Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2016-2017 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 3 - 6, 2017
Champions:#3 East Tennessee State
Runner-Up:#1 UNC Greensboro
MVP/MOP:T.J. Cromer (East Tennessee State, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Desonta Bradford (East Tennessee State, Jr.), T.J. Cromer (East Tennessee State, Sr.), Diante Baldwin (UNC Greensboro, Sr.), R.J. White (UNC Greensboro, Sr.), Christen Cunningham (Samford, Jr.)
Championship Venue:U.S. Cellular Center (Asheville, NC)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Ray Acosta, Todd Austin, Bruce Benedict, Frankie Bordeaux, Landon Brandes, Sidney Cohen, Billy Dunlap, Jerome Hall, Brent Hampton, Rick Hartzell, Karl Hess, Nomi Kidwai, JW Lucas, Jeremy Mosier, Barron Searles

2016-2017 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:T.J. Cromer (East Tennessee State, Sr.) (74)
Total Rebounds:James Dickey (UNC Greensboro, Fr.) (32)
Total Assists:Eric Garcia (Wofford, Sr.) (17)
Total Steals:Josh Sharkey (Samford, Fr.) (7)
Total Blocks:R.J. White (UNC Greensboro, Sr.) (9)
Total Minutes:Christen Cunningham (Samford, Jr.) (106)
Total FIC:Christen Cunningham (Samford, Jr.) (44.6)
Total Fouls:R.J. White (UNC Greensboro, Sr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Diante Baldwin (UNC Greensboro, Sr.) (12), T.J. Cromer (East Tennessee State, Sr.) (12)
Total FGs:Christen Cunningham (Samford, Jr.) (25)
Total 3PM:Alex Thompson (Samford, Jr.) (10), T.J. Cromer (East Tennessee State, Sr.) (10)
Total FTs:T.J. Cromer (East Tennessee State, Sr.) (24)

2016-2017 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Western Carolina 72
9 Citadel 78
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Samford 79
10 Virginia Military 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 UNC Greensboro 76
9 Citadel 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Chattanooga 67
5 Wofford 79
2 Furman 63
7 Samford 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 East Tennessee State 73
6 Mercer 66
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 UNC Greensboro 77
5 Wofford 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 East Tennessee State 81
7 Samford 72
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 UNC Greensboro 74
3 East Tennessee State 79

2016-2017 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 UNC Greensboro 25  75.76% 14  77.78%
2 Furman 21  11  65.63% 14  77.78%
3 East Tennessee State 26  78.79% 14  77.78%
4 Chattanooga 19  12  61.29% 10  55.56%
5 Wofford 16  17  48.48% 10  55.56%
6 Mercer 15  17  46.88% 50.00%
7 Samford 19  15  55.88% 10  44.44%
8 Western Carolina 23  28.13% 14  22.22%
9 Citadel 12  21  36.36% 14  22.22%
10 Virginia Military 24  20.00% 15  16.67%

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

2016-2017 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 3, 2017 #9 Citadel (W) #8 Western Carolina (L) 78-72 U.S. Cellular Center PTS: 25. Haboubacar Mutombo
REB: 12. Marc Gosselin
AST: 11. Devin Peterson
PTS: 27. Preston Parks
REB: 6. Zane Najdawi
AST: 5. Frankie Johnson
Mar 3, 2017 #10 Virginia Military (L) #7 Samford (W) 61-79 U.S. Cellular Center PTS: 17. Demetrius Denzel-Dyson
REB: 8. Alex Thompson
AST: 5. Josh Sharkey
PTS: 26. Q.J. Peterson
REB: 8. Q.J. Peterson
AST: 3. Q.J. Peterson
Mar 4, 2017 #9 Citadel (L) #1 UNC Greensboro (W) 67-76 U.S. Cellular Center PTS: 21. R.J. White
REB: 19. James Dickey
AST: 6. Diante Baldwin
PTS: 18. Zane Najdawi
REB: 10. Ezekiel Balogun
AST: 9. Frankie Johnson
Mar 4, 2017 #5 Wofford (W) #4 Chattanooga (L) 79-67 U.S. Cellular Center PTS: 18. Tre McLean
REB: 9. Tre McLean
AST: 8. Tre McLean
PTS: 24. Fletcher Magee
REB: 7. Cameron Jackson
AST: 5. Eric Garcia
Mar 4, 2017 #7 Samford (W) #2 Furman (L) 67-63 U.S. Cellular Center PTS: 30. Devin Sibley
REB: 13. Kris Acox
AST: 4. Devin Sibley
PTS: 17. Christen Cunningham
REB: 12. Wyatt Walker
AST: 8. Christen Cunningham
Mar 4, 2017 #6 Mercer (L) #3 East Tennessee State (W) 66-73 U.S. Cellular Center PTS: 21. Desonta Bradford
REB: 7. Devontavius Payne
AST: 5. T.J. Cromer
PTS: 18. Demetre Rivers
REB: 8. Stephon Jelks
AST: 3. Jordan Strawberry
Mar 5, 2017 #5 Wofford (L) #1 UNC Greensboro (W) 73-77 U.S. Cellular Center PTS: 22. Diante Baldwin
REB: 7. Marvin Smith
AST: 4. Diante Baldwin
PTS: 22. Fletcher Magee
REB: 6. Ryan Sawvell
AST: 12. Eric Garcia
Mar 5, 2017 #7 Samford (L) #3 East Tennessee State (W) 72-81 U.S. Cellular Center PTS: 41. T.J. Cromer
REB: 6. Tevin Glass
AST: 5. Desonta Bradford
PTS: 30. Christen Cunningham
REB: 7. Wyatt Walker
AST: 5. Christen Cunningham
Mar 6, 2017 #3 East Tennessee State (W) #1 UNC Greensboro (L) 79-74 U.S. Cellular Center PTS: 28. Francisco Alonso
REB: 6. R.J. White
AST: 3. Francisco Alonso
PTS: 23. T.J. Cromer
REB: 9. Tevin Glass
AST: 3. Desonta Bradford