2008 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament

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2008 Conference USA Men's
Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2007–08
Teams 12
Site FedExForum
Memphis, Tennessee
Champions Memphis (5th title)
Winning coach John Calipari (4th title)
MVP Antonio Anderson[1] Memphis
Post-Conference USA
tournament(s)
2008 NIT, 2008 NCAA,
2008 CBI
Conference USA Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«2007  2009»

The 2008 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament was won by Memphis. By winning the tournament, Memphis received the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. It took place from March 12–15, 2008 at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. However, the NCAA vacated Memphis' standings after Derrick Rose was found ineligible.

2008 Conference USA Tournament[edit]

  First round
March 12
Second round
March 13
Semifinals
March 14
C-USA Championship Game
March 15
                                     
8  Marshall 47  
9  Tulane 48  
  9  Tulane 56  
    1  Memphis 75  
      
        
  1  Memphis 69  
  5  Southern Miss 53  
        
        
  5  Southern Miss 68
    4  UCF 62  
5  Southern Miss 59
12  Rice 50  
  1  Memphis 77
  7  Tulsa 51
7  Tulsa 66  
10  East Carolina 49  
  7  Tulsa 78*
    2  UAB 68*  
      
        
  7  Tulsa 64*
  6  UTEP 62*  
        
        
  6  UTEP 80
    3  Houston 77  
6  UTEP 71
11  SMU 49  

Asterisk denotes game ended in overtime.

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