2015 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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2015 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2014–15
Teams 10
Site Thomas & Mack Center
Paradise, Nevada
Champions Wyoming (3rd title)
Winning coach Larry Shyatt (1st title)
Television CBSSN, CBS
Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournaments
«2014  2016»
2014–15 Mountain West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Boise State 14 4   .778     25 9   .735
San Diego State 14 4   .778     27 9   .750
Colorado State 13 5   .722     27 7   .794
Wyoming 11 7   .611     25 10   .714
Utah State 11 7   .611     18 13   .581
Fresno State 10 8   .556     15 17   .469
UNLV 8 10   .444     18 15   .545
New Mexico 7 11   .389     15 16   .484
Air Force 6 12   .333     14 17   .452
Nevada 5 13   .278     9 22   .290
San Jose State* 0 18   .000     2 28   .067
*Ineligible for postseason play due to APR penalties
2015 MWC Tournament winner

The 2015 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was a tournament played March 11–14 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.[1]

Seeds[edit]

Teams were seeded by conference record, with a ties broken by record between the tied teams followed by record against the regular-season champion, if necessary. The top six seeds received first round byes.

Seed School Conference Overall Tiebreaker
1 Boise State 14–4 24–7 2–0 vs. San Diego State
2 San Diego State 14–4 24–7 0–2 vs. Boise State
3 Colorado State 13–5 25–5
4 Wyoming 11–7 22–9 1–0 vs. Boise State
5 Utah State 11–7 18–12 1–1 vs. Boise State
6 Fresno State 10–8 15–16
7 UNLV 8–10 17–14
8 New Mexico 7–11 15–15
9 Air Force 6–12 13–16
10 Nevada 5–13 9–21
N/A San Jose State 0–18 2–28 Ineligible for post-season

Schedule[edit]

Game Time* Matchup# Television TV announcers MW Radio announcers
First round – Wednesday, March 11
1 Noon #8 New Mexico vs. #9 Air Force MWN Rich Cellini & Marty Fletcher Brett Grant & Van Coleman
2 2:30 pm #7 UNLV vs. #10 Nevada MWN Rich Cellini & Marty Fletcher Brett Grant & Van Coleman
Quarterfinals – Thursday, March 12
3 Noon #1 Boise State vs. #9 Air Force CBSSN Dave Ryan, Bob Wenzel & Evan Washburn Chad Andrus & Robert Smith
4 2:30 pm #4 Wyoming vs. #5 Utah State CBSSN Dave Ryan, Bob Wenzel & Evan Washburn Nate Kreckman & Robert Smith
5 6:00 pm #2 San Diego State vs. #7 UNLV CBSSN Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas & Evan Washburn Chad Andrus & Marty Fletcher
6 8:30 pm #3 Colorado State vs. #6 Fresno State CBSSN Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas & Evan Washburn Nate Kreckman & Marty Fletcher
Semifinals – Friday, March 13
7 6:00 pm #1 Boise State vs. #4 Wyoming CBSSN Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas & Evan Washburn Nate Kreckman & Marty Fletcher
8 8:30 pm #2 San Diego State vs. #3 Colorado State CBSSN Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas & Evan Washburn Chad Andrus & Marty Fletcher
Championship – Saturday, March 14
10 3:00 pm #4 Wyoming vs. #2 San Diego State CBS Kevin Harlan, Dan Bonner, Reggie Miller & Evan Washburn Nate Kreckman & Marty Fletcher
*Game times in PT. #-Rankings denote tournament seeding.

Bracket[edit]

  First round
Wednesday, March 11
MWN
Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 12
CBSSN
Semifinals
Friday, March 13
CBSSN
Championship
Saturday, March 14
CBS
                                     
        
  1  Boise State 80  
    9  Air Force 68  
8  New Mexico 61
9  Air Force 68  
  1  Boise State 66  
  4  Wyoming 71*  
        
        
  4  Wyoming 67
    5  Utah State 65  
      
        
  4  Wyoming 45
  2  San Diego State 43
        
        
  2  San Diego State 67
    7  UNLV 64  
7  UNLV 67
10  Nevada 46  
  2  San Diego State 56
  3  Colorado State 43  
        
        
  3  Colorado State 71
    6  Fresno State 59  
      

* denotes an overtime period

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