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2009-2010 CollegeInsider.com Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 16 - 30, 2010
Tournament Champions: Missouri State
Tournament Runner Up: Pacific
Tournament MOP/MVP: Will Creekmore (Missouri State, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team: Will Creekmore (Missouri State, Jr.), Joe Ford (Pacific, Sr.), Anthony Johnson (Fairfield, Sr.), Adam Leonard (Missouri State, Jr.), Donald Sims (Appalachian State, Jr.), Kyle Weems (Missouri State, So.), Sam Willard (Pacific, Jr.)
Championship Game Venue: JQH Arena (Springfield, MO)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Bo Boroski, Don Daily, Terry Davis, Lonnie Dixon, Mike Eades, Brad Ferrie, Doran Gotschall, Jim Haney, Jerry Heater, Bruce Hicks, William Humes, William Hymes, Shawn Lehigh, David Lott, Buddy Mayborg, Steve McJunkins, Terry Oglesby, Gerry Pollard, Mike Sanzere, Larry Scirotto, Mike Scyphers, Kelly Self, Lamont Simpson, Steven Skiles, Winston Smith, Darryl Smith, Frank Spencer, Gene Steratore, Winston Stith, Mike Thibodeaux, Ted Valentine, Bobby Vetkoetter, Terry Wymer
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Donald Sims (Appalachian State, Jr.) (74)
Total Rebounds:Sam Willard (Pacific, Jr.) (45)
Total Assists:Nafis Ricks (Missouri State, Jr.) (19)
Total Steals:Jermaine Mallett (Missouri State, Jr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Hassan Whiteside (Marshall, Fr.) (8), Anthony Johnson (Fairfield, Sr.) (8)
Total Minutes:Adam Leonard (Missouri State, Jr.) (139)
Total FIC:Sam Willard (Pacific, Jr.) (59.0)
Total Fouls:Kyle Weems (Missouri State, So.) (13), Joe Ford (Pacific, Sr.) (13)
Total Turnovers:Jermaine Mallett (Missouri State, Jr.) (11)
Total FGs:Sam Willard (Pacific, Jr.) (25)
Total 3PM:Donald Sims (Appalachian State, Jr.) (15)
Total FTs:Nafis Ricks (Missouri State, Jr.) (16)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
- George Mason 96
- Fairfield 101
 
 
 
 
- Creighton 89
- South Dakota 78
 
- Louisiana Tech 66
- Southern Mississippi 57
 
 
 
 
- Missouri State 87
- Middle Tennessee State 79
 
- Loyola Marymount 76
- Pacific 86
 
 
 
 
- Northern Colorado 81
- Portland 73
 
- Appalachian State 93
- Harvard 71
 
 
 
 
- Marshall 90
- Western Carolina 88
 
Quarterfinals
 
- Creighton 73
- Fairfield 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Missouri State 69
- Louisiana Tech 40
- Northern Colorado 59
- Pacific 63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Marshall 72
- Appalachian State 80
Semifinals
 
 
 
- Missouri State 67
- Creighton 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Appalachian State 56
- Pacific 64
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- Missouri State 78
- Pacific 65

