2015 Conference USA Women's Basketball Tournament

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2015 Conference USA Women's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2014–15
Teams 12
Site Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex
Bartow Arena
Birmingham, Alabama
Champions WKU (1st title)
Winning coach Michelle Clark-Heard (1st title)
MVP Alexis Govan (WKU)
Television ASN, CBSSN
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2016 →
2014–15 Conference USA women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
WKU 16 2   .889     30 5   .857
Middle Tennessee 14 4   .778     24 10   .706
Southern Miss 13 5   .722     25 11   .694
Old Dominion 11 7   .611     21 13   .618
UAB 11 7   .611     18 13   .581
UTSA 11 7   .611     16 15   .516
Louisiana Tech 10 8   .556     16 15   .516
Charlotte 10 8   .556     15 17   .469
Marshall 8 10   .444     17 15   .531
Florida Atlantic 7 11   .389     13 17   .433
UTEP 7 11   .389     12 16   .429
Rice 4 14   .222     9 21   .300
North Texas 4 14   .222     5 24   .172
FIU 0 18   .000     3 26   .103
2015 C-USA Tournament winner
As of 29 March 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2015 Conference USA Women's Basketball Tournament was a postseason women's basketball tournament for Conference USA was held from March 11–14, 2015 in Birmingham, Alabama. The first two rounds will take place at Bartow Arena while the semifinals and championship will take place at Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex.[1]

Seeds

The top twelve teams qualified for the tournament. Teams were seeded by record within the conference, with a tiebreaker system to seed teams with identical conference records.

Seed School Conference Overall Tiebreaker
1 Western Kentucky 16-2 27-4
2 Middle Tennessee 14-4 20-8
3 Southern Miss 13-5 20-9
4 UT-San Antonio 11-7 16-14 1-0 vs. ODU, 0-1 vs. UAB, 1-0 vs. WKU
5 Old Dominion 11-7 18-11 1-0 vs. UAB, 0-1 vs. UTSA, 0-2 vs. WKU
6 UAB 11-7 17-12 0-1 vs. ODU, 1-0 vs. UTSA, 0-1 vs. WKU
7 Louisiana Tech 10-8 15-14 1-0 vs. Charlotte
8 Charlotte 10-8 14-16 0-1 vs. Louisiana Tech
9 Marshall 8-10 16-13
10 Florida Atlantic 7-11 13-16 1-0 vs. UTEP
11 UTEP 7-11 12-15 0-1 vs. Florida Atlantic
12 Rice 4-14 8-20
‡ – C–USA regular season champions, and tournament No. 1 seed.
† – Received a double–bye in the conference tournament.
# – Received a single–bye in the conference tournament.
Overall records include all games played in the C–USA Tournament.

Eliminated from Conference Tournament: North Texas (4-14), FIU (0-18)

Schedule

Session Game Time* Matchup# Television Attendance
First round – Wednesday, March 11
1 1 11:00 am #11 UTEP vs #6 UAB ASN 787
2 1:30 pm #10 Florida Atlantic vs #7 Louisiana Tech 284
2 3 5:00 pm #9 Marshall vs #8 Charlotte 212
4 7:30 pm #12 Rice vs #5 Old Dominion 313
Quarterfinals – Thursday, March 12
3 5 11:00 am #3 Southern Miss vs #6 UAB ASN 888
6 1:30 pm #2 Middle Tennessee vs #7 Louisiana Tech 632
4 7 5:00 pm #1 Western Kentucky vs #8 Charlotte 357
8 7:30 pm #4 UT-San Antonio vs #5 Old Dominion 211
Semifinals – Friday, March 13
5 9 10:00 am #3 Southern Miss vs #2 Middle Tennessee CBSSN
10 12:30 pm #1 Western Kentucky vs #5 Old Dominion
Championship – Saturday, March 14
6 11 7:00 pm #3 Southern Miss vs. #1 Western Kentucky CBSSN
*Game times in CT. #-Rankings denote tournament seed

Bracket

  First Round
Wednesday, March 11
ASN
Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 12
ASN
Semifinals
Friday, March 13
CBSSN
Championship Game
Saturday, March 14
CBSSN
                                     
       
  1 Western Kentucky 70  
    8 Charlotte 67  
8 Charlotte 67
9 Marshall 52  
  1 Western Kentucky 61  
  5 Old Dominion 59  
       
       
  4 UTSA 49
    5 Old Dominion 63  
5 Old Dominion 62
12 Rice 57  
  3 Southern Miss 57
  1 Western Kentucky 60
       
       
  2 Middle Tennessee 77
    7 Louisiana Tech 58  
7 Louisiana Tech 84
10 Florida Atlantic 74  
  2 Middle Tennessee 53
  3 Southern Miss 65  
       
       
  3 Southern Miss 80
    6 UAB 66  
6 UAB 63
11 UTEP 52  

All times listed are Central

See also

2015 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament

References

  1. ^ "Conference USA Official Athletic Site - Women's Basketball Championship". Conference USA. Retrieved February 19, 2015.
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