USA South Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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USA South Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
Conference Basketball Championship
Sport Basketball
Conference USA South Athletic Conference
Dixie Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Number of teams 8
Format Single-elimination tournament
Played 1964–present
Current champion Maryville (TN) (1st)
Most championships Christopher Newport (15)
Official website USA South men's basketball

The USA South Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament (formerly the Dixie Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament) is the annual conference basketball championship tournament for the NCAA Division III USA South Athletic Conference. The tournament has been held annually since 1964, when the conference was still known as the Dixie Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. It is a single-elimination tournament and seeding is based on regular season records.[1]

The winner, declared conference champion, receives the USA South's automatic bid to the NCAA Men's Division III Basketball Championship.

Results[edit]

Year Champions Score Runner-Up
1964 College of Charleston 94–69 St. Andrews (NC)
1965 Lynchburg 75–61 Charlotte College
1966 Lynchburg 104–94 St. Andrews (NC)
1967 Lynchburg 92–70 Greensboro
1968 St. Andrews (NC) 77–75 Lynchburg
1969 UNC Charlotte 78–69 St. Andrews (NC)
1970 UNC Charlotte 49–42 Lynchburg
1971 Lynchburg 88–76 Methodist
1972 Lynchburg 59–58 Methodist
1973 Methodist 113–90 Greensboro
1974 Methodist 44–38 St. Andrews (NC)
1975 Methodist 50–47 Lynchburg
1976 Lynchburg 61–59 Greensboro
1977 Methodist 77–52 Greensboro
1978 Virginia Wesleyan 85–63 Christopher Newport
1979 Virginia Wesleyan 79–74OT Christopher Newport
1980 UNC Greensboro 72–71 Christopher Newport
1981 St. Andrews (NC) 64–63 Christopher Newport
1982 St. Andrews (NC) 90–58 Virginia Wesleyan
1983 St. Andrews (NC) 59–56 North Carolina Wesleyan
1984 North Carolina Wesleyan 82–60 Greensboro
1985 Greensboro 85–814OT St. Andrews (NC)
1986 Christopher Newport 57–45 North Carolina Wesleyan
1987 North Carolina Wesleyan 74–70 UNC Greensboro
1988 Christopher Newport 69–67OT St. Andrews (NC)
1989 Christopher Newport 54–51 North Carolina Wesleyan
1990 Averett 64–62 Christopher Newport
1991 Christopher Newport 83–63 Averett
1992 Ferrum 99–96 Christopher Newport
1993 Christopher Newport 74–69 North Carolina Wesleyan
1994 Greensboro 120–119OT Christopher Newport
1995 Greensboro 81–80 Christopher Newport
1996 Christopher Newport 103–93 Shenandoah
1997 Methodist 50–49 North Carolina Wesleyan
1998 Christopher Newport 77–60 Greensboro
1999 Christopher Newport 63–57 Methodist
2000 Christopher Newport 96–80 Averett
2001 Christopher Newport 87–74 Averett
2002 North Carolina Wesleyan 77–75 Christopher Newport
2003 Christopher Newport 67–64 North Carolina Wesleyan
2004 Methodist 83–71 Shenandoah
2005 Methodist 91–51 North Carolina Wesleyan
2006 Christopher Newport 89–88OT Averett
2007 Averett 108–1052OT North Carolina Wesleyan
2008 Averett 77–56 Greensboro
2009 Averett 70–63 Christopher Newport
2010 Christopher Newport 67–63 North Carolina Wesleyan
2011 North Carolina Wesleyan 74–70OT Ferrum
2012 Christopher Newport 82–72 Greensboro
2013 Christopher Newport 81–74 Greensboro
2014 LaGrange 94–84 Huntingdon
2015 LaGrange 70–64 Maryville (TN)
2016 Covenant 101–92OT LaGrange
2017 LaGrange 75–56 Methodist
2018 Maryville (TN) 96–77 Covenant

Championship records[edit]

School Finals Record Finals Appearances Years
Christopher Newport 15–10 25 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2013
Methodist 7–4 11 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1997, 2004, 2005
Lynchburg 6–3 9 1965, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1976
North Carolina Wesleyan 4–9 13 1984, 1987, 2002, 2011
Averett 4–4 8 1990, 2007, 2008, 2009
St. Andrews (NC) 4–6 10 1968, 1981, 1982, 1983
LaGrange 3–1 4 2014, 2015, 2017
Greensboro 3–9 12 1985, 1994, 1995
Virginia Wesleyan 2–1 3 1978, 1979
UNC Charlotte 2–1 3 1969, 1970
Maryville (TN) 1–1 2 2018
Covenant 1–1 2 2016
Ferrum 1–1 2 1992
UNC Greensboro 1–1 2 1980
College of Charleston 1–0 1 1964
Shenandoah 0–2 0
Huntingdon 0–1 1
  • Berea, Brevard, Piedmont, Pfeiffer, and William Peace have not yet qualified for the USA-South tournament finals
  • Chowan never qualified for the tournament finals while a member of the USA South
  • Schools highlighted in pink are former members of the USA South

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USA South Record Book" (PDF). Year-by-year records. USA South. 2017. Retrieved May 2, 2017.