2010 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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2010 Big South Conference Men's
Basketball Tournament
2010 Big South Championship logo
2010 Big South Championship logo
Classification Division I
Season 2009–10
Teams 8
Site campus sites
Finals site Kimbel Arena
Conway, South Carolina
Champions Winthrop (10th title)
Winning coach Randy Peele (2nd title)
Post-Big South Conference
tournament(s)
2010 NIT, 2010 NCAA,
2010 CBI, 2010 CIT
Big South Conference Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«2009  2011»
2009–10 Big South men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Coastal Carolina 15 3   .833     28 7   .800
Radford 13 5   .722     19 12   .613
Winthrop 12 6   .667     19 14   .576
UNC Asheville 11 7   .611     15 16   .484
High Point 10 8   .556     15 15   .500
Liberty 10 8   .556     15 16   .484
Charleston Southern 7 11   .389     13 17   .433
VMI 5 13   .278     10 19   .345
Gardner-Webb 5 13   .278     8 21   .276
Presbyterian 2 16   .111     5 26   .161
2010 Big South Tournament winner
As of March 16, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 Big South Men's Basketball Tournament was played for March 2, 4, 6, 2010 on campus sites. The semifinal round will be televised on ESPNU, and the finals will be seen on ESPN2.

Format[edit]

The top eight eligible men's basketball teams in the Big South Conference receive a berth in the conference tournament. After the 18 game conference season, teams are seeded by conference record. Since the Winthrop Eagles won the tournament, they received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Also, the #1 seed Coastal Carolina Chanticleers received an automatic bid to the NIT.

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
March 2
Semifinals
March 4
Finals
March 6
                 
1 Coastal Carolina 82
8 VMI 73
1 Coastal Carolina 92
4 UNC Asheville 73
4 UNC Asheville 84
5 High Point 73
1 Coastal Carolina 53
3 Winthrop 64
3 Winthrop 80
6 Liberty 72
3 Winthrop 61
2 Radford 46
2 Radford 64*
7 Charleston Southern 61
  • asterisk indicates overtime game

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