2010 Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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2010 Big Sky Conference Men's
Basketball Tournament
Tournament Logo
Tournament Logo
Classification Division I
Season 2009–10
Teams 6
First round site campus sites
Semifinals site Dee Events Center
Ogden, UT
Finals site Dee Events Center
Ogden, UT
Champions Montana Grizzlies (6 title)
Winning coach Wayne Tinkle (1 title)
MVP Anthony Johnson Montana Grizzlies
Post-Big Sky Conference
tournament(s)
2010 NIT, 2010 NCAA,
2010 CBI, 2010 CIT
Big Sky Conference Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«2009  2011»
2009–10 Big Sky men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Weber State 13 3   .813     20 11   .645
Northern Colorado 12 4   .750     25 7   .781
Montana State 10 6   .625     15 14   .517
Montana 10 6   .625     22 9   .710
Northern Arizona 8 8   .500     14 14   .500
Portland State 7 9   .438     12 19   .387
Eastern Washington 5 11   .313     9 21   .300
Idaho State 4 12   .250     7 22   .241
Sacramento State 3 13   .188     9 21   .300
2010 Big Sky Tournament winner
As of March 17, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 Big Sky Men's Basketball Tournament was played from March 6 to March 10. The First Round of the tournament was held at the higher seed's home arena, and the semi-finals and championship were held at the Dee Events Center in Ogden, Utah, which is the home of regular season champion Weber State. The top 6 teams from regular season play qualified and the top 2 teams received a bye to the semi-finals. The tournament was won by Montana and they received an automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. As regular season champions who failed to win the tournament Weber State received an automatic bid to the 2010 NIT.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
March 6
Re-Seeded Semifinals
March 9
Championship
March 10
                           
        
  1  Weber State 69  
    6  Portland State 60  
3  Montana State 65
  6  Portland State 68  
    1  Weber State 65
  4  Montana 66
  4  Montana 81  
5  Northern Arizona 60  
4  Montana 68
    2  Northern Colorado 63