2012 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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2012 Mountain West Conference Men's
Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2011–12
Teams 8
Site Thomas & Mack Center
Paradise, NV
Champions New Mexico (6th title)
Winning coach Steve Alford (3rd title)
MVP Drew Gordon New Mexico
Television The Mtn., CBSSN, NBCSN
Post-Mountain West Conference
tournament(s)
2012 NIT, 2012 NCAA,
2012 CBI, 2012 CIT
Mountain West Conference Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«2011  2013»
2011–12 Mountain West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#21 New Mexico 10 4   .714     28 7   .800
#22 San Diego State 10 4   .714     26 8   .765
#23 UNLV 9 5   .643     26 9   .743
Colorado State 8 6   .571     20 12   .625
TCU 7 7   .500     18 15   .545
Wyoming 6 8   .429     21 12   .636
Air Force 3 11   .214     13 16   .448
Boise State 3 11   .214     13 17   .433
2012 MWC Tournament winner
As of March 8, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll


The 2012 Mountain West Conference men's basketball tournament was a tournament played at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada in March 2012. The tournament was sponsored by Conoco. It was the first tournament without BYU or Utah, but included new-comer Boise State to the tournament.

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 8
MTN, CBSSN
Semifinals
Friday, March 9
CBSSN
Championship
Saturday, March 10
NBCSN
                 
1 San Diego State 65
8 Boise State 62
1 San Diego State 79
4 Colorado State 69
4 Colorado State 81
5 TCU 60
1 San Diego State 59
2 New Mexico 68
3 UNLV 56
6 Wyoming 48
3 UNLV 67
2 New Mexico 72
2 New Mexico 79
7 Air Force 64