2011 Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2011 Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 10–12, 2011 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The Tournament was previously held at the Anaheim Convention Center. The winner of the tournament, UC Santa Barbara, received the conference's automatic bid to the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, where they lost in the first round to Florida.

2011 Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season2010–11
Teams8
SiteHonda Center
Anaheim, California
ChampionsUC Santa Barbara Gauchos (3rd title)
Winning coachBob Williams (3rd title)
MVPOrlando Johnson (UC Santa Barbara)
TelevisionESPNU/ESPN2
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Contents

FormatEdit

The top eight teams in the conference qualified for the 2011 Big West Tournament.

SeedsEdit

Through games of March 3, 2011

Seed School Conf (Overall) Tiebreaker
#1 Long Beach State 14–2 (20–10)
#2 Cal Poly 10–5 (15–13)
#3 Pacific 8–7 (16–13)
#4 Cal State Northridge 8–7 (12–17)
#5 UC Santa Barbara 7–8 (14–13)
#6 UC Irvine 6–9 (13–17)
#7 Cal State Fullerton 6–9 (10–19) 1–1 vs UCR
#8 UC Riverside 5–10 (10–18) 1–1 vs CSF
UC Davis 4–11 (10–19)

BracketEdit

Quarterfinals
March 10
Semifinals
March 11
Finals
March 12
         
1 Long Beach State 79
8 UC Irvine 72
1 Long Beach State 74
7 UC Riverside 63
4 Pacific 67
5 UC Santa Barbara 79
1 Long Beach State 56
5 UC Santa Barbara 64
3 Cal State Northridge 75
6 Cal State Fullerton 54
3 Cal State Northridge 63
5 UC Santa Barbara 83
2 Cal Poly 66
7 UC Riverside 70*
  • Asterisk (*) indicates overtime game

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