2017 SWAC Women's Basketball Tournament

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2017 SWAC Women's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2016–17
Teams 8
Site Toyota Center
Houston, Texas
First round site Campus sites
Champions Texas Southern (1st title)
Winning coach Johnetta Hayes-Perry (1st title)
MVP Joyce Kennerson (Texas Southern)
Television ESPN3
← 2016
2018 →
2016–17 SWAC women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Grambling State 14 4   .778     16 13   .552
Texas Southern 14 4   .778     20 9   .690
Alabama State 12 5   .706     13 14   .481
Southern 11 7   .611     13 13   .500
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 9 9   .500     12 17   .414
Alcorn State 9 9   .500     9 20   .310
Prairie View A&M 8 10   .444     13 17   .433
Mississippi Valley State 7 11   .389     10 19   .345
Jackson State 5 12   .294     11 16   .407
Alabama A&M 0 18   .000     2 25   .074
2017 SWAC Tournament winner
As of March 4, 2017; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 SWAC Women's Basketball Tournament did take place March 7–11, 2017. Tournament first round games were held on campus sites at the higher seed on March 7. The remaining rounds and the semifinals and championship at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Texas Southern won their first SWAC Women's Tournament and will receive the Southwestern Athletic Conference's automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship.

Seeds

2017 SWAC Women's Basketball Tournament seeds
Seed School Conference Overall Tiebreaker
1. Grambling State 14-4 1-1 vs. Alabama State
2. Texas Southern 14-4 0-2 vs. Alabama State
3. Alabama State 12-6
4. Southern 11-7
5. Arkansas Pine Bluff 9-9 2-0 vs. TX Southern
6. Alcorn State 9-9 0-2 vs. TX Southern
7. Prairie View A&M 8-10
8. Mississippi Valley State 7-11

Bracket

Quarterfinals
Tuesday, March 7
Semifinals
Friday, March 10
Championship
Saturday, March 11
ESPN3
                 
3 Alabama State 47
6 Alcorn State 43
3 Alabama State 54
2 Texas Southern 68
2 Texas Southern 65
7 Prairie View A&M 45
2 Texas Southern 70
1 Grambling 66
1 Grambling State 71
8 Mississippi Valley State 61
1 Grambling 65
4 Southern 56
4 Southern 73
5 Arkansas Pine Bluff 66

See also

External links

  • 2017 SWAC Women's Basketball Championship

References

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