2007 WAC men's basketball tournament

The 2007 WAC men's basketball tournament was March 6–10 in the Pan American Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The winners of the tournament were the second-seeded New Mexico State Aggies, the host team.[2] Regular season champion #10 Nevada was upset in the semifinals by Utah State.

2007 WAC men's basketball tournament
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ClassificationDivision I
Season2006–07
Teams9
SitePan American Center
Las Cruces, New Mexico
ChampionsNew Mexico State (1st title)
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2006–07 WAC men's basketball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
No. 15 Nevada 14 2   .875 29 5   .853
New Mexico State 11 5   .688 25 9   .735
Fresno State 10 6   .625 22 10   .688
Utah State 9 7   .563 23 12   .657
Hawaii 8 8   .500 18 13   .581
Boise State 8 8   .500 17 14   .548
Louisiana Tech 7 9   .438 10 20   .333
San Jose State 4 12   .250 5 25   .167
Idaho 1 15   .063 4 27   .129
2007 WAC tournament winner
Rankings from AP poll[1]

In the NCAA tournament, New Mexico State was seeded #13 in the East region and lost in the first round; Nevada was the #7 seed in the South region and advanced to the second round.

Fresno State and Utah State made the National Invitation Tournament (NIT), but both lost road games in the first round.

BracketEdit

First round
Tuesday, March 6
Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 8
Semifinals
Friday, March 9
Final
Saturday, March 10
            
1 #10 Nevada 88
9 Idaho 56
8 San Jose State 49
9 Idaho 50
1 #10 Nevada 77
4 Utah State 79
4 Utah State 73
5 Hawaii 70
4 Utah State 70
2 New Mexico State 72
2 New Mexico State 77
7 Louisiana Tech 70
2 New Mexico State 88
6 Boise State 69
3 Fresno State 73
6 Boise State 77

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ sports-reference.com 2006-07 Western Athletic Conference Season Summary
  2. ^ "2007 WAC Tournament Bracket" (PDF). Maddux Sports. Retrieved March 9, 2011.