Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2017-2018 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 7 - 11, 2018
Champions:#2 Georgia State
Runner-Up:#4 Texas-Arlington
MVP/MOP:D'Marcus Simonds (Georgia State, So.)
All-Tournament Team:Isaiah Williams (Georgia State, Sr.), Erick Neal (Texas-Arlington, Sr.), Johnny Hamilton (Texas-Arlington, Sr.), Frank Bartley, IV (Louisiana, Sr.), D'Marcus Simonds (Georgia State, So.)
Championship Venue:Lakefront Arena (New Orleans, LA)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:K.B. Burdett, KB Burdett Jr., Sean Casady, Sean Casey, Sean Cassidy, Brent Dugas, Patrick Evans, Pat Evans, Tim Fitzgerald, Coy Gammon, Tim Gattis, John Hampton, Rick Randall, Owen Shortt, Glenn Tuitt, Gerald Williams

2017-2018 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Erick Neal (Texas-Arlington, Sr.) (67)
Total Rebounds:Johnny Hamilton (Texas-Arlington, Sr.) (31)
Total Assists:Marcus Stroman (Louisiana, Jr.) (15)
Total Steals:Malik Benlevi (Georgia State, Jr.) (7)
Total Blocks:Jordon Varnado (Troy, Jr.) (5)
Total Minutes:Erick Neal (Texas-Arlington, Sr.) (113)
Total FIC:Johnny Hamilton (Texas-Arlington, Sr.) (46.0)
Total Fouls:Jeff Thomas (Georgia State, Jr.) (12), D'Marcus Simonds (Georgia State, So.) (12)
Total Turnovers:D'Marcus Simonds (Georgia State, So.) (13)
Total FGs:Erick Neal (Texas-Arlington, Sr.) (22)
Total 3PM:Erick Neal (Texas-Arlington, Sr.) (10)
Total FTs:Tookie Brown (Georgia Southern, Jr.) (15)

2017-2018 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Coastal Carolina 66
9 Texas State 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Appalachian State 93
12 Little Rock 64
 
7 Troy 69
10 South Alabama 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Louisiana-Monroe 76
11 Arkansas State 54
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Louisiana 80
9 Texas State 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Texas-Arlington 84
5 Appalachian State 68
2 Georgia State 73
7 Troy 51
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Georgia Southern 63
6 Louisiana-Monroe 55
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Louisiana 68
4 Texas-Arlington 71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Georgia State 73
3 Georgia Southern 67
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Georgia State 74
4 Texas-Arlington 61

2017-2018 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Louisiana 27  81.82% 16  88.89%
2 Georgia State 23  10  69.70% 12  66.67%
3 Georgia Southern 21  12  63.64% 11  61.11%
4 Texas-Arlington 21  12  63.64% 10  55.56%
5 Appalachian State 15  18  45.45% 50.00%
6 Louisiana-Monroe 16  15  51.61% 50.00%
7 Troy 16  17  48.48% 50.00%
8 Coastal Carolina 14  18  43.75% 10  44.44%
9 Texas State 15  18  45.45% 11  38.89%
10 South Alabama 14  18  43.75% 11  38.89%
11 Arkansas State 11  21  34.38% 12  33.33%
12 Little Rock 25  21.88% 14  22.22%

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

2017-2018 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 7, 2018 #9 Texas State (W) #8 Coastal Carolina (L) 73-66 Lakefront Arena PTS: 27. Jaylen Shaw
REB: 6. Jaylen Shaw
AST: 4. Trevion Brown
PTS: 20. Nijal Pearson
REB: 8. Nijal Pearson
AST: 4. Nijal Pearson
Mar 7, 2018 #12 Little Rock (L) #5 Appalachian State (W) 64-93 Lakefront Arena PTS: 22. O'Showen Williams
REB: 11. Isaac Johnson
AST: 5. Ronshad Shabazz
PTS: 13. Jaizec Lottie
REB: 6. Jaizec Lottie
AST: 3. Jaizec Lottie
Mar 7, 2018 #10 South Alabama (L) #7 Troy (W) 62-69 Lakefront Arena PTS: 22. Jordon Varnado
REB: 12. Alex Hicks
AST: 4. Kevin Baker
PTS: 18. Rodrick Sikes
REB: 9. Kevin Morris
AST: 3. Herb McGee
Mar 7, 2018 #11 Arkansas State (L) #6 Louisiana-Monroe (W) 54-76 Lakefront Arena PTS: 23. Marvin Jean-Pierre
REB: 5. Sam McDaniel
AST: 5. Jordon Harris
PTS: 18. Ty Cockfield
REB: 10. Salif Boudie
AST: 2. Salif Boudie
Mar 9, 2018 #9 Texas State (L) #1 Louisiana (W) 54-80 Lakefront Arena PTS: 23. Frank Bartley, IV
REB: 8. Bryce Washington
AST: 8. Marcus Stroman
PTS: 14. Nijal Pearson
REB: 5. Nijal Pearson
AST: 5. Tre'Larenz Nottingham
Mar 9, 2018 #5 Appalachian State (L) #4 Texas-Arlington (W) 68-84 Lakefront Arena PTS: 37. Erick Neal
REB: 9. Johnny Hamilton
AST: 3. Erick Neal
PTS: 22. Griffin Kinney
REB: 9. Isaac Johnson
AST: 2. Ronshad Shabazz
Mar 9, 2018 #7 Troy (L) #2 Georgia State (W) 51-73 Lakefront Arena PTS: 19. Jeff Thomas
REB: 8. D'Marcus Simonds
AST: 7. D'Marcus Simonds
PTS: 15. Jordon Varnado
REB: 9. Jordon Varnado
AST: 4. Wesley Person, Jr.
Mar 9, 2018 #6 Louisiana-Monroe (L) #3 Georgia Southern (W) 55-63 Lakefront Arena PTS: 13. Tookie Brown
REB: 8. Tookie Brown
AST: 4. Tookie Brown
PTS: 13. Sam McDaniel
REB: 14. Travis Munnings
AST: 3. Marvin Jean-Pierre
Mar 10, 2018 #4 Texas-Arlington (W) #1 Louisiana (L) 71-68 Lakefront Arena PTS: 19. Frank Bartley, IV
REB: 10. Bryce Washington
AST: 7. Marcus Stroman
PTS: 18. Erick Neal
REB: 11. Kevin Hervey
AST: 5. Erick Neal
Mar 10, 2018 #3 Georgia Southern (L) #2 Georgia State (W) 67-73 Lakefront Arena PTS: 21. Isaiah Williams
REB: 9. Jordan Session
AST: 4. Kane Williams
PTS: 25. Tookie Brown
REB: 5. Quan Jackson
AST: 3. Quan Jackson
Mar 11, 2018 #4 Texas-Arlington (L) #2 Georgia State (W) 61-74 Lakefront Arena PTS: 27. D'Marcus Simonds
REB: 7. Jordan Session
AST: 4. D'Marcus Simonds
PTS: 23. Johnny Hamilton
REB: 14. Johnny Hamilton
AST: 3. Erick Neal