SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2008-2009 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 11 - 14, 2009
Champions:#1 Alabama State
Runner-Up:#2 Jackson State
MVP/MOP:Andrew Hayles (Alabama State, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Brandon Brooks (Alabama State, Sr.), Grant Maxey (Jackson State, Jr.), Darrion Griffin (Jackson State, Sr.), Jeremy Caldwell (Jackson State, Sr.), Andrew Hayles (Alabama State, Sr.)
Championship Venue:Fair Park Arena (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:James Barker, Bruce Bell, Bob Bissant, Allen Cosby, Al Crosby, Mickey Cunningham, Jake Delaware, Bill Diprano, Rod Dixon, Byron Evans, Bo Harris, Byron Jarrett, Keith Kimble, Linn Suber, Glenn Tuitt, George Washington

2008-2009 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Andrew Hayles (Alabama State, Sr.) (56), Grant Maxey (Jackson State, Jr.) (56)
Total Rebounds:Jeremy Caldwell (Jackson State, Sr.) (23)
Total Assists:Brandon Brooks (Alabama State, Sr.) (19)
Total Steals:Terrance Calvin (Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Jr.) (5)
Total Blocks:Chief Kickingstallionsims (Alabama State, Sr.) (9)
Total Minutes:Brandon Brooks (Alabama State, Sr.) (112)
Total FIC:Darrion Griffin (Jackson State, Sr.) (34.9)
Total Fouls:Rod Melvin (Jackson State, Fr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Darrion Griffin (Jackson State, Sr.) (10)
Total FGs:Grant Maxey (Jackson State, Jr.) (21)
Total 3PM:Andrew Hayles (Alabama State, Sr.) (8)
Total FTs:Darrion Griffin (Jackson State, Sr.) (18)

2008-2009 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Alabama State 70
8 Alabama A&M 58
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 62
5 Southern 61
3 Prairie View A&M 65
6 Mississippi Valley State 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Jackson State 72
7 Texas Southern 65
Semifinals
 
 
1 Alabama State 63
4 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Jackson State 66
3 Prairie View A&M 53
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Alabama State 65
2 Jackson State 58

2008-2009 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Alabama State 21  70.00% 16  88.89%
2 Jackson State 18  14  56.25% 15  83.33%
3 Prairie View A&M 17  16  51.52% 12  66.67%
4 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 13  18  41.94% 11  61.11%
5 Southern 23  25.81% 10  44.44%
6 Mississippi Valley State 25  21.88% 11  38.89%
7 Texas Southern 25  21.88% 11  38.89%
8 Alabama A&M 19  29.63% 12  33.33%

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

2008-2009 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 11, 2009 #8 Alabama A&M (L) #1 Alabama State (W) 58-70 Fair Park Arena PTS: 23. Andrew Hayles
REB: 10. Rashad Provitt
AST: 7. Brandon Brooks
PTS: 28. Trant Simpson
REB: 8. John Smith
AST: 1. Trant Simpson
Mar 11, 2009 #7 Texas Southern (L) #2 Jackson State (W) 65-72 Fair Park Arena PTS: 26. Grant Maxey
REB: 9. Garrison Johnson
AST: 6. Rod Melvin
PTS: 21. Matthew Miller
REB: 5. DeAndre Hall
AST: 6. Nick Walker
Mar 12, 2009 #6 Mississippi Valley State (L) #3 Prairie View A&M (W) 60-65 Fair Park Arena PTS: 13. Christopher Jones
REB: 9. Darnell Hugee
AST: 5. Derek Johnson
PTS: 18. Eric Petty
REB: 9. Eric Petty
AST: 4. Dwayne Harmason
Mar 12, 2009 #5 Southern (L) #4 Arkansas-Pine Bluff (W) 61-62 Fair Park Arena PTS: 14. Gavin Montgomery
REB: 11. Savalace Townsend
AST: 3. Terrance Calvin
PTS: 12. Douglas Scott
REB: 12. Douglas Scott
AST: 4. Chris Davis
Mar 13, 2009 #4 Arkansas-Pine Bluff (L) #1 Alabama State (W) 55-63 Fair Park Arena PTS: 16. Andrew Hayles
REB: 7. Chief Kickingstallionsims
AST: 5. Brandon Brooks
PTS: 13. Lebaron Weathers
REB: 9. Lebaron Weathers
AST: 3. Terrance Calvin
Mar 13, 2009 #3 Prairie View A&M (L) #2 Jackson State (W) 53-66 Fair Park Arena PTS: 15. Grant Maxey
REB: 11. Jeremy Caldwell
AST: 3. Darrion Griffin
PTS: 12. Jacobie Shivers
REB: 10. Darnell Hugee
AST: 4. Michael Griffin
Mar 14, 2009 #2 Jackson State (L) #1 Alabama State (W) 58-65 Fair Park Arena PTS: 17. Andrew Hayles
REB: 7. Wesley Jones
AST: 7. Brandon Brooks
PTS: 15. Grant Maxey
REB: 9. Jeremy Caldwell
AST: 2. Darrion Griffin