1988 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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1988 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Teams 7
Site Winthrop Coliseum
Rock Hill, SC
Champions Winthrop (1st title)
Winning coach Steve Vacendak (1st title)
MVP John Weiss (Winthrop)
← 1987
1989 →
1987–88 Big South Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Coastal Carolina 9 3   .750     17 11   .607
Baptist College 8 4   .667     17 12   .586
Radford 8 4   .667     16 14   .533
Winthrop 5 7   .417     17 13   .567
UNC Asheville 5 7   .417     13 15   .464
Augusta State 4 8   .333     8 18   .308
Campbell 3 9   .250     11 16   .407
1988 Big South Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 3–5, 1988 at the Winthrop Coliseum in Rock Hill, South Carolina. For the first time in their school history, the Winthrop Eagles won the tournament, led by head coach Steve Vacendak.[1]

Format[edit]

All of the conference's seven members participated in the tournament, hosted at the Winthrop Coliseum, home of the Winthrop Eagles. Teams were seeded by conference winning percentage.

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals
March 3
    Semifinals
March 4
    Finals
March 5
                           
  4 Winthrop 63    
  5 UNC Asheville 58    
      1 Coastal Carolina 40  
            4 Winthrop 75    
               
      3 Radford 56
  2 Baptist College 69               4 Winthrop 71
  7 Campbell 61              
      2 Charleston Southern 82    
        3 Radford 91*  
  3 Radford 96    
  6 Augusta State 82  

*Asterisk indicates overtime game

All-Tournament Team[edit]

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References[edit]

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