2014 Southland Conference Women's Basketball Tournament
The 2014 Southland Conference Women's Basketball Tournament, a part of the 2013–14 NCAA Division I women's basketball season, took place March 13–16, 2014 at the Merrell Center in Katy, Texas. The winner of the tournament, the Northwestern State Lady Demons, received the Southland Conference's automatic bid to the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
|2014 Southland Conference Women's Basketball Tournament|
|MVP||Trudy Armstead (Northwestern State)|
|2013–14 Southland Conference women's basketball standings|
|Stephen F. Austin||13||–||5||.722||23||–||13||.639|
|Sam Houston State||8||–||10||.444||13||–||16||.448|
|† 2014 Southland Tournament winner |
As of March 22, 2014
*ineligible for postseason play due to Div. I transition
**ineligible for postseason play due to APR penalties
***Southland Tournament #1 seed; Rankings from AP Poll
Seeds & Regular Season Standings
Only the Top 8 teams advanced to the Southland Conference Tournament. If a team ineligible for the NCAA Tourney finished in the top 8, their seed fell to the next eligible team. Abilene Christian and Incarnate Word were ineligible for post-season play as they were in the first year of a 4-year transition from D2 to D1. They won't be eligible for the Southland tourney until 2018. New Orleans was ineligible due to low APR scores. This chart shows all the teams records and standings and explains why teams advanced to the conference tourney or finished in certain tiebreaking positions. This was the final season Oral Roberts was part of the Southland field. They returned to the Summit League for the 2014-15 athletic season.
|2014 Southland Conference Women's Basketball Tournament seeds|
|Seed||School||Conference Record||Overall Record
(End of Regular Season)
|1.||Lamar||13-5||18-11||1-0 vs. Central Arkansas|
|2.||Stephen F. Austin||13-5||19-11||1-1 vs. Central Arkansas|
|4.||Northwestern State||11-7||18-12||2-0 vs. Nich & A&M-CC|
|5.||Nicholls State||11-7||16-13||2-1 vs. NW St & A&M-CC|
|6.||Texas A&M-Corpus Christi||11-7||18-11||1-2 vs. NW St & Nich|
|7.||Abilene Christian||8-6||18-12||D1 transitioning, ineligible for NCAA Tourney|
|9.||Oral Roberts||8-10||9-19||2-1 vs. SHSU & HBU|
|10.||Houston Baptist||8-10||12-17||1-1 vs. ORU & SHSU|
|11.||Sam Houston State||8-10||13-16||1-2 vs. ORU & HBU|
|13.||Incarnate Word||2-12||8-19||D1 transitioning, ineligible for NCAA Tourney|
|14.||New Orleans||0-18||0-29||Low APR, ineligible for NCAA Tourney|
Thursday, March 13
Friday, March 14
Saturday, March 15
|Championship Game |
Sunday, March 16
|5||Nicholls State||77||5||Nicholls State||65|
|8||Oral Roberts||66||4||Northwestern State||62|
|2||Stephen F. Austin||44|
|2||Stephen F. Austin||80|
|6||Texas A&M-Corpus Christi||73||7||McNeese State||66|
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