1987 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
The 1987 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was played March 5–8 at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, on the UCLA campus. The champion of the tournament was host UCLA, which received the Pac-10's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. The Most Outstanding Player was Reggie Miller of UCLA.
|1987 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament|
Los Angeles, California
|Champions||UCLA (1st title)|
|Winning coach||Walt Hazzard (1st title)|
|MVP||Reggie Miller (UCLA)|
|Attendance||37,662 (5 sessions)|
|Top scorer||Reggie Miller (UCLA)|
|1986–87 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings|
|#15 UCLA †||14||–||4||.778||25||–||7||.781|
|† 1987 Pacific-10 Tournament winner |
As of March 25, 1987; Rankings from AP Poll
All ten schools participated; teams were seeded by conference record, with a tiebreaker system used to seed teams with identical conference records.
Thursday, March 5
Friday, March 6
Saturday, March 7
Sunday, March 8
|8||Arizona State||76||8||Arizona State||83|
There were no overtime games
All Tournament TeamEdit
- Oregon scored the first tournament upset, over #2 Arizona. It was the only upset in the 1987 tournament.
- UCLA defeated Washington, a team that had swept them in the regular season.
- The UCLA-Arizona State quarterfinal game set a number of scoring records that are still in place as of 2008.
- UCLA received the automatic bid to the NCAA tournament and Arizona received an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament.
- Washington, Cal, and Oregon State were invited to the NIT.
- Attendance for the sessions peaked at 9,352 for the Saturday game session, which were the semi-final games. The championship game had an attendance of 9,117 in the 12,829 seat Pauley Pavilion.
- Reggie Miller scored an individual tournament record high of 83 points (3 games) which still stands to this day.
- Reggie Miller also made an individual tournament record 27 field goals (49 attempts) for this.
- "2011-12 Men's Basketball Media Guide". Pac-12 Conference. p. 67. Retrieved November 23, 2011.
- Bergum, Steve (March 9, 1987). "UCLA pooh-poohs Huskies, 76-64". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). p. C1.
- "Pooh show some magic as UCLA wins tourney". The Bulletin. (Bend, Oregon). UPI. March 9, 1987. p. D-1.
- 2007–08 Pac-10 Men's Basketball Media Guide pages 50–60 (PDF copy available at 2007–08 Pac-10 Men's Basketball Media Guide Archived 2009-05-08 at WebCite)