WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2004-2005 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 8 - 12, 2005
Champions:#2 UTEP
Runner-Up:#8 Boise State
MVP/MOP:Filiberto Rivera (UTEP, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Filiberto Rivera (UTEP, Sr.), Omar Thomas (UTEP, Sr.), Jason Ellis (Boise State, Sr.), Jermaine Blackburn (Boise State, Sr.), Mike Harris (Rice, Sr.)
Championship Venue:Lawlor Events Center (Reno, NV)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Duane Allen, Bruce Allen, Rick Batsell, Terry Christman, Randy Heimerman, Bobby Jacobs, Paul Kaster, Bill Kennedy, Bobby McRoy, Ruben Ramos, Edgar Ramos, Mark Reishling, Bob Sitov, Winston Stith

2004-2005 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Jason Ellis (Boise State, Sr.) (70)
Total Rebounds:Jason Ellis (Boise State, Sr.) (53)
Total Assists:Filiberto Rivera (UTEP, Sr.) (24)
Total Steals:Coby Karl (Boise State, So.) (7)
Total Blocks:Jason Ellis (Boise State, Sr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Jermaine Blackburn (Boise State, Sr.) (133)
Total FIC:Jason Ellis (Boise State, Sr.) (64.5)
Total Fouls:Coby Karl (Boise State, So.) (13), Jason Ellis (Boise State, Sr.) (13)
Total Turnovers:Coby Karl (Boise State, So.) (14)
Total FGs:Jermaine Blackburn (Boise State, Sr.) (25)
Total 3PM:Eric Lane (Boise State, So.) (11)
Total FTs:Jason Ellis (Boise State, Sr.) (24), Omar Thomas (UTEP, Sr.) (24)

2004-2005 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Boise State 83
9 Tulsa 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Hawaii 72
10 San Jose State 48
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Nevada 72
8 Boise State 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Fresno State 84
5 Louisiana Tech 81
2 UTEP 80
7 Hawaii 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Rice 63
6 Southern Methodist 47
Semifinals
 
 
 
4 Fresno State 85
8 Boise State 86
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 UTEP 85
3 Rice 77
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 UTEP 91
8 Boise State 78

2004-2005 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Nevada 24  80.00% 16  88.89%
2 UTEP 26  78.79% 14  77.78%
3 Rice 19  11  63.33% 12  66.67%
4 Fresno State 16  14  53.33% 50.00%
5 Louisiana Tech 14  15  48.28% 50.00%
6 Southern Methodist 14  14  50.00% 50.00%
7 Hawaii 15  14  51.72% 11  38.89%
8 Boise State 16  17  48.48% 12  33.33%
9 Tulsa 20  31.03% 13  27.78%
10 San Jose State 23  20.69% 15  16.67%

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

2004-2005 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 8, 2005 #10 San Jose State (L) #7 Hawaii (W) 48-72 Lawlor Events Center PTS: 13. Julian Sensley
REB: 9. Deonte Tatum
AST: 6. Jake Sottos
PTS: 15. Marquin Chandler
REB: 9. Marquin Chandler
AST: 3. Michael McFadden
Mar 8, 2005 #9 Tulsa (L) #8 Boise State (W) 73-83 Lawlor Events Center PTS: 22. Jason Ellis
REB: 21. Jason Ellis
AST: 3. Jason Ellis
PTS: 22. Brett McDade
REB: 9. Guilherme Teichmann
AST: 4. Chris Wallace
Mar 10, 2005 #5 Louisiana Tech (L) #4 Fresno State (W) 81-84 Lawlor Events Center PTS: 24. Ja'Vance Coleman
REB: 8. Ja'Vance Coleman
AST: 5. Ja'Vance Coleman
PTS: 25. Paul Millsap
REB: 17. Paul Millsap
AST: 5. Daevon Haskins
Mar 10, 2005 #7 Hawaii (L) #2 UTEP (W) 62-80 Lawlor Events Center PTS: 21. Omar Thomas
REB: 8. Omar Thomas
AST: 5. Filiberto Rivera
PTS: 13. Bobby Nash
REB: 5. Jake Sottos
AST: 5. Jake Sottos
Mar 10, 2005 #8 Boise State (W) #1 Nevada (L) 73-72 Lawlor Events Center PTS: 18. Nick Fazekas
REB: 9. Kevinn Pinkney
AST: 3. Kyle Shiloh
PTS: 18. Coby Karl
REB: 7. Jason Ellis
AST: 5. Coby Karl
Mar 10, 2005 #6 Southern Methodist (L) #3 Rice (W) 47-63 Lawlor Events Center PTS: 24. Mike Harris
REB: 8. Mike Harris
AST: 7. Lorenzo Williams
PTS: 15. Patrick Simpson
REB: 11. Patrick Simpson
AST: 4. Derrick Roberts
Mar 11, 2005 #8 Boise State (W) #4 Fresno State (L) 86-85 Lawlor Events Center PTS: 26. Ja'Vance Coleman
REB: 6. Mustafa Al-Sayyad
AST: 4. Ja'Vance Coleman
PTS: 25. Jason Ellis
REB: 17. Jason Ellis
AST: 7. Coby Karl
Mar 11, 2005 #3 Rice (L) #2 UTEP (W) 77-85 Lawlor Events Center PTS: 31. Omar Thomas
REB: 8. Omar Thomas
AST: 11. Filiberto Rivera
PTS: 19. Mike Harris
REB: 14. Mike Harris
AST: 6. Jason McKrieth
Mar 12, 2005 #8 Boise State (L) #2 UTEP (W) 78-91 Lawlor Events Center PTS: 32. Filiberto Rivera
REB: 7. Omar Thomas
AST: 8. Filiberto Rivera
PTS: 24. Coby Karl
REB: 8. Jason Ellis
AST: 4. Eric Lane