March 8, 2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -
The Mountain West Conference has announced it's 2003 EAS Men's and Women's Basketball Championship brackets. The tournament is to be held at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 12-15.
The second game on Thursday will feature No. 3 Wyoming Cowboys (20-9, 8-6) vs. No. 6 Colorado State (16-13, 5-9). The Cowboys have won all three of their quarterfinal games since the tournament began in 2000, while the Rams are searching for their first-ever tournament victory. Wyoming has won seven in a row against Colorado State, but the last three games have all been decided by three points or less.
The fourth game on Wednesday sees No. 3 Colorado State face the No. 6 Wyoming Cowgirls for the third time in MWC conference tournament play having won the prior two meetings. The Rams lead the all-time series vs. Wyoming 35-25 and have a 5-2 record in MWC tournaments, while the Cowgirls are in search of their first victory in MWC Championship play.
Single session tickets for the Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Championship will go on sale at 11 a.m. Monday, March 10 at the Thomas & Mack box office. Lower level tickets are $30 per session and upper level tickets $19. Call (866) 388-3267 or (702) 739-3267 to order by phone.