2017 Patriot League Women's Basketball Tournament

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2017 Patriot League Women's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2016–17
Teams 10
Site Campus sites
Champions Bucknell
Television PLN, CBSSN
← 2016
2018 →
2016–17 Patriot League women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Bucknell 16 2   .889     27 6   .818
Navy 14 4   .778     24 10   .706
Army 12 6   .667     22 9   .710
American 11 7   .611     15 16   .484
Boston University 11 7   .611     13 17   .433
Colgate 7 11   .389     10 20   .333
Loyola (MD) 6 12   .333     11 20   .355
Holy Cross 6 12   .333     8 21   .276
Lehigh 5 13   .278     10 20   .333
Lafayette 2 16   .111     4 28   .125
2017 Patriot League Tournament winner
As of March 4, 2017; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 Patriot League Women's Basketball Tournament was held March 4, 6, 10 and 11 at campus sites of the higher seed, except that both semi-final games will be played at the same site of the highest seed. This means that Bucknell vs. American and Army vs. Navy will both be played in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania at Sojka Pavilion on Friday, March 10, 2017, at 5:00pm and 7:30pm respectively. The winner of the tournament will earn an automatic trip to the NCAA Women's Tournament.

Seeds

Teams are seeded by conference record, with ties broken in the following order:

  • Head-to-head record between the teams involved in the tie
  • Record against the highest-seeded team not involved in the tie, going down through the seedings as necessary
  • Higher RPI entering the tournament, as published by College Basketball News
Seed School Conference Overall Tiebreaker
1 Bucknell 16–2 24–5
2 Navy 14–4 21–8
3 Army 12–6 21–8
4 American 11–7 14–15 1–1 vs. BU, 1–1 vs. Buck
5 Boston 11–7 13–16 1–1 vs. Amer, 0–2 vs. Buck
6 Colgate 7–11 10–19
7 Holy Cross 6–12 8–21 1–1 vs. L-MD, 1–1 vs. Buck
8 Loyola (MD) 6–12 10–19 1–1 vs. Holy, 0–2 vs. Buck
9 Lehigh 5–13 10–19
10 Lafayette 2–16 3–27

Schedule

Game Time* Matchup Television Attendance
First round – Saturday, March 4
1 1:00 PM #10 Lafayette at #7 Holy Cross PLN
2 7:00 PM #9 Lehigh at #8 Loyola (MD)
Quarterfinals – Monday, March 6
3 6:00 PM #8 Loyola (MD) at #1 Bucknell PLN
4 7:00 PM #5 Boston at #4 American
5 7:00 PM #6 Colgate at #3 Army
6 7:05 PM #10 Lafayette at #2 Navy
Semifinals – Friday, March 10
7 #4 American at #1 Bucknell PLN
8 #3 Army at #2 Navy
Championship – Saturday, March 11
9 6:00 pm #2 Navy at #1 Bucknell CBSSN
*Game times in ET. #-Rankings denote tournament seeding. All games hosted by higher-seeded team.

Bracket

  First round
March 4
Patriot League Network
Quarterfinals
March 6
Patriot League Network
Semifinals
March 10
Patriot League Network
Championship
March 11
CBS Sports Network
                                     
       
  1 Bucknell 75  
    8 Loyola (MD) 72  
8 Loyola (MD) 78
9 Lehigh 50  
  1 Bucknell 69  
  4 American 57  
       
       
  4 American 57
    5 Boston 51  
     
       
  1 Bucknell 79
  2 Navy 71
       
       
  2 Navy 53
    10 Lafayette 37  
7 Holy Cross 54
10 Lafayette 56  
  2 Navy 54
  3 Army 53  
       
       
  3 Army 83
    6 Colgate 76  
     

External links

  • 2017 Patriot League Women's Basketball Championship
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