2010 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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2010 Southern Conference Men's
Basketball Tournament
2010 SoCon Tournament logo
2010 SoCon Tournament logo
Classification Division I
Season 2009–10
Teams 12
Site Bojangles' Coliseum
Time Warner Cable Arena
Charlotte, North Carolina
Champions Wofford Terriers (1st title)
Winning coach Mike Young (1st title)
MVP Noah Dahlman[1] Wofford
Attendance 6,193 (Championship game)
Television SportSouth, ESPN2
Post-Southern Conference
tournament(s)
2010 NIT, 2010 NCAA,
2010 CBI, 2010 CIT
Southern Conference Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«2009  2011»
2009–10 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
North
Appalachian State 13 5   .722     24 12   .667
Western Carolina 11 7   .611     22 12   .647
Chattanooga 6 12   .333     15 18   .455
UNC Greensboro 6 12   .333     8 23   .258
Samford 5 13   .278     11 20   .355
Elon 5 13   .278     9 23   .281
South
Wofford 15 3   .833     26 9   .743
College of Charleston 14 4   .778     22 12   .647
Davidson 11 7   .611     16 15   .516
The Citadel 9 9   .500     16 16   .500
Furman 7 11   .389     13 17   .433
Georgia Southern 6 12   .333     9 23   .281
SoCon Tournament winner
As of March 22, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place March 5–8 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The first and quarterfinal rounds took place at Bojangles' Coliseum. The semifinals and championship game were played at Time Warner Cable Arena. The semifinals were broadcast on SportsSouth and the championship game was broadcast on ESPN2. The winner of the tournament, the Wofford Terriers, received an automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. It was Wofford's first appearance.

Bracket[2][edit]

  First Round[3]
Friday, March 5
Quarterfinals
Saturday, March 6
Semifinals
Sunday, March 7
Championship Game
Monday, March 8
                                     
        
  N2  Western Carolina 68  
    N6  Elon 57  
S3  Davidson 59
N6  Elon 66  
  N2  Western Carolina 58  
  S1  Wofford 77  
        
        
  S1  Wofford 59
    N4  UNC Greensboro 47  
N4  UNC Greensboro 66
S5  Furman 65  
  S1  Wofford 56
  N1  Appalachian State 51
        
        
  N1  Appalachian State 71
    S4  The Citadel 61  
S4  The Citadel 55
N5  Samford 43  
  N1  Appalachian State 77
  S2  College of Charleston 54  
        
        
  S2  College of Charleston 96
    N3  Chattanooga 69  
N3  Chattanooga 82
S6  Georgia Southern 62  

Tiebreakers:

Chattanooga and UNC Greensboro split their season series. Chattanooga was 1–1 against division leader Appalachian State, while UNC Greensboro was 0–2.

Samford swept the season series with Elon, 2–0.

All-Tournament Team[edit]

First Team
Kellen Brand, Appalachian State
Donald Sims, Appalachian State
Andrew Goudelock, College of Charleston
Noah Dahlman, Wofford
Jamar Diggs, Wofford

Second Team
Tony White, Jr., College of Charleston
Ben Stywall, UNC Greensboro
Harouna Mutombo, Western Carolina
Tim Johnson, Wofford
Cameron Rundles, Wofford

References[edit]