2017 Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball Tournament
The 2017 Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball Tournament (also known as the Hoops in the Heartland Tournament) is part of the 2016–17 NCAA Division I women's basketball season and will be played in Moline, Illinois March 9–12, 2017 at the iWireless Center. The tournament's winner will receive the Missouri Valley Conference's automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
|2017 Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball Tournament|
|2016–17 Missouri Valley Conference women's basketball standings|
|#20 Drake †||18||–||0||1.000||28||–||4||.875|
|† 2017 MVC Tournament winner |
As of March 15, 2017; Rankings from AP Poll
- 1. Winner of head-to-head competition
- 2. If three or more teams are tied, regular-season competition among the tied teams shall be pooled into a “mini round-robin.” Teams shall be ranked according to their position in such a round-robin.
- 3. Power rating using MVC games:
|Team place||Road Win||Home Win|
|1st||20 pts.||19 pts.|
|2nd||18 pts.||17 pts.|
|3rd||16 pts.||15 pts.|
|4th||14 pts.||13 pts.|
|5th||12 pts.||11 pts.|
|6th||10 pts.||19 pts.|
|7th||8 pts.||7 pts.|
|9th||4 pts.||3 pts.|
|10th||2 pts.||1 pts.|
- 4. The most recently available NCAA RPI ranking.
|2017 Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball Tournament seeds and results|
|2||# Northern Iowa||15–3||22–7|
|3||# Missouri State||12–6||16–13|
|4||# Southern Illinois||10–8||16–13|
|5||# Wichita State||9–9||14–15|
|‡ – Missouri Valley Conference regular season champions, and tournament No. 1 seed.|
# - Received a single-bye in the conference tournament.
Overall records include all games played in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.
|First Round – Thursday, March 9|
|Quarterfinals – Friday, March 10|
|Semifinals – Saturday, March 11|
|Final – Sunday, March 12|
|*Game Times in CT. #-Rankings denote tournament seed|
Thursday, March 9
Friday, March 10
Saturday, March 11
Sunday, March 12
- "Women's Basketball Weekly Notebook (Feb. 28)". Missouri Valley Conference. February 28, 2017. Archived from the original on March 1, 2017. Retrieved March 1, 2017.
- "2017 Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball Tournament Bracket" (PDF). mvc-sports.com.