American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2017-2018 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 8 - 11, 2018
Champions:#1 Cincinnati
Runner-Up:#3 Houston
MVP/MOP:Gary Clark (Cincinnati, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Gary Clark (Cincinnati, Sr.), Kyle Washington (Cincinnati, Sr.), Rob Gray (Houston, Sr.), Corey Davis (Houston, Jr.), Kyvon Davenport (Memphis, Jr.), Landry Shamet (Wichita State, So.)
Championship Venue:Amway Center (Orlando, FL)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Jose Carrion, Don Daily, Don Dally, Bill Ek, Karl Hess, Bill Jacobson, Byron Jarrett, Peter Juzenas, Mike Nance, Terry Oglesby, Olandis Poole, Rick Randall, Rick Randell, Zelton Sneed, Zelton Steed, Ted Valentine

2017-2018 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Rob Gray (Houston, Sr.) (67)
Total Rebounds:Gary Clark (Cincinnati, Sr.) (35)
Total Assists:Jarron Cumberland (Cincinnati, So.) (14)
Total Steals:Galen Robinson, Jr. (Houston, Jr.) (9)
Total Blocks:Devin Davis (Houston, Sr.) (4), Kyvon Davenport (Memphis, Jr.) (4)
Total Minutes:Rob Gray (Houston, Sr.) (109)
Total FIC:Gary Clark (Cincinnati, Sr.) (52.9)
Total Fouls:Nura Zanna (Houston, Sr.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Kareem Brewton (Memphis, Jr.) (10)
Total FGs:Rob Gray (Houston, Sr.) (21)
Total 3PM:Landry Shamet (Wichita State, So.) (10), Corey Davis (Houston, Jr.) (10)
Total FTs:Rob Gray (Houston, Sr.) (19)

2017-2018 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Connecticut 73
9 Southern Methodist 80
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Memphis 79
12 South Florida 77
 
7 Temple 82
10 Tulane 77
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 UCF 66
11 East Carolina 52
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Cincinnati 61
9 Southern Methodist 51
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Tulsa 64
5 Memphis 67
2 Wichita State 89
7 Temple 81
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Houston 84
6 UCF 56
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Cincinnati 70
5 Memphis 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Wichita State 74
3 Houston 77
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Cincinnati 56
3 Houston 55

2017-2018 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Cincinnati 29  87.88% 16  88.89%
2 Wichita State 25  78.13% 14  77.78%
3 Houston 26  81.25% 14  77.78%
4 Tulsa 19  12  61.29% 12  66.67%
5 Memphis 21  13  61.76% 10  55.56%
6 UCF 19  13  59.38% 50.00%
7 Temple 17  15  53.13% 10  44.44%
8 Connecticut 14  18  43.75% 11  38.89%
9 Southern Methodist 17  16  51.52% 12  33.33%
10 Tulane 14  17  45.16% 13  27.78%
11 East Carolina 10  20  33.33% 14  22.22%
12 South Florida 10  22  31.25% 15  16.67%

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

2017-2018 American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 8, 2018 #9 Southern Methodist (W) #8 Connecticut (L) 80-73 Amway Center PTS: 24. Christian Vital
REB: 8. Mamadou Diarra
AST: 5. Jalen Adams
PTS: 23. Ben Emelogu
REB: 8. Ben Emelogu
AST: 3. Akoy Agau
Mar 8, 2018 #12 South Florida (L) #5 Memphis (W) 77-79 Amway Center PTS: 27. Kyvon Davenport
REB: 9. Kyvon Davenport
AST: 3. Malik Rhodes
PTS: 30. David Collins
REB: 5. Isaiah Manderson
AST: 4. Terrence Samuel
Mar 8, 2018 #10 Tulane (L) #7 Temple (W) 77-82 Amway Center PTS: 19. Obi Enechionyia
REB: 6. Josh Brown
AST: 8. Shizz Alston
PTS: 22. Cam Reynolds
REB: 6. Blake Paul
AST: 6. Jordan Cornish
Mar 8, 2018 #11 East Carolina (L) #6 UCF (W) 52-66 Amway Center PTS: 17. B.J. Taylor
REB: 10. Chad Brown
AST: 4. B.J. Taylor
PTS: 17. Shawn Williams
REB: 8. Jabari Craig
AST: 6. Shawn Williams
Mar 9, 2018 #9 Southern Methodist (L) #1 Cincinnati (W) 51-61 Amway Center PTS: 15. Kyle Washington
REB: 11. Gary Clark
AST: 8. Jarron Cumberland
PTS: 17. Jahmal McMurray
REB: 7. Ben Emelogu
AST: 2. Ben Emelogu
Mar 9, 2018 #5 Memphis (W) #4 Tulsa (L) 67-64 Amway Center PTS: 20. Corey Henderson, Jr.
REB: 12. Junior Etou
AST: 4. Sterling Taplin
PTS: 15. Kyvon Davenport
REB: 11. Raynere Thornton
AST: 4. Kareem Brewton
Mar 9, 2018 #7 Temple (L) #2 Wichita State (W) 81-89 Amway Center PTS: 24. Landry Shamet
REB: 8. Shaquille Morris
AST: 4. Landry Shamet
PTS: 25. Quinton Rose
REB: 5. Josh Brown
AST: 4. Shizz Alston
Mar 9, 2018 #6 UCF (L) #3 Houston (W) 56-84 Amway Center PTS: 18. Galen Robinson, Jr.
REB: 7. Devin Davis
AST: 6. Rob Gray
PTS: 20. B.J. Taylor
REB: 8. Chad Brown
AST: 4. A.J. Davis
Mar 10, 2018 #5 Memphis (L) #1 Cincinnati (W) 60-70 Amway Center PTS: 18. Jarron Cumberland
REB: 12. Gary Clark
AST: 5. Jarron Cumberland
PTS: 17. Jamal Johnson
REB: 11. Kyvon Davenport
AST: 5. Kareem Brewton
Mar 10, 2018 #3 Houston (W) #2 Wichita State (L) 77-74 Amway Center PTS: 19. Landry Shamet
REB: 12. Rashard Kelly
AST: 4. Landry Shamet
PTS: 33. Rob Gray
REB: 9. Nura Zanna
AST: 6. Galen Robinson, Jr.
Mar 11, 2018 #3 Houston (L) #1 Cincinnati (W) 55-56 Amway Center PTS: 20. Gary Clark
REB: 12. Gary Clark
AST: 3. Jacob Evans
PTS: 17. Rob Gray
REB: 6. Nura Zanna
AST: 5. Galen Robinson, Jr.