Southern Convention men’s basketball championship history

By | February 17, 2020

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The Southern Convention holds an annual men’s basketball tournament with the winner getting an automatic teach to the NCAA Males’s Basketball Tournament.

The convention parts 10 groups, including The Fortress, East Tennessee Enlighten, Furman, Mercer, UNC Greensboro, Samford, Chattanooga, VMI, Western Carolina and Wofford.

A tournament has been held yearly since 1921. It’s one of the oldest conferences within the NCAA and formerly featured some marquee groups love North Carolina, Duke and Kentucky, amongst others.

The Southern Convention tournament begins March 6 and runs via March 9.

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Listed below are the previous winners of the Southern Convention championship.

2019: WOFFORD

Wofford's Nathan Hoover helped the Terriers to a first-round tournament berth. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Wofford’s Nathan Hoover helped the Terriers to a first-round tournament berth. (Negate by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Wofford won its fifth Southern title in 2019. The Terriers defeated UNC Greensboro, 70-58. The Terriers’ Fletcher McGee became the tournament’s MVP.

2018: UNC GREENSBORO

UNC Greensboro took the Southern title and the NCAA tournament berth in 2018, 62-47. They defeated East Tennessee Enlighten. Francisco Alonso became named MVP of the tournament.

2017: EAST TENNESSEE STATE

East Tennessee Enlighten defeated UNC Greensboro, 79-74. T.J. Cromer became named MVP of the tournament.

2016: CHATTANOOGA

Chattanooga won its 11th title in 2016. The Mocs defeated East Tennessee Enlighten, 73-67.  Greg Pryor became named MVP of the tournament.

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2015: WOFFORD

Wofford repeated in 2015 with a 67-64 prefer over Furman. Lee Skinner became named MVP.

2014: WOFFORD

Wofford edged out Western Carolina, 56-53, in 2014. Karl Cochran became named MVP of the tournament.

2013: DAVIDSON

Davidson won all all over again in 2013, defeating Charleston 74-55. De’Mon Brooks became a 2nd straight MVP within the tournament.

2012: DAVIDSON

Davidson defeated Western Carolina, 93-91. Davidson’s De’Mon Brooks became named MVP.

2011: WOFFORD

Wofford repeated as champions in 2011. They defeated Charleston, 77-67. Noah Dahlman became named the MVP of the tournament for the 2nd straight season.

2010: WOFFORD

Wofford won the Southern title in 2010. The Terriers defeated Appalachian Enlighten, 56-51. Noah Dahlman became named MVP of the tournament.

2009: CHATTANOOGA

Chattanooga defeated Charleston, 80-69. Stephen McDowell became named MVP.

2008: DAVIDSON

The legend of Steph Curry was created in 2008. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The legend of Steph Curry became created in 2008. (Negate by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Wildcats won their third straight Southern title in 2008. They defeated Elon, 65-49. Stephen Curry became the MVP of the tournament as soon as extra.

SUN BELT CONFERENCE MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

2007: DAVIDSON

Davidson repeated as champions in 2007. They defeated Charleston, 77-65. Stephen Curry emerged on the scene and won the tournament MVP.

2006: DAVIDSON

Davidson averted a Chattanooga repeat in 2006. They won the recreation, 80-55. Brendan Winters became named MVP of the tournament.

2005: CHATTANOOGA

Chattanooga within the raze bought the Southern title trophy support in 2005. The Mocs defeated UNC Greensboro, 66-62. Mindaugas Katelynas became named MVP.

2004: EAST TENNESSEE STATE

The Buccaneers came support round in 2004 and knocked off the Mocs, 78-62. Tim Smith won a 2nd MVP award.

2003: EAST TENNESSEE STATE

East Tennessee Enlighten defeated Chattanooga, 97-90 in 2003. Freshman Tim Smith became named tournament MVP.

2002: DAVIDSON

Davidson defeated Furman, 62-57.

