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2008-2009 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 11 - 14, 2009
Tournament Champions: Temple
Tournament Runner Up: Duquesne
Tournament MOP/MVP: Dionte Christmas (Temple, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Melquan Bolding (Duquesne, Fr.), Ryan Brooks (Temple, Jr.), Dionte Christmas (Temple, Sr.), Aaron Jackson (Duquesne, Sr.), Sergio Olmos (Temple, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Boardwalk Hall (Atlantic City, NJ)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Roger Ayers, D.J. Carstensen, Jeff Clark, Joe Demayo, Brian Dorsey, Mike Eades, Donnie Eppley, Paul Faia, Kevin Ferguson, John Gwynn, Kevin O'Connell, Raymond Perone, Ray Perrone, Frank Scagliotta, Lamar Simpson, Gene Steratore, Ron Tyburski
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Aaron Jackson (Duquesne, Sr.) (79)
Total Rebounds:Lavoy Allen (Temple, So.) (38)
Total Assists:Aaron Jackson (Duquesne, Sr.) (22)
Total Steals:Ryan Butler (Richmond, Jr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Damian Saunders (Duquesne, So.) (13)
Total Minutes:Aaron Jackson (Duquesne, Sr.) (156)
Total FIC:Damian Saunders (Duquesne, So.) (57.9)
Total Fouls:Bill Clark (Duquesne, So.) (14)
Total Turnovers:Aaron Jackson (Duquesne, Sr.) (17)
Total FGs:Aaron Jackson (Duquesne, Sr.) (29)
Total 3PM:Aaron Jackson (Duquesne, Sr.) (11), Melquan Bolding (Duquesne, Fr.) (11)
Total FTs:Bill Clark (Duquesne, So.) (23)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 La Salle 60
9 Saint Louis 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Saint Joseph's 72
12 Charlotte 62
 
6 Richmond 65
11 St. Bonaventure 49
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Duquesne 91
10 Massachusetts 81
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Xavier 66
9 Saint Louis 47
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Temple 79
5 Saint Joseph's 65
3 Dayton 69
6 Richmond 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Rhode Island 74
7 Duquesne 78
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Xavier 53
4 Temple 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Dayton 66
7 Duquesne 77
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Temple 69
7 Duquesne 64

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
12 Charlotte 11  19  36.67% 11  31.25%
3 Dayton 25  80.65% 11  68.75%
7 Duquesne 18  11  62.07% 56.25%
8 La Salle 18  12  60.00% 56.25%
10 Massachusetts 12  17  41.38% 43.75%
2 Rhode Island 22  70.97% 11  68.75%
6 Richmond 17  14  54.84% 56.25%
5 Saint Joseph's 16  14  53.33% 56.25%
9 Saint Louis 17  13  56.67% 50.00%
11 St. Bonaventure 15  14  51.72% 10  37.50%
4 Temple 19  11  63.33% 11  68.75%
1 Xavier 24  80.00% 12  75.00%
*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 11, 2009
#9 Saint Louis (W) #8 La Salle (L) 62-60 Boardwalk Hall PTS: 24. Rodney Green
REB: 7. Vernon Goodridge
AST: 3. Kimmani Barrett
PTS: 18. Kwamain Mitchell
REB: 7. Willie Reed
AST: 7. Kwamain Mitchell
Mar 11, 2009
#10 Massachusetts (L) #7 Duquesne (W) 81-91 Boardwalk Hall PTS: 23. Melquan Bolding
REB: 13. Melquan Bolding
AST: 7. Aaron Jackson
PTS: 23. Chris Lowe
REB: 10. Tony Gaffney
AST: 3. Chris Lowe
Mar 11, 2009
#12 Charlotte (L) #5 Saint Joseph's (W) 62-72 Boardwalk Hall PTS: 22. Tasheed Carr
REB: 14. Ahmad Nivins
AST: 5. Tasheed Carr
PTS: 19. Lamont Mack
REB: 10. Lamont Mack
AST: 9. Dijuan Harris
Mar 11, 2009
#11 St. Bonaventure (L) #6 Richmond (W) 49-65 Boardwalk Hall PTS: 22. Kevin Anderson
REB: 8. David Gonzalvez
AST: 6. Kevin Anderson
PTS: 13. Andrew Nicholson
REB: 7. Michael Davenport
AST: 4. Chris Matthews
Mar 12, 2009
#5 Saint Joseph's (L) #4 Temple (W) 65-79 Boardwalk Hall PTS: 19. Ryan Brooks
REB: 13. Lavoy Allen
AST: 4. Semaj Inge
PTS: 23. Tasheed Carr
REB: 14. Ahmad Nivins
AST: 5. Garrett Williamson
Mar 12, 2009
#6 Richmond (L) #3 Dayton (W) 64-69 Boardwalk Hall PTS: 15. Marcus Johnson
REB: 9. Christapher Johnson
AST: 5. London Warren
PTS: 24. Kevin Anderson
REB: 9. David Gonzalvez
AST: 2. Kevin Anderson
Mar 12, 2009
#9 Saint Louis (L) #1 Xavier (W) 47-66 Boardwalk Hall PTS: 18. B.J. Raymond
REB: 7. Kenny Frease
AST: 5. C.J. Anderson
PTS: 13. Kevin Lisch
REB: 4. Barry Eberhardt
AST: 4. Tommie Liddell
Mar 12, 2009
#7 Duquesne (W) #2 Rhode Island (L) 78-74 Boardwalk Hall PTS: 26. Jimmy Baron
REB: 12. Kahiem Seawright
AST: 6. Marquis Jones
PTS: 20. Damian Saunders
REB: 13. Bill Clark
AST: 4. Bill Clark
Mar 13, 2009
#4 Temple (W) #1 Xavier (L) 55-53 Boardwalk Hall PTS: 19. Derrick Brown
REB: 9. Jamel McLean
AST: 5. C.J. Anderson
PTS: 20. Dionte Christmas
REB: 11. Lavoy Allen
AST: 3. Dionte Christmas
Mar 13, 2009
#7 Duquesne (W) #3 Dayton (L) 77-66 Boardwalk Hall PTS: 15. Mickey Perry
REB: 6. Charles Little
AST: 12. London Warren
PTS: 24. Melquan Bolding
REB: 6. Melquan Bolding
AST: 5. Aaron Jackson
Mar 14, 2009
#7 Duquesne (L) #4 Temple (W) 64-69 Boardwalk Hall PTS: 29. Dionte Christmas
REB: 14. Lavoy Allen
AST: 8. Semaj Inge
PTS: 20. Aaron Jackson
REB: 10. Damian Saunders
AST: 6. Aaron Jackson