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1993 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

The 1993 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 3–6, 1993 at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston, South Carolina. For the third time in their school history, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers won the tournament, led by head coach Russ Bergman.[1]

1993 Big South Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season1992–93
Teams9
SiteNorth Charleston Coliseum
North Charleston, SC
ChampionsCoastal Carolina (3rd title)
Winning coachRuss Bergman (3rd title)
MVPTony Dunkin (Coastal Carolina)
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1992–93 Big South Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Towson State 14 2   .875     18 9   .667
Coastal Carolina 12 4   .750     22 10   .688
Campbell 10 6   .625     12 15   .444
Liberty 9 7   .563     16 14   .533
Radford 8 8   .500     16 15   .516
UMBC 7 9   .438     12 16   .429
Charleston Southern 5 11   .313     9 18   .333
Winthrop 5 11   .313     14 16   .467
UNC Asheville 2 14   .125     4 23   .148
1993 Big South Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

Although Coastal Carolina won the tournament, due to participation of ineligible players, the Chanticleers victories and title were vacated, and no official conference champion for the tournament was declared.[1]

FormatEdit

All of the conference's nine members participated in the tournament, hosted at the North Charleston Coliseum. The bottom two finishers played in a first-round game, with the winner playing the first seed. This was the first season for UMBC and Towson State as conference members, and UNC Greensboro was transitioning to the conference as well.

BracketEdit

  First Round
March 3
Quarterfinals
March 4
Semifinals
March 5
Finals
March 6
                                     
8 Winthrop 101  
9 UNC Asheville 87     1 Towson 79  
        8 Winthrop 83    
      5 Radford 69  
      8 Winthrop 87  
        4 Liberty 69    
        5 Radford 73  
    2 Coastal Carolina 78
  8 Winthrop 65
    3 Campbell 67  
    6 UMBC 85    
      2 Coastal Carolina 66
      6 UMBC 59  
    2 Coastal Carolina 79    
    7 Charleston Southern 66  

* Asterisk indicates overtime game

All-Tournament TeamEdit

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ReferencesEdit