WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2003-2004 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 9 - 13, 2004
Champions:#1 Nevada
Runner-Up:#2 UTEP
MVP/MOP:Kirk Snyder (Nevada, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Kirk Snyder (Nevada, Jr.), Todd Okeson (Nevada, Sr.), Omar Thomas (UTEP, Jr.), Filiberto Rivera (UTEP, Jr.), Jason Williams (UTEP, So.)
Championship Venue:Save Mart Center (Fresno, CA)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Duane Allen, Rick Batsell, Frank Bosone, Terry Christman, Randy Heimerman, Bobby Jacobs, Paul Kaster, Gerry Pollard, Ruben Ramos, Kelly Self, Bob Sitov, Duane Smith, Winston Smith, Winston Stith

2003-2004 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Kirk Snyder (Nevada, Jr.) (53), Omar Thomas (UTEP, Jr.) (53)
Total Rebounds:Paul Millsap (Louisiana Tech, Fr.) (30)
Total Assists:Filiberto Rivera (UTEP, Jr.) (14)
Total Steals:Donell Allick (Louisiana Tech, So.) (5), Eric Castro (Southern Methodist, Jr.) (5)
Total Blocks:Kevinn Pinkney (Nevada, Jr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Todd Okeson (Nevada, Sr.) (119)
Total FIC:Kevinn Pinkney (Nevada, Jr.) (38.0)
Total Fouls:Roy Smallwood (UTEP, Sr.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Kirk Snyder (Nevada, Jr.) (16)
Total FGs:Mike Harris (Rice, Jr.) (19), Omar Thomas (UTEP, Jr.) (19)
Total 3PM:Bryan Hopkins (Southern Methodist, So.) (9), Chris Craig (UTEP, Sr.) (9)
Total FTs:Kirk Snyder (Nevada, Jr.) (18)

2003-2004 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Southern Methodist 79
9 Tulsa 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Louisiana Tech 57
10 San Jose State 51
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Nevada 75
8 Southern Methodist 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Rice 70
5 Hawaii 68
2 UTEP 62
7 Louisiana Tech 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Boise State 71
6 Fresno State 54
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Nevada 67
4 Rice 59
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 UTEP 85
3 Boise State 73
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Nevada 66
2 UTEP 60

2003-2004 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Nevada 22  73.33% 13  72.22%
2 UTEP 24  80.00% 13  72.22%
3 Boise State 21  70.00% 12  66.67%
4 Rice 22  10  68.75% 12  66.67%
5 Hawaii 19  11  63.33% 11  61.11%
6 Fresno State 14  15  48.28% 10  55.56%
7 Louisiana Tech 15  15  50.00% 10  44.44%
8 Southern Methodist 12  18  40.00% 13  27.78%
9 Tulsa 20  31.03% 13  27.78%
10 San Jose State 23  20.69% 17  5.56%

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

2003-2004 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 9, 2004 #9 Tulsa (L) #8 Southern Methodist (W) 60-79 Save Mart Center PTS: 30. Bryan Hopkins
REB: 5. Patrick Simpson
AST: 7. Eric Castro
PTS: 17. Jarius Glenn
REB: 10. Anthony Price
AST: 2. Jarius Glenn
Mar 9, 2004 #10 San Jose State (L) #7 Louisiana Tech (W) 51-57 Save Mart Center PTS: 18. Donell Allick
REB: 18. Paul Millsap
AST: 2. Paul Millsap
PTS: 21. Marquin Chandler
REB: 7. Marquin Chandler
AST: 5. Bim Okunrinboye
Mar 11, 2004 #7 Louisiana Tech (L) #2 UTEP (W) 55-62 Save Mart Center PTS: 20. Omar Thomas
REB: 10. Jason Williams
AST: 4. Jason Williams
PTS: 16. Paul Millsap
REB: 12. Paul Millsap
AST: 6. Donell Allick
Mar 11, 2004 #8 Southern Methodist (L) #1 Nevada (W) 60-75 Save Mart Center PTS: 22. Kirk Snyder
REB: 9. Nick Fazekas
AST: 3. Todd Okeson
PTS: 22. Bryan Hopkins
REB: 7. Eric Castro
AST: 3. Bryan Hopkins
Mar 11, 2004 #6 Fresno State (L) #3 Boise State (W) 54-71 Save Mart Center PTS: 14. Aaron Haynes
REB: 5. Bryan DeFares
AST: 5. Joe Skiffer
PTS: 16. Marcus West
REB: 7. Mustafa Al-Sayyad
AST: 5. Shantay Legans
Mar 11, 2004 #5 Hawaii (L) #4 Rice (W) 68-70 Save Mart Center PTS: 29. Mike Harris
REB: 9. Yamar Diene
AST: 9. Rashid Smith
PTS: 15. Michael Kuebler
REB: 11. Julian Sensley
AST: 5. Michael Kuebler
Mar 12, 2004 #4 Rice (L) #1 Nevada (W) 59-67 Save Mart Center PTS: 20. Kirk Snyder
REB: 11. Kevinn Pinkney
AST: 3. Kirk Snyder
PTS: 20. Jason McKrieth
REB: 5. Mike Harris
AST: 3. Jamaal Moore
Mar 12, 2004 #3 Boise State (L) #2 UTEP (W) 73-85 Save Mart Center PTS: 21. Omar Thomas
REB: 10. Jason Williams
AST: 4. Jason Williams
PTS: 16. Bryan DeFares
REB: 9. Jason Ellis
AST: 8. Bryan DeFares
Mar 13, 2004 #2 UTEP (L) #1 Nevada (W) 60-66 Save Mart Center PTS: 15. Kevinn Pinkney
REB: 14. Kirk Snyder
AST: 6. Todd Okeson
PTS: 14. Filiberto Rivera
REB: 9. Filiberto Rivera
AST: 6. Filiberto Rivera