2001: UNC GREENSBORO

UNC Greensboro won its first Southern title in 2001. They defeated Chattanooga, 67-66.

2000: APPALACHIAN STATE

Appalachian Enlighten defeated Charleston, 68-56.

1999: CHARLESTON

Charleston won its first Southern Convention title in 1999. They defeated Appalachian Enlighten, 77-67.

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1998: DAVIDSON

Davidson defeated Appalachian Enlighten, 66-62, in 1998.

1997: CHATTANOOGA

Chattanooga won its fourth title in 5 years, defeating Marshall 71-70, in 1997.

1996: WESTERN CAROLINA

Western Carolina won its first Southern title in 1996. They defeated Davidson, 69-60.

1995: CHATTANOOGA

Chattanooga defeated Western Carolina, 63-61, in 1995.

1994: CHATTANOOGA

Chattanooga defeated Davidson, 65-64.

1993: CHATTANOOGA

Chattanooga won the convention title for the most foremost time since 1988. The Mocs ended East Tennessee Enlighten’s crawl, 86-75.

1992: EAST TENNESSEE STATE

East Tennessee Enlighten done a four-peat in 1992. The Buccaneers defeated Chattanooga, 74-63.

1991: EAST TENNESSEE STATE

East Tennessee Enlighten won a third straight title in 1991. The Buccaneers defeated Appalachian Enlighten, 101-82.

1990: EAST TENNESSEE STATE

East Tennessee Enlighten defeated Appalachian Enlighten, 96-75, in 1990.

1989: EAST TENNESSEE STATE

East Tennessee Enlighten defeated Marshall, 96-73.

ATLANTIC SUN CONFERENCE MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

1988: CHATTANOOGA

Chattanooga defeated VMI, 75-61.

1987: MARSHALL

Marshall averted Davidson from a support-to-support title in 1987. They beat the Wildcats, 66-64.

1986: DAVIDSON

Davidson defeated Chattanooga, 42-40, in 1986.

1985: MARSHALL

Marshall won all all over again in ’85. The Thundering Herd defeated VMI, 70-65.

1984: MARSHALL

Marshall won the convention title in 1984. They defeated Chattanooga, 111-107.

1983: CHATTANOOGA

It became a 3-peat for Chattanooga in 1983. The Mocs defeated East Tennessee Enlighten, 70-62.

1982: CHATTANOOGA

Chattanooga repeated in 1982 against Davidson, 69-58.

1981: CHATTANOOGA

Chattanooga won its first title in 1981. The Mocs defeated Appalachian Enlighten, 59-55.

1980: FURMAN

Furman won in 1980 over Marshall, 80-62.

1979: APPALACHIAN STATE

Appalachian Enlighten defeated Furman, 86-83.

1978: FURMAN

Furman reclaimed glory in 1978. The Paladins defeated Marshall, 69-53.

1977: VMI

VMI repeated as champions in 1977. They defeated Appalachian Enlighten, 69-67.

1976: VMI

VMI defeated Richmond, 41-33.

1975: FURMAN

The Paladins won for the third time in four years in 1975. They defeated William & Mary, 66-55.

1974: FURMAN

Furman won all all over again in 1974, defeating Richmond, 62-60.

1973: FURMAN

Furman defeated traditional-season champion Davidson, 99-81.

1972: EAST CAROLINA

East Carolina defeated Furman, 77-75.

1971: FURMAN

Furman won its first Southern title in 1971. The Paladins defeated Richmond, 68-61.

1970: DAVIDSON

Davidson won three straight titles, starting up in 1970. They defeated Richmond, 81-61.

1969: DAVIDSON

Davidson grew to change into the most foremost crew to gather better than 100 functions in a convention final in 1969. They defeated East Carolina, 102-76.

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1968: DAVIDSON

Davidson made its brief shuffle via the convention foundation in 1968. The Wildcats won their 2nd title in three seasons, 87-70, over West Virginia.

1967: WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia defeated Davidson, 81-65.

