The_Summit_League_Men's_Basketball_Tournament

The Summit League Men's Basketball Tournament

The Summit League men’s basketball tournament has existed since 1984. The winner of the tournament receives The Summit League's automatic bid into the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship.

The Summit League was known as Association of Mid-Continent Universities (AMCU) from 1982-1989 and Mid-Continent Conference from 1989-2007.

Format

The top eight eligible men's basketball teams in The Summit League receive a berth in the conference tournament. After the 18 game conference season, teams are seeded by conference record with the following tie-breakers:

  • Head-to-head competition
  • Winning percentage vs. ranked conference teams (starting with #1 and moving down until the tie is broken)
  • Ratings Percentage Index
  • Coin flip

Tournament champions

Year Champion Venue Location Notes
1984 Western Illinois Hammons Student Center Springfield, Missouri
1985 Eastern Illinois Hammons Student Center Springfield, Missouri First rounds at campus sites
1986 Cleveland State Hammons Student Center Springfield, Missouri
1987 Southwest Missouri State Hammons Student Center Springfield, Missouri
1988 Not held
1989 Southwest Missouri State Hammons Student Center Springfield, Missouri
1990 Northern Iowa UNI-Dome Cedar Falls, Iowa
1991 Wisconsin-Green Bay Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena Green Bay, Wisconsin
1992 Eastern Illinois CSU Convo Center Cleveland, Ohio
1993 Wright State Nutter Center Dayton, Ohio
1994 Wisconsin-Green Bay Rosemont Horizon Rosemont, Illinois
1995 Valparaiso Athletics-Recreation Center Valparaiso, Indiana First rounds at campus sites
1996 Valparaiso The MARK of the Quad Cities Moline, Illinois
1997 Valparaiso The MARK of the Quad Cities Moline, Illinois
1998 Valparaiso The MARK of the Quad Cities Moline, Illinois
1999 Valparaiso The MARK of the Quad Cities Moline, Illinois
2000 Valparaiso Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Fort Wayne, Indiana
2001 Southern Utah Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Fort Wayne, Indiana
2002 Valparaiso Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Fort Wayne, Indiana
2003 IUPUI Kemper Arena Kansas City, Missouri
2004 Valparaiso Kemper Arena Kansas City, Missouri
2005 Oakland Union Multipurpose Activity Center Tulsa, Oklahoma
2006 Oral Roberts Union Multipurpose Activity Center Tulsa, Oklahoma
2007 Oral Roberts Union Multipurpose Activity Center Tulsa, Oklahoma
2008 Oral Roberts Union Multipurpose Activity Center Tulsa, Oklahoma
2009 Sioux Falls Arena Sioux Falls, South Dakota
2010 Sioux Falls Arena Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Note: Southwest Missouri State became Missouri State in 2005.

Performance By School

Club Winners Winning Years
Valparaiso
8
1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004
Oral Roberts
3
2006, 2007, 2008
Eastern Illinois
2
1985, 1992
Southwest Missouri State
2
1987, 1989
Wisconsin-Green Bay
2
1991, 1994
Western Illinois
1
1984
Cleveland State
1
1986
Northern Iowa
1
1990
Wright State
1
1993
Southern Utah
1
2001
IUPUI
1
2003
Oakland
1
2005
TOTAL
24

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