Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2008-2009 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 11 - 14, 2009
Champions:#1 Memphis
Runner-Up:#2 Tulsa
MVP/MOP:Tyreke Evans (Memphis, Fr.)
All-Tournament Team:Glenn Andrews (Tulsa, So.), Robert Dozier (Memphis, Sr.), Tyreke Evans (Memphis, Fr.), Ray Reese (Tulsa, Sr.), Shawn Taggart (Memphis, Jr.)
Championship Venue:FedExForum (Memphis, TN)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Brent Baranky, Lee Cassell, Kyle Chambers, Dan Chrisman, Don Daily, Terry Davis, Duke Edsall, John Hampton, Rick Hartzell, Hal Lusk, Barry Mathis, Kevin Mathis, Steve Olson, Steven Pyatt, Rick Randall, Curtis Shaw, Mike Thibodeaux, Mark Whitehead

2008-2009 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Aubrey Coleman (Houston, Jr.) (58)
Total Rebounds:Aubrey Coleman (Houston, Jr.) (32)
Total Assists:Aubrey Coleman (Houston, Jr.) (15)
Total Steals:Paul Delaney (UAB, Sr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Jerome Jordan (Tulsa, Jr.) (10)
Total Minutes:Kelvin Lewis (Houston, Jr.) (120)
Total FIC:Aubrey Coleman (Houston, Jr.) (46.5)
Total Fouls:Zamal Nixon (Houston, So.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Tyreke Evans (Memphis, Fr.) (12)
Total FGs:Aubrey Coleman (Houston, Jr.) (19)
Total 3PM:Kelvin Lewis (Houston, Jr.) (9), Ray Reese (Tulsa, Sr.) (9)
Total FTs:Robert Dozier (Memphis, Sr.) (17), Aubrey Coleman (Houston, Jr.) (17)

2008-2009 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Tulane 69
9 East Carolina 59
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Houston 85
12 Southern Methodist 76
 
7 Marshall 59
10 Rice 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 UCF 53
11 Southern Mississippi 77
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Memphis 51
8 Tulane 41
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 UTEP 85
5 Houston 89
2 Tulsa 73
10 Rice 51
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 UAB 74
11 Southern Mississippi 73
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Memphis 74
5 Houston 49
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Tulsa 70
3 UAB 67
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Memphis 64
2 Tulsa 39

2008-2009 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Memphis 30  90.91% 16  100.00%
2 Tulsa 24  72.73% 12  75.00%
3 UAB 22  11  66.67% 11  68.75%
4 UTEP 19  12  61.29% 10  62.50%
5 Houston 21  11  65.63% 10  62.50%
6 UCF 17  14  54.84% 43.75%
7 Marshall 15  17  46.88% 43.75%
8 Tulane 14  17  45.16% 43.75%
9 East Carolina 13  17  43.33% 11  31.25%
10 Rice 10  22  31.25% 12  25.00%
11 Southern Mississippi 15  17  46.88% 12  25.00%
12 Southern Methodist 21  30.00% 13  18.75%

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

2008-2009 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 11, 2009 #10 Rice (W) #7 Marshall (L) 60-59 FedExForum PTS: 14. Darryl Merthie
REB: 7. Markel Humphrey
AST: 1. Markel Humphrey
PTS: 18. Lawrence Ghoram
REB: 5. Lawrence Ghoram
AST: 6. Rodney Foster
Mar 11, 2009 #9 East Carolina (L) #8 Tulane (W) 59-69 FedExForum PTS: 23. Kevin Sims
REB: 8. Asim McQueen
AST: 6. Kevin Sims
PTS: 16. Sam Hinnant
REB: 11. Darrius Morrow
AST: 6. Brock Young
Mar 11, 2009 #11 Southern Mississippi (W) #6 UCF (L) 77-53 FedExForum PTS: 16. A.J. Tyler
REB: 6. A.J. Tyler
AST: 8. A.J. Rompza
PTS: 19. Courtney Beasley
REB: 11. Craig Craft
AST: 4. Jeremy Wise
Mar 11, 2009 #12 Southern Methodist (L) #5 Houston (W) 76-85 FedExForum PTS: 20. Aubrey Coleman
REB: 14. Aubrey Coleman
AST: 5. Zamal Nixon
PTS: 18. Derek Williams
REB: 6. Paul McCoy
AST: 5. Derek Williams
Mar 12, 2009 #10 Rice (L) #2 Tulsa (W) 51-73 FedExForum PTS: 22. Ray Reese
REB: 9. Jerome Jordan
AST: 7. Ben Uzoh
PTS: 10. Connor Frizzelle
REB: 8. Cory Pfleiger
AST: 3. Cory Pfleiger
Mar 12, 2009 #8 Tulane (L) #1 Memphis (W) 41-51 FedExForum PTS: 19. Shawn Taggart
REB: 10. Robert Dozier
AST: 4. Tyreke Evans
PTS: 10. Robinson Louisme
REB: 8. Robinson Louisme
AST: 2. Asim McQueen
Mar 12, 2009 #11 Southern Mississippi (L) #3 UAB (W) 73-74 FedExForum PTS: 21. Paul Delaney
REB: 13. Lawrence Kinnard
AST: 4. Paul Delaney
PTS: 28. Jeremy Wise
REB: 10. Courtney Beasley
AST: 5. Jeremy Wise
Mar 12, 2009 #5 Houston (W) #4 UTEP (L) 89-85 FedExForum PTS: 38. Stefon Jackson
REB: 17. Arnett Moultrie
AST: 5. Julyan Stone
PTS: 24. Aubrey Coleman
REB: 12. Aubrey Coleman
AST: 7. Aubrey Coleman
Mar 13, 2009 #3 UAB (L) #2 Tulsa (W) 67-70 FedExForum PTS: 17. Ray Reese
REB: 6. Glenn Andrews
AST: 6. Ray Reese
PTS: 14. Paul Delaney
REB: 7. Lawrence Kinnard
AST: 5. Aaron Johnson
Mar 13, 2009 #5 Houston (L) #1 Memphis (W) 49-74 FedExForum PTS: 16. Robert Dozier
REB: 9. Antonio Anderson
AST: 5. Antonio Anderson
PTS: 18. Kelvin Lewis
REB: 6. Aubrey Coleman
AST: 4. Aubrey Coleman
Mar 14, 2009 #2 Tulsa (L) #1 Memphis (W) 39-64 FedExForum PTS: 18. Robert Dozier
REB: 14. Robert Dozier
AST: 6. Tyreke Evans
PTS: 13. Glenn Andrews
REB: 7. Jerome Jordan
AST: 3. Glenn Andrews