Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2008-2009 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 12 - 15, 2009
Champions:#1 Stephen F. Austin
Runner-Up:#6 Texas-San Antonio
MVP/MOP:Matt Kingsley (Stephen F. Austin, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Matt Kingsley (Stephen F. Austin, Sr.), Josh Alexander (Stephen F. Austin, Sr.), Eddie Williams (Stephen F. Austin, So.), Devin Gibson (Texas-San Antonio, So.), Kevin Palmer (Texas A&M-CC, Jr.)
Championship Venue:Merrell Center (Katy, TX)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Michael Ashurst, Rod Dixon, Dave Draucker, Brent Dugas, KC Ely, Kelly Groom, John Paul Guerrero, Kyle Ingram, Bobby Jacobs, Rick Jones, Hal Lusk, Brent Meaux, Rick Randall, Troy Raymond, David Stevens, Joe Stigliano, Mike Thibodeaux

2008-2009 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Matt Kingsley (Stephen F. Austin, Sr.) (59)
Total Rebounds:Matt Kingsley (Stephen F. Austin, Sr.) (31)
Total Assists:Eric Bell (Stephen F. Austin, Jr.) (21)
Total Steals:Omar Johnson (Texas-San Antonio, Jr.) (6)
Total Blocks:Ryan Bathie (Nicholls State, Sr.) (5)
Total Minutes:Josh Alexander (Stephen F. Austin, Sr.) (120)
Total FIC:Matt Kingsley (Stephen F. Austin, Sr.) (47.9)
Total Fouls:Josh Bonney (Texas-San Antonio, Jr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Eric Bell (Stephen F. Austin, Jr.) (11), Omar Johnson (Texas-San Antonio, Jr.) (11)
Total FGs:Matt Kingsley (Stephen F. Austin, Sr.) (22)
Total 3PM:Josh Alexander (Stephen F. Austin, Sr.) (9), Joey Shank (Texas-San Antonio, Sr.) (9)
Total FTs:Devin Gibson (Texas-San Antonio, So.) (19)

2008-2009 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
1 Stephen F. Austin 67
8 Southeastern Louisiana 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Texas A&M-CC 79
5 Texas-Arlington 72
3 Sam Houston State 74
6 Texas-San Antonio 83
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Nicholls State 80
7 Texas State 75
Semifinals
 
 
1 Stephen F. Austin 63
4 Texas A&M-CC 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Nicholls State 55
6 Texas-San Antonio 57
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Stephen F. Austin 68
6 Texas-San Antonio 57

2008-2009 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Stephen F. Austin 23  76.67% 13  81.25%
2 Nicholls State 20  11  64.52% 12  75.00%
3 Sam Houston State 18  12  60.00% 12  75.00%
4 Texas A&M-CC 18  15  54.55% 11  68.75%
5 Texas-Arlington 16  14  53.33% 56.25%
6 Texas-San Antonio 19  12  61.29% 50.00%
7 Texas State 14  16  46.67% 43.75%
8 Southeastern Louisiana 13  17  43.33% 43.75%

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

2008-2009 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 12, 2009 #6 Texas-San Antonio (W) #3 Sam Houston State (L) 83-74 Merrell Center PTS: 13. Preston Brown
REB: 7. Josten Crow
AST: 8. Ashton Mitchell
PTS: 25. Devin Gibson
REB: 9. Travis Gabbidon
AST: 6. Devin Gibson
Mar 12, 2009 #8 Southeastern Louisiana (L) #1 Stephen F. Austin (W) 56-67 Merrell Center PTS: 25. Josh Alexander
REB: 17. Matt Kingsley
AST: 5. Eric Bell
PTS: 13. Brandon Fortenberry
REB: 7. Warrell Span
AST: 3. Warrell Span
Mar 12, 2009 #7 Texas State (L) #2 Nicholls State (W) 75-80 Merrell Center PTS: 20. Ryan Bathie
REB: 8. Anatoly Bose
AST: 4. Justin Payne
PTS: 20. Brandon Bush
REB: 9. Brandon Bush
AST: 4. Dylan Moseley
Mar 12, 2009 #5 Texas-Arlington (L) #4 Texas A&M-CC (W) 72-79 Merrell Center PTS: 35. Kevin Palmer
REB: 7. Demond Watt
AST: 2. Horace Bond
PTS: 36. Keith Haynes
REB: 6. Keith Haynes
AST: 4. Dwight Gentry
Mar 13, 2009 #4 Texas A&M-CC (L) #1 Stephen F. Austin (W) 60-63 Merrell Center PTS: 26. Matt Kingsley
REB: 8. Matt Kingsley
AST: 7. Eric Bell
PTS: 19. Shamar Coombs
REB: 11. Demond Watt
AST: 4. Kevin Palmer
Mar 13, 2009 #6 Texas-San Antonio (W) #2 Nicholls State (L) 57-55 Merrell Center PTS: 18. Ryan Bathie
REB: 7. Ryan Bathie
AST: 3. Kellan Carter
PTS: 19. Joey Shank
REB: 6. Omar Johnson
AST: 6. Omar Johnson
Mar 15, 2009 #6 Texas-San Antonio (L) #1 Stephen F. Austin (W) 57-68 Merrell Center PTS: 20. Matt Kingsley
REB: 7. Josh Alexander
AST: 9. Eric Bell
PTS: 23. Devin Gibson
REB: 7. Travis Gabbidon
AST: 3. Devin Gibson