Great West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2009-2010 Great West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 10 - 13, 2010
Champions:#1 South Dakota
Runner-Up:#2 Houston Baptist
MVP/MOP:Kendall Cutler (South Dakota, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Jake Thomas (South Dakota, Fr.), Mario Flaherty (Houston Baptist, Sr.), Wendell Preadom (Houston Baptist, Sr.), Chris Flores (N.J.I.T., Fr.), Kendall Cutler (South Dakota, Jr.)
Championship Venue:UCCU Center (Orem, UT)
Attendance:1,458
Officials:Matt Basham, Shane Crossland, Scott Debo, Bruce Hicks, Kyle Ingram, Glenn Mayberry, Casey McClellan, DG Nelson, Paul Spencer, Greg Spencer, Rick Thorne

2009-2010 Great West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Andrew Gonzalez (Houston Baptist, Jr.) (62)
Total Rebounds:Mario Flaherty (Houston Baptist, Sr.) (33)
Total Assists:Michael Moss (Houston Baptist, Jr.) (16)
Total Steals:Victor Scott (Chicago State, Fr.) (4)
Total Blocks:Tyler Cain (South Dakota, Sr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Wendell Preadom (Houston Baptist, Sr.) (113)
Total FIC:Mario Flaherty (Houston Baptist, Sr.) (37.4)
Total Fouls:Mario Flaherty (Houston Baptist, Sr.) (10)
Total Turnovers:Mario Flaherty (Houston Baptist, Sr.) (16)
Total FGs:Andrew Gonzalez (Houston Baptist, Jr.) (21)
Total 3PM:Jake Thomas (South Dakota, Fr.) (9)
Total FTs:Chris Flores (N.J.I.T., Fr.) (20)

2009-2010 Great West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
4 Utah Valley 53
5 Texas-RGV 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 North Dakota 57
6 N.J.I.T. 70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Houston Baptist 80
7 Chicago State 77
Semifinals
 
 
1 South Dakota 76
5 Texas-RGV 71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Houston Baptist 74
6 N.J.I.T. 64
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 South Dakota 91
2 Houston Baptist 86

2009-2010 Great West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 South Dakota 21  70.00% 11  91.67%
2 Houston Baptist 12  20  37.50% 75.00%
3 North Dakota 23  25.81% 41.67%
4 Utah Valley 12  18  40.00% 41.67%
5 Texas-RGV 27  18.18% 33.33%
6 N.J.I.T. 10  21  32.26% 33.33%
7 Chicago State 23  28.13% 33.33%

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

2009-2010 Great West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 10, 2010 #7 Chicago State (L) #2 Houston Baptist (W) 77-80 UCCU Center PTS: 22. Wendell Preadom
REB: 8. Michael Moss
AST: 6. Michael Moss
PTS: 22. Antonio Lofton
REB: 14. Antonio Lofton
AST: 3. Christian Wall
Mar 10, 2010 #5 Texas-RGV (W) #4 Utah Valley (L) 56-53 UCCU Center PTS: 25. Justin Baker
REB: 12. Tyray Petty
AST: 5. Kevin Woods II
PTS: 18. Nick Weiermiller
REB: 7. Matt Mierzycki
AST: 4. Nick Weiermiller
Mar 10, 2010 #6 N.J.I.T. (W) #3 North Dakota (L) 70-57 UCCU Center PTS: 19. Travis Bledsoe
REB: 5. Travis Mertens
AST: 3. Nick Haugen
PTS: 21. Chris Flores
REB: 8. Ryan Regis
AST: 5. P.J. Miller
Mar 12, 2010 #5 Texas-RGV (L) #1 South Dakota (W) 71-76 UCCU Center PTS: 19. Jake Thomas
REB: 17. Tyler Cain
AST: 7. Kendall Cutler
PTS: 15. Aaron Urbanus
REB: 7. Matt Mierzycki
AST: 4. Manny Hendrix
Mar 12, 2010 #6 N.J.I.T. (L) #2 Houston Baptist (W) 64-74 UCCU Center PTS: 24. Andrew Gonzalez
REB: 10. Mario Flaherty
AST: 4. Michael Moss
PTS: 17. Chris Flores
REB: 5. Isaiah Wilkerson
AST: 4. Jheryl Wilson
Mar 13, 2010 #2 Houston Baptist (L) #1 South Dakota (W) 86-91 UCCU Center PTS: 24. Jake Thomas
REB: 11. Tyler Cain
AST: 8. Kendall Cutler
PTS: 23. Mario Flaherty
REB: 17. Mario Flaherty
AST: 6. Michael Moss