2014 Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2014 Horizon League Men’s Basketball Tournament began on March 4 and ended with the championship game on Tuesday March 11. First round games were played on the home court of the higher-seeded team. The second round and semifinals were hosted by the No. 1 seed Green Bay, while the highest remaining seed hosted the championship game.[1] All Horizon League schools participated in the tournament. Teams were seeded by 2013–14 Horizon League season record, with a tiebreaker system to seed teams with identical conference records, the top two teams received a bye to the semifinals.

2014 Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season2013–14
Teams9
First round siteCampus sites
Semifinals siteResch Center
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Finals siteNutter Center
Fairborn, Ohio
ChampionsMilwaukee (4th title)
Winning coachRob Jeter (2nd title)
MVPJordan Aaron (Milwaukee)
TelevisionHorizon League Network,
ESPNU, ESPN
← 2013
2015 →
2013–14 Horizon League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Green Bay 14 2   .875     24 7   .774
Cleveland State 12 4   .750     21 12   .636
Wright State 10 6   .625     21 15   .583
Valparaiso 9 7   .563     18 16   .529
Milwaukee 7 9   .438     21 14   .600
Oakland 7 9   .438     13 20   .394
Youngstown State 6 10   .375     15 17   .469
Detroit 6 10   .375     13 19   .406
UIC 1 15   .063     6 25   .194
2014 Horizon League Tournament winner

SeedsEdit

Seed Team Record Tiebreaker
1 Green Bay 14–2
2 Cleveland State 12–4
3 Wright State 10–6
4 Valparaiso 9–7
5 Milwaukee 7–9 2–0 vs Oakland
6 Oakland 7–9 0–2 vs Milwaukee
7 Youngstown State 6–10 1–1 vs Detroit; 0–2 vs #1 Green Bay, 1–1 vs #2 Cleveland State
8 Detroit 6–10 1–1 vs Youngstown State; 0–2 vs #1 Green Bay, 0–2 vs #2 Cleveland State
9 UIC 1–15

ScheduleEdit

The tournament schedule is listed in the following table.[1]

Game Time Matchup Television
First round – Tuesday, March 4
1 8:05 pm #9 UIC at #4 Valparaiso Horizon League Network
2 7:00 pm #8 Detroit at #5 Milwaukee Horizon League Network
3 7:00 pm #7 Youngstown State at #6 Oakland Horizon League Network
Second round – Friday, March 7 (hosted by Green Bay)
4 7:00 pm #3 Wright State vs. #6 Oakland Horizon League Network
5 9:30 pm #4 Valparaiso vs. #5 Milwaukee Horizon League Network
Semifinals – Saturday, March 8 (hosted by Green Bay)
6 7:00 pm #3 Wright State vs. #2 Cleveland State ESPNU *
7 9:30 pm #5 Milwaukee at #1 Green Bay ESPNU
Championship – Tuesday, March 11 (hosted by Wright State)
8 7:00 pm #5 Milwaukee at #3 Wright State ESPN
All game times in Eastern Time Zone.
* Tape delayed on ESPNU at 11:30 pm EST.

BracketEdit

First round
March 4
Second round
March 7
Semifinals
March 8
Championship
March 11
     
             
             
          1 Green Bay 66  
4 Valparaiso 73       5 Milwaukee 73OT  
9 UIC 63     4 Valparaiso 57  
5 Milwaukee 83     5 Milwaukee 74  
8 Detroit 73       5 Milwaukee 69
          3 Wright State 63
             
             
          2 Cleveland State 63  
          3 Wright State 68  
        3 Wright State 73      
6 Oakland 96OT     6 Oakland 57      
7 Youngstown State 92  

First round games at campus sites of higher seeds
Second round and semifinals hosted by No. 1 seed Green Bay
Championship game hosted by highest remaining seed


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2014 Horizon League Men's Basketball Championship bracket" (PDF). Retrieved February 6, 2014.