2019 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament

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2019 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season2018–19
Teams14
SiteBarclays Center
Brooklyn, New York
ChampionsSaint Louis (2nd title)
Winning coachTravis Ford (1st title)
MVPTramaine Isabell (Saint Louis)
Attendance47, 603
TelevisionESPN+, NBCSN, CBSSN, CBS
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2018–19 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
VCU 16 2   .889     25 8   .758
Davidson 14 4   .778     24 10   .706
Dayton 13 5   .722     21 12   .636
St. Bonaventure 12 6   .667     18 16   .529
George Mason 11 7   .611     18 15   .545
Saint Louis 10 8   .556     23 13   .639
Duquesne 10 8   .556     19 13   .594
Rhode Island 9 9   .500     18 15   .545
La Salle 8 10   .444     10 21   .323
Saint Joseph's 6 12   .333     14 19   .424
Richmond 6 12   .333     13 20   .394
George Washington 4 14   .222     9 24   .273
Massachusetts 4 14   .222     11 21   .344
Fordham 3 15   .167     12 20   .375
2019 A10 Tournament winner

The 2019 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament was the postseason men's basketball tournament for the Atlantic 10 Conference's 2018–19 season. It was held from March 13th through March 17th, 2019 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Saint Louis defeated St. Bonaventure 55–53 in the championship game to win the tournament, and received the A10's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.[1]

Seeds[edit]

All 14 A-10 schools will participate in the tournament. Teams will be seeded by record within the conference, with a tiebreaker system to seed teams with identical conference records. The top 10 teams receive a first-round bye and the top four teams receive a double bye.

Seed School Record Tiebreaker
1 VCU 16–2
2 Davidson 14–4
3 Dayton 13–5
4 St. Bonaventure 12–6
5 George Mason 11–7
6 Saint Louis 10–8 1–1 vs Duquesne, 0–1 vs VCU, 0–1 vs Davidson, 1–1 vs Dayton
7 Duquesne 10–8 1–1 vs Saint Louis, 0–1 vs VCU, 0–1 vs Davidson, 0–2 vs Dayton
8 Rhode Island 9–9
9 La Salle 8–10
10 Saint Joseph's 6–12 1–0 against Richmond
11 Richmond 6–12 0–1 against Saint Joseph's
12 George Washington 4–14 1–0 vs. Massachusetts
13 Massachusetts 4–14 0–1 vs. George Washington
14 Fordham 3–15

Schedule[edit]

Session Game Time Matchup Score Television Attendance
First round – Wednesday, March 13
1 1 1:00 pm No. 12 George Washington vs No. 13 Massachusetts 68–64 ESPN+ 4,278
2 3:30 pm No. 11 Richmond vs No. 14 Fordham 52–50
Second round – Thursday, March 14
2 3 12:00 pm No. 8 Rhode Island vs No. 9 La Salle 76–57 NBCSN 6,802
4 2:30 pm No. 5 George Mason vs No. 12 George Washington 61–57
3 5 6:00 pm No. 7 Duquesne vs No. 10 Saint Joseph's 86–92 5,968
6 8:30 pm No. 6 Saint Louis vs No. 11 Richmond 71–68
Quarterfinals – Friday, March 15
4 7 12:00 pm No. 1 VCU vs No. 8 Rhode Island 70–75 NBCSN 7,194
8 2:30 pm No. 4 St. Bonaventure vs No. 5 George Mason 68–57
5 9 6:00 pm No. 2 Davidson vs No. 10 Saint Joseph's 70–60 6,857
10 8:30 pm No. 3 Dayton vs No. 6 Saint Louis 55–64
Semifinals – Saturday, March 16
6 11 1:00 pm No. 8 Rhode Island vs No. 4 St. Bonaventure 51–68 CBSSN 8,133
12 3:30 pm No. 2 Davidson vs No. 6 Saint Louis 44–67
Championship – Sunday, March 17
7 13 1:00 pm No. 4 St. Bonaventure vs No. 6 Saint Louis 53–55 CBS 8, 371

*Game times in Eastern Time.

Bracket[edit]

  First round
Wednesday, March 13
ESPN+
Second round
Thursday, March 14
NBCSN
Quarterfinals
Friday, March 15
NBCSN
Semifinals
Saturday, March 16
CBSSN
Championship
Sunday, March 17
CBS
                                               
1 VCU 70  
    8 Rhode Island 75  
8 Rhode Island 76
9 La Salle 57  
  8 Rhode Island 51  
  4 St. Bonaventure 68  
4 St. Bonaventure 68
    5 George Mason 57  
5 George Mason 61
    12 George Washington 57  
12 George Washington 68*
13 Massachusetts 64  
4 St. Bonaventure 53
6 Saint Louis 55
2 Davidson 70  
    10 Saint Joseph's 60  
7 Duquesne 86
10 Saint Joseph's 92  
  2 Davidson 44
  6 Saint Louis 67  
3 Dayton 55
    6 Saint Louis 64  
6 Saint Louis 71
    11 Richmond 68  
11 Richmond 52
14 Fordham 50  

* denotes overtime period

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saint Louis Rallies Past Bonnies 55-53 for #A10MBB Title". Atlantic10.com. March 17, 2019.