2009 Patriot League Men's Basketball Tournament
The 2009 Patriot League Men's Basketball Tournament, a part of the 2008-09 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, took place on March 4, 2009 as a single-elimination tournament, with games being played at the higher seeds' home courts. The American University Eagles won the league's regular season, and received the number one seed in the tournament. The higher seed in each match-up was the host team for each game. The Eagles became the seventh team to repeat as Patriot League champions when they beat the second seeded Holy Cross Crusaders 73–57 in the championship game, which was broadcast live on ESPN2.
|2009 Patriot League Men's Basketball Tournament|
|Champions||American (2nd title)|
|Winning coach||Jeff Jones (2nd title)|
|MVP||Garrison Carr (American)|
|Television||ESPN2 (champ. game)|
|2008–09 Patriot League men's basketball standings|
|† 2009 Patriot League Tournament winner |
Final conference standingsEdit
|2008–09 Patriot League Standings|
The Patriot League announced the bracket and seed on February 28, 2009.
* represents an overtime period
- "American Tops Holy Cross, 73–57, to Claim Patriot League Men's Basketball Championship". Patriot League. Archived from the original on June 3, 2009. Retrieved April 2, 2009.
- "Patriot League Men's Basketball Tournament Seeds and Matchups Set". Patriot League. February 28, 2008. Archived from the original on July 14, 2012. Retrieved March 4, 2008.