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The Big West Conference Women's Basketball Tournament is the conference championship tournament in basketball for the Big West Conference. It is a single-elimination tournament and seeding is based on regular season records. The winner, declared conference champion, receives the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship. The women's tournament has been played every year since 1983.

The Anaheim Convention Center Arena has hosted the Big West tournament, both for the women as well as the men, for ten years running, as of 2010.

Tournament Champions[]

Year Champion Score Runner-Up Tournament Site
1984 UNLV 90-55 UC-Irvine UNLV¹
1985 UNLV 61-60 UC-Irvine UC-Irvine
1986 UNLV 99-89 Long Beach State L.A. Forum, first round at LBS
1987 Long Beach State 98-57 UNLV L.A. Forum
1988 Long Beach State 79-58 UNLV L.A. Forum
1989 Long Beach State 89-81 UNLV Long Beach Arena, opening qualifying game at LBS
1990 UNLV 67-64 Long Beach State Long Beach Arena
1991 Long Beach State 71-60 Cal State Fullerton Long Beach Arena
1992 UCSB 68-60 Long Beach State Long Beach Arena
1993 UCSB 80-77 Hawai'i Long Beach Arena
1994 UNLV 78-60 Hawai'i Thomas & Mack Center
1995 UC Irvine 65-53 Pacific Thomas & Mack Center
1996 Hawai'i 68-64 Pacific Lawlor Events Center
1997 UCSB 81-66 UC Irvine Lawlor Events Center
1998 UCSB 86-69 Boise State Lawlor Events Center
1999 UCSB 94-67 Long Beach State Lawlor Events Center
2000 UCSB 79-69 Long Beach State Lawlor Events Center
2001 UCSB 79-76 Long Beach State Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California
2002 UCSB 64-53 Pacific Anaheim Convention Center
2003 UCSB 68-50 Pacific Anaheim Convention Center
2004 UCSB 68-51 Idaho Anaheim Convention Center
2005 UCSB 74-66 Idaho Anaheim Convention Center
2006 UC Riverside 59-58 UCSB Anaheim Convention Center
2007 UC Riverside 70-67 UCSB Anaheim Convention Center
2008 UCSB 74-59 UC Davis Anaheim Convention Center
2009 UCSB 64-57 Cal Poly SLO Anaheim Convention Center
2010 UC Riverside 71-67 UC Davis Anaheim Convention Center

¹ 1984 Tournament was played at location of highest remaining seed.

Performance By School[]

Member Winners Winning Years
UCSB
13
1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009
UNLV
5
1984, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1994
Long Beach State
4
1987, 1988, 1989, 1991
UC Riverside
3
2006, 2007, 2010
UC Irvine
1
1995
Hawai'i
1
1996
  • Teams in bold represent current conference members

References[]

Women's Conference Basketball Tournaments

NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Conference Tournaments

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