SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2015-2016 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 8 - 12, 2016
Champions:#4 Southern
Runner-Up:#3 Jackson State
MVP/MOP:Trelun Banks (Southern, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team:Trelun Banks (Southern, Jr.), Marcus Romain (Mississippi Valley State, Jr.), Raeford Worsham (Jackson State, Sr.), Malcolm Riley (Texas Southern, Sr.), Adrian Rodgers (Southern, Sr.)
Championship Venue:Toyota Center (Houston, TX)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Kevin Chambliss, Ross Cullins, Mickey Cunningham, Keith Fogleman, Brian Hagedorn, John Heatley, John Heatly, Don Hudson, Chuck Jones, Matt Potter, Talmadge Scott, Forrest Sigler, Terry Ware, Ken Washington, Joe Wilbert III

2015-2016 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Marcus Romain (Mississippi Valley State, Jr.) (73)
Total Rebounds:Raeford Worsham (Jackson State, Sr.) (37)
Total Assists:Christopher Hyder (Southern, Sr.) (14)
Total Steals:Christopher Hyder (Southern, Sr.) (10)
Total Blocks:Nicholas West (Alabama A&M, Sr.) (5), Marcus Romain (Mississippi Valley State, Jr.) (5)
Total Minutes:Trelun Banks (Southern, Jr.) (112)
Total FIC:Marcus Romain (Mississippi Valley State, Jr.) (44.6)
Total Fouls:Shawn Prudhomme (Southern, Jr.) (10), Isaac Williams (Mississippi Valley State, Jr.) (10), D'Arian Allen (Southern, Jr.) (10)
Total Turnovers:Chris Thomas (Texas Southern, Sr.) (13)
Total FGs:Isaac Williams (Mississippi Valley State, Jr.) (19), Marcus Romain (Mississippi Valley State, Jr.) (19)
Total 3PM:Malcolm Riley (Texas Southern, Sr.) (10)
Total FTs:Marcus Romain (Mississippi Valley State, Jr.) (29)

2015-2016 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Alabama A&M 61
9 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 53
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Mississippi Valley State 87
10 Grambling State 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Texas Southern 77
8 Alabama A&M 69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Southern 83
5 Alabama State 63
2 Alcorn State 61
7 Mississippi Valley State 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Jackson State 69
6 Prairie View A&M 51
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Texas Southern 73
4 Southern 81
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Jackson State 74
7 Mississippi Valley State 68
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Jackson State 53
4 Southern 54

2015-2016 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Texas Southern 18  14  56.25% 16  88.89%
2 Alcorn State 15  15  50.00% 13  72.22%
3 Jackson State 19  14  57.58% 12  66.67%
4 Southern 21  12  63.64% 11  61.11%
5 Alabama State 14  17  45.16% 50.00%
6 Prairie View A&M 24  22.58% 11  38.89%
7 Mississippi Valley State 27  22.86% 12  33.33%
8 Alabama A&M 11  18  37.93% 12  33.33%
9 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 25  24.24% 12  33.33%
10 Grambling State 24  22.58% 14  22.22%

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

2015-2016 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 8, 2016 #10 Grambling State (L) #7 Mississippi Valley State (W) 73-87 Toyota Center PTS: 32. Marcus Romain
REB: 11. Marcus Romain
AST: 7. Rashaan Surles
PTS: 19. Ervin Mitchell
REB: 7. Deonte Hearns
AST: 4. Arnold Richmond
Mar 8, 2016 #9 Arkansas-Pine Bluff (L) #8 Alabama A&M (W) 53-61 Toyota Center PTS: 17. Ladarius Tabb
REB: 9. Nicholas West
AST: 8. Rakiya Battle
PTS: 17. JoVaughn Love
REB: 12. JoVaughn Love
AST: 3. Ghiavonni Robinson
Mar 9, 2016 #7 Mississippi Valley State (W) #2 Alcorn State (L) 64-61 Toyota Center PTS: 15. Tamarcio Wilson
REB: 9. Octavius Brown
AST: 3. Tamarcio Wilson
PTS: 22. Marcus Romain
REB: 10. Isaac Williams
AST: 4. Marcus Romain
Mar 9, 2016 #8 Alabama A&M (L) #1 Texas Southern (W) 69-77 Toyota Center PTS: 22. Malcolm Riley
REB: 11. Derrick Griffin
AST: 9. David Blanks
PTS: 19. Nicholas West
REB: 15. Nicholas West
AST: 5. Rakiya Battle
Mar 10, 2016 #6 Prairie View A&M (L) #3 Jackson State (W) 51-69 Toyota Center PTS: 15. Chace Franklin
REB: 11. Janarius Middleton
AST: 3. Yettra Specks
PTS: 10. Admassu Williams
REB: 12. Admassu Williams
AST: 3. Tevin Bellinger
Mar 10, 2016 #5 Alabama State (L) #4 Southern (W) 63-83 Toyota Center PTS: 22. Adrian Rodgers
REB: 8. Adrian Rodgers
AST: 6. Christopher Hyder
PTS: 20. Jamel Waters
REB: 6. Bobby Brown
AST: 9. Jamel Waters
Mar 11, 2016 #7 Mississippi Valley State (L) #3 Jackson State (W) 68-74 Toyota Center PTS: 20. Yettra Specks
REB: 15. Raeford Worsham
AST: 4. Yettra Specks
PTS: 19. Marcus Romain
REB: 6. Latrell Love
AST: 5. Rashaan Surles
Mar 11, 2016 #4 Southern (W) #1 Texas Southern (L) 81-73 Toyota Center PTS: 24. Malcolm Riley
REB: 9. Derrick Griffin
AST: 3. Chris Thomas
PTS: 19. Trelun Banks
REB: 6. Christopher Hyder
AST: 5. Christopher Hyder
Mar 12, 2016 #4 Southern (W) #3 Jackson State (L) 54-53 Toyota Center PTS: 17. Raeford Worsham
REB: 12. Raeford Worsham
AST: 4. Treshawn Bolden
PTS: 19. Trelun Banks
REB: 11. Adrian Rodgers
AST: 3. Christopher Hyder