Atlantic 10 Tournament schedule announced

12 teams. 11 games. 1 Champion. The Atlantic 10 Tournament will take place March 14th-17th in Brooklyn, NY.

A10 Tournament Barclay's 2013

After 256 hard fought games between 16 different teams, the Atlantic-10 regular season is complete. The wins have been tallied and the tie-breakers decided, twelve teams will make the trip to the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York later this week.

Some teams outpaced expectations while others fell short. With several teams departing after this season, the league did exceptionally well in its sole year in this incarnation. Four to five teams should qualify for the NCAA Tournament with several others going to the NIT, CBI, or CIT.

St. Louis is the regular season champion and #1 seed. Preseason favorite St. Joseph’s is the season’s biggest under performer at minus nine, and Charlotte and La Salle are this season’s biggest over performers at plus three. With the regular season complete, twelve teams get new lives. The only thing that matters now is which team can string together 3/4 Ws and cut down the nets in the house that Jay-Z built.

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Rank Preseason Actual
1. Saint Joseph’s St. Louis
2. St. Louis VCU
3. VCU Temple
4. Temple La Salle
5. UMass Butler
6. Butler UMass
7. La Salle Xavier
8. Dayton Richmond
9. Xavier Charlotte
10. Richmond Saint Joseph’s
11. St. Bonaventure George Washington
12. Charlotte Dayton
13. George Washington St. Bonaventure
14. Fordham Fordham
15. Rhode Island Rhode Island
16. Duquesne Duquesne

Atlantic 10 Tournament

Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY

Click here to see the full bracket

Game # First Round, March 14th Time TV
1 #8 Richmond vs. #9 Charlotte 12:00 PM NBC Sports Network
2 #5 Butler vs. #12 Dayton 2:30 PM NBC Sports Network
3 #7 Xavier vs. #10 Saint Joseph’s 6:30 PM NBC Sports Network
4 #6 UMASS vs. #11 GW 9:00 PM NBC Sports Network
Game # Quarterfinal, March 15th Time TV
5 #1 Saint Louis vs. #Charlotte 12:00 PM Regional Television
6 #4 La Salle vs. #5 Butler 2:30 PM Regional Television
7 #2 VCU vs. #10 Saint Joseph’s 6:30 PM Comcast SportsNet
8 #3 Temple vs. #6 UMass 9:00 PM Regional Television
Game # Semifinal, March 16th Time TV
9 #1 Saint Louis vs. #5 Butler 1:30 PM CBS Sports Network
10 #2 VCU vs. #6 UMass 4:00 PM CBS Sports Network
Game # Championship, March 17th Time TV
11 #1 Saint Louis vs. #2 VCU 1:00 PM CBS

The times for games 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 are approximate. They will tip roughly 23 minutes after the conclusion of the preceding game.

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CBS Sports Network • Verizon 94 & Comcast 732/854
Comcast SportsNet • Comcast 7, 251HD; Verizon 76
NBC Sports Network • Comcast 226, 848 HD; Verizon 90, 590HD

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