Southland Basketball Tournament Tickets
Event: Southland Conference Tournament
Sport: NCAA Division I Basketball
First Tournament: 1981
Conference Members: 13
Region: South Central United States
Current Champion: Abilene Christian Wildcats
Southland Conference Basketball Tournament TicketsWith almost six decades of history organizing sporting events for colleges and universities in the South Central United States, the Southland Conference uses its annual conference tournament to determine its March Madness qualifier. With only one automatic bid on the line, the 13 teams competing within the Southland Basketball Tournament all desire that spot. With the number of talented programs in the conference, many of the top teams have multiple championship titles under their belt from previous seasons. For the defending champion from the previous season, Abilene Christian University Wildcats, it will be the first time they'll aim to defend their title. Their top rivals include Lamar University, Northwestern State University and Stephen F. Austin State University. Each of these teams has won three or more Tournament titles since the Southland Basketball Tournament began. Make sure you grab your Southland Conference Tournament tickets at StubHub to see the action live.
Where can I get Southland Conference Tournament tickets?Tickets for the Southland Basketball Conference Tournament games can be purchased at StubHub. In addition, you can find tickets to many sporting events such as intercollegiate basketball at StubHub.
What teams will be competing in the Southland Conference?The 13 teams of the Southland Conference include the Abilene Christian University Wildcats, University of Central Arkansas Bears, Houston Baptist University Huskies, University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals, Lamar University Cardinals, McNeese State University Cowboys, University of New Orleans Privateers, Nicholls State University Colonels, Northwestern State University Demons, Sam Houston State University Bearkats, Southeastern Louisiana University Lions, Stephen F. Austin State University Lumberjacks and Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi Islanders.
How big is the arena for the Southland Conference Basketball Tournament?The Southland Conference Tournament game is held at the Merrell Center in Katy, Texas. The center is a multipurpose venue and can host a variety of events such as graduation, concerts, theater and sporting events. Featuring maple wood floor and professional light and sound systems, the center can hold up to 6,000 people.
What should I expect at the Southland Conference Tournament?The regular season of the Southland Conference starts in November and runs through the winter months before ending in March. The single-elimination tournament games run slightly different from other conferences. The top eight teams from the regular season proceed to the tournament. While the No. 5 through No. 8 teams play in the first round, the top four seeds from the regular season are given a bye. Teams seeded No. 3 and No. 4 receive a bye into the quarterfinals to play the winners of the first round. Teams seeded No. 1 and No. 2 receive a bye into the semifinals to play the winners of the quarterfinals. The winner of the Championship game receives an automatic bid into the NCAA Division I Tournament. Abilene Christian University was the Southland Conference Tournament champion from 2019. The title was won by Stephen F. Austin State University Lumberjacks in the previous year. The pool of talent from the Southland Conference make the games unpredictable and worth seeing live.
Who are some notable players of the Southland Conference?The Southland Conference has a number of talented players. Included among these players is Cameron Delaney from the Sam Houston State University Bearkats. In 2018, he played in 35 games and started in four of them. In 2019, he quickly rose up and was awarded the Player of the Year at the Southland Conference postseason awards. His teammate Kai Mitchell won the Best Newcomer of the Year Award. Other names to look out for are Gerrale Gates from the University of New Orleans Privateers who was awarded the Best Freshman of the Year Award and Ishmael Lane from Northwestern State University Demons, who won the Best Defensive Player of the Year Award.
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