November 9, 2009

2010 Conference Tournaments: America East to Big South

Chase Family Arena; Hartford

Quarterfinals(March 6th)
1-Stony Brook 68, 8-Albany 59
4-Boston University 87, 5-Hartford 46
2-Vermont 76, 7-Maryland-Baltimore County 59
6-New Hampshire 70, 3-Maine 55

Semifinals(March 7th)
Boston University 70, Stony Brook 63(Stony Brook qualifies for NIT)
Vermont 57, New Hampshire 38

Championship(March 13th at Patrick Gym; Burlington, VT)
Boston University at Vermont; Noon ET on ESPN2

Note: Binghamton withdrew from the tournament due to academic issues.

Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC

1st Round(March 11th)
9-Virginia 68, 8-Boston College 62
12-Miami(FL) 83, 5-Wake Forest 62
7-Georgia Tech vs. 10-North Carolina 7 PM ET on ESPN2
6-Clemson vs. 11-NC State 9:30 PM* ET on Raycom

Quarterfinals(March 12th)
1-Duke vs. Virginia Noon ET on ESPN2 and Raycom**
4-Virginia Tech vs. Miami(FL) 2:30 PM ET* on ESPN2 and Raycom**
2-Maryland vs. 7/10 7 PM ET on ESPN2 and Raycom**
3-Florida State vs. 6/11 9:30 PM ET* on ESPN2 and Raycom**

Semifinals(March 13th)
1/8/9 vs. 4/5/12 1:30 PM ET on ESPN and Raycom**
2/7/10 vs. 3/6/11 4 PM ET* on ESPN and Raycom**

Championship(March 14th)
1 PM ET on ESPN and Raycom**

University Center; Macon, GA

8-Kennesaw State 72, 1-Lipscomb 69
5-East Tennessee State 72, 4-Campbell 64
2-Jacksonville 76, 7-North Florida 69
6-Mercer 87, 3-Belmont 81

Semifinals(March 5th)
East Tennessee State 69, Kennesaw State 64
Mercer 66, Jacksonville 63(Jacksonville qualifies for NIT)

Championship(March 6th)
Buccaneers hold off resillient Bears for 2nd straight bid and saves Murry Bartow from playing the Dennis Green card.

Boardwalk Hall; Atlantic City, NJ
(Except 1st round, which are played on campus)

1st Round(March 9th)
8-St. Bonaventure 83, 9-Duquesne 71
5-Rhode Island 83, 12-St. Joseph's 76
7-Dayton 70, 10-George Washington 60
11-Massachusetts 59, 6-Charlotte 56

Quarterfinals(March 12th)
1-Temple vs. St. Bonaventure Noon ET
4-Saint Louis vs. Rhode Island 2:30 PM ET*
2-Xavier vs. Dayton 6:30 PM ET
3-Richmond vs. Massachusetts 9 PM ET*

Semifinals(March 13th)
1/8/9 vs. 4/5/12 1 PM ET on CBS College Sports
2/7/10 vs. 3/6/11 3:30 PM ET* CBS College Sports

Championship(March 14th)
1 PM ET on CBS

Madison Square Garden; New York
All games after 1st round on ESPN

1st Round(March 9th)
9-South Florida 58, 16-DePaul 49
13-St. John's 73, 12-Connecticut 51
10-Seton Hall 109, 15-Providence 106
11-Cincinnati 69, 14-Rutgers 68

2nd Round(March 10th)
8-Georgetown 69, South Florida 49
5-Marquette 59, St. John's 57
7-Notre Dame 68, Seton Hall 56
Cincinnati 69, 6-Louisville 66

Quarterfinals(March 11th)
Georgetown 91, 1-Syracuse
Marquette 80, 4-Villanova 76
2-Pittsburgh vs. Notre Dame 7 PM ET
3-West Virginia vs. Cincinnati 9 PM ET*

Semifinals(March 12th)
Marquette vs. Georgetown 7 PM ET
2/7/10/15 vs. 3/6/11/14 9 PM ET*

Championship(March 13th)


1st Round(March 6th on campus sites)
4-Montana 79, 5-Northern Arizona 60
6-Portland State 68, 3-Montana State 65

Semifinals(March 9th at Dee Events Center; Ogden, UT)
1-Weber State 69, Portland State 60
Montana 68, 2-Northern Colorado 63

Championship(March 10th at Dee Events Center; Ogden, UT)
MONTANA 66, Weber State 66
EPIC COMEBACK! Behind Anthony Johnson's 42, Grizzlies rally from 20 down at halftime to nip Wildcats


