2015 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2015 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament was held March 11–15, 2015 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. With Davidson joining the conference in July 2014, it was a 14-team tournament for the first time.

2015 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season201415
Teams14
SiteBarclays Center
Brooklyn, New York
ChampionsVCU (1st title)
Winning coachShaka Smart (1st title)
MVPTreveon Graham (VCU)
TelevisionNBCSN, CBSSN, CBS
201415 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
Davidson144 .778  248  .750
Dayton135 .722  279  .750
Rhode Island135 .722  2310  .697
VCU126 .667  2610  .722
Richmond126 .667  2114  .600
George Washington108 .556  2213  .629
St. Bonaventure108 .556  1813  .581
UMass108 .556  1715  .531
La Salle810 .444  1716  .515
Saint Joseph's711 .389  1318  .419
Duquesne612 .333  1219  .387
Fordham414 .222  1021  .323
George Mason414 .222  922  .290
Saint Louis315 .167  1121  .344
2015 A10 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

Seeds

All 14 Atlantic 10 schools participate in the tournament. Teams were seeded by the 2014–15 Atlantic 10 Conference season record. The top 10 teams received a first round bye and the top four teams received a double bye.

Teams were seeded by record within the conference, with a tiebreaker system to seed teams with identical conference records.[1]

Seed School Conference Overall Tiebreaker
1 Davidson 14–4 23–6
2 Dayton 13–5 23–7 1–0 vs. Rhode Island
3 Rhode Island 13–5 21–8 0–1 vs. Dayton
4 Richmond 12–6 19–12 2–0 vs. VCU
5 VCU 12–6 22–9 0–2 vs. Richmond
6 George Washington 10–8 20–11 2–0 vs. St. Bonaventure, UMass
7 St. Bonaventure 10–8 17–12 1–2 vs. George Washington, UMass; 1–0 vs. Davidson
8 UMass 10–8 17–14 1-2 vs. George Washington, St. Bonaventure; 0–1 vs. Davidson
9 La Salle 8–10 16–15
10 Saint Joseph's 7–11 13–17
11 Duquesne 6–12 11–18
12 Fordham 4–14 9–20 1–0 vs. George Mason
13 George Mason 4–14 9–21 0–1 vs. Fordham
14 Saint Louis 3–15 11–20

Schedule

Session Game Time* Matchup# Television Score
First round - Wednesday, March 11
1 1 6:30 pm #12 Fordham vs. #13 George Mason SNY/A-10 Network 71–65
2 9:00 pm #11 Duquesne vs. #14 Saint Louis SNY/A-10 Network 61–55
Second round - Thursday, March 12
2 3 12:00 pm #8 UMass vs. #9 La Salle NBCSN 69–76
4 2:30 pm #5 VCU vs. #12 Fordham NBCSN 63–57
3 5 6:30 pm #7 St. Bonaventure vs. #10 St. Joseph's NBCSN 60–49
6 9:00 pm #6 George Washington vs. #11 Duquesne NBCSN 73–55
Quarterfinals - Friday, March 13
4 7 12:00 pm #1 Davidson vs. #9 La Salle NBCSN 67–66
8 2:30 pm #4 Richmond vs. #5 VCU NBCSN 67–70
5 9 6:30 pm #2 Dayton vs. #7 St. Bonaventure NBCSN 75–71
10 9:00 pm #3 Rhode Island vs. #6 George Washington NBCSN 71–58
Semifinals - Saturday, March 14
6 11 1:30 pm #1 Davidson vs. #5 VCU CBSSN 73–93
12 4:00 pm #2 Dayton vs. #3 Rhode Island CBSSN 56–52
Championship - Sunday, March 15
7 13 1:00pm #2 Dayton vs. #5 VCU CBS 65–71

*Game times in Eastern Time. #Rankings denote tournament seeding.

Bracket

  First round
Wednesday, March 11
Second round
Thursday, March 12
NBCSN
Quarterfinals
Friday, March 13
NBCSN
Semifinals
Saturday, March 14
CBSSN
Championship
Sunday, March 15
CBS
                                               
1 Davidson 67  
    9 La Salle 66  
8 UMass 69
9 La Salle 76  
  1 Davidson 73  
  5 VCU 93  
4 Richmond 67
    5 VCU 70  
5 VCU 63
    12 Fordham 57  
12 Fordham 71
13 George Mason 65  
2 Dayton 65
5 VCU 71
2 Dayton 75  
    7 St. Bonaventure 71  
7 St. Bonaventure 60
10 Saint Joseph's 49  
  2 Dayton 56
  3 Rhode Island 52  
3 Rhode Island 71
    6 George Washington 58  
6 George Washington 73
    11 Duquesne 55  
11 Duquesne 61
14 Saint Louis 55  

See also

References

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