1988 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament

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The 1988 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament was played from March 5 to March 9, 1988. The tournament was played entirely at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, WV. The winner was named champion of the Atlantic 10 Conference and received an automatic bid to the 1988 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. The Temple Owls won the tournament for the second straight year, and third of the previous four.

The tournament's Most Outstanding Player was Tom Garrick (Rhode Island), who averaged 31 points per game during the tournament. The rest of the All-Championship team was: Ivan Brown (St. Joseph's), Howard Evans (Temple), Mark Macon (Temple), Carlton Owens (Rhode Island), and Mike Vreeswyk (Temple).

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  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                     
        
  1  Temple 77  
    8  Duquesne 57  
8  Duquesne 81
9  Massachusetts 75  
  1  Temple 79  
  5  Saint Joseph's 67  
        
        
  4  Penn State 78
    5  Saint Joseph's 85*  
      
        
  1  Temple 68
  2  Rhode Island 63
        
        
  2  Rhode Island 104
    10  Rutgers 73  
7  George Washington 71
10  Rutgers 78  
  2  Rhode Island 65
  3  West Virginia 63  
        
        
  3  West Virginia 57
    6  St. Bonaventure 40  
      

* - Overtime

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