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
Post-SWAC
tournament(s)
2008 NIT, 2008 NCAA,
2008 CBI
SWAC Men's
Basketball Tournament
«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