American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2014-2015 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 12 - 15, 2015
Champions:#1 Southern Methodist
Runner-Up:#6 Connecticut
MVP/MOP:Markus Kennedy (Southern Methodist, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Will Cummings (Temple, Sr.), Ryan Boatright (Connecticut, Sr.), Rodney Purvis (Connecticut, So.), Nic Moore (Southern Methodist, Jr.), Yanick Moreira (Southern Methodist, Sr.)
Championship Venue:XL Center (Hartford, CT)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Anibal Carrion, Jose Carrion, Rick Crawford, Duke Edsall, Brent Hampton, Bill Jacobson, Peter Juzenas, Gary Maxwell, Ray Natili, Ray Natill, Brian O'Connell, Gerry Pollard, Mike Roberts, Mark Schnur, Alfred Smith, Zelton Steed, Michael Stephens

2014-2015 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Rodney Purvis (Connecticut, So.) (70)
Total Rebounds:Daniel Hamilton (Connecticut, Fr.) (32)
Total Assists:Daniel Hamilton (Connecticut, Fr.) (16)
Total Steals:Lance Tejada, Jr. (East Carolina, Fr.) (6)
Total Blocks:Amida Brimah (Connecticut, So.) (18)
Total Minutes:Ryan Boatright (Connecticut, Sr.) (148)
Total FIC:Daniel Hamilton (Connecticut, Fr.) (40.6)
Total Fouls:Phil Nolan (Connecticut, Jr.) (13)
Total Turnovers:Ryan Boatright (Connecticut, Sr.) (8), Jherrod Stiggers (Houston, Jr.) (8)
Total FGs:Rodney Purvis (Connecticut, So.) (28)
Total 3PM:Ryan Boatright (Connecticut, Sr.) (13)
Total FTs:Markus Kennedy (Southern Methodist, Jr.) (21)

2014-2015 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 East Carolina 81
9 UCF 80
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Tulane 60
10 Houston 66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Connecticut 69
11 South Florida 43
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Southern Methodist 74
8 East Carolina 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Temple 80
5 Memphis 75
2 Tulsa 59
10 Houston 51
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Cincinnati 54
6 Connecticut 57
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Southern Methodist 69
4 Temple 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Tulsa 42
6 Connecticut 47
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Southern Methodist 62
6 Connecticut 54

2014-2015 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Southern Methodist 26  81.25% 15  83.33%
2 Tulsa 22  10  68.75% 14  77.78%
3 Cincinnati 22  10  68.75% 13  72.22%
4 Temple 23  10  69.70% 13  72.22%
5 Memphis 18  14  56.25% 10  55.56%
6 Connecticut 20  13  60.61% 10  55.56%
7 Tulane 15  16  48.39% 12  33.33%
8 East Carolina 14  19  42.42% 12  33.33%
9 UCF 12  18  40.00% 13  27.78%
10 Houston 13  19  40.63% 14  22.22%
11 South Florida 23  28.13% 15  16.67%

*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

2014-2015 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 12, 2015 #9 UCF (L) #8 East Carolina (W) 80-81 XL Center PTS: 19. B.J. Tyson
REB: 7. Michel-Ofik Nzege
AST: 8. Lance Tejada, Jr.
PTS: 22. B.J. Taylor
REB: 11. Justin McBride
AST: 7. Brandon Goodwin
Mar 12, 2015 #10 Houston (W) #7 Tulane (L) 66-60 XL Center PTS: 14. Payton Henson
REB: 7. Jay Hook
AST: 7. Jonathan Stark
PTS: 23. Jherrod Stiggers
REB: 7. Devonta Pollard
AST: 5. Devonta Pollard
Mar 12, 2015 #11 South Florida (L) #6 Connecticut (W) 43-69 XL Center PTS: 20. Daniel Hamilton
REB: 7. Phil Nolan
AST: 3. Daniel Hamilton
PTS: 13. Nehemias Morillo
REB: 7. Ruben Guerrero
AST: 3. Anthony Collins
Mar 13, 2015 #8 East Carolina (L) #1 Southern Methodist (W) 68-74 XL Center PTS: 20. Nic Moore
REB: 6. Markus Kennedy
AST: 5. Nic Moore
PTS: 18. Antonio Robinson
REB: 6. Antonio Robinson
AST: 6. Antonio Robinson
Mar 13, 2015 #5 Memphis (L) #4 Temple (W) 75-80 XL Center PTS: 21. Will Cummings
REB: 8. Quenton DeCosey
AST: 6. Will Cummings
PTS: 16. Trahson Burrell
REB: 9. Shaq Goodwin
AST: 3. Shaq Goodwin
Mar 13, 2015 #10 Houston (L) #2 Tulsa (W) 51-59 XL Center PTS: 14. Shaquille Harrison
REB: 9. Shaquille Harrison
AST: 4. Shaquille Harrison
PTS: 14. Devonta Pollard
REB: 9. Devonta Pollard
AST: 2. Cavon Baker
Mar 13, 2015 #6 Connecticut (W) #3 Cincinnati (L) 57-54 XL Center PTS: 12. Troy Caupain
REB: 11. Gary Clark
AST: 2. Troy Caupain
PTS: 18. Ryan Boatright
REB: 8. Daniel Hamilton
AST: 5. Daniel Hamilton
Mar 14, 2015 #4 Temple (L) #1 Southern Methodist (W) 56-69 XL Center PTS: 17. Markus Kennedy
REB: 10. Sterling Brown
AST: 6. Nic Moore
PTS: 14. Quenton DeCosey
REB: 5. Quenton DeCosey
AST: 3. Will Cummings
Mar 14, 2015 #6 Connecticut (W) #2 Tulsa (L) 47-42 XL Center PTS: 9. Shaquille Harrison
REB: 9. James Woodard
AST: 2. James Woodard
PTS: 21. Ryan Boatright
REB: 12. Daniel Hamilton
AST: 5. Daniel Hamilton
Mar 15, 2015 #6 Connecticut (L) #1 Southern Methodist (W) 54-62 XL Center PTS: 15. Markus Kennedy
REB: 12. Sterling Brown
AST: 3. Yanick Moreira
PTS: 29. Rodney Purvis
REB: 10. Daniel Hamilton
AST: 3. Daniel Hamilton