2011 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2011 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament was held from March 9–12, 2011 at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas.

2011 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season2010–11
Teams12
SiteDon Haskins Center
El Paso, Texas
ChampionsMemphis (5th title)
Winning coachJosh Pastner (1st title)
MVPJoe Jackson (Memphis)
TelevisionCBS College Sports
CBS
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2010–11 Conference USA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
UAB 12 4   .750     22 9   .710
Tulsa 11 5   .688     19 13   .594
UTEP 11 5   .688     25 10   .714
Memphis 10 6   .625     25 10   .714
Southern Miss 9 7   .563     22 10   .688
Marshall 9 7   .563     22 12   .647
Southern Methodist 8 8   .500     20 15   .571
East Carolina 8 8   .500     18 16   .529
UCF 6 10   .375     21 12   .636
Rice 5 11   .313     14 18   .438
Houston 4 12   .250     12 18   .400
Tulane 3 13   .188     13 17   .433
2011 CUSA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

Seeding for the tournament was determined by the conference standings at the end of the regular season. Memphis defeated UTEP in the conference final by a score of 67–66. Memphis, as tournament champion, received an automatic bid to the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.

BracketEdit

  First round
March 9
Quarterfinals
March 10
Semifinals
March 11
Championship Game
March 12
                                     
       
  1 UAB 70  
    8 East Carolina 75*  
8 East Carolina 75
9 UCF 60  
  8 East Carolina 56  
  4 Memphis 76  
       
       
  4 Memphis 66
    5 Southern Miss 63  
5 Southern Miss 63
12 Tulane 47  
  4 Memphis 67
  3 UTEP 66
       
       
  2 Tulsa 81
    10 Rice 72  
7 SMU 57
10 Rice 58  
  2 Tulsa 54
  3 UTEP 66  
       
       
  3 UTEP 77
    6 Marshall 65  
6 Marshall 97
11 Houston 87  
  • denotes game ended in overtime.

ReferencesEdit