2011 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2011 Big South Men's Basketball Tournament took place on March 1, 3, 5, 2011 at campus sites. The semifinal round was televised on ESPNU, and the finals were televised on ESPN2. The UNC Asheville Bulldogs won the tournament, defeating Charleston Southern 72–63 in the quarterfinal round, High Point 62–45 in the semifinal round, and #1 Coastal Carolina 60–47 in the championship game.

2011 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
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2011 Big South Championship logo
ClassificationDivision I
Season2010–11
Teams8
Sitecampus sites
ChampionsUNC Asheville Bulldogs (3rd title)
Winning coachEd Biedenbach (2nd title)
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2010–11 Big South men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Coastal Carolina 16 2   .889     28 6   .824
Liberty 13 5   .722     19 13   .594
UNC Asheville 11 7   .611     20 14   .588
VMI 10 8   .556     18 13   .581
Charleston Southern 9 9   .500     16 16   .500
Winthrop 9 9   .500     13 17   .433
High Point 7 11   .389     12 19   .387
Presbyterian 7 11   .389     13 18   .419
Gardner-Webb 6 12   .333     11 21   .344
Radford 2 16   .111     5 24   .172
2011 Big South Tournament winner
As of March 16, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

FormatEdit

The top eight eligible men's basketball teams in the Big South Conference received a berth in the conference tournament. After the 18 game conference season, teams were seeded by conference record. The winner received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, and UNC Asheville received that bid in 2011 as they won the tournament. Presbyterian was not eligible to compete in the 2011 tournament due to reclassification.

BracketEdit

Quarterfinals
March 1
Semifinals
March 3
Finals
March 5
         
1 Coastal Carolina 83
8 Gardner–Webb 72
1 Coastal Carolina 89
4 VMI 81
4 VMI 78
5 Winthrop 73
1 Coastal Carolina 47
3 UNC Asheville 60
3 UNC Asheville 72
6 Charleston Southern 63
3 UNC Asheville 62
7 High Point 45
2 Liberty 60
7 High Point 66
  • asterisk indicates overtime game

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