Fresno State def. Cal State Fullerton, 69-57 (Donald Mason)
Fresno State def. San Jose State, 52-48 (Sid Williams)
San Jose State def. Long Beach State, 57-55 (Wally Rank)
Pacific def. Utah State, 82-73 (Ron Cornelius)
Cal State Fullerton def. Long Beach State, 64-53 (Greg Bunch)
Long Beach State def. San Jose State, 76-63 (Michael Wiley)
San Diego State def. Pacific, 76-64 (Will Connelly)
Winner receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. All times
Eastern. Second-seeded Pacific defeated fourth-seeded UC Irvine, 64-55, to
win this tournament for the fifth time in their last year in the conference.
Pacific lost to Miami-Florida in the second round of the NCAA Tournament,
78-49. Utah State won this tournament six times when it was a member of the
conference (1988, 98, 2000-01, 03, 05), Pacific five times (1979, 97, 2004,
13) and Fresno State three times (1981-82, 84). San Diego State won the
inaugural tournament in 1976 and UNLV won seven times (1983, 85-87, 89-91).
Mexico State won three times (1992, 94, 99). The top seed has won this
tournament 19 times. San Jose State won in 1996 as a #6 seed, the lowest seed
ever to win the tournament. The Spartans also won in 1980. This is the 14th
straight year in which Anaheim is playing host to the tournament.
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