Wed., March 7
Thurs., March 8
Fri., March 9
Sat., March 10
All 12 Conference USA teams will compete in the
conference tournament, with the champion receiving
the the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Teams receiving a bye will be seeded 1-4 based on overall
conference finish during regular-season play. These teams
receiving a bye shall be seeded 1-4, in order of record. The
remaining eight teams will be seeded 5-12, with the No.
5 playing the No. 12, No. 6 vs. No. 11, No. 7 vs. No. 10,
and No. 8 vs. No. 9.
The 2012 Conference USA Men’s Basketball
Championship is scheduled for March 7-10 at the
FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn. The tournament returns
to Memphis after a two-year hiatus. This will be the
eighth time overall that the city of Memphis has played
host to the C-USA Tournament. The event was played at
The Pyramid in 1996, 2000 and 2005 before moving to
FedExForum from 2006-09.