2007 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
|2007 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament|
Los Angeles, California, USA
|Champions||Oregon (2nd title)|
|Winning coach||Ernie Kent (2nd title)|
|MVP||Tajuan Porter (Oregon)|
|Top scorer||Ryan Anderson California
|2006–07 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings|
|#13 Washington State||13||–||5||.722||26||–||8||.765|
|† 2007 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of March 18, 2007; Rankings from AP Poll
1 Holds tie-breaker, 2 Holds second tie-breaker.
The 2007 Pacific Life Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was played between March 7 and March 10, 2007 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, United States. The champion of the tournament was Oregon, which received the Pac-10's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Most Outstanding Player was Tajuan Porter of Oregon.
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.
|2||Washington State||13–5 (24–6)|
|3||USC||11–7 (21–10)||4–0 vs. ORE,|
|4||Oregon||11–7 (23–7)||1–3 vs. USC, ARIZ|
|5||Arizona||11–7 (20–9)||1–3 vs. USC, ORE|
|9||Oregon State||3–15 (11–20)|
|10||Arizona State||2–16 (8–21)|
|Play-In Round (March 7)||Quarterfinals (March 8)||Semifinals (March 9)||Final (March 10)|
Asterisks denote overtime period.
- This was the first time since 2003 that neither of the top two seeds made the final.
- Oregon's 24-point win over USC was the 2nd largest margin of victory for the championship game in this tournament's history. (The largest since a 26-point margin by Arizona in 1988).
- Cal's appearance in the semifinals was the best performance for a #8 seed, since Arizona St. had made it to the semifinals in 1990.
- Arch-rivals Washington and Washington St. met for the first time ever in the tournament (second round). This was the first meeting in five years for any arch-rival pair.
All Tournament Team
- Tajuan Porter, Oregon – Tournament MVP
- Bryce Taylor, Oregon
- Aaron Brooks, Oregon
- Gabe Pruitt, USC
- Taj Gibson, USC
- Ryan Anderson, California
- "2007 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings - Postseason (Mar. 18)". ESPN. Retrieved March 18, 2007.
- 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)