2017 Conference USA Women's Basketball Tournament

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2017 Conference USA Women's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2016–17
Teams 12
Site Legacy Arena
Bartow Arena
Birmingham, Alabama
Champions WKU (2nd title)
Winning coach Michelle Clark-Heard (2nd title)
MVP Kendall Noble (WKU)
Television ASN, CBSSN, Campus Insiders
← 2016
2018 →
2016–17 Conference USA women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
WKU 16 2   .889     27 8   .771
Middle Tennessee 15 3   .833     23 11   .676
Southern Miss 13 5   .722     23 11   .676
Charlotte 12 6   .667     21 10   .677
Louisiana Tech 12 6   .667     18 14   .563
Old Dominion 11 7   .611     17 14   .548
UTSA 10 8   .556     14 17   .452
Rice 8 10   .444     22 13   .629
UAB 8 10   .444     15 15   .500
North Texas 8 10   .444     12 19   .387
Marshall 5 13   .278     13 17   .433
UTEP 5 13   .278     8 23   .258
FIU 3 15   .167     5 24   .172
Florida Atlantic 0 18   .000     4 25   .138
2017 C-USA Tournament winner
As of March 26, 2017; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 Conference USA Women's Basketball Tournament was a postseason women's basketball tournament for Conference USA was held from March 8–11, 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama. The first two rounds will take place at Bartow Arena while the semifinals and championship will take place at Legacy Arena.[1] WKU won their 2nd C-USA tournament title and earns an automatic trip to the NCAA Women's Tournament.

Seeds

The top twelve teams will qualify for the tournament. Teams will be 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 25–6
2 Middle Tennessee 15–3 20–9
3 Southern Miss 13–5 21–9
4 LA Tech 12–6 17–12 1–0 vs. Charlotte
5 Charlotte 12–6 20–9 0–1 vs. LA Tech
6 Old Dominion 11–7 16–13
7 UTSA 10–8 14–15
8 Rice 8–10 17–12 1–1 vs. Charlotte
9 North Texas 8–10 11–18 0–2 vs. Charlotte
10 UAB 7–11 14–15
11 UTEP 5–13 8–22
12 Marshall 5–13 13–16
‡ – 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: Florida Atlantic, Florida International

Schedule

*Game times in CT. #-Rankings denote tournament seed

Round Date Game Matchup# Television Attendance
First March 8, 2017 1 #9 UAB vs #8 North Texas Campus Insiders 820
2 #12 Marshall vs #5 Charlotte
3 #10 Rice vs #7 UTSA 1,001
4 #11 UTEP vs #6 Old Dominion
Quarterfinal March 9, 2017 5 #1 WKU vs #8 North Texas Campus Insiders 686
6 #4 LA Tech vs #5 Charlotte
7 #2 Middle Tennessee vs #10 Rice
8 #3 Southern Miss vs #6 Old Dominion
Semifinals March 10, 2017 9 #1 WKU vs #4 LA Tech ASN
10 #2 Middle Tennessee vs #3 Southern Miss
Championship March 11, 2017 11 #1 WKU vs. #3 Southern Miss CBSSN

Bracket

[2]

  First Round
Wednesday, March 8
CI
Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 9
CI
Semifinals
Friday, March 10
ASN
Championship Game
Saturday, March 11
CBSSN
                                     
       
  1 Western Kentucky 78  
    8 North Texas 51  
8 North Texas 652OT
9 UAB 62  
  1 Western Kentucky 77  
  4 LA Tech 59  
       
       
  4 LA Tech 66
    5 Charlotte 55  
5 Charlotte 71
12 Marshall 66  
  1 Western Kentucky 67
  3 Southern Miss 56
       
       
  2 Middle Tennessee 61
    10 Rice 59  
7 UTSA 63
10 Rice 75  
  2 Middle Tennessee 54
  3 Southern Miss 59  
       
       
  3 Southern Miss 80
    6 Old Dominion 74  
6 Old Dominion 80
11 UTEP 70  

All times listed are Central

See also

2017 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament

References

  1. ^ "Conference USA Official Athletic Site - Women's Basketball Championship". Conference USA. Retrieved March 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "C-USA 2017 Women's Basketball Championship Bracket" (PDF). conferenceusa.com. Retrieved March 10, 2017. 
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