Quarterfinals(March 2nd on campus sites)
1-Coastal Carolina 82, 8-Virginia Military Institute 73
4-UNC Asheville 84, 5-High Point 73
2-Radford 64, 7-Charleston Southern 61 (OT)
3-Winthrop 80, 6-Liberty 72

Semifinals(March 4th at Kimbel Arena; Conway, SC)
Coastal Carolina 92, UNC Asheville 72
Winthrop 61, Radford 46

Championship(March 6th at Kimbel Arena; Conway, SC)
WINTHROP 64, Coastal Carolina 53
Eagles smother Chanticleers on their home court for 9th bid in 12 years.

*Time is approximate
**Raycom will cover the games in ACC markets, ESPN and ESPN2 will carry the games to the rest of the country.

2010 Conference Tournaments: Big Ten to Great West

Conseco Fieldhouse; Indianapolis

1st Round(March 11th)
8-Michigan 59, 9-Iowa 52
7-Northwestern vs. 10-Indiana 5 PM ET* on ESPN2
6-Minnesota vs. 11-Penn State 7:30 PM ET* on Big Ten Network

Quarterfinals(March 12th)
1-Ohio State vs. Michigan Noon ET on ESPN
4-Wisconsin vs. 5-Illinois 2:30 PM ET* on ESPN
2-Purdue vs. 7/10 6:30 PM ET on Big Ten Network
3-Michigan State vs. 6/11 9 PM ET* on Big Ten Network

Semifinals(March 13th)
1/8/9 vs. 4/5 1:40 PM ET on CBS
2/7/10 vs. 3/6/11 4 PM ET* on CBS

Championship(March 14th)
3:30 PM ET on CBS

Sprint Center; Kansas City, MO

1st Round(March 10th)
9-Texas Tech 82, 8-Colorado 67
12-Nebraska 75, 5-Missouri 60
7-Oklahoma State 81 10-Oklahoma 67
6-Texas 82, 11-Iowa State 75

Quarterfinals(March 11th)
1-Kansas 80, Texas Tech 68
4-Texas A&M 70, Nebraska 64
2-Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State 6 PM CT on Big 12 Network
3-Baylor vs. Texas 8:30 PM CT* on ESPN2

Semifinals(March 12th)
Kansas vs. Texas A&M 6 PM CT on Big 12 Network
2/7/10 vs. 3/6/11 8:30 PM CT* on Big 12 Network

Championship(March 13th)

Anaheim Convention Center; Anaheim

1st Round(March 10th)
5-Fullerton State 84, 8-Northridge State 76
6-Cal Poly 73, 7-UC Irvine 69

2nd Round(March 11th)
4-UC Davis vs. Fullerton State 8:30 PM PT*
3-Long Beach State vs. Cal Poly 6 PM PT

Semifinals(March 12th)
1-UC Santa Barbara vs. low seed 6:30 PM PT on ESPNU
2-Pacific vs. high seed 9 PM PT* on ESPNU

Championship(March 13th)
5 PM PT on ESPN2

Richmond Coliseum; Richmond

1st Round(March 5th)
8-Towson 91, 9-UNC Wilmington 74
5-Virginia Commonwealth 66, 12-Delaware 49
7-Hofstra 67, 10-Georgia State 66
11-James Madison 77, 6-Drexel 65

Quarterfinals(March 6th)
1-Old Dominion 86, Towson 56
VCU 75, 4-George Mason 60
2-Northeastern 74, Hofstra 71 (2OT)
3-William & Mary 70, James Madison 65

Semifinals(March 7th)
Old Dominion 73, VCU 69 (OT)
William & Mary 47, Northeastern 45

Championship(March 8th)
OLD DOMINION 60, William & Mary 53
Defensive struggle goes to Monarchs who stop Tribe's perimeter attack

BOK Center; Tulsa, OK

1st Round(March 10th)
9-Central Florida 69, 8-Southern Methodist 53
5-Tulsa 83, 12-Rice 62
7-Houston 93, 10-East Carolina 80
6-Southern Mississippi 57, 11-Tulane 47

Quarterfinals(March 11th)
1-Texas-El Paso vs. Central Florida 9 PM CT* on CBS College Sports
4-Marshall vs. Tulsa 6:30 PM CT on CBS College Sports
Houston 66, 2-Memphis 65
Southern Mississippi 58, 3-UAB 44

