2017 Big Sky Conference Women's Basketball Tournament

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2017 Big Sky Conference Women's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2016–17
Teams 12
Site Reno Events Center
Reno, NV
Champions Montana State (2nd title)
Winning coach Tricia Binford (1st title)
MVP Peyton Ferris (Montana State)
Attendance 6,153
Television Watch Big Sky
← 2016
2018 →
2016–17 Big Sky women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Montana State 15 3   .833     25 7   .781
North Dakota 15 3   .833     20 11   .645
Northern Colorado 14 4   .778     22 8   .733
Eastern Washington 12 6   .667     19 14   .576
Idaho 11 7   .611     19 15   .559
Idaho State 10 8   .556     19 14   .576
Portland State 8 10   .444     16 17   .485
Weber State 6 12   .333     13 18   .419
Sacramento State 6 12   .333     10 20   .333
Northern Arizona 5 13   .278     9 21   .300
Montana 4 14   .222     7 23   .233
Southern Utah 2 16   .111     7 23   .233
2017 Big Sky Tournament winner
As of March 23, 2017; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 Big Sky Conference Women's Basketball Tournament was a tournament that held from March 6-11, 2017 at the Reno Events Center. Montana State won their 2nd conference tournament title for the first time since 1993 and earns an automatic trip to the 2017 NCAA Tournament.

Seeds

Big Sky Tiebreaker procedures are as follows:

  1. Head-to-head
  2. Performance against conference teams in descending order to finish
  3. Higher RPI
  4. Coin Flip
Seed School Conference Overall* Tiebreaker
1 Montana State 15–3 22–6 1-0 vs. North Dakota
2 North Dakota 15–3 20–9 0–1 vs. Montana State
3 Northern Colorado 14–4 22–7
4 Eastern Washington 12–6 17–12
5 Idaho 11–7 16–13
6 Idaho State 10–8 16–13
7 Portland State 8–10 14–16
8 Weber State 6–12 12–17 1–0 vs. Sacramento State
9 Sacramento State 6–12 10–19 0–1 vs. Weber State
10 Northern Arizona 5–13 9–20
11 Montana 4–14 7–22
12 Southern Utah 2–16 7–22

* Overall record at end of regular season.

Schedule

Session Game Time* Matchup# Television Attendance
First Round – Monday, March 6
1
1
12:05 PM
#8 Weber State vs. #9 Sacramento State
Watch Big Sky
863
2
2:35 PM
#5 Idaho vs. #12 Southern Utah
672
2
3
5:35 PM
#7 Portland State vs. #10 Northern Arizona
906
4
8:05 PM
#6 Idaho State vs. #11 Montana
Quarterfinals – Wednesday, March 8
3
5
12:05 PM
#1 Montana State vs. #8 Weber State
Watch Big Sky
787
6
2:35 PM
#4 Eastern Washington vs. #5 Idaho
4
7
5:35 PM
#2 North Dakota vs. #7 Portland State
804
8
8:05 PM
#3 Northern Colorado vs. #6 Idaho State
Semifinals – Friday, March 10
5
9
12:05 PM
#1 Montana State vs. #4 Eastern Washington
Watch Big Sky
1,202
10
2:35 PM
#7 Portland State vs. #6 Idaho State
Championship Game – Saturday, March 11
6
11
12:05 PM
#1 Montana State vs. #6 Idaho State
Watch Big Sky
919
*Game Times in PT.

Bracket

[1]

  First Round
Monday, March 6
Watch Big Sky
Quarterfinals
Wednesday, March 8
Watch Big Sky
Semifinals
Friday, March 10
Watch Big Sky
Championship
Saturday, March 11
Watch Big Sky
                                     
       
  1 Montana State 65  
    8 Weber State 53  
8 Weber State 98 (OT)
9 Sacramento State 97  
  1 Montana State 61  
  4 Eastern Washington 59  
       
       
  4 Eastern Washington 73
    5 Idaho 64  
5 Idaho 83
12 Southern Utah 68  
  1 Montana State 62
  6 Idaho State 56
       
       
  2 North Dakota 62
    7 Portland State 65  
7 Portland State 88
10 Northern Arizona 76  
  7 Portland State 50
  6 Idaho State 54  
       
       
  3 Northern Colorado 59
    6 Idaho State 60  
6 Idaho State 63
11 Montana 53  

See also

References

  1. ^ "The 2017 Big Sky Basketball Championships Schedule". SIDEARM Sports. Retrieved 27 November 2015. 
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