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2006-2007 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 6 - 10, 2007
Tournament Champions: UNLV
Tournament Runner Up: Brigham Young
Tournament MOP/MVP: Kevin Kruger (UNLV, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Kevin Kruger (UNLV, Sr.), Wink Adams (UNLV, So.), Lee Cummard (Brigham Young, So.), Keena Young (Brigham Young, Sr.), Trent Plaisted (Brigham Young, So.), Brad Jones (Wyoming, Jr.)
Championship Game Venue: Thomas & Mack Center (Las Vegas, NV)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Greg Burks, Eric Curry, Tim Gabutero, Mike Giarratano, David Hall, Verne Harris, Michael Irving, Mike Littlewood, Randy McCall, Stan Reynolds, Mike Schypers, Brian Shelley, Bob Staffen, Scott Thornley
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Trent Plaisted (Brigham Young, So.) (56)
Total Rebounds:Lee Cummard (Brigham Young, So.) (27), Keena Young (Brigham Young, Sr.) (27)
Total Assists:Austin Ainge (Brigham Young, Sr.) (19)
Total Steals:Kevin Kruger (UNLV, Sr.) (6)
Total Blocks:Joel Anthony (UNLV, Sr.) (11)
Total Minutes:Trent Plaisted (Brigham Young, So.) (101), Kevin Kruger (UNLV, Sr.) (101)
Total FIC:Lee Cummard (Brigham Young, So.) (41.9)
Total Fouls:Lee Cummard (Brigham Young, So.) (10)
Total Turnovers:Jason Smith (Colorado State, Jr.) (9), Brad Jones (Wyoming, Jr.) (9)
Total FGs:Trent Plaisted (Brigham Young, So.) (22)
Total 3PM:Kevin Kruger (UNLV, Sr.) (10)
Total FTs:Brad Jones (Wyoming, Jr.) (22)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Texas Christian 62
9 New Mexico 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Brigham Young 77
8 Texas Christian 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Air Force 62
5 Wyoming 67
3 San Diego State 64
6 Colorado State 69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 UNLV 80
7 Utah 54
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Brigham Young 96
5 Wyoming 84
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 UNLV 88
6 Colorado State 72
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Brigham Young 70
2 UNLV 78

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
4 Air Force 23  76.67% 10  62.50%
1 Brigham Young 23  76.67% 13  81.25%
6 Colorado State 16  12  57.14% 10  37.50%
9 New Mexico 15  16  48.39% 12  25.00%
3 San Diego State 21  70.00% 10  62.50%
8 Texas Christian 12  16  42.86% 12  25.00%
2 UNLV 25  80.65% 12  75.00%
7 Utah 11  18  37.93% 10  37.50%
5 Wyoming 16  14  53.33% 43.75%
*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 6, 2007
#9 New Mexico (L) #8 Texas Christian (W) 54-62 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 24. Brent Hackett
REB: 13. Kevin Langford
AST: 2. Brent Hackett
PTS: 12. Jamaal Smith
REB: 12. J.R. Giddens
AST: 3. J.R. Giddens
Mar 8, 2007
#7 Utah (L) #2 UNLV (W) 54-80 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 21. Kevin Kruger
REB: 8. Wendell White
AST: 4. Kevin Kruger
PTS: 26. Luke Nevill
REB: 10. Luke Nevill
AST: 2. Shaun Green
Mar 8, 2007
#5 Wyoming (W) #4 Air Force (L) 67-62 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 16. Andrew Henke
REB: 9. Jacob Burtschi
AST: 5. Matt McCraw
PTS: 29. Brad Jones
REB: 8. James Spencer
AST: 4. Brad Jones
Mar 8, 2007
#6 Colorado State (W) #3 San Diego State (L) 69-64 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 20. Brandon Heath
REB: 7. Jerome Habel
AST: 9. Lorrenzo Wade
PTS: 19. Stuart Creason
REB: 13. Jason Smith
AST: 4. Cory Lewis
Mar 8, 2007
#8 Texas Christian (L) #1 Brigham Young (W) 64-77 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 22. Trent Plaisted
REB: 9. Trent Plaisted
AST: 7. Austin Ainge
PTS: 23. Kevin Langford
REB: 7. Kevin Langford
AST: 3. Kevin Langford
Mar 9, 2007
#5 Wyoming (L) #1 Brigham Young (W) 84-96 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 27. Trent Plaisted
REB: 10. Trent Plaisted
AST: 3. Lee Cummard
PTS: 23. Brad Jones
REB: 11. Joseph Taylor
AST: 5. Brad Jones
Mar 9, 2007
#6 Colorado State (L) #2 UNLV (W) 72-88 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 21. Kevin Kruger
REB: 8. Joel Anthony
AST: 9. Kevin Kruger
PTS: 16. Jason Smith
REB: 11. Jason Smith
AST: 5. Jason Smith
Mar 10, 2007
#2 UNLV (W) #1 Brigham Young (L) 78-70 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 34. Keena Young
REB: 13. Lee Cummard
AST: 10. Austin Ainge
PTS: 18. Michael Umeh
REB: 7. Michael Umeh
AST: 3. Wink Adams