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2007-2008 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 4 - 8, 2008
Tournament Champions: Winthrop
Tournament Runner Up: North Carolina-Asheville
Tournament MOP/MVP: Michael Jenkins (Winthrop, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Michael Jenkins (Winthrop, Sr.), Chris Gaynor (Winthrop, Sr.), Andy Buechert (Winthrop, Jr.), K.J. Garland (North Carolina-Asheville, Sr.), Bryan Smithson (North Carolina-Asheville, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Justice Center (Asheville, NC)
Tournament Attendance: 9,181
Tournament Officials: Roger Ayers, Brent Bamacky, Brent Baranky, Haywood Bostic, Sean Casady, Sean Cassidy, Anthony Chiazza, Tim Comer, David Davis, Dave Davis, Mike Eades, Nathan Quick, Rick Ridenhouer, Mark Schnur, Scott Smith, Dan Stryffdeler
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Michael Jenkins (Winthrop, Sr.) (59)
Total Rebounds:Andy Buechert (Winthrop, Jr.) (21), Kenny George (North Carolina-Asheville, Jr.) (21)
Total Assists:TeeJay Bannister (Liberty, Sr.) (19)
Total Steals:Chris Gaynor (Winthrop, Sr.) (6)
Total Blocks:Andy Buechert (Winthrop, Jr.) (6)
Total Minutes:K.J. Garland (North Carolina-Asheville, Sr.) (115)
Total FIC:Michael Jenkins (Winthrop, Sr.) (43.1)
Total Fouls:Taj McCullough (Winthrop, Sr.) (10), Vincent James (North Carolina-Asheville, Sr.) (10)
Total Turnovers:TeeJay Bannister (Liberty, Sr.) (8), Mike Jefferson (High Point, Sr.) (8)
Total FGs:Michael Jenkins (Winthrop, Sr.) (22)
Total 3PM:Eugene Harris (High Point, So.) (10)
Total FTs:Bryan Smithson (North Carolina-Asheville, Sr.) (15)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 North Carolina-Asheville 87
8 Charleston Southern 63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Liberty 103
5 Virginia Military 88
2 Winthrop 76
7 Radford 45
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 High Point 59
6 Coastal Carolina 56
Semifinals
 
 
1 North Carolina-Asheville 75
4 Liberty 57
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Winthrop 61
3 High Point 53
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 North Carolina-Asheville 48
2 Winthrop 66

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
8 Charleston Southern 10  19  34.48% 10  28.57%
6 Coastal Carolina 13  14  48.15% 42.86%
3 High Point 16  13  55.17% 57.14%
4 Liberty 15  15  50.00% 50.00%
1 North Carolina-Asheville 21  72.41% 10  71.43%
7 Radford 10  19  34.48% 35.71%
5 Virginia Military 14  14  50.00% 42.86%
2 Winthrop 19  11  63.33% 10  71.43%
*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 4, 2008
#5 Virginia Military (L) #4 Liberty (W) 88-103 Vines Center PTS: 30. Anthony Smith
REB: 13. Alex McLean
AST: 14. TeeJay Bannister
PTS: 30. Reggie Williams
REB: 9. Reggie Williams
AST: 4. Reggie Williams
Mar 4, 2008
#7 Radford (L) #2 Winthrop (W) 45-76 Winthrop Coliseum PTS: 14. Antwon Harris
REB: 8. George Valentine
AST: 6. Chris Gaynor
PTS: 12. Jamar Jenkins
REB: 12. Joey Lynch-Flohr
AST: 2. Joey Lynch-Flohr
Mar 4, 2008
#8 Charleston Southern (L) #1 North Carolina-Asheville (W) 63-87 Justice Center PTS: 22. Bryan Smithson
REB: 7. Vincent James
AST: 8. K.J. Garland
PTS: 18. Omar Carter
REB: 7. Chris Moore
AST: 7. Chris Moore
Mar 4, 2008
#6 Coastal Carolina (L) #3 High Point (W) 56-59 Millis Athletic Convocation Center PTS: 20. Arizona Reid
REB: 11. Arizona Reid
AST: 4. Mike Jefferson
PTS: 18. Jack Leasure
REB: 7. Phil Wallace
AST: 4. Mario Sisinni
Mar 6, 2008
#4 Liberty (L) #1 North Carolina-Asheville (W) 57-75 Justice Center PTS: 19. Bryan Smithson
REB: 11. Kenny George
AST: 4. Bryan Smithson
PTS: 18. Alex McLean
REB: 7. Anthony Smith
AST: 7. B.J. Jenkins
Mar 6, 2008
#3 High Point (L) #2 Winthrop (W) 53-61 Justice Center PTS: 14. Michael Jenkins
REB: 7. Taj McCullough
AST: 5. Chris Gaynor
PTS: 21. Eugene Harris
REB: 9. Arizona Reid
AST: 6. Mike Jefferson
Mar 8, 2008
#2 Winthrop (W) #1 North Carolina-Asheville (L) 66-48 Justice Center PTS: 13. Kenny George
REB: 6. Reid Augst
AST: 7. K.J. Garland
PTS: 33. Michael Jenkins
REB: 11. Mantoris Robinson
AST: 6. Chris Gaynor