2006 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
|2006 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament|
Los Angeles, California
|Champions||UCLA (2nd title)|
|Winning coach||Ben Howland (1st title)|
|MVP||Leon Powe (California)|
|Top scorer||Leon Powe (California)
|2005–06 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings|
|Oregon State 1||5||–||13||.278||13||–||18||.419|
|† 2006 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of April 3, 2006; Rankings from Coaches Poll 
1 Holds tie-breaker
The 2006 Pacific Life Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was played between March 8 and March 11, 2006 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The champion of the tournament was UCLA, which received the Pac-10's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Most Outstanding Player was Leon Powe of California.
All Pacific-10 schools play in the tournament. Teams are seeded by conference record, with a tiebreaker system used to seed teams with identical conference records.
|4||Arizona||11–7 (18–11)||2–0 vs. STAN|
|5||Stanford||11–7 (15–12)||0–2 vs. ARIZ|
|8||Oregon State||5–13 (12–17)|
|9||Arizona State||5–13 (11–16)|
|10||Washington State||4–14 (11–16)|
|Play-In Round (March 8)||First Round (March 9)||Semifinals (March 10)||Finals (March 11)|
|8||Oregon State||71||8||Oregon State||47|
- Double Overtime
- This was the first tournament in 3 years in which the top two seeds didn't play in the final game.
- UCLA's 19-point margin of victory over Cal (71-52) is one of the largest in this tournament's history for the championship game.
- California had someone selected for the All Tournament team for the first time. Two players were in fact selected.
- Leon Powe of Cal made a record total 30 free throws for a single Pac-10/12 tournament (30-of-41, 3 games). This record still stands.
- Leon Powe's 41 FT attempts for those games is also a tournament record.
All Tournament Team
- Leon Powe, California – Tournament MVP
- Brandon Roy, Washington
- Chamberlain Oguchi, Oregon
- Ayinde Ubaka, California
- Jordan Farmar, UCLA
- Arron Afflalo, UCLA
- "2006 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings - Postseason (Apr. 3)". ESPN. Retrieved April 3, 2006.
- 2007–08 Pac-10 Men's Basketball Media Guide pages 50–60 (PDF copy available at 2007–08 Pac-10 Men's Basketball Media Guide Archived 2009-05-08 at WebCite)
- 2013-14 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Media Guide
2007–08 Pac-10 Men's Basketball Media Guide pages 50–60 (PDF copy available at 2007–08 Pac-10 Men's Basketball Media Guide)