Tip off at high noon from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Four games to decide the Atlantic 10’s Final Four.
No. 1 St. Louis (13-3/24-6) vs. No. 9 Charlotte (8-8/21-10)
Ellis scored 18 off the bench as SLU topped Charlotte 76-58 earlier this season.
St. Louis leads the A10 holding opponents to 61.3 points per game. The Bills have a defensive rebounding percentage of 71 percent.
Charlotte gets on the offensive glass to the tune 36.5 percent – good for fourth in the conference.
No. 4 La Salle (11-5/21-8) vs. No. 5 Butler (11-5/25-7)
Clarke leads the conference in free throw percentage (93.9) and threes made per game (3.3).
La Salle leads the conference in three-point defense holding opposing shooters to just 28 percent from long range.
The Explorers will be playing the tournament with sophomore forward Steve Zack.
No. 2 VCU (12-4/24-7) vs. No. 10 St. Joseph’s (8-8/18-12)
VCU’s turnover of +7.3 is by far the best in the league. St. Louis is second at 4.2.
The Hawks lead the way with nearly six blocks per game. Aiken shares the conference lead with 2.5 Return to Senders per contest.
No. 3 Temple (11-5/23-8) vs. No. 6 Massachussetts (9-7/20-10)
Temple’s 7.5 threes made per game is good for third in the conference.
UMass tops the A10 handing out 15.7 assists per game.