2015 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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2015 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2014–15
Teams 10
Site Thomas & Mack Center
Paradise, Nevada
Champions Wyoming (1st title)
Winning coach Larry Shyatt (1st title)
MVP Josh Adams (Wyoming)
Television CBSSN, CBS
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2014–15 Mountain West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Boise State 14 4   .778     25 9   .735
San Diego State 14 4   .778     27 9   .750
Colorado State 13 5   .722     27 7   .794
Wyoming 11 7   .611     25 10   .714
Utah State 11 7   .611     18 13   .581
Fresno State 10 8   .556     15 17   .469
UNLV 8 10   .444     18 15   .545
New Mexico 7 11   .389     15 16   .484
Air Force 6 12   .333     14 17   .452
Nevada 5 13   .278     9 22   .290
San Jose State* 0 18   .000     2 28   .067
*Ineligible for postseason play due to APR penalties
2015 MWC Tournament winner

The 2015 Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was a tournament played March 11–14 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.[1]

Seeds[edit]

Teams were seeded by conference record, with a ties broken by record between the tied teams followed by record against the regular-season champion, if necessary. The top six seeds received first round byes.

Seed School Conference Overall Tiebreaker
1 Boise State 14–4 24–7 2–0 vs. San Diego State
2 San Diego State 14–4 24–7 0–2 vs. Boise State
3 Colorado State 13–5 25–5
4 Wyoming 11–7 22–9 1–0 vs. Boise State
5 Utah State 11–7 18–12 1–1 vs. Boise State
6 Fresno State 10–8 15–16
7 UNLV 8–10 17–14
8 New Mexico 7–11 15–15
9 Air Force 6–12 13–16
10 Nevada 5–13 9–21
N/A San Jose State 0–18 2–28 Ineligible for post-season

Schedule[edit]

Game Time* Matchup# Television TV announcers MW Radio announcers
First round – Wednesday, March 11
1 Noon #8 New Mexico vs. #9 Air Force MWN Rich Cellini & Marty Fletcher Brett Grant & Van Coleman
2 2:30 pm #7 UNLV vs. #10 Nevada MWN Rich Cellini & Marty Fletcher Brett Grant & Van Coleman
Quarterfinals – Thursday, March 12
3 Noon #1 Boise State vs. #9 Air Force CBSSN Dave Ryan, Bob Wenzel & Evan Washburn Chad Andrus & Robert Smith
4 2:30 pm #4 Wyoming vs. #5 Utah State CBSSN Dave Ryan, Bob Wenzel & Evan Washburn Nate Kreckman & Robert Smith
5 6:00 pm #2 San Diego State vs. #7 UNLV CBSSN Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas & Evan Washburn Chad Andrus & Marty Fletcher
6 8:30 pm #3 Colorado State vs. #6 Fresno State CBSSN Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas & Evan Washburn Nate Kreckman & Marty Fletcher
Semifinals – Friday, March 13
7 6:00 pm #1 Boise State vs. #4 Wyoming CBSSN Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas & Evan Washburn Nate Kreckman & Marty Fletcher
8 8:30 pm #2 San Diego State vs. #3 Colorado State CBSSN Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas & Evan Washburn Chad Andrus & Marty Fletcher
Championship – Saturday, March 14
10 3:00 pm #4 Wyoming vs. #2 San Diego State CBS Kevin Harlan, Dan Bonner, Reggie Miller & Evan Washburn Nate Kreckman & Marty Fletcher
*Game times in PT. #-Rankings denote tournament seeding.

Bracket[edit]

  First round
Wednesday, March 11
MWN
Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 12
CBSSN
Semifinals
Friday, March 13
CBSSN
Championship
Saturday, March 14
CBS
                                     
       
  1 Boise State 80  
    9 Air Force 68  
8 New Mexico 61
9 Air Force 68  
  1 Boise State 66  
  4 Wyoming 71*  
       
       
  4 Wyoming 67
    5 Utah State 65  
     
       
  4 Wyoming 45
  2 San Diego State 43
       
       
  2 San Diego State 67
    7 UNLV 64  
7 UNLV 67
10 Nevada 46  
  2 San Diego State 56
  3 Colorado State 43  
       
       
  3 Colorado State 71
    6 Fresno State 59  
     

* denotes an overtime period

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