Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2008-2009 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 11 - 14, 2009
Champions:Utah
Runner-Up:San Diego State
MVP/MOP:Luke Nevill (Utah, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Luke Nevill (Utah, Sr.), Jimmer Fredette (Brigham Young, So.), Lorrenzo Wade (San Diego State, Sr.), Lawrence Borha (Utah, Sr.), Brandon Ewing (Wyoming, Sr.)
Championship Venue:Thomas & Mack Center (Las Vegas, NV)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Jimmy Casas, Dan Chrisman, Martin Cota, Eric Curry, Mike Giarratano, David Hall, Verne Harris, Michael Irving, Shawn Lehigh, Ken Nielsen, Stan Reynolds, Larry Spalding, Bob Staffen, Scott Thornley

2008-2009 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Lorrenzo Wade (San Diego State, Sr.) (56)
Total Rebounds:Luke Nevill (Utah, Sr.) (35)
Total Assists:Luka Drca (Utah, Jr.) (14)
Total Steals:Carlon Brown (Utah, So.) (8)
Total Blocks:Luke Nevill (Utah, Sr.) (8)
Total Minutes:Lorrenzo Wade (San Diego State, Sr.) (110)
Total FIC:Luke Nevill (Utah, Sr.) (58.4)
Total Fouls:Tim Shelton (San Diego State, RS-Fr.) (12), Kim Tillie (Utah, Jr.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Brandon Ewing (Wyoming, Sr.) (11)
Total FGs:Lorrenzo Wade (San Diego State, Sr.) (18)
Total 3PM:Sean Ogirri (Wyoming, Sr.) (6), Shaun Green (Utah, Sr.) (6)
Total FTs:Luke Nevill (Utah, Sr.) (21)

2008-2009 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Colorado State 67
9 Air Force 71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Brigham Young 80
9 Air Force 69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 San Diego State 71
5 UNLV 57
3 New Mexico 67
6 Wyoming 75
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Utah 61
7 Texas Christian 58
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Brigham Young 62
4 San Diego State 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Utah 68
6 Wyoming 55
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Utah 52
4 San Diego State 50

2008-2009 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Brigham Young 24  80.00% 12  75.00%
2 Utah 21  70.00% 12  75.00%
3 New Mexico 21  10  67.74% 12  75.00%
4 San Diego State 21  72.41% 11  68.75%
5 UNLV 21  70.00% 56.25%
6 Wyoming 18  12  60.00% 43.75%
7 Texas Christian 14  16  46.67% 11  31.25%
8 Colorado State 21  30.00% 12  25.00%
9 Air Force 20  31.03% 16  0.00%

*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

2008-2009 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 11, 2009 #9 Air Force (W) #8 Colorado State (L) 71-67 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 20. Marcus Walker
REB: 6. Marcus Walker
AST: 5. Willis Gardner
PTS: 18. Evan Washington
REB: 7. Evan Washington
AST: 3. Anwar Johnson
Mar 12, 2009 #5 UNLV (L) #4 San Diego State (W) 57-71 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 20. Lorrenzo Wade
REB: 10. Lorrenzo Wade
AST: 4. Lorrenzo Wade
PTS: 26. Wink Adams
REB: 10. Tre'Von Willis
AST: 3. Tre'Von Willis
Mar 12, 2009 #6 Wyoming (W) #3 New Mexico (L) 75-67 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 20. Dairese Gary
REB: 6. Roman Eduardo Martinez
AST: 2. Nate Garth
PTS: 20. Brandon Ewing
REB: 8. Afam Muojeke
AST: 5. Brandon Ewing
Mar 12, 2009 #9 Air Force (L) #1 Brigham Young (W) 69-80 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 21. Jimmer Fredette
REB: 11. Jonathan Tavernari
AST: 7. Lee Cummard
PTS: 24. Anwar Johnson
REB: 7. Evan Washington
AST: 5. Andrew Henke
Mar 12, 2009 #7 Texas Christian (L) #2 Utah (W) 58-61 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 14. Shaun Green
REB: 7. Lawrence Borha
AST: 3. Luke Nevill
PTS: 20. Zvonko Buljan
REB: 7. Zvonko Buljan
AST: 3. Zvonko Buljan
Mar 13, 2009 #4 San Diego State (W) #1 Brigham Young (L) 64-62 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 17. Jimmer Fredette
REB: 7. Chris Miles
AST: 4. Jimmer Fredette
PTS: 24. Lorrenzo Wade
REB: 8. Richie Williams
AST: 4. Matt Thomas
Mar 13, 2009 #6 Wyoming (L) #2 Utah (W) 55-68 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 23. Luke Nevill
REB: 15. Luke Nevill
AST: 8. Luka Drca
PTS: 13. Brandon Ewing
REB: 6. Tyson Johnson
AST: 2. Tyson Johnson
Mar 14, 2009 #4 San Diego State (L) #2 Utah (W) 50-52 Thomas & Mack Center PTS: 18. Luke Nevill
REB: 15. Luke Nevill
AST: 3. Luka Drca
PTS: 12. Lorrenzo Wade
REB: 15. Ryan Amoroso
AST: 4. Richie Williams