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2007-2008 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 12 - 15, 2008
Tournament Champions: UNLV
Tournament Runner Up: Brigham Young
Tournament MOP/MVP: Wink Adams (UNLV, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team: Wink Adams (UNLV, Jr.), Lee Cummard (Brigham Young, Jr.), Luke Nevill (Utah, Jr.), Rene Rougeau (UNLV, Jr.), Curtis Terry (UNLV, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Thomas & Mack Center (Las Vegas, NV)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Dan Chrisman, Eric Curry, Mike Giarratano, David Hall, Verne Harris, Ronnie Hernandez, Michael Irving, Mike Littlewood, Ken Nielson, Stan Reynolds, Mike Scyphers, Larry Spaulding, Bob Staffen, Scott Thornley
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Wink Adams (UNLV, Jr.) (72)
Total Rebounds:Rene Rougeau (UNLV, Jr.) (30)
Total Assists:Lee Cummard (Brigham Young, Jr.) (14)
Total Steals:Tim Anderson (Air Force, Sr.) (7)
Total Blocks:Lee Cummard (Brigham Young, Jr.) (5), Luke Nevill (Utah, Jr.) (5)
Total Minutes:Curtis Terry (UNLV, Sr.) (119)
Total FIC:Lee Cummard (Brigham Young, Jr.) (45.8)
Total Fouls:Ronnie Aguilar (Colorado State, So.) (10)
Total Turnovers:Trent Plaisted (Brigham Young, Jr.) (10)
Total FGs:Wink Adams (UNLV, Jr.) (24)
Total 3PM:Wink Adams (UNLV, Jr.) (9)
Total FTs:Wink Adams (UNLV, Jr.) (15)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Wyoming 63
9 Colorado State 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Brigham Young 89
9 Colorado State 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 San Diego State 53
5 Air Force 49
3 New Mexico 80
6 Utah 82
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 UNLV 89
7 Texas Christian 88
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Brigham Young 63
4 San Diego State 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 UNLV 61
6 Utah 55
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Brigham Young 61
2 UNLV 76

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
1 Brigham Young 25  80.65% 14  87.50%
2 UNLV 23  76.67% 12  75.00%
3 New Mexico 24  77.42% 11  68.75%
4 San Diego State 19  11  63.33% 56.25%
5 Air Force 16  13  55.17% 50.00%
6 Utah 16  13  55.17% 43.75%
7 Texas Christian 14  15  48.28% 10  37.50%
8 Wyoming 12  17  41.38% 11  31.25%
9 Colorado State 24  20.00% 16  0.00%
*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 12, 2008
#9 Colorado State (W) #8 Wyoming (L) 68-63 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 29. Brandon Ewing
REB: 9. Ryan Dermody
AST: 2. Tyson Johnson
PTS: 22. Marcus Walker
REB: 7. Flynn Clayman
AST: 5. Willis Gardner
Mar 13, 2008
#6 Utah (W) #3 New Mexico (L) 82-80 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 28. J.R. Giddens
REB: 17. J.R. Giddens
AST: 4. Dairese Gary
PTS: 26. Luke Nevill
REB: 8. Luke Nevill
AST: 4. Luka Drca
Mar 13, 2008
#9 Colorado State (L) #1 Brigham Young (W) 62-89 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 18. Lee Cummard
REB: 10. Chris Collinsworth
AST: 7. Lee Cummard
PTS: 9. Willis Gardner
REB: 6. Ronnie Aguilar
AST: 5. Willis Gardner
Mar 13, 2008
#7 Texas Christian (L) #2 UNLV (W) 88-89 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 29. Wink Adams
REB: 9. Rene Rougeau
AST: 5. Curtis Terry
PTS: 26. Brent Hackett
REB: 9. Kevin Langford
AST: 3. Brent Hackett
Mar 13, 2008
#5 Air Force (L) #4 San Diego State (W) 49-53 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 15. Ryan Amoroso
REB: 7. Lorrenzo Wade
AST: 5. Lorrenzo Wade
PTS: 17. Tim Anderson
REB: 6. Keith Maren
AST: 3. Tim Anderson
Mar 14, 2008
#4 San Diego State (L) #1 Brigham Young (W) 54-63 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 20. Lee Cummard
REB: 10. Jonathan Tavernari
AST: 3. Lee Cummard
PTS: 18. Ryan Amoroso
REB: 8. Billy White
AST: 5. Lorrenzo Wade
Mar 14, 2008
#6 Utah (L) #2 UNLV (W) 55-61 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 20. Curtis Terry
REB: 11. Rene Rougeau
AST: 2. Corey Bailey
PTS: 15. Luke Nevill
REB: 7. Kim Tillie
AST: 4. Luka Drca
Mar 15, 2008
#2 UNLV (W) #1 Brigham Young (L) 76-61 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 17. Jimmer Fredette
REB: 9. Trent Plaisted
AST: 4. Lee Cummard
PTS: 23. Wink Adams
REB: 11. Corey Bailey
AST: 3. Curtis Terry