WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2011-2012 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 8 - 10, 2012
Champions:#2 New Mexico State
Runner-Up:#5 Louisiana Tech
MVP/MOP:Wendell McKines (New Mexico State, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Wendell McKines (New Mexico State, Sr.), Trevor Gaskins (Louisiana Tech, Sr.), Raheem Appleby (Louisiana Tech, Fr.), Tyrone Watson (New Mexico State, Jr.), Hernst Laroche (New Mexico State, Sr.)
Championship Venue:Orleans Arena (Las Vegas, NV)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Duane Allen, Rick Batsell, Jimmy Casas, Martin Cota, Mike Giarratano, Doran Gotschall, David Hall, Verne Harris, Ronnie Hernandez, Mike Littlewood, Randy McCall, D.G. Nelson, Ruben Ramos, Bob Staffen, Winston Stith, Scott Thornley, Bobby Vetkoetter

2011-2012 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Wendell McKines (New Mexico State, Sr.) (64)
Total Rebounds:Wendell McKines (New Mexico State, Sr.) (32)
Total Assists:Miah Ostrowski (Hawaii, Sr.) (22)
Total Steals:Hernst Laroche (New Mexico State, Sr.) (6), Vander Joaquim (Hawaii, Jr.) (6)
Total Blocks:Hamidu Rahman (New Mexico State, Sr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Trevor Gaskins (Louisiana Tech, Sr.) (113)
Total FIC:Wendell McKines (New Mexico State, Sr.) (58.1)
Total Fouls:Hamidu Rahman (New Mexico State, Sr.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Trevor Gaskins (Louisiana Tech, Sr.) (10)
Total FGs:Wendell McKines (New Mexico State, Sr.) (24)
Total 3PM:Wendell McKines (New Mexico State, Sr.) (7)
Total FTs:Trevor Gaskins (Louisiana Tech, Sr.) (18)

2011-2012 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Nevada 54
8 San Jose State 44
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Utah State 70
5 Louisiana Tech 72
3 Idaho 70
6 Hawaii 72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 New Mexico State 65
7 Fresno State 49
Semifinals
 
 
1 Nevada 73
5 Louisiana Tech 78
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 New Mexico State 92
6 Hawaii 81
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 New Mexico State 82
5 Louisiana Tech 57

2011-2012 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Nevada 26  81.25% 13  92.86%
2 New Mexico State 25  73.53% 10  71.43%
3 Idaho 18  13  58.06% 64.29%
4 Utah State 17  15  53.13% 57.14%
5 Louisiana Tech 18  15  54.55% 42.86%
6 Hawaii 16  16  50.00% 42.86%
7 Fresno State 13  20  39.39% 11  21.43%
8 San Jose State 22  29.03% 13  7.14%

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

2011-2012 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 8, 2012 #6 Hawaii (W) #3 Idaho (L) 72-70 Orleans Arena PTS: 19. Kyle Barone
REB: 16. Djim Bandoumel
AST: 4. Landon Tatum
PTS: 20. Vander Joaquim
REB: 13. Vander Joaquim
AST: 9. Miah Ostrowski
Mar 8, 2012 #7 Fresno State (L) #2 New Mexico State (W) 49-65 Orleans Arena PTS: 15. Wendell McKines
REB: 13. Wendell McKines
AST: 3. Hernst Laroche
PTS: 14. Kevin Foster
REB: 7. Tyler Johnson
AST: 3. Steven Shepp
Mar 8, 2012 #8 San Jose State (L) #1 Nevada (W) 44-54 Orleans Arena PTS: 16. Deonte Burton
REB: 8. Jerry Evans
AST: 3. Deonte Burton
PTS: 18. Wil Carter
REB: 7. Wil Carter
AST: 5. Keith Shamburger
Mar 8, 2012 #5 Louisiana Tech (W) #4 Utah State (L) 72-70 Orleans Arena PTS: 17. Danny Berger
REB: 6. Ben Clifford
AST: 8. Preston Medlin
PTS: 16. Romario Souza
REB: 7. Romario Souza
AST: 5. Trevor Gaskins
Mar 9, 2012 #6 Hawaii (L) #2 New Mexico State (W) 81-92 Orleans Arena PTS: 22. Wendell McKines
REB: 10. Daniel Mullings
AST: 6. Hernst Laroche
PTS: 21. Shaquille Stokes
REB: 5. Vander Joaquim
AST: 13. Miah Ostrowski
Mar 9, 2012 #5 Louisiana Tech (W) #1 Nevada (L) 78-73 Orleans Arena PTS: 21. Malik Story
REB: 10. Dario Hunt
AST: 5. Deonte Burton
PTS: 21. Trevor Gaskins
REB: 5. Trevor Gaskins
AST: 4. Trevor Gaskins
Mar 10, 2012 #5 Louisiana Tech (L) #2 New Mexico State (W) 57-82 Orleans Arena PTS: 27. Wendell McKines
REB: 14. Wendell McKines
AST: 6. Hernst Laroche
PTS: 24. Trevor Gaskins
REB: 7. Brandon Gibson
AST: 2. Speedy Smith