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2005-2006 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 7 - 11, 2006
Tournament Champions: San Diego State
Tournament Runner Up: Wyoming
Tournament MOP/MVP: Marcus Slaughter (San Diego State, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team: Marcus Slaughter (San Diego State, Jr.), Brandon Heath (San Diego State, Jr.), Luke Nevill (Utah, Fr.), Brandon Ewing (Wyoming, Fr.), Justin Williams (Wyoming, Sr.)
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, Shawn Lehigh, Mike Littlewood, Randy McCall, Stan Reynolds, Kelly Self, Larry Spaulding, Rick Thorne, Scott Thornley
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Brandon Heath (San Diego State, Jr.) (60)
Total Rebounds:Marcus Slaughter (San Diego State, Jr.) (46)
Total Assists:Cory Lewis (Colorado State, Jr.) (14)
Total Steals:Kyle Spain (San Diego State, Fr.) (6)
Total Blocks:Justin Williams (Wyoming, Sr.) (23)
Total Minutes:Brad Jones (Wyoming, So.) (115)
Total FIC:Justin Williams (Wyoming, Sr.) (52.6)
Total Fouls:Marcus Slaughter (San Diego State, Jr.) (12), Richie Williams (San Diego State, Fr.) (12), Derek Wabbington (Wyoming, Sr.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Cory Lewis (Colorado State, Jr.) (11)
Total FGs:Brandon Heath (San Diego State, Jr.) (22)
Total 3PM:Brandon Heath (San Diego State, Jr.) (6)
Total FTs:Marcus Slaughter (San Diego State, Jr.) (25)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Colorado State 64
9 Texas Christian 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 San Diego State 64
8 Colorado State 52
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 UNLV 65
5 New Mexico 64
3 Brigham Young 70
6 Utah 74
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Air Force 55
7 Wyoming 57
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 San Diego State 63
4 UNLV 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Utah 47
7 Wyoming 60
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 San Diego State 69
7 Wyoming 64

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 7, 2006
#9 Texas Christian (L) #8 Colorado State (W) 60-64 Pepsi Center PTS: 16. Freddy Robinson
REB: 8. Jason Smith
AST: 9. Cory Lewis
PTS: 28. Nile Murry
REB: 6. Judson Stubbs
AST: 3. Neil Dougherty
Mar 9, 2006
#8 Colorado State (L) #1 San Diego State (W) 52-64 Pepsi Center PTS: 17. Marcus Slaughter
REB: 19. Marcus Slaughter
AST: 6. Richie Williams
PTS: 24. Michael Harrison
REB: 8. Michael Harrison
AST: 5. Cory Lewis
Mar 9, 2006
#7 Wyoming (W) #2 Air Force (L) 57-55 Pepsi Center PTS: 16. Antoine Hood
REB: 6. Antoine Hood
AST: 2. Antoine Hood
PTS: 20. Steve Leven
REB: 11. Brad Jones
AST: 5. Brad Jones
Mar 9, 2006
#5 New Mexico (L) #4 UNLV (W) 64-65 Pepsi Center PTS: 16. Ricky Morgan
REB: 8. Wendell White
AST: 5. Ricky Morgan
PTS: 15. Jeff Hart
REB: 8. Joel Box
AST: 5. Kris Collins
Mar 9, 2006
#6 Utah (W) #3 Brigham Young (L) 74-70 Pepsi Center PTS: 17. Keena Young
REB: 6. Trent Plaisted
AST: 3. Jimmy Balderson
PTS: 29. Luke Nevill
REB: 14. Luke Nevill
AST: 2. Bryant Markson
Mar 10, 2006
#7 Wyoming (W) #6 Utah (L) 60-47 Pepsi Center PTS: 17. Luke Nevill
REB: 9. Luke Nevill
AST: 3. Johnnie Bryant
PTS: 20. Brad Jones
REB: 15. Justin Williams
AST: 3. Kevin Lewis
Mar 10, 2006
#4 UNLV (L) #1 San Diego State (W) 60-63 Pepsi Center PTS: 22. Brandon Heath
REB: 14. Marcus Slaughter
AST: 4. Marcus Slaughter
PTS: 14. Wink Adams
REB: 9. Lou Amundson
AST: 3. Wink Adams
Mar 11, 2006
#7 Wyoming (L) #1 San Diego State (W) 64-69 Pepsi Center PTS: 22. Brandon Heath
REB: 13. Marcus Slaughter
AST: 2. Richie Williams
PTS: 22. Brandon Ewing
REB: 16. Justin Williams
AST: 4. Brad Jones