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
Berth Type
- Northern Colorado 24  77.42% 12  75.00% At-Large
- Louisiana Tech 23  10  69.70% 56.25% At-Large
- Marshall 23  71.88% 11  68.75% At-Large
- Appalachian State 22  12  64.71% 13  72.22% At-Large
- Fairfield 22  10  68.75% 13  72.22% At-Large
- South Dakota 22  70.97% 11  91.67% Tournament Winner
- Western Carolina 22  11  66.67% 11  61.11% At-Large
- Harvard 21  75.00% 10  71.43% At-Large
- Portland 21  10  67.74% 10  71.43% At-Large
- Missouri State 20  12  62.50% 10  44.44% At-Large
- Pacific 20  11  64.52% 12  75.00% At-Large
- Southern Mississippi 20  13  60.61% 50.00% At-Large
- Middle Tennessee State 19  13  59.38% 13  72.22% At-Large
- Loyola Marymount 18  15  54.55% 50.00% At-Large
- George Mason 17  14  54.84% 12  66.67% At-Large
- Creighton 16  15  51.61% 10  55.56% At-Large
*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 16, 2010
Western Carolina (L) Marshall (W) 88-90 Cam Henderson Center PTS: 24. Damier Pitts
REB: 10. Tyler Wilkerson
AST: 4. Damier Pitts
PTS: 21. Jake Robinson
REB: 8. Brandon Giles
AST: 6. Brigham Waginger
Mar 16, 2010
Fairfield (W) George Mason (L) 101-96 Patriot Center PTS: 28. Andre Cornelius
REB: 9. Mike Morrison
AST: 11. Luke Hancock
PTS: 32. Michael Evanovich
REB: 11. Anthony Johnson
AST: 7. Derek Needham
Mar 16, 2010
South Dakota (L) Creighton (W) 78-89 Omaha Civic Auditorium PTS: 15. Wayne Runnels
REB: 10. Justin Carter
AST: 5. Antoine Young
PTS: 18. Jake Thomas
REB: 9. Tyler Cain
AST: 6. Kendall Cutler
Mar 17, 2010
Portland (L) Northern Colorado (W) 73-81 Butler–Hancock Sports Pavilion PTS: 20. Will Figures
REB: 6. Taylor Montgomery
AST: 5. Will Figures
PTS: 19. T.J. Campbell
REB: 6. Robin Smeulders
AST: 10. T.J. Campbell
Mar 17, 2010
Middle Tennessee State (L) Missouri State (W) 79-87 JQH Arena PTS: 24. Kyle Weems
REB: 7. Will Creekmore
AST: 5. Nafis Ricks
PTS: 30. Desmond Yates
REB: 6. Montarrio Haddock
AST: 4. James Washington
Mar 17, 2010
Harvard (L) Appalachian State (W) 71-93 George M. Holmes Convocation Center PTS: 22. Donald Sims
REB: 7. Isaac Butts
AST: 5. Ryann Abraham
PTS: 24. Christian Webster
REB: 7. Jeremy Lin
AST: 5. Jeremy Lin
Mar 17, 2010
Pacific (W) Loyola Marymount (L) 86-76 Gersten Pavilion PTS: 22. Vernon Teel
REB: 6. Drew Viney
AST: 5. Vernon Teel
PTS: 23. Sam Willard
REB: 17. Sam Willard
AST: 3. Lavar Neufville
Mar 18, 2010
Southern Mississippi (L) Louisiana Tech (W) 57-66 Thomas Assembly Center PTS: 18. Olu Ashalou
REB: 10. Olu Ashalou
AST: 5. DeAndre Brown
PTS: 12. Angelo Johnson
REB: 12. Maurice Bolden
AST: 2. Angelo Johnson
Mar 22, 2010
Pacific (W) Northern Colorado (L) 63-59 Butler–Hancock Sports Pavilion PTS: 17. Chris Kaba
REB: 9. Chris Kaba
AST: 3. Will Figures
PTS: 15. Terrell Smith
REB: 8. Terrell Smith
AST: 2. Terrell Smith
Mar 22, 2010
Fairfield (L) Creighton (W) 55-73 Omaha Civic Auditorium PTS: 17. Kenny Lawson, Jr.
REB: 10. Justin Carter
AST: 5. Antoine Young
PTS: 19. Anthony Johnson
REB: 10. Lyndon Jordan
AST: 5. Derek Needham
Mar 22, 2010
Appalachian State (W) Marshall (L) 80-72 Cam Henderson Center PTS: 19. Tyler Wilkerson
REB: 6. Dago Pena
AST: 8. Damier Pitts
PTS: 30. Donald Sims
REB: 16. Isaac Butts
AST: 3. Donald Sims
Mar 22, 2010
Louisiana Tech (L) Missouri State (W) 40-69 JQH Arena PTS: 20. Adam Leonard
REB: 10. Will Creekmore
AST: 5. Justin Fuehrmeyer
PTS: 10. David Jackson
REB: 9. David Jackson
AST: 3. DeAndre Brown
Mar 24, 2010
Creighton (L) Missouri State (W) 61-67 JQH Arena PTS: 15. Nafis Ricks
REB: 6. Will Creekmore
AST: 5. Nafis Ricks
PTS: 21. Kenny Lawson, Jr.
REB: 8. Justin Carter
AST: 5. Antoine Young
Mar 25, 2010
Pacific (W) Appalachian State (L) 64-56 George M. Holmes Convocation Center PTS: 22. Donald Sims
REB: 7. Andre Williamson
AST: 2. Donald Sims
PTS: 22. Sam Willard
REB: 13. Joe Ford
AST: 4. Demetrece Young
Mar 30, 2010
Pacific (L) Missouri State (W) 65-78 JQH Arena PTS: 16. Caleb Patterson
REB: 8. Kyle Weems
AST: 5. Nafis Ricks
PTS: 17. Demetrece Young
REB: 10. Sam Willard
AST: 3. Joe Ford