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2008-2009 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 6 - 9, 2009
Tournament Champions: Gonzaga
Tournament Runner Up: Saint Mary's
Tournament MOP/MVP: Micah Downs (Gonzaga, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Micah Downs (Gonzaga, Sr.), Matt Bouldin (Gonzaga, Jr.), Jeremy Pargo (Gonzaga, Sr.), John Bryant (Santa Clara, Sr.), Diamon Simpson (Saint Mary's, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Orleans Arena (Las Vegas, NV)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Rick Batsell, Randy Burkhart, Ken Ditty, Jim Giron, James Giron, Mike Greenstein, Sam Haddad, Scott Harris, Bruce Hicks, Melvin Landry, David Libbey, Mike Partlow, Mike Peterson, Mark Reischling, Mark Reishling, Brian Rood, Milt Stowe
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Kevin Foster (Santa Clara, Fr.) (38)
Total Rebounds:John Bryant (Santa Clara, Sr.) (37)
Total Assists:Matt Bouldin (Gonzaga, Jr.) (14)
Total Steals:Diamon Simpson (Saint Mary's, Sr.) (6)
Total Blocks:John Bryant (Santa Clara, Sr.) (5)
Total Minutes:James Rahon (Santa Clara, Fr.) (74)
Total FIC:John Bryant (Santa Clara, Sr.) (44.6)
Total Fouls:Roberto Mafra (San Diego, Jr.) (9), Rob Jones (San Diego, So.) (9)
Total Turnovers:Kevin Foster (Santa Clara, Fr.) (14)
Total FGs:Austin Daye (Gonzaga, So.) (13), Dior Lowhorn (San Francisco, Jr.) (13), Omar Samhan (Saint Mary's, Jr.) (13)
Total 3PM:Kevin Foster (Santa Clara, Fr.) (7)
Total FTs:Diamon Simpson (Saint Mary's, Sr.) (18)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
5 San Diego 62
8 Loyola Marymount 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Pepperdine 93
7 San Francisco 85
 
Quarterfinals
 
4 Santa Clara 80
5 San Diego 69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Portland 69
6 Pepperdine 45
Semifinals
 
 
1 Gonzaga 94
4 Santa Clara 59
 
 
2 Saint Mary's 71
3 Portland 61
Championship Game
 
 
 
1 Gonzaga 83
2 Saint Mary's 58

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
1 Gonzaga 24  82.76% 14  100.00%
8 Loyola Marymount 27  10.00% 12  14.29%
6 Pepperdine 22  26.67% 35.71%
3 Portland 18  11  62.07% 64.29%
2 Saint Mary's 24  82.76% 10  71.43%
5 San Diego 15  15  50.00% 42.86%
7 San Francisco 11  18  37.93% 11  21.43%
4 Santa Clara 15  16  48.39% 50.00%
*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 6, 2009
#8 Loyola Marymount (L) #5 San Diego (W) 56-62 Orleans Arena PTS: 18. Gyno Pomare
REB: 8. Gyno Pomare
AST: 2. De'Jon Jackson
PTS: 20. Kevin Young
REB: 8. Kevin Young
AST: 3. Kevin Young
Mar 6, 2009
#7 San Francisco (L) #6 Pepperdine (W) 85-93 Orleans Arena PTS: 25. Mike Hornbuckle
REB: 7. Keion Bell
AST: 3. Keion Bell
PTS: 32. Dior Lowhorn
REB: 9. Blake Wallace
AST: 8. Dontae Bryant
Mar 7, 2009
#6 Pepperdine (L) #3 Portland (W) 45-69 Orleans Arena PTS: 16. Nik Raivio
REB: 6. Robin Smeulders
AST: 4. T.J. Campbell
PTS: 14. Keion Bell
REB: 4. Gus Clardy
AST: 2. Mychel Thompson
Mar 7, 2009
#5 San Diego (L) #4 Santa Clara (W) 69-80 Orleans Arena PTS: 24. John Bryant
REB: 27. John Bryant
AST: 3. Kevin Foster
PTS: 20. Rob Jones
REB: 10. Rob Jones
AST: 7. De'Jon Jackson
Mar 8, 2009
#3 Portland (L) #2 Saint Mary's (W) 61-71 Orleans Arena PTS: 15. Diamon Simpson
REB: 14. Diamon Simpson
AST: 4. Carlin Hughes
PTS: 15. Nik Raivio
REB: 9. Nik Raivio
AST: 3. B.J. Porter
Mar 8, 2009
#4 Santa Clara (L) #1 Gonzaga (W) 59-94 Orleans Arena PTS: 28. Austin Daye
REB: 8. Matt Bouldin
AST: 7. Matt Bouldin
PTS: 20. James Rahon
REB: 10. John Bryant
AST: 4. John Bryant
Mar 9, 2009
#2 Saint Mary's (L) #1 Gonzaga (W) 58-83 Orleans Arena PTS: 17. Josh Heytvelt
REB: 12. Micah Downs
AST: 7. Matt Bouldin
PTS: 19. Diamon Simpson
REB: 9. Omar Samhan
AST: 2. Carlin Hughes