2010 Great West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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2010 Great West Men's Basketball Tournament
2010 Great West Conference basketball tournament logo.gif
Tournament logo
Classification Division I
Season 2009–10
Teams 7
Site McKay Events Center
Orem, UT
Champions South Dakota (1st title)
Winning coach Dave Boots (1st title)
Great West Men's Basketball Tournaments
«2009  2011»
2009–10 Great West Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
South Dakota 11 1   .917     22 10   .688
Houston Baptist 9 3   .750     12 21   .364
Utah Valley 5 7   .417     12 18   .400
North Dakota 5 7   .417     8 23   .258
NJIT 4 8   .333     10 21   .323
Chicago State 4 8   .333     9 23   .281
Texas–Pan American 4 8   .333     6 27   .182
2010 Great West Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 Great West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place on March 10–13, 2010 in Orem, UT.[1] This will be the inaugural tournament for the league. Per NCAA regulations as a new Division I conference, the Great West champion will not receive an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament until 2020. However, the 2010 champion will receive an automatic bid to the 2010 CollegeInsider.com Tournament.[2]

Format[edit]

All seven conference members will qualify for the tournament with seeding based on standings from the regular season. The number 1 team will receive a first round bye.

Bracket[3][edit]

  Quarterfinals,
Wednesday, March 10
Semifinals,
Friday, March 12
Championship,
Saturday, March 13
                           
        
  1  South Dakota 76  
    5  Texas–Pan American 71  
4  Utah Valley 53
  5  Texas–Pan American 56  
    1  South Dakota 91
  2  Houston Baptist 86
  3  North Dakota 57  
6  NJIT 70  
6  NJIT 64
    2  Houston Baptist 74  
2  Houston Baptist 80
  7  Chicago St. 77  

Asterisk denotes game ended in overtime.

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