The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) went 2-1 in the Mountain West conference tourney losing out to New Mexico in the finals. However, their previous record got them selected to a number five berth in the east region.
Bennett had great numbers in the conference tourney. He averaged 19 points and 7.7 rebounds in the three games, with his best game against New Mexico. His line in that game was 15 points and 11 rebounds, along with a couple blocks.