2005 Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament

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2005 Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2004–05
Teams 9[1]
First round site campus sites
Quarterfinals site U.S. Cellular Arena
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Semifinals site U.S. Cellular Arena
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Finals site U.S. Cellular Arena
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Champions Milwaukee (2nd title)
Winning coach Bruce Pearl (2nd title)
MVP Joah Tucker (Milwaukee)
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The 2005 Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament took place at the end of the 2004–05 regular season. The better seed hosted each first round match. Milwaukee hosted the second round and semifinals, because they were the top seed overall, as well as the final because they were the highest remaining seed.

Seeds[edit]

All Horizon League schools played in the tournament. Teams were seeded by 2004–05 Horizon League season record, with a tiebreaker system to seed teams with identical conference records. The top 2 teams received a bye to the semifinals and the third seed received a bye to the quarterfinals.

Bracket[edit]

First Round
Tuesday, March 1
Second Round
Friday, March 4
Semifinals
Saturday, March 5
Championship
Tuesday, March 8
     
             
             
          1 Milwaukee 94  
4 Loyola 78       4 Loyola 76  
9 Youngstown State 75     4 Loyola (OT) 87  
5 UIC 84     5 UIC 81  
8 Cleveland State 65       1 Milwaukee 59
          3 Detroit 58
             
             
          2 Green Bay 55  
          3 Detroit 61  
        3 Detroit 61      
6 Wright State 61     6 Wright State 48      
7 Butler 57  

First round games at campus sites of higher seeds
Second round and semifinals hosted by the top seed. Championship hosted by best remaining seed

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