Richard Chaney (Utah, So.) (4)
Total Minutes:Odartey Blankson (UNLV, Jr.) (107)
Total FIC:Odartey Blankson (UNLV, Jr.) (46.9)
Total Fouls:J.K. Edwards (UNLV, Sr.) (11), James Peters (UNLV, Sr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Jerel Blassingame (UNLV, Jr.) (13)
Total FGs:Nick Jacobson (Utah, Sr.) (22)
Total 3PM:Nick Jacobson (Utah, Sr.) (17)
Total FTs:Jerel Blassingame (UNLV, Jr.) (16)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Air Force 48
8 Colorado State 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 UNLV 55
5 New Mexico 53
3 Utah 75
6 San Diego State 69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Brigham Young 79
7 Wyoming 74
Semifinals
 
 
4 UNLV 80
8 Colorado State 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Brigham Young 51
3 Utah 54
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Utah 73
4 UNLV 70

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
1 Air Force 22  81.48% 12  85.71%
2 Brigham Young 20  74.07% 10  71.43%
8 Colorado State 12  15  44.44% 10  28.57%
5 New Mexico 14  13  51.85% 35.71%
6 San Diego State 14  15  48.28% 35.71%
4 UNLV 16  11  59.26% 50.00%
3 Utah 21  72.41% 64.29%
7 Wyoming 11  16  40.74% 10  28.57%
*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 11, 2004
#7 Wyoming (L) #2 Brigham Young (W) 74-79 Pepsi Center PTS: 18. Luiz Lemes
REB: 14. Babby Araujo
AST: 3. Luiz Lemes
PTS: 21. Mikel Watson
REB: 8. Alex Dunn
AST: 8. Jay Straight
Mar 11, 2004
#5 New Mexico (L) #4 UNLV (W) 53-55 Pepsi Center PTS: 23. Romel Beck
REB: 7. James Peters
AST: 8. Jerel Blassingame
PTS: 14. Danny Granger
REB: 8. Danny Granger
AST: 3. Danny Granger
Mar 11, 2004
#6 San Diego State (L) #3 Utah (W) 69-75 Pepsi Center PTS: 24. Nick Jacobson
REB: 12. Andrew Bogut
AST: 5. Andrew Bogut
PTS: 18. Aerick Sanders
REB: 9. Marcus Slaughter
AST: 7. Wesley Stokes
Mar 11, 2004
#8 Colorado State (W) #1 Air Force (L) 60-48 Pepsi Center PTS: 12. Tim Keller
REB: 4. Tim Keller
AST: 3. Tim Keller
PTS: 14. Ronnie Clark
REB: 7. Ronnie Clark
AST: 2. Matt Nelson
Mar 12, 2004
#8 Colorado State (L) #4 UNLV (W) 73-80 Pepsi Center PTS: 21. Odartey Blankson
REB: 13. Odartey Blankson
AST: 5. Jerel Blassingame
PTS: 20. Matt Nelson
REB: 6. Jon Rakiecki
AST: 2. Micheal Morris
Mar 12, 2004
#3 Utah (W) #2 Brigham Young (L) 54-51 Pepsi Center PTS: 13. Babby Araujo
REB: 8. Babby Araujo
AST: 6. Kevin Woodberry
PTS: 19. Nick Jacobson
REB: 7. Nick Jacobson
AST: 7. Tim Drisdom
Mar 13, 2004
#4 UNLV (L) #3 Utah (W) 70-73 Pepsi Center PTS: 22. Nick Jacobson
REB: 14. Andrew Bogut
AST: 5. Tim Drisdom
PTS: 23. Odartey Blankson
REB: 9. Odartey Blankson
AST: 6. Jerel Blassingame