2012 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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2012 Missouri Valley Conference Men's
Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2011–12
Teams 10
Site Scottrade Center
St. Louis, Missouri
Champions Creighton (11th title)
Winning coach Greg McDermott (2nd title)
MVP Doug McDermott Creighton
Television FSN, CBS
Post-Missouri Valley Conference
tournament(s)
2012 NIT, 2012 NCAA,
2012 CBI, 2012 CIT
Missouri Valley Conference Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«2011  2013»
2011–12 Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#16 Wichita State 16 2   .889     27 5   .844
#19 Creighton 14 4   .778     28 5   .848
Evansville 9 9   .500     16 16   .500
Illinois State 9 9   .500     21 14   .600
Northern Iowa 9 9   .500     20 14   .588
Missouri State 9 9   .500     16 16   .500
Drake 9 9   .500     18 16   .529
Indiana State 8 10   .444     18 15   .545
Southern Illinois 5 13   .278     8 23   .258
Bradley 2 16   .111     7 25   .219
2012 MVC Tournament winner
As of March 19, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, popularly referred to as "Arch Madness", as part of the 2011-12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season was played in St. Louis, Missouri March 1–4, 2012 at the Scottrade Center.[1] The championship game was televised live on CBS on Sunday March 4 at 1:05 pm CST. The tournament's winner will receive the Missouri Valley Conference's automatic bid to the 2012 NCAA Tournament.

Tournament Bracket[edit]

  First Round
Thursday, March 1
Quarterfinals
Friday, March 2
Semifinals
Saturday, March 3
Championship Game
Sunday, March 4
                                     
        
  1  Wichita State 72  
    8  Indiana State 48  
8  Indiana State 66
9  Southern Illinois 51  
  1  Wichita State 64  
  4  Illinois State 65  
        
        
  4  Illinois State 54
    5  Northern Iowa 42  
      
        
  4  Illinois State 79
  2  Creighton 83OT
        
        
  3  Evansville 72
    6  Missouri State 64  
      
        
  3  Evansville 71
  2  Creighton 99  
        
        
  2  Creighton 68
    7  Drake 61  
7  Drake 65
10  Bradley 49  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arch Madness: March 1–4, 2012". missouri valley conference. Retrieved January 31, 2012.