2000 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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2000 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 1999–00
Site Thomas & Mack Center
Paradise, NV
Champions UNLV (1 title)
MVP Mark Dickel (UNLV)
2001 →

The inaugural Mountain West Conference men's basketball tournament was played at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from March 9–11, 2000. All eight member schools entered the three round tournament seeded according to their regular season league finish.

Host school and top seed UNLV won the tournament by beating 6th seed BYU 79–56. They were not awarded an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament as the MWC did not have one this year. UNLV did receive an at-large invitation.

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
March 9
Semifinals
March 10
Finals
March 11
                 
3 New Mexico 43
6 BYU 55
6 BYU 58
2 Utah 54
2 Utah 74
7 Air Force 65
6 BYU 56
1 UNLV 79
1 UNLV 42
8 San Diego State 38
1 UNLV 97
5 Wyoming 92
4 Colorado State 68
5 Wyoming 74