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2001 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2001 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament took place from March 1–4, 2001 at the BI-LO Center in Greenville, South Carolina. The UNC Greensboro Spartans won their first title as a member of the Southern Conference and received the automatic berth to the 2001 NCAA Tournament.[1]

2001 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season2000–01
Teams12
SiteBI-LO Center
Greenville, SC
ChampionsUNC Greensboro (1st title)
Winning coachFran McCaffery (1st title)
← 2000
2002 →
2000–01 Southern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
North
East Tennessee State 13 3   .813     18 10   .643
UNC Greensboro 10 6   .625     19 12   .613
Appalachian State 7 9   .438     11 20   .355
Davidson 7 9   .438     15 17   .469
VMI 5 11   .313     9 19   .321
Western Carolina 3 13   .188     6 25   .194
South
College of Charleston 12 4   .750     22 7   .759
Chattanooga 9 7   .563     17 13   .567
The Citadel 9 7   .563     16 12   .571
Georgia Southern 9 7   .563     15 15   .500
Wofford 7 9   .438     12 16   .429
Furman 5 11   .313     10 16   .385
SoCon Tournament winner
As of April 30, 2001; Rankings from AP Poll

FormatEdit

All twelve teams were eligible for the tournament. The tournament used a preset bracket consisting of four rounds, the first of which featured four games, with the winners moving on to the quarterfinal round. The top two finishers in each division received first round byes.

BracketEdit

  First Round
March 1
Quarterfinals
March 2
Semifinals
March 3
Championship Game
March 4
                                     
4S Georgia Southern 76  
5N VMI 59  
  1N East Tennessee St. 64  
    4S Georgia Southern 72  
     
       
  2S Chattanooga 84  
  4S Georgia Southern 73  
       
       
  2S Chattanooga 74
    3N Appalachian State 48  
3N Appalachian State 58
6S Furman 56  
  2N UNC Greensboro 67
  2S Chattanooga 66
4N Davidson 60  
5S Wofford 57  
  1S Coll. of Charleston 54
    4N Davidson 57  
     
       
  2N UNC Greensboro 73
  4N Davidson 68  
       
       
  2N UNC Greensboro 91
    6N Western Carolina 69  
3S The Citadel 57
6N Western Carolina 67  

* Overtime game

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