Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2005-2006 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 8 - 11, 2006
Champions:#1 Memphis
Runner-Up:#2 UAB
MVP/MOP:Shawne Williams (Memphis, Fr.)
All-Tournament Team:Rodney Carney (Memphis, Sr.), Joey Dorsey (Memphis, So.), Shawne Williams (Memphis, Fr.), Squeaky Johnson (UAB, Sr.), Jason Williams (UTEP, Sr.)
Championship Venue:FedExForum (Memphis, TN)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:James Breeding, Mike Eades, Tom Eades, David Hall, Rick Hartzell, John Higgins, Ed Hightower, Ted Hillary, Bobby Jacobs, Hal Lusk, Kevin Mathis, Barry Mathis, Kyle Neve, Tom O'Neill, Steve Olsen, Steve Olson, Steven Pyatt, Larry Rose, Mike Thibodeaux, Scott Thornley, Gary Vaughn, Larry Ware, Steve Welmer, Mark Whitehead

2005-2006 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Shawne Williams (Memphis, Fr.) (54)
Total Rebounds:Joey Dorsey (Memphis, So.) (28)
Total Assists:Squeaky Johnson (UAB, Sr.) (15)
Total Steals:Paul Delaney (UAB, So.) (6), Oliver Lafayette (Houston, Jr.) (6)
Total Blocks:Rodney Carney (Memphis, Sr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Antonio Anderson (Memphis, Fr.) (105)
Total FIC:Shawne Williams (Memphis, Fr.) (39.3)
Total Fouls:Frank Holmes (UAB, So.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Derrick Roberts (Southern Methodist, So.) (13)
Total FGs:Shawne Williams (Memphis, Fr.) (16)
Total 3PM:Shawne Williams (Memphis, Fr.) (8), Marvett McDonald (UAB, Sr.) (8)
Total FTs:Paul Delaney (UAB, So.) (18)

2005-2006 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Tulane 64
9 Marshall 58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 UCF 65
12 East Carolina 52
 
7 Rice 59
10 Southern Methodist 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Tulsa 61
11 Southern Mississippi 66
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Memphis 75
8 Tulane 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Houston 71
5 UCF 52
2 UAB 69
10 Southern Methodist 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 UTEP 66
11 Southern Mississippi 47
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Memphis 68
4 Houston 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 UAB 63
3 UTEP 60
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Memphis 57
2 UAB 46

2005-2006 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Memphis 29  90.63% 13  92.86%
2 UAB 24  82.76% 12  85.71%
3 UTEP 20  68.97% 11  78.57%
4 Houston 20  68.97% 64.29%
5 UCF 14  15  48.28% 50.00%
6 Tulsa 11  17  39.29% 42.86%
7 Rice 12  16  42.86% 42.86%
8 Tulane 12  17  41.38% 42.86%
9 Marshall 12  16  42.86% 35.71%
10 Southern Methodist 13  16  44.83% 10  28.57%
11 Southern Mississippi 10  21  32.26% 11  21.43%
12 East Carolina 20  28.57% 12  14.29%

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

2005-2006 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 8, 2006 #10 Southern Methodist (W) #7 Rice (L) 61-59 FedExForum PTS: 28. Morris Almond
REB: 7. Morris Almond
AST: 4. Lorenzo Williams
PTS: 15. Donatas Rackauskas
REB: 10. Bryan Hopkins
AST: 6. Bryan Hopkins
Mar 8, 2006 #9 Marshall (L) #8 Tulane (W) 58-64 FedExForum PTS: 21. David Gomez
REB: 10. David Gomez
AST: 5. Andrew Garcia
PTS: 15. Mark Patton
REB: 9. Markel Humphrey
AST: 4. Chris Ross
Mar 8, 2006 #11 Southern Mississippi (W) #6 Tulsa (L) 66-61 FedExForum PTS: 17. Chris Wallace
REB: 5. Anthony Price
AST: 5. Deion James
PTS: 19. Mildon Ambres
REB: 9. Jason Forte
AST: 7. Courtney Beasley
Mar 8, 2006 #12 East Carolina (L) #5 UCF (W) 52-65 FedExForum PTS: 25. Josh Peppers
REB: 9. Justin Rose
AST: 4. Justin Rose
PTS: 21. Corey Rouse
REB: 14. Corey Rouse
AST: 3. Corey Rouse
Mar 9, 2006 #10 Southern Methodist (L) #2 UAB (W) 55-69 FedExForum PTS: 12. Richard Jones
REB: 4. Richard Jones
AST: 6. Squeaky Johnson
PTS: 13. Bryan Hopkins
REB: 17. Devon Kobi Pearson
AST: 5. Bryan Hopkins
Mar 9, 2006 #8 Tulane (L) #1 Memphis (W) 56-75 FedExForum PTS: 18. Rodney Carney
REB: 8. Robert Dozier
AST: 2. Rodney Carney
PTS: 21. Chris Moore
REB: 9. Chris Moore
AST: 8. Andrew Garcia
Mar 9, 2006 #11 Southern Mississippi (L) #3 UTEP (W) 47-66 FedExForum PTS: 14. Jason Williams
REB: 7. Jason Williams
AST: 4. Miguel Ayala
PTS: 9. Mildon Ambres
REB: 9. Mildon Ambres
AST: 3. David Cornwell
Mar 9, 2006 #5 UCF (L) #4 Houston (W) 52-71 FedExForum PTS: 19. Oliver Lafayette
REB: 12. Jahmar Thorpe
AST: 4. Lanny Smith
PTS: 15. Josh Peppers
REB: 7. Marcus Johnson
AST: 4. Justin Rose
Mar 10, 2006 #3 UTEP (L) #2 UAB (W) 60-63 FedExForum PTS: 15. Marvett McDonald
REB: 6. Paul Delaney
AST: 6. Squeaky Johnson
PTS: 20. Jason Williams
REB: 8. Jason Williams
AST: 6. Edgar Moreno
Mar 10, 2006 #4 Houston (L) #1 Memphis (W) 54-68 FedExForum PTS: 23. Shawne Williams
REB: 9. Joey Dorsey
AST: 8. Andre Allen
PTS: 20. Oliver Lafayette
REB: 9. Ramon Dyer
AST: 2. Brian Latham
Mar 11, 2006 #2 UAB (L) #1 Memphis (W) 46-57 FedExForum PTS: 18. Shawne Williams
REB: 12. Joey Dorsey
AST: 4. Darius Washington
PTS: 14. Paul Delaney
REB: 7. Brandon Tobias
AST: 3. Squeaky Johnson