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2005-2006 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Feb 28 - Mar 4, 2006
Tournament Champions: Winthrop
Tournament Runner Up: Coastal Carolina
Tournament MOP/MVP: Torrell Martin (Winthrop, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team: Torrell Martin (Winthrop, Jr.), Chris Gaynor (Winthrop, So.), Craig Bradshaw (Winthrop, Jr.), Moses Sonko (Coastal Carolina, Jr.), Pele Paelay (Coastal Carolina, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Winthrop Coliseum (Rock Hill, SC)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Roger Ayers, Sean Casady, Mark Chafin, Alonzo Coleman, Steve Coleman, William Covington Jr., David Davis, Mike Eades, Jerry Heater, Tim Kelly, Jamie Luckie, Robert Pennington, Rick Ridenhouer, Dan Stryffdeler
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Moses Sonko (Coastal Carolina, Jr.) (45)
Total Rebounds:Joseph Harris (Coastal Carolina, Fr.) (28)
Total Assists:Chris Gaynor (Winthrop, So.) (16)
Total Steals:Torrell Martin (Winthrop, Jr.) (9)
Total Blocks:Craig Bradshaw (Winthrop, Jr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Jack Leasure (Coastal Carolina, So.) (110)
Total FIC:Chris Gaynor (Winthrop, So.) (37.0)
Total Fouls:Joseph Harris (Coastal Carolina, Fr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Craig Bradshaw (Winthrop, Jr.) (13)
Total FGs:Arizona Reid (High Point, So.) (18)
Total 3PM:Mike Jefferson (High Point, So.) (9), Chris Gaynor (Winthrop, So.) (9)
Total FTs:Moses Sonko (Coastal Carolina, Jr.) (13)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Winthrop 93
8 Liberty 52
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Radford 84
5 High Point 87
2 Coastal Carolina 78
7 North Carolina-Asheville 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Birmingham–Southern 76
6 Charleston Southern 97
Semifinals
 
 
1 Winthrop 77
5 High Point 65
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Coastal Carolina 73
6 Charleston Southern 67
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Winthrop 51
2 Coastal Carolina 50

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
2 Coastal Carolina 18  66.67% 12  75.00%
6 Charleston Southern 12  15  44.44% 43.75%
5 High Point 15  12  55.56% 50.00%
8 Liberty 22  24.14% 13  18.75%
7 North Carolina-Asheville 18  33.33% 10  37.50%
4 Radford 16  12  57.14% 56.25%
1 Winthrop 20  74.07% 13  81.25%
3 Birmingham–Southern 19  70.37% 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
Feb 28, 2006
#7 North Carolina-Asheville (L) #2 Coastal Carolina (W) 62-78 Kimbel Arena PTS: 17. Moses Sonko
REB: 12. Pele Paelay
AST: 4. Colin Stevens
PTS: 17. Joe Barber
REB: 7. Joe Barber
AST: 3. Oliver Holmes
Feb 28, 2006
#8 Liberty (L) #1 Winthrop (W) 52-93 Winthrop Coliseum PTS: 15. Taj McCullough
REB: 7. Otis Daniels
AST: 7. De'Andre Adams
PTS: 25. Larry Blair
REB: 10. Damien Hubbard
AST: 5. Evan Risher
Feb 28, 2006
#6 Charleston Southern (W) #3 Birmingham–Southern (L) 97-76 Bill Battle Coliseum PTS: 14. Sredrick Powe
REB: 7. Sredrick Powe
AST: 2. Sredrick Powe
PTS: 24. Donnell Covington
REB: 7. Vernon Huger
AST: 5. Donnell Covington
Feb 28, 2006
#5 High Point (W) #4 Radford (L) 87-84 Dedmon Center PTS: 33. Whit Holcomb-Faye
REB: 15. Chris Oliver
AST: 5. Whit Holcomb-Faye
PTS: 24. Arizona Reid
REB: 12. Arizona Reid
AST: 4. Landon Quick
Mar 2, 2006
#5 High Point (L) #1 Winthrop (W) 65-77 Winthrop Coliseum PTS: 21. Torrell Martin
REB: 8. Torrell Martin
AST: 5. Chris Gaynor
PTS: 25. Mike Jefferson
REB: 6. Akeem Scott
AST: 5. Mike Jefferson
Mar 2, 2006
#6 Charleston Southern (L) #2 Coastal Carolina (W) 67-73 Winthrop Coliseum PTS: 21. Moses Sonko
REB: 16. Joseph Harris
AST: 4. Colin Stevens
PTS: 16. Trent Drafts
REB: 6. Trent Drafts
AST: 4. Terrell Brown
Mar 4, 2006
#2 Coastal Carolina (L) #1 Winthrop (W) 50-51 Winthrop Coliseum PTS: 10. Torrell Martin
REB: 8. Phillip Williams
AST: 6. Chris Gaynor
PTS: 18. Colin Stevens
REB: 12. Moses Sonko
AST: 4. Pele Paelay