2012 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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2012 Southland Conference Men's
Basketball Tournament
Tournament logo
Tournament logo
Classification Division I
Season 2011–12
Teams 8
Site Merrell Center
Katy, Texas
Champions Lamar Cardinals (10th title)
Winning coach Pat Knight (1st title)
MVP Mike James Lamar
Television ESPN2, SLC TV
Post-Southland Conference
tournament(s)
2012 NIT, 2012 NCAA,
2012 CBI, 2012 CIT
Southland Conference Men's
Basketball Tournaments
«2011  2013»
2011–12 Southland Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Lamar 11 5   .688     23 12   .657
McNeese State 10 6   .625     17 16   .515
Northwestern State 8 8   .500     16 16   .500
Nicholls State 6 10   .375     10 20   .333
Southeastern Louisiana 5 11   .313     12 17   .414
Central Arkansas 3 13   .188     8 21   .276
West
Texas-Arlington 15 1   .938     24 9   .727
Stephen F. Austin 12 4   .750     20 12   .625
Texas-San Antonio 10 6   .625     18 14   .563
Sam Houston State 7 9   .438     13 19   .406
Texas State 5 11   .313     13 17   .433
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 4 12   .250     6 24   .200
2012 Southland Tournament winner
As of March 14, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Southland Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, a part of the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, will take place March 7, 8 and 10, 2012 at the Merrell Center in Katy, Texas The winner of the tournament will receive the Southland Conference's automatic bid to the 2012 NCAA Tournament.

Format[edit]

Tournament seeding, 1 through 8, was based upon regular-season winning percentage regardless of divisional place in Conference competition. The quarterfinals were broadcast online by the Conference's Internet streamer, SLC Now. The semi-finals were broadcast regionally on SLC TV and nationally on ESPN3 while the championship game was broadcast nationally on ESPN2 and ESPN3.

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
Wednesday, March 7
SLC Now
Semifinals
Thursday, March 8
SLC TV
Finals
Saturday, March 10
ESPN2
                 
1 UT-Arlington 96
8 Nicholls State 48
1 UT-Arlington 72
4 McNeese State 92
4 McNeese State 78OT
5 Texas San Antonio 74
4 McNeese State 49
3 Lamar 70
2 Stephen F. Austin 68
7 Sam Houston State 46
2 Stephen F. Austin 44
3 Lamar 55
3 Lamar 76
6 Northwestern State 69

Game Summaries[edit]

SLC Now
Mar 7
12:00 pm
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 68, Sam Houston State Bearkats 46
Scoring by half: 29–22, 39–24
Pts: 3 tied with 13
Rebs: Taylor Smith 7
Asts: 2 tied with 4
Pts: Konner Tucker 11
Rebs: Antuan Bootle 5
Asts: Demarcus Gatlin 4
Leonard E. Merrell Center
Katy, TX
Attendance: N/A
Referees: N/A
SLC Now
Mar 7
2:30 pm
Lamar Cardinals 76, Northwestern State Demons 69
Scoring by half: 36–26, 40–43
Pts: Mike James 21
Rebs: Stan Brown 10
Asts: Mike James 4
Pts: William Mosley 22
Rebs: William Mosley 9
Asts: Tyler Washington 3
Leonard E. Merrell Center
Katy, TX
Attendance: 1,436
Referees: Sean Casey, Kyle Ingram, Greg White
SLC Now
Mar 7
6:00 pm
UT-Arlington Mavericks 96, Nicholls State Colonels 48
Scoring by half: 42–19, 54–29
Pts: Bo Ingram 21
Rebs: Jordan Reves 11
Asts: Shaq White-Miller 6
Pts: Jeremy Smith 17
Rebs: Jeremy Smith 8
Asts: 4 tied with 1
Leonard E. Merrell Center
Katy, TX
Attendance: N/A
Referees: Jeff Malham, Jon Stigliano, Kelly Groom
SLC Now
Mar 7
8:30 pm
McNeese State Cowboys 78, UTSA Roadrunners 74 (OT)
Scoring by half: 19–30, 44–33 OT: 15–11
Pts: Dontae Cannon 18
Rebs: Patrick Richard 11
Asts: Patrick Richard 7
Pts: Melvin Johnson III 19
Rebs: Stephen Franklin 10
Asts: Kannon Burrage 4
Leonard E. Merrell Center
Katy, TX
Attendance: 1,303
Referees: Mike Thibodeaux, Brent Dugas, David Stevens
SLC TV
Mar 8
6:00 pm
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 44, Lamar Cardinals 55
Scoring by half: 19–26, 25–29
Pts: Taylor Smith 14
Rebs: 2 tied with 8
Asts: Hal Bateman 3
Pts: Anthony Miles 17
Rebs: Anthony Miles 7
Asts: Anthony Miles 5
Leonard E. Merrell Center
Katy, TX
Attendance: N/A
Referees: Jeff Malham, Mike Thibodeaux, Kyle Ingram
SLC TV
Mar 8
8:30 pm
UT-Arlington Mavericks 72, McNeese State Cowboys 92
Scoring by half: 32–44, 40–48
Pts: LaMarcus Reed III 23
Rebs: Bradley Gay 6
Asts: LaMarcus Reed III 3
Pts: Patrick Richard 20
Rebs: Rudy Turner 9
Asts: Patrick Richard 6
Leonard E. Merrell Center
Katy, TX
Attendance: 1,829
Referees: Brent Dugas, Jon Stigliano, Greg White
ESPN2
Mar 10
2:00 pm
Lamar Cardinals 70, McNeese State Cowboys 49
Scoring by half: 33–21, 37–28
Pts: Mike James 26
Rebs: Mike James 9
Asts: Anthony Miles 5
Pts: Patrick Richard 16
Rebs: Desharick Guidry 10
Asts: Dontae Cannon 3
Leonard E. Merrell Center
Katy, TX
Attendance: 3,593
Referees: Kerry Sitton, Keith Kimble, Sean Casey

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