2001 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament

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The 2001 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament was played from March 7 to March 10, 2001. 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 2001 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. With eleven teams in the conference following the departure of Virginia Tech, the top five teams in the conference received a first-round bye in the tournament. Temple University won the tournament for the second year in a row. Saint Joseph's and Xavier also received bids to the NCAA Tournament. In addition, St. Bonaventure and Dayton received bids to the 2001 National Invitation Tournament. Lynn Greer of Temple was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
Wednesday, March 7
Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 8
Semifinals
Friday, March 9
Final
Saturday, March 10
                                     
   
  1  Saint Joseph's 82  
    8  La Salle 74  
8  La Salle 86
9  Fordham 67  
  1  Saint Joseph's 70  
  4  Massachusetts 75  
   
   
  4  Massachusetts 79
    5  St. Bonaventure 58  
 
   
  4  Massachusetts 65
  3  Temple 76
   
   
  2  Xavier 74
    7  George Washington 83  
7  George Washington 88
10  Duquesne 65  
  7  George Washington 76
  3  Temple 77  
   
   
  3  Temple 76
    6  Dayton 63  
6  Dayton 85
11  Rhode Island 59  

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