Semifinals(March 12th)
1/8/9 vs. 4/5/12 3 PM CT on CBS College Sports
Southern Mississippi vs. Houston 5:30 PM CT* on CBS College Sports

Championship(March 13th)
10:35 AM CT on CBS

McKay Events Center; Orem, UT

1st Round(March 10th)
5-UT-Pan American 56, 4-Utah Valley 53
2-Houston Baptist 80 7-Chicago State 77
6-New Jersey Tech 70, 3-North Dakota 57

Semifinals(March 12th)
1-South Dakota vs. UTPA 5 PM MT
Houston Baptist vs. New Jersey Tech 7:30 PM MT*

Championship(March 13th)
7:30 PM MT

Note: The Great West tournament champion will receive a bid to the Postseason tournament. The conference will not receive an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament until 2020(if ever).

*Time is Approximate

2010 Conference Tournaments: Horizon League to Mountain West


1st Round(March 2nd on campus sites)
4-Milwaukee 73, 9-Illinois-Chicago 67
5-Cleveland State 80, 8-Loyola of Chicago 66
3-Green Bay 81, 10-Youngstown State 67
7-Detroit 89, Valparaiso 82

2nd Round(March 5th at Hinkle Fieldhouse; Indianapolis)
Milwaukee 82, Cleveland State 75
Detroit 62, Green Bay 53

Semifinals(March 6th at Hinkle Fieldhouse; Indianapolis)
1-Butler 68, Milwaukee 59
2-Wright State 69, Detroit 50

Championship(March 9th at Hinkle Fieldhouse; Indianapolis)
BUTLER 70, Wright State 45
Bulldogs maul Raiders to save another spot for the bubble

No tournament. CORNELL has clinched the regular season title outright after a 95-76 win at Brown.

Times-Union Arena; Albany, NY

1st Round(March 5th)
9-Manhattan 94, 8-Loyola(MD) 79
7-Canisius 72, 10-Marist 54

Quarterfinals(March 6th)
1-Siena 78, Manhattan 61
5-Rider 69, 4-St. Peter's 57
2-Fairfield 67, Canisius 57
6-Niagara 68, 3-Iona 64

Semifinals(March 7th)
Siena 72, Rider 62
Fairfield 69, Niagara 63

Championship(March 8th)
SIENA 72, Fairfield 65 (OT)
Comeback Saints make up 15 point 1st half defict to ousts the Stags in OT

Quicken Loans Arena; Cleveland(except 1st round)

1st Round(March 7th at campus sites)
9-Ohio 85, 8-Ball State 77 (OT)
5-Buffalo 72, 12-Toledo 54
7-Western Michigan 75, 10-Bowling Green 73
6-Eastern Michigan 65, 11-Northern Illinois 59

Quarterfinals(March 11th)
1-Kent State vs. Ohio 7 PM ET
4-Miami(OH) vs. Buffalo 9:30 PM ET*
Western Michigan 69, 2-Central Michigan 60
3-Akron 97, Eastern Michigan 89 (OT)

Semifinals(March 12th)
1/8/9 vs. 4/5/12 9:30 PM ET*
Akron vs. Western Michigan 7 PM ET

Championship(March 13th)
6 PM ET on ESPN2

Lawrence V. Joel Memorial Coliseum; Winston-Salem, NC

1st Round
9-North Carolina A&T 65, 8-Howard 55
7-Bethune-Cookman 64, 10-Florida A&M 53
6-UMES 64, 11-Coppin State March 58

1-Morgan State 84, North Carolina A&T 57
4-Norfolk State vs. 5-Hampton March 11th, 8 PM ET*
2-Delaware State 57, Bethune-Cookman 55
3-South Carolina State vs. UMES March 11th, 6 PM ET

Semifinals(March 12th)
Morgan State vs. 4/5 6 PM ET
Delaware State vs. 3/6/11 8 PM ET*

Championship(March 13th)
2 PM ET on ESPN2


1st Round(March 4th)
8-Drake 63, 9-Southern Illinois 61
7-Missouri State 52, 10-Evansville 46

Quarterfinals(March 5th)
1-Northern Iowa 55, Drake 40
5-Bradley 81, 4-Creighton 62
2-Wichita State 73, Missouri State 63
3-Illinois State 69, 6-Indiana State 65

Semifinals(March 6th)
Northern Iowa 57, Bradley 40
Wichita State 65, Illinois State 61

Championship(March 7th)
NORTHERN IOWA 67, Wichita State 52
Bubble teams breathe sigh of relief as relentless defense stops the Shockers and sees the Panthers through.

