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2004-2005 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 9 - 12, 2005
Tournament Champions: New Mexico
Tournament Runner Up: Utah
Tournament MOP/MVP: Danny Granger (New Mexico, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Danny Granger (New Mexico, Sr.), Alfred Neale (New Mexico, Sr.), Marcus Slaughter (San Diego State, So.), Andrew Bogut (Utah, So.), Bryant Markson (Utah, Jr.)
Championship Game Venue: Pepsi Center (Denver, CO)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Greg Burks, Eric Curry, Mike Giarratano, Bill Gracey, David Hall, Verne Harris, Shawn Lehigh, Mike Littlewood, Randy McCall, Stan Reynolds, Kelly Self, Larry Spaulding, Bob Staffen, Scott Thornley
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Danny Granger (New Mexico, Sr.) (73)
Total Rebounds:Andrew Bogut (Utah, So.) (45)
Total Assists:Mark Walters (New Mexico, Jr.) (18)
Total Steals:Danny Granger (New Mexico, Sr.) (5), Marcus Slaughter (San Diego State, So.) (5), Bryant Markson (Utah, Jr.) (5)
Total Blocks:Danny Granger (New Mexico, Sr.) (9)
Total Minutes:Marc Jackson (Utah, Sr.) (110)
Total FIC:Danny Granger (New Mexico, Sr.) (73.1)
Total Fouls:Tim Drisdom (Utah, Jr.) (10)
Total Turnovers:Danny Granger (New Mexico, Sr.) (9), Brandon Heath (San Diego State, So.) (9), Justin Hawkins (Utah, So.) (9)
Total FGs:Andrew Bogut (Utah, So.) (27)
Total 3PM:Alfred Neale (New Mexico, Sr.) (9)
Total FTs:Danny Granger (New Mexico, Sr.) (21)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Utah 62
8 Colorado State 49
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 UNLV 70
5 Wyoming 63
3 Air Force 68
6 San Diego State 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 New Mexico 85
7 Brigham Young 71
Semifinals
 
 
1 Utah 73
4 UNLV 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 New Mexico 77
6 San Diego State 67
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Utah 56
2 New Mexico 60

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
1 Utah 25  86.21% 13  92.86%
2 New Mexico 23  79.31% 10  71.43%
3 Air Force 18  11  62.07% 64.29%
4 UNLV 15  12  55.56% 50.00%
5 Wyoming 15  12  55.56% 50.00%
6 San Diego State 10  17  37.04% 10  28.57%
7 Brigham Young 20  31.03% 11  21.43%
8 Colorado State 11  16  40.74% 11  21.43%
*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 10, 2005
#7 Brigham Young (L) #2 New Mexico (W) 71-85 Pepsi Center PTS: 23. Danny Granger
REB: 8. Danny Granger
AST: 12. Mark Walters
PTS: 19. Jared Jensen
REB: 6. Jared Jensen
AST: 7. Austin Ainge
Mar 10, 2005
#5 Wyoming (L) #4 UNLV (W) 63-70 Pepsi Center PTS: 22. Ricky Morgan
REB: 10. Odartey Blankson
AST: 6. Jerel Blassingame
PTS: 18. Dion Sherrell
REB: 15. Alex Dunn
AST: 5. Jay Straight
Mar 10, 2005
#6 San Diego State (W) #3 Air Force (L) 73-68 Pepsi Center PTS: 17. Antoine Hood
REB: 4. Jacob Burtschi
AST: 6. Tim Keller
PTS: 28. Brandon Heath
REB: 9. Marcus Slaughter
AST: 7. Brandon Heath
Mar 10, 2005
#8 Colorado State (L) #1 Utah (W) 49-62 Pepsi Center PTS: 21. Andrew Bogut
REB: 17. Andrew Bogut
AST: 5. Marc Jackson
PTS: 14. Matt Nelson
REB: 8. Jason Smith
AST: 4. Jon Rakiecki
Mar 11, 2005
#4 UNLV (L) #1 Utah (W) 67-73 Pepsi Center PTS: 25. Andrew Bogut
REB: 12. Andrew Bogut
AST: 2. Andrew Bogut
PTS: 19. Romel Beck
REB: 6. Joel Anthony
AST: 2. Ricky Morgan
Mar 11, 2005
#6 San Diego State (L) #2 New Mexico (W) 67-77 Pepsi Center PTS: 22. Danny Granger
REB: 14. Danny Granger
AST: 5. Mark Walters
PTS: 23. Marcus Slaughter
REB: 9. Marcus Slaughter
AST: 4. Brandon Heath
Mar 12, 2005
#2 New Mexico (W) #1 Utah (L) 60-56 Pepsi Center PTS: 19. Andrew Bogut
REB: 16. Andrew Bogut
AST: 5. Tim Drisdom
PTS: 28. Danny Granger
REB: 11. Danny Granger
AST: 3. Danny Granger