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2013-2014 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 11 - 15, 2014
Tournament Champions: Louisville
Tournament Runner Up: Connecticut
Tournament MOP/MVP: Russ Smith (Louisville, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Isaiah Sykes (UCF, Sr.), Sean Kilpatrick (Cincinnati, Sr.), Shabazz Napier (Connecticut, Sr.), Chris Jones (Louisville, Jr.), Montrezl Harrell (Louisville, So.)
Championship Game Venue: FedExForum (Memphis, TN)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Clarence Armstrong, Jose Carrion, Rick Crawford, Brent Hampton, Gary Maxwell, Gary Maxwell, Ray Natili, Steve Olson, Steve Olson, Gerry Pollard, Mark Schnur, Alfred Smith, Zelton Steed, Ted Valentine
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Russ Smith (Louisville, Sr.) (77)
Total Rebounds:Stephan Van Treese (Louisville, Sr.) (28)
Total Assists:Chris Jones (Louisville, Jr.) (13)
Total Steals:Stephan Van Treese (Louisville, Sr.) (9), Chris Jones (Louisville, Jr.) (9)
Total Blocks:TaShawn Thomas (Houston, Jr.) (8), Amida Brimah (Connecticut, Fr.) (8)
Total Minutes:Shabazz Napier (Connecticut, Sr.) (108)
Total FIC:Russ Smith (Louisville, Sr.) (49.5)
Total Fouls:Amida Brimah (Connecticut, Fr.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Shabazz Napier (Connecticut, Sr.) (8), Isaiah Sykes (UCF, Sr.) (8), L.J. Rose (Houston, So.) (8), Kadeem Jack (Rutgers, Jr.) (8)
Total FGs:Russ Smith (Louisville, Sr.) (25)
Total 3PM:Niels Giffey (Connecticut, Sr.) (9)
Total FTs:Russ Smith (Louisville, Sr.) (20)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Temple 90
9 UCF 94
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Rutgers 72
10 South Florida 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Cincinnati 61
9 UCF 58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Connecticut 72
5 Memphis 53
2 Louisville 92
7 Rutgers 31
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Southern Methodist 64
6 Houston 68
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Cincinnati 56
4 Connecticut 58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Louisville 94
6 Houston 65
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Louisville 71
4 Connecticut 61

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
1 Cincinnati 26  83.87% 15  83.33%
4 Connecticut 24  77.42% 12  66.67%
6 Houston 16  15  51.61% 10  44.44%
2 Louisville 26  83.87% 15  83.33%
5 Memphis 23  74.19% 12  66.67%
7 Rutgers 11  20  35.48% 13  27.78%
10 South Florida 12  19  38.71% 15  16.67%
3 Southern Methodist 23  74.19% 12  66.67%
8 Temple 21  30.00% 14  22.22%
9 UCF 12  17  41.38% 14  22.22%
*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 12, 2014
#10 South Florida (L) #7 Rutgers (W) 68-72 FedExForum PTS: 18. Kadeem Jack
REB: 10. Wally Judge
AST: 2. J.J. Moore
PTS: 22. Victor Rudd
REB: 7. Victor Rudd
AST: 7. Josh Heath
Mar 12, 2014
#9 UCF (W) #8 Temple (L) 94-90 FedExForum PTS: 28. Quenton DeCosey
REB: 7. Anthony Lee
AST: 9. Will Cummings
PTS: 36. Isaiah Sykes
REB: 10. Kasey Wilson
AST: 3. Daiquan Walker
Mar 13, 2014
#6 Houston (W) #3 Southern Methodist (L) 68-64 FedExForum PTS: 14. Cannen Cunningham
REB: 9. Markus Kennedy
AST: 8. Nic Moore
PTS: 19. Jherrod Stiggers
REB: 9. TaShawn Thomas
AST: 4. TaShawn Thomas
Mar 13, 2014
#7 Rutgers (L) #2 Louisville (W) 31-92 FedExForum PTS: 18. Chris Jones
REB: 10. Stephan Van Treese
AST: 5. Russ Smith
PTS: 8. Myles Mack
REB: 7. Wally Judge
AST: 3. Myles Mack
Mar 13, 2014
#9 UCF (L) #1 Cincinnati (W) 58-61 FedExForum PTS: 21. Sean Kilpatrick
REB: 9. Sean Kilpatrick
AST: 4. Sean Kilpatrick
PTS: 21. Isaiah Sykes
REB: 9. Isaiah Sykes
AST: 2. Isaiah Sykes
Mar 13, 2014
#5 Memphis (L) #4 Connecticut (W) 53-72 FedExForum PTS: 24. Niels Giffey
REB: 9. Niels Giffey
AST: 6. Ryan Boatright
PTS: 10. Joe Jackson
REB: 5. Nick King
AST: 2. Shaq Goodwin
Mar 14, 2014
#6 Houston (L) #2 Louisville (W) 65-94 FedExForum PTS: 42. Russ Smith
REB: 10. Stephan Van Treese
AST: 8. Chris Jones
PTS: 13. TaShawn Thomas
REB: 13. Danuel House
AST: 5. L.J. Rose
Mar 14, 2014
#4 Connecticut (W) #1 Cincinnati (L) 58-56 FedExForum PTS: 14. Sean Kilpatrick
REB: 8. Justin Jackson
AST: 3. Justin Jackson
PTS: 15. Shabazz Napier
REB: 9. DeAndre Daniels
AST: 2. Ryan Boatright
Mar 15, 2014
#4 Connecticut (L) #2 Louisville (W) 61-71 FedExForum PTS: 22. Montrezl Harrell
REB: 11. Montrezl Harrell
AST: 3. Stephan Van Treese
PTS: 17. DeAndre Daniels
REB: 10. DeAndre Daniels
AST: 3. DeAndre Daniels