2015 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament

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2015 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament
2013 A10 Basketball Championship Logo.jpeg
Classification Division I
Season 2014–15
Teams 14
Site Barclays Center
Brooklyn, New York
Champions VCU (1st title)
Winning coach Shaka Smart (1st title)
MVP Treveon Graham (VCU)
Television NBCSN, CBSSN, CBS
Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournaments
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2014–15 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Davidson 14 4   .778     24 8   .750
Dayton 13 5   .722     27 9   .750
Rhode Island 13 5   .722     23 10   .697
#25 VCU 12 6   .667     26 10   .722
Richmond 12 6   .667     21 14   .600
George Washington 10 8   .556     22 13   .629
St. Bonaventure 10 8   .556     18 13   .581
UMass 10 8   .556     17 15   .531
La Salle 8 10   .444     17 16   .515
Saint Joseph's 7 11   .389     13 18   .419
Duquesne 6 12   .333     12 19   .387
Fordham 4 14   .222     10 21   .323
George Mason 4 14   .222     9 22   .290
Saint Louis 3 15   .167     11 21   .344
2015 A10 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2015 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament was held March 11–15, 2015 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. With Davidson joining the conference in July 2014, it was a 14-team tournament for the first time.

Seeds[edit]

Teams were seeded by record within the conference, with a tiebreaker system to seed teams with identical conference records.[1]

Seed School Conference Overall Tiebreaker
1 Davidson 14–4 23–6
2 Dayton 13–5 23–7 1–0 vs. Rhode Island
3 Rhode Island 13–5 21–8 0–1 vs. Dayton
4 Richmond 12–6 19–12 2–0 vs. VCU
5 VCU 12–6 22–9 0–2 vs. Richmond
6 George Washington 10–8 20–11 2–0 vs. St. Bonaventure, UMass
7 St. Bonaventure 10–8 17–12 1–2 vs. George Washington, UMass; 1–0 vs. Davidson
8 UMass 10–8 17–14 1-2 vs. George Washington, St. Bonaventure; 0–1 vs. Davidson
9 La Salle 8–10 16–15
10 Saint Joseph's 7–11 13–17
11 Duquesne 6–12 11–18
12 Fordham 4–14 9–20 1–0 vs. George Mason
13 George Mason 4–14 9–21 0–1 vs. Fordham
14 Saint Louis 3–15 11–20

Schedule[edit]

Session Game Time* Matchup# Television Score
First round - Wednesday, March 11
1 1 6:30 pm #12 Fordham vs. #13 George Mason SNY/A-10 Network 71–65
2 9:00 pm #11 Duquesne vs. #14 Saint Louis SNY/A-10 Network 61–55
Second round - Thursday, March 12
2 3 12:00 pm #8 UMass vs. #9 La Salle NBCSN 69–76
4 2:30 pm #5 VCU vs. #12 Fordham NBCSN 63–57
3 5 6:30 pm #7 St. Bonaventure vs. #10 St. Joseph's NBCSN 60–49
6 9:00 pm #6 George Washington vs. #11 Duquesne NBCSN 73–55
Quarterfinals - Friday, March 13
4 7 12:00 pm #1 Davidson vs. #9 La Salle NBCSN 67–66
8 2:30 pm #4 Richmond vs. #5 VCU NBCSN 67–70
5 9 6:30 pm #2 Dayton vs. #7 St. Bonaventure NBCSN 75–71
10 9:00 pm #3 Rhode Island vs. #6 George Washington NBCSN 71–58
Semifinals - Saturday, March 14
6 11 1:30 pm #1 Davidson vs. #5 VCU CBSSN 73–93
12 4:00 pm #2 Dayton vs. #3 Rhode Island CBSSN 56–52
Championship - Sunday, March 15
7 13 1:00pm #2 Dayton vs. #5 VCU CBS 65–71

*Game times in Eastern Time. #Rankings denote tournament seeding.

Bracket[edit]

  First round
Wednesday, March 11
Second round
Thursday, March 12
NBCSN
Quarterfinals
Friday, March 13
NBCSN
Semifinals
Saturday, March 14
CBSSN
Championship
Sunday, March 15
CBS
                                               
1  Davidson 67  
    9  La Salle 66  
8  UMass 69
9  La Salle 76  
  1  Davidson 73  
  5  VCU 93  
4  Richmond 67
    5  VCU 70  
5  VCU 63
    12  Fordham 57  
12  Fordham 71
13  George Mason 65  
5  VCU 71
2  Dayton 65
2  Dayton 75  
    7  St. Bonaventure 71  
7  St. Bonaventure 60
10  Saint Joseph's 49  
  2  Dayton 56
  3  Rhode Island 52  
3  Rhode Island 71
    6  George Washington 58  
6  George Washington 73
    11  Duquesne 55  
11  Duquesne 61
14  Saint Louis 55  

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's Basketball Tiebreakers - Atlantic 10 Conference Official Athletic Site". Atlantic 10 Conference. Retrieved March 8, 2015.