Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2018-2019 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 12 - 17, 2019
Champions:#1 Georgia State
Runner-Up:#2 Texas-Arlington
MVP/MOP:Malik Benlevi (Georgia State, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Malik Benlevi (Georgia State, Sr.), Kane Williams (Georgia State, So.), D'Marcus Simonds (Georgia State, Jr.), Brian Warren (Texas-Arlington, Jr.), Travis Munnings (Louisiana-Monroe, Sr.), Josh Ajayi (South Alabama, Jr.)
Championship Venue:Lakefront Arena (New Orleans, LA)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:James Baker, KB Burdett Jr., RB Clyburn, Brent Dugas, Robert Felder, Wesley Ford, John Hampton, Byron Jarrett, Anthony Jordan, Mike Nance, Keith Patterson, Rick Randall, Brian Shey, Owen Shortt, Garreld Williams

2018-2019 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Josh Ajayi (South Alabama, Jr.) (54)
Total Rebounds:Travis Munnings (Louisiana-Monroe, Sr.) (28)
Total Assists:Travis Munnings (Louisiana-Monroe, Sr.) (14)
Total Steals:Jaylen Shead (Texas State, Jr.) (5), Cedric Russell (Louisiana, So.) (5), Daishon Smith (Louisiana-Monroe, Sr.) (5)
Total Blocks:Trhae Mitchell (South Alabama, Jr.) (12)
Total Minutes:Trhae Mitchell (South Alabama, Jr.) (114)
Total FIC:Travis Munnings (Louisiana-Monroe, Sr.) (53.3)
Total Fouls:Herb McGee (South Alabama, Jr.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Josh Ajayi (South Alabama, Jr.) (9), Trhae Mitchell (South Alabama, Jr.) (9), J.D. Williams (Louisiana-Monroe, Jr.) (9)
Total FGs:Josh Ajayi (South Alabama, Jr.) (18), Michael Ertel (Louisiana-Monroe, So.) (18)
Total 3PM:Michael Ertel (Louisiana-Monroe, So.) (10)
Total FTs:Josh Ajayi (South Alabama, Jr.) (17)

2018-2019 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 South Alabama 75
9 Arkansas State 67
 
 
 
 
7 Louisiana-Monroe 89
10 Appalachian State 80
 
 
 
 
Second Round
 
5 Louisiana 69
8 South Alabama 70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Coastal Carolina 50
7 Louisiana-Monroe 80
 
Second Round
 
 
4 Texas State 79
8 South Alabama 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Georgia Southern 81
7 Louisiana-Monroe 67
 
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Georgia State 59
4 Texas State 46
 
 
2 Texas-Arlington 67
3 Georgia Southern 58
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
1 Georgia State 73
2 Texas-Arlington 64

2018-2019 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Georgia State 23  71.88% 13  72.22%
2 Texas-Arlington 17  15  53.13% 12  66.67%
3 Georgia Southern 21  12  63.64% 12  66.67%
4 Texas State 24  72.73% 12  66.67%
5 Louisiana 19  13  59.38% 10  55.56%
6 Coastal Carolina 15  16  48.39% 50.00%
7 Louisiana-Monroe 18  15  54.55% 50.00%
8 South Alabama 17  17  50.00% 10  44.44%
9 Arkansas State 13  19  40.63% 11  38.89%
10 Appalachian State 11  21  34.38% 12  33.33%

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

2018-2019 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 12, 2019 #9 Arkansas State (L) #8 South Alabama (W) 67-75 Mitchell Center PTS: 22. Josh Ajayi
REB: 13. Trhae Mitchell
AST: 6. Herb McGee
PTS: 21. Ty Cockfield
REB: 10. Grantham Gillard
AST: 4. Ty Cockfield
Mar 12, 2019 #10 Appalachian State (L) #7 Louisiana-Monroe (W) 80-89 Fant-Ewing Coliseum PTS: 21. Travis Munnings
REB: 12. Travis Munnings
AST: 9. Daishon Smith
PTS: 32. Justin Forrest
REB: 6. Justin Forrest
AST: 3. Ronshad Shabazz
Mar 14, 2019 #8 South Alabama (W) #5 Louisiana (L) 70-69 Lakefront Arena PTS: 26. JaKeenan Gant
REB: 12. JaKeenan Gant
AST: 13. Marcus Stroman
PTS: 25. Josh Ajayi
REB: 7. Josh Ajayi
AST: 6. Trhae Mitchell
Mar 14, 2019 #7 Louisiana-Monroe (W) #6 Coastal Carolina (L) 80-50 Lakefront Arena PTS: 15. Tommy Burton
REB: 11. Zac Cuthbertson
AST: 3. Devante Jones
PTS: 20. Michael Ertel
REB: 7. Travis Munnings
AST: 7. Michael Ertel
Mar 15, 2019 #8 South Alabama (L) #4 Texas State (W) 67-79 Lakefront Arena PTS: 19. Tre'Larenz Nottingham
REB: 9. Alex Peacock
AST: 7. Jaylen Shead
PTS: 25. Herb McGee
REB: 5. R.J. Kelly
AST: 4. Herb McGee
Mar 15, 2019 #7 Louisiana-Monroe (L) #3 Georgia Southern (W) 67-81 Lakefront Arena PTS: 21. Isaiah Crawley
REB: 11. Montae Glenn
AST: 3. David-Lee Jones, Jr.
PTS: 16. Michael Ertel
REB: 9. Travis Munnings
AST: 7. Travis Munnings
Mar 16, 2019 #4 Texas State (L) #1 Georgia State (W) 46-59 Lakefront Arena PTS: 15. Malik Benlevi
REB: 10. Malik Benlevi
AST: 5. D'Marcus Simonds
PTS: 13. Tre'Larenz Nottingham
REB: 9. Nijal Pearson
AST: 3. Jaylen Shead
Mar 16, 2019 #3 Georgia Southern (L) #2 Texas-Arlington (W) 58-67 Lakefront Arena PTS: 21. Brian Warren
REB: 7. Andres Ibarguen
AST: 4. Brian Warren
PTS: 16. Quan Jackson
REB: 8. Simeon Carter
AST: 3. David-Lee Jones, Jr.
Mar 17, 2019 #2 Texas-Arlington (L) #1 Georgia State (W) 64-73 Lakefront Arena PTS: 16. Malik Benlevi
REB: 11. Malik Benlevi
AST: 5. Kane Williams
PTS: 12. Edric Dennis
REB: 6. Andres Ibarguen
AST: 4. Brian Warren