Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2016-2017 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 8 - 11, 2017
Champions:#1 Middle Tennessee State
Runner-Up:#6 Marshall
MVP/MOP:Giddy Potts (Middle Tennessee State, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Giddy Potts (Middle Tennessee State, Jr.), Reggie Upshaw, Jr. (Middle Tennessee State, Sr.), Jacorey Williams (Middle Tennessee State, Sr.), Stevie Browning (Marshall, Sr.), Jon Elmore (Marshall, So.)
Championship Venue:Legacy Arena (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Rick Crawford, Duke Edsall, Tim Gattis, John Hampton, Jeb Hartness, Kipp Kissinger, Hal Lusk, Gary Marcum, Kevin Mathis, Gary Maxwell, Craig Murley, Clyde Owens, Gerry Pollard, Kelly Self, Bret Smith, Zelton Steed

2016-2017 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Stevie Browning (Marshall, Sr.) (78)
Total Rebounds:Terrence Thompson (Marshall, Jr.) (30)
Total Assists:Stevie Browning (Marshall, Sr.) (20)
Total Steals:Giddy Potts (Middle Tennessee State, Jr.) (7)
Total Blocks:Matt Willms (UTEP, Jr.) (6), Ryan Taylor (Marshall, Sr.) (6), Ajdin Penava (Marshall, So.) (6)
Total Minutes:Jon Elmore (Marshall, So.) (147)
Total FIC:Stevie Browning (Marshall, Sr.) (56.5)
Total Fouls:Ajdin Penava (Marshall, So.) (17)
Total Turnovers:Omega Harris (UTEP, Jr.) (11), Jon Elmore (Marshall, So.) (11)
Total FGs:Stevie Browning (Marshall, Sr.) (28)
Total 3PM:Austin Loop (Marshall, Sr.) (13)
Total FTs:Marcus Evans (Rice, So.) (22)

2016-2017 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Western Kentucky 52
9 Texas-San Antonio 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Rice 86
12 Southern Mississippi 75
 
7 UAB 74
10 Charlotte 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Marshall 89
11 Florida Atlantic 74
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Middle Tennessee State 86
9 Texas-San Antonio 70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 UTEP 86
5 Rice 76
2 Louisiana Tech 69
7 UAB 57
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Old Dominion 63
6 Marshall 64
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Middle Tennessee State 82
4 UTEP 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Louisiana Tech 77
6 Marshall 93
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Middle Tennessee State 83
6 Marshall 72

2016-2017 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Middle Tennessee State 29  87.88% 17  94.44%
2 Louisiana Tech 23  10  69.70% 14  77.78%
3 Old Dominion 19  12  61.29% 12  66.67%
4 UTEP 15  17  46.88% 12  66.67%
5 Rice 22  11  66.67% 11  61.11%
6 Marshall 20  14  58.82% 10  55.56%
7 UAB 17  16  51.52% 50.00%
8 Western Kentucky 15  17  46.88% 50.00%
9 Texas-San Antonio 14  19  42.42% 10  44.44%
10 Charlotte 13  17  43.33% 11  38.89%
11 Florida Atlantic 10  20  33.33% 12  33.33%
12 Southern Mississippi 22  29.03% 12  33.33%

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

2016-2017 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 8, 2017 #9 Texas-San Antonio (W) #8 Western Kentucky (L) 56-52 Legacy Arena PTS: 15. Justin Johnson
REB: 16. Justin Johnson
AST: 3. T.J. Howard
PTS: 14. Jeff Beverly
REB: 13. Byron Frohnen
AST: 4. Byron Frohnen
Mar 8, 2017 #12 Southern Mississippi (L) #5 Rice (W) 75-86 Legacy Arena PTS: 26. Marcus Evans
REB: 12. Egor Koulechov
AST: 4. Marcus Evans
PTS: 23. Quinton Campbell
REB: 8. Quinton Campbell
AST: 8. Cortez Edwards
Mar 8, 2017 #10 Charlotte (L) #7 UAB (W) 73-74 Legacy Arena PTS: 19. William Lee
REB: 13. Chris Cokley
AST: 4. Chris Cokley
PTS: 25. Jon Davis
REB: 5. Jon Davis
AST: 10. Jon Davis
Mar 8, 2017 #11 Florida Atlantic (L) #6 Marshall (W) 74-89 Legacy Arena PTS: 22. Stevie Browning
REB: 11. Terrence Thompson
AST: 5. Stevie Browning
PTS: 19. Justin Massey
REB: 7. William Pfister
AST: 3. Nick Rutherford
Mar 9, 2017 #9 Texas-San Antonio (L) #1 Middle Tennessee State (W) 70-86 Legacy Arena PTS: 21. Reggie Upshaw, Jr.
REB: 9. Jacorey Williams
AST: 7. Tyrik Dixon
PTS: 10. Giovanni De Nicolao
REB: 6. Nick Allen
AST: 7. Giovanni De Nicolao
Mar 9, 2017 #5 Rice (L) #4 UTEP (W) 76-86 Legacy Arena PTS: 26. Dominic Artis
REB: 10. Dominic Artis
AST: 6. Dominic Artis
PTS: 21. Marcus Evans
REB: 7. Connor Cashaw
AST: 6. Connor Cashaw
Mar 9, 2017 #7 UAB (L) #2 Louisiana Tech (W) 57-69 Legacy Arena PTS: 20. Erik McCree
REB: 16. Erik McCree
AST: 4. Daquan Bracey
PTS: 13. Dirk Williams
REB: 12. Chris Cokley
AST: 2. Dirk Williams
Mar 9, 2017 #6 Marshall (W) #3 Old Dominion (L) 64-63 Legacy Arena PTS: 12. Trey Porter
REB: 12. Brandan Stith
AST: 6. Ahmad Caver
PTS: 24. Stevie Browning
REB: 11. Terrence Thompson
AST: 4. Jon Elmore
Mar 10, 2017 #4 UTEP (L) #1 Middle Tennessee State (W) 56-82 Legacy Arena PTS: 18. Reggie Upshaw, Jr.
REB: 8. Reggie Upshaw, Jr.
AST: 5. Tyrik Dixon
PTS: 18. Paul Thomas
REB: 7. Dominic Artis
AST: 4. Omega Harris
Mar 10, 2017 #6 Marshall (W) #2 Louisiana Tech (L) 93-77 Legacy Arena PTS: 16. Daquan Bracey
REB: 8. Erik McCree
AST: 4. Daquan Bracey
PTS: 21. Ot Elmore
REB: 11. Ryan Taylor
AST: 7. Stevie Browning
Mar 11, 2017 #6 Marshall (L) #1 Middle Tennessee State (W) 72-83 Legacy Arena PTS: 30. Giddy Potts
REB: 8. Giddy Potts
AST: 4. Edward Simpson, Jr.
PTS: 16. C.J. Burks
REB: 7. Stevie Browning
AST: 6. Stevie Browning