Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2012-2013 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 8 - 11, 2013
Champions:#6 Western Kentucky
Runner-Up:#4 Florida International
MVP/MOP:T.J. Price (Western Kentucky, So.)
All-Tournament Team:T.J. Price (Western Kentucky, So.), Brandon Harris (Western Kentucky, Jr.), George Fant (Western Kentucky, So.), Deric Hill (Florida International, So.), Malik Smith (Florida International, Jr.), Brandon Peterson (Arkansas State, Sr.)
Championship Venue:Summit Arena (Hot Springs, AR)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Ray Acosta, Jose Carion, Sean Casey, Byron Evans, Jacyn Goble, Brent Hampton, Rick Hartzell, John Heatley, Hal Lusk, Gary Maxwell, Frank Raposa, Frank Raposo, Doug Sirmons, Kerry Sitton, Dedric Taylor, Glenn Tuitt, Vladimir Voyard-Tadal, Vladamir Voyard-Tadal

2012-2013 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:T.J. Price (Western Kentucky, So.) (72)
Total Rebounds:George Fant (Western Kentucky, So.) (30)
Total Assists:Deric Hill (Florida International, So.) (19)
Total Steals:Deric Hill (Florida International, So.) (11)
Total Blocks:George Fant (Western Kentucky, So.) (6)
Total Minutes:T.J. Price (Western Kentucky, So.) (134)
Total FIC:Brandon Peterson (Arkansas State, Sr.) (38.5)
Total Fouls:Jamal Crook (Western Kentucky, Sr.) (13), George Fant (Western Kentucky, So.) (13), O'Karo Akamune (Western Kentucky, Jr.) (13)
Total Turnovers:T.J. Price (Western Kentucky, So.) (12)
Total FGs:T.J. Price (Western Kentucky, So.) (25)
Total 3PM:Malik Smith (Florida International, Jr.) (15)
Total FTs:Deric Hill (Florida International, So.) (16)

2012-2013 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Louisiana 74
9 North Texas 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Western Kentucky 74
11 Louisiana-Monroe 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Florida Atlantic 79
10 Troy 81
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Middle Tennessee State 81
8 Louisiana 66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Florida International 69
5 Little Rock 54
3 South Alabama 59
6 Western Kentucky 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Arkansas State 68
10 Troy 63
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Middle Tennessee State 57
4 Florida International 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Arkansas State 56
6 Western Kentucky 58
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Florida International 63
6 Western Kentucky 65

2012-2013 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Middle Tennessee State 28  84.85% 19  95.00%
2 Arkansas State 19  12  61.29% 12  60.00%
3 South Alabama 17  12  58.62% 14  70.00%
4 Florida International 18  13  58.06% 11  55.00%
5 Little Rock 17  15  53.13% 11  55.00%
6 Western Kentucky 19  15  55.88% 10  10  50.00%
7 Florida Atlantic 14  18  43.75% 11  45.00%
8 Louisiana 13  20  39.39% 12  40.00%
9 North Texas 12  20  37.50% 13  35.00%
10 Troy 12  21  36.36% 14  30.00%
11 Louisiana-Monroe 23  14.81% 17  15.00%

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

2012-2013 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 8, 2013 #11 Louisiana-Monroe (L) #6 Western Kentucky (W) 60-74 Summit Arena PTS: 18. T.J. Price
REB: 6. T.J. Price
AST: 6. Jamal Crook
PTS: 15. Kyle Koszuta
REB: 7. Jayon James
AST: 6. Jayon James
Mar 8, 2013 #9 North Texas (L) #8 Louisiana (W) 55-74 Summit Arena PTS: 20. Elfrid Payton
REB: 11. Shawn Long
AST: 7. Elfrid Payton
PTS: 19. Jordan Williams
REB: 12. Tony Mitchell
AST: 5. P.J. Hardwick
Mar 8, 2013 #10 Troy (W) #7 Florida Atlantic (L) 81-79 Summit Arena PTS: 29. Stefan Moody
REB: 6. Kelvin Penn
AST: 4. Dragan Sekelja
PTS: 18. Emil Jones
REB: 7. Ray Chambers
AST: 4. Hunter Williams
Mar 9, 2013 #5 Little Rock (L) #4 Florida International (W) 54-69 Summit Arena PTS: 25. Malik Smith
REB: 8. Deric Hill
AST: 7. Deric Hill
PTS: 16. John Gillon
REB: 10. Will Neighbour
AST: 4. Josh Hagins
Mar 9, 2013 #8 Louisiana (L) #1 Middle Tennessee State (W) 66-81 Summit Arena PTS: 15. Bruce Massey
REB: 5. James Gallman
AST: 3. Raymond Cintron
PTS: 17. Alan-Michael Thompson
REB: 7. Shawn Long
AST: 6. Elfrid Payton
Mar 9, 2013 #6 Western Kentucky (W) #3 South Alabama (L) 62-59 Summit Arena PTS: 22. Augustine Rubit
REB: 8. Augustine Rubit
AST: 1. Augustine Rubit
PTS: 22. T.J. Price
REB: 9. George Fant
AST: 2. Aleksejs Rostovs
Mar 9, 2013 #10 Troy (L) #2 Arkansas State (W) 63-68 Summit Arena PTS: 19. Edward Townsel
REB: 17. Brandon Peterson
AST: 3. Rakeem Dickerson
PTS: 15. Hunter Williams
REB: 9. Ray Chambers
AST: 5. Hunter Williams
Mar 10, 2013 #4 Florida International (W) #1 Middle Tennessee State (L) 61-57 Summit Arena PTS: 17. Shawn Jones
REB: 11. Marcos Knight
AST: 7. Bruce Massey
PTS: 16. Deric Hill
REB: 9. Jerome Frink
AST: 6. Deric Hill
Mar 10, 2013 #6 Western Kentucky (W) #2 Arkansas State (L) 58-56 Summit Arena PTS: 10. Brandon Peterson
REB: 12. Brandon Peterson
AST: 2. Cameron Golden
PTS: 24. T.J. Price
REB: 7. T.J. Price
AST: 2. Brandon Harris
Mar 11, 2013 #6 Western Kentucky (W) #4 Florida International (L) 65-63 Summit Arena PTS: 15. Cameron Bell
REB: 10. Tymell Murphy
AST: 6. Deric Hill
PTS: 17. George Fant
REB: 13. George Fant
AST: 3. Kevin Kaspar