1999 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament

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The 1999 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament was played from March 3 to March 6, 1999. The tournament was played at The Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The winner was named champion of the Atlantic 10 Conference and received an automatic bid to the 1999 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. The top two teams in each division received a first-round bye in the conference tournament. The University of Rhode Island won their first conference tournament after Lamar Odom of Rhode Island made a 3-point 'buzzer beater' to beat Temple. Temple and George Washington also received bids to the NCAA Tournament. Lamar Odom was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Future NBA player Mark Karcher of Temple was among those also named to the All-Championship Team. Odom would also go on to play in the NBA.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
Wednesday, March 3
Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 4
Semifinals
Friday, March 5
Final
Saturday, March 6
                                     
 
  E1 Temple 64  
    W4 Virginia Tech 51  
W4 Virginia Tech 74
E5 Fordham 63  
  E1 Temple 76  
  W2 Xavier 64  
 
 
  W2 Xavier 72
    E3 Massachusetts 68  
E3 Massachusetts 80
W6 Duquesne 70  
  E1 Temple 59
  E2 Rhode Island 62
 
 
  W1 George Washington 100
    W5 Dayton 90  
E4 St. Bonaventure 69
W5 Dayton 70*  
  W1 George Washington 78
  E2 Rhode Island 94  
 
 
  E2 Rhode Island 83
    W3 La Salle 58  
W3 La Salle 81
E6 Saint Joseph's 54  

All games played at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
* - Overtime