1999 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament

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The 1999 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament was played from March 3 to March 6, 1999. The tournament was played at the The Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The winner was named champion of the Atlantic 10 Conference and received an automatic bid to the 1999 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. The top two teams in each division received a first-round bye in the conference tournament. The University of Rhode Island won their first conference tournament after Lamar Odom of Rhode Island made a 3-point 'buzzer beater' to beat Temple. Temple and George Washington also received bids to the NCAA Tournament. Lamar Odom was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Future NBA player Mark Karcher of Temple was among those also named to the All-Championship Team. Odom would also go on to play in the NBA.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
Wednesday, March 3
Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 4
Semifinals
Friday, March 5
Final
Saturday, March 6
                                     
   
  E1  Temple 64  
    W4  Virginia Tech 51  
W4  Virginia Tech 74
E5  Fordham 63  
  E1  Temple 76  
  W2  Xavier 64  
   
   
  W2  Xavier 72
    E3  Massachusetts 68  
E3  Massachusetts 80
W6  Duquesne 70  
  E1  Temple 59
  E2  Rhode Island 62
   
   
  W1  George Washington 100
    W5  Dayton 90  
E4  St. Bonaventure 69
W5  Dayton 70*  
  W1  George Washington 78
  E2  Rhode Island 94  
   
   
  E2  Rhode Island 83
    W3  La Salle 58  
W3  La Salle 81
E6  Saint Joseph's 54  

All games played at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
* - Overtime