2008 Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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2008 Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2007–08
Teams 8
Site Anaheim Convention Center Arena
Anaheim, California
Champions Cal State Fullerton (2nd title)
Winning coach Bob Burton (1st title)
Television KVMD, ESPNU, ESPN2
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The 2008 Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 12–15, 2008 at the Anaheim Convention Center Arena in Anaheim, California.[1] The quarterfinals were televised by KVMD The semifinals were televised by ESPNU. The West Coast Conference Championship Game was televised by ESPN2.


There was a three-way tie for first place during the regular season. UCSB received the #1 seed due to a 3–1 record against Cal State Northridge and Cal State Fullerton. Cal State Northridge received the #2 seed due to a 2–2 record against UCSB and Cal State Fullerton.[2]


The top two seed receive byes into the semifinals. Seeds 3 and 4 receive byes into the quarterfinals. If necessary, the bracket will be adjusted after each round so that the top and bottom seeds in each round play in the same game. The ninth place team, UC Davis, did not receive a tournament invitation.

2008 Big West Conference Tournament[edit]

  First Round
Wednesday, March 12
Thursday, March 13
Friday, March 14
Saturday, March 15
  1 UC Santa Barbara  
  1 UC Santa Barbara 50  
  5 UC Irvine 55  
  4 Pacific 56
    5 UC Irvine 57  
5 UC Irvine 77
8 Long Beach State 63  
  5 UC Irvine 66
  3 Cal State Fullerton 81
  2 Cal State Northridge
  2 Cal State Northridge 68
  3 Cal State Fullerton 83  
  3 Cal State Fullerton 81
    7 UC Riverside 69  
6 Cal Poly 54
7 UC Riverside 62  


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