March 7 Conference Tournament Predictions

03/07/2019

We have six tournaments already in progress! Today, Gonzaga looks to roll in the West Coast tournament. Loyola-Chicago will have a chance to get back to the tournament, in the Missouri Valley. Lastly, in the MAAC, Iona looks to bring back its fourth conference tournament title. Read on to see my predictions for all three conferences.


Here are my predictions!

MISSOURI VALLEY

First Round

  • No. 9 Valparaiso over No. 8 Indiana State
  • No. 7 Illinois State over No. 10 Evansville

Quarterfinals

  • No. 5 Bradley over No. 4 Missouri State
  • No. 2 Drake over No. 7 Illinois State
  • No. 1 Loyola - Chi over No. 9 Valparaiso
  • No. 3 Southern Illinois over No. 6 Northern Iowa

Semifinals

  • No. 1 Loyola - Chi over No. 5 Bradley
  • No. 2 Drake over No. 3 Southern Illinois

Missouri Valley Final

  • No. 1 Loyola-CHI over No. 2 Drake

WEST COAST

First Round

  • No. 8 Pepperdine over No. 9 Pacific
  • No. 7 San Diego over No. 10 Portland

Second Round

  • No. 5 Loyola-Marymount over No. 8 Pepperdine
  • No. 7 San Diego over No. 6 Santa Clara

Quarterfinals

  • No. 4 San Francisco over No. 5 LMU
  • No. 3 Brigham Young over No. 7 San Diego

Semifinals

  • No. 3 BYU over No. 2 Saint Mary's
  • No. 1 Gonzaga over No. 4 San Francisco

West Coast Final

  • No. 1 Gonzaga over No. 2 BYU

METRO ATLANTIC

First Round

  • No. 9 Saint Peter's over No. 8 Marist
  • No. 7 Manhattan over No. 10 Fairfield
  • No. 6 Monmouth over No. 11 Niagara

Quarterfinals

  • No. 4 Rider over No. 5 Siena
  • No. 2 Canisius over No. 7 Manhattan
  • No. 1 Iona over No. 9 Saint Peter's
  • No. 6 Monmouth over No. 3 Quinnipiac

Semifinals

  • No. 4 Rider over No. 1 Iona
  • No. 2 Canisius over No. 6 Monmouth

Metro Atlantic Final

  • No. 2 Canisius over No. 4 Rider

Here are the upcoming conference tournament starting times:

  • Atlantic Sun In progress
  • Big South In progress
  • Horizon In progress
  • Patriot In progress
  • Northeast In progress
  • Ohio Valley In progress
  • Metro Atlantic March 7
  • Missouri Valley March 7
  • West Coast March 7
  • Southern March 8
  • America East March 9
  • Colonial March 9
  • Summit March 9
  • Big Sky March 11
  • MAC March 11
  • MEAC March 11
  • ACC March 12
  • Sun Belt March 12
  • Southwestern March 12
  • Atlantic 10 March 13
  • Big XII March 13
  • Big East March 13
  • Big Ten March 13
  • ConferenceUSA March 13
  • Mountain West March 13
  • PAC-12 March 13
  • SEC March 13
  • Southland March 13
  • WAC March 13
  • American March 14
  • Big West March 14
  • IVY LEAGUE March 16