Thomas & Mack Center; Las Vegas

1st Round(March 10th)
9-Air Force 59, 8-Wyoming 40

Quarterfinals(March 11th)
1-New Mexico 75, Air Force 69
4-San Diego State vs, 5-Colorado State 2:30 PM PT* on CBS College Sports and The mtn.
2-Brigham Young vs. 7-Texas Christian 6 PM PT on The mtn.
3-Nevada-Las Vegas vs. 6-Utah 8:30 PM PT* on CBS College Sports and The mtn.

Semifinals(March 12th)
New Mexico vs. 4/5 6 PM PT on The mtn.
2/7 vs. 3/6 8:30 PM PT* on The mtn.

Championship(March 13th)

*Time is approximate

2010 Conference Tournaments: Northeast to Southern

All games on campus sites of higher seeds

Quarterfinals(March 4th)
1-Quinnipiac 84, 8-Monmouth 75
4-Long Island 63, 5-Fairleigh Dickinson 61
2-Robert Morris 71, 7-Central Connecticut State 63
3-Mount St. Mary's 65, 6-St. Francis(PA) 50

Semifinals(March 7th)(Teams are reseeded for this round)
1-Quinnipiac 83, 4-Long Island 78
2-Robert Morris 80, 3-Mount St. Mary's 62

Championship(March 10th at TD Banknorth Sports Center; Hamden, CT)
ROBERT MORRIS 52, Quinnipiac 50
Defensive minded Colonials deny Bobcats first NCAA bid


Quarterfinals(March 2nd on campus sites)
1-Murray State 84, 8-Tennessee State 51
4-Eastern Illinois 68, 5-Eastern Kentucky 61
2-Morehead State 87, 7-Jacksonville State 54
6-Tennessee Tech 68, 3-Austin Peay 65

Semifinals(March 5th at Bridgestone Arena; Nashville)
Murray State 55, Eastern Illinois 51
Morehead State 76, Tennessee Tech 47

Championship(March 6th at Bridgestone Arena)
MURRAY STATE 62, Morehead State 51
Racers pull away from Eagles in the 2nd half to secure 14th dance invite.

Staples Center; Los Angeles

1st Round(March 10th)
8-Oregon 82, 9-Washington State 80 (OT)

Quarterfinals(March 11th)
1-California vs. Oregon 2:30 PM PT* on FSN
5-UCLA 75, 4-Arizona 69
2-Arizona State vs. 7-Stanford 6 PM PT on FSN
3-Washington vs. 6-Oregon State 8:30 PM PT* on FSN

Semifinals(March 12th)
1/8/9 vs. 4/5 6 PM PT on FSN
2/7/10 vs. 3/6 8:30 PM PT* on FSN

Championship(March 13th)
3 PM PT on CBS

Note: Southern California is ineligible for postseason play, including this tournament.

All games held on campus

Quarterfinals(March 3rd)
1-Lehigh 64, 8-Army 45
4-American 62, 5-Navy 60
7-Holy Cross 67, 2-Bucknell 64
3-Lafayette 73, 6-Colgate 65

Semifinals(March 7th)
Lehigh 79, American 57
Lafayette 66, Holy Cross 63

Championship(March 12th at Stabler Arena; Bethlehelm, PA)
Lafayette at Lehigh; 4:45 PM ET on ESPN2

Bridgestone Arena; Nashville

1st Round(March 11th)
4W-Alabama 68, 5E-South Carolina 63
3E-Tennessee 59, 6W-Louisiana State 49
4E-Florida vs. 5W-Auburn 6:30 PM CT on SEC Network
3W-Arkansas vs. 6E-Georgia 8:45 PM CT* on SEC Network

Quarterfinals(March 12th)
1E-Kentucky vs. Alabama Noon CT on SEC Network
2W-Mississippi vs. Tennessee 2:15 PM CT* on SEC Network
1W-Mississippi State vs. 4E/5W 6:30 PM CT on SEC Network
2E-Vanderbilt vs. 3W/6E 8:45 PM* CT on SEC Network

Semifinals(March 13th)
1E/4W/5E vs. 2W/3E/6W Noon CT on ABC
1W/4E/5W vs. 2E/3W/6E 2:15 PM CT* on ABC

