WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2017-2018 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 8 - 10, 2018
Champions:#1 New Mexico State
Runner-Up:#3 Grand Canyon
MVP/MOP:Jemerrio Jones (New Mexico State, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Jemerrio Jones (New Mexico State, Sr.), Keonta Vernon (Grand Canyon, Sr.), Akolda Manyang (Utah Valley, Sr.), Zach Lofton (New Mexico State, Sr.), Alessandro Lever (Grand Canyon, Fr.)
Championship Venue:Orleans Arena (Las Vegas, NV)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Rick Batsell, Scott Brown, Jimmy Casas, Eric Curry, Doran Gotschall, Randy Heimerman, Ronnie Hernandez, Wilson Holland, Shawn Lehigh, Ryan McDaniel, Brent Meaux, DG Nelson, D.G. Nelson, Rick O'Neill, Chris Rasatter, Winston Smith, Larry Spaulding, Bob Staffen, Winston Stith

2017-2018 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Zach Lofton (New Mexico State, Sr.) (73)
Total Rebounds:Jemerrio Jones (New Mexico State, Sr.) (56)
Total Assists:Brandon Randolph (Utah Valley, Sr.) (9), Shunn Buchanan (New Mexico State, So.) (9)
Total Steals:A.J. Harris (New Mexico State, So.) (7)
Total Blocks:Aaron Menzies (Seattle, Jr.) (9)
Total Minutes:Oscar Frayer (Grand Canyon, So.) (105)
Total FIC:Jemerrio Jones (New Mexico State, Sr.) (47.0)
Total Fouls:Keonta Vernon (Grand Canyon, Sr.) (13)
Total Turnovers:Gerard Martin (Grand Canyon, Jr.) (9), Jemerrio Jones (New Mexico State, Sr.) (9)
Total FGs:Alessandro Lever (Grand Canyon, Fr.) (22)
Total 3PM:Zach Lofton (New Mexico State, Sr.) (12)
Total FTs:Zach Lofton (New Mexico State, Sr.) (21)

2017-2018 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 New Mexico State 97
8 Chicago State 70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Seattle 77
5 Texas-RGV 60
2 Utah Valley 81
7 Cal State Bakersfield 74
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Grand Canyon 77
6 UMKC 74
Semifinals
 
 
1 New Mexico State 84
4 Seattle 79
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Utah Valley 60
3 Grand Canyon 75
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 New Mexico State 72
3 Grand Canyon 58

2017-2018 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 New Mexico State 27  84.38% 12  85.71%
2 Utah Valley 22  10  68.75% 10  71.43%
3 Grand Canyon 22  10  68.75% 64.29%
4 Seattle 20  13  60.61% 57.14%
5 Texas-RGV 15  17  46.88% 42.86%
6 UMKC 10  22  31.25% 35.71%
7 Cal State Bakersfield 12  18  40.00% 35.71%
8 Chicago State 29  9.38% 13  7.14%

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

2017-2018 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 8, 2018 #6 UMKC (L) #3 Grand Canyon (W) 74-77 Orleans Arena PTS: 29. Alessandro Lever
REB: 15. Oscar Frayer
AST: 3. Gerard Martin
PTS: 18. Isaiah Ross
REB: 7. Broderick Robinson
AST: 3. Xavier Bishop
Mar 8, 2018 #7 Cal State Bakersfield (L) #2 Utah Valley (W) 74-81 Orleans Arena PTS: 19. Jake Toolson
REB: 10. Zach Nelson
AST: 7. Brandon Randolph
PTS: 29. Damiyne Durham
REB: 7. Justin Elder-Davis
AST: 5. Brent Wrapp
Mar 8, 2018 #8 Chicago State (L) #1 New Mexico State (W) 70-97 Orleans Arena PTS: 21. Zach Lofton
REB: 15. Jemerrio Jones
AST: 8. Shunn Buchanan
PTS: 14. Deionte Simmons
REB: 4. Deionte Simmons
AST: 1. Montana Byrd
Mar 8, 2018 #5 Texas-RGV (L) #4 Seattle (W) 60-77 Orleans Arena PTS: 17. Richaud Gittens
REB: 10. Aaron Menzies
AST: 3. Richaud Gittens
PTS: 24. Nick Dixon
REB: 7. Xavier McDaniel, Jr.
AST: 1. Nick Dixon
Mar 9, 2018 #3 Grand Canyon (W) #2 Utah Valley (L) 75-60 Orleans Arena PTS: 18. Akolda Manyang
REB: 12. Akolda Manyang
AST: 2. Brandon Randolph
PTS: 15. Alessandro Lever
REB: 8. Keonta Vernon
AST: 5. Oscar Frayer
Mar 9, 2018 #4 Seattle (L) #1 New Mexico State (W) 79-84 Orleans Arena PTS: 31. Zach Lofton
REB: 22. Jemerrio Jones
AST: 3. A.J. Harris
PTS: 23. Josh Hearlihy
REB: 6. Aaron Menzies
AST: 3. Jordan Hill
Mar 10, 2018 #3 Grand Canyon (L) #1 New Mexico State (W) 58-72 Orleans Arena PTS: 21. Zach Lofton
REB: 19. Jemerrio Jones
AST: 2. A.J. Harris
PTS: 20. Alessandro Lever
REB: 8. Keonta Vernon
AST: 4. Keonta Vernon