SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2017-2018 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 6 - 10, 2018
Champions:#3 Texas Southern
Runner-Up:#1 Arkansas-Pine Bluff
MVP/MOP:Demontrae Jefferson (Texas Southern, So.)
All-Tournament Team:Demontrae Jefferson (Texas Southern, So.), Donte Clark (Texas Southern, Sr.), Travon Harper (Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Sr.), Martaveous McKnight (Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Jr.), Gary Blackston (Prairie View A&M, Jr.)
Championship Venue:Delmar Fieldhouse (Houston, TX)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Kevin Chambliss, Andre Crawford, Rod Dixon, Keith Fogleman, John Heatly, Don Hudson, Keith Kimbell, Marques Pettigrew, Matt Potter, Bharat Ram, Bharat Ramnanan, Shaun Seales, Glenn Tuitt, Ken Washington, Johnny Wilkins

2017-2018 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Donte Clark (Texas Southern, Sr.) (66)
Total Rebounds:Marquis Salmon (Texas Southern, Sr.) (29)
Total Assists:Dennis Jones (Prairie View A&M, Jr.) (22)
Total Steals:Travon Harper (Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Sr.) (5)
Total Blocks:Trayvon Reed (Texas Southern, Jr.) (13)
Total Minutes:Demontrae Jefferson (Texas Southern, So.) (116)
Total FIC:Trayvon Reed (Texas Southern, Jr.) (46.5)
Total Fouls:Travon Harper (Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Sr.) (13)
Total Turnovers:Donte Clark (Texas Southern, Sr.) (12)
Total FGs:Martaveous McKnight (Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Jr.) (21)
Total 3PM:Derrick Bruce (Texas Southern, Jr.) (10)
Total FTs:Donte Clark (Texas Southern, Sr.) (26)

2017-2018 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 77
8 Mississippi Valley State 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Southern 62
5 Jackson State 60
2 Prairie View A&M 87
7 Alcorn State 71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Texas Southern 90
6 Alabama State 76
Semifinals
 
 
1 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 71
4 Southern 65
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Prairie View A&M 74
3 Texas Southern 88
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 69
3 Texas Southern 84

2017-2018 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 14  20  41.18% 12  66.67%
2 Prairie View A&M 16  18  47.06% 12  66.67%
3 Texas Southern 14  19  42.42% 12  66.67%
4 Southern 15  18  45.45% 10  55.56%
5 Jackson State 12  20  37.50% 50.00%
6 Alabama State 23  25.81% 10  44.44%
7 Alcorn State 11  21  34.38% 11  38.89%
8 Mississippi Valley State 28  12.50% 14  22.22%

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

2017-2018 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 6, 2018 #8 Mississippi Valley State (L) #1 Arkansas-Pine Bluff (W) 73-77 H.O. Clemmons Arena PTS: 16. Martaveous McKnight
REB: 4. Martaveous McKnight
AST: 7. Martaveous McKnight
PTS: 20. Jordan Evans
REB: 10. Lorenzo Hunt
AST: 6. Kylan Phillips
Mar 6, 2018 #5 Jackson State (L) #4 Southern (W) 60-62 F. G. Clark Center PTS: 21. Eddie Reese
REB: 6. Chris Thomas
AST: 4. Eddie Reese
PTS: 17. Paris Collins
REB: 6. Lemmie Howard
AST: 3. Maurice Rivers
Mar 6, 2018 #6 Alabama State (L) #3 Texas Southern (W) 76-90 Health and Physical Education Arena PTS: 30. Donte Clark
REB: 13. Marquis Salmon
AST: 7. Demontrae Jefferson
PTS: 30. Reggie Gee
REB: 6. Terrance LeFlore
AST: 6. Terrance LeFlore
Mar 6, 2018 #7 Alcorn State (L) #2 Prairie View A&M (W) 71-87 William Nicks Building PTS: 21. Gary Blackston
REB: 11. J.D. Wallace
AST: 14. Dennis Jones
PTS: 17. Troymain Crosby
REB: 11. Troymain Crosby
AST: 4. A.J. Mosby
Mar 9, 2018 #4 Southern (L) #1 Arkansas-Pine Bluff (W) 65-71 Delmar Fieldhouse PTS: 28. Martaveous McKnight
REB: 8. Martaveous McKnight
AST: 3. Charles Jackson
PTS: 17. Eddie Reese
REB: 8. Emanual Shepherd
AST: 4. Eddie Reese
Mar 9, 2018 #3 Texas Southern (W) #2 Prairie View A&M (L) 88-74 Delmar Fieldhouse PTS: 32. Gary Blackston
REB: 12. J.D. Wallace
AST: 8. Dennis Jones
PTS: 22. Donte Clark
REB: 12. Marquis Salmon
AST: 6. Demontrae Jefferson
Mar 10, 2018 #3 Texas Southern (W) #1 Arkansas-Pine Bluff (L) 84-69 Delmar Fieldhouse PTS: 21. Travon Harper
REB: 7. Travon Harper
AST: 5. Quamauri Hardy
PTS: 17. Trayvon Reed
REB: 10. Trayvon Reed
AST: 7. Demontrae Jefferson