Championship(March 14th)
Noon CT on ABC


1st Round(March 5th at Bojangles Coliseum)
4S-The Citadel 55, 5N-Samford 43
3N-Chattanooga 82, 6S-Georgia Southern 62
4N-UNC Greensboro 66, 5S-Furman 65
6N-Elon 66, 3S-Davidson 59

Quarterfinals(March 6th at Bojangles Coliseum)
1N-Appalachian State 71, The Citadel 61
2S-College of Charleston 96, Chattanooga 69
1S-Wofford 59, UNC Greensboro 47
2N-Western Carolina 68, Elon 57

Semifinals(March 7th at Time Warner Cable Arena)
Appalachian State 77, College of Charleston 54
Wofford 77, Western Carolina 58

Championship(March 8th at Time Warner Cable Arena)
WOFFORD 56, Appalachian State 51
Duck-Breaking #1! Terriers hold off Mountaineers to secure 1st Big Dance invite in school history.

*Time is Approximate

2010 Conference Tournaments: Southland to Western Athletic

Merrill Center; Katy, TX

Quarterfinals(March 10th)
1-Sam Houston State 62, 8-Nicholls State 57
4-Southeastern Louisiana 79, 5-Texas State 78 (OT)
2-Stephen F. Austin 77, 7- Texas-Arlington 54
3-Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 76, 6-Texas-San Antonio 66

Semifinals(March 11th)
Sam Houston State vs. Southeast Louisiana 8:30 PM CT*
Stephen F. Austin vs. TAMUCC 6 PM CT

Championship(March 13th)
3 PM CT on ESPN2

Centurytel Center; Bossier City, LA

8-Grambling State 65, 1-Jackson State 57 (Jackson State qualifies for NIT)
4-Prairie View A&M vs. 5-Texas Southern March 11th, 8 PM CT
2-Arkansas-Pine Bluff 69, 7-Mississippi Valley State 66
3-Alabama State 56, 6-Alabama A&M 45

Semifinals(March 12th)
4/5 vs. Grambling State 8 PM CT
Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Alabama State 2:30 PM CT

Championship(March 13th)

Sioux Falls Arena; Sioux Falls, SD

1-Oakland 85, 8-Missouri-Kansas City 70
5-IPFW 71, 4-South Dakota State 66
2-IUPUI 77, 7-Western Illinois 68
3-Oral Roberts 65, 6-North Dakota State 64

Semifinals(March 8th)
Oakland 71, IPFW 58
IUPUI 69, Oral Roberts 65

Championship(March 9th)
Golden Grizzlies outlast Jaguars in Sioux Falls

Summit Arena and Convention Center; Hot Springs, AR

1st Round
9-South Alabama 52, 8-Florida Atlantic 51
4-Western Kentucky 83, 13-New Orleans 58
5-Arkansas State 89, 12-Arkansas-Little Rock 82 (OT)
10-Louisiana-Monroe 76, 7-Louisiana-Lafayette 75
6-Denver 71, 11-Florida International 64

1-Troy 67, South Alabama 55
Western Kentucky 65, Arkansas State 64
2-North Texas 69, Louisiana-Monroe 66
Denver 73, 3-Middle Tennessee 58

Semifinals(March 8th in the Summit Arena)
Troy 54, Western Kentucky 48
North Texas 63, Denver 56

Championship(March 9th in the Summit Arena)
NORTH TEXAS 66, Troy 63
Mean Green avenge regular season sweep by Trojans in closely fought final

Orleans Arena; Las Vegas, NV

1st Round(March 5th)
5-Loyola Marymount 87, 8-Pepperdine 84
6-San Diego 61, 7-Santa Clara 59

2nd Round(March 6th)
Loyola Marymount 84, 4-San Francisco 76
3-Portland 72, San Diego 57

Semifinals(March 7th)
1-Gonzaga 77, Loyola Marymount 62
2-St. Mary's 69, Portland 55

Championship(March 8th)
SAINT MARY'S 81, Gonzaga 62
There will be no sweating in Moraga on Selection Sunday, Gaels blowout Bulldogs in 2nd half.

Lawlor Events Center; Reno, NV

Quarterfinals(March 11th)
1-Utah State 84, 8-Boise State 60
4-Louisiana Tech vs. 5-Fresno State 2:30 PM PT*
2-Nevada vs. 7-Idaho 6 PM PT
3-New Mexico State vs. 6-San Jose State 8:30 PM PT*

Semifinals(March 12th)
Utah State vs. 4/5 6 PM PT
2/7 vs. 3/6 8:30 PM PT*

Championship(March 13th)
8 PM PT on ESPN2