2016 Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Tournament

The 2016 Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Tournament was a tournament that played March 2–6 at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia.

2016 Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season2015–16
Teams14
SiteRichmond Coliseum
Richmond, VA
ChampionsGeorge Washington (6th title)
Winning coachJonathan Tsipis (2nd title)
MVPCaira Washington (George Washington)
TelevisionA10 Digital, ASN, CBSSN, ESPNU
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2015–16 Atlantic 10 women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Duquesne 13 3   .813     28 6   .824
George Washington 13 3   .813     26 7   .788
Saint Louis 13 3   .813     26 8   .765
St. Bonaventure 12 4   .750     24 8   .750
VCU 10 6   .625     23 10   .697
Saint Joseph's 8 8   .500     14 15   .483
Fordham 8 8   .500     14 17   .452
Dayton 7 9   .438     14 15   .483
George Mason 6 10   .375     12 19   .387
Richmond 5 11   .313     13 18   .419
Rhode Island 5 11   .313     12 18   .400
UMass 5 11   .313     12 18   .400
Davidson 5 11   .313     11 19   .367
La Salle 2 14   .125     5 25   .167
2016 A10 Tournament winner
As of March 25, 2016; Rankings from AP Poll

SeedsEdit

Teams are seeded by record within the conference, with a tiebreaker system to seed teams with identical conference records.

Seed School Conf (Overall) Tiebreaker
#1 George Washington 13–3 (23–6) 2–0 vs. Saint Louis, Duquesne
#2 Saint Louis 13–3 (23–6) 1–1 vs. GW, Duquesne
#3 Duquesne 13–3 (25–4) 0–2 vs. Saint Louis, GW
#4 St. Bonaventure 12–4 (23–6)
#5 VCU 10–6 (21–8)
#6 Fordham 8–8 (13–16) 1–1 vs. Saint Joe's; 1–0 vs. GW
#7 Saint Joseph's 8–8 (14–14) 1–1 vs. Fordham; 0–1 vs. GW
#8 Dayton 7–9 (14–13)
#9 George Mason 6–10 (11–18)
#10 Rhode Island 5–11 (11–17) 3–1 vs. Davidson, Richmond, UMass
#11 UMass 5–11 (11–17) 2–2 vs. Davidson, URI, Richmond
#12 Davidson 5–11 (11–18) 1–2 vs. URI, UMass; 1–0 vs. Richmond
#13 Richmond 5–11 (12–17) 1–2 vs. URI, UMass; 0–1 vs. Davidson
#14 La Salle 2–14 (5–24)

ScheduleEdit

Session Game Time* Matchup# Television Attendance
First round - Wednesday, March 2
1 1
4:30 pm
#13 Richmond vs. #12 Davidson
A10 Net
604
2
7:00 pm
#14 La Salle vs. #11 UMass
Second round - Thursday, March 3
2
3
11:30 am
#9 George Mason vs. #8 Dayton
A10 Net
4
2:00 pm
#13 Richmond vs. #5 VCU
3
5
4:30 pm
#10 Rhode Island vs. #7 Saint Joseph's
6
7:00 pm
#11 UMass vs. #6 Fordham
Quarterfinals - Friday, March 4
4
7
11:30 am
#9 George Mason vs. #1 George Washington
ASN
8
2:00 pm
#5 VCU vs. #4 St. Bonventure
5
9
4:30 pm
#10 Rhode Island vs. #2 Saint Louis
2,041
10
7:00 pm
#6 Fordham vs. #3 Duquesne
Semifinals - Saturday, March 5
6
11
11:00 am
#1 George Washington vs. #5 VCU
CBSSN
1,335
12
1:30 pm
#2 Saint Louis vs. #3 Duquesne
Championship - Sunday, March 6
7
13
1:00 pm
#1 George Washington vs. #3 Duquesne
ESPNU
2,673

*Game times in Eastern Time. #Rankings denote tournament seeding.

BracketEdit

  First round
Wednesday, March 2
Second round
Thursday, March 3
Quarterfinals
Friday, March 4
ASN
Semifinals
Saturday, March 5
CBSSN
Championship
Sunday, March 6
ESPNU
                                               
1 George Washington 78  
    9 George Mason 48  
8 Dayton 62
9 George Mason 66  
  1 George Washington 72  
  5 VCU 58  
4 St. Bonaventure 50
    5 VCU 59  
5 VCU 62
    13 Richmond 42  
12 Davidson 51
13 Richmond 70  
1 George Washington 63
3 Duquesne 60
2 Saint Louis 70  
    10 Rhode Island 59  
7 Saint Joseph's 76
10 Rhode Island 81  
  2 Saint Louis 52
  3 Duquesne 56  
3 Duquesne 70
    6 Fordham 65  
6 Fordham 73OT
    11 UMass 62  
11 UMass 81
14 La Salle 65  

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit

2016 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament