West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2008-2009 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 6 - 9, 2009
Champions:#1 Gonzaga
Runner-Up:#2 Saint Mary's
MVP/MOP:Micah Downs (Gonzaga, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Micah Downs (Gonzaga, Sr.), Matt Bouldin (Gonzaga, Jr.), Jeremy Pargo (Gonzaga, Sr.), John Bryant (Santa Clara, Sr.), Diamon Simpson (Saint Mary's, Sr.)
Championship Venue:Orleans Arena (Las Vegas, NV)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Rick Batsell, Randy Burkhart, Ken Ditty, Jim Giron, James Giron, Mike Greenstein, Sam Haddad, Scott Harris, Bruce Hicks, Melvin Landry, David Libbey, Mike Partlow, Mike Peterson, Mark Reischling, Mark Reishling, Brian Rood, Milt Stowe

2008-2009 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Kevin Foster (Santa Clara, Fr.) (38)
Total Rebounds:John Bryant (Santa Clara, Sr.) (37)
Total Assists:Matt Bouldin (Gonzaga, Jr.) (14)
Total Steals:Diamon Simpson (Saint Mary's, Sr.) (6)
Total Blocks:John Bryant (Santa Clara, Sr.) (5)
Total Minutes:James Rahon (Santa Clara, Fr.) (74)
Total FIC:John Bryant (Santa Clara, Sr.) (44.6)
Total Fouls:Roberto Mafra (San Diego, Jr.) (9), Rob Jones (San Diego, So.) (9)
Total Turnovers:Kevin Foster (Santa Clara, Fr.) (14)
Total FGs:Austin Daye (Gonzaga, So.) (13), Dior Lowhorn (San Francisco, Jr.) (13), Omar Samhan (Saint Mary's, Jr.) (13)
Total 3PM:Kevin Foster (Santa Clara, Fr.) (7)
Total FTs:Diamon Simpson (Saint Mary's, Sr.) (18)

2008-2009 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
5 San Diego 62
8 Loyola Marymount 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Pepperdine 93
7 San Francisco 85
 
Quarterfinals
 
4 Santa Clara 80
5 San Diego 69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Portland 69
6 Pepperdine 45
Semifinals
 
 
1 Gonzaga 94
4 Santa Clara 59
 
 
2 Saint Mary's 71
3 Portland 61
Championship Game
 
 
 
1 Gonzaga 83
2 Saint Mary's 58

2008-2009 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Gonzaga 25  83.33% 14  100.00%
2 Saint Mary's 25  83.33% 10  71.43%
3 Portland 19  12  61.29% 64.29%
4 Santa Clara 16  17  48.48% 50.00%
5 San Diego 16  16  50.00% 42.86%
6 Pepperdine 23  28.13% 35.71%
7 San Francisco 11  19  36.67% 11  21.43%
8 Loyola Marymount 28  9.68% 12  14.29%

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

2008-2009 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 6, 2009 #8 Loyola Marymount (L) #5 San Diego (W) 56-62 Orleans Arena PTS: 18. Leonardo Pomare
REB: 8. Leonardo Pomare
AST: 2. De'Jon Jackson
PTS: 20. Kevin Young
REB: 8. Kevin Young
AST: 3. Kevin Young
Mar 6, 2009 #7 San Francisco (L) #6 Pepperdine (W) 85-93 Orleans Arena PTS: 25. Mike Hornbuckle
REB: 7. Keion Bell
AST: 3. Keion Bell
PTS: 32. Dior Lowhorn
REB: 9. Blake Wallace
AST: 8. Dontae Bryant
Mar 7, 2009 #5 San Diego (L) #4 Santa Clara (W) 69-80 Orleans Arena PTS: 24. John Bryant
REB: 27. John Bryant
AST: 3. Kevin Foster
PTS: 20. Rob Jones
REB: 10. Rob Jones
AST: 7. De'Jon Jackson
Mar 7, 2009 #6 Pepperdine (L) #3 Portland (W) 45-69 Orleans Arena PTS: 16. Nik Raivio
REB: 6. Robin Smeulders
AST: 4. T.J. Campbell
PTS: 14. Keion Bell
REB: 4. Gus Clardy
AST: 2. Mychel Thompson
Mar 8, 2009 #4 Santa Clara (L) #1 Gonzaga (W) 59-94 Orleans Arena PTS: 28. Austin Daye
REB: 8. Matt Bouldin
AST: 7. Matt Bouldin
PTS: 20. James Rahon
REB: 10. John Bryant
AST: 4. John Bryant
Mar 8, 2009 #3 Portland (L) #2 Saint Mary's (W) 61-71 Orleans Arena PTS: 15. Diamon Simpson
REB: 14. Diamon Simpson
AST: 4. Carlin Hughes
PTS: 15. Nik Raivio
REB: 9. Nik Raivio
AST: 3. B.J. Porter
Mar 9, 2009 #2 Saint Mary's (L) #1 Gonzaga (W) 58-83 Orleans Arena PTS: 17. Josh Heytvelt
REB: 12. Micah Downs
AST: 7. Matt Bouldin
PTS: 19. Diamon Simpson
REB: 9. Omar Samhan
AST: 2. Carlin Hughes