Atlantic 10 Tournament 2012 Bracket: Seeds, Odds, Preview and More

MichaelContributor IIMarch 6, 2012

CINCINNATI, OH - FEBRUARY 08:  Tu Holloway #52 of the Xavier Musketeers shoots the ball during the game against the Rhode Island Rams at Cintas Center on February 8, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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As college basketball fanatics, what have we learned from the past few years during March Madness?

Does George Mason ring a bell? What about Butler, VCU or Davidson?

Those are just a few mid-majors who have gone on to shock the entire college basketball world.

One of the greatest aspects of this tournament is the fact that anybody can take the title back to campus, well maybe not the 16 seeds, but you get my point.

The Atlantic 10 always has tough teams that can make a splash. Whether it is Xavier, Richmond or Dayton, this conference has the ability to do some damage.

Take a look at the odds, schedule and games for this year's A-10 tourney:

Tuesday, March 6

TBA: No. 10 Richmond (16-15) at No. 7 La Salle (20-11)

TBA: No. 12 Charlotte (13-16)at No. 5 St. Joseph's (19-12)

TBA: No. 9 Duquesne (16-14) at No. 8 Massachusetts (19-10).

TBA: No. 11 George Washington (10-20) at No. 6 Dayton (19-11)

Friday, March 9

Noon: Duquense/UMass winner vs. No. 1 Temple (24-6)

2:30 p.m.: St. Joseph's/Charlotte winner vs. No. 4 St. Bonaventure (17-11)

16 Mar 2000: Ernest ''J.R.'' Bremer #12 of the St. Bonaventure Bonnies steals the ball from Keith Bogans #10 of the Kentucky Wildcats as the Wildcats defeated the Bonnies 85-80 in triple overtime in round one of the Midwest Region of the 2000 NCAA Men''s
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6:30 p.m.: Richmond/La Salle winner vs. No. 2 St. Louis (24-6)

9 p.m.: George Washington/Dayton winner vs. No. 3 Xavier (19-11)

Saturday, March 10

1 p.m.: Temple/Duquense/UMass winner vs. St. Bonaventure/St. Joseph's/Charlotte winner

3:30 p.m.: St. Louis/Richmond/La Salle winner vs. Xavier/Dayton/George Washington winner

Sunday, March 11

1 p.m.: Semifinal Winners

The odds for each team winning the conference tournament were released earlier today in Las Vegas.

Check them out:

Dayton +1200   
Duquesne +3000   
La Salle +2000   
Massachusetts+1500   
St. Bonaventure +1000   
St. Joseph's +1000   
Saint Louis +175   
Temple +175   
Xavier +500   
Field +1200

My Prediction: St. Louis over St. Bonaventure, 56-51.

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