2011 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2011 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was held March 4–7 at the Orleans Arena in the Las Vegas-area community of Paradise, Nevada to crown a champion of the West Coast Conference. In the third consecutive final that involved Gonzaga and Saint Mary's, Gonzaga won to secure its 13th consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

2011 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
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2011 WCC Tournament Logo
ClassificationDivision I
Season2010–11
Teams8
SiteOrleans Arena
Paradise, NV
ChampionsGonzaga (11th title)
Winning coachMark Few (9th title)
MVPMarquise Carter (Gonzaga)
TelevisionESPN/ESPN2
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2010–11 West Coast Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Saint Mary's 11 3   .786     25 9   .735
Gonzaga 11 3   .786     25 10   .714
San Francisco 10 4   .714     19 15   .559
Santa Clara 8 6   .571     24 14   .632
Portland 7 7   .500     20 12   .625
Pepperdine 5 9   .357     12 21   .364
Loyola Marymount 2 12   .143     11 21   .344
San Diego 2 12   .143     6 24   .200
2011 WCC Tournament winner
As of March 30, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

FormatEdit

All eight teams in the conference qualified for the tournament, with seeds based on regular season records. The top two seeds received byes into the semifinals while the 3 and 4 seeds received byes into the quarterfinals. The first and second round games were broadcast by BYUtv Sports. The two semifinal games were televised on ESPN2, with the championship game broadcast by ESPN.[1]

BracketEdit

All Times Pacific

First Round
Friday, March 4
BYUtv
Quarterfinals
Saturday, March 5
BYUtv
Semifinals
Sunday, March 6
ESPN2
Championship
Monday, March 7
ESPN
5 Portland 68  
8 Loyola Marymount 72     8 Loyola Marymount 68  
        4 Santa Clara 76  
          4 Santa Clara 64  
          1 Saint Mary's 73  
             
             
          1 Saint Mary's 63
6 Pepperdine 84       2 Gonzaga 75
7 San Diego 81     6 Pepperdine 59  
        3 San Francisco 76  
          3 San Francisco 67  
          2 Gonzaga 71  
                 
                 
     

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