2013 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament

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2013 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament
2013 WAC Basketball Tournament Logo.jpg
2013 WAC Tournament logo
ClassificationDivision I
Season2012–13
Teams10
SiteOrleans Arena
Paradise, Nevada, USA
ChampionsNew Mexico State (4th title)
Winning coachMarvin Menzies (3rd title)
TelevisionESPNU
← 2012
2014 →
2012–13 WAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Louisiana Tech* 16 2   .889     27 7   .794
Denver 16 2   .889     22 10   .688
New Mexico State 14 4   .778     24 11   .686
Utah State 11 7   .611     21 10   .677
Texas–Arlington 11 7   .611     19 14   .576
Idaho 7 11   .389     12 18   .400
Texas State 5 13   .278     12 22   .353
UTSA 3 14   .176     10 22   .313
San Jose State 3 14   .176     9 20   .310
Seattle 3 15   .167     8 22   .267
2013 WAC Tournament winner
As of March 25, 2013
* WAC Tournament #1 seed; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament was the 30th basketball tournament hosted by the WAC and was held March 12–16, 2013[1] at the Orleans Arena in Paradise, Nevada. The winner, New Mexico State University, received an automatic bid to the 2013 NCAA Tournament. The 2013 Championship game was televised on ESPNU. With the departure of Nevada, and Fresno State to the Mountain West, and Hawaiʻi to the Big West, and the additions of Denver, Seattle, Texas–Arlington, UTSA, and Texas State the WAC held a ten-team tournament for 2013.

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Bracket[edit]

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  First Round
Tuesday March, 12
Quarterfinals
Thursday March, 14
Semifinals
Friday March, 15
Championship Game
Saturday March, 16
ESPNU
                                     
    1 Louisiana Tech 67  
8 San Jose State 49     9 UTSA 73    
  9 UTSA 53  
9 UTSA 67    
  4 Texas–Arlington 69    
4 Texas–Arlington 83
   
  5 Utah State 78  
    4 Texas–Arlington 55
  3 New Mexico State 64
  3 New Mexico State 65    
6 Idaho 49    
  3 New Mexico State 74
7 Texas State 68  
  7 Texas State 65  
10 Seattle 56     2 Denver 68
 
    7 Texas State 72  

All times listed are Pacific

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WAC Men's Basketball Preview 2012-13" (PDF). Retrieved 27 September 2012.
  2. ^ "2013 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket" (PDF). Retrieved 27 September 2012.
  3. ^ "2013 WAC Men's Basketball Tournament Scenarios". wacsports.org. Retrieved 10 March 2013.

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