1966: DAVIDSON

Davidson won its first Southern title in 1966. The Wildcats beat West Virginia, 80-69.

1965: WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia defeated William & Mary, 70-67.

1964: VMI

VMI defeated George Washington, in 1964, 61-56.

1963: WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia defeated Davidson, 79-74. It became the Mountaineers’ eighth title in nine years.

1962: WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia defeated Virginia Tech for the 2nd time within the Southern final, 82-72.

1961: GEORGE WASHINGTON

George Washington defeated William & Mary, 93-82.

1960: WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia defeated Virginia Tech, 82-72, in 1960. It became their sixth straight convention championship.

1959: WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia defeated The Fortress, 85-66.

1958: WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia defeated William & Mary, 74-58.

1957: WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia defeated Washington & Lee, 67-52.

1956: WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia defeated Richmond, 58-56, in 1956.

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1955: WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia defeated George Washington, 58-48, starting up their shuffle via the Southern Convention.

1954: GEORGE WASHINGTON

George Washington defeated Richmond, 83-70.

1953: WAKE FOREST

Wake Woodland knocked NC Enlighten off the pause of the mountain in 1953. They defeated the Wolfpack, 71-70.

1952: NC STATE

NC Enlighten won a fifth straight title in 1952. They defeated Duke, 77-68.

1951: NC STATE

In 1951, NC Enlighten won its fourth straight title, defeating Duke 77-68.

1950: NC STATE

NC Enlighten defeated Duke, 67-47, in 1950.

1949: NC STATE

NC Enlighten defeated George Washington, 55-39

1948: NC STATE

NC Enlighten defeated Duke, 58-50.

1947: NC STATE

NC Enlighten began a shuffle via the Southern Convention in 1947. The Wolfpack defeated North Carolina, 50-48.

MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

1946: DUKE

Duke defeated Wake Woodland, 49-30.

1945: NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina went support and defeated Duke in 1945, 49-48.

1944: DUKE

Duke defeated North Carolina, 44-27.

1943: GEORGE WASHINGTON

George Washington won its first Southern title in 1943 over Duke, 56-40.

1942: DUKE

Duke defeated NC Enlighten, 45-34.

1941: DUKE

Duke defeated South Carolina, 53-30.

1940: NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina won some other Southern title in 1940. The Tar Heels defeated Duke, 43-23.

1939: CLEMSON

Clemson won its first Southern title in 1939. The Tigers defeated Maryland, 39-29.

BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

1938: DUKE

Duke defeated Clemson, 40-30.

1937: WASHINGTON & LEE

Washington & Lee defeated North Carolina, 44-33, of their third straight matchup.

1936: NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina defeated Washington & Lee, 50-45.

1935: NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina defeated Washington & Lee, 35-27.

1934: WASHINGTON & LEE

Washington & Lee defeated North Carolina, 44-33.

1933: SOUTH CAROLINA

South Carolina defeated Duke, 33-21.

1932: GEORGIA

Georgia defeated Duke, 26-24.

1931: MARYLAND

Maryland defeated Kentucky, 29-27.

1930: ALABAMA

Alabama defeated Duke, 31-24.

NORTHEAST CONFERENCE MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

1929: NC STATE

NC Enlighten defeated Duke, 44-35.

1928: OLE MISS

Ole Leave out defeated Auburn, 31-30.

1927: VANDERBILT

Vanderbilt defeated Georgia, 46-44.

1926: NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina defeated Mississippi Enlighten, 37-23.

1925: NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina defeated Tulane, 36-28.

1924: NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina defeated Alabama, 26-18.

MISSOURI VALLEY CONFERENCE MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

1923: MISSISSIPPI STATE

Mississippi Enlighten defeated Chattanooga, 31-21.

1922: NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina won the Southern Convention’s first-ever tournament championship in 1922. The Tar Heels defeated Mercer, 40-25.