2018 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament
The 2018 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament was the postseason men's basketball tournament for the Atlantic 10 Conference's 2017–18 season. It was held March 7 through March 11, 2018 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. Davidson won the tournament by defeating Rhode Island in the championship game. As a result, Davidson received the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
|2018 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament|
|Site||Capital One Arena|
|Champions||Davidson (1st title)|
|Winning coach||Bob McKillop (1st title)|
|MVP||Peyton Aldridge (Davidson)|
|Television||Stadium, NBCSN, CBSSN, CBS|
|2017–18 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings|
|† 2018 A10 Tournament winner |
Rankings from AP Poll
All 14 A-10 schools participated in the tournament. Teams were seeded by record within the conference, with a tiebreaker system to seed teams with identical conference records. The top 10 teams received a first round bye and the top four teams received a double bye.
|5||George Mason||9–9||3–2 vs. Richmond, SLU, VCU|
|6||Saint Louis||9–9||2–2 vs. GM, Richmond, VCU (2–0 vs. Richmond)|
|7||Richmond||9–9||3–3 vs. GM, SLU, VCU|
|8||VCU||9–9||2–3 vs. GM, Richmond, SLU|
|10||Duquesne||7–11||3–0 vs. GW, La Salle|
|11||George Washington||7–11||1–2 vs. Duquesne, La Salle|
|12||La Salle||7–11||0–2 vs. Duquesne, GW|
|First round – Wednesday, March 7|
|1||1||6:00 pm||No. 12 La Salle vs No. 13 Massachusetts||69–67||Stadium||5,333|
|2||8:30 pm||No. 11 George Washington vs No. 14 Fordham||78–72|
|Second round – Thursday, March 8|
|2||3||12:00 pm||No. 8 VCU vs No. 9 Dayton||77–72||NBCSN||6,483|
|4||2:30 pm||No. 5 George Mason vs No. 13 Massachusetts||80–75|
|3||5||6:00 pm||No. 7 Richmond vs No. 10 Duquesne||81–68||6,514|
|6||8:30 pm||No. 6 Saint Louis vs No. 11 George Washington||70–63|
|Quarterfinals – Friday, March 9|
|4||7||12:00 pm||No. 1 Rhode Island vs No. 8 VCU||76–67||NBCSN||7,321|
|8||2:30 pm||No. 4 Saint Joseph's vs No. 5 George Mason||68–49|
|5||9||6:00 pm||No. 2 St. Bonaventure vs No. 7 Richmond||83–77||7,664|
|10||8:30 pm||No. 3 Davidson vs No. 6 Saint Louis||78–60|
|Semifinals – Saturday, March 10|
|6||11||1:00 pm||No. 1 Rhode Island No. 4 Saint Joseph's||90–87||CBSSN||8,756|
|12||3:30 pm||No. 2 St. Bonaventure vs No. 3 Davidson||70–83|
|Championship – Sunday, March 11|
|7||13||1:00 pm||No. 1 Rhode Island vs No. 3 Davidson||57–58||CBS||7,643|
|Game times in Eastern Time.[a] Rankings denote tournament seed|
Wednesday, March 7
Thursday, March 8
Friday, March 9
Saturday, March 10
Sunday, March 11
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