SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2016-2017 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 7 - 11, 2017
Champions:#1 Texas Southern
Runner-Up:#2 Alcorn State
MVP/MOP:Marvin Jones (Texas Southern, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Marvin Jones (Texas Southern, Sr.), K.J. Scott (Texas Southern, Jr.), Demontrae Jefferson (Texas Southern, Fr.), Reginald Johnson, Jr. (Alcorn State, Jr.), Ivy Smith, Jr. (Grambling State, Fr.)
Championship Venue:Toyota Center (Houston, TX)
Attendance:15,477
Officials:Kevin Chambliss, Andre Crawford, Rod Dixon, Keith Fogleman, Brian Hagedorn, John Heatly, Keith Kimble, Bharat Ramanan, Forrest Sigler

2016-2017 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Demontrae Jefferson (Texas Southern, Fr.) (55)
Total Rebounds:K.J. Scott (Texas Southern, Jr.) (29)
Total Assists:Zach Lofton (Illinois State, Jr.) (11)
Total Steals:Jalan McCloud (Texas Southern, Jr.) (8), Demontrae Jefferson (Texas Southern, Fr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Marvin Jones (Texas Southern, Sr.) (8)
Total Minutes:K.J. Scott (Texas Southern, Jr.) (110)
Total FIC:Marvin Jones (Texas Southern, Sr.) (50.1)
Total Fouls:Zach Lofton (Illinois State, Jr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Zach Lofton (Illinois State, Jr.) (10)
Total FGs:Reginald Johnson, Jr. (Alcorn State, Jr.) (20)
Total 3PM:Troy Thompson (Prairie View A&M, Jr.) (5), Anthony Mosby (Alcorn State, Jr.) (5), Demontrae Jefferson (Texas Southern, Fr.) (5)
Total FTs:Demontrae Jefferson (Texas Southern, Fr.) (20)

2016-2017 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Texas Southern 87
8 Alabama State 72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Prairie View A&M 77
5 Grambling State 81
2 Alcorn State 63
7 Mississippi Valley State 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Southern 69
6 Jackson State 63
Semifinals
 
 
1 Texas Southern 62
5 Grambling State 57
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Alcorn State 81
3 Southern 59
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Texas Southern 53
2 Alcorn State 50

2016-2017 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Texas Southern 22  11  66.67% 16  88.89%
2 Alcorn State 18  13  58.06% 13  72.22%
3 Southern 15  18  45.45% 10  55.56%
4 Prairie View A&M 13  20  39.39% 10  55.56%
5 Grambling State 15  17  46.88% 10  55.56%
6 Jackson State 14  18  43.75% 10  55.56%
7 Mississippi Valley State 25  21.88% 11  38.89%
8 Alabama State 23  25.81% 12  33.33%

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

2016-2017 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 7, 2017 #7 Mississippi Valley State (L) #2 Alcorn State (W) 60-63 Davey Whitney Complex PTS: 17. Anthony Mosby
REB: 9. Reginald Johnson, Jr.
AST: 5. Juwan Henderson
PTS: 29. Marcus Romain
REB: 6. Rashaan Surles
AST: 5. Rashaan Surles
Mar 7, 2017 #8 Alabama State (L) #1 Texas Southern (W) 72-87 Health and Physical Education Arena PTS: 28. Demontrae Jefferson
REB: 10. Marvin Jones
AST: 4. Zach Lofton
PTS: 17. Torlorf Thomas
REB: 8. Amir Warnock
AST: 6. Torlorf Thomas
Mar 7, 2017 #6 Jackson State (L) #3 Southern (W) 63-69 F. G. Clark Center PTS: 22. Jared Sam
REB: 11. Jared Sam
AST: 5. Trelun Banks
PTS: 13. Maurice Rivers
REB: 7. Maurice Rivers
AST: 3. Maurice Rivers
Mar 7, 2017 #5 Grambling State (W) #4 Prairie View A&M (L) 81-77 William Nicks Building PTS: 18. Troy Thompson
REB: 8. Shayrone Jett
AST: 6. Tevin Bellinger
PTS: 24. Ervin Mitchell
REB: 8. Averyl Ugba
AST: 3. Remond Brown
Mar 10, 2017 #5 Grambling State (L) #1 Texas Southern (W) 57-62 Toyota Center PTS: 17. Jalan McCloud
REB: 11. Marvin Jones
AST: 4. Demontrae Jefferson
PTS: 19. Ervin Mitchell
REB: 7. Nigel Riberio
AST: 3. Remond Brown
Mar 10, 2017 #3 Southern (L) #2 Alcorn State (W) 59-81 Toyota Center PTS: 18. Reginald Johnson, Jr.
REB: 12. Marquis Vance
AST: 3. Denzel Dulin
PTS: 16. Shawn Prudhomme
REB: 10. Jared Sam
AST: 4. Trelun Banks
Mar 11, 2017 #2 Alcorn State (L) #1 Texas Southern (W) 50-53 Toyota Center PTS: 15. K.J. Scott
REB: 12. K.J. Scott
AST: 5. Zach Lofton
PTS: 16. Reginald Johnson, Jr.
REB: 6. Reginald Johnson, Jr.
AST: 5. Anthony Mosby