2008 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament

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2008 SWAC Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2007–08
Teams 8
Site Fair Park Arena
Birmingham, Alabama
Champions Mississippi Valley State (4th title)
Winning coach James Green (1st title)
MVP Carl Lucas[1] (Mississippi Valley State)
SWAC Men's Basketball Tournaments
«2007  2009»

The 2008 Southwestern Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 12–15, 2008 at Fair Park Arena in Birmingham, Alabama.[2]

Format[edit]

The top eight eligible men's basketball teams in the Southwestern Athletic Conference receive a berth in the conference tournament. After the conference season, teams are seeded by conference record.

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
March 12 – March 13
Semifinals
March 14
Finals
March 16
                 
1 Alabama State 67
8 Texas Southern 49
1 Alabama State 72
4 Jackson State 77
4 Jackson State 56
5 Southern 55
4 Jackson State 58
2 Mississippi Valley St. 59
3 Alabama A&M 59
6 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 72
6 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 59
2 Mississippi Valley St. 70
7 Grambling State 73
2 Mississippi Valley St. 79

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ JSU's Trahan and MVSU's Lucas claim tournament awards
  2. ^ ESPN – Conference tournament schedules, results