Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2017-2018 Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 6 - 10, 2018
Champions:#1 Montana
Runner-Up:#3 Eastern Washington
MVP/MOP:Michael Oguine (Montana, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Michael Oguine (Montana, Jr.), Ahmaad Rorie (Montana, Jr.), Bogdan Bliznyuk (Eastern Washington, Sr.), Andre Spight (Northern Colorado, Sr.), Jordan Davis (Northern Colorado, Jr.), Brandon Better (Southern Utah, Jr.)
Championship Venue:Reno Events Center (Reno, NV)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Rick Batsell, Marc Beasley, Kevin Brill, Scott Brown, Deldre Carr, Mark Cook, Michael Greenstein, Nate Harris, Ryan Holmes, Michael Irving, Shawn Lehigh, Casey McClellan, Gregg Morstein, D.G. Nelson, Gregory Nixon, Tommy Nunez Jr., Kelly Pfeifer, Ruben Ramos, Chris Rastatter, Mark Riggs, Justin Shamion, Chad Shepherd, John Stigliano, Doug Sturdivan

2017-2018 Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Bogdan Bliznyuk (Eastern Washington, Sr.) (82)
Total Rebounds:Fabijan Krslovic (Montana, Sr.) (25)
Total Assists:Andre Spight (Northern Colorado, Sr.) (15)
Total Steals:Geno Crandall (North Dakota, Jr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Jalen Sanders (Northern Colorado, Fr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Ahmaad Rorie (Montana, Jr.) (116)
Total FIC:Bogdan Bliznyuk (Eastern Washington, Sr.) (44.5)
Total Fouls:Tanner Morgan (Northern Colorado, Sr.) (15)
Total Turnovers:Bogdan Bliznyuk (Eastern Washington, Sr.) (14), Andre Spight (Northern Colorado, Sr.) (14)
Total FGs:Bogdan Bliznyuk (Eastern Washington, Sr.) (31)
Total 3PM:Jonah Radebaugh (Northern Colorado, So.) (10)
Total FTs:Ahmaad Rorie (Montana, Jr.) (20), Brandon Better (Southern Utah, Jr.) (20)

2017-2018 Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 North Dakota 76
9 Montana State 74
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Northern Colorado 82
12 Northern Arizona 59
 
7 Idaho State 68
10 Southern Utah 76
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Portland State 71
11 Sacramento State 67
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Montana 84
8 North Dakota 76
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Weber State 55
5 Northern Colorado 80
2 Idaho 78
10 Southern Utah 92
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Eastern Washington 78
6 Portland State 72
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Montana 91
5 Northern Colorado 89
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Eastern Washington 82
10 Southern Utah 70
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Montana 82
3 Eastern Washington 65

2017-2018 Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Montana 25  78.13% 16  88.89%
2 Idaho 22  70.97% 14  77.78%
3 Eastern Washington 20  13  60.61% 13  72.22%
4 Weber State 20  11  64.52% 13  72.22%
5 Northern Colorado 22  12  64.71% 11  61.11%
6 Portland State 20  13  60.61% 50.00%
7 Idaho State 14  16  46.67% 50.00%
8 North Dakota 12  20  37.50% 12  33.33%
9 Montana State 13  19  40.63% 12  33.33%
10 Southern Utah 13  19  40.63% 13  27.78%
11 Sacramento State 25  21.88% 14  22.22%
12 Northern Arizona 27  15.63% 16  11.11%

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

2017-2018 Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 6, 2018 #9 Montana State (L) #8 North Dakota (W) 74-76 Reno Events Center PTS: 29. Marlon Stewart
REB: 9. Dale Jones
AST: 5. Marlon Stewart
PTS: 16. Devonte Klines
REB: 10. Keljin Blevins
AST: 5. Devonte Klines
Mar 6, 2018 #12 Northern Arizona (L) #5 Northern Colorado (W) 59-82 Reno Events Center PTS: 21. Jordan Davis
REB: 11. Jonah Radebaugh
AST: 6. Andre Spight
PTS: 13. Corey Brown
REB: 6. Brooks DeBisschop
AST: 4. Torry Johnson
Mar 6, 2018 #10 Southern Utah (W) #7 Idaho State (L) 76-68 Reno Events Center PTS: 22. Brandon Boyd
REB: 14. Novak Topalovic
AST: 2. Geno Luzcando
PTS: 18. Brandon Better
REB: 10. Dwayne Morgan
AST: 2. Jacob Calloway
Mar 6, 2018 #11 Sacramento State (L) #6 Portland State (W) 67-71 Reno Events Center PTS: 18. Holland Woods
REB: 9. Bryce Canda
AST: 4. Holland Woods
PTS: 16. Bryce Fowler
REB: 8. Justin Strings
AST: 5. Bryce Fowler
Mar 8, 2018 #8 North Dakota (L) #1 Montana (W) 76-84 Reno Events Center PTS: 30. Ahmaad Rorie
REB: 13. Fabijan Krslovic
AST: 5. Ahmaad Rorie
PTS: 24. Dale Jones
REB: 8. Dale Jones
AST: 7. Geno Crandall
Mar 8, 2018 #5 Northern Colorado (W) #4 Weber State (L) 80-55 Reno Events Center PTS: 18. Brekkott Chapman
REB: 12. Brekkott Chapman
AST: 1. Brekkott Chapman
PTS: 25. Andre Spight
REB: 8. Jonah Radebaugh
AST: 5. Andre Spight
Mar 8, 2018 #10 Southern Utah (W) #2 Idaho (L) 92-78 Reno Events Center PTS: 27. Brayon Blake
REB: 12. Brayon Blake
AST: 4. Victor Sanders
PTS: 27. Brandon Better
REB: 9. Jamal Aytes
AST: 5. James McGee
Mar 8, 2018 #6 Portland State (L) #3 Eastern Washington (W) 72-78 Reno Events Center PTS: 35. Bogdan Bliznyuk
REB: 12. Mason Peatling
AST: 5. Ty Gibson
PTS: 14. Derek Brown
REB: 7. Brandon Hollins
AST: 3. Deante Strickland
Mar 9, 2018 #5 Northern Colorado (L) #1 Montana (W) 89-91 Reno Events Center PTS: 19. Michael Oguine
REB: 9. Michael Oguine
AST: 3. Ahmaad Rorie
PTS: 22. Andre Spight
REB: 9. Jalen Sanders
AST: 4. Andre Spight
Mar 9, 2018 #10 Southern Utah (L) #3 Eastern Washington (W) 70-82 Reno Events Center PTS: 32. Bogdan Bliznyuk
REB: 5. Jacob Davison
AST: 3. Sir Washington
PTS: 15. Jadon Cohee
REB: 8. Jamal Aytes
AST: 5. James McGee
Mar 10, 2018 #3 Eastern Washington (L) #1 Montana (W) 65-82 Reno Events Center PTS: 21. Michael Oguine
REB: 10. Fabijan Krslovic
AST: 5. Ahmaad Rorie
PTS: 16. Jacob Davison
REB: 7. Jacob Davison
AST: 4. Bogdan Bliznyuk