Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2017-2018 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 1 - 4, 2018
Champions:#1 Loyola (IL)
Runner-Up:#3 Illinois State
MVP/MOP:Donte Ingram (Loyola (IL), Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Donte Ingram (Loyola (IL), Sr.), Marques Townes (Loyola (IL), Jr.), Ben Richardson (Loyola (IL), Sr.), Milik Yarbrough (Illinois State, Jr.), Phil Fayne (Illinois State, Jr.)
Championship Venue:Enterprise Center (St. Louis, MO)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Edward Crenshaw, Tom Eades, Brad Ferrie, Gene Grimshaw, Randy Heimerman, John Higgins, Paul Janssen, Kepp Kissinger, Gerry Pollard, Kelly Self, Bert Smith, Mike Stuart

2017-2018 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Phil Fayne (Illinois State, Jr.) (54)
Total Rebounds:Phil Fayne (Illinois State, Jr.) (31)
Total Assists:Milik Yarbrough (Illinois State, Jr.) (13), Clayton Custer (Loyola (IL), Jr.) (13), Ben Richardson (Loyola (IL), Sr.) (13), Keyshawn Evans (Illinois State, Jr.) (13)
Total Steals:Ben Richardson (Loyola (IL), Sr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Cameron Krutwig (Loyola (IL), Fr.) (6), Phil Fayne (Illinois State, Jr.) (6), Kavion Pippen (Southern Illinois, Jr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Clayton Custer (Loyola (IL), Jr.) (106)
Total FIC:Phil Fayne (Illinois State, Jr.) (53.5)
Total Fouls:Madison Williams (Illinois State, So.) (11), William Tinsley (Illinois State, Jr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Milik Yarbrough (Illinois State, Jr.) (13)
Total FGs:Phil Fayne (Illinois State, Jr.) (19)
Total 3PM:Donte Ingram (Loyola (IL), Sr.) (9)
Total FTs:Phil Fayne (Illinois State, Jr.) (16)

2017-2018 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Evansville 50
9 Northern Iowa 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Missouri State 83
10 Valparaiso 79
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Loyola (IL) 54
9 Northern Iowa 50
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Drake 61
5 Bradley 63
2 Southern Illinois 67
7 Missouri State 63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Illinois State 77
6 Indiana State 70
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Loyola (IL) 62
5 Bradley 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Southern Illinois 68
3 Illinois State 76
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Loyola (IL) 65
3 Illinois State 49

2017-2018 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Loyola (IL) 27  84.38% 15  83.33%
2 Southern Illinois 20  13  60.61% 11  61.11%
3 Illinois State 18  14  56.25% 10  55.56%
4 Drake 16  16  50.00% 10  55.56%
5 Bradley 20  13  60.61% 50.00%
6 Indiana State 13  18  41.94% 10  44.44%
7 Missouri State 18  15  54.55% 11  38.89%
8 Evansville 17  15  53.13% 11  38.89%
9 Northern Iowa 16  16  50.00% 11  38.89%
10 Valparaiso 15  17  46.88% 12  33.33%

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

2017-2018 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 1, 2018 #9 Northern Iowa (W) #8 Evansville (L) 60-50 Enterprise Center PTS: 20. Dru Smith
REB: 6. Dru Smith
AST: 3. Dru Smith
PTS: 15. Wyatt Lohaus
REB: 11. Bennett Koch
AST: 4. Hunter Rhodes
Mar 1, 2018 #10 Valparaiso (L) #7 Missouri State (W) 79-83 Enterprise Center PTS: 22. Alize Johnson
REB: 19. Alize Johnson
AST: 6. Alize Johnson
PTS: 25. Tevonn Walker
REB: 6. Baker Evelyn
AST: 5. Micah Bradford
Mar 2, 2018 #9 Northern Iowa (L) #1 Loyola (IL) (W) 50-54 Enterprise Center PTS: 13. Donte Ingram
REB: 8. Donte Ingram
AST: 6. Ben Richardson
PTS: 20. Bennett Koch
REB: 15. Klint Carlson
AST: 3. Isaiah Brown
Mar 2, 2018 #5 Bradley (W) #4 Drake (L) 63-61 Enterprise Center PTS: 18. Reed Timmer
REB: 9. Nick McGlynn
AST: 7. C.J. Rivers
PTS: 24. Darrell Brown, Jr.
REB: 14. Donte Thomas
AST: 2. Donte Thomas
Mar 2, 2018 #7 Missouri State (L) #2 Southern Illinois (W) 63-67 Enterprise Center PTS: 13. Sean Lloyd
REB: 6. Kavion Pippen
AST: 7. Aaron Cook
PTS: 21. Jarrid Rhodes
REB: 11. Alize Johnson
AST: 4. Alize Johnson
Mar 2, 2018 #6 Indiana State (L) #3 Illinois State (W) 70-77 Enterprise Center PTS: 24. Milik Yarbrough
REB: 10. Phil Fayne
AST: 5. Milik Yarbrough
PTS: 25. Jordan Barnes
REB: 7. Jordan Barnes
AST: 4. Jordan Barnes
Mar 3, 2018 #5 Bradley (L) #1 Loyola (IL) (W) 54-62 Enterprise Center PTS: 12. Clayton Custer
REB: 8. Donte Ingram
AST: 5. Ben Richardson
PTS: 12. Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye
REB: 7. Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye
AST: 3. Jayden Hodgson
Mar 3, 2018 #3 Illinois State (W) #2 Southern Illinois (L) 76-68 Enterprise Center PTS: 15. Sean Lloyd
REB: 11. Tyler Smithpeters
AST: 5. Aaron Cook
PTS: 26. Phil Fayne
REB: 9. Phil Fayne
AST: 7. Keyshawn Evans
Mar 4, 2018 #3 Illinois State (L) #1 Loyola (IL) (W) 49-65 Enterprise Center PTS: 18. Donte Ingram
REB: 9. Cameron Krutwig
AST: 6. Clayton Custer
PTS: 12. Phil Fayne
REB: 12. Phil Fayne
AST: 5. Milik Yarbrough