2019 WAC Basketball Tournament Seeding and Bracket Released
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The pairings and bracket have been announced for the upcoming Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Men’s Basketball Tournament at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, competed March 13 – 16. The tournament will make its ninth-straight appearance at the Orleans Arena and includes eight men’s and eight women’s teams in single-elimination format.
The UMKC men’s basketball team earns the No. 7 seed and plays No. 2 seed Utah Valley on Thursday, March 14 at 8 p.m. CST. This is the first time the Roos have received a No. 7 seed in the WAC Tournament. UMKC is looking to win its fourth opening-round contest in the last five tournaments.
Since the Roos joined the WAC in the 2013-14 basketball season, the men’s team holds a 3-5 WAC tournament record. This is the sixth-straight tournament the UMKC men’s team has qualified for.
All of the early-round tournament games will be broadcast live on ESPN+, while the men’s championship contest will occur on Saturday at 9 p.m. CST on ESPNU. The tournament champion is the automatic qualifier to the NCAA Championship.
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