Aggie Men Top Seed For 2008 WAC Tournament
Utah State is the top seed for the 2008 WAC Tournament.
 
Utah State is the top seed for the 2008 WAC Tournament.
 
 

March 9, 2008

LOGAN, Utah - Utah State's men's basketball team will be the top seed in next week's 2008 Western Athletic Conference Tournament in Las Cruces, N.M., and play either eighth-seeded San Jose State (12-18) or ninth-seeded Louisiana Tech (6-23) at 2:30 p.m. (MT) on Thursday, Mar. 13. SJSU and LTU will meet in the play-in game on Tuesday, Mar. 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Utah State is 23-9 on the season and finished WAC play with a 12-4 record following its 78-58 road win at Idaho Saturday night. USU tied Boise State, New Mexico State and Nevada for first-place in the conference. The Aggies received the top seed in the WAC do to its 4-2 record against BSU, NMSU and UN.

Utah State swept its season series with Louisiana Tech with a 71-61 win in Ruston and an 86-59 win in Logan. USU leads the all-time series with the Bulldogs, 6-1. Utah State split its season series with San Jose State as it recorded a 78-73 win in Logan and lost at San Jose, 70-67. All-time, USU is 39-21 against the Spartans which includes a 3-4 record in postseason play.

2008 WAC TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Tuesday, Mar. 11

#8 San Jose State vs. #9 Idaho, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Mar. 13

#4 Boise State vs. #5 Hawai'i, 12 p.m.

#1 Utah State vs. #8 San Jose State/#9 Louisiana Tech, 2:30 p.m.

#2 Nevada vs. #7 Fresno State, 6 p.m.

#3 New Mexico State vs. #7 Idaho, 8:30 p.m.


 

 

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