2014 Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
The 2014 Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was held in New Orleans, LA from March 13 to March 16 at the Lakefront Arena. The tournament winner received an automatic bid into the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The semifinal games were televised on the Sun Belt Network, with the championship game on ESPN, on Sunday March 16.
|2014 Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Tournament|
Sun Belt Tournament Logo
New Orleans, LA
|Champions||Louisiana–Lafayette (4th title)|
|Winning coach||Bob Marlin (1st title)|
|MVP||Bryant Mbamalu (Louisiana–Lafayette)|
|Television||Sun Belt Network, ESPN|
|2013–14 Sun Belt Conference men's basketball standings|
|† 2014 Sun Belt Conference Tournament winner |
The top eight teams in the Sun Belt Conference qualified for the tournament. Teams were seeded based on conference record and then a tie breaker system was used. The top two seeds received a double bye, and the third and fourth seeds received a single bye.
|5||Arkansas–Little Rock||9–9||14–16||1–1 vs. ULL|
|6||Texas–Arlington||9–9||14–16||0–2 vs. ULL|
|‡ – Sun Belt Conference regular season champions.|
* – Received a first-round and second-round bye in the conference tournament.
# – Received a first-round bye in the conference tournament.
Overall record are as of the end of the regular season.
|First round – Thursday, March 13|
|1||1||6:00 pm||#5 Arkansas–Little Rock vs. #8 Troy||Sun Belt Network|
|2||8:30 pm||#6 Texas–Arlington vs. #7 Louisiana–Monroe|
|Quarterfinals – Friday, March 14|
|2||3||6:00 pm||#4 Arkansas State vs. #5 Arkansas–Little Rock||Sun Belt Network|
|4||8:30 pm||#3 Louisiana–Lafayette vs. #6 Texas–Arlington|
|Semifinals – Saturday, March 15|
|3||5||2:00 pm||#1 Georgia State vs. #4 Arkansas State||Sun Belt Network|
|6||4:30 pm||#2 WKU vs. #3 Louisiana–Lafayette||Sun Belt Network|
|Championship – Sunday, March 16|
|4||7||12:00 pm||#1 Georgia State vs. #3 Louisiana–Lafayette||ESPN2|
|*Game times in CST. #-Rankings denote tournament seeding.|
Thursday, March 13
Friday, March 14
Saturday, March 15
Sunday, March 16
|5||Arkansas–Little Rock||74||5||Arkansas–Little Rock||114|
- "2013-14 Sun Belt Media Guide". xosdigital. Archived from the original on January 28, 2013. Retrieved October 26, 2012.