Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2017-2018 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 7 - 10, 2018
Champions:#4 Marshall
Runner-Up:#3 Western Kentucky
MVP/MOP:Jon Elmore (Marshall, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Jon Elmore (Marshall, Jr.), Ajdin Penava (Marshall, Jr.), Justin Johnson (Western Kentucky, Sr.), Darius Thompson (Western Kentucky, Sr.), Cortez Edwards (Southern Mississippi, Jr.)
Championship Venue:The Ford Center at The Star (Frisco, TX)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Rick Crawford, Rod Dixon, Darron George, Jeff Hartness, Jeb Hartness, Kipp Kissinger, Kevin Mathis, Gary Maxwell, Chance Moore, Craig Murley, Ray Natali, Ray Natili, Clyde Owens, Antinio Petty, Kelly Self, Kerby Sitton, Bret Smith, Mike Stuart

2017-2018 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Cortez Edwards (Southern Mississippi, Jr.) (82)
Total Rebounds:Justin Johnson (Western Kentucky, Sr.) (35)
Total Assists:Jon Elmore (Marshall, Jr.) (26)
Total Steals:Darius Thompson (Western Kentucky, Sr.) (7)
Total Blocks:Ajdin Penava (Marshall, Jr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Jon Elmore (Marshall, Jr.) (119)
Total FIC:Cortez Edwards (Southern Mississippi, Jr.) (62.8)
Total Fouls:Ajdin Penava (Marshall, Jr.) (10)
Total Turnovers:Tyree Griffin (Southern Mississippi, Jr.) (14)
Total FGs:Cortez Edwards (Southern Mississippi, Jr.) (30)
Total 3PM:Jon Elmore (Marshall, Jr.) (14)
Total FTs:Cortez Edwards (Southern Mississippi, Jr.) (17)

2017-2018 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Florida International 68
9 Southern Mississippi 69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Texas-San Antonio 71
12 UTEP 58
 
7 North Texas 62
10 Louisiana Tech 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 UAB 83
11 Florida Atlantic 72
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Middle Tennessee State 68
9 Southern Mississippi 71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Marshall 95
5 Texas-San Antonio 81
2 Old Dominion 62
10 Louisiana Tech 58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Western Kentucky 98
6 UAB 70
Semifinals
 
 
 
4 Marshall 85
9 Southern Mississippi 75
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Old Dominion 49
3 Western Kentucky 57
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Western Kentucky 66
4 Marshall 67

2017-2018 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 24  77.42% 16  88.89%
2 Old Dominion 25  78.13% 15  83.33%
3 Western Kentucky 24  72.73% 14  77.78%
4 Marshall 23  10  69.70% 12  66.67%
5 Texas-San Antonio 19  14  57.58% 11  61.11%
6 UAB 20  13  60.61% 10  55.56%
7 North Texas 15  17  46.88% 10  44.44%
8 Florida International 14  18  43.75% 10  44.44%
9 Southern Mississippi 16  18  47.06% 11  38.89%
10 Louisiana Tech 17  16  51.52% 11  38.89%
11 Florida Atlantic 12  19  38.71% 12  33.33%
12 UTEP 11  20  35.48% 12  33.33%

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

2017-2018 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 7, 2018 #9 Southern Mississippi (W) #8 Florida International (L) 69-68 The Ford Center at The Star PTS: 30. Brian Beard, Jr.
REB: 7. Eric Lockett
AST: 7. Brian Beard, Jr.
PTS: 29. Cortez Edwards
REB: 14. Dominic Magee
AST: 6. Cortez Edwards
Mar 7, 2018 #12 UTEP (L) #5 Texas-San Antonio (W) 58-71 The Ford Center at The Star PTS: 18. Deon Lyle
REB: 14. Byron Frohnen
AST: 6. Byron Frohnen
PTS: 29. Evan Gilyard
REB: 10. Trey Wade
AST: 3. Evan Gilyard
Mar 7, 2018 #10 Louisiana Tech (W) #7 North Texas (L) 68-62 The Ford Center at The Star PTS: 20. Ryan Woolridge
REB: 8. Zachary Simmons
AST: 6. Ryan Woolridge
PTS: 21. Jacobi Boykins
REB: 8. Oliver Powell
AST: 5. Derric Jean
Mar 7, 2018 #11 Florida Atlantic (L) #6 UAB (W) 72-83 The Ford Center at The Star PTS: 25. Zack Bryant
REB: 10. Chris Cokley
AST: 8. Nick Norton
PTS: 22. Ronald Delph
REB: 9. Ronald Delph
AST: 5. Payton Hulsey
Mar 8, 2018 #9 Southern Mississippi (W) #1 Middle Tennessee State (L) 71-68 The Ford Center at The Star PTS: 17. Nicholas King
REB: 9. Nicholas King
AST: 4. Giddy Potts
PTS: 23. Cortez Edwards
REB: 9. Dominic Magee
AST: 6. Tyree Griffin
Mar 8, 2018 #5 Texas-San Antonio (L) #4 Marshall (W) 81-95 The Ford Center at The Star PTS: 29. C.J. Burks
REB: 12. Ajdin Penava
AST: 11. Jon Elmore
PTS: 16. Byron Frohnen
REB: 13. Byron Frohnen
AST: 3. Giovanni De Nicolao
Mar 8, 2018 #10 Louisiana Tech (L) #2 Old Dominion (W) 58-62 The Ford Center at The Star PTS: 22. B.J. Stith
REB: 12. B.J. Stith
AST: 8. Ahmad Caver
PTS: 14. Derric Jean
REB: 5. Derric Jean
AST: 6. Daquan Bracey
Mar 8, 2018 #6 UAB (L) #3 Western Kentucky (W) 70-98 The Ford Center at The Star PTS: 22. Taveion Hollingsworth
REB: 10. Justin Johnson
AST: 7. Darius Thompson
PTS: 16. Zack Bryant
REB: 8. William Lee
AST: 5. Nick Norton
Mar 9, 2018 #9 Southern Mississippi (L) #4 Marshall (W) 75-85 The Ford Center at The Star PTS: 26. Jon Elmore
REB: 9. Jon Elmore
AST: 9. Jon Elmore
PTS: 30. Cortez Edwards
REB: 8. Cortez Edwards
AST: 8. Tyree Griffin
Mar 9, 2018 #3 Western Kentucky (W) #2 Old Dominion (L) 57-49 The Ford Center at The Star PTS: 17. Trey Porter
REB: 10. Brandan Stith
AST: 5. Randy Haynes
PTS: 19. Justin Johnson
REB: 13. Justin Johnson
AST: 6. Darius Thompson
Mar 10, 2018 #4 Marshall (W) #3 Western Kentucky (L) 67-66 The Ford Center at The Star PTS: 21. Justin Johnson
REB: 12. Justin Johnson
AST: 3. Darius Thompson
PTS: 27. Jon Elmore
REB: 9. Ajdin Penava
AST: 6. Jon Elmore