2008 Conference USA Baseball Tournament

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2008 Conference USA Baseball Tournament
Classification Division I
Teams 8
Format Eight-team double-elimination tournament
Site
Champions Houston (3rd title)
Winning coach Rayner Noble (3rd title)
MVP Bryan Pounds (Houston)

The 2008 Conference USA Baseball Tournament was the 2008 postseason college baseball championship of the NCAA Division I Conference USA, held at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana from May 21–May 25, 2008. Houston won their third C-USA tournament, and received Conference USA's automatic bid to the 2008 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. The tournament consisted of eight teams, with two double-elimination brackets, and a single-game final.[1]

Regular season results[edit]

Team W L T Pct GB Seed
Rice 21 3 .875 -- 1
Southern Miss 15 9 .625 6 2
Tulane 13 9 .591 7 3
Houston 14 10 .583 7 4
East Carolina 13 11 .542 8 5
Marshall 10 13 .435 10.5 6
UCF 8 16 .333 13 7
UAB 7 17 .292 14 8
Memphis 5 18 .217 15 --

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
May 21–23
Second Round
May 23–24
Semi-Finals
May 24–25
Finals
May 25
                                       
5 East Carolina 4  
4 Houston 5  
  4 Houston 4  
  8 UAB 5  
8 UAB 8
1 Rice 2  
  8 UAB 5 1  
Bracket One
  4 Houston 10 3  
5 East Carolina 4  
1 Rice 3  
  5 East Carolina 1
  4 Houston 2  
  4 Houston 3
  6 Marshall 2
7 UCF 5  
2 Southern Miss 8  
  2 Southern Miss 5
  6 Marshall 3  
6 Marshall 10
3 Tulane 5  
  2 Southern Miss 3 3
Bracket Two
  6 Marshall 6 5  
7 UCF 2  
3 Tulane 5  
  6 Marshall 8
  2 Tulane 7  
  • Bold indicates the winner of the game.
  • Italics indicate that the team was eliminated from the tournament.

Finish order[edit]

Finish Team W L T Pct Seed Eliminated By
1 Houston 5 1 0 .833 4
2 Marshall 4 2 0 .667 6 Houston
3 Southern Miss# 2 2 0 .500 2 Marshall
4 UAB 2 2 0 .500 8 Houston
5 Tulane# 1 2 0 .333 3 Marshall
6 East Carolina# 1 2 0 .333 5 Houston
7 UCF 0 2 0 .000 7 Tulane
8 Rice# 0 2 0 .000 1 East Carolina

- Winner of the tournament and received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
# - Received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.

All-tournament team[edit]

Position Player School
C Allen Aubin Alabama–Birmingham
IF Adam Amar Memphis
IF Ryan Keedy Alabama–Birmingham
IF Bryan Pounds Houston
IF Adam Yeager Marshall
OF Drew Carson Southern Mississippi
OF Nate Lape Marshall
OF Zak Presley Houston
DH Kyle Roller East Carolina
P Steve Blevins Marshall
P Jared Ray Houston
P Kyle Roberson Alabama–Birmingham
P Dan Straily Marshall
MVP Bryan Pounds Houston

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conference USA Baseball Historical Records". Conference USA. Archived from the original on 2009-05-28. Retrieved 2009-05-22. 

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