Wednesday’s Den: Trends for conference tournaments……

13) WCC— Last 13 years, Gonzaga won it 10 times, Saint Mary’s three times. Last team other than those two teams to win CAA tourney? San Diego, in 2008. 

12) Pac-12— #1-seed won this event only three of last 12 years. 

11) Conference USA— #1-seed won twice in last seven years; last eight C-USA tourneys, seven different teams won the tournament. 

10) Ohio Valley— Last six years, five different teams won a tournament; Murray State won twice. 

9) MAAC— Iona won last five MAAC tournaments that were completed; funny thing is, they lost two years ago, but that tournament was never finished because of COVID. Iona was #1-seed in only one of those five tournaments they won. 

8) Sun Belt— #1-seed won three of last ten tournaments. Six different teams won the last eight years, with Georgia State winning three times. 

7) Horizon— Last ten years, nine different teams won a Horizon tournament, which is what happens when lot of teams bolt your league. #1-seed won six of last 11 years. 

6) Summit— Nine of last ten years, either South Dakota State/North Dakota State won the Summit tournament (Oral Roberts won LY). #1-seed won six of last nine tournaments. 

5) MAC— Buffalo won four of last six tournaments. #1 seed won four of last 12 MAC tourneys. 

4) SEC— #1-seed won five of last seven years. Kentucky is 22-6 in last 28 tourney games, but lost in first game last year. 

3) Missouri Valley— #1-seed won five of last nine years; last four years, either Bradley/Loyola won Arch Madness. This is Loyola’s last year in the MVC- they go to the Atlantic 15 next year. 

2) SoCon— #1-seed won this tournament the last seven years. 

1) Mountain West— San Diego State/Utah State split last four tournaments; before that, four other schools won a tournament, none of which was UNLV, the host team. 

Author: Armadillo Sports

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