WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2016-2017 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 9 - 11, 2017
Champions:#2 New Mexico State
Runner-Up:#1 Cal State Bakersfield
MVP/MOP:Ian Baker (New Mexico State, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Ian Baker (New Mexico State, Sr.), Braxton Huggins (New Mexico State, Jr.), Eli Chuha (New Mexico State, So.), Dedrick Basile (Cal State Bakersfield, Sr.), Jaylin Airington (Cal State Bakersfield, Sr.)
Championship Venue:Orleans Arena (Las Vegas, NV)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Rick Batsell, Jimmy Casas, Randy Heimerman, Ronnie Hernandez, Shawn Lehigh, Ryan McDaniel, Brent Meaux, D.G. Nelson, Tommy Nunez Jr., Rick O'Neill, Chris Rastatter, Michael Reed, Bob Staffen, Winston Stith

2016-2017 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Ian Baker (New Mexico State, Sr.) (48)
Total Rebounds:Eli Chuha (New Mexico State, So.) (26), Jemerrio Jones (New Mexico State, Jr.) (26)
Total Assists:Ian Baker (New Mexico State, Sr.) (14)
Total Steals:Brent Wrapp (Cal State Bakersfield, Jr.) (7), Hayden Schenck (Utah Valley, So.) (7)
Total Blocks:Jonathan Wilkins (New Mexico State, Jr.) (5), Moataz Aly (Cal State Bakersfield, Jr.) (5)
Total Minutes:Ian Baker (New Mexico State, Sr.) (116)
Total FIC:Ian Baker (New Mexico State, Sr.) (33.3)
Total Fouls:Matt Smith (Cal State Bakersfield, Sr.) (10), Eli Chuha (New Mexico State, So.) (10)
Total Turnovers:Jermaine Haley (New Mexico State, Fr.) (9), Jemerrio Jones (New Mexico State, Jr.) (9)
Total FGs:Ian Baker (New Mexico State, Sr.) (14)
Total 3PM:Ian Baker (New Mexico State, Sr.) (5), Lew Stallworth (Texas-RGV, So.) (5), Braxton Huggins (New Mexico State, Jr.) (5), Chance Ellis (New Mexico State, So.) (5)
Total FTs:Eli Chuha (New Mexico State, So.) (17)

2016-2017 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
4 Utah Valley 65
5 Seattle 53
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 New Mexico State 67
7 Chicago State 53
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 UMKC 82
6 Texas-RGV 78
Semifinals
 
 
1 Cal State Bakersfield 81
4 Utah Valley 80
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 New Mexico State 78
3 UMKC 60
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Cal State Bakersfield 60
2 New Mexico State 70

2016-2017 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Cal State Bakersfield 22  73.33% 12  85.71%
2 New Mexico State 27  84.38% 11  78.57%
3 UMKC 17  16  51.52% 57.14%
4 Utah Valley 15  16  48.39% 42.86%
5 Seattle 13  17  43.33% 35.71%
6 Texas-RGV 10  22  31.25% 12  14.29%
7 Chicago State 26  18.75% 13  7.14%

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

2016-2017 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 9, 2017 #5 Seattle (L) #4 Utah Valley (W) 53-65 Orleans Arena PTS: 15. Jordan Poydras
REB: 10. Andrew Bastien
AST: 3. Jordan Poydras
PTS: 16. William Powell
REB: 5. Zack Moore
AST: 4. Brendan Westendorf
Mar 9, 2017 #7 Chicago State (L) #2 New Mexico State (W) 53-67 Orleans Arena PTS: 15. Ian Baker
REB: 11. Eli Chuha
AST: 5. Ian Baker
PTS: 17. Trayvon Palmer
REB: 13. Deionte Simmons
AST: 3. Joshua Batson
Mar 9, 2017 #6 Texas-RGV (L) #3 UMKC (W) 78-82 Orleans Arena PTS: 22. Lavell Boyd
REB: 12. Kyle Steward
AST: 2. Kyle Steward
PTS: 20. Lew Stallworth
REB: 8. Antonio Green
AST: 5. Nick Dixon
Mar 10, 2017 #4 Utah Valley (L) #1 Cal State Bakersfield (W) 80-81 Orleans Arena PTS: 22. Jaylin Airington
REB: 11. Moataz Aly
AST: 3. Brent Wrapp
PTS: 15. Ivory Young
REB: 16. Isaac Neilson
AST: 5. Ivory Young
Mar 10, 2017 #3 UMKC (L) #2 New Mexico State (W) 60-78 Orleans Arena PTS: 18. Braxton Huggins
REB: 13. Jemerrio Jones
AST: 4. Jemerrio Jones
PTS: 12. Kyle Steward
REB: 8. Darnell Tillman
AST: 4. Lavell Boyd
Mar 11, 2017 #2 New Mexico State (W) #1 Cal State Bakersfield (L) 70-60 Orleans Arena PTS: 17. Dedrick Basile
REB: 9. Brent Wrapp
AST: 7. Brent Wrapp
PTS: 16. Eli Chuha
REB: 11. Eli Chuha
AST: 6. Ian Baker