2010 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament
The 2010 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament was played initially at campus sites for the first round on March 9th, 2010 and subsequently at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey from March 12th through March 14th, 2010. The Temple Owls won the tournament and thereby received an automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.
|2010 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament|
Atlantic City, New Jersey
|Champions||Temple Owls (9th title)|
|Winning coach||Fran Dunphy (3rd title)|
|MVP||Juan Fernandez (Temple)|
|Top scorer||Kevin Anderson (Richmond)|
|2009–10 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings|
|No. 12 Temple†||14||–||2||.875||29||–||6||.829|
|No. 25 Xavier||14||–||2||.875||26||–||9||.743|
|No. 24 Richmond||13||–||3||.813||26||–||9||.743|
|† 2010 Atlantic 10 Tournament winner |
Rankings from AP Poll
Seeding for the tournament was determined by the conference standings at the end of the regular season. The last two teams in the standings did not qualify for the tournament.
The championship game was nationally televised on CBS, the first time the league's championship game was broadcast by the network. In years past, ESPN had televised the game.
Asterisk denotes game ended in overtime.
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