Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

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

Tournament Dates:Mar 11 - 14, 2009
Champions:#1 Cal State Northridge
Runner-Up:#3 Pacific
MVP/MOP:Rodrigue Mels (Cal State Northridge, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Rodrigue Mels (Cal State Northridge, Sr.), Tremaine Ford (Cal State Northridge, Sr.), Bryan LeDuc (Pacific, Jr.), Chad Troyer (Pacific, Sr.), Josh Akognon (Cal State Fullerton, Sr.), Chris Devine (UC Santa Barbara, Sr.)
Championship Venue:Anaheim Convention Center (Anaheim, CA)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Duane Allen, Fred Carbone, Dick Cartmell, Newton Chelette, Martin Cota, Melvin Landry, Tony Padilla, Jerry Scott, Mike Scyphers, Milt Stowe, Jim Stupin, Matt Tackett, Guy Thomas

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

Total Points:Josh Akognon (Cal State Fullerton, Sr.) (60)
Total Rebounds:Tremaine Ford (Cal State Northridge, Sr.) (22)
Total Assists:Mark Payne (UC Davis, So.) (12)
Total Steals:Joe Ford (Pacific, Jr.) (7)
Total Blocks:Willie Galick (Cal State Northridge, Jr.) (2), Tremaine Ford (Cal State Northridge, Sr.) (2), Kyle Brucculeri (UC Davis, Sr.) (2)
Total Minutes:Sam Willard (Pacific, So.) (97)
Total FIC:Rodrigue Mels (Cal State Northridge, Sr.) (32.8)
Total Fouls:Willie Galick (Cal State Northridge, Jr.) (10), Vincent Cordell (Cal State Northridge, Jr.) (10)
Total Turnovers:Kenny Daniels (Cal State Northridge, Jr.) (9), Michael Kirby (Pacific, Sr.) (9), Chris Devine (UC Santa Barbara, Sr.) (9)
Total FGs:Josh Akognon (Cal State Fullerton, Sr.) (20)
Total 3PM:Josh Akognon (Cal State Fullerton, Sr.) (13)
Total FTs:Bryan LeDuc (Pacific, Jr.) (15)

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

First Round
6 UC Riverside 46
7 Cal State Fullerton 59
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 UC Irvine 68
8 UC Davis 69
 
Quarterfinals
 
4 UC Santa Barbara 73
7 Cal State Fullerton 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Pacific 67
8 UC Davis 60
Semifinals
 
 
1 Cal State Northridge 67
4 UC Santa Barbara 60
 
 
2 Long Beach State 60
3 Pacific 65
Championship Game
 
 
 
1 Cal State Northridge 71
3 Pacific 66

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

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Cal State Northridge 16  13  55.17% 11  68.75%
2 Long Beach State 15  15  50.00% 10  62.50%
3 Pacific 19  11  63.33% 10  62.50%
4 UC Santa Barbara 16  15  51.61% 50.00%
5 UC Irvine 12  19  38.71% 50.00%
6 UC Riverside 17  13  56.67% 50.00%
7 Cal State Fullerton 15  17  46.88% 43.75%
8 UC Davis 13  19  40.63% 43.75%

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

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

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 11, 2009 #7 Cal State Fullerton (W) #6 UC Riverside (L) 59-46 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 17. Brandon Dowdy
REB: 7. Aaron Scott
AST: 3. Sean Cunningham
PTS: 37. Josh Akognon
REB: 8. Marcio Lassiter
AST: 3. Jacques Streeter
Mar 11, 2009 #8 UC Davis (W) #5 UC Irvine (L) 69-68 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 16. Michael Vincent Hunter
REB: 7. Kevin Bland
AST: 7. Michael Vincent Hunter
PTS: 20. Vince Oliver
REB: 8. Mark Payne
AST: 6. Mark Payne
Mar 12, 2009 #7 Cal State Fullerton (L) #4 UC Santa Barbara (W) 64-73 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 15. James Nunnally
REB: 6. Chris Devine
AST: 3. James Nunnally
PTS: 23. Josh Akognon
REB: 8. Aaron Thompson
AST: 6. Jacques Streeter
Mar 12, 2009 #8 UC Davis (L) #3 Pacific (W) 60-67 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 17. Bryan LeDuc
REB: 8. Sam Willard
AST: 4. Lavar Neufville
PTS: 17. Dominic Calegari
REB: 8. Joe Harden
AST: 6. Mark Payne
Mar 13, 2009 #4 UC Santa Barbara (L) #1 Cal State Northridge (W) 60-67 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 28. Rodrigue Mels
REB: 10. Tremaine Ford
AST: 3. Rodrigue Mels
PTS: 16. Chris Devine
REB: 7. Chris Devine
AST: 3. Chris Devine
Mar 13, 2009 #3 Pacific (W) #2 Long Beach State (L) 65-60 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 21. T.J. Robinson
REB: 6. T.J. Robinson
AST: 4. Casper Ware
PTS: 22. Chad Troyer
REB: 6. Sam Willard
AST: 3. James Doran
Mar 14, 2009 #3 Pacific (L) #1 Cal State Northridge (W) 66-71 Anaheim Convention Center PTS: 23. Rodrigue Mels
REB: 12. Tremaine Ford
AST: 6. Mark Hill
PTS: 24. Bryan LeDuc
REB: 9. Joe Ford
AST: 3. Joe Ford