2010 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2010 Mountain West Conference men's basketball tournament was played at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from March 10–13, 2010. The tournament is sponsored by Conoco. The first-round game and all four quarterfinals were broadcast live on the MountainWest Sports Network. The semifinals was broadcast on CBS College Sports Network, and the championship game on Versus. The winner of the tournament receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.[1]

2010 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
2010 MWC men's basketball tournament logo.JPG
Tournament logo
ClassificationDivision I
Season2009–10
Teams9
SiteThomas & Mack Center
Paradise, NV
ChampionsSan Diego State (3rd title)
Winning coachSteve Fisher
MVPKawhi Leonard (San Diego State)
TelevisionThe Mtn.,
CSTV, Versus
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2009–10 Mountain West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 8 New Mexico 14 2   .875     30 5   .857
No. 17 BYU 13 3   .813     30 6   .833
UNLV 11 5   .688     25 8   .758
San Diego State 11 5   .688     25 9   .735
Colorado State 7 9   .438     16 16   .500
Utah 7 9   .438     14 17   .452
TCU 5 11   .313     13 19   .406
Wyoming 3 13   .188     10 21   .323
Air Force 1 15   .063     10 21   .323
2010 MWC Men's Basketball Tournament winner
As of March 20, 2010; Rankings from AP/Coaches Poll

San Diego State, the fourth seed, defeated University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), the third seed, to claim the 2010 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament championship.

Tournament bracketEdit

  First round
Wednesday, March 10
Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 11
Semifinals
Friday, March 12
Championship
Saturday, March 13
                                     
       
  1 New Mexico (#8) 75  
    9 Air Force 69  
8 Wyoming 40
9 Air Force 59  
  1 New Mexico (#8) 69  
  4 San Diego State 72  
       
       
  4 San Diego State 72
    5 Colorado State 71  
     
       
  4 San Diego State 55
  3 UNLV 45
       
       
  3 UNLV 73
    6 Utah 61  
     
       
  3 UNLV 70
  2 BYU (#14) 66  
       
       
  2 BYU (#14) 95
    7 Texas Christian 85  
     

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MWC Basketball Tournament Schedule & Scores". Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. Retrieved 2010-03-10.

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